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Lollapalooza to take place in Berlin

Friday, November 7th 2014, 11:17
related countries: Germany Germany
related places: Berlin

The first European edition of US music festival Lollapalooza is to be held in the German capital next year, organisers announce.
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Obama sent 'secret letter' to Iran

Friday, November 7th 2014, 9:59
related countries: Iran Iran

President Barack Obama is said to have written a secret letter to Iran's Supreme Leader describing a shared interest in fighting Islamic State.
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US row over who shot Osama Bin Laden

Friday, November 7th 2014, 6:05

US commandos disagree in public over who fired the shot that killed Osama Bin Laden, more than three years after the al-Qaeda leader's death.
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Four state gay marriage bans upheld

Friday, November 7th 2014, 2:53

A US appeals court has upheld bans on gay marriage in four states, in a ruling that runs counter to a wave of court decisions on gay unions.
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Hit movies drive up Disney revenue

Friday, November 7th 2014, 1:02
related places: Disney

US entertainment giant Walt Disney's fourth quarter revenue beat market expectations thanks to its recent blockbuster movies.
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Hillary Clinton’s dry run for 2016

Friday, November 7th 2014, 0:29

Were the US mid-terms Hillary Clinton's dry run for 2016?
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VIDEO: WW1: The Zimmermann Telegram

Friday, November 7th 2014, 0:03
related countries: Germany Germany, Mexico Mexico

How a decrypted German telegram intended for Mexico pushed the United States into World War One and prompted a wave of hostility on the US-Mexico border.
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VIDEO: How will mid-terms affect Clinton?

Thursday, November 6th 2014, 23:27

Following the US mid-term elections speculation on the 2016 presidential race has increased.
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US retailer lost 53m emails in hack

Thursday, November 6th 2014, 23:14

US retail giant Home Depot says hackers stole 53 million email addresses earlier this year, in addition to millions of payment-card details.
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US author wins Dylan Thomas prize

Thursday, November 6th 2014, 22:30
related places: Swansea

American author Joshua Ferris is announced as the winner of the 2014 International Dylan Thomas Prize at a ceremony in Swansea.
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US strikes target militants in Syria

Thursday, November 6th 2014, 19:20
related countries: Syria Syria

The US says it has carried out air strikes against the al-Qaeda-linked Khorasan group in Syria, whom it accuses of planning attacks on the West.
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Russia rejects claim over Putin ally

Thursday, November 6th 2014, 18:44
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Kremlin, President

The Kremlin dismisses US allegations of money laundering against a close associate of President Putin as another attack on the Russian president.
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Medal of Honor for Civil War soldier

Thursday, November 6th 2014, 17:39
related places: Honor, Gettysburg

The US has bestowed its highest military honour on First Lt. Alonzo Cushing, a soldier killed in the Civil War Battle of Gettysburg.
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VIDEO: US woman found safe after kidnapping

Thursday, November 6th 2014, 11:49
related places: Maryland

A woman whose abduction was caught on CCTV has been safely found in the US state of Maryland, police have said.
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Man held over 'murder pictures' post

Thursday, November 6th 2014, 11:37

Police in the north-western US arrest a man accused of murdering his girlfriend then posting pictures of her body online.
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Asia shares down despite US gains

Thursday, November 6th 2014, 10:12
related places: Senate

Asian shares ended mostly down on Thursday despite US stocks hitting record highs after Republicans took control of the US Congress.
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Jay Z snaps up champagne brand

Thursday, November 6th 2014, 8:00
related places: Brignac

US music mogul Shawn Carter, also known as Jay Z, buys the Armand de Brignac champagne brand.
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US leaders pledge to work together

Thursday, November 6th 2014, 4:51
related places: Republican

Barack Obama and the Republicans promise to work together, after the US president's Democrats suffer a huge defeat in the mid-term elections.
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Kuwaiti Guantanamo inmate sent home

Thursday, November 6th 2014, 4:46
related countries: Kuwait Kuwait

A Kuwaiti terror suspect - one of the longest-held detainees at the US detention facility at Guantanamo Bay - is sent home, officials say.
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US stocks rally after mid-term vote

Wednesday, November 5th 2014, 22:10
related places: Stocks, Wall Street

Stocks on Wall Street close higher, with investors relieved that the mid-term elections produced a clear result.
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Obama 'to ask for $6bn Ebola fund'

