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Breonna Taylor: Kentucky city on edge ahead of prosecutor decision

Media playback is unsupported on your device Louisville, Kentucky, is under a state of emergency as prosecutors are expected to announce if police officers who killed a black woman in her home during a d

Ginsburg Supreme Court: Trump to name nominee by week’s end

Media playback is unsupported on your device President Trump has said he will name a replacement to Ruth Bader Ginsburg by week's end and urged the Republican-controlled Senate to confirm his Supreme Cou

FinCEN Files: HSBC moved Ponzi scheme millions despite warning

HSBC allowed fraudsters to transfer millions of dollars around the world even after it had learned of their scam, leaked secret files show.Britain's biggest bank moved the money through its US business to HSBC accou

US Supreme Court: Trump vows to nominate woman as Ginsburg’s replacement

Media playback is unsupported on your device US President Donald Trump has said he will next week nominate a woman to replace the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, escalating a political row over her su

Ruth Bader Ginsburg: US Supreme Court judge dies of cancer, aged 87

US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, an iconic champion of women's rights, has died of cancer at the age of 87, the court has said.Ginsburg died on Friday of metastatic pancreatic

Global coronavirus infections top 30 million

The number of confirmed coronavirus cases across the globe has surpassed 30 million, according to figures by America's Johns Hopkins University.More than 940,000 have died with Covid-19 sin

Biden says US trade deal hinges on UK ‘respect’ for Good Friday Agreement

Joe Biden has said he will not allow peace in Northern Ireland to become a "casualty of Brexit" if he is elected US President in November.The Democratic candidate said any UK-US trade deal had to be "contingent" on

India’s coronavirus infections top five million mark

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US West Coast fires: Trump fans flames of climate row in California

Media playback is unsupported on your device President Trump has dismissed concerns over climate change on a visit to fire-ravaged California, telling an official there it would "start getting cooler".Blazes in Calif

Coronavirus: WHO reports record daily rise in new infections

The World Health Organization (WHO) has recorded a record one-day rise in the number of new coronavirus infections, with 307,930 reported over 24 hours. The agency said that deaths rose by

Russia: Local elections test Kremlin party’s grip on power

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Afghanistan war: ‘Historic’ peace talks with Taliban set to begin

The first peace talks between the Afghan government and the Taliban are due to begin in the Gulf state of Qatar on Saturday, after months of delay.US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo called t

Oregon fires: Over 500,000 people flee dozens of infernos

More than half a million people in the US state of Oregon are fleeing deadly wildfires that are raging across the Pacific Northwest, authorities say.Fanned by unusually hot, dry winds, doze

US official claims pressure to downplay intelligence reports

A senior intelligence official at the US Department of Homeland Security has said he was pressured by the agency's leadership to downplay the threat of Russian election interference as it "

Coronavirus: Oxford University vaccine trial paused after participant falls ill

Final clinical trials for a coronavirus vaccine, developed by AstraZeneca and Oxford University, have been put on hold after a participant had an adverse reaction in the UK.AstraZeneca described it as a "routine" pa

Australian journalists flown out of China ‘amid diplomatic standoff’

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Typhoon Haishen heads to South Korea after slamming Japan

Typhoon Haishen is making its way towards South Korea after slamming through southern Japan.The storm is headed towards Busan, South Korea's second-largest city, said the country's weather

Donald Trump attacks ‘slimeball’ reporter in war dead row

US President Donald Trump has described as a "slimeball" a journalist who quoted him as saying dead US soldiers were "losers" and "suckers". He likened the Atlantic magazine report to unpro

Trump panned over reports he called US war dead ‘losers’

US President Donald Trump is facing a backlash over reports he mocked American soldiers killed in action as "losers" and "suckers".The alleged remarks were first reported in the Atlantic ma

Daniel Prude: Mayor suspends officers in ‘spit hood’ death

Seven US police officers have been suspended over the death of an unarmed black man who suffocated after being restrained. Daniel Prude, who had mental health issues, died after being put i

Biden calls for police to be charged over shootings

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden has urged charges against police who shot two black Americans, Jacob Blake and Breonna Taylor.Speaking in Delaware, Mr Biden did not specify what counts should be brought

Jacob Blake: Trump visits Kenosha to back police after shooting

Media playback is unsupported on your device US President Donald Trump has visited Kenosha, Wisconsin, to back law enforcement after the police shooting of a black man sparked civil strife.The Republican

Trump defends supporters accused in deadly clashes

Media playback is unsupported on your device US President Donald Trump has defended supporters of his for their alleged roles in recent deadly street clashes.He suggested a teen accused of killing two in Wisconsin la

Portland protests: Trump and Biden clash over street violence

Media playback is unsupported on your device US President Donald Trump and his Democratic rival Joe Biden have clashed over the violence that has erupted at protests in Portland, Oregon.Mr Trump blamed the Democrat m

Germany coronavirus: Hundreds arrested in German ‘anti-corona’ protests

Media playback is unsupported on your device Police in Berlin have arrested 300 demonstrators during protests against Germany's coronavirus restrictions.Some 38,000 people took to the streets in the city