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Footage shows Memphis police brutally beating Tyre Nichols
The videos show the 29-year-old crying out repeatedly for his mother during the arrest in Memphis.

Jerusalem synagogue attack: Seven killed in shooting
The victims are shot dead in a suspected militant attack at a synagogue in East Jerusalem.

Dominic Raab: More civil servants planned to lodge complaints
The BBC understands some workers pulled out after they were told they would be identified to Dominic Raab.

County lines: How a child’s phones helped smash a trafficking gang
Six members of a county lines gang are jailed for trafficking a teenage drug runner.

Laura Winham death: Family battled privacy law as sister lay dead
Laura Winham had refused contact with her family, who she thought were trying to harm her.

Carole Packman murder: Decision to free wife-killer will not be contested
Russell Causley murdered Carole Packman in 1985 and has never revealed the whereabouts of her body.

British Army serviceman charged with terror offence
The 21-year-old serviceman is due to appear at Westminster Magistrates' Court on Saturday.

Isla Bryson: Former classmate of trans rapist feels 'violated'
Isla Bryson applied fake tan to students who were unaware of the rape charges against her.

AmazonSmile closes: Charities say they will suffer
Amazon will soon close its charity scheme that allows people to donate by shopping.

Bodycam footage shows moment of Paul Pelosi attack
A US court authorised the release of video from the October 2022 assault on Nancy Pelosi's husband.

US to make it easier for gay men to donate blood
The FDA will soon remove a three month abstinence policy for donations for men who have sex with men.

Cost of living: Swim Wales warns 150 swimming pools could close
Without help a third of swimming pools could close, the head of swimming's governing body warns.

Cost of living with food allergies becoming 'unbearable'
Prices of supermarket staples are rising at the fastest rate in decades, hitting "free from" shoppers hard.

Cost of living: Cash bonuses behind record number of bank switches
Up to £200 was offered by some banks to switching customers - prompting the most moves since 2013.

Energy saving scheme: What is the energy saving scheme for electricity?
A scheme to reward people for cutting back on electricity use is running for a second day.

Cost of living: Woman puts cat down jumper to keep warm
Sharon Hearn says she can only afford to heat her home for two hours a day.

NHS pressures: Staff leave social care for more money
One worker found social care "very rewarding" and would return if he could get truck driver wages.

UK inflation rate calculator: How much are prices rising for you?
Use our calculator to find out how much the cost of living is going up in your household.

Can I get a Cold Weather Payment and how much are they?
Cold Weather Payments are available to some when there is a run of sub-zero temperatures.

Why inflation is falling but prices are still rising
We report this percentage every month but here are three things you may not know.

Cost of living: Five tips when asking for a pay rise
Recruiters, a manager and a workplace psychologist give their advice on how to negotiate for more money.

Energy bills rise for 2.5 million homes on Economy 7
Customers on Economy 7 tariffs see bills rise 7.6% despite the government fixing prices until April.

Newspaper headlines: Hunt's business tax cuts and 'oil giants cash in'
Chancellor Jeremy Hunt's plans to boost the economy and energy firms' bumper profits lead the papers.

Could a fungal pandemic turn us all into zombies?
The apocalyptic plot of hit TV series The Last of Us has coincided with a real-life threat from fungi.

'I couldn't read or write but now I'm saving lives'
Richard Henton, who couldn't read or write until he was in his 20s, said helping others was his dream job.

When are teachers going on strike, why and will schools close?
Teachers are striking over pay in the biggest unions in England, Scotland and Wales.

North West Computer Museum aims to give new life to old consoles
This new computer museum is ready to help you try and bring it back to life.

A very quick guide to Nadhim Zahawi
A simple summary of why the chairman of the Conservative Party is under pressure.

Week in pictures: 21-27 January 2023
A selection of powerful news photographs taken around the world this week.

What the Tyre Nichols beating video shows
The bodycam footage shows Mr Nichols being severely beaten and crying out for his mother.

