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Thousands march on Selma to mark 'Bloody Sunday'

Fifty years ago a march by black Americans in the town of Selma in Alabama marked a turning point in the US civil rights movement. Calling for equal

Fifty years ago a march by black Americans in the town of Selma in Alabama marked a turning point in the US civil rights movement. Calling for equal

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The US dog that said "I will NOT die TODAY"

They say that cats have nine lives, but what about dogs? Animal control officers in the US were shocked after a dog unable to be adopted received

They say that cats have nine lives, but what about dogs? Animal control officers in the US were shocked after a dog unable to be adopted received

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Carnival Triumph passengers: 'No vacation, it was survival'

She limped into harbour in Alabama in the glare of TV networks with 4,229 people on board and reeking of raw sewage. The Carnival Triumph docked in

She limped into harbour in Alabama in the glare of TV networks with 4,229 people on board and reeking of raw sewage. The Carnival Triumph docked in

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Stricken cruise ship makes landfall

The Carnival Triumph limped into harbour in Alabama in the glare of television networks with more than 4,200 on board and reeking of raw

The Carnival Triumph limped into harbour in Alabama in the glare of television networks with more than 4,200 on board and reeking of raw

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Relief in Alabama after five year old boy freed from bunker

Residents of Midland City, Alabama, are celebrating the release of a five year old boy from the town held captive for a week. Believing the boy

Residents of Midland City, Alabama, are celebrating the release of a five year old boy from the town held captive for a week. Believing the boy

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Five-year-old rescued by FBI after Alabama siege

Police in the US state of Alabama have rescued a five-year-old child who was being held captive in an underground bunker. FBI agents stormed the

Police in the US state of Alabama have rescued a five-year-old child who was being held captive in an underground bunker. FBI agents stormed the

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Back in the day: The story of to Kill a Mockingbird

July 11, 1960. To Kill a Mockingbird is first published. The author Harper Lee hailed from the racially intolerant southern town of Monroeville

July 11, 1960. To Kill a Mockingbird is first published. The author Harper Lee hailed from the racially intolerant southern town of Monroeville

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Obama on "heatbreaking" tornado devastation

With the known death toll from America’s tornadoes now around 350, President Barack Obama has described the devastation as “heartbreaking”. His

With the known death toll from America’s tornadoes now around 350, President Barack Obama has described the devastation as “heartbreaking”. His

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Obama to visit tornado ravaged Alabama

US President Barack Obama is due in Alabama today after nature unleashed her fury across the American south. The death toll from the worst series

US President Barack Obama is due in Alabama today after nature unleashed her fury across the American south. The death toll from the worst series

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Alabama twisters claim hundreds of lives

A massive tornado sweeps through the southern state of Alabama in the US.   The twister claimed close to 300 lives and hundreds of homes and

A massive tornado sweeps through the southern state of Alabama in the US.   The twister claimed close to 300 lives and hundreds of homes and

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US twisters claim more lives in the south

More tornadoes and ferocious storms have swept through southern states of the USA taking the number of dead over the last three days to more than

More tornadoes and ferocious storms have swept through southern states of the USA taking the number of dead over the last three days to more than