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Friday, 5th February 2016

World News

Germany: Suspect in attack plot registered as Syrian refugee (CBS News)

Calif. doctor sentenced for prescriptions that killed 3 (CBS News)

Brazil's Carnival festival begins amid growing fears over Zika virus (Daily Mail)

The ISIS terrorist claiming to be a Syrian refugee': Shocking image shows fanatic posing with cache of weapons and ammunition before being arrested at German shelter for asylum seekers (Daily Mail)

WikiLeaks' Assange calls on Sweden, Britain to allow him freedom after U.N. panel report (Reuters)

Former soldiers clash with protesters in Haiti; 1 dead (Washington Post - Paywall)

Twitter wipes out 125,000 terror accounts linked to ISIS in past few months (Daily Star)

Twitter says it has shut down over 125k accounts linked to ISIS (Daily Mail)

Gunmen dressed as police shoot boxing fans at Dublin hotel; 1 dead (CBS News)

Exclusive - U.S. presidential hopefuls Sanders, Clinton in dead heat - Reuters/Ipsos poll (Reuters)

Edgar Mitchell, Apollo 14 Astronaut Who Walked on the Moon, Dead at 85 (Time Magazine)

Dublin hotel shooting leaves one dead during boxing weigh-in (Daily Mail)

Construction crane in Tribeca, Manhattan collapses on Worth street as police question the driver over crash that wiped out an entire block (Daily Mail)

Guinea journalist killed in clashes between opposition factions (Reuters)

Killers disguised as police hit Dublin hotel (CNN)

'El Ni o is to blame for the Zika virus outbreak', say experts (Daily Mail)

Jake Petty#s mother found out from video that her son died fighting for ISIS (Daily Mail)

Axl Rotten dead at 44 from a suspected drug overdose outside a McDonald's (Daily Mail)

'Please don't chase me away mum' Sick pranksters pose as dead daughter on Facebook (Daily Star)

EXODUS: New onslaught by Assad forces another 70,000 to flee Syria carnage and mass on Turkish border... just one step away from Europe (Daily Mail)

U.S., Britain eye letting spy agencies, police seek email, chat data from companies (Reuters)

Police officials slam proposal to rein in cops use of force (CBS News)

Moonwalking astronaut dies (CNN)

Zika safe-sex advice updated (CNN)

Russia says it will offer new ideas to restart Syria talks (Washington Post - Paywall)

Republicans are hypocrites' on abortion, says Bernie Sanders video (Guardian)

Tonga Health Officials Declare a Zika Epidemic, With Five Confirmed Cases (Newsweek Magazine)

Zika found in saliva; no Carnival kissing, Brazil warns pregnant women (Reuters)

Crime-Spree Suspect Killed by Cops Used Girlfriend as Shield (NBC News)

Scientists discover Zika virus is active' in saliva and urine (Washington Post - Paywall)

Historian: Zika won't stop Olympics; only war has done that (Washington Post - Paywall)

Julian Assange blasts UK Government's 'insulting' response to UN report (Daily Mail)

Crane collapse in New York caused gas leaks, says mayor video (Guardian)

Nicholas Churchill jailed for leading police on 30mph chase in a dumper truck (Daily Mail)

Man shot dead at Dublin boxing weigh-in (BBC)

Australia Reacts to U.N. Decision on Julian Assange (New York Times - Paywall)

Twitter Gives Thousands of ISIS Sympathizers the Boot (Time Magazine)

Love on the battlefield: Syrian newlyweds pose for their wedding photographs among the ruins of Homs to prove love is stronger than war (Daily Mail)

So THAT'S how China builds its impressive bridges! Fascinating time-lapse video shows machine known as 'The Iron Monster' piecing together huge structure (Daily Mail)

Asperger's sufferer Danielle Jacobs is shot and killed by police after suicide call (Daily Mail)

Kent Police arrest man after manhunt over murder of mother-of-four (Daily Mail)

Belgium police probing teen find video of him and 5 migrants raping girl (Daily Mail)

Lens Blog: Life Among Colombia's FARC Rebels as Peace Nears (New York Times - Paywall)

The Latest: Puerto Rico declares Zika emergency (Washington Post - Paywall)

Ski fanatic creates 360-degree video with his iPhone tied to some STRING (Daily Mail)

Zika virus could spread through saliva as officials warn pregnant women (Daily Mail)

Brazil Researchers: Zika Virus 'Active' in Saliva, Urine (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

'Priority': CDC Urges Travelers to Use Condoms to Avoid Zika (NBC News)

Thousands flee as Russian airstrikes hit key Syrian city (CNN)

