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  1. The World's Most Powerful Woman Is Seen Rather Differently in GermanyFri, 22 Sep 2017 17:19:00 GMT
    Angela Merkel has been such a constant presence in German politics that a verb has been derived from her name.
  2. Iran's Reaction to Trump Speech: A New Ballistic MissileFri, 22 Sep 2017 11:55:00 GMT
    President Hassan Rouhani's said Iran would "seek no one's permission to defend our land."
  3. 'Worse Than a War Zone': Medical Services on Dominica Crippled by MariaFri, 22 Sep 2017 13:29:00 GMT
    Hurricane Maria left medical facilities on the Caribbean island of Dominica "worse than in a war zone," according to the country's leader.
  4. Kim Jong Un Responds to Trump, Says 'Dotard' Will 'Pay Dearly'Fri, 22 Sep 2017 11:52:00 GMT
    Hours later, North Korea's foreign minister reportedly said his country may test a hydrogen bomb in the Pacific Ocean.
  5. China Imposes Limit on Oil Supply to North KoreaSat, 23 Sep 2017 05:16:00 GMT
    China announced it will limit energy supplies to North Korea and stop buying its textiles under sanctions, reducing support from Pyongyang's last ally.
  6. Death Toll in Mexico Quake Rises to 295, Search for Survivors ContinuesSat, 23 Sep 2017 01:27:00 GMT
    Mexico's coordinator of national civil defense said that half of the known dead, 155 people, died in Mexico City. Rescuers have saved 115 people so far.
  7. Scientists Find 60 Ancient Shipwrecks Preserved in the Black SeaFri, 22 Sep 2017 23:19:00 GMT
    Dozens of ancient ships scattered across the bottom of the Black Sea were discovered after a nearly three-year excursion.
  8. Kalashnikov Statue Included a Monumental MistakeFri, 22 Sep 2017 20:39:00 GMT
    Workers cut out part of a new monument to Mikhail Kalashnikov, inventor of the legendary AK-47 assault rifle, after it mistakenly depicted a German WWII weapon.
  9. Cuba Tells U.N. It Has Clean Hands in U.S. Embassy MysteryFri, 22 Sep 2017 20:26:00 GMT
    Twenty-one Americans have suffered effects from mysterious sonic incidents apparently targeting embassy staff in Havana.
  10. What Would Happen if North Korea Tested an H-Bomb?Fri, 22 Sep 2017 19:55:00 GMT
    There could be political and actual fallout if the North Koreans defy President Trump and do the first atmospheric test of a hydrogen bomb in 37 years.
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  1. Uber petition over London licence loss reaches 400kSat, 23 Sep 2017 07:01:39 GMT
    An online petition was launched after it was announced Uber would lose its London licence. More...
  2. Manchester tram 'push' death: Woman admits manslaughterFri, 22 Sep 2017 12:47:29 GMT
    Charissa Brown-Wellington pleads guilty to the manslaughter of 30-year-old Philip Carter. More...
  3. Fire crew changes Sir Patrick Stewart's tyreFri, 22 Sep 2017 16:58:07 GMT
    The Star Trek actor thanks a fire crew on Twitter for helping him after his car tyre blew. More...
  4. Church Stretton murder: Boy, 7, found dead at houseFri, 22 Sep 2017 12:41:16 GMT
    A 44-year-old woman arrested on suspicion of murder is believed to be the mother of Archie Spriggs. More...
  5. Bumbling police tweet '80-year ban' for dangerous driverFri, 22 Sep 2017 14:11:00 GMT
    Police backtrack after tweeting a sentencing for a dangerous driving conviction that was 78 years out. More...
  6. Complaint over judge's Rooney traveller family remarksFri, 22 Sep 2017 17:02:37 GMT
    The judge made the comments as he sentenced the Rooney family for modern slavery offences. More...
  7. Stoke imam guilty of supporting Islamic State groupFri, 22 Sep 2017 16:01:00 GMT
    Kamran Hussain told children that martyrdom was better than anything they could achieve at school. More...
  8. Herd of 70 cows saved from slaughter head for Norfolk sanctuaryFri, 22 Sep 2017 23:30:59 GMT
    A crowdfunding appeal saves a retiring farmer's herd of dairy cows from the slaughter house. More...
  9. Police 'may have to' break mosque footwear rules againFri, 22 Sep 2017 13:01:12 GMT
    Officers broke a Muslim custom when they entered a mosque with their shoes on to prevent a disturbance. More...
  10. University Challenge student cleared of rapeFri, 22 Sep 2017 12:57:03 GMT
    Bartholomeo Joly de Lotbiniere, who appeared on University Challenge in 2015, is acquitted of rape. More...