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VIDEO: One-minute World News  Wed, 26 Nov 2014 02:58:43 GMT
Watch the latest news summary from BBC World News. International news updated 24 hours a day. 
VIDEO: Extreme adventurers adopt plucky dog  Tue, 25 Nov 2014 13:49:02 GMT
A team of Swedish extreme adventurers on a 10-day race through the Amazon rainforest have adopted a stray dog who started following them around after they fed him. 
VIDEO: Underwear protest by Mexican farmers  Tue, 25 Nov 2014 12:56:55 GMT
Mexican farmers hold a protest wearing just underpants and a photograph to protest against alleged abuse of power. 
AUDIO: Songwriters' bad science lyrics  Tue, 25 Nov 2014 12:54:38 GMT
Blue Peter Scientist Steve Mould is given the task of looking at some of the worst offenders. 
Gordon Corera: Social media - terrorism's front line  Wed, 26 Nov 2014 04:06:13 GMT
Tackling the foe online is key for a modern counter-terrorist operation, says Gordon Corera, but there are concerns over free speech. 
Richard Stead: Breaking the cycle of poor literacy  Wed, 26 Nov 2014 04:08:40 GMT
Poor levels of literacy are behind many social problems, but how can the issue be tackled? 
John Simpson: Could the world return to the 1980s?  Tue, 25 Nov 2014 00:30:59 GMT
Is the world set to return to the 1980s? 
Picture power: Pausing the moment  Wed, 26 Nov 2014 04:12:21 GMT
Looking at the story behind an image by Carl Court of a student protest in London. 
How terror bill will expand powers  Tue, 25 Nov 2014 11:25:07 GMT
This week's counter-terrorism bill will expand minister's powers - and face accusations of injustice, says Dominic Casciani. 
Ferguson: The controversy explained  Tue, 25 Nov 2014 15:10:38 GMT
The shooting of Michael Brown led to widespread unrest and an upsurge of anger against the police. 
Museum fossils are new dino species  Wed, 26 Nov 2014 02:47:16 GMT
A new species of horned dinosaur is identified from fossils held in a Canadian museum for 75 years. 
Watchmakers take aim at smart copies  Tue, 25 Nov 2014 14:14:28 GMT
Leading watchmakers are fed up with websites offering their designs for smartwatch download and have begun a campaign to stop it, according to reports. 
US economy grows faster than forecast  Tue, 25 Nov 2014 15:11:11 GMT
The US economy grew much faster in the third quarter than first reported, official figures have shown. 
A 'generation to change bank culture'  Wed, 26 Nov 2014 00:08:36 GMT
A "toxic" and "aggressive" culture inside banks will take a generation to change, according to a report from Cass Business School and New City Agenda. 
Facebook hosted Rigby murder chat  Tue, 25 Nov 2014 16:43:57 GMT
Facebook hosted a conversation by one of Fusilier Lee Rigby's killers in which he said he wanted to kill a soldier, five months before the attack, the BBC learns. 
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Wilson Describes Confrontation With Brown In ABC Interview  Tue, 25 Nov 2014 20:16:00 -0500
Obama: 'No Sympathy' For Those Destroying Ferguson  Tue, 25 Nov 2014 19:01:00 -0500
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Ferguson protests spread across US  Wed, 26 Nov 2014 07:16:53 GMT
Cricketer Hughes 'remains critical'  Wed, 26 Nov 2014 06:55:51 GMT
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