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Alligator snapping turtle's great escape

December 2, 2016 - 1:42pm
A huge alligator snapping turtle got stuck in a blocked drain pipe in Houston, Texas.
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Sympathy for Ohio campus attacker's 'pain' triggers fury

December 2, 2016 - 12:44pm
An Ohio college employee provokes uproar after expressing sympathy for a campus rampage attacker.
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The Gambia election: 'I never knew freedom until today'

December 2, 2016 - 11:56am
Opposition supporters give their reaction to news that Yahya Jammeh, The Gambia's president of 22 years, has been defeated in elections by property developer, Adama Barrow.
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Japanese man sends rubbish to revenge school 'bullies'

December 2, 2016 - 11:54am
A man in Tokyo has been arrested after 500 items of rubbish were sent to alleged bullies.
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Chapecoense plane crash: Survivor 'may play football again'

December 2, 2016 - 11:51am
A footballer who survived a plane crash in Colombia may be able to play again, his father says.
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Deaths in the dorm

December 2, 2016 - 11:41am
Turkish officials investigate if negligence was a factor in a fire that killed 12 people in a dorm.
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Get a 100 Women boost with our new app

December 2, 2016 - 11:38am
The BBC 100 Women team have hosted a hackathon with Facebook UK to give female developers the chance to create a unique social media product.
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Commentator who cheated death

December 2, 2016 - 11:35am
A Brazilian football commentator who was meant to be on the doomed flight to Colombia tells his story.
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Nazi gate stolen from Dachau 'found in Norway'

December 2, 2016 - 10:54am
German police say they believe a gate stolen from the Nazi concentration camp at Dachau has been found.
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Nie Shubin: China clears man 21 years after execution

December 2, 2016 - 10:43am
China's highest court clears a man of rape and murder, 21 years after he was executed by firing squad.
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Duran Duran 'shocked' after losing legal copyright battle

December 2, 2016 - 10:39am
Pop group Duran Duran express shock and anger after losing a court battle to reclaim US rights to some of their most famous songs.
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US unemployment rate falls to nine-year low

December 2, 2016 - 10:28am
The US economy created 178,000 jobs in November, with the unemployment rate falling to a nine-year low.
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F1 world champion Rosberg retires

December 2, 2016 - 9:28am
World champion Nico Rosberg announces he has retired from Formula 1 just five days after winning the title for the first time.
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Hunter Mitchell raised thousands of dollars to save Osita the rhino.

December 2, 2016 - 9:24am
Hunter Mitchell raised thousands of dollars to save Osita the rhino.
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UAE hosts global push to save antiquities from conflict

December 2, 2016 - 8:47am
Nobel laureates call for action to save ancient sites as a heritage summit opens in Abu Dhabi.
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Trump names Gen James 'Mad Dog' Mattis as defence secretary

December 2, 2016 - 8:33am
Donald Trump names Iraq and Afghanistan veteran Gen James 'Mad Dog' Mattis as defence secretary.
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Russian diplomat 'beat Mongolian rapper over Swastika outfit'

December 2, 2016 - 7:53am
Mongolian rapper allegedly attacked for wearing a 'traditional' swastika symbol on stage.
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IS group to step up attacks on Europe - Europol

December 2, 2016 - 6:58am
Europol warns IS militants will step up attacks on European targets as they face Middle East defeat.
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Mass rally against Jakarta governor

December 2, 2016 - 6:00am
Tens of thousands of Muslims gather for Friday prayers and to protest against Jakarta's governor.
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Mall of America hires first black Santa

December 2, 2016 - 5:39am
The shopping centre in the US state of Minnesota employs Larry Jefferson as its first black Santa.
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Images from Cuba before Fidel Castro's 1959 revolution.