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MLK house: Bystanders prevent attempt to burn down Dr King's birth home

December 9, 2023 - 00:22
Police say bystanders stopped the arson attempt and "saved an important part of American history".
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US jobless rate falls to lowest level since July

December 8, 2023 - 23:51
Employers added a better-than-expected 199,000 jobs in November, despite efforts to cool the economy.
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Al-Mawasi: Gaza humanitarian zone not humane, evacuees say

December 8, 2023 - 23:44
Israel has told civilians to shelter in a "safe" zone, but people say it is not fit for people to stay in.
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Google admits AI viral video was edited to look better

December 8, 2023 - 22:13
Instead of the AI responding to voice and video, it was fed text prompts and still images.
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Buffalo Bills coach apologises for 9/11 team talk reference

December 8, 2023 - 21:29
Buffalo Bills head coach Sean McDermott apologises for referencing the 9/11 hijackers in a team meeting in 2019.
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Putin to stand for fifth term as Russian president

December 8, 2023 - 21:06
The 71 year old says he will take part in March elections, a move which could see him in power until 2030.
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Pardoned rapper Kodak Black arrested on drugs charges

December 8, 2023 - 20:01
The American rapper faces court on drugs charges three years after being pardoned by Donald Trump.
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Video shows stripped Palestinian men detained in Gaza

December 8, 2023 - 19:54
Pictures on social media show dozens of men in their underwear, with their hands restrained.
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Gaza: Video appears to show Palestinian men stripped and detained by IDF

December 8, 2023 - 19:52
Footage circulating online shows blindfolded men in their underwear being guarded by Israeli soldiers.
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Hamas hostages: Stories of the people taken from Israel

December 8, 2023 - 18:33
It is thought more than 100 Israelis are still being held hostage in Gaza after the 7 October attacks.
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Saudi Arabia World Cup 2034: Sports Minister defends state's right to host

December 8, 2023 - 15:35
Sports Minister Prince Abdulaziz bin Turki Al Faisal defends Saudi Arabia's right to host the 2034 World Cup in exclusive interview with BBC sports editor Dan Roan.
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Qatar: Indian ambassador meets eight ex-naval officers on death row

December 8, 2023 - 14:25
Media reports say the men have been charged with spying, but India and Qatar have not confirmed this.
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Israel Gaza: Palestinians mourn controversial writer killed in air strike

December 8, 2023 - 14:11
Writer and literary scholar Refaat Alareer was killed in an air strike on Wednesday, his family say.
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The Israelis grappling with helping sick Palestinians

December 8, 2023 - 14:01
Volunteers used to drive sick Gazans to hospital. Hamas's attack on 7 October changed everything.
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Hunter Biden's tax indictment: Drugs, escorts and girlfriends

December 8, 2023 - 13:44
Mr Biden allegedly spent millions "on an extravagant lifestyle at the same time he chose not to pay his taxes".
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North Koreans deported from Chinese jails face torture, activists warn

December 8, 2023 - 13:41
About 600 defectors, believed to be mostly women, have not been heard from since their deportation.
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Elon Musk calls for firing of Disney chief Bob Iger in ad spat

December 8, 2023 - 12:53
It comes a week after the multi-billionaire launched a profane attack on advertisers that left X.
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Two arrested in France over alleged bedbug scam

December 8, 2023 - 12:18
Police in Strasbourg say the men charged victims thousands of euros for pest control they did not need.
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Zimbabwe's CCC crisis: Farce turning to tragedy for the opposition

December 8, 2023 - 11:51
The CCC faces by-elections after an "imposter" expels its MPs - to the delight of the ruling party.
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Africa's week in pictures: 1-7 December 2023

December 8, 2023 - 11:49
A selection of the best photos from across the African continent this week.
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