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VIDEO: Missouri town struck by tornado

May 11, 2014 - 7:01am
A tornado has ripped through a small town in Missouri, severely damaging homes and downing trees and power lines.
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Dzeko deserves player award - Mourinho

May 11, 2014 - 6:41am
Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho says Edin Dzeko's "spectacular" season should have seen him win the player of the year award.
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Cameron 'bullish' about EU talks

May 11, 2014 - 6:40am
Prime Minister David Cameron says he is "upbeat, bullish and optimistic" he will succeed in renegotiating the UK's relationship with the European Union.
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Bank boss 'understands' pay concern

May 11, 2014 - 6:37am
The boss of Barclays, Antony Jenkins, says he understands the public's concern about bankers pay but that levels of pay need to be competitive.
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Samsung boss recovering from surgery

May 11, 2014 - 6:27am
The chairman of Samsung Electronics is in a "stable condition" after undergoing emergency heart surgery, according to the Samsung Medical Center.
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Afghan front-runner gains support

May 11, 2014 - 5:32am
Afghan presidential front-runner Abdullah Abdullah wins the backing of a key rival - forming the contest's first major coalition.
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Nintendo 'sorry' in same-sex row

May 11, 2014 - 5:24am
The game-maker apologises for not allowing same-sex couples in a life-simulation.
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'Many hurt' in China waste protest

May 11, 2014 - 3:51am
At least 39 people are reportedly hurt and dozens of vehicles damaged in a protest against a planned waste incinerator in a Chinese city.
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VIDEO: China-Vietnam clash dominates ASEAN

May 11, 2014 - 3:35am
South east Asian governments have called on China and Vietnam to end their confrontation in the South China Sea and to resolve their dispute peacefully.
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VIDEO: Anne Frank's diary adapted for stage

May 11, 2014 - 12:46am
A new play based on the best-selling diaries of Anne Frank, one of the most recognisable victims of the Holocaust, is set to open in Amsterdam.
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Sam is NFL's first openly gay player

May 11, 2014 - 12:42am
Former US college athlete Michael Sam becomes the first openly gay player in history to be drafted into the National Football League.
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