101144679 hi036422376 - Calgary police: Body behind women's toilet wall 'accidental'
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Calgary police: Body behind women's toilet wall 'accidental'

Image copyright PA Canadian police have ruled out foul play after a man’s body was found behind the wall of a women’s public toilet in the province of Alberta. Authorities say the man was alone when he entered the restroom in a Calgary city centre shopping mall last week. They believe he climbed behind a […]

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The US town prepping for 'devastating' disaster

“The big one” – an earthquake of 9.0 magnitude – is forecast to hit the tiny Washington town of Joyce hard, and it could happen at any time. It’s a threat that’s united neighbours who are stocking up, readying shelter, and pledging to ride it out. Video by Colleen Hagerty Source link

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Trump lawyer Ty Cobb exits Russia inquiry

Image copyright AFP President Donald Trump’s lawyer for the probe into alleged collusion between his election team and Russia is out, the latest legal shake-up in the case. Ty Cobb will be replaced by Emmet Flood, an attorney who defended ex-President Bill Clinton during his impeachment proceedings 20 years ago. The White House press secretary […]

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Savannah plane crash: Five dead in Georgia as military plane comes down

Image copyright EPA Image caption Images showed the cargo plane in flames on a road in the coastal city of Savannah Five people have died after a military cargo plane crashed in the southern US state of Georgia, officials say. They were aboard the C-130 plane when it came down beside a highway intersection near […]

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Armenia: Six things you may not know

Image copyright AFP / Getty Images Armenians have been making headlines by shutting down cities with major protests. How much do you know about this landlocked former Soviet republic in the southern Caucasus? Here are six facts to get you started (and possibly boost a future pub quiz score). 1. More Armenians live outside the […]

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Black men arrested at Philadelphia Starbucks settle for $1

Image copyright CBS Image caption Rashon Nelson (L) and Donte Robinson (R) will each receive $1 and a promise from the city to set up a youth programme Two black men who were arrested at a Starbucks cafe by Philadelphia police last month have reached a financial settlement with the city. Rashon Nelson and Donte […]

101144469 046525297 - Armenia crisis: Opposition leader suspends nationwide protests
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Armenia crisis: Opposition leader suspends nationwide protests

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Nikol Pashinyan has called on his supporters to practise civil disobedience Armenian opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan has suspended nationwide protests after the governing Republican Party indicated it would support his bid to be interim prime minister. The demonstrations brought much of Armenia to a standstill on Wednesday. Mr Pashinyan told […]

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South Africa's Sandile Mantsoe guilty of Karabo Mokoena murder

Image copyright kayfab_27 Image caption Karabo Mokoena’s killing was used as a symbol of the wider violence faced by women in South Africa A South African man has been found guilty of killing his 22-year-old ex-girlfriend in a case that shocked the country last year. The High Court in Johannesburg concluded that Sandile Mantsoe stabbed […]

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Iowa approves one of strictest abortion bills in US

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption A Midwestern US resident during an anti-abortion rally in Washington DC The US state of Iowa has approved one of the most restrictive abortion laws in the country, banning most abortions once a foetal heartbeat is detected. Republican lawmakers, who control both chambers, passed the bill in back-to-back votes, […]

93039572 4b0d84b8 8eff 4b92 a692 0e71c9f7c721 - David Goodall: Scientist, 104, begins trip to end his life
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David Goodall: Scientist, 104, begins trip to end his life

Image copyright ABC Image caption David Goodall says he wants to end his life with dignity On Wednesday, 104-year-old scientist David Goodall bid farewell to his home in Australia to fly across the world to end his life. The lauded ecologist and botanist is not suffering from a serious illness but wishes to bring forward […]