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US Navy evacuates residents from storm-devastated Dominica

Wednesday, September 27th 2017, 21:37
related countries: Dominica Dominica

Days after Hurricane Maria levelled countless buildings and killed more than 20 people, the US Navy helped to evacuate residents off the Caribbean island.
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Kabul air strike: US attack causes civilian casualties

Wednesday, September 27th 2017, 19:38
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan
related places: Kabul

Civilians caught up in a strike on militants during a visit to Kabul by US defence chief Jim Mattis.
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US 'killer clown' case: Woman is arrested for 1990 murder

Wednesday, September 27th 2017, 12:28

Sheila Keen Warren, 54, allegedly carried out the killing wearing a red wig and a red bulb nose.
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Trump candidate Luther Strange loses Alabama primary to Roy Moore

Wednesday, September 27th 2017, 12:01
related places: Trump, Alabama

Senator Luther Strange, who won the president's backing, loses to firebrand conservative Roy Moore.
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Mattis visits Afghanistan as rockets hit Kabul

Wednesday, September 27th 2017, 11:56
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan
related places: Kabul

The US defence secretary is in Afghanistan for talks on strengthening the country's military.
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NFL protests: Osi Umenyiora says Donald Trump 'disrespecting the US flag'

Wednesday, September 27th 2017, 8:00

Two-time Super Bowl winner Osi Umenyiora says President Donald Trump is the one "disrespecting the US flag" in a passionate response to the anthem protests around the NFL.
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Hurricane Maria: Trump defends Puerto Rico response

Wednesday, September 27th 2017, 7:14
related countries: Puerto Rico Puerto Rico

Mr Trump says he will travel to the US territory on Tuesday in the wake of Hurricane Maria.
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Otto Warmbier 'systematically tortured' by N Korea say parents

Wednesday, September 27th 2017, 3:01
related countries: North Korea North Korea
related places: Pyongyang

US student Otto Warmbier was blind, deaf and "jerking violently" when he returned from N Korea.
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Amos Yee: Singapore teen blogger freed with asylum in US

Wednesday, September 27th 2017, 2:30
related countries: Singapore Singapore

Amos Yee was released after the US government lost an appeal to block his request for asylum.
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Do US universities have a free speech problem?

Wednesday, September 27th 2017, 0:31

Jeff Sessions criticised colleges for limiting free speech, but did he live up to his own remarks?
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Refugee soccer star: From Afghanistan to US

Wednesday, September 27th 2017, 0:09
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Denmark Denmark
related places: Now, Portland

Nadia Nadim fled Afghanistan as a child. Now she plays for Denmark and Portland.
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US-Mexico border wall prototype construction starts

Tuesday, September 26th 2017, 23:15

US officials say eight prototypes will be built as questions remain over the controversial wall.
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Will the US and Russia ever be allies?

Tuesday, September 26th 2017, 23:12
related countries: Russia Russia

Sanctions on Russia are still in place, so will US and Russia ever become allies?
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Why Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico so hard

Tuesday, September 26th 2017, 21:45
related countries: Puerto Rico Puerto Rico

As Donald Trump says he will visit the US territory, here are four ways Hurricane Maria wreaked havoc.
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Trump: NFL anthem kneeling protesters 'disgraceful'

Tuesday, September 26th 2017, 18:50

The US president says football league protesters are disrespecting American service personnel.
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Storm warning

Tuesday, September 26th 2017, 15:27
related places: Social

Social media users have been accusing the US president of not caring about the island's residents.
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Clinton: White House private emails 'height of hypocrisy'

Tuesday, September 26th 2017, 13:53
related places: House, White House

Revelations that the Trump administration used private email is the "height of hypocrisy", she says.
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Travel ban

Tuesday, September 26th 2017, 13:38
related countries: Chad Chad, Sudan Sudan

Chad helps fight Boko Haram militants, while Sudan is on the US list of state sponsors of terrorism.
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US Marines get first female infantry officer

