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Woman sent nude photos of daughter to lover
Woman sent nude photos of daughter to lover

A childcare worker who sent graphic nude photos of her daughter to her lover has walked free from a Brisbane court.

Human-caused climate change blamed
Human-caused climate change blamed

Heat waves last year in Asia, Europe and Australia were influenced by human-caused climate change, but not all extreme weather…

Hong Kong protestors set deadline
Hong Kong protestors set deadline

Pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong set a Wednesday deadline for a response from the government to meet their demands…

New counter-terror raids in Australia
New counter-terror raids in Australia

A Melbourne man arrested in counter-terrorism raids had provided funds to a US citizen fighting in Syria and was about to…

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White House front door now locks automatically

WASHINGTON (AP) Secret Service Director Julia Pierson says the front door to the White House now locks automatically in…

The top 10 songs and albums on the iTunes Store

iTunes' Official Music Charts for the week ending September 29, 2014: Top Songs 1All About That Bass, Meghan Trainor 2Shake…

Lawyer says singer Anita Baker owes him money

DETROIT (AP) A lawyer who represented Anita Baker against allegations that she failed to pay for work done on her Detroit-area…

Treasury targets those tied to Pakistan extremists

WASHINGTON (AP) The U.S. Treasury Department is taking action against individuals and networks linked to two militant groups…

Marathon bombing suspects' sister faces NYC judge

NEW YORK (AP) A defense lawyer says the Boston Marathon bombing suspects' sister denies making phone threats, allegations…

UN: Islamic State forcing thousands to flee Syria

UNITED NATIONS (AP) The U.N humanitarian chief says tens of thousands of people are fleeing Syria as the Islamic State…

Secret Service boss vows no repeat of breach

WASHINGTON (AP) Secret Service Director Julia Pierson vows that a security breach like the Sept. 19 incident in which a…

Secret Service director says it's clear White House security plan was not properly executed

WASHINGTON (AP) Secret Service director says it's clear White House security plan was not properly executed.

Cyprus police: precious Degas painting stolen

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) Cyprus police say thieves broke into the home of an art collector and took a painting by famed Impressionist…

Secret Service head takes responsibility in breach

WASHINGTON (AP) Secret Service Director Julia Pierson told U.S. lawmakers she takes full responsibility for the serious…

US consumer confidence slides in September

WASHINGTON (AP) U.S. consumer confidence dropped in September after hitting the highest level in nearly seven years in…

Georgia orders Zhvania exhumed

TBILISI, Georgia (AP) A prosecutor in the former Soviet republic of Georgia has ordered the body of the late prime minister…

Algeria opposition warns over president's absence

ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) One of Algeria's main opposition politicians has warned that the country is in a state of paralysis…

At 69, satirist keeps South Africa laughing

JOHANNESBURG (AP) The cross-dressing South African satirist says he doesn't tell jokes and can't remember punchlines. "Sometimes…

Obama welcomes signing of Afghan security pact

WASHINGTON (AP) President Barack Obama says the signing of a security agreement between the U.S. and Afghanistan marks…

US stocks edge higher in early trading

NEW YORK (AP) U.S. stocks are opening slightly higher as investors set aside worries about the protests in Hong Kong. The…

US shooter takes stand in loud music killing case

JACKSONVILLE, Florida (AP) A man who shot and killed a 17-year-old teenager after an argument over loud music outside a…

EU keeps Russia sanctions in place for now

BRUSSELS (AP) European Union ambassadors have decided to keep Ukraine-related sanctions against Russia in place for the…

California governor expected to OK plastic bag ban

SACRAMENTO, California (AP) California Gov. Jerry Brown has indicated that he is likely to sign a bill imposing America's…

Gaza lions sent to Jordan after war damages zoo

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As cold as ice and a lot fresher
As cold as ice and a lot fresher

The protein that prevents Antarctica’s fish from freezing solid also means they spend their lives carrying hundreds of ice…

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Shark-punch woman 'made it up'
Turtle-bot heads into battle
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Space

Russian-US crew blast off
Russian-US crew blast off

A Russian Soyuz spacecraft carrying a Nasa astronaut and two Russian cosmonauts, blasted off on schedule Friday, Russian…

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Syria

Foley image removed from anti-Muslim ad
Foley image removed from anti-Muslim ad

A picture of US journalist James Foley moments before his murder at the hands of extremists in Syria has been pulled from…

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