Democrats to probe Ivanka's emails

Ivanka Trump sent hundreds of emails to White House officials last year using a personal email account.

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The Treasury, Jordan's most famous archaeological monument.

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Nasa's bid to land on Mars video

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Truck left dangling on bridge video

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US President Donald Trump visits a neighborhood devastated by the recent California wildfires.

Finns mock US president over bizarre claims that raking forest floors has helped thwart forest fires in the Nordic country.

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    Ertunc Eriklioglu is one of the men arrested over alleged IS-inspired Melbourne terror plot.

    The father of two men accused of plotting a terror attack in Melbourne denies his sons are terrorists.

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    Judge stalls asylum restrictions video

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    Why US man killed his family video

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    Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi was murdered on October 2 when he visited the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul, Turkey.

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