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Nigeria gunmen kidnap two US and two Canadian citizens

January 17, 2018 - 2:49pm
The group was reportedly travelling in two separate vehicles to the capital of Abuja.
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Apple to pay $38bn on foreign cash pile

January 17, 2018 - 2:31pm
The payment is expected to be the largest of its type following US tax code changes.
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Dylan Farrow addresses Woody Allen sexual assault claim

January 17, 2018 - 2:09pm
Woody Allen's adopted daughter says she feels "outrage" after "years of being ignored".
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Pope Francis urges end to Chile's Mapuche conflict

January 17, 2018 - 1:51pm
Pope Francis appeals for unity on a visit to the heartland of Chile's longest-running conflict.
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Puerto Rico school's joy as electricity restored after 112 days

January 17, 2018 - 1:26pm
Wild celebrations erupt as power is restored at a Puerto Rico school months after Hurricane Maria.
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Trump Russia: Steve Bannon refuses to answer at Congress hearing

January 17, 2018 - 12:55pm
The Trump ex-strategist stonewalls at a Russia collusion hearing, prompting claims of a White House gag.
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Delhi parents to watch government schools via CCTV

January 17, 2018 - 12:47pm
Parents will soon be able to watch their children's lessons in real-time using their mobile phones.
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Romania to have first female prime minister, Viorica Dancila

January 17, 2018 - 12:33pm
President Klaus Iohannis appoints Viorica Dancila as the third prime minister in seven months.
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France scraps controversial Nantes airport proposal

January 17, 2018 - 11:53am
The plan is opposed by environmental groups who are occupying the site near Nantes.
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Meteor lights up Michigan skies

January 17, 2018 - 11:50am
The US Geological Survey said seismic waves produced by the meteor were similar to that of a 2.0 earthquake.
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Senator Flake: Trump using Stalin's words to attack media

January 17, 2018 - 11:37am
A Republican senator slams the US president for describing the media as "the enemy of the people".
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Cambridge backs tutor amid murder probe

January 17, 2018 - 11:30am
Cambridge denounces "efforts to implicate" the academic in Italian Giulio Regeni's murder in Egypt.
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Belarusian border guards catch 'trolley drone'

January 17, 2018 - 10:59am
Belarusian border guards catch a smugglers' drone being sent in along a railway line.
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US Navy collisions: Ex-commanders charged with negligent homicide

January 17, 2018 - 10:48am
The commanders of two US destroyers are accused of negligent homicide after deadly crashes.
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France's baby milk scare: Police search Lactalis sites

January 17, 2018 - 10:44am
Investigators search several sites run by dairy group Lactalis after a salmonella outbreak.
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Ex-CIA officer Jerry Chun Shing Lee held 'for spying for China'

January 17, 2018 - 10:18am
Jerry Chun Shing Lee's arrest is thought to be linked to the crippling of the CIA spy network in China.
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Australian Open 2018: Viktor Troicki hits umpire's head with ball

January 17, 2018 - 9:56am
Watch the moment Viktor Troicki hits the umpire in the head with his return from a Nick Kyrgios serve at the Australian Open.
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Moustached monkey is separate species

January 17, 2018 - 9:34am
A monkey from Ethiopia and Sudan with a distinctive "handlebar moustache" has been identified as a distinct species.
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Guinea healer held over faking hundreds of pregnancies

January 17, 2018 - 9:13am
The healer gave women leaves and herbs that made their stomachs swell up and told them not to see a doctor.
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Trump tracker: The story of his first year - in six graphics

January 17, 2018 - 9:08am
Donald Trump says his administration has made "incredible progress". Do the facts back that up?
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