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Explosion in Canadian restaurant injures 15

2018-05-25 13:19

Some 15 people have been hurt after an explosion ripped through a restaurant in a shopping centre in Toronto. Police say the blast in the suburb of Mississauga was caused by an improvised explosive device.

Police: 2 shot at Oklahoma restaurant; suspect dead

2018-05-25 12:29

Police say a man armed with a pistol walked into an Oklahoma City restaurant and opened fire, wounding two people, before being shot dead by an armed civilian in the parking lot.

WATCH: Video shows North Korea site 'destruction'

2018-05-25 08:00

North Korea appears to have blown up tunnels at its only nuclear test site, believed to have already been partially collapsed after the last test there in 2017.

Moscow says no Russian missile involved in MH17 plane crash

2018-05-25 06:23

Moscow has rejected an international investigation that found a Russian missile downed flight MH17 over Ukraine in 2014, saying no such weapon had ever crossed the Russian-Ukrainian border and blaming Kiev for the tragedy.

UN threatens sanctions for using hunger as weapon of war

2018-05-25 05:15

With famine on the rise worldwide, the UN Security Council threatened sanctions against governments, armies and rebels that block humanitarian aid from reaching civilians in war zones.

Uber self-driving SUV saw pedestrian; did not brake

2018-05-24 21:00

Federal investigators say the autonomous Uber SUV that struck and killed an Arizona pedestrian in March spotted the woman about six seconds before hitting her but didn't stop automatically because emergency braking was disabled.

 

Facebook, Twitter tighten rules for political ads

2018-05-25 10:31

Twitter announced new guidelines to clearly mark political ads on its platform as Facebook says it began implementing a policy requiring labelling and verification of identities of those paying for political messages.

Trump: No immigration deal unless 'real wall,' good security

2018-05-25 09:34

President Donald Trump says he opposes any immigration legislation that doesn't include "a real wall" along the Mexican border and "very strong border security."

Trump: Anthem protesters 'maybe shouldn't be in country'

2018-05-24 22:15

US President Donald Trump says that American football players who refuse to stand for the national anthem - most of whom have been African Americans protesting police brutality - maybe "shouldn't be in the country."

Spain's ruling party found guilty in major graft trial

2018-05-25 07:39

Spain's ruling conservatives have been found guilty of benefiting from illegal funds in a mega graft trial, a court has announced.

Facebook won't pay compensation for Cambridge Analytica case

2018-05-25 07:07

Facebook says it will not compensate users in the scandal over the misuse of their personal data by political consultancy Cambridge Analytica.

Condemned killer blames attack on 'homosexual panic'

2018-05-24 21:34

Attorneys for a condemned killer are asking that their client be spared, saying he experienced a "homosexual panic" of self-revulsion before killing a man he picked up at an Ohio bar.

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