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  1. U.S. federal judge halts plan to build parts of Trump's proposed border wall

    Border Wall Lawsuits

    U.S. District Judge Haywood Gilliam Jr. on Friday immediately halted the Trump administration's efforts to redirect military-designated funds to build sections of wall on the Mexican border. The order applies to two planned projects to add 82 kilometres of fence in two areas.

  2. Brexit stage left: Why Theresa May's run as PM ended in tears

    BRITAIN-EU/

    The U.K. prime minister came to power with a parliamentary majority. But trying doggedly to cut a Brexit deal ultimately ended her leadership, writes Don Murray.

  3. More climbers die on 'extremely crowded' slopes of Mount Everest

    everest climbers archival

    Three Indian climbers and an American have died while descending the crowded slopes of Mount Everest, officials say.

  4. Wisconsin man to spend life in prison for kidnapping Jayme Closs, killing her parents

    Wisconsin Killings-Kidnapping

    A Wisconsin man will spend the rest of his life in prison for kidnapping 13-year-old Jayme Closs and killing her parents. Jake Patterson, 21, pleaded guilty in March to two counts of intentional homicide and one count of kidnapping.

  5. 29 inmates killed in Venezuelan jail riot, official says

    Venezuela Politician’s Jail Death

    A showdown between armed inmates and guards in an overcrowded cellblock of a Venezuelan jail on Friday left at least 29 prisoners dead, an official said.