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Andrew Getty, one of the heirs to billions of oil money, appears to have died of natural causes, a Los Angeles Police Department spokesman said.
01.04.2015 - 21:53
CNN's Karl Penhaul speaks to an Alpine shepherd who witnessed Germanwings Flight 9525 crash and says he'll never fly again.
01.04.2015 - 21:26
Lufthansa's CEO visited the Germanwings crash recovery site in the French Alps, but took no questions from reporters. CNN's Karl Penhaul reports.
01.04.2015 - 21:21
Federal prosecutors indicted Democratic Sen. Robert Menendez on corruption charges on Wednesday for allegedly using his Senate office to push the business interests of a friend and donor in exchange for gifts , according to the Justice Department.
01.04.2015 - 21:05
The geometry of scoring goals has been easy for Inter Milan's Mauro Icardi but his success has come amid the backdrop of a love triangle involving a teammate who was once a good friend.
01.04.2015 - 20:52
Misao Okawa, the world's oldest person according to Guinness World Records, has died at the age of 117.
01.04.2015 - 20:47
Nigeria's incoming President Muhammadu Buhari tells CNN's Christiane Amanpour that he will aggressively fight two evils rampant in the country -- corruption and the Boko Haram terror group.
01.04.2015 - 20:22
Newly released photos show one of Britain's largest medieval hospital burial grounds, lying beneath a college at the University of Cambridge in southern England.
01.04.2015 - 20:13


At least eight people are feared dead after the fishing freezer trawler “Dalniy Vostok” sank in the Sea of Okhotsk off the Kamchatka Peninsula in the Russian Far East.
Avtor: RT
01.04.2015 - 22:15
Severe drought is not the only culprit in California’s air quality woes. At least ten percent of ozone pollution in San Joaquin Valley originated outside the state, including particles from as far as Asia, researchers have found.
Avtor: RT
01.04.2015 - 22:09
A state-chartered Russian plane destined for the Yemeni capital Sanaa had been diverted to Cairo, after the Saudi-led coalition reportedly refused it landing permission, leaving scores of Russian expats awaiting evacuation to languish at the airport.
Avtor: RT
01.04.2015 - 22:00
A US military convoy has completed its grand tour across Eastern Europe with over a hundred armored vehicles greeted by anti-war protesters at the gates of their base in the German city of Vilseck.
Avtor: RT
01.04.2015 - 21:40
An Indiana woman was found guilty of the killing of a fetus and child neglect after delivering a baby she said was stillborn and throwing it in a dumpster. The case is the first time a woman has been convicted of feticide for ending her own pregnancy.
Avtor: RT
01.04.2015 - 21:28
The father of a teenage boy who fatally shot five students and himself in a Washington state high school last October is now facing felony charges after federal authorities determined that he illegally purchased the gun used in the rampage.
Avtor: RT
01.04.2015 - 21:16
Boko Haram has been using children as “human bombs” and “expendable cannon fodder” in its heinous terrorist activities as well as enslaving girls and women, a UN official has reported to the UNHRC.
Avtor: RT
01.04.2015 - 21:09
United States Senator Robert Menendez (D-New Jersey) has been indicted on federal corruption charges, federal authorities have announced, including eight counts of bribery.
Avtor: RT
01.04.2015 - 21:05
Several nationalist parties and associations in Spain's Catalonia region have signed an agreement on what they call "a road map" to secession. They aim to implement the plan by 2017, if the coalition wins regional parliamentary elections in September.
Avtor: RT
01.04.2015 - 20:44
A growing number of Americans is protesting invasive Border Patrol checkpoints deep inside US territory by refusing to answer questions, and posting online their recordings of harassment by officers.
Avtor: RT
01.04.2015 - 19:58


Testing a pregnant woman's blood for disorders in her unborn child promises 'dramatic' advances in medicine, say researchers.
01.04.2015 - 22:08
Andy Murray fights back from a set down to reach the semi-finals of the Miami Open with victory over Dominic Thiem.
01.04.2015 - 21:55
US food giant Kraft is being accused by US watchdog the Commodities and Futures Commission of manipulating the price of wheat.
01.04.2015 - 21:54
England boss Roy Hodgson says in-form striker Harry Kane wants to play for the Under-21s at the European Championships.
01.04.2015 - 21:30
An oil rig in Mexico is engulfed in flames after fire breaks out in a pump room, killing four and forcing workers to jump into the sea.
01.04.2015 - 21:24
US Senator Bob Menendez, the top Democrat on the Foreign Relations Committee, is accused of using his influence to illegally benefit his long time friend, an eye doctor from Florida.
01.04.2015 - 21:19
The fast-food giant McDonald's says it will raise the pay of more than 90,000 US employees to at least $1 above the legal minimum wage.
01.04.2015 - 21:09
An electrical fire under the pavement in central London leads to some 5,000 people being evacuated from nearby buildings and a number of West End shows being cancelled.
01.04.2015 - 21:08
The laptop used to store top-secret documents leaked by National Security Agency (NSA) whistleblower Edward Snowden has gone on display at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London.
01.04.2015 - 21:04
Islamic State militants enter the Palestinian refugee camp Yarmouk in the Syrian capital, seizing control of large areas, reports say.
01.04.2015 - 20:51


