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Cosby actor responds after being ‘job-shamed’ at Trader Joe’s

Image copyright SWNS.com Image caption Owens hopes his experience will change how people view workers’ dignity Geoffrey Owens, an actor from The Cosby Show, has thanked supporters after photos of him working as a cashier at Trader Joe’s were mocked online. A customer’s snapshots of Owens bagging groceries in New Jersey were published by the […]

Judy Garland’s stolen ruby slippers found after 13 years

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Multiple pairs of ruby slippers were made for the film, including these ones displayed in Beverly Hills in 2011 A pair of ruby slippers worn by Judy Garland in The Wizard of Oz has been found 13 years after being stolen, according to US authorities. They were taken from […]

Supreme Court nominee Kavanaugh hearing rocked by ‘mob rule’

Image copyright Getty Images The confirmation hearing for President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee has descended into “mob rule”, a Republican senator said. John Cornyn of Texas spoke out as Democrats demanded an adjournment and two dozen protesters were dragged out of the room in chaotic scenes. Brett Kavanaugh faces four days of hearings before […]

Cosby actor responds after being ‘job-shamed’ at Trader Joe’s

Image copyright SWNS.com Image caption Owens hopes his experience will change how people view workers’ dignity Geoffrey Owens, an actor from The Cosby Show, has thanked supporters after photos of him working as a cashier at Trader Joe’s were mocked online. A customer’s snapshots of Owens bagging groceries in New Jersey were published by the […]

Colin Kaepernick: Nike suffer #justburnit backlash over advertising campaign

Nike’s new advertising campaign, which features Colin Kaepernick, celebrates the 30th anniversary of its ‘Just Do It’ slogan Critics have burned Nike trainers and clothing in protest at Colin Kaepernick’s appointment as the face of the brand’s new advertising campaign. The American football quarterback, 30, protested against racial injustice and police brutality by kneeling during […]

Trump attacks Sessions over prosecutions of Republicans

Image copyright AFP Image caption Jeff Sessions has been a frequent target of Mr Trump’s very public ire US President Donald Trump has accused Attorney General Jeff Sessions of damaging the midterm re-election chances of two Republican members of Congress by prosecuting them. The justice department’s decision to file charges against the men put “easy […]

Trump Supreme Court nominee Kanavaugh faces key hearing

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Brett Kavanaugh faces four days of hearings President Donald Trump’s nominee for the vacant Supreme Court seat is set to face the first of four days of Senate hearings on Tuesday. Brett Kavanaugh, a Catholic, would tilt the court’s balance to the right if approved by the Senate. Many Democrats […]

Colin Kaepernick to be face of new Nike ad campaign

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Colin Kaepernick was a quarterback for the San Francisco 49ers for six years An American football star who sparked a furore by kneeling during the national anthem has been unveiled as the new face of a major advertising campaign. Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick will front Nike’s “Just […]

John McCain: Obama and Bush pay tribute at Washington service

Media captionMeghan McCain: “We gather here to mourn the passing of American greatness” Ex-presidents Barack Obama and George W Bush have paid tribute to Senator John McCain at a memorial service at Washington’s National Cathedral. The Vietnam War hero, who became one of America’s most high-profile politicians, died a week ago from brain cancer at […]

Amsterdam stabbing: Afghan suspect ‘had terrorist motive’

Image copyright AFP Image caption Amsterdam Central Station is used by an estimated 250,000 travellers every day An Afghan man accused of injuring two people in a stabbing at Amsterdam’s central railway station on Friday had a terrorist motive, officials say. The man, who has been named in Dutch media as Jawed S, was shot […]