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VIDEO: Moment man arrested over 'Euro 2016 plot'

June 6, 2016 - 1:19pm
Footage shows a man being arrested and his van searched, over alleged plots during Euro 2016.
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Foreign leaders to attend Ali's funeral

June 6, 2016 - 12:20pm
The president of Turkey and the king of Jordan are among the dignitaries scheduled to speak at Muhammad Ali's funeral on Friday, a family spokesman says.
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BuzzFeed ends party ad deal over Trump

June 6, 2016 - 12:20pm
The website BuzzFeed ends an advertising deal with Republican Party, saying its presidential candidate Donald Trump is "hazardous to health".
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Google bans plug-in that picks out Jews

June 6, 2016 - 12:19pm
Google bans an extension of its Chrome browser which was being used to identify Jewish names on the internet by surrounding them with three sets of brackets.
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'Deadly strike' on IS-held Syrian town

June 6, 2016 - 12:07pm
At least 17 civilians are reported to have been killed in an air strike on a market in an eastern Syrian town controlled by so-called Islamic State.
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Amadeus writer Shaffer dies aged 90

June 6, 2016 - 12:03pm
Sir Peter Shaffer, the British playwright who won an Oscar for Amadeus and wrote Equus, dies aged 90.
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Frenchman 'planned attacks in Euro 2016'

June 6, 2016 - 11:55am
A Frenchman detained with a large cache of arms was planning mass attacks during the Euro 2016 tournament in France, Ukraine's security agency says.
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Malaysia abuse Briton gets 22 life terms

June 6, 2016 - 11:52am
British man Richard Huckle is given 22 life sentences by an Old Bailey judge, after admitting 71 charges of sexual abuse against children in Malaysia.
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Bangladesh blames Israel over killings

June 6, 2016 - 11:43am
The Bangladesh home minister suggests to the BBC that Israel could be linked to a spate of killings otherwise blamed on Islamist militants.
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China moves up 'power women' list

June 6, 2016 - 11:36am
More Chinese women than ever have been featured on Forbes magazine's 'Most Powerful Women' list, though the US dominates.
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US sex attacker's father sparks anger

June 6, 2016 - 10:36am
The father of a US student convicted of sexual assault sparks outrage by saying his son should not have been jailed for "20 minutes of action".
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Australia storm rescues halted for night

June 6, 2016 - 10:31am
Search operations are suspended overnight along Australia's east coast for people missing after deadly storms flooded rivers and tore into beaches.
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Hillary Clinton wins Puerto Rico primary

June 6, 2016 - 9:33am
Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton wins the Puerto Rico primary, bringing her a step closer to clinching the party's nomination.
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Jordanian officers killed in attack

June 6, 2016 - 7:48am
Five people, three of them Jordanian intelligence officers, are killed in an attack at a Palestinian refugee camp near the capital, Amman.
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Militias 'tortured Falluja detainees'

June 6, 2016 - 7:45am
Iraq's government is urged to investigate allegations that civilians detained during the battle for Falluja have been tortured by Shia militiamen.
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Death threats amid Germany-Turkey row

June 6, 2016 - 7:32am
A German MP of Turkish origin, Cem Ozdemir, condemns death threats he says he received over Germany's recognition of the Ottoman Turks' massacre of Armenians as genocide.
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VIDEO: Bees swarm around Muhammad Ali Center

June 6, 2016 - 6:40am
Bees swarm around the "float like a butterfly" slogan at the Muhammad Ali Center in Louisville, Kentucky, as mourners pay tribute to the boxing legend.
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Lancome HK faces online backlash in China

June 6, 2016 - 6:25am
Cosmetics giant Lancome cancels a promotional concert in Hong Kong after an online backlash in mainland China over an artist apparently set to perform.
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Published on July 11, 2016, the lyrics to The Doves song "Pulse" remind us: “…the steady drumbeat of your “Pulse” — thump, thump, thump — is all that stands between you and eternity.”