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Mystery as police investigate abandoned SOS

3 hours 38 min ago
Police are trying to solve the mystery of who made an SOS out of rocks in a remote part of Western Australia.
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FBI investigates Jared Kushner Russia links

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 22:54
Donald Trump's son-in- law is under investigation over the "extent and nature" of his dealings with Russian officials, US media is reporting.
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Bus-sized sea monster discovered in Russia

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 18:21
Scientists have discovered a "highly unusual" new species of extinct sea-dwelling reptile in Russia.
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UK resumes intelligence-sharing after US leak row

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 18:00
British police have resumed intelligence-sharing ties with US law enforcement after they were temporarily stopped in a row over leaks about the Manchester bombing investigation.
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Baby dies after being found in hot car

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 15:34
A baby girl has died in Ireland after being found in a car on the hottest day of the year.
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A tale of two presidents for Angela Merkel

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 15:24
Angela Merkel was lavished with praise by Barack Obama just hours before she met his successor Donald Trump on Thursday.
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Monstrous 'Earth-sized' cyclones on Jupiter

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 14:26
A NASA spacecraft has spotted monstrous 'Earth-sized' cyclones churning over of the poles of Jupiter.
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Feathers ruffled in Brussels by blunt Trump

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 13:50
It's been a day of acute awkwardness, one of those 'oh-to-be-a-fly-on-the-wall' days - a body language expert's dream.
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Former Greek PM hurt in Athens car bomb

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 12:09
Greece's former prime minister Lucas Papademos has been hurt by an explosive device hidden in an envelope, according to police.
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Intelligence leaks 'deeply troubling', says Trump

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 10:31
Donald Trump has said intelligence leaks related to the Manchester attack in the US was "deeply troubling".
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Iran announces new underground missile factory

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 10:23
Iran says it has built a third underground ballistic missiles factory, risking inflaming tensions with the US.
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US warship sails near reef in challenge to China

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 10:06
China has accused the United States of trespassing after an American warship sailed near a reef claimed by Beijing in the South China Sea.
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South Korea accused of machine-gunning birds

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 02:32
North Korea has accused the South of firing 450 machine gun rounds at a flock of birds flying over the Demilitarized Zone between the two countries.
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Republican charged after 'body slamming' reporter

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 02:14
The Republican candidate in a crucial US election race has been charged with assault after he allegedly "body slammed" a journalist.
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Could NATO do more in fight against terror?

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 20:54
NATO's former secretary general has told Sky News that the Manchester attack illustrates the importance of a coordinated international effort to tackle terrorism and highlights NATO's reluctance to take on a counter-terrorism role.
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UK officials 'furious' over US intelligence leaks

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 20:33
Theresa May will confront Donald Trump over US leaks of crucial intelligence about the Manchester bombing when they meet at a NATO summit in Brussels.
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Montana election: A measure of Trump's success?

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 19:32
A special election in Montana is being seen as a gauge of Donald Trump's presidency and a test of Democratic ability to punch through its weaknesses.
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What do US leaks mean for 'special relationship'?

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 18:22
There's a strong sense in Washington that the Brits are livid.
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Images of Manchester 'bomb fragments' released

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 15:43
Photographs appearing to show bloodstained fragments from the Manchester Arena killer's bomb have been published in the US.
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Fairtrade slams Sainsbury's ethical tea plans

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 14:07
The Fairtrade Foundation has hit out at Sainsbury's over its plans to withdraw the Fairtrade guarantee from some of its own-brand tea ranges.
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Bomber's brother 'knew of terror plans'

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 13:24
A brother of the Manchester bomber knew of his plans and has been arrested in Libya, according to the country's security forces.
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Philippines police chief beheaded by militants

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 13:13
A police chief has been beheaded and at least 20 other people have been killed by Islamic militants who rampaged through a city in the southern Philippines.
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Rihanna and Lupita Twitter joke lands film deal

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 09:59
What started as a joke on social media over a photo of Rihanna and Lupita Nyong'o is now getting the buddy movie treatment.
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Celebrations as Taiwan court backs gay marriage

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 09:31
Taiwan could become the first place in Asia to legalise same-sex marriage after its constitutional court ruled the law must be changed to protect human dignity.
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'We can use some peace': Trump meets Pope

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 06:05
Donald Trump has met the Pope at the Vatican on the latest leg of his first foreign trip as US President.
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Moody's cuts rating for Chinese economy

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 05:36
The ratings agency Moody's has cut its assessment of China's creditworthiness for the first time in 30 years after flagging concerns over the country's financial strength.
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Iran blames Trump as Bahrain protesters killed

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 04:31
Five protesters were killed and 286 arrested after police in Bahrain raided the hometown of a Shia Muslim spiritual leader who faces deportation.
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Sydney siege: 'Police should have acted earlier'

