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US husband held after missing family 'found dead in fuel tanks'

Police suspect that Shanann Watts and her two young daughters were killed by the husband.

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US ex-security chiefs back John Brennan in Donald Trump war on words

Ex-intelligence leaders protest after former CIA chief's security clearance is revoked.

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Washington bridge plunge teenager 'asked for a push'

A teen who pushed her friend off a 60ft-tall (18m) bridge is facing charges after her friend was hurt.

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'Save trees when roasting Eid sheep' in Niger

Authorities in Niger want Muslim celebrants to use coal instead of firewood at next week's festival.

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Asian Games: Indonesia police kill dozens in criminal crackdown

Amnesty International condemns the killing of petty criminals in Indonesia ahead of the Games.

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Italy bridge collapse: Victims' families shun state funeral

Fewer than half of victims' families are participating in a state funeral for those killed in Genoa.

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'I met my IS captor on a German street'

A Yazidi teenager sold into slavery by IS tells of her horror at meeting her captor in a German street.

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Bridge collapse that killed at least 38 under investigation by prosecutor, government

A large section of the bridge buckled, sending cars plummeting to the ground.

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US says number of Muslim minorities in Chinese detention may be 'in the millions'

Secretary of State Pompeo says "religious persecution" in China "must end now."

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Merkel, Putin share a headache: Donald Trump

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Russia's President Vladimir Putin will have plenty to talk about when they meet Saturday _ thanks in no small part to U.S. President Donald Trump

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China, Taiwan and a bakery: How a coffee sparked a diplomatic row

The welcome given to Taiwan's president at a bakery in LA led to calls in China for a boycott.

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Brussels rolls out stunning flower carpet

The 2018 carpet contains more than 2,000 square yards of begonias and dahlias.

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Tesla's Musk says stress, overwork taking heavy toll

The entrepreneur said he was working up to 120 hours a week.

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Imran Khan to be confirmed as Pakistan prime minister

After more than 20 years on the political sidelines, the former cricket star will finally become PM.

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China 'training for strikes' on US targets

The Pentagon's annual report to Congress warns of Chinese military ambitions in the Pacific.

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Low-carb diets could shorten life, study suggests

Moderate carbohydrate consumption is best for health and longevity, researchers say.

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US threatens more action against Turkey unless pastor freed

The US is demanding that Turkey release a detained US pastor or face further economic measures.

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US military parade ordered by Trump postponed 'to 2019'

Planned for Veterans Day weekend, the Pentagon said it has been postponed at least one year.

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Why is President Trump creating a space force?

The US says the space environment has become "crowded and adversarial".

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'Holy supper': Mexican church holds mass gathering

Half a million members of the "Light of the World" church take part in mass baptisms in Guadalajara.

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