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John Paul II crucifix crushes man

BBC News - 7 min 8 sec ago
A 21-year old man has been crushed to death by a crucifix erected in honour of Pope John Paul II in northern Italy.
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Netanyahu: Abbas must end Hamas pact

BBC News - 13 min 12 sec ago
Israeli PM Netanyahu tells the BBC that Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas must abandon his pact with Hamas if he wants peace talks to resume.
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South Sudan treason charges dropped

BBC News - 19 min 38 sec ago
South Sudan withdraws charges against four top politicians accused of the alleged coup plot that triggered the civil war.
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New Russia drills after Ukraine raid

BBC News - 19 min 54 sec ago
Russia announces new military exercises on its border with Ukraine, after Kiev orders troops to move against separatists in the east.
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Crime falls 15% in England and Wales

BBC News - 28 min 4 sec ago
Overall crime in England and Wales falls by 15% in 2013, an official survey shows - but there are signs, according to police figures, of rises in certain categories.
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Alstom shares jump on GE bid report

BBC News - 32 min 25 sec ago
Shares in French engineering company Alstom jump after a report that US multinational General Electric is in talks to buy Alstom for $13bn.
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Barclays wins pay package vote

BBC News - 34 min 12 sec ago
Barclays shareholders vote to approve the bank's remuneration package, which includes higher bonuses despite a 30% fall in profits.
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Republican senators slam Obama for ordering review of deportation program

Fox News - 43 min 46 sec ago

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and 21 other Republican senators accused President Barack Obama Thursday of displaying "an astonishing disregard for the Constitution, the rule of law and the rights of American citizens" by considering administrative changes to the nation's deportations policy.

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Crisis loosens Franco-German bond

BBC News - 50 min 20 sec ago
Germany leaves France behind - how will voters react?
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Israel to suspend Palestinian talks

BBC News - 54 min 11 sec ago
Israel has suspended peace talks with the Palestinians in response to a unity deal between the rival Hamas and Fatah factions.
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Udall on the rocks in Colorado

Fox News - 1 hour 3 min ago

UDALL ON THE ROCKS IN COLORADO Why did incumbent Sen. Mark Udall, D-Colo., take the risky step this week of making his first television ad of the cycle a social issue attack? A new Quinnipiac University poll tells us why. The race, previously considered a safe Democratic retention, is now dead head.

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VIDEO: Bollywood heads to America

BBC News - 1 hour 15 min ago
For the first time the International Indian Film Academy awards will be held in the United States.
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VIDEO: Dhaka victims wait for compensation

BBC News - 1 hour 17 min ago
Many survivors of the Rana Plaza factory collapse in Dhaka are still waiting for compensation after the tragedy in 2013 that killed 1,129 workers.
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VIDEO: Sudan hopes for bird-watching boost

BBC News - 1 hour 24 min ago
Environmental campaigners in Sudan are promoting the country as a tourist destination for bird watchers in a bid to boost revenue, which could then be used to protect nesting sites and rare birds from extinction.
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Russia extends Navalny house arrest

BBC News - 1 hour 32 min ago
A Moscow court extends the house arrest of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny by another six months for violating its conditions.
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Senate probe: Ex-DHS watchdog altered reports as favor to senior officials

Fox News - 1 hour 52 min ago

The official tasked with keeping watch over the Department of Homeland Security was instead watching out for senior officials he considered his "friends," according to a Senate probe.

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Astrotourism skyrockets in Chile

BBC News - 2 hours 12 min ago
Why tourists are flocking to Chile's observatories
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VIDEO: Obama urges end to island row

BBC News - 2 hours 48 min ago
US President Barack Obama has reaffirmed his support for Japan in its row over islands with China, after talks with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.
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Buddha tattoo woman offered holiday

BBC News - 2 hours 49 min ago
A British tourist arrested in Sri Lanka because she had a Buddha tattoo says she has been given a free holiday as an 'apology'.
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Police make Syria plea to UK women

BBC News - 2 hours 50 min ago
British counter-terrorism police chiefs make an unprecedented appeal to Muslim women to persuade their relatives against travelling to Syria to fight in the civil war.
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