Tuesday, September 26th 2017, 12:24

A US marine has become the first woman to the complete the Corps' gruelling infantry officer training.
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Rapper B.o.B. raising funds to check if Earth is flat

Tuesday, September 26th 2017, 11:39
related places: Earth

US rapper B.o.B. is crowd funding the launch of a satellite to see if the planet is disc-shaped.
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North Korea crisis: Washington denies 'war declared'

Tuesday, September 26th 2017, 7:00
related countries: North Korea North Korea
related places: Washington, White House

North Korea said the US had declared war but the White House dismisses the talk as "absurd".
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US government satellite image shows Puerto Rico blackout

Tuesday, September 26th 2017, 2:41
related countries: Puerto Rico Puerto Rico

Millions of US citizens are without electricity, clean water, medicine, or communications.
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US Marines get first female infantry officer

Tuesday, September 26th 2017, 1:23

A woman lieutenant makes history by graduating from the US Marine Corps' infantry officer training.
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US travel ban called "a trophy" by Venezuelan vice president

Monday, September 25th 2017, 23:56
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela

Vice President Tareck El Aissami calls US sanctions "a trophy" for a "subversive people".
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O say can you see

Monday, September 25th 2017, 21:02

American footballers sit, kneel and lock arms in protest over the weekend, but what does it all mean?
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North Korea accuses US of declaring war

Monday, September 25th 2017, 19:08
related places: Minister

But the White House dismisses the comments by North Korea's foreign minister as "absurd".
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Trump NFL row: What does #TakeAKnee mean?

Monday, September 25th 2017, 16:43

More and more public figures in the US are taking a knee at big events. But why now?
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US-led strikes killed 84 civilians in Syria - HRW

Monday, September 25th 2017, 15:57
related countries: Syria Syria
related places: March

Human Rights Watch found dozens of children died when aircraft bombed two IS-held towns in March.
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Monday, September 25th 2017, 14:50

The US president says his words about protests at sport events had "nothing to do with race".
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US expands travel ban to include N Korea

Monday, September 25th 2017, 13:58
related countries: Chad Chad, Venezuela Venezuela

People from Venezuela and Chad will also now face restrictions on travel to the United States.
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David Meade death threats in end-of-world trolling

Monday, September 25th 2017, 12:42

Mind-reader David Meade receives death threats after being mistaken for a US conspiracy theorist.
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Trump NFL row: Defiance after US president urges boycott

Monday, September 25th 2017, 10:10

Players kneel in protest during the US anthem as the president's remarks are strongly condemned.
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Trump NFL row: Sports stars round on US president

Sunday, September 24th 2017, 10:56

Leading US sports stars attack the president for "offensive" comments about players who protest.
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US bombers stage North Korea show of force

Sunday, September 24th 2017, 3:15
related countries: North Korea North Korea

The move demonstrates the many military options available to defeat any threat, the Pentagon says.
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Donald Trump: LeBron James calls president a 'bum' after Steph Curry comments

Saturday, September 23rd 2017, 21:17

Basketball star Lebron James calls US President Donald Trump a "bum" over comments he made about fellow player Steph Curry.
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NFL: Donald Trump says players protesting during US national anthem should be fired

Saturday, September 23rd 2017, 14:10

US president Donald Trump says NFL players who protest during the national anthem should be fired.
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Trump rails against Republican Obamacare rebels

Saturday, September 23rd 2017, 10:45

Republicans who refuse to back repeal legislation lack "guts", the US president says.
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US student trapped in Indiana cave for three days

Saturday, September 23rd 2017, 9:21
related places: Indiana

Lukas Cavar, 19, says he had to lick the walls of the cave for moisture during his three day ordeal.
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Snow comes early to California

Saturday, September 23rd 2017, 1:24
related places: California

The unexpected and unseasonal snowfall hit the US state on the last day of summer.
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US Health Secretary Tom Price's private air travel probed

Friday, September 22nd 2017, 16:40

The inspector general will focus on Tom Price's private jet trips and "may encompass other issues".
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North Korea: Trump signs new order to widen sanctions