Fur wheel drive: Aviemore Sled Dog Rally
Pictures from the annual event's practice day at Feshiebridge.

Taylor Swift: Fans search for clues in Lavender Haze video tease
Fans of the artist have been speculating for months about which album could be re-recorded next.

In photos: A makeover for 200-year-old India heritage building
The building, formerly the British Residency in Hyderabad city, is now a women's university.

Manchester City 1-0 Arsenal: Nathan Ake scores decisive goal as hosts edge into FA Cup fifth round
Pep Guardiola calls Nathan Ake an "exceptional guy" after he sends Manchester City into the FA Cup fifth round with the winner against Arsenal.

England in South Africa: Tourists slump to 27-run defeat despite Jason Roy century
England fall to a 27-run defeat in the first one-day international against South Africa despite Jason Roy's belligerent century.

Dina Asher-Smith sets British 60m record to win Germany meeting
Dina Asher-Smith sets a new British record as she wins the women's 60m at the World Indoor Tour in Germany.

FA Cup highlights: Nathan Ake scores FA Cup winner as Man City edge Arsenal
Manchester City win the FA Cup battle with Premier League title rivals Arsenal as Nathan Ake's goal gives them a narrow fourth-round victory at Etihad Stadium.

Australian Open 2023 final: Elena Rybakina and Aryna Sabalenka face off in Melbourne
Fifth seed Aryna Sabalenka meets Wimbledon champion Elena Rybakina in the Australian Open final at Melbourne Park on Saturday.

Anthony Gordon: Newcastle agree £45m deal for Everton forward
Newcastle United are close to signing Everton's Anthony Gordon after the clubs agreed a deal that could eventually be worth £45m.

Formula 1: Sexist comments 'do not reflect' FIA boss Mohammed Ben Sulayem's beliefs
Motorsport's governing body the FIA says sexist remarks attributed to its president "do not reflect his beliefs".

Al Jazeera

Russian ‘megalomania’ in Ukraine war cited at death camp memorial
The Auschwitz camp memorial director equated Nazi crimes of World War II with Russian forces now in Ukraine.

Jan 8 investigation targets nephew of Brazil’s Jair Bolsonaro
Leonardo Rodrigues de Jesus is the first member of Bolsonaro's family to be probed in relation to the January 8 attack.

Judge: Colorado supermarket shooting suspect unfit to stand trial
The 23-year-old alleged attacker is charged with killing 10 people in a Colorado supermarket in March 2021.

BBC Arabic radio goes off air after 85 years
The Arabic language radio station is among 10 different language services that are ending, BBC says.

Thapelo Amad elected first Muslim mayor of Johannesburg
Amad says he is 'humbled' to be elected mayor of the South Africa's biggest metropolis.

What does Blinken’s Middle East visit hope to achieve?
The trip comes at a time of increasing tension with dozens of Palestinians killed by Israeli forces so far this year.

Quran burned in front of Denmark mosque, Turkish embassy
Turkey summons Danish ambassador after a far-right politician burns the Muslim holy book near a Copenhagen mosque.

M23 rebels take control of Kitshanga in eastern DR Congo
The rebels seize the strategic town after days of fierce fighting, drawing condemnation from the UN.

US charges three in Iran-linked plot to assassinate journalist
Attorney General Garland says charges stem from an investigation into Iranian efforts to target a journalist on US soil.

Peru’s president says elections could be held later this year
Dina Boluarte says she is open to bringing vote forward to December 2023 as protests demanding her resignation continue.

Gunman kills at least 7 people in occupied East Jerusalem attack
Shooting follows a deadly Israeli raid in the occupied West Bank's Jenin refugee camp that killed nine Palestinians.

US inflation and consumer spending cooled in December
The pullback in consumer spending will likely be welcomed by Fed officials, who are seeking to cool the economy.

Majida Obaid, killed by Israeli forces in Jenin, was ‘very loved’
The 61-year-old grandmother among nine who were shot dead by Israeli forces in the occupied West Bank city of Jenin.