Zika 'linked to nerve disorder deaths' (BBC)

Vicar mum's horror 'I found out my radicalised son was killed after watching ISIS video' (Daily Star)

Disguised gunmen target boxing fans in Dublin hotel; 1 dead (Washington Post - Paywall)

Memorial service held for Italian student killed in Egypt (Washington Post - Paywall)

Belgium to Double Spending on Police and Intelligence (New York Times - Paywall)

Brazil finds Zika in saliva, urine; expert warns against kissing (Reuters)

Heavy clashes in southeast Libya, 30 killed (Reuters)

Assange sex case sinks in international quagmire (Washington Post - Paywall)

Caroline Andrews Death: Armed Police Hunting Suspect Arrest 54-Year-Old Man (Huffington Post)

EU deal will be legally binding and watertight, says David Cameron video (Guardian)

Could Zika have entered Brazil with pilgrims for Pope Francis event? One expert thinks so. (Washington Post - Paywall)

Julian Assange: 'sweet' victory soured by British and Swedish rejection (Guardian)

Moment shooting begins at Dublin boxing weigh-in video (Guardian)

UN tells Latin American countries hit by Zika to allow women access to abortion (Guardian)

Julian Assange declares victory (CNN)

Bride escorted past New York crane wreckage to reach wedding video (Guardian)

Massive crane collapses in NYC; 1 dead (CBS News)

US jobs growth slower than expected in January video (Guardian)

Panama may release genetically modified mosquitoes to stop Zika virus spread (Daily Mail)

UN risks Zika clash with LatAm leaders (Financial Times - Paywall)

BMX legend dead in apparent suicide (CNN)

Syrian Forces Press Aleppo, Sending Thousands Fleeing (New York Times - Paywall)

Cocky 'catch me if you can' drug dealer gets caught by police (Daily Star)

Germany's secret service receive over 100 tip-offs that ISIS militants are among migrants (Daily Mail)

Raphael Schumacher who accidentally hanged himself is declared brain dead (Daily Mail)

VIDEO: One person killed as huge crane collapses and causes carnage in New York (Daily Star)

Doctor Who Prescribed Painkillers That Killed 3 Sentenced to 30 Years to Life (Time Magazine)

Italian student killed in Egypt criticised Cairo government in articles (Reuters)

India's annoyed with Coldplay's new video (CNN)

One Dead and Two Injured in Dublin at Boxing Weigh-In (Newsweek Magazine)

U.S. Estimate of ISIS Militants in Libya Doubles to 6,500: Report (Newsweek Magazine)

'How sweet it is,' WikiLeaks' Julian Assange declares after U.N. panel backs his freedom (Los Angeles Times)

Zika virus found in saliva but scientists split on transmission via kissing (Guardian)

Belgium to hire 1,000 more police to combat radicalism (Washington Post - Paywall)

Syrian troops push ahead in offensive, take another village (Washington Post - Paywall)

UK brands Assange ruling 'ridiculous' (BBC)

Whale which washed up on Norfolk beach lies dead in a pool of its own blood (Daily Mail)

Brazilian Scientists Find Zika in Saliva and Urine, But Dont Know if the Fluids Transmit Infection (Newsweek Magazine)

The Latest: Assange hails victory' from embassy balcony (Washington Post - Paywall)

Improper Chemicals Storage Blamed for Fatal China Explosion (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

Dave Mirra dies aged 41 of apparent suicide (Daily Mail)

Syrian refugee numbers continue to build on Turkish border (Guardian)

Julian Assange hails 'sweet victory' of UN report live updates (Guardian)

Virginia police officer who shot 18-year-old at carwash indicted for murder (Guardian)

McDonnell Would Replace Jeremy Corbyn If Labour Leader Was Killed By Bus-Driving Boris, Livingstone Says (Huffington Post)

U.N. panel insists Julian Assange should be freed (CBS News)

WHO seeks $25 million for six-month fight against Zika (Reuters)

After criticism, Brazil transferring Zika samples to US (Washington Post - Paywall)

Creating the perfect skimming 'stone': Mesmerising video captures rubber warping and bouncing across water in slow motion (Daily Mail)

New Syria Crisis: Tens of Thousands Flee 'Siege of Aleppo' (NBC News)

Ban blames Russia for collapse of Syria talks (Financial Times - Paywall)

A Nervous Colombia Hosts Carnival in the Time of Zika (Time Magazine)

Active Zika found in saliva and urine (BBC)

Polar bear cub Nora's first 83 days at Columbus Zoo video (Guardian)

