Trump's Mueller probe threat video

US President Donald Trump has all but ruled out sitting down with Robert Mueller to assists his investigation.

12 min ago  US President says he wouldn't overrule his acting attorney general if he decides to curtail special counsel probe into Russian collusion.

Jonestown survivors share stories video

The bodies of mass suicide victims lie inside the Peoples Temple compound in Jonestown, Guyana.

6:40 AM  Over four decades, as they have built new lives, the survivors of the Jonestown Massacre have struggled with grief.

May: Ousting me hurts Brexit video

Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May speaks during a press conference inside 10 Downing Street on November 15.

British PM says the next week is "critical" and she hasn't considered quitting.

Trump consoles Californians video

US President Donald Trump visits Paradise, California.

"Very sad to see," US President says of the wildfire ruins and meeting with mass shooting victims' families.

Hot air balloon explodes

At least nine people were injured in the explosion.

Hot air balloon filled with fireworks explodes above hundreds of people at a festival in Myanmar.

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    Tony Terrano thought he could save his home with a hose. Six days later the water ran out and he fled with his dog.

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    The rapper makes 10 donations to the family of a Chicago man who was killed by police.

    Australian hurt by stingray dies

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    Tragedy in Tasmania after a man died following contact with a stingray.

    One dies in French fuel tax protest

    A protester waves the French national flag as he walks on the place de la Concorde.

    A woman was killed and 47 other people were hurt at protests sparked by anger at rising fuel taxes.

    Dolphin found shot in the US

    A dolphin was discovered on a US beach with a bullet hole.

    A dolphin found dead with a bullet wound at a California beach has shocked an animal rescue organisation.

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    A Kiwi teacher who staged fake exams in NZ has been banned from teaching in England for not revealing the sham tests.

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    Submarine found a year later

    A photo of the same ARA San Juan vessel that disappeared one year ago with 44 crewmen aboard.

    Argentina's navy announced searchers found the missing submarine a year after it disappeared with 44 crewmen aboard.

    Flesh-eating ulcer epidemic video

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    Australia's Buruli ulcer outbreak may be spreading into the heart of Melbourne.

    Chairs thrown in Parliament video

    A fierce brawl between rival legislators in Sri Lanka.

    There were punches, chairs and chili paste thrown between rivals in Sri Lanka's Parliament over Prime Minister dispute.

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    Australian hurt by stingray dies

    Stingrays are non-aggressive, but if frightened can react with great speed.

    Tragedy in Tasmania after a man died following contact with a stingray.

    Flesh-eating ulcer epidemic video

    Australia's Buruli ulcer outbreak may be spreading into the heart of Melbourne.

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    Trump calls for 'decorum'

    US President Donald Trump  says people must act with decorum at the White House.

    "People have to behave," US President says, as a banned CNN reporter returns to the White House.

    Trump says he answered probe questions

    "The questions were very routinely answered by me,'' said Donald Trump.

    US president continues to maintain his innocence while launching fresh attacks on the Russia investigation.

    Russia probe 'allowed to proceed'

    Special counsel Robert Mueller is investigating the Trump campaign for alleged collusion with Russia.

    Trump's new acting AG won't stop Robert Mueller's investigation into alleged collusion with Russia.

    Another Trump shutdown ahead

    US President Donald Trump may have to give up funding the wall to keep the Government's doors open.

    "Try not to shut the government down," Republicans plead, as Trump eyes last-ditch effort to fund border wall.

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    Kanye West donates $218k video

    Kanye West has made two large donations to social justice causes this month.

    The rapper makes 10 donations to the family of a Chicago man who was killed by police.

    Dolphin found shot in the US

    A dolphin was discovered on a US beach with a bullet hole.

    A dolphin found dead with a bullet wound at a California beach has shocked an animal rescue organisation.

    Trump calls for 'decorum'

    US President Donald Trump  says people must act with decorum at the White House.

    "People have to behave," US President says, as a banned CNN reporter returns to the White House.

    Alligator trespassed from Walmart

    An officer apprehended a small alligator at a Walmart in the US.

    The gator was captured in good health and relocated to a safer location.

