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Myanmar's pirated pop problem

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-10 13:03
The music industry which copies versions of international hits

Jet crashes on central France home

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-10 13:01
A French air force jet crashes into a home for disabled people in central France, reportedly killing one person and injuring six others.

Chelsea 3-1 Sporting Lisbon

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-10 12:59
Chelsea win their fourth Champions League group match and deny Sporting Lisbon qualification for the last 16.

Uber's Troubles Mount Even As Its Value Grows

NPR News - Wed, 2014-12-10 12:57

The attorneys general of San Francisco and Los Angeles counties are accusing the ride-sharing service of misrepresenting its background checks on drivers. It comes amid a rash of bad news for Uber.

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Debate: Should We Genetically Modify Food?

NPR News - Wed, 2014-12-10 12:56

Many crops we eat today are the product of genetic modifications that happen in a lab, not in nature. Scientists and consumers are divided how cautious we need to be about these foods.

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Making The Human Condition Computable

NPR News - Wed, 2014-12-10 12:56

Technological advances are make it easier for you and your doctor to track your health and to find treatments for complex diseases. But the technology may prove costly and there are privacy pitfalls.

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Ebola doctors win 2014 Time award

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-10 12:50
Time magazine has given its 2014 'Person of the Year' award to workers fighting the largest Ebola outbreak in history.

VIDEO: Myanmar's pirated pop problem

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-10 12:40
Myanmar's fledgling music industry is dominated by pirated and slightly modified versions of international pop hits.