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US lifts steel and aluminium tariffs on Mexico and Canada

Fri, 05/17/2019 - 2:13pm
The move paves the way for ratification of the new North American trade agreement.

The farmer who cut off his own leg with a pocketknife

Fri, 05/17/2019 - 1:39pm
When Kurtis Kaser's leg got trapped he did not have a phone to call for help - but he did have a knife.

Sweden urged to hire Norwegian police to aid recruitment

Fri, 05/17/2019 - 12:56pm
A union says it would boost recruitment but authorities say they won't hire officers from abroad.

Dog rescues baby buried alive in field in Thailand

Fri, 05/17/2019 - 12:05pm
A dog that lost the use of one of its legs digs out a baby buried alive in a field in Thailand.

Yekaterinburg church protests: Putin calls for public vote

Fri, 05/17/2019 - 11:21am
The Russian president says plans for a church on green space in Yekaterinburg should be put to a public vote.

US F-16 fighter jet crashes into California warehouse

Fri, 05/17/2019 - 10:40am
An F-16 jet slams to the ground near a base outside Los Angeles after the pilot ejects.

Germany to return Portuguese Stone Cross to Namibia

Fri, 05/17/2019 - 9:35am
The 500-year-old Portuguese monument was a navigation landmark on Africa's southwest coast.

Cannes 2019: Mati Diop 'a little sad' to make history

Fri, 05/17/2019 - 7:23am
Director is "moved" but "sad" to make history as the film festival's first black woman in competition.

Spain alarmed by French bear's attacks on sheep

Fri, 05/17/2019 - 7:23am
France released two brown bears in the Pyrenees - but one has now killed eight sheep in Spain.

Kenya's ex-President Daniel arap Moi ordered to pay for land grab

Fri, 05/17/2019 - 7:20am
Kenyan court rules that Mr Moi illegally seized 53 acres of land from a local chief 36 years ago.

Eurovision 2019: At home with Netta, Israel's winner from 2018

Fri, 05/17/2019 - 7:06am
Netta, who won for Israel, reflects on the pressures to succeed since the music competition.

US Israel-Palestinian peace plan 'a surrender act' - Palestinian FM

Fri, 05/17/2019 - 7:02am
Riad Malki compares Donald Trump's peace efforts to a 'reckless driver' heading for a cliff.

The weird, wild politics of Queensland

Fri, 05/17/2019 - 6:50am
Disappointed voters and small parties - some with extremist views - could disrupt the Queensland poll.

Brazil's Vale warns another mining dam at risk of collapse

Fri, 05/17/2019 - 6:10am
A mining dam could collapse as early as next week, months after a similar disaster killed 230 people.

Grumpy Cat internet legend dies

Fri, 05/17/2019 - 6:01am
The feline star dubbed Grumpy Cat for her permanent scowl has died aged seven, her owners say.

Trump 'does not want war with Iran'

Fri, 05/17/2019 - 5:42am
The US president reportedly tells top officials he does not want a war with Iran as tensions mount.

Poland plans to double jail terms for paedophiles

Fri, 05/17/2019 - 5:26am
Convicted paedophiles could now face 30 years in prison amid outrage over sex abuse by priests.

Single mum's Nasa internship funded by strangers

Fri, 05/17/2019 - 5:22am
A single mother almost missed out on a coveted Nasa internship until strangers stepped in to help.

Big Bang Theory finally bows out from TV

Fri, 05/17/2019 - 5:16am
Fans say a [spoiler-free] goodbye to the US sitcom as its final episode airs in the US after 12 years.

Mothers speak out over Kenya femicide cases

Fri, 05/17/2019 - 3:58am
Kenyan mothers whose daughters have been killed are joining a national conversation about femicide.

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