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US comedy icon Jerry Lewis dies at 91

Tributes pour in as famed American comedian passes away of natural causes at his home in Las Vegas.

American entertainer Jerry Lewis

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Dick Gregory, civil rights activist and comedian, dies

Legendary stand-up comic who used his fame to counter racism, promote feminism, and protest wars has died aged 84.

US comedian and civil rights activist Dick Gregory

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Researchers find wreckage of WWII-era USS Indianapolis

Warship that delivered key components for atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima was torpedoed in 1945, killing 900 sailors.

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Venezuela 'congress in resistance' rejects new assembly

The opposition won control of congress in 2015, but the Supreme Court has tossed out every law it passed.

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Luisa Ortega 'fearing for her life' flees to Colombia

Dissident ex-prosecutor leaves Venezuela saying she feared for her life after her dismissal by pro-Maduro assembly.

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Cautious welcome online for Steve Bannon's exit

Many celebrate departure of controversial far-right figure but others warn of influence he could still have on Trump.

Steve Bannon

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Constituent assembly assumes power to legislate

Venezuela's new constituent assembly supersedes the opposition-led congress, fuelling criticism of President Maduro.

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Barbados has little problem with Harvey

Tropical Storm Harvey gives the Windward Islands a wet time then heads west.

Tropical Storm Harvey

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Actors, writers quit White House committee over Trump

Members of President's Committee on the Arts and Humanities condemn Trump's response to deadly Charlottesville rally.

Actor Kal Penn

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Steve Bannon out as Trump's top strategist: White House

White House says 63-year-old aide, labelled a white supremacist by critics, no longer holds influential position.

Steve Bannon

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US comedy icon Jerry Lewis dies at 91

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Dick Gregory, civil rights activist and comedian, dies

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Researchers find wreckage of WWII-era USS Indianapolis

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Venezuela 'congress in resistance' rejects new assembly

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Luisa Ortega 'fearing for her life' flees to Colombia

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