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VIDEO: Robots 'help autistic children learn'

November 14, 2014 - 3:12pm
A robot is helping Danish children with autism and other developmental disorders to learn and develop communication skills, teachers say.
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Poulter leads storm-hit Turkish Open

November 14, 2014 - 2:33pm
England's Ian Poulter opens a three-shot lead in the penultimate event of the European Tour's Race to Dubai Final Series.
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Microsoft leapfrogs Exxon in value

November 14, 2014 - 2:18pm
The energy giant ceded its position as the world's second largest company to Microsoft, after concerns about the falling oil price devalued its shares.
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Islamic State sets sights on Saudis

November 14, 2014 - 2:15pm
The leadership of Islamic State has Riyadh on its mind
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Fifa judge 'surprised' at criticism

November 14, 2014 - 2:00pm
Hans-Joachim Eckert is "surprised" by criticism from Fifa colleague Michael Garcia over the World Cup corruption report.
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House passes Keystone pipeline bill

November 14, 2014 - 1:42pm
The US House of Representatives passes a bill to approve the controversial Keystone XL oil pipeline, and it will now go to a vote in the Senate.
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Serial killer jailed for 37 years

November 14, 2014 - 1:41pm
Serial killer and sex offender Angus Sinclair is jailed for a minimum of 37 years for the 1977 World's End murders of Helen Scott and Christine Eadie.
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France scales back 'tiger' hunt

November 14, 2014 - 1:15pm
The search for a stray big cat in France, initially thought to be a tiger, is scaled back after an inspection of tracks suggests it is smaller.
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Virgin America shares surge on debut

November 14, 2014 - 1:00pm
Shares in Richard Branson's Virgin America airline surge more than 30% in their first day of trading on the Nasdaq stock exchange in New York.
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Turkey Erdogan palace costs to soar

November 14, 2014 - 12:45pm
A controversial 1,000-room palace built for Turkey's president will cost even more than the original £385m ($615m) price tag, the BBC has been told.
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VIDEO: Russia 'violated international law'

November 14, 2014 - 12:41pm
Nato's Secretary General, Jens Stoltenberg, has accused Russia of taking ''aggressive actions'' in Ukraine which have violated international law.
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Iraq troops 'push IS from oil town'

November 14, 2014 - 12:27pm
Iraqi forces have driven out Islamic State fighters from the oil refinery town of Baiji, north of Baghdad, officials say.
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Fransini Giraldo is a Colombian girl who dances her own style of Salsa. In this video, she dances to the rhythm of Sonora Carruseles de Colombia, presumably in the Colombia countryside. Published July 16, 2013.