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VIDEO: Jail for bride who stole for wedding

BBC - News - Wed, 2012-06-20 12:55
A bride who stole up to £200,000 from her boss to fund her wedding, has been sentenced to 20 months in prison. 30-year-old Kirsty Lane admitted defrauding the company she worked for.
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New window into earliest Universe

BBC - News - Wed, 2012-06-20 12:54
Researchers suggest a way to get a look at the Universe in its infancy, thanks to a quirk of light from those early days caused by dark matter.
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Carr 'morally wrong' on tax - PM

BBC - News - Wed, 2012-06-20 12:51
Prime Minister David Cameron says the legal but aggressive tax avoidance scheme reportedly used by comedian Jimmy Carr is "not morally right".
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VIDEO: Centenary of the birth of Alan Turing

BBC - News - Wed, 2012-06-20 12:45
This week sees the hundredth anniversary of the birth of Alan Turing, a man regarded as one of the most influential mathematicians of the 20th Century.
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Opinion: China overtaking U.S. in space?

CNN - Top Stories - Wed, 2012-06-20 12:39
Joan Johnson-Freese says the danger for the U.S. is in ceding space exploration and leadership to China because it lacks patience
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VIDEO: Cameron denies 1930s-style slump

BBC - News - Wed, 2012-06-20 12:39
David Cameron has denied the UK is in a 1930s-style slump, but said more will done to get the economy moving.
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FA is fined for fans' behaviour

BBC - News - Wed, 2012-06-20 12:36
The Football Association is fined 5,000 euros by Uefa for England fans' attempted pitch invasion in the Euro 2012 win over Sweden.
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US acts to cut borrowing costs

BBC - News - Wed, 2012-06-20 12:29
The US central bank extends its programme of swapping short-term bonds for longer-term ones to bring down the long-term cost of borrowing.
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So You Think claims Ascot victory

BBC - News - Wed, 2012-06-20 12:27
Odds-on favourite So You Think powers past the Queen's Carlton House to win the Prince of Wales's Stakes at Royal Ascot.
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DRD discriminated in job process

BBC - News - Wed, 2012-06-20 12:26
The Department of Regional Development loses a high-profile religious discrimination case at an industrial tribunal, which found evidence by Sinn Fein's Conor Murphy "implausible and lacking credibility".
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Obama seals Fast and Furious file

BBC - News - Wed, 2012-06-20 12:25
President Obama takes the rare step of claiming executive privilege to withhold documents sought by lawmakers probing a botched sting operation.
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Syria 'truce' to evacuate Homs

BBC - News - Wed, 2012-06-20 12:21
The Red Cross says the Syrian government and rebel fighters have agreed a temporary truce to allow civilians to be evacuated from the city of Homs.
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Windows Phone 8 system announced

BBC - News - Wed, 2012-06-20 12:19
Microsoft details new features it will include in the next version of its smartphone operating system.
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Sen. Reid: 'That's a clown question, bro'

CNN - Top Stories - Wed, 2012-06-20 12:19
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid doesn't answer a question posed to him by a reporter about the DREAM Act.
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How a deaf firefighter succeeds

CNN - Top Stories - Wed, 2012-06-20 12:11
A Connecticut firefighter doesn't let his handicap stop him from pursuing his dream job.
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De Rossi excited by Gerrard clash

BBC - News - Wed, 2012-06-20 12:11
Italy midfielder Daniele De Rossi is looking forward to facing "idol" Steven Gerrard in Sunday's quarter-final with England.
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Obama: 'Executive privilege' shields Fast and Furious docs

CNN - Top Stories - Wed, 2012-06-20 12:09
A House committee began considering a contempt measure against Attorney General Eric Holder today even though President Obama asserted executive privilege over documents sought by the panel.
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Turkey hits Kurdish sites in Iraq

BBC - News - Wed, 2012-06-20 12:04
The Turkish military said it has carried out strikes on Kurdish rebel targets in Iraq, a day after 18 people died in fighting in south-east Turkey.
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Kids develop app to fight bullying

CNN - Top Stories - Wed, 2012-06-20 12:04
Anti-bullying app designed by kids could become a standard for schools in Connecticut.
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Cameron denies 1930s-style slump

BBC - News - Wed, 2012-06-20 12:01
David Cameron rejects claims by cabinet colleague Vince Cable that the UK is in a 1930s style slump, in an interview with the BBC's Nick Robinson.
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