Image copyright CBS Image caption The dead infant was found at one of Amazon's several locations in Phoenix Police are investigating the death of a baby girl who was found in the restroom of an Amazon warehouse in the US state of Arizona. Phoenix police spokesman Vincent Lewis said the newborn was reported to police…
Image copyright LinkedIn A Canadian geologist kidnapped earlier this week in the West African nation of Burkina Faso has been killed, Canadian officials confirm. Kirk Woodman was abducted by gunmen on Tuesday night from a mine exploration camp in the country's northern region. Canada's Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland condemned those responsible "for this terrible crime".…
Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionJoy and dismay at DR Congo election resultsThe African Union (AU) has called on the Democratic Republic of Congo (DR Congo) to postpone the release of its presidential election results. The pan-African organisation, which aims to promote unity and democracy, says it has "serious doubts" about provisional…
Hostile historians may come to regard Donald Trump's two-year presidency as an aggregation of the lesser traits of his predecessors. The bullying of Lyndon Baines Johnson, who demeaned White House aides and even humiliated his Vice-President Hubert Humphrey - forcing his deputy once to recite a speech on Vietnam while he listened, legs akimbo, trousers…
Image copyright Getty Images A judge has acquitted three Chicago police officers of trying to cover up the 2014 fatal police shooting of black teenager Laquan McDonald. David March, Joseph Walsh and Thomas Gaffney were found not guilty of committing conspiracy, obstruction of justice and official misconduct. The judge said prosecutors failed to prove a…
Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Migrants walk towards El Chaparral port of entry in Tijuana, Mexico, in the border with the US Thousands more migrant children may have been separated from their families at the southern border than previously thought, US inspectors have found. The practice began months before the Trump administration announced its…
Image copyright Reuters/AFP Image caption Mr Trump has postponed Ms Pelosi's trip a day after she called on him to postpone his address to Congress US President Donald Trump has postponed House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's upcoming trip to Brussels, Afghanistan and Egypt, citing the government shutdown. "I am sure you would agree that postponing this…
Image copyright AFP Buddhism and high-stakes poker may seem like odd bedfellows, but for Scott Wellenbach, they go hand-in-hand. The Canadian poker player came in third at a poker tournament in the Bahamas, taking away $671,240 (¬£518,868). As usual, he is donating all his winnings to charity, earning him the nickname "the people's hero". "Being…
Image copyright EPA Image caption China and Russia have been developing new weapons which some see as a threat to US military superiority The US must research new technologies, such as a layer of sensors in space, to find and destroy incoming missiles, a Pentagon report says. The Missile Defence Review says the US should…
Image copyright AFP Image caption The police academy is located in the south of the capital A large explosion has killed at least eight people in the Colombian capital, Bogot√°, the country's defence ministry says. The blast happened outside a school for police cadets in the south of the city. Thirty-eight people were reportedly injured…
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