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George Floyd protests in US: With Donald Trump in the White House, the fight for racial justice gets nastier
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George Floyd protests in US: With Donald Trump in the White House, the fight for racial justice gets nastier

By constantly threatening to deploy federal troops through executive fiat and encouraging states to use force against protesters, US president Donald Trump is openly flirting with militaristic authoritarianism while testing the limits of the law

Elvis Presley's rhinestone-studded jockstrap, lock of Marilyn Monroe's hair put up for auction
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Elvis Presley's rhinestone-studded jockstrap, lock of Marilyn Monroe's hair put up for auction

Elvis Presley's jockstrap is being offered in a sale of unusual celebrity memorabilia.

Bob Dylan releases Murder Most Foul, his first song in eight years, with allusions to John F Kennedy's assassination
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Bob Dylan releases Murder Most Foul, his first song in eight years, with allusions to John F Kennedy's assassination

In 2016, Bob Dylan became the first songwriter ever to win the Nobel Prize for Literature. 'Murder Most Foul' is his first original release since he received the award.

Donald Trump boasts about Iranian general Qassem Soleimani's death as 'American justice' in first 2020 election rally in Ohio
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Donald Trump boasts about Iranian general Qassem Soleimani's death as 'American justice' in first 2020 election rally in Ohio

Donald Trump used his first campaign election rally of 2020 to argue that he served up 'American justice' by ordering a drone strike to take out Iranian General Qassem Soleimani while jeering Democratic leaders for questioning his decision to carry out the attack without first consulting Congress.

Donald Trump's mixed messages on Iran reflect muddled foreign policy, serve to unsettle rather than reassure
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Donald Trump's mixed messages on Iran reflect muddled foreign policy, serve to unsettle rather than reassure

President Donald Trump opened a small window for diplomacy with Iran on Wednesday but combined his words with bald threats that made it hard to see how the two countries could break out of their cycle of confrontation and revenge

Operation Twist hasn’t quite produced expected outcomes but will RBI’s latest attempt buck previous trend?
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Operation Twist hasn’t quite produced expected outcomes but will RBI’s latest attempt buck previous trend?

A successful ‘Operation Twist’ could mitigate that additional need. Past experience, however, shows that success can be a mixed blessing.

Prince Williams announces Earthshot prize to help 'repair the Earth', pledges at least 50 solutions by 2030
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Prince Williams announces Earthshot prize to help 'repair the Earth', pledges at least 50 solutions by 2030

By the end of this decade, they hope to have solutions that will solve some of Earth's greatest problems.

Paul A Volcker, Federal Reserve chairman who waged war on inflation and helped shape US economy for decades, dead at 92
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Paul A Volcker, Federal Reserve chairman who waged war on inflation and helped shape US economy for decades, dead at 92

Paul Volcker, a towering, taciturn and somewhat rumpled figure, arrived in Washington as America’s postwar economic hegemony was beginning to crumble. He would devote his professional life to wrestling with the consequences.

Political deaths that left a huge question mark behind them
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Political deaths that left a huge question mark behind them

Let’s take a look back at political deaths that sparked a wildfire of conspiracies, and still continue to do so.

DA Pennebaker, Oscar-winning documentary filmmaker behind Bob Dylan’s Don’t Look Back, dies at 94
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DA Pennebaker, Oscar-winning documentary filmmaker behind Bob Dylan’s Don’t Look Back, dies at 94

Pennebaker adopted an intimate, spontaneous style of documentary filmmaking known as cinéma vérité.

NASA wants to chronicle your memories from Apollo 11 moon landing 50 years ago
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NASA wants to chronicle your memories from Apollo 11 moon landing 50 years ago

The Apollo 11 mission was a historical event and NASA is creating an audio series to commemorate the launch.

Marilyn Monroe TV series in the works at BBC Studios; show will dramatise former Hollywood star's final years
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Marilyn Monroe TV series in the works at BBC Studios; show will dramatise former Hollywood star's final years

Tentatively titled, The Last Days of Marilyn Monroe, the show will explore her relationship with Hollywood studios and with public figures such as former US President John F Kennedy and Robert F Kennedy

Huawei was under scrutiny by US authorities before Trump's trade-war with China
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Huawei was under scrutiny by US authorities before Trump's trade-war with China

US focus on Huawei intensified after years of investigation into smaller Chinese rival ZTE.

Russell Baker, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author, passes away aged 93
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Russell Baker, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author, passes away aged 93

Baker said during a 1994 speech in Hartford, Connecticut, that his goal for the Observer was to render the federal government, politics and diplomacy accessible through plain, easy-to-read language

Smriti Irani's 'not cool to be patriotic' remark underlines misguided idea of patriotism in India; crying during anthem doesn't define it
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Smriti Irani's 'not cool to be patriotic' remark underlines misguided idea of patriotism in India; crying during anthem doesn't define it

Going by the way Smriti Irani framed her statement, there are only two ways the relationship between the nation and the individual can exist — emotional and tear-inducing or to wish that the country breaks up.

CNN sues Donald Trump over Jim Acosta's credentials: Only four other US presidents have faced lawsuits while in office
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CNN sues Donald Trump over Jim Acosta's credentials: Only four other US presidents have faced lawsuits while in office

While Donald Trump is the first US president to be sued by the media, he is not the first president to be sued to begin with. Four other presidents, namely Harry Truman, John F Kennedy, Theodore Roosevelt and Bill Clinton, also carried lawsuits into the Oval Office.

Air India pilot saves lives of 370 passengers, lands aircraft at US airport despite multiple systems failure and lack of fuel
India

Air India pilot saves lives of 370 passengers, lands aircraft at US airport despite multiple systems failure and lack of fuel

On 11 September, when Air India's AI-101 was flying from Delhi to New York, it was suddenly caught in the worst flying conditions any pilot would want to imagine.

John F Kennedy assassination: National archives releases fourth batch of classified records, 13,200 documents released
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John F Kennedy assassination: National archives releases fourth batch of classified records, 13,200 documents released

The National Archives released more than 13,200 records — some hundreds of pages long — related to the assassination of President John F Kennedy in 1963.

JFK files: New batch of documents claim Martin Luther King had extramarital affairs, communist influence
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JFK files: New batch of documents claim Martin Luther King had extramarital affairs, communist influence

US President Donald Trump's administration has released a new batch of documents about John F Kennedy's assassination that included a secret FBI analysis which portrayed civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr in a negative light