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Aidan McAnespie: Soldier faces checkpoint killing charges
Aidan McAnespie was hit by one of three bullets fired from a machine gun in County Tyrone in 1988.
Glasgow Art School 'will be saved' after devastating fire
The school's director, Professor Tom Inns, says the Mackintosh building will be saved "in some form".
Chadwick Boseman gives his MTV award to Waffle House hero
"Black Panther" star Chadwick Boseman gave his award for playing a superhero to a real hero.
Italian interior minister's Roma census announcement causes outrage
Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini has provoked outrage by announcing plans to conduct a census of Italy's Roma ethnic group.
How this electric speed boat smashed the maritime world record
An electric speed boat built by British car brand Jaguar using Formula E technology has smashed a decade-old world speed record on Coniston Water in the English Lake District.
Sessions: Migrant children facilities not like Nazi Germany because 'they were keeping the Jews from leaving'
Attorney General Jeff Sessions dismissed comparisons of the detention facilities for migrant children to Nazi concentration camps by arguing that Nazis "were keeping the Jews from leaving the country."
Setting up new showdown, Britain's May rejects Brexit proposal
LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Theresa May cannot accept a proposal to hand parliament more control over Brexit, her spokesman said on Tuesday, setting up a showdown with lawmakers who want the right to step in if Britain risks crashing out of the EU with no deal.
Audi Chief Executive Rupert Stadler Arrested Over Diesel Scandal
Mr. Stadler, a member of Volkswagen’s management board, had been placed under formal investigation days earlier.
World Cup 2018: Schedule and results
With so many teams, fixtures, groups and timings you would be forgiven to lose track of your favorite team's schedule.
Kim Jong-un Returns to China, This Time With Leverage
As the United States and China drift into a trade war, Mr. Kim, a week after meeting President Trump, will have the chance to play one power against the other.
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Merkel says climate change is a fact, laments US stance
Angela Merkel says Germany remains fully committed to the Paris climate accord, despite U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to pull out of the agreement
Hawaii deploys rat-sniffing dogs to help protect seabirds
Hawaii has deployed two rat-sniffing dogs to help remove invasive rodents from a seabird sanctuary on Lehua
Monk seal deaths on Oahu linked to parasite found in cats
Hawaii officials say the three monk seals found dead on Oahu last month were killed by the parasite found in cat poop
Local religious community comes together to bring awareness to family separations
The Church Council of Greater Seattle is ready to assist families financially and in any other means possible, whether that's members opening their homes up to mothers searching for their children or opening churches up as sanctuaries.
Attorneys in Charleena Lyles lawsuit allege Seattle police officer perjured himself
In a court motion, the attorneys claim Officer Jason Anderson falsely testified that the front door was closed in the apartment where Charleena Lyles was fatally shot last year.
Set sail for Elliott Bay Marina’s Downtown Sailing Series
All sailboats are invited to the Elliott Bay Marina's Downtown Sailing Series.
More outbreaks of foodborne illnesses: Here’s what you need to know
As spring’s E. coli and salmonella outbreaks faded after causing, respectively, five deaths and a record recall, news of three more foodborne illness outbreaks within a week hit consumers.
City Light, Seattle Fire Department partner to combat stubborn electrical-vault fires
The partnership is the first of its kind in the nation to take a unified approach between a fire department and utility to fight vault fires.
Police: Gunman stole ammunition at Tumwater Walmart, was followed and killed by armed shopper
Tumwater police provided additional details Monday about the chaotic scene that unfolded at a Walmart Supercenter on Sunday evening after a gunman had reportedly attempted several carjackings and shot a driver.
Several private schools in the D.C. area are scrapping Advanced Placement classes
The seven schools drew attention to a quiet pushback against Advanced Placement in certain quarters of the education world even as the program has gained enormous influence in American high schools as a nationally recognized credential and a steppingstone to college.
Egypt need Salah's magic, mastery vs. Russia
Egypt need Mohamed Salah vs. Russia given that it's a must-win game. There's no better time for him to show he's one of the world's best right now.
Coach: Mexico earned upset win despite flu bug
Mexico coach Juan Carlos Osorio has confirmed that El Tri managed to defeat Germany in their opening match of the World Cup on Sunday despite a flu bug in the camp.
World Cup 2018: Day 6 in pictures
Day 6 of the World Cup sees three matches - with Colombia, Poland, hosts Russia and Mo Salah all in action
After some early angst, Belgium flashes World Cup potential
During the buildup to its World Cup opener, Roberto Martinez regularly reminded his Belgium squad the challenge was going to be far greater than what was being portrayed as an easy march through the group stage. The first half proved him to be right.
Alli to have scan on thigh knock after England win
Dele Alli will have a scan on a thigh injury sustained against Tunisia as his team-mates recuperate from their thrilling World Cup victory.
It's been a journey for Maguire from England fan to player
Harry Maguire has had quite a journey from being a fan in France two years ago at the European Championships to playing for England at the World Cup
Mooy not using World Cup to facilitate transfer from Huddersfield
Aaron Mooy has impressed for Huddersfield Town in the last two years, and the Australia midfielder is in no rush to leave.
