Fox host unmasked as Trump lawyer’s client

Image copyright Twitter/ Sean Hannity Image caption Sean Hannity (left) and Michael Cohen A Fox News host is the mystery third client of US President Donald Trump's lawyer, a court has heard. A judge ruled that Michael Cohen, the president's personal attorney, must reveal the link to Sean Hannity. Hannity, a vocal Trump advocate who…

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Kendrick Lamar wins Pulitzer music prize

Image copyright Getty Images Rapper Kendrick Lamar has won the Pulitzer Prize for music, becoming the first non-classical or jazz artist to collect the award. The 30-year-old Californian won the prize for his album Damn released in April 2017. Organisers said it offered "affecting vignettes capturing the complexity of modern African-American life". It follows the…

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Joint Pulitzer prize for Weinstein exposé

Image copyright AFP/Getty Image caption Harvey Weinstein fell from his position of power in Hollywood after a series of sexual harassment allegations The New York Times and New Yorker magazine have won a joint Pulitzer for their reporting on sexual harassment allegations in Hollywood. The reports sparked the #MeToo movement, a broad pushback against sexual…

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Manhunt for woman who ‘killed lookalike’

Image copyright CBS Image caption Riess (left) allegedly befriended Hutchinson (right) before killing her and stealing her identity Florida police are looking for a woman suspected of killing her husband and a woman bearing a similar resemblance in order to steal her identity. Police say Ann Riess, 56 - who is now the target of…

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Starbucks boss: Arrests ‘reprehensible’

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Protesters converged on the Philadelphia Starbucks where two black men were arrested Starbucks' CEO has apologised for the "reprehensible" arrest of two black men for trespassing while waiting for a friend at the cafe. In an interview on Monday, Kevin Johnson said the Philadelphia branch manager who called police…

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Slippery slick: On Centre’s oil policy

After a sharp fall at the beginning of the year, oil prices have risen dramatically in recent weeks. The price of Brent crude has risen by around $10 since it touched a short-term low of around $62 in early February, hitting its highest mark since late 2014. Tensions in West Asia after U.S. President Donald…

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In the Lords’ hands: On U.K.’s Brexit week

Theresa May’s government faces another bracing week in its Brexit calendar. With the House of Lords expected to vote in favour of continuing in the common customs union, this may set the tone for Parliament’s final vote later this year on Britain’s withdrawal from the European Union. This week’s vote on an amendment to the…

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