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Australia cuts rates to record low

BBC - Tue, 08/06/2013 - 06:45
Australia's central bank cuts its benchmark interest rate to a new record low, in an attempt to spur a fresh wave of economic growth.
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UK government criticises executive

BBC - Tue, 08/06/2013 - 06:38
The Northern Ireland Executive has been strongly criticised by the UK government for failing to provide any information to a major European report on minority languages.
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3 killed in town hall shooting spree

CNN - Tue, 08/06/2013 - 06:34
Three people were killed and several wounded after a gunmen opened fire during a town supervisors meeting. WBRE reports.
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Two drown at Scottish reservoir

BBC - Tue, 08/06/2013 - 06:32
The bodies of a 17-year-old boy and a 20-year-old man are recovered from a reservoir in Ardrossan, North Ayrshire.
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'Frankenburger' makes front pages

BBC - Tue, 08/06/2013 - 06:17
'Frankenburger' makes front pages
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Staged death thwarted by China heat

BBC - Tue, 08/06/2013 - 04:57
A Chinese man who tried to fake his death at the hands of urban enforcers gave himself away amid searing heat, state media report.
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Egypt diplomatic efforts gather pace

BBC - Tue, 08/06/2013 - 04:53
US senators John McCain and Lindsey Graham join top diplomats in Cairo as international efforts to end Egypt's political stalemate gather pace.
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NZ moves to contain Fonterra fallout

BBC - Tue, 08/06/2013 - 04:42
New Zealand's government steps up efforts to contain the fallout from a scare over contaminated products made by dairy giant Fonterra.
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Regulator issues charity pay warning

BBC - Tue, 08/06/2013 - 04:01
Large salaries paid to charity staff could bring the organisations "into disrepute", the chairman of the Charity Commission warns.
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The Post's storied history

CNN - Tue, 08/06/2013 - 03:59
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Workers 'are thousands worse off'

BBC - Tue, 08/06/2013 - 03:28
The average worker will lose a total of £6,600 in real terms during the coalition's term in government, the Labour Party says.
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Fort Hood shooting trial set to open

BBC - Tue, 08/06/2013 - 03:27
The US military trial of Major Nidal Hasan, who killed 13 unarmed soldiers in a 2009 rampage at a Texas army base, begins on Tuesday.
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Photos: Stars clash with paparazzi

CNN - Tue, 08/06/2013 - 03:23
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Hasan starting trial as own lawyer

CNN - Tue, 08/06/2013 - 03:17
Chief Warrant Officer Christopher Royal survived the 2009 massacre at Fort Hood, Texas, with two bullet wounds to his back.
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U.S. teens killed for Mexican cartel

CNN - Tue, 08/06/2013 - 03:06
American teens, who were recruited as killers for Mexican drug cartels, speak out. CNN's Ed Lavandera reports.
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'Zero harm' NHS plans to be unveiled

BBC - Tue, 08/06/2013 - 03:05
Plans to create a culture of "zero harm" in the NHS in England, in the wake of the Stafford Hospital scandal, are to be set out later.
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Hear A-Rod react to suspension

CNN - Tue, 08/06/2013 - 02:55
New York Yankees star Alex Rodriguez speaks at a news conference after being suspended for 211 games.
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Bid to examine 'King Alfred' remains

BBC - Tue, 08/06/2013 - 02:50
A single bid has been submitted to analyse remains from an unmarked grave to see if they belong to King Alfred the Great, the BBC can reveal.
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Killer dogs' owners could face life

BBC - Tue, 08/06/2013 - 02:37
The maximum jail sentence for the owners of dogs that attack and kill someone could be raised to life, under proposals for England and Wales.
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Ariel Castro's family collects items

CNN - Tue, 08/06/2013 - 02:37
Kidnapper Ariel Castro family collected belongings from his former home in Cleveland. Martin Savidge reports.
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