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The spokesperson tweeted he was insensitive in speaking with his team about words that offend in comedy.

Netflix CEO fires company's top spokesman over use of the N-word

The spokesperson tweeted he was insensitive in speaking with his team about words that offend in comedy.

Michelle Obama's memoir conveys 'ordinariness of a very extraordinary story'

"I didn't come into (being first lady) with a blank slate," Obama said

This image provided by the Tempe Police Department shows an Uber SUV after hitting a woman on March 18, 2018 in Tempe, Ariz.

Distracted driver in auto Uber car kills cyclist

The woman was streaming The Voice on her phone when the incident occurred.

Nearly 400 terminally-ill Californians took life-ending drugs in first year of legalisation

Adults can obtain the drugs if they have six months or less to live.

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Pedro Ruiz III was killed after he asked his girlfriend to shoot him with a .50 calibre handgun to see if a thick book would stop the bullet.

YouTube stunt gone wrong: US man died after asking his girlfriend to shoot him with .50 calibre handgun to see if a book would stop it

Pedro Ruiz, 22, shows off the Desert Eagle handgun and the bullet he wanted Monalisa Perez to fire at him as he held a hardcover encyclopedia against his chest in a video they intended to put on YouTube.

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Some of the areas hit were also flooded last year during Hurricane Harvey.

Disaster declared in parts of Texas after heavy rain causes floods

Some areas in far South Texas got more than 380mm of rain over the last four days.

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The cub named Taigan, has become very fond of a little puppy named Alabai at Vladivostok Zoo.

Tiger cub and puppy form an unlikely friendship at Russian zoo

A video published by the zoo shows the tiger cub and the puppy playing together inside a cage.

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The royals met the police officer who fell ill after responding to a nerve agent attack in Salisbury.

Watch: Prince Charles and Camilla visit UK town at centre of spy poisoning

The royals met the police officer who fell ill after responding to a nerve agent attack in Salisbury.

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Dr Windell Boutte is facing nearly 100 complaints from former patients.

Doctor filmed dancing and rapping while patients out cold explains her actions

Dr Windell Boutte is facing nearly 100 complains from former patients.

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Three babies among those to receive donor tissue from patient who had brain cancer

Queensland's chief health officer said the tissue was only "potentially" contaminated.

An asylum seeker from the Horn of Africa who did not want to be identified by his name sits in a tented camp set up by the Baobad aid group, on the outskirts of Rome, Tuesday, June 19, 2018. After dramatically blocking humanitarian group’s ships from bringing yet even more migrants rescued at sea to Italian ports, Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini has proclaimed his next urgent mission: ridding his country of huge numbers of migrants who undertook dangerous treks through African deserts and risky voyages on smugglers' unseaworthy boats across the Mediterranean to reach their dream: a better life in Europe. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)

Italy vows to deport hundreds of thousands of migrants

Italy's populist interior minister pledged to swiftly deport 100,000 migrants from the Mediterranean nation.

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It comes as the President's wife Melania made a controversial visit to a migrant shelter.

Pentagon agrees to provide space for 20,000 migrant children separated from parents

It comes amid a growing political battle over detained migrants.

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Koko was considered a pioneer in interspecies communication, mastering sign-language after being taught it by scientist Dr Francine Patterson.

Koko, the gorilla who knew sign language, dies at 46

Koko's capacity for language and empathy opened the minds and hearts of millions of people.

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Some protesters sat down on the highway demanding justice over the killing of an unarmed teenage shooting suspect.

Protest over fatal police shooting of unarmed teen suspect blocks interstate highway near Pittsburgh

Protesters demanded justice over the killing of the suspect in a shooting.

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In the latest edition of Pacific Update with Barbara Dreaver, 1 NEWS' Pacific correspondent wraps up the week's news from around the region.

Pacific Update with Barbara Dreaver: History in Cook Islands election, and controversy at Utah graduation

1 NEWS' Pacific correspondent wraps up the week's news from around the region. 1 NEWS.

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No one was injured in the incident that blocked lanes this afternoon.

Watch: 'Oh f**k!' Dramatic moment dump-truck's tray smashes into overpass on Melbourne highway

No one was injured in the incident that blocked lanes this afternoon.

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Brendan Farrell started a charity to deliver hay to farmers and is "gutted" at the death of one of his mates.

Watch: Emotional Aussie truckie pays tribute to farmer mate who took his own life

Brendan Farrell says the "pressures of drought are absolutely horrendous".

Hundreds of mourners attend funeral for fashion designer Kate Spade

Her father had died the night before at his home.

Aussie man revives frog eaten by snake

"He looked dead ... It came back to life, I couldn't believe it."

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The 55-year-old was the co-founder of the label Kate Spade New York.

Father of fashion designer Kate Spade dies on eve of her funeral

The family says he was 89 and had been in failing health.

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