The bill to legalize medicinal marijuana on the federal level in the United States has received support from Congress. Four representatives of the Democratic Party and three members of the Republican Party voted to adopt the law
01.04.2015 - 14:26
Ferguson police, known for their brutal methods of work and indiscriminate use of weapons against protesters even during peaceful demonstrations, opened fire at a group of journalists, who were covering one of such acts
01.04.2015 - 11:45
The police of North Carolina, USA, arrested a married couple, who conducted illegal activities within the scope of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program
01.04.2015 - 11:04
British scientists put forward an unusual way to battle the bacteria that are resistant to modern antibiotics
01.04.2015 - 10:38
Many US politicians and public figures have criticized Indiana's law on freedom of religion. The law, among other things, stipulates conditions for organizations to deny services to representatives of sexual minorities
01.04.2015 - 09:35
Residents of the US city of Davison, Michigan, as well as other Americans, speculate about the nature of a strange phenomenon, the video of which was made in September 25, 2014
31.03.2015 - 19:13
Next summer, starting from July 15, US forces may launch military exercises in the states of Arizona, Colorado, Texas, Utah, Nevada and California
31.03.2015 - 16:10
Anonymous hacker group posted a video message to US President Barack Obama on YouTube
31.03.2015 - 15:05
The banking system of Iceland has experienced a major corruption scandal
31.03.2015 - 14:16
US President Barack Obama said that he supported recommendations to cut pensions for military veterans by 20 percent
31.03.2015 - 13:44


Federal prosecutors have indicted the New Jersey senator, Robert Menendez, on charges of public corruption following a two-year investigation. He is a senior member of the foreign policy, banking and finance committees.
01.04.2015 - 22:06
The EU is getting nervous prior to the Greek Prime Minister’s Moscow trip next week: Can Tsipras get economic aid in return for concessions in foreign policy? DW’s Bernd Riegert reports from Brussels.
01.04.2015 - 21:34
Turkey's army says it detained the nine Britons, who were trying to cross into Syria illegally. Turkish territory is increasingly being used by would-be Western jihadists wishing to fight in Syria.
01.04.2015 - 20:45
Talks between world powers aimed at reaching an agreement on Iran's nuclear program are set to continue. Negotiations will soon extend into a second day beyond the March 31 deadline.
01.04.2015 - 20:31
Three German journalists are suing the St. Louis County Police Department in the US state of Missouri, claiming they were unlawfully arrested during race-fueled protests in the town of Ferguson last year.
01.04.2015 - 19:19
Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk has traveled to Berlin for talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel. There, he received encouragement from Merkel about Ukraine's path toward peace and reforms.
01.04.2015 - 19:06
Negotiations between Iran and world powers over plans to restrict Teheran's nuclear program have failed to reach a compromise in the latest round of talks. Foreign ministers say progress has been made, however.
01.04.2015 - 18:42
The Indian government has announced it wants to double the Asian nation's exports over the next five years. It will also work towards adjusting existing tariff structures to make it easier for India to join trade pacts.
01.04.2015 - 18:21
US President Barack Obama has issued an executive order which will allow economic sanctions on US and foreign hackers. The move will enable authorities to punish individuals, as well as entities engaged in cyber attacks.
01.04.2015 - 17:58
At least four people died after a fire erupted on an oil platform in the Gulf of Mexico. Some 300 people have been evacuated as firefighters battle to extinguish the blaze, according to Mexico's Pemex energy company.
01.04.2015 - 17:36


Known for its racy Super Bowl ads and NASCAR sponsorship, GoDaddy takes a fast first lap around Wall Street.
01.04.2015 - 20:05
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01.04.2015 - 18:49
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01.04.2015 - 18:00
April Fools' Day is here, which means that businesses around the world are letting their guard down.
01.04.2015 - 16:11
Americans were expected to spend big this spring after pocketing a lot in savings at the pump. But so far, that's not happening.
01.04.2015 - 15:46
Baseball is America's pastime. But so is capitalism. So why not take a look at some of the public companies that get dollars from the diamond?
01.04.2015 - 14:54
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01.04.2015 - 14:02
A computer system that famously beat humans in the TV quiz show Jeopardy! has taken up cooking.
01.04.2015 - 14:01
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01.04.2015 - 12:40
Both of the main parties fighting to form Britain's next government are giving businesses reasons to worry.
01.04.2015 - 12:29