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 04:20
An inquest into the Sydney cafe siege in 2014 has found the police waited too long to storm the building.
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Top Gun sequel to take flight next year

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 02:44
A sequel to the cult action film Top Gun is in the works, with filming set to begin next year.
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Four climbers found dead in tent on Everest

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 23:58
Four bodies have been found inside a tent at the highest camp on Mount Everest, rescuers have confirmed.
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Bus plunges into river in India killing 15

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 15:43
At least 15 people have died and eight remain missing after a bus they were travelling in plunged 380ft into a river gorge in northern India.
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Hackers foil Samsung's iris security feature

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 10:30
The Samsung S8's iris recognition security feature has been shown to be easily bypassed with "basic tools" by German hackers.
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WannaCry attack: Suspicion of N Korea deepens

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 08:06
More evidence has been found linking North Korea to the global cyberattack that caused an IT meltdown in the NHS earlier this month.
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Ancient fossils suggest missing link was European

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 15:14
The birthplace of modern man may have been the eastern Mediterranean, rather than Africa, according to scientists studying newly discovered ancient fossils of a tooth and lower jawbone.
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Indy 500 motor racing ace robbed at gunpoint

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 14:02
The racing driver who is on pole position for the Indianapolis 500 this weekend has been robbed at gunpoint.
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Ex-MotoGP champion Nicky Hayden dies at 35

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 12:04
American motorcycle racer Nicky Hayden has died in Italy, five days after being hit by a car while training on his bicycle.
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What do Facebook's internal guidelines reveal?

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 10:54
Facebook's internal guidelines on what's acceptable - and what's not - to publish on its platform show a company that is struggling to deal with its own massive reach.
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Iran slams US arms deal with Saudi 'terrorists'

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 06:13
Iran has accused the US of selling arms to "dangerous terrorists" in the Middle East - a day after President Donald Trump signed an arms deal with Saudi Arabia.
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Hundreds go on trial for failed coup in Turkey

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 06:10
More than 200 suspects have gone on trial accused of plotting and orchestrating last year's failed coup in Turkey.
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N Korea says it is ready to mass-produce missile

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 05:54
North Korea says it is ready to deploy and mass-produce a medium-range ballistic missile following a successful test at the weekend.
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Trump hails 'unbreakable bond' with Israel

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 05:15
President Donald Trump has landed in Tel Aviv ahead of talks during the second leg of his first foreign tour.
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President Trump lands in Israel ahead of talks

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 05:15
President Donald Trump has landed in Tel Aviv ahead of talks during the second leg of his first foreign tour.
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Hillary Step rock face collapses on Mount Everest

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 04:00
A near-vertical rock face near the summit of Mount Everest named after Sir Edmund Hillary has collapsed, according to mountaineers.
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Revealed: Facebook's rules on graphic content

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 03:59
Facebook hesitates before deleting images and videos of hate speech and similar upsetting material due to fears of being accused of censorship, internal documents have revealed.
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Ford chief executive 'axed in reshuffle'

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 03:13
Ford Motor Company is replacing its chief executive in a "reshuffle" of top personnel, a source has told Sky News.
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Bomb blast at Bangkok hospital injures 24

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 02:37
A bomb explosion at a hospital in Bangkok has injured 24 people, police in Thailand say.
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Jury selection begins in Bill Cosby's assault trial

Sun, 05/21/2017 - 21:07
Bill Cosby will return to court today as selection begins for the jurors who will decide whether he is guilty of sexual assault.
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Trump speech 'navigates him out of minefield'

Sun, 05/21/2017 - 14:31
It wasn't barnstorming. It wasn't political poetry and it was delivered with unrecognisable deliberation.
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Trump seeks coalition to 'stamp out extremism'

Sun, 05/21/2017 - 11:02
Donald Trump has likened the fight against international terrorism to a battle between "good and evil" and not different faiths.
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Trump eyes mother of all deals in Middle East

Sun, 05/21/2017 - 09:57
Donald Trump thinks he knows real estate but when he arrives in Jerusalem he will be stepping onto one of the most contested and difficult to price - in terms of peace at least - chunks of land in the world.
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Twenty Afghan police killed in Taliban attacks

Sun, 05/21/2017 - 09:41
At least 20 Afghan policemen have been killed after being ambushed by the Taliban.
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Injuries after jet's wing flips truck on runway

Sun, 05/21/2017 - 05:02
An investigation is under way after a passenger plane flipped a truck on its side at Los Angeles International Airport, leaving two people seriously injured.
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North Korea fires 'unidentified projectile'

