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Trump plans to expand offshore drilling in Pacific and Atlantic

Image copyright Getty Images The Trump administration has proposed a controversial plan to open up protected areas in the Pacific and Atlantic oceans for offshore drilling. The five-year plan expands drilling to most of the US outer continental shelf, including California and Maine, where drilling has been blocked for decades. …

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Trump Bannon row: Lawyers seek to halt book's release

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionWhite House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders explains why Mr Trump rounded on his former adviser Steve Bannon Lawyers for US President Donald Trump are seeking to stop the release of a book containing explosive insights into his presidency, US media report. Fire …

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Deadly storm blasts across Europe, killing three

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionWinter storm Eleanor has swept into most of western Europe Winter storms have been sweeping across western Europe, causing three deaths and widespread disruption. Tens of thousands of people have been affected by power cuts, and air travel has been disrupted. Two …

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South Africa train crash: Four dead in truck collision

Image copyright @ER24EMS Image caption The truck apparently failed to stop at a crossing A passenger train has caught fire in South Africa after colliding with a truck, killing four people and injuring 40, rescue workers have said. Video footage showed a fire blazing through at least one carriage, near …

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Japan sumo champion Harumafuji fined over assault

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Harumafuji has said his life will be “sharply different” now Former sumo grand champion Harumafuji has been fined 500,000 yen (£3,280; $4,400) in Japan after being found guilty of assault. The 33-year-old wrestler from Mongolia admitted hitting a junior wrestler over the head with …

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Schools 'should help children with social media risk'

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media caption“Everyone’s always Snapchatting you” – five children describe how they use social media Schools should play a bigger role in preparing children for social media’s emotional demands as they move from primary to secondary school, England’s children’s commissioner says. Anne Longfield said …

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Medicinal cannabis: Australia aims to become top exporter

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Australia plans to legalise the exportation of medicinal cannabis The Australian government has said it aspires to be the world’s leading exporter of medicinal cannabis. The nation plans to change its regulations to join Canada and the Netherlands in selling products beyond a domestic …

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