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Russia backs law on web data storage

July 4, 2014 - 11:22pm
Russia's lower house of parliament passes a law requiring internet companies to store Russian citizens' personal data inside the country.
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VIDEO: US 'double agent' suspected in Germany

July 4, 2014 - 11:19pm
The German authorities have summoned the US ambassador in Berlin after a man was arrested on suspicion of spying.
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Share of fuel duty 'could fix roads'

July 4, 2014 - 11:14pm
The government should spend £1bn a year of the money it collects from fuel duty to fix potholes and roads in England and Wales, the body that represents councils says.
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VIDEO: Huge grasshopper lands on Rodriguez

July 4, 2014 - 9:10pm
An insect landed on Colombia's James Rodriguez after he scored a penalty against Brazil during their 2014 World Cup quarter-finals at the Castelao arena in Fortaleza.
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Guatemala rebel guilty of killings

July 4, 2014 - 9:04pm
A court in Guatemala has sentenced a former rebel leader to a long prison sentence for ordering the murder of 22 pro-government farmers in 1988.
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