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Obama renews minimum wage push

President Barack Obama says he will continue to press Congress to raise the federal minimum wage in line with recent economic improvements.

Controversial pastor stands down

A Belfast pastor who earlier this year called Islam "heathen" and "satanic" has announced his retirement as minister at a north Belfast church.

Nato military flights surprise

A series of training flights by military helicopters and other aircraft ahead of the NATO summit startles residents in Newport and Cardiff.

US works to free trio in N Korea

The White House says securing the release of three American citizens detained in North Korea is a "top priority", after they appealed for help.

Fresh clashes in Pakistan capital

Clashes between security forces and protesters continue in Pakistan's capital Islamabad, after the national TV channel's HQ was briefly stormed.

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