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Herb Kelleher: Father of low-cost airline travel dies at 87

Thu, 01/03/2019 - 9:18pm
The co-founder of Southwest Airlines, which paved the way for low-cost air travel, dies aged 87.

US jury to decide if Ed Sheeran copied Marvin Gaye's Let's Get It On

Thu, 01/03/2019 - 7:44pm
A US judge rejects his request for a lawsuit alleging he copied a Marvin Gaye song to be dropped.

The women who banned alcohol

Thu, 01/03/2019 - 7:22pm
In the world's largest democracy, politicians find they need to listen to women if they want power.

What does China want to do on the Moon's far side?

Thu, 01/03/2019 - 7:03pm
What China's Chang'e-4 mission could tell us about the far side of the Moon.

Is this the Islamic State group's last stand in Syria?

Thu, 01/03/2019 - 5:43pm
Exclusive footage shows the battle to push the Islamic State group out of the Syrian town of Hajin.

Should the US hand over Minnesota's Northwest Angle to Canada?

Thu, 01/03/2019 - 5:30pm
A White House petition is asking to have the geographic curiosity handed over to Canada.

Speaker Nancy Pelosi quotes Ronald Reagan after accepting gavel

Thu, 01/03/2019 - 4:49pm
The Democrat makes her first speech after retaking the gavel as Speaker of the House for a second time.

Nancy Pelosi elected as Speaker of diverse US House

Thu, 01/03/2019 - 4:09pm
The veteran lawmaker once again reclaims the Speaker's gavel as Democrats take control of the House.

Justin Trudeau: Three challenges facing him in 2019

Thu, 01/03/2019 - 3:38pm
Canada's leader heads into an election year with three big challenges on the horizon.

MSC Zoe: Coastguard video shows containers toppling

Thu, 01/03/2019 - 3:31pm
Footage filmed by the Dutch coastguard shows precariously balanced containers on board the MSC Zoe.

Pope Francis: US sex abuse scandal undermines Church's credibility

Thu, 01/03/2019 - 3:11pm
Efforts to cover up the crimes caused great harm, he says in a letter to US bishops on a retreat.

US issues fresh travel warning after China detentions

Thu, 01/03/2019 - 2:58pm
The state department urges Americans to "exercise caution" amid heightened tensions with Beijing.

Rashida Tlaib to be sworn in on Thomas Jefferson's Koran

Thu, 01/03/2019 - 1:59pm
The Muslim congresswoman is set to take her oath of office on a Koran owned by the third US president.

German row over Schindler's List tickets

Thu, 01/03/2019 - 11:36am
A German cinema is at the centre of a row after offering free tickets to far-rightists to see Schindler's List

The mystery of a man found dead with only a travel card

Thu, 01/03/2019 - 11:15am
The man's body was discovered in Sydney nine months ago, but his identity remains unknown.

Ahmad Shah: Three convicted over BBC reporter's killing

Thu, 01/03/2019 - 10:17am
An Afghan tribunal sentences one man to death and two others to jail for involvement in Ahmad Shah's murder.

What's behind China's space programme expansion

Thu, 01/03/2019 - 10:06am
China has successfully landed on the far side of the moon, but that is not the limit of its ambitions.

French Gilets Jaunes: Who is protest leader Eric Drouet?

Thu, 01/03/2019 - 9:42am
One of the leaders of the "gilets jaunes" protests is arrested a second time, prompting an outcry.

Apple shares fall almost 9% at US open

Thu, 01/03/2019 - 9:36am
Apple shares start Thursday US trading down 8.5% in the wake of Wednesday's warning about China sales.

Ghanaian Isaac Owusu-Bempah's church stormed over prophecy

Thu, 01/03/2019 - 9:30am
A self-styled prophet angers Muslim youth by predicting the death of the county's main imam.


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