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US Election 2016: Trump victory unsettles markets

Wednesday, November 9th 2016, 12:08

Global markets initially fall sharply on Donald Trump's victory before making back some losses.
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US election 2016 result: Donald Trump's victory speech in 2 minutes

Wednesday, November 9th 2016, 11:21

Donald Trump has addressed his supporters after a stunning victory over Hillary Clinton to become the 45th US president.
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US election: Pennsylvania voters hail 'fantastic, phenomenal' night

Wednesday, November 9th 2016, 11:11
related places: Pennsylvania, Republican

Republican voters in Pennsylvania have been talking about their hopes for their state after Donald Trump was elected president.
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Trump inauguration: Where next president stands on key issues

Wednesday, November 9th 2016, 10:31

From tax to health, to immigration to foreign policy, here is where next US President Donald Trump stands on key issues.
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US election: Eight things that terrify US liberals

Wednesday, November 9th 2016, 10:13
related places: Trump

Voters in New York City have been talking about what they fear from a Trump presidency.
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US Election 2016: Donald Trump's speech in full

Wednesday, November 9th 2016, 9:34

Donald Trump's speech in full.
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How US election night unfolded

Wednesday, November 9th 2016, 9:02

BBC News looks at how the night unfolded.
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US Election 2016: Asia markets jolted by Trump win

Wednesday, November 9th 2016, 8:10

Asian stocks have fallen and safe haven currencies have rallied after Donald Trump's shock win in the US presidential election.
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US election results 2016: 'I will be president for all Americans'

Wednesday, November 9th 2016, 8:01

Donald Trump will become the 45th US president after a stunning victory over Democrat Hillary Clinton, the Associated Press news agency reports.
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Democrats: 'Head home, get some sleep'

Wednesday, November 9th 2016, 7:26
related places: Clinton, New York

Hillary Clinton's campaign manager, John Podesta, has told supporters gathered at their headquarters in New York, to "head home, get some sleep".
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US election 2016 results: Trump takes commanding lead over Clinton

Wednesday, November 9th 2016, 7:07
related places: White House

The Republican candidate edges closer to the presidency after a string of shock swing state victories.
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US Election 2016: Cheers at Trump HQ, tears at Clinton HQ

Wednesday, November 9th 2016, 5:30
related places: New York

The mood among supporters of Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump at their respective headquarters in New York.
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Election 2016: Mariachi band for elderly couple's first-time vote

Wednesday, November 9th 2016, 0:44
related countries: El Salvador El Salvador
related places: California, Norwalk

A couple born in El Salvador have voted for the first time as US citizens in Norwalk, California.
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Election 2016: Voting under way for next president

Tuesday, November 8th 2016, 23:17

High turnout is reported as voters choose between Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump for US president.
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Tuesday, November 8th 2016, 22:46
related countries: Mexico Mexico

A new appeal is made in the legal battle to halt the extradition of a Mexican drug lord to the US.
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Reunited: The sisters separated by US-Mexico border

Tuesday, November 8th 2016, 11:56

The BBC's Nuala McGovern visits a section of the US-Mexico border fence where separated relatives can see each other face-to-face.
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Jeremy Vine on complicated maths to decide US election

Tuesday, November 8th 2016, 11:18

Jeremy Vine on the complicated maths that decides the US presidential election results.
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Is this the nastiest US election campaign?

Tuesday, November 8th 2016, 0:11

The BBC looks at the low blows traded in the presidential campaign.
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Remember these bits of the campaign?

