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US: almost 30 injured as truck ploughs into Mardi Gras crowd

Nearly 30 people have been injured after a pickup truck ploughed into a crowd watching the main Mardi Gras parade in New Orleans.

Nearly 30 people have been injured after a pickup truck ploughed into a crowd watching the main Mardi Gras parade in New Orleans.

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Hollande fires back at Trump's terror innuendo over Paris

François Hollande has issued a sharp riposte to Donald Trump after his US counterpart’s comments hinting that terrorist attacks had made Europe – and particularly Paris –…

François Hollande has issued a sharp riposte to Donald Trump after his US counterpart’s comments hinting that terrorist attacks had made Europe – and particularly Paris –…

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Mexico warns US of retaliatory tariffs over Trump's border wall

Mexico has threatened to retaliate following Donald Trump’s latest comments on his planned border wall: the US president vowed on Friday to start building it “soon, way ahead of…

Mexico has threatened to retaliate following Donald Trump’s latest comments on his planned border wall: the US president vowed on Friday to start building it “soon, way ahead of…

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US shooting investigated as potential hate crime

A 51-year-old man from Kansas has been charged with killing an Indian engineer and wounding two other men when he opened fire in a bar.

A 51-year-old man from Kansas has been charged with killing an Indian engineer and wounding two other men when he opened fire in a bar.

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Now, the award for Best Actor goes to...

As if there was any doubt, ‘La La Land’ proves Ryan Gosling’s got the looks, the majestic moves and a velvety voice in bundles.

As if there was any doubt, ‘La La Land’ proves Ryan Gosling’s got the looks, the majestic moves and a velvety voice in bundles.

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Epidemic: US heroin deaths quadruple in five years

The US is facing an opioid epidemic and fatal overdoses of heroin have more than quadrupled in five years ending 2015

The US is facing an opioid epidemic and fatal overdoses of heroin have more than quadrupled in five years ending 2015

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And the Oscar for Best Foreign Language film goes to....

There are several European movies in the running for the Best Foreign film Oscar this year but the hot favourite for the award is Asghar Farhadi’s ‘The…

There are several European movies in the running for the Best Foreign film Oscar this year but the hot favourite for the award is Asghar Farhadi’s ‘The…

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And the nominees for Best Picture are....

On Sunday, the American film industry celebrates the 89th Annual Academy Awards at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles.

On Sunday, the American film industry celebrates the 89th Annual Academy Awards at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles.

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USA cop shooting

An off-duty Los Angeles Police Department officer fired his gun during a physical altercation with a group of teenage boys in Anaheim on the afternoon of February…

An off-duty Los Angeles Police Department officer fired his gun during a physical altercation with a group of teenage boys in Anaheim on the afternoon of February…

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Senior US officials get a frosty reception in fiery Mexico

Donald Trump said it would be a tough trip. And it was.A group of senior US officials have been given a frosty reception in Mexico due to a controversy brewing over the deportations of undocumented m

Donald Trump said it would be a tough trip. And it was.A group of senior US officials have been given a frosty reception in Mexico due to a controversy brewing over the deportations of undocumented m

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Pentagon will present Trump with “full range of options” to defeat ISIL

The US military will soon present President Donald Trump with a “full range of options” to defeat the Islamic State group and other jihadist networks in the greater Middle East, the Pentagon’s top mil

The US military will soon present President Donald Trump with a “full range of options” to defeat the Islamic State group and other jihadist networks in the greater Middle East, the Pentagon’s top mil

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US-born panda Bao Bao arrives at new home in China

Welcome Home – that was the message for American born panda Bao Bao as she finally finished a gruelling 16-hour flight from the US to China.

Welcome Home – that was the message for American born panda Bao Bao as she finally finished a gruelling 16-hour flight from the US to China.

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Tesla says on track for volume production of Model 3 electric car

Tesla has reassured investors by confirming that its vital mass-market Model 3 electric car is on track to be produced in large number by September.

Tesla has reassured investors by confirming that its vital mass-market Model 3 electric car is on track to be produced in large number by September.

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Dakota pipeline protest runs out of fuel

A long-running protest against an oil pipeline in North Dakota appears to be fizzling out.

A long-running protest against an oil pipeline in North Dakota appears to be fizzling out.

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Trump revokes rules on transgender students' use of segregated toilets

Donald Trump has scrapped landmark guidelines telling schools to let transgender students use toilets matching their gender identity rather than their gender at…

Donald Trump has scrapped landmark guidelines telling schools to let transgender students use toilets matching their gender identity rather than their gender at…

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Watch: Model rescues New York teens from frozen Central Park pond

An Australian model, Ethan Turnbull, and his friend rushed to the aid of a group of young people after they fell through the ice on a pond in Central Park, New…

An Australian model, Ethan Turnbull, and his friend rushed to the aid of a group of young people after they fell through the ice on a pond in Central Park, New…

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Scores need rescuing from rising flood waters in Silicon Valley

Rescue workers have been forced to evacuate scores of people from a San Jose neighborhood in California after flood waters from an overflowing creek inundated a residential…

Rescue workers have been forced to evacuate scores of people from a San Jose neighborhood in California after flood waters from an overflowing creek inundated a residential…

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Trump issues guidelines to speed up removal of illegal immigrants

The administration of US President Donald Trump has issued new tough guidelines that expand the number of immigrants targeted for deportation and speed up the process for their…

The administration of US President Donald Trump has issued new tough guidelines that expand the number of immigrants targeted for deportation and speed up the process for their…

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Texas hospital "shooting" false alarm

Police in the US state of Texas have found no evidence of a shooting incident at a hospital in Houston, Texas.

Police in the US state of Texas have found no evidence of a shooting incident at a hospital in Houston, Texas.