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Most of Nicaraguan miners rescued

BBC News - 9 min 35 sec ago
Most of 24 gold miners trapped underground in northern Nicaragua since Thursday have been resuced, officials say.
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Cameron and Clegg to hold terror talks

BBC News - 55 min 25 sec ago
David Cameron and Nick Clegg are meeting for intense talks on new measures to tackle the threat posed by Islamist extremists.
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California Gov. Jerry Brown files appeal over teacher tenure ruling

Fox News - 1 hour 6 min ago

California Gov. Jerry Brown late Friday appealed a court ruling that struck down tenure and other job protections for the state's teachers.

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Federer & Sharapova win at US Open

BBC News - 1 hour 48 min ago
Roger Federer and Maria Sharapova enjoy straight sets wins in the US Open but Venus Williams and Simona Halep go out.
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New challenge for HealthCare.gov: Tax forms

Fox News - 1 hour 49 min ago

The federal agency that had trouble launching a health insurance website last fall has a massive new project. Any glitches on this one could delay tax refunds for many Americans.

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Coal industry dealt another setback as Oregon blocks export plan – will feds help?

Fox News - 1 hour 51 min ago

The coal industry has been dealt another blow after a state agency in Oregon denied a key permit for a controversial terminal, marking the latest salvo in an escalating fight between coal exporters and fossil-fuel loathing environmentalists on the West Coast.

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DHS considering new security measures to intercept ‘foreign fighters’ returning from Syria

Fox News - 1 hour 58 min ago

The Department of Homeland Security said Friday that officials are considering “additional security measures” to intercept foreign fighters who have joined up with radical militants overseas, on the heels of reports that two Americans have died fighting for the Islamic State in Syria.

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EU mulls fresh response to Russia

BBC News - 1 hour 58 min ago
EU leaders are to meet in Brussels to consider how to respond to Russia following accusations that its troops are fighting inside Ukraine.
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Rogue landlords 'must face crackdown'

BBC News - August 29, 2014 - 11:01pm
Housing experts are calling for minimum standards in the private rental market to prevent landlords from exploiting vulnerable tenants.
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EU leaders to decide top jobs

BBC News - August 29, 2014 - 10:40pm
Leaders of the EU's 28 states are heading to Brussels for a special Saturday summit to decide who will fill two of Europe's top jobs.
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Ex-governor's corruption case closes

BBC News - August 29, 2014 - 9:55pm
The corruption case of former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell and his wife has gone to a jury after a 25-day trial.
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Jews 'forced' from Guatemala village

BBC News - August 29, 2014 - 9:38pm
Some 230 members of an Orthodox Jewish group begin leaving a village in western Guatemala after a bitter row with the local indigenous community.
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George Galloway attacked on street

BBC News - August 29, 2014 - 9:29pm
George Galloway has been taken to hospital with a suspected broken jaw after he was attacked on a London street, his spokesman says.
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The makeover that's divided a nation

BBC News - August 29, 2014 - 9:00pm
The multi-million dollar makeover that's divided a nation
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Fort Hood shooter says he wants to become 'citizen' of Islamic State caliphate

Fox News - August 29, 2014 - 8:59pm

The convicted shooter in the Fort Hood massacre has written a letter to the leader of the Islamic State saying he wants to become a "citizen" of the caliphate, in the latest example of the terror group's reach inside the U.S.

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Italian lawyers urged to work faster

BBC News - August 29, 2014 - 8:55pm
Italian PM Matteo Renzi announces measures to quicken the pace of the country's notoriously slow justice system to help the struggling economy.
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Texas abortion provisions struck down

BBC News - August 29, 2014 - 8:32pm
A US judge strikes down part of a Texas abortion law that would have closed more than a dozen clinics.
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Krauthammer on Obama’s ISIS strategy: ‘This is a president who cannot decide’

Fox News - August 29, 2014 - 7:52pm

Syndicated columnist Charles Krauthammer said Friday on “Special Report with Bret Baier” that the president’s declaration at a news conference that he has “no strategy” to deal with ISIS in Syria reflects the commander-in-chief’s indecision on the issue and his willingness to blame others for his lack of policy.

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Ecuador to bring in digital currency

BBC News - August 29, 2014 - 7:44pm
Ecuador says it will introduce the world's first digital currency issued by a central bank and it will go into circulation in December.
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Making houses out of mushrooms

BBC News - August 29, 2014 - 7:37pm
The natural resources used to make 'green' homes
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