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A tough final two years for Obama if Republicans win Senate

The balance of power in Congress could shift when voters cast ballots November 4th in U. S. midterm elections, which are seen as referendum on Obama...

Dow, S&P soar to record highs

Japan's move to significantly boost its stimulus program sent the Dow and S&P to all‑time highs. Fred Katayama reports.

Civil war rages in Syria as US reaffirms stance against Assad

Amateur video appears to show the civil war raging in Syria as White House aide reaffirms U. S. stance...

UK's goulishly good Halloween spend

A U. S. import, Halloween is becoming one of the UK's best loved holidays. As Hayley Platt reports retailers are forecasting a £330 million...

Lava slows as it approaches Hawaiian town

Lava flow from the Kilauea volcano has slowed to a turtle's pace as it slithers toward the Big Island village of Pahoa. Jillian Kitchener reports.

Buenos Aires suburbs under water

Torrential rain has left Buenos Aires residents without power and up to their knees in water. Jillian Kitchener reports.

Judi Dench and Emma Watson honoured at BAFTA Britannia Awards

Judi Dench and Emma Watson amongst the honorees at the BAFTA Britannia Awards in Beverly Hills. Kathi...

Eastern Ukraine prepares for election

Pro‑Russian separatists in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk prepare for a self‑organized Nov. 2 vote, with rebel leader saying poll will...

Protests stall Hungary's internet tax

Hungary will shelve plans to introduce a tax on internet data traffic that has generated big protests over the past week. But as Amy Pollock reports the...