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Salma Hayek's Weinstein horror

Salma Hayek says Harvey Weinstein was "my monster" for years.

For years Harvey Weinstein was "my monster", actress writes in harrowing op-ed.

US open N Korea talks video

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson: "We are ready to talk anytime North Korea would like to talk. And we are ready to ...

US Secretary of State softens America's stance on possible talks with North Korea.

No role for US in peace process video

Jordan's King Abdullah II (right) welcomes Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas at the Royal Palace in Amman on December ...

Palestinian President tells Islamic leaders the US is no longer fit to broker Middle East peace deal.

Trump's spectacular loss on Moore

US President Donald Trump bet on controversial Republican Roy Moore in Alabama, and lost badly.

ANALYSIS: Rarely has a sitting US President rallied for a candidate and failed so badly.

Dems jubilant after Alabama video

Democrat Doug Jones, with his wife Louise, celebrates after winning Alabama's US Senate election.

Seismic victory in US Senate race has Democrats confident for mid-terms in 2018.

Democrat victory scrambles agenda video

The dent in the two-seat Republican advantage in the US Senate is expected to carry major governing consequences.

The loss of what Republicans considered one of the safest US Senate seats will carry a special sting for President Donald Trump.

Democrat trumps Republican in senate election video

Democratic candidate for US Senate Doug Jones has beaten Republican candidate Roy Moore.

The outcome is a massive blow to President Donald Trump and could reshape the US Senate.

Who is Alabama's new senator? video

Democrat Doug Jones ha taken take US Senate election in Alabama against Republican rival Roy Moore.

Doug Jones is a Democrat who once prosecuted two Ku Klux Klansmen in a deadly church bombing.

Cheeseburglar on loose

The thief made off with a bag of cheeseburgers after threatening the victim with a firearm.

Police in US want to grill suspect who held up a man at gunpoint before fleeing with his takeaway food.

Jupiter's monster storm video

Nasa's Juno spacecraft is now in its second year of orbiting Jupiter and has made several key discoveries.

A crimson-hued anticyclone has been plaguing the planet for nearly 200 years – and scientists don't know why.

Roy Moore rides horse to polls video

Roy Moore rides Sassy to the polling station.

Accused paedophile with Trump backing rides his horse Sassy to Alabama booth to vote.

Trump's sexually suggestive tweet video

Kirsten Gillibrand called Trump's tweet "a sexist smear attempting to silence my voice".

US President flamed for saying rising star of US politics would do just about anything for money.

New York bomber's Trump taunt video

New York City subway pipe bomb suspect Akayed Ullah.

"Trump, you failed to protect your nation," wrote the subway station bomber on the morning of the failed attack.

Killed neighbour, took unborn baby

Savanna LaFontaine-Greywind was lured out of her home by the offer of $20 to try on a dress.

"This is our baby" US woman proclaimed as she cleaned up the blood-soaked bathroom.

Airline rewards ugly Christmas jerseys video

Tennis star Andy Murray is ready for boarding.

Break out those Rudolf-inspired jumpers from your nanna, because one airline is giving you a bonus.

Chance of aliens on odd space rock

'Oumuamua has the optimal design of a vehicle meant to travel through space, scientists say.

Oddly shaped and oddly behaving rock has the optimal design for a vessel travelling through space, scientists say.

Coffee causes flight diversion

The fumes came from a coffee maker.

Odours from the back of US plane means jet had to make an unscheduled stop.

California wildfire grows video

Firefighters working on structure protection, keep a close eye on nearby flames atop Shepard Mesa Road in Carpinteria, ...

Fifth-largest wildfire in California history expands, ripping through dry brush atop a coastal ridge.

#MeToo spotlight on Trump

Sixteen women have come forward with claims of sexual misconduct and assault against US President Donald Trump.

Donald Trump sailed past a raft of allegations of sexual misconduct to the US Presidency.

Testing year ahead for Trump

Special Counsel Robert Mueller is focusing on ties between the Trump campaign and Russia.

OPINION: If Donald Trump loses control of Congress in mid-term elections next year, impeachment becomes very real.

Accusations 'fabricated' - Trump video

Donald Trump sexual misconduct accusers Rachel Crooks (left), Jessica Leeds (centre) and Samantha Holvey attend a news ...

US President, responding to women accusing him of sexual misconduct, insists he's target of "false accusations".

Strong Palestinian opposition video

A Palestinian protester runs past a burning barricade carrying a Palestinian flag during clashes with Israeli border ...

Palestinians overwhelmingly oppose Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

'Our attorney is a Jew'

Kayla Moore, wife of Alabama Republican Roy Moore, defended her husband at a rally and criticised the media.

Kayla Moore defended her husband, who is in a bitter campaign for the US Senate, against accusations of bigotry.

Endless Summer filmmaker dies

The Endless Summer, with its distinctive pink and orange pop art poster, turned surf culture into a sun-kissed dream ...

Documentary filmmaker Bruce Brown, best known for his epic 1966 surfing movie Endless Summer, has died.

Site chosen 'due to Xmas posters' video

Bangladeshi national Akayed Ullah told investigators he was retaliating against US military aggression.

Bomb suspect Akayed Ullah wanted to mimic Isis attacks on Christmas markets in Europe, officials say.

Fake interpreter causes confusion video

According to one sign language expert, Derlyn Roberts "waved her arms around "like she was singing Jingle Bells".

Police press conference in US took a bizarre turn when a woman started making unintelligible gestures.

A Christmas light pipe bomb video

Akayed Ullah strapped on a crude pipe bomb, slipped unnoticed into the US's busiest subway system and set the device off ...

Christmas light ignited bomb strapped to terrorist as he walked through New York subway station.

Trump: Send 'em to Mars video

Donald Trump wants Nasa to be less focused on Earth, and more focused on up there.

US President tells Nasa to change its focus, with the aim of getting astronauts to Mars.

Smoking flier threatens to kill video

The woman had tampered with the smoke alarm.

She was caught smoking in the toilet, but the situation escalated rapidly on US flight.

Moment the pipe bomb explodes video

Video: Exact moment pipe bomb explodes in New York City subway during peak hour

As a cloud fills the New York subway station, dozens run. One falls to the floor.

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