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Non-partisan debates commission backs Donald Trump claim on microphone fault

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 22:09:41 +0100

The non-partisan commission on presidential debates said there was indeed a problem with Donald Trump's microphone during Monday night's first presidential election debate.(image)

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Police to release footage of fatal shooting of unarmed black man

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 21:22:20 +0100

Videos of the fatal police shooting of an unarmed black man in a San Diego suburb will be released to the public on Friday, police said.(image)

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Shining a laser at the new £5 notes reveals something pretty nifty

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 21:21:31 +0100

There’s a science lesson to be learned here…(image)

Iceland raises aviation alert amid Katla volcano activity

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 20:58:19 +0100

Iceland's Meteorological Office has raised the aviation alert level around the Katla volcano because of seismic activity.(image)

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Noor Tagouri becomes the first Muslim woman to appear in Playboy magazine wearing a hijab

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 20:45:22 +0100

An inspirational speaker, she has broken barriers by appearing in the magazine with her hijab.(image)

Turkey's role proves an obstacle in Cyprus reunification talks

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 20:31:05 +0100

An insistence by breakaway Turkish Cypriots to cede Turkey the right to militarily intervene under a hoped-for deal reunifying ethnically divided Cyprus is "excessive and unjustified", the Mediterranean island's president said on Friday.(image)

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Pope Francis embraced by Orthodox leader on visit to Georgia

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 20:20:43 +0100

Pope Francis issued a vague rebuke to Russia on Friday and received an unexpectedly warm welcome from the leader of the Georgian Orthodox Church as he mixed geopolitics with religion on the first day of a three-day trip to the Caucasus.(image)

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Tattooed attacker given life sentence after kidnapping and raping man

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 19:35:24 +0100

A "very dangerous" tattooed attacker who kidnapped a 27-year-old man and subjected him to a series of horrific physical and sexual assaults has been jailed for life.(image)

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Baby girl found alive in case along with infant skeleton

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 19:28:29 +0100

German police say a 22-year-old woman is in custody after they found a case in her apartment which had a living baby girl inside along with the skeleton of a second infant.(image)

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Black box recorder recovered from New Jersey crash train

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 19:22:44 +0100

US federal investigators have recovered one of the black box recorders from the wrecked commuter train at New Jersey's Hoboken station as inquiries continue into what caused it to crash, killing one person and injuring more than 100 others.(image)

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