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VIDEO: Iran shows off captured US drone

Friday, December 9th 2011, 1:46
related countries: Iran Iran
related places: Tehran

Iranian TV has shown the video footage of an advanced US drone aircraft that Tehran says it downed late last week.
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Iran displays captured US drone

Thursday, December 8th 2011, 23:34
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Iran Iran
related places: Tehran

Iranian TV shows the first video footage of an advanced unmanned US drone aircraft that Tehran says it downed near the Afghan border.
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Obama backs morning-after ruling

Thursday, December 8th 2011, 20:36

US President Barack Obama describes a decision to restrict access to the morning-after pill for girls aged under 17 as "common sense".
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Remains of 274 US troops 'dumped’

Thursday, December 8th 2011, 15:32
related places: America

Incinerated remains of at least 274 US troops were reportedly disposed of at landfill over several years by America's largest military mortuary.
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Putin accuses US over poll unrest

Thursday, December 8th 2011, 14:08
related countries: Russia Russia

Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin accuses the United States of encouraging protests over the results of parliamentary elections.
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VIDEO: Leibovitz's 'voyage of discovery'

Thursday, December 8th 2011, 13:29

Annie Leibovitz's new book and exhibition Pilgrimage looks at places associated with the historical American figures which fascinate her.
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Baldwin's Twitter account offline

Thursday, December 8th 2011, 12:50

TV star Alec Baldwin's Twitter account is deactivated after a row with American Airlines over his use of his mobile phone.
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Modern Family up for US honours

Thursday, December 8th 2011, 11:08
related places: America

Modern Family - winner of best comedy at both the 2011 Writers Guild of America and Producers Guild Awards - is a leading contender for next year's honours.
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VIDEO: Thailand jails US man for royal insult

Thursday, December 8th 2011, 10:20
related countries: Thailand Thailand

Thailand has jailed a US citizen for two and a half years after he admitted posting web links to a banned biography of King Bhumibol Adulyadej.
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Mash star Harry Morgan dies at 96

Thursday, December 8th 2011, 8:59

US actor Harry Morgan, best known for playing Colonel Sherman Potter in the popular series Mash, dies at the age of 96.
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US man jailed in Thai royal case

Thursday, December 8th 2011, 5:22
related countries: Thailand Thailand

Thailand jails US citizen Joe Gordon after he admitted posting links to a banned biography of King Bhumibol, in a case that has drawn global criticism.
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US man 'took Pakistan spy money'

Thursday, December 8th 2011, 3:59
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Kashmiri

A Kashmiri-born American citizen pleads guilty to secretly receiving millions of dollars from Pakistan's spy agency in violation of US federal laws.
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No US-Canada deal on Keystone XL

Thursday, December 8th 2011, 3:20
related countries: Canada Canada

A controversial oil pipeline linking Canada and the US must be assessed for environmental impact, the US president tells Canada's prime minister.
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In pictures: Pearl Harbor remembered

Thursday, December 8th 2011, 1:53

The US remembers Pearl Harbor 70 years on
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AstraZeneca to cut 1,150 US jobs

Wednesday, December 7th 2011, 23:50

Drugs maker AstraZeneca is to cut 1,150 jobs in the US in a bid to further cut its costs.
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VIDEO: Survivors at Pearl Harbor ceremony

Wednesday, December 7th 2011, 20:40

The few remaining survivors of the Pearl Harbor attacks have led US commemorations of the surprise offensive's 70th anniversary.
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US marks Pearl Harbor 70 years on

Wednesday, December 7th 2011, 18:31

The few remaining survivors of the Pearl Harbor attacks lead US commemorations of the surprise offensive's 70th anniversary.
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Drift Away singer Dobie Gray dies

Wednesday, December 7th 2011, 16:27

US soul singer Dobie Gray, best known for his hit 1973 song Drift Away, dies aged 71.
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China warns over exports slowdown

Wednesday, December 7th 2011, 13:47
related countries: China China

China warns of "severe challenges" to its exports due to falling demand in the US and Europe and will target developing markets.
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US & Bahrain GPs still on in 2012

Wednesday, December 7th 2011, 11:25
related countries: Bahrain Bahrain

Formula 1 bosses announce an unchanged 2012 calendar, despite continuing doubts over the races in the US and Bahrain.
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US to support gay rights abroad