Footage released of hammer attack on Nancy Pelosi’s husband
Police video shows Paul Pelosi, husband of former US House speaker, attacked with a hammer in their San Francisco home.

Zimbabwe court grants bail to 26 opposition party members
The arrests of the CCC members were for what authorities said was an unlawful gathering.

Nepal Supreme Court removes deputy PM over citizenship
Rabi Lamichhane, who entered politics on an anti-corruption platform, is removed for violating citizenship laws.

India’s Adani Group loses $48bn in stocks over fraud claims
Hindenburg Research claimed Adani Group had committed 'brazen' corporate fraud but Adani Group dismissed the report.

US authorities release police video in death of Tyre Nichols
Memphis police chief says the video, which shows police beating a Black motorist, depicts 'acts that defy humanity'.

Biden names Jeff Zients as new White House chief of staff
Shake-up comes midway through US president's term, as outgoing Ron Klain resigns citing need for 'fresh leadership'.

UNICEF urges release of 13 kidnapped children in eastern DRC
The ADF, a central African affiliate of ISIL, is one of the deadliest armed groups in eastern DRC.

OPCW blames Syria gov’t for 2018 chlorine gas attack in Douma
OPCW says helicopter dropped two cylinders 'containing toxic chlorine gas on two apartment buildings' in Douma.

Finnish reporters found guilty of revealing classified intel
Press freedom groups, Finnish media warn ruling could have a chilling effect on reporting in the Nordic nation.

After Jenin, is a third Palestinian uprising inevitable?
Israel's military raid in Jenin was the deadliest in years, and makes an uprising more likely.

Rockets, air attacks in Gaza follow deadly Israeli raid in Jenin
Operation in occupied West Bank generates defiance in Gaza, but could it lead to another war?

State of emergency declared in Auckland after widespread flooding
Main roads were also blocked by the floods, causing long traffic queues on highways.

Global Times

Xi's footprints convey China's contribution, injecting stability to a turbulent world

Stable supply

GT on the spot: Top ports put more weight on domestic consumption in 2023: insiders

China to allocate more funding to support key new basic infrastructure projects

GT on the spot: China's Ningbo Zhoushan Port plays a booster for global trade recovery with high automation and digital operations in post-COVID era

China to speed up construction of 1,400 major investment projects

Chinese women's football team shows unity, true form in the face of serious challenges

Safety check

GT on the spot: Sunny Sanya now basking in tourism boom as holiday-goers fly in

Beijing sets 2023 economic growth target at more than 4.5%

Foreign funds race to explore Chinese capital market in 2023

Chairman of World Muslim Communities Council impressed by visit, says 'important for Muslim world to understand Xinjiang'

China revises treatment guideline for critical COVID patients, reflecting 'people first, life first' principle

Local laws should be amended to align with overriding National Security Law for HK: top official

Japan joining US' chip export ban against China could leave its semiconductor industry stifled: experts

HK business gears up to resume exchanges with mainland as borders reopening

Meeting the Veep

Standing guard

Exclusive: After the border reopening, Hong Kong continues to rebound and be vibrant with abundant opportunities: HK financial chief

China communicates with WHO five times in past month, is open and transparent: FM

HK to complete amending legal practitioner ordinance by June, following top legislature's interpretation: LegCo member

Chinese Ambassador to S.Korea expresses concern over discriminatory entry policy, says China not responsible for visa issues

Qin Gang meets AUC chairman; both sides show confidence in prospects of China-Africa relations

Joint declaration of EU and NATO 'reflects bias, arrogance against China'

Chinese economy seen as the most optimistic in 2023, survey by senior executives from China, Japan and South Korea shows

China's Type 052D destroyer gets upgraded propulsion system

Xi's reply letter to COPAG encourages Chinese artists to sing for the times, dance for the people, for the world

