Lawsuit filed over Olympic logo

Japan Business News - September 1, 2015 - 22:52
Belgium graphic designer Olivier Debie filed a lawsuit last month against the International Olympic Committee, seeking to halt its use of the logo created by Japanese designer Kenjiro Sano for the 2020 Tokyo Games. (NHK)
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AKB48 managing firm fails to declare over 400 m. yen in taxable income

Japan Business News - September 1, 2015 - 22:48
Japanese tax authorities have found that AKS Co., which manages all-girl Japanese pop groups such as AKB 48, failed to report more than 400 million yen in taxable income over the three years to November 2014, it was learned Tuesday. (Jiji Press)
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Five dead in fresh Nepal protests

BBC World News - September 1, 2015 - 22:48
Nepalese police shoot dead five protesters in the south of the country angry at a draft constitution to split the country into federal states.
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Canadian economy enters recession

BBC World News - September 1, 2015 - 22:33
Canada's economy fell into recession in the first half of the year, official figures show, as falling oil prices took their toll.
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Real 'did everything' to sign De Gea

BBC World News - September 1, 2015 - 21:52
Real Madrid say they did everything they could to sign Manchester United goalkeeper David De Gea after missing the deadline.
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US clerk defies gay marriage court order

BBC World News - September 1, 2015 - 21:49
A Christian official continues to refuse to issue marriage licences to same-sex couples in Kentucky despite exhausting all of her legal options.
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Pope allows forgiveness for abortion

BBC World News - September 1, 2015 - 21:46
Pope Francis says Catholic priests will be allowed to forgive women who have had abortions - and the doctors who carry out the procedure.
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Poor sleep may make you prone to colds

BBC World News - September 1, 2015 - 21:31
People who sleep six hours a night or less are more likely to catch a cold when exposed to the virus, a novel human experiment finds.
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India secure series win in Sri Lanka

BBC World News - September 1, 2015 - 21:16
India win a Test series in Sri Lanka for the first time since 1993 with a 117-run victory in the third Test in Colombo.
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Guinea migrant hides behind car engine

BBC World News - September 1, 2015 - 21:06
A West African migrant enters the Spanish enclave of Ceuta curled up next to a car engine and another is found behind the back seat.
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Leading journalist jailed in Azerbaijan

BBC World News - September 1, 2015 - 21:04
Investigative reporter Khadija Ismayilova is sentenced to seven and a half years in jail by a court in Azerbaijan for embezzlement and tax evasion.
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Android watches to work with iPhones

BBC World News - September 1, 2015 - 20:58
Google announces that Android Wear smartwatches will now be able to work with iPhones, but they will only offer limited functionality.
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Nigeria ex-security adviser in court

BBC World News - September 1, 2015 - 20:17
Nigeria's sacked national security adviser, Sambo Dasuki, pleads not guilty to the charge of illegally possessing weapons at a court in the capital, Abuja.
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Six dead in Spanish fireworks blast

BBC World News - September 1, 2015 - 20:15
The bodies of six people are recovered from the ruins of a fireworks factory after it was destroyed by a blast near Zaragoza in north-east Spain.
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West Ham sign Song, Moses & Jelavic

BBC World News - September 1, 2015 - 20:07
West Ham sign Hull striker Nikica Jelavic and Chelsea winger Victor Moses after Alex Song's return from Barcelona.
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Yahoo boss Mayer expecting twins

BBC World News - September 1, 2015 - 20:04
The chief executive of Yahoo, Marissa Mayer, announces she is expecting twin girls but plans to take "limited" time off.
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VIDEO: 'Wild lab' studies immune system

BBC World News - September 1, 2015 - 19:55
A section of forest in northern England is being used to study how the immune system in wild field voles is affected by the environment.
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Beverley Sister Joy dies aged 91

BBC World News - September 1, 2015 - 19:51
Joy Beverley, one third of the vocal harmony group the Beverley Sisters, dies at the age of 91.
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Tokyo 2020 Olympics logo scrapped

BBC World News - September 1, 2015 - 19:36
The logo for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics Games is scrapped after allegations that it was plagiarised.
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Lebanon waste activists occupy ministry

BBC World News - September 1, 2015 - 19:32
Activists occupy Lebanon environment ministry in latest 'You Stink' protest over rotting rubbish in Beirut.
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