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Police officer in fatal US shooting meant to use Taser but accidentally fired gun: police
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Police officer in fatal US shooting meant to use Taser but accidentally fired gun: police

The death of Daunte Wright during a traffic stop sparked protests in Minneapolis in the early hours of Monday morning.

  • by Mohamed Ibrahim

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‘Huge’ explosion rocks St Vincent as volcano keeps erupting

‘Huge’ explosion rocks St Vincent as volcano keeps erupting

“It’s destroying everything in its path,” one expert said, as officials said they were worried about the lives of those who had refused to evacuate.

  • by Kristin Deane and Danica Coto
From the Archives, 1981: Space shuttle thunders into new era

From the Archives, 1981: Space shuttle thunders into new era

40 years ago, the inaugural space shuttle flight carried the hopes of an embattled space program and of a nation worried that it might have lost its technological touch.

  • by Mike Steketee
Thousands evacuated as volcanic eruption rocks Caribbean island

Thousands evacuated as volcanic eruption rocks Caribbean island

An explosive eruption rocked La Soufriere volcano on the eastern Caribbean island of St Vincent on Friday night after the government ordered thousands to evacuate their homes.

  • by Danica Coto
Children as young as 12 could soon get Pfizer vaccinations in US

Children as young as 12 could soon get Pfizer vaccinations in US

Pfizer and BioNTech said they planned to lodge applications to expand approval to children aged 12-15 with regulators around the world in coming days.

  • by Matthew Knott
Police called frequently to Prince Harry and Meghan’s California mansion

Police called frequently to Prince Harry and Meghan’s California mansion

Police records show police arrested a man for trespassing on the sprawling property on Christmas Eve - but he was later released.

  • by Victoria Ward
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Morrison can’t count on access to Biden’s vast vaccine stockpile

Morrison can’t count on access to Biden’s vast vaccine stockpile

Biden scrapped Trump’s ‘America First’ policy - but not when it comes to the vaccine glut US will have by the middle of May.

  • by Matthew Knott
New records for COVID cases and deaths around the world

New records for COVID cases and deaths around the world

Globally, the number of confirmed cases has exceeded 133.6 million, causing nearly 2.9 million deaths. 

  • by Michelle Smith
Former NFL player killed five people in US mass shooting: police

Former NFL player killed five people in US mass shooting: police

A gunman who killed five people including a prominent doctor in South Carolina was former NFL player Phillip Adams, according to police.

  • by Meg Kinnard
‘An international embarrassment’: Biden announces gun violence plan

‘An international embarrassment’: Biden announces gun violence plan

The US President says the fact 100 Americans die each day by firearms is a “blemish on the character of our nation”.

  • by Matthew Knott
George Floyd died from a lack of oxygen, expert says at trial

George Floyd died from a lack of oxygen, expert says at trial

A medical expert has testified that George Floyd died of a lack of oxygen from being pinned on his stomach with his hands cuffed behind him and his face jammed against the pavement.

  • by Amy Forliti, Steve Karnowski and Tammy Webber