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Jesus Christ Superstar US tour axed

Sunday, June 1st 2014, 14:47

A US touring production of Jesus Christ Superstar starring former Sex Pistols frontman John Lydon is cancelled 10 days before it was due to start.
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US paper co-owner dies in plane fire

Sunday, June 1st 2014, 14:39
related places: Boston

The co-owner of The Philadelphia Inquirer, Lewis Katz, is killed in a private jet that burst into flames near Boston.
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Hagel praises soldier release team

Sunday, June 1st 2014, 13:09
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

The US defence secretary, on a visit to Afghanistan, praises special forces involved in the release of a Taliban-held US soldier.
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VIDEO: China reacts to US Japan 'provocation'

Sunday, June 1st 2014, 8:28
related countries: China China, Singapore Singapore

A war of words has erupted between the US and China at a security conference in Singapore.
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US 'assured' on Afghan release deal

Sunday, June 1st 2014, 7:43
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Qatar Qatar

The US says it has received security assurances from Qatar, which has taken five Guantanamo Bay prisoners exchanged for a Taliban-held US soldier.
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China denounces US-Japan speeches

Sunday, June 1st 2014, 4:12
related countries: China China, Japan Japan, Singapore Singapore
related places: Beijing

China denounces Japanese PM Shinzo Abe and US Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel for "provocative speeches" against Beijing at a Singapore forum.
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Climbers missing on US Mt Rainier

Sunday, June 1st 2014, 2:33
related places: Washington, Mount Rainier

Hopes are fading for six climbers who have gone missing on Mount Rainier in the north-western US state of Washington.
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US soldier freed by Taliban captors

Saturday, May 31st 2014, 23:11
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

The only US soldier held by the Taliban in Afghanistan is freed in a deal that includes the release of five Afghan detainees at Guantanamo.
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Mickelson defiant over trading probe

Saturday, May 31st 2014, 21:30

US golfer Phil Mickelson insists he has done "absolutely nothing wrong" after the FBI launched an insider trading investigation.
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US 'to take significant step' on climate

Saturday, May 31st 2014, 10:46

US unveiling major bid to curb carbon dioxide emissions
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US says China 'destabilising' force

Saturday, May 31st 2014, 9:17
related countries: China China, Thailand Thailand

US Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel accuses Beijing of "destabilising" the South China Sea, and urges Thailand's coup leaders to restore democracy.
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US man was Syria suicide bomber

Saturday, May 31st 2014, 0:52
related countries: Syria Syria

A US man carried out a suicide bombing in Syria, in what is thought to be the first such attack by an American citizen, the state department confirms.
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US House upholds medical marijuana

Friday, May 30th 2014, 21:18
related places: Justice

Democrats and Republicans band together to block the Department of Justice from interfering with state laws permitting medical marijuana use.
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Google closes US smartphone factory

Friday, May 30th 2014, 20:48
related places: Texas

Google's Motorola Mobility announces it will close its Texas factory - the only smartphone factory in the US - after poor sales of the Moto X smartphone.
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US Veterans chief Shinseki resigns

Friday, May 30th 2014, 19:35
related places: White House

Embattled US Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki resigns amid a scandal over delayed care and falsified records at the agency's hospitals.
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Man 'lied' to police on Boston plot

Friday, May 30th 2014, 13:57
related places: Boston

Officials in the US state of Massachusetts charge a 23-year-old man with lying to police and destroying evidence in the Boston bombings inquiry.
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Google offers 'right to forget' form

Friday, May 30th 2014, 11:36

Google launches a service to allow Europeans to ask for personal data to be removed from search results, after a European court ruling.
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Ford recalls 1.4m cars due to fault

Thursday, May 29th 2014, 20:15
related places: Ford

US car giant Ford recalls a total of 1.4 million cars, the majority of which are sport utility vehicles sold in North America, due to a possible loss of power steering.
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Southwest fined for deceptive ads

Thursday, May 29th 2014, 18:55
related places: Southwest

Budget airline Southwest is fined $200,000 by US regulators for TV adverts that promised non-existent low fares.
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Virgin signs US spaceflight deal

Thursday, May 29th 2014, 18:16
related places: New Mexico

Virgin Galactic signs a deal with the US Federal Aviation Authority, which will allow it to charter space flights from a base in New Mexico.
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What do young Harvard graduates believe?