Tuesday, November 8th 2016, 0:10

The US presidential election has lasted for 19 months - here's a quick trip down memory lane.
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US election 2016: Trump team tries to ease global concern

Monday, November 7th 2016, 21:56

Donald Trump's team seeks to allay negative views of their candidate overseas, as polling looms.
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Nicaragua election: US 'concerned' over Daniel Ortega win

Monday, November 7th 2016, 20:34
related countries: Nicaragua Nicaragua
related places: Ortega

The US is "deeply concerned" over the electoral process in Nicaragua after Ortega wins a third term.
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Missing California mother feared abducted while jogging

Monday, November 7th 2016, 18:36
related places: California

A US mother of two from California missing for five days is believed to have been abducted.
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First female US Attorney General Janet Reno dies

Monday, November 7th 2016, 14:46
related places: Miami

The first woman to be US Attorney General, Janet Reno, has died in Miami, US media say.
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US election 2016: Trump cries foul as FBI clears Clinton

Monday, November 7th 2016, 11:34
related places: Clinton

Donald Trump attacks the FBI after it exonerates Hillary Clinton again, as the campaign's last day looms.
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No free lunch for American Samoa voters

Monday, November 7th 2016, 11:17
related countries: American Samoa American Samoa

Workers allowed time off to vote, but only if they pass US nationality rules.
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Ladies first: How US politics got left behind

Monday, November 7th 2016, 2:47

On Tuesday the US may elect its first female leader. Dozens of other countries got there first.
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US election 2016: Trump and Clinton blitz battleground states

Sunday, November 6th 2016, 19:04
related places: Clinton

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton swing through key battleground states, two days before polling.
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Syria conflict: Rebel force targets IS 'capital' Raqqa

Sunday, November 6th 2016, 18:28
related countries: Syria Syria

A US-backed force announces an operation to capture Raqqa, Islamic State's "capital" in Syria.
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US election 2016: Trump rushed off stage by security

Sunday, November 6th 2016, 16:10
related places: Democrat, Minnesota

Donald Trump is rushed off stage by Secret Service agents in Reno, Nevada, in a false alarm.
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Donald Trump rushed off stage in Nevada security alert

Sunday, November 6th 2016, 10:05
related places: Republican, Nevada, Reno

Republican candidate Donald Trump was rushed off stage by security officers during a US election campaign address in Reno, Nevada.
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US election 2016: Trump and Clinton target Florida

Saturday, November 5th 2016, 18:03
related places: Clinton, Florida

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton campaign in the key battleground state of Florida.
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US election 2016: Baby joins Trump on stage at rally in Tampa, Florida

Saturday, November 5th 2016, 15:26
related places: Florida, Tampa, Trump

Donald Trump carries a "cute" baby on to the stage after spotting him in the audience at a rally.
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Playboy model charged over locker room 'body-shaming' image

Saturday, November 5th 2016, 12:04

US Playboy model Dani Mathers is charged over a "body-shaming" photo of an older woman in a gym.
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Beyonce and Jay-Z get behind Clinton

Saturday, November 5th 2016, 9:47
related places: Jay

Hillary Clinton gets support from stars Beyonce and Jay Z but Donald Trump is not impressed.
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US election 2016: Trump momentum forces new Clinton effort

Saturday, November 5th 2016, 9:34

Hillary Clinton holds rallies in states once thought safe for the Democrats, but now under threat.
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Al-Qaeda leader killed in US drone strike in Afghanistan

Saturday, November 5th 2016, 2:20
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

The US confirms the death of a senior al-Qaeda leader targeted by a US drone strike in Afghanistan.
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Venezuela: Vatican-backed talks are 'last chance' for peace

Saturday, November 5th 2016, 1:47
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela

Political talks taking place in Venezuela are the "last best effort" for peace, a US official says.
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Chelsea Manning attempted suicide a second time, lawyers say

Saturday, November 5th 2016, 0:25

US whistleblower Chelsea Manning attempted suicide for a second time last month, her lawyer says.
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Closed for business

Friday, November 4th 2016, 23:15

Offshoring and free trade have been huge issues in the US election - but what happens to a place after jobs get sent overseas?
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Jordan shooting: Three US military trainers killed at al-Jafr air base

Friday, November 4th 2016, 19:29
related countries: Jordan Jordan

Three US military trainers are shot dead at an air base in Jordan, the US says.
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Samsung recalls 2.8m washing machines in the US

Friday, November 4th 2016, 15:57

Samsung recalls 2.8 million washing machines in the US after doors detached mid-wash, leaving one person with a broken jaw.
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Going flat: Why I had double mastectomy

