Abducted Turks in Lebanon video

Two Turkish pilots kidnapped in Lebanon in August apparently in connection with the Syria conflict appear in a video on Lebanese television.

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Fears raised over Dublin air tax cut

Politicians and business groups raise concerns about the impact on Northern Ireland’s airports after the Republic of Ireland scrapped air travel tax.

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Justices to review greenhouse gas regulation

The Supreme Court will take another look at government regulation of air pollution in a high-stakes environmental and economic fight pitting the Obama administration against a coalition of states and utilities.

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Fitch warns on US credit rating

Ratings agency Fitch puts the US AAA credit rating under review for a downgrade as the deadline to raise the US borrowing limit draws closer.

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Belgium 1-1 Wales

Captain Aaron Ramsey strikes late on as battling Wales earn a draw away to 2014 World Cup qualifiers Belgium.

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Scotland 2-0 Croatia

Scotland end their World Cup qualifying campaign with a home win, thanks to goals by Robert Snodgrass and Steven Naismith.

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Edwards killed in Australian crash

Sean Edwards, one of Britain’s most promising racing drivers, has been killed in a crash at the Queensland Raceway in Australia.

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Private school reports college admissions sabotage

In the cutthroat world of elite New York City private schools, the college admission process can bring out the worst in people. Horace Mann School says someone sent a malicious letter about a student to college admissions offices.

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Eleanor Catton wins Man Booker Prize

New Zealand author Eleanor Catton becomes the youngest ever winner of the £50,000 Man Booker Prize for her novel The Luminaries, which is also the longest to win in the prize’s history.

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Motorsport: Edwards dies in crash

Sean Edwards, one of Britain’s most promising racing drivers, has been killed in a crash at the Queensland Raceway in Australia.

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In tech world, women ignored

Soraya Chemaly says Twitter, with virtually no women in leadership, is one part of the tech industry’s male dominated social structure, economy and culture–which relies on cradle-to-grave sexism to be profitable

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