Station attack

China 'well prepared' as US looks to put Japan in actual combat frontlines

War game instigates US intervention in possible Taiwan Straits conflict

Stamp of approval

Nurses demand fair contracts

Chinese ambassador sends fresh positive signals amid strong appeal from Australia for cooperation

Ravaged by storms

Islamic scholars from 14 countries visit Xinjiang region, praise efforts on countering terrorism, extremism

After reopening, Erenhot, and other Chinese border cities eye fast economic recovery

Xi stresses need to promote rigorous Party self-governance; 'system construction' key to long-term anti-corruption campaign

Chinese localities step up efforts to support dairy farmers amid tough market conditions

New Chinese FM to visit 'old friends' in Africa, continue fine tradition of New Year's first trip

China-targeting containment looms large in Japan-US alliance as Kishida kicks off visit to 5 G7 nations

Carried to safety

Power struggle in US to result in more 'fragmentation' as Biden 'plans to run' for 2024, may face 'witch-hunt' from Republicans in House

Exclusive: Number of Indian travelers to China for study, business and visit to increase significantly: Chinese Embassy in India

Dancing in the New Year

China, Philippines to resume oil and gas cooperation in S.China Sea, properly manage differences: joint statement

Western news agencies, politicians maintain insistence on their double standards no matter how China changes its anti-virus policies

Significant results including energy cooperation expected from Turkmen president's visit to China

Weighed down by political chaos at home, US to reopen embassy in Solomons, revealing desperate attempt to maintain hegemony

US seeks to play up 'trade initiative' with Taiwan island, though little progress has been made

Show of independence

MercoPress - South American Agency

Brazil: Federal Police launches 3rd phase of Operation Lesa Pátria

Operation Lesa Pátria is now “permanent, with periodic updates on the number of warrants issued, people captured, and fugitives,” the Federal Police said Brazilian Federal Police (PF) Friday launched the third phase of Operation Lesa Pátria (lèse patria) by serving arrest and search-and-seizure warrants across five states and the Federal District, Agencia Brasil reported.

Venezuelan human rights activist arrested after meeting with UN High Commissioner Volker Türk

Rodríguez had met with Türk the day before The arrest in Caracas of activist María Fernanda Rodríguez during the visit of the United Nations High Commissioner on Human Rights Volker Türk sparked an international uproar. She was released later on Friday with no comments.

Federal Court of Appeals okays Mar del Plata offshore oil exploration

“We celebrate this great news for the country,” Royon said The Federal Court of Appeals of Mar del Plata turned down an appeal filed by Mayor Guillermo Montenegro and various environmental organizations to cancel the offshore oil exploration project involving YPF, Equinor, and Shell. The undertaking is expected to yield some US$ 20 billion in exports annually.

Messi's native town not a safe place to live

Criminality in “The Argentine Chicago” even resulted in the death of local football legend Tomás Carlovich at the hands of a petty thief By Mordechai Taji – Rosario Central, a traditional football club in the city where Lionel Messi was born on June 24, 1987, has had trouble getting ready for the upcoming Professional League tournament starting this weekend when many players refused to relocate citing growing insecurity.

Brazil records highest number of deaths of trans people in the world

Brazil topped the list of murdered trans people for the 14th year in a row In 2022, 131 trans and transvestite people were murdered all across Brazil, making it the country with the most deaths of people of this community for the 14th consecutive year, Agencia Brasil reported. In addition to the 131 killings, other 20 people took their own lives due to discrimination and prejudice.

Cartes and Velázquez have ties to Hezbollah, US gov't says

The United States will continue to combat the use of public money for personal benefit, Ostfield warned Former Paraguayan President Horacio Cartes and current Vice President Hugo Velázquez have ties to the terrorist group Hezbollah, US Ambassador to Asunción Marc Ostfield said Thursday during a press conference.

