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First night in prison for Pistorius

First night in prison for Pistorius

Oscar Pistorius has spent his first night in a single cell in the hospital wing of a prison in the South African capital Pretoria, prison officials said.

Syria 'has destroyed two IS jets'

Syria 'has destroyed two IS jets'

The Syrian air force has destroyed two of three jets seized and reportedly test flown over Aleppo by the Islamic State (IS) group last week, according to the country's information minister.

Duo retract claim they killed Brits

Duo retract claim they killed Brits

Two migrant workers from Burma have retracted their confessions to killing two British travellers on a southern Thai resort island, the men's lawyers said.

Snowplough driver 'didn't see jet'

Snowplough driver 'didn't see jet'

The snowplough driver that apparently caused the plane carrying the Total CEO to crash at a Russian airport claims he neither saw nor heard the private jet as it sped toward him down the runway in the dark.

Apple issues iCloud security alert

Apple issues iCloud security alert

Apple has posted a new security warning for users of its iCloud online storage service amid reports of a determined effort to steal passwords and other data from people who use the service in China.
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Hungary plans tax on internet use

Hungary plans tax on internet use

Hungarian web users, activist groups and opposition parties are rejecting a government plan to impose a heavy tax on internet use from next year.
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Shake-up as McDonald's sales slide

Shake-up as McDonald's sales slide

McDonald's chief executive has admitted the fast food chain has not been keeping up with the times and changes are in store for its US restaurants.
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Watergate editor Ben Bradlee dies

Watergate editor Ben Bradlee dies

Ben Bradlee, the hard-charging editor who guided The Washington Post through its Pulitzer Prize-winning coverage of the Watergate scandal and invigorated its newsroom for more than two decades, has died.
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Indiana killer's attacks on women

Indiana killer's attacks on women

The violent past of a man who has admitted killing seven women in Indiana has emerged.
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Actress charged with lewd conduct

Actress charged with lewd conduct

Django Unchained actress Daniele Watts, who suggested she was detained by police because of racial profiling after she was found in a parked car with her boyfriend, has been charged with lewd conduct.
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