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BA cancels all Saturday flights from London

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British Airways says it has cancelled all flights out of major London airports Heathrow and Gatwick for the rest of Saturday.

Stormy climate at G7 as Trump goes his own way

2017-05-27 17:04

G7 nations have hit impasse over climate change as US President Donald Trump rebuffed pressure to toe the collective line in the club of powerful democracies.

Britain arrests 2 more in probe of Manchester network

2017-05-27 15:26

British police say they have arrested two more people during raids over the Manchester concert bombing as the prime minister announced a reduction in the threat level.

Clinton reappears at Wellesley, again at a crossroads

2017-05-27 16:42

Nearly a half-century after she made her first mark in public life with an attention-getting speech at Wellesley, Hillary Clinton has returned to the same podium, again at a crossroads in life.

Clinton: Trump budget a con

2017-05-27 13:04

Hillary Clinton has lashed out at President Donald Trump, her rival in last year's election, calling his budget proposal a "mean-spirited con".

 
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4 killed, 8 injured in Bilbao house fire

2017-05-27 16:39

Spanish authorities say four people have died and eight have been injured in a fire in Bilbao after flames consumed their wooden house.

Mortuary chief: Glenn's remains were given 'impeccable care'

2017-05-27 14:50

A military mortuary chief says the remains of astronaut and former US senator John Glenn were treated with "impeccable care", as Air Force officials investigate allegations that inspectors were invited to view Glenn's body at Dover Air Force Base.

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Mortuary chief: Glenn's remains were given 'impeccable care'

2017-05-27 10:13

A military mortuary chief says the remains of astronaut John Glenn were treated with "impeccable care" as Air Force officials investigate claims that inspectors were invited to view Glenn's body at Dover Air Force Base

Turkish committee: US-based cleric was behind failed coup

2017-05-27 07:26

The head of a Turkish parliamentary investigative committee says there is no question that US-based Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen was behind last year's failed military coup.

G7 demands internet giants crack down on extremist content

2017-05-26 22:30

The G7 nations have demanded action from internet providers and social media firms against extremist content online, vowing to step up their fight against terrorism after the Manchester attack.

Detroit man cleared of murder leaves prison after 25 years

2017-05-26 22:30

A Detroit man has walked out of prison after 25 years after tests showed he was convicted of murder with sham evidence.

Former Texas nurse accused of killing dozens of kids

2017-05-26 21:06

Prosecutors say a Texas nurse who is in prison for the 1984 killing of a toddler and who faces new charges in the 1981 death of an infant, is suspected of killing as many as 60 young children around that time.

Philippines' Duterte makes rape joke for martial law troops

2017-05-26 20:11

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has joked that soldiers could rape up to three women, as he reassured them of his full support under his newly imposed regional martial law.

NATO reels from harsh Trump reality show

2017-05-26 18:26

US President Donald Trump's performance at a "shocking" NATO summit has dealt a major blow to the alliance and may hand a win to Vladimir Putin, analysts say.

Election campaign resumes after Manchester attack

2017-05-26 16:57

Britain's politicians resume campaigning in earnest with national security thrust into the spotlight as police scramble to bust a Libya-linked jihadist network thought to be behind the Manchester terror attack.

Texas officials apologise for 'terrorist award' given student

2017-05-26 16:57

A Houston-area school district has disciplined several teachers after a student received a mock award naming her "most likely to become a terrorist".

UK police make new arrest in concert bombing investigation

2017-05-26 15:17

British police investigating the Manchester Arena bombing have arrested a ninth man while continuing to search addresses associated with the bomber who killed 22 concert-goers.

Trump says 'Germans are very bad' - report

2017-05-26 14:55

President Donald Trump launched a salvo against Germany and its car sales in the United States at a meeting with European Union leaders, German weekly Der Spiegel reports.

Trump says North Korea problem 'will be solved'

2017-05-26 13:28

US President Donald Trump says the "problem" of an increasingly belligerent North Korea would be "solved", as he met with his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe just before the start of the G7 summit.

US court maintains block on Trump travel ban

2017-05-26 11:30

A US federal appeals court dealt a fresh setback to President Donald Trump's controversial travel ban, upholding a lower court's decision to block the measure targeting travellers from six Muslim majority countries.

