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False alarm at US Navy complex in DC

July 2, 2015 - 10:41am
The US Navy Yard in Washington DC, site of a mass shooting in 2013, is given the all clear by police after reports of a gunman turn out false.
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Irish singer Val Doonican dies

July 2, 2015 - 10:20am
Irish singer and TV entertainer Val Doonican dies aged 88.
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Murray races into Wimbledon last 32

July 2, 2015 - 10:15am
Britain's Andy Murray reaches the third round at Wimbledon with a one-sided win over Dutchman Robin Haase on Court One.
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Brazil's U-turn on criminal age vote

July 2, 2015 - 10:14am
In a U-turn from a previous vote, the lower house of Brazil's Congress approves a bill which could allow 16- to 18-year-olds to be tried as adults.
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BP to pay £12bn for Gulf oil spill

July 2, 2015 - 10:12am
BP has reached an $18.7bn (£12bn) settlement with the US Department of Justice following the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
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Trump hotels examine card breach claim

July 2, 2015 - 10:07am
The businessman's hotel chain is investigating reports that it was the object of a long-running credit card security breach.
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Carney devastated for Bassett

July 2, 2015 - 9:56am
Karen Carney says she is "devastated" for England's Laura Bassett, who scored an own goal in the semi-final loss to Japan.
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Facebook to pay video clip creators

July 2, 2015 - 9:45am
Facebook is to start sharing revenue from advertising with video creators.
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Eight held over Tunisia gun attack

July 2, 2015 - 9:31am
Eight suspects, including a woman, remain in custody on suspicion of being linked to Friday's deadly attack in the Tunisian resort of Sousse, a minister says.
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Beat the heat: BBC reporters' tips

July 2, 2015 - 9:00am
BBC reporters share their secrets on how to keep cool
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Indians set off on Amarnath pilgrimage

July 2, 2015 - 8:56am
Hundreds of thousands of Hindu worshippers will visit the Amarnath cave in Indian-administered Kashmir over two months amid tight security.
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Car smashes through South Africa roof

July 2, 2015 - 8:35am
A photo is released of a car which smashed through the roof of a house in South Africa's coastal city Durban.
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US makes Fifa extradition request

July 2, 2015 - 8:34am
The US has asked Switzerland to extradite seven Fifa officials arrested on corruption charges in May, Swiss authorities say.
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Mass evacuation after US derailment

July 2, 2015 - 8:13am
More than 5,000 residents are evacuated in the US state of Tennessee after a train carrying toxic chemicals derails and catches fire.
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Ex-PM sorry for bank crisis hardship

July 2, 2015 - 8:08am
The former Irish Prime Minister Brian Cowen apologises for "hardship and distress" caused by the Irish financial crisis, which began during his tenure.
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Afghan court spares mob killers

July 2, 2015 - 7:40am
An Afghan appeals court quashes death sentences imposed on four men for their part in the mob killing of a young woman in Kabul in March.
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Dixons Carphone in deal with Sprint

July 2, 2015 - 7:33am
Dixons Carphone has signed a deal with US telecoms firm Sprint that will see it open and manage Sprint-branded stores in the US.
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Mexico police charged with torture

July 2, 2015 - 7:13am
Seven Mexican police officers are charged with torturing witnesses of the Tlatlaya killings to allegedly force them to give false evidence.
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BBC to cut more than 1,000 jobs

July 2, 2015 - 7:07am
The BBC is to cut 1,000 jobs after a £150m shortfall was discovered in its licence fee income.
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Blatter says he has clean conscience

July 2, 2015 - 7:03am
Fifa president Sepp Blatter says he has a clean conscience and anyone who calls him corrupt should be sent to jail.
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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.