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Shawshank Redemption oak tree falls and fans grieve

July 24, 2016 - 1:01pm
One of the most iconic trees in cinematic history has been felled by the wind.
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California wildfires: Hundreds forced to flee homes

July 24, 2016 - 12:12pm
Fast-moving wildfires force hundreds of people to leave their homes in mountains north of Los Angeles, California.
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Rio Olympics 2016: Russia not given blanket Games ban by IOC

July 24, 2016 - 11:46am
Russia will not receive a blanket ban from the Rio Games, the International Olympic Committee announces.
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Rio Olympics 2016: Australia refuse to move into athletes' village

July 24, 2016 - 11:27am
The Australian team is not prepared to move their athletes into the Olympic Village due to the state of their accommodation.
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Nice attack: Cazeneuve denies policewoman 'harassed' over report

July 24, 2016 - 11:27am
French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve says he will sue for libel after a police officer said she was harassed to change her report on the Nice attack.
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South China Sea: Asean deadlock after court ruling against China

July 24, 2016 - 10:13am
South-East Asian nations fail to agree a joint position on Chinese claims to the South Sea China, following a tribunal ruling against Beijing.
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Kabul IS blast: Afghan capital buries victims of huge bombing

July 24, 2016 - 9:28am
Funerals take place in the Afghan capital, Kabul, for victims of Saturday's suicide bomb attack claimed by so-called Islamic State, which killed 80 people.
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Brexit heightens global economic risks, says G20

July 24, 2016 - 7:38am
The UK's vote to leave the European Union adds to risks for the global economy, finance chiefs say at the G20 summit in China.
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Baghdad bomb blast: 'Islamic State behind attack' that kills 20

July 24, 2016 - 7:30am
So-called Islamic State says it was behind a suicide bomb attack on a security checkpoint in Iraq's capital, Baghdad, that kills more than 20 people.
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Munich attack: Calls in Germany for tighter gun laws

July 24, 2016 - 7:04am
Senior German politicians urge stricter controls on the sale of guns in response to Friday's shooting attack in Munich, in which nine people were killed.
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Tigers maul two women at Beijing wildlife park

July 24, 2016 - 6:56am
Tigers at a wildlife park in Beijing have killed one woman and injured another after the pair left their vehicle, Chinese media reports say.
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Venezuela first lady's nephews 'confessed' in drug case

July 24, 2016 - 4:59am
Two nephews of Venezuela's first lady confessed to conspiring to import cocaine into the US after being arrested last year, court filings by US prosecutors say.
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Hillary Clinton running mate Tim Kaine battles Trump with optimism

July 24, 2016 - 2:32am
Tim Kaine - Democrat Hillary Clinton's newly announced vice presidential running mate - makes his national debut, saying: "America was not built on fear".
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Rio 2016: Man arrested for trying to grab Olympic Torch

July 24, 2016 - 2:18am
A man is arrested after trying to grab the Olympic Torch in Sao Paolo, as the flame makes its way towards Rio de Janeiro for the opening of the 2016 Games.
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CEO Secrets: Lily Cole shares three tips for business success

July 24, 2016 - 12:26am
Model, actor and entrepreneur Lily Cole offers the business advice she wishes she had been given before she started out, for the BBC News series CEO Secrets.
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California wildfires: Hundreds flee homes near Los Angeles

July 23, 2016 - 11:54pm
Fast-moving wildfires have forced hundreds of people to leave their homes in mountains north of Los Angeles, California, the authorities say.
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Argentine ex-leader Cristina Fernandez 'not afraid of jail'

July 23, 2016 - 10:24pm
Former Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner says she is not afraid of going to prison as a result of the corruption charges she faces.
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Kabul blast: Afghanistan mourns protest bombing victims

July 23, 2016 - 9:01pm
Afghanistan observes a day of national mourning after a suicide attack claimed by so-called Islamic State kills 80 people at a march in Kabul.
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Michelangelo's mountain

July 23, 2016 - 8:13pm
Diggers remove a million tonnes of stone a year from the place where Roman emperors, Michelangelo and Mussolini all went for their marble.
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Football star's identity crisis

July 23, 2016 - 8:08pm
Why has the internet been arguing about the former Barcelona centre-half? Find out with BBC Trending's round-up.
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