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Republicans savage immigration plan 
  Fri, 21 Nov 2014 16:27:34 GMT 
    President Barack Obama's use of executive powers to give more than four million undocumented migrants work permits "damages the presidency" says a Republican leader.


Biden warns Russia faces 'isolation' 
  Fri, 21 Nov 2014 17:14:10 GMT 
    US Vice President Joe Biden, on a visit to Ukraine, says Russia faces "greater isolation" if it fails to pull back its military forces.


Deadly stadium stampede in Zimbabwe 
  Fri, 21 Nov 2014 15:28:54 GMT 
    Eleven people have been killed in a stampede after a religious service in a stadium in Zimbabwe, police say.


Dutch 'Syria bride' custody extended 
  Fri, 21 Nov 2014 15:38:39 GMT 
    A judge in the Netherlands agrees to extend the period police can hold a Dutch teenager who travelled to Syria to marry an Islamist fighter.


O'Keeffe work sets female art record 
  Fri, 21 Nov 2014 09:58:45 GMT 
    A floral painting by late US artist Georgia O'Keeffe sells for $44.4m (£28.8m) at auction, setting a record for an artwork by a female artist.


Uganda uproar over toddler's death 
  Fri, 21 Nov 2014 14:01:27 GMT 
    The funeral is held in Uganda of a boy of two, who was run over by a council vehicle after his mother was arrested for selling fruit.


Iran urged to agree nuclear deal 
  Fri, 21 Nov 2014 14:48:04 GMT 
    French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius urges Iran to "seize the opportunity" of reaching a deal on its nuclear programme in Vienna.


Floods fear as US snowfall eases 
  Fri, 21 Nov 2014 08:18:30 GMT 
    Snowfall in the north-east of the US is subsiding, forecasters say, but there is now a threat of flooding from rain at the weekend as it melts.


Israel 'foils plot to kill minister' 
  Fri, 21 Nov 2014 10:51:11 GMT 
    Israel says it has arrested four Palestinian Hamas members who were planning to kill FM Avigdor Lieberman during the recent Gaza conflict.


Police make computer hijack arrests 
  Fri, 21 Nov 2014 12:21:26 GMT 
    Fifteen people are arrested across Europe for allegedly being involved in hijacking computers, including spying through victims' webcams.


Zambia leader sacked by party 
  Fri, 21 Nov 2014 15:58:36 GMT 
    Zambia's governing Patriotic Front suspends President Guy Scott as party leader amid a power struggle ahead of elections in January.


Mali doctor dies from Ebola virus 
  Fri, 21 Nov 2014 11:55:09 GMT 
    A doctor has died in Mali after treating a patient who sparked a second wave of the deadly Ebola virus in the country.


VIDEO: £3bn to fix crumbling Westminster 
  Thu, 20 Nov 2014 23:17:00 GMT 
    Taxpayers may have to spend more than £3bn to stop the Palace of Westminster turning into an unusable "ruin", the BBC has learned.


VIDEO: Ferguson shooting: Father's appeal 
  Fri, 21 Nov 2014 10:52:45 GMT 
    Father of shot US teenager Michael Brown appeals for calm ahead of Court ruling on whether officer involved in shooting should be charged.


VIDEO: YouTube studios for internet stars 
  Fri, 21 Nov 2014 11:27:26 GMT 
    YouTube is investing millions of dollars to set up professional studios which are free to use for anyone who has at least five thousand subscribers.
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