BBC News - World 10 January 2018

California: Rescuers search for mudslide survivors

Roads are closed and people are trapped, with officials saying the death toll is likely to rise.

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Iran drug law change could spare thousands on death row

The softening of drug laws could mean 5,000 prisoners escaping execution.

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Catherine Deneuve defends men's 'right to hit on' women

She is one of 100 French women who warn of a new "puritanism" after recent sexual harassment rows.

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Akubra girl Dolly's bullying suicide shocks Australia

Once the face of a famous Akubra hats ad, Amy "Dolly" Everett took her own life over cyber-bullying.

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Giuliana Farfalla: German Playboy cover to have transgender model

It will be the first time the magazine has featured a transgender model on its cover.

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Pakistan reporter Taha Siddiqui flees armed abductors

Taha Siddiqui was seized in Islamabad but managed to escape to safety.

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Judge blocks Trump's move to end Daca Dreamers scheme

A district judge rules the scheme must stay in place while moves against it proceed.

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MH370: Private company signs deal to resume missing plane search

Ocean Infinity will search a different and much smaller area - but will only get paid if successful.

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Trump deserves credit for Korea talks, says President Moon

South Korea's President Moon Jae-in says talks came about thanks to US-led sanctions and pressure.

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Spain Catalonia: Conviction over Inés Arrimadas gang-rape jibe

A Spanish woman had posted on Facebook that unionist leader Inés Arrimadas should be gang raped.

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South Africa police hunt rapist with bitten penis

Hospitals are on the look-out after a pregnant woman was assaulted in front of her child, five.

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Moscow taxi users face the bill amid GPS meddling claims

Taxi users are facing inflated fares because their position has been wrongly located thousands of miles away.

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The teenager living under siege in Syria

Fifteen-year-old Muhammed lives in the rebel-held area of Eastern Ghouta.

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'Bored' Russian man crashes armoured vehicle into shop

Suspect reportedly stole a bottle of wine after destroying the front of a supermarket

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Aanchal Thakur: Accolades for India's first skiing medallist

Prime Minister Narendra Modi was among the first to congratulate Aanchal Thakur on social media.

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Rape victims' clothing on display at Belgian exhibition

Organisers hope to dispel the myth that provocative clothing is a factor in sexual crimes.

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