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The senator says he "cannot in good conscience" approve the plan, which is backed by President Trump.
A dam has failed and caused "extremely dangerous" flooding in hurricane-hit Puerto Rico.
About 10,000 people are evacuated amid fears an eruption on the Indonesian island could be imminent.
A statue to Russia's creator of the famed AK-47 rifle is to be changed as it shows the wrong weapon.
The inspector general will focus on Tom Price's private jet trips and "may encompass other issues".
A picture of the Star Wars character sitting beside the late King Faisal is mistakenly included.
Entry to the Zeitz Mocaa in Cape Town is free at certain times for anyone with an African passport.
Protesters drown out a speech to university students in Washington by ex-FBI director James Comey.
Professor wins praise on social media for bringing his mother, who has Alzheimer's, to his lectures.
How widespread is CTE, the disease found in dead former NFL player Aaron Hernandez?
The BBC's Rajini Vaidyanathan talks to families searching for loved ones as rescue efforts continue.
Protesters have condemned France's new labour laws, but they are a key part of the president's plans.
The San Ysidro border crossing is closing for the weekend to enable construction work to go ahead.
The storm remains a dangerous category 3, as Puerto Rico counts the costs of its devastation.
The bodies of Orouba and Halla Barakat were found in their flat in Istanbul, Turkish police say.
The usual treatments are failing 60% of the time in some regions of Cambodia, scientists say.
The Mexican Navy apologised on Thursday for conflicting reports about survivors.
Violence erupts at a New York hotel as protesters heckle Turkey's leader with chants of "terrorist".
Doubts surround a Pacific island campaign for a statue of pilot Amelia Earhart.
A selection of the best photos from across Africa and of Africans this week.