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Did Serena Williams just reveal she is 20 weeks pregnant?

April 19, 2017 - 12:32pm
Serena Williams shares a picture on Snapchat suggesting to fans that she's 20 weeks pregnant.
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'Gibraltar-sized' space rock passes Earth

April 19, 2017 - 12:09pm
A large asteroid the size of the Rock of Gibraltar has passed safely by Earth.
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Mallorca diver survives 60 hours in air bubble

April 19, 2017 - 11:27am
Xisco Gracia was exploring a cave in Mallorca when his compressed air tank ran out at the weekend.
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Call to cull

April 19, 2017 - 11:03am
Australia's government has mooted new anti-shark measures after a surfer died. What works? And is there a problem?
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Brazil football feud ended by court after 30 years

April 19, 2017 - 10:57am
Thirty years of extra time is needed for Sport Recife to be ruled the 1987 champions.
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Cheap chic

April 19, 2017 - 10:56am
As a $2,000 version of what looks like an Ikea bag goes on sale, we look at similar fashion moments.
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Moment pylon collapses in the Philippines

April 19, 2017 - 10:19am
Heat from a fire below it made it fall near heavy traffic in Alabang.
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Jakarta election: Christian governor concedes to Muslim rival

April 19, 2017 - 10:17am
The vote in Indonesia's capital was seen by many as a key test of the country's secular identity.
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Uganda ends hunt for LRA leader Joseph Kony

April 19, 2017 - 9:17am
Leader of rebel group notorious for kidnapping children no longer a threat, Ugandan army says.
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North Korea tension: China 'seriously concerned' about nuclear threats

April 19, 2017 - 9:13am
A foreign ministry spokesman says Beijing opposes words or actions that could raise tensions.
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Rescue bid in Black Sea as ship splits in two

April 19, 2017 - 8:40am
One crew member is rescued as a cargo ship carrying 12 people sinks in a storm in the Kerch Strait.
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Holiday Inn hotels hit by card payment system hack

April 19, 2017 - 8:31am
About 1,200 hotels in the US and Puerto Rico were infected by credit card-stealing malware.
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Physicists observe 'negative mass'

April 19, 2017 - 8:07am
Physicists have created a fluid with negative mass, which accelerates backwards when pushed.
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Georgia election: Republicans stave off snub to Trump

April 19, 2017 - 7:49am
Democrat just fails to win 50% in Georgia congressional vote, with run-off now needed.
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Trump orders Iran nuclear deal review despite compliance

April 19, 2017 - 7:13am
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson noted Mr Trump's fears over Iran as a state sponsor of terrorism.
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Syria war: Evacuations resume after deadly bombing

April 19, 2017 - 7:04am
Residents leave two government-held villages after Saturday's deadly attack on buses with evacuees.
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Ayodhya dispute: India top court orders trial for BJP leaders

April 19, 2017 - 6:56am
India's ex-deputy prime minister LK Advani faces a criminal trial over the destruction of a mosque.
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South Korea begins coinless society trial

April 19, 2017 - 6:49am
Country kicks off plans to get rid of largely worthless coins from its economy.
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Belgian lands prize role of hermit in Austrian Alps

April 19, 2017 - 6:42am
No pay, no electricity, you don't even get left alone, but 50 people battled for the Alpine job.
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Adidas apologises for 'you survived Boston Marathon' email

April 19, 2017 - 6:31am
The sportswear apologises for an email praising runners who "survived" the 2017 Boston Marathon.
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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.