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Meet the man who's survived a snake, bear and shark attack

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A 20-year-old outdoorsman bitten by a shark had previously survived a bear attack and snake bite.

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Naked gunman kills four in Nashville Waffle House

BBC / US / Canada

The man bursts into a Nashville restaurant and opens fire before a customer wrests away his rifle.

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Verne Troyer: Mini-Me Austin Powers actor dies aged 49

BBC / Entertainment

The actor, who also appeared on a number of TV shows, was admitted to hospital earlier this month.

Saturday, Apr 21

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Colin Kaepernick: NFL quarterback receives Amnesty award for race protests

BBC / US / Canada

Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick receives Amnesty International's highest honour for his protests against racial injustice.

20

Barbara Bush funeral: 1,500 pay tribute to former first lady

BBC / News

President Trump did not join four ex-presidents at the former first lady's service in Texas.

09

Allison Mack, Smallville actress, charged over Nxivm sex trafficking

BBC

She pleaded not guilty to recruiting women for sexual exploitation in a purported self-help group.

04

Southwest Airlines accident: Authorities order mass engine inspections

BBC / US / Canada

Hundreds of jet engines will be checked worldwide following the Southwest Airlines mid-air accident.

03

Why singer Lucy Dacus makes her fans cry

BBC / Entertainment

The US indie singer has been provoking big emotions as she tours her new album, Historian.

Friday, Apr 20

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Groped while reporting on sexual harassment

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Vera Papisova was groped at Coachella while reporting on sexual harassment for Teen Vogue.

Over 2,000 US schools walk out over gun violence

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Students were demanding gun legislation that promotes school safety, 19 years since the Columbine massacre.

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Florida police clear out classroom after shooting

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A suspect is in custody after a school shooting in Ocala, Florida, left one student wounded.

World War Two heroine 'Angel of Dieppe' dies at 103

BBC / News

Sister Agnès-Marie Valois treated captured Canadians after the disastrous battle of Dieppe in 1942.

20

Coachella: Beyonce's black pride symbolism explained

BBC / Entertainment

The singer made history as the first black woman to headline Coachella.

19

Trump-Russia 'collusion': Democrats file lawsuit

BBC / US / Canada

Documents filed in a lawsuit allege that Mr Trump's 2016 campaign "gleefully accepted" Russian help.

18

Two Florida officers shot dead through restaurant window

BBC / US / Canada

A man walked up to a restaurant window and shot the two men while they were eating, police say.

National School Walkout: US students mark Columbine anniversary

BBC / US / Canada

Students plan the nationwide demonstration to protest gun violence on the Columbine massacre anniversary.

Barbara Bush funeral: Donald Trump not attending 'out of respect'

BBC / News

Melania Trump will attend Saturday's ceremony but the president will not, to "avoid disruptions".

Halifax Valentine's Day mass murder plot woman sentenced

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Lindsay Kantha Souvannarath and her Canadian accomplices were fascinated by the Columbine shooting.

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Queen's artist paints last Canadian WWII 'Dam Buster' pilot

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The men who were apart of the 1943 "Dam Busters" air-raid on Germany are featured in a portrait exhibit.

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Wells Fargo hit by record $1bn penalty

BBC / US / Canada

The third-largest US bank is fined for issues at its car insurance and mortgage businesses.

14

Liberia warlord jailed for 30 years in US

BBC / Africa

One witness told the US court how he had ordered the heart of a captive to be cooked for his fighters.

Trump targets Opec over high oil prices

BBC / Business

The US President criticises producer group Opec and says high oil prices "will not be accepted".

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Lois Riess: Woman who 'murdered victim and stole her identity' arrested

BBC / US / Canada

Lois Reiss is arrested in Texas after a nationwide manhunt following the murder of two people.

Walter Moody: Alabama executes 83-year-old

BBC / News

Walter Moody was the oldest prisoner to be executed since the US reinstated the death penalty in 1976.

Tammy Duckworth's newborn makes history at US Senate vote

BBC / News

Tammy Duckworth's daughter was allowed into the US Congress' upper chamber after a rule change.

12

Listen to Prince's Nothing Compares 2 U demo

BBC / News

The star's original version of the song was recorded six years before Sinead O'Connor made it a hit.

10

Comey memos detailing conversations of Trump meetings published

BBC / News

Detailed notes by the former FBI director document sensitive conversations with the US president.

07

Ariana Grande's new single alludes to Manchester

BBC / Entertainment

The star's first single since the Manchester Arena bombing is an emotional but defiant anthem of hope.

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James Comey says there is no-one who can control Donald Trump's behaviour

BBC / News

James Comey says there is no one around who can control Donald Trump's behaviour

Viewpoint: Will Syria air strikes cost Trump votes?

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The outcry sparked by Trump's bombing of Syria would be ignored at his peril, says Adam Gingrich.