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VIDEO: Newborns abandoned 'to avoid shame'

BBC News - August 25, 2014 - 7:56pm
Malaysian teenagers are being encouraged to attend sex education classes in a bid to reduce the number of unwanted pregnancies in the country.
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McDonnell trial: Ex-Virginia governor faces questions from prosecutors

Fox News - August 25, 2014 - 7:49pm

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell faced sharp questions Monday from prosecutors about his personal finances, his interactions with a wealthy businessman and what the government claims were his attempts to conceal those details.

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VIDEO: Into the fire with the 'smokejumpers'

BBC News - August 25, 2014 - 7:48pm
The 'smokejumpers' battling blazes in the American wilderness
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World's rarest bird needs new home

BBC News - August 25, 2014 - 7:34pm
The last remaining population of the world's rarest bird, the Madagascar pochard, needs a new wetland home if it is to thrive again, a study reveals.
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The death list that names 5,000 victims

BBC News - August 25, 2014 - 7:33pm
Finding the killers who murdered 5,000 people in the 1970s
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VIDEO: Afghan women get US fashion education

BBC News - August 25, 2014 - 7:28pm
US female entrepreneur helps her Afghan counterpart
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Sandhurst and the sheikhs

BBC News - August 25, 2014 - 7:16pm
Why do so many Gulf royals receive military training in the UK?
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Colombian anti-groping squad goes to work

BBC News - August 25, 2014 - 7:12pm
The police squad fighting groping on Bogota's public transport
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Cleaning up Mali's rubbish

BBC News - August 25, 2014 - 7:02pm
Can the waste crisis be solved by business?
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No proof delays in care caused vets to die, VA says

Fox News - August 25, 2014 - 6:55pm

The Veterans Affairs Department says investigators have found no proof that delays in care caused any deaths at a VA hospital in Phoenix, deflating an explosive allegation that helped expose a troubled health care system in which veterans waited months for appointments while employees falsified records to cover up the delays.

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No proof delays in care caused vets to die, VA says

Fox News - August 25, 2014 - 6:55pm

The Department of Veterans Affairs says investigators have found no proof that delays in care caused any deaths at a Veterans Affairs hospital in Phoenix.

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Federal judge strikes down California gun purchase waiting period in some cases

Fox News - August 25, 2014 - 6:42pm

Eastern District of California Judge Anthony W. Ishii said Monday that the waiting period provision violates the Second Amendment rights of those who have already been approved to own a gun. 

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VIDEO: Michael Brown funeral held

BBC News - August 25, 2014 - 6:16pm
Hundreds of people have attended the funeral for the black teenager killed by police in Ferguson, Missouri.
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VIDEO: Kurds make gains against Islamic State

BBC News - August 25, 2014 - 5:45pm
Kurdish fighters in northern Iraq say they are regaining ground against the forces of Islamic State in the area.
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Salmond and Darling in heated debate

BBC News - August 25, 2014 - 5:39pm
Scotland's First Minister Alex Salmond and Better Together head Alistair Darling clash in a heated final TV debate ahead of next month's independence referendum.
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Judicial Watch: DOJ attorneys suggest 'lost' Lerner emails likely still exist

Fox News - August 25, 2014 - 5:28pm

In a stunning revelation, the president of the conservative watchdog group Judicial Watch told Fox News that Justice Department attorneys have intimated that Lois Lerner's "lost" emails likely exist in back-up computers.

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Manchester City 3-1 Liverpool

BBC News - August 25, 2014 - 5:27pm
Manchester City maintain the 100% start to their Premier League title defence by beating Liverpool 3-1 at Etihad Stadium.
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Ukraine president calls snap vote

BBC News - August 25, 2014 - 5:24pm
Ukraine's president dissolves parliament and calls a snap election for October, as his forces fight pro-Russian separatists in the east.
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US soldier kills herself at base

BBC News - August 25, 2014 - 5:19pm
A US Army soldier barricaded herself inside an office on a Virginia base before shooting herself in the head, the military says.
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Man Utd agree £59.7m Di Maria fee

BBC News - August 25, 2014 - 5:12pm
Manchester United agree to pay a British record transfer fee of £59.7m to sign winger Angel Di Maria from Real Madrid.
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