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Dutch gig cancelled over terror tip-off

Thursday, August 24th 2017, 2:17
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands, Spain Spain
related places: Rotterdam, Allah

A Spanish van carrying gas canisters is found, after the concert is called off following an alert.
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Pay up or pack up

Thursday, August 24th 2017, 0:25
related countries: Cambodia Cambodia

Cambodia's free press fears silencing as leader Hun Sen is emboldened by US President Donald Trump.
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Canada government giving migrants 'false hope'

Wednesday, August 23rd 2017, 23:53

The country is seeing a surge in refugee claims as migrants cross the border from the US.
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Donald Trump softens tone to urge 'a new unity'

Wednesday, August 23rd 2017, 21:14

The US president's conciliatory message contrasts sharply with his raucous rally the night before.
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Trump says he is willing to 'close government' to build Mexico wall

Wednesday, August 23rd 2017, 14:23
related countries: Mexico Mexico
related places: Arizona

The president takes aim at opponents at an Arizona rally but misquotes his Charlottesville response.
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Egypt criticises US decision to withhold military aid

Wednesday, August 23rd 2017, 11:22
related countries: Egypt Egypt
related places: Washington

Egypt's foreign ministry says the move - not yet announced by Washington - reflects "poor judgement".
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USS John S. McCain: US Navy sacks Joseph Aucoin as fleet commander

Wednesday, August 23rd 2017, 9:30
related places: Asia

The move to replace Vice Adm Aucoin follows a series of collisions involving US warships in Asia.
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US Afghanistan: Tillerson ups pressure on Pakistan

Wednesday, August 23rd 2017, 7:13
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Taliban

The US urges Pakistan to stop sheltering Taliban forces amid a new US pledge to support Afghanistan.
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Venezuela seeks arrest warrant for prosecutor

Wednesday, August 23rd 2017, 5:20
related countries: Brazil Brazil

Luisa Ortega has gone to Brazil and is expected to seek asylum in the US.
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US hits Chinese and Russian firms over North Korea

Wednesday, August 23rd 2017, 2:16
related countries: China China, North Korea North Korea, Russia Russia

Ten companies and six individuals in Russia and China are subject to a new round of US sanctions.
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Sixty migrants found locked in icy truck on US-Mexico border

Tuesday, August 22nd 2017, 15:45
related places: Texas

The migrants were found lying on sheets of ice by border patrol agents in Texas.
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Star-gazing

Tuesday, August 22nd 2017, 14:36

The best pictures and moments from a day when millions in North America gazed upwards in wonder.
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Syria war: 'Dozens of civilians killed' in Raqqa air strikes

Tuesday, August 22nd 2017, 13:32
related countries: Syria Syria

Activists say 19 children were among those who died when US-led planes bombed the Syrian city.
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US Navy collision: Remains found in hunt for missing sailors

Tuesday, August 22nd 2017, 12:23
related countries: Singapore Singapore

Ten US sailors have been missing since Monday's collision with a tanker near Singapore.
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Trump rules out Afghan troops withdrawal

Tuesday, August 22nd 2017, 10:33
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

The president indicates he will send more US troops to a conflict he once called "a complete waste".
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US Navy collision: Divers join search for missing sailors

Tuesday, August 22nd 2017, 10:25
related countries: Singapore Singapore

Ten sailors are still missing after the USS John McCain collided with a tanker near Singapore.
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US Navy orders 'operational pause' after collision

Tuesday, August 22nd 2017, 3:18

The inquiry will look at "all related accidents at sea", US Defence Secretary James Mattis says.
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Trump to unveil Afghanistan war strategy

Monday, August 21st 2017, 21:13
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

The US president is expected to outline a more aggressive US counter-terrorism policy in the region.
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Solar eclipse 2017: Donald Trump looks directly at the Sun

Monday, August 21st 2017, 19:53
related places: Sun

The US president couldn't resist taking a sneaky peek without his protective glasses.
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Solar eclipse: See it in 60 seconds

