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US shutdown: Senate fails to agree on new budget

1 hour 8 min ago
The bill to fund the government until 16 February did not receive the 60 votes needed in the Senate.
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Huge Brazil rubbish dump closes after six decades

2 hours 36 min ago
Its closure is likely to have an impact on a nearby favela as many people there rely on scavenging.
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US musician Tom Petty died of 'accidental drug overdose'

3 hours 48 min ago
His family believes he was overusing prescription medication when he died in October, aged 66.
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How can parents torture their children?

4 hours 26 min ago
As the Turpin family allegations shock the world, we look at how cases of extreme abuse can happen.
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New Zealand debates access to dead sea life footage

4 hours 33 min ago
Should the public have the right to see which animals are being caught up in commercial fishing nets?
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France: Emmanuel Macron’s marvellous manoeuvres this week

4 hours 35 min ago
The French president had enough reasons to keep smiling this week, writes the BBC's Hugh Schofield.
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Trump vows abortion opposition in speech to March for Life

5 hours 7 min ago
Mr Trump, who previously supported abortion access, says the laws are "wrong" and should "change".
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Lac-Megantic: The runaway train that destroyed a town

5 hours 54 min ago
Nearly five years after a rail disaster, a small Canadian town still grapples with the aftermath.
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Trump travel ban: Supreme Court to rule on legality

6 hours 16 min ago
The court is due to hear arguments in April and will decide if the ban is legal by the end of June.
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Las Vegas shooting: Police say gunman's girlfriend won't face charges

7 hours 8 min ago
Police say they still do not know the motive for October's mass shooting that caused 58 deaths.
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Pope sends gift to woman thrown from horse

7 hours 9 min ago
The police woman, whose horse was startled during Pope Francis' visit to Chile, is recovering in hospital.
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Pope Francis warns of threat to Amazon peoples on Peru visit

7 hours 11 min ago
Tribal elders call on him to help protect them, saying they are being driven from their lands.
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Workers cleared over Canada rail disaster

7 hours 43 min ago
Forty-seven people were killed in one of the worst rail disasters in Canadian history.
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Larry Nassar case: Olympic champ Jordyn Wieber reveals abuse

7 hours 52 min ago
Jordyn Wieber and teammate Aly Raisman tell the child abuser: "The tables have turned, Larry."
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Colombia says 550,000 Venezuelans have fled to the country

8 hours 24 min ago
The influx is putting pressure on Colombia's government to provide food, housing and medical care.
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Chicago West: Kim Kardashian West and Kanye West name daughter

8 hours 56 min ago
The reality TV star says she felt an instant connection with Chicago, who was delivered by surrogate.
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Women's march: Where, when and why will protests happen?

9 hours 7 min ago
Protests are planned across the US this weekend - here's what you need to know
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Turkey steps up Syria shelling as invasion of Afrin looms

9 hours 41 min ago
It says it marks the start of a planned invasion of northern Syria to wipe out Kurdish fighters.
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Nassar case: Gold medallists Raisman and Wieber face abuser

10 hours 5 min ago
Aly Raisman and Jordyn Wieber confront former USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar in court.
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Mattis: US national security focus no longer terrorism

10 hours 41 min ago
The defence secretary points to "growing threats" from Russia and China.
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