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Has Endeavour been found? (+ video)

Has Endeavour been found? (+ video)

US researchers are set to announce that they have found what they believe are the remains of Captain James Cook's ship  the Endeavour off Rhode Island.

Flailing Cruz attacks Trump

Flailing Cruz attacks Trump

On a day when his US presidential bid could suffer a mortal blow, Ted Cruz got embroiled in a name-calling contest with Republican front-runner Donald Trump whom he described as "a pathological liar" in one of the most bitter exchanges in the campaign yet.

Six funerals held after Ohio massacre

Six funerals held after Ohio massacre

More than a week after eight family members were found shot to death at four separate homes in rural Ohio's Appalachian foothills, funerals for six of the victims have been held as investigators continue to comb through evidence.

Brazil judge overturns app suspension

Brazil judge overturns app suspension

A Brazilian judge has overturned a suspension of Facebook Inc's WhatsApp messaging application that affected some 100 million users, after many people voiced frustration at the second such freeze in five months in the South American country.

Migrant crisis: EU favours reform

Migrant crisis: EU favours reform

The European Union's executive will propose a reform of the bloc's asylum rules, EU sources say, that reflects caution in the face of deep divisions among governments about how to handle the migration crisis.

World Bank warns of shrinking economies

World Bank warns of shrinking economies

Economies across large swathes of the globe could shrink dramatically by mid-century as fresh water grows scarce due to climate change, according to the World Bank.

Baby found alive three days after building collapse

Baby found alive three days after building collapse

Rescue workers have pulled a 1-year-old girl from the rubble of a building in Kenya's capital, more than 72 hours after it collapsed following heavy rain, the Kenya Red Cross says.

New planets may boost search for life beyond Earth

New planets may boost search for life beyond Earth

The discovery of three planets that circle a small, dim star could bolster the chances of finding life beyond Earth, astronomers say.

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