Sun, 05/21/2017 - 04:33
North Korea has fired an "unidentified projectile," according to South Korea's military.
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Rescuers try to save stranded humpback whale

Sun, 05/21/2017 - 04:28
Rescue workers have attempted to guide a humpback whale out to open water after it became stranded in a marina.
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Mob threatens to behead Russian man over insults

Sun, 05/21/2017 - 04:07
A mob in Mexico stormed a Russian man's apartment and threatened to cut his head off after he posted footage of himself insulting local people.
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Harry brought Markle to Pippa's evening bash

Sun, 05/21/2017 - 02:10
Prince Harry drove 100 miles to bring girlfriend Meghan Markle to Pippa Middleton's evening wedding reception, according to reports.
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Trump to call for Muslims to 'unite against terror'

Sat, 05/20/2017 - 23:07
President Donald Trump will call for Muslim unity in the fight against terrorism when he speaks at the Arab Islamic American Summit.
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China 'crippled CIA by killing informants'

Sat, 05/20/2017 - 22:34
The Chinese government "systematically dismantled" CIA spying operations in China and killed or imprisoned up to 20 informants over a two-year period, according to the New York Times.
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Return of Twin Peaks is 'pure Lynch'

Sat, 05/20/2017 - 18:49
Fans of Twin Peaks can expect new episodes that are "pure Lynch".
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Trump's foreign trip is about to get challenging

Sat, 05/20/2017 - 16:34
All he had to do was keep smiling and let the extravagant hospitality of his Saudi hosts carry him through the day, which reached a high point with the signing of the biggest arms deal in history.
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Leo Varadkar leads race to become Ireland's PM

Sat, 05/20/2017 - 13:22
Irish welfare minister Leo Varadkar is the clear front runner to succeed Enda Kenny as the country's Prime Minister.
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No headscarf for Melania despite 2015 tweet

Sat, 05/20/2017 - 06:03
Melania Trump arrived in Saudi Arabia without a headscarf, two years after her husband criticised then-first lady Michelle Obama for not wearing one in the conservative kingdom.
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Iran's moderate president Rouhani wins second term

Sat, 05/20/2017 - 04:01
Iran's moderate president Hassan Rouhani has been re-elected, according to Iranian state TV.
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Comey to testify before Senate committee

Fri, 05/19/2017 - 18:50
Former FBI director James Comey has agreed to testify in an open session before the Senate Intelligence Committee.
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Times Square suspect 'wanted to kill them all'

Fri, 05/19/2017 - 15:39
A man charged with murdering a teenager and injuring 20 others after crashing a car into crowds on Times Square said he wanted to "kill them all", prosecutors have claimed.
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Trump: Firing 'nut job' Comey 'relieved pressure'

Fri, 05/19/2017 - 15:34
Donald Trump told Russian diplomats firing "nut job" FBI director James Comey relieved "great pressure", reports The New York Times.
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Chris Cornell's wife doubts his death was suicide

Fri, 05/19/2017 - 13:08
The wife of Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell has cast doubt on her husband's apparent suicide and suggested anti-anxiety drugs may have played a part.
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Assange: 'I cannot forgive terrible injustice'

Fri, 05/19/2017 - 11:38
Julian Assange has said Sweden's decision to drop an investigation into allegations of rape against him is an "important victory".
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Anthony Weiner admits sexting 15-year-old

Fri, 05/19/2017 - 09:45
Anthony Weiner, whose "sexting" scandals ended his political career and involved him in an FBI investigation of Hillary Clinton before the presidential election, has pleaded guilty to sexting a minor.
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Man charged with murder over Times Square crash

Fri, 05/19/2017 - 08:05
A man accused of crashing a car into crowds in New York's Times Square, leaving one teenager dead and many more injured, has been charged with murder.
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US airstrikes on Syrian forces anger Russia

Fri, 05/19/2017 - 06:24
US airstrikes targeting pro-Assad forces close to the Iraqi border have been branded "completely unacceptable" by Russia.
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Plastic caterpillars reveal where predators strike

Fri, 05/19/2017 - 06:00
Almost 3,000 green plastic caterpillars have helped scientists unmask an important global pattern.
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Merkel promises to treat UK 'fairly' over Brexit

Fri, 05/19/2017 - 05:49
Angela Merkel has said Britain will be treated fairly after Brexit, but warned that leaving the EU would still have its price.
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Julian Assange rape investigation dropped

Fri, 05/19/2017 - 05:12
Swedish prosecutors say they are dropping the investigation into an allegation of rape against Wikileaks founder Julian Assange.
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Trafficked teen 'held as sex slave' for weeks

Fri, 05/19/2017 - 04:53
A teenager has told police in Australia she was held as a sex slave for weeks before making her escape with the help of a Good Samaritan.
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Hacker arrests across Europe over ATM-theft spree

