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North Korea crisis: South to continue talks with 'clear eyes'

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This comes amid warnings Pyongyang might be playing for time to continue its nuclear arms activity.

Facebook selfie leads to killer

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Police discovered the weapon used to murder a Canadian teen in a photo she took with her friend.

Sunken tanker Sanchi: Four oil slicks seen, says China

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The Iranian ship was carrying 136,000 tons of crude when it sank in the East China Sea on 6 January.

Apple to pay $38bn on foreign cash pile

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The payment is expected to be the largest of its type following US tax code changes.

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Cocaine found in fresh pineapples

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Police in Portugal and Spain seize 754kg (1,660lbs) of drugs hidden inside a shipment of pineapples.

Konta knocked out of Australian Open by world number 123 Pera

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Johanna Konta suffers a shock defeat by world number 123 Bernarda Pera in the second round of the Australian Open.

'I miscarried and now am serving a 30 year sentence'

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In 2016 Evelyn Hernandez was raped by a gang member and then jailed for 30 years for what her supporters say was a miscarriage.

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Stokes 'delighted' to rejoin England squad for NZ tour

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England all-rounder Ben Stokes says he is "extremely delighted" to be available for selection for the tour of New Zealand.

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Dylan Farrow addresses Woody Allen sexual assault claim

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Woody Allen's adopted daughter says she feels "outrage" after "years of being ignored".

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Man's bomb hoax to stop wife’s night out in Minehead

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Court hears Mo Ahmed was angry his wife was going out while he worked two jobs to make ends meet.

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Koreas to march under single 'united' flag in Olympic Games

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The North and South also agree to field a joint women's ice hockey team at the Pyeongchang Games.

Trump tracker: The story of his first year - in six graphics

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Donald Trump says his administration has made "incredible progress". Do the facts back that up?

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Dylan Farrow: Outrage after 'years of being ignored'

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The director's adopted daughter discusses assault claim in her first TV interview.

Trump's medical sparks conspiracies

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The results of President Trump's medical examination have been questioned by the new 'girther movement' online.

Palestinian slap video teen held until trial

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Palestinian Ahed Tamimi is viewed as a symbol of resistance by some and a propaganda tool by others.

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France's baby milk scare: Police search Lactalis sites

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Investigators search several sites run by dairy group Lactalis after a salmonella outbreak.

Japan warns over North Korean 'charm offensive'

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Tokyo says talks over Olympics participation should not lead to reduced sanctions.

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Trump Russia: Steve Bannon refuses to answer at Congress hearing

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The Trump ex-strategist stonewalls at a Russia collusion hearing, prompting claims of a White House gag.

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Brexit: Britons take EU rights bid to Dutch court

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They want a judge to press the EU's top court to clarify their citizenship rights after Brexit.

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Ex-CIA officer Jerry Chun Shing Lee held 'for spying for China'

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Jerry Chun Shing Lee's arrest is thought to be linked to the crippling of the CIA spy network in China.

Wednesday, Jan 17

Joshua Wong receives second jail term over 2014 protests

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Joshua Wong, a leader of the protests, was found guilty of obstructing clearances of barricades.

Home and Away actress Jessica Falkholt dies after crash

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Jessica Falkholt was injured in a Christmas crash which killed her parents, sister and another driver.

Carbs for dinner?

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Is it true that you shouldn't eat carbohydrates in the evening?

Tuesday, Jan 16

Trump's cognitive ability is normal, says White House doctor

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The US president, 71, displays no abnormal signs following a cognitive exam, his doctor says.

Trump Russia: Bannon 'ordered to testify to grand jury'

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The ex-Trump aide is summoned to testify before a grand jury in the US Russia inquiry, reports say.

Venezuela helicopter pilot Oscar Pérez killed in raid

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The Venezuelan government confirms that the rogue pilot was killed in a nine-hour siege on Monday.

Turpin: Shackled siblings found in Perris, California home

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Police arrest a pair who allegedly held their 13 children captive, some chained to their beds.

Monday, Jan 15

Cranberries singer Dolores O'Riordan dies suddenly aged 46

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The Irish musician, who was 46, led the band to international success in the 1990s.

Syria war: Turkey denounces US 'terror army' plan for border

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Turkey president vows to "suffocate" efforts to train Kurdish fighters and create a new border force.

How feeling bad changes your brain

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There are some unexpected downsides

Donald Trump denies being a racist after reported crude remark

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The US president says he is the "least racist person", after the row over reported crude remarks.

Sunday, Jan 14

Hawaii told to fix its alert system after false missile alarm

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The US media regulator says the error that produced panic in the state was "absolutely unacceptable".

Hawaii missile false alarm triggers shock, blame and apologies

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Residents and visitors recall fear and panic, as officials are asked how the blunder happened.

Tunisia protests: Reforms announced amid new rallies

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The government seeks to calm days of unrest, seven years after rallies launched the Arab Spring.

Hawaii missile alert: False alarm sparks panic in US state

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An employee pressed the wrong button, triggering the alert, the state governor says.

Saturday, Jan 13

Ten-man Leicester hold lacklustre Chelsea - but Foxes boss questions red card

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Leicester boss Claude Puel says the decision to send Ben Chilwell off against Chelsea was "harsh" as his side drew a match they probably should have won.

Czech election: Zeman faces presidential run-off against Drahos

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Pro-Russian incumbent Milos Zeman wins the first round but faces a second round against Jiri Drahos.

Syrian war: Reports of chlorine gas attack on rebel-held Eastern Ghouta

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Health workers in the Eastern Ghouta say six people were treated for breathing problems.

Iran sanctions: Tehran vows retaliation over Trump move

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Tehran says moves against its judiciary chief cross a line and it rejects changes to a nuclear deal.