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France scraps controversial Nantes airport proposal

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 11:53am
The plan is opposed by environmental groups who are occupying the site near Nantes.

Meteor 'triggers magnitude 2.0 earthquake in Michigan'

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 11:50am
The magnitude 2.0 tremor was caused by a meteor, according to the National Weather Service Detroit.

Sen Flake: Trump using Stalin's words to attack press

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 11:37am
A Republican senator slammed the US president for attacking the press, saying he was employing Joseph Stalin's tactics to assault free speech.

Giulio Regeni murder: Cambridge University defends lecturer

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 11:30am
Cambridge denounces "efforts to implicate" the academic in Italian Giulio Regeni's murder in Egypt.

Belarusian border guards catch 'trolley drone'

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 10:59am
Belarusian border guards catch a smugglers' drone being sent in along a railway line.

US Navy collisions: Ex-commanders charged with negligent homicide

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 10:48am
The commanders of two US destroyers are accused of negligent homicide after deadly crashes.

Australian Open 2018: Viktor Troicki hits umpire's head with ball

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 9:56am
Watch the moment Viktor Troicki hits the umpire in the head with his return from a Nick Kyrgios serve at the Australian Open.

Moustached monkey is separate species

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 9:34am
A monkey from Ethiopia and Sudan with a distinctive "handlebar moustache" has been identified as a distinct species.

Trump tracker: The story of his first year - in six graphics

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 9:08am
Donald Trump says his administration has made "incredible progress". Do the facts back that up?

Dylan Farrow: Outrage after 'years of being ignored'

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 8:43am
The director's adopted daughter discusses assault claim in her first TV interview.

Catalonia MPs elect separatist speaker as parliament reconvenes

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 8:36am
The choice of Roger Torrent is the first step to reinstating local government.

Trump's medical sparks online 'girther' movement

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 8:20am
The results of President Trump's medical examination have been questioned by the new 'girther movement' online.

Koreas to carry single Olympic flag

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 8:17am
North and South Korea have agreed to carry a single flag at the Winter Olympics and field a joint women's ice hockey team.

Spotlight on Palestinian viral slap video teen

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 8:11am
Palestinian Ahed Tamimi is viewed as a symbol of resistance by some and a propaganda tool by others.

Bitcoin dips below $10,000 for first time since December

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 8:01am
The crypto-currency has nearly halved in value since its peak in December.

France's baby milk scare: Police search Lactalis sites

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 7:54am
Investigators search several sites run by dairy group Lactalis after a salmonella outbreak.

Jessica Falkholt dies after car crash that kills family

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 7:44am
Home and Away actress Jessica Falkholt has died from injuries she suffered in a car crash three weeks ago.

Quiz: Could you pass Donald Trump's cognitive test?

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 7:37am
The US president recently took a test that casts light on his brain health. How would you fare?

Guinea healer held over faking hundreds of pregnancies

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 7:29am
The healer gave women leaves and herbs that made their stomachs swell up and told them not to see a doctor.

Italy election: 'White race' remark sparks row

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 7:19am
A right-wing politician is under fire after saying Italy's "white race" could be "wiped out" by migration.

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