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Ex-president George W Bush turns pizza delivery man to treat Secret Service amid US shutdown

Former US president George W Bush tried his hand at delivering pizza to treat unpaid Secret Service staff amid the ongoing government shutdown.

'Soldier of Christ' pot washer wins $21m for working on Sundays

A pot washer has been awarded $21m (£16.3m) for being forced to work on Sundays.

Laquan Mcdonald: Officer jailed for shooting teen 16 times

A white police officer who shot a black teenager 16 times in 2014 has been jailed for nearly seven years for his murder.

Mexico pipeline explosion: 73 killed and 74 hurt after fuel theft

At least 73 people have died and 74 others injured after a pipeline breached by fuel thieves exploded triggering a massive fire in central Mexico.

Bangkok pollution 'at crisis level' as planes trigger rain

Doctors in Thailand are warning Bangkok could face a pollution health crisis if it does not address its smog problem.

Second summit: Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un set to meet in February

Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un are planning to meet for a second summit at the end of February, the White House says.

'Sudan spring' protests build against President Omar al Bashir

After four weeks of protesting, chanting and marching against the regime of Omar al Bashir, thousands of Sudanese demonstrators gathered in the centre of Khartoum overnight in an attempt to force the country's long-time dictator to step down.

Egyptian military man branded 'arrogant sexual molester' by UK judge

A high-ranking member of the Egyptian military has been branded an "arrogant sexual molester and predator" and a "coward" by a UK judge.

From jail, crime bosses blow up bridges and set petrol stations on fire

Petrol stations set alight, bridges blown up and police stations torched are just a few of the ways crime bosses in Brazil are flexing their muscles from within the confines of their prison walls.

Tesla to cut 7% of workforce after 'most challenging' year

Tesla plans to cut thousands of jobs after the "most challenging" year in the electric car maker's history.

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Lorry stuck under Skipton bridge

It happened on Carleton Road earlier today.

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Severe weather warning for North Yorkshire

The Met Office has warned of ice overnight.

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