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Mississippi passes strictest abortion law

The bill bans most abortions after 15 weeks, with no exceptions for rape or incest. READ MORE

Cambridge Analytica: Warrant sought to inspect company

The firm is accused of misusing the personal data of 50 million Facebook members, which it denies. READ MORE

Syria war: President Assad's frontline visit

The Syrian president drove to congratulate his troops for ousting rebels from 80% of Eastern Ghouta. READ MORE

Trump urges death penalty for drug dealers

He outlined the plan during a speech in New Hampshire, a state hard hit by the crisis. READ MORE

Sex doll 'brothel': Paris council to decide on future of Xdolls games centre

Clients at the business in Paris are charged €89 to spend an hour with a silicon sex doll. READ MORE

Sex and the City star Cynthia Nixon to run for NY governor

Cynthia Nixon played Miranda Hobbs on the hit television show Sex and the City. READ MORE

Anna Campbell father: 'I knew she might be killed'

The father of Anna Campbell, 26, who died fighting with a Kurdish armed unit in Syria, says he is "in pieces". READ MORE

Pyeongchang Paralympics - best pictures

Some striking images from the Winter Paralympics, featuring intense emotions. READ MORE

Uber halts self-driving car tests after death

A pedestrian was killed after being hit by a self-driving Uber car in Arizona. READ MORE

Lawmaker sorry for spreading anti-Semitic weather conspiracy

Trayon White Sr says he "did not intend" to spread a conspiracy theory based in anti-Semitic thought. READ MORE

Turkish police seize radioactive material in anti-smuggling raid

More than 1kg of the element Californium, worth more than $70m, is found in a raid in Ankara. READ MORE

Facebook shares fall amid privacy backlash

US and British politicians have called on the firm to testify over its protections for customer information. READ MORE