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All the schools on Canada's Prince Edward Island were evacuated due to a threat that turned out to be a likely hoax, police say.
How Iranian women are defying a fatwa by cycling in public
North Carolina officers issued repeated "loud, clear, verbal commands" to an armed man to drop his gun before shooting him, a police chief said.
In a town full of "golden couples," Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt shone the brightest of them all.
Egyptian state television sacks its head of news after the channel mistakenly airs an old interview of the country's President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi.
How US forensic scientists sift clues from bombs
Donald Trump declares that African Americans are "in the worst shape they've ever been", speaking in a town named after a slaveholder.
Swedish councillors determined to protect festive goat from arsonists on its 50th birthday.
All 193 members of the United Nations are about to sign a landmark agreement, promising to tackle drug-resistant infections - or superbugs.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte calls European Parliament members who questioned extra-judicial killings "hypocrites" during an expletive-laden rant.
Australian police have warned the public not to use unmarked USB sticks found in their letterboxes.
Five employees of an international medical aid group have been killed in an air strike near Aleppo, a day after a separate attack on an aid convoy.
TV and radio stations stop playing Macedonian songs due to copyright dispute.
The US charges Ahmad Khan Rahami with planting bombs in New York City and New Jersey, one of which injured 31 people in Manhattan.
Proposed time limits on cost-free roaming for travellers with mobile devices have been scrapped under new European Commission plans.
A handbag made from a taxidermied roadkill ginger cat sells at auction in New Zealand, generating a predictably mixed range of reactions.
Zimbabweans risk imprisonment for abusing the national flag, the authorities warn in the wake of protests where the flag is used as a symbol for change.
Violent demonstrations in the North Carolina city of Charlotte leave 12 police officers injured after a black man said to be armed is shot dead by police.
A man wielding a knife has been shot and wounded by security staff outside Israel's embassy in the Turkish capital, Ankara.
Videos of inventor Joseph Herscher's machines have been viewed millions of times.