Wednesday, November 5th 2014, 20:33
related places: Congress

President Barack Obama is to ask Congress for $6.2bn to fight Ebola in West Africa and avoid it spreading in the US, officials say.
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Republicans win control of US Senate

Wednesday, November 5th 2014, 13:55

Republicans win control of the Senate in the US mid-term elections, increasing their power in the final years of Barack Obama's presidency.
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US city votes to tax sugary drinks

Wednesday, November 5th 2014, 11:07
related places: Berkeley, San Francisco, California

Berkeley, in California, votes to tax sugary soda drinks, but nearby San Francisco says 'no' to the idea.
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VIDEO: 'A very good night for Republicans'

Wednesday, November 5th 2014, 7:58

Rajesh Mirchandani explains the results of the US mid-term elections in what was a "very good night for Republicans".
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Republicans poised to take US Senate

Wednesday, November 5th 2014, 4:13
related places: White House, Senate

The Republican Party is on the verge of taking the US Senate, where they need just one more seat to win control, initial results in the US mid-term elections show.
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'Russian Taliban' in US court trial

Wednesday, November 5th 2014, 2:52
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Russia Russia

A former Russian army officer who is alleged to have fought for the Taliban in Afghanistan appears in a US court on terrorism charges.
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Crude oil prices hit four-year low

Tuesday, November 4th 2014, 19:42
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

Crude oil prices hit a four-year low after Saudi Arabia unexpectedly cut the price of crude oil sold to the US, adding further to pressure on the growing US oil industry.
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Neon designer Chris Bracey dies

Tuesday, November 4th 2014, 17:06
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Chris Bracey, the British artist and designer whose Gods Own Junkyard housed one of the largest collections of neon signs outside the US, dies aged 59.
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Jihadists edging out US allies in Syria

Tuesday, November 4th 2014, 16:55
related countries: Syria Syria

US' moderate rebel allies no match for jihadists in Syria
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Tech firms 'in denial' over extremists

Tuesday, November 4th 2014, 13:48

US technology firms such as Facebook and Twitter have become "command-and-control networks for terrorists" and should co-operate more with intelligence agencies, the head of GCHQ says.
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Ebola nurse reaches US state deal

Tuesday, November 4th 2014, 10:40
related places: Maine

A US nurse who was quarantined after treating Ebola patients in West Africa reaches an agreement with Maine over a quarantine order.
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Nissan profits boosted by US sales

Tuesday, November 4th 2014, 10:35
related countries: Japan Japan

One of Japan's biggest carmakers, Nissan, reports a 25% increase in half-year profits as strong US sales help to offset weaker demand elsewhere.
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US criticised for seeking Polanski arrest

Tuesday, November 4th 2014, 10:15
related countries: Poland Poland

An advisor to the Polish President accuses the US of "absolute ignorance" in seeking to arrest Roman Polanski at the opening of a Jewish history museum.
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Hyundai and Kia in record settlement

Tuesday, November 4th 2014, 8:19

US regulators announce that carmakers Hyundai and Kia have agreed to a record settlement for overstating the fuel economy of their cars, in violation of the Clean Air Act.
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VIDEO: Mid-terms: Is US on the right track?

Tuesday, November 4th 2014, 6:06

Americans are voting in mid-term elections which will decide who controls the Senate and pave the way for the 2016 race for the White House.
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Campaigning with a bang

Tuesday, November 4th 2014, 0:45

US politicians are using firearms to give adverts pop
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Feeling the economic blues in Arkansas

Tuesday, November 4th 2014, 0:14
related places: Arkansas

Why voters in US state of Arkansas are seeing red
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JP Morgan facing currency probe

Tuesday, November 4th 2014, 0:04

JP Morgan Chase, the largest bank in the US, has revealed it is under investigation over currency trading in a filing with US regulators.
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VIDEO: US right-to-die advocate ends life

Monday, November 3rd 2014, 23:46

Brittany Maynard, the terminally ill cancer patient whose viral YouTube video reignited the debate on assisted-suicide in the US, ended her life on Saturday.
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VIDEO: Can US military learn from Call of Duty?

