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Children pulled from Italian earthquake rubble alive

August 25, 2016 - 5:11am
Footage shows children being pulled from Italian earthquake rubble alive
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US keeper suspended for 'cowards' comment

August 25, 2016 - 4:45am
United States goalkeeper Hope Solo is suspended for six months for describing Olympic opponents Sweden as "a bunch of cowards".
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Prince's Paisley Park home to open to the public

August 25, 2016 - 4:25am
The private estate and studio complex that belonged to Prince is to open to the public, six months after his death.
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Indian man carries dead wife's body for 12km

August 25, 2016 - 4:19am
An impoverished man in India carries his wife's body for 12km after the hospital where she died allegedly failed to provide a vehicle to transport her body.
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Finding Gobi: Runner reunited with marathon companion dog

August 25, 2016 - 3:57am
A runner and the dog which joined him on a Chinese ultra-marathon, winning fans worldwide, are reunited after "Gobi" goes missing in China.
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Orlando club shooting: Survivors' medical bills waived

August 25, 2016 - 3:16am
Hospitals in Orlando say they will not charge for treatment provided to survivors of the Pulse nightclub massacre in which 49 people were killed.
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Aerial shots

August 25, 2016 - 2:56am
Aerial shots reveal the devastation in Amatrice following Wednesday's earthquake which killed at least 247 people in central Italy.
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India aims to ban $1bn surrogacy industry

August 25, 2016 - 2:26am
The Indian government unveils a draft law which would ban commercial surrogacy, in an attempt to regulate the industry.
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How Americans responded to Nigel Farage

August 25, 2016 - 2:03am
Outgoing UKIP leader Nigel Farage addressed supporters of US presidential candidate Donald Trump at a campaign rally in Mississippi.
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Pokemon Go-playing driver kills woman in Japan

August 25, 2016 - 1:24am
A driver playing Pokemon Go while behind the wheel in Japan is arrested after hitting two women, killing one of them, say police.
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Ghostbusters star target of cyber-attack

August 25, 2016 - 1:13am
Intimate images of Ghostbusters star Leslie Jones and racist photos appear on her website after it was targeted in a cyber-attack.
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Self-driving taxi trial kicks off in Singapore

August 25, 2016 - 12:33am
As the industry races to make driverless cars viable, a small fleet of computer-driven taxis are taking passengers in Singapore.
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Maldives president faces 'removal plot', BBC learns

August 25, 2016 - 12:32am
The president of the Maldives, Abdulla Yameen, faces an impending challenge to his increasingly shaky rule in the island nation, sources tell the BBC.
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Kabul raid: Seven students among 13 dead in university attack

August 24, 2016 - 11:05pm
Thirteen people including seven students died in an attack by gunmen on the American University in the Afghan capital Kabul, police say.
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Islamic State group recruiter Hamdi Alqudsi 'loves Australia'

August 24, 2016 - 9:29pm
A Sydney man who helped seven young men travel from Australia to Syria to fight with Islamic State breaks down in tears and tells a court he is "not a terrorist".
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Pneumatic octopus is first soft, solo robot

August 24, 2016 - 8:27pm
Engineers in the US have built the first self-contained, entirely soft robot - in the shape of a 7cm octopus.
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Crying game

August 24, 2016 - 7:52pm
Japanese companies are paying for employees to attend "crying workshops".
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Ghost town

August 24, 2016 - 7:34pm
The largest town that Boko Haram ever controlled still lies in ruins, frozen in time nearly 18 months after Nigeria's military recaptured it, writes the BBC's Martin Patience.
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Austrian tragedy

August 24, 2016 - 7:32pm
A year after 71 people suffocated in the back of an airless lorry on its way to Austria, Bethany Bell and Nick Thorpe retrace the journey and ask what went wrong.
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No laughing matter

August 24, 2016 - 7:22pm
Pedro Almodovar on why his 20th film is his most serious yet.
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Published on July 11, 2016, the lyrics to The Doves song "Pulse" remind us: “…the steady drumbeat of your “Pulse” — thump, thump, thump — is all that stands between you and eternity.”