Thursday, May 29th 2014, 18:04
related places: Harvard

A snapshot of the private lives and politics of young US elite
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US skyscraper viewing deck 'cracks'

Thursday, May 29th 2014, 16:58
related places: Chicago

A part of the Chicago's Willis Tower's glass observation ledge cracked while a family was inside, local media reports.
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US measles cases reach 20-year high

Thursday, May 29th 2014, 16:55

Public health experts in the US are urging people to get vaccinated against measles after a spike in cases in the country this year.
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VIDEO: US storm chaser 'struck by lightning'

Thursday, May 29th 2014, 16:47

A US storm chaser says he has survived being struck by lightning, while inadvertently capturing the incident on camera.
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BBC dramas up for 14 US TV awards

Thursday, May 29th 2014, 16:18
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Luther, Time, Sherlock

Sherlock, Luther, Burton & Taylor and An Adventure in Time and Space are among the British nominations at this year's Critics' Choice Television Awards.
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VIDEO: Millionaire hides free cash across US

Thursday, May 29th 2014, 15:11
related countries: Costa Rica Costa Rica
related places: San Francisco

A mystery benefactor has been leading social media users on a treasure hunt for hidden money in the US cities of San Francisco and San Jose.
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Syal not Steinbeck in English GCSE

Thursday, May 29th 2014, 14:47

The latest GCSE English literature set texts from a second exam board, AQA, include Meera Syal and George Orwell, but no American authors
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Chicago push to videotape gun sales

Thursday, May 29th 2014, 14:30

Mayor Rahm Emanuel proposes a package of measures that would drive gun shops out of much of the American "murder capital" and require each sale be made on camera.
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Dish Network plans to accept Bitcoin

Thursday, May 29th 2014, 13:13

US satellite TV operator Dish Network says it will accept payments in Bitcoins from customers later this year.
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US economy shifts into reverse

Thursday, May 29th 2014, 13:12

The US economy contracted at an annualised pace of 1% in the first three months of 2014, according to the latest official estimate.
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Coldplay tops Billboard album chart

Thursday, May 29th 2014, 11:25

Coldplay's latest record Ghost Stories tops the US Billboard 200 album chart in its first week of release.
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Ex-Man Utd owner Glazer dies aged 85

Thursday, May 29th 2014, 11:19

Malcolm Glazer, the billionaire businessman who led a controversial takeover of Manchester United in 2005, dies at the age of 85.
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Missing plane 'not in ping zone'

Thursday, May 29th 2014, 9:52
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia

The area where signals thought linked to the missing Malaysian plane were detected is ruled out as its final resting place, Australia says.
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Kerry urges Snowden to return to US

Thursday, May 29th 2014, 9:09
related places: Snowden

US Secretary of State John Kerry says intelligence leaker Edward Snowden is a fugitive who should return to the US to face justice.
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BP asks judge to block spill payouts

Thursday, May 29th 2014, 6:57

BP asks a US judge to allow it to halt paying compensation claims while it waits for the US Supreme Court to review its settlement with businesses.
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Injured Woods withdraws from US Open

Thursday, May 29th 2014, 5:53
related places: Pinehurst

Tiger Woods pulls out of next month's US Open at Pinehurst as he continues his recovery from back surgery.
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US approves Venezuela sanctions bill

Wednesday, May 28th 2014, 23:46
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela

The US House of Representatives approves a bill to introduce sanctions against Venezuelan officials involved in human rights abuses.
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US trade delegation in Cuba visit

Wednesday, May 28th 2014, 21:09
related countries: Cuba Cuba
related places: Commerce

A US Chamber of Commerce delegation is visiting in Cuba for the first time since 1999 in order to "assess the economic changes" on the communist-run island.
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Obama: US must show restraint abroad

Wednesday, May 28th 2014, 20:39

President Barack Obama promises a US foreign policy based on "collective action" with allies abroad and funds to train allies to fight terrorism.
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US veterans waited 115 days for care

Wednesday, May 28th 2014, 20:13
related places: Arizona

Military veterans at an Arizona hospital waited on average nearly four months for care, a new government report finds.
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Angelou 'brightest light' says Obama

