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LA company cashes in on 'Chapo' shirt

January 13, 2016 - 9:56am
A US clothing company sees its sales soar after Mexican cartel leader Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman is pictured wearing one of its shirts.
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Employers 'can read private messages'

January 13, 2016 - 9:53am
Judges in the European Court of Human Rights say an employer that read a worker's private messages and then sacked him was in the right.
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Drivers stopped Google cars crashing

January 13, 2016 - 9:49am
Google drivers had to intervene to stop its self-driving cars from crashing on California's roads 13 times between September 2014 and November 2015.
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Hong Kong to tackle ivory poaching

January 13, 2016 - 9:15am
Hong Kong will introduce tougher legislation to tackle ivory poaching from elephants in Africa, Chief Executive CY Leung says.
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Ethiopia scraps Addis plan after clashes

January 13, 2016 - 9:12am
Ethiopia's government abandons plans to expand the boundaries of the capital, Addis Ababa, after months of deadly protests in the Oromo region.
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MH370 searchers find second shipwreck

January 13, 2016 - 9:07am
Search teams looking for the missing Malaysia Airlines MH370 think they have stumbled across a 19th-century shipwreck.
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Lego changes policy after Ai backlash

January 13, 2016 - 9:00am
Lego stops asking bulk buy customers what they want to use the bricks for, following a backlash over its refusal of bricks to Chinese artist Ai Weiwei.
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China detains Swedish rights worker

January 13, 2016 - 8:57am
China detains a Swedish human rights worker in Beijing, amid a crackdown on legal activists that critics say aims to stifle dissent.
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'Gigantic chasm under Antarctic ice'

January 13, 2016 - 8:46am
A vast, previously unrecognised canyon system could be hidden under the Antarctic ice sheet, say scientists.
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Gun battle near Pakistan Afghan mission

January 13, 2016 - 8:35am
At least seven Afghan security personnel are killed in a gun battle near the Pakistani consulate in Jalalabad, the interior ministry says.
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VIDEO: Ai Weiwei welcomes Lego U-turn

January 13, 2016 - 8:29am
Chinese artist Ai Weiwei tells the BBC he is "happy" about Lego's decision not to ask bulk customers what they want to do with the bricks.
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VIDEO: Why is Poland worrying the EU?

January 13, 2016 - 8:16am
The Polish government has tightened controls over the civil service, the courts, and the media - Paul Adams examines why the changes are causing the EU concerns.
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India actor arrested for mimicking guru

January 13, 2016 - 7:31am
Police arrest Indian comedian Kiku Sharda for mimicking popular religious guru Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh.
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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.