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Democratic debate: Who had the best one-liner?

Fri, 09/13/2019 - 1:24am
From "hell yes" to "have a record player on" - the White House hopefuls' most memorable lines.

Hong Kong Tennis Open postponed due to protests

Thu, 09/12/2019 - 11:35pm
Organisers said they could not guarantee "smooth running" if the tournament in light of the unrest.

Tiananmen Square Tank Man photographer Charlie Cole dies

Thu, 09/12/2019 - 11:20pm
The image of one man in the way of a column of tanks has become a symbol of peaceful resistance.

Democratic debate: Biden, Warren and Sanders spar over healthcare

Thu, 09/12/2019 - 10:02pm
Joe Biden, Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders share the stage for the first time in a testy debate.

California boat fire: Safety investigators say all crew were asleep

Thu, 09/12/2019 - 7:50pm
The scuba-diving boat caught fire off the coast of California last week, killing 34 passengers.

World's first malaria vaccine released

Thu, 09/12/2019 - 7:21pm
More than 300,000 children are expected to receive the vaccine over the next three years.

Storm Area 51: The joke that became a ‘possible humanitarian disaster’

Thu, 09/12/2019 - 7:21pm
A hoax rallying cry to storm a US Air Force base in Nevada has left two towns fearing catastrophe.

Brazil Amazon: Old enemies unite to save their land

Thu, 09/12/2019 - 7:20pm
Rival indigenous groups say they have a common enemy: Brazil's President Bolsonaro and his policies.

'Freeze... and marry me!' - Russians who propose at gunpoint

Thu, 09/12/2019 - 7:16pm
Actors staging special forces "drug busts" are spicing up marriage proposals in Russia.

Myanmar's deadly 'jade rush'

Thu, 09/12/2019 - 7:01pm
Thousands of people risk their regularly lives scavenging for small pieces of jade in Myanmar's mines.

Hurricane Dorian: Number of missing drops to 1,300

Thu, 09/12/2019 - 6:44pm
Hurricane Dorian battered the Bahamas earlier this month killing at least 50.

Protesters suspended from a bridge in Houston

Thu, 09/12/2019 - 6:38pm
The group staged a protest from a bridge in Texas ahead of the Democratic debate.

Israa Ghrayeb: Murder charges for Palestinian 'honour killing'

Thu, 09/12/2019 - 4:25pm
Israa Ghrayeb had been beaten to death, according to the West Bank's chief prosecutor.

Twitter suspends government-run accounts in Cuba

Thu, 09/12/2019 - 4:11pm
The social media giant suspends state-run media and officials' accounts, citing policy violations.

Torrential rain has caused flooding in Spain and the Balearics

Thu, 09/12/2019 - 3:26pm
An elderly couple were killed when floodwaters flipped their car over, emergency services said.

North Carolina vote led to anger from Democrats

Thu, 09/12/2019 - 2:33pm
Democrats were furious after the North Carolina legislature passed a controversial budget.

Sudan crisis: Thousands demand justice over protester killings

Thu, 09/12/2019 - 2:00pm
A crowd gathers outside the presidential palace and calls for justice for dozens of slain protesters.

Mugabe's body lies in state: Zimbabweans react

Thu, 09/12/2019 - 12:46pm
The body of the former Zimbabwean leader is lying in state at the Rufaro football stadium in Harare.

Media bus hits Justin Trudeau's campaign plane

Thu, 09/12/2019 - 12:30pm
A bus full of journalists collides with the wing of the prime minster's plane, leaving a scrape.

Netanyahu denies Politico report Israel spying on the White House

Thu, 09/12/2019 - 12:13pm
A Politico report said Israel was likely behind surveillance devices found near the White House.

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