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Fuego has erupted several times this year.

Violent volcanic eruption forces thousands to evacuate in Guatemala

This is the fifth eruption from the volcano this year.


White US woman calls cops on black child over 'sexual assault'

Video of 'Cornerstore Caroline' calling the cops has gone viral.

Ljubljana, Slovenia - September 3, 2011: Close-up of McDonalds outdoor sign with  typical rounded yellow M letter against cloudless blue sky. Sign is positioned on the left side of image.

US teen sues Maccas for $2.4m after burns

The incident occurred when she was served a cup of hot water.


Limo in deadly US crash had failed a road safety test

Passengers had sent chilling texts about their safety before the crash.

Women confronted Republican Senator Jeff Flake over Brett Kavanaugh.

Trump grilled over 'scary time for young men' comments

His comments reiterated his support for Kavanaugh as he battles sexual assault claims.

Brett Kavanaugh

Yale classmate claims Kavanaugh has 'not told the truth' about drinking

He "has not told the truth".


'I thought it was a toy': Baby crawling across busy road rescued

The child was mistaken for a toy at first.


Explorers pinpoint location of Captain Cook's Endeavour

Researchers have released photos from their underwater expedition.

Watch: A The AM Show news report on Hurricane Florence.

Hurricane Florence: Expect 'total devastation' close to shore

The hurricane is expected to bring life-threatening storm surges and high winds.

Watch: Scott Bainbridge looks into NZ's highest-profile missing cases.

US teen who hid after father's murder found a year on

Jacob Caldwell had been playing video games and watching TV in a basement for 12 months.


Heartbreaking video of immigrant son not recognising mum

The 3yo was separated from his mother for more than three months.

Undocumented immigrant families are released from detention at a bus depot in Texas, USA.

Immigrant families granted permission to reunite in the US

Over 2550 children have been separated from their parents.

Teacher turns classroom into Hogwarts.

Teacher transforms classroom into Hogwarts

She even went as far as sorting her class in to houses.

Achille Public School.

US school closes after parents threaten trans student

They called her 'it' and 'thing', and even threatened genital mutilation.

Harvey Weintstein arrested and charged with rape.

The surprising new lawsuit Weinstein is facing

His alleged actions in a Cannes hotel room have come back to bite him.

The connection between mental health and climate change.

There's a link between mental health and climate change

And Millennials are among the worst-affected.

The Shark Thieves.

Thieves sneak shark out of aquarium by disguising it as a baby

They put the animal in a pram.

An Orca carries her dead calf.

Grieving orca refuses to let go of her dead calf

She has carried it for three days around western North America.

Walter Carr and his new car

US worker given car after walking 32km to work on first day

Walter Carr's dedication to his job has paid off.


Fisherman savaged online over photo with mega shark

Pedro Cedillo says he tried to keep the beastly fish alive, but it died.