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Trump campaign shares video depicting president as Thanos, the ‘Avengers’ villain who meets deserving fate

Tweet came hours after House Democrats announced two articles of impeachment against the US president.

11 Dec 2019 - 1:46PM

Tweet came hours after House Democrats announced two articles of impeachment against the US president.

Trump campaign shares video depicting president as Thanos, the ‘Avengers’ villain who meets deserving fate
Sulli and Goo Hara grew up in the harsh K-pop limelight, with demanding fans and schedules and controlling labels. Is it to blame for their deaths?

K-pop stars are little more than commodities for labels that have invested hundreds of thousands of dollars in them. Goo Hara and Sulli both faced online abuse and media coverage for not conforming to their idealised roles.

10 Dec 2019 - 5:48AM

K-pop stars are little more than commodities for labels that have invested hundreds of thousands of dollars in them. Goo Hara and Sulli both faced online abuse and media coverage for not conforming to their idealised roles.

Sulli and Goo Hara grew up in the harsh K-pop limelight, with demanding fans and schedules and controlling labels. Is it to blame for their deaths?
US$120,000 banana wall at Art Basel vandalised with Jeffrey Epstein message

Piece, titled Comedian, has been in spotlight after fruit duct-taped to wall was first sold to collector for US$120,000, then eaten by performance artist.

10 Dec 2019 - 5:10AM

Piece, titled Comedian, has been in spotlight after fruit duct-taped to wall was first sold to collector for US$120,000, then eaten by performance artist.

US$120,000 banana wall at Art Basel vandalised with Jeffrey Epstein message
Addiction and fake pleasure: how dopamine fasting became Silicon Valley’s latest wellness trend – plus a four-step guide to doing it

People receive a hit of dopamine each time they check their social media posts or mobile phones. ‘Dopamine fasting’, or ignoring your phone, is meant to reset your brain.

9 Dec 2019 - 8:00PM

People receive a hit of dopamine each time they check their social media posts or mobile phones. ‘Dopamine fasting’, or ignoring your phone, is meant to reset your brain.

Addiction and fake pleasure: how dopamine fasting became Silicon Valley’s latest wellness trend – plus a four-step guide to doing it
Putin vs Zelensky: who will dominate in their first face-to-face meeting?

When Vladimir Putin and Volodymyr Zelensky meet on Monday it will be an encounter between two very different presidents - one an establishment strongman with years of experience, the other a neophyte rebel learning the ropes.

8 Dec 2019 - 9:22PM

When Vladimir Putin and Volodymyr Zelensky meet on Monday it will be an encounter between two very different presidents - one an establishment strongman with years of experience, the other a neophyte rebel learning the ropes.

Putin vs Zelensky: who will dominate in their first face-to-face meeting?
Fears for wider terror plot after mass shooting suspect filmed Saudi airman opening fire at Pensacola Navy base

Three additional suspects also allegedly watched videos of mass shootings at a dinner party hosted by the alleged gunman days earlier.

8 Dec 2019 - 9:22PM

Three additional suspects also allegedly watched videos of mass shootings at a dinner party hosted by the alleged gunman days earlier.

Fears for wider terror plot after mass shooting suspect filmed Saudi airman opening fire at Pensacola Navy base
George Zimmerman sues family of Trayvon Martin, the unarmed teen he shot and killed

Neighbourhood watch volunteer acquitted of homicide in 2012 incident is suing victim’s relatives and others involved in case for US$100 million.

5 Dec 2019 - 5:33AM

Neighbourhood watch volunteer acquitted of homicide in 2012 incident is suing victim’s relatives and others involved in case for US$100 million.

George Zimmerman sues family of Trayvon Martin, the unarmed teen he shot and killed
Undocumented Asians in the US say they must speak up for ‘Dreamers’ and DACA programme

Experts say Asian and Pacific Islander recipients of DACA are often overlooked despite there being over 1.7 million undocumented members of this group in the country, according to a UCLA assistant professor.

3 Dec 2019 - 2:26PM

Experts say Asian and Pacific Islander recipients of DACA are often overlooked despite there being over 1.7 million undocumented members of this group in the country, according to a UCLA assistant professor.

Undocumented Asians in the US say they must speak up for ‘Dreamers’ and DACA programme
Donald Trump bypasses Congress to give US$20 billion to farmers hurting from US-China trade war

Using obscure 1940s law, US president dispenses US$20 billion in aid to shore up rural support ahead of 2020 election

28 Nov 2019 - 7:01AM

Using obscure 1940s law, US president dispenses US$20 billion in aid to shore up rural support ahead of 2020 election

Donald Trump bypasses Congress to give US$20 billion to farmers hurting from US-China trade war
US rapper T.I. walks back comment about having his daughter’s hymen checked; says she was mortified but that he ‘didn’t get it’

Singer says he was joking when he talked of having a doctor check his daughter’s hymen to assure her virginity. ‘I honestly thought people knew me better,’ he says.

