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Multiple dead in US warehouse shooting

Multiple dead in US warehouse shooting

Multiple people were killed in a shooting at a Rite Aid distribution centre in northeast Maryland.

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International tussle over final resting place of Cook's Endeavour
History

International tussle over final resting place of Cook's Endeavour

Australian media has already suggested the vessel could be excavated in time for 2020, the 250th anniversary of Cook becoming the first European to land at Botany Bay.

  • by Steve Bird
Donald Trump feels angry and unprotected amid mounting crises
Donald Trump

Donald Trump feels angry and unprotected amid mounting crises

The US President's declaration that "I don't have an attorney-general" was not merely the cry of an executive feeling betrayed by a subordinate; it was also a raw expression of vulnerability and anger.

  • by Ashley Parker & Philip Rucker
Han Solo's jacket could fetch $1.8m at film auction

Han Solo's jacket could fetch $1.8m at film auction

A jacket worn by Harrison Ford as Han Solo is expected to sell for up to £1 million ($1.8 million) at an auction of movie memorabilia.

  • by Andrew MacAskill
3D-printed gunmaker accused of paying for underage sex goes missing
Guns

3D-printed gunmaker accused of paying for underage sex goes missing

An affidavit accuses the owner of a Texas company that makes untraceable 3D-printed guns of paying $500 cash to have sex with a female under 17.

Nearly half of US mobile phone calls will be scams by 2019: report
Scam

Nearly half of US mobile phone calls will be scams by 2019: report

Nearly half of all mobile phone calls next year in the US will come from scammers, according to a company that provides call blocking technology.

  • by Hamza Shaban
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Jeff Sessions praises Trump. Trump says Sessions doesn't exist.
Russia probe

Jeff Sessions praises Trump. Trump says Sessions doesn't exist.

Attorney-General Jeff Sessions praised Trump for taking action to fight crime, only hours after the President levelled one of his strongest attacks on him yet.

  • by Toluse Olorunnipa
Two prisoners die in police van submerged in Hurricane Florence floods
Extreme weather

Two prisoners die in police van submerged in Hurricane Florence floods

As floodwater surrounded the van, two deputy sheriffs were able to climb onto the roof but were unable to remove two women from the back seat.

  • by Martha Waggoner
Reality TV doctor and girlfriend accused of drugging, raping women
Crime

Reality TV doctor and girlfriend accused of drugging, raping women

"We believe the defendants used their good looks and charms to lower the inhibitions of their potential prey," authorities said.

  • by Meagan Flynn
The long, long silence of James Cook's ship Endeavour
Analysis
History

The long, long silence of James Cook's ship Endeavour

James Cook's famed first voyage of discovery was aboard HM Bark Endeavour, the most famous ship in the world. And then the little ship was lost to history. Here's what happened.

  • by Tony Wright
Hope for northern white rhinos as second pregnancy confirmed
Animals

Hope for northern white rhinos as second pregnancy confirmed

Just two northern white rhinos are left in the world, both female and too old to reproduce. This means the subspecies is functionally extinct.

  • by Bradley Fikes