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VIDEO: Seattle: Students in fatal bus crash

Thu, 2015-09-24 22:49
Four people are killed and 12 critically injured when an amphibious tour bus and a charter bus carrying foreign exchange college students collide on a bridge in Seattle.

China's Xi to make climate pledge

Thu, 2015-09-24 22:45
China's President Xi Jinping will make a key pledge on climate change as he meets US President Barack Obama in Washington, say US officials.

Sainz top in Japan first practice

Thu, 2015-09-24 22:41
Toro Rosso driver Carlos Sainz sets the pace in a drenched first practice session at the Japanese Grand Prix.

Japanese shares up despite deflation

Thu, 2015-09-24 22:26
Japanese shares open higher on Friday, recovering losses after the previous session's sell-off when the market lost nearly 3%.

Japan core inflation falls in August

Thu, 2015-09-24 22:14
Core consumer prices in the world's third largest economy, Japan, fell on an annual basis for the first time in over two years in August.

Ukraine rebels order UN agencies out

Thu, 2015-09-24 21:35
The UN humanitarian chief voices alarmed after UN agencies are ordered out of rebel-held parts of the Luhansk region in eastern Ukraine.

Special team to probe Mexico missing

Thu, 2015-09-24 20:55
Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto announces the creation of a special team to look into the disappearance of 43 students a year ago.

Genetic clue to breast cancer relapses

Thu, 2015-09-24 20:47
Scientists say they have discovered a genetic clue to why some breast cancers relapse, which could lead to better treatment.

Body's 'chemical calendar' discovered

Thu, 2015-09-24 20:34
The way the body can track the passing of the seasons in a "chemical calendar" has been discovered by scientists.

Germany regions get more migrant funds

Thu, 2015-09-24 20:19
Germany's federal government doubles its aid for regional states, to €4bn (£3bn; $4.5bn), to help them cope with a record influx of migrants.

UK business vote on EU 'up for grabs'

Thu, 2015-09-24 20:17
Half of business people are awaiting the outcome of the UK's EU reform talks before taking their final position on EU membership, a survey suggests.

Dismaland's '£20m boost' to economy

Thu, 2015-09-24 20:07
Banksy's Dismaland, housed for five weeks in a derelict lido, has generated £20m for the Weston-super-Mare economy, tourism bosses say.