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A 7.1 magnitude earthquake has hit Mexico's central state of Puebla, the US Geological Survey has said.

Hitler specch found at home of white man accused of killing two black men

A copy of an Adolf Hitler speech has been found at the home of a 23-year-old white suspect accused of killing two black men and firing on a family, in a string of ...

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Theresa May expects Boris Johnson to remain in her Cabinet

Theresa May is expecting Boris Johnson to remain in her Cabinet as Foreign Secretary, Downing Street has said.

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Latest version of Apple operating system goes live to users worldwide

The newest version of Apple's mobile operating system - iOS 11, which powers the iPhone and iPad - has gone live to users.

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Scientists block growth signal in prostate cancer cells

They found that the bone protein provides a docking point for passing these cancer cells.

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Bad fat can be transformed to combat obesity, scientists find

They claim to have found a way to transform bad white fat into “beige” fat that burns calories.

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The Russian military officer ’who saved the world’ has died

Stanislav Petrov, a former Soviet military officer known in the West as "the man who saved the world" for his role in averting a nuclear war, has died at the age ...

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Statue in honour of gun designer Mikhail Kalashnikov unveiled in Moscow

A monument to Mikhail Kalashnikov, the designer of the prolific assault rifle that bears his name, has been unveiled in Moscow.

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German WW1 submarine containing 23 bodies found off Belgian coast

An intact German First World War submarine containing the bodies of 23 people has been found off the coast of Belgium, authorities said.

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Donald Trump warns of total destruction of North Korea if it does not abandon nuclear threats

Latest: President Donald Trump, in a combative debut speech to the UN general assembly, threatened the total destruction of North Korea if it does not abandon its ...

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News analysis: Rohingya Muslims being wiped off map after generations in Burma

Rohingya Muslims have called Burma home for generations. Now, in what appears to be a systematic purge, the minority ethnic group is, quite literally, being wiped ...

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Study finds babies as young as four months can feel empathy

Babies just four months old display early signs of empathy, scientists have discovered.

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Quality of sleep 'much better for wellbeing than 50% more spending money'

A healthy amount of sleep has a far higher impact on wellbeing than a 50% increase in disposable income, a study of quality of life in the UK has found.

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Probe finds bomb components found in 'frequently bought together' section on Amazon

Amazon shoppers are being offered the chance to buy bomb-making components while innocently purchasing other items, an investigation has revealed.

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Protesters chant 'free our people' after 120 arrests in St Louis 'disorder'

Protesters chanting "free our people" gathered outside a jail in St Louis after more than 100 people were arrested during protests on Sunday.

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10 days after Hurricane Irma, the Caribbean prepares for 160mph winds of Hurricane Maria

Hurricane Maria has intensified into a "potentially catastrophic" category five storm as it continues on a collision course with Caribbean islands already battered ...

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Student shot by police in US rang 911 to report 'armed male' matching his description, police say

A 21-year-old student shot dead by campus police had called 911 to report an armed person matching his description prior to the incident, officers said.

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Latest: Aung San Suu Kyi breaks silence over Rohingya crisis as international pressure mounts

Latest: Aung San Suu Kyi has defended her country's actions against the country's Muslim Rohingya minority, as international pressure to end the violence grows.

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Babies as young as four months can feel empathy, study suggests

The new research suggests that the foundations of empathy may be something we are born with.

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Nerf guns can lead to serious eye injuries, doctors warn

Experts say bullets from the guns and blasters could lead to internal bleeding around the eye as well as issues such as blurred vision.

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Channel 4 ads show viewers what it’s like to live with sight loss conditions

The broadcaster teamed up with the Royal National Institute of Blind People to screen adverts with special visual filters.

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US planning 'different response' rather than shooting down North Korea missiles

The US has seen no need to shoot down North Korean missiles test-fired in Japan's direction, but a future missile launch that threatens American or Japanese territory ...

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Scientists use gene editing to change butterfly wing patterns

The team used the powerful technique Crispr/Cas9 to study the role of the WntA gene.

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US Navy commanders fired after fatal ship collisions

The US Navy has fired two senior commanders in the Pacific region in connection with two ship collisions which resulted in the deaths of 17 sailors.

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Man who posed as Justin Bieber lookalike online to lure schoolgirls jailed

A 30-year-old man who posed as a young Justin Bieber lookalike online to lure schoolgirls into sending him indecent webcam images has been jailed for 15 years by ...