28 Nov 2019 - 5:13AM

Singer says he was joking when he talked of having a doctor check his daughter’s hymen to assure her virginity. ‘I honestly thought people knew me better,’ he says.

US rapper T.I. walks back comment about having his daughter’s hymen checked; says she was mortified but that he ‘didn’t get it’
Americans are dying earlier from drug overdoses, suicides and obesity, new study says

Authors suggest the lifespan reversal is driven by diseases linked to social and economic privation, a health care system with glaring gaps and psychological distress.

27 Nov 2019 - 6:30AM

Authors suggest the lifespan reversal is driven by diseases linked to social and economic privation, a health care system with glaring gaps and psychological distress.

Americans are dying earlier from drug overdoses, suicides and obesity, new study says
Which actor caused leak of ‘Star Wars: Rise of Skywalker’ script? Director J.J. Abrams wants to, but won’t reveal

Star Wars cast member left script under a hotel bed, and it was posted on eBay for sale.

26 Nov 2019 - 8:45PM

Star Wars cast member left script under a hotel bed, and it was posted on eBay for sale.

Which actor caused leak of ‘Star Wars: Rise of Skywalker’ script? Director J.J. Abrams wants to, but won’t reveal
R. Kelly’s girlfriend Joycelyn Savage says singer abused her

In series of online posts, R&B singer’s defender Joycelyn Savage says she was choked, urinated on and forced to get abortions.

26 Nov 2019 - 7:47AM

In series of online posts, R&B singer’s defender Joycelyn Savage says she was choked, urinated on and forced to get abortions.

R. Kelly’s girlfriend Joycelyn Savage says singer abused her
6 herbal remedies to boost your immune system as flu season kicks in

Science is starting to support the efficacy of ancient natural medicines for treating colds and warding off infection

26 Nov 2019 - 2:38PM

Science is starting to support the efficacy of ancient natural medicines for treating colds and warding off infection

6 herbal remedies to boost your immune system as flu season kicks in
Tiny dog squashed by FedEx package, says family who had to euthanise beloved pet

Beloved 1.8kg Yorkshire terrier named Cooper suffered lung and liver injuries and had to be put down, owners say.

21 Nov 2019 - 7:30AM

Beloved 1.8kg Yorkshire terrier named Cooper suffered lung and liver injuries and had to be put down, owners say.

Tiny dog squashed by FedEx package, says family who had to euthanise beloved pet
Philippine troll armies set sights on US politics as Silicon Valley struggles to fight fake news

Experts warn the Philippine business model, offering ‘all the disinformation online that you can buy’, will soon spread abroad.

20 Nov 2019 - 7:05PM

Experts warn the Philippine business model, offering ‘all the disinformation online that you can buy’, will soon spread abroad.

Philippine troll armies set sights on US politics as Silicon Valley struggles to fight fake news
Five family members dead in early morning San Diego shooting, including suspected gunman

One other child was wounded in attack and is undergoing surgery.

17 Nov 2019 - 6:26AM

One other child was wounded in attack and is undergoing surgery.

Five family members dead in early morning San Diego shooting, including suspected gunman
Teenage gunman who killed two in shooting rampage at California high school dies in hospital

Nathaniel Tennosuke Berhow had been in critical condition after shooting himself following the attack.

17 Nov 2019 - 4:16AM

Nathaniel Tennosuke Berhow had been in critical condition after shooting himself following the attack.

Teenage gunman who killed two in shooting rampage at California high school dies in hospital
A Reddit user calls out fellow plane passenger on poor flight etiquette with ‘gross’ photo

A Reddit user shamed fellow plane passenger who uses her headrest as a footrest. The post received more than 1,000 comments, with users calling the traveller’s behaviour ‘gross’ and ‘disgusting’.

15 Nov 2019 - 4:43AM

A Reddit user shamed fellow plane passenger who uses her headrest as a footrest. The post received more than 1,000 comments, with users calling the traveller’s behaviour ‘gross’ and ‘disgusting’.

A Reddit user calls out fellow plane passenger on poor flight etiquette with ‘gross’ photo
Chinese Mar-a-Lago intruder Zhang Yujing should be jailed for 1½ years, US prosecutors argue

Chinese businesswoman should get a longer sentence because she lied repeatedly to federal agents and magistrate, new court documents say.

