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Ex-officer helps exonerate US prisoner after 24 years

May 24, 2017 - 11:14am
"You know, time heals all wounds", Shaurn Thomas says as he leaves the Pennsylvania prison.
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'Cultural bias'

May 24, 2017 - 10:53am
Unlike other Commonwealth countries, the nation has never had a treaty with its indigenous peoples.
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Landslide buries California's Pacific Coast Highway

May 24, 2017 - 10:41am
A million tonnes of rock and dirt cover State Route 1, and officials do not know when it will reopen.
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Philippine President Duterte eyes nationwide martial law

May 24, 2017 - 10:07am
The warning comes after soldiers clashed with militants in the southern Philippines.
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Messi's Spanish jail sentence for tax fraud to stand

May 24, 2017 - 10:04am
A Spanish court confirms a 21-month sentence, but the Barcelona footballer is unlikely to go to prison.
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Democracy on trial?

May 24, 2017 - 9:53am
The BBC's Karen Allen asks whether the treason charges faced by Zambia's opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema are a sign that Zambia's reputation as a bastion of democracy is under threat.
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Women in black

May 24, 2017 - 9:05am
Mrs Trump wore a veil to the Vatican - but what are the rules for a meeting with a pope?
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California quadriplegic student's mother gets honorary degree

May 24, 2017 - 8:24am
"I always believed in him," said Judy O'Connor as she and her son celebrate their joint graduation.
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Mount Everest: Bodies of four climbers found in tent

May 24, 2017 - 6:43am
The four were discovered by a rescue team sent to retrieve the body of another dead climber.
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French Polynesia yacht wreck leads to drug problem

May 24, 2017 - 6:24am
Islanders on tiny Pacific atoll may have helped themselves to burning boat's illicit cargo.
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Family contests 101-year-old's wedding to former maid

May 24, 2017 - 5:59am
The children of a Portuguese centenarian say his new wife - for decades his maid - is after his money.
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Manchester attack: Bataclan survivor's message for Manchester

May 24, 2017 - 5:58am
Father of two Serge Maestracci was at the Bataclan with friends on the night of the 2015 Paris attacks. He has this message of support for the people of Manchester.
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Moody's cuts China's credit rating for first time since 1989

May 24, 2017 - 5:48am
China dismisses the one-notch cut by Moody's, accusing it of using "inappropriate methodology".
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Taiwan's top court rules in favour of same-sex marriage

May 24, 2017 - 5:41am
The decision paves the way for Taiwan to become the first place in Asia to allow same-sex marriages.
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Stalin's grandson who rejected dictator's name dies at 75

May 24, 2017 - 5:40am
Russian theatre director Alexander Burdonsky, who was born Alexander Stalin, dies of cancer aged 75.
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Manchester united in grief but stronger in defiance

May 24, 2017 - 4:38am
People of Manchester talk of their shock and determination to unite together through their grief.
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Donald Trump meets Pope Francis in Rome

May 24, 2017 - 4:34am
The US president is greeted by Pope Francis at the Vatican, on the third leg of his maiden overseas trip.
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Kyrgyz president shows off his musical skills

May 24, 2017 - 4:32am
Singer-songwriter president Almazbek Atambayev releases guitar ballads to local acclaim.
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Craig and Brosnan tribute to Moore

May 24, 2017 - 3:56am
Daniel Craig and Pierce Brosnan honour Sir Roger Moore after the actor's death at the age of 89.
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Vinicius Junior: Real Madrid announce deal to sign 16-year-old from Flamengo

May 24, 2017 - 2:48am
Real Madrid agree to pay £38m for 16-year-old Flamengo forward Vinicius Junior, with the deal to go through in 2018.
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Diary of Dreams performs at the 2016 M’era Luna festival in Hildesheim, Germany. M’era Luna, “one of the biggest dark music events in Germany,” is held each year on the second weekend in August. Close to 25,000 people attend the festival annually to hear gothic, metal and industrial music performed on two large festival-style stages.