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Team being warm to Rosberg - Hamilton

Monday, November 2nd 2015, 23:25
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda
related places: Hamilton, Mercedes

Lewis Hamilton says his Mercedes team have "felt the need to be extra warm" to team-mate Nico Rosberg since the US GP.
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US Navy locates cargo ship wreckage

Monday, November 2nd 2015, 22:57
related countries: The Bahamas The Bahamas

The US confirms that wreckage found on the seabed off the Bahamas is that of a cargo ship that went missing during Hurricane Joaquin.
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Autism book wins non-fiction prize

Monday, November 2nd 2015, 22:16
related places: Non

American writer Steve Silberman wins the £20,000 Samuel Johnson Prize for Non-Fiction for his book about the history of autism.
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US spent $43m on Afghan fuel station

Monday, November 2nd 2015, 21:10
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

A US military oversight report says a remote vehicle fuelling station in Afghanistan cost $43m, and calls the spending "gratuitous and extreme".
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US top court hears white jury case

Monday, November 2nd 2015, 18:58

The US Supreme Court is determining whether racism played a role when an all-white jury put a black man convicted of murder on death row in 1986.
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US factory growth slowest in two years

Monday, November 2nd 2015, 17:25
related places: Institute

US manufacturing grew at its slowest pace in two years, according to data released by the Institute for Supply Management.
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Three killed in US street rampage

Monday, November 2nd 2015, 16:53
related places: Colorado Springs

Police are saying little about why a man killed three people at random on the streets of Colorado Springs at the weekend.
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US rhino flown to Indonesia to mate

Monday, November 2nd 2015, 2:15
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

A critically endangered male Sumatran rhino born in a US zoo has arrived in Indonesia to mate, as part of efforts to save the species from extinction.
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Actor and ex-senator Fred Thompson dies

Monday, November 2nd 2015, 2:12

Ex-US senator Fred Thompson - who acted in films and on TV, investigated President Nixon and made a bid for the presidency - dies at the age of 73.
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Food bug hits Chipotle restaurants

Sunday, November 1st 2015, 20:04
related countries: Mexico Mexico

Chipotle Mexican Grill has temporarily closed 43 restaurants on the West Coast while authorities investigate an E. coli outbreak.
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Biles wins record 10th World gold

Sunday, November 1st 2015, 17:51
related places: Glasgow

Simone Biles of the USA rounds off the World Gymnastics Championships in Glasgow with gold in the women's floor final.
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Taylor Swift sued over Shake It Off

Sunday, November 1st 2015, 14:57

US pop star Taylor Swift is being sued for $42m (£27m) for allegedly stealing the lyrics to her hit song Shake It Off.
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VIDEO: Photographing America's creepiest houses

Saturday, October 31st 2015, 4:08
related places: Cleveland

Cleveland photographer Seph Lawless has travelled across the United States in search of the spookiest abandoned properties.
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Russia warns of 'proxy war' in Syria

Saturday, October 31st 2015, 2:49
related countries: Syria Syria

Russia warns of a "proxy war" developing in the Middle East after the US says it will send special forces to Syria to help rebels fight Islamic State.
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US to send special forces into Syria

Friday, October 30th 2015, 22:25
related countries: Syria Syria

President Barack Obama is to send up to 50 special forces to Syria to help co-ordinate the fight against IS, US officials say.
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Rapper turned IS fighter killed by US

Friday, October 30th 2015, 20:10
related countries: Germany Germany, Syria Syria

A US air strike in Syria killed a former German rapper working for the Islamic State who used social media to recruit, defence officials confirmed.
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Republicans will not air debate on NBC

Friday, October 30th 2015, 18:59

A coming US presidential debate will not air on NBC after Republicans said this week's forum on a sister network was conducted in "bad faith".
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Poland refuses to extradite Polanski

Friday, October 30th 2015, 18:03
related places: Krakow

A Polish court rules against a US request to extradite film director Roman Polanski for having had sex with a 13-year-old girl in the 1970s.
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Iranian-American 'detained in Iran'

Friday, October 30th 2015, 16:43
related countries: Iran Iran
related places: Tehran

An Iranian-American businessman was detained during a visit to Tehran this month and is being held in solitary confinement, sources say.
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First wave of US drug inmates go free

Friday, October 30th 2015, 15:59

The US will release nearly 6,000 people jailed for drug crimes in the coming days, an effort to reform policies that led to mass incarceration.
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Japan shares up after BOJ decision

