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US launches new $100 banknote

The United States launches on Tuesday a new $100 bill that comes with, for the iconic greenback, a new touch of color, as well as special features to foil counterfeiters. Duration: 00:47 Oct 7, 2013
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Yale, Berkeley professors win Nobel Prize for Medicine

A trio of American scientists, one of them German-born, win the Nobel Prize for Medicine for pioneering work on the body's cell transport system, unlocking insights into diabetes, immune disorders and other diseases. Duration:00:59 Oct 7, 2013
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Malala divides opinion in Swat Duration: 03:18

Swat Valley teenager Malala Yousafzai made headlines one year ago when she was shot by the Taliban. Her campaign for girls’ rights has paid off with more now in school -- but not everyone appreciates her efforts. Duration: 03:18 Oct 7, 2013
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Desmond Tutu marks his birthday with volunteers

South African Nobel Prize winner Desmond Tutu joins a group of volunteers to clean up the Joe Slovo informal settlement near his home in the Milnerton area of Cape Town on his 82nd birthday. Duration: 01:18 Oct 7, 2013
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Lampedusa overwhelmed with dead bodies

The cemetery on the remote island of Lampedusa has no space for the hundreds of corpses fished from the sea after a boat full of asylum seekers sank last week. Duration: 00:45 Oct 7, 2013