Monday, August 21st 2017, 19:45
related places: Oregon

A Nasa telescope captures the total solar eclipse as it passes over the western US state of Oregon.
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Solar eclipse 2017: Americans gaze at sky spectacular

Monday, August 21st 2017, 19:22

Skywatchers in the US are treated to a spectacular coast-to-coast eclipse.
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Charlottesville violence: What Germans think seeing a US far-right rally

Monday, August 21st 2017, 17:52
related countries: Germany Germany
related places: Virginia, Germans

The display of Nazi symbols is illegal in Germany - so what was it like for Germans to see neo-Nazis joining white supremacists to march in Virginia?
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Gustavo Dudamel: Venezuela star conductor's tour cancelled

Monday, August 21st 2017, 17:01
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela

Gustavo Dudamel confirms his US tour with Venezuela's National Youth Orchestra has been cancelled.
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US-South Korea hold military drills amid tension

Monday, August 21st 2017, 12:48
related countries: North Korea North Korea
related places: Pyongyang

Pyongyang has already lashed out at the annual drills, saying they were "adding fuel to the fire".
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US Navy ship: sleeping area and communication equipment damaged

Monday, August 21st 2017, 10:40
related countries: Liberia Liberia, Singapore Singapore

The guided missile destroyer USS John S McCain was sailing east of Singapore when a collision with a Liberian-flagged tanker occurred.
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US Navy ship and oil tanker collide near Singapore

Monday, August 21st 2017, 7:56
related countries: Singapore Singapore

A search for the Navy sailors is under way after the ship and an oil tanker collide near Singapore.
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Jerry Lewis: US comedian dies aged 91 in Las Vegas

Monday, August 21st 2017, 5:55
related places: Hollywood

One of Hollywood's most successful comedians has died at his home in Las Vegas.
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Solar eclipse: Welcome to 'Eclipseville', Kentucky

Sunday, August 20th 2017, 11:43
related places: Kentucky, Welcome, Hopkinsville, Monday

Thousands are flocking to the little town of Hopkinsville, Kentucky, in the US, to watch Monday's solar eclipse.
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Lost WW2 warship USS Indianapolis found after 72 years

Sunday, August 20th 2017, 10:27

The warship's sinking, weeks before WW2's end, remains the worst US naval loss at sea in history.
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Boston demonstrations: How the day unfolded.

Sunday, August 20th 2017, 8:31

Tens of thousands of people were in the US city to oppose a right-wing rally.
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US comedian and activist Dick Gregory dies aged 84

Sunday, August 20th 2017, 4:37

The family of Dick Gregory, who satirised racism with his stand-up, announce his death aged 84.
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How to watch a total solar eclipse: Tips from the Faroe Islands

Sunday, August 20th 2017, 2:38
related countries: Faroe Islands Faroe Islands
related places: Monday

Ahead of Monday's eclipse in the US, here are four tips from the Faroe Islands, which experienced one in 2015.
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Steve Bannon vows to 'go to war' for Trump agenda

Saturday, August 19th 2017, 11:43
related places: Trump

The fired Trump strategist pledges to fight for the agenda that he says won the US presidency.
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US to review China intellectual property policies

Friday, August 18th 2017, 23:13
related countries: China China

China has voiced "serious concern" over the investigation, which could result in US trade sanctions.
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Taylor Swift's social media pages and website are currently showing a Blank Space

Friday, August 18th 2017, 17:31

The American star's social media posts have been deleted, while her website is only showing a black screen.
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US senator Chappelle-Nadal's Trump assassination post investigated

Friday, August 18th 2017, 9:55
related places: Trump

The Missouri senator said on Facebook that she hoped the US President would be assassinated.
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Wrestling bids to boost interest in China

Friday, August 18th 2017, 8:55
related countries: China China

Is it real or is it fake? The fans don't care in the US, and the WWE hopes they won't in China.
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USS Fitzgerald: US Navy to discipline dozen sailors

Friday, August 18th 2017, 0:25
related countries: Japan Japan
related places: June

