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Boko Haram militants have reportedly abducted dozens of women and girls from two villages in Nigerias north eastern Adamawa state 326x159 photo

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Boko Haram militants have reportedly abducted dozens of women and girls from two villages in Nigeria's north-eastern Adamawa state. The abductions have not been confirmed...
Dominic Adesanya was attacked by dogs after jumping the White House fence 326x159 photo

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White House intruder was attacked by dogs before being arrested, in the latest security breach at the president's official residence. , 23,...
Several shots have been fired inside and outside the Canadian parliament in Ottawa leaving one soldier wounded 326x159 photo

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Several shots have been fired inside and outside the Canadian parliament in Ottawa, leaving one soldier wounded. A gunman fired at the National War Memorial...

Microsoft made 4.5 billion in Q3 2014 13 percent lower than the same time last year 326x235 photo

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Microsoft has reported a decline in its profits as a result of costs related to job cuts and its purchase of Nokia's smartphone business...

Alvin Stardust had recently been diagnosed with metastatic prostate cancer and died at home with his wife and family around him 326x159 photo

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Alvin Stardust has died at the age 72 after a short illness. Alvin Stardust had recently been diagnosed with metastatic and died at...
The NHTSA has expanded a recall of vehicles with potentially dangerous Takata airbags to 7.8 million 326x159 photo

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The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has expanded a recall of vehicles with potentially dangerous Takata airbags to 7.8 million. The NHTSA warned that...

Simona Halep beat Serena Williams for the first time as the world No 1 was swept aside in the WTA Finals in Singapore 326x235 photo

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Romanian Simona Halep beat Serena Williams for the first time as the world No 1 was swept aside in the WTA Finals in Singapore...

Jodi Arias is back in court for her sentencing retrial in Travis Alexander murder case 326x235 photo

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Jodi Arias is back in court for her sentencing retrial in Travis Alexander murder case. As he delivered his opening statement, prosecutor Juan Martinez displayed...

Paul Cantlie recorded a video message from his hospital bed earlier urging ISIS militants to release John Cantlie 326x235 photo

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Paul Cantlie, the father of British hostage John Cantlie who is being held by militant group Islamic State (ISIS), has died, his family have...

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Studying requires focus, and the ability to completely submerse yourself in a subject. It is absolutely necessary in college to absorb all of the...

Oscar Pistorius has begun jail sentence for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp 326x235 photo

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Oscar Pistorius has begun jail sentence for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. The South African Paralympic champion was driven to Pretoria's Kgosi Mampuru prison where...

Kate Middleton has made her first public appearance since announcing her second pregnancy joining Prince William to welcome the president of Singapore 326x235 photo

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Kate Middleton has made her first public appearance since announcing her second pregnancy, joining Prince William to welcome the president of Singapore in the...

Criminal negligence caused the plane crash at Moscow’s Vnukovo International Airport that resulted in the death of Total CEO Christophe de Margerie 326x235 photo

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Criminal negligence caused the plane crash at Moscow’s Vnukovo International Airport that resulted in the death of Total CEO Christophe de Margerie, Russian investigators...

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella has been given a pay package worth 84.3 million 326x235 photo

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Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella has been given a pay package worth $84.3 million, making him one of the top earners in the tech industry. The...

Oscar de la Renta made his name in the early 1960s when the then first lady Jackie Kennedy frequently wore his designs 276x159 photo

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Fashion designer Oscar de la Renta has died in Connecticut at the age of 82. Oscar de La Renta, who most recently designed Amal Clooney's...
Chinas economic growth has reached its slowest pace since the global financial crisis 326x159 photo

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China's economic growth has reached its slowest pace since the global financial crisis, causing speculation the government may introduce more stimulus measures. China’s GDP rose...

John Holt rose to fame in the 1960s as the lead singer of The Paragons 326x235 photo

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Jamaican singer has died in a London hospital at age of 69. The reggae vocalist’s manager Copeland Forbes told the Jamaica Observer John...

Lufthansa pilots strike has triggered the cancelation of 1511 flights 326x235 photo

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A new Lufthansa pilots strike has triggered the cancelation of 1,511 flights over October 20 and October 21. The strike was initially aimed at mostly...

IBM is to pay 1.5 billion in cash to offload its loss making chip manufacturing division to GlobalFoundries 326x235 photo

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IBM is to pay $1.5 billion in cash to offload its loss-making chip manufacturing division to Abu Dhabi sovereign wealth fund GlobalFoundries. IBM, which wanted...

Russian Tennis Federation President Shamil Tarpischev has been fined 25000 for referring to Serena and Venus Williams as the Williams brothers 326x235 photo

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Russian Tennis Federation President Shamil Tarpischev has been fined $25,000 for referring to Serena and as "the Williams brothers" on a TV...

Susan Schrivjer has launched an online petition to get Toys R Us to remove Breaking Bad action figures from its shelves 326x235 photo

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Susan Schrivjer has launched an online petition to get Toys R Us to remove Breaking Bad action figures from its shelves. In less than a week,...

Jean Bernard Fernandez Versini married Cheryl Cole in July 326x235 photo

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Husband of X Factor judge Cheryl Cole, Jean-Bernard Fernandez-Versini, has accepted substantial privacy damages over a "very upsetting" Reveal magazine article about his family...

