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White House fence jumper arrested

October 23, 2014 - 10:08am
A man who jumped the White House fence was attacked by dogs before being arrested, in the latest security incident at the US president's official home.
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Costa out of hospital after illness

October 23, 2014 - 9:55am
Chelsea's Diego Costa is released from hospital after being admitted with a severe stomach bug following international duty.
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Canada 'will never be intimidated'

October 23, 2014 - 9:50am
Canada's prime minister insists his country will not be intimidated, after a gunman rampages through parliament before being shot dead.
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Serena crushes Bouchard in Singapore

October 23, 2014 - 9:35am
Serena Williams crushes Eugenie Bouchard 6-1 6-1 at the WTA Finals but is not assured of a place in the semi-finals.
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Saudi women jailed for terror links

October 23, 2014 - 9:18am
Four women in Saudi Arabia have been given prison sentences for supporting al-Qaeda and training their sons for jihad.
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Coogan inherits Hoffman TV role

October 23, 2014 - 9:00am
Alan Partridge star Steve Coogan is cast in a US TV series that was to have starred the late actor Philip Seymour Hoffman.
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US 'probes hackable' medical devices

October 23, 2014 - 8:52am
US government investigators are looking into about two dozen cases of medical kit suspected to be vulnerable to life-threatening hacks.
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Zuckerberg's Chinese gets mixed reviews

October 23, 2014 - 8:06am
Mark Zuckerberg has conducted a chat to Chinese students in Mandarin, leading to mixed reviews about his accent and pronunciation.
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Japan court backs pregnant woman

October 23, 2014 - 7:59am
Japan's Supreme Court backs a woman who unsuccessfully sued her employer following a demotion due to her pregnancy.
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Singer Alvin Stardust dies aged 72

October 23, 2014 - 7:47am
Singer Alvin Stardust, best known for his hit My Coo Ca Choo, dies aged 72 after recently being diagnosed with metastatic prostate cancer.
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NHS 'needs extra cash and overhaul'

October 23, 2014 - 7:30am
The NHS in England needs extra money and drastic changes to the way services are organised if patient care is not to suffer, health bosses say.
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Nokia back in profit as sales rise

October 23, 2014 - 7:25am
Nokia's fortunes since selling its mobile handset unit to Microsoft appear to be improving with the Finland business returning to profit.
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FA charges Warnock with misconduct

October 23, 2014 - 7:15am
Crystal Palace boss Neil Warnock is charged with misconduct for comments he made following defeat by Chelsea on Saturday.
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Google offers new email app, Inbox

October 23, 2014 - 7:02am
Google revamps email with a mobile app that categorises messages and allows users to add their own reminders.
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Ecclestone steps in to Caterham row

October 23, 2014 - 6:45am
Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone is hoping to resolve the dispute threatening the future of the Caterham team.
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VIDEO: Daily life goes on inside Kashmir

October 23, 2014 - 6:43am
Daily life and trade is continuing in Kashmir despite the recent violence being the worst in a decade, as BBC Urdu's Shumaila Jaffery reports.
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Honduras drought puts many 'at risk'

October 23, 2014 - 6:26am
More than half a million people in Honduras have been affected by a severe drought, according to the Red Cross.
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Injured Schumacher makes 'progress'

October 23, 2014 - 6:26am
A doctor who treated Michael Schumacher for nearly six months after his brain injury in a skiing accident says the F1 champion has made "some progress".
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Mayor 'ordered attack on students'

October 23, 2014 - 6:19am
The mayor of the Mexican town of Iguala, where 43 students went missing last month, is wanted for allegedly ordering police to confront them.
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Rwanda MPs condemn BBC genocide film

October 23, 2014 - 5:45am
Rwanda's parliament condemns the BBC for broadcasting a TV documentary which questions official accounts of the 1994 genocide in the country.
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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.