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Family 'crushed' by Ferguson ruling  Wed, 26 Nov 2014 21:20:48 GMT
The family of Michael Brown, the black teenager shot dead by a policeman, say they are "crushed" by the decision not to charge Darren Wilson. 
Ebola vaccine trial 'promising'  Wed, 26 Nov 2014 22:39:51 GMT
The first human trial of an experimental vaccine against Ebola suggests that it is safe and may help the immune system to combat the virus. 
Spain minister resigns over scandal  Wed, 26 Nov 2014 21:04:01 GMT
Health minister Ana Mato resigns amid a court investigation into a massive corruption scandal over illegal payments in Spain. 
US planes 'may use British carrier'  Wed, 26 Nov 2014 23:53:34 GMT
The Royal Navy wants to ask American squadrons to fly off its new aircraft carrier, HMS Queen Elizabeth, because of delays to the introduction of Britain’s new F35B fighters, BBC Newsnight learns. 
Egyptian youths jailed over protests  Wed, 26 Nov 2014 22:55:46 GMT
A court in Egypt sends 78 boys under the age of 18 to prison for taking part in protests in support of the Muslim Brotherhood. 
Google told to expand right to forget  Wed, 26 Nov 2014 17:47:43 GMT
EU data privacy regulators say Google must apply the right to have search results removed to its .com site as well as its European versions. 
Jerusalem attacker wife loses rights  Wed, 26 Nov 2014 19:37:21 GMT
Israel revokes the residency rights of the widow of one of the two Palestinian men who killed five people at a synagogue in Jerusalem. 
Nato fears Russian Black Sea control  Wed, 26 Nov 2014 15:14:54 GMT
Nato's top commander warns that Russia's increased military presence in the annexed region of Crimea could be used to control the Black Sea. 
US police release boy shooting tapes  Wed, 26 Nov 2014 23:35:23 GMT
A 12-year-old shot and fatally wounded by police in the US city of Cleveland was told to show his hands three times before officers opened fire, say officials. 
Juncker reveals giant EU jobs plan  Wed, 26 Nov 2014 15:33:25 GMT
European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker gives details of a €315bn (£250bn; $393bn) investment plan to kick-start Europe's economy. 
HK policemen arrested over beating  Wed, 26 Nov 2014 18:34:41 GMT
Seven Hong Kong policemen are arrested in connection with the beating of a pro-democracy protester in October. 
Kim Dotcom declares he is 'broke'  Wed, 26 Nov 2014 12:53:01 GMT
The founder of the seized file-sharing site Megaupload, Kim Dotcom, says he is out of funds after spending $10m on a legal battle. 
VIDEO: Nun's Like a Virgin hit raises eyebrows  Wed, 26 Nov 2014 14:09:54 GMT
A nun who won Italy's version of The Voice singing contest has released an album, revealing some unusual song choices. 
VIDEO: Obama pardons Thanksgiving turkeys  Wed, 26 Nov 2014 21:49:55 GMT
Barack Obama carries out the annual White House tradition of pardoning two turkeys, preventing them from becoming Thanksgiving dinner. 
VIDEO: Sabah, Lebanese singing legend, dies  Wed, 26 Nov 2014 22:03:01 GMT
Lebanese singer and actress Sabah, one of the Arab world's best-known entertainers, has died aged 87.