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Staff 'bussed in to plug jail gaps'

BBC World News - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 06:34
Nearly 250 prison officers are being bussed across the country to fill gaps at other jails because staff shortages are so acute this Christmas, according to leaked documents.
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Luxembourg speaks for the Dutch

BBC World News - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 06:26
How Luxembourg came to represent the Dutch
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Putin's news conference: Five things we learned

BBC World News - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 06:11
Five things we learned from Putin's annual review
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Two US states sue over marijuana

BBC World News - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 05:53
Nebraska and Oklahoma are asking the US Supreme Court to nullify a 2012 law that made marijuana legal in the US state of Colorado.
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US stocks continue Fed-driven rally

BBC World News - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 05:50
US stocks close at record highs on Thursday, with the Dow Jones surging over 400 points, continuing a rally sparked by the Federal Reserve the day before.
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'Slenderman' accused to stand trial

BBC World News - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 05:46
Both girls accused of stabbing a Wisconsin classmate in order to please an online fictional character are competent to stand trial, a judge says.
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Part of Volcker rule delayed by Fed

BBC World News - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 05:18
The US Federal Reserve gives Wall Street banks even more time to comply with parts of the Volcker Rule, a key part of the reforms introduced by Congress following the financial crisis.
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VIDEO: CAR: Child soldier numbers 'doubles'

BBC World News - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 04:47
International relief organisations say thousands of children have been recruited as child soldiers in the Central African Republic.
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Garcia quitting 'new low for Fifa'

BBC World News - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 04:12
Fifa's reputation has been hurt by the resignation of ethics investigator Michael Garcia, says vice president Jim Boyce.
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Tests claim Ebosse died from beating

BBC World News - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 03:51
New tests claim Cameroon player Albert Ebosse died in Algeria after a beating and not from an object thrown by fans.
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VIDEO: Mourning and rage after school attack

BBC World News - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 03:26
Pupils who survived a massacre at their school in Pakistan have been paying tribute to those who died.
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Japan 'could preserve tsunami sites'

BBC World News - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 03:11
A panel in Japan puts forward a plan to protect four buildings damaged by the 2011 tsunami and earthquake, including a former elementary school.
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UN seeks North Korea ICC charges

BBC World News - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 02:59
The UN General Assembly calls for North Korea to be referred to the International Criminal Court to face charges of crimes against humanity.
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US Congress threat to Cuba thaw

BBC World News - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 02:55
Opponents of President Barack Obama's new Cuba policy threaten to block his efforts to restore diplomatic relations after 50 years of hostility.
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Viewpoint: Obama secures Latin legacy

BBC World News - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 02:53
Cuba policy secures Obama a Latin legacy
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Balotelli gets one-match ban & fine

BBC World News - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 02:52
Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli gets a one-match ban and £25,000 fine from the FA as punishment for his Super Mario post.
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'200 villagers' kidnapped in Nigeria

BBC World News - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 02:47
Militants storm a remote village in north-eastern Nigeria, killing at least 33 people and kidnapping about 200, a survivor tells the BBC.
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Hamilton to lose senior engineer

BBC World News - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 02:34
One of Lewis Hamilton's key technical figures at Mercedes, Jock Clear, is to leave the team and move to Ferrari.
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Apple 'failing to protect workers'

BBC World News - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 02:27
Poor treatment of workers in the Chinese factories which make Apple products is discovered by an undercover BBC Panorama investigation.
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Oil price fall forces firm revamp

BBC World News - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 02:14
A Canadian company operating in the North Sea has been forced to restructure its debt following the fall in oil price.
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