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Chicago 'to host Obama library'

BBC World News - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 09:04
President Barack Obama has chosen his hometown of Chicago as the location for his presidential library, ahead of New York City and Hawaii, US media report.
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China says no to amateur weathermen

BBC World News - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 08:30
China has banned individuals and organisations from issuing unofficial weather forecasts from 1 May.
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LinkedIn cuts revenue forecasts

BBC World News - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 08:22
Shares in the professional social network site LinkedIn fall sharply after the company cuts its revenue forecast.
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VIDEO: Meet 'the Middle East's Jon Stewart'

BBC World News - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 07:40
Egyptian Bassem Youssef - hailed as the Middle East's answer to popular US TV satirist Jon Stewart - presents his own take on the state of his country and the turmoil engulfing the wider region.
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Saving culture from war and weather

BBC World News - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 07:39
The teams saving history from war and weather
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Russia beefs up anti-piracy laws

BBC World News - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 07:38
Russian websites that help people download pirated movies, music and software are being warned by the authorities to mend their ways.
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The rape of Berlin

BBC World News - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 07:02
How Soviet troops took revenge on German women
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Chile's Calbuco volcano erupts again

BBC World News - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 06:52
The Calbuco volcano in southern Chile erupts for the third time in eight days, sending a large plume of dark grey smoke and ash into the air.
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Sturridge may need surgery on injury

BBC World News - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 06:39
Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge flies to the United States to see if he needs surgery on an ongoing hip problem.
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'Liberated' Wiggins plans to attack

BBC World News - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 06:06
Sir Bradley Wiggins says he is not trying to win the inaugural three-day race in Yorkshire but plans to go on the attack.
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Stokes doubtful for third Test

BBC World News - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 04:37
All-rounder Ben Stokes may miss the third Test against West Indies as England aim to win the series in Barbados.
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Two rescued from Nepal quake rubble

BBC World News - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 04:35
A boy and a woman are rescued in Nepal's capital after surviving five days in quake rubble, as bad weather hampers delivery of aid to remote villages.
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US Navy to assist ships through Gulf

BBC World News - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 04:29
US Navy ships are to accompany US-flagged vessels through the Strait of Hormuz, after Iran detained a Danish cargo ship in the area.
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Weak results send US shares lower

BBC World News - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 04:24
US markets closed sharply lower on Thursday with investors disappointed by weak company earnings and Wednesday's GDP figures continuing to dampen sentiment.
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Mercury mission ends with a bang

BBC World News - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 04:22
After a decade in space and four years in orbit, Nasa's Messenger spacecraft reaches the end of its mission and crashes into the surface of Mercury.
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Pacquiao 'not same since knockout'

BBC World News - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 03:42
Floyd Mayweather's father says Manny Pacquiao has never recovered from being knocked out by Juan Manuel Marquez in 2013.
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Sanders enters US presidential race

BBC World News - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 03:01
Bernie Sanders, a US senator and self-proclaimed socialist, says he is seeking the Democratic nomination for the presidency.
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Kaka wants Brazil Copa America spot

BBC World News - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 02:54
Kaka says he can help Brazil in the Copa America as they prepare for their first tournament since last year's World Cup.
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Commerzbank's bonus plan blocked

BBC World News - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 02:40
The German government blocks a plan by Commerzbank to increase bonuses for its top performers to 200% of their basic salary.
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More Nigerians 'freed from Boko Haram'

BBC World News - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 02:06
Nigeria's military says it has freed another 160 people during its offensive against Boko Haram militants in the vast Sambisa forest.
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