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Whitney's daughter 'found in bath'

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-31 09:36
Bobbi Kristina Brown. daughter of late American singer Whitney Houston, is found unresponsive in a bathtub in a home in Georgia, US police say.

VIDEO: NASA launch to study soil moisture

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-31 09:29
NASA has launched an Earth-observing satellite, which will measure the amount of moisture in soil.

Islamic State Blames Coalition Airstrikes For Losing Kobani

NPR News - Sat, 2015-01-31 09:22

For the first time, the extremist group acknowledges its defeat earlier this week in the heavily contested Syrian border town.

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Congo 2-4 DR Congo

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-31 09:17
DR Congo fight back from two goals down to beat neighbours Congo and reach the Africa Cup of Nations semi-finals.

Pirate Bay file-sharing site returns

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-31 08:52
File-sharing website The Pirate Bay claims it is "about to take the biggest step" in its history after relaunching.

Liverpool 2-0 West Ham United

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-31 08:31
Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge scores on his comeback after injury as the Reds overcome West Ham United at Anfield.

Manchester United 3-1 Leicester City

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-31 08:20
Manchester United easily beat bottom side Leicester to move up to third place in the Premier League table.

Egypt leader warns of 'long battle'

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-31 08:10
Egypt faces a long and difficult battle with militants, the country's president says, in his first remarks since a deadly attack in the Sinai region.

Dundee United 2-1 Aberdeen

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-31 07:52
Nadir Ciftci's late goal clinches a place in the Scottish League Cup final as Dundee United defeat Aberdeen 2-1.

Letter from Africa: Giving Kenyans a voice

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-31 07:46
In our series of letters from African journalists, Joseph Warungu, the presenter of a BBC debate programme on governance in Kenya, reflects on what he has learned in nearly three years travelling around the country.

Abbott suffers Queensland poll blow

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-31 07:42
Australian PM Tony Abbott's coalition seems to be heading for a dramatic defeat in elections in the north-eastern state of Queensland.

Four Years After Revolution, Libya Slides Into Chaos

NPR News - Sat, 2015-01-31 07:41

Libya was hopeful after Moammar Gadhafi was overthrown, but today Libya is a country torn apart, with two competing governments in two different cities, each with its own parliament and military.

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Bahrain strips 72 of citizenship

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-31 07:30
The government of Bahrain revokes the nationalities of 72 citizens for damaging national security, the state BNA news agency has reported.

Matthews' birth marked 100 years on

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-31 07:29
Events are held at Stoke City to mark the 100th anniversary of football legend Sir Stanley Matthews' birth.

U.Va. Sorority Women Say Party Ban Is Patronizing

NPR News - Sat, 2015-01-31 07:16

National sorority leaders have told members at the University of Virginia not to attend a multi-frat Bid Night party after a discredited article about a gang rape. Students call the order patronizing.

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Mother charged with baby's murder

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-31 07:15
A mother is charged with the murder of her two-month-old daughter after reporting her missing from a west London hotel.

Thief steals 200m of phone cable

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-31 07:05
Homes and businesses are left without phone or broadband after a thief steals 200m of cable.

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