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Hot lap around the Shanghai GP circuit

Take a hot lap with Amanda Davies around the same Formula One circuit in Shanghai where Daniel Ricciardo won a thrilling Chinese Grand Prix.

Woman suspected in Minnesota, Florida deaths…

Woman suspected in Minnesota, Florida deaths captured at a South Texas resort after being on the run since at least late March

Wells Fargo to pay $1B for mortgage, auto lending…

Wells Fargo fined a combined $1 billion by federal regulators for abuses tied to its mortgage and auto lending businesses

Suspended fraternity: Offensive video was…

A fraternity suspended at New York's Syracuse University over an offensive video says in an apologetic statement that the activities were intended as a "satirical sketch."

Croatia's president honors victims of WWII camp

Croatian president has visited the site of a World War II concentration camp and honored its victims amid continued boycott by Croatia's Jews of the official commemoration ceremonies

1 injured, suspect in custody in Florida school shooting

Authorities say one student shot another in the ankle at a Florida high school and a suspect is in custody

Will Africa's open skies project take off?

Challenges lay ahead for Africa's airlines as they are granted greater access to the continent.

America’s Wackiest County Fair Contests

When it comes to county fairs, we mostly think of deep-fried... everything. But they have some pretty weird contests too.

Barbara Bush believed literacy could cure other…

Barbara Bush came up with the idea of focusing on literacy as first lady during a jog in 1978, the year her husband considered his first run for president

Officer caught on video punching suspect won't face charges

A New Jersey police officer seen on video punching a man in the head 12 times during an attempted arrest won't face charges

Japan's Takeda takeover bid causes investor…

Takeda Pharmaceutical shares lost almost 5 percent of their value on Friday as investors fretted over the size of any deal the Japanese firm would have to make after London-listed drugmaker Shire rejected its latest $63 bln bid. As Kate King reports, Botox-maker Allergan has also pulled out of the bidding battle.

Brexit pushes European dairy giant to make cuts

A major European dairy cooperative says "2 unexpected developments" _ the currency impact of Brexit and the impact of the reversal in commodity prices on fat and protein _ have forced them to a more than 400 million euro of savings.

Suburban Houston man accused of paying to have 4 killed

Prosecutors have charged a 54-year-old suburban Houston man with four counts of solicitation of capital murder for trying to hire a hit man to kill his ex-girlfriend, her parents and her current boyfriend

Schumer To Introduce Legislation To Decriminalize…

He told Vice News "the legislation is long overdue."

LA is not just Kardashians

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti is considering a run for the White House and wants people to know LA is a microcosm of America and not just glitz.

Cybersecurity expert's case delayed as new…

Attorneys for a British cybersecurity expert credited with stopping a computer virus got more time to prepare for arguments on whether to suppress statements he made to the FBI after his arrest on a criminal indictment

World War II bomb disposal forces evacuation

Police began attempts to defuse an unexploded 500-kilogram (1,100-pound) World War II bomb to dispose of it after it was discovered during construction work near Berlin's central train station.

Deputies shot through restaurant window; sheriff…

Authorities identify dead shooter of two Florida sheriff's deputies were fatally shot through the window of a Chinese restaurant

Alabama mail-bomber the oldest executed in US…

Alabama man convicted in 1989 mail-bomb slaying of federal judge is executed, oldest prisoner put to death in US since it resumed carrying out the death penalty in 1970s

Grandma Who Allegedly Killed Lookalike Found at…

Lois Riess' time on the run has come to an end. The Minnesota grandmother is accused of killing her husband at their Blooming Prairie home in late March and then murdering Pamela Hutchinson, a woman who bore a resemblance to her , earlier this month in Fort Myers Beach, Fla. A...