Thursday, September 21st 2017, 23:13
related countries: North Korea North Korea

The US measures will target individuals and firms, including banks, that trade with North Korea.
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Bright sparks

Thursday, September 21st 2017, 20:52
related places: Trump

The fast-growing US solar industry is at odds with itself - and the decision may be left to Trump.
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US police shoot deaf man 'ignoring commands'

Thursday, September 21st 2017, 14:33

Magdiel Sanchez, who is deaf, was shot despite witnesses telling police that he could not hear.
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'We are at war'

Thursday, September 21st 2017, 13:52
related countries: Russia Russia

Russian media attack the actor for appearing in a video accusing Moscow of waging "war" on the US.
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Melania Trump mocked online after anti-bullying speech

Thursday, September 21st 2017, 11:26

The US First Lady's seven-minute speech was a chance to outline her agenda for the next few years.
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North Korea says Trump speech is 'a dog's bark'

Thursday, September 21st 2017, 8:54
related countries: North Korea North Korea
related places: Trump

North Korea's top diplomat was responding to the US president's vow to "totally destroy" the country.
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Iran nuclear deal: US 'sunset clause' concern remains - Tillerson

Thursday, September 21st 2017, 8:25
related countries: Iran Iran

The secretary of state had "matter-of-fact" talks with his Iranian counterpart despite disagreements.
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Where is 'Nambia'? President Trump 'invents' African country

Thursday, September 21st 2017, 8:20

Speaking at a UN conference, US President Donald Trump appears to invent a whole new African nation.
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Iran's leader Hassan Rouhani slams Donald Trump in UN speech

Wednesday, September 20th 2017, 22:09
related countries: Iran Iran
related places: Trump

Iran's president hits back over the US president's criticism of his country and its 2015 nuclear deal.
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Trump's first UN speech met with criticism from some leaders

Wednesday, September 20th 2017, 11:08

The US president's first key speech at the UN was denounced by some member nations he had singled out.
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First Australia refugees approved for US resettlement

Wednesday, September 20th 2017, 7:12

About 50 refugees held in offshore detention centres will be the first to be resettled in the US.
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Shots fired

Tuesday, September 19th 2017, 23:43
related countries: Georgia Georgia

The shooting of a Georgia student raises a question - why do US police shoot people carrying knives?
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Trump at UN: Which 'rogue states' are in new axis of evil?

Tuesday, September 19th 2017, 22:52

George W Bush invented the original list of US enemies - who did Donald Trump label 'rogue states'?
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Trump: US would destroy North Korea if forced to defend itself

Tuesday, September 19th 2017, 19:50
related countries: North Korea North Korea
related places: America

The US president condemns "rogue nations" in his debut speech to the UN General Assembly.
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Toys 'R' Us files for bankruptcy protection in US

Tuesday, September 19th 2017, 19:44
related places: Amazon

The once dominant toy retailer has struggled against larger rivals such as Amazon and Walmart.
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Trump at UN: North Korea's 'Rocket Man on suicide mission'

Tuesday, September 19th 2017, 14:45
related countries: North Korea North Korea
related places: America

The US president warns North Korea will be "totally destroyed" if America is forced to defend itself.
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President Trump speaks at UN

Tuesday, September 19th 2017, 14:04

US President Donald Trump makes his first appearance at the United Nations.
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Donald Trump to call for more pressure on N Korea in first UN speech

Tuesday, September 19th 2017, 11:08
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela

The US president will also criticise Venezuela, Iran and Islamist militants, officials say.
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Stanislav Petrov, who averted possible nuclear war, dies at 77

Monday, September 18th 2017, 21:54

Ex-Soviet officer Stanislav Petrov reported a possible 1983 US missile launch as a false alarm.
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Donald Trump: The UN has not reached its potential

Monday, September 18th 2017, 20:31

The US president tells a meeting of the UN it is time for reform and an end to "business-as-usual".
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Canada unveils its first US Civil War monument