Friday, November 4th 2016, 9:43

A series of striking images of women who have had double mastectomies has been featured in a US newspaper. Rebecca Pine was one of the women. Photos courtesy Miana Jun.
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US election 2016: Life on the US-Mexico border

Friday, November 4th 2016, 7:25
related countries: Mexico Mexico

A wall already exists on one-third of the US-Mexican border. But what does it do?
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Battlegrounds targeted as US polls tighten

Friday, November 4th 2016, 6:52
related places: White House

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump fight for every vote as polls suggest a close White House race.
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Iowa police killings: Man charged with officers' murders

Thursday, November 3rd 2016, 20:35
related places: Iowa, Man

Authorities in the US state of Iowa charge a man with ambushing and murdering two police officers.
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US killing: Mother 'sent video of dead son to partner'

Thursday, November 3rd 2016, 19:36

A US mother charged with killing her baby son sent his father videos of his body, police say.
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US government asks: How much Nutella do you eat?

Thursday, November 3rd 2016, 17:25

The US food regulator is asking Nutella fans how much they eat at once, in a row over serving sizes.
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US actor Steven Seagal given Russian citizenship by Putin

Thursday, November 3rd 2016, 14:49
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Kremlin

US actor Steven Seagal is granted Russian citizenship, the Kremlin says.
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US election 2016: Obama warns fate of world at stake

Thursday, November 3rd 2016, 12:16

President Obama warns that the fate of the US Republic and the world is at stake in the US election.
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US election: The view from the Middle East

Thursday, November 3rd 2016, 2:51

People at cafes in four different countries in the Middle East give their views on the US presidential election.
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What's at stake for US immigrants?

Thursday, November 3rd 2016, 0:37

How will the US will deal with undocumented immigrants living and working in the country?
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Obama: Controversial Dakota pipeline could be re-routed

Wednesday, November 2nd 2016, 23:11

US President Barack Obama says a controversial oil pipeline in North Dakota could be re-routed.
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Iowa police killing: Suspect held after two officers shot

Wednesday, November 2nd 2016, 22:42
related places: Des Moines, Iowa

Police in the US state of Iowa arrest a man suspected in the ambush killings of two officers.
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US election 2016: Obama decries Clinton email 'innuendo'

Wednesday, November 2nd 2016, 21:13
related places: Clinton

The US president implicitly criticises the FBI over a new inquiry into Hillary Clinton's email use.
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Gawker settles Hulk Hogan privacy case for $31m

Wednesday, November 2nd 2016, 18:14

The defunct US news website Gawker settles a privacy lawsuit won by retired wrestler Hulk Hogan.
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US election 2016: Clinton accuses Trump of bullying women

Wednesday, November 2nd 2016, 12:47
related places: Republican

Hillary Clinton labels Donald Trump a "bully" while the Republican nominee brands Mrs Clinton "corrupt".
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Baby rhino takes first bath

Wednesday, November 2nd 2016, 10:00
related places: Des Moines

A newborn rhino, born at Blank Park Zoo in the US city of Des Moines, has been taking her first bath.
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Donald Trump wants voters to recall votes already cast for Clinton

Wednesday, November 2nd 2016, 9:21
related places: Clinton

US Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has appealed to people who have already voted for his opponent Hillary Clinton to recall their ballots.
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Bubble power

Wednesday, November 2nd 2016, 1:09
related countries: Cambodia Cambodia

An American student found a way of supplying Cambodian villagers with cheap soap - by recycling the waste from fancy hotels.
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US election 2016: The view from Japan

Wednesday, November 2nd 2016, 0:09
related countries: Japan Japan

Who does Japan support in the US election?
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'We are owed more'

Wednesday, November 2nd 2016, 0:08
related places: West Virginia

The US state of West Virginia is struggling as the coal industry declines, but most residents blame politicians' apathy for the state's troubles.
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US election 2016: Clinton camp blasts FBI 'double standards'

Tuesday, November 1st 2016, 7:43
related places: Clinton

The Clinton campaign blasts the FBI for "blatant double standards" over the new email inquiry.
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US election 2016: Trump hopes Clinton email 'motherlode' found

