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Republican sorry over Trump surveillance row

A Republican Congressman has apologised after saying that post-election communications of Donald Trump's team were picked up by US intelligence agencies through "incidental collection". The claims were made by the chairman of the House intelligence...

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Man tries to drive into crowd in Belgium

A man who tried to drive at high speed into a pedestrianised shopping area in Antwerp has been arrested by police. A police spokesman said pedestrians "had to jump away" during the incident. Extra police and military personnel have been deployed to...

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Driver 'was trying to kill' shoppers in Belgium

A man who drove at high speed into a pedestrianised shopping area in the Belgian city of Antwerp has been arrested. Pedestrians "had to jump away" after the driver entered the busy De Meir shopping street just after 11am. Soldiers patrolling the are...

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UN: 400,000 'trapped' in IS-held west Mosul

Around 400,000 people are "trapped" in the Islamic State-controlled Old City of west Mosul, the UN said. The UN refugee agency (UNHCR) warned that food and medical shortages and sustained shelling could provoke a mass exodus. An agency official in I...

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Five baby alligators let loose in taxi

A student who took his pet baby alligators on a taxi ride has been charged with importing or possessing wildlife without a permit. Yifan Sun, a student at the University of Maine in the US, had the reptiles in a box during the trip in Augusta. Howev...