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US election: McConnell promises an 'orderly' transition of power


Created: Thu, 24 Sep 2020 23:18:46 GMT

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The Senate Republican leader weighed in a day after President Trump cast doubt on the matter.

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Global warming 'driving California wildfires'


Created: Thu, 24 Sep 2020 23:36:11 GMT

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Climate change is behind the scale and impact of recent wildfires in the western US, scientists say.

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FBI probes police killing of boy on family's drive


Created: Fri, 25 Sep 2020 02:25:31 GMT

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A police officer fired 13 shots, killing John Albers in 2018 after being called to check on him.

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Breonna Taylor: Why it's hard to charge US police over shootings


Created: Thu, 24 Sep 2020 23:08:31 GMT

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There are reasons why it's rare that excessive use of police force leads to a trial. Here they are.

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President Trump booed at Supreme Court as he pays respects to Ruth Bader Ginsburg


Created: Thu, 24 Sep 2020 15:29:57 GMT

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The president is heckled while paying his respects to the late justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

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Kim Jong-un 'apologises for killing of South Korean official'


Created: Fri, 25 Sep 2020 06:22:58 GMT

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Seoul said the man was shot dead and set alight while allegedly trying to defect to the North.

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Breonna Taylor: Family lawyer slams 'devilish' grand jury outcome


Created: Thu, 24 Sep 2020 21:17:25 GMT

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Protests have erupted since the decision, and two officers have been shot in the unrest.

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Pregnant woman rescues husband from shark attack in Florida


Created: Thu, 24 Sep 2020 17:30:45 GMT

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Margot Dukes-Eddy dived into the water to save her husband "without hesitation", police say.

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Cardinal Becciu: Vatican official resigns unexpectedly


Created: Thu, 24 Sep 2020 22:19:38 GMT

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Cardinal Becciu has left his post and given up his rights as cardinal, the Holy See has confirmed.

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Coronavirus: Rio 2021 carnival parade postponed indefinitely


Created: Fri, 25 Sep 2020 03:41:41 GMT

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Organisers say they are not yet certain enough to provide a new date for the carnival parade.

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US election 2020: Eric Trump shares false Biden-teleprompter rumour


Created: Thu, 24 Sep 2020 15:34:44 GMT

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The Democratic candidate is being wrongly accused of getting help to answer questions on TV.

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Coronavirus: Are the lockdown restrictions too strict?


Created: Thu, 24 Sep 2020 23:03:25 GMT

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Some people, including scientists, believe the hard lockdown measures can be confusing.

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Magawa the mine-detecting rat wins PDSA Gold Medal


Created: Thu, 24 Sep 2020 23:40:08 GMT

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Magawa the African giant pouched rat has won a PDSA Gold Medal for his work detecting landmines.

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President Trump sued for fraud by niece Mary


Created: Thu, 24 Sep 2020 17:40:19 GMT

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Mary Trump accuses Donald Trump and siblings of cheating her out of millions in her inheritance.

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Chen Qiushi: Chinese journalist missing since February 'under state supervision'


Created: Thu, 24 Sep 2020 17:11:16 GMT

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Chen Qiushi disappeared in February after reporting on the outbreak of the coronavirus in Wuhan.

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Germany far right: Intelligence chief forced out amid criticism


Created: Thu, 24 Sep 2020 18:37:55 GMT

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Christof Gramm has faced criticism for his efforts to tackle links between the army and extremism.

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How worried should we be about deadly cyber-attacks?


Created: Thu, 24 Sep 2020 23:21:51 GMT

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Experts have been warning for years that it's not a matter of if, but when, hackers will kill somebody.

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Michael Kiwanuka wins the 2020 Mercury Prize


Created: Thu, 24 Sep 2020 18:29:01 GMT

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The star's soul-searching, self-titled album is named the best British record of the past 12 months.

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Quiz of the week: Who made history at the 'pand-Emmys'?


Created: Thu, 24 Sep 2020 23:04:57 GMT

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How closely have you been paying attention to what's been going on during the past seven days?

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Belarus: Video shows protester's 'taxi escape' from police


Created: Thu, 24 Sep 2020 11:19:24 GMT

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Demonstrations have continued in Belarus since the president declared victory in last month's election.

