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White flags stump New York police

July 22, 2014 - 5:26pm
Authorities in New York are investigating who raised two large white flags on the towers of the Brooklyn Bridge early on Tuesday.
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MH17 remains 'still at crash site'

July 22, 2014 - 5:24pm
The search for victims of the Malaysia Airlines crash in Ukraine must go on as only some 200 bodies have been recovered so far, Dutch officials say.
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Apple earnings up on iPhone sales

July 22, 2014 - 5:16pm
Apple reports quarterly profits of $7.75bn up 12%, helped by strong sales of its iPhone.
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Airlines suspend flights into Israel

July 22, 2014 - 5:07pm
US and European airlines suspend flights into Israel's Ben Gurion airport after Israeli police confirmed that a rocket landed one mile away.
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VIDEO: Relatives mourn Israeli soldier deaths

July 22, 2014 - 4:41pm
Relatives of soldiers killed in Israel in the on-going fighting with Palestinians have spoken to the BBC as the UN secretary-general calls for an end to the conflict.
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Celtic 4-0 KR Reykjavik (agg 5-0)

July 22, 2014 - 4:39pm
Virgil van Dijk and Teemu Pukki both hit doubles as Celtic outclass KR Reykjavik at Murrayfield in the Champions League.
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Gaza: How Hamas tunnel network grew

July 22, 2014 - 4:36pm
How Hamas spawned network of 'Viet Cong' tunnels
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VIDEO: When Britain ruled India

July 22, 2014 - 4:28pm
Living in India during the dying days of the British Raj
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VIDEO: Concordia to be towed to Genoa

July 22, 2014 - 4:18pm
The wrecked Italian cruise ship Costa Concordia will be towed to its home port Genoa, where it will then be scrapped.
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UK experts to retrieve MH17 data

July 22, 2014 - 4:09pm
British air accident investigators will retrieve data from the black boxes of crashed flight MH17, says Prime Minister David Cameron.
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US courts conflict on Obamacare law

July 22, 2014 - 4:04pm
Two US appeals courts give conflicting rulings regarding a federal regulation implementing key subsidies of President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law.
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Boxer Evans out of Glasgow Games

July 22, 2014 - 3:24pm
Gold medal hope Fred Evans is out of Glasgow 2014 as Team Wales suffer yet another major setback in the build-up.
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Non-stop Argentina debt talks demand

July 22, 2014 - 3:23pm
A US judge orders Argentina and its creditors to meet "continuously" to avoid the nation defaulting on its debts later this month.
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Video teasing North Korean leader goes viral

July 22, 2014 - 2:58pm
Millions watch video poking fun at Kim Jong-un.
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Call to end FGM 'in this generation'

July 22, 2014 - 2:19pm
David Cameron has said female genital mutilation (FGM) and childhood forced marriage should be stopped worldwide "within this generation".
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Mass eviction of Venezuela squatters

July 22, 2014 - 2:09pm
Venezuelan soldiers remove hundreds of families from a notorious 45-storey Caracas skyscraper that dominates the city skyline.
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Stoke sign Barcelona forward Bojan

July 22, 2014 - 1:58pm
Stoke City sign forward Bojan Krkic from Spanish side Barcelona on a four-year deal for an undisclosed fee.
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Nigerian leader vows to free girls

July 22, 2014 - 1:55pm
Nigeria's president tells parents of the girls abducted by militant Islamists that the government is doing everything to secure their release.
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What does Jokowi win mean for Indonesia?

July 22, 2014 - 1:49pm
What does a Joko Widodo win mean for Indonesia?
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UN chief: 'Start talking' over Gaza

July 22, 2014 - 1:22pm
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon pushes for an end to the Gaza conflict with a call in Israel for both sides to "start talking".
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