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Threats fly as Jim Jordan's bid to be US House Speaker turns ugly

October 19, 2023 - 11:23
One lawmaker received "a barrage of threatening calls". Another says his wife received anonymous texts.
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BYD: The top electric car maker that is not Tesla

October 19, 2023 - 10:16
Chinese auto giant BYD is now ahead of Tesla in quarterly production - and second to it in global sales.
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US hate crimes are rising - this is how to stop them

October 19, 2023 - 10:13
Experts say tensions in the Middle East and a forthcoming election season could worsen the trend if more is not done.
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Portugal's Barroso lithium mine project faces villagers' ire

October 19, 2023 - 09:35
The Barroso project could become the largest lithium mine in Europe. Locals aren't happy about it.
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Conor McGregor won't face charges after sexual assault claim

October 19, 2023 - 07:36
Prosecutors drop their inquiry into a woman's allegation the UFC fighter attacked her at a Miami arena.
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Jim Jordan loses second vote in US House Speaker bid

October 19, 2023 - 06:22
Divided Republicans consider a stand-in as the Ohioan's bid to lead Congress's lower chamber falters.
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Sikkim India floods: 'I was holding mum's hand but the water separated us'

October 19, 2023 - 06:14
The Indian state of Sikkim is still reeling from destruction caused by deadly flash floods on 4 October.
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At least 189 bodies found at US 'green' funeral home

October 19, 2023 - 05:09
Police say dozens more human remains have been discovered since an investigation was first launched.
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Chuck Grassley crowned 'matchmaker' after 20 staff marriages

October 19, 2023 - 04:25
The astonishing number of weddings involving Chuck Grassley's aides sparked much joking from Washington singles.
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Natalee Holloway's suspected killer, Joran van der Sloot, admits to crime, says mother

October 19, 2023 - 04:11
Joran van der Sloot "brutally murdered" the Alabama teenager who went missing in Aruba, the judge said.
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Spain: More than 400 animals rescued from illegal trading network

October 19, 2023 - 04:06
The gang is suspected of illegally importing more than 400 animals into Spain from eastern Europe.
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Biden backs Israel's account of deadly Gaza hospital explosion

October 19, 2023 - 03:53
Israeli and Palestinian officials have blamed each other for the blast in which hundreds may have died.
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Inside an Israeli 'war room' on the volatile Lebanon border

October 19, 2023 - 03:34
An all-female team of Israeli soldiers monitors cameras along Israel's volatile northern frontier.
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'We thought it would be safe': Panic and confusion at scene of Gaza hospital blast

October 19, 2023 - 03:02
People are still recovering body parts from the Al-Ahli Arab hospital, reports Rushdi Abu Alouf.
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Jeremy Bowen: Joe Biden's search for a Middle East solution just got harder

October 19, 2023 - 02:21
After the destruction of the Al-Ahli hospital, hopes for an end to the war are even fainter.
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Friends pay tribute to honeymoon couple killed in Uganda

October 19, 2023 - 01:43
The couple have been named locally as David and Celia Barlow, from near Newbury in Berkshire.
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Alex Danzig: Fears grow for much-loved historian kidnapped by Hamas

October 19, 2023 - 01:24
The abduction of Holocaust expert Alex Danzig has caused particular distress in Israel and Poland.
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Ghana floods: ‘My entire farm is under the water and so is my house’

October 19, 2023 - 00:42
Some 26,000 people have been left homeless after water was released to prevent a dam bursting.
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Pause for thought - Israel’s calculations before going into Gaza

October 18, 2023 - 23:57
For days now Israel has been preparing to invade Gaza - but why hasn't it launched it yet?
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Fire destroys Iowa wind turbine after emergency workers fail reach to top

October 18, 2023 - 23:51
Emergency crews in Iowa did not have ladders tall enough to reach the top and put the fire out.
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