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US deputy attorney general quits

Mon, 04/29/2019 - 6:17pm
Rod Rosenstein says he will step down in May after a rocky relationship with President Donald Trump.

US veteran arrested over terror plot

Mon, 04/29/2019 - 6:08pm
Mark Steven Domingo allegedly planned to commit mass murder in "revenge for Christchurch attack".

Is this whale a Russian spy?

Mon, 04/29/2019 - 6:05pm
A beluga whale was found with suspicious equipment off Norway's coast

Boeing safety system not at fault, says chief executive

Mon, 04/29/2019 - 4:11pm
Dennis Muilenburg says a safety mechanism was only one factor in two fatal Boeing plane crashes.

Woodstock 50 anniversary festival cancelled, investor says

Mon, 04/29/2019 - 3:22pm
Rapper Jay-Z, singer Miley Cyrus and the Killers band were booked to play at Woodstock 50 in New York.

Guantanamo Bay commander fired over 'loss of confidence'

Mon, 04/29/2019 - 3:04pm
Navy Rear Admiral John Ring was fired as Guantanamo Bay prison commander after a month-long inquiry.

'Completely avoidable' measles outbreak hits 25-year high in US

Mon, 04/29/2019 - 2:50pm
Officials say more than 700 Americans have been infected, calling the outbreak "completely avoidable".

Sports Illustrated features first burkini girl

Mon, 04/29/2019 - 2:17pm
Halima Aden becomes the first model to wear a burkini in Sports Illustrated's swimsuit issue.

IS 'leader' al-Baghdadi appears in first video in five years

Mon, 04/29/2019 - 2:15pm
Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, who has not been seen on camera since 2014, vows revenge for his militants.

Minecraft player loses five-year-long game

Mon, 04/29/2019 - 2:08pm
Phil Watson is "killed" by a zombie baby and a spider.

San Diego synagogue shooting: Funeral to be held for victim

Mon, 04/29/2019 - 1:29pm
Lori Kaye was killed after shielding her rabbi from a gunman who opened fire at a Passover service.

US firm apologises for seeking 'preferably Caucasian' candidate

Mon, 04/29/2019 - 12:14pm
A US firm has apologised for a job ad that stated it would prefer white candidates.

Spain election: Socialists consider next move after elections

Mon, 04/29/2019 - 12:09pm
They failed to win a majority but hold out the prospect of governing alone if necessary.

Mozambique cyclone: Death toll rises as storm blocks aid

Mon, 04/29/2019 - 11:34am
Torrential rain and strong winds make getting aid into the cyclone-affected area almost impossible.

Polish protest after gallery removes suggestive banana art

Mon, 04/29/2019 - 11:27am
Social media users protest against removing a suggestive artwork from Poland's national gallery.

North Korea TV revamps weather report

Mon, 04/29/2019 - 11:23am
North Korean state TV introduces a more casual, modern-looking weather broadcast.

Norway finds 'Russian spy whale' off Arctic coast

Mon, 04/29/2019 - 10:51am
A tame beluga wearing a Russian harness is thought to have come from a Russian navy facility.

Indonesia floods: Dozens killed in floods

Mon, 04/29/2019 - 10:22am
Flooding caused by torrential rains has killed nearly 40 people and left thousands homeless in Sumatra.

Residents flee airborne acid after fire

Mon, 04/29/2019 - 10:18am
Smoke from the recycling plant fire has led people to flee over potentially toxic chemicals in the air.

Indonesia's planning minister announces capital city move

Mon, 04/29/2019 - 8:41am
Jakarta, home to 10 million people, is sinking and has one of the world's worst traffic problems.


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