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DEA Agents Surprise At Least 3 NFL Teams' Medical Staffs

NPR News - Sun, 2014-11-16 21:29

The agents showed up unannounced Sunday to check at least three visiting NFL teams' medical staffs as part of an investigation into former players' claims that teams mishandled prescription drugs.

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Police vehicle 'struck by device'

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-16 21:16
A police vehicle is attacked with what is believed to have been a bomb in north Belfast.

Bernstein call to boycott World Cup

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-16 21:15
Former FA chairman David Bernstein says England and Uefa should boycott the 2018 World Cup to force Fifa to reform.

Colombia calls off Farc peace talks

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-16 20:49
The Colombian president‎ Juan Manuel Santos calls off peace talks with the Farc rebel group after the apparent kidnapping of an army general.

Paedophile link to Savile show guest

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-16 20:02
A British antiques expert who restored items for royalty was a child abuser involved in a notorious paedophile campaign group, the BBC can reveal.

Mudslides hit Switzerland and Italy

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-16 19:42
At least four people are killed when landslides engulf homes in southern Switzerland and northern Italy following days of torrential rain.

VIDEO: Shanghai - HK share scheme launches

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-16 19:05
A partnership between the Shanghai and Hong Kong Stock market has been launched.

Europe: Six decades of strife for UK

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-16 18:54
The current spat between the UK and Europe is nothing new, says former Euro-diplomat Sir Stephen Wall.

What do twerking and the Charleston have in common?

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-16 18:47
What the Charleston and twerking have in common?

Can anyone reinvent the everyday chair?

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-16 18:46
Could this Ikea seat take over the world?

VIDEO: Fatal landslides as storms hit Europe

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-16 18:38
Storms and heavy rains batter parts of Italy and Switzerland, causing a number of fatalities.

Warning lights for global economy - PM

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-16 18:00
Prime Minister David Cameron warns of a "dangerous backdrop of instability and uncertainty" in the global economy, which could risk the UK's recovery.

Portuguese minister quits in scandal

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-16 17:19
Portugal's interior minister resigns following an investigation into alleged corruption linked to the allocation of residence permits.

'Skunk power' fires fusion confusion

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-16 16:53
Can nuclear fusion become a reality within 10 years? Our environment correspondent Matt McGrath analyses the quest for abundant, cheap, carbon-free energy.

Viewpoint: How Iran and world powers can reach nuclear deal

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-16 16:44
Former Iran negotiator offers a formula for reaching a nuclear deal

Petrobras scandal will 'change Brazil'

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-16 16:36
Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff says scandal at state-owned Petrobras oil company can change country by getting rid of culture of impunity.

Eton head's international school move

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-16 16:27
The headmaster of Eton College, Tony Little, is to take up a new job with an international Dubai-based chain of independent schools.

One kiss 'shares 80 million bugs'

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-16 16:23
A small study by Dutch scientists suggests a single 10-second kiss can transfer as many as 80 million bacteria.

Premature birth 'biggest killer'

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-16 16:23
Pre term birth biggest global killer

EU mulls urgent action over bird flu

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-16 16:22
The European Commission is to discuss urgent protective measures after a highly contagious strain of bird flu was discovered in the Netherlands.