Friday, October 30th 2015, 8:57

Shares in Japan rise to a two-month high after the country's central bank keeps its monetary easing policy steady.
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RBS profits rise on Citizens sale

Friday, October 30th 2015, 8:21
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Royal Bank of Scotland Group said third-quarter net profit rose to £952m from £896m after it booked a £1.1bn gain as it sells US bank Citizens.
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China warns US over 'provocative acts'

Friday, October 30th 2015, 6:14
related countries: China China

China warns the US against "provocative acts" as the countries hold video talks days after a US ship sailed near contested South China Sea islands.
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VIDEO: Is NFL too strict about customised kit?

Friday, October 30th 2015, 3:50

The US National Football League is insisting players should only wear uniforms that it agrees to and is fining players who break strict dress codes to promote causes.
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EU and US to ease Belarus sanctions

Friday, October 30th 2015, 1:25
related countries: Belarus Belarus

The EU and US will suspend most sanctions against Belarus including an asset freeze and travel ban against President Alexander Lukashenko.
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RBS cuts ties with US bank Citizens

Friday, October 30th 2015, 0:39
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The Royal Bank of Scotland is selling its remaining 20.9% stake in the US bank Citizens as it continues to focus on the UK market.
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Jail for US prep school sex attacker

Thursday, October 29th 2015, 21:50

A man has been sentenced to a year in jail for sexually assaulting a 15-year-old at an elite prep school where they were students.
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Wall Street dips after weak GDP figures

Thursday, October 29th 2015, 20:08

US stocks end Thursday slightly lower after official figures show a sharp slowdown in economic growth.
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US jets intercept Russia warplanes

Thursday, October 29th 2015, 18:59
related countries: North Korea North Korea, Russia Russia
related places: White House

The White House confirms that the US scrambled F-18 jets to intercept Russian warplanes which flew near a US aircraft carrier off the Korean peninsula.
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US economic growth slows sharply

Thursday, October 29th 2015, 18:09

US economic growth slowed to an annualised pace of 1.5% in the third quarter of the year, according to the latest official figures.
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Paul Ryan elected US House speaker

Thursday, October 29th 2015, 16:21

Republican Paul Ryan is elected to the key job of US House of Representatives speaker, replacing John Boehner.
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VIDEO: Twitter ad sparks social media backlash

Thursday, October 29th 2015, 14:21

An television advert for Twitter screened in the US is mocked by many users who found it "incomprehensible".
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Kerry seeks end to Syria war 'hell'

Thursday, October 29th 2015, 12:53
related countries: Syria Syria

The US is intensifying diplomatic efforts to end Syria's civil war even as it increases support for moderate rebels, US Secretary of State John Kerry says.
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Swift files counterclaim over groping

Thursday, October 29th 2015, 10:34

Singer Taylor Swift launches a counterclaim against a US radio DJ who is suing her after she accused him of groping her during a photo shoot.
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US alarmed that Zanzibar poll scrapped

Thursday, October 29th 2015, 9:35
related countries: Tanzania Tanzania
related places: Zanzibar

The US says it is "gravely alarmed" by the scrapping of tightly contested presidential and parliamentary polls on the Tanzania archipelago of Zanzibar.
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VIDEO: Republican rivals spar in TV debate

Thursday, October 29th 2015, 8:10
related places: Colorado

US Republicans have traded blows in a heated presidential debate in Colorado that featured several angry exchanges.
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US Republicans spar in fiery debate

Thursday, October 29th 2015, 5:04
related places: Colorado, Republican, Boulder

Republican presidential candidates trade blows in a heated TV debate in Colorado, directing fire at each other and at the media.
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Escaped US defence blimp grounded

Thursday, October 29th 2015, 0:16
related places: Maryland

A high-tech US military blimp came loose from its moorings and floated free for hours before landing in Pennsylvania.
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Prince Harry meets Barack Obama

Wednesday, October 28th 2015, 22:18

Prince Harry meets US president Barack Obama during a visit to the US to promote the Invictus Games.
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VIDEO: Harry: 'Afghanistan changed my life'

Wednesday, October 28th 2015, 21:29
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Prince Harry meets Michelle Obama during a visit to the US to promote Invictus Games, and recalls the effect of serving in Afghanistan.
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US stocks higher after Fed holds rates

