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World’s richest man pledges $2bn for charity

World’s richest man pledges $2bn for charityAmazon founder Jeff Bezos is to launch a $2bn (£1.53bn) fund to help homeless families and launch pre-schools in poor communities.

‘Lies and fabrication’: UK attacks novichok tourist claims

‘Lies and fabrication’: UK attacks novichok tourist claimsDowning Street has rubbished claims the Russian novichok suspects were in Salisbury as tourists – calling their remarks “lies”.

Egypt hotel couple’s post-mortems begin

Egypt hotel couple’s post-mortems beginThe post-mortems of a couple who died while on holiday in Egypt are to begin, three weeks after their deaths.

‘Straight A’ student kills her love rival in stabbing

‘Straight A’ student kills her love rival in stabbingPolice in Michigan have said a teenage girl will likely be charged with murder after fatally stabbing a classmate over a boy they had both dated.

Pussy Riot activist critical amid fears of poisoning

Pussy Riot activist critical amid fears of poisoningThe unofficial spokesman of Russian protest band Pussy Riot is reportedly in a critical condition, with his family fearing he was poisoned.

Novichok suspects: We were just tourists in Salisbury

Novichok suspects: We were just tourists in SalisburyTwo men suspected of targeting the Skripals with novichok have denied being Russian agents or having anything to do with the poisoning.

Students ‘binged on pizzas to avoid military service’

Students ‘binged on pizzas to avoid military service’Twelve music students at a college in Seoul binged on pizza and hamburgers five times a day to deliberately gain weight and avoid military service, it has been claimed.

Suu Kyi: Rohingya crisis ‘could be handled better’

Suu Kyi: Rohingya crisis ‘could be handled better’Nobel Peace Prize laureate Aung San Suu Kyi has admitted Myanmar could have handled the Rohingya crisis better.

Gunman kills five people in US, including his wife

Gunman kills five people in US, including his wifeA gunman has killed five people, including his wife, in California.

Dramatic warnings save lives but heighten fear

Dramatic warnings save lives but heighten fearNo one does a dramatic turn of phrase like a US governor with a major hurricane on their horizon.