Wednesday, May 28th 2014, 17:22

US President Barack Obama leads tributes to Maya Angelou, describing the poet, author and activist as "one of the brightest lights of our time".
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VIDEO: Looking back at Maya Angelou's life

Wednesday, May 28th 2014, 14:00

US author, poet and civil rights activist Maya Angelou has died at the age of 86.
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Twitter clues for hidden cash in US

Wednesday, May 28th 2014, 12:29
related countries: Costa Rica Costa Rica
related places: San Francisco

A mystery benefactor using the Twitter handle @HiddenCash has been giving clues on where to find hidden money in San Francisco and San Jose.
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Critic reacts to Seth Rogen backlash

Wednesday, May 28th 2014, 11:42

A US film critic linking actor Seth Rogen and director Judd Apatow's films to the Elliot Rodger shootings responds to their Twitter backlash.
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GE pledges jobs for Alstom deal

Wednesday, May 28th 2014, 11:16
related countries: France France

US company General Electric commits to creating 1,000 new jobs in France, as part of efforts to reassure the French government about its bid for Alstom.
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Beastie Boys testify against Monster

Wednesday, May 28th 2014, 10:00
related places: New York

The Beastie Boys appear in a New York court to testify in a copyright infringement case against US energy drink company Monster.
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VIDEO: Snowden: 'I was trained as a spy'

Wednesday, May 28th 2014, 9:31

Fugitive US intelligence leaker Edward Snowden describes himself as a spy specialising in electronic surveillance, in his first interview with US TV.
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US tells its citizens to leave Libya

Wednesday, May 28th 2014, 4:51
related countries: Libya Libya

State department warns American citizens to leave the country after saying the security situation "remains unpredictable and unstable".
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Snowden: I was a high-tech US spy

Wednesday, May 28th 2014, 0:26

Fugitive US intelligence leaker Edward Snowden describes himself as a spy specialising in electronic surveillance, in his first interview with US TV.
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US to keep 9,800 Afghanistan troops

Tuesday, May 27th 2014, 19:53
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

The US will keep 9,800 troops in Afghanistan after the US concludes its combat mission at the end of this year, President Barack Obama says.
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US house price growth slows down

Tuesday, May 27th 2014, 15:30

Growth in US house prices slows down, as bank lending standards tighten and student loan debt discourages buyers.
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US court in IQ death penalty ruling

Tuesday, May 27th 2014, 15:11

The US Supreme Court rules states cannot only use an intelligence test score to determine whether a death row prisoner is eligible to be executed.
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VIDEO: Oil workers film tornado escape

Tuesday, May 27th 2014, 14:45

A group of oil workers have escaped a tornado, moments before it struck their camp in North Dakota, in the US.
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China accuses US of spying online

Tuesday, May 27th 2014, 10:58
related countries: China China

A report by the Chinese government has accused the US of using internet surveillance on its leaders and key institutions.
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Gove rebuts US author ban claims

Tuesday, May 27th 2014, 9:18

Education Secretary Michael Gove has hit back at "culture warriors" who he says have wrongly accused him of banning American novels at GCSE level.
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VIDEO: Aerial footage shows huge US mudslide

Tuesday, May 27th 2014, 7:27
related places: Colorado

The Mesa County Sheriff's Office has released aerial pictures showing the extent of a massive mudslide in the remote part of Colorado.
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US dog scared by hero cat 'put down'

Monday, May 26th 2014, 20:40
related places: California

The cat in California caught on video saving a boy from a dog is invited to "throw" the first pitch at a baseball game, but the dog is reportedly destroyed.
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Obama leads tributes to US war dead

Monday, May 26th 2014, 16:37

President Barack Obama lays a wreath at the national cemetery, as the US marks Memorial Day by remembering soldiers who have lost their lives.
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Pfizer drops its AstraZeneca bid

Monday, May 26th 2014, 15:36
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

US firm Pfizer abandons its £55 a share, £69bn bid for UK drugs company AstraZeneca, after failing to get the British company to agree.
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X-Men crush monster at US box office

Monday, May 26th 2014, 10:19

X-Men: Days of Future Past defeats the might of Godzilla at the US box office, earning an estimated $91m over the weekend.
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VIDEO: Helping families cope with military suicide

