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Malaysian MH17 bodies to arrive home

BBC News - 8 min 36 sec ago
The bodies of 20 Malaysian victims of Flight MH17 that crashed in Ukraine are to arrive in Kuala Lumpur, as the nation holds a day of mourning.
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Venezuela "to fingerprint shoppers"

BBC News - 15 min 1 sec ago
Venezuela plans to fingerprint supermarket shoppers in a move to combat food shortages and smuggling.
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Argentina debt plan ruled 'illegal'

BBC News - 24 min 29 sec ago
Argentina's plan to ask investors holding defaulted bonds to swap them for new locally issued debt is ruled "illegal" by a US court.
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Doctors may face 'tougher sanctions'

BBC News - 25 min 19 sec ago
Failing doctors could be forced to apologise to patients under measures being considered by the medical regulator.
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Dutch grapple with jihadist threat

BBC News - 32 min 8 sec ago
Dutch grapple with jihadist threat from some young Muslims
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Secret recordings of a president's daughter

BBC News - 47 min 45 sec ago
The secret recordings of a president's daughter
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Foley killers 'wanted $132m ransom'

BBC News - 51 min 52 sec ago
Islamic State jihadists demanded a $132m (£80m) ransom for the release of US journalist James Foley, his employer GlobalPost says.
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NSA and GCHQ agents 'leak Tor bugs'

BBC News - 55 min 24 sec ago
The Tor Project says it believes some NSA and GCHQ agents are surreptitiously leaking it information to protect anonymity on the net.
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VIDEO: Police shooting video stirs debate

BBC News - 56 min 6 sec ago
Does an eyewitness video explain a police shooting?
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South Africa issues Ebola travel ban

BBC News - 2 hours 4 min ago
South Africa says non-citizens arriving from Ebola-affected areas of West Africa will not be allowed into the country.
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Mackay apologises over text row

BBC News - 2 hours 13 min ago
Malky Mackay apologises for sending two one-line text messages he admits were "disrespectful of other cultures".
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ISIS 'beyond anything that we've ever seen,' Hagel warns

Fox News - 2 hours 15 min ago

The Islamic State is "beyond anything that we've seen," Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Thursday.

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Boston bomber 'friend' pleads guilty

BBC News - 2 hours 34 min ago
A friend of one of the men suspected of carrying out the Boston Marathon bombing pleads guilty to obstructing the investigation into the attack.
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Hagel defends disclosure of secret, failed raid to free US hostages in Syria

Fox News - 3 hours 3 min ago

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel on Thursday defended the decision to formally acknowledge a failed mission to rescue American journalist James Foley and others held in Syria earlier this year, amid criticism from Republicans over the disclosure.

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Watchdogs raise alarm after student-teachers union takes stand against Israel

Fox News - 3 hours 7 min ago

The organizations said they are “deeply concerned with the serious and growing problem of hate-filled rhetoric about Israel that sometimes rises to the level of anti-Semitism on campuses across the country, including at the University of California.”

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‘Just chaos’: Ex-Virginia governor says wife mistreated staff, in corruption trial testimony

Fox News - 3 hours 26 min ago

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell spent a second day on the stand Thursday painting an unflattering picture of his wife as he tried to distance himself from her actions at his corruption trial in Richmond, saying she regularly yelled at staff and acted inappropriately.

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Wall Street market report

BBC News - 3 hours 26 min ago
Wall Street Market Report
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Rights campaigner Helen Bamber dies

BBC News - 3 hours 28 min ago
Veteran human rights campaigner Helen Bamber, who was among the first to relieve Nazi concentration camp victims in 1945, dies.
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KSC Lokeren 1-0 Hull City

BBC News - 3 hours 36 min ago
A mistake by Hull goalkeeper Allan McGregor gifts Lokeren a narrow first-leg advantage in the Europa League play-off.
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Bergdahl prisoner swap 'illegal'

BBC News - 3 hours 37 min ago
The exchange of five Taliban fighters held at Guantanamo Bay for a captive US soldier violated the law, a US government watchdog agency finds.
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