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The US President says the murder was terrible but trade and security ties with Riyadh are too vital to risk.

Trump says no penalty for Saudi prince for Khashoggi murder

The US president made clear that the benefits of good relations with the kingdom outweigh the possibility its crown prince ordered the killing.

US President Donald Trump fought back against the idea that calling himself a nationalist meant he and the Republican party supported 'white nationalists'.

Trump may attend White House Correspondents Dinner with no comedian host

Presidents traditionally attend the dinner, but Trump has skipped it for two straight years.

Washington police apologise for removing black man from Seattle frozen yogurt shop

Outrage led police to announce they have launched an internal investigation.

There were long lines outside the first of the pot shops to open.

First commercial marijuana stores on US East Coast open in Massachusetts

The shops have opened more than two years after the sale of recreational cannabis for adults was approved.

Comey describes the surreal briefing he gave to the US President on allegations he’d been involved with prostitutes in Russia.

Donald Trump wanted to prosecute James Comey, Hillary Clinton - report

The idea prompted White House lawyers to prepare a memo warning of consequences ranging up to possible impeachment, The New York Times reports.

In this image made from a video provided by WABC firefighters battle a fatal fire on Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018, in Colts Neck, N.J. T (WABC via AP)

Two kids, two adults dead after mansion fire deliberately set in upscale New Jersey suburb

One of the owners of the home is a technology CEO with a relative whose home also caught fire today.

Rows of leafy green lettuce, curly kale, romaine lettuce, and other varieties of lettuce and vegetables are displyed in cold case in grocery store produce section. Fresh green vegetables are available for sale to customers shopping for healthy food.

Americans, Canadians warned not to eat romaine lettuce after E. coli outbreak

People are also being advised to throw out any romaine they have at home.

An investigation found the President’s daughter used her personal account for most dealings with cabinet officials, White House aides and assistants.

Ivanka Trump used personal email account to conduct official White House business

The emails were sent to White House aides, Cabinet members and Ivanka Trump's assistants.

An ambulance believed to be carrying an injured Chicago police officer departs Mercy Hospital  Monday, Nov. 19, 2018, in Chicago. A shooting at a Chicago hospital has wounded multiple people, including a suspect and a police officer, authorities said. Shots were fired Monday at Mercy Hospital on the city's South Side, and officers were searching the facility. Police issued a statement on Twitter saying there were "reports of multiple victims." (Zbigniew Bzdak/Chicago Tribune via AP)

Four dead, including gunman, after argument erupts into deadly shooting at US hospital

One police officer and two hospital staff were killed in the incident.

Turkey says the death of the journalist was planned, and it wants those responsible turned in.

Trump pressed for harsher US response to killing of Saudi journalist

The pressure is coming from Democrats and Republicans in Congress and U.S. allies abroad.

Argument at Chicago hospital erupts into deadly shooting

The attacker, Juan Lopez, also died Monday but it was not clear if he took his own life or was killed by police at Mercy Hospital.

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President Trump criticises US war hero for not capturing Osama bin Laden sooner

Trump took shots at retired Adm. William McRaven in a Fox News interview.

Canadian man accused of abducting his toddler son in 1987 pleads not guilty in US

The now 33-year-old son has been reunited with his mother after believing she died years ago.

Christopher Watts killed his family and dumped their bodies in containers of crude oil in August.

Mum tells US man who killed pregnant wife & two young daughters, 'we love you and we forgive you, son'

Christopher Watts dumped the bodies in containers of crude oil in August. His wife's dad labelled him a "heartless monster".

US President Donald Trump stripped the CNN correspondent’s reporting rights after a heated press conference.

White House announces it will restore CNN correspondent Jim Acosta's press pass

The letter made clear his credentials could be threatened again.

US father who killed pregnant wife, two young daughters sentenced to life in prison

Christopher Watts had pleaded for the safe return of his wife and children on local television in August.

Volunteer rescue workers search for human remains in the rubble of homes burned in the Camp Fire in Paradise, Calif. Northern California officials have struggled to get a handle on the number of missing from the deadliest wildfire in at least a century in the United States. Authorities continue to log hundreds of reports by people who couldn't reach loved ones in the aftermath of the Camp Fire in Butte County. (AP Photo/Terry Chea, File)

Rain could hinder search for victims of California wildfire

Up to 400 people searched the debris where homes once stood before flames roared through Paradise and nearby communities.

Fox News host tells Donald Trump he's seen around the world 'as a beacon for repression'

Chris Wallace told the US president leaders in authoritarian countries now repress the media using his words.

Sunday sat down with Greg Foran who runs Walmart, the largest retail chain in the world.

From stacking shelves in Hamilton to running Walmart - meet the Kiwi labelled the greatest living retailer on the planet

Sunday sat down with Greg Foran who runs Walmart, the largest retail chain in the world.

Two people were killed when a vintage World War II fighter plane crashed into the parking lot of an apartment complex on Sunday.

Two dead after WWII aircraft crashes into carpark in Texas

No one was killed on the ground after Mustang crashed north of San Antonio.

There are concerns the government there is putting leaders before locals.

US announces agreement at APEC to help build Papua New Guinea naval base with Australia

China's Xi Jinping and US Vice President Mike Pence traded barbs as the summit, attended by Jacinda Ardern, kicked off.

Woman sues hospital in US for saving her life

Court documents say the negligence was compounded when hospital personnel resuscitated her - something she did not want.

More than 200 people are still missing, with 250,000 forced to flee their homes.

More than 600 listed as unaccounted for in deadly California wildfire

But that doesn't mean they are all actually missing.

Gypsy Blanchard takes the stand during the trial of her ex-boyfriend Nicholas Godejohn on Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018, in Springfield, Mo. Godejohn is on trial for fatally stabbing Blanchard's mother, Clauddine "Dee Dee" Blanchard, at her Greene County home in June of 2015. (Nathan Papes/The Springfield News-Leader via AP)

Man found guilty of stabbing to death mum who forced her daughter to pretend she was disabled

Relatives say the victim's daughter was forced to use a wheelchair and undergo unnecessary medical procedures.

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