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Awks! Melania Trump cribs Michelle Obama's speech

Melania Trump lifted a segment of a 2008 speech by Michelle Obama.

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WATCH: The first ever 7 second 1/4mile Lambo

Earlier in March, we published a video of a Heffner Performance twin-turbo Lamborghini Huracan that ran a time of 8.631-seconds over the quarter-mile. Well, this Underground Racing DCT Huracan posted a quicker time. Watch this rapid 400m sprint.

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WATCH: This is why you should never tailgate

Footage of a driver tailgating in the US has gone viral. The dash-cam clip shows the driver in front tap the brakes, forcing the tailgater to do the same. Watch what happens...

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Why HIV+ people should donate their organs

2015-05-18 21:15

Increasing the number of HIV-positive organs available to HIV-positive patients could help reduce wait times for everyone on transplant waiting lists, says a professor.

US midterm polls carry high economic stakes

2014-11-04 09:34

The midterm slugfest for control of the US Senate could have far-reaching effects on the economy, with previous fights having shut down the government.

US stocks finish lower on Russia sanctions

2014-07-30 07:37

US shares have finished lower after the United States and European Union broadened sanctions on Russia, overshadowing US economic data and earnings reports.

JPMorgan Chase shares jump despite lower earnings

2014-07-16 07:33

JPMorgan Chase has bolted higher even as the banking giant reported lower quarterly earnings due to a drop in mortgage banking profits and trading revenues.

US stocks finish higher on Fed minutes

2014-07-10 07:32

US stocks have finished higher following Alcoa's solid kickoff to earnings season and Federal Reserve minutes signalling low interest rates for a while longer.

JPMorgan CEO to begin cancer treatment

2014-07-02 08:16

JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon has been diagnosed with curable throat cancer and says he plans to remain actively involved in the largest US bank's business.

US Federal Reserve keeps faith in recovery

2014-06-19 09:17

The Fed has expressed confidence that the US economic recovery is on track and hinted at slightly more aggressive interest rate increases starting next year.

HEADLINES: Shaik up over arms deal, award for Tutus, music's fallen Prince

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WATCH: Driver escapes moments before a train smashes his van

A police dash-camera captures the moment a driver scrambles from his van seconds before a freight train slams into it at a rail crossing in Brook Park, Ohio.

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WATCH: Man arrested for driving toy car on the road

A 26-year-old man has been arrested for a driving a pink Cadillac Escalade toy car on Texas roads.

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Fastest Viper yet - and check that wing!

2015-05-14 08:26

Prepare your senses for Dodge Viper's beastly ACR (American Club Racer), packing 480kW and a wing that will make a Boeing cringe.

Mystery virus outbreak in the US sends scores to hospital

2014-09-09 08:42

A respiratory virus has stricken more than 1 000 children across 10 states in the US, causing many to wind up in the hospital and prompting concerns of a wider outbreak.

US stocks slide on Malaysian Airlines crash

2014-07-18 07:54

US stocks have sunk, with the S&P 500 posting its biggest one-day percentage drop since April 10 on news that a Malaysian Airlines passenger jet has crashed.

Teen whose rape went viral speaks out

16 year old Jada, a Houston, Texas student, says she was drugged and raped during a house party. She realised what had happened to her when footage of her assault appeared online and even resulted in memes. She spoke out recently. Watch.

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US eagle on the wane?

2014-07-10 07:04

The time for American domination may have come and gone, says Leopold Scholtz.

S&P 500 edges to record

2014-06-20 07:32

The S&P 500 has moved up to a new record as investors weighed solid economic data with ongoing violence in Iraq that pushed oil prices to a new nine-month high.

S&P 500 hits new record on Fed decision

2014-06-19 07:41

The S&P 500 has reached a new record after the Federal Reserve kept its policy of ultra-low interest rates and did not accelerate the timeframe for raising them.

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