New York City crane collapse leaves one dead video (Guardian)

Three members of U.N. panel said Assange was 'arbitrarily detained.' One didn't. Here's his dissent. (Washington Post - Paywall)

Does he do home visits? Video of baby INSTANTLY falling asleep when hunky musician dad begins playing lullaby is sweetest thing you will watch today (Daily Mail)

Tianjin Explosions Were Result of Mismanagement, China Finds (New York Times - Paywall)

Man shot dead at Dublin boxing bout weigh-in (Guardian)

CDC Recommends New Precautions to Avoid Sexually Transmitted Zika Virus (Time Magazine)

Labour MP Harry Harpham dies aged 61 after battle with cancer (Daily Mail)

Thai police find pipe bomb rocket in southern insurgent zone (Washington Post - Paywall)

Dumper truck rams police cars in 40-mile chase across Norfolk and Suffolk video (Guardian)

Italian actor pronounced clinically dead after on-stage hanging (Guardian)

Merseyside drug dealer who taunted police with Facebook posts of him in Spain is jailed (Daily Mail)

US officials claim modest progress in fight against ISIS as number of fighters decreases (Daily Mail)

George W Bush gives official backing to brother Jeb video (Guardian)

Gardener dies from flesh-eating bug after NHS 111 hotline failed to send him to hospital (Daily Mail)

MAPPED: How sex attacks are spreading across Sweden as police struggle with migrant crime (Daily Express)

What next for Julian Assange? (BBC)

Julian Assange: UN Panellist Vladimir Tochilovsky Wrote Against Decision Laying Blame With WikiLeaks' Founder (Huffington Post)

Jet Airways suspends cabin crew after video of Bollywood star Sonu Nigam singing (Daily Mail)

Man dead after gunmen dressed as police open fire at boxing weigh-in (Daily Star)

Exclusive photo shows ISIS leader's sister-in-law held in Kurdish prison (Fox News)

Mystery syndrome that causes obesity and learning difficulties is found in six separate families - and the genetic condition is so unusual it doesn't yet have a name (Daily Mail)

China to sign Brazilian football star (Financial Times - Paywall)

BREAKING: One dead after shots fired by 'men in police outfits' at boxing match weigh-in (Daily Express)

Starving baby SEA LION is found in a booth at San Diego's Marine Room restaurant (Daily Mail)

China's Xi says dedicated to maintaining peace on Korean peninsula (Reuters)

Israeli troops shoot dead a Palestinian teen hurling Molotov - army (Reuters)

Disposal of fireworks materials kills 8 in southwest China (Washington Post - Paywall)

At least one dead after construction crane collapses in Manhattan (Reuters)

'Jihadi Jack's' parents arrested by Oxford police on suspicion of sending money to Syria to fund terrorism (Daily Mail)

U.N. police base in Mali's Timbuktu retaken from Islamist militants (Reuters)

Brazilian Health Officials Found Zika Virus in Body Fluids (Time Magazine)

So that settles it then everyone's to blame except Julian Assange | Marina Hyde (Guardian)

Unconventional Warfare Is the Key to Defeating ISIS (Time Magazine)

China probe says stored chemical caused Tianjin blasts (Washington Post - Paywall)

Thai police suspect Spaniard involved in countryman's death (Washington Post - Paywall)

The head of a top Brazilian health research institute says scientists have discovered the presence of active Zika virus in urine and saliva samples. (Washington Post - Paywall)

Businesses, Schools Grapple With Zika Travel Policies (NBC News)

Metropolitan Police SACKS two officers following death of 17-year-old boy (Daily Express)

Belgium OKs hiring 1,000 police officers in four years to combat extremism (Washington Post - Paywall)

Moscow claims Turkey is planning to INVADE Syria (Daily Mail)

Will Obama Bomb ISIS in Libya? (Newsweek Magazine)

Julian Assange 'Arbitrarily Detained,' Says U.N. Report (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

British couple dead in Cyprus after 'breathing gas from faulty heater' (Daily Mail)

Risk of GLOBAL WAR as Saudi Arabia, Turkey and Ukraine wade into Syria (Daily Star)

London Victoria station evacuated after unexploded WW2 bomb is found (Daily Mail)

Man jailed over dumper truck chase that left police 'petrified' (Guardian)

Proof of time travel? Riddle of planes and helicopter found in Egyptian hieroglyphs (Daily Express)

Why We Put Our Calais Migrant Attack Video Online (Huffington Post)

Zika similar to AIDS for medical community (CNN)

Being Bitten By an Aedes Aegypti Mosquito: Carrier of Yellow Fever and Zika Viruses (Huffington Post)