Petrobras has a new CEO; company shares drop awaiting fuels prices policy

Prates has previously said he did not intend to entirely unlink fuel prices from international markets, but would move away from “import parity.” Former Senator and energy consultant, Jean Paul Prates is Brazil's oil giant Petrobras new Chief Executive, marking a clear difference from the previous administration rapidly reflected in the Sao Paulo stock exchange where company shares dropped more than 3% on Thursday

UK car production falls 40.5% to pre-pandemic levels; electric cars manufacturing boom

SMMT said the global shortage of semiconductor chips limited the ability of car makers to build vehicles in line with demand. The United Kingdom car production fell to its lowest level since 1956 in 2022 as output was hit by global shortages of semiconductor chips, figures show. A total of 775,014 cars were built in 2022, down 9.8% from the 859,575 made during the previous year, the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) said.

Soaring gas price helped Norway triple its hydrocarbons tax revenue

The high natural gas prices drove record tax revenue from petroleum companies which “has never been anywhere near as high as it is now,” said the Norwegian Tax Administration Soaring gas prices in 2022 means that the Norwegian Tax Administration will collect a record US$ 89,5 billion, triple the previous record of 2021, according to the tax revenue office. Likewise it has revised upwards petroleum revenue by 20%.

Argentine President to meet with German Chancellor

It will be Fernández's third meeting with Schloz, Alberto Fernández will have a bilateral meeting with German Chancellor Olaf Scholz Saturday. The European leader is on a South American tour which also includes Chile and Brazil.


GRAPHIC WARNING: Video released of Memphis officers' encounter with Tyre Nichols

Officials release video of police officers beating Tyre Nichols

'You're going to see acts that defy humanity,' police chief says of Nichols arrest video

Body camera video shows initial interaction with police that led to Tyre Nichols' death
Officials have released video of Memphis police officers' encounter with Tyre Nichols before he died.

Every year, 'Invasion Day' forces Australia to confront some painful truths
Musician Fred Leone sings traditional songs to the steady beat of clap sticks that echo through the empty streets as the sun rises on what he calls a "hard day for Blackfellas."

Western allies to deliver 321 tanks to Ukraine: senior diplomat
Western countries will deliver 321 tanks to Ukraine, according to Ukraine's ambassador to France.

Ukraine's new tanks won't be the instant game-changer some expect
Those hoping that main battle tanks donated by NATO allies to Ukraine will have an immediate impact in its war with Russia may have to adjust their expectations.

CNN went to rural China after zero-Covid. Here's what we found
In China's southern Guizhou province, there's a tiny village in the southeast corner, nestled deep within the mountains, called Dali. A wall of lush green trees and bamboo surround this village of about one-thousand people, who've lived in wooden homes with gray-tiled roofs for centuries.

Video of attack on Paul Pelosi released
San Francisco Superior Court on Friday released video and audio recorded during last year's attack on Paul Pelosi after a California court ruled the district attorney's office must make the materials public.

Record rainfall hits New Zealand's largest city. See what it did to the airport
Torrential rainfall battered Auckland, New Zealand, causing major flooding and numerous evacuations. The country's largest city declared a state of emergency and was forced to close its airport.

At least 7 dead in Jerusalem synagogue attack: Israeli officials

'Mistakes were made': Pence on classified documents found at his home
Former US Vice President Mike Pence speaks out about the classified documents found at his Indiana home.

British teenager who made far-right hate videos 'influencing' Buffalo shooter jailed for 11 years
A British teenager who made far-right extremist videos that "influenced" the mass shooter who killed 10 Black people in a Buffalo, New York, supermarket was jailed for 11 and a half years Friday, the UK's PA Medis news agency reported.

Is Prince Andrew planning to revisit his US sex abuse case?
You might get a sense of deja vu with this edition of Royal News. Long-time readers will probably recall the scandal that engulfed Britain's royal family this time last year as Prince Andrew faced legal action in the United States over alleged historical sexual abuse.

US tourist fined for driving rental car over medieval Italian bridge
The Ponte Vecchio, a beautiful centuries-old bridge spanning the Arno River in the Italian city of Florence, is best viewed on foot, with crowds of tourists regularly thronging the pedestrianized structure to view its ancient stonework.

