Diane Eastabrook

Diane Eastabrook

US & Canada

Critics question Hillary Clinton memoir on election loss

In her new memoir, Hillary Clinton puts the blame on various people - from herself to the Russian government, for her failure to win the 2016 US presidential election. What Happened gives Clinton's view of her dramatic defeat.

Critics question Hillary Clinton memoir on election loss

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Trump's son denies Russian collusion during presidential campaign

US President Donald Trump's eldest son has told a Senate Committee that he did not collude with a Russian lawyer to assist his father's election campaign.

Trump's son denies Russian collusion during presidential campaign

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Plastic contamination: Study shows bits of plastic in tap water

There is more than just water coming from your tap. A new study found tiny pieces of plastics are contaminating more than 80 percent of tap water in a dozen countries.

Plastic contamination: Study shows bits of plastic in tap water

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Texas's Dickinson struggles in the wake of Hurricane Harvey

Thousands of people are stranded in their homes in the US state of Texas, which is struggling to cope with the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey.

Texas's Dickinson struggles in the wake of Hurricane Harvey

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Hurricane Harvey's strong winds still pose danger

Hurricane Harvey has rolled over the Texas Gulf Coast leaving a trail of destruction in its wake. Homes and businesses have been destroyed, and hundreds of thousands of people have been left without power.

Hurricane Harvey's strong winds still pose danger

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US: Wisconsin company offers optional microchips for employees

Like something from a science-fiction novel, a US firm is offering to implant microchips in its employees.

US: Wisconsin company offers optional microchips for employees

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US gun lobby NRA faces criticism

The most powerful gun-lobby group in the US is facing a backlash on two fronts.

US gun lobby NRA faces criticism

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US: Russia's Sputnik news agency gets local DC radio

As the investigation into last year's US presidential election heats up, Russia is trying to get more of its media message across in America.

US: Russia's Sputnik news agency gets local DC radio

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Trump’s 'cosmetic surgery' twitter rant attracts critics

Many from within US President Donald Trump’s own party are now criticising him after he attacked a television news anchor on social media by referring to her apparent cosmetic surgery. The White House insists the Twitter tirade was justified.

Trump’s 'cosmetic surgery' twitter rant attracts critics

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US charity gives uninsured Americans free dental care

A lack of dental care is a growing problem in many rural areas of the US, about a third of adults don't get their teeth checked because they can't afford it. Dental care is not covered under any of the federal government's insurance programmes.

US charity gives uninsured Americans free dental care

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US: Anti-vaccination groups blamed in Minnesota measles outbreak

The US state of Minnesota is battling to contain its worst measles outbreak in three decades. Most cases have been found in the Somali community in Minneapolis. Health officials blame the anti-vaccination movement for a huge drop in inoculations

US: Anti-vaccination groups blamed in Minnesota measles outbreak

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Southern rock music pioneer Gregg Allman dies

Gregg Allman, considered an American rock music pioneer by many, has died aged 69. Allman and his brother Duane founded the Allman Brothers band and inspired the southern rock scene.

Southern rock music pioneer Gregg Allman dies