Zika virus: Texas and Florida airports at highest risk to receive infected travelers (Guardian)

Chronicle of Julian Assange's battle against extradition (Fox News)

Syrian government forces in north choke opposition supply lines (Guardian)

The Latest: Senior Iranian commander killed in Syria (Washington Post - Paywall)

UN: Zika virus should spark review of birth control access (Washington Post - Paywall)

At Least 1 Killed in Downtown NYC Crane Collapse (NBC News)

Heartbroken war vet dog owner has special tattoo done - from dead pooch's ASHES (Daily Star)

UN Finds Julian Assange Is 'Arbitrarily Detained', But The Internet Heartily Disagrees (Huffington Post)

How did the UN get it so wrong on Julian Assange?| Joshua Rozenberg (Guardian)

Teenager found guilty of cemetery murder of 14-year-old (Guardian)

Significant Support From Syria Donor Conference, But Political Solution Urgently Needed (Huffington Post)

Julian Assange: 'UN ruling over my detention is a vindication' video (Guardian)

Who Aside From Julian Assange Has Been #Arbitrarilydetained? (Newsweek Magazine)

Inside Al-Qaeda: The Real Lives of Suicide Bombers in Syria (Newsweek Magazine)

Syrian war: Who next to intervene? (BBC)

ISIS militants in Europe camouflaged as refugees stoke fears of Britain attack (Daily Star)

ISIS Using Migrant Crisis to Smuggle In Terrorists, German Official Says (New York Times - Paywall)

Julian Assange Claims Total Vindication With UN Panel Ruling (Time Magazine)

Earth, Wind & Fire founder White dies (BBC)

Julian Assange accuses UK minister of insulting UN after detention finding (Guardian)

Assange says UN ruling a vindication' (Financial Times - Paywall)

Spanish jurist Baltasar Garzon: Imperative' Sweden and the UK respect UN panel's Assange decision (Washington Post - Paywall)

Julian Assange: Before-And-After Pictures Show Profound Impact Of Exile Inside Ecuadorean Embassy (Huffington Post)

Syrian Government Closes in on Southern City of Daraa (Time Magazine)

Opinion: What You Get When You Mix Chickens, China and Climate Change (New York Times - Paywall)

Video of a dead city: This is what Syria's devastation looks like (Los Angeles Times)

30,000 North Korean children living in limbo in China (Guardian)

Philip Hammond rejects 'ridiculous' UN decision on Assange video (Guardian)

Highlighting the Religious Hypocrisy of ISIS (Huffington Post)

Assange says Sweden, Britain cannot appeal UN panel finding that his detention is arbitrary (Washington Post - Paywall)

Briton Darren Chapman 'arrested for pocketing cash he found at Thai airport' (Daily Mail)

Cambridge student Giulio Regeni found dead in Egypt wrote anti-government articles (Daily Mail)

Assange should walk free, UN panel says (BBC)

To Build a Ski Resort Under U.N. Sanctions, North Korea Turned to China (New York Times - Paywall)

Assange: arbitrary detention ruling is legally binding, says UN official video (Guardian)

Assange lawyer Jennifer Robinson: UN panel ruling is resounding victory' for Julian Assange (Washington Post - Paywall)

Julian Assange lawyer says panel finding shows WikiLeaks founder subjected to mental torture' (Washington Post - Paywall)

Welcome to the Syrian peace conference that will prolong the war | Simon Jenkins (Guardian)

ISIS video sees child issue warning to America before beheading prisoner (Daily Mail)

Jeremy Clarkson posts a Twitter photo of police pulling over a car (Daily Mail)

PC David Rathband's family lose negligence claim against Northumbria Police (Daily Mail)

Andrew Houston in crash that killed wife and daughter walks free from court with £1k fine (Daily Mail)

Syrian rebel commander says northern Aleppo countryside 'totally encircled' (Reuters)

Sakurajima volcano erupts in southern Japan video (Guardian)

Russian police find stoned 'drug addict' FERRET alongside its owner during raid (Daily Mail)

Beautiful paintings from Tolstoy's time reveal the inspiration behind BBC's War And Peace (Daily Mail)

Theater hanging: Actor declared dead (CNN)

Julian Assange remains INSIDE Ecuadorean embassy despite UN calling for him to walk free (Daily Express)

WATCH: Video of dog performing Chinese lion dance goes viral (Daily Express)

Iraq will surround Baghdad with a 10ft-high wall to prevent ISIS entering city (Daily Mail)

Assange 'Deprivation of Liberty' Should End: U.N. Panel (NBC News)

