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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

Church urges assisted dying inquiry

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-12 08:05
The Church of England seeks an inquiry into assisted dying as an ex-Archbishop of Canterbury backs a bill that would allow terminally ill people get help to end their lives.

33 People, Mostly Women, Gunned Down In Baghdad

NPR News - Sat, 2014-07-12 07:58

Police say the unidentified gunmen, wearing a mix of plain clothes and camouflage, killed dozens of people in eastern Baghdad.

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Assisted dying: One family's experience

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-12 07:50
A family's experience of saying goodbye

VIDEO: Ramones founder Tommy dies

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-12 07:44
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.

'Pants' Hollie campaign finds donor

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-12 07:41
Bone marrow donor found for Cardiff schoolgirl Hollie Clark after stars join "pants on your head" awareness campaign.

Israel and Gaza trade fresh fire

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-12 07:38
Palestinian deaths are continuing to mount as Israel and militants in Gaza traded fresh rounds of rocket and missile-fire on Saturday.

Senanayake banned over bowling action

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-12 07:36
Sri Lanka's Sachithra Senanayake is banned from bowling by the ICC after he was found to have an illegal action.

Yemen tribesmen attack oil pipeline

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-12 07:32
Yemeni tribesmen blow up a major oil pipeline, disrupting supplies from the interior to the Ras Isa export terminal on the Red Sea.

Woman raped in seaside car park

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-12 07:01
A woman is raped in the Dunes car park in South Shields.

Two charged over Dorchester robbery

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-12 06:57
Two people are charged in connection with a smash-and-grab robbery at a central London hotel.

Ramones punks founder Tommy dies

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-12 05:55
Tommy Ramone, the drummer and last surviving original member of influential US punk band The Ramones, has died aged 65, the group announces.

Utah Seeks To Block Benefits To Married Same-Sex Couples

NPR News - Sat, 2014-07-12 05:53

The state says it will appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court to halt a federal appeals court order that it provide spousal benefits.

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Police back new code for officers

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-12 05:39
The Police Federation backs a new code of ethics that could see officers face disciplinary action for being impolite to the public.

Brooklyn DA Shifts Stance On Pot, But That Won't Impact NYPD

NPR News - Sat, 2014-07-12 05:04

District Attorney Kenneth Thompson says he will stop prosecuting some people arrested for low-level marijuana possession. But that won't stop the New York Police Department from making arrests.

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