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No-belle prize

Thursday, October 12th 2017, 23:06
related places: Why

Just 13% of US academic economists are women - and only one has won the Nobel Prize in economics. Why are women so under-represented in the profession?
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Taliban hostage family freed by Pakistani troops

Thursday, October 12th 2017, 21:35
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Taliban

A North American family of five are released from Afghan Taliban captivity by Pakistani troops.
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Trump wall designs at Mexico border

Thursday, October 12th 2017, 20:13
related countries: Mexico Mexico

These six models could be what a possible wall along the US southern border will look like.
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Israel to join US in quitting Unesco

Thursday, October 12th 2017, 18:54
related countries: Israel Israel

Hours after the US says it is pulling out of the UN cultural agency, Israel says it will leave too.
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How US children feel about World Cup pain

Thursday, October 12th 2017, 1:21

Some young soccer fans in the US were not rooting for the US soccer team.
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Nafta talks: Trump open to a bilateral Canada-US trade deal

Wednesday, October 11th 2017, 21:47
related countries: Canada Canada, Mexico Mexico
related places: Trump

President Trump says if talks to reform Nafta fail, he could envisage a trade pact excluding Mexico.
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Anthem protest

Wednesday, October 11th 2017, 13:23

Colin Kaepernick protested by kneeling during the US national anthem in the summer of 2016. A whole movement has grown around that gesture.
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Comparing presidents

Wednesday, October 11th 2017, 10:03

As the US president again boasts about his IQ, how does his intelligence compare with other presidents?
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Harvey Weinstein: Wife Georgina Chapman leaves accused producer

Wednesday, October 11th 2017, 9:53

Georgina Chapman says her "heart breaks" for victims of the US producer's "unforgivable actions".
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Israeli spies 'watched Russian agents breach Kaspersky software'

Wednesday, October 11th 2017, 9:41
related countries: Israel Israel, Russia Russia

The activity was observed by Israeli intelligence officers two years ago, according to US media.
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Eminem attacks Trump in freestyle rap at BET Hip Hop Awards

Wednesday, October 11th 2017, 9:39
related places: Trump

The rapper says he "drawing a line in the sand" against fans who also support the US president.
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Harvey Weinstein: Paltrow and Jolie say they were victims

Wednesday, October 11th 2017, 6:31

The Oscar-winning actresses join a growing number of women alleging harassment by Harvey Weinstein.
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North Korea crisis: US bombers conduct military drills

Wednesday, October 11th 2017, 4:01
related countries: North Korea North Korea

The military drill has been described as part of a programme of "deterrence" against North Korea.
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Following the money

Wednesday, October 11th 2017, 4:00
related countries: China China

China was recently a foreign aid recipient but now rivals the US as the world's largest donor, research shows.
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Mexico warns US about ending Nafta trade deal

Wednesday, October 11th 2017, 0:58
related countries: Mexico Mexico

Threats to scrap the trade deal would have dire consequences, Mexico says ahead of fresh talks.
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NFL and clubs to discuss anthem protest

Tuesday, October 10th 2017, 18:57
related places: New York

The NFL will discuss players kneeling during the United States national anthem with clubs when it meets in New York next week.
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California fires: Thirteen dead in wine country

Tuesday, October 10th 2017, 18:48

Wildfires that are among the worst in state history burn more than 100,000 acres in just 12 hours.
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Trump threat to NFL over 'massive' tax breaks

Tuesday, October 10th 2017, 11:46

US President asks why the NFL receives tax breaks while players "disrespect" the national anthem.
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North Korea 'hackers steal US-South Korea war plans'

Tuesday, October 10th 2017, 11:04
related countries: North Korea North Korea

North Korea allegedly stole secret documents last year, including a plan to kill its leader.
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US man clings to moving school bus

Monday, October 9th 2017, 23:19
related places: Maryland

An angry Maryland man attempts to stop a school bus by jumping on the front and riding along.
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Google 'uncovers Russian ad campaign linked to US election'

Monday, October 9th 2017, 22:53
related countries: Russia Russia

The search giant has evidence that agents tried to influence the US election, media report.
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Undocumented immigrants: Will US kick out these loyal recruits?

