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Boy Scouts of America: Why is it filing for bankruptcy?

The Boy Scouts of America (BSA) has filed for bankruptcy as it faces increasing legal costs over sexual abuse cases. A spokesman said the move would make sure that the...

Coronavirus: China expels Wall Street Journal journalists for article it deemed racist

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The Wall Street Journal said the journalists were ordered to leave China in five days China has ordered three foreign...

Rod Blagojevich: Why did Trump just free a jailed Democrat?

Image copyright Joe Amon Image caption Rod Blagojevich, shown in 2012, could be released from prison early US President Donald Trump has commuted the prison sentence of...

Nascar champion hurt in dramatic Daytona 500 crash

Ryan Newman (6) crashed when he was leading the race, which was won by Denny Hamlin (11) American Ryan Newman is in a “serious but not life threatening”...

Bloomberg to join Democratic debate amid poll surge

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Mr Bloomberg is looking forward to taking part in the debate, his campaign manager said Democratic presidential candidate...

Boy Scouts of America files for bankruptcy over sex abuse lawsuits

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The Boy Scouts of America has more than two million members The Boy Scouts of America (BSA) has filed for bankruptcy...

US box office: Parasite gets Oscars boost but Sonic tops chart

Image copyright Curzon Image caption Parasite won four Oscars including best picture and best director Parasite received a huge box office boost over the weekend in the...

Missouri farmer wins $265m over weedkiller

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Monsanto’s controversial herbicides have been sprayed on fields for decades German chemical giant Bayer is to appeal...

Coronavirus: Japan cruise ship’s US passengers home for further quarantine

Media captionAmericans are taken from the docked ship to Haneda airport in Tokyo Two planes carrying hundreds of US citizens from a coronavirus-hit cruise ship in Japan...

Woman born in Cambridgeshire pub returns for first pint

Image caption Isobel Casey celebrated her 18th birthday at the Hartford Mill pub in Wyton A teenager has travelled 4,678 miles (7,527km) to have her first legal drink in...