Monday, October 31st 2016, 21:15
related places: Clinton

Donald Trump says the FBI may have found the "motherlode" of Hillary Clinton's emails on a laptop.
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'Juslim' girls are Halloween internet superheroes

Monday, October 31st 2016, 18:18

Two school friends in the US, Casey who is Jewish and Yasmin who is Muslim, create 'Juslim' Halloween superheroes, and become an internet sensation.
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US murder suspect 'who live-streamed getaway' shot dead

Monday, October 31st 2016, 13:45
related places: Oklahoma

A double murder suspect said to have live-streamed a getaway is shot dead by Oklahoma police.
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The Unswayables

Sunday, October 30th 2016, 23:32

Each round of economic dislocation in the US since the 1930s has caused angry white men to join the Republican Party. Democrats are doing little to woo them back.
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US election: How did two unpopular candidates rise to the top?

Sunday, October 30th 2016, 21:25
related places: Clinton, Trump

Clinton and Trump have historically low favourability ratings - so how did voters end up with them?
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Clinton emails: Officials advised FBI not to reveal inquiry

Sunday, October 30th 2016, 20:20

The FBI was advised by the US justice department not to inform Congress of a new inquiry into Hillary Clinton's emails, officials say.
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Blond bombshell?

Saturday, October 29th 2016, 23:38

Donald Trump is pinning his hopes of winning the US presidential election on pulling off a Brexit-style shock - could he do it?
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US election: Clinton campaign condemns FBI email move

Saturday, October 29th 2016, 22:57
related places: Clinton, Congress

The Clinton campaign attacks the FBI for briefing Congress on its new inquiry into her email use.
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Clinton and Trump react to FBI email action

Saturday, October 29th 2016, 21:41
related places: Clinton, Trump

US presidential contenders Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump react to the news that the FBI are to look again at Clinton's email use.
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US election: FBI's Clinton emails move defended by Comey

Saturday, October 29th 2016, 20:50
related places: Clinton

The FBI's director defends his move to make public a new inquiry into Hillary Clinton's email use.
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US election 2016: Clinton demands details of new email probe

Saturday, October 29th 2016, 9:38

Hillary Clinton urges the FBI to explain why it has opened a new investigation into her email use.
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US election 2016: Clinton 'confident' over new FBI email probe

Saturday, October 29th 2016, 7:17

Hillary Clinton is "confident" a new FBI email probe will not change its finding that she should not be prosecuted.
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Chicago O'Hare plane fire: American Airlines jet aborts take-off

Saturday, October 29th 2016, 5:02
related places: Chicago

A plane catches fire on the runway of Chicago's O'Hare airport after reportedly suffering engine failure.
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American Airlines plane catches fire on Chicago runway

Friday, October 28th 2016, 22:31
related places: Chicago

A plane caught fire just before take-off at Chicago's O'Hare airport, but everyone on board managed to escape.
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US election 2016: Biden rules out secretary of state job

Friday, October 28th 2016, 22:02
related places: Clinton

US Vice-President Joe Biden says he will not be secretary of state if Hillary Clinton becomes president.
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Supreme Court to hear transgender school bathroom case

Friday, October 28th 2016, 20:46

The US Supreme Court is to rule on whether schools should allow students use bathrooms based on gender identity.
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Ex-Putin adviser's death in Washington hotel an 'accident'

Friday, October 28th 2016, 16:49
related places: Washington

The death of a former Vladimir Putin adviser in a Washington DC hotel was an "accident", US officials say.
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US election 2016: Trump running mate Mike Pence's plane skids off runway

Friday, October 28th 2016, 11:15
related places: Republican, New York

Republican vice-presidential candidate Mike Pence's plane skids off a runway on landing in New York.
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Michelle Obama campaigns with Clinton in North Carolina

Friday, October 28th 2016, 10:03
related places: Clinton

US first lady Michelle Obama has appeared for the first time during the presidential election race with Hillary Clinton.
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Supporters' joy as Oregon militia acquitted

