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Metro worker dies in ladder plunge

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-06 23:39
A Metro worker dies falling from a ladder at the Tyneside headquarters.

Vietnam helicopter crash kills 16

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-06 23:32
A military helicopter has crashed close to the Vietnamese capital of Hanoi, killing 16 people and injuring five others, officials say.

A Presidential Contest ... For Obama's Library

NPR News - Sun, 2014-07-06 23:18

There are 13 presidential libraries and soon there will be a 14th, for President Obama. Places vying for the prize stretch from Hawaii to New York. Chicago is so eager it's pitched multiple proposals.

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For Many Americans, Stress Takes A Toll On Health And Family

NPR News - Sun, 2014-07-06 23:18

Half of Americans say they've had a major stressful event in the past year, according to a poll by NPR, the Harvard School of Public Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Here's how it hurts.

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VIDEO: Wimbledon 2014: Best shots

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-06 23:17
Watch the best shots of Wimbledon 2014 featuring outstanding efforts from Rafael Nadal, Simona Halep and Novak Djokovic.

Raw Milk Producers Aim To Regulate Themselves

NPR News - Sun, 2014-07-06 23:17

To create accountability and transparency, some raw milk producers are coming up with guidelines for testing and safety. But federal agencies say all raw milk is still risky to consume.

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The Marines Are Looking For A Few Good (Combat-Ready) Women

NPR News - Sun, 2014-07-06 23:16

The Marines will be required to open ground combat jobs to women in 2016. Now more than 160 female Marines have volunteered for a grueling training course that will determine their readiness.

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VIDEO: Oscar Pistorius trial continues

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-06 23:14
Coverage of murder trial of Oscar Pistorius in South Africa

Why's this access guide different?

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-06 23:12
The website making it easier for disabled people

Anglo American to sell Lafarge stake

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-06 23:01
London-listed mining firm Anglo American is selling its 50% stake in building materials group Lafarge Tarmac to cement maker Lafarge for £885m.

How chancellor woos India

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-06 22:54
Robert Peston on how the chancellor is wooing India

VIDEO: Tour leaves Yorkshire for London

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-06 22:48
The final leg of the Tour de France in England starts later with nearly 200 cyclists racing along the 96-mile (155km) route from Cambridge to London.

TSA: Some On U.S.-Bound Flights Must Turn On Phones

NPR News - Sun, 2014-07-06 22:30

Passengers at some overseas airports that offer U.S.-bound flights will be required to power on their electronic devices in order to board flights, the Transportation Security Administration said.

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VIDEO: Electronics targeted in airport checks

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-06 22:24
US transport officials order greater screening of electronic devices at some airports as part of increased security measures.

Khan urges aid for Pakistan refugees

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-06 22:14
The army should allow aid agencies into Pakistan's north-west to help those displaced by the military operation against the Taliban, politician Imran Khan has told the BBC.

VIDEO: Ukraine captures two more cities

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-06 22:10
Ukraine's government says it has retaken two more eastern cities from pro-Russian rebels.

Boy, 10, reported for sexual offence

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-06 21:59
A charity is worried that children as young as 10 are being reported for sexual offences against other youngsters in Wales.

N Korea sends cheerleaders to South

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-06 21:54
North Korea says it will send cheerleaders to South Korea for the first time in nearly a decade, for the Asian Games in September.

VIDEO: May to address MPs on sex abuse claims

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-06 21:51
Home Secretary Theresa May will make her first official statement on how the Home Office handled child sex abuse claims against public figures in the 1980s later.

Phil McNulty's guide to the World Cup semi-finals

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-06 21:38
How do the teams compare? Which will be the deciding factors? Who will win? Our chief football writer tells you all you need to know.
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