Police in California have arrested one of three escaped inmates after the fugitive told a friend he wanted to turn himself in.
A "very large" avalanche in western Canada leaves at least five people on snowmobiles dead, authorities say.
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Private individuals will no longer be allowed to advertise guns on Facebook and Instagram after the sites announced rule changes.
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Former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva must testify over allegations that he failed to declare ownership of a luxury penthouse.
A griffon vulture detained in Lebanon on suspicion of spying for Israel has been returned home after UN intervention, Israeli officials say.
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The FBI is attempting to negotiate the surrender of the final four anti-government militants holed up at a federal wildlife refuge in Oregon.
Iran flew an unarmed drone over a US aircraft carrier and took "precise" photographs during a naval drill in the Gulf, its state broadcaster says.
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Olympic venues will be inspected daily in the lead-up to the Games in Rio in an attempt to minimise the impact of the Zika virus.