Pence offers to take lie detector test
US Vice President Mike Pence says he’d agree to take a lie detector test ‘in a heartbeat’ to prove he isn’t the author of an anti-Trump New York Times opinion piece.
Trump facing a ‘coup’, says Steve Bannon
US President Donald Trump is facing a ‘coup’, former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon says, pointing to an anonymous column in the New York Times detailing resistance within the Trump administration.
At least 19 die in South Sudan plane crash
At least 19 people have died in South Sudan when a small aircraft carrying passengers from the capital Juba to the city of Yirol crashed, an official says.
German celebrity missing on Canada cruise
A German former TV star and singer, Daniel Kueblboeck, has gone missing from a cruise to Canada and may have gone overboard, the cruise operator says.
Sweden anti-immigration party eyes big win
Swedes have voted in an election dominated by fears over asylum seekers and welfare, with the anti-immigration Sweden Democrats vying to become the biggest party in a country long seen as a bastion of liberal values.
Stampede at Madagascar soccer stadium
One person has died and 40 were injured in a stampede before kick-off at an African Nations Cup qualifier between Madagascar and Senegal in Antananarivo.
More accusations against CBS boss Moonves
Six additional women have raised assault and harassment claims against CBS Corp chief executive Leslie Moonves in a media report.