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    27 Nov 2014 Thu

    Spanish health minister quits over graft scandal

    Ana Mato has not been named as an official suspect in the corruption probe, but a judge said that she had "benefited from" holidays, cash payments and other gifts when she was married to Jesus Sepulveda, a former Popular Party mayor of a Madrid suburb.

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    27 Nov 2014 Thu

    Ferguson cleans up, but passions still inflamed

    Violence erupted in the St Louis, Missouri suburb for a second night on Tuesday over a decision by a grand jury not to prosecute a white police officer for shooting dead Brown, an unarmed black teenager.

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    27 Nov 2014 Thu

    Football: Zenit send Benfica packing from Champions League

    Danny, formerly of Sporting Lisbon, struck 11 minutes from the end of a hard-fought encounter to keep the Russian side in the running to qualify for the last 16 for the second season in succession and end Benfica's hopes of advancing from Group C.

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    27 Nov 2014 Thu

    NATO warns over Russian military build-up in Crimea

    US General Philip Breedlove's comments come amid fears in Kiev that Russian-backed rebels will try to grab more land in eastern Ukraine to establish a land corridor to Crimea, which was annexed by Russia in March.

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    27 Nov 2014 Thu

    Cricket: England lose to Sri Lanka despite Ali ton

    Sri Lanka overcame a brilliant century by Moeen Ali and a late cameo from Ravi Bopara to defeat England by 25 runs in the first one-day international in Colombo on Wednesday.

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    27 Nov 2014 Thu

    Football: Roche's challenge to World Cup stars for goal of the year

    The goal has been viewed on the internet millions of times. That could help Stephanie Roche beat the big name World Cup stars to the Puskas Award when it is announced on Jan 12.

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    27 Nov 2014 Thu

    Motor Racing: Vergne splits with Toro Rosso

    France's Jean-Eric Vergne finished 13th in the 2014 drivers' title race won by Lewis Hamilton in the season-closing Abu Dhabi Grand Prix on Sunday.

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    27 Nov 2014 Thu

    EU calls for 5,000 doctors to fight Ebola

    In a tweet, EU Health Commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitis said he had so far reached 14 EU ministers, urging them to send more medical staff to Ebola-hit countries.

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    27 Nov 2014 Thu

    Cricket: Bangladesh seal Zimbabwe series with big win

    Bangladesh took an unassailable 3-0 lead in the series after winning the first two ODIs in Chittagong by 87 runs and 68 runs respectively.

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    27 Nov 2014 Thu

    US new home sales rise in October

    US new home sales rose modestly in October, with inventories on the market continuing to creep higher as the housing market recovery lags, government data released Wednesday showed.