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Oregon gov under fire after fiancee admits getting $118G in consulting role

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Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber has called a press conference for Friday morning after his fiancee disclosed that she had collected $118,000 from an out-of-state clean energy group while advising the governor on clean energy policy. 
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Deadly attacks hit Egypt's Sinai

BBC News - 17 min 43 sec ago
At least 26 people, mostly soldiers, are killed in a series of attacks by Islamist militants in Egypt's Sinai peninsula.
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Friday's gossip column

BBC News - 18 min 19 sec ago
Liverpool chase Ings, Chelsea close in on Cuadrado, Anderson could leave Man Utd, Spurs plan Everton exchange, plus more.
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Philippine mourning for slain police

BBC News - 25 min 21 sec ago
The Philippines holds a day of mourning for 44 police commandos killed in a clash with Muslim rebels, as police sought terror suspects.
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Oyelowo disappointed by Bafta snub

BBC News - 36 min 36 sec ago
David Oyelowo says he's disappointed by the snub given by Bafta to his latest film, the civil rights drama Selma.
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VIDEO: 'Riding air currents across the Pacific'

BBC News - 44 min 52 sec ago
Two balloonists trying to break two world records for crossing the Pacific have been forced to change course off the coast of California and head for Mexico rather than Canada.
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US reportedly reaches out to Yemen's Houthi rebels to promote anti-Al Qaeda campaign

Fox News - 45 min 52 sec ago
U.S. officials have reportedly reached out to Yemen's Houthi rebels days after they forced the resignation of that country's U.S. and Saudi-backed government, according to a published report. 
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Nikkei rises despite weak Japan data

BBC News - 53 min ago
Japanese shares traded higher on Friday as investors shrugged off a series of government data showing a slowing Japanese economy.
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Suge Knight runs over and kills friend

BBC News - 1 hour 7 min ago
Death Row Records founder Marion "Suge" Knight has run over and and killed his friend in Los Angeles.
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VIDEO: Why some immigrants fear US visa amnesty

BBC News - 1 hour 10 min ago
New legislation in the United States aims to allow some undocumented immigrants to stay in the US and apply for work permits but many are afraid to admit their status.
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Russian planes 'disrupted UK aviation'

BBC News - 1 hour 24 min ago
Russian military planes flew near UK airspace, causing "disruption to civil aviation" and prompting RAF jets to "escort" them, the Foreign Office says.
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Uber sued over India rape allegation

BBC News - 1 hour 48 min ago
An Indian woman who says she was raped by a Delhi driver of web-based taxi firm Uber files a lawsuit against the service in a US court.
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Bedtime 'has huge impact on sport'

BBC News - 2 hours 23 min ago
Our internal body clock has such a dramatic impact on sporting ability that it could alter the chances of Olympic gold.
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'Room service over' for rescued koala

BBC News - 2 hours 41 min ago
A koala who shot to fame after being pictured receiving treatment for burnt paws has been returned to the wild, says the expert who treated him.
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China warns universities on values

BBC News - 2 hours 44 min ago
China's education minister tells universities to shun textbooks promoting Western values and block criticism of the political system, state media say.
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White House acknowledges -- but also denies -- that Taliban are a terrorist group

Fox News - 2 hours 51 min ago
The White House once again Thursday agonized to draw a fine-tuned distinction between the Taliban and terror networks like Al Qaeda, even as Press Secretary Josh Earnest acknowledged that, technically, the Taliban are still on an official terrorist list.
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McCain rips protesters during Kissinger hearing, calls them ‘low-life scum’

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Sen. John McCain lashed out Thursday at protesters who loudly interrupted a hearing with former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger, calling their demonstration "disgraceful" and the protesters "low-life scum."
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Saudi king reshuffles cabinet

BBC News - January 29, 2015 - 11:55pm
King Salman of Saudi Arabia announces a major cabinet reshuffle, a week after he acceded to the throne.
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Balloonists surpass distance record

BBC News - January 29, 2015 - 11:46pm
Two pilots have surpassed the world distance record for a flight in a helium balloon after crossing the Pacific Ocean.
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VIDEO: Mali welcomes 'hero' Lassana Bathily

BBC News - January 29, 2015 - 11:44pm
The shop assistant who saved many customers' lives during the siege of the Jewish supermarket in Paris earlier this month has been given a hero's welcome in his native country Mali.
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"Oye El Consejo" (Listen to My Advice) performed by Los Guayaberos, the musical group of legendary Cuban composer, Faustino Oramas (1911-2007; "El Guayabero").