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North Korea tests weapon that will 'spoil enemy's dream'

North Korea has tested a new anti-aircraft weapon system that Kim Jong Un says will "completely spoil the enemy's dream to command the air".

Portland attack: 'Heroes' killed stopping anti-Muslim attacker

Two men stabbed to death on a train in Oregon have been called "heroes" after it emerged they died trying to stop an anti-Muslim attack.

Sri Lanka flash floods leave half a million people displaced

At least 126 people have been killed in floods and landslides in Sri Lanka - with about half a million people displaced.

Southern rock music pioneer Gregg Allman dies

Gregg Allman, whose soulful vocals made the Allman Brothers Band one of rock's top acts in the 1970s, has died at the age of 69.

British Airways resumes some flights but delays are expected

Some flights from London's Heathrow and Gatwick airports have resumed after a massive IT failure caused chaos, but further delays and cancellations are expected.

Passengers reveal airport 'pandemonium' after BA IT system crashes

Passengers have been recounting their nightmare experiences after being caught up in the flight disruption following the British Airways "global system outage".

Jihadists behind Egypt convoy attack 'trained in Libya'

Egypt's foreign minister has said that jihadists who attacked a convoy, shooting dead 29 Christians, had trained in Libyan militant camps.

G7 summit breaks up in stalemate over a deal with Donald Trump on gas emissions

US President Donald Trump has left the G7 summit in Sicily with a parting-shot tweet saying he hadn't made up his mind whether to back a major accord on climate change.

BA cancels all flights from Heathrow and Gatwick due to global outage

British Airways has cancelled all flights from London's Heathrow and Gatwick airports for the rest of the day due to a "global system outage".

Serial killer Todd Kohlhepp avoids execution after plea deal

A serial killer has pleaded guilty to murdering seven people and has been jailed for life - avoiding the death penalty.

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Egypt bus shooting: At least 26 dead after attack on Coptic Christians

Egypt bus shooting: At least 26 dead after attack on Coptic Christians

At least 26 people, including children, have been killed by masked gunmen who opened fire on a bus carrying Coptic Christians in Egypt.

Serial killer Todd Kohlhepp avoids execution after plea deal

Serial killer Todd Kohlhepp avoids execution after plea deal

A serial killer has pleaded guilty to murdering seven people and has been jailed for life - avoiding the death penalty.

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