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Prime-time hearing to reveal the most compelling evidence of Trump’s ‘dereliction of duty’

Prime-time hearing to reveal the most compelling evidence of Trump’s ‘dereliction of duty’

After a year-long investigation, the January 6 inquiry is seeking to wrap up what may be its last hearing, even as its probe continues to heat up.

  • by Hope Yen

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Ivana Trump died from ‘blunt force trauma injuries to her torso’

Ivana Trump died from ‘blunt force trauma injuries to her torso’

Donald Trump’s first wife was found dead on the stairs inside her apartment on Friday. Police said that foul play was not suspected.

  • by Kanishka Singh
Secret Service erased text messages from Capitol attack

Secret Service erased text messages from Capitol attack

Texts sent and received by Secret Service agents amid the January 6 attack were deleted, even after they were requested as part of an investigation into the events.

  • by Farnoush Amiri
Musk would have begged me for money, says Trump, in escalating spat

Musk would have begged me for money, says Trump, in escalating spat

The former president has increased his attacks on the world’s richest man after Musk said Trump was too old to stand for leadership again.

  • by Josie Ensor
Unhinged meetings, tweets and conspiracy theories: Trump ‘incited the Capitol attack’

Unhinged meetings, tweets and conspiracy theories: Trump ‘incited the Capitol attack’

The Capitol riots investigation has revealed disturbing details of an Oval Office meeting in which Trump allies tried to convince the president to use the military to seize voting machines.

  • by Farrah Tomazin
It’s time for Donald Trump to ‘sail into sunset’: Elon Musk

It’s time for Donald Trump to ‘sail into sunset’: Elon Musk

A war of words has erupted between Elon Musk and Donald Trump as the Tesla billionaire declares the former US president too old to run for re-election.

  • by Farrah Tomazin
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Marles warns Australia, US must step up to avoid ‘catastrophic failure’ in Indo-Pacific

Marles warns Australia, US must step up to avoid ‘catastrophic failure’ in Indo-Pacific

Australia’s Deputy Prime Minister Richard Marles has used his first post-election trip to the US to warn that both countries must lift their games in the Indo-Pacific.

  • by Farrah Tomazin
Steve Bannon, facing jail, agrees to testify to Jan 6 committee

Steve Bannon, facing jail, agrees to testify to Jan 6 committee

It’s a remarkable about-face for Bannon, one of the most obstinate of the committee’s potential witnesses, but it was apparently authorised by Donald Trump.

  • by Luke Broadwater and Maggie Haberman
Biden signs executive orders to safeguard abortion as frustration mounts

Biden signs executive orders to safeguard abortion as frustration mounts

The move comes as anger among Democrats and pro-choice advocates grows over the White House’s response to the overturning of Roe v Wade.

  • by Farrah Tomazin
Plight of basketball star presents a Putin problem for Biden

Plight of basketball star presents a Putin problem for Biden

Adding to the challenge the Biden administration faces. Brittany Griner’s coach has questioned whether things would be different if the Olympian on trial in Moscow was a male basketball star.

  • by Farrah Tomazin
Joe Rogan says Donald Trump is not welcome on his podcast

Joe Rogan says Donald Trump is not welcome on his podcast

The influential podcast host has been accused of promoting conspiracy theories but says there is one guest he won’t have on his show.

  • by Timothy Bella