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VIDEO: One-minute World News  Fri, 01 Aug 2014 15:03:37 GMT
Watch the latest news summary from BBC World News. International news updated 24 hours a day. 
VIDEO: New York's 21st Century artisans  Fri, 01 Aug 2014 09:20:43 GMT
Members of the "millennial generation" are finding ways build businesses selling items that are handmade. 
VIDEO: Poodling along in the gymnasium  Fri, 01 Aug 2014 01:50:07 GMT
A new gymnasium exclusively for dogs has opened up in Alexandria, Virginia. 
VIDEO: Axe crashes through windscreen  Thu, 31 Jul 2014 12:24:43 GMT
A car passenger had a lucky escape after an axe flew off the back of a lorry and through the windscreen of the vehicle travelling behind it. 
VIDEO: Mysterious miracle? Crop circle draws crowds  Thu, 31 Jul 2014 06:33:01 GMT
A giant crop circle which apparently appeared out of nowhere, has drawn crowds of people to a farmer's field in Bavaria, southern Germany. 
Muhammad Ali gloves fetch $400,000  Fri, 01 Aug 2014 06:31:44 GMT
The gloves worn by boxer Muhammad Ali during the "Fight of the Century" against Joe Frazier have been sold for nearly $400,000. 
Technique turns bodies 'see-through'  Thu, 31 Jul 2014 23:13:23 GMT
A newly discovered way to make entire bodies transparent could pave the way for a new generation of treatments, scientists say. 
Firms count cost of Russia sanctions  Fri, 01 Aug 2014 12:45:22 GMT
Around Europe, companies of all shapes and sizes are assessing the impact of the sanctions imposed by the EU this week following America's lead. 
BA owner IAG moves into profit  Fri, 01 Aug 2014 10:35:30 GMT
British Airways owner IAG moves into profit for the first half of 2014 after an improved performance by its Iberia airline business. 
Wearables tracked with Raspberry Pi  Fri, 01 Aug 2014 10:30:21 GMT
People who use wearable gadgets to monitor their health or activity can be tracked with only $70 (£40) of hardware, research suggests. 
'Draconian' Russian net law enacted  Thu, 31 Jul 2014 23:05:49 GMT
A new law imposing restrictions on bloggers and social media users has come into effect in Russia. 
Rolf Harris challenges conviction  Fri, 01 Aug 2014 10:55:54 GMT
Disgraced entertainer Rolf Harris applies for permission to appeal against his conviction for indecent assaults. 
Silent film tops documentary poll  Fri, 01 Aug 2014 11:21:05 GMT
Dziga Vertov's 1929 film Man with a Movie Camera is voted the greatest ever documentary in a poll of more than 300 film-makers and critics. 
Nasa rover to make oxygen on Mars  Fri, 01 Aug 2014 11:55:37 GMT
Instruments on the next Nasa rover will attempt to make air and fuel from the Martian atmosphere to support future human landings. 
Goalkeepers' penalty 'flaw' revealed  Thu, 31 Jul 2014 16:17:41 GMT
Goalkeepers in penalty shoot-outs make a predictable error that could influence the outcome of the game according to new research. 
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As Labor Market Advances, Millions Stuck In Part-Time Jobs  Fri, 01 Aug 2014 11:52:23 -0400
Cantor To Step Down This Month To Make Room For Successor  Fri, 01 Aug 2014 09:24:20 -0400
Unemployment Ticks Up To 6.2 Percent; 209,000 Jobs Added  Fri, 01 Aug 2014 08:38:00 -0400
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Militants 'seize Israeli soldier'  Fri, 01 Aug 2014 15:30:35 GMT
Ebola 'spreading too fast' - WHO  Fri, 01 Aug 2014 15:47:39 GMT
Sassoon war diaries published online  Fri, 01 Aug 2014 01:02:21 GMT
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