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Total plane crash driver 'got lost'

BBC News - October 22, 2014 - 7:57am
A snowplough driver at a Moscow airport says he lost his bearings before a collision with a plane that killed Total oil boss Christophe de Margerie.
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Teachers unions spend big to boost vulnerable Dems

Fox News - October 22, 2014 - 7:55am
The top teachers unions are flexing their muscle ahead of the November midterms, spending at least $60 million on television ads and ground operations hoping to have a major impact on close gubernatorial and Senate races.
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Total names new heads after boss dies

BBC News - October 22, 2014 - 7:51am
Oil giant Total appoints a new chief executive and new chairman to replace Christophe de Margerie who died in a plane crash in Moscow on Monday.
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Somali teenager 'stoned to death'

BBC News - October 22, 2014 - 7:47am
An Islamic court has stoned an 18-year-old to death in southern Somalia after convicting him of raping a woman, a pro-Islamist news site reports.
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U-boat found with ship it sank

BBC News - October 22, 2014 - 7:44am
U-boat found off US coast with ship it sank
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Debt campaigners tear up student loans

BBC News - October 22, 2014 - 7:13am
The people who buy and then cancel US student loans
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Civil liberties award for dominatrix

BBC News - October 22, 2014 - 7:04am
Terri-Jean Bedford campaigns for the rights of sex workers in Canada.
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US editor Ben Bradlee dies at 93

BBC News - October 22, 2014 - 6:49am
Ben Bradlee, the editor of the Washington Post during the Watergate scandal that toppled President Nixon, has died aged 93, the newspaper says.
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MEPs back Juncker EU Commission team

BBC News - October 22, 2014 - 6:48am
The new European Commission led by Jean-Claude Juncker gets strong backing from MEPs after some tough questioning.
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Canada lifts terror threat level

BBC News - October 22, 2014 - 6:35am
Canada raises its terrorism threat level to medium - but stresses there is no specific threat - after two soldiers were attacked in Quebec.
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Heineken blames sales drop on rain

BBC News - October 22, 2014 - 6:19am
Heineken has blamed "unseasonably wet weather" in Europe for a drop in both sales and profit in the three months to the end of September.
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Kesha denied Dr Luke sex claims in 2011

BBC News - October 22, 2014 - 6:15am
US singer Kesha said her long-term producer Dr Luke never had sex with her, nor gave her drugs, in a deposition given three years ago.
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Protests at HK leader's residence

BBC News - October 22, 2014 - 6:09am
Protesters in Hong Kong march to the chief executive's residence, criticising his comments against giving the poor too much political influence.
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DR Congo doctor wins Sakharov prize

BBC News - October 22, 2014 - 6:01am
A doctor from the Democratic Republic of Congo wins Europe's Sakharov human rights prize for helping thousands of gang rape victims.
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S Club reunite for Children in Need

BBC News - October 22, 2014 - 5:42am
Pop group S Club 7 are to reunite for the first time in more than a decade for the BBC's Children in Need next month.
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Bank remains against raising rates

BBC News - October 22, 2014 - 5:38am
Policy makers at the Bank of England voted 7-2 to keep interest rates at a record low of 0.5% in October, minutes show.
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Who wants to play Rupert Murdoch?

BBC News - October 22, 2014 - 5:14am
Australian playwright on media baron's rise to power
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Bush calls comeback 'extraordinary'

BBC News - October 22, 2014 - 5:11am
Singer Kate Bush says her recent run of 22 comeback concerts was "one of the most extraordinary experiences" of her life.
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Japan's exports jump in September

BBC News - October 22, 2014 - 5:06am
Japan's trade deficit edges higher in September despite exports growing at their fastest pace in seven months.
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Monica’s Mission: Can the humiliated Lewinsky lead the charge against online harassment?

Fox News - October 22, 2014 - 5:00am
Just as former felons take up prison reform and former drug addicts crusade about addiction, maybe Monica Lewinsky's very notoriety is the ingredient that generates attention..
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