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VIDEO: One-minute World News  Fri, 30 Jan 2015 23:39:16 GMT
Watch the latest news summary from BBC World News. International news updated 24 hours a day. 
VIDEO: Taylor Swift trademarks famous lyrics  Fri, 30 Jan 2015 07:39:34 GMT
Pop star Taylor Swift has trademarked phrases including "this sick beat" and "we never go out of style", in the United States to prevent unauthorised use of her work on merchandise. 
VIDEO: Would you let your firm microchip you?  Thu, 29 Jan 2015 22:35:47 GMT
A hi-tech office in Sweden offers to implant microchips under the skin of staff in bid to make some simple tasks easier. 
VIDEO: Shipwreck treasure hunter in US court  Fri, 30 Jan 2015 02:56:12 GMT
A US treasure hunter who has been described by officials as the "most intelligent fugitive," has appeared in a Florida court following his arrest after two years on the run. 
VIDEO: Middle East Beats: Yousra El Gendy  Fri, 30 Jan 2015 09:20:45 GMT
Yousra El Gendy is far from being the typical glamorous Egyptian singer musing about Prince Charming and performing the occasional belly dance. 
Will the falling oil price undermine green energy?  Fri, 30 Jan 2015 12:25:57 GMT
Despite uncertainties, cheap oil does not spell disaster for the renewables sector. 
Requiem for Romney's presidential dream  Fri, 30 Jan 2015 17:22:09 GMT
Washington establishment does double-take as Mitt Romney announces his decision not to run for the presidency in 2016. 
Campaign challenges blasphemy laws  Fri, 30 Jan 2015 00:24:46 GMT
New campaign challenges blasphemy laws 
The complex case of joint enterprise  Fri, 30 Jan 2015 02:19:10 GMT
BBC legal correspondent Clive Coleman on the difficulties of the joint enterprise doctrine. 
Profile: Sinai Province militant group  Fri, 30 Jan 2015 16:23:36 GMT
Sinai Province is a militant group that has pledged allegiance to Islamic State and carried out a string of deadly attacks in Egypt's Sinai peninsula. 
VIDEO: China's record car numbers explained  Fri, 30 Jan 2015 16:43:14 GMT
As car ownership reaches record levels in China, BBC News looks at the numbers - and the impact. 
VIDEO: Talking kids' doll 'Cayla' is hacked  Fri, 30 Jan 2015 15:41:16 GMT
Rory Cellan-Jones sees how Cayla, a talking child's doll, can be hacked to say any number of offensive things. 
Suu Kyi's gate to be sold at auction  Fri, 30 Jan 2015 13:08:09 GMT
The metal gate of Nobel prize-winning Burmese politician Aung San Suu Kyi's house is to be auctioned, with a starting price of $200,000. 
Balloonists surpass flight records  Fri, 30 Jan 2015 16:25:30 GMT
Two pilots have surpassed the world distance and durations records for a flight in a helium balloon after crossing the Pacific Ocean. 
Eurozone deflation gathers pace  Fri, 30 Jan 2015 12:10:11 GMT
Eurozone deflation deepens in January, as prices fall by 0.6% compared with last year, pushed down by lower oil prices. 
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The Real Super Sunday Battle Is In The Snack Bowl  Fri, 30 Jan 2015 17:17:00 -0500
Republican Gov. Rick Snyder Turns To Voters To Approve Tax Increase  Fri, 30 Jan 2015 17:09:00 -0500
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Greece shuns debt talks with troika  Fri, 30 Jan 2015 21:01:22 GMT
IS 'chemical weapons expert killed'  Fri, 30 Jan 2015 23:50:06 GMT
Romney won't run in 2016 election  Fri, 30 Jan 2015 17:22:52 GMT
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