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Falcao caps record summer spending

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Radamel Falcao's loan move to Manchester United was the major deadline day signing as summer spending hits a record £835m. 



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British migrant rights activist faces Thai trial

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BANGKOK, Thailand (AP) — A British human rights activist who investigated alleged abuses at a Thai fruit processing factory went on trial Tuesday in the first in a series of criminal lawsuits filed against him by the company. 



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British couple arrested in Spain after taking ill son from hospital

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The parents of a cancer-stricken boy were behind bars in Spain and facing extradition to Britain on Monday after taking their son from an English hospital without doctors’ consent to seek advanced medical treatment abroad. 



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Tunisian deputy survives assassination attempt

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By Tarek Amara TUNIS (Reuters) - A deputy in Tunisia's transitional parliament survived an assassination attempt in the city of Kasserine, near the Algerian border, where security forces have been hunting Islamist militants for months. Mohamed Ali Nasri told reporters in hospital that about five gunmen...(more) 



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Hong Kong police arrest 19 in pro-democracy scuffles

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Hong Kong police said on Tuesday they arrested 19 people during scuffles with pro-democracy activists prompted by China's decision not to allow the Asian financial hub to choose its next leader. The 19, aged between 20 and 45, were arrested on Monday for illegal assembly, trying...(more) 



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World Briefing: France: Death Toll Rises to 8 After Building Collapse

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The death toll in the partial collapse of a four-story apartment building in the Paris suburb of Rosny-sous-Bois rose to eight on Monday after emergency crews pulled the bodies of a man and a woman from the rubble. 



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US forces conduct operation in Somalia: Pentagon

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Washington (AFP) - US military forces carried out an operation against Al-Qaeda-linked Shebab militants in Somalia, Pentagon Press Secretary Rear Admiral John Kirby said. 



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Arsenal sign Welbeck from Man Utd

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Arsenal sign Manchester United and England forward Danny Welbeck on a "long-term" deal for £16m. 



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Apple, FBI investigate massive celebrity photo 'hack'

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The FBI and Apple were urgently investigating after an apparent massive hack of a cloud data service unleashed a torrent of intimate pictures of dozens of celebrities across the Internet. Anonymous posters to online message boards boasted of having nude images of scores of female stars...(more) 



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Manchester United sign Falcao, Blind on busy deadline day

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Manchester United made a sensational double swoop on transfer deadline day to sign Colombia striker Radamel Falcao on loan from Monaco and Holland international Daley Blind from Ajax. Blind's arrival, in a £14 million ($23 million, 17 million euros) transfer, had been expected, but the signing...(more) 



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Iraq and budget top parliament agenda politics live

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Tony Abbott is still pedalling hard to get his budget through as Labor attacks the governments planned delay on superannuation. Follow parliament live... Continue reading... 



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Survivors of Elmhurst family laud parents 'unwavering' commitment

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Two days after an Elmhurst man shot his wife and the couple's two developmentally disabled adult children before taking his own life, family members issued a statement saying that "Frank and Joan Stack will be remembered for an unwavering commitment" to their family.  



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