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What happened to Trump's promise on gun control?

What happened to Trump's promise on gun control?

Trump said he wanted to impose stricter gun laws but then he quietly dropped the plans.
Russian historian found with body parts accused of murder

Russian historian found with body parts accused of murder

Napoleon expert Oleg Sokolov admits in court he shot his girlfriend in his St Petersburg flat.
Bird of the Year: Rare anti-social penguin wins New Zealand poll

Bird of the Year: Rare anti-social penguin wins New Zealand poll

The rare hoiho becomes the first penguin to take the title, after two weeks of "memes and trash-talk".
Rohingya crisis: The Gambia accuses Myanmar of genocide at top UN court

Rohingya crisis: The Gambia accuses Myanmar of genocide at top UN court

The west African nation accuses Myanmar of genocide against its Rohingya Muslim minority at top UN court.
Bolivia crisis: Power vacuum follows Morales' resignation

Bolivia crisis: Power vacuum follows Morales' resignation

Tension is running high with reports of looting and vandalism following Evo Morales' resignation.
Nadal, Djokovic & Federer on rivalry and friendship on ATP tennis tour

Nadal, Djokovic & Federer on rivalry and friendship on ATP tennis tour

Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer chat to BBC Breakfast's Sally Nugent about what life is like being the top three male tennis players.
Uber CEO calls Jamal Khashoggi murder 'serious mistake'

Uber CEO calls Jamal Khashoggi murder 'serious mistake'

Dara Khosrowshahi compared the journalist's killing to his company's failings with self-driving cars.
James Le Mesurier, White Helmets co-founder, discovered dead in Turkey

James Le Mesurier, White Helmets co-founder, discovered dead in Turkey

The body of ex-British Army officer James Le Mesurier is found near his office in Istanbul.
Jingye to invest £1bn and save 'thousands of British Steel jobs'

Jingye to invest £1bn and save 'thousands of British Steel jobs'

The Chinese company says it will invest £1.2bn in British Steel following rescue agreement.
Hong Kong protester's shooting by policeman livestreamed on Facebook

Hong Kong protester's shooting by policeman livestreamed on Facebook

A Hong Kong news outlet livestreamed the moment a policeman shot a protester during a demonstration.
Is climate change to blame for Australia's bushfires?

Is climate change to blame for Australia's bushfires?

Politicians have been criticised for skirting questions on whether climate change is worsening a crisis.
Evo Morales: Bolivia's president resigns amid election protests

Evo Morales: Bolivia's president resigns amid election protests

In a televised address, Evo Morales said he would resign as president after a disputed re-election.
Nikki Haley: 'Impeachment is like death penalty for public officials'

Nikki Haley: 'Impeachment is like death penalty for public officials'

The US's former UN envoy criticises impeachment proceedings against Trump in an interview with CBS.
Kenya census: Why counting people can be controversial

Kenya census: Why counting people can be controversial

Kenya has released census population figures - but not everyone is happy to stand up and be counted.
Nikki Haley: Top aides 'told ex-UN envoy to undermine Trump'

Nikki Haley: Top aides 'told ex-UN envoy to undermine Trump'

She makes the allegation in a new book about her time as the US ambassador to the UN.
Hong Kong protests: Two people in critical condition after day of chaos

Hong Kong protests: Two people in critical condition after day of chaos

A protester became the third to be shot by police, while a pro-Beijing supporter was set alight.
Climate change: British Airways reviews 'fuel-tankering' over climate concerns

Climate change: British Airways reviews 'fuel-tankering' over climate concerns

A British Airways insider has revealed airlines deliberately fill planes with extra fuel to cut costs.
The reigning queen of American reality TV

The reigning queen of American reality TV

How Lisa Vanderpump juggles being a TV star with running a multimillion dollar business empire.
The Iranian opposition fighters who mustn't think about sex

The Iranian opposition fighters who mustn't think about sex

Some ex-members of the 'cult-like' MEK have quit - and are now stranded in Albania.
Durwood Zaelke: How changes to air conditioning will fight global warming

Durwood Zaelke: How changes to air conditioning will fight global warming

The man behind a key amendment to a major climate treaty thinks that he has a way to cool the Earth.
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