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New York terror suspect Sayfullo Saipov defended by mother

BBC News - November 21, 2017 - 7:25am
Sayfullo Saipov's mother says she can't believe her son deliberately killed eight people in New York.
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Funeral for a killer

BBC News - November 21, 2017 - 7:08am
Funeral arrangements must be made for the infamous US cult leader - but will anyone claim his body?
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Syria: Putin renews call for political deal in Assad visit

BBC News - November 21, 2017 - 6:54am
Russian leader says military action is "wrapping up", as Syria's president makes a surprise trip.
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Mugabe's impeachment explained in 67 seconds

BBC News - November 21, 2017 - 6:33am
The Zanu-PF ruling party in Zimbabwe are set to impeach the country's president, Robert Mugabe.
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Nigeria suicide bombing kills 50 in Adamawa state

BBC News - November 21, 2017 - 6:29am
The bomber struck inside a mosque packed with worshippers in eastern Adamawa state.
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NZ minister orders probe into 'impossible' maths exam

BBC News - November 21, 2017 - 6:12am
Students are reportedly left in tears by tough questions in maths papers.
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Charlie Rose, US TV host, suspended amid sexual harassment allegations

BBC News - November 21, 2017 - 6:08am
The move comes after eight women accused him of sexual harassment in a newspaper report.
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Hero Harrison Ford rescues woman from car accident

BBC News - November 21, 2017 - 5:44am
The Indiana Jones and Star Wars actor helps woman whose car rolled over and hit a tree in California.
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Egypt singer held for 'inciting debauchery' in music video

BBC News - November 21, 2017 - 5:33am
Shyma, who was filmed eating a banana while in her underwear, is held for "inciting debauchery".
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Bialowieza forest: EU threatens Poland with fine over logging

BBC News - November 21, 2017 - 4:49am
Europe's top court says Poland must prove it has stopped logging in Bialowieza forest or face fines.
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Mature white crocodile spotted in Australian river

BBC News - November 21, 2017 - 2:54am
It is not common to see a mature reptile with such pigmentation in the wild, an expert says.
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US moves to block AT&T's takeover of Time Warner

BBC News - November 21, 2017 - 2:20am
The Department of Justice has filed a lawsuit to stop the media and telecoms tie-up.
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China jails prominent human rights lawyer Jiang Tianyong

BBC News - November 21, 2017 - 1:36am
It's the latest in a string of verdicts in Beijing's sweeping crackdown on human rights lawyers.
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'Move bus, get out the way!'

BBC News - November 21, 2017 - 12:09am
A cameraman is thwarted at the last moment after waiting 40 minutes to film a stadium demolition.
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US to scrap Haitian immigrants' protected status

BBC News - November 21, 2017 - 12:04am
Haitians will have 18 months to return to the country or legalise their status in the US.
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Whitefish Energy: Power company halts Puerto Rico work

BBC News - November 20, 2017 - 11:50pm
Whitefish Energy says payments have been delayed from Puerto Rico's bankrupt power authority.
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Australia backpacker exploitation 'endemic', study finds

BBC News - November 20, 2017 - 11:41pm
A study of temporary workers' conditions finds extensive evidence of pay theft and other violations.
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Argentina navy: Missing sub 'had called to report breakdown'

BBC News - November 20, 2017 - 8:51pm
The Argentine navy boat vanished off the coast last Wednesday and no trace has been found.
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Trump declares North Korea 'sponsor of terror'

BBC News - November 20, 2017 - 8:28pm
Donald Trump's move will trigger "very large" additional sanctions, the US president says.
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Nebraska approves Keystone XL pipeline

BBC News - November 20, 2017 - 8:23pm
A remaining obstacle to the 1,179-mile pipeline is removed with approval from a Nebraska commission.
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