Kabul bombing: 57 dead in Afghan suicide bombing at voter registration centre

Afghan officials say 57 people have been killed and 119 wounded in a suicide bombing in Kabul that targeted a voter registration centre. The Isis militant group...

Man jailed for 50 years for stealing $1.2m-worth of fajitas

A former youth offenders’ centre employee in Texas has been convicted of stealing more than $1.2m (£860,000) worth of fajitas. Gilberto Escamilla, 53, was jailed for 50 years after authorities...

New York City to ban cars in Central Park: ‘This was not its purpose...

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is banning cars from entering Central Park this summer, and opting to return the roadways in the 800 acre...

Amazon forces people to buy James Comey book if they want to review it

Amazon is banning people from reviewing James Comey's book until they buy it. The company will only let people who buy the explosive new book through its...

Michael Cohen may have to declare Stormy Daniels case could affect criminal probe

Donald Trump’s attorney Michael Cohen must formally declare that his right to avoid self-incrimination would suffer if adult actress Stormy Daniels’ lawsuit is not delayed, a...

HSBC announces it will stop funding new coal power plants and other fossil fuel...

Europe’s largest bank has announced it is to largely stop funding fossil fuel industries. HSBC claims it is going green by all but ending future investment in...

Several members of migrant caravan have reached the US-Mexico border to seek asylum

At least 50 members of a migrant caravan that has been travelling through Central America and Mexico has reached the US border and are seeking asylum.  The...

E Coli outbreak prompts warning to throw away Romaine lettuce

American consumers have been told to throw out any store-bought romaine lettuce as an E Coli outbreak has hospitalised dozens. All types of romaine grown in a...

India’s vice-president rejects calls to impeach chief justice over alleged misuse of public office

India‘s vice-president has rejected an unprecedented petition by seven opposition parties to impeach the country’s most senior judge for alleged misuse of public office. Venkaiah Naidu, who chairs...

Would you pass America’s green card marriage interview?

Every marriage is tested at times, some more literally than others. The marriages of immigrants to American citizens must stand up to the scrutiny of the US...

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