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US Presbyterians allow gay weddings

20 June 2014 Last updated at 02:39 Church leaders debated the measure at their annual General Assembly, held this year in Detroit The largest Presbyterian church group in the US has voted to allow its clergy to perform same-sex weddings. The Presbyterian Church (USA) also approved a change to the …

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Deadly floods hit eastern Bulgaria

20 June 2014 Last updated at 01:09 The Black Sea town of Varna has received the equivalent of a month’s rainfall in 24 hours At least 10 people have died and several are missing after torrential rain and heavy floods hit eastern Bulgaria, officials say. Floodwaters in the Black Sea …

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Android and Windows add 'kill switch'

20 June 2014 Last updated at 05:17 Authorities claim that a kill switch feature would help reduce phone theft Google and Microsoft will add a “kill-switch” feature to their Android and Windows phone operating systems. The feature is a method of making a handset completely useless if it is stolen, …

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Confidence drop for Big Bang signal

20 June 2014 Last updated at 00:25 By Jonathan Amos Science correspondent, BBC News The measurements were taken using the BICEP2 instrument at the South Pole Telescope facility Scientists who claimed to have found a pattern in the sky left by the super-rapid expansion of space just fractions of a …

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Kenya attack: Five suspects shot dead

19 June 2014 Last updated at 20:42 The Kenyan army was deployed in Mpeketoni and its surrounding areas after the attacks earlier this week Kenyan security forces have killed five people suspected of involvement in attacks that killed at least 60 people, officials say. The interior ministry said the suspects …

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World Cup: Colombia 2-1 Ivory Coast

74:17 Attempt saved. Juan Guillermo Cuadrado (Colombia) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Teófilo Gutiérrez. 72:53 Goal scored Goal! Goal! Colombia 2, Côte d’Ivoire 1. Gervinho (Côte d’Ivoire) right footed shot from the centre of the box …

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Chikungunya virus spreads to Cuba

19 June 2014 Last updated at 14:58 Fumigating the mosquitoes which spread the virus is one of the ways of slowing its spread Health authorities in Cuba have confirmed six cases of the mosquito-borne chikungunya virus on the island. Cuba is the latest Caribbean nation to confirm cases of the …

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New US House majority leader elected

19 June 2014 Last updated at 21:08 Congressman Kevin McCarthy (centre) was challenged by fellow Republican Raul Labrador for the new role US Congressman Kevin McCarthy has become the second-ranking member of the House of Representatives in a Republican caucus leadership election. Mr McCarthy, 49, will replace outgoing Republican Majority …

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