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    One dies in French fuel tax protest

    A protester waves the French national flag as he walks on the place de la Concorde.

    A woman was killed and 47 other people were hurt at protests sparked by anger at rising fuel taxes.

    Kiwi teacher banned in UK

    Former Kiwi deputy principal James Haggett has been banned from teaching in England for three years for not revealing he ...

    A Kiwi teacher who staged fake exams in NZ has been banned from teaching in England for not revealing the sham tests.

    Submarine found a year later

    A photo of the same ARA San Juan vessel that disappeared one year ago with 44 crewmen aboard.

    Argentina's navy announced searchers found the missing submarine a year after it disappeared with 44 crewmen aboard.

    15 years for acid attack

    Gessica Novaro's ex-boyfriend Edson Tavares threw acid on her face. She has had several operations and now wears an eye ...

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    Bainimarama leads in election

    Fiji First leader Voreqe Bainimarama is leading the Fiji general election provisional results.

    Fiji's incumbent PM holds a firm lead in second election since nation's return to democracy in 2014.

    China's 'friendship' warning

    Chinese President Xi Jinping is preparing to meet Pacific leaders in Port Moresby.

    Battle of diplomacy dollars heats up as China warns other nations not to obstruct its relationships with Pacific nations.

    Rabuka free to contest poll

    Former Fijian prime minister Sitiveni Rabuka leaves the High Court in Suva on Monday after charges against him were ...

    Former PM Sitiveni Rabuka is finally free to contest Fiji's general election as appeal against electoral charges dismissed by High Court.

    Auckland welcomes new Dreamliner video

    The Dreamliner will be flying on the Auckland to Papaeete route three times a week.

    Air Tahiti Nui shows off the first of its 787s as the small Pacific airline aims high.

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    Chairs thrown in Parliament video

    A fierce brawl between rival legislators in Sri Lanka.

    There were punches, chairs and chili paste thrown between rivals in Sri Lanka's Parliament over Prime Minister dispute.

    Cyber minister hasn't used computers

    Yoshitaka Sakurada gives instructions to his aides, in lieu of using a computer himself.

    Japan's cybersecurity minister admits he's never used a computer and doesn't know what a USB port is.

    Luxury in an abandoned quarry

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    The InterContinental Shanghai Wonderland is the world's first underground luxury hotel.

    Takeoff aborted as plane 'invades runway'

    There were no reported injuries among the 217 passengers and 15 crew members (file photo).

    The nose of the Delta jet had just lifted off the ground when pilots saw another plane on the runway in China.

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    New murder charge for NZ scientist

    Professor Sean Davison outside the Cape Town Magistrate's Court in September after he was charged with the murder of ...

    Sean Davison, already accused of helping his mother and then his friend kill themselves, has been charged in South Africa with murdering a third person.

    Gorilla population ticks up

    After facing near-extinction, mountain gorillas are slowly rebounding.

    There are more gorillas in the mist - a rare conservation success story, scientists say.

    Congo's worst Ebola outbreak

    A healthcare worker gives an Ebola vaccination to a front line aid worker in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

    Congo's latest Ebola outbreak is the worst in the country's recorded history killing nearly 200 people from the deadly virus.

    Art auction raising money for Ethiopia

    Ric Foxley and Helen Pratt with some of the works to be auctioned to benefit a village in Ethiopia.

    Ric Foxley knows how difficult it is to cross a river in Ethiopia. He's doing something about it.

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    US: Prince ordered Khashoggi killing

    US intelligence officials have concluded that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered the killing of journalist ...

    US intelligence officials conclude Saudi crown prince ordered the killing of a journalist.

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    John Bolton said people who've heard the recording of Jamal Khashoggi's murder don't believe it implicates Saudi Arabia.

    The US National Security Adviser said people who've heard the recording of Jamal Khashoggi's murder don't believe it implicates Saudi Arabia.

    Khashoggi killing: US sanctions 17 video

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

    Trump administration freezes assets of alleged attackers, including a former senior aide to Saudi Arabia's crown prince.

    Inside the QE2, now a floating hotel video

    The QE2 will take guests next month.

    The famed luxury liner is preparing for her new life in Dubai.

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