France hopes luck won't be needed to get past Peru
France benefited from good fortune in its World Cup opener but is hoping for a more consistent effort by its top strikers against Peru
'Incredible' Firmino works like a defender, says Mane
Senegal ace Sadio Mane has hailed Liverpool colleague and Brazil striker Roberto Firmino, as the duo look to shine at the World Cup.
The Latest: Geiger is 2nd American to ref at 2 World Cups
American Mark Geiger has been selected to referee Wednesday's World Cup match between Portugal and Morocco. He becomes the second American to referee at two World Cups after David Socha in 1982 and 1986.
UAE imposes ban on birds from Russia after flu outbreak: WAM
DUBAI (Reuters) - The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has banned the import of domestic and wild live birds, as well as their meat and meat products from Russia after a bird flu outbreak, state news agency WAM reported on Tuesday.
Hague's call to legalise cannabis rejected by government
But the home secretary is set to make a statement on the legality of cannabis-based medicines.
Pizza Hut pledges to drop some chicken antibiotics by 2022
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Yum Brand Inc's Pizza Hut chain will fully phase out chickens raised with certain antibiotics in its U.S. restaurants by 2022, in the latest push by a major restaurant chain to follow healthier food practices.
Roche pays $2.4 billion for rest of cancer expert Foundation Medicine
ZURICH/LONDON (Reuters) - Swiss drugmaker Roche is paying $2.4 billion to buy the rest of Foundation Medicine (FMI) , raising its bet on the U.S. genomic profiling group's ability to personalize cancer care.
Denying it has lost war on drugs, UK rules out legalizing cannabis
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain said on Tuesday it had no intention of legalizing cannabis after a former leader of Prime Minister Theresa May's party said the government had "irreversibly lost" the battle to drive the drug off the streets.
Legalising cannabis: What you need to know
The debate on legalising cannabis has been reignited by the case of a 12-year-old boy with epilepsy.
Britain has lost the war on cannabis: former Conservative leader
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain has lost the battle to drive cannabis off the streets so it should consider legalizing the drug, a former leader of Theresa May's Conservative Party said on Tuesday.
NHS 70: How have hospitals changed for children?
It's 70 years since the start of the NHS. How have hospitals changed for child patients since 1948?
'Incredibles 2': Theaters post warnings due to seizure concerns
Warning signs have been posted in theaters across the United States for fans with photosensitive epilepsy. The animated movie contains scenes of flashing lights.
Test your poison ivy knowledge before the plant ruins your summer
It was a close encounter in 2012 that made microbiologist John Jelesko take an interest in poison ivy.
Amazon’s Alexa for Hospitality handles hotel checkout, pool time and more - CNET
The tech giant's newest version of its popular voice assistant was made specifically for hotels.
Apple fined $6.8M in Australia after Error 53 controversy - CNET
One undercover investigation and a year of court proceedings later, Australia takes an AU$9 million bite out of Apple.
Google-free Android kit tipped to sell buckets
China, you see, has its own chocolate factories Some optimists are betting on Google own-brand devices to save the smartwatch. Others are betting that new generations of Google-free Android-based hardware will do the same thing. And one of the latter is IDC.…
Vigil for the health of Julian Assange to take place in London - CNET
The vigil coincides with the sixth anniversary of the WikiLeaks founder's self-imposed exile in London's Ecuadorian Embassy.
Sherpa, the Spanish personal assistant, launches an API for its predictive AI with Porsche as 1st customer
Sherpa, a personal assistant startup that has carved out a niche for itself by focusing on the Spanish-language market (alongside English) and predictive suggestions, is expanding. The company is launching a set of APIs called the Sherpa Platform, which will let other businesses tap into its pred...
Ailing ZX Spectrum reboot firm kicks crisis meeting into long grass
2-week delay on vote to dismiss current directors A key shareholders' meeting has been adjourned, prolonging the Retro Computers Ltd ZX Spectrum Vega+ saga for another fortnight.…
What's your internet personality type?
This post is part of Me, online, Mashable's ongoing series digging into online identities. If you're reading this, you're probably online, which, you know, good luck. But have you ever wondered exactly what type of online you are? It takes all sorts to make an internet, from the fighters to the l...
Idris Elba tweets teaser for 'Luther' Season 5 and OMG
Splendid news, Luther fans — Season 5 is officially on its way. SEE ALSO: Idris Elba is keen to try his hand at more comedy roles – and a musical On Monday night, Idris Elba shared a brief teaser for the show's new season on his Twitter. Well, that's certainly a nice surprise. Still, so we do...
Millie Bobby Brown shuts down bullies in no-nonsense MTV Awards speech
Five days after leaving Twitter after she became the target of a homophobic meme, Millie Bobby Brown has addressed bullying in her MTV Awards speech. SEE ALSO: Chris Pratt’s 9-point speech at the MTV Awards is totally bonkers The Stranger Things star picked up the award for Best Performance in a ...
Um, excuse me. Do you have clearance to patch that MRI scanner?
Healthcare regulations working against cybersecurity, claims expert Israel Cyber Week Healthcare regulations oblige medical equipment vendors to focus on developing the next generation of technologies rather than addressing current cybersecurity issues, according to experts presenting at the eig...
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