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US golf boss sacked in Poulter row

October 24, 2014 - 7:10pm
Ted Bishop, president of the PGA of America, is sacked after calling Ian Poulter a "little girl" on social media.
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VIDEO: One dead in US school shooting

October 24, 2014 - 7:01pm
One person was killed and four others injured after a student opened fire at a school north of Seattle, in the US state of Washington.
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Cost of driving licence to be cut

October 24, 2014 - 7:01pm
The cost of getting a driving licence is being cut following a recent public consultation, the government says.
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Google boss sets new skydive record

October 24, 2014 - 6:35pm
Google executive Alan Eustace breaks the world altitude record for a parachute jump set two years ago by Felix Baumgartner.
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Elections highlight economic divisions in Brazil

October 24, 2014 - 5:25pm
Brazil's election highlights huge economic disparities
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Body of UK-born student identified

October 24, 2014 - 5:17pm
Authorities in Virginia identify the remains of a British-born university student who disappeared last month after a night out with friends.
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Banana splits as Chiquita chops deal

October 24, 2014 - 5:09pm
Shareholders in US banana distributor Chiquita vote against a merger deal with Irish rival Fyffes in favour of a higher offer.
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Russia 'helped Yanukovych to flee'

October 24, 2014 - 5:01pm
Vladimir Putin says for the first time that Russia helped Ukraine's ex-President Viktor Yanukovych to flee after he was ousted in February.
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Nadal confirms the end of his season

October 24, 2014 - 4:31pm
Nine-time French Open champion Rafael Nadal calls an end to his 2014 season as he prepares to undergo appendix surgery.
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Bahrain F1 complaint 'merits probe'

October 24, 2014 - 3:57pm
A complaint that human rights regulations were breached when the Formula 1 Grand Prix was staged in Bahrain "merits further examination", a UK government panel says.
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Egypt: 29 killed in Sinai attacks

October 24, 2014 - 3:32pm
At least 29 Egyptian soldiers are killed in a suspected jihadist car bomb attack and a shooting, Egyptian officials say.
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Hindu activists 'attack India cafe'

October 24, 2014 - 3:21pm
Members of the governing BJP's youth wing vandalise a coffee shop, decrying meetings there between boys and girls.
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Ukraine-Russia 'consensus' over gas

October 24, 2014 - 2:29pm
Ukraine and Russia find "consensus" on a deal to end their gas dispute, according to the boss of Ukraine's state gas firm.
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VIDEO: Brazil's 'tightest' presidential vote

October 24, 2014 - 2:21pm
Sunday's presidential run-off vote in Brazil is too close to call and the election battle has centred on the pivotal home state of both candidates, Minas Gerais.
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Caterham 'allowed' to miss two GPs

October 24, 2014 - 2:11pm
Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone will allow Caterham to miss the next two Formula 1 grands prix to focus on finding a buyer.
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Yellow powder sparks security alerts

October 24, 2014 - 2:04pm
Envelopes containing an unknown yellow powder have been sent to five consulates in the Turkish city of Istanbul, officials say.
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PM: I won't meet £1.7bn EU demand

October 24, 2014 - 1:39pm
David Cameron insists the UK will not pay £1.7bn demanded by the EU - but Commission president Jose Manuel Barroso says the bill should not have come as a surprise.
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VIDEO: US air strike 'hits IS command'

October 24, 2014 - 1:08pm
New video footage show a US air strike hitting an Islamic State position on a hill near the embattled Syrian town of Kobane.
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Dolce & Gabbana cleared in tax case

October 24, 2014 - 1:06pm
Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana, founders of the Dolce & Gabbana fashion house, are cleared by an Italian court of tax evasion.
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Frelimo wins Mozambique elections

October 24, 2014 - 1:06pm
Mozambique's next president will be Filipe Nyusi from the governing Frelimo party, provisional results from last week's general election show.
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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.