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Biles 'abused by gymnastics doctor'

BBC - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 23:10
Four-time Olympic champion Simone Biles says she was sexually abused by former Team USA gymnastics sports doctor Larry Nassar.

Romania loses second PM in seven months

BBC - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 21:02
Prime Minister Mihai Tudose resigns as his party withdraws its backing amid internal power struggles.

Black Death 'spread by humans not rats'

BBC - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 21:00
Human body lice, rather than rat fleas, spread plague during the Black Death, a study simulating the outbreak suggests.

Venezuela helicopter attack: Pilot Oscar Pérez caught up in bloody siege

BBC - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 19:47
The ex-policeman is accused of leading an armed rebellion involving a helicopter and grenades.

UK jets intercept Russian bombers near UK airspace

BBC - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 19:20
British jets were scrambled to monitor two Russian bombers approaching UK airspace, the RAF says.

Nine charged for giving food to homeless in California

BBC - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 18:38
The group oppose a rule in El Cajon, California, which prohibits food sharing in public places.

Argentina missing sub: Congress commission to investigate

BBC - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 18:09
The Argentine navy submarine went missing two months ago in the Atlantic with 44 crew on board.

Denmark Facebook sex video: More than 1,000 young people charged

BBC - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 17:40
They are accused of sharing explicit videos of two 15-year-olds via Facebook Messenger.

Toronto police say scissor attack on a girl's hijab 'did not happen'

BBC - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 17:36
Authorities in Toronto say the incident alleged to have taken place last Friday never occurred.

UK sends medics to halt Rohingya diphtheria outbreak

BBC - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 16:52
There have been 4,000 suspected cases of diphtheria in the overcrowded refugee camps and at least 31 deaths.

Elderly Germans lose bingo in legal scare

BBC - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 16:41
A Cologne care home suspends bingo sessions as it lacks a gambling licence.

Spain to replace US as second most popular tourism spot

BBC - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 16:15
The UN says Spain is set to replace the US as the world's second most popular tourism destination.

Car crashes into building in California

BBC - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 15:27
The car mounted a central reservation and crashed into the Santa Ana dental office.

France's 'Black Widow of the Riviera' tried over poisonings

BBC - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 15:16
Patricia Dagorn is accused of seducing and poisoning four elderly men - two of whom died as a result.

UK jets intercept Russian bombers

BBC - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 14:29
The RAF said two Russian Blackjack bombers were approaching a UK "area of interest" over the North Sea.

Malware populates children's apps with porn adverts

BBC - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 13:57
Apps containing the malicious code were downloaded more than three million times.

Syria war: US Kurdish 'border force' plan denounced

BBC - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 13:38
Turkey's president vows to "suffocate" efforts to train Kurdish fighters and create "a terror army".

Huge oil spill spreads after burning tanker sinks off China

BBC - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 13:16
Fuel from the Sanchi has spread over more than 100 sq km and could devastatingly damage marine life.

Saudi Ritz 'gilded jail' hotel to reopen

BBC - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 13:02
The hotel has been a luxury detention centre for dozens of princes held on suspicion of corruption.

Will technology upstage Detroit's car show?

BBC - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 12:54
The North American International Auto Show is traditionally a major industry event. But advances in self-driving cars, electric vehicles, and ride-sharing are shaking up the traditional order.

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