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PM 'wants answers' on abuse dossier

July 5, 2014 - 5:09am
David Cameron asks a senior civil servant to find "all the answers" about the handling of a dossier on alleged paedophiles at Westminster in the 1980s.
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VIDEO: Australia anger over Harris sentence

July 5, 2014 - 3:37am
There has been anger in Australia over the sentence handed down to Rolf Harris, after he was found guilty of abusing young girls.
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VIDEO: Fireworks mark 4 July in US

July 5, 2014 - 3:20am
The US celebrates its Independence Day with firework displays across the country.
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US policeman seen 'pummelling' woman

July 5, 2014 - 3:18am
The California Highway Patrol says that it is investigating footage that shows a policeman repeatedly punching the head of a prostrate woman.
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