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Kabul explosion kills 40 at gathering of clerics

At least 40 people are killed and 60 hurt in the explosion at a meeting hall., Afghan officials say.

BBC News

Tue, 20 Nov 2018 15:07:31 GMT

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US migrant caravan: Trump's asylum ban halted by judge

The US president issued the proclamation at a time of political tension over a migrant caravan.

BBC News

Tue, 20 Nov 2018 13:33:38 GMT

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Chicago lift fall: Six survive 875 North Michigan Avenue drama

Trapped in a falling Chicago lift, they thought they were going to die as they plummeted 84 floors.

BBC News

Tue, 20 Nov 2018 13:52:16 GMT

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Chicago hospital shooting: Doctor, pharmacist and policeman killed

The attack on medical staff and police officers "tears at the soul of our city", said Chicago's mayor.

BBC News

Tue, 20 Nov 2018 14:16:07 GMT

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Rome to bulldoze luxury mafia villas

The interior minister and Rome's mayor watched 600 police evict mafia families from villas.

BBC News

Tue, 20 Nov 2018 12:47:51 GMT

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Dead sperm whale found in Indonesia had ingested '6kg of plastic'

The dead sperm whale, which washed ashore in Indonesia, had ingested nearly 6kg of plastic waste.

BBC News

Tue, 20 Nov 2018 13:43:01 GMT

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Ivanka Trump used personal email for White House business

President Donald Trump's daughter used her own account to send hundreds of messages to officials.

BBC News

Tue, 20 Nov 2018 05:20:47 GMT

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Airbnb: Israeli uproar as firm bars West Bank settlements

Israel says the firm's move to end lettings in settlements in the occupied West Bank is "shameful".

BBC News

Tue, 20 Nov 2018 12:23:58 GMT

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Papua police storm parliament over Apec pay

Police and soldiers smashed windows and furniture over bonuses for last week's summit, lawmakers say.

BBC News

Tue, 20 Nov 2018 08:57:50 GMT