The destroyer was damaged in a collision off Japan in June, in which seven sailors were killed.
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North Korea crisis: War would be horrific, US general says

Thursday, August 17th 2017, 11:23
related places: War

A top US general gives a bleak assessment of a military response but says it remains a possibility.
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The Guam identity

Thursday, August 17th 2017, 3:34
related countries: Guam Guam

The BBC's Rupert Wingfield-Hayes examines the conflicted identity of the US territory of Guam.
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US woman confronts her neighbour over Nazi flag

Wednesday, August 16th 2017, 21:48

Page Blaswell couldn't believe her eyes when she drove past a home flying a Nazi flag in North Carolina.
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Trump again blames Charlottesville violence on both sides

Wednesday, August 16th 2017, 7:09
related places: Virginia, Trump, Charlottesville

His latest comments draw widespread condemnation from across the political spectrum.
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Trump: 'What about alt-left violence in Charlottesville?'

Tuesday, August 15th 2017, 20:53

The US president doubled down on his belief that "both sides" were to blame for the violent clashes.
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Lincoln Memorial vandalised with profanity in Washington DC

Tuesday, August 15th 2017, 20:08

The memorial to the US Civil War leader was discovered damaged early on Tuesday morning.
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Trump under fire for new retweets

Tuesday, August 15th 2017, 18:44

The US president also apparently accidentally retweeted a post by someone calling him "a fascist".
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Mistaken identity

Tuesday, August 15th 2017, 17:00
related places: Charlottesville

A US professor wrongly identified as a white supremacist in Charlottesville tweets his innocence.
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'You don't love Jesus'

Tuesday, August 15th 2017, 11:36

Waiting staff in the US rely on tips, but a server in Illinois received nothing because she 'doesn't love Jesus'
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Pioneering stuntwoman

Tuesday, August 15th 2017, 10:53

Deadpool 2's SJ Harris was said to be the first licensed female African American road racer.
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Charlottesville violence: Trump council sees more CEOs resign

Tuesday, August 15th 2017, 10:44
related places: Trump, Charlottesville

Two more CEOs quit Mr Trump's manufacturing council over his response to violence in Charlottesville.
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Iran could restart nuclear programme within hours - Rouhani

Tuesday, August 15th 2017, 9:52

Hassan Rouhani warned the United States to end the "language of threats and sanctions".
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Amber Heard mocks dogs saga nemesis

Tuesday, August 15th 2017, 5:04
related countries: Australia Australia

The US actress takes aim at Australia's deputy PM, who is embroiled in a dual citizenship drama.
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Trump orders review of China's trade practices

Tuesday, August 15th 2017, 3:45
related countries: China China

The president asks the top US trade official to review China's approach to intellectual property.
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Taylor Swift wins assault case against DJ

Monday, August 14th 2017, 23:44

A jury finds that US singer Taylor Swift was assaulted by Colorado DJ David Mueller.
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US 1940s anti-Nazi film makes comeback

Monday, August 14th 2017, 19:52
related places: Virginia

A 1940s US government film warning about the dangers of intolerance has made a comeback following a violent neo-Nazi rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, at the weekend.
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Trump condemns 'evil racism' in Charlottesville

Monday, August 14th 2017, 19:50
related places: Virginia, Charlottesville

The US president speaks out against far-right groups after the killing of a protester in Virginia.
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Web host expels US neo-Nazi website

Monday, August 14th 2017, 18:13
related places: Virginia

First GoDaddy and then Google expel the Daily Stormer from their web address registration services.
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North Korea crisis: South's leader in plea to avoid war

Monday, August 14th 2017, 15:40
related places: South, North

Moon Jae-in tells the top US general there cannot be conflict, amid nuclear tension with the North.
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Pence defends Trump's Venezuela stance

Monday, August 14th 2017, 2:27
related countries: Colombia Colombia, Venezuela Venezuela
related places: Trump

US Vice President Mike Pence was speaking in Colombia at the start of a Latin American tour.
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Syria war: Killing of White Helmet workers condemned

