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Young Fathers win Mercury Prize

October 29, 2014 - 7:03pm
Edinburgh-based hip-hop trio Young Fathers win the £20,000 Barclaycard Mercury Prize with their album Dead.
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US attends Ebola conference in Cuba

October 29, 2014 - 6:55pm
Two health officials from the United States attend an Ebola conference in Cuba despite frosty relations between the two long-standing adversaries.
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Lava flow creeps toward Hawaii homes

October 29, 2014 - 6:55pm
Rain has helped tamp down smoke from a creeping lava flow, which continues to threaten residents of a Hawaiian village.
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VIDEO: Arab Spring rapper says Tunisia now worse off

October 29, 2014 - 6:17pm
Angry political hip-hop in the birthplace of the Arab Spring
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Manchester City 0-2 Newcastle United

October 29, 2014 - 6:05pm
Holders Manchester City are knocked out of the League Cup as Newcastle earn their first win in 12 attempts at the Etihad.
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Pietersen claims sadden England pair

October 29, 2014 - 6:00pm
England bowlers Stuart Broad and James Anderson say they are saddened by Kevin Pietersen's claims of a bullying culture.
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Baidu misses profit predictions

October 29, 2014 - 5:52pm
Profits and revenues from Baidu, often called "China's Google", miss analysts' profit forecasts.
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RAF jets intercept cargo plane

October 29, 2014 - 5:30pm
Two RAF jets create a sonic boom as they intercept a Latvian cargo plane over Kent and accompany it to Stansted Airport.
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Hidden camera captures street harassment

October 29, 2014 - 5:20pm
Hidden camera captures the street harassment women face
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Hawaii residents flee lava flow

October 29, 2014 - 5:14pm
Residents of a Hawaiian village threatened by the Kilauea volcano are evacuated from their homes as lava hits the first houses in its way.
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IS 'frees kidnapped schoolchildren'

October 29, 2014 - 4:54pm
Islamic State has released 25 schoolchildren, the last of some 150 children it kidnapped earlier in the year, a rights group says.
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Family sues after Ebola school ban

October 29, 2014 - 4:42pm
A US man sues after his daughter is barred from school amid fears she may have been exposed to the Ebola virus on a family trip to Nigeria.
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Ebola cases 'slowing in Liberia'

October 29, 2014 - 4:40pm
The WHO says Liberia, the country hardest hit in the Ebola outbreak, has seen a decline in infections, but warns the crisis is far from over.
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Russia 'steps up' military flights

October 29, 2014 - 4:33pm
Nato reports an "unusual" increase in Russian military aircraft conducting manoeuvres over European airspace over the last two days.
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Australia's flexible small firms

October 29, 2014 - 4:19pm
The Aussie firms offering unusual job perks and flexible working
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Heavy rains and winds lash Argentina

October 29, 2014 - 4:11pm
Torrential rains and strong winds in central Argentina cause severe flooding, damage homes and force dozens of people to evacuate.
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Change in China for family succession

October 29, 2014 - 4:04pm
Why Chinese firms are changing their approach to succession
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US Fed ends QE stimulus programme

October 29, 2014 - 3:28pm
US Federal Reserve announces an end to the quantitative easing stimulus programme begun in 2008 as economic recovery takes hold.
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'Operation' inventor needs operation

October 29, 2014 - 2:53pm
The American inventor of the popular board game Operation is in desperate need of money to pay for a real-life operation.
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Chile plants cannabis for medicinal use

October 29, 2014 - 2:50pm
Chile allows first medical marijuana plant
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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.