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Amazon unveils flying Ring security drone and Luna games service


Created: Thu, 24 Sep 2020 19:38:32 GMT

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One privacy campaign group says it is Amazon's "most chilling home surveillance product" yet.

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Pilot whales Tasmania: Rescuing whales in Australia's worst stranding


Created: Thu, 24 Sep 2020 02:54:09 GMT

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Nearly 400 whales have died in Australia's worst stranding. Jools Farrell told the BBC how rescuers help those still alive.

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Mental Health: 'Kindness can help save lives'


Created: Wed, 23 Sep 2020 23:02:21 GMT

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Kamilah was in a crisis when she found flowers with a note saying 'this is a gift'.

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The German medical students who want to learn about abortion


Created: Thu, 24 Sep 2020 23:07:57 GMT

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Lack of training is restricting access to abortion in Germany, but students are trying to change that.

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Coronavirus: 'We're Australian but we're trapped in the UK'


Created: Thu, 24 Sep 2020 23:11:00 GMT

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Thousands of Australians are stuck in the UK after struggling to return due to strict travel rules.

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'One day everyone will use China's digital currency'


Created: Thu, 24 Sep 2020 23:16:08 GMT

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China plans a digital version of its currency, which some say could become a big global payment system.

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PMC Bank collapse: 'We lost our money and then our son'


Created: Thu, 24 Sep 2020 23:18:03 GMT

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Little has changed one year after nearly a million Indians lost their savings in a bank collapse.

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Transracial adoption: 'I've been accused of kidnapping my white child'


Created: Wed, 23 Sep 2020 23:20:50 GMT

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How one man went from being a “street kid” in Uganda, to adopting a white child in the US.

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Dutch celebs face backlash over Covid rebellion


Created: Thu, 24 Sep 2020 11:04:55 GMT

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Young stars have been criticised after announcing they were abandoning efforts to combat the virus.

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US 2020 election: The economy under Trump in six charts


Created: Wed, 23 Sep 2020 16:38:42 GMT

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President Trump claims he has been responsible for the strongest US economy ever. What do the numbers show?

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Alexei Navalny: How his team found Novichok bottle evidence in Tomsk


Created: Wed, 23 Sep 2020 23:01:29 GMT

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Russia's top opposition figure has left hospital but it was his colleagues who gathered the evidence.

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Martinez scores extra-time winner as Bayern beat Sevilla to win Super Cup


Created: Thu, 24 Sep 2020 22:42:30 GMT

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Javi Martinez scores the winner in extra time as Bayern Munich come from behind to beat Sevilla in the Uefa Super Cup.

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F1 drivers mostly opposed to reverse-grid races


Created: Thu, 24 Sep 2020 16:43:49 GMT

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Most Formula 1 drivers are opposed to the idea of holding reverse-grid sprint races in place of qualifying next year.

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Micah Richards on how Man City star Phil Foden can repair the damage done to his England career


Created: Fri, 25 Sep 2020 05:01:07 GMT

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BBC pundit Micah Richards says Manchester City forward Phil Foden is doing the right things to make up for his mistakes on England duty.

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Liverpool hit seven in Lincoln win to set up Arsenal tie


Created: Thu, 24 Sep 2020 22:33:26 GMT

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Liverpool youngster Curtis Jones is called an "exceptional talent" by boss Jurgen Klopp after his double in a 7-2 Carabao Cup win over Lincoln.

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Tottenham advance to Europa League play-off after scare


Created: Thu, 24 Sep 2020 22:20:23 GMT

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Jose Mourinho complains about the size of the goalposts before Tottenham advance to the Europa League play-off round by beating Shkendija in North Macedonia.

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Man Utd to make final £90m bid for Sancho - Friday's gossip


Created: Fri, 25 Sep 2020 05:53:06 GMT

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Manchester United to make final £90m bid for Sancho, Arsenal interested in Chelsea midfielder, Dele Alli gets more interest from Ligue 1, plus more.

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‘Our foster child asked us to adopt him – by drawing himself on to a family photo’


Created: Sat, 19 Sep 2020 23:24:47 GMT

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George was neglected by his parents, then an adoption went wrong. There was only one family that he felt loved by.

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