Sunday, August 13th 2017, 21:06

The US and UN express sadness after seven White Helmet members were killed in a jihadist-held town.
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Iran votes to boost military defence by $500m

Sunday, August 13th 2017, 12:17
related countries: Iran Iran

Tehran's parliament approves a proposed bill to boost military funding in response to US sanctions.
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Charlottesville: One killed in violence over US far-right rally

Saturday, August 12th 2017, 23:13
related places: Virginia, Charlottesville

One person dies when a car rams a crowd of people opposing a far-right march in Virginia.
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US police officer records moment he is shot at close range

Saturday, August 12th 2017, 11:02

Officer Quincy Smith survived gunshot injuries to the neck and torso and two broken arms.
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North Korea: China urges Trump not to worsen situation

Saturday, August 12th 2017, 10:54
related countries: China China, North Korea North Korea
related places: Trump

China wants the US and North Korea to show restraint as a war of words escalates.
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Trump threatens North Korea with "big trouble" over Guam

Saturday, August 12th 2017, 5:57
related countries: Guam Guam, North Korea North Korea

The US president warns North Korea of serious consequences if threats to Guam turn into action.
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Trump warns N Korea that US military is 'locked and loaded'

Friday, August 11th 2017, 20:39

He spoke as Pyongyang said the US leader was driving the peninsula to the "brink of a nuclear war".
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Car plunges seven storeys off US parking garage

Friday, August 11th 2017, 19:23
related places: Texas, Austin

Police in Austin, Texas, have released dramatic footage of a most unlikely car crash.
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Snapchat registered with Russian regulator 'unknowingly'

Friday, August 11th 2017, 17:04
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Snap

US parent company Snap says the registration was done without its knowledge and it will not comply.
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Cuba: Canadian diplomat struck by headaches and hearing loss

Friday, August 11th 2017, 15:36
related countries: Canada Canada

US diplomats also reported strange symptoms, sparking fears a sonic weapon may have been used.
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North Korea: US diplomacy is gaining results, says Mattis

Friday, August 11th 2017, 7:03

The US defence secretary says war would be "catastrophic" and diplomacy is still the US focus.
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Venezuela's leader on Donald Trump... and the BBC

Friday, August 11th 2017, 7:00
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela

The Venezuelan leader says he wants to meet the US president, and had a few choice words for the BBC.
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Venezuela's Maduro wants 'personal conversation' with Trump

Friday, August 11th 2017, 4:13
related places: Trump, New York

Nicolás Maduro says he wants a "personal conversation" with the US president in New York next month.
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Trump to North Korea: Be very, very nervous

Friday, August 11th 2017, 0:25
related countries: North Korea North Korea

President Trump warns North Korea it should be "very, very nervous" if it does anything to the US.
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A failed peach harvest devastates the US South

Thursday, August 10th 2017, 23:35

The fruit harvest has been decimated by a mild winter and a late freeze - with devastating consequences.
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Trump's wall: On patrol in the border's deadliest town

Thursday, August 10th 2017, 23:24
related countries: Mexico Mexico
related places: Reynosa

Mexican cartels have turned Reynosa into the most dangerous town along the US-Mexico frontier.
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Trump thanks Putin for ordering US diplomatic staff be cut

Thursday, August 10th 2017, 21:17
related countries: Russia Russia

The US president said he wanted to thank his Russian counterpart for reducing US payroll costs.
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Who said what?

Thursday, August 10th 2017, 20:53
related countries: North Korea North Korea

As the war of words between the US and North Korea escalates, test your knowledge of who said what.
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Trump declares US opioid pain drugs national emergency

Thursday, August 10th 2017, 20:14

The painkillers are now claiming four times as many lives in the US as 20 years ago.
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Kenya election 2017: AU and Commonwealth say poll credible

Thursday, August 10th 2017, 17:26
related places: Commonwealth

African and American observers are satisfied with the electoral process, despite rigging claims.
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North Korea Guam missile strike plan 'ready by mid-August'