Jan. 6 rioter who assaulted Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick sentenced to over 6 years in jail
A man who assaulted United States Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick with pepper spray on January 6, 2021, was sentenced on Friday to 80 months behind bars.

Scott Galloway on the 'scarier part' of AI tools like ChatGPT
ChatGPT, an AI-powered chatbot that interacts with users and can provide lengthy and thorough responses to questions and prompts, is stunning users. Professor Scott Galloway from NYU Stern School of Business joins CNN's Anderson Cooper to discuss.

Peru's embattled president could have eased the crisis. What happened?
When Dina Boluarte was anointed Peru's sixth president in five years, she faced battles on two fronts: appeasing the lawmakers who had ousted her boss and predecessor Pedro Castillo, and calming protesterse enraged by the dethroning of yet another president.

The world looks on as Erdogan jockeys for a third decade of power in Turkey
Turkey is less than four months away from a presidential election that could extend the 20-year rule of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan into a third decade. Analysts say that the result may be a close call for the long-term leader.

Russians on Western tanks for Ukraine: 'Our opinions mean diddly-squat'
After the announcement of Germany and the US to supply tanks to Ukraine, Russia's propaganda machine is working at full throttle. Russian state TV playing down risks to Russian troops in Ukraine seems to be working on some - but not everyone is buying the hype. CNN's Nic Robertson reports.

China's reopening isn't all good news. Inflation could get a second wind
China's swift reopening after nearly three years of strict coronavirus controls could provide a much-needed boost to global economic growth, but may also stoke inflation just as it has shown signs of falling back.

US Supreme Court did not disclose financial relationship with expert brought in to review leak probe
The Supreme Court did not disclose its longstanding financial ties with former Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff even as it touted him as an expert who independently validated its investigation into who leaked the draft opinion overturning Roe v. Wade.

CNN reporter calls out Santos on his lie about playing college volleyball
CNN's Manu Raju questions embattled Rep. George Santos (R-NY) about his false claim of being on Baruch College's volleyball team.

'A ginormous can of worms': How a fight over snow crabs could lead to a win for oil drilling access
A legal fight in Norway over snow crabs could end up having big implications for access to oil in the Arctic.

'A war of attrition': Humans and extreme drought damaging Amazon rainforest much more than thought, study suggests
Human activity and extreme drought is causing far more damage to the Amazon rainforest than previously thought, exacerbating climate change, according to a new study.

German parliament officially commemorates LGBTQ victims of Nazi regime for first time
The German parliament for the first time on Friday focused its annual Holocaust memorial commemorations on people persecuted and killed over their sexual or gender identity during World War II.

Why the US and Israel are holding the largest joint exercise ever
CNN gets exclusive access to the largest joint military exercise ever between the US and Israel, sending a clear signal to Iran and underscoring the strength of their alliance. CNN's Hadas Gold reports.

Alan Cumming returns OBE award in protest at 'toxicity' of British Empire
Alan Cumming has returned a prestigious royal award in an effort to sever his association with the "toxicity" of the British Empire.

Jay Leno suffers broken bones in motorcycle accident
Jay Leno says he broke multiple bones in a motorcycle accident months after suffering severe burns to his face after another mishap.

Biden formally announces Ron Klain is stepping down as White House chief of staff and will be replaced by Jeff Zients
President Joe Biden announced White House chief of staff Ron Klain will step down next week and will be replaced by Jeff Zients, the former Obama administration official who ran Biden's Covid-19 response operation.

Putin's latest problem? His own military
Russian investigative journalist Andrei Soldatov says that Russian President Vladimir Putin has turned to recruiting convicts to staff military factories that are low on manpower.

South Africa to send dozens of cheetahs to India under new deal
South Africa has signed an agreement with India to reintroduce dozens of cheetahs to the South Asian country after eight of the big cats were sent from neighboring Namibia in 2022.

