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The South Korean capital, Seoul, has pledged to carry out daily checks in all public toilets for hidden cameras. Secret cameras in toilets and changing rooms are a serious problem in South Korea - with more than 6,000 cases of "spy cam porn" reported last year...
Police in Myanmar are searching a large rusty container ship for clues after it was spotted by fishermen mysteriously drifting near the region of Yangon. The vessel, bearing the name "Sam Ratulangi PB 1600", was discovered earlier this week floating near the coast of Myanmar's commercial capital...
The EU Commission is proposing to end the practice of adjusting clocks by an hour in spring and autumn after a survey found most Europeans opposed it. Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said millions "believe that in future, summer time should be year-round, and that's what will happen"...
Astronauts on the International Space Station (ISS) are having to deal with an air leak from a possible collision. It has been traced to a small hole in a capsule that was used to deliver a new crew to the laboratory 400km (250 miles) above the Earth in June.
The Japanese space agency has set dates for its historic plan to explore the surface of an asteroid with robots. The Hayabusa 2 spacecraft reached the asteroid Ryugu in June this year after a three-and-a-half-year journey to the spinning top-shaped space rock.
The scooters first descended on San Francisco like : they caused annoyance, inconvenience and fascination - before ultimately having to be cleaned up by city officials.
New York City has been renamed "Jewtropolis" in mapping software used by social media site Snapchat and others. The company called it an "act of vandalism" and said it was working with its partner Mapbox to "get this fixed immediately"...
An infamous child killer who abducted, raped and murdered girls in Belgium in the 1990s has enraged victims' families with a letter offering to answer their questions. Marc Dutroux was jailed in 1996 and has for years sought release from prison...
Judge Patrick Corum declared Bonnie Foerster legally married to Beverly Grossaint, who died in May in Salt Lake City at age 82. Same-sex marriage became legal in Utah in 2013 and nationwide in 2015.
The woman has said she was told that she had to play the role of a bride in a simulated wedding as part of her training to be a wedding planner. During the ceremony she and the man signed a genuine marriage document.
Tumblr is to ban content that results in the "unwanted sexualisation or sexual harassment of others". The social network says this includes non-consensual "creepshots" - sexually suggestive photos of clothed victims...
Dutch police investigating the disappearance and death of schoolboy Nicky Verstappen in 1998 say their prime suspect has been arrested in Spain. Jos Brech was identified as a suspect after the Netherlands' biggest ever DNA harvesting operation, which included his relatives...
Uber says it plans to focus more on its electric scooter and bike business, and less on cars, despite the fact it could hurt profits. Boss Dara Khosrowshahi said that individual modes of transport were better suited to inner city travel.
An illegal fishing boat has run aground and been found abandoned in crocodile-infested waters in northern Queensland, Australia. Authorities have found 11 people and think more are hiding in mangroves near Daintree, north of Cairns.
Hundreds of people in Costa Rica have taken part in a march in San Jose in solidarity with Nicaraguan migrants who have arrived there. Thousands of Nicaraguans have fled their country to escape the political crisis there.
Bad news for those who enjoy what they think is a healthy glass of wine a day. The researchers admit moderate drinking may protect against heart disease but found that the risk of cancer and other diseases outweighs these protections.
According to a criminal complaint, Cristhian Bahena Rivera, 24, confessed to following the 20-year-old during her evening run five weeks ago. He said he "got mad" when she threatened to call 911, but cannot recall what happened next, police say...
US President Donald Trump has responded to speculation that he might be impeached by warning that any such move would damage the economy. He was speaking after Michael Cohen, his ex-lawyer, pleaded guilty to violating election laws, and said he had been directed to do so by Mr Trump.
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US President Donald Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen has entered into a plea deal with US federal prosecutors in New York, US media report. Investigators are examining whether Mr Cohen committed bank or tax fraud or violated campaign finance laws...

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