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Groundhog dropped by NY mayor dies

BBC World News - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 07:00
A groundhog that leapt from the arms of NY Mayor Bill de Blasio at a Groundhog Day festival in February died soon after the fall, zoo officials say.
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VIDEO: British jihadist 'was normal lad'

BBC World News - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 06:41
A British jihadist who knew Ibrahim Kamara, the 19-year-old from Brighton believed to have been killed in a US airstrike on Aleppo earlier this week, speaks about their time in Syria.
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Myanmar's booming telecoms sector

BBC World News - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 06:03
The telecoms sector is booming but challenges remain
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US Attorney General Holder resigns

BBC World News - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 05:59
US Attorney General Eric Holder announces he is stepping down, as President Barack Obama praises him as "the people's lawyer".
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VIDEO: Sierra Leone widens Ebola quarantine

BBC World News - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 05:33
Sierra Leone's government has quarantined more than a million people in an attempt to control the spread of the deadly Ebola virus.
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VIDEO: Syria refugees stranded in no man's land

BBC World News - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 05:23
There has been renewed fighting around the Syrian town of Kobane - intensifying the surge of refugees trying to cross into Turkey.
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Algeria in shock over beheading

BBC World News - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 05:14
Algeria in shock over beheading of French tourist
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$1.5m for US woman punched by police

BBC World News - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 05:13
A Los Angeles woman repeatedly punched in the head by a police officer at the side of the road will receive $1.5m (£0.9m) in compensation.
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US releases IS oil strike images

BBC World News - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 04:42
The Pentagon releases footage and still photos of its air strikes on oil refineries controlled by Islamic State militants in eastern Syria.
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Stock markets shaken by Apple slide

BBC World News - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 04:19
Leading US shares close sharply lower, dragged lower by Apple, which slipped 3.8% after the technology giant was forced to pull an update to its iOS 8 operating system.
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VIDEO: Club offers chance to vent anger

BBC World News - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 04:19
A club, named the Furiousness Centre, that allows guests to vent their anger and aggression, has opened in Hungary.
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IS strikes would be legal - No 10

BBC World News - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 04:12
Iraq's request for help means air strikes against Islamic State would be legal, the government says as it urges support for Friday's Commons vote.
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Alice Gross 'last walk' replayed

BBC World News - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 03:44
A reconstruction of the last known movements of missing schoolgirl Alice Gross is staged in west London.
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Apple says bent iPhones are 'rare'

BBC World News - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 03:31
Apple responds to claims that its new handsets are prone to bending by saying such damage would be "rare" during normal use.
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Kenyan death penalty for abortion

BBC World News - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 03:17
A Kenyan nurse is sentenced to death after being found guilty of carrying out an abortion five years ago on a woman who later bled to death.
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Lebanon raids Arsal refugee camps

BBC World News - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 03:13
At least one person was killed and two wounded during a search for militants at refugee camps near Lebanon's border with Syria, the Lebanese army says.
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Masked man in IS videos 'identified'

BBC World News - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 02:46
The FBI has identified the militant in the videos depicting the killings of two US journalists and a British aid worker, the agency's director says.
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El Salvador's abortion ban 'lethal'

BBC World News - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 02:45
El Salvador's total ban on abortions is killing women and girls, and condemning others to decades in jail, rights group Amnesty International says.
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Man Utd 'have one fit centre-back'

BBC World News - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 02:39
Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal says he has only one fit centre-back and could turn to youth against West Ham.
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Unity government 'to return to Gaza'

BBC World News - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 02:22
Palestinian negotiators in Cairo say they have agreed a "comprehensive" deal for a national unity government to take responsibility for running Gaza.
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