New Miss Universe says she is ‘proud to represent France, and the Universe’ Play

New Miss Universe says she is ‘proud to represent France, and the Universe’

The newly-crowned Miss Universe Iris Mittenaere celebrated her victory on 30 January after winning the Miss Universe pageant in Manila. The 24-year-old from Paris won the crown in a three-hour show in the Philippine capital that focused on diversity and overcoming life struggles, besting 85 hopefuls from all over the world. Mittenaere, who is pursuing a degree in dental surgery, won the 65th edition of the annual competition hosted for the third time by the Philippines. Jan 31, 2017
Donald Trump fires acting US Attorney General Sally Yates Play

Donald Trump fires acting US Attorney General Sally Yates

US President Donald Trump sacked the federal governments top lawyer Sally Yates after she criticised his executive order banning refugees and citizens from seven Muslim-majority nations. Yates said late on Monday (30 January) that the Department of Justice would not defend Trumps directive in court, which resulted in her being relieved of her position. Jan 31, 2017