Thursday, August 10th 2017, 14:17
related countries: North Korea North Korea

Pyongyang says plans that could see it fire four missiles near the US territory will soon be ready.
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Gore: US will meet targets despite Trump

Thursday, August 10th 2017, 12:01
related countries: France France
related places: Paris, Trump

The former US vice president says the US will meet its targets "in spite of Donald Trump."
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Cuban diplomats expelled by US amid 'hearing loss' claims

Thursday, August 10th 2017, 11:21
related countries: Cuba Cuba
related places: Havana

The decision was made after US staff in Havana suffered from mysterious physical symptoms.
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Walmart sorry for 'horrible' gun display

Thursday, August 10th 2017, 9:23

The US retailer apologises for a sign over a gun display that said "own the school year like a hero".
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Step documentary charts struggles and hopes of dance team

Thursday, August 10th 2017, 8:07
related places: Baltimore

Set in the US city of Baltimore the film focuses on three young women taking part in the dance team.
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Thursday, August 10th 2017, 0:28

The US treasury department sanctions Rafael Márquez for being a "front person" for a drug trafficker.
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North Korea warned by Mattis not to invite 'destruction'

Wednesday, August 9th 2017, 19:00

The Pentagon warns Pyongyang it would be "grossly" outmatched in any conflict with the US.
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Canada military builds refugee camp for refugees from US

Wednesday, August 9th 2017, 18:39
related places: Quebec

There is a three-day backlog for asylum seekers crossing into Quebec from the US.
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North Korea TV hides anti-US message in kids' cartoon

Wednesday, August 9th 2017, 14:08
related countries: North Korea North Korea
related places: America

Children's cartoon on North Korean state television seems to come with an anti-America message.
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Under threat?

Wednesday, August 9th 2017, 12:57
related countries: Guam Guam

As North Korea threatens to bomb Guam, people on the US island are getting nervous - again.
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FBI sting 'unmasks' US cyber-extortionist targeting girls

Wednesday, August 9th 2017, 12:10

An online extortion campaign attempted to make young girls share explicit pictures of themselves.
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Papayas poison more than 100 with salmonella in US

Wednesday, August 9th 2017, 9:26
related countries: Mexico Mexico

Contaminated fruit kill one and poison more than 100 others, with a Mexico farm the "likely source".
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Trump: North Korea threats 'will be met with fire and fury'

Tuesday, August 8th 2017, 19:57

Kim Jong-un was told - twice - that the US would respond with power 'like the world has never seen.'
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US military to shoot down consumer drones

Tuesday, August 8th 2017, 12:16

The Pentagon tells US military bases they can destroy approaching drones that may pose a threat.
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Fleeing Trump: Couple leaving the Carolinas for Canada

Monday, August 7th 2017, 21:28
related countries: Canada Canada

Many anti-Trump Americans talked about leaving the US for Canada. This couple is actually doing it.
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Marketing fiasco?

Monday, August 7th 2017, 15:50

A US clothing company is forced to U-turn on its vision to reclaim the Nazi emblem as a symbol of love.
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Tillerson warns of US-Russian 'serious mistrust'

Monday, August 7th 2017, 15:08
related countries: Russia Russia

The US secretary of state told Russia's foreign minister that election meddling "damaged the relationship".
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Australian navy locate crashed US military Osprey

Monday, August 7th 2017, 10:33
related countries: Aruba Aruba
related places: Osprey

Underwater search efforts to locate three missing marines will begin shortly, officials said.
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Surf dogs compete at World Championships in US

Monday, August 7th 2017, 1:38

It's the second time the competition has been held in the US.
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Mike Pence denies planning 2020 presidential bid

Monday, August 7th 2017, 1:05

The US vice-president dismisses as "absurd" a report suggesting that he is preparing to stand.
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The Devil's rope

Sunday, August 6th 2017, 23:36

How the spread of barbed wire helped redraw the map of the USA.
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US halts search for marines off Australia

Sunday, August 6th 2017, 3:02
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Queensland

Three marines went missing after their aircraft crashed into the sea off Queensland's coast.
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