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31 January 2015 Last updated at 23:04 ET

New Jersey governor begins UK visit

New Jersey's Governor and US Republican presidential hopeful Chris Christie will start a three-day visit to Britain and is due to meet PM David Cameron.


Handout image released by the Two Eagles Balloon Team showing the capsule envelope being recovered by a Mexican fishing boatBalloonists complete Pacific journey

Two pilots in a helium balloon complete their Pacific crossing with a sea-landing off Mexico, setting two new milestones on a six-day trip.

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Jon Sopel Article written by Jon Sopel Jon Sopel North America editor

John Boehner's Netanyahu move is a poke in the eye for Obama

The decision to invite Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to Congress must be seen as a poke in the eye to Barack Obama.

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Katty Kay Article written by Katty Kay Katty Kay Presenter, BBC World News

Obama in India: Why president's visit is also about China

Former US Ambassador to India Timothy Roemer explains why the country is a 'lynchpin' in Obama's foreign policy - and why this visit is also about China.

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How the shooting of a black unarmed teenager sparked days of unrest and made a nation look at itself.

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