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Maine bid to force nurse quarantine

October 30, 2014 - 6:28pm
The governor of Maine vows to exercise the "full extent" of his authority to quarantine a US nurse who treated Ebola patients in West Africa
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Four people hurt in fireworks blaze

October 30, 2014 - 5:54pm
Four people are hurt and one person is thought to be missing as dozens of firefighters tackle a blaze at a fireworks retailer in Staffordshire.
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Four dead in Kansas airport crash

October 30, 2014 - 5:45pm
At least four people were killed and five injured when a small plane crashed into an airport building in Wichita, Kansas, officials say.
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Colombian Farc in civilian admission

October 30, 2014 - 5:43pm
Colombia's Farc rebel group acknowledges for the first time that its actions in Latin America's longest internal conflict "affected civilians".
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Tan invests in new LA MLS franchise

October 30, 2014 - 5:27pm
Cardiff City's billionaire owner Vincent Tan is among a group of investors backing a new MLS franchise, Los Angeles Football Club.
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Emergency rule in Burkina Faso

October 30, 2014 - 5:03pm
Burkina Faso's military announces emergency measures after violent protests against President Compaore's bid to extend his 27-year rule.
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Ebola aid ship docks in Sierra Leone

October 30, 2014 - 4:25pm
UK ship RFA Argus, which is carrying medical supplies, equipment and vehicles, arrives in Sierra Leone to help deal with the Ebola outbreak.
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Is it a golden age for Chinese cinema?

October 30, 2014 - 3:36pm
Will Chinese films be the next big blockbusters?
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Long-serving Boston mayor dies

October 30, 2014 - 3:30pm
Thomas Menino, who served as mayor of Boston for more than 20 years, has died after a battle with cancer.
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Iraqi Kurd fighters 'enter Kobane'

October 30, 2014 - 2:59pm
An advance party of 10 Iraqi Kurd fighters have entered the Syrian border town of Kobane to join the battle against Islamic State militants, activists say.
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Abbas warning over holy site closure

October 30, 2014 - 2:50pm
The Palestinian leader's spokesman calls the closure of a disputed Jerusalem holy site after the shooting of a Jewish activist a "declaration of war".
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Hopes fade for S Lanka mudslip victims

October 30, 2014 - 2:45pm
Hopes are fading for victims of a landslide which may have buried more than 100 people at a tea plantation in central Sri Lanka.
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Cows to keep Kenyan girls in school

October 30, 2014 - 2:18pm
Nine cows will be offered to fathers in areas of northern Kenya to ensure their daughters finish their education, a county governor says.
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VIDEO: Where people openly smoke marijuana

October 30, 2014 - 2:14pm
The BBC's Anna Holligan visited a cafe in Amsterdam where people smoke as much marijuana as they like, and the government gets a share of the proceeds.
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US nurse defies Ebola quarantine

October 30, 2014 - 1:22pm
A US nurse who returned from treating patients in Sierra Leone defies a voluntary quarantine order, leaving her house in Maine for a bike ride.
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Sarah Payne's father found dead

October 30, 2014 - 1:15pm
The father of murdered schoolgirl Sarah Payne is found dead at his home in Kent.
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German hostage freed in Nigeria

October 30, 2014 - 1:02pm
A German citizen is freed in Nigeria after being held for a week following his abduction in which a German colleague was killed.
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Anzacs' sacrifice remembered 100 years on in Albany

October 30, 2014 - 12:57pm
Australian town marks the Anzacs who left for war
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Pirate Bay founder faces jail term

October 30, 2014 - 12:52pm
Pirate Bay co-founder Gottfrid Warg could face a lengthy prison sentence after being found guilty of hacking into Danish computers.
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Celtic's Tonev hit with racism ban

October 30, 2014 - 12:34pm
Celtic winger Aleksandar Tonev is banned for seven matches for "using abusive language of a racist nature".
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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.