Friday, October 28th 2016, 8:36
related places: Oregon

The leaders of an armed militia that took over a federal wildlife refuge in the US state of Oregon have been acquitted of the charges against them.
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US election 2016: Michelle Obama campaigns with her 'girl' Hillary Clinton

Friday, October 28th 2016, 2:06

Michelle Obama appears for the first time during this election race with "my friend", Hillary Clinton.
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How Israeli-Americans view presidential race

Thursday, October 27th 2016, 21:35
related countries: Israel Israel

As the US election campaign enters its final weeks, which candidate is gaining most support among Israeli-Americans?
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Topless selfie student crashes into Texas police car

Thursday, October 27th 2016, 21:13
related places: Texas

A US student crashes into a police car while taking a topless selfie behind the wheel, Texas law enforcement officials say.
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US election: 'Cruel' Trump claim dismays dead soldier's family

Thursday, October 27th 2016, 19:02

Republican Donald Trump is criticised by the family of a dead US soldier after saying as president he would have kept him alive.
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Mosul battle: IS 'loses hundreds of fighters' - US generals

Thursday, October 27th 2016, 15:59
related countries: Iraq Iraq
related places: Mosul

Hundreds of IS fighters have been killed in the battle for the Iraqi city of Mosul, US generals say.
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'Superhero' window cleaners surprise kids at US hospital

Thursday, October 27th 2016, 13:06
related places: Spider

Children at an American hospital are surprised by three abseiling window cleaners dressed as Captain America, Batman and Spider-Man!
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Hairless hamster Silky gets new home in Oregon

Thursday, October 27th 2016, 10:28
related places: Oregon

A tiny hamster born without any fur in the US state of Oregon is adopted after the BBC publishes a story about her custom-made sweater.
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Guo Chuan: Search suspended for sailor attempting world record

Thursday, October 27th 2016, 9:08
related countries: China China
related places: Pacific

The US Coast Guard suspends its search for a Chinese sailor attempting a world record Pacific crossing.
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Australian magistrate tells Aboriginal teen to 'be like 50 Cent'

Thursday, October 27th 2016, 8:31
related countries: Aruba Aruba

An Australian magistrate suggests an Aboriginal boy use US rapper 50 Cent as a role model.
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US abstains from UN vote against Cuba embargo

Thursday, October 27th 2016, 1:20
related countries: Cuba Cuba

In a historic first, the US abstains from a UN vote condemning its economic embargo on Cuba.
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Al-Qaeda leader 'targeted by US drone strike in Afghanistan'

Wednesday, October 26th 2016, 23:53
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan
related places: Sunday

US military officials say a drone strike targeted a senior al-Qaeda leader in north eastern Afghanistan on Sunday.
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US election: Trump thanks Gingrich for 'amazing' Kelly interview

Wednesday, October 26th 2016, 18:25
related places: Washington, Trump, White House

Donald Trump praises Newt Gingrich in his TV row with Fox News presenter Megyn Kelly.
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US liver donor marries woman whose life he saved

Wednesday, October 26th 2016, 17:35

A US man who donated half of his liver to a complete stranger reveals how they fell in love and wed.
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President Obama ridiculed on Snapchat by daughter Sasha

Wednesday, October 26th 2016, 17:16

The US president says his 15-year-old daughter Sasha mocked him on Snapchat in a message to friends.
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HIV Patient Zero cleared by science

Wednesday, October 26th 2016, 17:00

One of the most demonised patients in history - Gaetan Dugas - has been convincingly cleared of reports he spread HIV to the US, say scientists.
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Five things not to do in US ballot booth

Wednesday, October 26th 2016, 16:35

Five things some states in the US will not let you do in a polling station.
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Drag queens race in Washington DC at the High Heels Race

Wednesday, October 26th 2016, 15:53

Drag queens sped through the streets in stilettos for the 30th annual High Heels Race in the US.
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US election: Newt Gingrich accuses Megyn Kelly of being 'fascinated by sex'

Wednesday, October 26th 2016, 11:06

Newt Gingrich accuses Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly of being "fascinated" by sex during interview.
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