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Day in pictures: 29 October

October 29, 2014 - 8:07am
A selection of news photos from around the world
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White House computers 'hacked'

October 29, 2014 - 8:02am
US security services are reportedly investigating the breach of an unclassified network.
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N Korea leader 'had surgery on leg'

October 29, 2014 - 7:43am
South Korean intelligence services believe that North Korean leader Kim Jong-un had surgery to remove a cyst from his ankle.
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Zambian President Sata dies in UK

October 29, 2014 - 7:28am
Zambia's President Michael Sata, 77, dies in London, where he had been receiving treatment for an undisclosed illness, the government says.
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Venezuela recalls ambassador to Spain

October 29, 2014 - 7:15am
Venezuela is recalling its ambassador to Spain a week after the Spanish prime minister called for the release of a Venezuelan opposition leader.
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Hopes fade for trapped Turkey miners

October 29, 2014 - 7:08am
Fears grow that a flood at a Turkish mine may have drowned 18 workers as the president and prime minister prepare to visit the scene.
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Morgan: I'd vote for gay marriage now

October 29, 2014 - 6:55am
Nicky Morgan, the education secretary and equalities minister, says she has changed her mind and now supports same-sex marriage.
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Big Brother to launch in China

October 29, 2014 - 6:46am
China is to get its own version of Big Brother for the first time, with the housemates' exploits to be broadcast on popular video site Youku Tudou.
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MPs demand action on asylum backlog

October 29, 2014 - 6:44am
The Home Office has "failed to deal" with the UK's backlog of asylum cases, with 29,000 applications dating back at least seven years still unresolved, MPs warn.
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'Failure' in care of injured veterans

October 29, 2014 - 6:43am
The government is failing to abide by its military covenant with armed forces veterans not getting the care they need, medical experts say.
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Top China body axes Hong Kong tycoon

October 29, 2014 - 6:31am
Members of China's top political advisory body have voted to kick out Hong Kong tycoon James Tien for his criticism of Chief Executive CY Leung.
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Nintendo surprises with earnings

October 29, 2014 - 6:26am
Japanese video game giant Nintendo beat market expectations to post an operating profit of 215m yen in the July to September period.
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Joan Rivers family hires legal firm

October 29, 2014 - 6:09am
Joan Rivers' daughter Melissa hires a legal firm to investigate the circumstances around her mother's death last month.
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NFL could give UK 'more than £100m'

October 29, 2014 - 6:00am
A London-based NFL team could be worth more than £100m a year to the UK, according to a new report.
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Net tax prompts Hungary mass march

October 29, 2014 - 5:43am
Tens of thousands of Hungarians march through Budapest against plans to tax internet use, in the biggest anti-government protest for years.
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VIDEO: Italy needs EU help to patrol seas

October 29, 2014 - 5:32am
Thousands of migrants attempt to cross the Mediterranean sea to get into Europe, and some need saving from dangerous vessels.
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Kansas take World Series to decider

October 29, 2014 - 5:28am
Kansas City Royals beat San Francisco Giants 10-0 to take the best-of-seven World Series to the deciding game.
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Sturgeon in legal move over EU vote

October 29, 2014 - 5:26am
A referendum in favour of leaving the European Union should have the clear support of each UK nation, the SNP's Nicola Sturgeon insists.
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Spacey mourns House of Cards actress

October 29, 2014 - 5:11am
Kevin Spacey pays tribute to actress Elizabeth Norment, who played Nancy Kaufberger, the secretary to his character in US TV drama House of Cards.
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Thai court rejects UK activist case

October 29, 2014 - 5:10am
A Thai court dismisses a criminal defamation case against a British labour activist who criticised conditions in the food industry.
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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.