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Ghani named winner of Afghan election, will share power with rival in new government

KABUL — Former finance minister Ashraf Ghani was declared the winner of Afghanistan’s contested presidential election on Sunday, hours after Ghani and the second-place finisher, ...  Visit website

Hundreds of Iraqi soldiers missing or stranded after chaotic withdrawal

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'Anything of interest this morning?': Declassified documents describe George Bush's eerily uneventful security briefing just minutes before the first plane hit the Twin Towers on 9/11

New CIA documents reveal minute-by-minute detail of the morningGeorge Bush spoke about the beach with staff before going to a schoolMinutes before the meeting ended ...  Visit website

Inside Amazon's super-secret literary gathering happening this weekend at a luxury resort in New Mexico

Every year, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos hosts a weekend retreat for authors called CampfireThis year's event is rumored to be taking place this weekend at ...  Visit website

U.S. says other countries are willing to launch air strikes against Islamic State militants in Syria

Samantha Power, the US ambassador to the United Nations, says 'we will not do air strikes alone' Washington tries to build international coalition to defeat ...  Visit website

Beatles legend Ringo Starr puts Surrey estate on the market for £20million

Rydinghurst, near Cranleigh, Surrey, has 200 acres complete with lakes, formal gardens and riding schoolBeatles drummer bought Grade-II listed Jacobean mansion with his wife Barbara ...  Visit website

Leonardo DiCaprio and Mark Ruffalo join tens of thousands crowd New York streets for climate march

Roughly 100,000 filled the streets of NYC for the People's Climate March in midtown Manhattan ahead of Tuesday's United Nations hosted summit on carbon emissionsUnited ...  Visit website

Hold your breath: The world's deepest pool goes 137 FEET below the surface and is filled with crystal clear 32C spa water

'Y-40 Deep Joy' is located at the Hotel Terme Millepini in ItalyThe pool is 21m by 18m at the surface, but narrows -40m The 4,300 cubic ...  Visit website

Climate march in cities all over the world demanding urgent action on climate change

Actress Emma Thompson and musician Peter Gabriel join 40,000 campaigners in London today2,000 events taking place in 150 countries ahead of United Nations climate summit ...  Visit website

World's last two airworthy Lancaster Bombers fly over 'Dambusters raid' site

Bombers swooped over the Derwent Dam in Derbyshire three times this afternoon as part of Southport Air ShowThumper, based in Lincolnshire, and Canadian Lancaster Vera ...  Visit website

Mario Balotelli hit with racial abuse on Twitter after teasing Manchester United

Mario Balotelli received racial abuse for a tweet poking fun at Man UnitedUnited were beaten 5-3 today by Leicester City at the King Power stadiumThe ...  Visit website

German families who lost relatives when MH17 flight was shot down plan to sue Ukraine for negligence 

Aviation specialist lawyer to launch suit at ECHR in Strasbourg soonElmar Giemulla wants £787,000 compensation for each victim of the attack that killed 298 peopleSays that ...  Visit website

That's one expensive car crash: Driver writes off his friend's $400,000 Lamborghini in late night smash

The luxury car was in an accident in Edesor Park in Sydney's westIt ploughed into another car that was turning into its drivewayThe Lamborghini Murcielago ...  Visit website

Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity investigated for 'feeding girls date rape drugs using colour-coding system'

Three woman and a man hospitalized during Tau Kappa Epsilon partyFraternity at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee has now been suspendedPolice probing claims girls were marked with ...  Visit website

Jackson Pollock's tiny old New York apartment goes on sale for $1.25 million

Abstract artist created his legendary paint-splashed canvases in this tiny Greenwich Village loftThe 800-square-foot one bed, one bath apartment was right in the centre of ...  Visit website

'World's sexiest criminal' Stéphanie Boudoin charged with 114 COUNTS

Stéphanie Boudoin was arrested in Victoriaville, Canada last monthThe 21-year-old faces 114 counts including charges for stealing and illegally owning nine firearmsShe is due back ...  Visit website

Did Thai murder victims argue with island gangster before they were brutally killed? Locals claim no one will speak out 'because they are too scared'

Locals in Koh Tao claim the island has a violent criminal 'underbelly'Source says no locals will speak to police for fear of their own lives Hannah ...  Visit website

NYPD crash kills officer and another eight cops left injured

The one-car accident happened about 5am in the Bronx, when the van carrying nine cops crashed underneath the Bruckner ExpresswayOfficer Michael Williams, 25, was ejected ...  Visit website

Is this British grandmother the real Queen of Denmark? Woman claims to be the secret great grandchild of 'childless' Frederik VII and his ballerina wife

Irene Ward, 87, claims to have evidence of her descent from Frederik VIIRoyal died childless and left the throne to Prince Christian of GlucksburgCurrent Danish ...  Visit website

Boy, five, 'who died from salt overdose given by his mother' was treated for high levels of sodium as a baby... but 'no one reported it as possible abuse'

Garnett Spears, five, was treated for high salt levels as baby, report saysBut despite his condition, hospital staff apparently failed to tell authoritiesBoy died in ...  Visit website

