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Trump saved from stuck lift

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump goes double baby during a rally in Colorado Springs.

Presidential hopeful Donald Trump had to climb out of a stalled elevator using a ladder.

Students hid from gunman video

Student Allen Christopher Ivanov was arrested after the shootings.

Teen arrested after three students shot dead at Seattle party described as "wealthy and smart."

'Giraffe couldn't even stand' video

Craig Busch, known as The Lion Man, is facing fresh claims of animal abuse in South Africa.

Lion Man Craig Busch shown on camera capturing a newborn baby giraffe, but denies animal abuse.

Sixteen die in balloon crash video

The partial frame of the hot air balloon is visible above a crop field

People watch in horror as a hot air balloon exploded into a fireball and hit the ground.

Ex NFL player killed by son

Antonio Armstrong (right) and his wife Dawn were killed, allegedly by their teen son, in their Houston home.

Ex-football player and his wife shot and killed in Houston home, allegedly by their teen son.

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Skydiver jumps 7.6 km without parachute

Going: Luke Aikins in free fall.

A US skydiver with more than 18,000 jumps to his credit has made history.

Kiwi charged over fatal hit-run

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JULY 20:  Pokemon GO players meet at Sydney Opera House on July 20, 2016 in Sydney, Australia. The ...

The young woman was reportedly playing Pokemon Go when she was fatally struck.

Kitten survives wash cycle

Bobby the cat

Bobby the cat was taking a nap in the washing machine, when it roared to life.

Young girls found

The girls were with a family group that had set up camp at the reserve.

Desperate search ends happily for two seven-year-old girls who disappeared on a camping trip in NSW.

Kangaroos and cruelty video

In times of drought, kangaroos can starve to death in their millions.

If Australia has a brand it is the kangaroo, but to farmers the animal's a destructive pest.

Three dead in Seattle shooting

Several people are believed to have been shot at a party in a town near Seattle.

Suspect taken into custody after shooting north of Seattle.

$200,000 found in air bag cavity

Police found $200,000 hidden in the airbag cavity of a Ford Falcon after a vehicle stop on Friday.

A man has allegedly been caught driving with more than $200,000 where an air bag should have been in New South Wales, Australia.

Belgium arrests two men suspected of planning attack video

Belgian police and soldiers keep guard at Brussels Airport, which partially re-opened following a bomb blast in April.

Police arrests two men suspected of planning an attack in Belgium after house searches on Friday evening

Trump now hates Bloomberg video

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump holds baby cousins Evelyn Kate Keane, 6 months old, and Kellen Campbell, ...

In many ways, former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg is what Donald Trump wants to be.

Singapore detains Aussie resident

Zulfikar Mohamad Shariff, 44, has been living in Australia for several years, leaving Singapore after run-ins with ...

An Australian resident has been arrested for "terrorism-related activities" that included encouraging violence through Facebook posts.

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australia

Kiwi charged over fatal hit-run

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JULY 20:  Pokemon GO players meet at Sydney Opera House on July 20, 2016 in Sydney, Australia. The ...

6:04 PM  The young woman was reportedly playing Pokemon Go when she was fatally struck.

Young girls found

Desperate search ends happily for two seven-year-old girls who disappeared on a camping trip in NSW.

Kangaroos and cruelty video

$200,000 found in air bag cavity

americas

Three dead in Seattle shooting

Several people are believed to have been shot at a party in a town near Seattle.

Suspect taken into custody after shooting north of Seattle.

Trump now hates Bloomberg video

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump holds baby cousins Evelyn Kate Keane, 6 months old, and Kellen Campbell, ...

In many ways, former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg is what Donald Trump wants to be.

Next stop: Election Day, November 8

Hillary Clinton urged voters to reject the "bigotry and bombast" of her opponent, Donald Trump during this week's ...

OPINION: Hillary Clinton won new followers this week, but tough tests remain.

Clinton leads Trump

Hillary Clinton accepts the presidential nomination at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia.

Hillary Clinton gets a boost in the polls after accepting her party's presidential nomination.

europe

Belgium arrests two men suspected of planning attack video

Belgian police and soldiers keep guard at Brussels Airport, which partially re-opened following a bomb blast in April.

