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Portugal targets 'Russia football gang'

May 4, 2016 - 2:50pm
European and Portuguese police say they have dismantled a mainly Russian criminal gang laundering money through the football sector in Portugal.
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Prince's team called addiction doctor

May 4, 2016 - 2:24pm
Prince's team requested emergency support from a leading addiction specialist just a day before the singer died, the doctor's lawyer reveals.
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Takata to double US airbag recall

May 4, 2016 - 1:52pm
Japanese airbag maker Takata has been forced to increase a recall after US authorities said they found further safety defects in its products.
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Brazil leader denies obstruction claims

May 4, 2016 - 1:24pm
Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has dismissed allegations she obstructed a corruption investigation as "lies".
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SA parliament brawl over Zuma heckling

May 4, 2016 - 1:22pm
A brawl breaks out in the South African parliament as MPs from the opposition EFF party are expelled for heckling President Jacob Zuma.
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How a rape that was ignored angered Indonesia's women

May 4, 2016 - 1:06pm
How a rape that was ignored angered Indonesia's women
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Mother of miracle baby dies in rubble

May 4, 2016 - 12:26pm
The mother of a baby girl who was miraculously rescued from a collapsed building in Nairobi is found dead in the rubble.
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Apple loses fight over 'iPhone' in China

May 4, 2016 - 12:00pm
A Chinese company is free to use the name "IPHONE" on its handbags and leather goods after Apple loses a trademark court ruling in China.
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Fears Canada fire may worsen amid exodus

May 4, 2016 - 11:49am
High winds and hot temperatures may worsen a huge wildfire that has forced the entire population of a Canadian city to be evacuated, officials say.
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Charges in Russia-Poland spy case

May 4, 2016 - 11:31am
A lawyer with dual Russian-Polish citizenship whose father played for the Russian national football team is charged with espionage, Polish media say.
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Kenya's 'gay anal tests' challenged

May 4, 2016 - 11:30am
Two men allegedly forced to undergo anal examinations by Kenyan police to prove they were homosexual launch a legal challenge against the practice.
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EU sets out road to Turkey visa deal

May 4, 2016 - 11:24am
The European Commission recommends granting visa-free travel to Turkish citizens, but says Turkey has yet to fulfil key conditions.
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Palmersaurus: Australian billionaire faces political extinction

May 4, 2016 - 11:18am
Eccentric follies help sink billionaire politician
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Trump nomination divides Republicans

May 4, 2016 - 10:32am
Top Republicans are divided on whether to support Donald Trump after he all but secured the party's presidential nomination.
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EU plans fines for refusing refugees

May 4, 2016 - 10:25am
Reforms to EU asylum rules planned by the European Commission would see financial penalties for countries refusing to take in asylum seekers.
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Abu Sayyaf hostages make video plea

May 4, 2016 - 9:10am
Three hostages held by Islamist militants in the Philippines appear in a video pleading for their governments to meet the captors' demands.
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China deploys singer to disputed island

May 4, 2016 - 8:21am
Popular military entertainer Song Zuying performs in front of hundreds of troops on the reclaimed Fiery Cross Reef in the disputed South China Seas.
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Fizzy drink polling in the Philippines

May 4, 2016 - 7:57am
What fizzy drink choices say about Philippines election
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EU upholds tough rules on tobacco packs

May 4, 2016 - 6:36am
Rules that will drastically alter cigarette packaging are set to be adopted, after big tobacco firms failed to block new European Union laws.
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Canada wildfire forces mass evacuation

May 4, 2016 - 6:34am
A huge wildfire forces the evacuation of about 80,000 people from Fort McMurray - the entire population of the city in the Canadian province of Alberta.
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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.