Germany's Spy Agency Warns ISIS Suspects Are Posing as Refugees (Newsweek Magazine)

Leader of Earth, Wind & Fire dies (CNN)

ISIS fighters in Libya surge (CNN)

Thousands evacuated after bomb found near major London station (Daily Star)

China says 49 detained for Tianjin blasts, losses at $1 billion (Reuters)

Armed cops search train for 90 minutes after woman found dead (Daily Star)

Germany's latest viral video explains life in the country through a Syrian refugee's eyes (Washington Post - Paywall)

China Confirms Detention of Hong Kong Booksellers (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

Horrified security guard found piece of used chewing gum in his Tesco salad - but only realised what it was when he chewed it himself (Daily Mail)

Russia and Turkey trade accusations over Syria (Reuters)

UN rights official: 1 of 4 voting members of UN panel disagreed with decision in Assange case (Washington Post - Paywall)

Actor declared dead after stage stunt (BBC)

IAAF investigates China doping letter (BBC)

Tonga declares Zika epidemic after 5 confirmed cases (Washington Post - Paywall)

Teixeira in 50m euro move to China (BBC)

Julian Assange, and the UN, get short shrift from national newspapers (Guardian)

UN panel calls on UK and Sweden to end Julian Assange's 'deprivation of liberty' (Guardian)

U.N. Panel Says Julian Assange Is Detained Arbitrarily and Should Be Freed (Time Magazine)

WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange Remains Inside Embassy Following Official U.N. Ruling (Newsweek Magazine)

European Parliament calls for release of HK booksellers detained in China (Reuters)

TOM UTLEY: Unlike all the fibbers I HAVE read War and Peace (twice). But Fifty Shades? I've never even taken a peek at it... honest! (Daily Mail)

Two injured as motorbike stunt goes wrong at Nitro Circus show video (Guardian)

Wife crashes her own funeral, horrifying her husband, who had paid have her killed (Washington Post - Paywall)

Earth, Wind & Fire Founder Maurice White Dies at 74 (Newsweek Magazine)

Brazil faces steep hurdles ahead of Olympics: Zika and economic crisis (Guardian)

The Latest: Activists: Syrian government closes in on Daraa (Fox News)

Saudi Arabia Ready to Send Troops to Syria to Fight ISIS (NBC News)

Saudi official says kingdom ready to send troops to fight ISIS (Daily Mail)

Sheffield MP Harry Harpham dies (BBC)

UN panel says WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange arbitrarily detained by Sweden, UK since 2010 (Washington Post - Paywall)

UN panel says Assange should be freed, should be entitled to compensation (Washington Post - Paywall)

Syrian army, allies seize town in southern province Deraa - Al Manar, monitor (Reuters)

Elderly man 'still attached to prostitute after dying during sex' on video (Daily Mail)

Julian Assange, WikiLeaks Founder, Is Being Arbitrarily Detained By Sweden And UK, UN Rules (Huffington Post)

China sheds more light on 3 missing Hong Kong booksellers (Washington Post - Paywall)

Zika Virus: Europes First Pregnancy Case Confirmed in Spain (Newsweek Magazine)

It's complicated, China says of relationship with Taiwan (Reuters)

China crackdown goes beyond borders (CNN)

VIDEO: Will Zika affect Rio's Olympics? (BBC)

China sets new transfer record (again) (CNN)

Western Australian adult diagnosed with Zika virus, state's second-ever case (Guardian)

FGM: number of victims found to be 70 million higher than thought (Guardian)

West Australian Adult Diagnosed With Zika Virus (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

Child, five others found dead in home (CNN)

Zika virus will hit YOUR summer holidays in the Mediterranean (Daily Star)

Governor Fired for Disloyalty' as Xi Jinping Tightens His Grip on China (Time Magazine)

2 NYPD officers shot in the Bronx, 1 suspect dead (CBS News)

How trumped-up charges led Thai police to raid expat bridge club (Guardian)

BMX rider Dave Mirra dies at 41 of apparent suicide (CBS News)

Trump nominated for Nobel Peace Prize (CNN)

Syria cash and LeBlanc joins Top Gear (BBC)

First Three Deaths in Colombia Linked to Zika Virus (Time Magazine)

TERROR WARNING: Germany receives HUNDREDS of tip-offs that ISIS jihadis pose as refugees' (Daily Express)

Sydney's fun police have put out the light of the nightlife. The city's a global laughing stock (Guardian)

Lord Bramall launches attack on Met Police for handling of child sex abuse allegations (Daily Mail)