Monday, October 9th 2017, 21:26

Immigrants who signed up to a military scheme offering citizenship face deportation if it's shut down.
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Turkey-US row: Erdogan 'upset' by visa suspension

Monday, October 9th 2017, 21:10

Turkey and the US scaled back visa services after a US consulate worker in Istanbul was arrested.
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Licence to grille

Monday, October 9th 2017, 21:03

American licence plates have become aluminium works of art - and collecting them is hugely popular.
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Melania Trump hits back at Ivana 'first lady' jibe

Monday, October 9th 2017, 20:19

The US first lady's spokeswoman says comments by Donald Trump's ex-wife are attention seeking.
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Trump administration to roll back Obama clean power rule

Monday, October 9th 2017, 19:53

"The war on coal is over," the US environment head says, as he confirms withdrawal from the plan.
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How can US rapist win joint custody of victim's child?

Monday, October 9th 2017, 17:38
related places: Many

How could the perpetrator be granted parental rights and his victim's address?
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'Nudge' economist Richard Thaler wins Nobel Prize

Monday, October 9th 2017, 14:29

US economist Richard Thaler is a founding father of behavioural economics and pioneered "nudge" theory.
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Bob Corker: Trump puts US on course for 'World War Three'

Monday, October 9th 2017, 14:23
related places: Republican

The top Republican senator says President Trump is treating his office like "a reality show".
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Turkey and US scale back visa services amid diplomatic row

Monday, October 9th 2017, 11:41
related countries: Turkey Turkey

Both sides cite security concerns, with the move coming after a US employee was held in Turkey.
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US kidnapping: Man gives $9,000 reward money to victim

Monday, October 9th 2017, 11:40
related places: Man

Earl Melchert said that 15-year-old Jasmine Block and her family needed the cash more than him.
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Facebook confirms Russia ads on Instagram

Monday, October 9th 2017, 11:01
related countries: Russia Russia

The tech giant said ads bought by Russia around the US election contained "divisive" messages.
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Mexico border wall tied to Dreamer plan

Monday, October 9th 2017, 7:44

The US president's new proposals to clamp down on illegal migration are rejected by Democrats.
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Trump NFL row: Mike Pence walks out of game after players kneel

Monday, October 9th 2017, 6:08

The US vice-president abandons a game in his home state after players kneel during the national anthem.
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Nate floods Alabama and Mississippi

Sunday, October 8th 2017, 22:25
related places: Alabama

Cities in the south-eastern United States saw heavy flooding as Storm Nate made landfall.
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Storm Nate weakens but brings heavy rain

Sunday, October 8th 2017, 20:22
related places: Louisiana

Fears of a storm surge on the US Gulf coast subside as Nate, now a tropical depression, heads inland.
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Blade Runner 2049 disappoints at US box office

Sunday, October 8th 2017, 20:21
related places: America

The sequel to the 1982 cult classic is the weekend's most popular film in America and 45 countries.
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Trump Twitter row with top Republican Senator Bob Corker

Sunday, October 8th 2017, 17:18

Senator Bob Corker says the White House has become an "adult day care centre".
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'Only one thing will work' with N Korea, says President Trump

Sunday, October 8th 2017, 8:24
related countries: North Korea North Korea
related places: Pyongyang

The US leader says years of talks with Pyongyang over its nuclear activities have brought no results.
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Hurricane Nate: New Orleans braces for storm

Saturday, October 7th 2017, 21:38
related places: America, New Orleans

Hurricane Nate is set to strike US Gulf Coast states as a category two storm, forecasters say.
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Trump rolls back access to free birth control

Friday, October 6th 2017, 22:31

The new rule could strip birth control coverage from millions of women, demolishing an Obama provision.
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Thaad: US to sell $15bn missile defence to Saudi Arabia

Friday, October 6th 2017, 21:00
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

