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Massive sinkhole swallows car containing family of four (and amazingly no one is hurt)

Well that’s one way to enforce a stop sign.<p>A family in Indiana, USA, got a bit of a shock on Friday afternoon when the car they were travelling in …

Tony Blair 'Seeks New Role' To Re-Engage In British Political Debate And Join The Fight Against Euroscepticism

Tony Blair is reportedly hoping to re-engage in our country's political debate.<p>While a shaken Westminster recovers in the wake of last week's Ukip …

Recovering drug addict finds £75,000 bag of cash in empty street – and hands it in

A man who found $125,000 (£75,000) has handed the money in – because he wanted to make his family proud.<p>Joe Cornell, 52, a Salvation Army worker at a …

Sky News - First For Breaking News From The UK And Around The World

Top Stories<p>The Latest News from the UK and Around the World | Sky News<p>The two boys, aged 12 and 15, are found within minutes of each other in the …

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Children who see Happy Meal advertising 'put burger and fries before healthy choice'

Television adverts for McDonald's healthier Happy Meal deals fail to encourage children to choose food that is better for them and instead promote a general preference for fast food, academic research suggests.<p>The menu choices of children aged seven to 10 who watched a series of adverts for meals …

Thai forces out to stifle unrest after army chief sets election plan | Reuters

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thai police and soldiers flooded downtown Bangkok on Saturday to pre-empt further protests against a May 22 coup after the army chief said a return to democracy would take more than a year.<p>In a televised address late on Friday, General Prayuth Chan-ocha said the military would …

Pakistan border clashes leave many dead

About 16 fighters and one government soldier have been killed during a clash in Pakistan's northwestern tribal region, army officers have said.<p>The attack took place in the Bajaur tribal district bordering Afghanistan on Saturday morning.<p>Bajaur is one of seven semi-autonomous tribal regions of the …

Pictures of the Week 5.29.14

Ukraine making 1st gas payment to Russia

BERLIN (AP) — Ukraine said Friday that it ordered a $786 million payment to Russia in a first step toward paying off its gas debts, and another round …

Best Space Pictures: Saturn's Lights, a Rocket's Arc, and Canary Nights

The graceful arc of a rocket trail etches the sky, auroras dance around Saturn's north pole, and the Milky Way graces the night sky.<p>A Soyuz TMA-13M spacecraft lifts off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on May 29.<p>The ship carried a new crew bound for the International Space Station, …

‘Do not walk your dog here! Muslims do not like dogs.’ Police investigate sign in east London park

<b>Police are investigating a make-shift sign that appeared in an east London park today.</b><p>The message, in Bartlett Park, Poplar, warns: ‘Do not walk your …

Ukip vote in European elections no flash in pan according to new poll

Poll suggests vast majority of people who voted for Ukip in European elections will vote for the party in general election<p>The vast majority of the four million people who voted for the UK Independence Party in the European elections will make the same choice at the general election, a new poll …

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SWAT team threatened after grenade injures toddler in drug raid

Members of a northeast Georgia SWAT team are "devastated" after a drug raid in which a flash-bang grenade landed in a 1-year-old's playpen, seriously injuring the child, the Habersham County sheriff said Friday.<p>The police officers involved have been called baby killers and received threats …

LAPD adds drones to arsenal, says they'll be used sparingly

The<p>Los Angeles Police Departmenthas acquired some eyes in the sky.<p>On Friday, the department announced that it had acquired two "unmanned aerial vehicles" as gifts from the Seattle Police Department.<p>The Draganflyer X6 aircraft, which resemble small helicopters, are each about 3 feet wide and …

Los Angeles

Indonesian volcanic ash cloud may halt Australia flights for days

Bali, Singapore routes from Darwin closed amid fears flights around Australia may be affected by massive eruption<p>Flights across northern Australia could be affected for days after a volcanic eruption in Indonesia sent a vast ash cloud over the region.<p>Qantas and Virgin Australia have confirmed all …

Dutch Scientists Successfully Teleport Data for the First Time

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Scientists in the Netherlands have managed to reliably teleport quantum data for the first time, …

Ukraine's President-elect vows vengeance over helicopter attack

Ukraine's President-elect Petro Poroshenko has vowed to punish the "bandits" who shot down a military helicopter as the government's efforts to rein in pro-Russia separatists continue.<p>"The deaths of the military troops in Slovyansk are pain our whole nation is feeling," Poroshenko posted on his …

'We have NO control over EU immigration' New call to control migrant flood from Europe

Tory minister Sajid David is calling for action on immigration [GETTY]<p>The newly-appointed Culture Secretary – whose parents came from Pakistan – said …

North Korea sentences Baptist missionary to life in prison

North Korea said Saturday it has sentenced a South Korean Baptist missionary to hard labor for life on charges that he spied and tried to set up underground churches, the latest in a string of missionaries to run into trouble in the rigidly controlled North.<p>North Korean state media said the …

North Korea

Hagel: China territorial claims destabilize region

SINGAPORE (AP) — Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel warned an international security conference Saturday that the U.S. "will not look the other way" when …