US senator to be first to have baby in office

BBC - 15 min 21 sec ago
Iraq war veteran Tammy Duckworth is expecting her second daughter in April, making Senate history.

At least 22 dead in twin Benghazi car bombs

BBC - 28 min 31 sec ago
Two car bombs kill 22 and injure many more near a mosque in the Libyan city of Benghazi.

Ursula K Le Guin: US fantasy author dies at home in Oregon

BBC - 33 min 54 sec ago
She melded dragons and wizards with spaceships to tackle earth-bound issues of gender and class.

Syria war: Row over Turkey using German-made tanks

BBC - Tue, 01/23/2018 - 21:30
Some German politicians have spoken out over the reported use of leopard tanks against a Kurdish militia.

Kentucky school shooting: Two teenagers dead and 19 injured

BBC - Tue, 01/23/2018 - 19:42
A 15-year-old girl died at the scene and a 15-year-old boy died in hospital.

Sirens and panic as tsunami warning jolts Alaskans awake

BBC - Tue, 01/23/2018 - 19:22
A 7.9-magnitude earthquake rattled Alaska's coast, triggering tsunami alerts and prompting residents to evacuate.

Pakistan Zainab murder: Police arrest suspect

BBC - Tue, 01/23/2018 - 18:47
Authorities say they have found the man who murdered six-year-old Zainab Ansari and others.

Uganda's Museveni: I love Trump for being frank with Africans

BBC - Tue, 01/23/2018 - 18:27
Yoweri Museveni said the continent needs to be spoken to frankly and made to realise it is weak.

Egypt election: Retired general and candidate Sami Anan arrested

BBC - Tue, 01/23/2018 - 18:23
Sami Anan is accused of violating military code after announcing his bid to run against President Sisi.

Germany: Plane and helicopter crash in mid-air, killing four

BBC - Tue, 01/23/2018 - 18:16
The cause of the crash between a small plane and a helicopter is not yet clear.

Russia bars 'extremist' British comedy The Death of Stalin

BBC - Tue, 01/23/2018 - 18:08
A satirical British comedy about the ex-Soviet leader's succession has been pulled by authorities.

Syrian regime routinely bombs civilians in Eastern Ghouta

BBC - Tue, 01/23/2018 - 18:03
The BBC has obtained shocking footage from the besieged area of Eastern Ghouta, just 30 kilometres from Damascus.

Chilean poet and physicist Nicanor Parra dies at 103

BBC - Tue, 01/23/2018 - 16:51
The irreverent poet won the Premio Cervantes in 2011 and was proposed four times for the Nobel Prize.

Syria war: 'Civilians flee' Turkish assault on Afrin enclave

BBC - Tue, 01/23/2018 - 16:36
Hundreds have reportedly been displaced by clashes between Turkish-led forces and Kurdish fighters.

Sessions questioned in Russia probe

BBC - Tue, 01/23/2018 - 16:13
US attorney general Sessions questioned last week by investigators over alleged Trump campaign collusion with Russia

'America First' tariffs on imports spark Asia outcry

BBC - Tue, 01/23/2018 - 15:16
Tariffs of up to 50% on imported goods will affect the two countries more than any other.

Elon Musk's Boring Company presents LA tunnel plan

BBC - Tue, 01/23/2018 - 15:14
Elon Musk's Boring Company has presented its LA transport tunnel plans for Culver City.

Hugh Masekela: The story of a jazz legend

BBC - Tue, 01/23/2018 - 14:39
Legendary jazz trumpeter Hugh Masekela, a leading figure in the struggle to end apartheid and "the father of South African jazz", has died aged 78.

Minnie Mouse honoured with Hollywood Walk of Fame star

BBC - Tue, 01/23/2018 - 14:16
Forty years after Mickey, she's been honoured in LA.

Naomi Parker Fraley, the real Rosie the Riveter, dies aged 96

BBC - Tue, 01/23/2018 - 13:53
For years Naomi Parker Fraley lived quietly while another woman was credited as the famous feminist icon.


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