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Japan volcano eruption deaths rise

BBC News - 16 min 52 sec ago
Rescue workers in Japan recover more bodies from Mount Ontake, bringing to 47 the number of those killed by Saturday's surprise volcanic eruption.
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Secret Service director resigns

BBC News - 18 min 20 sec ago
The head of the US Secret Service, tasked with guarding US President Barack Obama, resigns following recent high-profile security lapses.
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White House 'intruder' in court

BBC News - 28 min 26 sec ago
Omar Gonzalez, the man accused of scaling the White House fence and running into the building while carrying a knife, pleads not guilty to charges.
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Students vow to step up HK protests

BBC News - 43 min 9 sec ago
Student demonstrators in Hong Kong vow to step up pro-democracy protests and occupy government buildings if leader CY Leung does not quit.
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Secret Service director resigns

Fox News - 52 min 28 sec ago
Secret Service Director Julia Pierson has resigned, in the wake of several presidential security failures.
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Texas children 'monitored for Ebola'

BBC News - 54 min 38 sec ago
Children have come into contact with the first patient to be diagnosed with Ebola on US soil and are being monitored, the Texas governor says.
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River body confirmed as missing Alice

BBC News - 56 min 54 sec ago
A body found in a west London river is that of missing Alice Gross, the Metropolitan Police confirm.
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Lord Hill faces second 'EU grilling'

BBC News - 1 hour 4 min ago
The UK's candidate to join the European Commission, Lord Hill, is summoned to a second hearing of MEPs to assess his suitability for the job.
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England stars 'treated like babies'

BBC News - 1 hour 14 min ago
England's players are suffering because they are not trusted to behave like grown-ups, according to Rio Ferdinand.
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Grace Mugabe 'should hand back PhD'

BBC News - 1 hour 23 min ago
Award-winning Zimbabwean writer Chenjerai Hove calls on Zimbabwe's first lady Grace Mugabe to hand back her PhD as students demand an investigation.
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Accused White House fence-jumper pleads not guilty

Fox News - 1 hour 40 min ago
A man accused of jumping a fence at the White House pleaded not guilty Wednesday to charges that he ran into the presidential mansion while carrying a knife.
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‘Republicans Are People Too’: Romney ad guru has a message for America

Fox News - 2 hours 5 min ago
A former Mitt Romney ad guru has launched a strange new social media campaign aimed at softening the public image of his Republican Party.
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Iraq PM opposes Arab strikes in Iraq

BBC News - 2 hours 13 min ago
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi tells the BBC he "totally" opposes Arab nations joining air strikes against Islamic State in his country.
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New Afghan leader reopens bank case

BBC News - 2 hours 26 min ago
Afghanistan's new President, Ashraf Ghani, says he is resuming the investigation into a banking fraud, said to be one of the largest in the world.
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Record haul-out for Pacific walrus

BBC News - 3 hours 11 min ago
Tens of thousands of Pacific walrus have been photographed moving ashore in northwest Alaska.
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Iran filmmakers back nuclear deal

BBC News - 3 hours 14 min ago
Six prominent Iranian filmmakers launch a campaign urging world powers to agree a permanent solution to the dispute over Iran's nuclear programme.
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Cameron pledges tax cuts 'for 30m'

BBC News - 3 hours 17 min ago
David Cameron says a future Conservative government would cut taxes for thirty million people as he delivers his party conference speech.
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VIDEO: Hunt for US Ebola victim contacts

BBC News - 3 hours 20 min ago
The United States has confirmed the first case of a patient developing the Ebola virus on US soil.
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Secret Service director facing calls to resign after presidential security failures

Fox News - 3 hours 31 min ago
Secret Service Director Julia Pierson is facing bipartisan pressure to consider resigning, on the heels of her Capitol Hill testimony on major security failures that have thrown into doubt the safety of the president and his family.
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Roses reteams Cumberbatch and Scott

BBC News - 3 hours 38 min ago
Benedict Cumberbatch will be joined by his Sherlock co-star Andrew Scott in the cast of BBC Two's next major Shakespeare adaptation.
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Rumors continue 60 years after Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin's death. Did he die as a result of a stroke or was he assassinated by a member or members of his inner circle?