The deal will supply the US's advanced Thaad missile defence system to Saudi Arabia.
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Sudan sanctions: US lifts most economic restrictions after two decades

Friday, October 6th 2017, 20:20

The restrictions have been in place for 20 years, but the US says human rights progress has been made.
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Battered island

Friday, October 6th 2017, 19:51

Sensing that they are second-class US citizens, Puerto Ricans impatiently await a return to normalcy.
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Storm Nate: At least 22 dead in Costa Rica, Nicaragua and Honduras

Friday, October 6th 2017, 17:23
related countries: Costa Rica Costa Rica, Nicaragua Nicaragua

Thousands of homes are damaged as the tropical storm heads for Mexico and the US.
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Hurricanes take their toll on US jobs market

Friday, October 6th 2017, 13:45
related places: Harvey, Irma

Harvey and Irma result in the first monthly fall in the number of jobs created in the US since 2010.
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Las Vegas shooting: Paddock may have scouted other targets

Friday, October 6th 2017, 0:59
related places: Paddock

Investigators are probing Stephen Paddock's links to at least two other festivals around the US.
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Las Vegas shooting: NRA urges new rules for gun 'bump-stocks'

Thursday, October 5th 2017, 22:23

The US pro-gun group calls for a review of the legality of the devices after the Las Vegas massacre.
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Mike Pence wants to see astronauts return to the Moon

Thursday, October 5th 2017, 19:24
related places: America, Moon

The US vice-president expresses the intention for America to send humans back to the lunar surface.
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Japan to restore neglected gardens abroad

Thursday, October 5th 2017, 14:19
related countries: Romania Romania
related places: California

The government will start work on gardens in Romania and the US state of California this year.
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US soldiers killed in ambush in Niger

Thursday, October 5th 2017, 13:30
related countries: Mali Mali, Niger Niger

The attack near the Mali border comes as US forces help the Niger army fight Islamist militants.
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Las Vegas: How US mass shootings are getting worse

Wednesday, October 4th 2017, 22:10

Deadly rampages are happening more often and claiming more lives. Here's how the US changed.
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Glee actor Mark Salling admits possessing child sex abuse images

Wednesday, October 4th 2017, 21:25

Mark Salling faces between four and seven years in prison, according to US media reports.
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Tillerson denies resignation rumours, but not 'moron' remark

Wednesday, October 4th 2017, 19:44

The US secretary of state did not deny media reports that he called Mr Trump a "moron".
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Trump praises Las Vegas medical team

Wednesday, October 4th 2017, 19:30
related places: Las Vegas

The US president visited the University Medical Center and praised emergency workers.
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South American trio in 2030 World Cup bid

Wednesday, October 4th 2017, 19:19
related countries: Argentina Argentina, Paraguay Paraguay

Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay announce plans to make a joint bid to host the 2030 World Cup.
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Las Vegas killer's girlfriend in US

Wednesday, October 4th 2017, 17:11
related countries: Philippines Philippines

Marilou Danley flies from the Philippines to Los Angeles, where police want to question her.
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Agreement near in Hungary university row

Wednesday, October 4th 2017, 13:49
related countries: Hungary Hungary

A university in Hungary under threat of being shut down says a US-brokered deal is approaching.
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Making a Murderer: Steven Avery is denied a retrial

Wednesday, October 4th 2017, 8:52

A US man whose murder conviction was the focus of the popular Netflix series is denied a new trial.
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US Cuba: Washington expels diplomats over 'acoustic attacks'

Wednesday, October 4th 2017, 1:12
related countries: Cuba Cuba
related places: Havana

Cuba says the move - which follows mysterious acoustic attacks - is unacceptable and unjustified.
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Puerto Rico: Trump compares Maria and Katrina deaths

Wednesday, October 4th 2017, 0:26
related places: Maria

Mr Trump also says the storm-ravaged island has left the US budget "a little out of whack".
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Europe 'to bill Amazon for Luxembourg back taxes'

Tuesday, October 3rd 2017, 23:40
related countries: Belgium Belgium, Luxembourg Luxembourg
related places: Brussels, Amazon

Brussels is poised to seek hundreds of millions of euros from the US retailer, say reports.
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Trump impact?

