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Ricciardo fastest in wet practice

BBC News - 4 min 36 sec ago
Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo sets the pace during an inconclusive wet final practice at the Chinese Grand Prix.
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Dissident republican death condemned

BBC News - 15 min 46 sec ago
The fatal shooting of prominent dissident republican Tommy Crossan is condemned by Northern Ireland's first and deputy first ministers as detectives continue to investigate.
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‘Sorry’ ferry captain explains delay

BBC News - April 18, 2014 - 11:25pm
The captain of a South Korean ferry that capsized and sank this week explains after his arrest why he delayed giving evacuation orders.
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Court order halts Brazil match

BBC News - April 18, 2014 - 10:47pm
A Brazilian second division football game is abandoned after 16 minutes, with one team saying they now have a court order to play in the top division.
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Mexico shaken by powerful earthquake

BBC News - April 18, 2014 - 9:44pm
A 7.2-magnitude earthquake hits states in south and west Mexico, shaking buildings in the capital, but there are no reports of casualties or damage.
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VIDEO: Strong quake shakes Mexico City

BBC News - April 18, 2014 - 9:43pm
A powerful earthquake has struck Mexico City, shaking buildings and causing widespread panic.
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VIDEO: Guides killed in Everest avalanche

BBC News - April 18, 2014 - 9:42pm
At least 12 Sherpa guides have been killed after an avalanche on the slopes of Mount Everest, Nepali officials say.
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UN outrage at South Sudan attack

BBC News - April 18, 2014 - 9:35pm
The UN expresses outrage at a deadly attack on one of its bases in South Sudan, saying it could "constitute a war crime".
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Shannon Airport: A curious history of celebrity visitors

BBC News - April 18, 2014 - 9:26pm
The airport that hosted a roll-call of presidents
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Ferry disaster captain arrested

BBC News - April 18, 2014 - 9:13pm
The captain of a South Korean ferry that sank this week leaving hundreds of people missing is arrested, along with two crew members.
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US raises Ukraine pressure on Russia

BBC News - April 18, 2014 - 8:49pm
The US threatens tougher economic sanctions if Russia fails to abide by a new international deal to help de-escalate the crisis in Ukraine.
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Teachers demand qualified status

BBC News - April 18, 2014 - 8:36pm
Teachers' union conferences are demanding that schools in England should only employ qualified teachers.
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Krauthammer: Building the Keystone XL pipeline an 'open and shut case'

Fox News - April 18, 2014 - 8:24pm

The Obama administration Friday extended the review period for the pipeline, effectively pushing back the final decision until after this fall’s midterm elections. 

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Chlorine: From toxic chemical to household cleaner

BBC News - April 18, 2014 - 7:26pm
The element that makes a familiar smell when mixed with urine
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Medicaid paid $12 million for deceased people in Illinois, documents show

Fox News - April 18, 2014 - 7:18pm

Auditors identified overpayments for services to roughly 2,900 people after the date of their deaths.

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Week in pictures: 12-18 April 2014

BBC News - April 18, 2014 - 7:01pm
The best news photographs from around the world
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Pentagon mulls sending ground troops to Poland amid Ukraine crisis

Fox News - April 18, 2014 - 6:57pm

A senior U.S. official confirmed to Fox News Friday the U.S. is considering sending relatively small units to the country, and the units would be there on a rotational basis.

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Pope leads Good Friday services

BBC News - April 18, 2014 - 6:55pm
Pope Francis highlights the plight of the poor, elderly and abandoned during the Way of the Cross procession in Rome to mark Good Friday.
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Republican shot dead in west Belfast

BBC News - April 18, 2014 - 6:12pm
A prominent dissident republican, Tommy Crossan, has been shot dead in west Belfast.
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Clinton Files: Advisers pushed ‘Health Care University,’ crafted ‘enemies’ list

Fox News - April 18, 2014 - 5:50pm

Members of the Clinton administration were so vigorous about their push for health care reform in 1993 that they pushed the idea of launching a “Health Care University” – and even circulated an “enemies” list of those who opposed the overhaul.

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