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Rain shuts Burning Man opening day

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 09:44
Burning Man, the annual counterculture event in the desert of northern Nevada, has been closed on opening day amid rare heavy rains.
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Violent clashes at carnival finale

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 09:26
Three men are stabbed and two police officers are injured in a series of violent clashes at the Notting Hill carnival in west London.
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Postal ballot papers to be sent out

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 09:21
Local councils are set to begin sending out postal ballot papers for the Scottish independence referendum.
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Hurricane Marie: Thousands affected

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 09:13
Hurricane Marie has affected 10,000 families in Mexico's Pacific Coast, where the search continues for three missing fisherman whose boat capsized on Sunday.
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Magnetic levitation in 3D advances

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 08:51
Harvard researchers develop a system to orientate small objects in any direction using magnetic levitation.
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VIDEO: Into the fire with the 'smokejumpers'

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 08:48
The 'smokejumpers' battling blazes in the American wilderness
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World's rarest bird needs new home

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 08:34
The last remaining population of the world's rarest bird, the Madagascar pochard, needs a new wetland home if it is to thrive again, a study reveals.
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The death list that names 5,000 victims

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 08:33
How prosecutors are using a 34-year-old document to track the people who killed 5,000 victims in the 1970s.
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VIDEO: Afghan women get US fashion education

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 08:28
US female entrepreneur helps her Afghan counterpart
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Sandhurst and the sheikhs

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 08:16
Why do so many Gulf royals receive military training in the UK?
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Colombian anti-groping squad goes to work

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 08:12
The police squad fighting groping on Bogota's public transport
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Cleaning up Mali's rubbish

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 08:02
Can the waste crisis be solved by business?
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VIDEO: Cleaning up waste in Mali

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 08:00
Entrepreneurs are trying to find ways to collect rubbish in Mali's capital city Bamako but they have nowhere to process it.
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What does Amazon hope to gain from Twitch?

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 07:02
Has Amazon overreached?
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VIDEO: Kurds make gains against Islamic State

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 06:45
Kurdish fighters in northern Iraq say they are regaining ground against the forces of Islamic State in the area.
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Salmond and Darling in heated debate

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 06:39
Scotland's First Minister Alex Salmond and Better Together head Alistair Darling clash on issues ranging from currency to oil in the last TV debate ahead of the referendum.
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Manchester City 3-1 Liverpool

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 06:27
Manchester City maintain the 100% start to their Premier League title defence by beating Liverpool 3-1 at Etihad Stadium.
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Ukraine president calls snap vote

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 06:24
Ukraine's president dissolves parliament and calls a snap election for October, as his forces fight pro-Russian separatists in the east.
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US soldier kills herself at base

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 06:19
A US Army soldier barricaded herself inside an office on a Virginia base before shooting herself in the head, the military says.
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Man Utd agree £59.7m Di Maria fee

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 06:12
Manchester United agree to pay a British record transfer fee of £59.7m to sign winger Angel Di Maria from Real Madrid.
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