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LA Armenian diaspora marks massacre, celebrates political change

Armenia says an estimated 1.5 million people were killed by Ottoman forces in 1915, and has labeled the massacre a genocide.

US gymnast says spoke of Nassar abuse 5 years before his...

Olympic gold medalist McKayla Maroney revealed sexual abuse by Larry Nassar five years before his arrest but nobody listened, she told NBC News' "Dateline" in an interview aired on Sunday.

Trump says ‘long way’ to go on North Korea crisis

The two leaders are expected to talk over the newly installed phone for the first time this week, before the summit, South Korea said on Friday. Corker said Washington needed to be clear-headed about what a meeting with Kim could accomplish.

Marquez denied sixth MotoGP Americas pole by penalty

Two-time defending world champion Marc Marquez was denied his sixth consecutive pole position at the MotoGP Grand Prix of the Americas after race stewards imposed a three-place grid penalty Saturday.

Lance Armstrong to pay $5m settlement in US fraud case, lawyer...

Lance Armstrong has agreed to pay $5 million in order to settle the looming federal fraud case stemming from his drug-fuelled reign as king of the Tour de France, it was confirmed on Thursday.

Amazon seals five-year deal for UK, Irish rights to US Open

The US Open will become the first Grand Slam tournament to be broadcast solely online in the United Kingdom and Ireland after E-commerce giants Amazon signed a five-year deal for rights to the tournament on Thursday.

Russia says spy poisoning ‘grotesque provocation’ by UK, US

Moscow has angrily denied any involvement, but London has rallied support of its stance from other EU nations.

New numbers show the gender pay gap is real

Corporate reports from the UK give the clearest picture yet.

Russia orders out 60 US diplomats over spy poisoning affair

The White House said Moscow's decision marked a further deterioration in the US-Russia relationship.

Japan’s Aso rules out bilateral trade deal with US

Aso said that an FTA would only cause "unnecessary pain and suffering" for Japan.

Tesla says cause of fatal crash not yet known without car’s...

Tesla owners have driven the same highway stretch with Autopilot engaged about 85,000 times since the system was introduced, and this is the first accident to be reported.

China says Kim Jong Un met Xi, willing to hold US...

It is the North Korean leader first known visit outside the country since taking power in 2011.

Texas executes ‘suitcase killer’ for murder of prostitute

He also admitted to murdering Joanna Rogers, 16, in 2004.

Republican Pennsylvania congressman bows out of re-election bid, boosting Democrat hopes...

Costello will not seek re-election due to the redrawn suburban-Philadelphia district that now favours Democrats and a desire to spend more time with his family.

Hackers demanding bitcoin ransom attack Atlanta city computers

Those attackers were believed to have used tools developed by the US National Security Agency.

First solar, then steel – is Trump’s next trade target nuclear?

He did, after all, call the previous tarriffs 'the first of many'.

China hits back at Trump tariffs as trade war finally arrives

Policymakers across the world are warning of a brewing trade war that could undermine the broadest global recovery in years.

American lovers of lingerie, luggage may lose out in trade war

Broad-based tariffs are likely to translate into higher sticker prices in stores across the US

Obama shares parenting tips with New Zealand PM Ardern

Ardern, who is expecting her first child in June, held discussions with Obama after he received a traditional Maori welcome.

Uber autonomous accident video shows car just before collision

Tempe police are also investigating and plan to submit this to the county attorney’s office, which will determine if anyone was at fault.

Trump has decided to remove his national security adviser, says Washington...

McMaster is Trump's second national security adviser, succeeding Michael Flynn who was dismissed a year ago for misleading Vice President Mike Pence.

That’s perfect! US rookie surfer’s rare triple barrel

Californian Griffin Colapinto, 19, already had his arms up to celebrate completing a double barrel, itself a rare event.

‘Crown’ star’s pay reignites debate on gender inequality

Ever since the taboo on salaries was lifted, stories of unfairness have been unveiled with alarming frequency.

US state says it will use nitrogen gas for executions

States have struggled to obtain lethal injection drugs as manufacturers and suppliers increasingly have shunned them under pressure from death penalty opponents.