Tuesday, October 3rd 2017, 23:23

International students are increasingly looking outside the US to pursue graduate business education.
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Las Vegas shooting: Trump dubs killer 'sick and demented'

Tuesday, October 3rd 2017, 21:41
related places: Trump

Photos of the guns used by Stephen Paddock to shoot dead 59 concert-goers have emerged.
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Gun control: How countries around the world introduced restrictions

Tuesday, October 3rd 2017, 18:31
related places: Las Vegas

Following the mass shooting in Las Vegas, US lawmakers are once again debating gun control. Here's how other countries have introduced gun restrictions.
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US defence chief Mattis suggests backing Iran nuclear deal

Tuesday, October 3rd 2017, 18:11
related countries: Iran Iran

President Trump, who is critical of the deal, is to decide by mid-October whether Iran is complying.
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Trump flies into storm-hit Puerto Rico

Tuesday, October 3rd 2017, 16:14
related countries: Puerto Rico Puerto Rico
related places: Hurricane, Trump

Puerto Rico officials see improvements after Hurricane Maria, ahead of the US president's visit.
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Las Vegas shooting: Police search for gunman's motive

Tuesday, October 3rd 2017, 12:50

In the worst US shooting in modern history, 59 people were killed and more than 500 injured.
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Celebrities respond to Las Vegas shooting and criticise American gun laws

Tuesday, October 3rd 2017, 10:13
related places: Las Vegas

Stars have been reacting to the mass shooting in Las Vegas, with US talk show host Jimmy Kimmel breaking down on air.
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Taylor Swift lyrics used on US road signs to stop people looking at phones

Tuesday, October 3rd 2017, 9:11
related places: America

A lyric from Look What You Made Me Do is being used to try to stop people looking at their phones while driving in America.
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US musician Tom Petty dies aged 66

Tuesday, October 3rd 2017, 7:57
related places: California

The guitarist died after being found unconscious and not breathing at his home in California.
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Las Vegas shooting: At least 59 dead at Mandalay Bay Hotel

Monday, October 2nd 2017, 22:30

Another 527 were injured as the gunman fired on a concert - the worst US shooting in recent history.
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US-led coalition service member killed by IED in Iraq

Monday, October 2nd 2017, 11:14
related countries: Iraq Iraq

The names and nationalities of the casualty are being held until next of kin have been notified.
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NFL players continue protest in defiance of US President Donald Trump

Sunday, October 1st 2017, 22:07
related places: Sunday

Some NFL players continue their anthem protests in defiance of US President Donald Trump in Sunday's matches.
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OJ Simpson released on parole from Nevada jail

Sunday, October 1st 2017, 21:17
related places: Nevada

The former American football and movie star is freed after serving nine years for armed robbery.
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Trump to Tillerson: N Korea negotiations a waste of time

Sunday, October 1st 2017, 18:50
related countries: North Korea North Korea
related places: Pyongyang

In a tweet the US president appears to undercut his secretary of state over Pyongyang.
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North Korea and US 'in direct contact', says Tillerson

Saturday, September 30th 2017, 20:15
related places: Washington

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says Washington is "probing" the possibility of talks.
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Puerto Rico: Trump lashes out at San Juan mayor over Maria response

Saturday, September 30th 2017, 18:16
related countries: Puerto Rico Puerto Rico
related places: San Juan

US president criticises Puerto Rico's leadership in a series of Saturday morning tweets.
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Diplomatic wounds

Saturday, September 30th 2017, 9:50
related countries: Cuba Cuba
related places: Havana

Will Grant reports on the deterioration of relations after US diplomats in Havana started to fall ill.
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Iran nuclear deal: Tehran expects US to ditch agreement, says FM

Saturday, September 30th 2017, 8:12
related countries: Iran Iran
related places: Tehran