Fri, 05/19/2017 - 04:26
Twenty-seven people have been arrested across Europe as part of an international investigation into so-called ATM black box attacks.
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Netflix film Okja gets 'le boo' at Cannes

Fri, 05/19/2017 - 04:20
One of the two controversial Netflix movies opening at the French festival has been booed just five minutes into a screening.
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'Hero's welcome' for N Korea missile developers

Fri, 05/19/2017 - 02:32
It has caused controversy around the world, but in North Korea the developers of its latest missile have reportedly been given a hero's welcome on their return.
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Basquiat 'masterpiece' breaks auction record

Fri, 05/19/2017 - 02:31
A Japanese billionaire bought a Basquiat masterpiece for $110.5m (£85.1m), setting a new auction record for the painter.
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Iran votes in election to set relations with West

Thu, 05/18/2017 - 23:54
Iranians are voting in a presidential election in which moderate incumbent Hassan Rouhani is expected to face tough competition from a hardline rival.
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Trump to embark on ambitious first trip abroad

Thu, 05/18/2017 - 22:01
On his first foreign trip as US President, Donald Trump is leaving behind a White House suffocating in scandal.
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'So here I am!' Chelsea Manning shares first pic

Thu, 05/18/2017 - 20:24
Chelsea Manning, the transgender US Army soldier and WikiLeaks whistleblower, has shared a photo of herself for the first time since she was released from prison.
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'No. No. Next question': Trump denies FBI pressure

Thu, 05/18/2017 - 18:57
Donald Trump has responded with a direct - if brief - "No. No" to a question about whether he had asked the FBI to drop an investigation into his former national security adviser.
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New York driver suspect was 'hearing voices'

Thu, 05/18/2017 - 18:20
The Navy veteran suspected of driving his car into pedestrians in New York reportedly told police he had been hearing voices at the time.
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US strikes Syria to protect British soldiers

Thu, 05/18/2017 - 14:45
US warplanes have struck Syrian pro-regime forces in a mission to protect British and American troops in the country's southeast.
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Soundgarden's Chris Cornell killed himself

Thu, 05/18/2017 - 13:48
The lead singer of US grunge rock band Soundgarden, Chris Cornell, died after hanging himself, according to medical officials.
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NYC crash witness: 'It was a gruesome scene'

Thu, 05/18/2017 - 13:12
Witnesses have described horrific scenes in Times Square after a car ploughed into pedestrians in the busy tourist spot.
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Ten injured, one killed by car in New York

Thu, 05/18/2017 - 12:03
At least 10 people have been injured and one is dead after a speeding car struck pedestrians in New York City's Times Square.
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Fox News mastermind Roger Ailes dies

Thu, 05/18/2017 - 08:48
Fox News co-founder and former CEO Roger Ailes has died at the age of 77.
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Trump: I'm victim of 'witch hunt' over Russia

Thu, 05/18/2017 - 08:24
Donald Trump has claimed he is victim of the "greatest witch hunt" in US history amid a probe of his team's alleged links with Russia.
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Blackmail threat to kill Schumacher's children

Thu, 05/18/2017 - 07:59
A blackmailer threatened to kill Formula One legend Michael Schumacher's children unless he paid 900,000 euros (£768,000).
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Chris Cornell: Seattle Sound and untimely deaths

Thu, 05/18/2017 - 06:31
Chris Cornell, who has died at the age of 52, was hailed as one of the founding fathers of grunge.
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Trump Russia inquiry: What is a special counsel?

Thu, 05/18/2017 - 04:42
The Trump campaign's alleged links to Russia are to be investigated by an ex-FBI chief, who has been appointed as special counsel. But what does the role involve?
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Lawrence 'not going to apologise' for strip video

Thu, 05/18/2017 - 04:42
Actress Jennifer Lawrence has refused to apologise after a video was leaked of her dancing on a strip pole at a club.
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Facebook fined £95m by EU over WhatsApp info

Thu, 05/18/2017 - 03:22
Facebook has been fined €110m (£94.5m) by EU competition regulators in relation to its takeover of WhatsApp.
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Soundgarden rocker Chris Cornell dead at 52

Thu, 05/18/2017 - 03:07
Chris Cornell, who gained fame as the lead singer of Seattle grunge rock band Soundgarden, has died aged 52.
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Boy, 12, accidentally kills girl live on Facebook

Thu, 05/18/2017 - 02:15
A 12-year-old boy has accidentally killed a girl of the same age while filming with a shotgun on Facebook Live in Argentina.
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Tulsa officer cleared in killing of black man

Wed, 05/17/2017 - 23:45
A white Oklahoma police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black man has been found not guilty of first-degree manslaughter.
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