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Germany and Argentina set for final

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-12 12:54
Germany and Argentina will contest the World Cup final on Sunday in front of an expected TV audience of more than a billion.

Looking For Free Sperm, Women May Turn To Online Forums

NPR News - Sat, 2014-07-12 12:54

Bypassing commercial sperm banks, thousands are logging on to websites where women can connect with men at no cost. Anecdotes abound, but the scope of the unregulated activity is unclear.

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Thousands attend 12 July parades

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-12 12:14
Tens of thousands of Orangemen and women take part in 12 July celebrations across Northern Ireland.

Tears to cheers as records tumble at Trent Bridge

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-12 11:59
How England's James Anderson became an unlikely batting hero

The mystery of India's unrecorded deaths

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-12 11:54
Investigating India's unrecorded deaths

Rockets ravage Ukraine city suburb

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-12 11:52
At least four people die when a suburb of the rebel-held Ukrainian city of Donetsk is badly damaged by rockets, a day after heavy army losses.

Iraq PM 'must apologise in Kurd row'

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-12 11:27
Iraqi Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari demands that PM Nouri Maliki apologise for saying that the Kurdish region has been harbouring extremists.

Afghan Presidential Candidates Agree To Full Recount

NPR News - Sat, 2014-07-12 11:17

The 100 percent recount, brokered by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, will take weeks, postponing the planned Aug. 2 inauguration.

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VIDEO: 'The Ramones changed music'

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-12 10:09
Tommy Ramone, the last surviving founding member of seminal US punk band The Ramones, has died aged 65 in New York, the group has announced.

Alistair Brownlee wins in Hamburg

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-12 10:02
Britain's Alistair Brownlee warms up for the Commonwealth Games with victory in the Triathlon World Series race in Hamburg.

England rally raises victory hopes

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-12 09:50
A record last-wicket stand and late wickets give England an outside chance of victory over India in the first Test.

Tracy Morgan Sues Wal-Mart Over Truck-Limousine Crash

NPR News - Sat, 2014-07-12 09:43

The comedian and television star of "Saturday Night Live" and "30 Rock" alleges negligence on the part of the retail giant, whose driver was exceeding the speed limit.

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CDC Closes Two Labs After Anthrax, Flu Scares

NPR News - Sat, 2014-07-12 09:03

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will close the laboratories after last month's possible exposure of dozens of workers to anthrax and the discovery of a vial of smallpox this week.

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Hull in contention at British Open

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-12 08:43
England's Charley Hull cards a six-under-par 66 to move within three shots of Women's British Open leader Inbee Park.

Pizza Express sold to Chinese firm

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-12 08:33
British restaurant chain Pizza Express is sold to a Chinese private equity firm for around £900m.

Three injured in separate stabbings

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-12 08:31
Three men are injured in separate overnight knife attacks in Belfast and in one of the incidents, there were sectarian clashes between loyalist and republican gangs.

Kadri wins stage eight summit finish

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-12 08:27
Blel Kadri takes a dramatic summit-finish victory on stage eight of the Tour de France after being involved in a breakaway.

China 'admits' trading in tiger skins

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-12 08:20
China has publicly admitted permitting the trade in skins from captive tigers, an international convention to protect endangered species hears.

World yacht race finishes in London

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-12 08:08
Hundreds of sailors return to London 11 months after setting off on the 40,000-mile Clipper Round the World Yacht Race.

In Pictures: Twelfth celebrations in Northern Ireland

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-12 08:05
Twelfth celebrations across Northern Ireland
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