Wednesday, October 28th 2015, 20:10

US stocks veer downwards, then surge higher after the Federal Reserve holds interest rates, but fails to rule out a December rate rise.
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US Fed refrains from interest rate rise

Wednesday, October 28th 2015, 18:27

The US central bank decides not to raise interest rates, leaving them at the same low level they have been at since December 2008.
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Octogenarian US jewel thief arrested

Wednesday, October 28th 2015, 18:26

An 85-year-old American jewel thief who has been on a stealing spree for more than 60 years has been charged with theft again.
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Walmart pulls controversial costume

Wednesday, October 28th 2015, 18:16
related countries: Israel Israel

US supermarket Walmart discontinues sale of a controversial Israeli army Halloween outfit for children, as well as a "Sheikh Fagin nose".
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US policeman fired for student assault

Wednesday, October 28th 2015, 17:45

A school-based US police officer is fired after video showing him throwing a female student across a South Carolina classroom went viral.
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VIDEO: Decades in jail for another man's crime

Wednesday, October 28th 2015, 17:33
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A man has been in prison in the US for 23 years for shooting dead a British tourist, even though the judge in his trial and police detectives believe he is innocent of the crime, a BBC investigation finds.
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Hastert guilty plea in hush-money case

Wednesday, October 28th 2015, 16:17

Former US House speaker Dennis Hastert pleads guilty in a case that alleges he paid hush-money to conceal "misconduct".
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Turkey police raid Istanbul media group

Wednesday, October 28th 2015, 14:49
related countries: Turkey Turkey
related places: Istanbul

Turkish police storm the headquarters a media group linked to US-based Islamic cleric Fethullah Gulen days before the country's election.
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Second Fifa official to be extradited

Wednesday, October 28th 2015, 14:01
related countries: Botswana Botswana, Switzerland Switzerland

The former head of Brazilian football has agreed to be extradited from Switzerland to the US to face corruption charges, Swiss justice officials say.
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US signals shift in anti-IS campaign

Wednesday, October 28th 2015, 10:41
related countries: Iraq Iraq, Syria Syria

The US indicates that it will step up its campaign against Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria, including through direct ground missions.
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China media denounce US warship

Wednesday, October 28th 2015, 10:09
related countries: China China
related places: Beijing

Editorials in Chinese state media denounce the presence of a US warship in the South China Sea, and warn that Beijing is prepared to take action.
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US to probe violent arrest of pupil

Wednesday, October 28th 2015, 8:03

The US justice department investigates whether a police officer broke the law when he dragged a pupil across a classroom in South Carolina.
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Walgreens Boots to buy Rite Aid

Wednesday, October 28th 2015, 5:34

Global pharmacy giant Walgreens Boots Alliance agrees to buy US-based rival Rite Aid in a $17.2bn (£11.2bn) all-cash deal
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Iran 'to be invited' to Syria talks

Wednesday, October 28th 2015, 0:25
related countries: Iran Iran, Syria Syria

The US says it expects Iran to be invited to international talks over the Syria conflict, marking a shift in policy.
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All-time top scorer Wambach retires

Tuesday, October 27th 2015, 20:02

Women's football's all-time international leading goalscorer, United States striker Abby Wambach, will retire in December.
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US still isolated at UN over Cuba

Tuesday, October 27th 2015, 18:26
related countries: Cuba Cuba

The UN votes almost unanimously to condemn the US embargo on Cuba, in the first such motion since the two nations restored diplomatic ties.
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Probe into US officer-pupil clash

Tuesday, October 27th 2015, 17:11

A US sheriff's department says it is investigating a video showing an officer throwing a female student across a classroom.
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China fury at US 'illegal' ship passage

Tuesday, October 27th 2015, 16:21
related countries: China China
related places: Beijing

Beijing condemns a US guided-missile destroyer's passage near disputed artificial islands in the South China Sea as an "illegal" act.
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US Congress reaches budget deal

Tuesday, October 27th 2015, 14:20
related places: White House

Republicans in the US Congress reach a compromise budget deal with the White House to avert the prospect of a renewed government shutdown.
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Netflix boss: Beasts seen by 3m in US

Tuesday, October 27th 2015, 13:29

Netflix boss Ted Sarandos says he is "thrilled" by the success of Beasts of No Nation, adding it has been viewed by more than three million US subscribers.
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Ford doubles profit as US sales surge

Tuesday, October 27th 2015, 12:34
related places: Ford

US carmaker Ford reports a near-doubling of profit in the third quarter of 2015.
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Anger at Walmart's Israeli army costume

