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Former Haiti ruler Duvalier buried

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-11 11:57
Hundreds of people attend the funeral of the notorious former ruler of Haiti, Jean-Claude "Baby Doc" Duvalier, in Port-au-Prince.

St Helens 14-6 Wigan Warriors

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-11 11:18
St Helens clinch their first Super League title since 2006 with victory over 12-man Wigan in the Grand Final.

UK expects 'handful' of Ebola cases

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-11 11:12
The UK should expect a "handful" of Ebola cases in the coming months, the chief medical officer says, as she defends airport screening.

Frozen Poop Pills Fight Life-Threatening Infections

NPR News - Sat, 2014-10-11 11:03

The antibiotic-resistant bacteria C. difficile can be deadly. Fecal transplants often can cure infections, but have a major ick factor. Capsules of fecal matter deliver the cure more politely.

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VIDEO: Oscar Pistorius - in 60 seconds

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-11 10:10
BBC News looks at the key events in the Olympic athlete's life - in 60 seconds.

Scotland 1-0 Georgia

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-11 10:05
A first-half own goal is enough to give Scotland a Euro 2016 qualifying win against a stubborn Georgia at Ibrox.

Searches end after explosives find

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-11 10:02
A four-day security operation ends at a County Fermanagh farm, where police discovered "a significant amount" of explosives and other weapons.

Tory Brooks Newmark to quit as MP

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-11 09:35
Tory MP Brooks Newmark, who quit as a minister over explicit images, says he is to stand down at the next election over "media intrusion".

Army to drive strike-day ambulances

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-11 09:34
About 130 military drivers are to be drafted in to replace striking ambulance drivers on Monday, the Ministry of Defence confirms.

New Hepatitis C Pill Promises Faster Treatment, At A Higher Cost

NPR News - Sat, 2014-10-11 09:27

The new product brings several advances, but it also has a steep price tag, reported at $1,125 per tablet. Its maker reported billions in sales of a related drug approved last year.

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VIDEO: Hundreds join protest over trade deal

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-11 09:23
Hundreds of protesters gathered in Parliament Square to demonstrate against the Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership.

'Anger' over pupil sickness leaflet

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-11 09:10
A leaflet sent to parents in south Wales telling them how much time children should have off for sickness has caused "confusion and anger", says a chair of governors.

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