Monday, November 3rd 2014, 23:32

The creative individuals who dream up hit video games are being called on by military planners to help visualise future wars.
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Descent tool probed in Virgin crash

Monday, November 3rd 2014, 23:11
related places: Friday

US officials say a descent safety device on the crashed Virgin Galactic spacecraft deployed early during Friday's fatal test flight.
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Elvis retrospective comes to the UK

Monday, November 3rd 2014, 17:19
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London, Cadillac, Graceland

Elvis Presley's American Eagle jumpsuit and pink Cadillac are among items of memorabilia leaving Graceland for a new show at London's O2 Arena.
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US right-to-die advocate ends life

Monday, November 3rd 2014, 11:36

Brittany Maynard, the terminally ill cancer patient whose viral YouTube video reignited the US debate on assisted-suicide, ends her life.
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Nightcrawler and Ouija top box office

Monday, November 3rd 2014, 10:18

Jake Gyllenhaal thriller Nightcrawler and horror film Ouija tie at the top of the North American box office over Halloween, with just $8,700 between them.
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Publicis agrees Sapient takeover

Monday, November 3rd 2014, 8:28
related countries: France France

French advertising giant Publicis agrees to buy US-based Sapient for $3.7bn (£2.3bn) in cash.
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Monday's gossip column

Monday, November 3rd 2014, 7:36
related places: Liverpool, Gerrard

Gerrard could swap Liverpool for US, Spurs set to make January push for Shaqiri, Man City line up Simeone, plus more.
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Hamilton happy to ‘outsmart’ Rosberg

Monday, November 3rd 2014, 7:35
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Lewis Hamilton says he "outsmarted" title rival Nico Rosberg on his way to making British racing history at the United States Grand Prix.
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VIDEO: Tightrope walker 'shaking like leaf'

Monday, November 3rd 2014, 7:05
related places: Chicago

US tightrope walker Nik Wallenda has successfully completed back-to-back high-wire walks above the city of Chicago, watched by thousands of people.
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Asia shares down on China PMI data

Monday, November 3rd 2014, 6:43
related places: Monday, Wall Street, Friday

Asian shares fall after Chinese manufacturing data shows slowing growth in the world's second largest economy.
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Virgin defends space safety record

Monday, November 3rd 2014, 6:17
related places: Friday

Virgin Galactic insists safety has always been central to its operations, following the crash of its experimental spacecraft in the US on Friday.
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Thousands see Chicago high-wire act

Monday, November 3rd 2014, 4:43
related places: Chicago

US tightrope walker Nik Wallenda completes back-to-back high-wire walks above the city of Chicago, watched by thousands of people.
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Hamilton wins after brave overtake

Sunday, November 2nd 2014, 22:18
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda
related places: Mercedes

Lewis Hamilton passes Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg to win the United States GP and extend his championship lead.
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Uma Thurman 'recruited for US Slap'

Sunday, November 2nd 2014, 15:22
related places: Mary

Uma Thurman 'recruited for US Slap'
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Virgin crash probe 'may take a year'

Sunday, November 2nd 2014, 8:38
related places: California

The investigation into the Virgin Galactic spacecraft crash in California could take about 12 months, the US transport safety chief says.
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VIDEO: Virgin crash probe 'may take a year'

Sunday, November 2nd 2014, 7:12
related places: California

The investigation into the Virgin Galactic spacecraft crash in California's Mojave Desert could take about a year, the head of the US transport safety agency has said.
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Virgin crash investigation under way

Sunday, November 2nd 2014, 3:47
related places: Mojave, California, Virgin

US investigators begin an inquiry into why a Virgin Galactic space rocket crashed on a test flight, killing a pilot.
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VIDEO: Virgin crash investigation begins

Saturday, November 1st 2014, 22:51
related places: Mojave, California

US officials have started to investigate why a Virgin Galactic space rocket crashed over California's Mojave desert on a test flight.
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Force India in US GP boycott threat

Saturday, November 1st 2014, 19:58

Force India say they may boycott the US Grand Prix in protest at a failure to address a "financial crisis" in F1.
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Rosberg on pole as Hamilton struggles

Saturday, November 1st 2014, 19:54
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda
related places: Hamilton

Nico Rosberg beats Lewis Hamilton to pole position at the United States Grand Prix to revive his title hopes.
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Hamilton dominates final practice

Saturday, November 1st 2014, 16:50
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda
related places: Mercedes

Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes are in a league of their own in final practice at the United States Grand Prix.
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Space project will go on - Branson