Tuesday, October 27th 2015, 12:05
related countries: Israel Israel

US supermarket Walmart causes controversy by stocking an Israeli army Halloween outfit for children, as well as a "Sheikh Fagin nose".
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Bikini islanders seek US relocation

Tuesday, October 27th 2015, 10:33

About 1,000 Bikini islanders are hoping to relocate to the United States as rising seas threaten their adopted home.
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VIDEO: Officer 'throws student across room'

Tuesday, October 27th 2015, 10:13

A US sheriff's department says it has begun an investigation after videos emerged, apparently showing an officer throw a female pupil across a classroom.
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NSA warns of state cyber-attack risk

Tuesday, October 27th 2015, 9:24

The deputy director of the US National Security Agency warns of the increasing danger of destructive cyber attacks by states.
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US ship passes disputed China islands

Tuesday, October 27th 2015, 6:50
related countries: China China, Spratly Islands Spratly Islands
related places: South China, Navy

A US Navy ship has sailed close to islands built by China in the disputed waters of the South China Sea, defence officials say, in a move Beijing condemned as "illegal".
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Indonesia 'will join TPP trade deal'

Tuesday, October 27th 2015, 2:58
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

Indonesia's president says his country will join the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) free trade deal, but cuts short his US visit because of Indonesia's worsening haze situation.
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Shares in Asia down on Tuesday

Tuesday, October 27th 2015, 2:37
related places: Wall Street, Asia

Shares in Asia were mostly in negative territory in early trade on Tuesday following a mixed lead from Wall Street and as investors looked ahead to the US Federal Reserve's policy meeting this week.
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Dog named Trigger shoots owner

Tuesday, October 27th 2015, 0:05
related places: Indiana

A woman in the US state of Indiana is recovering after being shot by her dog - called Trigger - in a bizarre hunting accident, a conservation official says.
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Dispute 'blown out of proportion'

Monday, October 26th 2015, 18:08
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda
related places: Mercedes

The dispute between Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg after the US Grand Prix has been "blown out of proportion", Mercedes say.
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University removes US rebel flag

Monday, October 26th 2015, 15:53
related places: Confederate

The University of Mississippi, known as 'Ole Miss', removes the state flag featuring the Confederate emblem from its campus after a vote.
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Steve Jobs film fails at US box office

Monday, October 26th 2015, 10:32
related places: Apple

Danny Boyle's biopic about the Apple founder fails to impress at the North American box office, taking just $7.3m in its first general week of release.
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US may block Philips' sale of Lumileds

Monday, October 26th 2015, 9:59
related places: Philips

Philips announces that its $3.3bn (£2.2bn) sale of Lumileds could be blocked by US authorities.
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Oklahoma crash woman on murder charges

Monday, October 26th 2015, 4:06
related places: Oklahoma

A woman who drove into a crowd in the US state of Oklahoma, killing four people, is charged with second-degree murder.
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US remains returned from North Korea

Monday, October 26th 2015, 3:44
related countries: North Korea North Korea
related places: California

The remains of a US soldier, missing since the Korean War, have been returned to his family in California, according to local media.
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Hamilton wins third F1 world title

Sunday, October 25th 2015, 20:55
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda

Lewis Hamilton wins his third F1 World Championship, becoming only the second Briton after Sir Jackie Stewart to do so.
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Hurricane remnants bring Texas floods

Sunday, October 25th 2015, 15:54
related countries: Mexico Mexico
related places: Texas, Patricia

Parts of Texas get more than a month's worth of rain over the weekend as the remnants of storm Patricia pass into the US from Mexico.
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Rosberg beats Hamilton to US pole

Sunday, October 25th 2015, 15:23
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda
related places: Hamilton, Mercedes

Nico Rosberg beats Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton to pole at the United States GP as qualifying was truncated by rain.
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US 'drunk driver' kills four people

Sunday, October 25th 2015, 3:01
related places: Oklahoma

A car travelling at high speed driven by a suspected drunk driver crashes into a crowd in the US state of Oklahoma killing four people, police say.
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Eubank Jr stops Jeter in round two

Saturday, October 24th 2015, 22:00

Chris Eubank Jr returns to the ring with a second-round win over American Tony Jeter to retain his interim WBA middleweight title.
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US GP qualifying to run on Sunday

