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San Francisco Aquatic Park shut over 'aggressive' sea lions

December 16, 2017 - 6:08am
San Francisco's Aquatic Park is closed because of rare attacks by sea lions on swimmers.
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King Michael: Romania bids farewell to former monarch

December 16, 2017 - 5:46am
Royals from across Europe attend the funeral of King Michael, who spent most of his life in exile.
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Jacob Zuma and the ANC: Are South Africa's dreams of freedom dead?

December 16, 2017 - 5:36am
One of the most important elections in South Africa’s modern history takes place this weekend, with the pick of the new ANC leader.
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Weinstein 'derailed my career' Sorvino says after Peter Jackson claim

December 16, 2017 - 5:23am
Peter Jackson says he 'blacklisted' Mira Sorvino and Ashley Judd on Harvey Weinstein's advice.
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Ashes: Steve Smith double century puts Australia in control

December 16, 2017 - 5:12am
Steve Smith and Mitchell Marsh put Australia in control of the third Ashes Test in Perth with huge centuries.
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Deaths of Canada billionaire Barry Sherman and wife 'suspicious'

December 16, 2017 - 3:19am
Barry and Honey Sherman were discovered in the basement of their Toronto home by an estate agent.
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Who will succeed Michelle Bachelet in Chile?

December 15, 2017 - 7:53pm
After a sluggish first round, the second in Chile's presidential election looks set to be a nail biter.
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Why 2018's big food trend could come from West Africa

December 15, 2017 - 7:49pm
West African food is tipped by chefs and experts to be big in 2018.
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'Crowdfunding his death'

December 15, 2017 - 7:47pm
"Don't click 'like'": The death of "rooftopper" Wu Yongning sparks uneasy soul-searching in China.
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'Million mutinies'

December 15, 2017 - 7:42pm
Five years after the Delhi gang rape Indian women are taking control of the conversation around gender.
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South Africa: My message to the ANC

December 15, 2017 - 7:31pm
What advice do South Africans have for the ruling party as it prepares to elect a new leader?
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US tax bill: Republicans agree sweeping changes

December 15, 2017 - 7:06pm
Senate and House lawmakers reveal final details of the biggest change to the US tax code in 30 years.
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North Korea must earn right to talks, says US Secretary of State Tillerson

December 15, 2017 - 5:02pm
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson toughens his stance after earlier offering talks with no preconditions.
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Matthew Petersen: Trump's nominee for judge flubs law test

December 15, 2017 - 4:53pm
Matthew Petersen's hearing goes wrong quickly when a Republican senator poses basic legal questions.
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'Shocking apathy' to fraternity drinking at Pennsylvania university

December 15, 2017 - 3:53pm
Penn State allowed "sadistic" rituals and failed to protect its students, a blistering report finds.
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Peru Odebrecht scandal: President Kuczynski faces impeachment

December 15, 2017 - 3:22pm
Parties file a motion to have Pedro Pablo Kuczynski removed after he rejects resignation calls.
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Nigerian law graduate denied call to bar for wearing hijab

December 15, 2017 - 2:51pm
Amasa Firdaus was refused entry in Nigeria after insisting on wearing a headscarf under her wig.
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Brexit: EU leaders agree to move talks to next stage

December 15, 2017 - 2:15pm
Theresa May welcomes "important step" and calls for "rapid progress" on transition discussions.
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Amsterdam's Schiphol airport: Police shoot knifeman

December 15, 2017 - 1:21pm
A shopping area at one of Europe's busiest airports was evacuated as shots were heard.
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Trump tells FBI: 'I have your back 100%'

December 15, 2017 - 1:18pm
Mr Trump praises the FBI after previously calling the agency "disgraceful" and "in tatters".
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