An Amazon.com employee was injured when he leaped off a building at the company's Seattle headquarters in what police said was a suicide attempt.
A married teaching assistant carried out six sex acts on a 15-year-old pupil during a night flight home from a school trip.
A married businessman killed his burlesque-dancer lover after learning she was planning to fleece him of his fortune, a court has heard.
An eighth person has died following a freak thunderstorm that hit Victoria in November.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte hit out at what he called "bulls**t" Western threats to seek his indictment by the International Criminal Court.
Tens of thousands of Cubans have gathered in Havana to pay their last respects to the late Fidel Castro.
Eleven people have been injured in a car and knife attack at Ohio State University's Columbus campus.
Green Party's Jill Stein requests a recount in Pennsylvania as Donald Trump's inner circle slams such "nonsense".
Germany's highest court has rejected an appeal filed by a man who was sentenced to four years in prison for his role in the murder of 300 000 people.
A US company has come up with DNA technology which could detect slavery in supply chains in the cotton industry. (VIDEO)
Cubans will gather on Havana's Revolution Square for two days to commemorate revolutionary leader Fidel Castro.
A Muslim woman made the semi-finals of the Miss Minnesota USA pageant while wearing a hijab.
A tiny baby pygmy marmoset monkey stolen from a wildlife park in Sydney has been recovered, Australian police say.