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02/24/2018 09:03 PM | Japan police question US man after finding severed head
Japanese police are questioning an American man in custody after a decapitated head was found in an Osaka apartment he was renting, local media reported Sunday.

02/24/2018 07:06 PM | Beijing protests US sanctions on Chinese firms over North Korea ties
Beijing has protested against Washington's decision to impose sanctions against Chinese companies accused of conducting illicit economic deals with North Korea, the foreign ministry has announced.

02/24/2018 06:13 PM | School shooting survivors target NRA-linked companies
Survivors of a mass shooting at a Florida high school are seeking a boycott of companies doing business with the NRA.

02/24/2018 05:10 PM | FACT CHECK: Trump sees himself outperforming history
FACT CHECK: The reality behind Trump's claims that he is outperforming predecessor, if not all of history.

02/24/2018 04:19 PM | Philippine Catholics protest bill to legalise divorce
Around 2 000 Roman Catholic Filipinos protest in Manila against a push to legalise divorce, with church groups also using the "Walk for Life" march to slam Philippnine President Rodrigo Duterte's deadly drugs war.

02/24/2018 02:09 PM | Facebook pulls gun game from conservative gathering
Facebook pulled a virtual reality gun game from a major US conservative political gathering, saying the demo was a mistake given the recent deadly school shooting in Florida.

02/24/2018 03:40 AM | Death toll in Syria enclave tops 500 after UN delays truce vote
New air strikes on the Syrian rebel enclave of Eastern Ghouta takes the civilian death toll from seven days of devastating bombardment to more than 500 after the United Nations again delayed a vote on a ceasefire.

02/24/2018 02:01 AM | 2 dead in shooting at Mexico's National University
Mexico City officials say at least two people have died in a shooting following a dispute on the campus of the nation's vast National Autonomous University

02/24/2018 12:13 AM | At least 23 killed in multiple attacks in Afghanistan
At least 23 people have been killed and more than a dozen wounded in multiple suicide bombings and attacks in Afghanistan, the latest in a series of assaults in the war-torn country.

02/24/2018 12:02 AM | India crash leaves 9 schoolchildren dead, 20 injured
At least nine schoolchildren were killed and 20 others injured in eastern India's Bihar state after a vehicle crashed into them outside their school in an apparent hit-and-run, police said.

02/23/2018 10:11 PM | Parents of teens killed during 'Nerf wars' sue school
An Minnesota school district is being sued by the parents of two high school students killed in a 2015 car crash, who allege officials failed to protect the teens from a known danger called "Nerf wars".

02/23/2018 09:10 PM | Clashes as ISIS-linked gunmen seek new Philippine base: Military
Months after being routed from the southern Philippine city of Marawi, jihadists are waging a fresh and deadly bid to set up a Southeast Asian caliphate in the same region, the military warns.

02/23/2018 08:10 PM | Japan arrests men who fired on North Korean 'embassy'
Two Japanese right-wing extremists have been arrested after firing shots at a Tokyo building that serves as a de facto embassy for North Korea, police have announced.

02/23/2018 07:16 PM | Last teen pleads guilty in death of passenger hit by sandbag
The last of four teens charged in the death of a Michigan man killed when a sandbag tossed from an interstate overpass in Ohio smashed through a car windshield has pleaded guilty.

02/23/2018 06:34 PM | EU leaders push for ceasefire in Syria's Eastern Ghouta
European leaders called for an immediate ceasefire in Syria to allow for humanitarian aid and evacuations after more than 400 civilians were killed in the rebel-held region of Eastern Ghouta.

02/23/2018 05:52 PM | Trump says he goes to great lengths to hide his bald spot
Now it can be told: President Donald Trump goes to great lengths to hide the bald spot revealed in a recent photo

02/23/2018 04:19 PM | After horrific shooting, teachers return to their classrooms
As teachers return to classrooms after a horrific mass shooting, some are looking for personal mementoes to help them cope.

02/23/2018 06:40 AM | Father who sparked fire that killed son gets prison
A New Jersey father who admitted tossing lit matches in an apartment that sparked a fire which killed his infant son and damaged dozens of buildings is now headed to prison.

02/23/2018 06:17 AM | California lawmakers struggle to respond to #MeToo movement
Critics say more work is needed as one state senator resigned under pressure while investigations of other lawmakers are underway.

02/23/2018 05:40 AM | Trump suggests armed deputy at Florida school was a 'coward'
US President Donald Trump has cast doubt on the character of an armed deputy who failed to intervene during a school shooting in Florida, saying he froze or was a "coward".