South Africa hunts for mystery Mandela mimer
A fake sign language interpreter took to the stage during the memorial for anti-apartheid leader Nelson Mandela, angering the deaf community. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
WHO warns of Ebola spread
Ebola claims more lives as World Health Organisation reports further spread through West Africa. Paul Chapman reports.
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Here's the latest news for Thursday, July 24th: Ukraine Parliament announces dissolution of Communist Party; Execution botched in Arizona; Bad weather likely cause of Taiwan plane crash; U.S. Mint gives JFK coin a face-lift.
Arizona execution takes 2 hours
An inmate in the U.S. state of Arizona takes nearly two hours to die by lethal injection in a botched execution. Sarah Toms reports.
TechBytes: Amazon, Facebook
Amazon has released its own smartphone.
Plane Leaves Ukraine With More Crash Victims
A Dutch military aircraft carrying remains of victims from the Malaysian plane disaster left from Ukraine for the Netherlands on Thursday. (July 24)
Suicide bombs in Nigeria's Kaduna kill 82, ex-leader Buhari targeted
Nigerian television shows the aftermath of a double suicide attack that killed at least 82 people in the northern city of Kaduna. Rough Cut. (No Reporter Narration).
The Rock Brings Star Power to Premiere
Former wrestler Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson premieres his latest action flick, "Hercules" in Los Angeles with his star power friends, including Mariah Carey, Eddie Murphy and Sugar Ray Leonard hitting the red carpet in support. (July 24)
Record-setting facial recognition software tests near perfect
Computer scientists from Hong Kong University have unveiled the most accurate facial recognition software in the world. The algorithm, which scored a near perfect 99.15 per cent accuracy rating in tests, could prove to be a game-changing technology in automated crowd security. Ben Gruber reports.
Gaza Fighting Rages Amid Cease-Fire Efforts
Israeli tanks and warplanes bombarded the Gaza Strip on Thursday, as Hamas militants stuck to their demand for the lifting of an Israeli and Egyptian blockade in the face of U.S. efforts to reach a cease-fire. (July 24)