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Are you a 'disruptive talent'?

Wed, 2015-07-22 19:01
Why Sir Richard says firms should hire more rule breakers

Chile judge reopens burning case

Wed, 2015-07-22 18:34
A judge in Chile questions seven former military officers accused over a fire attack on two students in 1986 during the government of General Pinochet.

Bland 'spoke of previous suicide bid'

Wed, 2015-07-22 18:30
A US woman who died in police custody told a prison guard she previously attempted suicide, according to the sheriff in Texas.

New York backs down in Uber fight

Wed, 2015-07-22 18:24
New York City has backed down in a row with taxi hailing app Uber, dropping plans to limit the number of cars it operates in the City.

Many die in northern Nigeria attacks

Wed, 2015-07-22 18:20
Dozens are killed after bombs hit two bus stations in Nigeria's northern city of Gombe, according to witnesses and officials.

VIDEO: Soyuz spacecraft blasts off for ISS

Wed, 2015-07-22 18:17
A Russian Soyuz rocket carrying three crew members to the International Space Station blasts off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.

VIDEO: Huge haul of cocaine found in truck

Wed, 2015-07-22 17:51
Authorities in Colombia have seized 777 kg (1,713 pounds) of cocaine, with an estimated value of over $240m (£154m).

NY State to raise fast food pay

Wed, 2015-07-22 17:33
New York State fast food workers' wages will eventually rise to $15 (£9.60) an hour, after a state wage board unanimously recommended the increase.

China cracks down on Hong Kong evangelists

Wed, 2015-07-22 17:25
How China is cracking down on evangelists from Hong Kong

Charleston shooting 'a hate crime'

Wed, 2015-07-22 17:15
Man accused in the deadly Charleston church shooting is indicted of dozens of federal charges, for hate crimes, murder and using a firearm.

Stjarnan 1-4 Celtic (agg 1-6)

Wed, 2015-07-22 17:11
Celtic recover from conceding an early goal to beat Stjarnan and set up a Champions League tie against Qarabag.

Liverpool seal £32.5m Benteke move

Wed, 2015-07-22 16:27
Liverpool sign striker Christian Benteke from Aston Villa for £32.5m to take their number of summer arrivals to seven.

Guantanamo end plan 'nearly complete'

Wed, 2015-07-22 15:56
The White House is in the "final stages" of drafting a plan to close the controversial US military prison Guantanamo Bay, a spokesman says.

Trump to visit US-Mexico border

Wed, 2015-07-22 15:47
US presidential candidate Donald Trump is to visit the border with Mexico on Thursday after making illegal immigration the focus of his campaign.

Chattanooga gunman 'acted alone'

Wed, 2015-07-22 15:38
Authorities say the gunman who killed five US service members when he attacked two military facilities in Chattanooga, Tennessee, acted alone.

Better method for building with DNA

Wed, 2015-07-22 13:59
Scientists come up with an improved method for building tiny 3D structures out of strands of DNA.

Oil prices hit as US stocks rise

Wed, 2015-07-22 13:48
Oil prices have slipped after official US government data showed an unexpected rise in oil stocks last week.

VIDEO: Sandra Bland video jump 'is glitch'

Wed, 2015-07-22 13:40
US officials have denied editing Texas police dashcam footage showing the arrest of an African-American woman who died three days later in custody.

Kenya to close airspace for Obama

Wed, 2015-07-22 13:33
Kenya will close its airspace ahead of President Barack Obama's arrival on Friday and ban small planes during the three-day visit.

Microsoft seeks revenge porn reports

Wed, 2015-07-22 13:28
Microsoft makes it easier for revenge porn victims to have intimate images of themselves removed from its services.

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