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New Jersey school sued over bullied girl's suicide

June 20, 2018 - 2:05pm
A family lawyer says smart phones can be "a lethal weapon in the hands of the wrong child".

Instagram longer videos: How new IGTV feature will work

June 20, 2018 - 1:50pm
IGTV allows users to create long-form videos in portrait mode that can be up to an hour long.

World Cup 2018: Russian media mock 'husband-hunters'

June 20, 2018 - 1:36pm
Burger King offering a reward to women who get pregnant by players adds to wave of sexism.

Gene-edited farm animals are on their way

June 20, 2018 - 1:00pm
Scientists create pigs that are immune to one of the world's costliest livestock diseases.

Jonas Knudsen: Denmark players pay for jet so defender can see new-born daughter

June 20, 2018 - 12:50pm
Denmark's players paid for a private jet so defender Jonas Knudsen could fly home and see his new-born daughter after the World Cup win over Peru.

Migrant children: Global outcry rises over US border separations

June 20, 2018 - 11:22am
Republicans scramble to draft a new bill after uproar over migrant children being caged alone.

Syria war: War crimes committed in Eastern Ghouta battle - UN

June 20, 2018 - 11:10am
War crimes were committed by both sides in Syria's Eastern Ghouta region, investigators say.

Hungary passes 'Stop Soros' law banning help for migrants

June 20, 2018 - 9:55am
Under the new so-called "Stop Soros" law, anyone who helps asylum seekers faces a year in jail.

Astronauts eject UK-led space junk demo mission

June 20, 2018 - 9:50am
The RemoveDebris satellite will trial technologies for snaring broken hardware drifting in orbit.

Baghdad mall sorry for turning away orphans at Eid

June 20, 2018 - 9:46am
The children were supposed to eat at a restaurant in the mall but were denied entry.

XXXTentacion: Controversy rages after rapper's shooting death

June 20, 2018 - 8:27am
Fans grapple with how to remember XXXTentacion as conspiracy theories circulate.

EU to launch counter-tariffs against US on Friday

June 20, 2018 - 8:21am
The move comes after President Donald Trump imposed steep duties on steel and aluminium in May.

Italy migrants: Benetton criticised over ad campaign

June 20, 2018 - 7:05am
The Italian clothing firm is condemned for using images of migrants rescued at sea.

Bithumb: Hackers 'rob crypto-exchange of $32m'

June 20, 2018 - 6:57am
One of the largest crypto-currency exchanges says thieves have seized $31.6m worth of its funds.

Girl on Fire: Kenya schoolgirl's Alicia Keys cover becomes viral hit

June 20, 2018 - 5:38am
How video of a 13-year-old Kenyan schoolgirl singing an Alicia Keys song has gone viral on social media.

Afghan conflict: Taliban launch first attack since Eid truce

June 20, 2018 - 5:31am
The militants killed at least 13 Afghan soldiers in an assault on an army post, officials say.

XXXTentacion: Fans gather at murder site

June 20, 2018 - 4:57am
Hundreds of fans lay candles, flowers and teddy bears near the site where the rapper was shot dead.

Lake Toba ferry: Search goes on with 180 reported missing

June 20, 2018 - 4:43am
Relatives grow desperate as hopes dwindle of finding more survivors in Sumatra's vast Lake Toba.

Israeli jets strike Gaza after rocket and mortar fire

June 20, 2018 - 1:59am
The military says jets struck 25 militant targets after rocket and mortar fire from the Gaza Strip.

Australia launches national inquiry into sexual harassment

June 20, 2018 - 1:46am
The national inquiry into workplace behaviour is unprecedented globally, the government says.

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