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Boris Island airport plan rejected

BBC News - 11 min 14 sec ago
A plan for an island airport in the Thames Estuary, dubbed "Boris Island", is rejected by the commission looking into the UK's airport needs.
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British activist in Thailand trial

BBC News - 18 min 11 sec ago
A British activist who campaigns for better labour conditions is on trial in Thailand charged with criminal defamation.
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IS accused of Iraq ethnic cleansing

BBC News - 21 min 19 sec ago
Amnesty International says it has proof Islamic State militants have launched a campaign of ethnic cleansing against minorities in northern Iraq.
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Ukraine in 'great war' with Russia

BBC News - 36 min 12 sec ago
Russia has launched a 'great war' that could claim tens of thousands of lives, Ukraine's defence ministry warns amid a rebel offensive.
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Japan tackles dengue fever outbreak

BBC News - 57 min 1 sec ago
Japan is battling its first outbreak of dengue fever in almost 70 years, with at least 22 people confirmed as being infected.
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Former House Majority Leader Eric Cantor to join Wall Street investment bank

Fox News - 1 hour 43 min ago

Former House Majority Leader Eric Cantor will not remain unemployed for long. 

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US attacks al-Shabab in Somalia

BBC News - 2 hours 43 min ago
The US military says it carried out a military operation against al-Qaeda-linked al-Shabab militants in Somalia.
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Japan wage growth surges in July

BBC News - September 1, 2014 - 11:14pm
Japanese wages unexpectedly log their strongest increase since 1997, which may provide a boost to consumer confidence and spending.
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US works to free trio in N Korea

BBC News - September 1, 2014 - 10:50pm
The White House says securing the release of three American citizens detained in North Korea is a "top priority", after they appealed for help.
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China's museum boom hatches roast duck tribute

BBC News - September 1, 2014 - 10:24pm
China's museum boom hatches roast duck tribute
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Falcao caps record summer spending

BBC News - September 1, 2014 - 10:22pm
Radamel Falcao's loan move to Manchester United was the major deadline day signing as summer spending hits a record £835m.
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Premier League clubs' spending spree

BBC News - September 1, 2014 - 9:48pm
Premier League clubs have been on a player buying spree, with spending at £835m, as the end of the transfer window passes.
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US military conducts operation against al-Shabaab in Somalia

Fox News - September 1, 2014 - 9:41pm

Pentagon spokesman Rear Adm. John Kirby says the U.S. is looking at the results and will provide more information when appropriate.

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FBI probes 'Cloud' celebrity leaks

BBC News - September 1, 2014 - 9:38pm
The FBI looks into allegations that the online accounts of celebrities have been hacked, leading to intimate pictures being posted online.
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Anti-euro party shakes up German politics

BBC News - September 1, 2014 - 9:07pm
Anti-euro but pro-EU party shakes up German politics
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Iraq forces push against jihadists

BBC News - September 1, 2014 - 8:31pm
Iraqi Shia and Kurdish forces capture an Islamic State stronghold, as a BBC team enters Amerli the day after a two-month siege ends.
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Man Utd sign Falcao on loan for £6m

BBC News - September 1, 2014 - 8:31pm
Manchester United sign Colombia international striker Radamel Falcao on loan from Ligue 1 side Monaco.
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Krauthammer: Biden is not a 'serious presidential candidate'

Fox News - September 1, 2014 - 8:23pm

Krauthammer said Biden's record proves he is not a serious contender.

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Arsenal sign Welbeck from Man Utd

BBC News - September 1, 2014 - 8:13pm
Arsenal sign Manchester United and England forward Danny Welbeck on a "long-term" deal for £16m.
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Why Paris is forgetting Ernest Hemingway

BBC News - September 1, 2014 - 8:04pm
Why Paris is forgetting Ernest Hemingway
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