Deaths in pregnant or recently pregnant women have risen, especially for unrelated causes such as drug poisoning and homicide
The mortality rate of pregnant and recently pregnant women in the United States rose almost 30% between 2019 and 2020, according to a new study.

Archaeologists may have found Egypt's oldest mummy
Archeologists have uncovered what may be the oldest mummy ever found in Egypt.

Indian fashion designer Gaurav Gupta makes his Paris Haute Couture Week debut
Nearly 20 years after launching his eponymous brand, Indian fashion designer Gaurav Gupta made his hotly anticipated debut at Paris Haute Couture Week on Thursday.

Inside Air France's new business class cabin
Air France has just launched a plush new long-haul business cabin on one of its Boeing 777-200ER planes complete with sliding doors and redesigned seats.

Complete Roman city uncovered in Egypt
Archaeologists working in the southern Egyptian city of Luxor have uncovered a complete 1,800-year-old Roman city.

Look of the Week: Apple Martin looks every bit the 'Chanel girl'
When the late Karl Lagerfeld met Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin's daughter Apple, as a baby, he predicted that she would one day become "a Chanel girl."

She was crying alone at an airport. Then she met her future best friend
Maggie Musgrave was sitting, alone, in Miami International Airport, crying.

When NASA tested a plane with a pivoting wing
Not many aircraft can claim to be truly one of a kind, but the NASA AD-1 is undoubtedly one of them. A slim pointed cigar with a single wing that pivoted around a central point, which led to a jarring asymmetry in flight. No other piloted plane has ever been built with a wing that could turn to a lopsided 20 to 2 angle -- but the fascinating story is why it did at all.

See how centenarian twins celebrated their birthday
Francesca and Maria Ricciardi celebrated their 100th birthday with relatives and 50 grandchildren and great-grandchildren, according to Reuters.

Eileen Gu: Beauty is being able to be strong
If Eileen Gu's account of last Saturday's Freestyle Ski World Cup event in Calgary is anything to go by, a day in the Olympian's life is as varied as it is busy: She took first place in morning qualifiers, wrote two essays, read some René Descartes and George Berkeley for a philosophy class and then "did some physics" before returning to the slopes for the final.

One of Princess Diana's most famous dresses sells for $604,800
It might not be as famous as her head-turning "revenge dress," but an aubergine-colored silk velvet piece is still one of Princess Diana's most iconic gowns -- a status confirmed when it sold for $480,000 -- four times the $120,000 auction estimate -- at Sotheby's in New York Friday.

Novak Djokovic through to Australian Open final and on course to equal Rafael Nadal's all-time grand slam record
Novak Djokovic remains on course to win a record-equaling 22nd grand slam title after easily beating American Tommy Paul in straight sets in the Australian Open semifinals Friday, setting up a mouthwatering final with Stefanos Tsitsipas.

CCTV video shows bus flooded with water after plunging into lake
There were no fatalities recorded after the incident which took place in the eastern Turkish city of Malatya, Reuters reports.

Pamela Anderson defends Tim Allen after flashing allegation
Pamela Anderson is addressing discussion about a story regarding her "Home Improvement" costar Tim Allen that is part of her new memoir, "Love Pamela."

4-foot-long sea creature washes up on Texas beach, shocks researcher
A marine researcher found a 'rare,' 4-foot-long American eel washed up in Texas while surveying a beach.

Former NFL linebacker Jessie Lemonier dies aged 25
Former Detroit Lions and Los Angeles Chargers linebacker Jessie Lemonier died on Thursday aged 25, according to a statement from the Lions.

Diva bear can't stop taking selfies on wildlife cam
A Colorado bear bares all in 400 bear "selfies." CNN's Jeanne Moos explains how it strikes a pose.

In the video released by Memphis, Tyre Nichols can be heard screaming for his mom during the confrontation with police
What we know | Coping with violent videos | Who was Tyre Nichols