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Coalition Syria strikes 'kill 553'

BBC News - 20 min 17 sec ago
US-led air strikes against Islamic State (IS) militants in Syria have killed 553 people since September, including 464 IS fighters, activists say.
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Rwanda MPs condemn BBC genocide film

BBC News - 21 min 17 sec ago
Rwanda's parliament condemns the BBC for broadcasting a TV documentary which questions official accounts of the 1994 genocide in the country.
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Air chiefs quit over Total boss death

BBC News - 34 min 11 sec ago
The chief executive of Russia's Vnukovo airport and his deputy resign after a plane crash this week that killed the head of France's Total, Christophe de Margerie.
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BBC 6 Music draws record listeners

BBC News - 37 min ago
BBC Radio 6 Music has won record audience figures, reaching almost two million listeners over the past three months, according to Rajar.
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Police killer Roberts to be freed

BBC News - 41 min 37 sec ago
Police killer Harry Roberts is to be released after more than 45 years - a Parole Board decision described as "scandalous".
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EU eyes new green energy targets

BBC News - 44 min 49 sec ago
An EU summit gets under way shortly in Brussels seeking agreement on carbon emission cuts that could make Europe a global leader again in climate policy.
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Canada 'not intimidated' by attacks

BBC News - 59 min 48 sec ago
Canada "will never be intimidated", PM Stephen Harper says after two deadly attacks on soldiers - including one that ends in a shootout inside parliament.
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Watergate Lessons: Bob Woodward and Ben Bradlee on the pressures of investigative reporting

Fox News - 1 hour 5 min ago
A conversation with Bob Woodward yesterday reminded me of what a slog the actual reporting was, and how much the business has changed.
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What's lurking in Sweden's waters?

BBC News - 1 hour 17 min ago
What is lurking in Sweden's waters?
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VIDEO: Sentamu appeal to Ebola-hit countries

BBC News - 1 hour 23 min ago
People of faith in countries struggling to combat the world's worst outbreak of Ebola should not meet in large numbers, the UK's Archbishop of York says.
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Obama 'optimistic' over Ebola in US

BBC News - 1 hour 23 min ago
President Barack Obama expresses cautious optimism about the Ebola situation in the US, as new screening rules are introduced in the country.
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NHS 'needs extra cash and overhaul'

BBC News - 1 hour 31 min ago
The NHS in England needs extra money and drastic changes to the way services are organised if patient care is not to suffer, health bosses say.
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Tesco boss to quit over profits error

BBC News - 1 hour 36 min ago
Tesco chairman Sir Richard Broadbent will leave the firm after the company announced a bigger-than-forecast hole in its profits.
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Netanyahu blames Abbas over attack

BBC News - 1 hour 51 min ago
Israeli leader Benjamin Netanyahu has accused the Palestinian president of incitement, after an attack which killed a baby in Jerusalem.
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Nato jets 'intercept Russian plane'

BBC News - 1 hour 58 min ago
Nato warplanes have intercepted a Russian spy plane over the Baltic Sea, the alliance says, amid heightened tensions between the West and Russia.
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Pre-Python TV episodes rediscovered

BBC News - 2 hours 13 min ago
Two episodes of 1960s TV comedy At Last The 1948 Show, which starred John Cleese and Graham Chapman before they formed Monty Python, are found.
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Japan minister in sex bar funds row

BBC News - 2 hours 15 min ago
Japan's new trade minister Yoichi Miyazawa is forced to defend himself after it emerged support staff spent office money at a sex club.
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Balotelli shirt swap angers Rodgers

BBC News - 2 hours 37 min ago
Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers is unhappy Mario Balotelli swapped shirts with a Real Madrid player at half-time.
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Republicans lead Dems in early votes cast in Iowa for first time, GOP says

Fox News - 3 hours 6 min ago
The memo stated that as of Wednesday, the cumulative number of registered Republican early and absentee voting returns surpassed those of the Democrats by 305 ballots. 
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Companies try to escape ObamaCare penalties

Fox News - 3 hours 6 min ago
With companies set to face fines next year for not complying with the new mandate to offer health insurance, some are pursuing strategies like enrolling employees in Medicaid to avoid penalties and hold down costs.
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