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Spanish police treating attempted knife assault on officers as 'terrorist attack'

The man was shot dead by a police officer during the incident in Catalonia.

Sunday 19 August, 2018

Fans injured during storm at Backstreet Boys concert

WinStar World Casino and Resort said about 150 patrons did not evacuate when the storm hit with 128 kph winds.

Saturday 18 August, 2018

This really, really old piece of cheese has been found in Egypt

It is thought to date back more than 3,200 years.

Aretha Franklin: How the Queen of Soul was a trailblazer of the civil rights movement RIP

Aretha Franklin: How the Queen of Soul was a trailblazer of the civil rights movement

From Martin Luther King to Barack Obama, the soul singer was heavily involved in the fight for racial equality.

Friday 17 August, 2018

'She's our queen. She belongs to us': Detroit reeling after death of Aretha Franklin

Motor City had a long love affair with the Queen of Soul, who never forgot her roots.

Thursday 16 August, 2018

Parkland students return to school - with €5.7 million in security upgrades

A gunman killed 17 people in the freshman building in February.

Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin has died aged 76 RIP

Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin has died aged 76

The singer had pancreatic cancer.

Man arrested after 46 people overdose at park in Connecticut

No deaths were reported, but officials said two people suffered life-threatening symptoms.

Wednesday 15 August, 2018

New section of the Berlin Wall discovered by accident

It’s the second long-lost piece of the barrier to be identified and given protected status this year.

Tuesday 14 August, 2018

Over 1,000 children molested by 300 priests in Pennsylvania - report

The report adds that senior church officials took steps to cover it up.

Google records people's movements even when told not to

The privacy issue affects some two billion Android users and hundreds of millions of iPhone users worldwide.

Donald Trump hits back at former aide over claims he used racial slur on 'The Apprentice' set

A new book by former Apprentice star Omarosa Manigault Newman claims recordings exist of Trump using the N-word.

Monday 13 August, 2018

From The42 Pep Guardiola tells Benjamin Mendy to tweet less, Mendy tweets his reply Phoning It In

Pep Guardiola tells Benjamin Mendy to tweet less, Mendy tweets his reply

“Mendy is Mendy,” according to Pep. Indeed.

Sunday 12 August, 2018

Omarosa releases recordings from inside the White House as Trump calls her 'a lowlife' Omarosa This post contains videos

Omarosa releases recordings from inside the White House as Trump calls her 'a lowlife'

Omarosa Manigault Newman was in The Apprentice before being hired by President Trump.

Burqa row: Steve Bannon comes out to bat for Boris Johnson

Bannon has said that Johnson has “nothing to apologise for”.

'So many people loved him' - family pays tribute to airline employee who stole passenger plane and crashed it Richard Russell This post contains videos

'So many people loved him' - family pays tribute to airline employee who stole passenger plane and crashed it

The man who stole the plane has now been identified as 29-year-old Richard Russell.

Saturday 11 August, 2018

Witnesses capture video of stolen plane before it crashes near Seattle Alaska Airlines This post contains videos

Witnesses capture video of stolen plane before it crashes near Seattle

The plane was chased by military jets before crashing into a small island in the Puget Sound, according to local officials.

Turkey shaken by financial fears as Trump rattles it further

Donald Trump tweeted that he had authorized the doubling of steel and aluminium tariffs with respect to Turkey.

Friday 10 August, 2018

'I'm sorry': Casey Affleck opens up in the wake of #MeToo

Affleck’s name became associated with a long list of men who have abused power in Hollywood.

Reports of truce agreed between Hamas and Israel, ending intense two days of violence

Israel and Hamas have fought three wars since the Islamic militant group seized control of Gaza in 2007.

Thursday 9 August, 2018

Melania Trump's parents were sworn in as US citizens today Meet The Knavs This post contains videos

Melania Trump's parents were sworn in as US citizens today

Viktor and Amalija Knavs had been living in the US as permanent residents.

Puerto Rico says Hurricane Maria killed 1,400 people, but death toll remains at 64

Widespread flooding left many sick and elderly people unable to get medical treatment.

Space Force to be a branch of US military and will prepare for 'next battlefield' Guns In Space This post contains videos

Space Force to be a branch of US military and will prepare for 'next battlefield'

Nasa, by comparison, is an independent and civilian branch of government.

Wednesday 8 August, 2018

Watch: Cows help police catch suspect in Florida On The Moove This post contains videos

Watch: Cows help police catch suspect in Florida

Charges against the woman include resisting an officer and drug possession.

Father arrested at New Mexico camp was 'training children to commit school shootings'

Tests on a dead body found at the compound are being carried out to see if they are his son.

The Academy is to create an Oscar award for 'popular' films

It’s unclear whether the category will be in place for next year’s ceremony.

Tuesday 7 August, 2018

Council wants to remove Trump's star from Walk of Fame

The vote came after a man accused of taking a pickax to the star last month was charged with a felony count of vandalism.

Saudi Arabian airline suspends flights to Toronto as row intensifies

Saudi Arabia has expelled the Canadian ambassador and frozen “all new business”.

Sunday 5 August, 2018

Melania backs NBA star LeBron James hours after after Trump tweets insult

LeBron James told journalist Don Lemon that he “would never sit across” from Trump.

Friday 3 August, 2018

Police say they can't find a motive or evidence of a second shooter for Las Vegas massacre

Fifty-eight people died in the mass shooting.

Thursday 2 August, 2018

Someone called police thinking Ohio Air Force base was under attack - it was actually a drill

Workers at Wright-Patterson were told to shelter in place on the base.

Wednesday 1 August, 2018

Manhunt underway for suspect in murder of President George HW Bush's former doctor

Police say that the suspect may have targeted the surgeon because his mother died on his operating table over 20 years ago.

Eiffel Tower shuts down as employees strike over ticket plan

Some 300 employees have complained that the new ticket plan is responsible for inordinately long queues.

Monday 30 July, 2018

Guardians of the Galaxy cast issues open letter in support of fired director James Gunn

Gunn was let go from directing the third installment after old tweets resurfaced.

Mugabe hopes his former party will lose Zimbabwe election

Voters in Zimbabwe are going to the polls today in the country’s first election without Robert Mugabe on the ballot.

Sunday 29 July, 2018

Two children aged four and five among the latest victims to die in California wildfires

Some 38,000 people have been evacuated after the Carr Fire roared into the outskirts of Redding in Shasta County.

Saturday 28 July, 2018

Pope Francis orders US bishop accused of sexual abuse to live 'a life of prayer and penance'

The Holy See’s announcement about McCarrick said that Francis was taking action.

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