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Girl hit by plane on beach dies

cnn - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 06:17
The 9-year-old girl critically injured when an airplane struck her on a Florida beach last weekend has died, the Sarasota County Sheriff's Office said Tuesday.
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VIDEO: Confetti harvest time in Shropshire

bbc - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 05:51
A natural confetti farm is harvesting and drying its crop, in a harvest that lasts only ten days.
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Twitter shares surge on user growth

bbc - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 05:48
Social networking service Twitter reports a second-quarter loss of $145m but better than expected user growth, sending shares surging over 35%.
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'Bachelorette' makes her choice

cnn - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 05:30
Did Andi Dorfman choose wisely with her final rose?
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'Die Hard' actor dies

cnn - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 05:11
James Shigeta, a prolific and pioneering Asian-American actor whose 50-year career includes the movies "Die Hard" and "Flower Drum Song," died in his sleep in Los Angeles on Monday, his agent said. He was 81.
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China spies 'hacked Canada agency'

bbc - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 05:02
A prominent Canadian government research organisation has been attacked by Chinese hackers, the government says.
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cnn - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 05:02
International investigators and observers were again prevented from reaching the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 on Tuesday by fierce fighting in the area between pro-Russian rebels and Ukrainian forces.
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VIDEO: Inside Gaza militants' tunnel

bbc - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 04:50
Israel says its offensive in Gaza will continue until the extensive Hamas tunnel network is neutralised. The BBC's Orla Guerin was given access by the military to a recently discovered tunnel.
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Death threats to Amazon tribe leader

bbc - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 04:22
One of Brazil's most prominent indigenous leaders, Davi Kopenawa of the Yanomami people, calls for police protection following a series of death threats.
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England make India batsmen struggle

bbc - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 04:21
James Anderson and Stuart Broad help England continue to dominate India on day three of the third Test at Southampton.
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MH17 parents 'angry and frustrated'

bbc - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 04:15
The parents of one of the MH17 crash victims say after meeting David Cameron they are "angry and frustrated" at not knowing what has happened to their son's body.
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Costello: What is the NFL thinking?

cnn - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 04:11
My dad told me real men don't hit women.
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Opinion: Bitter lessons of MH17

cnn - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 03:59
During the last four months, the people of Ukraine have been fighting for their freedom, independence and European path in a war started by Russia-backed terrorists and their accomplices.
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CAR crisis: Meeting the rebel army chief

bbc - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 03:15
Why CAR's rebels are turning their backs on the nation state
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The Commonwealths boxer who had never been in a ring

bbc - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 03:15
Commonwealth boxer who had never been in a ring
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Kurdish oil tanker in US seizure

bbc - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 03:13
An oil tanker carrying $100m of Iraqi Kurdish oil off the coast of Texas is set to be seized by US marshals after a judge approved a seizure request from the Iraqi government.
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Child malaria vaccine 'milestone'

bbc - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 03:06
Scientists say the world's first malaria vaccine provides children with continuing protection against the disease and may be in use by 2015.
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Ex-China security chief probed

cnn - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 03:05
After months of intense political rumors, China's ruling Communist Party announced Tuesday an official probe into a retired senior leader for suspected "serious disciplinary violation," state-run Xinhua news agency reported.
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Olympian's 10,000-calorie meal

cnn - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 03:04
He's used to making waves in the pool, but Ryan Lochte has caused a few ripples of excitement on social media after tweeting out a photo of himself in front of what he claims was 10,000 calories worth of food, including piles of chicken and asparagus.
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