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Malaysia court rules North Korea assassination trial can proceed

2018-08-16 08:48

A Malaysian court has ruled the murder trial of two women accused of assassinating the half-brother of North Korea's leader can proceed - in a blow to their families who insist the pair were tricked into carrying out the dramatic hit.

Trump blacklists critical ex-CIA chief Brennan

2018-08-16 11:08

US President Donald Trump has revoked the security clearance of former Central Intelligence Agency director John Brennan, and warned several other prominent critics they too risk being blacklisted.

Twitter suspends far-right figure Alex Jones for a week

2018-08-16 06:11

Far-right conspiracy theorist Alex Jones said his Twitter account had been suspended for a week, the latest online platform to take action against the activist.

Man behind UK parliament attack accused of attempted murder

2018-08-15 22:21

A British man accused of a terror attack after driving into a barrier protecting the Houses of Parliament faces investigation for attempted murder, police say.

Notes of support pour in for 2 who started California blaze

2018-08-15 21:45

A couple whose flattened trailer tire reportedly started a massive fire in Northern California has received more than 100 cards and letters with supportive messages telling them not to feel guilty.

Shattered lives after Italy bridge tragedy

2018-08-15 18:18

When huge slabs of Genoa's most famous bridge suddenly crashed to the ground carrying cars and trucks with them, people living in the shadow of the crumbling structure thought they were in the grips of a natural disaster.

 

Missing hiker found on Mount St Helens ate berries, bees

2018-08-16 13:06

Authorities say an Ohio man who was missing on Mount St Helens has been found flank of the peak nearly a week after he set out on a day hike.

Italy hunts for blame in bridge collapse that killed 39

2018-08-16 12:11

Italian prosecutors say they will look at possible design flaws and past maintenance of the Genoa highway bridge that collapsed and killed 39 people

Gaza fisherman battles poverty with plastic bottle boat

2018-08-16 10:18

With hundreds of empty plastic bottles collected from the shores of Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip, fisherman Muath Abu Zeid has turned litter into a floating source of income.

Sex offender stripped of US citizenship, will be deported

2018-08-16 05:12

A North Carolina man who federal authorities say sexually abused his stepdaughter has been stripped of his United States citizenship and will be deported to Ghana.

WATCH: Britain's heat wave reveals surprising historical secrets

2018-08-15 22:21

This summer's UK heatwave has been good for aerial archaeologists spotting some hidden treasures in the dry crops.

At least 37 killed as suicide attacker targets school in Kabul

2018-08-15 21:31

At least 37 people, the majority of them students, have been killed when a suicide blast ripped through a school in a Shi'ite area of Kabul, officials say.

WATCH: Lifeboat volunteer rescues his father - he had no idea

2018-08-15 19:48

RNLI volunteer George Hodge had to rescue his father when his lifeboat was called out to help a small vessel with a fouled propeller near Anstruther.

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