Wednesday, December 7th 2011, 10:53

The US vows to fight for homosexual rights abroad by using foreign aid and diplomacy, declaring gay rights an inalienable human right.
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VIDEO: Car ploughs through US restaurant

Wednesday, December 7th 2011, 9:28
related places: San Diego

Diners in San Diego had a lucky escape after a car ploughed right through the middle of a busy restaurant.
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VIDEO: Eurozone: Geithner to meet Sarkozy

Wednesday, December 7th 2011, 5:41
related countries: France France

US Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner is due to hold talks with the French President Nicolas Sarkozy about the state of the eurozone.
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Gaming Baldwin 'kicked off plane'

Wednesday, December 7th 2011, 3:30
related places: New York

Actor Alec Baldwin says he was removed from a New York-bound American Airlines plane for playing a popular online word game before the plane took off.
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My Business: An American in Russia

Wednesday, December 7th 2011, 0:24
related countries: Russia Russia

The American who set up a cheese-making business in Russia
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Obama slams Republican economics

Wednesday, December 7th 2011, 0:08
related places: Kansas, Republican

US President Barack Obama uses a speech in Kansas to sharply criticise Republican economic policies and highlight his approach to reducing income inequality.
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Citigroup plans to cut 4,500 jobs

Tuesday, December 6th 2011, 23:04

US banking giant, Citigroup, says it is to cut 4,500 jobs around the world in an effort to reduce its costs.
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Shower scene wins bad sex award

Tuesday, December 6th 2011, 22:16

An account of a frenzied encounter in a shower wins US author David Guterson the annual Bad Sex In Fiction Award.
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'Virtual' US Iranian embassy open

Tuesday, December 6th 2011, 20:57
related countries: Iran Iran

The US state department opens a "virtual embassy" for Iran, in a bid to reach out to Iranians interested in visas and other information.
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Gingrich strengthens grip on Iowa

Tuesday, December 6th 2011, 19:49
related places: Republican, Iowa

Two opinion polls in the key US election state of Iowa show Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich's surge past Mitt Romney continuing.
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Record damages for US mine deaths

Tuesday, December 6th 2011, 19:36
related places: West Virginia

A US coal firm agrees to the biggest compensation package ever awarded for a US mine disaster over a 2010 blast in West Virginia that claimed 29 lives.
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US ambassador to return to Syria

Tuesday, December 6th 2011, 17:42
related countries: Syria Syria
related places: Damascus

The US says its ambassador to Syria, Robert Ford, who was removed from the country after threats to his safety, is due to return to Damascus.
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Tom Petty to headline UK festival

Tuesday, December 6th 2011, 13:31
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

US rockers Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers are to play their first major UK gig in 20 years next year, it is announced.
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Gossip Girl stylist loses hand

Tuesday, December 6th 2011, 11:09

A 23-year-old woman who worked on US TV show Gossip Girl has her hand amputated after walking into a plane's propeller.
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Aldean wins big at country awards

Tuesday, December 6th 2011, 8:38

Jason Aldean walks away with six trophies at the American Country Awards, including artist of the year.
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US 'concerned' about drone loss

Tuesday, December 6th 2011, 3:19
related countries: Iran Iran
related places: Tehran, Sentinel

The US says it is concerned at the the loss of a Sentinel unmanned drone near the border with Iran, which Tehran says it shot down.
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VIDEO: Two-year-old sandwich served fresh

Tuesday, December 6th 2011, 0:07

Dr George McGavin travels to the USA to find out how the army are battling against food decay.
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Disgraced hedge-fund boss in jail

Monday, December 5th 2011, 22:34

Raj Rajaratnam, a former hedge fund founder, arrives at a US federal prison to begin serving the longest-ever sentence for insider trading.
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Outcry at US envoy Israel remarks

Monday, December 5th 2011, 22:04
related countries: Belgium Belgium, Israel Israel
related places: Republican, White House

The White House rejects Republican calls to sack the US ambassador to Belgium, Howard Gutman, over remarks he made about anti-Semitism in Europe.
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Cuts to axe 28,000 US postal jobs

Monday, December 5th 2011, 19:46

The US Postal Service says it is closing more than half its mail-processing centres in a £3bn (£1.9bn) cost-cutting drive expected to result in 28,000 job losses.
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US bottle message reaches Azores

