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Keystone oil pipeline approval 'a great day for jobs', says Donald Trump

Donald Trump has said "it's a great day for American jobs" after his administration issued a permit to build the long-delayed Keystone XL oil pipeline.

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Most cancer cases are a result of bad luck, scientists claim

Researchers believe most cancer mutations are due to random DNA copying mistakes.

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Spacewalk astronauts prepare International Space Station for new parking spot

Astronauts have ventured out on a spacewalk to prepare the International Space Station for a new parking spot.

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Vladimir Putin denies French election interference after meeting Marine Le Pen

Vladimir Putin has held a surprise meeting with France's far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen

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Widow 'sick' to hear husband's knife attacker committed Westminster atrocity

The widow of a man slashed in the face by Khalid Masood told how she felt "sick" after hearing he went on to commit the atrocity in Westminster.

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'Distracted' rail worker seconds from being hit by 85mph train

A railway worker narrowly avoided being hit by a train travelling at 85mph.

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Geologist alleges Shell are hiding health hazards from oil spills in Nigeria

Royal Dutch Shell's Nigeria subsidiary "fiercely opposed" environmental testing and is concealing data showing thousands of Nigerians are exposed to health hazards ...

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Egypt's Hosni Mubarak returns home after release from custody

Former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak has returned home following his release from custody, security officials said, after legal proceedings that took years during ...

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Trump administration approves 1,700-mile Keystone XL pipeline to carry tar sands from Canada to Texas

The Trump administration has issued a presidential permit to pipeline builder TransCanada to build the Keystone XL pipeline.

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Man charged with 'attempted murder in a terror context' over Antwerp car incident

Belgian authorities have charged a man with terror offences after a car was driven at high speed through a busy shopping area in Antwerp.

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Here are all of Friday morning's updates on the Westminster attack

The fourth victim has been named.

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Donald Tusk: 'It is important that Brexit remains a one-off incident'

He said Brexit must not be the beginning of a process which leads to further splits in the EU

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'Troubled' Westminster killer was ' laughing, joking and polite' hours before attack

Masood was jailed for two years over the 2000 attack.

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Hundreds feared drowned as bodies of five migrants found off Libyan coast

Hundreds of migrants are feared to have died off the coast of Libya after five bodies were found near two capsized boats

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Kremlin opponent Denis Voronenkov 'killed by Russian agent'

Kremlin critic Denis Voronenkov was killed by a Russian agent, according to a senior Ukrainian official.

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Train evacuated in London after passengers trapped for an hour by power failure

Passengers said the driver gave regular updates and opened windows.

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What's happening with healthcare in the US?

Donald Trump has issued an ultimatum as the situation escalates.

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Leslie Rhodes, 75, becomes fourth innocent victim of Westminster attack

The fifth person to be killed in the Westminster terror attack was pensioner Leslie Rhodes.

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'Nothing to suggest' security services could have prevented Westminster attack

"I have heard nothing that suggests to me that it would have been possible to stop it."

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Sydney teenager admits plotting Anzac Day terror attack

A Sydney teenager has admitted plotting a terrorist attack on an Australian ceremony marking the Gallipoli landings.

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September 11 families in new quest to sue Saudi Arabia

The US Congress has cleared the way for a renewed effort.

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Police in California hunt for stolen car with two young brothers inside

A major search is underway in southern California for a stolen car with two young brothers inside.

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Brexit 'a failure and a tragedy' says top European Commission boss Jean-Claude Juncker

He confirmed that the UK will be presented with a bill for leaving.

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Donald Trump demands make-or-break vote on health care bill

The risky move, part gamble and part threat, was presented to Republican politicians behind closed doors

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Two more 'significant arrests' as details of Westminster killer's past emerges

Latest: Two more "significant arrests" have been made in connection with the Westminster attack, police have said.

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This 130-year-old fact about dinosaurs might be wrong after all, scientists say

And it’s blowing people’s minds.

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Defiance and quiet dignity at candlelit vigil to Westminster attack victims

Defiance and quiet dignity were shown at a vigil to the victims of the Westminster attack, hours before police said a 75-year-old man had died from injuries sustained ...

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No rape since woman did not scream, says Italian court

Officials in Italy have been asked to look into a case in which a court acquitted a man of raping a woman because she did not scream.

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Westminster terror attack victims treated in hospitals across London

Victims of the Westminster terror attack are being treated in hospitals across the capital, though some who were admitted have now been discharged.

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Donations for family of murdered PC Keith Palmer pass £300,000 mark

Well-wishers have donated more than £300,000 online for the family of murdered police officer Keith Palmer.

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CIA hacked Apple devices in ways users cannot fix, claims Wikileaks

New documents from WikiLeaks point to an apparent CIA programme to hack Apple's iPhones and Mac computers using techniques that users could not disable by resetting ...

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29 inmates tunnel out of Mexican prison

A group of 29 inmates have tunnelled their way out of a prison in the northern Mexico border state of Tamaulipas.

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Westminster terror attack: Here's what we know so far

A massive police operation is under way after a terror attack in Westminster, in the heart of London.

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Khalid Masood: Here's what we know about the man named by police as the Westminster attacker

Masood was known to police before the attack.

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240 migrants feared dead in Mediterranean

A Spanish aid organisation says it has recovered five bodies from waters off the Libyan coast and fears that at least 240 migrants could have died after two boats ...

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Latest: Westminster attack claims fourth civilian with death of 75-year-old man

Latest: A 75-year-old man who was injured in the Westminster terror attack has died in hospital, Scotland Yard said.

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29 charged in child sex abuse probe

A total of 29 people have been charged with offences against 18 children who were aged between 11 and 17.

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Scientists have been growing healthy heart tissue on spinach leaves

The new tissue engineering method could help treat heart attack patients in the future.

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Neighbour of Khalid Masood 'cannot believe he could do something like this'

Searches are continuing at a flat and a house in Birmingham following police raids linked to the Westminster terror attack.

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Family of murdered PC Keith Palmers pay tribute to 'wonderful dad and husband'

Pc Keith Palmer was a "wonderful dad and husband, a loving son, brother and uncle" who will be "deeply missed", his family said.

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Belgium raises security in Antwerp after car chase

The bomb squad was brought in and the authorities raised security in the centre of town, in places where people normally gather.

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This 16th century anatomy book shows what we may have thought about female genitalia

It hints as to why our knowledge of the female body has historically been so lacking.

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Police criticised as stalker jailed for murder of 'stereotyped' ex-girlfriend

A judge criticised police as he jailed a stalker who murdered his ex-girlfriend five months after officers gave her a fixed penalty notice for wasting their time ...

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Probe after ABC News Twitter accounts hacked

ABC News has said three of its Twitter accounts have been hacked, sending out profanity-filled posts to its millions of followers.

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Nigel Farage blames Westminster attack on support for multiculturalism

"…If you open your door to uncontrolled immigration from Middle Eastern countries, you are inviting in terrorism."

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Police officer among four killed in Wisconsin shootings

A police officer and three other people were killed when a domestic dispute at a bank escalated into shootings at three locations in Wisconsin.

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Egypt school meals suspended amid food poisoning outbreaks

Egypt has suspended the distribution of school meals nationwide after several outbreaks of food poisoning struck hundreds of children in several provinces.

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Banking probe focuses on ex-Trump campaign chief

US treasury department agents have obtained information about offshore financial transactions involving President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman as part ...

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Turkey bids to exclude airport and airline from laptop ban

The Turkish government is taking steps to keep Istanbul's main airport and its national carrier, Turkish Airlines, outside the scope of new aviation restrictions ...

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