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Suge Knight helped create gangster rap. Now he's facing up to 28 years in jail

Although the charge normally carried a maximum 11 year sentence, Knight's two previous convictions mean he will be sentenced under California's three-strike law, upping the prison term.

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Deputy AG Rosenstein suggested he secretly record Trump, discussed 25th Amendment

Rod Rosenstein wanted to expose the chaos consuming the administration and discussed recruiting Cabinet members to impeach Trump.

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'Send help': May's extraordinary Brexit speech reveals her unusual tactics

Theresa May demanded R.E.S.P.E.C.T. at Number 10 on Friday. She also demanded the EU solve her Brexit problems. She'll wait.

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Virus kills Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang, 61

Vietnam President Tran Dai Quang, one of the country's top three leaders but with mostly ceremonial duties, died on Friday after an illness.

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Taiwan police arrest US 3D gun man accused of sex with minor

Cody Wilson, who has vowed to defy court orders not to distribute plans for 3D guns, has been located after going missing.

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Theresa May's patience with the EU runs out as she demands respect

The likelihood of Britain crashing out of the EU with no deal is increasing.

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Australian Navy chief dons wetsuit to see Endeavour up close

Vice Admiral Mike Noonan's visit underscores the excitement that has been generated by the prospect of finally identifying the historically-significant ship.

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Shinzo Abe victory will end Japan's pacifist law

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has been re-elected as leader of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party, his third three-year term.

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Multiple people shot in Syracuse, New York: reports

Emergency services in Syracuse, New York said on Thursday they were responding to reports of a shooting of up to seven people, including children.

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Ex-Trump lawyer Michael Cohen providing info in Mueller probe

Trump's former personal lawyer said he is providing "critical information" as part the special counsel's investigation into Russian interference in ...

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Supreme Court nominee Kavanaugh puts pressure on his accuser

Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh said he will testify at a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Monday to "clear my name", putting pressure on ...

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Star Wars fatigue? Han Solo jacket fails to sell at auction

The jacket worn by Harrison Ford in his role as Han Solo in the Star Wars film The Empire Strikes Back has failed to meet its reserve price at auction.

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Hundreds feared dead after Tanzania ferry capsizes

Dozens of people have drowned after a ferry sank in Tanzania's Lake Victoria, while government officials fear the final death toll could be in the hundreds.

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In photo recreation, New Zealand celebrates 125 years of women voting

New Zealand's female lawmakers marked the occasion by re-enacting an all-male photograph of lawmakers taken more than a century ago.

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What happened to all the bugs? Scientists search for answers

A staple of summer - swarms of bugs - seems to be a thing of the past. And that's got scientists worried.

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Kim wants second summit with Trump, South Korea President says

Moon says he will carry a private message from Kim for Trump when he meets the US President in New York next week at a UN meeting.

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'It won't work': EU leaders eviscerate May's Brexit plan

Theresa May went to Salzburg expecting the Sound of Music from Europe's leaders for her Brexit blueprint. The response wasn't one of her favourite ...

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Survivors send texts from under debris after new Philippines landslide

A massive landslide buried dozens of homes near a central Philippine mountain Thursday, killing dozens.

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Woman goes on deadly rampage at Maryland warehouse

A woman armed with a handgun opened fire at a Maryland distribution centre, killing three people and wounding three others before she took her own life.

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Gotcha! Tossed net captures space junk in orbit-cleanup experiment

A tossed net has managed to capture space junk in a demonstration of ways to clean up debris in orbit. 

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London police solve mystery of the Croydon cat killer

For years, people in London suspected that a deranged sadist was behind hundreds of cat mutilations, the grisly evidence strewn around their yards.

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Donald Trump feels angry and unprotected amid mounting crises

The US President's declaration that "I don't have an attorney-general" was not merely the cry of an executive feeling betrayed by a subordinate; it ...

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International tussle over final resting place of Cook's Endeavour

Australian media has already suggested the vessel could be excavated in time for 2020, the 250th anniversary of Cook becoming the first European to ...

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Han Solo's jacket could fetch $1.8m at film auction

A jacket worn by Harrison Ford as Han Solo is expected to sell for up to £1 million ($1.8 million) at an auction of movie memorabilia.

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Trump told Spain to build a wall across the Sahara to stop migrants

US President Donald Trump had a suggestion for how Spain could deal with Europe's migration crisis. A simple idea, really.

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Deadly storm Ali causes havoc in Ireland

A woman has died after high winds blew her caravan off a cliff in Ireland and a man died in Northern Ireland as storm Ali grounded flights and left more than 200,000 people without electricity.

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Dream comes true for Moon: climbing North Korea's sacred Mount Paektu

 South Korean President Moon Jae-in will clear a top item off his bucket list on Thursday: climbing Mount Paektu in North Korea.

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