Monday, December 5th 2011, 17:40
related countries: Portugal Portugal

An 11-year-old US boy was stunned to get a reply to his message in a bottle from Portugal's Azores Islands - via the more reliable means of email.
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Facebook unveils expansion plans

Monday, December 5th 2011, 11:43

The social network is opening its first software engineering facility away from the US West Coast, and is also reported to have taken over Gowalla.
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Iranians claim to down US drone

Sunday, December 4th 2011, 20:01
related countries: Iran Iran

Iran's military claims to have shot down a US drone, as Nato-led forces say it may be a craft that was lost over western Afghanistan last week.
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Clinton: Israel democracy concern

Sunday, December 4th 2011, 14:53
related countries: Israel Israel

Israeli ministers hit back at concern expressed by US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton that democracy is being eroded in the country.
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VIDEO: LatAm regional bloc established

Sunday, December 4th 2011, 4:30
related countries: Canada Canada

Leaders from Latin America and the Caribbean have approved the creation of a new regional bloc that excludes the United States and Canada.
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VIDEO: Herman Cain suspends campaign

Saturday, December 3rd 2011, 22:39
related places: Republican

US presidential hopeful Herman Cain has said he is suspending his campaign for the Republican nomination.
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New LatAm bloc ends first meeting

Saturday, December 3rd 2011, 22:31
related countries: Canada Canada

Leaders from 33 countries in Latin America and the Caribbean approve the creation of a new regional bloc that excludes the United States and Canada.
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Cain suspends US presidency bid

Saturday, December 3rd 2011, 19:41

US Republican Herman Cain says he is suspending his campaign for the presidential nomination, in the wake of allegations of an extra-marital affair.
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Herman Cain to make announcement

Saturday, December 3rd 2011, 17:29

US Republican Herman Cain is expected to announce shortly whether he will continue his beleaguered presidential campaign.
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Winds disrupt power in western US

Saturday, December 3rd 2011, 5:27

Fierce winds leave hundreds of thousands without power, close schools and down trees in a once-in-a-decade weather event in western US states.
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Israel urged to end 'isolation'

Saturday, December 3rd 2011, 2:43
related countries: Egypt Egypt, Israel Israel, Turkey Turkey

US Secretary of Defence Leon Panetta calls on Israel to work with Turkey and Egypt to end what he calls its growing isolation in the Middle East.
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What happened after the Americans left?

Saturday, December 3rd 2011, 0:28
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Guess what happened when US left Afghan border hotspot?
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US uproar over Israeli expat ads

Friday, December 2nd 2011, 23:42
related countries: Israel Israel

The Israeli government orders adverts that urge Israelis in the US to return home to be pulled amid outcry from the American Jewish community.
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Global stock markets climb again

Friday, December 2nd 2011, 23:39

Global stock markets gain - with the US having its best week in two years - as Europe's leaders call for closer integration and US unemployment drops.
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Hugo Chavez hosts summit minus US

Friday, December 2nd 2011, 22:20
related countries: Canada Canada, Venezuela Venezuela

Venezuela's President Chavez hosts a summit creating a new regional bloc, bringing together 33 Latin American and Caribbean countries without the US or Canada.
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US House seeks Corzine testimony

Friday, December 2nd 2011, 21:41

A US House of Representatives committee votes to subpoena the former head of collapsed brokerage firm MF Global, Jon Corzine.
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New US call to Cuba to free Gross

Friday, December 2nd 2011, 20:31
related countries: Cuba Cuba
related places: Gross

The US authorities appeal for the immediate release from a Cuban jail of US contractor Alan Gross, two years to the day after his arrest.
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US hands Camp Victory to Iraqis

Friday, December 2nd 2011, 19:12
related countries: Iraq Iraq

The US military hands over control of its former Iraq HQ Camp Victory to the authorities there, as troops prepare to leave by the end of the year.
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Unemployment in US falls to 8.6%

Friday, December 2nd 2011, 14:43

The US unemployment rate drops sharply to 8.6% in November, its lowest level in two-and-a-half years, from 9% the month before, figures show.
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Suu Kyi hopeful on Burma progress

Friday, December 2nd 2011, 13:56
related countries: Burma Burma

Aung San Suu Kyi says she is hopeful that Burma can get on to "the road to democracy", after talks with US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.
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Bahrain hires US ex-police chief

