30 March 2015 Last updated at 13:46

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Comedian Trevor Noah will replace Jon Stewart on The Daily Show, it is announced.

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An Air Canada plane landing at Halifax, Nova Scotia, leaves the runway while landing, with 23 people taken to hospital for observation.

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(Don't) give me your tired, your poor

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Senator Bob Corker urges leaders to avoid ceding further to Iran on nuclear negotiations

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