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Tsunami drives species 'army' across Pacific to US coast

Friday 29th of September 2017, 1:44
related countries: Japan Japan, United States United States
related places: Pacific

Hundreds of Japanese species have been found on US coasts, swept there by the deadly 2011 tsunami.
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Veep star Julia Louis-Dreyfus reveals breast cancer diagnosis

Friday 29th of September 2017, 2:34
related countries: United States United States

The award-winning US actress says she has become "the one" in eight women who get breast cancer.
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Beatle George Harrison's sitar auctioned for $62,500

Friday 29th of September 2017, 4:54
related countries: Norway Norway

The instrument was used by Harrison during the recording of the Beatles song Norwegian Wood.
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Beyonce sings in Spanish on charity Mi Gente remix

Friday 29th of September 2017, 7:54
related countries: Puerto Rico Puerto Rico, Spain Spain

The star records a new version of J Balvin's hit single, with proceeds going to Puerto Rico.
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International flights from Irbil, Iraqi Kurdistan, to cease

Friday 29th of September 2017, 10:47
related countries: Iraq Iraq

Passengers are boarding the last international flights that will leave Irbil, in Iraqi Kurdistan, for the foreseeable future.
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Maëlys de Araujo: Mothers in plea to French kidnap suspect

Friday 29th of September 2017, 11:05
related countries: France France

A man held over the disappearance of nine-year-old Maëlys de Araujo is urged to speak.
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Mumbai railway station stampede kills 22 amid heavy rain

Friday 29th of September 2017, 11:22
related countries: India India
related places: Mumbai

The disaster was triggered by overcrowding and people seeking shelter from heavy rain, officials say.
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Karaoke and carts

Friday 29th of September 2017, 11:28
related countries: North Korea North Korea, United States United States
related places: Pyongyang

As tensions between Pyongyang and the US rise, daily life in the country continues almost as normal.
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Elon Musk: Rockets will fly people from city to city in minutes

Friday 29th of September 2017, 11:49
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: New York, London

The entrepreneur says his new rocket could fly people from London to New York in 29 minutes.
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The girl muscling in on street gymnastics in Lebanon

Friday 29th of September 2017, 13:44
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

Lebanese teenager Eva-Marie Mahfouz is one of the only women in Lebanon taking part in the sport, described as street gymnastics.
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Celebs share embarrassing photos for hurricane fundraiser

Friday 29th of September 2017, 13:46
related countries: Puerto Rico Puerto Rico

Celebrities share embarrassing photos to raise money for Puerto Rican hurricane victims.
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Iconic kiwi could be extinct in 50 years

Friday 29th of September 2017, 14:07
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

New Zealand's forest used to be home to millions of kiwi. Now there are only 68,000 left.
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Stirring speech to US Air Force cadets over racist slurs

Friday 29th of September 2017, 14:17
related countries: United States United States

"If you can't treat someone with dignity and respect, then get out," air force cadets are told.
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Trump vows to tackle N Korea on Asia trip

Friday 29th of September 2017, 14:29
related countries: Philippines Philippines, China China, Vietnam Vietnam, South Korea South Korea, North Korea North Korea, Japan Japan
related places: Asia

The trip with wife Melania will be to Japan, China, South Korea, Vietnam and the Philippines.
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Sweary anniversary

Friday 29th of September 2017, 15:20
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

Forget Ed Balls Day, video from a Ukrainian politician's campaign is still trending 10 years on
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Man survives 25km ride hanging on to side of German train

Friday 29th of September 2017, 15:29
related countries: Germany Germany

The 59-year-old is reported to have panicked after the train started moving with his luggage inside.
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Suicide 'shepherd' bomber kills several people near Kabul mosque

Friday 29th of September 2017, 15:30
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan
related places: Kabul

The disguised bomber struck near a Shia mosque ahead of the religious commemoration of Ashura.
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Anger as German ex-chancellor Schroeder heads up Rosneft board

Friday 29th of September 2017, 16:06
related countries: Russia Russia, Germany Germany

The German former chancellor is now chairman of a state-controlled Russian oil giant.
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'No power for 6-8 months' in Puerto Rico

Friday 29th of September 2017, 16:19
related countries: Puerto Rico Puerto Rico

The situation in Puerto Rico is dire, with devastation she has never seen before, San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz tells the BBC.
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Yemen war: UN agrees to send war crime experts

Friday 29th of September 2017, 17:23
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia
related places: `Arab

Western powers and Arab states including Saudi Arabia agreed a compromise to send investigators.
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Catalonia referendum: Tractors roll into Barcelona to support vote

Friday 29th of September 2017, 18:15
related countries: Spain Spain

They will be used to help keep polling stations open for the independence vote Spain wants to ban.
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'No good news in Puerto Rico' says mayor

Friday 29th of September 2017, 18:24
related countries: Puerto Rico Puerto Rico

San Juan's mayor is unhappy a Trump official said the progress being made was "good news".
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US pulls staff from Cuba over 'specific attacks'

Friday 29th of September 2017, 19:12
related countries: Cuba Cuba, United States United States
related places: Staff

Staff suffered conditions including mild brain trauma and hearing loss in suspected sonic attacks.
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Catalonia referendum: Thousands turn out for closing rally

Friday 29th of September 2017, 20:12
related countries: Spain Spain

Catalans defy Spanish attempts to stop them voting as the clock ticks down to Sunday's referendum.
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Ryan Zinke: US interior secretary 'spent $12,000 on flight'

Friday 29th of September 2017, 20:45
related countries: United States United States

US Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke's use of charter flights for government business is under scrutiny.
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US health secretary Tom Price quits after plane scandal

Friday 29th of September 2017, 20:47
related countries: United States United States

Mr Price apologised after it emerged that he had taken private flights at taxpayers' expense.
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Canadian airport in Inuit 'ill-omen' art row

Friday 29th of September 2017, 21:31
related countries: Canada Canada
related places: Toronto

An art installation at Toronto airport has angered some Inuit people.
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Double agent Kim Philby honoured with Moscow exhibition

Friday 29th of September 2017, 23:43
related countries: Russia Russia, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Moscow

New exhibition in Moscow celebrates the life and work of the British spy who defected to the Soviet Union.
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