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Protest halts Nasa spaceflight plans 
  Tue, 30 Sep 2014 19:42:24 GMT 
    Nasa is facing a delay to work on two new commercial spacecraft after a formal protest about the contract award process.


Panama opens biodiversity museum 
  Tue, 30 Sep 2014 21:34:43 GMT 
    Panama inaugurates a museum designed by world-renowned architect Frank Gehry to celebrate one of the world's richest eco-systems.


Children hit by tooth decay at three 
  Mon, 29 Sep 2014 23:28:02 GMT 
    More than one in 10 three-year-olds have tooth decay, the first survey of the age group shows.


Antibiotic 'link to child obesity' 
  Tue, 30 Sep 2014 04:02:29 GMT 
    A large American study suggests young children who are given repeated courses of antibiotics are more likely than those given fewer drugs to be obese.


Manchester City 1-1 Roma 
  Tue, 30 Sep 2014 21:19:25 GMT 
    Manchester City are still without a win in Champions League Group E after Francesco Totti's goal gives Roma a 1-1 draw.


Phelps 'arrested for drink driving' 
  Tue, 30 Sep 2014 20:09:54 GMT 
    US Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps has been arrested for driving under the influence, police in Baltimore say.


Almaz's story 
  Mon, 29 Sep 2014 23:03:29 GMT 
    When a young Ethiopian woman went to Saudi Arabia to work as a maid her new employers treated her like a slave.


Why 'boots on the ground'? 
  Mon, 29 Sep 2014 23:01:03 GMT 
    The expression "boots on the ground" may not have been used until about 1980.


Nigeria and Senegal 'contain' Ebola 
  Tue, 30 Sep 2014 22:38:19 GMT 
    Ebola outbreaks in Nigeria and Senegal appear to have been contained, US health authorities say, with no new cases there since August.


Obama and Modi call for 'new agenda' 
  Tue, 30 Sep 2014 18:45:22 GMT 
    Indian PM Narendra Modi and US President Barack Obama call for a "new agenda" between their countries during Mr Modi's two-day visit to the US.


EU to keep Russia sanctions in place 
  Tue, 30 Sep 2014 14:36:46 GMT 
    The EU decides to keep sanctions on Russia in place, judging that Ukraine's peace deal is not fully effective.


Mexico charges troops with homicide 
  Wed, 01 Oct 2014 00:49:01 GMT 
    Mexico's attorney general has charged three soldiers with murder during a shootout with 22 alleged gang members on 30 June.


Iran 'postpones' woman's execution 
  Tue, 30 Sep 2014 16:53:37 GMT 
    Iran is reported to have postponed the execution of Reyhaneh Jabbari, convicted of killing a man she said was trying to sexually abuse her.


Man charged over Oklahoma beheading 
  Wed, 01 Oct 2014 00:31:07 GMT 
    An Oklahoma man accused of beheading a female colleague after being fired from his job has been charged with first-degree murder.


Body found during Alice Gross search 
  Wed, 01 Oct 2014 00:33:47 GMT 
    Police investigating the disappearance of 14-year-old schoolgirl Alice Gross say they have found a body in a west London river.
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