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The man who went to the North Korean place that ‘doesn’t exist’
One US citizen warns of the consequences of a visit to a forbidden area in North Korea.
‘Prostitutes saved me from sex work’
When a fire at a children's home in Guatemala killed dozens of teenage girls, it exposed a culture of abuse. Suyapa Milian lived there for more than a year when she was a teenager.
Brooks Koepka's girlfriend has forgiven Joe Buck for his gaffe
After Brooks Koepka’s victory last year, Fox Sports' lead commenator Joe Buck misidentified Koepka’s girlfriend. This year he got it right.
Why Kenyan school children are being taught to say 'no', loudly
School girls and boys in Kenyan schools are being taught self defence and how to report sexual and physical attacks.
State of emergency declared in Papua New Guinea after riots
Prime minister Peter O’Neill declares nine-month state of emergency and suspends a provincial government after riots in Southern Highlands last week Papua New Guinea has declared a state of emergency, suspended a provincial government and is sending armed for…
Hundley, Belt homer to lift Giants to 4-1 win over Dodgers
Nick Hundley and Brandon Belt each hit two-run home runs and Chris Stratton pitched six solid innings to help the San Francisco Giants avoid a three-game sweep at Los Angeles with a 4-1 victory over the Dodgers
Borderlands make their economic case in Dumfries
Hundreds of businesses and individuals hear the latest on efforts to secure a cross-border "growth deal".
Brazil’s Tite says Switzerland equaliser should have been ruled out
• Tite: ‘You have to be fair. There was a foul’ • Switzerland’s Xherdan Shaqiri: ‘This was a normal challenge’ Tite complained bitterly that Switzerland’s equalising goal ought to have been ruled out for a foul, as Brazil could only draw 1-1 on their opening …
Benjamin Myers wins Walter Scott Prize 2018
Benjamin Myers wins £25,000 in prize money for his historical novel, The Gallows Pole.
Police Scotland begin two-week firearms amnesty
The initiative is intended to prevent unauthorised guns falling into the hands of criminals.
Tony Schumacher wins NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals
Tony Schumacher raced to his first Top Fuel victory of the season in the Fitzgerald USA NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals
Disney issues seizure warning about 'Incredibles 2' for fans with epilepsy
After an outcry on social media, Disney has warned moviegoers that a sequence with flashing lights in Pixar's 'Incredibles 2' potentially could trigger seizures in customers with epilepsy.
Shinnecock Hills on verge of becoming obsolete as U.S. Open host
Given the wildly fluctuating course set-ups from day to day at the U.S. Open, the USGA lucked into a great leaderboard and a back-to-back champion in Brooks Koepka. But why can't the USGA get it right?
The untold good news story of America today
A grassroots movement getting few headlines could yet herald a new American age of change.
Earthquake Measuring 5-Strong on Japan Scale Hits Osaka, NHK Reports
A strong quake measuring a weak-6 on the Japanese scale hit Osaka region on Monday morning, national broadcaster NHK reported. No tsunami warning was issued.
Eurydice Dixon: memorial to murdered comedian vandalised
Tributes and flowers laid at scene in Melbourne of 22-year-old’s death covered in white paint and offensive graffiti A makeshift memorial of flowers and notes left in tribute to the Melbourne comedian Eurydice Dixon has been vandalised at the weekend with thi…
Port of Virginia gets major expansion
Overhaul to Port of Virginia is key to allowing larger, modern ships to dock safely; Douglas Kennedy explains.
Michigan flash floods leave massive sinkholes, washed-out roads
Heavy rains and flash flooding caused severe damage in northern Michigan Saturday night into Sunday morning. Massive sinkholes opened up and some roads were completely washed out.