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Kerry, Israel and shuttle diplomacy

BBC News - 14 min 53 sec ago
Kerry's diplomatic efforts draw fire from Israeli media
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Lightning kills man on US beach

BBC News - 38 min 47 sec ago
One man is killed and several people are hurt following lightning strikes on crowded Venice Beach in Los Angeles, California.
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Deadly violence in Gaza and Israel

BBC News - 52 min 16 sec ago
Gaza and southern Israel see an upsurge in violence despite a plea by the UN secretary general for a cessation of hostilities.
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Deal reached on US veterans health

BBC News - 57 min 44 sec ago
Veterans affairs leaders in Congress have announced a compromise deal to help address the problems overwhelming the US veterans healthcare system.
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VIDEO: Fighting near MH17 crash site

BBC News - 1 hour 14 min ago
Fresh fighting, close to where the Malaysia Airlines jet went down in Ukraine, has prevented international monitors from accessing the crash site for the second day in a row.
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Russia to appeal $50bn Yukos payout

BBC News - 1 hour 34 min ago
Russia will appeal a court decision ordering it to pay the biggest compensation package to date, amounting to $50bn (£29.5bn) in damages.
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Are Ukraine's rebels fighting a 1920s war?

BBC News - 1 hour 56 min ago
Are Ukraine's 2014 rebels fighting a war from the 1920s?
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House GOP report rips troubled Eisenhower memorial project as 'disservice' to former president

Fox News - 2 hours 10 min ago

The 15-year-long effort to build a national memorial to Dwight D. Eisenhower is so mired in cost overruns, design problems and construction delays that it has become a “disservice” to the former U. S. president and war hero, a new House Republican report finds.

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Beauty spots still at fracking 'risk'

BBC News - 2 hours 13 min ago
Government guidance that fracking licences can only be issued for beauty spots in "exceptional circumstances" receives a mixed response from campaigners.
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MH17 jet 'downed by shrapnel'

BBC News - 2 hours 26 min ago
Security officials in Ukraine say the Malaysia Airlines jet downed in eastern Ukraine suffered an explosive loss of pressure caused by missile shrapnel.
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Miners' strike ends in South Africa

BBC News - 2 hours 27 min ago
A four-week strike in South Africa's steel and engineering industries has come to an end after the country's biggest trade union sealed a deal with employers.
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Illegal immigrants protest outside White House, with little fear of repercussions

Fox News - 2 hours 31 min ago

Illegal immigrant demonstrators were protesting outside the White House on Monday – but don’t expect America’s immigration officers to intervene.

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Spurs close in on Southampton pair

BBC News - 2 hours 36 min ago
Southampton's Morgan Schneiderlin and Jay Rodriguez are close to joining former boss Mauricio Pochettino at Tottenham.
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Bell & Buttler put England on top

BBC News - 2 hours 40 min ago
Ian Bell stars with a superb 167 as England take control of the third Test against India on day two, declaring on 569-7.
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Democratic Senate candidate cuts off power at White House in pro-coal ad

Fox News - 2 hours 40 min ago

Coal-state Democrats are going to new lengths to distance themselves from the Obama administration. A West Virginia Democratic Senate candidate has a fresh campaign ad that shows her turning off the lights at the White House.

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UK says EU sanctions deal 'closer'

BBC News - 2 hours 43 min ago
EU talks on tougher sanctions against Russia over Ukraine are "moving in the right direction", No 10 says.
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US court: Virginia gay marriage ban unconstitutional

Fox News - 2 hours 49 min ago

A federal appeals court has struck down Virginia's same-sex marriage ban.

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AH5017 pilots 'asked to turn back'

BBC News - 2 hours 59 min ago
French foreign minister reveals that the pilots of Air Algerie flight AH5017 requested to return to Burkina Faso after hitting bad weather.
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Arsenal sign £16m teenager Chambers

BBC News - 3 hours 1 min ago
Arsenal complete the signing of teenage Southampton defender Calum Chambers for a fee understood to be about £16m.
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UK 'battle group' to go to Poland

BBC News - 3 hours 9 min ago
The UK is to send 1,350 personnel to Poland for exercises as part of a Nato initiative amid tensions in Ukraine, Defence Secretary Michael Fallon says.
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