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Historic slavery reparations hearing sparks heated debate

Media caption“Her ancestors enslaved mine. Now we’re friends” The first congressional hearing in a decade to discuss compensation for the descendants...

Stonewall: A riot that changed millions of lives

Image copyright NY Daily News Archive / Getty Image caption Tensions rose on the street after the raid When half a dozen police officers raided a Mafia-run gay bar on a...

Panic amid Toronto Raptors victory parade gunfire

Four people were wounded in a shooting in Toronto during a crowded victory rally for the Toronto Raptors basketball team, police say. Thousands of sports fans were...

Gulf crisis: US sends more troops amid tanker tension with Iran

Image copyright US Department of Defense Image caption The US released new images on Monday it says provide more evidence Iran was behind recent Gulf of Oman attacks The...

Gloria Vanderbilt: US fashion icon and heiress dies aged 95

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Gloria Vanderbilt was born into wealth in New York City in 1924 US artist and fashion icon Gloria Vanderbilt has died aged 95. She...

Quebec passes religious symbols secularism bill

Image copyright Assemblee Nationale Image caption Quebec Immigration Minister Simon Jolin-Barrette championed Bill 21 A Canadian province has passed legislation that...

Six surprises from Trump’s TV interview

Image copyright ABC News Image caption Trump was interviewed over two days in the run up to his campaign launch From expelling an aide for coughing, to insisting he is...

Women’s World Cup: Canada beat New Zealand 2-0 to reach last 16

Media playback is not supported on this device Highlights: Canada 2-0 New Zealand Canada enjoyed a comfortable victory over New Zealand to secure their place in the last...

Golan Heights: Israel unveils ‘Trump Heights’ settlement

Image copyright AFP Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu has unveiled a new settlement in the occupied Golan Heights, named after US President Donald Trump. At a naming...

Trump hits out again at London mayor over violence

Media captionThe US president and London mayor Sadiq Khan have been in a “political grudge match” for years US President Donald Trump has once again...