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More than 400 arrested as Ferguson protests spread to other US cities

FERGUSON, Mo. (Reuters) - A St. Louis‑area grand jury was expected on Monday to resume...

Number of Ebola cases nears 16,000 as Sierra Leone loses ground - WHO

The death toll in the world's worst Ebola epidemic has risen to 5,689 out of 15,935 cases reported...

Syria regime raids on Islamic State 'capital' kill 95

Syrian regime air strikes on the Islamic State group stronghold Raqa have killed at least 95 people, while a delegation from President Bashar...

Iraqi forces battle IS jihadists in Ramadi, Kirkuk

Iraqi security forces and allied tribesmen were battling Wednesday to defend the governor's office in Anbar province capital Ramadi from an attack by...

Video: US police shot black boy after seconds on scene

US police officers shot dead a 12-year‑old black boy carrying a replica gun within seconds of their patrol car arriving on the scene, a surveillance...

Cheese bests Mac in quest for Obama's Thanksgiving turkey pardon

U. S. President Barack Obama on Wednesday pardoned a turkey named Cheese to mark the country's...

Boy, 12, runaway parties with schoolies

Police have had to eject a 12-year‑old boy from Schoolies party precinct in Surfers Paradise.

Ferguson grand jury documents rife with inconsistencies

Some witnesses said Michael Brown had been shot in the back. Another said he was lying face‑down when Officer Darren Wilson finished him off. Still...

At least 17 inmates dead of poisoning in Venezuela - police

At least 17 inmates who had been on hunger strike over prison conditions died of drug poisoning Wednesday, police sources said.