Michelle Obama reveals dread of Trump and how news cycle ‘turns her stomach’

In her new memoir, Becoming, the former first lady sometimes wonders ‘where the bottom might be’ as her husband’s legacy is aggressively unravelled

Michelle Obama has told of her dismay that so many American women chose “misogynist” Donald Trump as their president instead of the first female nominee of a major party, Hillary Clinton.

In her new memoir, Becoming, which is published on Tuesday, the former first lady admits that some news stories now “turn her stomach” and, as her husband Barack Obama’s legacy is aggressively unravelled, sometimes wonders “where the bottom might be”.

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Stan Lee’s best Marvel cameos – video

The comic writer Stan Lee, co-creator of iconic characters including Iron Man, the Fantastic Four, Spider-Man, Daredevil and the X-Men, has died aged 95. Lee, who teamed up with artists such as Jack Kirby and Steve Ditko, revitalised the comics industry with his superheroes, giving them complex emotional lives to colour their all-action adventures. The Marvel Universe he created crossed from page to screen in a series of TV and movie adaptations and changed the face of popular culture.

Stan Lee: Spider-Man, X-Men and Avengers creator dies aged 95

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Stan Lee’s best Marvel cameos – video

The comic writer Stan Lee, co-creator of iconic characters including Iron Man, the Fantastic Four, Spider-Man, Daredevil and the X-Men, has died aged 95. Lee, who teamed up with artists such as Jack Kirby and Steve Ditko, revitalised the comics industry with his superheroes, giving them complex emotional lives to colour their all-action adventures. The Marvel Universe he created crossed from page to screen in a series of TV and movie adaptations and changed the face of popular culture.

Stan Lee: Spider-Man, X-Men and Avengers creator dies aged 95

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Officer fatally shoots security guard who detained gunman at suburban Chicago bar

Jemel Roberson, 26, was pronounced dead at hospital, and four other people were shot and wounded during incident

A police officer fatally shot an armed security guard who witnesses say was trying to detain a man following a shooting at a suburban Chicago bar, authorities said.

Investigators said 26-year-old Jemel Roberson was pronounced dead shortly after being taken to a hospital following the shooting early Sunday at Manny’s Blue Room in Robbins, just south of Chicago. Four other people were shot and wounded during the incident, including a man who police believe fired a gun before police arrived, Cook county sheriff’s spokeswoman Sophia Ansari said.

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