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says he hopes Europe will keep the agreement alive.
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Barack Obama joins Prince Harry for Invictus surprise

Saturday, September 30th 2017, 4:18
related places: Toronto

The former US president watches wheelchair basketball alongside the prince in Toronto.
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US health secretary Tom Price quits after plane scandal

Saturday, September 30th 2017, 3:17

Tom Price apologised after it emerged that he had taken private flights at taxpayers' expense.
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"Good man": Price resignation announced after Trump teases media

Saturday, September 30th 2017, 1:00
related places: Price, Trump

US Health Secretary Tom Price is out - here's what President Trump had to say just before the news broke.
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Taxing times

Saturday, September 30th 2017, 0:30

Is the US system out of whack and if so, will Republicans fix it?
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Ryan Zinke: US interior secretary 'spent $12,000 on flight'

Friday, September 29th 2017, 20:45

US Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke's use of charter flights for government business is under scrutiny.
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US pulls staff from Cuba over 'specific attacks'

Friday, September 29th 2017, 19:12
related countries: Cuba Cuba
related places: Staff

Staff suffered conditions including mild brain trauma and hearing loss in suspected sonic attacks.
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Stirring speech to US Air Force cadets over racist slurs

Friday, September 29th 2017, 14:17

"If you can't treat someone with dignity and respect, then get out," air force cadets are told.
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Karaoke and carts

Friday, September 29th 2017, 11:28
related countries: North Korea North Korea
related places: Pyongyang

As tensions between Pyongyang and the US rise, daily life in the country continues almost as normal.
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Veep star Julia Louis-Dreyfus reveals breast cancer diagnosis

Friday, September 29th 2017, 2:34

The award-winning US actress says she has become "the one" in eight women who get breast cancer.
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Tsunami drives species 'army' across Pacific to US coast

Friday, September 29th 2017, 1:44
related countries: Japan Japan
related places: Pacific

Hundreds of Japanese species have been found on US coasts, swept there by the deadly 2011 tsunami.
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Twitter's Russia briefings 'inadequate' - US senators

Thursday, September 28th 2017, 23:53
related countries: Russia Russia

US senators criticise Twitter's stance on Russian interference in the 2016 US presidential election.
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Shot US congressman: 'Miracles happen'

Thursday, September 28th 2017, 20:51
related places: House, June

Congressman Steve Scalise calls his recovery after being shot in June a "miracle" in his first address back on the House floor.
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US health secretary apologises for private plane travel

Thursday, September 28th 2017, 20:50

Tom Price says he will reimburse taxpayers a day after the president hinted he could be sacked.
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Puerto Rico: Trump lifts shipping ban for storm-hit island

Thursday, September 28th 2017, 18:46
related countries: Puerto Rico Puerto Rico

The US territory is struggling with fuel, water and medical shortages a week after Hurricane Maria.
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Race slurs on US Air Force black cadets' dorm doors

Thursday, September 28th 2017, 17:14

The military college investigates after "go home" was scrawled on African-American students' doors.
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Congressman Steve Scalise returns to ovation after June shooting

Thursday, September 28th 2017, 16:25
related places: June

Three months after he was shot, Steve Scalise hobbles back into the US Capitol to a standing ovation.
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N Korea: 'Lunatic' Trump exploiting Otto Warmbier's death

Thursday, September 28th 2017, 12:23
related countries: North Korea North Korea

North Korea accuses the US of "luring and pushing" an American student into breaking its laws.
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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg rejects Trump bias claims

Thursday, September 28th 2017, 2:32
related places: Trump

Mark Zuckerberg hits back on Facebook after the US president calls the site "anti-Trump".
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Otto Warmbier body showed no clear signs of torture - coroner

Thursday, September 28th 2017, 1:55

The report appears to contradict statements from the US man's parents that he was tortured by N Korea.
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US 'fake news' kingpin Paul Horner found dead at 38

Wednesday, September 27th 2017, 21:52

Paul Horner, who claimed to be behind Donald Trump's win, is said to have died from a drug overdose.
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