Saturday, October 24th 2015, 21:07
related places: Sunday

United States Grand Prix qualifying is postponed during heavy rain, and will be held at 14:00 GMT on Sunday.
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Actress Maureen O'Hara dies aged 95

Saturday, October 24th 2015, 19:05
related countries: Ireland Ireland

Maureen O'Hara, the Irish-American star of How Green Was My Valley and other films, dies aged 95, her manager says.
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Israel-Jordan deal on Jerusalem site

Saturday, October 24th 2015, 18:13
related countries: Jordan Jordan

The US announces a deal between Israel and Jordan in an effort to ease tensions surrounding a prominent holy site in Jerusalem.
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Hamilton sets blistering time in wet

Saturday, October 24th 2015, 16:06
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda

Lewis Hamilton sets the pace in a soaking wet final practice at the United States GP that could potentially determine the grid.
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Russia 'ready to help Syria rebels'

Saturday, October 24th 2015, 14:26
related countries: Russia Russia, Syria Syria

Russia says it is ready to help moderate US-backed rebels in Syria, in their fight against militant organisations like the Islamic State group.
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Venezuela sues DolarToday website

Saturday, October 24th 2015, 10:11
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela
related places: Delaware

Venezuela's Central Bank has filed a lawsuit in the US state of Delaware against DolarToday website, accusing it of cyberterrorism.
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VIDEO: The elite unit that saves downed pilots

Saturday, October 24th 2015, 8:03

A US military unit is based in the Middle East with the specific task of rescuing and extracting pilots who have been shot down over Islamic State-controlled territory.
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Hurricane storms cast US GP doubts

Friday, October 23rd 2015, 21:42

The United States GP is shrouded in uncertainty as a result of heavy thunderstorms in Texas on the periphery of Hurricane Patricia.
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VIDEO: Obama mocks 'Grumpy Cat' Republicans

Friday, October 23rd 2015, 21:11
related places: America, Republican

US President Barack Obama hits out at his Republican rivals, accusing them of being "so down on America" and always suggesting that "everything is terrible".
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US shares higher on China rate cut

Friday, October 23rd 2015, 21:08
related countries: China China
related places: Wall Street, Friday

Shares on Wall Street rose on Friday boosted by news of China's rate cut and positive company earnings.
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VIDEO: Health tourism boom in Cuba

Friday, October 23rd 2015, 20:28
related countries: Cuba Cuba

Cuba's healthcare sector is enjoying a boom thanks to a thaw in relations with the United States and other countries.
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VIDEO: Archive film shows parachuting beavers

Friday, October 23rd 2015, 17:19

Archive footage has been uncovered of a group of beavers being parachuted into wilderness in the US.
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Rosberg top in wet US GP practice

Friday, October 23rd 2015, 16:39

Nico Rosberg sets the pace in first practice at the United States GP, which may be affected by heavy thunderstorms and rain.
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Paul Ryan to run for US House speaker

Friday, October 23rd 2015, 14:21

Paul Ryan sets aside some initial reluctance and announces he is going to run for speaker of the US House of Representatives.
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One dead in US university shooting

Friday, October 23rd 2015, 12:05
related places: Nashville

One person is shot dead and two others wounded in a shooting incident at Tennessee State University in Nashville, US police say.
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VIDEO: Drug tunnel stretches from Mexico to US

Friday, October 23rd 2015, 10:33
related countries: Mexico Mexico

A tunnel used to smuggle drugs under the US border is discovered by Mexican police.
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'Drunken' spies' defections shook US

Friday, October 23rd 2015, 7:21
related places: Cambridge

Two members of the Cambridge spy ring were so drunken and unstable that US officials were stunned they had been employed by the Foreign Office, newly-released papers show.
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Toddler takes wheel for 'drunk mother'

Friday, October 23rd 2015, 0:37
related places: Oklahoma

A three-year-old in Oklahoma steered a truck to safety across a four-lane road after his drunken mother fell from the vehicle, police say.
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US-Iraqi raid 'foiled IS mass killing'

Thursday, October 22nd 2015, 22:46
related countries: Iraq Iraq

US authorities say US and Iraqi forces rescued dozens of hostages from IS to prevent their "imminent execution" but a US soldier was killed.
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Mexico police find US drugs tunnel

Thursday, October 22nd 2015, 22:27
related countries: Mexico Mexico
related places: San Diego

Mexican police find an 800m-long tunnel used to smuggle drugs into the US city of San Diego, authorities say.
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