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Santorum joins race for US president

May 27, 2015 - 5:55pm
Rick Santorum, a Christian conservative who came second in the 2012 Republican primaries for president, launched a second campaign for the White House.
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Lamborghini confirms SUV launch

May 27, 2015 - 5:47pm
Sports car maker Lamborghini confirms the launch of an SUV and signs a deal to build the car in Italy.
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Twelve missing, 19 dead in US storms

May 27, 2015 - 5:27pm
A large part of the southern US continues to recover from deadly floods brought on by powerful weekend storms.
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Nasdaq index closes at a record

May 27, 2015 - 5:19pm
The US Nasdaq stock index rallied to a record after technology and healthcare stocks advanced.
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Fifa officials 'corrupted football'

May 27, 2015 - 5:16pm
US prosecutors accuse Fifa officials of racketeering, fraud and money laundering involving tens of millions of dollars over a 24-year period.
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Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk 2-3 Sevilla

May 27, 2015 - 5:08pm
Sevilla become the first side to win the Europa League on four occasions by securing a thrilling win over Dnipro.
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VIDEO: Texas dam reaches dangerous levels

May 27, 2015 - 5:05pm
Flood waters flow over a dam southwest of Dallas as a large part of the southern US continued to reel from floods brought on by powerful storms.
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US fraternity banned for three years

May 27, 2015 - 4:25pm
A US fraternity is banned from operating for three years after Penn State University officials accused the chapter of hazing, drug use and harassment by its members.
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What Australia isn't telling refugees

May 27, 2015 - 4:06pm
What Australia isn't telling its unwanted refugees
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VIDEO: Warner dismisses Fifa allegations

May 27, 2015 - 4:05pm
Jack Warner, a former Fifa vice-president, is accused of soliciting $10m in bribes from South Africa's government over the hosting of the 2010 World Cup.
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Murray prepares for Sousa clash

May 27, 2015 - 3:22pm
Andy Murray will play Joao Sousa, whom he has beaten in their five previous meetings, at the French Open on Thursday.
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Edmund pulls out of French Open

May 27, 2015 - 3:15pm
Britain's Kyle Edmund is forced out of his French Open second-round tie against Nick Kyrgios with a stomach injury.
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CBS 'probably' in Apple TV deal

May 27, 2015 - 3:02pm
The chief executive of CBS says the US TV network will 'probably' sign a deal with Apple TV.
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Boss Advocaat leaves Sunderland

May 27, 2015 - 2:59pm
Sunderland boss Dick Advocaat is to leave the club after guiding the Premier League side to safety this season.
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Balotelli 'staying at Liverpool'

May 27, 2015 - 1:50pm
Liverpool's Italy striker Mario Balotelli will not be leaving the Anfield club this summer, according to his agent.
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S Lanka drops cricket officials

May 27, 2015 - 1:33pm
Sri Lanka's cricket body says officials accused of harassing female players have been removed but that there are "no grounds" for criminal proceedings.
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Colombia Farc negotiator 'killed'

May 27, 2015 - 1:26pm
Colombia's largest rebel group says one of its peace negotiators, Jairo Martinez, was among 27 people killed in a bombing raid last week.
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Kenya payout over birth control

May 27, 2015 - 12:55pm
A Kenyan court orders a private hospital to pay $48,000 (£31,000) to a woman who became pregnant despite having a contraceptive implant.
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Fifa an embarrassment - Lineker

May 27, 2015 - 12:49pm
Gary Lineker says it is "nauseating" to be involved in football after seven Fifa officials are arrested on bribery charges.
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Lucic-Baroni stuns third seed Halep

May 27, 2015 - 12:49pm
Third seed and 2014 runner-up Simona Halep is knocked out of the French Open by world number 70 Mirjana Lucic-Baroni.
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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.