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After 10 months investigating the mass shooting in US, a multi-agency team of more than 30 police detectives could not determine a definitive reason why Jaylen Fryberg killed four of his friends and himself.
7:49 AM An image of a drowned toddler washed up on the beach in one of Turkey's prime tourist resorts has swept across social media, after at least 12 died trying to reach the Greek island of Kos.
Gunmen in military uniform seized 18 Turkish workers from a sports stadium they were building in northeastern Baghdad.
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Nick O'Malley 7:13 AM Maryland senator's support of the Iran nuclear accord gives US president enough votes to assure the deal's survival.
John Pullman and Marton Dunai 6:53 AM Passengers on one London-bound train were told to keep quiet and listen for people on the roof.
Nick O'Malley 6:51 AM Animal-protection group wants suspended ban on importation and sale of kangaroo parts reintroduced.
Jeffrey Heller 4:00 AM Benjamin Netanyahu is considering hardening rules on when soldiers can open fire.
Carey Gillam 3:42 AM Missouri on Tuesday executed a man who, along with a friend, pleaded guilty to the 1989 abduction, rape and murder of a 15-year-old girl, a state corrections department spokesman said.
12:40 AM In scenes reminiscent of Cold War East Berlin, refugees have taken to smuggling themselves into Europe even in car engines, in the latest episode of the continent's growing immigration crisis.
Ragnhildur Sigurdardottir 12:39 AM About 13,000 people from Iceland's population of little over 300,000 joined a Facebook page, Syria is Calling, asking the government to take in more Syrian refugees.
Elisabeth Malkin 12:37 AM Guatemala's congress votes unanimously to include president in customs fraud probe.
Marcus Strom 12:36 AM Lego takes its space line quite literally as Denmark's first man in space takes toys with him.
Praveen Menon 12:21 AM Malaysian police will call former prime minister Mahathir Mohamad to give a statement on allegations he made against Prime Minister Najib Razak at an anti-government rally.
Roberta Rampton 12:03 AM Standing in front of a glacier in Alaska, the US President had a message for Americans and the world.
Kate Holton 12:02 AM The Rupert Murdoch protegee, cleared of overseeing widespread phone-hacking, will again run News Corp's British newspaper arm.
Feisal Omar 10:00 PM Islamist militants al-Shabab issued a warning against Somalis who frequent hotels, beaches and nightclubs in the capital Mogadishu, saying it will target men and women who engage in "immoral culture".
Jewel Topsfield and Karuni Rompies 6:25 PM A plan to scrap the $US35 visa Australian visitors must obtain on arrival in Indonesia is in doubt with the Indonesian government making contradictory statements.
Jewel Topsfield, Cameron Houston, Chris Vedelago 5:48 PM Seven Balinese police officers will face trial over extortion allegations, after 16 Melbourne men attending a buck's weekend in Seminyak were allegedly forced to pay a bribe of about $25,000 to avoid trumped up charges and threats of a 10-year prison sentence.
4:47 PM Fighter jets were scrambled and an airliner diverted after a passenger who snuck a cat on board the flight became unruly.
Markus Mannheim 2:08 PM Protest tune sparks national debate about public servants' freedom of speech.
Chris Buckley 11:30 PM Beijing has taken extraordinary steps to make sure a military parade on Thursday goes off without a hitch.
Peter Hannam 1:49 PM One of four huge tropical storms spinning in the north Pacific has caused a stir among meteorologists by crossing the International Date Line near Hawaii and requiring a title change.
Sarah Pulliam Bailey and Michelle Boorstein 1:01 PM The Vatican said on Tuesday that Pope Francis will expand access to confession for abortion, but it was not immediately clear if the pope's comments were symbolic or a change in Catholic Church practice.