Joko Widodo has been sworn in as Indonesia’s new president in a Jakarta ceremony 326x235 photo

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Joko Widodo has been sworn in as Indonesia’s new president in a Jakarta ceremony. The 53-year-old charismatic outsider who won Indonesia's presidency made a call...

The WHO has officially declared Nigeria free of Ebola after six weeks with no new cases 326x235 photo

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The World Health Organization (WHO) has officially declared Nigeria free of Ebola after six weeks with no new cases. Nigeria, which is Africa's most populous...

Kate Middletons second child is due in April 2015 326x235 photo

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Kate Middleton and Prince William are expecting their second child in April 2015, Kensington Palace has announced. Kate Middleton's second child is due in...

President Barack Obama urged Americans not to give in to Ebola hysteria 326x159 photo

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President Barack Obama urged Americans not to give in to Ebola hysteria, stressing that the two cases contracted in the US were not an...
Michael Brown’s blood was found on the gun uniform and inside the car of Officer Darren Wilson 326x159 photo

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According to forensic evidence, Michael Brown’s blood was found on the gun, uniform and inside the car of Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson, law...

Proposals for wider acceptance of gay people failed to win a two thirds majority at the Catholic Church’s Synod on the Family 326x235 photo

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Proposals for wider acceptance of gay people failed to win a two-thirds majority at the Catholic Church’s Synod on the Family. A mid-term draft report...

Xolile Mngeni was jailed for shooting dead Anni Dewani in 2010 326x235 photo

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Xolile Mngeni, the man jailed for shooting dead Anni Dewani in 2010, has died in prison, South Africa's correctional services department has said. Xolile Mngeni,...

Bruce Jenner has reportedly begun a new romance with Kris Jenners longtime friend and former assistant Ronda Kamihira 326x235 photo

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Bruce Jenner is apparently already dating after his separation with Kris Jenner. According to People magazine, Bruce Jenner has begun a new romance with Kris'...

The CDC will issue new guidelines for healthcare workers handling Ebola patients 326x235 photo

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The CDC will issue new guidelines for healthcare workers handling Ebola patients, the Los Angeles Times reported. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is...

The new test is designed to help diagnose different types and stages of ovarian cancer 326x235 photo

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Scientists have developed a new test that can help doctors identify ovarian cancer more accurately and cut down on instances of unnecessary surgery. The new...

Officer Darren Wilson fatally shot Michael Brown in Ferguson Missouri on August 9 326x235 photo

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Officer Darren Wilson, who fatally shot Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, on August 9, has told investigators that he was pinned in his vehicle...

Top Gear’s Jeremy Clarkson has been penalized for speeding for the first time in 30 years 326x235 photo

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Top Gear’s Jeremy Clarkson has been penalized for speeding for the first time in 30 years. Jeremy Clarkson wrote in the Sun that he had...

Texas can use its controversial new voter ID law for the November election 326x235 photo

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Texas can use its controversial new voter ID law for the November election, the Supreme Court ruled on October 18. A majority of the justices...

Hurricane Ana is approaching Hawaii with heavy rains that prompted a flood advisory 326x235 photo

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Hurricane Ana is approaching Hawaii, producing high waves along some shorelines, heavy rains that prompted a flood advisory, and winds strong enough for officials...

Michael Dunn was convicted of the first degree murder of Jordan Davis 326x159 photo

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Michael Dunn, the Florida man who shot and killed teenager Jordan Davis in an argument over his loud music, has been sentenced to life...
Barack Obama revealed his credit card was declined at a restaurant in New York City 326x159 photo

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President Barack Obama revealed his credit card was declined at a restaurant in New York City last month. Barack Obama said: "It turned out I...

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Angelina Jolie has been made an by Queen Elizabeth II for services to UK foreign policy and charity campaigns. Angelina Jolie, 39, was...

Lauren Bacall was famed for her on and off screen partnership with Humphrey Bogart 326x235 photo

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Lauren Bacall’s effects - jewellery, artworks and furniture - are to go under the hammer in New York, auction house Bonhams has announced. Artworks including...

Type 1 diabetes is caused by the immune system destroying the cells that control blood sugar levels 326x235 photo

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A giant step forward has been taken in the hunt for a cure for type 1 diabetes, researchers have announced. Type 1 diabetes is caused...

The number of people killed in the Ebola outbreak has risen above 4000 326x235 photo

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The World Health Organization (WHO) has announced that the number of people killed in the Ebola outbreak has risen above 4,000. The latest figures show...

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella has apologized for remarks he made advising women not to ask for a pay rise 326x235 photo

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Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella has apologized for remarks he made advising women not to ask for a pay rise but to have "faith in...

Take That have announced III their first album without Jason Orange 326x235 photo

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Take That have announced III, their first album without Jason Orange. The trio started work on new material earlier this year without Jason Orange but...

Jan Hooks was born and grew up in Georgia and began her comedy career in the Los Angeles based troupe The Groundlings 326x235 photo

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Saturday Night Live star Jan Hooks has died aged 57. The actress’ agent confirmed she died in New York though no cause of death has...

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WHO Director of Strategy, Dr. Christopher Dye, has said in a recent interview that leading global health experts did not anticipate the scale of...