Saturday, November 1st 2014, 8:48
related places: Branson

Virgin founder Sir Richard Branson vows to continue his space tourism venture despite the SpaceShipTwo craft crashing in the US, killing a pilot.
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VIDEO: Obamas welcome trick-or-treaters

Saturday, November 1st 2014, 4:48
related places: White House

US President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle welcome some special guests to the White House for a trick-or-treat Halloween celebration.
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Mexico orders release of US marine

Saturday, November 1st 2014, 1:17
related countries: Mexico Mexico

A US marine imprisoned in Mexico for driving a vehicle loaded with firearms across the border is released after eight months.
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US shares close at record levels

Friday, October 31st 2014, 21:55
related countries: Japan Japan
related places: Dow

The Dow and S&P 500 close at record levels, helped by a surprise move by the Bank of Japan to boost its stimulus measures.
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Hamilton top in second US practice

Friday, October 31st 2014, 21:13
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda
related places: Mercedes

Lewis Hamilton narrowly edges Mercedes team-mate and title rival Nico Rosberg to fastest time in second practice at the US Grand Prix.
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Quarantine victory for US Ebola nurse

Friday, October 31st 2014, 20:23
related places: Maine

A judge in the US rules in favour of a nurse fighting a state quarantine order issued because she treated Ebola patients in West Africa.
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Hamilton fastest in America practice

Friday, October 31st 2014, 17:06
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda
related places: America, Mercedes

Lewis Hamilton sets the pace from Mercedes team-mate and title rival Nico Rosberg in first practice at the United States GP.
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Jeers for accused US police killer

Friday, October 31st 2014, 15:58
related places: Pennsylvania, Local

Local residents jeer and shout abuse at a Pennsylvania man accused of killing a police officer and eluding authorities on a weeks-long manhunt.
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Myanmar in rare multi-party talks

Friday, October 31st 2014, 15:06

Myanmar's president holds rare roundtable talks with the opposition, military and ethnic groups, as the US calls for "credible" elections next year.
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Blurred Lines dispute to go to trial

Friday, October 31st 2014, 10:43

A US judge rules the long-running dispute between Marvin Gaye's family, Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams over claims of plagiarism should go to trial.
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US police killing suspect captured

Friday, October 31st 2014, 10:26
related places: Pennsylvania

A US man who has eluded police in the forests of Pennsylvania for seven weeks after the fatal shooting of a police officer has been found.
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VIDEO: Inside a haunted house in Louisiana

Friday, October 31st 2014, 7:57
related places: America, Baton Rouge, Louisiana

It's Halloween and nowhere is it celebrated more than in the US. The BBC Pop Up team went behind the scenes at one of America's scariest haunted houses in Baton Rouge.
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Nikkei leads Asia up after BOJ move

Friday, October 31st 2014, 6:53
related places: Friday

Japan led Asian shares higher after the Bank of Japan (BOJ) surprised markets by announcing more stimulus measures to boost the economy.
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Charity warns US on Ebola quarantine

Friday, October 31st 2014, 4:51

Charity Doctors Without Borders warns some mandatory US state Ebola quarantine measures are having a "chilling effect" on its work.
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Australia urged to send Ebola medics

Friday, October 31st 2014, 0:57
related places: Africa

Tony Abbott comes under more pressure for not sending health workers to Africa to help fight Ebola after the US offers to care for any who get sick.
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The scandal-hit politicians seeking re-election

Thursday, October 30th 2014, 23:57

The scandal-hit US politicians who could be re-elected
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Maine bid to force nurse quarantine

Thursday, October 30th 2014, 22:28
related places: Maine

The governor of Maine vows to exercise the "full extent" of his authority to quarantine a US nurse who treated Ebola patients in West Africa
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US nurse defies Ebola quarantine

Thursday, October 30th 2014, 17:22
related places: Maine

A US nurse who returned from treating patients in Sierra Leone defies a voluntary quarantine order, leaving her house in Maine for a bike ride.
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US posts better-than-expected growth

Thursday, October 30th 2014, 14:27

The US economy grew at an annual rate of 3.5% in the third quarter, a better figure than economists were expecting.
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Polanski freed after US arrest bid

Thursday, October 30th 2014, 13:40
related countries: Poland Poland

US attempts to have director Roman Polanski arrested for sex offences while visiting Poland fail.
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Rocket makers probe US explosion

