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Firefighters help rescue dog from tunnel dug by tortoise

2017-11-24 16:02

A dog wouldn't come out after chasing a cat into a tunnel dug by a giant tortoise in the back yard of a home in a Phoenix suburb, so homeowner Toby Passmore calls for help.

Trump credits troops,himself for military advances

2017-11-24 12:56

Trump tells troops 'We're really winning' against US foes, thanks them and talks up his own leadership.

Notorious gang 'behead man' near Washington

2017-11-23 21:16

An ultra-violent Latino street gang that President Donald Trump has vowed to wipe out beheaded a man and cut out his heart before burying him in a park near the US capital, reports say.

US politician apologises for sexually explicit photo

2017-11-23 15:07

A US lawmaker from Texas has apologised for an explicit photo released on the internet, saying he had erred in judgement when pursuing consensual sexual relationships with women.

Trump 'endorsement' enables fundraising for pro-Roy Moore group

2017-11-23 14:05

A political action committee supporting Senate candidate Roy Moore is fundraising off President Donald Trump's near-endorsement of the Alabama Republican, who is facing new allegations of decades-old sexual misconduct in the closing weeks of the campaign.

Ships, aircraft search Philippine Sea for 3 missing in crash

2017-11-23 08:20

US and Japanese ships and aircraft have been searching in the Philippine Sea for three sailors missing since a US Navy aircraft crashed a day earlier.

Olympic gymnastics ex-doctor pleads guilty to sex charges

2017-11-22 22:01

A former doctor, Larry Nassar, accused of molesting girls while working for USA Gymnastics has pleaded guilty to multiple charges of sexual assault.

Woman raises money for homeless man who helped her

2017-11-22 20:23

A New Jersey woman who was helped by a homeless man when she ran out of petrol is raising money to help the man recover.

US lawmaker faces ethics probe over sex harassment claims

2017-11-22 18:31

The US Congress has opened an internal ethics investigation into powerful Democratic lawmaker John Conyers after allegations that he harassed his female staff for years.

More remains of slain US soldier found in Niger

2017-11-22 13:26

Additional remains of a US soldier who was killed in an ambush in Niger last month have been found in the West African nation, the Pentagon has said.

 

Cuba honours Fidel on anniversary

2017-11-24 15:01

Cuba is commemorating the first anniversary of the death of revolutionary father Fidel Castro as it looks ahead to the post-Castro era.

'It has just started' - Mlambo-Ngcuka on women speaking out on sexual harassment

2017-11-24 11:26

The avalanche of sexual misconduct allegations that has rattled Hollywood, US media and beyond is just beginning, says head of UN Women Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, who expects many more women to come forward.

Democrats also juggling politics of sexual predation

2017-11-23 18:49

Facing Sen. Al Franken and Rep. John Conyers allegations, Democrats, too, are juggling the hot-potato politics of sexual predation.

3 high school football players charged with raping teen girl

2017-11-23 14:05

3 high school football players have been charged with raping a 14-year-old girl at gunpoint after she left a Pennsylvania town fair

Sessions orders review of background check system for guns

2017-11-23 11:11

Attorney General Jeff Sessions is ordering a far-ranging review of the FBI database used to check the backgrounds of prospective gun buyers.

Prostitution ring run out of senior living facility - police

2017-11-23 05:57

Police in the state of Massachusetts have arrested two men they say ran a prostitution ring out of an apartment at a senior living facility.

Inmate dies after meth-laden kiss

2017-11-22 21:14

An Oregon woman has been sentenced to two years in prison after her inmate boyfriend died from her meth-laden kiss.

2nd US judge halts proposed transgender military ban

2017-11-22 20:03

A 2nd US judge has halted a proposed transgender military ban, expanding on initial ruling against the proposed policy by Trump's administration.

California shooter was frequent subject of police calls

2017-11-22 17:20

Records show deputies responded 21 times in the past year to calls involving a California man who had been quarreling with neighbours before he shot and killed five people.

US Navy plane with 11 aboard crashes into Pacific; 8 found

2017-11-22 13:25

The US Navy says an aircraft carrying 11 crew and passengers has crashed into the Pacific Ocean. Eight have been found and are in good condition.

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