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Cardiff City 2-1 Nottingham Forest

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-18 05:22
Russell Slade wins his first game as Cardiff boss as Federico Macheda and Peter Whittingham secure victory over Nottingham Forest.

S Korea concert planner found dead

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-18 05:12
A South Korean man involved in planning a concert in which at least 16 people were killed has been found dead in an apparent suicide, police say.

Abuse scandal boss given £40k payout

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-18 05:11
Rotherham Council's director of children's services was paid £40,000 to leave in the wake of the child sex abuse scandal, it is revealed.

Sheff Utd consider Evans decision

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-18 04:22
Sheffield United deny reports that they have offered convicted rapist and former striker Ched Evans a new contract.

Moyes on Rooney, Welbeck & Everton

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-18 04:15
David Moyes speaks exclusively to BBC Sport - in his first broadcast interview since being sacked by Manchester United.

Supreme Court Lets Texas Enforce Voter ID Law For Nov. Election

NPR News - Sat, 2014-10-18 04:01

With three justices dissenting, the high court's ruling effectively blocks a lower federal court decision declaring the law restrictive and unconstitutional.

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UUP leader repeats DUP pact call

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-18 03:54
Ulster Unionist leader Mike Nesbitt repeats his call for an electoral pact between his party and the DUP in next year's general election.

Two Wildcard Teams Meet In World Series

NPR News - Sat, 2014-10-18 03:43

The World Series starts Tuesday. NPR's Scott Simon talks to sports correspondent Tom Goldman about the unexpected stars of the series — the managers.

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Pritzker Travels Europe And Asia On Commercial Diplomacy Tour

NPR News - Sat, 2014-10-18 03:43

Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker recently returned from Ukraine and Turkey, and she heads next to Japan and South Korea. NPR's Scott Simon talks to her about practicing commercial diplomacy.

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Brooklyn DA Works To Overturn His 'Legacy Of Disgrace'

NPR News - Sat, 2014-10-18 03:43

Since Kenneth Thompson became district attorney, he's been investigating a number of old cases. As he tells NPR's Scott Simon, he recently asked a judge to throw out a 30-year-old murder conviction.

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Texas Can Enforce Voter ID Law For November Election

NPR News - Sat, 2014-10-18 03:43

The Supreme Court announced that Texas can use its controversial new voter ID law for the November election. NPR's Scott Simon gets the latest from Supreme Court correspondent Nina Totenberg.

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James Foley Memorial Set In His New Hampshire Home Town

NPR News - Sat, 2014-10-18 03:43

A memorial for journalist James Foley will be held Saturday, on what would have been his 41st birthday. NPR's Scott Simon talks with Rev. Marc Montminy, who is presiding over the service.

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European Slowdown Drives Roller-Coaster Week In Markets

NPR News - Sat, 2014-10-18 03:43

Concerns in Europe over a slowdown in economic growth have been rattling global financial markets. NPR's Scott Simon talks with correspondent John Ydstie about the volatile week on Wall Street.

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Dallas Hospital Deals With Aftermath Of Ebola Missteps

NPR News - Sat, 2014-10-18 03:43

Authorities in Texas are working to limit travel by health workers who may have been exposed to Ebola. Meanwhile, the hospital at the center of the first cases in the U.S. is trying to move forward.

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Syria's 'Moderate Rebels' Say They Are Willing, But Need Weapons

NPR News - Sat, 2014-10-18 03:43

The Free Syrian Army has been outgunned in the country's multi-sided civil war. But they say they have fighting experience, and if the U.S. provides arms and training they could play a key role.

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Robot Bees Could Assist With Tricky Rescue Operations

NPR News - Sat, 2014-10-18 03:43

Robert Wood, an electrical engineer at Harvard's Microrobotics Lab, is engineering colonies of RoboBees. They don't sting, and they can be used for surveillance or crop pollination.

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Australia 28-29 New Zealand

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-18 03:41
A last-minute converted try from Malakai Fekitoa gives New Zealand a thrilling victory over Australia.

Terrified victims of Thai trafficking face uncertain future

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-18 03:34
The Bangladeshi slaves rescued from jungle in Thailand

Lens 1-3 Paris St-Germain

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-18 03:24
Edinson Cavani scores and is then sent off for his trademark gun celebration and protest as Paris St-Germain beat Lens.

Labour pledges cancer test wait cut

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-18 03:09
By 2020 no-one in England will have to wait more than a week for cancer tests and results, Labour pledges.
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