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New Cosby TV show scrapped by NBC

November 20, 2014 - 8:01am
US TV network NBC scraps a proposed Bill Cosby project after accusations that he sexually assaulted women resurfaced in recent weeks.
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Travels on Mexico's protest caravan

November 20, 2014 - 7:51am
Around Mexico with families of missing students
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Climate fund receives $9.3bn pledge

November 20, 2014 - 7:39am
Thirty nations meeting in Berlin have pledged $9.3bn (£6bn) for a fund to help developing countries cut emissions and prepare for climate change.
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Kim Kardashian India trip cancelled

November 20, 2014 - 7:12am
Reality TV star Kim Kardashian's trip to India, where she was to appear on India's version of Big Brother, is cancelled, apparently over visa issues.
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Buffon to stay at Juventus until 39

November 20, 2014 - 6:58am
Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon signs new contract extension to keep him at the club beyond his 39th birthday.
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RBS fined £56m over computer failure

November 20, 2014 - 6:53am
Royal Bank of Scotland is fined £56m by regulators after a 2012 software issue left millions of customers unable to access their accounts.
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VIDEO: Egyptian street art movement

November 20, 2014 - 6:49am
In the wake of uprisings in the Arab region since 2011, the street art movement has been gaining momentum employed as a means to address not only political issues, but also social problems in the society.
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Eritreans 'flee conscription drive'

November 20, 2014 - 6:36am
A renewed conscription drive in Eritrea has led to a sharp increase in the number of youths fleeing to Ethiopia, the UN refugee agency tells the BBC.
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Detective Luther to make comeback

November 20, 2014 - 6:32am
Detective drama Luther is making a comeback for two episodes, as part of a raft of new drama commissions on the BBC.
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Japan woman arrested for 'poisoning'

November 20, 2014 - 6:19am
Police raid the homes of a 67-year-old Japanese woman suspected of poisoning her husband, as details of six ex-partners' deaths emerge.
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S Africa rhino deaths hit new record

November 20, 2014 - 6:13am
Poachers have killed 1,020 rhinos in South Africa so far this year, officials say, despite a government push to protect the endangered species.
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Islamic State video draws attention to Syrian victims

November 20, 2014 - 5:57am
What do we know about the Syrians beheaded in IS video?
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Asia trades on China and Japan data

November 20, 2014 - 5:54am
Asian shares were mixed on Thursday after trade data from the world's third largest economy, Japan, showed that global demand was picking up.
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Greengrass to direct Orwell's 1984

November 20, 2014 - 5:53am
British director Paul Greengrass, best known for action sequel The Bourne Ultimatum, is to bring George Orwell's Nineteen Eighty-Four to the big screen.
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India guru remanded in custody

November 20, 2014 - 5:45am
Controversial Indian guru Rampal, who was arrested on Wednesday night after a week-long stand-off at his ashram in Haryana state, is remanded in custody until 28 November.
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Taylor Swift scores US chart first

November 20, 2014 - 5:32am
Taylor Swift becomes the first female singer to succeed herself at the top of the US Billboard Hot 100 song chart.
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VIDEO: Jagger on Brown and losing L'Wren

November 20, 2014 - 5:21am
Sir Mick Jagger has told the BBC about his new biopic on music legend James Brown, and how going on tour helped the Rolling Stones singer get over the loss of his partner L'Wren Scott.
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Philippines sentences over 1996 fire

November 20, 2014 - 5:16am
Nine people are handed jail terms for corruption over 1996 Philippines night club fire in which 162 died, one of the world's worst such blazes.
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Sturgeon sworn in as first minister

November 20, 2014 - 5:10am
SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon is formally sworn in as Scotland's first minister in front of senior judges at the Court of Session in Edinburgh.
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Vettel joins Ferrari as Alonso exits

November 20, 2014 - 5:03am
Four-time world champion Sebastian Vettel joins Ferrari on a three-year deal as Fernando Alonso leaves the Italian team.
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Fransini Giraldo is a Colombian girl who dances her own style of Salsa. In this video, she dances to the rhythm of Sonora Carruseles de Colombia, presumably in the Colombia countryside. Published July 16, 2013.