Monday, May 26th 2014, 2:17

Grief camps to combat suicides among US military veterans
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Obama makes surprise Afghan visit

Sunday, May 25th 2014, 23:11
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

President Barack Obama tells US troops serving in Afghanistan that America's longest war would come to "a responsible end" at the end of 2014.
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Thai military continues crackdown

Sunday, May 25th 2014, 8:50
related countries: Thailand Thailand

Thailand's military rulers order 35 more people to report to them, following the detention of ex-PM Yingluck Shinawatra on Friday.
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US police name drive-by killer

Sunday, May 25th 2014, 6:10
related places: Santa Barbara

US police confirm that the man who killed six people in a rampage in Santa Barbara, California was 22-year-old Elliot Rodger.
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US gunman 'was filmmaker's son'

Saturday, May 24th 2014, 23:26
related places: California

The gunman who killed six people in California is believed to be the son of Hollywood filmmaker Peter Rodger, the family's lawyer says.
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US ship finds hull of missing yacht

Saturday, May 24th 2014, 1:48
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The hull of the missing yacht Cheeki Rafiki has been found in the North Atlantic, the US Coast Guard says.
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VIDEO: Detroit cracks down on carjackers

Saturday, May 24th 2014, 0:54
related places: Detroit

Authorities in the US city of Detroit have set up a special force to deal with the escalating problem of carjacking.
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Oldest American celebrates 115 years

Friday, May 23rd 2014, 21:29

The oldest living American, one of the few people still alive worldwide to be born in the 19th Century, celebrates her 115th birthday.
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John Kerry to testify on Benghazi

Friday, May 23rd 2014, 20:09
related places: House

US Secretary of State John Kerry will testify in front of a House panel about the deadly Benghazi attacks according to a letter obtained by the BBC.
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Sterling wife 'to negotiate sale'

Friday, May 23rd 2014, 18:38

Embattled Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling is authorising his wife to negotiate the sale of the basketball team, US media report.
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Judge lifts Guantanamo feeding ban

Friday, May 23rd 2014, 16:54

A US judge lifts a temporary order preventing military officials from force-feeding a prisoner on hunger strike at Guantanamo Bay.
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US wins car ruling against China

Friday, May 23rd 2014, 15:53
related countries: China China

The World Trade Organisation rules in favour of the US in a dispute against China over tariffs on US luxury cars.
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VIDEO: Climber films Nepal crevasse fall

Friday, May 23rd 2014, 12:45
related countries: Nepal Nepal

American climber Dr John All has relived his experience after falling into a crevasse on a Himalayan mountain in Nepal.
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Yacht crew search 'may be suspended'

Friday, May 23rd 2014, 12:14
related places: Friday

The US search for the crew of the missing yacht Cheeki Rafiki will be called off if nothing is found by Friday night, the US Coast Guard says.
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eBay faces investigation over breach

Friday, May 23rd 2014, 11:17
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

eBay is facing investigations in the US and the UK over its huge data breach which led it to ask 145 million customers to reset their passwords.
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Coup leader summons Thai politicians

Friday, May 23rd 2014, 10:49
related countries: Thailand Thailand

Thai ex-Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra is summoned to a military facility, while 155 people are banned from leaving the country.
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VIDEO: Thailand's military coup condemned

Friday, May 23rd 2014, 5:55
related countries: Thailand Thailand

The US has led widespread international criticism of a military takeover in Thailand.
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Harvey Milk honoured on new US stamp

Friday, May 23rd 2014, 3:11
related places: San Francisco

San Francisco gay rights activist Harvey Milk, who was shot dead in 1978, has been honoured on a new US postage stamp.
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China's JD.com shares surge on debut

Friday, May 23rd 2014, 1:13
related countries: China China

Shares in JD.com jump 10% after the Chinese online retailer raised $1.8bn in its US share sale, valuing the company at more than $25bn.
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VIDEO: 'Captor' of US woman appears in court

Friday, May 23rd 2014, 0:54
related places: California

A man has appeared in court in California to face charges of kidnapping his former girlfriend's teenage daughter and holding her captive for ten years.
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House passes bill on bulk data sweep

Friday, May 23rd 2014, 0:47

The first legislation aimed at ending the National Security Agency's bulk collection of US phone records is passed by the House of Representatives.
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VIDEO: Fast food workers want 'living wage'

