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Marcellus Williams: Missouri governor stays execution

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Marcellus Williams The governor of Missouri has issued a stay of execution for a death row inmate and appointed a panel to investigate his conviction. The order came only hours before Marcellus Williams, 48, was due to be put to death for the 1998 murder of Felicia Gayle, a newspaper […]

Sixty migrants found locked in icy truck on US-Mexico border

Image copyright CBP Image caption The migrants were laying on a sheet of ice inside the truck Sixty undocumented migrants from Central America were discovered locked inside a food truck by US officials as they tried to cross the border. They were found “laying on and within pallets of broccoli lined with a thin sheet […]

A black bear got punched after entering a Canadian home

Image copyright Sunshine Coast RCMP Image caption A black bear can weigh more than a very large man A Canadian man had to punch a black bear in the nose to force it outside after it followed a toddler into a British Columbia family’s home. Froude was home with her two sons when she heard […]

US hits Chinese and Russian firms over North Korea

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption N Korean leader Kim Jong-un says he is considering firing missiles near the US territory of Guam The US has imposed sanctions on a dozen Russian and Chinese companies and individuals it accuses of helping North Korea’s nuclear weapons programme. Earlier this month, members of the UN Security Council, […]

Angry protest at Charlottesville meeting over far-right rally

Image copyright CBS News Image caption Protesters held up a sign that read “Blood on your hands” Angry protests erupted at a city council meeting in Charlottesville, Virginia, where a woman was killed at a white nationalist rally 10 days ago. Protesters and residents packed into the meeting to criticise officials for their handling of […]

US Navy collision: Remains found in hunt for missing sailors

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The collision was reported at 05:24 local time on Monday east of the Strait of Singapore Human remains have been found in the hunt for 10 US sailors missing after their destroyer collided with a tanker near Singapore, the navy says. The discovery came when divers were sent down to […]

Trump rules out Afghan troops withdrawal

Media caption“We are not nation building again. We are killing terrorists,” President Trump said President Donald Trump has said a hasty US withdrawal from Afghanistan would leave a vacuum for terrorists to fill. He said his original instinct was to pull US forces out, but had instead decided to stay and “fight to win” to […]

Trump vows ‘fight to win’ in Afghanistan

Media caption“We are not nation building again. We are killing terrorists,” Trump said President Donald Trump has said a hasty US withdrawal from Afghanistan would leave a vacuum for terrorists to fill. He said his original instinct was to pull US forces out, but had instead decided to stay and “fight to win” – avoiding […]

Solar eclipse 2017: Americans gaze at sky spectacular

Media captionWatch: The US witnesses the ‘diamond ring’ effect A total solar eclipse has wowed the US. A huge shadow cast by the Moon as it passed in front of the Sun swept across the nation, from Oregon in the west to South Carolina in the east. Millions of people moved to get into the […]

Solar eclipse 2017: Donald Trump looks directly at the Sun

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