13 Nov 2019 - 6:04AM

Chinese businesswoman should get a longer sentence because she lied repeatedly to federal agents and magistrate, new court documents say.

Chinese Mar-a-Lago intruder Zhang Yujing should be jailed for 1½ years, US prosecutors argue
Elon Musk’s SpaceX launches 60 Starlink satellites, hitting major milestones in rocket reusability

The cluster of satellites could one day be part of a constellation of thousands of spacecraft in low-Earth orbit meant to provide worldwide internet.

12 Nov 2019 - 9:47PM

The cluster of satellites could one day be part of a constellation of thousands of spacecraft in low-Earth orbit meant to provide worldwide internet.

Elon Musk’s SpaceX launches 60 Starlink satellites, hitting major milestones in rocket reusability
Being C-3PO: Anthony Daniels on his role in Star Wars franchise voicing droid character for more than 40 years

Actor’s memoir, C-3PO: The Inside Story, examines the cultural impact the Star Wars films have had and reveals his anger at not getting enough ­recognition for his efforts.

12 Nov 2019 - 12:37AM

Actor’s memoir, C-3PO: The Inside Story, examines the cultural impact the Star Wars films have had and reveals his anger at not getting enough ­recognition for his efforts.

Being C-3PO: Anthony Daniels on his role in Star Wars franchise voicing droid character for more than 40 years
The 9 worst things to talk about on a first date

You know you should never bring up politics or religion, but for a better dating experience, here are some more topics to avoid.

7 Nov 2019 - 8:00AM

You know you should never bring up politics or religion, but for a better dating experience, here are some more topics to avoid.

The 9 worst things to talk about on a first date
Scientists discover first new HIV strain in nearly 20 years

Called HIV-1 Group M, subtype L, it was identified using advanced DNA sequencing technology.

7 Nov 2019 - 7:00PM

Called HIV-1 Group M, subtype L, it was identified using advanced DNA sequencing technology.

Scientists discover first new HIV strain in nearly 20 years
Mormon massacre: Donald Trump calls for ‘war’ on drug cartels after three US women and six children killed in Mexico ambush

President says US ready to help Mexico with ‘cleaning out these monsters’.

6 Nov 2019 - 9:23PM

President says US ready to help Mexico with ‘cleaning out these monsters’.

Mormon massacre: Donald Trump calls for ‘war’ on drug cartels after three US women and six children killed in Mexico ambush
How to hate Monday less - 4 tips to help you get over the Sunday Scaries

Many people dread the end of the weekend, and start the week filled with anxiety and stress. But it doesn't have to be that way.

4 Nov 2019 - 8:00AM

Many people dread the end of the weekend, and start the week filled with anxiety and stress. But it doesn't have to be that way.

How to hate Monday less - 4 tips to help you get over the Sunday Scaries
Has Kanye West gone too far with his born-again brand of hip hop?

The rapper is no stranger to controversy, with remarks about slaves, supporting Donald Trump and disrupting award ceremonies. His latest album, Jesus, is gospel influenced and echoes his new-found spirituality, but some doubt his motives.

2 Nov 2019 - 12:48AM

The rapper is no stranger to controversy, with remarks about slaves, supporting Donald Trump and disrupting award ceremonies. His latest album, Jesus, is gospel influenced and echoes his new-found spirituality, but some doubt his motives.

Has Kanye West gone too far with his born-again brand of hip hop?
Why drinking alcohol leads to more drinking: the brain changes discovered by US researchers

Changes in the brain that occur after drinking can make people want to drink more when they’re in certain places or with certain groups of people, a new US study reveals.

1 Nov 2019 - 8:00PM

Changes in the brain that occur after drinking can make people want to drink more when they’re in certain places or with certain groups of people, a new US study reveals.

Why drinking alcohol leads to more drinking: the brain changes discovered by US researchers
4 tips to help you nap better

Why do you sometimes feel groggy after 40 winks? How long is the perfect snooze? Is napping even the right move for you?

26 Oct 2019 - 9:00AM

Why do you sometimes feel groggy after 40 winks? How long is the perfect snooze? Is napping even the right move for you?

4 tips to help you nap better
‘It would have killed me’: One Direction’s Liam Payne on what it would have been like staying with the British boy band

Payne said during the Table Manners podcast that the group was ‘overworked’ and that the pressure affected his mental health, with him often turning to alcohol to cope with the relentless tour and writing schedule.

25 Oct 2019 - 4:51AM

Payne said during the Table Manners podcast that the group was ‘overworked’ and that the pressure affected his mental health, with him often turning to alcohol to cope with the relentless tour and writing schedule.

‘It would have killed me’: One Direction’s Liam Payne on what it would have been like staying with the British boy band