Embattled Trump nominee Brett Kavanaugh 'not going anywhere'

Embattled Trump nominee Brett Kavanaugh 'not going anywhere'

The Supreme Court pick says he is "not going to let false accusations" force his nomination withdrawal.

S-300 missile system: Russia to upgrade Syrian air defences

S-300 missile system: Russia to upgrade Syrian air defences

Israel warns that the delivery of the S-300 system to Syria will "magnify dangers" in the region.

Portuguese 400 year old shipwreck found off Cascais

Portuguese 400 year old shipwreck found off Cascais

Archaeologists describe the shipwreck found by a town near Lisbon as "the discovery of the decade".

Rod Rosenstein: Russia inquiry chief set for Trump showdown

Rod Rosenstein: Russia inquiry chief set for Trump showdown

Rod Rosenstein, who oversees the Russia inquiry, faces crunch talks at the White House this week.

Dellen Millard killed father as he slept and inherited millions

Dellen Millard killed father as he slept and inherited millions

The 2012 death was originally ruled a suicide, but Dellen Millard shot his sleeping dad in the eye.

Italy migrant crisis: Government passes tough bill

Italy migrant crisis: Government passes tough bill

The measure, which now requires a parliamentary vote, makes it easier to deport migrants.

Dallas officer fired for killing innocent man in his own apartment

Dallas officer fired for killing innocent man in his own apartment

Amber Guyger was on leave since shooting Botham Shem Jean inside his own flat on 6 September.

Kenyan governor Okoth Obado charged over Otieno murder

Kenyan governor Okoth Obado charged over Otieno murder

A Kenyan governor denies links to the stabbing to death of his ex-girlfriend, a pregnant student.

Oil price jumps as Opec keeps output steady

Oil price jumps as Opec keeps output steady

Brent crude hits four-year highs after oil-producing countries fail to agree an increase in production.

Bill Cosby faces sentencing over sex assault

Bill Cosby faces sentencing over sex assault

The US comedian and actor may face the rest of his life in jail for drugging and assaulting a friend.

Electrical implant helps paralysed people to walk again

Electrical implant helps paralysed people to walk again

Three paralysed patients are able to walk after an electrical patch is fitted to their spinal cords.

US man, 74, found alive days after fire in Washington DC

US man, 74, found alive days after fire in Washington DC

Nobody knew the senior citizen was missing for five days but he was in good spirits when found.

Delayed orchestra's impromptu airport gig

Delayed orchestra's impromptu airport gig

When stuck in Geneva Airport, these professional musicians decided to treat their fellow passengers.

Taiwan tribal tattoo: 'Held down and marked when I was just eight'

Taiwan tribal tattoo: 'Held down and marked when I was just eight'

Yayut Ciswas is the last living tribesperson in Taiwan with a traditional full face tattoo.

Mid-Autumn mooncakes: Tasty treats and fancy packaging

Mid-Autumn mooncakes: Tasty treats and fancy packaging

Chinese and Vietnamese people are celebrating the Mid-Autumn festival, with mooncakes centre stage.

Will organic revolution boost farming in India?

Will organic revolution boost farming in India?

Sikkim's been declared India's first fully organic state, so will this revolution boost farming?

Long watch: What drives a mother to cross South America on foot?

Long watch: What drives a mother to cross South America on foot?

The sight of hungry Venezuelan migrants on country roads has become commonplace in South America.

Will 'Modicare' be a success in India?

Will 'Modicare' be a success in India?

India has launched its new flagship health insurance scheme, dubbed "Modicare".

Rare double-headed snake found in garden in Virginia

Rare double-headed snake found in garden in Virginia

The rare copperhead was discovered in a garden in Virginia and is unlikely to survive in the wild.

Terminally ill gamer achieves 'Ultimate' goal

Terminally ill gamer achieves 'Ultimate' goal

Chris Taylor who has bone cancer got to play Nintendo's Super Smash Bros. Ultimate game early following a social media campaign.

Inskip Point: Section of Australian beach collapses into sea

Inskip Point: Section of Australian beach collapses into sea

The sudden landslip swallowed an area up to 300m (1,000 feet) wide, officials say.

Taiwan hair salon covers 'swastika' signs after outcry

Taiwan hair salon covers 'swastika' signs after outcry

A shop has covered its logos after being criticised by local German and Jewish communities.

Church protests halt Georgia cannabis law

Church protests halt Georgia cannabis law

Georgia rethinks legalising cannabis cultivation after church protests.

Chinese city debuts 'bus-pooling' service

Chinese city debuts 'bus-pooling' service

Ever felt the frustration of waiting for a bus that never comes? Beijing's got an answer to that.

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