Here are today’s top stories.
The final words uttered by Jamal Khashoggi after he was set upon at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul are captured in a transcript circulated to Turkish allies, a source says.
China’s anger is growing over the arrest of a top Chinese tech executive wanted by the United States. What happens next will be decided Monday by a Canadian court.
In his public writings, Jamal Khashoggi’s criticism of Saudi Arabia and its Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman was measured. In private, the Washington Post columnist didn’t hold back.
Former FBI Director James Comey asked American voters Sunday night to end Donald Trump’s presidency with a “landslide” victory for his opponent in 2020.
Raheem Sterling: Manchester City star accuses British newspapers of helping to ‘fuel racism’ in football
Football star Raheem Sterling has accused British newspapers of helping to “fuel racism” in their portrayal of young black players, the day after he was subjected to alleged racist abuse in the Premier League.
President Donald Trump has agreed to a request from Defense Secretary James Mattis to propose a defense budget of $750 billion for the coming year, marking a reversal from plans to shrink defense spending, an administration official confirmed to CNN.
A video that shows a foreign couple in a naked embrace at the summit of the Great Khufu Pyramid of Giza is sparking reaction among Egyptians.
Japanese prosecutors have charged former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn with financial misconduct, Japanese media report. He was arrested in November on accusations he under-reported his salary and used company assets for personal use. Mr Ghosn, who headed an alliance of Renault, Nissan and Mitsubishi, has previously denied the allegations.
US singer Beyoncé has performed as part of the lavish festivities at the latest extravagant Indian celebrity wedding. Isha Ambani, the daughter of India’s richest man, is tying the knot with Anand Piramal, son of another Indian billionaire, this week. Beyoncé was one of many celebrities flown in, along with Bollywood stars and figures like Hillary Clinton.
Harry Redknapp has been crowned King of the Jungle in the final of ITV’s I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here! The football manager beat fellow finalists Emily Atack, who came second, and John Barrowman to take the crown, saying it was “so surreal” to win.
Roger, a kangaroo who won global fame for his enormous size and impressive physique, has died at the age of 12. The roo was rescued as a joey after his mother was killed in a car accident, and grew up at the Kangaroo Sanctuary in Alice Springs in Australia.
French President Emmanuel Macron is set to meet trade unions and employers’ organisations, in a bid to defuse weeks of unrest in Paris and other cities. Monday’s meeting comes ahead of a TV address in which he is expected to announce measures in response.
Ahead of his party’s shellacking in the 2018 midterm elections, Republican President Donald Trump spent weeks warning his supporters that a caravan of Central American migrants headed for the U.S border constituted an “invasion.” Trump’s favorite television channel was his most important ally in that effort.
James Comey, the former director of the FBI, speculated Sunday that if President Donald Trump weren’t the leader of the country he’d be “in serious jeopardy of being charged” as part of the government’s sweeping indictments of the lawyer Michael Cohen.
The French government has asked President Donald Trump to keep his nose out of the country’s politics after he weighed in on the “yellow vest” protests. As anti-government demonstrators faced off against riot police in the fourth weekend of demonstrations across France on Saturday, Trump fired off a series of misguided tweets blaming the Paris Agreement for the unrest.
President Donald Trump is used to avoiding accountability. Whether in his past business life or his current political one, there is always something or someone else to blame. But now that special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation is closing in, legendary journalist Carl Bernstein says Trump may finally have to face the music.
The last time we saw Tony Stark, he was adrift in space in the Avengers: Endgame trailer, and it didn’t look like survival was likely. Luckily, the folks at NASA heard about Iron Man’s plight and had some advice to offer for the rest of the Avengers who were still alive on Earth.
Brooklyn Nine-Nine is coming back Jan. 10 for a sixth season on NBC, against all odds after Fox’s cancellation failed to stick. Now there’s this new trailer, freshly released on Sunday, to get you in the mood. You can hit play without fear of spoilers.
It’s official: the Avengers: Endgame trailer is a hit. So says Marvel. The trailer picked up 289 million views in the first 24 hours after surfacing on Friday morning, the company said in a Saturday tweet. The follow-up to Marvel’s 2018 ensemble superhero hit, Avengers: Infinity War, is set to hit theaters in April 2019, and Friday’s trailer was everyone’s first-ever look.
Before James Gunn brought into the world his entertaining vision of Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy – and was unceremoniously dumped by Disney following a bad faith character assassination – he made horror movies. Good, messed up horror movies like .
The post-election bloodbath within the Trump administration continues as embattled chief-of-staff John Kelly is out, and is expected to be replaced by Vice President Mike Pence’s chief-of-staff Nick Ayers, who is now Trump’s third chief in less than two years, an unprecedented revolving door for a key position.