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First transgender governor nominee picked in Vermont

First transgender governor nominee picked in Vermont

A transgender woman has moved a step closer to becoming the first transgender governor in US history after she won Vermont's primary election.

Soul singer Aretha Franklin will pull through, says nephew

Soul singer Aretha Franklin will pull through, says nephew

Aretha Franklin's nephew has described her as being in good spirits and says he believes his aunt will "pull through", days after she was said to be gravely ill.

At least 22 dead, majority children, as boat sinks in River Nile in Sudan

At least 22 dead, majority children, as boat sinks in River Nile in Sudan

At least 23 people, the majority of whom are children, have died after a boat sank in the River Nile in Sudan.

Aquarius: Ship with 141 migrants allowed to dock after five-day EU dispute ends

Aquarius: Ship with 141 migrants allowed to dock after five-day EU dispute ends

A rescue ship carrying 141 migrants has arrived in Malta after a five-day dispute over where it should be able to dock.

Boy, 7, killed with parents on Morandi Bridge during holiday road trip

A family of three who were driving to Sardinia for a holiday were reportedly among those killed in a bridge collapse in Genoa, Italy.

Teen 'feels like Superman' after surviving lightning strike

A teenager from Arizona has made a miraculous recovery after being struck by a bolt of lightning which stopped his heart.

New York woman killed Briton to 'rid her house of evil', police say

A Briton was stabbed to death in New York by a woman who wanted to "rid her house of evil", police say.

Woman who shot herself in the face given 'second chance' with face transplant

A 21-year-old woman who tried to take her own life by shooting herself in the face has become the youngest person in the United States to receive a face transplant.

Stolen Buddha bronze to be returned to India after 60 years

An ancient bronze statue of Buddha, stolen from an Indian museum 60 years ago is to be returned to the country after being spotted at a London antiques fair.

Italy bridge collapse: Former footballer describes 'apocalypse'

A former Italian footballer has spoken of the "apocalypse" he witnessed as he had a lucky escape from a collapsing bridge in the Italian city of Genoa.

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