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Patricia Dagorn: France's 'Black Widow' jailed for poisonings

January 19, 2018 - 5:03am
Patricia Dagorn was accused of poisoning four men, two of whom died, in attempts to enrich herself.
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Ukraine crisis: Kiev defines Russia as 'aggressor' state

January 19, 2018 - 4:00am
Ukrainian MPs pass a law defining areas seized by separatists as temporarily occupied by Russia.
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Jacinda Ardern: New Zealand PM reveals she is pregnant

January 19, 2018 - 1:39am
Jacinda Ardern, who took office in October, jokes that she "thought 2017 was a big year".
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Turpin case: California couple deny torturing 'shackled siblings'

January 19, 2018 - 1:25am
The couple appeared in court after prosecutors detailed the horrific abuse allegations against them.
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Jacinda Ardern: New Zealand PM's 'unusual' pregnancy surprise

January 19, 2018 - 1:19am
The country's leader said she will take six weeks off work when her baby arrives in June.
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Car hits pedestrians near Rio's Copacabana beach

January 18, 2018 - 11:49pm
A baby dies and 15 people are hurt when a car hits crowds on a promenade near Copacabana beach.
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HSBC to pay $101.5m to settle currency rigging probe

January 18, 2018 - 10:56pm
Financial giant HSBC agrees to pay $101.1m, confirming it misused client information for its own profit.
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Uber co-founder Travis Kalanick a billionaire after $9.3bn investment deal

January 18, 2018 - 10:24pm
Travis Kalanick is selling shares worth $1.4bn as a consortium invests $9.3bn in Uber.
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Pope Francis arrives in crisis-hit Peru

January 18, 2018 - 9:44pm
Peru has been rocked by protests against the authorities' decision to pardon ex-President Fujimori.
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Cosmetic firms 'need to do more for women of colour'

January 18, 2018 - 8:57pm
Beauty blogger Jackie Aina wants the cosmetic industry to do more for women of colour.
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Australia's Channel 9 news promo looks like BBC's version

January 18, 2018 - 8:47pm
Channel 9's promo for its Today show was copied, at moments, word for word from the BBC's promo video.
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'Adolescence now lasts from 10 to 24'

January 18, 2018 - 8:21pm
Delayed marriage and parenthood has pushed back perceptions of when adulthood starts.
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US government shutdown: House backs funding bill and sends it to Senate

January 18, 2018 - 8:21pm
A bill to temporarily fund the US government must now be backed by the Senate to avert a shutdown.
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Cancer in a country with no radiotherapy machine

January 18, 2018 - 7:31pm
Uganda's only machine broke in 2016, leaving hundreds of patients without adequate care.
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How to survive in Moscow without sunshine

January 18, 2018 - 7:15pm
Moscow endured a December without sunshine - Oleg Boldyrev describes a hundred shades of grey.
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Israel's Indian Jews and their lives in the 'promised land'

January 18, 2018 - 7:12pm
Indian-origin Jews moved to Israel soon after its creation, but their lives have not been easy.
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North Korean skiers dream of Paralympic success

January 18, 2018 - 7:10pm
Two novice skiers are set to represent their country for the first time at the Winter Paralympics.
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North Korean skiers dream of Paralympics

January 18, 2018 - 7:09pm
Ma You-chul and Kim Jung-hyun are set to be the first from their country to compete in the Winter Paralympics.
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Zimbabwe opposition figure Roy Bennett dies in US helicopter crash

January 18, 2018 - 6:39pm
Roy Bennett, a farmer who became a thorn in the side of Robert Mugabe, is killed alongside his wife.
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Shackled siblings: What we know about their lives

January 18, 2018 - 5:53pm
Chained to beds and beaten as punishment, the couple's children hatched an escape plan over years.
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