The young comedian sat down to talk about his prolific career that spans from "The Book of Mormon" to the upcoming "Frozen 2."
01.04.2015 - 21:56
Baseball is America's pastime. But so is capitalism. So why not take a look at some of the public companies that get dollars from the diamond?
01.04.2015 - 21:54
The Getty family may be as famous for its fortune as the misfortune that has dogged its name for years. Here is a brief history of the players in the tumultuous Getty saga.
01.04.2015 - 21:50
McDonald's plans to give its roughly 90,000 workers a raise -- a move that follows in the footsteps of retail giants Wal-Mart and T.J. Maxx and new state mimum wage laws across the country.
01.04.2015 - 21:18
Riff, Facebook's latest app, let users collaborate on video projects together.
01.04.2015 - 21:17
Billionaire Sam Zell is the latest to sound the alarm bells for stocks.
01.04.2015 - 21:08
Stanford University announced it was expanding financial aid so that families making less than $125,000 will not have to pay tuition.
01.04.2015 - 19:58
April Fools' Day is here, which means that businesses around the world are letting their guard down.
01.04.2015 - 18:52
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01.04.2015 - 18:49
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01.04.2015 - 17:59


England and Harlequins full-back Mike Brown is being "cautious" with his latest setback from concussion.
01.04.2015 - 21:55
Andy Murray fights back from a set down to reach the semi-finals of the Miami Open with victory over Dominic Thiem.
01.04.2015 - 21:55
England boss Roy Hodgson says in-form striker Harry Kane wants to play for the Under-21s at the European Championships.
01.04.2015 - 21:30
Josh Wright gives Leyton Orient hope of escaping League One relegation with a late winner at fellow strugglers Coventry.
01.04.2015 - 21:10
Scotland's revival at the World Men's Curling Championship continues with an extra-end win over Switzerland.
01.04.2015 - 20:52
Asisat Oshoala scores one and creates another as defending Women's Super League champions Liverpool beat Birmingham City.
01.04.2015 - 20:49
Former world champion John Higgins reaches the last 16 in Beijing, and is joined by Mark Selby and Ding Junhui.
01.04.2015 - 18:47
Britain's Kell Brook wants to defend his IBF world welterweight title by the end of May in the first of two summer bouts.
01.04.2015 - 17:54
Jockey Lewis Ferguson survives a spectacular fall from favourite Merrion Square at Wincanton.
01.04.2015 - 17:54
Young players could be "exploited" because of the deregulation of football agents - according to agent David Seligman.
01.04.2015 - 16:49


Cynthia Lennon, the first wife of John Lennon, dies at her home in Spain following a "short but brave" battle with cancer.
01.04.2015 - 19:59
China says it will create a "blacklist" of banned Japanese anime cartoons, and plans to punish firms that hosted violent and sexual clips online.
01.04.2015 - 16:16
A Palestinian man says he was tricked into selling a work by the graffiti artist, Banksy, that is estimated to be worth hundreds of thousands of dollars.
01.04.2015 - 13:56
Singer-songwriter Joni Mitchell is undergoing tests in hospital after being found unconscious at home, but said to be awake and in good spirits.
01.04.2015 - 13:16
The tracks that define Joni Mitchell's career
01.04.2015 - 13:01
A private collection of 12 works by the Scottish artist Jack Vettriano raises a total of £837,900 at an auction in Edinburgh.
01.04.2015 - 10:16
One of the stars of The Daily Show speaks out in defence of Trevor Noah, its newly appointed host, amid controversy over old remarks he posted on Twitter.
01.04.2015 - 09:37
Mark Wahlberg is to co-produce and potentially star in a film about the 2013 bombing of the Boston Marathon and the city-wide manhunt that followed.
01.04.2015 - 08:55
Former Girls Aloud singer Sarah Harding is to appear in four episodes of Coronation Street later this year.
01.04.2015 - 08:34
Singer songwriter Joni Mitchell is in intensive care in a Los Angeles hospital after being found unconscious at her home.
01.04.2015 - 08:14


Forget the winter blues: 17-year study concludes grey skies do not make Britons less happy - but they do feel less content at work on sunny days

01.04.2015 - 21:00
Watch Pharrell meet his new waxwork model at Madame Tussauds in New York

01.04.2015 - 19:59
Watch the moment tourists in Mexico get a surprise when a seal decides to jump on their speedboat

01.04.2015 - 19:10
Debbie Aston-Thwaites, from Barton-on-Sea, Hampshire, devastated after jewellery she lost while volunteering at Age UK shop is sold for fraction of value

01.04.2015 - 17:56
Mechanical engineers at Carnegie Mellon and Carolina State Universities have invented an exoskeleton which attaches to the foot and ankle and cuts the level of energy needed to walk
01.04.2015 - 17:00
'PepperHacker' is a pepper grinder that will turn off phones, tablets and televisions with one twist

01.04.2015 - 16:25
Two armed robbers were chased across a field by a woman in horseback after they raided a remote post office

01.04.2015 - 16:02
John Suchet's Classic FM show is bombared with calls when a strange man takes over the mic. It is a mystery only Hercule Poirot could solve...

01.04.2015 - 14:39
Watch as Bluey the cat purrs as loudly as a tube train at an astonishing 93 decibels

01.04.2015 - 14:00
Classical music lovers were left baffled when actor David Suchet replaced his brother John at the helm of his popular radio show
01.04.2015 - 12:40