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Charles Manson 'allowed to marry'

BBC World News - Tue, 11/18/2014 - 19:41
Notorious US mass murderer Charles Manson has been granted a licence to marry a 26-year-old woman who has been visiting him in prison.
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UK inflation rate rises to 1.3%

BBC World News - Tue, 11/18/2014 - 19:12
UK inflation rose to an annual rate of 1.3% in October, up from 1.2% in the previous month, official figures show.
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Halfpenny in for Williams at full-back

BBC World News - Tue, 11/18/2014 - 19:07
Wales name Leigh Halfpenny at full-back to face New Zealand with Liam Williams on the bench while Jonathan Davies and Dan Biggar return.
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'Body parts' men wanted by Thailand

BBC World News - Tue, 11/18/2014 - 18:41
Thai police issue arrest warrants for two American men who tried to post baby body parts to the United States.
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Fears over Pakistan-Afghan border

BBC World News - Tue, 11/18/2014 - 18:34
As a major survey finds most Afghans still concerned about security, the BBC speaks to a top Pakistan security official about cross-border safety.
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Wonder honoured at US music gala

BBC World News - Tue, 11/18/2014 - 18:01
Stevie Wonder and Billy Joel are among the musical stars honoured by Ascap (American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers) in New York.
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VIDEO: Libya's hashtag of hope

BBC World News - Tue, 11/18/2014 - 17:50
Thousands express solidarity with murdered teenage activist
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VIDEO: Final push for Iran nuclear deal

BBC World News - Tue, 11/18/2014 - 17:12
Diplomats from Iran and six world powers are in Vienna in a final push to reach a deal over Tehran's nuclear ambitions.
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Japan cuts Antarctic whale target

BBC World News - Tue, 11/18/2014 - 16:49
Japan says it will resume its controversial whale hunt in the Antarctic ocean in 2015, but cuts its kill target by two-third.
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HK authorities clear barricades

BBC World News - Tue, 11/18/2014 - 16:23
Hong Kong bailiffs clear out part of a protest site near government offices after a high court ruling, but students say they will not resist.
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Easyjet reports strong profit growth

BBC World News - Tue, 11/18/2014 - 16:19
No frills airline Easyjet reports a 21% rise in annual pre-tax profits, helped by strong growth in the number of available seats.
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VIDEO: Barricades come down in Hong Kong

BBC World News - Tue, 11/18/2014 - 16:13
Court bailiffs in Hong Kong are clearing out a protest site near government offices after the high court granted an injunction.
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VIDEO: The fight to save historic Yangon

BBC World News - Tue, 11/18/2014 - 16:02
Conservationists in Myanmar are fighting to preserve the former capital Yangon's distinctive colonial architecture.
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Cameroon under pressure from Boko Haram

BBC World News - Tue, 11/18/2014 - 16:02
The soldiers defending Cameroon from Boko Haram
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Japanese shares lead Asian markets

BBC World News - Tue, 11/18/2014 - 15:39
Japanese shares led Asian markets on Tuesday after closing down on Monday on news of a recession in the world's third largest economy.
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Miami's Stanton in record $325m deal

BBC World News - Tue, 11/18/2014 - 15:36
Giancarlo Stanton agrees the most expensive deal in US sport by signing a £208m 13-year contract with Miami Marlins.
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Nine dead after Thai military crash

BBC World News - Tue, 11/18/2014 - 15:30
The bodies of nine army personnel are recovered after their helicopter crashed killing all on board in northern Thailand, authorities say.
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Tuesday's gossip column

BBC World News - Tue, 11/18/2014 - 15:24
Arsenal after £24m midfielder, Premier League trio want Xherdan Shaqiri, Liverpool to keep Mario Balotelli, plus more.
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Japanese actor Ken Takakura dies

BBC World News - Tue, 11/18/2014 - 15:20
Veteran Japanese actor Ken Takakura, renowned for his brooding style and stoic roles, dies of lymphoma at the age of 83.
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Indonesia raises fuel prices by 30%

BBC World News - Tue, 11/18/2014 - 15:20
The Indonesian government increases fuel prices by more than 30% in an attempt to save the economy more than $8bn (£5bn) in 2015.
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