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Mental exam for White House 'jumper'

BBC News - October 21, 2014 - 5:31pm
A judge orders a mental health evaluation for the man accused of scaling the White House fence and running into the building with a knife last month.
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Roma 1-7 Bayern Munich

BBC News - October 21, 2014 - 5:21pm
Bayern Munich record their biggest ever away win in the Champions League as they thrash Roma at the Stadio Olimpico.
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Press freedom in Americas 'worsens'

BBC News - October 21, 2014 - 5:12pm
Press freedom in the Americas has seen a "marked deterioration" in the past six months, according to the Inter American Press Association.
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Chelsea 6-0 NK Maribor

BBC News - October 21, 2014 - 5:10pm
Didier Drogba scores his first goal since rejoining Chelsea as they beat Maribor 6-0 - their biggest Champions League win.
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Arraignment delayed for White House fence-jumper

Fox News - October 21, 2014 - 5:01pm
A federal judge on Tuesday delayed the arraignment of an alleged White House fence-jumper because of questions about his mental competence to stand trial.
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Yahoo profits surge on Alibaba sale

BBC News - October 21, 2014 - 4:43pm
Technology giant Yahoo reports profits of $6.8bn for the third-quarter, buoyed mostly by earnings from the firm's stake in Chinese firm Alibaba.
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Infant bodies found in Canada locker

BBC News - October 21, 2014 - 4:15pm
The bodies of up to four infants "of a very young age" have been found in a storage locker in Winnipeg, say police.
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Ebola, race and fear

BBC News - October 21, 2014 - 3:56pm
Is prejudice fuelling outbreak hysteria in the US?
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Can a mining town survive a shutdown?

BBC News - October 21, 2014 - 3:33pm
Can a remote mining town in Australia survive a shutdown?
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Sydney academic takes site to court

BBC News - October 21, 2014 - 3:25pm
Prof Barry Spurr has taken the New Matilda website to court after it published several of his emails that contained sexist and racist comments.
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VIDEO: Swedish search for 'foreign sub' in bay

BBC News - October 21, 2014 - 2:56pm
Naval vessels searching Swedish waters for a suspected foreign submarine are focusing on a bay near the capital, Stockholm.
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US probing claims ISIS fighters seized airdropped weapons meant for Kurds

Fox News - October 21, 2014 - 2:54pm
U.S. military officials say they are investigating claims that Islamic State fighters seized a cache of weapons that were airdropped by U.S.-led coalition forces and meant for Kurdish militiamen.
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CSKA Moscow 2-2 Man City

BBC News - October 21, 2014 - 2:51pm
Manchester City surrender a two-goal lead to draw at CSKA Moscow, leaving their Champions League hopes in the balance.
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Watchdog: Afghan poppy cultivation surging, after US spent $7.6B on anti-drug campaign

Fox News - October 21, 2014 - 2:49pm
Cultivation of the illegal poppy plant in Afghanistan has reached an “all-time high” following a $7.6 billion counternarcotics campaign paid for by the United States, according to government oversight investigators.
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Rodgers backs 'big-game' Balotelli

BBC News - October 21, 2014 - 2:43pm
Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers backs misfiring Mario Balotelli to hit form in Wednesday's meeting with Real Madrid.
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Gary Hart named envoy to Northern Ireland

Fox News - October 21, 2014 - 2:36pm
The State Department has tapped former Democratic presidential candidate Gary Hart to be its newest envoy to Northern Ireland.
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Pair retract Thai murder confessions

BBC News - October 21, 2014 - 2:24pm
Two Burmese men accused of killing British tourists Hannah Witheridge and David Miller in Thailand have retracted their confessions, lawyers say.
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Arkansas Dem Mark Pryor in college thesis: Desegregation an ‘unwilling invasion’

Fox News - October 21, 2014 - 2:06pm
Arkansas Democratic Sen. Mark Pryor argued that the federal government’s desegregation of Arkansas’s largest public school in 1957 was an “unwilling invasion” that took “a local problem out of the local authorities’ hands” and led to deep suspicions of democracy in the state, according to a copy of his college thesis obtained by the Washington Free Beacon.
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Rapper: Australian flag linked with racism

BBC News - October 21, 2014 - 2:02pm
Has Australia’s flag been co-opted by racists?
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North Korea frees detained US man

BBC News - October 21, 2014 - 1:59pm
Jeffrey Fowle, one of three US citizens held in North Korea, has been released and is on his way home, US officials say.
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