US authorities say a Virginia man planned to rob a silver and coin dealer and use the money to finance a race war.
Two small planes have crashed in mid-air and plunged into the ocean near Los Angeles, the US Coast Guard says.
A Reuters/Ipsos US poll among Democrats suggests Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton are in a dead heat.
The Pentagon has released 198 photographs linked to allegations of abuse of detainees in Iraq and Afghanistan, many of them showing close-ups of cuts and bruises...

US astronaut Edgar Mitchell dies

Apollo 14 astronaut Edgar Mitchell, who said he had an epiphany while in space and later told people he thought aliens had visited earth, has died.
Social media site Twitter says it has shut down more than 125,000 terrorism-related accounts in the last six months.
A crane has collapsed in New York, killing one person and seriously injuring two others.
A group of independent filmmakers from Britain are rolling out a daily, 28-episode series on Instagram called Shield 5.
Internet messaging service WhatsApp and Gmail now have a billion users worldwide while Apple says it has a billion "active devices" in its ecosystem.

Fitbit becomes fashion-conscious

Fitness tracker-maker Fitbit is introducing more stylish models, with leather and stainless steel straps, but they will cost more.
US President Barack Obama says that after more than 50 years of conflict, now is the time for peace in Colombia.
Big airlines have offered to re-assign flight crew concerned about contracting the Zika virus from exposed routes.
UNICEF says the global figure for female circumcision includes nearly 70 million more girls and women than estimated in 2014.
US officials have cited factors such as battlefield casualties and desertions to explain the roughly 20 per cent decrease in IS fighters in Syria and Iraq.
A pioneering stem cell treatment may be a breakthrough in the long battle against the life-threatening Type 1 diabetes disease.

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