STATINS found to clear away deposits that cause blindness in the elderly (Daily Mail)

Turkey braced for influx of refugees as Syrian government cut supplies to Aleppo (Daily Mail)

China governor fired for disloyalty' as Xi tightens grip (Washington Post - Paywall)

Parents of ISIS fighter 'Jihadi Jack' fear their son will die in the warzone (Daily Mail)

Woman claims Paris attacks mastermind came into Europe with dozens of ISIS militants (Fox News)

For Brazil's Carnival fans, even Zika can't stop the party (Washington Post - Paywall)

Cambridge student Giulio Regeni who vanished in Egypt is found killed (Daily Mail)

China Has Finally Told Hong Kong It Is Holding the 3 Missing Booksellers (Time Magazine)

Bernie Sanders: I want to see major changes in the Democratic party video (Guardian)

Flights to the UK from countries hit by zika virus will be sprayed with insecticide (Daily Mail)

China commands that even retired officials shun religion (Reuters)

China governor fired for 'disloyalty' as Xi tightens grip (Fox News)

"Pharma Bro" stonewalls Congress, later does video chat with public (CBS News)

Democratic debate: Clinton blasts Sanders' 'artful smear campaign' video (Guardian)

world briefing: Somalia: Residue From Explosives Found in Jet, Airline Says (New York Times - Paywall)

Three more missing men turn up in China (CNN)

Governor of major China province removed for 'disloyalty' (Fox News)

China graft watchdog raps financial regulators (Reuters)

Australia may crack down on Syrian refugees - leaked document (Reuters)

Dave Mirra, BMX Pro and Former MTV Host, Dies Aged 41 (Time Magazine)

What Florida is doing to stop the Zika virus (CBS News)

The U.S.'s secret Syria airstrip (CNN)

Democratic debate: Sanders and Clinton trade jabs on Wall Street, Isis live updates (Guardian)

Blood Banks Use Caution With Travelers From Zika Zones (New York Times - Paywall)

China says told North Korea does not want to see tensions rise (Reuters)

Zika virus case confirmed in Europe as Spanish woman tests positive (Daily Mail)

Retired Ohio Cop Gets to Buy Police Dog for $1 (NBC News)

Brazil Has Ruled Out Canceling the Rio 2016 Olympics Over the Zika Outbreak (Time Magazine)

BMX Legend Dave Mirra Dead of Suspected Suicide (NBC News)

Obama Praises Colombia's Peace Efforts With Rebels and Seeks Big Aid Increase (New York Times - Paywall)

BMX legend & MTV presenter Dave Mirra dies in apparent suicide aged 41 (Daily Express)

Evil ISIS hangs 'spies' on advertising billboards in chilling warning (Daily Star)

6 found dead in Chicago home (CBS News)

Syrian rebels are losing Aleppo and perhaps also the war (Washington Post - Paywall)

Saudis Suggest a Syria Ground Operation Led by U.S. and Its Allies (New York Times - Paywall)

ISIS-Yemen propaganda video shows gunmen executing men in a market (Daily Mail)

David Cameron hails £7billion aid boost for Syria with £1.2billion of it from the UK (Daily Mail)

Parents forced to watch ISIS executioner behead their 14-year-old son (Daily Mail)

Obama to Seek $450 million for Colombia Peace Package (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

Earth, Wind & Fire's Maurice White dies aged 74 after battle with Parkinson's (Daily Mail)

Ecuador says it should be compensated for housing Julian Assange in embassy (Guardian)

Brazil pushes back at Zika critics, finds new evidence of link to birth defect (Washington Post - Paywall)

Heinous ISIS crucifies 'spies' on advertising BILLBOARDS in latest grisly warning (Daily Express)

China calls for crackdown on illegal fundraising platforms (Reuters)

UN rules in favour of Julian Assange's claim that he has been arbitrarily detained (Daily Mail)

Obama pledges more than $450 million aid to help Colombia peace plan (Reuters)

Woman wants to use her dead daughter's frozen eggs to give birth to her grandchild (Daily Mail)

Earth, Wind & Fire Founder Maurice White Dead at 74 (NBC News)

Lisa Wilkinson and Clive Palmer clash in fiery interview video (Guardian)

Obama Is Pressed to Open Military Front Against ISIS in Libya (New York Times - Paywall)

Francesca Dingley died from 'carbon monoxide poisoning' after moving to China (Daily Mail)

Mac on... Julian Assange being holed up in Ecuador embassy (Daily Mail)

Thai police raid nets 32 foreign bridge players with 12 elderly Britons arrested (Daily Mail)