Thursday, October 30th 2014, 12:27

The builders of an unmanned supply rocket which exploded on the way to the International Space Station have vowed to find the cause of the failure.
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US faces Ebola quarantine test case

Thursday, October 30th 2014, 12:13
related countries: Sierra Leone Sierra Leone
related places: Maine

A nurse who cared for Ebola patients in Sierra Leone is fighting the US state of Maine over its right to quarantine her against her will.
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Pulitzer-winning poet Kinnell dies

Thursday, October 30th 2014, 11:11

Pulitzer Prize-winning US poet Galway Kinnell, best known for his spiritual poems connecting the experiences of daily life to larger forces, dies aged 87.
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Stocks rise after Fed ends stimulus

Thursday, October 30th 2014, 1:55
related places: Asia

Asia stocks mostly open higher after the US dollar jumps in value following the end of the Federal Reserve's bond-buying stimulus program.
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VIDEO: What caused major US rocket failure?

Thursday, October 30th 2014, 1:09

The builders of an unmanned supply rocket, which exploded on the way to the International Space Station, are searching for the cause of the catastrophic explosion.
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VIDEO: Why is the US election so costly?

Thursday, October 30th 2014, 0:16

The US mid-term election is projected to be the most expensive ever, and the BBC takes a look at where the millions of dollars comes from.
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US attends Ebola conference in Cuba

Wednesday, October 29th 2014, 22:55
related countries: Cuba Cuba

Two health officials from the United States attend an Ebola conference in Cuba despite frosty relations between the two long-standing adversaries.
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Family sues after Ebola school ban

Wednesday, October 29th 2014, 20:42
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

A US man sues after his daughter is barred from school amid fears she may have been exposed to the Ebola virus on a family trip to Nigeria.
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US Fed ends QE stimulus programme

Wednesday, October 29th 2014, 19:28

US Federal Reserve announces an end to the quantitative easing stimulus programme begun in 2008 as economic recovery takes hold.
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'Operation' inventor needs operation

Wednesday, October 29th 2014, 18:53

The American inventor of the popular board game Operation is in desperate need of money to pay for a real-life operation.
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Fed set to end US stimulus programme

Wednesday, October 29th 2014, 13:18

The US Federal Reserve is expected to announce that it will end its programme of buying financial assets with new money, a policy known as quantitative easing.
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US rocket explodes during launch

Wednesday, October 29th 2014, 13:06
related places: Virginia

An unmanned rocket bound for the International Space Station has exploded during its launch from the US state of Virginia.
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US man missing during NFL game found

Wednesday, October 29th 2014, 12:49
related places: Denver, Colorado

Police find a Colorado man five days after he went missing while attending a professional football game in Denver on Thursday.
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White House computers 'hacked'

Wednesday, October 29th 2014, 12:02

US security services are reportedly investigating the breach of an unclassified network.
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Spacey mourns House of Cards actress

Wednesday, October 29th 2014, 9:11

Kevin Spacey pays tribute to actress Elizabeth Norment, who played Nancy Kaufberger, the secretary to his character in US TV drama House of Cards.
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Japan industrial data lifts stocks

Wednesday, October 29th 2014, 2:44
related countries: Japan Japan
related places: Asia

Asia stocks are lifted by stronger-than-expected Japan industrial production in September and positive US consumer confidence data.
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US hails West Africa Ebola progress

Wednesday, October 29th 2014, 2:09
related countries: Liberia Liberia

US envoy Samantha Power praises efforts to tackle Ebola in Liberia in West Africa, and urges international donors to continue to help.
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US warns Russia on Ukraine rebel vote

Tuesday, October 28th 2014, 23:36
related countries: Russia Russia, Ukraine Ukraine

US Secretary of State John Kerry warns Russia that it will violate international agreements if it recognises an election planned by rebels in eastern Ukraine.
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US steps up security over terror fears

Tuesday, October 28th 2014, 22:43
related countries: Canada Canada

The US has increased security at government buildings across the nation in the wake of an attack on the Canadian parliament.
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Pfizer refuses to rule out tax deal

Tuesday, October 28th 2014, 19:09
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

US drug giant Pfizer refuses to rule out an acquisition that would help it lower its tax bill, after a deal for the UK's AstraZeneca fell through.
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