BBC News - Home 14 February 2018

Stormy Daniels: Trump lawyer admits paying porn star

A private payment was made to Stormy Daniels, who once claimed to have had an affair with Donald Trump.

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'One person shot' outside NSA headquarters

Gunfire rang out after a black SUV pulled up at the entrance to the facility in Fort Meade, Maryland.

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South Africa's Zuma: I've done nothing wrong

Jacob Zuma breaks silence after ANC reveals plans to hold a vote of no confidence on Thursday.

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Denmark's Prince Henrik, who wanted to be king, dies at 83

French-born Prince Henrik, who made public his unhappiness at never being named king, dies at 83.

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Oxfam: Minnie Driver withdraws support over Haiti scandal

Minnie Driver says she is "nothing short of horrified" at sex scandal claims involving aid workers.

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Tom Daley announces baby news with husband

The British Olympic diver and his husband Dustin Lance Black shared the news on social media.

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European Union grows at fastest pace for 10 years

The EU and the eurozone both expanded at their fastest pace in a decade in 2017, figures confirm.

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YouTube and Instagram face Russian bans

Russia's internet watchdog has ordered videos and images on the services to be blocked by end of day.

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Engine drama sparks mid-air emergency

Passengers on a United Airlines plane faced a scary landing in Hawaii.

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World chess body accounts closed over president's Syria sanctions

The World Chess Federation loses its Swiss accounts as its president is under US Syria sanctions.

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Crypto-currency craze 'hinders search for alien life'

A scientist says the search for alien intelligence has been hit by a shortage of computer hardware.

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Rapper Nelly: Police inquiry starts over sex assault claims

Claims rapper Nelly attacked a fan after a gig in the UK in December are formally reported to police.

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Boris Johnson: Let's unite around Brexit vision

Leaving the EU is not a "V-sign from the cliffs of Dover", the foreign secretary says.

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US Judge dismisses Taylor Swift 'haters' case as too 'banal'

The phrase "haters gonna hate" cannot be copyrighted, rules the judge in a case against Taylor Swift.

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Haiti's historic Port-au-Prince Iron Market ravaged by fire

The blaze destroyed parts of a 19th Century market, which was rebuilt following the 2010 earthquake.

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Does 3D facial reconstruction show St Valentine's face?

A Brazilian designer used human remains, thought to be that of the saint, to reconstruct Valentine's face.

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'Guns and survivalists, but no school until I was 17'

Tara's fundamentalist family in rural Idaho would not let her go to school, but she got a PhD from Cambridge.

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Japan's worries about North Korea's 'charm offensive'

North Korea's efforts to smooth relations with the South are seen as a threat by Japan.

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'Hun, this could be your opportunity to get rich'

We hear from multi-level marketing, or MLM success stories, as well as women who say they've lost thousands of pounds.

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Winter Olympics: Mixed fortunes for Great Britain curlers in Pyeongchang

Great Britain's men's curling team beat Switzerland but lose to Canada, while the women beat Olympic Athletes from Russia.

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Chris Froome: Team Sky rider says adverse drugs test will not affect Tour de France plans

Chris Froome is prepared to race the Giro d'Italia and Tour de France even if the investigation into his adverse drugs test is unresolved.

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Winter Olympics: Jamaica's women's bobsleigh coach Sandra Kiriasis quits

The Jamaican women's Olympic bobsleigh debut is under threat after a coach quits and threatens to withdraw use of the team's sled.

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Chapecoense: Nacional fined and fans banned for 'sick' taunts about plane crash

Uruguayan club Nacional are fined £57,500 and their fans banned for three games after some taunted Chapecoense over the plane crash that killed 19 players and staff.

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Winter Olympics: American figure skaters seal routine with kiss

American figure skaters Chris Knierim and Alexa Scimeca Knierim seal their pairs short routine with a kiss on Valentine's Day.

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Winter Olympics: Kim Boutin target of online abuse after bronze medal

Canadian short track speed skater Kim Boutin receives online threats and abuse after winning a bronze medal in the 500m.

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North Korea figure skaters delight crowds in Olympic debut

The duo, cheered on by the North's cheerleaders, smashed their personal best score with the routine.

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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.

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Winter Olympics: Why ice hockey is missing biggest NHL stars

The world's best ice hockey players are absent from the Olympics because of a row with the NHL. BBC Sport explains the stand-off.

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