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Man Booker Prize 2014 Longlist Announced

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The Man Booker Prize 2014 longlist have been announced by the administrators of the prize on Wednesday.

Commonwealth Games Begins In Glasgow, 4,500 Athletes Battle For Medals

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The Commonwealth Games Glasgow will officially get under way following the announcement of the opening ceremony on Wednesday evening and, just as before London 2012, the sun is shining on a city rippling with anticipation.

Manchester City’s Álvaro Negredo Out For Three Months

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Manchester City’s Álvaro Negredo out for three months, Spain striker underwent surgery on broken metatarsal says Pellegrini.

Breaking News: Two Ukrainian Military Fighter Jets Shot Down In Eastern Ukraine

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Two Ukrainian military fighter jets have been shot down in the east, according to the country's Defense Ministry. The Sukhoi-25 fighters were shot down 1:30 p.m. local time Wednesday over an area called Savur Mogila. Defense Ministry spokesman Oleksiy Dmitrashkovsky says the planes may have been carrying up to two crew members each.  

MH17 Plane Black Boxes Arrive In Hampshire, Britain

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The black boxes from downed Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 have arrived in the UK for analysis by air accident investigators, it has been confirmed.

Sewol South Korean Ferry Owner Found Dead

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The body of South Korea's most wanted man, linked to the sinking of a ferry in April that killed 300 people, was identified more than a month after being found in an orchard, police said on Tuesday, with his book and empty bottles of alcohol nearby.

Flight MH17: Black Boxes Handed To Malaysian Authorities

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The Pro-Russian separatists governing the part of eastern Ukraine which flight MH17 is thought to have been downed by a missile have handed the black box flight recorders to Malaysian authorities. At a ceremony in the city of Donetsk, Malaysia expressed its 'sincere appreciation'.  

Alexander Litvinenko Death: UK Announces Public Inquiry

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A public inquiry will be held into the death of the Russian dissident Alexander Litvinenko, the UK Home Secretary Theresa May has announced.

Delta Airlines Cancels All Israel Bound Flights Over Missile Fear

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Delta Airlines is canceling all flights to Israel until further notice, citing reports that a rocket landed near Tel Aviv’s Ben Gurion Airport.

Gaza Crisis: Death Toll Exceeds 500

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The Palestinian death toll in the conflict between Hamas and Israel reached 548 on Monday as officials said four were killed when a Gaza hospital was hit by Israeli fire.

Suicide Bomber Kill 4 In Kabul

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A suicide bomber has killed four foreign security guards in an attack at a compound in Kabul on Tuesday.

Cameron Calls For An End To Female Genital Mutilation

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David Cameron has said female genital mutilation (FGM) and childhood forced marriage should be stopped worldwide "within this generation".

Yahoo Buys Flurry App Analytics Company

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Yahoo has bought an app analytics firm, Flurry, a company which helps app developers analyse data about their users and deliver more personalised ads to them, online sources reported.

Jakarta Governor Widodo Wins Indonesian Presidency

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Jakarta Gov. Joko Widodo, who captured the hearts of millions of Indonesians with his common man image, won the country's presidential election with 53 percent of the vote, final results showed Tuesday.

Robert Downey Jr Tops Forbes List Of Highest Earning Actors

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Robert Downey Jr has been named as Hollywood's highest-paid actor for the second year in a row.

US Commits $47 Million To Help Alleviate The Humanitarian Crisis In Gaza

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The United States has committed $47 million to help alleviate the humanitarian crisis in Gaza.

Israel Confirms Missing Soldier

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The Israeli defence forces announced that the remains of one of its soldiers presumed to have been killed on Sunday in Gaza had still not been found or identified, two days after Hamas’s military wing said it had kidnapped a soldier.

Uproar In Indian Parliament Over Supreme Court Judge's Corruption Allegations

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There has been uproar in the Indian parliament over a former Supreme Court judge's allegations of corruption in the judiciary.

IOC Calls Russia And Ukraine To Resolve Conflict After MH17 Crash

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International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach has reiterated his call on Russia and Ukraine to try to resolve their current conflict after 298 people were killed aboard the Malaysia airlines flight that was shot down last week.    

Trains Collide Causing 5,000 Gallons Of Diesel To Spill

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Two trains collided in southeastern Wisconsin on Sunday Night, causing 5,000 gallons of diesel to spill.