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Survivors freed from Nairobi rubble

May 5, 2016 - 3:38pm
Four people are pulled out from the ruins of a residential building in Kenya's capital, Nairobi, six days after it collapsed in heavy rains.
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Several hurt in Frankfurt shooting

May 5, 2016 - 1:46pm
At least three people were wounded, two seriously, when shots were fired at a cafe in the German city of Frankfurt.
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Student 'spent thousands on handbags'

May 5, 2016 - 12:49pm
An Australian court grants bail to a woman who withdrew more than A$4.6m mistakenly given to her by a bank, spending much of it on luxury handbags.
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Child star charged with bank robbery

May 5, 2016 - 12:32pm
Joey Cramer, child star of the '80s film Flight of the Navigator, is charged with bank robbery.
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Former presidents will not endorse Trump

May 5, 2016 - 12:17pm
Former US presidents George H W Bush and George W Bush will not endorse Donald Trump's candidacy for president, aides have told local media.
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Poland in row over landmark war museum

May 5, 2016 - 12:09pm
WW2 museum project pits experts against Poland
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VIDEO: Designers shape sex toys of the future

May 5, 2016 - 11:57am
The designers who are revolutionising sex toys
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US to ban e-cigarettes for under-18s

May 5, 2016 - 11:24am
The US government unveils new federal rules that include a ban on the sale of e-cigarettes to people aged under 18.
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Turkey PM to quit amid rift reports

May 5, 2016 - 11:04am
Turkish PM Ahmet Davutoglu says he will stand down at his party's congress this month, amid reports of a rift with President Erdogan.
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'Human smugglers' shot in France chase

May 5, 2016 - 10:43am
Police shoot a UK-registered car carrying suspected people smugglers after a high-speed chase that crossed from Belgium into France, state media says.
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Brazil court suspends Rousseff foe

May 5, 2016 - 10:04am
Brazil's top court has suspended Lower House Speaker Eduardo Cunha from his mandate, following a request by the country's attorney general.
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Big EU grant for far right sparks anger

May 5, 2016 - 9:51am
Several MEPs urge the European Parliament to stop paying a €600,000 (£474,250) grant to an alliance of far-right, anti-EU groups.
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Turkish leadership split spoils the party

May 5, 2016 - 8:44am
Turkish leadership split spoils the party
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Bitcoin 'creator' cancels proof

May 5, 2016 - 8:15am
Craig Wright, the Australian entrepreneur who has claimed to be the inventor of Bitcoin, reneges on a promise to provide "extraordinary proof".
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VIDEO: Moment Etihad turbulence flight landed

May 5, 2016 - 8:06am
An Etihad Airways flight en route from Abu Dhabi to Jakarta hit "severe and unexpected turbulence" that left more than 30 people injured.
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VIDEO: Who won the police dance-off?

May 5, 2016 - 7:26am
The police in Scotland have joined the New Zealand Police and the NYPD in the "running man" internet craze - with their videos attracting millions of hits.
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Pakistan elders 'ordered girl's death'

May 5, 2016 - 7:23am
Pakistani police accuse village officials of ordering the murder of a teenage girl because she had helped a school friend to elope.
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Viral photo of woman defying neo-Nazis

May 5, 2016 - 6:56am
A photograph of activist Tess Asplund with her fist raised defying a march of neo-Nazis in Sweden has gone viral.
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California raises smoking age to 21

May 5, 2016 - 6:50am
California has raised the legal age for buying tobacco products from 18 to 21, in new laws that also regulate electronic cigarettes.
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Murderers of Mumbai 'heroes' get life

May 5, 2016 - 6:17am
An Indian court hands life sentences to four men convicted of killing two Mumbai men trying to protect their female friends from being molested.
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Fransini Giraldo is a Colombian girl who dances her own style of Salsa. In this video, she dances to the rhythm of Sonora Carruseles de Colombia, presumably in the Colombia countryside. Published July 16, 2013.