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Iraqi forces battle IS jihadists in Ramadi, Kirkuk

Iraqi security forces and allied tribesmen were battling Wednesday to defend the governor's office in Anbar province capital Ramadi from an attack by...

Video: US police shot black boy after seconds on scene

US police officers shot dead a 12-year‑old black boy carrying a replica gun within seconds of their patrol car arriving on the scene, a surveillance...

Cheese bests Mac in quest for Obama's Thanksgiving turkey pardon

U. S. President Barack Obama on Wednesday pardoned a turkey named Cheese to mark the country's...

Boy, 12, runaway parties with schoolies

Police have had to eject a 12-year‑old boy from Schoolies party precinct in Surfers Paradise.



1,000-calorie popcorn tubs get labels under US rules: Health

Americans are about to know just how guilty to feel about that large popcorn at the movie theater.

Hong Kong police clear Mong Kok protest site after clashes

Hong Kong police cleared a key pro- democracy protest site in Mong Kok, detaining student leaders and flooding the area with officers to try to prevent any...

Rio invests $350 million in diamond project after Walsh backing

Rio Tinto Group, the world’s second biggest mining company, approved a $350 million project to...

Flights canceled, delayed as soggy weather strikes northeast

Passengers planning to travel for Thanksgiving are facing canceled and delayed flights, packed airports and uncomfortable turbulence as rain and snow move...