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Pair of socks helps police solve woman’s murder after almost 30 years

Pair of socks helps police solve woman’s murder after almost 30 yearsA pair of socks has helped police solve the killing of a Pennsylvania woman – almost 30 years after it happened.

Humpback whales learn new songs as they migrate, scientists say

Humpback whales learn new songs as they migrate, scientists sayHumpback whales can learn new songs from each other as they make their annual migration, scientists have said.

100,000 videos taken down as YouTube wages war on hate speech

100,000 videos taken down as YouTube wages war on hate speechYouTube has removed more than 100,000 videos and 17,000 channels for hate speech since launching a crackdown earlier this summer.

Iran to free seven out of 23 crew from detained British-flagged ship

Iran to free seven out of 23 crew from detained British-flagged shipIran is to free seven out of 23 crew members from the detained British-flagged oil tanker Stena Impero, according to Iranian state TV.

Hong Kong leader withdraws controversial extradition bill

Hong Kong leader withdraws controversial extradition billHong Kong’s leader, Carrie Lam, has announced she will formally withdraw the extradition bill that has sparked months of protests in the region.

Five tourists killed in bus crash near New Zealand attraction

Five tourists killed in bus crash near New Zealand attractionFive Chinese tourists have died and six others have been injured in a bus crash near a popular tourist resort on New Zealand’s North Island.

Hurricane Dorian death toll rises as storm bears down on US coast

Hurricane Dorian death toll rises as storm bears down on US coastAt least seven people have been killed by Hurricane Dorian in the Bahamas with millions told to leave their homes in Florida as the storm heads north.

Five family members among 34 killed in dive boat tragedy

Five family members among 34 killed in dive boat tragedyFive members of the same family are believed to be among the 34 passengers killed after a dive boat caught fire and sank off the coast of California.

Iranian oil tanker pursued by US may be heading to Syria

Iranian oil tanker pursued by US may be heading to SyriaAn Iranian oil tanker being pursued by the US has turned off its tracking beacon, renewing speculation it is heading to Syria.

Gymnast Simone Biles speaks out as brother charged with 3 murders

Gymnast Simone Biles speaks out as brother charged with 3 murdersOlympic gold medallist Simone Biles says her “heart aches for everyone involved” after her brother, who serves in the US army, was charged with murdering three people.