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George Harrison's sitar to be auctioned

September 15, 2017 - 2:36am
The instrument was used by Harrison during the recording of the Beatles song Norwegian Wood.
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North Korea missile triggers Japan warning alarms

September 15, 2017 - 2:02am
Footage on social media appears to show warning alarms which were triggered after North Korea fired a missile over the north of the country.
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Lady Gaga taken to hospital in 'severe pain' and cancels Rock In Rio appearance

September 15, 2017 - 1:29am
The Bad Romance singer recently revealed she's suffering with the long-term condition fibromyalgia.
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Irma: Florida nursing home loses Medicaid funding

September 15, 2017 - 12:31am
A facility where eight people died after Hurricane Irma cut its power has lost its Medicaid funding.
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Charlottesville: Trump repeats 'both sides' rhetoric

September 14, 2017 - 11:50pm
He said both sides were behind violence in Charlottesville, but signed a motion condemning racism.
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North Korea missile: South Korea responds with drill

September 14, 2017 - 11:08pm
It's the second time this month that North Korea has launched a ballistic missile over Japan.
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Sierra Leone mudslide: Freetown man lost eight family members

September 14, 2017 - 10:00pm
Thomas Benson lost eight family members in the mudslide that hit Sierra Leone's capital a month ago.
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Brazil President Michel Temer faces more criminal charges

September 14, 2017 - 9:51pm
Michel Temer is accused of obstructing justice and leading a criminal group.
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Cat and mouse

September 14, 2017 - 9:18pm
Madrid is doing all it can to prevent a Catalan independence vote, but wants to avoid violence.
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Wild land

September 14, 2017 - 9:11pm
Uganda took in more refugees than any other country last year and provided them all with land. But they have to clear it and build a home themselves.
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Man accused of punching Kevin Rudd's godson 'over gay marriage'

September 14, 2017 - 9:00pm
The teenager was assaulted for "standing up for marriage equality", the Australian ex-PM claims.
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Every childhood vaccine may go into a single jab

September 14, 2017 - 8:13pm
US scientists say their technology could have a "significant impact" around the world.
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Philippine drug war: Profiting from death?

September 14, 2017 - 7:52pm
A funeral parlour in Manila picks up victims of police drug raids to hold funerals for them.
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Libya-IRA reparations fund call rejected

September 14, 2017 - 7:43pm
A group of MPs wanted a fund for victims of IRA attacks in which Libyan-supplied weapons were used.
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Migrant crisis: Is Bilbao the new back door to Britain?

September 14, 2017 - 7:23pm
Migrants are trying to get to the UK by sneaking on to ferries at the Spanish port of Bilbao.
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Gossip Queen

September 14, 2017 - 6:16pm
The celebrity blogger makes a case for gossip as a relevant conversation about society and politics.
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Swords and robes

September 14, 2017 - 6:00pm
Trump receives 83 items from Saudi Arabia ranging from swords to slippers. Is this common?
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Trump: Iran 'atrocious' at sticking to spirit of nuclear deal

September 14, 2017 - 5:53pm
President Trump attacks Iran's "atrocious" keeping of a nuclear pact, as the US imposes new sanctions.
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Google sued over 'sex discrimination'

September 14, 2017 - 5:45pm
Three former employees say Google pays women less than men for comparable work.
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Top US official wanted jet for honeymoon

September 14, 2017 - 5:19pm
Steve Mnuchin's office defended his request to take a $25,000-per-hour government plane on holiday.
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Diary of Dreams performs at the 2016 M’era Luna festival in Hildesheim, Germany. M’era Luna, “one of the biggest dark music events in Germany,” is held each year on the second weekend in August. Close to 25,000 people attend the festival annually to hear gothic, metal and industrial music performed on two large festival-style stages.