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Wall Street market report

5 hours 28 min ago
Wall Street Market Report
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Rights campaigner Helen Bamber dies

5 hours 30 min ago
Veteran human rights campaigner Helen Bamber, who was among the first to relieve Nazi concentration camp victims in 1945, dies.
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KSC Lokeren 1-0 Hull City

5 hours 37 min ago
A mistake by Hull goalkeeper Allan McGregor gifts Lokeren a narrow first-leg advantage in the Europa League play-off.
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Bergdahl prisoner swap 'illegal'

5 hours 38 min ago
The exchange of five Taliban fighters held at Guantanamo Bay for a captive US soldier violated the law, a US government watchdog agency finds.
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National Guard to leave Ferguson

6 hours 43 min ago
The National Guard is set to withdraw from the St Louis suburb where a black teenager was killed by police this month, as tensions ease.
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VIDEO: Death sparks violent CAR clashes

7 hours 59 sec ago
There have been fierce clashes between militia and international peacekeepers in the capital of Central African Republic.
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Canada MP quits party over Gaza

7 hours 34 min ago
A Canadian MP from Quebec quits the New Democratic Party, objecting to what she said was the party leader's pro-Israel stance on the conflict in Gaza.
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GCSE grades rise, but fall in English

7 hours 49 min ago
Hundreds of thousands of pupils are receiving their GCSE grades, with an overall rise in results despite changes to the exam system
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Russian returns imported French pate

7 hours 57 min ago
Russian tourists have failed to bring home a supply of French pate from abroad, unaware they were flouting Moscow's food sanctions.
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AEL Limassol 1-2 Tottenham

8 hours 5 min ago
Tottenham fight back from a goal down to take a 2-1 advantage in their Europa League play-off tie against Limassol.
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Davutoglu named as Turkey's new PM

8 hours 16 min ago
Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu will take over from Recep Tayyip Erdogan as the country's prime minister, the ruling AK Party confirms.
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Verstappen move is a risk - drivers

8 hours 38 min ago
Formula 1 drivers question Red Bull's decision to pick 16-year-old Max Verstappen to drive for Toro Rosso next year.
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US Ebola patients out of hospital

8 hours 39 min ago
One of the US aid workers who recovered from the Ebola virus says he is "thrilled to be alive" as he and another patient are discharged from hospital.
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Ukraine inspects Russian aid convoy

9 hours 4 min ago
The Red Cross says Ukrainian customs checks have begun on Russian aid lorries destined for the besieged city of Luhansk.
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Germany's modest millionaire dies

9 hours 11 min ago
Klaus Zapf, a German millionaire and removals entrepreneur who shunned the trappings of wealth, has died from a heart attack at the age of 62.
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Hunt on for 'UK' beheading suspect

9 hours 17 min ago
Police and security services are trying to identify a jihadist - thought to be British - in connection with the killing of US journalist James Foley.
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VIDEO: The threat posed by Dutch jihadists

9 hours 20 min ago
Islamic State militants have been accused of a number of atrocities in Iraq and Syria - but it is not just people from the region who have been fighting for the group.
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S Africa MPs halt president's speech

9 hours 25 min ago
An address to parliament by South Africa's President Jacob Zuma is halted by opposition MPs chanting: "Pay back the money."
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VIDEO: Ebola survivor 'thrilled to be alive'

9 hours 35 min ago
Ebola virus survivor Dr Kent Brantly has described how he is "thrilled to be alive" after contracting the infection while working in Liberia.
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Dollar store rejects rival $9.7bn bid

10 hours 33 sec ago
Family Dollar, the US-based discount store at the centre of a bidding war, rejects rival Dollar General's proposal to buy it in a deal worth about $9.7bn (£5.8bn).
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