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Amateur leads Boston Marathon for a mile

BBC World News - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 22:37
A former professional triathlete reveals he overtook the elite field in the Boston Marathon so his daughters could see him on television.
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Johnson free to play for Sunderland

BBC World News - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 22:35
Sunderland say Adam Johnson can continue to play for the club after he was charged with under-age sexual activity offences.
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EU allows sale of more GM food crops

BBC World News - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 22:25
The EU approves the sale of 17 more genetically modified (GM) crops - mostly for use in animal feed.
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Week in pictures: 18-24 April 2015

BBC World News - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 22:24
Some of the best news photos from around the world
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Niger battles meningitis outbreak

BBC World News - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 22:16
A mass immunisation programme to protect children against meningitis starts in Niger, as the death toll rises from 85 to 129.
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Migrants killed on Macedonia railway

BBC World News - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 22:02
Police in Macedonia say at least 14 migrants were killed by an express train as they followed a well-trodden route to western Europe.
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'Big, big problems' for Greek deal

BBC World News - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 22:02
Eurogroup head Jeroen Dijsselboem warns that "big, big problems" need to be solved before any Greece debt deal can be agreed.
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Pakistan: Deaths show US drone risk

BBC World News - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 21:55
Pakistan says the deaths of two Western hostages in a US drone strike demonstrates the dangers of using such tactics.
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How do drone strikes go wrong?

BBC World News - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 21:34
How does a ‘perfect weapon’ fail?
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Moore not a fan of demand film trend

BBC World News - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 20:54
Oscar-winning actress Julianne Moore criticises the trend for simultaneous cinema and on demand release dates for films
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Vatican link in 'al-Qaeda' arrests

BBC World News - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 20:39
Suspected extremists being investigated in Italy over links to al-Qaeda may have been planning an attack on the Vatican in 2010, prosecutors say.
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Reprieve for China wife on death row

BBC World News - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 20:34
A Chinese court gives a two-year reprieve to a woman sentenced to death for murdering her abusive husband.
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Deadly capsize 'captain' in court

BBC World News - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 19:36
A Tunisian man appears in a court in Italy accused of captaining a boat that capsized off Libya with the loss of more than 700 lives.
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'Over 100' children killed in Yemen

BBC World News - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 19:12
At least 115 children have been killed in a month of fighting and air strikes in Yemen, UN children's agency Unicef says.
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Ellen Pao faces $1m legal bill

BBC World News - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 19:05
The woman who challenged sexism in Silicon Valley now faces a $1m legal bill unless she agrees not to appeal.
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German student death accused 'sorry'

BBC World News - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 19:05
The 18-year-old accused of causing the death of student teacher Tugce Albayrak cries in court as he admits hitting her.
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UN workers kidnapped in DR Congo

BBC World News - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 18:56
Three people working to remove mines for the UN peacekeepers in DR Congo are kidnapped in an area close to the Rwandan border.
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Grey's 'McDreamy' in dramatic exit

BBC World News - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 18:55
Patrick Dempsey's character Dr Derek Shepherd, known as McDreamy, makes a surprise exit from US medical drama Grey's Anatomy.
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Barcelona face Bayern in semi-finals

BBC World News - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 18:40
Barcelona are drawn against Pep Guardiola's Bayern Munich in the Champions League semi-finals, with Real Madrid facing Juventus.
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Native Americans quit Sandler set

BBC World News - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 18:40
Several Native American actors walk off the set of an Adam Sandler comedy, claiming the film is "totally disrespectful" of Apache culture.
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