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UK police appeal to mother of abandoned baby Harry to contact them

A newborn baby is being treated in hospital after being abandoned in a park wrapped in a white blanket.

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Hurricane Maria rapidly intensifies as it moves towards Caribbean

Hurricane Maria which is heading towards the Caribbean has rapidly intensified, as a second major storm looks set to batter the region just days after Irma.

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Iceland to hold October 28 election after government collapses

Iceland's president has said the country will hold a national election on October 28 after the governing coalition collapsed over a scandal about a proposed pardon ...

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Theresa May warns Boris Johnson British Government 'driven from the front'

Theresa May has moved to reassert control over her Cabinet after Boris Johnson's publication of a personal vision for Brexit, with the Prime Minister declaring: ...

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Ex-priest jailed for 12 years in UK for sex offences against boys dating back to 1980s

A former Church of England priest has been jailed for 12 years for a string of sexual offences against two boys dating back to the late 1980s.

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The moon will block out three planets in a rare lunar occultation

After Monday, this will not happen again for another 19 years.

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Get on with reforms, Greek PM tells ministers

Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras has urged ministers to get on with reforms demanded by creditors so the country can exit its bailout programme in 10 months.

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AI could spot Alzheimer’s in MRI scans up to a decade before symptoms show

New research from Italy suggests an algorithm can be trained to spot changes in the brain linked to the disease.

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WATCH: UK biker jailed for 'hair-raising' wheelie-pulling, selfie-taking motorway stunts

A biker who took selfies and pulled wheelies on a motorway before speeding at up to 117mph has been jailed for eight months and given a 28-month driving ban.

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Six astronauts have just returned from their simulated trip to Mars

The wannabe astronauts have been living in isolation for eight months.

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Refugees rent out Donald Trump's childhood home in New York

US president Donald Trump's childhood home in New York received some new occupants over the weekend - refugees.

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'12 civilians killed' in Yemen air strike by Saudi-led coalition

An air strike by the Saudi-led coalition fighting Yemen's Shia rebels killed 12 civilians in central Marib province, Yemeni medical officials and tribesmen said.

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Latest: Takeaway owner tells how Parsons Green bombing police arrested worker

A chicken takeaway owner has described how undercover police investigating the Parsons Green bombing swooped on a worker finishing his shift.

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US warplanes stage fly-over amid tensions with North Korea

The US military has flown bombers and stealth jets over the Korean Peninsula in drills with South Korean and Japanese warplanes, three days after North Korea fired ...

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What we know so far about the London Underground explosion

Detectives investigating an explosion on a London Underground train which sent passengers and those in the vicinity fleeing in fear have made two arrests.

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Donald Trump criticised for 'juvenile' golf tweet aimed at Hillary Clinton

President Donald Trump has taken another swipe at political foe Hillary Clinton with a retweet which shows him hitting a golf shot which in the next frame shows ...

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Theresa May heads for Canada amid row over 'backseat driver' Boris Johnson

Theresa May is flying to Canada on Monday to lay the foundations for a post-Brexit trade deal amid a continuing furore over the Government's approach to EU withdrawal. ...

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Suspect in custody after 'racially motivated' killings of black men

The killings of two black men in the US state of Louisiana last week were probably racially motivated, police said, and a 23-year-old white man is in custody.

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Four boys held in connection with murder of man in his 60s in UK

Three 14-year-old boys and a 15-year-old have been arrested on suspicion of murdering a man in his 60s.

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Battered Caribbean Islands brace for further major hurricane

British overseas territories in the Caribbean face being lashed by another major hurricane as they attempt to recover from the deadly devastation unleashed by Irma. ...

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Boris Johnson and Theresa May to hold Brexit plan crunch talks after article row

Boris Johnson is preparing for crunch talks with Theresa May amid recriminations over the Brexit blueprint that left him clashing with officials and facing criticism ...

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UK threat level lowered from critical to severe after pair arrested

The UK's threat level has been lowered from critical to severe after two people were arrested in connection with the terror attack on Parsons Green.

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Russia denies claim of airstrike on US-backed Syrian force

The Russian military has denied claims that it struck a US-backed force in eastern Syria, wounding six fighters.

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North Korea 'faces destruction if it continues with nuclear weapons programme'

North Korea faces destruction unless it gives up its missile and nuclear weapons programmes and stops threatening the US and its allies, warned top advisers to US ...

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