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—Martin Luther King, Jr. (1929-68) African-American reverend, civil rights leader

 

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Powers ponder Iran talks extension 
  Sun, 23 Nov 2014 22:19:25 GMT 
    World powers trying to reach a deal on Iran's nuclear programme consider extending the talks, as Monday's deadline for an agreement looms.


Bomber 'kills 45' at Afghan match 
  Sun, 23 Nov 2014 16:22:08 GMT 
    A suicide bomber in east Afghanistan kills at least 45 people at a volleyball match, as Afghan MPs approve security deals with Nato and the US.


Hamilton wins World Championship 
  Sun, 23 Nov 2014 16:43:26 GMT 
    Britain's Lewis Hamilton clinches his second drivers' world championship with a comfortable victory in the season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.


US police kill boy carrying fake gun 
  Sun, 23 Nov 2014 23:30:54 GMT 
    Police in the US city of Cleveland shoot and kill a 12-year-old boy who had been waving what turned out to be a fake gun.


New computer spying bug discovered 
  Sun, 23 Nov 2014 18:32:53 GMT 
    Computer security firm Symantec discovers what it says is one of the most sophisticated pieces of malicious software ever seen.


Obama praise for 'President Clinton' 
  Sun, 23 Nov 2014 22:47:37 GMT 
    Hillary Clinton would be a "great president" if she decided to run for the White House in 2016, President Barack Obama says.


Mother of baby left in drain charged 
  Sun, 23 Nov 2014 23:00:58 GMT 
    Police charge a 30-year-old woman with attempted murder after she abandoned her newborn baby boy in a drain in western Sydney.


Kenya 'kills 100 Shabab militants' 
  Sun, 23 Nov 2014 19:29:53 GMT 
    The Kenyan military has killed more than 100 al-Shabab militants linked to a deadly attack on a bus, Kenya's deputy president says.


Volleyball woman out of Iran prison 
  Sun, 23 Nov 2014 19:33:53 GMT 
    British-Iranian Ghoncheh Ghavami, who was detained after attempting to watch a men's volleyball match in Iran, is freed on bail, her family says.


Tunisia in landmark presidency poll 
  Sun, 23 Nov 2014 20:25:09 GMT 
    Polls close after Tunisia's first presidential election since the Arab Spring, with two frontrunners claiming a narrow victory with a run-off likely.


Farc warning on release of general 
  Sun, 23 Nov 2014 23:17:00 GMT 
    Colombia's Farc rebels warn that military operations where they are holding captured general, Ruben Alzate, may jeopardise his release.


Thai king quashes health concerns 
  Sun, 23 Nov 2014 13:16:47 GMT 
    King Bhumibol Adulyadej of Thailand attends a ceremony to confirm two government ministers in Bangkok, quashing speculation about his health.


VIDEO: Cyclists find baby in Sydney drain 
  Sun, 23 Nov 2014 22:25:25 GMT 
    A newborn baby boy is found abandoned in a drain in Sydney, Australia, by passing cyclists, police say.


VIDEO: 'Feeling of optimism' in Tunisia 
  Sun, 23 Nov 2014 16:37:16 GMT 
    Tunisians are voting in the country's first presidential election since the 2011 "Arab Spring"


VIDEO: Charing Cross reopens after train fire 
  Sun, 23 Nov 2014 16:58:43 GMT 
    Charing Cross station in central London was closed for about two hours following a fire on a train.
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