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Judge grants request to move hot SUV death trial

16 minutes ago

The judge in the trial of a Georgia man accused of intentionally leaving his toddler son in a hot SUV to die has granted a defence request to move the trial.

Cruz faces make-or-break moment to stop Trump

2016-05-02 20:17

Facing a make-or-break moment for his slumping campaign, Ted Cruz is blitzing through Indiana in a desperate bid to overtake Donald Trump.

Bin Laden doctor languishes in Pakistan jail

2016-05-02 13:42

Five years after his fake vaccination programme helped the CIA track and kill Osama bin Laden, Pakistani doctor Shakeel Afridi is languishing in jail.

Train derails in Washington, leaks hazardous chemical

2016-05-01 20:22

Officials say a freight train has derailed near a Metro stop in Washington, sending about 10 cars off the tracks and spilling hazardous material from one of them.

Bombs hit as Iraq grapples with political crisis

2016-05-01 18:23

Two car bombs in the southern Iraqi city of Samawah have killed scores of people in the latest in a series of large attacks claimed by ISIS as the country grapples with a worsening political crisis.

US growth worries cloud global stock markets

2016-05-01 11:04

Traders have dumped retail US stocks after a weak report on American consumer spending added to worries about the strength of the economy.

Peace activist, Jesuit priest Daniel Berrigan dies at 94

2016-05-01 07:51

Daniel Berrigan, a Roman Catholic priest and peace activist whose defiant protests helped shape Americans' opposition to the Vietnam War, has died

Trump makes case to GOP insiders amid chaotic rally

2016-04-30 15:54

Donald Trump has taken his outsider campaign to the inner sanctum of California's Republican party, making his case directly to the GOP's state party convention.

Police find 2 kids tied up 'like dogs' in backyard

2016-04-30 13:25

Police have discovered eight children unsupervised at a San Antonio home, including a 2-year-old boy chained in the backyard and a 3-year-old girl tied to a door with a dog leash.

Journalist slams Trump over abuse of media

2016-04-30 07:57

The leader of the Boston Globe investigation into Catholic Church child abuse has berated Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump.

 

Arrests in Seattle as May Day marchers riot

2016-05-02 22:34

Seattle police say they used pepper spray to disperse protesters authorities say threw rocks and Molotov cocktails during a rowdy May Day gathering.

Solar Impulse 2 takes off on next leg

2016-05-02 17:36

The Solar Impulse 2, an experimental aircraft flying around the world to draw attention to clean energy technologies, is en route to Phoenix.

CIA director lifts veil over secret 9/11 pages

2016-05-02 13:42

CIA Director John Brennan says a 28-page secret chapter from a congressional inquiry into 9/11 contains preliminary information about possible Saudi links.

Circus calls time on performing elephants

2016-05-01 19:41

Elephants are set to perform for the last time at the Ringling Bros circus as the show closes its own chapter on a controversial practice that has entertained audiences since circuses began in America two centuries ago.

US forced to turn to Russia for help on Syria

2016-05-01 16:12

Scrambling to resuscitate a nearly dead truce in Syria, the Obama administration has again been forced to turn to Russia for help, with little hope for its desired outcome.

'Obama out': president gets in final laughs with US media

2016-05-01 07:51

President Barack Obama has cracked jokes in his last appearance as US leader at the White House Correspondents' Association dinner, ending his performance with a mic drop and the words "Obama out."

Police chief releases racist texts, orders training

2016-04-30 19:14

San Francisco's police chief has said that he has ordered that all officers finish an anti-harassment class within the next month amid a racist texting scandal.

Woman gets 100 years for cutting baby from womb

2016-04-30 14:24

A judge has sentenced a Colorado woman who cut a baby from a stranger's womb to 100 years in prison.

'Sex pest' ex-priest gets 20 years in prison

2016-04-30 09:59

Victims have confronted a former Roman Catholic priest in court as he was sentenced to at least 20 years in prison for sexually abusing students at a Michigan high school.

Son: I shot my father, but not my mom

2016-04-30 07:57

The older of two sons charged with murdering their parents at their home in California has said he shot his father multiple times, but he did not shoot his mother.

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