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Marco Contreras freed after serving 20 years for crime he did not commit

A man has walked free from court after spending 20 years in jail for a crime he did not commit.

Ivanka Trump takes job advising her father President Donald Trump

Donald Trump's daughter Ivanka has taken an unpaid job officially advising her father at the White House.

Oscars blunder sparks new rules backstage for PwC accountants

The organisers of the Oscars will continue using accountants PricewaterhouseCoopers despite last month's blunder that led to the wrong film being named best picture.

Samsung Galaxy S8: Firm unveils 'comeback' phone after Note 7 fire woes

Samsung has unveiled new versions of its flagship smartphone as it looks to bounce back from the disaster of its fire-prone Note 7 handset.

US vote paves way for sale of personal customer data

The US House of Representatives has voted to repeal regulations that restrict how internet providers can use customer data.

Bizarre statue of Portugal star Cristiano Ronaldo provokes ridicule

A bust of Portugal footballer Cristiano Ronaldo has caused a storm online - for all the wrong reasons.

Storm chasers tracking Texas tornado killed in car crash

Three storm chasers have been killed in a car crash while apparently driving towards a tornado in Texas, police said.

Toshiba's nuclear unit Westinghouse files for bankruptcy protection

Toshiba's Westinghouse Electric (WE) division, which is set to power a planned nuclear plant in Cumbria, has filed for bankruptcy protection from creditors.

Climbers asked to remove rubbish on Mount Everest after deadly avalanches

Climbers in Nepal are being urged to help remove rubbish from a Mount Everest camp abandoned two years ago when a massive earthquake triggered avalanches that killed 19 people.

White House denies trying to silence evidence of Russia ties

The White House has denied it tried to stop potentially damaging evidence about links between the President's team and Russia from being made public.

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Storm chasers tracking Texas tornado killed in car crash

Storm chasers tracking Texas tornado killed in car crash

Three storm chasers have been killed in a car crash while apparently driving towards a tornado in Texas, police said.

'World's largest' dinosaur footprint found in Western Australia

'World's largest' dinosaur footprint found in Western Australia

Scientists may have found the world's largest dinosaur footprint in a remote area of Australia's northwestern coastline.

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