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NEW YORK The son of a Russian lawmaker has been sentenced by a US federal court to 27 years in prison after being convicted of...

SAN FRANCISCO A massive power outage has thrown San Francisco into chaos for many hours, knocking out traffic signals, paralysing businesses and halting the city’s...

NEW YORK United Airlines has said it no longer plans to name chief executive Oscar Munoz chairman as it revised its compensation programme following an...

WASHINGTON US Republicans have prepared to re-introduce legislation repealing Obamacare, potentially setting up a showdown vote next week as the White House seeks a major...

DUNWOODY (Georgia) A novice Democratic candidate has weathered attacks from President Donald Trump and finished well ahead of his Republican rivals in a much-watched Georgia...

LOS ANGELES A 39-year-old man went on a shooting spree in the central California city of Fresno on Tuesday, killing three persons and injuring another...

NEW YORK A New York pizzeria owner has been sentenced to 18 years in prison for trafficking more than 50 kg of cocaine into the...

ARKANSAS A major US pharmaceutical firm has sued Arkansas again over capital punishment, claiming prison officials fraudulently obtained a muscle relaxant to administer in several...

LIMA The death toll from flooding and mudslides plaguing Peru since the start of the year has risen to 113 people, including five killed last...

CALIFORNIA Verily, Alphabet Inc’s life sciences business, said it was launching a four-year study with about 10,000 participants to understand how people transition from being...