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US election: Bill Clinton backs 'best friend' Hillary to lead US

BBC News - ‎41 minutes ago‎
Former US president Bill Clinton has set out the case why his wife and "best friend" Hillary should lead the nation. He told the Democratic convention in Philadelphia that she was the "best darn change-maker I've ever known".
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F1 boss Ecclestone's mother-in-law kidnapped

Irish Independent - ‎2 hours ago‎
THE mother-in-law of Formula 1 tycoon Bernie Ecclestone has reportedly been taken hostage for a £28m (€33m) ransom in what is believed to be Brazil's biggest kidnapping.
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Japan care home attack: picture emerges of modest man with horrifying vision

The Guardian - ‎10 hours ago‎
To his neighbours, he was a polite young man with a ready smile and a desire to help. But, on Tuesday, Satoshi Uematsu was in police custody after allegedly carrying out the worst mass killing in Japan since the second world war.
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Australian teen abused in detention speaks out

BBC News - ‎1 hour ago‎
An Australian teenager who has become the face of a juvenile detention scandal has apologised for his crimes. Images of Dylan Voller cuffed to a mechanical restraint chair drew widespread condemnation after they were aired on Australian television.
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2 suicide car bombs near UN offices kill 13 in Somalia

The Boston Globe - ‎3 hours ago‎
MOGADISHU, Somalia - Two suicide bombers detonated explosives-laden cars Tuesday outside the office of the United Nations' mine-clearing agency and a Somali army checkpoint in Mogadishu, killing 13 people, including seven guards, Somali police ...
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S. Sudan President Swears In New VP to Replace Machar

Voice of America - ‎10 hours ago‎
July 26, 2016 1:00 PM. South Sudan's President Salva Kiir has sworn in a new deputy to replace opposition leader Riek Machar, who went into hiding this month after deadly clashes between his forces and government soldiers.
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Slovak weapon was allegedly used in Munich attack

The Slovak Spectator - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
No Slovak citizens were among the victims of the shootings that took place in Munich in July 22. However, the lone shooter may have used a weapon originally coming form Slovakia.
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Owen Smith looks to undercut Jeremy Corbyn with anti-Blairite speech and Ministry of Labour plan

The Independent - ‎4 hours ago‎
Owen Smith, Jeremy Corbyn's challenger, has vowed that if he is Prime Minister, he will recreate the Ministry of Labour, a government department that was abolished by a Labour Prime Minister 48 years ago.
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Security services criticised over use of bulk personal data

Financial Times - ‎8 hours ago‎
Britain's security services were accused of pushing an “aggressive and expansive” use of their powers to access huge data sets tracking everything from travel information to phone records to generate leads in investigations.
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Suzanne Evans votes to leave the bureaucratic Ukip leadership race

The Guardian - ‎13 hours ago‎
Suzanne Evans announces that she will not stand for the leadership of Ukip at Mary Sumner House in central London. Photograph: Stefan Rousseau/PA.
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Deutsche Börse wins shareholder approval for LSE merger

Financial Times - ‎9 hours ago‎
Shareholders in Deutsche Börse have backed its planned merger with the London Stock Exchange Group, but the two groups still need to persuade regulators to approve the deal.
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Nikkei rebounds as most Asia markets waffle; traders await Fed, BOJ decisions

CNBC - ‎2 hours ago‎
Japanese stocks rebounded from Tuesday's sell-off as most Asian markets waffled on Wednesday ahead of key central bank decisions as well as major earnings reports due in Japan and South Korea.
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Britain could 'enjoy better broadband after leaving the EU' because Ofcom will have more power - ‎6 hours ago‎
Britain could enjoy better broadband coverage after leaving the EU because the regulator will have more powers to break up BT, Whitehall sources have told The Telegraph.
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Apple Sells More iPhones Than Expected, Shares Jump After Hours

NDTV - ‎1 hour ago‎
Apple Inc sold more iPhones than Wall Street expected in the third quarter and estimated its revenue in the current period would top many analysts' targets, soothing fears that demand for the company's most important product had hit a wall.
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Will Apple start creating video content?

Fast Company - ‎4 hours ago‎
Apple has made a name for itself as a purveyor of music and video content. Now investors are wondering whether the company will branch into creating its own video content through its television platform, tvOS.
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O2 customers are at risk from cyber criminals who are selling user data on the dark web

Daily Mail - ‎15 hours ago‎
Millions of personal details belonging to O2 customers are being sold by cyber criminals on the dark web, an investigation has revealed.
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Review: 'Jason Bourne' is one trip to the franchise well too many for this spy

HitFix - ‎28 minutes ago‎
In every movie in the Bourne series (except for Legacy), there comes that moment. You know the one. Some shadowy government scumbag is convinced they've got the drop on Bourne, and they're celebrating their accomplishment only to have the phone ...
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PREVIEW-Cycling-From yellow to gold, Froome eyes road to glory - ‎2 hours ago‎
Chris Froome underlined his love of yellow with a third Tour de France triumph on Sunday, now the British rider has his eyes on Olympic glory alongside the golden sands of the Copacabana.
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Tom Daley reveals Rio Olympic Games mantra: 'If I do a bad dive that's in the past, move on' - ‎6 hours ago‎
Tom Daley needs little reminding of that moment four years ago when, standing a daunting 10 metres above the water for the biggest moment of his professional life, every nightmare he had ever feared came true.
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Rogers Cup Montreal: Johanna Konta 'grateful and humbled' by her winning ways

The Sport Review - ‎1 hour ago‎
A measure of how far Johanna Konta has come was writ large across the WTA website after the Briton played one of the matches of her career to win the Stanford Premier against home favourite and former champion, Venus Williams.
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Climate 'calamities' boost risk of armed conflicts in ethnically divided countries

Mashable - ‎8 hours ago‎
Somalis displaced from their home villages by famine and drought pass an African Union armored vehicle at a feeding center in Mogadishu.
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Sun fires off strongest solar flare of the year

CBS News - ‎8 hours ago‎
The sun fired off its strongest solar flare of 2016 during an active weekend that saw three eruptions from the star's surface.
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Bolivia tourist guide discovers dinosaur footprint nearly 4ft wide

The Guardian - ‎5 hours ago‎
Paleontologist Sebastian Apesteguia (R) measures a footprint measuring over a meter made by a meat-eating predator some 80 million years ago, one of the largest of its kind ever found, in Kinsa Saruska, Bolivia.
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NHS squeeze can be reversed by applying some radical thinking

The Guardian - ‎9 hours ago‎
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn and shadow health secretary Diane Abbott 'have displayed exactly the type of decisive leadership the NHS is calling for', says a letter from 45 doctors.
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Food you can eat during pregnancy: 7 myths busted - ‎11 hours ago‎
Good news today for egg lovers. Official channels have deemed raw eggs safe to eat for even pregnant women, u-turning on 15 years of advice to the contrary by the Advisory Committee on the Microbiological Safety of Food.
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'Netflix and kill?' Binge watching box-sets linked to blood clots

NHS Choices - ‎12 hours ago‎
"Binge watching TV can actually kill you, study finds," The Independent reports in a somewhat exaggerated manner. The Japanese study its report is based on looked at prolonged TV watching and the risk of blood clots, and only found a very weak ...
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Study: Gender Can Make A Difference In Diagnosis Of Alzheimer's Disease

CBS Local - ‎3 hours ago‎
DETROIT (WWJ) - New research putting the spotlight on differences between the sexes when it comes to Alzheimer's disease. Among the 5.2 million Americans age 65 or older with Alzheimer's disease, nearly two-thirds are women reports Dr.
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