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Syria conflict: US sends arms to Kurdish forces fighting IS

May 30, 2017 - 5:16pm
Kurdish forces are being equipped to help drive so-called Islamic State from its stronghold, Raqqa.
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Swiss court convicts man over 'defamatory' Facebook likes

May 30, 2017 - 4:16pm
The Zurich court said by "liking" defamatory Facebook posts, the man "endorsed" the content.
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Canadian politicians row over rubber duck

May 30, 2017 - 4:07pm
The 15-metre high inflatable ducky is part of Canada's 150th anniversary festivities.
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Olivia Newton-John reveals she has breast cancer again

May 30, 2017 - 4:03pm
The Grease star's diagnosis comes 25 years after she first had the disease.
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Russia inquiry expands to Trump lawyer Michael Cohen

May 30, 2017 - 3:51pm
Michael Cohen says requests by congressional investigations were "not capable of being answered".
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Tamir Rice shooting: Cleveland police officer Loehmann sacked

May 30, 2017 - 3:06pm
Timothy Loehmann was not sacked for shooting the child but for lying on his job application form.
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Mike Dubke, White House communications director, quits

May 30, 2017 - 2:58pm
Mike Dubke resigns, and press secretary Sean Spicer will reportedly give fewer briefings.
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French Open bans Hamou over attempts to kiss reporter on live TV

May 30, 2017 - 2:36pm
Maxime Hamou is condemned for "reprehensible behaviour" during an interview at the French Open.
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Denmark's Little Mermaid statue painted red in anti-whaling protest

May 30, 2017 - 1:30pm
The Copenhagen statue escapes lightly compared to previous attacks, which have seen her decapitated.
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Urinating dog joins Wall Street statue row

May 30, 2017 - 1:26pm
The dog was placed temporarily next to the Fearless Girl statue, which first appeared in March.
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Belgium PM Michel 'partially deafened' by royal starter gun

May 30, 2017 - 1:14pm
Charles Michel was standing next to Princess Astrid when she fired a starter pistol for a race.
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Ukraine raids offices of 'Russian Google'

May 30, 2017 - 1:02pm
Russian search firm Yandex denies accusations of giving user data to Russian security services.
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Tiger Woods 'found by police asleep at wheel'

May 30, 2017 - 11:56am
Golfer Tiger Woods was charged with Driving Under the Influence early on Monday.
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Deadly Cyclone Mora hits Bangladesh with high winds and rain

May 30, 2017 - 11:14am
The storm kills at least six people as it pounds the country's south-eastern coast.
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WW2 grenades explode in German garage

May 30, 2017 - 11:01am
Police are investigating after the owner says he bought a crate of them at a flea market.
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Portland victim: 'Without them we would be dead'

May 30, 2017 - 10:46am
A Portland, Oregon, woman allegedly subjected to Islamophobic abuse on a train tearfully thanks two men who were murdered while intervening on her behalf.
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South Sudan soldiers on trial over rape of aid workers

May 30, 2017 - 9:28am
Thirteen South Sudanese soldiers go on trial over the alleged rape of foreign aid workers in Juba last July.
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Diary of Dreams performs at the 2016 M’era Luna festival in Hildesheim, Germany. M’era Luna, “one of the biggest dark music events in Germany,” is held each year on the second weekend in August. Close to 25,000 people attend the festival annually to hear gothic, metal and industrial music performed on two large festival-style stages.