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CHICAGO (AP) -- A manager of Chicago's Navy Pier rode the tourist spot's Ferris wheel for more than two days, bringing the world record for the longest ride to the birthplace of the amusement park favorite....
Police ask residents to stay indoors after an explosion destroys a house in Newark, Nottinghamshire.
Zara Hussain, a leading member of the cricket legend's political party, was gunned down outside her home in Karachi.
A man has died and two others - including a child - are fighting for their lives after a light aircraft flipped on a runway in North Wales.
The man is being held over the killing of his children aged five and 10 after he reportedly fled his apartment on roller skates.
DJs pay tribute to Romanthony, the voice of One More Time which was until very recently the French duo's biggest hit.
After a torrid week dominated by Europe, the PM is set for further party rows as gay marriage laws return to the Commons.
The striker sits out Sir Alex Ferguson's final game in charge as his wife Coleen waits to give birth to their second child.
MPs' salaries are expected to rise by at least £10,000 following a major review, taking them to more than £75,000.
A ticket holder in Florida has won the largest Powerball jackpot in US history, more than $590m (£388m), lottery officials say.
Student Andrea Rebello was accidently shot in the head by a police officer while she was being held in a headlock by an intruder.
MALMO, Sweden (AP) -- An ethno-inspired flute and drum tune from Denmark is the bookmakers' favorite to win this year's Eurovision Song Contest on Saturday, which also features a bizarre opera pop number from Romania and an Armenian rock song written by the guitarist of Black Sabbath....
A great-great-grandmother celebrates her 99th birthday by abseiling from the top of an 11-storey building.
A 25-year-old Saudi woman makes history by reaching the summit of the world's highest mountain.
Remarkable time lapse video shows off the beauty of Montreal during winter
An orphaned piglet on a Romanian farm was adopted by a mother cat with very maternal instincts when they were put together in the same atelier by their owners.
The talented Mr Ripley, and the meaning of evil
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) -- An Oregon funeral home in Eugene offers natural burials where the ride to the person's final resting place is on the back of a three-wheeled bicycle....
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