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Trump team 'incidentally monitored' after election
The president says he feels "somewhat" vindicated over his allegations of wiretapping.
Donald Trump Jr criticises London mayor after terror attack
The US president's son hits out at Sadiq Khan for comments made last year about terror preparedness.
'Polite conversation' course for young women sparks backlash
School officials in Alberta say they will rework the course, which offers lessons in etiquette.
Maryland high school rape case sparks immigration row
The rape, which was allegedly committed by undocumented immigrants, has led to community outrage.
Facebook Live victim 'afraid to go home'
Police say the 15-year-old girl was assaulted in a Facebook live video viewed by at least 40 people.
Ex-Colorado Republican chairman in court for voter fraud
Steven Curtis allegedly posted his ex-wife's absentee ballot for last year's presidential election.
Trump ex-aide Paul Manafort 'offered to help Putin'
Ex-campaign chairman Paul Manafort reportedly worked for Russian oligarch to assist President Putin.
Rex Tillerson: My wife convinced me to be US secretary of state
The ex-oil executive says his wife convinced him to be secretary of state, a job he did not want.
IS conflict: US airlift backs new assault near Raqqa stronghold
The US secretary of state says it is "only a matter of time" before the leader of IS is dead.
UK schoolboy corrects Nasa data error
The A-level student noticed something odd in radiation levels from the International Space Station.
Drunk pilot faces prison sentence after pleading guilty
A pilot found drunk in the cockpit of a Canadian airliner on New Year's Eve faces a year in prison.
Flight ban on laptops 'sparked by IS threat'
The aircraft ban on electronic devices was prompted by an Islamic State group threat, say US media.
Snake found on a plane. Yes, really... snake on a plane
It was left on a commuter flight after a passenger had left the animal, which was listed as a pet, in the cabin on a previous flight.
The 'cool' dog helping kids with vitiligo, and Singapore's selective dating app
Find out what's buzzing in the social media world today.
First daughters
As Ivanka Trump gets her own office in the White House, how does her standing compare to counterparts around the world?
Legal history
Two best friends make legal history in Canada by becoming the first to co-parent.
Tricky meets Chairman
In 1972, President Nixon became the first president to visit China in 22 years. Winston Lord was there
Parental panic
The ban on devices, from tablets up, on some flights has sent a shiver down every parent's back.
Shaka and spam
A judge in Hawaii has halted President Trump's travel ban. How else has the state influenced the US?
Trouble on the ranch
America's rural heavily supported Donald Trump in the election, but now some are starting to worry his trade plans could hurt their business.
Making music
Kronos Quartet's 50 for the Future creates works to serve as free resources for young musicians.
Sisterlocks struggle
Professional hairbraiders are putting up a fight over what they say are unnecessary regulations.
Go Johnny go
BBC Music reporter Mark Savage looks at the late rock 'n' roll legend's most influential songs.
'Epically stupid'
The US agency's deputy head says GCHQ would have been "epically stupid" to wiretap Donald Trump.
Goldman Sachs to expand EU presence ahead of Brexit
The bank plans to move jobs from London and bulk up its European presence by "hundreds of people".
Google promises to take action on 'hateful' content
Company says it will also tighten advertising safeguards and revisit guidelines on YouTube videos.
Jewellery firm Tiffany makes 'patchy progress'
US jewellery firm Tiffany is making progress but not yet "back to full health", analysts say.
North Korea video imagines US forces' destruction
The video comes amid a flurry of rocket engine tests and missile launches in North Korea.
Will Trump seal the healthcare deal?
Republicans are hoping to get their Obamacare replacement bill through the House. But do they have the votes?
'We have a loose snake on the plane'
An Alaska flight had a slippery passenger on board - and thankfully, a brave flight attendant.
Baby separated from parasitic twin in risky operation
Surgeons explain the challenges of the complex operation to separate Dominique from her parasitic twin.
FBI director on Trump, Russia and wiretaps
The FBI Director said there is an on-going investigation into Russia's ties to the Trump campaign.
'Putin hates Clinton': Focus on Russia
FBI Director Comey told Congress what the FBI has learned about Russia's intervention in the US election.
Families divided at US-Mexico border
On the US border with Mexico, families of migrants talk to their loved ones through a steel fence.
Chuck Berry dies aged 90
The singer was found unresponsive in his home state of Missouri on Saturday, police said.
Was Russia involved in the US presidential election?
US lawmakers are to seek answers on Russian involvement in last year's presidential election.
What's spooking the golfers in Orlando?
Professional golfer Smylie Kaufman and his caddie were in for a surprise at the sixth hole in Florida.
New York Times boss Mark Thompson on Trump's accusations
New York Times boss Mark Thompson discusses being in the firing line for Donald Trump's tweets.