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Trump's medical: What we learned

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A White House doctor says President Trump could benefit from a low-fat diet and routine exercise.

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Can anyone open a school at home in California

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The couple who allegedly held their own children captive registered a private school at their home.

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Ex-CIA officer Jerry Chun Shing Lee held over secret records

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The Hong Kong resident is accused of retaining classified records after leaving the US spy agency.

US senator to Trump official: Your amnesia is complicity

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Cory Booker says he is "seething with anger" over the president's reported remarks on immigration.

Siblings lived in 'horrific' conditions

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A California police chief says three of the 13 siblings were found shackled after one girl escaped.

Tuesday, Jan 16

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Trumplomacy: Has Trump made the world more dangerous?

BBC / News

Trump may have stoked fears with his erratic and volatile tweets, but he has not torpedoed alliances.

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Trump's cognitive ability is normal, says White House doctor

BBC / News

The US president, 71, displays no abnormal signs following a cognitive exam, his doctor says.

Dozens of women describe abuse by ex-doctor Larry Nassar

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Dozens of women abused by ex-Team USA gymnastics sports doctor Larry Nassar confront him in court.

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Shackled California siblings 'victims of torture'

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The mother was "perplexed" when officers came to rescue the malnourished children, say police.

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Ivy League student Blaze Bernstein knifed 'over 20 times'

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The 20-year-old suspect reportedly said he became enraged after Bernstein kissed him.

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Margaret Atwood faces feminist backlash for #MeToo op-ed

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The Handmaid's Tale author said she was depicted as "a rape-enabling Bad Feminist" after her column.

'Nassar sexually abused me hundreds of times'

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A court hears how former Team USA gymnastics sports doctor Larry Nassar used his position of trust to subject one of nearly 100 victims to a decade of abuse.

Trump Russia: Bannon 'ordered to testify to grand jury'

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The ex-Trump aide is summoned to testify before a grand jury in the US Russia inquiry, reports say.

Larry Nassar case: Victims confront 'repulsive' predator

BBC / US / Canada

Nearly 100 women and girls are testifying against the ex-Team USA gymnastics doctor.

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Katy Perry in 'tough conversations' with her record label

BBC / Entertainment

Katy Perry's record label boss says they had "tough conversations" over the low sales of her new album.

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Dashcam captures car in flight

BBC / News

Dashcam shows airborne car crashing into second floor of a building.

Four things we learnt from this year's Detroit car show

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This year's Detroit car show sees new US investments, a Chinese challenger, nostalgia and fashionable headlights.

McDonald's aims for fully recycled packaging by 2025

BBC / Business

The world's biggest restaurant chain says all its packaging will be from sustainable sources by 2025.

Detroit Auto Show: Firms bet on trucks to boost US sales

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Companies are focusing on pickup trucks and SUVs to try to counter flagging US sales.

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The 'happy family' at centre of torture allegations

BBC / News

From their pictures, the couple arrested in California seemed to preside over a happy American family.

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Turpin: Shackled siblings found in Perris, California home

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Police arrest a pair who allegedly held their 13 children captive, some chained to their beds.

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'I never saw the kids by themselves'

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Police arrest the parents of 13 children allegedly held captive in their California home.

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Oh Happy Day composer Hawkins dies at 74

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The American Grammy-winning singer was best-known for the 1969 hit Oh Happy Day.

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Voters grade president's first year

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Four Donald Trump supporters share their views on the president's first year in office.

Trump's alleged race remarks 'a punch in the guts'

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Participants at Washington's Martin Luther King parade reflect on Trump's remarks about Haiti, African and Central American countries.

Donald Trump takes on Dick Durbin over 'racial slur'

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The US president says he has been "totally misrepresented" by a senator who said he used a racial slur.

Monday, Jan 15

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Firefighter catches child from burning building

BBC / News

Footage captures the moment a child was dropped from a burning building in Georgia.

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I was sexually abused by ex-US team doctor - Biles

BBC / Sport

Four-time Olympic champion Simone Biles says she was sexually abused by former Team USA gymnastics sports doctor Larry Nassar.

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Pick-up trucks dominate Detroit Auto Show

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Pick-ups are the king of US cars, and with low gas prices they're likely to retain that crown.

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Nine charged for giving food to homeless in California

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The group oppose a rule in El Cajon, California, which prohibits food sharing in public places.