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Maine bid to force nurse quarantine

BBC World News - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 06:28
The governor of Maine vows to exercise the "full extent" of his authority to quarantine a US nurse who treated Ebola patients in West Africa
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Four people hurt in fireworks blaze

BBC World News - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 05:54
Four people are hurt and one person is thought to be missing as dozens of firefighters tackle a blaze at a fireworks retailer in Staffordshire.
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Four dead in Kansas airport crash

BBC World News - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 05:45
At least four people were killed and five injured when a small plane crashed into an airport building in Wichita, Kansas, officials say.
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Colombian Farc in civilian admission

BBC World News - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 05:43
Colombia's Farc rebel group acknowledges for the first time that its actions in Latin America's longest internal conflict "affected civilians".
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Tan invests in new LA MLS franchise

BBC World News - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 05:27
Cardiff City's billionaire owner Vincent Tan is among a group of investors backing a new MLS franchise, Los Angeles Football Club.
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Mass graves found in western Iraq

BBC World News - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 05:19
Scores of bodies of Sunni Muslim tribesmen apparently killed by Islamic State militants are found in mass graves in western Iraq.
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Emergency rule in Burkina Faso

BBC World News - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 05:03
Burkina Faso's military announces emergency measures after violent protests against President Compaore's bid to extend his 27-year rule.
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Ebola aid ship docks in Sierra Leone

BBC World News - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 04:25
UK ship RFA Argus, which is carrying medical supplies, equipment and vehicles, arrives in Sierra Leone to help deal with the Ebola outbreak.
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Is it a golden age for Chinese cinema?

BBC World News - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 03:36
Will Chinese films be the next big blockbusters?
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Long-serving Boston mayor dies

BBC World News - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 03:30
Thomas Menino, who served as mayor of Boston for more than 20 years, has died after a battle with cancer.
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Iraqi Kurd fighters 'enter Kobane'

BBC World News - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 02:59
An advance party of 10 Iraqi Kurd fighters have entered the Syrian border town of Kobane to join the battle against Islamic State militants, activists say.
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Abbas warning over holy site closure

BBC World News - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 02:50
The Palestinian leader's spokesman calls the closure of a disputed Jerusalem holy site after the shooting of a Jewish activist a "declaration of war".
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Hopes fade for Sri Lanka mudslip victims

BBC World News - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 02:45
Hopes are fading for victims of a landslide which may have buried more than 100 people at a tea plantation in central Sri Lanka.
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Cows to keep Kenyan girls in school

BBC World News - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 02:18
Nine cows will be offered to fathers in areas of northern Kenya to ensure their daughters finish their education, a county governor says.
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VIDEO: Where people openly smoke marijuana

BBC World News - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 02:14
The BBC's Anna Holligan visited a cafe in Amsterdam where people smoke as much marijuana as they like, and the government gets a share of the proceeds.
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US nurse defies Ebola quarantine

BBC World News - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 01:22
A US nurse who returned from treating patients in Sierra Leone defies a voluntary quarantine order, leaving her house in Maine for a bike ride.
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Sarah Payne's father found dead

BBC World News - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 01:15
The father of murdered schoolgirl Sarah Payne is found dead at his home in Kent.
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German hostage freed in Nigeria

BBC World News - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 01:02
A German citizen is freed in Nigeria after being held for a week following his abduction in which a German colleague was killed.
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Anzacs' sacrifice remembered 100 years on in Albany

BBC World News - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 00:57
Australian town marks the Anzacs who left for war
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Pirate Bay founder faces jail term

BBC World News - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 00:52
Pirate Bay co-founder Gottfrid Warg could face a lengthy prison sentence after being found guilty of hacking into Danish computers.
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