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Maryland shooting: Woman kills three, turns gun on herself
The attack, which killed three people, is a rare mass shooting carried out by a woman.
Russia reinstated by Wada after doping scandal suspension
A decision to lift the suspension of Russia's anti-doping agency (Rusada) is labelled "the greatest treachery" of clean athletes.
Lake Victoria, Tanzania: Dozens drown in ferry capsize
With the ferry carrying hundreds of people on board, it is feared the death toll will rise.
Earliest animal fossils are identified
Scientists have identified the earliest known animal in the geological record.
Uganda's Bobi Wine: 'Tortured' pop star MP returns home
Bobi Wine is back in Uganda after medical treatment in the US following his alleged assault by soldiers.
Girl killed as troops shoot to clear traffic
The nine-year-old Somali girl died after soldiers fired shots to clear a traffic jam in Mogadishu.
Dutch rail crash: Four children killed in electric cart
Four children from a day-care centre have died in a collision involving a train and an electric cart.
Taiwan hair salon covers 'swastika' signs after outcry
A shop has covered its logos after being criticised by local German and Jewish communities.
The inventor who plans to build a city under the sea
After spending decades exploring the deep sea, Phil Nuytten plans to build a colony there.
Five surprising reasons prisoners have been freed
After a US man's golf drawings lead to freedom, here are some other reasons prisoners have been freed.