New York cop saves woman from choking to death during traffic stop

The unidentified 49-year-old had a lozenge stuck in her throatOfficer Gregory Zakoscielny of NYPD Highway 1 saw the woman choking while one a routine speed ...  Visit website

Jennifer Aniston, the Duchess of Cambridge and... Margaret Thatcher! The most popular hairstyles ever created (and the women who wore them) revealed

Margaret Thatcher was famous for her helmet-like head of blonde hairHas now been voted owner of one of the world's most influential hairstylesBeat the Duchess ...  Visit website

'Anything of interest this morning?': Declassified documents describe George Bush's eerily uneventful security briefing just minutes before the first plane hit the Twin Towers on 9/11

New CIA documents reveal minute-by-minute detail of the morningGeorge Bush spoke about the beach with staff before going to a schoolMinutes before the meeting ended ...  Visit website

Mrs Australia Kate Johnson could be forced to hand back crown after splitting from husband

'Mrs Australia' Kate Johnson may have to hand the crown back after splitting with her husbandThe Oz title is open to married women only The 30 ...  Visit website

Missouri judge makes criminals stand on 'corner of shame' holding sign to avoid prison

Judge Richard Skouby has introduced new policy in Missouri town of BelleAllows offenders to stand on downtown 'corner of shame' to avoid prisonOnce there, they ...  Visit website

Death of female Rutgers University student, 19, who went 'into distress'after fraternity house gathering could be 'alcohol-related'

Caitlyn Kovacs appeared to be 'in distress' at around 3 a.m. SundayShe was at the Delta Kappa Epsilon fraternity house in New Brunswick Student was taken to hospital ...  Visit website

Inside Amazon's super-secret literary gathering happening this weekend at a luxury resort in New Mexico

Every year, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos hosts a weekend retreat for authors called CampfireThis year's event is rumored to be taking place this weekend at ...  Visit website

U.S. says other countries are willing to launch air strikes against Islamic State militants in Syria

Samantha Power, the US ambassador to the United Nations, says 'we will not do air strikes alone' Washington tries to build international coalition to defeat ...  Visit website

Leonardo DiCaprio and Mark Ruffalo join tens of thousands crowd New York streets for climate march

Roughly 100,000 filled the streets of NYC for the People's Climate March in midtown Manhattan ahead of Tuesday's United Nations hosted summit on carbon emissionsUnited ...  Visit website

Police arrest one of two men who sexually assaulted a woman twice within the space of an hour

Nicholas Isaac, 17, accused of committing the first assault on August 31Woman sexually assaulted twice in one hour in Brooklyn, New YorkSecond attack took place ...  Visit website

Hold your breath: The world's deepest pool goes 137 FEET below the surface and is filled with crystal clear 32C spa water

'Y-40 Deep Joy' is located at the Hotel Terme Millepini in ItalyThe pool is 21m by 18m at the surface, but narrows -40m The 4,300 cubic ...  Visit website

Why did no-one raise the alarm earlier? Shocking images of injuries endured by toddler were taken by family TWO months before his body was found in woods

The body of Colton Brandt Turner, two, was found Texas last weekHis remains were hidden in a wooded area of southeast Austin His mother Megan ...  Visit website

Climate march in cities all over the world demanding urgent action on climate change

Actress Emma Thompson and musician Peter Gabriel join 40,000 campaigners in London today2,000 events taking place in 150 countries ahead of United Nations climate summit ...  Visit website

Mother-of-four gives birth to 11lbs 6oz baby girl in car on freeway with only her husband to help

Baby Savannah was born in the passenger seat of a Chevy Tahoe Sandra Vilchez went into labour at 3am on the 91 Freeway in AnaheimHusband Bolivar pulled ...  Visit website

German families who lost relatives when MH17 flight was shot down plan to sue Ukraine for negligence 

Aviation specialist lawyer to launch suit at ECHR in Strasbourg soonElmar Giemulla wants £787,000 compensation for each victim of the attack that killed 298 peopleSays that ...  Visit website

He should play for the team! Quick-thinking cadet saves Texas A&M's beloved collie from getting trampled by rival receiver 

Reveille VIII was napping at side of field during Texas A&M and SMU gameA&M's Nick Harvy pushed wide receiver Der'rick Thompson out of boundsThompson hurtled toward collie, who ...  Visit website

Microsoft delays launch of its Xbox One console in China

Xie Enwei, general manager of management and operations of Microsoft in China, speaks during the presentation of the Xbox One by Microsoft as part of ...  Visit website

SoftBank estimates $4.6 billion gain from Alibaba listing

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Pakistan is eyeing sea-based and short-range nuclear weapons, analysts say

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — In one of the world’s most volatile regions, Pakistan is advancing toward a sea-based missile capability and expanding its interest in tactical ...  Visit website

Heath on Andy Murray's Scottish independence Tweet

By Heath Published: 00:45 GMT, 21 September 2014 | Updated: 08:21 GMT, 21 September 2014 ...  Visit website

Rodin? No, it's rodent art by Dickens' descendants! Novelist's great-great-granddaughter forges sculpture featuring 2ft rats 

Sculpture was created by Sophie Dickens, a descendant of Charles DickensConsists of 13 larger then life two foot long bronze sculpted rats Work is set to go ...  Visit website

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