Et tu Jim Mattis?

More than his predecessors, Trump needs competent, even-keeled people around him

Police officers that form part of the Australian Joint Counter Terrorism Team stand outside a home they raided as part of an operation in which they arrested three men who were allegedly preparing to attack the public in Melbourne, Australia, Nov 20, 2018. REUTERS

Trio arrested over Australia ‘mass’ attack plot

Police said, they were allegedly preparing to attack a ‘mass gathering’ in Melbourne

2018 American Music Awards - Show - Los Angeles, California, US, Oct 9, 2018 - Taylor Swift wins Favourite Album - Pop/Rock. REUTERS

Taylor Swift uses music to hunt larger pay-outs

She announced a new record deal with Universal Music Group that will give her greater control over her own music and could boost future pay-outs to artists for music played on Spotify

A rainbow flag is seen in front of Taiwan's flag during a rally to support the upcoming same-sex marriage referendum, in Taipei, Taiwan Nov 18, 2018. REUTERS

Chinese writer jailed for 10 years over gay erotic novel

The novelist, known as Tianyi, faces more than a decade in jail, prompting many to criticise the government for going too far in its efforts to block obscene material

Representational Image: Facebook signs are seen during the China International Import Expo (CIIE), at the National Exhibition and Convention Centre in Shanghai, China November 5, 2018. Reuters

Facebook to fund trainee reporters

It is donating $5.8 million to train journalists in Britain to support local publishers

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Therapy through song

Choir helps Hungarian lung patients breathe more easily

Laura Martin mourns her father, TK Huff, during a vigil for the lives and community lost to the Camp Fire at the First Christian Church of Chico in Chico, California, November 18, 2018. Reuters

Some US wildfire victims may never be found

Officials have recovered the remains of 77 people

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey addresses students during a town hall at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) in New Delhi, India, Nov 12, 2018. REUTERs

Twitter CEO trolled for ‘hate mongering’ against India's Brahmins

He kicked up a social media storm in India after a picture of him with a placard saying ‘smash Brahminical patriarchy’ went viral in Twitter

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Nissan Shares slump over Ghosn’s arrest

Nissan, Mitsubishi Motors shares fall 6 percent after Ghosn's arrest

Over 50 killed by suicide bomb in Afghanistan

Najib Danish, a spokesman for the interior ministry, said more than 70 other people were injured in the attack.

2018 American Music Awards - Show - Los Angeles, California, US, Oct 9, 2018 - Taylor Swift wins Favourite Album - Pop/Rock. REUTERS

Taylor Swift uses music to hunt larger pay-outs

She announced a new record deal with Universal Music Group that will give her greater control over her own music and could boost future pay-outs to artists for music played on Spotify