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PSNI: Car attacks were hate crimes

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-30 08:58
Police say they are treating an arson attack on two cars in Dunmurry as a hate crime.

Nicaraguan Miners Trapped After Collapse

NPR News - Sat, 2014-08-30 08:24

Four miners remain trapped after 22 others were rescued at a gold and silver mine near the south central city of Bonanza.

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VIDEO: Police trial Bond-style tracking darts

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-30 08:23
A GPS tracking device being deployed by police in Florida enables officers to follow a vehicle without the need for a potentially dangerous high-speed pursuit.

Rick Perry's Legal Trouble: The Line Between Influence And Coercion

NPR News - Sat, 2014-08-30 08:19

The Texas governor is charged with abuse of office and coercing a public official, but he claims he was just doing what governors do: Vetoing a budget item.

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Man charged over Galloway assault

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-30 07:40
A man is charged with religiously-aggravated assault after MP George Galloway was attacked in a west London street.

Lesotho PM flees 'military coup'

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-30 06:53
Lesotho's prime minister crosses into South Africa, accusing Lesotho's army of staging a coup and telling the BBC his life is in danger.

Man arrested over votes 'for sale'

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-30 06:47
A man is arrested after votes for the independence referendum were listed on internet auction site eBay.

Egypt Brotherhood death sentence cut

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-30 06:34
The head of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood has one death sentence commuted to life in prison, but still faces another death penalty.

Gold-diggers find treasure on beach

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-30 06:30
Three people have become the first confirmed diggers to find 24-carat gold treasure buried on a beach in Kent.

How Are Different Asian-American Groups Faring Economically?

NPR News - Sat, 2014-08-30 06:25

In a recent report, the U.S. Department of Labor broke down different economic outcomes among Asian-American and Pacific Islander ethnic subgroups.

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Iran anger over new US sanctions

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-30 06:20
Iran's President Hassan Rouhani criticises new US sanctions, saying they will harm negotiations over his country's nuclear programme.

John Walker Jr., Cold War Spy For Soviets, Dies At 77

NPR News - Sat, 2014-08-30 06:09

The U.S. Navy warrant officer recruited his son, his brother and a friend to help him steal and sell classified message keys to the USSR over a 17-year period.

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VIDEO: Rescuers free Nicaraguan miners

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-30 05:16
Most of 24 gold miners trapped underground in northern Nicaragua since Thursday have been rescued, officials say.

Poroshenko Says Ukraine Near To 'Full-Scale War'

NPR News - Sat, 2014-08-30 04:43

Speaking at a meeting of European Union foreign ministers, the Ukrainian president says Kiev is "close to the point of no return," over Moscow's direct support of separatists.

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