BBC News - Home 9 February 2018

Shutdown averted as Trump signs budget bill

The second US shutdown in less than a month lasted five hours before Congress passed a budget deal.

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Koreas march together at opening ceremony

Hosts South Korea produce a show of unity with neighbours North Korea during the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang.

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Winter Olympics 2018: Pence skips dinner with N Koreans

The apparent snub comes amid closely-watched diplomatic choreography at the opening ceremony.

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Islamic State 'Beatles' pair from UK 'should face trial'

The two were among the four "Beatles", a group of Britons who took part in Islamic State beheadings.

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French Muslim singer quits TV show amid row over online posts

The Voice sensation was criticised over remarks she posted in 2016 about the Nice lorry attack.

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Russian nuclear scientists arrested for 'Bitcoin mining plot'

Reports say scientists at a Russian nuclear bomb factory tried to mine crypto-currencies.

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Facebook testing 'downvote' button

The social network is testing a feature that lets people hide offensive comments.

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Hualien earthquake: 'I've lost my home of 20 years'

A survivor of the Hualien earthquake returns to his former home.

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Rose McGowan's former manager Jill Messick found dead

The family of Hollywood studio executive and producer Jill Messick confirmed she took her own life.

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Oxfam denies cover-up over 'Haiti prostitutes'

The charity says it launched an internal investigation when misconduct allegations surfaced in 2011.

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Apple confirms iPhone source code leak

Some of the secret code used in Apple's iOS 9 mobile operating system is leaked online.

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Germany coalition: SPD's Schulz gives up cabinet role to save deal

The centre-left SPD leader gives up a plan to serve as foreign minister after party criticism.

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Winter Olympics: Shani Davis says Team USA have been 'dishonourable' with coin toss

Team USA have acted "dishonourably" by tossing a coin to decide who would be their Winter Olympics flag bearer, a double gold medallist has claimed.

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Brexit: Transition period not 'a given', says Barnier

EU negotiator also says UK leaving single market and customs union makes Irish border checks "unavoidable".

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Ugandans suspended over 'refugee scam'

In 2016, Uganda registered more refugees than any other country, mostly coming from South Sudan.

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India officer held over 'swapping secrets' for obscene photos

The Indian officer was arrested for sharing documents with Pakistani spies masquerading as models.

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Why Marvel's Black Panther is no ordinary superhero movie

The cast of the newest Marvel Studios film explain why it's a superhero movie with a difference.

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Riyad Mahrez: Leicester City winger trains for first time since move collapsed

Leicester City winger Riyad Mahrez has trained for the first time in over a week since a proposed move to Manchester City fell through.

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Leicester City: Claude Puel has changed how we play - Kasper Schmeichel

Leicester City goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel tells Football Focus how much of an impact manager Claude Puel has had on the Foxes style of play.

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Roy Jones Jr retires but leaves door ajar for Anderson Silva bout

Former four-weight world champion Roy Jones Jr ends his career but still hopes to face UFC fighter Anderson Silva.

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Winter Olympics 2018: A guide to Africans competing

An interactive guide to the record number of Africans competing at Pyeongchang 2018.

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How come banned Russia has sent third biggest team?

Russia is banned from the Winter Olympics but 169 of the country's athletes will compete in Pyeongchang - so what is the point of the ban?

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Day-by-day guide to events

The Britons, the medals, the highlights - everything you need to know about every day of the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

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