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Trump 'should be ashamed' says former CIA director

Mr Trump spoke to CIA officers at their headquarters in Langley Credit: AP

John Brennan, the former CIA director, has said that President Donald Trump "should be ashamed of himself" for his behavior at CIA headquarters.

Mr Trump spoke to CIA officers on Saturday while standing in front of the memorial for fallen CIA agents, using the opportunity to berate journalists over their estimates of the size of the crowd at his inauguration.

A statement released by Mr Brennan's former aide Nick Shapiro said that Mr Brennan "is deeply saddened and angered at Donald Trump's despicable display of self-aggrandizement in front of CIA's Memorial Wall of Agency heroes".

"Brennan says that Trump should be ashamed of himself," Mr Shapiro said.

Tsunami warning after earthquake near Papua New Guinea

Credit: ITV News

An earthquake of magnitude 7.9 has struck west of Arawa on Bougainville island, Papua New Guinea.

An advisory from the Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre said that widespread tsunami waves were "possible" following the quake.

The US Geological Survey, which said the earthquake struck at a depth of 167 kilometers (103 miles), downgraded the quake from its initial measurement of magnitude 8.

There are no immediate reports of casualties or damage.


Scarlett Johansson makes Planned Parenthood plea

Scarlett Johansson has made an impassioned speech about Planned Parenthood, the sexual health charity, at a rally for women's rights.

"President Trump, I did not vote for you," the actress told the crowd in Washington DC, but she said she could still support him if he was willing to support all those who were "anxiously awaiting" his next move as leader.

The 32-year-old's speech was brought to an end prematurely after just seven minutes, but she appealed to the new president to think seriously about women's rights:

Support my daughter, who may actually as a result of the appointments you have made, grow up in a country that is moving backwards, not forwards, and who may potentially not have the right to make choices for her body and her future that your daughter Ivanka has been privileged to have.

– Scarlett Johansson
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