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Comic Bob Saget found dead in Florida hotel room

Actor Bob Saget, 65, best known as the jovial dad on the television sitcom Full House, has been found dead in Florida hotel room.

Trump to launch social media app ‘Truth Social’ in Feb

Truth Social, a new social media app created by the Trump Media & Technology Group to rival Twitter, is set to go live next month.

Tiger King to have cage time reconsidered

'Tiger King' Joe Exotic is to have his 22 year jail sentence over two murder-for-hire convictions examined by a US federal appeals court.

Man jailed 46 months for US Capitol riot

A man who struck a police officer with a baton during rioting at the US Capitol in January has been sentenced to nearly four years in prison.

Tornadoes kill more than 100 in US midwest

President Joe Biden has pledged federal funds for Kentucky after tornadoes ripped through the US midwest, with the death toll estimated at more than 100 people.

Bill to overturn Biden vaccine mandate passes

US President Joe Biden has threatened to veto a US Senate bill that would overturn his vaccine-or-test mandate for private businesses.

Matthew McConaughey won’t run for Texas governor

After flirting with running for governor in Texas, actor Matthew McConaughey says it's not something he wants to do "at this moment".

US jury acquits Kyle Rittenhouse on all charges

Kyle Rittenhouse has been acquitted of all charges in the deadly Kenosha shootings that became a political flashpoint in the US.

Trump ally Steve Bannon talks tough on charges

Steve Bannon has promised to go on the offensive against the Biden administration as he faces contempt charges after defying a subpoena.

Vaccinated travellers head to US as flights reopen

Travellers across the world are preparing to be reunited with loved ones in the United States for the first time in nearly two years.