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Comer Cottrell, Creator Of The People's Jheri Curl, Dies At 82

NPR News - Sat, 2014-10-11 04:32

Cottrell died last Friday in Plano, Tex. His do-it-yourself product brought more affordable curly hair to the masses.

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Kmart Says Its Store Registers Were Hacked, Exposing Credit Cards

NPR News - Sat, 2014-10-11 04:30

The Sears-owned company says it removed the malware after it was discovered Thursday. It announced the exposure late Friday, saying no personal data or PIN numbers were lost.

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'Dangerous' mollusc found in UK

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-11 04:21
A species of mussel blamed for blocking water supplies to Las Vegas has been found near Heathrow Airport, scientists confirm.

VIDEO: 'Sad' Cook denies bullying claims

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-11 04:16
Captain Alastair Cook says the England dressing room "wasn't a bullying environment" and that Kevin Pietersen's claims have "tarnished" the team.

Author: Supreme Court Usurped Congress On Voting Rights

NPR News - Sat, 2014-10-11 03:42

NPR's Scott Simon speaks with Darryl Pinckney about his essay "Blackballed," a personal and historical reflection on the struggle of black Americans for the right to vote.

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Revelations From Governor's Fiancee Show Flair For Scandal In Oregon

NPR News - Sat, 2014-10-11 03:42

On Thursday, Oregon's first lady, Cylvia Hayes, admitted to receiving $5,000 to marry a man who wanted a green card. NPR's Scott Simon talks to political editor Charlie Mahtesian about the scandal.

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Some Weapons Bound For Syrian Rebels End Up With ISIS

NPR News - Sat, 2014-10-11 03:42

Conflict Armament Research tracks the weapons the self-proclaimed Islamic State uses. As Damien Spleeters tells NPR's Scott Simon, the group traced weapons back to more than 20 countries.

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With ISIS At Its Border, Turkey Can't Decide What To Do

NPR News - Sat, 2014-10-11 03:42

Turkey is divided over how to respond to ISIS on its border and to Kurdish unrest within the country, making Turkey a shaky partner for the U.S.-led coalition.

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Talking privately about Ebola

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-11 03:29
The app being used for a sensitive subject

Belgium's youthful new PM sworn in

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-11 02:28
Belgium's new centre-right government, led by its youngest PM since 1841, is sworn in after more than four months of talks.

VIDEO: Record geese numbers recorded

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-11 02:19
A record number of pink-footed geese have arrived at a wetland centre in Lancashire as part of their annual migration.

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