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US election 2016: Clinton gathers Republican endorsements

September 28, 2016 - 2:22pm
Hillary Clinton receives another endorsement from a leading Republican, as well as the backing of a typically Republican newspaper.
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Charlotte's voice

September 28, 2016 - 2:02pm
Nine-year-old Zianna Oliphant had not planned to speak on behalf of her whole city of Charlotte. When she did, she got the world's attention.
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New Jersey Governor Chris Christie 'laughed about Bridgegate'

September 28, 2016 - 1:50pm
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie laughed about his staff closing part of a bridge for political revenge, a court has heard.
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South African teen wins Google prize for orange peel innovation

September 28, 2016 - 12:49pm
A 16-year-old South African wins a Google prize for using orange peel to develop a cheap super-absorbent material to help soil retain water.
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From hawk to dove

September 28, 2016 - 12:32pm
A profile of Juan Manuel Santos, the Colombian President who negotiated a peace deal with the Farc rebel group to put an end to more than 50 years of conflict.
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New safeguards agreed for world's most trafficked mammal

September 28, 2016 - 10:53am
A little known species driven to the edge of extinction by poaching, has gained extra protection at the Cites meeting in South Africa.
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World leaders to attend funeral for Israel's Shimon Peres

September 28, 2016 - 10:36am
World leaders will attend the funeral of former Israeli Prime Minister and President Shimon Peres, who has died at the age of 93.
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Europol warns of Android tap-and-go thefts

September 28, 2016 - 10:25am
Europol believes organised crime is using Android phones to make fraudulent tap-and-go payments.
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Russia city backtracks on approval for gay rights march

September 28, 2016 - 9:57am
Officials in Ivanovo revoke permission for a same-sex marriage march, blaming a "mix up".
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Last survivor

September 28, 2016 - 9:54am
His long career had plenty of dark moments, but Shimon Peres goes to his grave as one of the greatest of Israel's founders and statesmen, writes Jeremy Bowen.
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Syria war: Those bombing Aleppo 'must answer to God' - Pope

September 28, 2016 - 9:53am
Pope Francis urges all sides of the Syria conflict to protect civilians, and says those responsible for bombing them will be "accountable to God".
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'Seething fury'

September 28, 2016 - 9:20am
Canada's First Nations use a royal tour to push for political action on social issues and say there is "seething fury" over the slow course of change.
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Pepe the Frog meme branded a 'hate symbol'

September 28, 2016 - 9:15am
Popular meme Pepe the Frog has been added to the Anti-Defamation League's database of hate symbols alongside the Swastika, since it was taken up by "racists and haters".
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Memory keepers

September 28, 2016 - 8:35am
The child of two Holocaust survivors talks about being the keeper of their memories – and projects working with children of survivors of massacres in Rwanda and Bosnia talk about the impact handed down through families.
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Shimon Peres, former Israeli president, dies aged 93

September 28, 2016 - 8:30am
Former Israeli PM and President Shimon Peres has died aged 93 following a stroke two weeks ago.
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How does a Buk missile system work?

September 28, 2016 - 7:57am
The Ukrainian military has given BBC News access to one of its Buks, to show how sophisticated a piece of military equipment it is.
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China police uncover $6m supermarket gift card scam

September 28, 2016 - 7:26am
Former supermarket staff accused of hacking computer systems to fraudulently reload cards.
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MH17: Dutch-led team to pinpoint Buk missile launch site

September 28, 2016 - 6:50am
An international investigation team looking into the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 is due to release its findings on Wednesday.
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Berlin refugee shot dead in German knife drama

September 28, 2016 - 6:43am
A 29-year-old refugee has been shot dead by police after a row at an asylum centre involving allegations that his daughter had been sexually abused.
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Trump Jr's Skittles graphic deleted from Twitter

September 28, 2016 - 6:29am
A controversial graphic that compared Syrian refugees to poisoned Skittles, posted by Donald Trump's son, is deleted from Twitter.
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