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Lewinsky breaks decade of silence over Clinton affair

For the first time in years, Monica Lewinsky has written about her affair with US President Bill Clinton.

In an essay for Vanity Fair - to be published in full later this week - the former White House intern writes: "It’s time to burn the beret and bury the blue dress.”

Former White House intern Monica Lewinsky. Credit: David Miller/ABACA USA/Empics Entertainment

She goes on: "I, myself, deeply regret what happened between me and President Clinton. Let me say it again: I. Myself. Deeply. Regret. What. Happened.”

Monica Lewinsky hugging US President Bill Clinton. On his last day in office. Credit: Reuters

Lewinsky, now 40, says it is time to stop “tiptoeing around my past - and other people’s futures." Adding she is now talking about her experiences so she "might be able to help others in their darkest moments of humiliation."

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Clintons tweet joy at daughter Chelsea's pregnancy

Bill and Hillary Clinton have tweeted their joy at news of their daughter Chelsea's pregnancy.

Hillary Clinton said she was "thrilled" at the news, which Chelsea revealed during a joint event with her mother.

Chelsea Clinton announces pregnancy

Chelsea Clinton, the daughter of former US President Bill Clinton, has announced she is expecting her first baby.

Chelsea Clinton is expecting her first baby Credit: Dennis Van Tine/ABACA USA/Empics Entertainment

According to US media, she revealed her pregnancy during a joint event with her mother Hillary, saying she was "very excited" that her first child was due to arrive later this year.

Clinton's 'thoughts with Boston' a year after bombings

Former US President Bill Clinton has tweeted:

US talk show host posts 'selfie' with Clintons

US talk show host Jimmy Kimmel has done his best to rival Ellen DeGeneres' infamous Oscars 'selfie' by getting Bill, Hillary and Chelsea Clinton to all pose in front of the camera.

However, unfortunately for Kimmel the picture has only been retweeted around 7,000 times compared to over 3.4 million for the Oscars selfie, which featured Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence, Brad Pitt, Julia Roberts, Kevin Spacey, Angelina Jolie and a host of other Hollywood stars.

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Liz Hurley calls Clinton affair allegations 'silly stories'

Elizabeth Hurley has said she will take legal action after "ludicrously silly stories" alleging she had an affair with former US president Bill Clinton were published.

The rumours emerged online in the United States, claiming the affair started during Mr Clinton's presidency, at a White House party in 1998.

The actress said the stories were false.

Obama and Clinton lay wreath at JFK memorial

The Obamas and the Clintons honour assassinated US President John F Kennedy Credit: Reuters

US President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama have paid their respects at the grave of former President John F Kennedy to mark the 50th anniversary of his assassination.

They were joined by former President Bill Clinton and his wife Hillary Clinton.

President Obama and former President Clinton escort Ethel Kennedy, the widow of Robert Kennedy, to the service Credit: Reuters

A wreath was laid at the grave site in Arlington National Cemetery.

Surviving members of the Kennedy family were also present.

Flame burns above grave of John F Kennedy at Arlington National Cemetery Credit: Reuters

On Friday the nation will remember the shooting which happened in Dallas in 1963.

Obama awards Medal of Freedom to Oprah and Clinton

Former President Bill Clinton and chat show host Oprah Winfrey were among the recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom award today.

President Obama presented the award to 16 prominent Americans during a ceremony at the White House.

U.S. President Barack Obama presents the Presidential Medal of Freedom to entertainer Oprah Winfrey. Credit: Reuters

The award, regarded as the nation's highest civilian decoration, was established by John F Kennedy less than a year before his death.

Obama said the ceremony was one his favourite events of the year, and claimed this year's ceremony was "just a little more special" as it is 50 years since President Kennedy created the award.

Barack Obama presents the Presidential Medal of Freedom to former U.S. President Bill Clinton. Credit: Reuters

President Obama will be joined by Bill and Hilary Clinton at a ceremony at Kennedy's grave site later on tonight as the nation prepares to honour the President's legacy on the 50th anniversary of his assassination.

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