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VIDEO: Pele thanks fans from hospital

December 5, 2014 - 7:27pm
Pele has recorded a video message from hospital thanking fans for their support while he underwent treatment for a urinary tract infection.
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Woods improves as Spieth leads

December 5, 2014 - 7:11pm
Tiger Woods cards an improved second-round two-under 70 but remains in last position at the Hero World Challenge in Florida.
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Russians may sue over doping claims

December 5, 2014 - 6:50pm
The Russian Athletics Federation says it may take legal action following doping and corruption allegations.
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Belgium's former queen Fabiola dies

December 5, 2014 - 6:40pm
Belgium's former queen Fabiola, the widow of 1951-93 King Baudouin, dies in Brussels at the age of 86, the royal palace says.
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No Christie 'Bridgegate' link - report

December 5, 2014 - 6:30pm
A Democrat-led investigation has found no evidence linking the potential 2016 presidential candidate to
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Hartlepool United 1-2 Blyth Spartans

December 5, 2014 - 6:20pm
Jarrett Rivers scores in the 90th minute to send Blyth Spartans through to the FA Cup third round at the expense of Hartlepool.
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Rolling Stone apologises for Virginia rape story

December 5, 2014 - 6:05pm
Rolling Stone apologises for campus rape story
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Briton guilty of Paris bathtub murder

December 5, 2014 - 5:54pm
A businessman is jailed for murdering his millionaire girlfriend in a Paris hotel suite.
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Borussia Dortmund 1-0 TSG 1899 Hoffenheim

December 5, 2014 - 5:33pm
Jurgen Klopp's Borussia Dortmund move off the bottom of the Bundesliga with only their second league win in 11 matches.
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UN 'concerned' at US jury decisions

December 5, 2014 - 4:59pm
UN human rights experts express "legitimate concerns" over no charges being brought against US policemen involved in two civilian deaths.
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VIDEO: UN reinstates Syrian refugees aid

December 5, 2014 - 4:55pm
The UN World Food Programme says it will reinstate food aid this month to the very poorest Syrian refugees.
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Orion spaceship makes splashdown

December 5, 2014 - 4:40pm
The US space agency's new Orion crew capsule completes its maiden, unmanned voyage with a splashdown in the Pacific.
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VIDEO: ICC drops Kenyatta charges

December 5, 2014 - 4:30pm
Prosecutors at the International Criminal Court have withdrawn charges against the Kenyan President, Uhuru Kenyatta.
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Kenyan president denounces ICC case

December 5, 2014 - 4:29pm
Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta denounces as a "travesty" the case against him at the International Criminal Court, which has now been dropped.
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VIDEO: Arrests over 'botched' eye surgeries

December 5, 2014 - 4:26pm
A doctor and a charity owner have been arrested after 10 patients were left in danger of partially losing their sight following cataract surgery in India.
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France agrees Holocaust rail payout

December 5, 2014 - 4:24pm
France and the US agree a compensation package for Holocaust victims deported by the French state rail company during World War Two.
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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.