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3 dead and 1 hurt in shooting

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

Seattle city officials say a suspect has been taken into custody

Belgium arrests two menĀ  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

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

Aussie resident arrested for "terrorism-related activities" that included encouraging violence.

UN slams Australia on child abuse

An image from the Four Corners program showing a teenage boy strapped to a mechanical chair in an Alice Springs prison.

The United Nations condemns Australia after children held in "inhumane" conditions at youth detention centre.

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$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.

Handrail-free walkway, 340m up

Don't look down......

It's not the only glass walkway on the outside of a skyscraper in China, but it is the highest.

Undersea 'purple blob' surprises video

Mysterious purple blob.

"What is that?" "I actually have no idea. I have no idea what that is."

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.

US food label law passed

The label would have to show whether the food contains genetically modified organisms.

US law would demand labelling of genetically modified ingredients in food for the first time.

Hidden treasure hunt kills

Randy Bilyeu's remains were found in the Rio Grande.

Randy Bilyeu was determined to find a hidden treasure of jewels and gold. But his obsession was fatal.

Cancer an ancient disease

A 1.7 million year-old fossil with a cancerous growth.

Cancer isn't just a product of modern lifestyles - it was around nearly 2 million years ago.

No Pokemon Go in Rio

Anna Green is one of the athletes upset that Pokemon Go isn't available to play in Rio.

Athletes are disappointed that they won't be able to chase Pokemons around the Olympic village.

Major quake hits Pacific

The quake was deep at 212 km below the seabed.

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

Burglar watches couple sleep video

An intruder watched US couple sleep on their sofa for 15 mins.

They fell asleep on the sofa, unaware they had an unwelcome visitor.

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$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.

'Mrs Mangel' dies video

Vivean Gray best known for her role as busybody Mrs Mangel on Neighbours.

Mother killed kids, fearing curse

Australia won't nominate Rudd video

americas

Hidden treasure hunt kills

Randy Bilyeu's remains were found in the Rio Grande.

Randy Bilyeu was determined to find a hidden treasure of jewels and gold. But his obsession was fatal.

No Pokemon Go in Rio

Anna Green is one of the athletes upset that Pokemon Go isn't available to play in Rio.

Athletes are disappointed that they won't be able to chase Pokemons around the Olympic village.

Burglar watches couple sleep video

An intruder watched US couple sleep on their sofa for 15 mins.

They fell asleep on the sofa, unaware they had an unwelcome visitor.

Muslim targets Trump at DNC

Khizr Khan, challenges Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump to read his copy of the US Constitution.

Khizr Khan, the father of a fallen Muslim soldier challenged Trump to read a copy of the US Constitution.

europe

'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.

Fervent jihadist or suicidal refugee?

A man was killed and 10 injured when an explosion went off next to an open-air music festival in Ansbach, Germany, ...

Mohammad Daleel, a Syrian refugee, was the man behind Germany's Ansbach attack, but was he also recruited by Isis?

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

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.

Taunts lead to 'honour' killing

Quandeel Baloch was murdered by her brother, Muhammad Wasim.

Murdered Pakistani social media star's mother reveals brother was taunted by friends over his sister's behaviour.

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 eastern 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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Belgium arrests two men suspected of planning attack

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

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