Around The World in 90 Seconds
Indonesian police have apologised for using a snake to terrify a suspected thief after footage appeared online.Officers in the video laugh as an interrogator drapes the animal on a screaming, handcuffed man in the eastern Papua region.
Fox News host Pete Hegseth has confessed on air that he has not washed his hands for 10 years because “germs are not a real thing”.Speaking on Fox and Friends, Hegseth said the infectious micro-organisms did not exist because they could not be seen with the naked eye.
Democrats and Republicans have reached an agreement in principle over border security to fund the US government and avert another partial shutdown.
Virginia Democratic Governor Ralph Northam has defended calling slaves “indentured servants” in his first TV interview since a racism scandal broke.
The UK food industry has threatened to stop co-operating with government policy consultations, saying it is busy trying to stave off the “catastrophic impact” of a no-deal Brexit.
South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa says he is “quite angry” with the state-owned electricity firm Eskom over the rationing of power in the country for the first time since December.
Ukrainian prosecutors have charged a high-ranking local official over a deadly acid attack on a prominent anti-corruption activist.
Several French media executives have been suspended or fired for allegedly co-ordinating online harassment through a private Facebook group.