A large commercial jet from Dubai caused a scare after a pilot radioed that it would be landing at New York’s Kennedy Airport carrying several passengers and crew members suffering flu-like symptoms.
A man was arrested after repeatedly crashing his truck into a building housing a Texas television station on Wednesday morning.
Nike has unveiled its first “Just Do It” ad narrated by Colin Kaepernick and a person familiar with the situation says the spot is scheduled to air during the NFL season opener.
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Bill Cosby’s star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame was vandalised by someone who scrawled the word “rapist” with a marker pen on it.
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Tencent will begin using a police database to verify the ages and identities of players on its biggest mobile title, ramping up a campaign against game addiction.
Reality TV star Kim Kardashian West was at the White House for a meeting with President Donald Trump on criminal justice reform.
A South Korean delegation met with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un during a visit to arrange an inter-Korean summit planned for this month and help rescue faltering nuclear diplomacy between Washington and Pyongyang. (Yun Dong-jin, Yonhap via AP)
The second murder trial of a former Blackwater security guard over the 2007 killing of a civilian in Baghdad was ruled a mistrial Wednesday, a year after his first conviction was thrown out.
A senior administration official is sounding an alarm about US President Donald Trump’s “amorality” and “impetuous” leadership style in an unsigned opinion piece published in the New York Times.
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An elderly Japanese man drove 50 000km from Japan to London, behind the wheel of his Toyota minibus, to visit his old house. He previously lived there more than 40 years ago!
Indonesian high school students fled to higher ground as tsunami warning sirens blared, launching an evacuation exercise across a region devastated by a 2004 disaster which killed over 200 000 people.
An airliner to New York from Dubai with 10 passengers and crew members who ended up hospitalised with flu-like symptoms was carrying 1990s rap icon Vanilla Ice.
Cameras on the NASA Space Station captured dramatic views of Tropical Storm Gordon from 410 kilometres up.
A Southern California man will stand trial on charges that he murdered a gay University of Pennsylvania student in a hate crime.
A crane fell on to a home that was undergoing repairs in Orlando’s Baldwin Park neighbourhood, splitting the roof of the house.
British prosecutors have charged two Russian men with the nerve agent poisoning of ex-spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia in the English city of Salisbury.
The wives of two Reuters journalists sentenced in Myanmar to seven years’ imprisonment for possessing state secrets say they were shocked by the verdicts.
The top official with the UN’s Palestinian aid agency says countries including Qatar, the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia and India have stepped up in recent months with a “very high amount” of $238m in extra funding amid US cuts.
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An 11-year old boy, diagnosed with Leukaemia, realised his dream when he was offered the opportunity to experience a Ferrari at a race track.
French President Emmanuel Macron was hit by a second resignation in a week as his sports minister quit, forcing him to make two changes to his cabinet.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, who once compared himself to Hitler, paid a solemn visit to Israel’s Holocaust memorial, branding the Nazi leader “insane” as he lamented the genocide of 6 million Jews.
South Africans love Ferrari and that’s reflected in monthly sales figures by Naamsa. Take a look at how many Ferrari sports cars were sold so far this year.
The strongest typhoon to hit Japan in 25 years battered the west of the country with violent winds and heavy rain, killing seven people and injuring scores more.
People are posting videos of themselves burning Nike clothing after the sports company released a new ad with Colin Kaepernick, the former NFL player who knelt in protest during the US national anthem before games. Videos show shoes being burned and
A kindergarten principal in China trying to liven up a formal back-to-school ceremony with a racy pole dancer has been fired after angry parents lit up social media with complaints.
The founder of the Haqqani network, one of Afghanistan’s most effective and feared militant groups, has died after a long illness, their affiliates the Afghan Taliban have announced.
A woman leads authorities on a high-speed chase in Texas, crashes her vehicle, then takes off on foot while holding a baby in a carrier before trying to carjack a passing motorist.
Authorities say a western Pennsylvania jail is on lockdown after almost a dozen employees became ill from an unknown substance.
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A hurricane watch has been issued for portions of the central US Gulf Coast as Tropical Storm Gordon lashed South Florida with heavy rains and high winds.
American president Donald Trump has attacked Nike over its support of former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick.
German news agency dpa is reporting that hundreds of police have entered a forest that protesters are trying to stop from being chopped down for a coal mine
A man nicknamed Russia’s “biggest Beatles fan” has died in Saint Petersburg at the age of 73 after failing to realise a long-held dream to create a temple to the British band’s music.
A small plane has crash-landed just metres from the shore at a popular Welsh beach.
A major airport that was cut off when a huge typhoon smashed through its sole access road was being evacuated, as Japan grappled with devastation caused by its most powerful storm in a quarter of a century.
Executives from Facebook and Twitter are expected to tell members of Congress that they have stepped up efforts to detect and remove accounts that violate their policies after Russian-linked hackers used social media to meddle in the 2016 election.
Firefighters dug through the burned-out hulk of Brazil’s National Museum, a day after flames gutted the building, as the country mourned the irreplaceable treasures lost and pointed fingers over who was to blame.
People stranded at an offshore airport begin returning by boat and bus across a partially damaged bridge to mainland after a typhoon sweeps across part of Japan’s main island.
Rising temperatures of Bolivia’s highlands has caused a sustained drought of the second largest lake in the country forcing the indigenous community living around it to search new ways of life.
Pakistan began voting for a new president, with a close ally of Prime Minister Imran Khan seen as the favourite to replace Mamnoon Hussain as the ceremonial head of the world’s only nuclear-armed Muslim state.
They are the world’s most recognizable shoes, but have somehow evaded detection for 13 years, since being stolen from a Minnesota museum.
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A highway overpass has collapsed in the crowded Indian city of Kolkata, and an official says seven or eight people have been taken to a hospital.
Biden himself is more conflicted â but he is listening keenly to the supporters pushing him to run for the White House in 2020.
A 10-year-old girl with a heart defect from Perth in Australia was reportedly hung from a tree using a skipping rope fashioned into a noose by school bullies.
The strongest typhoon to hit Japan in 25 years made landfall, with more than a million people urged to evacuate to escape violent winds and heavy rainfall.
Australia’s troubled ruling Liberal party faces claims of intimidation and bullying with one senior minister saying she was ‘disgusted’ by suggestions that women making the allegations should ‘toughen up’.
Today Bindi â who was just eight years old when her dad passed away â paid tribute to her dad by sharing an old family photo of the family on Twitter.
Israeli businessman received top general’s texts, calls after being assigned his cellphone number
Pope Francis said “silence and prayer” were the answer to those seeking “scandal and division”, amid a barrage of attacks from ultra-conservative Catholics.