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VIDEO: Boko Haram 'paying recruits in Niger'

BBC News - April 22, 2014 - 1:37am
Members of a gang in Niger have told the BBC that they collaborated with radical Islamist group Boko Haram in return for money.
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Japan lawmakers in shrine visit

BBC News - April 22, 2014 - 1:06am
Almost 150 Japanese lawmakers visit the controversial Yasukuni Shrine, in a move likely to further sour relations with regional neighbours.
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Environmental group slams EPA's jet-fueled 'Earth Day'-themed tour

Fox News - April 22, 2014 - 1:00am

A national nonprofit environmental group is turning up the heat on the Environmental Protection Agency for sending its chief on an Earth Day-themed tour to call for action on climate change, arguing the multi-city excursion will hurt the environment. 

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Md. gov candidate suggests Iraq War vet opponent not up for 'real job'

Fox News - April 22, 2014 - 12:15am

Maryland Attorney General Douglas Gansler drew ire from a veterans’ group after he made the comments about his opponent, Maryland Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown, at an event held by the Tech Council of Maryland.

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Mayor ordering raid on Twitter troublemaker riles free speech defenders

Fox News - April 22, 2014 - 12:00am

A police raid to learn who was behind a Twitter account that mocked an Illinois mayor has so far resulted in one arrest, but officials said Monday the investigation continues as free speech advocates express concern.

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India's colourful election slogans

BBC News - April 21, 2014 - 11:09pm
The rich history of political slogans in India.
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VIDEO: Robot chefs take over restaurant

BBC News - April 21, 2014 - 10:43pm
A restaurant in China has started serving food that's been prepared by robots.
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US troops in Afghanistan may be cut to less than 10,000 after 2014

Fox News - April 21, 2014 - 10:33pm

Military officials have said they believe a minimum of 10,000 troops is needed in Afghanistan to train and support the Afghan forces fighting the Taliban.

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India lifts Goa iron ore mining ban

BBC News - April 21, 2014 - 9:20pm
India's Supreme Court lifts a ban on iron ore mining in the western state of Goa, but caps extraction at 20m tonnes a year.
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VIDEO: Boy survives flight in wheel well

BBC News - April 21, 2014 - 9:10pm
A 16-year-old boy survives an extraordinary journey hidden in the wheel well of a five-hour flight from California to Hawaii.
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Detroit 'mob beating' to go to trial

BBC News - April 21, 2014 - 9:08pm
A Detroit judge says four men accused over a mob beating of a driver who hit a young child will stand trial for attempted murder.
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Md. gov candidate suggests Iraq War vet opponent not up for 'real job'

Fox News - April 21, 2014 - 9:02pm

Maryland Attorney General Douglas Gansler drew ire from a veterans’ group after he made the comments about his opponent, Maryland Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown, at an event held by the Tech Council of Maryland.

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Black Briton aims to be Estonian MEP

BBC News - April 21, 2014 - 8:45pm
British journalist stands for election in Estonia
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What are the hazards facing a plane stowaway?

BBC News - April 21, 2014 - 8:28pm
How can the human body endure clinging to a plane wheel?
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VIDEO: Autistic workers get chance to shine

BBC News - April 21, 2014 - 8:24pm
Group prepares autistic workers for tech jobs
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10 strange things on Taobao

BBC News - April 21, 2014 - 8:18pm
Ten strange things on China's biggest online marketplace
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Rome's international community of the dead

BBC News - April 21, 2014 - 8:14pm
An international community of the dead in Italy's capital
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The man who takes troubled youths to therapy camp

BBC News - April 21, 2014 - 8:06pm
The man who takes wayward children to therapy camp
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Krauthammer: Real objective of ObamaCare is 'semi-nationalization' of health care

Fox News - April 21, 2014 - 8:02pm

Krauthammer said it is evident the real objective of ObamaCare is to sever the relationship that Americans have now with their private insurance so everyone eventually ends up in in a market essentially controlled by the government. 

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Making work more than just a job

BBC News - April 21, 2014 - 7:33pm
Making work about more than just a salary
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