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Charges over Mexico children's home

BBC News - 19 min 20 sec ago
A Mexican federal judge charges six employees of a children's home at the heart of an abuse scandal in the city of Zamora.
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US reporter believed held in Iran

BBC News - 32 min 27 sec ago
An American reporter for the Washington Post, his wife and two other US journalists appear to have been detained in Tehran, the newspaper says.
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Border crisis: US weighs refugee status for youth from Honduras

Fox News - 33 min 19 sec ago

The Obama administration is weighing giving refugee status to young people from Honduras as part of a plan to slow the influx of unaccompanied minors arriving at the U.S.-Mexico border, White House officials said Thursday.

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Quiz of the week's news

BBC News - 52 min 39 sec ago
Which city serves the strongest cup of coffee?
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Narendra Modi: Is India's PM avoiding the media?

BBC News - 1 hour 8 min ago
Why Indian PM Narendra Modi is avoiding the media
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France protests over performers' pay

BBC News - 1 hour 11 min ago
French performers march to defend state benefits
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Arizona halts executions amid review

BBC News - 1 hour 15 min ago
Arizona halts executions pending a review of its death penalty procedures, after the allegedly botched lethal injection of a convicted murderer.
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Krauthammer: General perception world going to hell while president plays golf

Fox News - 1 hour 16 min ago

Charles Krauthammer told viewers Thursday on “Special Report with Bret Baier” that Americans’ opinions on increased  U.S. involvement in Ukraine show, “there's a general perception the world is going to hell and the president's out there playing golf. There's a disconnect here. “

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Shift workers 'face diabetes risk'

BBC News - 1 hour 20 min ago
Type 2 diabetes is more common in people who work shifts, with effects on waistlines, hormones and sleep increasing the risk, a study suggests.
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One-shot cancer therapy gets NHS nod

BBC News - 1 hour 24 min ago
A pioneering breast cancer treatment that replaces weeks of radiotherapy with a single, targeted shot is set to be offered on the NHS.
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Obama urges action over tax scheme

BBC News - 1 hour 31 min ago
US President Barack Obama has urges lawmakers to end a tax loophole that allows US companies to avoid paying US corporate taxes.
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US Army War College to probe alleged plagiarism by Democratic senator

Fox News - 2 hours 9 min ago

An academic review board at the United States Army War College Thursday formally notified the office of a Montana senator running for re-election that it would review a report he plagiarized passages in a graduate paper, Fox News has learned.

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Gaza shelter attack 'kills 13'

BBC News - 2 hours 10 min ago
At least 13 people have been killed and more than 200 injured when a UN-run school used as a shelter in Gaza came under fire, Gazan health officials say.
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Wreckage of Algeria plane found

BBC News - 2 hours 17 min ago
The wreck of a plane that disappeared with 116 people on board on a flight from Burkina Faso to Algiers has been found in Mali, officials say.
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Ghana protests over rising prices

BBC News - 3 hours 16 min ago
Thousands of workers across Ghana take to the streets to protest about the rise in the cost of living and call for petrol subsidies to be restored.
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Murdoch caps great first day for Scots

BBC News - 3 hours 22 min ago
Swimmer Ross Murdoch secures gold to cap a stunning first day of Commonwealth Games action for hosts Scotland.
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US court dismisses Chiquita lawsuit

BBC News - 3 hours 31 min ago
A US court dismisses a lawsuit against Chiquita brought by Colombians who accuse the banana grower of paying fighters who tortured their relatives.
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VIDEO: Task ahead for crash investigators

BBC News - 3 hours 33 min ago
MH17 crash investigation expected to be long and complex in attempt to piece together exactly what happened.
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Algeria passenger jet feared crashed

BBC News - 3 hours 42 min ago
A passenger plane carrying 116 people is missing, feared crashed, on a flight from Burkina Faso to the Algerian capital, Algiers.
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No timeframe for lifting new security measures at overseas aiports, TSA chief says

Fox News - 3 hours 43 min ago

Transportation Security Administration chief John Pistole said Thursday there was no timeframe for lifting new security measures at overseas airports triggered by an “ongoing” credible threat targeting airlines.

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