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Pepe the Frog meme branded a 'hate symbol'

Wed, 09/28/2016 - 22:15
Popular meme Pepe the Frog has been added to the Anti-Defamation League's database of hate symbols alongside the Swastika, since it was taken up by "racists and haters".
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How has India changed a year after Dadri beef lynching?

Wed, 09/28/2016 - 21:44
The BBC's Ayeshea Perera looks at the ramifications of the lynching of a Muslim man in northern India over rumours that his family had slaughtered a cow and eaten beef.
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Memory keepers

Wed, 09/28/2016 - 21:35
The child of two Holocaust survivors talks about being the keeper of their memories – and projects working with children of survivors of massacres in Rwanda and Bosnia talk about the impact handed down through families.
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Syria war: Those bombing Aleppo 'must answer to God' - Pope

Wed, 09/28/2016 - 20:17
Pope Francis urges all sides of the Syria conflict to protect civilians, and says those responsible for bombing them will be "accountable to God".
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Belfast man catches 19 rats in 24 hours at home

Wed, 09/28/2016 - 20:12
A man who caught 19 rats at his house within a 24-hour period says his young family have been forced to leave their home.
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Court ban over Pippa Middleton hacked iCloud photos

Wed, 09/28/2016 - 20:05
A High Court judge has banned the publication of photographs allegedly stolen from Pippa Middleton's iCloud account.
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Johanna Konta beats Carla Suarez Navarro to reach quarter-finals at Wuhan Open

Wed, 09/28/2016 - 20:00
Britain's Johanna Konta beats Spanish seventh seed Carla Suarez Navarro to reach the quarter-finals at the Wuhan Open.
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Shimon Peres, former Israeli president, dies aged 93

Wed, 09/28/2016 - 19:55
Former Israeli PM and President Shimon Peres has died aged 93 following a stroke two weeks ago.
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Trump Jr's Skittles graphic deleted from Twitter

Wed, 09/28/2016 - 19:29
A controversial graphic that compared Syrian refugees to poisoned Skittles, posted by Donald Trump's son, is deleted from Twitter.
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AB InBev-SAB Miller deal approved by shareholders

Wed, 09/28/2016 - 19:28
Budweiser owner Anheuser-Busch InBev's £79bn takeover of rival SAB Miller is set to go ahead after the shareholders of both firms approved the mega-deal.
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Stolen African penguin 'cannot survive in the wild'

Wed, 09/28/2016 - 19:23
A huge hunt is under way for a stolen African penguin who experts fear will die in the wild.
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Formula 1: Lewis Hamilton & Nico Rosberg feel the heat in Malaysia

Wed, 09/28/2016 - 19:22
After Nico Rosberg's win in Singapore, things are heating up in the title race and the car as Formula 1 heads to Malaysia this week.
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Brad Pitt to miss film premiere after split from Angelina Jolie

Wed, 09/28/2016 - 18:16
Actor Brad Pitt is to miss a premiere of his latest film in Los Angeles to focus on his "family situation", he says.
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Spy's row with wife 'almost ruined D-Day'

Wed, 09/28/2016 - 18:11
A row between a British double agent and his wife during World War Two almost compromised D-Day operations, newly released MI5 files show.
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Ryder Cup 2016: Pick your all-time Europe and US teams

Wed, 09/28/2016 - 18:06
Is Seve a cert for Team Europe? Would a pumped-up Poulter sneak in? And would your US side feature Palmer, Woods and Nicklaus?
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Dubai airport grounds flights due to 'drone activity'

Wed, 09/28/2016 - 18:01
Dubai International Airport grounds flights for half an hour due to "unauthorised drone activity", the airport's operator says.
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Spider bites Australian man on penis again

Wed, 09/28/2016 - 17:10
A 21-year-old Australian tradesman using a portable toilet on a building site is bitten by a venomous spider on the penis for a second time.
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Couple describe moment Hanks photobombed wedding pictures

Wed, 09/28/2016 - 17:02
Elisabeth and Ryan speak to the BBC after Tom Hanks photobombed their wedding pictures in Central Park, New York.
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Thailand's military allows 'culture of torture', says Amnesty

Wed, 09/28/2016 - 16:12
Thailand's military government has allowed a "culture of torture" to flourish, according to a report by rights group Amnesty International.
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Shimon Peres: An emigre who became a world statesman

Wed, 09/28/2016 - 15:03
A look back at the life and career of former Israeli PM and President Shimon Peres.
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