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Payout to mother of secret PC's child

bbc - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 20:03
The Metropolitan Police is to pay £425,000 to a woman whose child was fathered by a man she did not know was an undercover police officer.
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Week in pictures: 18-24 October 2014

bbc - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 20:02
A selection of the top news photographs from around the world
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The nerd science of political campaigns

cnn - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 19:52
There's an entire industry in American politics built around finding and mobilizing voters, largely constructed by Democrats who have been innovating in the field for more than a decade.
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The Queen sends her first tweet

bbc - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 19:51
The Queen sends her first tweet to launch the London Science Museum's ambitious new Information Age gallery.
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The week in 37 photos

cnn - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 19:44
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VIDEO: Zambia's five leaders in five decades

bbc - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 19:43
Just who were Zambia's 'Short stuff', 'Tiger' and 'Cobra'?
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Sea of poppies honors WWI dead

cnn - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 19:42
CNN's Christiane Amanpour visits an installation of thousands of ceramic poppies at the Tower of London.
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VIDEO: Spider photobombs Ed Balls interview

bbc - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 19:37
A spider has unexpectedly appeared on camera as Shadow Chancellor Ed Balls was being interviewed about the latest GDP figures.
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Giant leap for China space program

cnn - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 19:37
Up, up and away. Way away -- to the moon, in fact.
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Bus driver lays the smackdown on thief

cnn - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 19:34
Bus driver bags purse-snatcher with a bat. CNN's Jeanne Moos reports on instant karma caught on camera.
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Girls drop F-bombs in viral campaign

cnn - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 19:26
A T-shirt company named FCKH8 has released a controversial viral campaign featuring cursing young girls.
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Botswana votes in tight election

bbc - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 19:26
Voters are going to the polls in Botswana in what is expected to be the closest general elections in the world's largest diamond producer.
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Islamists target people in uniform?

cnn - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 19:23
A chain of attacks and plots in rapid succession in the Western world by assailants with a radical interpretation of Islam have raised suspicion that a hatchet attack on NYPD officers could be the latest link.
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Soccer biter returns from suspension

cnn - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 19:23
Although he's vowed to keep his famous chops to himself, the world will soon find out if Luis Suarez can keep bagging goals without literally leaving his mark on defenders.
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Jeb Bush talks 2016 run with donors

cnn - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 19:22
Jeb Bush was blitzed with questions Thursday about his presidential ambitions in a private session with top South Carolina donors and business leaders, multiple sources at the meeting told CNN.
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UPDATE2: Ex-Japan PM Fukuda, China Pres. Xi to meet Wed. in Beijing: sources

kyodonews - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 19:14
TOKYO - Former Japanese Prime Minister Yasuo Fukuda will meet with Chinese President Xi Jinping next Wednesd...
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