Thursday, May 22nd 2014, 23:31
related countries: Brazil Brazil, France France, Indonesia Indonesia

US fast food workers have joined colleagues in countries including Indonesia, France, and Brazil to stage a global walk-out in protest about wages and working conditions.
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Donovan dropped from US squad

Thursday, May 22nd 2014, 22:13

LA Galaxy striker Landon Donovan is cut from the United States squad for the World Cup, but Jozy Altidore keeps his spot.
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US to record suspect interviews

Thursday, May 22nd 2014, 19:57

FBI and other US federal law enforcement agents are ordered to record interviews with suspects, reversing a decades-old policy.
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'Captor' of missing US woman charged

Thursday, May 22nd 2014, 19:40
related places: California

A man accused of kidnapping a teenager and holding her captive for 10 years and forcing her to marry him is charged in a California court.
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US actor charged with wife's murder

Thursday, May 22nd 2014, 18:17
related places: Los Angeles

Prosecutors charge The Shield actor Michael Jace with murder after his wife was shot and killed in their Los Angeles home.
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Senators call for new Redskins name

Thursday, May 22nd 2014, 15:35

Half of the US Senate calls on the National Football League to force the owner of the Washington Redskins team to change its name, a "racial slur".
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Missing US woman found 10 years on

Thursday, May 22nd 2014, 12:40
related places: California

A California woman reported missing when she was 15 is found alive 10 years later, and her suspected captor is arrested.
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China's JD.com to debut on Nasdaq

Thursday, May 22nd 2014, 1:17
related countries: China China
related places: America, Bank

Chinese online retailer JD.com raises $1.8bn in its US share sale, valuing the company at more $25bn according to underwriters Bank of America and UBS Investment Bank.
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Dozens charged in US child porn raid

Thursday, May 22nd 2014, 0:10

A police officer, rabbi and a nurse were among more than 70 people arrested by US law enforcement for sharing child pornography through the internet.
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US 'losing patience' with Venezuela

Wednesday, May 21st 2014, 22:57
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela

US Secretary of State John Kerry says that impatience with Venezuela is growing over its failure to address the country's serious political crisis.
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Democrats join Benghazi select panel

Wednesday, May 21st 2014, 20:28
related places: Republican

Democrats in the US Congress have named five representatives to a special panel on the Benghazi attacks despite saying it is motivated by Republican politics.
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BP in appeal to US Supreme Court

Wednesday, May 21st 2014, 20:00
related countries: Mexico Mexico

Oil giant BP appeals to the US Supreme Court over a ruling regarding how businesses must be compensated in the wake of the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil disaster.
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US Fed weighs rate rise options

Wednesday, May 21st 2014, 19:56

The US Federal Reserve began discussing how to raise interest rates, which have been held at 0% since 2008, but caution a rate raise is not imminent, minutes reveal.
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VIDEO: Inside yacht family's 'ops' room

Wednesday, May 21st 2014, 18:59
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Atlantic, Friday

The families of four British sailors who have been missing in the Atlantic since Friday are anxiously waiting for news as the US Coast Guard has resumes its search.
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Obama vows action on veterans agency

Wednesday, May 21st 2014, 16:45

President Barack Obama vows to punish those responsible for "dishonourable" alleged misconduct at hospitals for US military veterans.
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GM recalls more cars on safety fears

Wednesday, May 21st 2014, 13:17

General Motors announces the recall of another 218,000 older small cars in the US over a fire safety fear - a day after a 2.6 million global recall
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Tiffany profits jump 50% to $126m

Wednesday, May 21st 2014, 13:11
related places: Tiffany

US jewellery firm Tiffany reports a 50% year-on-year jump in profits for the three months to the end of April.
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US high court delays execution

Wednesday, May 21st 2014, 12:42

A US Supreme Court justice delays the lethal injection of a Missouri murderer amid concerns a medical condition could complicate his execution.
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UK sends plane to help find sailors

Wednesday, May 21st 2014, 9:14
related countries: Atlantic Ocean Atlantic Ocean, United Kingdom United Kingdom

The Ministry of Defence is sending a plane to help search for four British sailors missing in the Atlantic.
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