Monday, September 18th 2017, 16:27

Although officially neutral, more than 7,000 Canadians died fighting in the US Civil War.
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France acid attack: US tourists assaulted in Marseille

Sunday, September 17th 2017, 20:01

An 'unstable' woman arrested at Marseille station is suspected of staging the attack, reports say.
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US says it is considering closing its embassy in Cuba

Sunday, September 17th 2017, 19:24
related countries: Cuba Cuba
related places: Washington

Diplomatic staff suffered health problems blamed by Washington on a sonic attack, which Cuba denies.
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Paris climate deal: Trump open to staying in, Tillerson says

Sunday, September 17th 2017, 17:50
related countries: France France
related places: Trump

The US secretary of state backs up reports Mr Trump may soften his stance on the climate pact.
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Syria war: Russia denies hitting SDF force in Deir al-Zour

Sunday, September 17th 2017, 12:23
related countries: Russia Russia

Moscow denies claims its planes struck US-backed fighters in the eastern Deir al-Zour province.
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Paris climate deal: US denies it will stay in accord

Sunday, September 17th 2017, 7:14
related countries: France France
related places: Paris

Reports say the US will no longer withdraw from the Paris deal or will change its approach.
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Pro-Trump rally: 'The value of free speech is under assault'

Sunday, September 17th 2017, 1:31
related places: Trump

Trump supporters attended a rally in the American capital to 'defend American values'.
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'Hillary safe space'

Saturday, September 16th 2017, 0:11
related places: America

A website endorsed by former US presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has been a divisive topic amongst America's left
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North Korea missile test splits world powers

Friday, September 15th 2017, 21:52
related countries: China China, Japan Japan
related places: North

The US and China trade accusations after the North test-fires another missile over Japan.
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Kurdish MPs say yes to independence referendum

Friday, September 15th 2017, 21:27
related countries: Iraq Iraq, Turkey Turkey

The decision goes against the wishes of Iraq's central government, Turkey, Iran and the US.
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Cassini: Probe incinerates on entry to Saturn

Friday, September 15th 2017, 11:57

The US-led Cassini space probe reaches a spectacular climax, burning up in Saturn's atmosphere.
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US boxer Mayweather criticised for defending Trump lewd comments

Friday, September 15th 2017, 11:00
related places: Trump

The US boxer said obscene comments by Mr Trump were what "real men" say in "locker room talk".
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Every childhood vaccine may go into a single jab

Friday, September 15th 2017, 0:13

US scientists say their technology could have a "significant impact" around the world.
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Trump: Iran 'atrocious' at sticking to spirit of nuclear deal

Thursday, September 14th 2017, 21:53
related countries: Iran Iran

President Trump attacks Iran's "atrocious" keeping of a nuclear pact, as the US imposes new sanctions.
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Top US official wanted jet for honeymoon

Thursday, September 14th 2017, 21:19

Steve Mnuchin's office defended his request to take a $25,000-per-hour government plane on holiday.
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Daca: Trump 'fairly close' to deal with Democrats on Dreamers

Thursday, September 14th 2017, 17:02

The president confirms talks about a possible immigration pact, angering his right-wing supporters.
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Syria war: Stranded IS convoy reaches Deir al-Zour

Thursday, September 14th 2017, 9:44

The US-led coalition had previously said it would not let the buses get to IS-held territory.
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Trump blocks sale of US tech firm to Chinese company

Thursday, September 14th 2017, 0:15
related countries: China China

The administration said it barred the $1.3bn deal because of national security concerns.
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Irma: Eight dead at Florida nursing home left without power

Wednesday, September 13th 2017, 21:36
related places: Florida

Three people are found dead at the care facility and five others die after reaching hospital.
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Kaspersky: US government removes Russian security software

Wednesday, September 13th 2017, 20:29
related countries: Russia Russia

Officials are concerned that Kaspersky Lab has ties to the Russian intelligence services.
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Tiger cubs meet for the first time

