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Street battles as IS enters key town

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-06 19:47
Civilians flee the Syria-Turkey border town of Kobane, as Islamic State militants take three districts after street fighting with Syrian Kurds.

Nobel winner warns over immigration

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-06 19:20
Nobel Prize winner John O'Keefe warns the government that polices on immigration and animal research are risking Britain's scientific standing.

Clegg to outline low-paid tax pledge

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-06 18:35
Lib Dem leader Nick Clegg is expected to set out more details of how the party would fulfil its pledge to raise the personal tax allowance to £12,500.

VIDEO: Womb transplant mother speaks

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-06 18:02
A Swedish woman who gave birth to a baby boy using a transplanted womb speaks about the breakthrough procedure.

ICC readies for Kenyatta appearance

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-06 16:52
The International Criminal Court is holding the first of two days of hearings in which Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta will appear before it.

Samsung forecasts 60% fall in profit

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-06 16:50
Samsung Electronics forecasts a 60% fall in third-quarter operating profit, missing estimates, because of slowing smartphone sales.

Lib Dems 'could U-turn on airports'

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-06 16:44
The Lib Dem leadership appear to be heading for a showdown with party members over their plans to back airport expansion at Gatwick.

In pictures: The 12 Labours of... Putin

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-06 16:44
Birthday boy's feats praised in art exhibition

VIDEO: Nick Clegg: 'We lost our voice'

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-06 16:42
Liberal Democrats "lost their voice" in the first year of the coalition, the party's leader Nick Clegg admits.

Reviewing The Four Gay Marriage Cases The High Court Tacitly Endorsed

NPR News - Mon, 2014-10-06 16:39

All four cases relied on the Constitution's Equal Protection Clause to invalidate state bans on gay marriage. For now, the Supreme Court gave a tacit nod to the legal reasoning.

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Lightning kills 11 in Colombia

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-06 16:34
Eleven members of the Colombian Wiwa indigenous group are killed by lightning during a religious ceremony in a remote area of the country.