Behind the camera: A firsthand look at the heartache of Zika virus (CBS News)

Brazil health official confirms Zika spread via transfusion (Washington Post - Paywall)

New York State to Offer Free Zika Testing to Pregnant Travelers (New York Times - Paywall)

Defense officials says number of ISIS fighters dropped in Iraq, Syria (CBS News)

Cancer patient Marek Kruger dies after his 'lifeline' iPhone caught fire (Daily Mail)

Insecticide to be sprayed inside planes from Zika affected regions (Guardian)

Baghdad to build a WALL and a MOAT around city to keep ISIS out (Daily Express)

End of ISIS? Turkey plans ground invasion of Syria as SAUDI ARABIA offers ground troops (Daily Express)

Russian 'SPETSNAZ' commandos on the ground in Syria to crush ISIS as 70,000 refugees flee (Daily Express)

PC Rathband family defiant as High Court judge rules police force 'not negligent' (Daily Express)

Murder riddle at CBB Danniella's pub: Man killed and pregnant woman has throat slashed (Daily Star)

Black tarantula found in California is named after country legend Johnny Cash (Daily Mail)

Earth, Wind & Fire founding member Maurice White dies at 74 after battle with Parkinson's (Daily Express)

Inspirational video shows self-taught 15-year-old playing the piano masterfully - despite having been born without hands (Daily Mail)

14 New Tarantula Species Found in United States (Newsweek Magazine)

South African officials probing video which appears to show a teacher smack a boy (Daily Mail)

Labour MP and former miner Harry Harpham dies following cancer battle (Daily Express)

White House: ISISs Power Wanes in Iraq and Syria (Newsweek Magazine)

Starving Syrian Children Living on Lies And Little Else (NBC News)

The Latest: US, Colombia to team up on Zika research (Washington Post - Paywall)

Greek police turn to teargas as tempers flare over pensions (Reuters)

HK booksellers 'author' attacks China (BBC)

Voice of Bugs Bunny and Daffy Duck dies (CNN)

Earth, Wind & Fire founder Maurice White dies at age 74 (Guardian)

First Zika pregnancy case in Europe (BBC)

U.S. adds nearly $1 billion to Syrian aid as conference weighs long-term needs (Washington Post - Paywall)

Gunshot victim became infected with Zika virus from a blood transfusion (Daily Mail)

British parents arrested and bailed after trying to send money to son in Syria (Guardian)

Akhtar Javeed shot dead by two armed robbers in Birmingham robbery (Daily Mail)

Family of 'Serial' murder victim Hae Min Lee break their silence by insisting justice was done when Adnan Syed was found guilty - as killer returns to court in a bid to get his conviction overturned (Daily Mail)

Colombia confirms first three deaths of patients infected with Zika virus (Guardian)

U.S. Defense chief welcomes Saudi offer on troops in Syria (Reuters)

Baby and parents shot dead on sidewalk (CNN)

Mouse dies after finding its way into 155-year-old mousetrap in a museum (Daily Mail)

Sperm whale on Hunstanton beach dies despite day-long battle (Daily Mail)

Turkey accuses Russia of attacking civilians in Syria (CNN)

"Dead and forgotten": 88-year-old note found at Kansas college stadium (CBS News)

Activist behind Planned Parenthood video surrenders in Texas (CBS News)

Qaeda Commander in Yemen Is Killed in Airstrike (New York Times - Paywall)

UN raises billions for Syria relief, and critics ask if it is helping Assad (Fox News)

Sperm whale stranded on beach dies (BBC)

Six People Found Dead in Southwest Chicago Home (NBC News)

Tanzania woman is found in pit where she was kept for EIGHT MONTHS (Daily Mail)

Woman Says She Told Police About Paris Attacker's Hide-Out (New York Times - Paywall)

U.S. pledges nearly $1 billion for Syrian refugee crisis (Los Angeles Times)

Greece protesters hurl Molotov cocktails at police over pension reforms (Daily Mail)

Birth Defects in Brazil May Be Over-Reported Amid Zika Fears (New York Times - Paywall)

Colonel Gaddafi begs for his life moments before he is executed in video (Daily Mail)

Brazil confirms Zika infection from a blood transfusion (Reuters)

Russian planes bomb Syrian city (CNN)

Man throws boiling water over a cat that is left in agony in video (Daily Mail)

Syria Aid Pledges From Rich Countries Reach $10 Billion (New York Times - Paywall)

UFO video shows cluster of lights hovering and swooping in Russia (Daily Mail)

Poland Opens New Probe Into Plane Crash That Killed President (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

