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US police killing suspect captured

1 hour 6 min ago
A US man who has eluded police in the forests of Pennsylvania for seven weeks after the fatal shooting of a police officer has been found.

Citigroup legal costs up by $600m

1 hour 40 min ago
Investment bank Citigroup puts aside an extra $600m to cover legal expenses due to "rapidly evolving regulatory inquiries".

Medical charity decries US quarantines

1 hour 46 min ago
Officials with Doctors Without Borders have warned that some mandatory US state Ebola quarantines are having a "chilling effect" on operations.

Abuse victims 'want Woolf to quit'

1 hour 47 min ago
Victims' groups are expected to tell child abuse inquiry officials that Fiona Woolf should step down as its head as concerns about her suitability persist.

VIDEO: Inside a haunted house in Louisiana

1 hour 52 min ago
Inside one of America's scariest haunted houses

Asian shares higher on US growth

2 hours 14 min ago
Asian shares were trading higher on Friday after positive economic data from the US showed strength in the world's largest economy.

Burkina Faso leader 'to stay on'

2 hours 24 min ago
Burkina Faso's President Blaise Compaore says he will stay in power for a year under a transitional government, despite violent protests.

Key Jerusalem holy site 'to reopen'

2 hours 35 min ago
Israel promises to reopen a key Jerusalem holy site after closing it following the shooting of a Jewish activist.

'Do more' to tackle aid corruption

2 hours 58 min ago
The UK government is not doing enough to tackle "petty corruption" in countries to which it gives aid, a report by a scrutiny body says.

The price of peace in Colombia

3 hours 4 min ago
What would Colombia look like, if talks could end conflict?

Russia and Ukraine agree gas deal

3 hours 14 min ago
Russia will resume gas deliveries to Ukraine this winter in a deal brokered by the European Union, which will also safeguard supplies to EU countries.

The volunteers ready to fight Ebola

3 hours 17 min ago
The health workers volunteering to fight Ebola

Ukraine's "cyborg" defenders at Donetsk airport

3 hours 20 min ago
Where Ukraine's battle goes on despite ceasefire

Wal-Mart to close 30 stores in Japan

3 hours 35 min ago
The world's largest retailer, Wal-Mart, is closing 30 stores in Japan to improve profitability, the company says.

The channel that's spiced up French TV

4 hours 16 min ago
The TV station that's spiced up the French airwaves

The scandal-hit politicians seeking re-election

4 hours 26 min ago
The scandal-hit US politicians who could be re-elected

Starbucks sales disappoint investors

4 hours 50 min ago
Starbucks' shares fall as investors express disappointment at the company's latest quarterly sales figures.

Murray seals World Tour Finals place

5 hours 35 min ago
Andy Murray books his place at the World Tour Finals with an emphatic victory over Grigor Dimitrov at the Paris Masters.

Evacuations amid Costa Rica eruption

5 hours 54 min ago
Costa Rica issues an alert and evacuates communities after ash from the Turrialba volcano reaches the capital, San Jose, and beyond.

Maine bid to force nurse quarantine

5 hours 54 min ago
The governor of Maine vows to exercise the "full extent" of his authority to quarantine a US nurse who treated Ebola patients in West Africa