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India lifts Goa iron ore mining ban

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 10:20
India's Supreme Court lifts a ban on iron ore mining in the western state of Goa, but caps extraction at 20m tonnes a year.
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Detroit 'mob beating' to go to trial

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 10:08
A Detroit judge says four men accused over a mob beating of a driver who hit a young child will stand trial for attempted murder.
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VIDEO: Gabo fans pay tribute at memorial

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 10:02
A public commemoration of Nobel prize-winning author Gabriel Garcia Marquez has taken place in Mexico City.
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Black Briton aims to be Estonian MEP

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 09:45
British journalist stands for election in Estonia
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What are the hazards facing a plane stowaway?

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 09:28
The 16-year-old boy who flew in a wheel well of a plane from California to Hawaii appeared to defy the odds.
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VIDEO: Autistic workers get chance to shine

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 09:24
Autistic people have historically struggled to find and keep jobs, but with as many as one in 68 American children being diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder. The Specialists Guild, a non-profit group in San Francisco, is working to prepare people with autism for jobs in the technology industry.
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10 strange things on Taobao

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 09:18
Ten strange things on China's biggest online marketplace
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Rome's international community of the dead

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 09:14
Alan Johnston has been exploring a corner of Rome that always lies just a little beyond the world of Catholicism.
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The man who takes troubled youths to therapy camp

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 09:06
As more and more families send their drug and alcohol-addicted kids to therapeutic wilderness camps in the US, more and more become acquainted with the shadowy figure known as the "escort."
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Making work more than just a job

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 08:33
Making work about more than just a salary
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Executions delayed in 'secrecy' row

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 08:26
Oklahoma's highest court delays the execution of two murderers who challenged state secrecy over the drugs used to kill death row inmates.
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Will the wind in Spain blow slower?

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 08:19
The wind energy sector blowing hot and cold
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US defendant shot dead in court

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 08:16
A man accused of robbery and assault is shot and killed in a Salt Lake City courthouse after he lunged at a witness giving evidence.
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Back to the future with Isaac Asimov

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 08:13
What 2014 looked like 50 years ago
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Photos show 'Russia army' in Ukraine

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 06:48
The US State Department releases photos that it says shows Russian soldiers among the militants holding official buildings in eastern Ukraine.
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Netflix reports rise in profits

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 06:08
Internet streaming video service Netflix reports profits of $53m during the first quarter, and says it will soon increase subscription prices.
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'Gay leader' scout troop disbanded

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 04:53
The Boy Scouts of America revokes the charter of a scouting group at a church in the US state of Washington after learning its leader is gay.
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West criticises Syria election plan

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 04:51
The Syrian government's plan to hold a presidential election on 3 June is a "parody of democracy" that could torpedo peace efforts, Western powers warn.
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VIDEO: Near miss at train safety briefing

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 02:54
US senator Richard Blumenthal has had a close call with a train during a news conference on rail safety.
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Faith groups back PM on religion row

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 02:12
Religious groups back Prime Minister David Cameron's assertion that Britain is "a Christian country".
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