Police arrests two men suspected of planning an attack in Belgium after house searches on Friday evening

'She's gone, she's gone'

India Chipchase had been working as a barmaid but was hoping to follow her father Jeremy, a doctor, into healthcare.

Police burst through Edward Tenniswood's front door looking for India Chipchase. They were too late.

English bulldogs in crisis video

Cosmetic changes are affecting the health of some bulldogs.

The survival of one of the world's most popular dog breeds is threatened.

Pope visits Auschwitz

Pope Francis walks through a gate with the words "Arbeit macht frei" (Work sets you free) at the former Nazi German ...

Pope Francis has become the third consecutive pontiff to make the pilgrimage to Auschwitz where more than 1 million people were killed.

middle east

Nusra Front cuts al-Qaeda ties

Nusra Front leader Abu Mohammad al-Golani in the first public pronouncement to show his face.

Nusra Front cutting its ties with al-Qaeda to deny foreign powers a pretext to attack Syrians.

Iraq suicide bomber kills 14

Destroyed vehicles are seen at the site of a suicide car bomb in Khalis, north of Baghdad, Iraq, where 14 people were killed.

Suicide bomber rams explosives-laden car into a checkpoint in Shiite town north of Baghdad, killing 14.

Baghdad blast claimed by Isis

People gather at the site where a suicide bomber detonated his explosive vest at the entrance to Kadhimiya, a mostly ...

A suicide bomber has killed six people and left 20 wounded in a Shi-ite Muslim area of Baghdad.

60 Mins kidnapper's warning

Adam Whittington spent months in jail following the botched kidnap.

After Australian 60 Mins' botched 'child kidnap' operation, freed Adam Whittington vows to reveal truth.

asia

'Tiger touching tours' boycott plea gallery

A captive tiger cub at Sri Racha Tiger Zoo, Thailand. World Animal Protection believes that animals belong in the wild ...

Kiwi travel firms urged to stop selling Far East 'tiger touching tours' where travellers take selfies with captured animals.

Couple killed for 31 cents

The Dalit community in the village have blocked roads and protested over the murders.

Police arrest a Indian shopkeeper for axing to death a couple from a lower caste for meager debt.

Indonesia's midnight executions

Michael Titus Igweh's sister-in-law Nila holds up a family statement condemning the execution.

Four were shot dead but 10 were spared in a shock reprieve.

Executions brought forward

Condemned man Zulfiqar Ali's distraught wife, Siti, after learning her husband will be executed on Thursday night.

Indonesia has announced that the mass execution of 14 death row prisoners has been bought forward by 24 hours.

africa

'We just survive' in South Sudan

Chol Wechtuor holds her son Dakhoa, whose name translates as "destruction of the world", inside the United Nations-run ...

Life is tough for its civilians, recently it was reported government soldiers raped woman outside the camp and within view of UN peacepkeepers.

Girl dies after elephant throws rock video

A witness filmed the moments after the elephant threw a rock that struck a girl at the zoo in Morocco.

The elephant threw a stone out of its enclosure and it struck the girl on the head.

Suicide attack close to Somalian airport

Huge blasts have rocked the UN gate in Mogadishu, Somalia.

Ten people killed when two suicide attackers detonated a car-bomb outside the African Union's peacekeeping base in Somalia.

Appeal over Pistorius jail term video

Oscar Pistorius was sentenced to six years' imprisonment for murdering Reeva Steenkamp.

South African prosecutors will appeal the runner's "shockingly lenient" six-year sentence for murder.

south pacific

Major quake hits Pacific

The quake was deep at 212 km below the seabed.

A magnitude 7.7 earthquake has struck in the western Pacific Ocean.

Gene linked to Samoan obesity risk video

A gene variant much more common among Samoans than others, is thought to partly explain high levels of obesity among ...

The 'thrifty' gene is common in Samoa but rare in the rest of the world, and could have a bearing on weight gain.

Beach owner selling slice of Fiji video

Michael Garnham is trying to sell the largest part of a Fijian island for $28.95 million.

Michael Garnham is selling part of Fiji island, following the sale of a pristine Abel Tasman beach, as debt grows.

Kiwis find severed head

Natadola Beach, where the severed head was found.

Kiwis holidaying in Fiji come across body parts presumed to be from a missing Russian couple.

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Kangaroos and cruelty

If Australia has a brand it is the kangaroo, but to farmers the animal's a destructive pest.

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