Friday, December 2nd 2011, 13:15
related countries: Bahrain Bahrain
related places: Miami

Bahrain is recruiting a former police chief from the US city of Miami to help reform law enforcement, says the country's interior ministry.
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Author sues over Cowboys movie

Friday, December 2nd 2011, 13:09

A US writer takes legal action against the makers of Cowboys and Aliens, claiming he had the idea prior to a comic book series produced in 2006.
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Airbag worry prompts Honda recall

Friday, December 2nd 2011, 12:45
related countries: Canada Canada
related places: Honda

Honda says it is recalling 313,000 vehicles, mainly in the US and Canada, due to concerns about potentially faulty airbags.
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Scorsese's Hugo wins movie prize

Friday, December 2nd 2011, 9:05
related places: Hugo

Film director Martin Scoresese's 3D family tale Hugo is named best film by the National Board of Review in the US.
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Ranbaxy gets US Lipitor approval

Friday, December 2nd 2011, 5:21
related countries: India India

India's Ranbaxy wins an approval from authorities to sell its version of the world's best selling drug, Lipitor, in the US.
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US Senate passes Iran sanctions

Friday, December 2nd 2011, 3:53
related countries: Iran Iran

The US Senate unanimously approves tougher economic sanctions targeting Iran's central bank, but some fear the measures could backfire.
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VIDEO: US to consider easing Burma sanctions

Friday, December 2nd 2011, 3:28
related countries: Burma Burma

The US Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton, will meet the pro-democracy leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, for a second time to discuss the pace of reform in Burma.
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Yahoo shares up on Alibaba report

Friday, December 2nd 2011, 2:23
related countries: China China

Shares in Yahoo rise on reports that China's Alibaba Group is preparing a takeover bid for the US internet firm.
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Expulsions over US 'hazing' death

Friday, December 2nd 2011, 0:01

Florida A&M University expels four students following a marching band member's death that is thought to be linked to an abusive ritual known as hazing.
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US banks sued over home seizures

Thursday, December 1st 2011, 23:44

Massachusetts is suing five major banks alleging "illegal" and "deceptive" conduct in the way they seized homes during the financial crisis.
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US pledges $50m in Aids funds

Thursday, December 1st 2011, 22:46

US President Barack Obama announces $50m of new domestic spending for HIV/Aids treatment, as a report shows that global funding fell in 2010.
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Al-Qaeda says it has US citizen

Thursday, December 1st 2011, 22:37
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Lahore

Al-Qaeda's leader Ayman al-Zawahiri says they have a 70-year-old US citizen, Warren Weinstein, who was abducted in Lahore, Pakistan.
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US manufacturing growth speeds up

Thursday, December 1st 2011, 22:23

The pace of growth in US manufacturing, car sales, and construction accelerates, surveys indicate.
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US to reward further Burma reform

Thursday, December 1st 2011, 15:09
related countries: Burma Burma

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton pledges improved ties if Burma continues current reforms, during a landmark visit to the country.
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Tobacco firm in Australia dispute

Thursday, December 1st 2011, 13:37
related countries: Aruba Aruba, Australia Australia, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Tobacco

Tobacco firm British American Tobacco begins a legal challenge to stop the Australian government from making plain packaging mandatory for cigarettes.
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US warns of Nigeria's Islamists

Thursday, December 1st 2011, 10:42
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

A US Congressional report says Nigeria's militant Islamist group Boko Haram is an "emerging threat" to the US.
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Amish case suspects denied bail

Thursday, December 1st 2011, 10:14
related places: Ohio

Four men charged over hair-cutting attacks in a US Amish community are to remain in custody. a federal magistrate in Ohio rules.
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Starbucks to create 5,000 UK jobs

Thursday, December 1st 2011, 8:17
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The US coffee giant Starbucks plans to expand further in the UK creating 5,000 UK jobs over the next five years.
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Asian shares jump in global rally

Thursday, December 1st 2011, 8:03

Asian markets jump, following a rally in the US and Europe, after a group of central banks move to boost global lending.
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Lingering stigma helps Aids epidemic ravage US South

Thursday, December 1st 2011, 3:24

Enduring stigma helps Aids epidemic ravage US South
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Artificial turf winning over South American football

