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Hackers publish apparent scan of Michelle Obama's passport

September 23, 2016 - 8:13am
The White House says it is looking into a email hack after an apparent scan of Michelle Obama's passport was published online.
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Facebook 'overestimated' video viewing time

September 23, 2016 - 7:39am
Facebook has overestimated how much video people have watched for the last two years, the company has admitted.
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Brad Pitt: FBI considers investigation over plane claim

September 23, 2016 - 6:31am
The FBI says it is gathering information about an alleged incident involving Brad Pitt and his children aboard a private flight last week.
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Jordan polls: Muslim Brotherhood and women make gains

September 23, 2016 - 6:15am
Islamists win seats in Jordan's parliament after years of boycott, in polls which also elected record numbers of female MPs.
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China spends more in the world than the world spends in China

September 23, 2016 - 5:51am
For the first time, Chinese companies invest more abroad than foreign companies invest in China, data for 2015 shows.
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Playlists 'more popular than albums'

September 23, 2016 - 5:42am
Playlists have surpassed albums as a listening format for music fans, according to a music industry study.
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Teaching the violin to migrant kids

September 23, 2016 - 5:17am
Meet violinist Maria Francisca Rocca Arbelaez from Colombia, who spends all her time in a Lesbos migrant camp teaching children there how to play.
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Moscow fire: Warehouse blaze kills eight firefighters

September 23, 2016 - 5:12am
The bodies of eight firefighters killed in a huge Moscow warehouse blaze are discovered, after they had led more than 100 workers to safety.
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Myanmar 'child slavery' outrage sparks investigation

September 23, 2016 - 5:12am
The president of Myanmar orders an investigation into the case of two girls who say they were kept prisoners and tortured for five years in a tailor shop.
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How Seattle's left of politics view Hillary Clinton

September 23, 2016 - 5:08am
Aleem Maqbool has been crossing the northern USA by train, hearing from voters about some of the biggest issues ahead of November's election.
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Bird flu poses threat to penguins - scientists

September 23, 2016 - 5:00am
Flu carried by migratory birds poses a risk to penguins living in Antarctica, scientists warn.
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Gilbert and Sullivan's original Yeomen of the Guard score published

September 23, 2016 - 4:52am
The full orchestral score of Gilbert and Sullivan's The Yeomen of the Guard is published for the first time, 128 years after it was written.
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Confusion and praise

September 23, 2016 - 4:05am
A banned Aussie Rules player sparked confusion and praise when he made his comeback speech in a hat emblazoned with the word "feminist".
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Italian driver races China daredevil road in record time

September 23, 2016 - 3:20am
An Italian driver races China's Tongtian Road, considered one of the world's most dangerous, in record time.
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Yahoo 'state' hackers stole data from 500 million users

September 23, 2016 - 3:14am
Yahoo says 'state-sponsored' hackers stole information from about 500 million users in 2014 in what appears to be the largest publicly disclosed cyber-breach in history.
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Tulsa shooting: Manslaughter charge for police officer who shot black man

September 23, 2016 - 2:37am
A police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black motorist in Tulsa, Oklahoma, is charged with manslaughter, as protesters gather in Charlotte again.
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Jetstar plane fills with smoke and diverts

September 22, 2016 - 11:15pm
An Australian Jetstar plane to Cairns is forced to divert to Brisbane after a "technical fault" fills the cabin with smoke.
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Australian woman finds eastern brown snake in Ugg boot

September 22, 2016 - 10:24pm
An Australian woman calls in wildlife wranglers to evict a 1m-long "horny and hungry" venomous eastern brown snake from her Ugg boot.
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Saved by the internet

September 22, 2016 - 10:05pm
Hundreds of Malaysians have banded together to help an elderly cancer-stricken soft toy seller, whose story went viral on Facebook.
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French-American honoured for helping stop train attack

September 22, 2016 - 9:42pm
A French-American man who helped stop a heavily armed gunman on a train in 2015 receives France's highest award.
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