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Trump’s defence secretary pick resigns amid ‘painful’ family situation

Trump’s defence secretary pick resigns amid ‘painful’ family situationDonald Trump’s preferred candidate for defence secretary has announced his withdrawal from the nomination process for the top Pentagon job. 

I was used as human guinea pig, Caster Semenya says

I was used as human guinea pig, Caster Semenya saysCaster Semenya says the global athletics governing body has used her as “a human guinea pig” by forcing her to take medication that would limit her testosterone levels. 

Teens ‘offered millions to murder friend and send evidence’

Teens ‘offered millions to murder friend and send evidence’Five Alaskan teenagers have been charged with murder after a man they met online promised them millions of dollars to carry out the act, court records say. 

NASA snaps most detailed image yet of asteroid Bennu

NASA snaps most detailed image yet of asteroid BennuA US spacecraft has captured its closest and most detailed image yet of the 78 billion kilogram asteroid Bennu which gets closer to Earth every six years.

Briton’s fatal fall on holiday in Majorca ‘was preventable’

Briton’s fatal fall on holiday in Majorca ‘was preventable’“Simple steps” could have prevented the death of a British teenager who fell from a wall during his holiday in Magaluf, an inquest has heard.

UN calls for inquiry into death of ex-Egyptian president

UN calls for inquiry into death of ex-Egyptian presidentUnited Nations officials have called for an independent inquiry into the death of ousted Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi.

Merkel ‘doing well’ after visibly shaking at ceremony

Merkel ‘doing well’ after visibly shaking at ceremonyAngela Merkel sparked concern after she began shaking vigorously as she greeted Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky in Berlin.

Stuntman found dead after magic trick in River Ganges goes wrong

Stuntman found dead after magic trick in River Ganges goes wrongThe body of an Indian magician who drowned when his Houdini-like escape stunt went wrong has been recovered from the River Ganges.

Michel Platini detained on suspicion of corruption

Michel Platini detained on suspicion of corruptionFormer UEFA president and French football legend Michel Platini has been detained on suspicion of corruption.

HK leader ‘sorry’ and ‘should have done better’ after protests

HK leader ‘sorry’ and ‘should have done better’ after protestsHong Kong’s leader has appeared in public to offer her “sincere apology” following mass protests against a proposed extradition law, but has not said she will abandon the bill.