Rain-triggered mudslides in Sri Lanka kill at least 10 people

2017-05-26 09:54

Officials and media reports say at least 10 people have died in mudslides and floods triggered by heavy rains in Sri Lanka

FBI probes Kushner-Russia meetings

2017-05-26 08:20

President Donald Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner, is willing to cooperate with federal investigators looking into ties between Russia and the Trump campaign, his attorney said.

Trump threatens prosecution over Manchester attack leaks

2017-05-26 05:28

President Donald Trump describes US intelligence leaks over the Manchester bombing as 'deeply troubling' and has threatened to prosecute those responsible.

At least 13 soldiers killed in south Afghanistan

2017-05-25 21:36

An Afghan official says at least 13 soldiers have been killed and eight others wounded in fighting with Taliban insurgents.

US probe finds over 100 civilians killed in Mosul air strike

2017-05-25 21:10

A US general says a US strike targeting ISIS fighters in a Mosul building in Iraq in killed at least 105 civilians when the blast caused ISIS weapons to explode.

US man hurling racial slurs kills 2 on train

2017-05-27 08:14

Police in Oregon say two people died and another was hurt in a stabbing on a Portland light-rail train after a man yelled racial slurs at two young Muslim women.

South Carolina man admits to killing 7; gets life sentence

2017-05-27 06:10

A prosecutor wanted to send a man who killed seven people in South Carolina to death row, but the state's lack of execution drugs and the desire of victims' relatives to never see him again, led to a plea deal.

What we know about the Manchester attacker's bomb

2017-05-26 22:30

Manchester suicide bomber Salem Abedi used a powerful explosive device that was painstakingly assembled - likely with assistance - for his deadly attack on a pop concert, according to officials and experts.

Trump uses Ramadan message to urge end to violence

2017-05-26 21:04

US President Donald Trump has wished Muslims "a joyful Ramadan", urging them to use the holy month to reject violence by Islamist extremists.

Briton jailed for 15 years for bomb on train

2017-05-26 21:04

A 20-year-old British man has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for planting a bomb on a busy London Underground train last year in what he claimed was a Halloween prank.

Floods, landslides kill almost 100 in Sri Lanka

2017-05-26 18:26

Flooding and landslides have killed almost 100 and left another 110 missing in Sri Lanka as the monsoon set in.

Tribes bash proposed Trump budget cuts to Native Americans

2017-05-26 16:57

Fifty-seven Native American tribes from six Western states have expressed outrage at President Trump's proposed budget cuts to federal programmes and aid for American Indians.

German kindergartens to name parents who skip vaccine advice

2017-05-26 16:57

The German government wants kindergartens to inform authorities if parents fail to prove they have attended a doctors' consultation on child vaccination.

Sri Lankan sex ring in Haiti reveals cracks in UN system

2017-05-26 12:43

AP Investigation: Child sex ring in Haiti reveals how Sri Lanka did little to punish the predators and shows cracks in the UN as it scrambles for peacekeepers by turning to militaries dogged by abuse allegations at home.

91 prisoners escape Brazilian jail, flee through tunnel

2017-05-26 10:38

A group of 91 prisoners escaped a jail in northeastern Brazil by fleeing through a 30m tunnel, Brazilian media said.

WATCH: Macron unshaken by Trump power grip

2017-05-26 09:31

Diplomacy can be a white-knuckle ride at times, but French President Emmanuel Macron refused to be shaken when he found himself in an unexpected standoff with US counterpart Donald Trump.

Three prison guards charged with sex abuse of inmates

2017-05-26 07:25

Three federal prison guards in New York City have been arrested on charges that they sexually abused female prisoners in Brooklyn.

21 indicted in Thailand-to-US sex trafficking ring

2017-05-26 06:06

Twenty-one people have been indicted in what authorities are calling a sophisticated sex-trafficking ring that brought hundreds of women from Thailand to the US.

Brazil troops recalled after deployment following riots

2017-05-25 22:48

Brazil's President Michel Temer recalls troops at the country's capital after deploying them to guard government buildings following riots by protesters demanding he leave power.

Hamas rulers put to death 3 accused of killing member

2017-05-25 22:33

Hamas says it has put to death three men it accused of killing senior member of the militant Islamic group that rules Gaza.

Suspected Manchester bomber had 'desire for revenge'

2017-05-25 21:19

Suspected Manchester suicide bomber's friend says that he once expressed a desire to avenge the killing of a friend in the British city.

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