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Hamas vows to continue Gaza battle

24 min 53 sec ago
A reclusive Hamas military leader rules out a ceasefire with Israel to end Gaza violence, at the end of a destructive day.
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VIDEO: Huge water main leak gouges LA road

36 min 56 sec ago
A burst water main on Los Angeles' iconic Sunset Boulevard has caused flooding at the University of California, Los Angeles, local officials say.
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Khmer Rouge duo begin genocide trial

45 min 25 sec ago
The last two surviving leaders of Cambodia's Khmer Rouge regime are to begin their second trial, this time for genocide, in Phnom Penh.
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Guinea concert stampede kills 24

47 min 43 sec ago
At least 24 people have died after a stampede at a beach concert in Conakry, the capital of Guinea, with dozens reported injured.
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Los Angeles flood hits university

July 29, 2014 - 11:14pm
A burst water main causes flooding along Los Angeles' Sunset Boulevard at the University of California, Los Angeles, officials say.
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Japan output falls most since 2011

July 29, 2014 - 11:10pm
Japan's factory output falls 3.3% from May to June, the latest sign to highlight that the recent sales tax rise is affecting consumer demand.
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Deadly violence hits China's Xinjiang

July 29, 2014 - 10:47pm
Dozens of people have been killed or injured in violence in China's troubled western region of Xinjiang, state media say.
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Libya militias seize Benghazi base

July 29, 2014 - 9:53pm
A special forces base in Libya has been seized by militias, the fighters and officials say, as a blaze continues at a fuel depot in the capital Tripoli.
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VIDEO: A hip-hop history tour of Compton

July 29, 2014 - 8:25pm
Hop-hop history tour of LA county's infamous city
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Bumps, buzzards and critical species

July 29, 2014 - 8:10pm
Coral munching bumphead fish give insight into conservation
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Business booms at Jordan's Zaatari camp

July 29, 2014 - 8:06pm
Syrian refugees spotting business opportunities in Jordan camp
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VIDEO: David Duchovny is a national symbol in Russia

July 29, 2014 - 7:48pm
How US actor David Duchovny became symbol of Mother Russia
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Airline sued over pilot abuse claims

July 29, 2014 - 7:40pm
British Airways is to be sued for damages over claims one of its pilots sexually abused children in African schools and orphanages.
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How many men are paedophiles?

July 29, 2014 - 7:34pm
How many men are paedophiles - and is the same true of priests?
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Saving lives on the Ebola front line

July 29, 2014 - 7:16pm
Life on the Ebola front line
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The tech firm helping a tough area

July 29, 2014 - 7:13pm
The tech firm helping San Francisco's tough Tenderloin area
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Argentina in denial over debt dispute

July 29, 2014 - 7:12pm
Call it something else, says Argentina's president
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The reindeer herders battling a mine

July 29, 2014 - 7:08pm
The reindeer herders fighting an iron ore mine
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More than five-a-day 'no effect'

July 29, 2014 - 7:05pm
New research backs the five-a-day target for fruit and vegetables, but suggests eating more may have no added benefits.
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Bank of England bonus clawback plan

July 29, 2014 - 7:00pm
The Bank of England is expected to unveil on Wednesday a plan which may see rule-breaking bankers return bonuses up to seven years after being awarded them.
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