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Neutrino 'flip' wins physics Nobel

October 6, 2015 - 8:43am
The 2015 Nobel Prize in physics goes to Takaaki Kajita and Arthur McDonald, who discovered that neutrinos switch between different "flavours".
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Dead pilot had heart condition

October 6, 2015 - 8:02am
A heart attack appears to have caused the death of an American Airlines pilot during an overnight flight from Phoenix to Boston, his wife says.
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Edgy Nadal through in China Open

October 6, 2015 - 8:01am
Rafael Nadal has his serve broken four times by wildcard Wu Di before victory in the China Open first round.
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South Sudan set for World Cup debut

October 6, 2015 - 7:53am
South Sudan will play in their first World Cup qualifier when they face Mauritania on Wednesday, the first leg of their preliminary round tie.
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New search for Duffy's Cut remains

October 6, 2015 - 7:52am
New searches are under way in the US to try to find the remains of 51 Irish migrants who died - or were murdered - while building a stretch of railway.
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Bid rejection reports hit SABMiller

October 6, 2015 - 7:44am
Brewer SABMiller's shares fall after reports that it is likely to reject an offer from rival Anheuser-Busch InBev.
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Shipping containers become migrant homes

October 6, 2015 - 7:30am
Shipping containers revamped for Hamburg's migrants
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Oregon gunman 'left behind manifesto'

October 6, 2015 - 7:08am
The man accused of killing nine people at a community college in Oregon had left behind a manifesto detailing his grievances, US media report.
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US woman charged over 'thrown baby'

October 6, 2015 - 7:03am
A charity worker who prosecutors say threw her newborn baby from the seventh-floor window of a New York City apartment is charged with murder.
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VIDEO: Edward Snowden on life as 'a marked man'

October 6, 2015 - 7:00am
Whistle-blower Edward Snowden tells the BBC's Panorama he is a "marked man", after leaking details of extensive internet and phone surveillance by his former employer, the US National Security Agency (NSA).
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Guatemala mudslide area 'uninhabitable'

October 6, 2015 - 6:51am
The Guatemalan neighbourhood which was buried in a mudslide on Thursday is declared uninhabitable by the authorities.
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VIDEO: Call to air traffic control after pilot dies

October 6, 2015 - 6:37am
A recording of a call from the co-pilot to air traffic control has been released after a pilot on an overnight flight from Phoenix to Boston is believed to have died of a heart attack.
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Diner balks at $200 prawn bill

October 6, 2015 - 6:25am
A customer in China is left with a bad taste in his mouth after a restaurant charged him over $200 for a plate of prawns that he thought would cost $6.
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Accused Ghanaian judges suspended

October 6, 2015 - 6:23am
Ghana suspends seven High Court judges following allegations of bribery stemming from a documentary made by a renowned investigative journalist.
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Liverpool want Klopp in by Friday

October 6, 2015 - 6:00am
Liverpool hope Jurgen Klopp will replace Brendan Rodgers by the end of this week as talks progress well.
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Will Smith reveals world tour plans

October 6, 2015 - 5:47am
Actor and rapper Will Smith reveals he's recorded more than 30 songs and is planning his first ever world tour with sidekick DJ Jazzy Jeff next year.
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General Mills in Cheerios cereal recall

October 6, 2015 - 4:50am
US food giant General Mills is recalling 1.8 million boxes of gluten-free Cheerios that may, in fact, contain traces of gluten.
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VIDEO: Emily Blunt: Hollywood can be pretty brutal

October 6, 2015 - 4:48am
It has been almost 10 years since Emily Blunt's breakout role as the sharp-tongued assistant in The Devil Wears Prada. But the British actress's latest role could not be more different.
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UK end-of-life care 'best in world'

October 6, 2015 - 4:06am
End-of-life care in the UK has been ranked as the best in the world with a study praising the quality and availability of services.
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Ruling threatens Facebook data transfers

October 6, 2015 - 3:52am
The EU's top court rules that a data transfer pact with the US did not do enough to protect people's privacy, causing problems for Facebook.
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Fransini Giraldo is a Colombian girl who dances her own style of Salsa. In this video, she dances to the rhythm of Sonora Carruseles de Colombia, presumably in the Colombia countryside. Published July 16, 2013.