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Migrant disaster boat crew arrested

Migrant disaster boat crew arrested

Prosecutors have arrested the Tunisian captain and a Syrian crew member of a boat that capsized off the coast of Libya with hundreds of people aboard in what may be the deadliest yet migrant tragedy.

Clinton defends family foundation

Clinton defends family foundation

Hillary Clinton has dismissed swirling questions about her family foundation as little more than political attacks from Republicans eager to gain an early advantage in the 2016 US presidential contest.

Whitney daughter 'has opened eyes'

Whitney daughter 'has opened eyes'

The daughter of singer Bobby Brown and the late Whitney Houston has "opened her eyes" three months after being found unresponsive in a bath in her Georgia home, but the extent of her recovery will not be known for years, a lawyer for her father has said.

AC/DC's Rudd admits threat to kill

AC/DC's Rudd admits threat to kill

AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd has pleaded guilty in a New Zealand court to threatening to kill a man who used to work for him and possessing methamphetamine and marijuana.

Artist behind Vegas neon sign dies

Artist behind Vegas neon sign dies

The woman who designed the iconic neon sign that has welcomed countless visitors to Las Vegas since 1959 has died.
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'Ethiopian migrants' killed by IS

'Ethiopian migrants' killed by IS

Ethiopia's government has declared three days of mourning after confirming that many Ethiopians held captive in Libya were killed by the Islamic State group.
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Boy, 13, killed teacher in school

Boy, 13, killed teacher in school

A 13-year-old Spanish boy armed with a crossbow and a machete killed a substitute teacher and injured four people at his school in Barcelona.
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Anti-immigrant violence kills seven

Anti-immigrant violence kills seven

A ceremony marking the end of apartheid in South Africa has been postponed after seven people died in ongoing attacks on immigrants in the country.
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Iran charges detained US journalist

Iran charges detained US journalist

An American-Iranian journalist jailed in Iran faces four charges, including one of espionage.
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Greece far-right leaders on trial

Greece far-right leaders on trial

Leaders of Greece's third-largest political party, the extreme right Golden Dawn, have gone on trial on charges of operating as a criminal organisation that allegedly carried out a campaign of violence against immigrants and left-wing opponents.
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