Saudi Arabia Ready to Jump Into U.S.-led Ground Operations in Syria (Newsweek Magazine)

World Briefing: Shelling Kills Russian Military Adviser in Syria (New York Times - Paywall)

EU pushes China to cut back steel sector (Financial Times - Paywall)

YouTube's LOLPervs emonstrates how period protection has evolved in video (Daily Mail)

John Kerry warns the Russians to stop bombing civilians in Syria (Daily Mail)

Saudi officials: Kingdom ready to send troops to fight ISIS in Syria (Fox News)

10 Indian Soldiers Feared Dead in Avalanche on Himalayan Glacier (New York Times - Paywall)

Voice Actor Behind Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck Dies at 63 (NBC News)

Colombia warns on Zika baby risk (BBC)

Russia Warns Of 'Reasonable Grounds' To Suspect Turkey Is Preparing For A Ground Invasion Of Syria (Huffington Post)

Spain confirms first pregnant Zika carrier (Financial Times - Paywall)

Saudi official says kingdom ready to send troops to Syria (Fox News)

Body of Italian student found in Egypt (BBC)

Top al Qaeda leader reportedly killed in Yemen strike (CBS News)

In Australia, a New Tactic in Battle Against Zika Virus: Mosquito Breeding (New York Times - Paywall)

Explosive residue apparently found on damaged Somali jet (Fox News)

Zika Virus on the Rise: Women on Web Provides Medical Abortion for Free (Huffington Post)

Brazil Confirms Zika Infection From a Blood Transfusion (Newsweek Magazine)

Chinese police admit holding booksellers (Financial Times - Paywall)

Julian Assange 'arbitrarily held' (BBC)

Analysis: Pause in Syrian talks shows peace remains elusive (Fox News)

Julian Assange Has Been Arbitrarily Detained, U.N. Panel Finds (New York Times - Paywall)

Manchester Police Hunt Meat Cleaver-Wielding Thugs Who Stormed Asian Family's Home To 'Kill Isis Scum' (Huffington Post)

Athens Police Hit With Molotov Cocktails During General Strike Protests Over Pension Reform (Huffington Post)

Brazil's street carnivals 'could spread Zika virus around the globe' (Daily Mail)

WikiLeaks' Julian Assange has been in 'arbitrary detention' for 3 1/2 years, U.N. panel says (Los Angeles Times)

Canadian man pleads guilty in crash that killed 3 children (Fox News)

Julian Assange to claim a moral victory (CBS News)

Billions pledged for Syrian refugees as peace talks collapse (Channel4)

Abandoned Staffordshire bull terrier found emaciated (Daily Mail)

Daniel Barry Mortin found dead in Varsity Hotel's penthouse with a rope around his neck (Daily Mail)

Thai police swoop on Pattaya bridge club (Financial Times - Paywall)

Lady Lucan is seen for the first time since husband is officially declared dead (Daily Mail)

'Drunk' group of men kicked off Jet2 flight at Manchester Airport by police (Daily Mail)

Baby monks at a Buddhist temple in China become internet stars (Daily Mail)

China loosens foreign investment curbs (Financial Times - Paywall)

The media war at Syria peace talks (Los Angeles Times)

Geraldine Newman's text to friend days before her husband killed her (Daily Mail)

REVEALED: More than £7bn pledged to Syrian migrants - and UK one of the HIGHEST donors (Daily Express)

Dramatic drone footage shows devastation of Syrian city (CBS News)

Each side in Syria peace talks blames the other for causing 'temporary pause' (Los Angeles Times)

Colombia's president seeks U.S. support for historic peace deal (Los Angeles Times)

Looking for another sign of a weakened China economy? Try the rent-a-foreigner market (Los Angeles Times)

A boy's life in Afghanistan: Anti-Taliban fighter at 9, dead at 12 (Los Angeles Times)

Afghan boy who fought Taliban killed on way to school (CBS News)

Palestinians kill Israeli officer, wound another before being killed (CBS News)

China lets the good times roll for the 'Year of the Monkey' (Los Angeles Times)

VIDEO: Timeline: How Zika virus took hold (BBC)

Enough frustration to go around in Syria peace talks (Los Angeles Times)

'The talks have started': U.N. mediator meets with Syrian opposition (Los Angeles Times)

Global health agency's declaration signals new phase in battle against Zika virus (Los Angeles Times)

At least 20 dead after suicide bombing in Afghan capital (Los Angeles Times)

Detention of three journalists sparks backlash in China (Los Angeles Times)

VIDEO: WHO warns Zika could infect millions (BBC)