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Take that, nosey neighbour

Mar 21, 2019 / 6:36 am

Jason Windus gave his California neighbour something to look at during a dispute over the height of a backyard fence — naked mannequins having a garden...

Moved from cyclone's path

Mar 21, 2019 / 6:04 am

About 2,000 Australians were being moved inland Thursday from part of the northern coast ahead of a powerful cyclone expected to hit this weekend. Evacuees were...

'Military-style' guns banned

Mar 21, 2019 / 6:01 am

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on Thursday announced a ban of "military-style" semi-automatic firearms and high-capacity magazines like...

Terrorism charge laid

Mar 21, 2019 / 5:49 am

The main suspect in a deadly tram shooting in the Dutch city of Utrecht will be charged with offences including multiple murder or manslaughter with a terrorist...

Arrested, busts a move

Mar 20, 2019 / 4:23 pm

Law-breaking turned into breakdancing at the end of a Southern California vehicle pursuit. TV news helicopters were overhead Tuesday night when a suspect...

Abducts kids, burns bus

Mar 20, 2019 / 12:10 pm

A bus driver in northern Italy abducted 51 children and their chaperones Wednesday, ordering the children's hands to be bound and threatening them with...

Cyclone toll passes 300

Mar 20, 2019 / 11:52 am

Mozambique began three days of national mourning on Wednesday for more than 200 victims of Cyclone Idai, while the death toll in neighbouring Zimbabwe rose to...

Iran celebrates fire festival

Mar 20, 2019 / 11:44 am

Iran's many woes briefly went up in smoke as Iranians observed a nearly 4,000-year-old Persian tradition known as the Festival of Fire. The celebration is...

Trump's linchpin state

Mar 20, 2019 / 8:35 am

President Donald Trump is returning to the state that foretold his 2016 victory and serves as the linchpin of his re-election effort. Trump's visit to Ohio...

Ex soccer star arrested

Mar 20, 2019 / 8:09 am

Former Southampton and Portsmouth midfielder Jhon Viafara has been arrested in his native Colombia on a U.S. drug warrant. Colombia's chief prosecutor's...

Lineup for Woodstock 50

Mar 20, 2019 / 7:02 am

Jay-Z, Dead & Company and the Killers will headline one of the 50th anniversary shows commemorating the groundbreaking Woodstock festival this summer....

Mosque funerals begin

Mar 20, 2019 / 5:50 am

A father and son who fled the civil war in Syria for "the safest country in the world" were buried before hundreds of mourners Wednesday, the first...

Earthquake hits Turkey

Mar 20, 2019 / 5:45 am

A moderately-strong earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.5 hit southwestern Turkey on Wednesday, Turkish authorities said. At least three people...

Bully judge fired

Mar 20, 2019 / 5:43 am

The recently formed city of South Fulton, Georgia, has fired its first municipal judge over allegations that she bullied workers and approved filming a reality...

Petrochemical blaze out

Mar 20, 2019 / 5:37 am

Crews have extinguished a fire that's burned for days at a Houston-area petrochemicals storage facility. International Terminals Company says the blaze in...

May wants Brexit delay

Mar 20, 2019 / 5:27 am

British Prime Minister Theresa May was set to ask the European Union on Wednesday for a delay to the country's divorce from the bloc, due to take place in...

Batman at the White House?

Mar 19, 2019 / 3:55 pm

This year's Economic Report of the President credits an unusual group of White House interns that includes the alter egos of Batman, Spider-Man and Captain...

Runaway billionaire busted

Mar 19, 2019 / 12:57 pm

An elusive Tunisian billionaire who disappeared from Canada as he was set to be deported to his homeland in 2016 has resurfaced and is under arrest in France....

Heat records falling fast

Mar 19, 2019 / 12:55 pm

Over the past 20 years, Americans have been twice as likely to sweat through record-breaking heat rather than shiver through record-setting cold, a new...

Terror on the tram

Mar 19, 2019 / 10:20 am

Investigators probing the deadly tram shooting in the Dutch city of Utrecht sharpened their focus Tuesday on a possible extremist motive, as judicial...

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