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A pregnant woman living in Queensland, Australia has tested positive for the Zika virus, say health authorities.
Migrants including children and pregnant women are flown by the Costa Rican authorities to a Mexican border town, where they are set to enter the US.
US investigators still cannot unlock a phone owned by one of the San Bernardino attackers, with the FBI warning encryption is inhibiting law enforcement.
The S African mayor who wants schoolgirls to stay 'pure'
A second report into the disappearance of 43 Mexican students says there is no evidence to support the official version of what happened to them.
Polls close in the New Hampshire primary, as officials predict a historic turnout for the second electoral test in the Republican and Democratic presidential race.
Why do Indian gurus sell noodles?
The chair designed to fit like a baseball glove
The London flat lived in by Jimi Hendrix in the 1960s has been restored.
The day Judit Polgar beat Garry Kasparov
Three Malian soldiers were killed when their vehicle hit a landmine in the central region of Mopti, officials say.
The last artisan at Singapore's strangest theme park
Australia's prime minister admits government's efforts to improve the lives of indigenous Australians are not on track in key areas.