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Sat 30 May 2020

White House in lockdown as furious protesters flood streets

White House in lockdown as furious protesters flood streets

The situation outside the White House is 'escalating' in violent footage of protesters posted on social media.

Monkeys steal COVID blood samples in India

Monkeys steal COVID blood samples in India

Blood samples of patients testing positive for coronavirus in India have been stolen by a troop of monkeys after they had attacked a medical official.

Mother of US police victim calls for peace

Mother of US police victim calls for peace

The mother of a black woman killed by police in a raid at her Kentucky home has appealed for protesters not to hurt each other, as the issue hits a flashpoint.

‘Web of lies’: Kylie Jenner stripped of billionaire status

‘Web of lies’: Kylie Jenner stripped of billionaire status

Kylie Jenner is no longer a billionaire and has been weaving a 'web of lies' around her wealth for years, according to Forbes magazine.

The Rock’s powerful post stuns fans

The Rock’s powerful post stuns fans

The Hollywood star has shared a lengthy post following the death of George Floyd — and it’s got the support of his millions of followers.

Trump pulls plug on WHO funds over virus ‘failure’

premium_icon Trump pulls plug on WHO funds over virus ‘failure’

The US President made the temporary pause on funding to the World Health Organisation permanent as one-time COVID-19 epicentre NYC plans to reopen.

Federer tops rich list

Federer tops rich list

Roger Federer has ousted Cristiano Ronaldo as the top-earner in sport after achieving a staggering record not seen since Tiger Woods.

Twitter censors Trump shooting tweet

Twitter censors Trump shooting tweet

The White House has been censored on Twitter after attempting to re-tweet Donald Trump’s controversial tweet accused of “glorifying violence”.

Police officer charged over George Floyd's death

Police officer charged over George Floyd's death

The Minneapolis police officer who was seen kneeling on the neck of George Floyd before he died has been arrested and charged with murder.

Fri 29 May 2020

‘Shooting starts’: Trump threatens rioters

‘Shooting starts’: Trump threatens rioters

As Minneapolis burns and police retreat, Donald Trump has vowed to send in the military and ‘start shooting’ if order isn’t restored.

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