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Human cells grown in monkey embryos triggers 'Pandora's...

Human cells have been grown in monkey embryos by scientists in the US, sparking ethical concerns and warnings that it "opens a Pandora's...

Eight killed and many injured in shooting at US FedEx facility

Eight people have been killed in a shooting at a FedEx facility in Indianapolis. At least four people are in hospital - one with critical...

Eight killed and more injured in shooting at US FedEx facility

Eight people have been killed in a shooting at a FedEx facility in Indianapolis. More people are reported to be injured and have been...

Bodycam footage of 13-year-old boy being shot dead by US...

Bodycam footage of a police officer fatally shooting a 13-year-old boy last month appears to show the teenager holding his hands up...

Bodycam footage of 13-year-old boy being shot dead by police...

Bodycam footage of a police officer fatally shooting a 13-year-old boy last month appears to show the teenager holding his hands up...

US sanctions on Russia show Biden means business - but...

The punishment inflicted by the United States on Russia for a massive cyber breach, election meddling and other alleged "destabilising...

Ex-cop Derek Chauvin refuses to testify over George Floyd...

Former police officer Derek Chauvin has refused to testify in court over the killing of George Floyd as the defence rested its case...

'We need to do a better job for our employees',...

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos has vowed to make his company a better place for its workers. Mr Bezos was writing in an annual letter to...

US retail and unemployment figures improve as economic...

The US economy continues to show signs of recovery, as newly-vaccinated Americans head out to spend their stimulus cheques. Retail...

Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez call off their engagement...

Jennifer Lopez and baseball star Alex Rodriguez have called off their engagement - a month after denying reports they had split. J-Lo...

Biden issues new Russia sanctions and expels 10 diplomats...

[unable to retrieve full-text content]US President Joe Biden has announced new sanctions on the Russian government and the expulsion...

'Welcome to Chili's' viral video Vine star...

Vine star Adam Perkins, behind the viral 'Welcome to Chili's' video, has died at the age of 24. His death was confirmed on Instagram...

Democrats seek to increase Supreme Court justices from...

Democrats are planning to increase the number of US Supreme Court justices from nine to 13 in an attempt to swing the court away from...

Prime suspect charged with murder over 1996 missing student...

A long-time suspect in the disappearance of California student Kristin Smart almost 25 years ago has been charged with her murder,...

Prime suspect charged with murder of California student...

A long-time suspect in the disappearance of California student Kristin Smart almost 25 years ago has been charged with her murder,...

US set to impose new Russia sanctions over huge hacking...

The US is expected to announce new sanctions on Russia as early as today over the hacking of government agencies and alleged election...

With no good options, Biden had little choice but to leave...

The withdrawal from Afghanistan is a bold move by President Joe Biden but ultimately he had no choice but to end a campaign in which...

Retired doctor's testimony key to Derek Chauvin's...

Derek Chauvin's defence team was evidently relying heavily on the testimony of retired medical examiner Dr David Fowler to persuade...

Ex-cop who fatally shot black motorist during traffic stop...

A former police officer who fatally shot a black motorist during a traffic stop in Minnesota has been charged with second-degree manslaughter,...

Coinbase makes splash on market debut with $99.6bn valuation

The cryptocurrency exchange coinbase started trading on Wednesday at a valuation of nearly $100bn (£72bn), in a major boost to supporters...

Ex-cop who fatally shot black motorist during traffic stop...

A former police officer who fatally shot a black motorist during a traffic stop in Minnesota will be charged with second-degree manslaughter,...

Streamer breaks Twitch record after broadcasting live for...

A video game streamer has broken the record for the highest amount of paid subscribers on the platform Twitch, after broadcasting...

Fraudster Bernie Madoff - who swindled clients out of billions...

Financier Bernie Madoff, who swindled thousands of clients out of billions of dollars, has died in prison. The 82-year-old passed...

Britney Spears says she's 'flattered' the...

Britney Spears has told fans she is "flattered" that people are concerned about her wellbeing. It comes after a string of reports...

Fraudster Bernie Madoff - who swindled clients out of billions...

Financier Bernie Madoff, who swindled thousands of clients out of billions of dollars, has died in prison. The 82-year-old passed...

YouTuber Jake Paul vows legal action against TikTok star...

YouTuber Jake Paul has denied that he sexually assaulted a TikTok star in 2019, calling the allegations "100% false". Justine Paradise...

YouTuber Jake Paul denies TikTok star's 'preposterous'...

YouTuber Jake Paul has denied that he sexually assaulted a TikTok star in 2019, calling the allegations "100% false". Justine Paradise...

Six people rescued and more missing after boat capsizes...

Six people have been rescued and more are missing after a boat capsized off the Louisiana coast amid severe weather warnings. The...

'Prime suspect' and his father arrested in 1996...

A long-time suspect in the 1996 disappearance of a California college student has been arrested along with his father. Paul Flores,...

Floyd accused acted 'reasonably' and was following...

The defence has begun in the trial of the former Minneapolis police officer accused of killing George Floyd. One of the first witnesses...

Officer who 'accidentally' shot black man resigns...

A Minneapolis police officer who fatally shot Daunte Wright, when she said she was reaching for her Taser, has resigned, along with...

Biden delays US troops' withdrawal from Afghanistan...

The withdrawal of all US troops from Afghanistan is being delayed until 11 September - the 20th anniversary of the al Qaeda terror...

Officer who 'accidentally' shot black man, resigns...

A Minneapolis police officer who fatally shot Duante Wright, when she said she was reaching for her Taser, has resigned, along with...

US climate envoy John Kerry calls on China to 'assume...

John Kerry has described the global climate crisis as an "unbelievable monument to the need for multilateralism" and urged China to...

European rollout of Johnson & Johnson COVID jab delayed...

The rollout of the Johnson & Johnson COVID vaccine across Europe has been delayed, while US officials have recommended a "pause" in...

Kanye West agrees to joint custody of children in divorce...

Kanye West and Kim Kardashian will share joint custody of their four children following their divorce, court documents show. It was...

Zendaya, Brad Pitt and Harrison Ford among presenters at...

Zendaya, Brad Pitt and Harrison Ford are among the famous faces who will be presenting awards at this year's Oscars ceremony. They...

US recommends 'pause' to Johnson & Johnson jab...

The US food and drug administration has recommended a "pause" to the rollout of the Johnson & Johnson COVID vaccine so it can investigate...

Macaulay Culkin and Brenda Song reveal poignant name of...

Home Alone star Macaulay Culkin and Disney Channel actress Brenda Song have welcomed the birth of their first child, Dakota. The couple...

Siri appears to leak Apple special event planned for 20...

Apple has not yet announced when its next special event will be, but the news appears to have leaked to the company's voice assistant...