Andrew Buncombe

The Independent's US Digital Editor, based in New York. Previously in Delhi and Washington DC.

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Jihadi John: Parents of James Foley say Mohammed Emwazi - suspected of killing their son - is a sick man who needs forgiveness

Journalist's mother and father said US government should have done more to save their son

Catwoman comes out as bisexual

Comic strip character revealed Batman's nemisis had 'always flirted around it'

The world didn't know how to contain itself when it saw two llamas running around a city

Animals were eventually captured by means of lasso

Net neutrality: US regulators vote to stop internet service providers offering paid-for 'fast lanes'

Industry groups say they will challenge the decision

Kelly Renee Gissendaner is Georgia's only female inmate on death row

Kelly Gissendaner: Georgia postpones first execution of female prisoner for 70 years because of 'bad weather'

A woman on death row in Georgia was given another five days to live, courtesy of poor weather.

Outcry after post on Texas firefighter’s Facebook account shows images of neighbours' dead dogs and suggests he killed them

Police in Hunt County have launched an investigation after receiving complaints

Osama bin Laden wrote letters about plans to launch terror attacks on the UK, Russia and the US, Abid Naseer trial told

Documents refer to plots to attack targets in UK, Europe and Russia

Ellen Pao gender discrimination trial: Leading Silicon Valley firm accused of 'frat boy behaviour'

Company denies that it treated its female employee unfairly

Kayla Mueller was abducted in 2013 while helping refugees of the Syrian civil war

Kayla Mueller: Family of murdered aid worker says US government puts no ransom policy 'in front of American citizens' lives'

Carl Mueller said he had mixed feelings about the government’s refusal to negotiate with militant groups

Thousands fixated as web camera shows bald eagles hatching their young

Birds of prey have become internet sensation

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Homeless Veterans campaign: Donations hit record-breaking £1m target after £300,000 gift from Lloyds Bank

Homeless Veterans campaign

Donations hit record-breaking £1m target after huge gift from Lloyds Bank
Flight MH370 a year on: Lost without a trace – but the search goes on

Lost without a trace

But, a year on, the search continues for Flight MH370
Germany's spymasters left red-faced after thieves break into brand new secret service HQ and steal taps

Germany's spy HQ springs a leak

Thieves break into new €1.5bn complex... to steal taps
International Women's Day 2015: Celebrating the whirlwind wit of Simone de Beauvoir

Whirlwind wit of Simone de Beauvoir

Simone de Beauvoir's seminal feminist polemic, 'The Second Sex', has been published in short-form for International Women's Day
Mark Zuckerberg’s hiring policy might suit him – but it wouldn’t work for me

Mark Zuckerberg’s hiring policy might suit him – but it wouldn’t work for me

Why would I want to employ someone I’d be happy to have as my boss, asks Simon Kelner
Confessions of a planespotter: With three Britons under arrest in the UAE, the perils have never been more apparent

Confessions of a planespotter

With three Britons under arrest in the UAE, the perils have never been more apparent. Sam Masters explains the appeal
Russia's gulag museum 'makes no mention' of Stalin's atrocities

Russia's gulag museum

Ministry of Culture-run site 'makes no mention' of Stalin's atrocities
The big fresh food con: Alarming truth behind the chocolate muffin that won't decay

The big fresh food con

Joanna Blythman reveals the alarming truth behind the chocolate muffin that won't decay
Virginia Ironside was my landlady: What is it like to live with an agony aunt on call 24/7?

Virginia Ironside was my landlady

Tim Willis reveals what it's like to live with an agony aunt on call 24/7
Paris Fashion Week 2015: The wit and wisdom of Manish Arora's exercise in high camp

Paris Fashion Week 2015

The wit and wisdom of Manish Arora's exercise in high camp
8 best workout DVDs

8 best workout DVDs

If your 'New Year new you' regime hasn’t lasted beyond February, why not try working out from home?
Paul Scholes column: I don't believe Jonny Evans was spitting at Papiss Cissé. It was a reflex. But what the Newcastle striker did next was horrible

Paul Scholes column

I don't believe Evans was spitting at Cissé. It was a reflex. But what the Newcastle striker did next was horrible
Miguel Layun interview: From the Azteca to Vicarage Road with a million followers

From the Azteca to Vicarage Road with a million followers

Miguel Layun is a star in Mexico where he was criticised for leaving to join Watford. But he says he sees the bigger picture
Frank Warren column: Amir Khan ready to meet winner of Floyd Mayweather v Manny Pacquiao

Khan ready to meet winner of Mayweather v Pacquiao

The Bolton fighter is unlikely to take on Kell Brook with two superstar opponents on the horizon, says Frank Warren
War with Isis: Iraq's government fights to win back Tikrit from militants - but then what?

Baghdad fights to win back Tikrit from Isis – but then what?

Patrick Cockburn reports from Kirkuk on a conflict which sectarianism has made intractable