More than 30,000 people have fled their homes as catastrophic flooding from Hurricane Harvey continues to soak Houston, Texas. The nation's fourth largest city has endured five days of rain as the tropical storm barrels toward Louisiana, where residents are...
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As if this build-up to the Floyd Mayweather/Conor McGregor fight couldn’t be more stupid.  There is now a scheduled fight confirmed between Floyd’s doppelganger and ‘Irishman Mini McGregor’. Yep, he night before the big fight on August 1 in Las Vegas,...
The 25-year-old reporter, who was on holiday, had left his friends to use the toilet at Crocodile Rock, near Arugam Bay, in the east of the country at around 3 pm. Stunned friends said he was “waving his hands in...
A group of hackers claim to have stolen a script for next week's episode of Game of Thrones, along with other data. According to Entertainment Weekly, the online pirates have stolen 1.5 terabytes of information from HBO, which also includes details...
Four-and-a-half years and two more LeBron James championships haven't changed Michael Jordan's opinion that Kobe Bryant was better than James. In February 2013, Jordan told NBA TV that Bryant's five championship rings put him above James, who had one at that time. Speaking at his Flight School...
BBC Trending has discovered that dozens of private Facebook groups are being used to circumvent local laws and regulations. Messages like these appeared recently on a Facebook group that matches maids to potential employers: "Am looking for a maid who...
The announcement that Prince William and his wife Kate Middleton are expecting another baby should have been a joyful one. And for most people, the news was definitely something to celebrate. Fans rushed to congratulate the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge as...
North Korea says its firing of a missile over Japan was "the first step" of military operations in the Pacific, signalling plans for more launches. State media also repeated threats to the US Pacific island of Guam, which it called...
North Korea fired several short-range missiles into the sea off its east coast early on Saturday, South Korea and the U.S. military said, as the two allies conducted annual joint military drills that the North denounces as preparation for war. The U.S. military's...

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