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Pentagon ran secret multi-million dollar UFO programme

39 min 15 sec ago
US media reports say documents from the operation describe strange aircrafts and hovering objects.
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Santa Barbara evacuated as Thomas flares up again

1 hour 33 min ago
Strong winds drive the Thomas fire - now California's third-biggest on record - towards the coast.
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Real Madrid win Club World Cup

2 hours 39 min ago
Real Madrid become the first team to win back-to-back Club World Cup titles as Cristiano Ronaldo's free-kick beats Gremio.
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Hua Yong: Detained Chinese artist's emotional last video

3 hours 34 min ago
On-the-run artist Hua Yong's message to his daughter as Chinese police close in on him goes viral.
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Austria far right: Freedom Party wins key posts in new government

3 hours 37 min ago
Freedom Party nominees take foreign, interior and defence ministries in new coalition government.
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Woolly mammoth skeleton sold for 548,000 euros in France

4 hours 51 min ago
The ancient skeleton is thought to be the largest of its kind in private hands.
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ANC: Zuma pleads for unity as party picks new leader

5 hours 8 min ago
South Africa's governing party is picking a new head after a bitter leadership battle.
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ARA San Juan: Argentina navy chief sacked after loss of submarine

5 hours 37 min ago
Adm Marcelo Srur is sent into retirement following criticism of the operation to rescue the submarine.
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Australia's first same sex wedding takes place

5 hours 52 min ago
Australia's first same sex wedding takes place, eight days after legislation is passed.
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Swati Maliwal: Call to speed up child rape executions in India

7 hours 33 min ago
A leading women's rights advocate says the government should take tougher action on rapists.
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North Korea 'hacked crypto-currency exchange in South'

8 hours 47 min ago
Crypto-currencies may have been targeted in order to evade global financial sanctions on the North.
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Australia citizenship row: Government wins key by-election

8 hours 59 min ago
Victory in the bitterly fought Sydney by-election means the ruling coalition retains its tiny majority.
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Austrian far-right joins coalition led by PM Sebastian Kurz

10 hours 17 min ago
The president approved a coalition involving the Freedom Party for the first time since 2005.
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San Francisco Aquatic Park shut over 'aggressive' sea lions

11 hours 15 min ago
San Francisco's Aquatic Park is closed because of rare attacks by sea lions on swimmers.
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King Michael: Romania bids farewell to former monarch

11 hours 37 min ago
Royals from across Europe attend the funeral of King Michael, who spent most of his life in exile.
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Jacob Zuma and the ANC: Are South Africa's dreams of freedom dead?

11 hours 48 min ago
One of the most important elections in South Africa’s modern history takes place this weekend, with the pick of the new ANC leader.
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Weinstein 'derailed my career' Sorvino says after Peter Jackson claim

12 hours 38 sec ago
Peter Jackson says he 'blacklisted' Mira Sorvino and Ashley Judd on Harvey Weinstein's advice.
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Ashes: Steve Smith double century puts Australia in control

12 hours 11 min ago
Steve Smith and Mitchell Marsh put Australia in control of the third Ashes Test in Perth with huge centuries.
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Deaths of Canada billionaire Barry Sherman and wife 'suspicious'

14 hours 5 min ago
Barry and Honey Sherman were discovered in the basement of their Toronto home by an estate agent.
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Decision time

December 15, 2017 - 7:53pm
After a sluggish first round, the second in Chile's presidential election looks set to be a nail biter.
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