Wednesday, September 13th 2017, 20:05

One was rejected by its mother, the other was found on the US-Mexico border. Will they be friends?
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Edie Windsor: Gay rights trailblazer dies aged 88

Wednesday, September 13th 2017, 2:45

"The world lost a tiny but tough-as-nails fighter for freedom, justice and equality," her wife said.
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North Korea threatens US with 'greatest pain' after UN sanctions

Tuesday, September 12th 2017, 17:28
related countries: North Korea North Korea
related places: Pyongyang

Pyongyang's envoy to the UN rejects "illegal resolution" that imposed new sanctions on the country.
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Tuesday, September 12th 2017, 16:04

The account of the former Presidential candidate soon 'unliked' the tweet, but not before thousands noticed.
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North Korea slapped with UN sanctions after nuclear test

Tuesday, September 12th 2017, 12:56

The measures, which include a cap on oil imports, are less severe than the original US proposal.
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Hunters wanted for Grand Canyon bison cull

Tuesday, September 12th 2017, 11:18
related places: Grand Canyon

The US National Park Service seeks gun-toting volunteers to shoot bison in the Grand Canyon.
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Plane crash: Pilot walks away after aircraft hits tree

Tuesday, September 12th 2017, 7:05
related places: Pilot

A pilot walked away with minor injuries after a dramatic collision in the US.
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Hurricane Irma: Massive storm bears down on Florida

Sunday, September 10th 2017, 20:04
related places: Florida

Parts of Miami are under water as the storm makes landfall on an island off Florida's west coast.
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US Open 2017: Sloane Stephens beats Madison Keys to win title

Saturday, September 9th 2017, 21:22

Sloane Stephens beats fellow American Madison Keys to win the US Open and complete a spectacular return from injury.
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In pictures: Florida prepares for Hurricane Irma

Saturday, September 9th 2017, 10:50
related places: Florida

The US state braces itself for the storm - 5.6 million residents have been ordered to evacuate.
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US country music singers Don Williams and Troy Gentry die

Saturday, September 9th 2017, 6:59
related places: Texas

Country music has lost two major artists in Don Williams and Troy Gentry within hours of each other.
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Rafael Nadal beats Juan Martin del Potro to reach US Open final

Saturday, September 9th 2017, 2:27

Rafael Nadal sweeps past Juan Martin del Potro in brilliant style to set up a US Open final against Kevin Anderson.
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Moscow moves

Saturday, September 9th 2017, 0:22
related countries: North Korea North Korea, Russia Russia

President Putin has criticised North Korea's missile tests, but shares the country's anti-US sentiments.
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Hurricane Irma will be 'devastating' to US - Fema head

Friday, September 8th 2017, 20:11
related places: Florida

The storm that has left a trail of destruction in parts of the Caribbean now threatens Florida.
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In pictures: Irma ravages Caribbean

Friday, September 8th 2017, 19:15
related places: Irma

The hurricane is tearing a path through various islands and heading towards the southern US.
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Negroponte: US strike on North Korea would 'wreak havoc'

Friday, September 8th 2017, 9:01
related countries: North Korea North Korea

Political and diplomatic means are the solution, not military strikes, says John Negroponte.
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North Korea: What would a war look like?

Thursday, September 7th 2017, 23:23

Two US experts talk to the BBC about how a conflict might unfold.
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Exiled Chinese billionaire Guo Wengu seeks US asylum

Thursday, September 7th 2017, 18:35
related countries: China China

Guo Wengui is seeking asylum in the US after months of accusing Chinese officials of corruption.
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Kate Millett, Sexual Politics author, dies at 82

Thursday, September 7th 2017, 15:10
related countries: France France
related places: Paris

The US activist and writer of Sexual Politics dies from a heart attack while visiting Paris.
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Steve Bannon: 'Resign if you don't back Trump'

Thursday, September 7th 2017, 14:11
related places: Charlottesville

Former chief strategist Steve Bannon says he was the only one defending US President Trump after Charlottesville.
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