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Starbucks ‘sorry’ over black men arrest

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Demonstrations took place outside the Starbucks in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on Sunday Coffee chain Starbucks has apologised after two black men were arrested while waiting for a friend at one of their shops in the US city of Philadelphia. Amateur video shows police placing the pair, who were accused by…

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Ailing Barbara Bush declines treatment

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Mr and Mrs Bush have been married for 73 years Ailing US former First Lady Barbara Bush has declined further medical treatment and will spend her time in "comfort care" with her family. Mrs Bush, 92, made her decision after a series of recent hospital visits, a statement from…

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Man City win Premier League as Man Utd lose to West Brom

So Pep, how are you feeling right now?Manchester City won the Premier League title as Manchester United's shock 1-0 home defeat by West Brom confirmed their rivals as champions. Second-place United are now 16 points behind Pep Guardiola's side with only five games left to play. It is City's third title in seven seasons and…

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Trump defends ‘mission accomplished’ claim

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionWatch the key moments over 12 hours - in two minutesPresident Donald Trump has defended the use of the term "mission accomplished" amid criticism following US, UK and French strikes on targets in Syria. He accused the "fake news media" of seizing on the term to demean…

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Trump attacks Comey’s memoir of ‘lies’

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Mr Trump called Mr Comey a "slippery slimeball" and the "worst FBI director in history" US President Donald Trump has attacked former FBI director James Comey over his "many lies", suggesting he be jailed over his testimony to Congress. "Why did he lie to Congress (jail)," Mr Trump said, adding:…

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Somaliland poet jailed for unity poetry

Image copyright Human Rights Centre Somaliland Image caption Poet Nacima Qorane was found guilty of bringing the state into contempt for backing Somaliland's reunification with Somalia. A court in the self-declared republic of Somaliland has sentenced a young poet to three years in jail. Nacima Qorane was found guilty of bringing the state into contempt…

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Destiny’s Child reunite at Coachella

Image copyright Getty Images Destiny's Child have performed together at Coachella. Beyonce brought band mates Kelly Rowland and Michelle Williams on stage during her headline set at the festival in California last night. The trio began their surprise performance with their 2004 hit Lose My Breath, followed by Say My Name and Soldier. It's the…

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Israel destroys ‘longest’ Gaza tunnel

Image copyright Israel military Image caption The tunnel had been under observation for some time, Israel said The Israeli military has disabled a major tunnel dug by militants which reached into Israel from the Gaza Strip, officials say. Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman said it was the longest and deepest tunnel of its kind Israel had…

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