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International - Saturday 16 April, 2016

Nasa has found eight "potentially hazardous asteroids" - but we don't need to worry

An asteroid-hunting Nasa craft has come up with some interesting data.

15-year-old girl who stabbed policeman 'was working for Islamic State'

The teenager attacked the officer during a routine check before being overpowered.

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International - Friday 15 April, 2016

Five people arrested in England on terrorism charges

Five people from Birmingham were arrested on suspicion of being concerned in the commission of acts of terrorism.

Escaped prisoner found in dishwasher

He fled on Tuesday after being taken to a local hospital for a hand injury.

Man arrested for using 'fart spray' in a Georgia bar

Blake Leland Zengo is alleged to have sprayed it in a woman’s face.

From The42 We'll Leave It There So: Katie slumps to shock defeat, Man City draw Real and today's sport Friday

We'll Leave It There So: Katie slumps to shock defeat, Man City draw Real and today's sport

Elsewhere, Connacht, Munster and Ulster name their teams for this weekend’s Pro12 games.

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Ted Cruz once defended a Texas ban on dildos

The candidate’s spokesperson says he was just doing his job.

From The42 Know Your Sport? Take our weekly quiz Let's Get Quizzical

Know Your Sport? Take our weekly quiz

How closely were you paying attention to the sports headlines this week?

Company behind Dolmio warns people not to eat its pasta sauce more than once a week

The move is aimed at bringing the company more in line with a new healthy image.

UK voters split down the middle as Brexit campaign officially kicks off

The nation will go to the polls on 23 June to decide on whether to leave the EU.

From The42 Man City and Real Madrid will meet in the Champions League semi-final Last Four

Man City and Real Madrid will meet in the Champions League semi-final

Bayern Munich are set to face Atletico Madrid after the draw was made in Nyon this morning.

117 prostitutes and 100 clients found in raid of brothel linked to Hell's Angels

Police confiscated €6.4 million in cash, cars and property, including 12 apartments and other premises.

The 9 at 9: Friday

Welcome to Friday and the end of the week. Here’s all the news you need to know about this morning.

Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton had a seriously heated debate last night

The two went at each other in front of a packed crowd in Brooklyn.

International - Thursday 14 April, 2016

"The shaking was so violent I couldn't stand still": Powerful earthquake kills two in Japan

The damage and calls for help are concentrated in the town of Mashiki.

From The42 Last-gasp Liverpool grab breathless comeback victory over Dortmund to book place in final four Magical

Last-gasp Liverpool grab breathless comeback victory over Dortmund to book place in final four

After being 2-0 down after nine minutes, Dejan Lovren conjured an injury-time goal to cap an incredible night at Anfield.

From The42 Former Newcastle midfielder Gutierrez wins disability discrimination claim against club Courts

Former Newcastle midfielder Gutierrez wins disability discrimination claim against club

He had alleged he was excluded from the first team squad because of cancer diagnosis.

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Judge rules woman cannot name her daughter Cyanide

She had said the name had positive associations.

Two years on, video appears to show schoolgirls abducted by Boko Haram

More than 200 girls were abducted from a secondary school in Chibok on 14 April 2014.

After calling her 'crazy and overrated', Trump buries hatchet with Fox's Megyn Kelly

Meanwhile, Trump’s campaign manager will not be prosecuted on a misdemeanour battery charge against a female reporter.

Canada is looking to legalise assisted suicide - but not for tourists

“The plan we put forward is one that respects Canadians’ choices while putting into place the kinds of safeguards needed.”

From The42 As it happened: Liverpool v Borussia Dortmund, Europa League Minute-by-Minute

As it happened: Liverpool v Borussia Dortmund, Europa League

We were at Anfield to see if Jurgen Klopp’s team could get past his former side and make it to the final four.

From The42 We'll Leave It There So: O'Gara's coaching wish, classy gesture from Dortmund and today's sport Thursday

We'll Leave It There So: O'Gara's coaching wish, classy gesture from Dortmund and today's sport

We’ve also got the record-breaking NBA team and a barren spell for Lionel Messi.

The youngest member of the Manson Family will try to be freed today

She was convicted for her role in the 1969 murders of wealthy grocer Leno La Bianca and his wife Rosemary in their Los Angeles home.

Three injured after apartment building collapses in popular Tenerife tourist resort

There were no tourists hurt in the incident, the local tourist board said.

From The42 A tragedy in cycling opened a discussion on safety, we must give MMA the same opportunity Opinion

A tragedy in cycling opened a discussion on safety, we must give MMA the same opportunity

The sport’s detractors want it banned, but there’s an opportunity to make it safer than ever in the wake of this week’s tragedy.

London's eye: Incredible footage captured after drone user broke all the rules

Should the cameraman have done it?

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Here’s all that’s going on in the world this Thursday morning.

Teenage girls arrested following 'abduction' of three-year-old girl from shop in Newcastle

The incident happened yesterday afternoon at about 5pm.

'No case' for prosecution of Panama Papers law firm - lawyer

Panama’s public prosecutor says there is no “strong evidence” that would allow him to take a case against the firm Mossack Fonseca

Severe birth defects and brain damage confirmed as linked to Zika virus

This is the first time the link has been properly confirmed.

Guilty plea for sexual assault in Singapore thrown out as assailant 'didn't have a penis'

This is a landmark ruling in the country and has drawn a big reaction from women’s and gay rights activists.

International - Wednesday 13 April, 2016

Ringo Starr cancels North Carolina gig over transgender "bathroom law"

“We need to take a stand against this hatred. Spread peace and love.”

From The42 Atletico stun Barcelona to secure Champions League semi-final spot Upset

Atletico stun Barcelona to secure Champions League semi-final spot

Diego Simeone’s side overturned a 2-1 first-leg deficit.

Woman charged with livestreaming alleged rape of teenage friend

The incident happened in Ohio in February.

America is angry that Russian jets keep flying close to their ships

“These actions have the potential to unnecessarily escalate tensions between countries and could result in a miscalculation.”

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From The42 We'll Leave It There So: Joe's training camp, Katie edges closer to Rio and today's sport Wednesday

We'll Leave It There So: Joe's training camp, Katie edges closer to Rio and today's sport

Miss any of Wednesday’s headlines? Catch up here.

Teenage girls hire stripper to perform at school event

He attended a synchronised swimming banquet.