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'Full House' to big house?

Mar 21, 2019 / 11:25 am

Could Aunt Becky be headed to prison? It could go either way, experts say. Some of the wealthy parents accused of paying bribes to get their kids into top...

Mugsy's wallaby walkabout

Mar 21, 2019 / 11:21 am

A wallaby who apparently escaped his owners went on a walkabout in an east Dallas neighbourhood before being recaptured. Tim Tiernan said he and his wife were...

Fireball a movie stunt

Mar 21, 2019 / 10:58 am

The Los Angeles Police Department would like residents to know that aliens are not invading. The LAPD says a fire ball that dashed through the sky over downtown...

Air unsafe near fire site

Mar 21, 2019 / 9:41 am

Authorities on Thursday warned people to stay indoors after high levels of benzene were detected in the air near a scorched petrochemicals storage facility...

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...

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