Thursday, December 1st 2011, 0:13

Artificial turf is winning over South American football
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Billy Graham admitted to hospital

Wednesday, November 30th 2011, 23:30

Reverend Billy Graham, the US evangelical preacher, has been admitted to a North Carolina hospital for possible pneumonia, his spokesman says.
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Obama ups ante on payroll tax cut

Wednesday, November 30th 2011, 22:51

US President Barack Obama warns of a "massive blow" to the economy if Republicans oppose his calls to extend a payroll tax cut.
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US police raid two Occupy camps

Wednesday, November 30th 2011, 20:34
related places: Philadelphia, Los Angeles

US police raid Occupy Wall Street camps in Los Angeles and Philadelphia, arresting 200 protesters and tearing up their tent cities.
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'Mistress' slams Herman Cain bid

Wednesday, November 30th 2011, 19:42

Ginger White, who says she and Herman Cain had a 13-year affair, tells US TV the former pizza mogul would not make a good president.
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Tijuana drug tunnel impresses US

Wednesday, November 30th 2011, 14:23
related countries: Mexico Mexico

US police find one of the most sophisticated drug-smuggling tunnels to date on the border with Mexico, complete with lighting and transport carts.
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Firms told to delist fake sites

Wednesday, November 30th 2011, 12:38

A US judge orders social media sites and search engines to remove firms selling counterfeit goods from their pages.
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Pakistan lobbied on Bonn boycott

Wednesday, November 30th 2011, 11:21
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Bonn

The US leads calls for Pakistan to reconsider its boycott of next week's Bonn Conference on Afghanistan's future.
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Protests halt Peru mine project

Wednesday, November 30th 2011, 5:54
related countries: Peru Peru

The US company Newmont which plans to build a huge open-cast gold mine in northern Peru says it is halting construction after days of protests.
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Minors' life sentences 'must end'

Wednesday, November 30th 2011, 5:16

Amnesty International calls on the US to stop jailing minors for life without parole, and ratify a UN convention on the issue.
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N Korea claims nuclear 'progress'

Wednesday, November 30th 2011, 5:06
related countries: North Korea North Korea, South Korea South Korea

North Korea says it is "progressing apace" with the building of a nuclear reactor, in a dramatic snub to the US and South Korea.
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VIDEO: Clinton to begin landmark Burma visit

Wednesday, November 30th 2011, 3:56
related countries: Burma Burma

Hillary Clinton begins a ground breaking visit to Burma in the first such trip by an American Secretary of State for 50 years.
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Lottery 'winners' deny fourth man

Wednesday, November 30th 2011, 1:43

Three US wealth managers who picked up a $254m lottery jackpot deny claims they only collected the cheque for the real winner, a client of theirs.
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Aruba suspect Gary Giordano freed

Wednesday, November 30th 2011, 1:06
related places: August

A US businessman is released after being held on a Caribbean island since August over the disappearance of a US woman he says was swept away snorkelling.
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Jackson doctor given four years

Tuesday, November 29th 2011, 23:03

Conrad Murray, the US doctor convicted of the involuntary manslaughter of Michael Jackson, is sentenced to a maximum prison term of four years.
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VIDEO: Jackson doctor given four years

Tuesday, November 29th 2011, 22:20

Conrad Murray, the US doctor convicted of the involuntary manslaughter of pop legend Michael Jackson, is sentenced to a maximum prison term of four years.
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Facebook settles privacy inquiry

Tuesday, November 29th 2011, 21:53

Facebook agrees to tighten privacy controls as part of a settlement with the US regulator, the Federal Trade Commission.
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US airline AA shares plunge 81%

Tuesday, November 29th 2011, 21:37

American Airlines' parent company files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, but expects business to continue as normal.
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Biden visits Iraq as troops leave

Tuesday, November 29th 2011, 20:37
related countries: Iraq Iraq
related places: Baghdad

US Vice-President Joe Biden arrives in Baghdad to meet Iraqi officials as American troops prepare to leave Iraq by the end of the year.
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Chile seeks US man for 1973 death

Tuesday, November 29th 2011, 20:16
related countries: Chile Chile

Chile seeks the extradition of US ex-officer Ray Davis over the death of a US reporter killed after the 1973 coup that brought Gen Pinochet to power.
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