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At U.N., India's Modi Discusses Pakistan, Terrorism, And Peace

NPR News - Sat, 2014-09-27 12:53

Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke at the U.N. one day after Pakistan's prime minister, Nawaz Sharif. Modi said it's up to Pakistan to create an "appropriate atmosphere" for peace talks.

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Tory minister Brooks Newmark resigns

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-27 12:24
Conservative MP for Braintree Brooks Newmark resigns as minister for civil society over allegations to be published in a Sunday newspaper.

Thousands at HK democracy protests

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-27 12:22
Thousands gather outside government headquarters in central Hong Kong as Occupy Central launches a disobedience campaign seeking greater reform.

Who can give Watson his own Medinah moment?

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-27 12:21
If US captain Tom Watson can conjure a Ryder Cup comeback on Sunday, it would be his greatest golfing achievement, writes Tom Fordyce.

Arsenal 1-1 Tottenham Hotspur

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-27 11:26
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain's equaliser earns Arsenal a point in an entertaining north London derby against Tottenham.

Second Tory MP defects to UKIP

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-27 11:21
Mark Reckless becomes the second Tory MP to defect to UKIP, announcing his decision on the eve of the Conservative party conference.

County Armagh Orange hall targeted

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-27 11:16
The Orange Order has said a crude device has partially exploded outside an Orange hall in County Armagh.

McGinley warns against complacency

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-27 11:09
Captain Paul McGinley puts out a strong top order for Sunday's singles as Europe seek four points to retain the Ryder Cup.

RAF jets sent on Iraqi mission

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-27 10:52
Two RAF jets carry out their first combat mission over Iraq since Parliament authorised air strikes targeting Islamic State militants.

Why Youngstown, Ohio, Loved 'Jimbo' Traficant

NPR News - Sat, 2014-09-27 10:48

Former congressman Jim Traficant, who died Saturday at age 73, served prison time for bribery and racketeering. But he always remained popular in Youngstown — a city that felt abandoned by others.

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Deadly landmine in Guinea-Bissau

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-27 10:41
A landmine kills at least 22 people travelling in a vehicle some 60km north-east of the capital of Guinea-Bissau, police say.

Ohio's James Traficant Dies, Days After Accident On Farm

NPR News - Sat, 2014-09-27 10:37

The Ohio politician whose career included 17 years in Congress and a conviction for bribery has died at age 73. He was critically hurt in a tractor accident earlier this week.

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Cuba bans Che and Chavez perfumes

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-27 10:10
The Cuban government says it will punish state employees who launched perfumes named after Ernesto Che Guevara and Hugo Chavez.

VIDEO: Clooney marries in Venice

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-27 09:59
George Clooney's representative says the actor has married human rights lawyer Amal Alamuddin in Venice, Italy.

Erupting Japan volcano injures 30

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-27 09:57
Mount Ontake volcano erupts in Japan sending huge plumes of ash and stones into the sky, injuring 30 climbers and trapping many more.

Europe build big lead in Ryder Cup

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-27 09:53
Europe lead 10-6 heading into Sunday's Ryder Cup singles after a one-sided penultimate session at Gleneagles.

Kidnapped By ISIS, One Woman Tells How She Saved Her Sisters

NPR News - Sat, 2014-09-27 09:52

Last month, ISIS terrorized a village, slaughtering the men and kidnapping the young women to force into marriages. On young woman's sisters gave her the courage to escape.

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VIDEO: Volcano erupts in Japan

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-27 09:49
Japan's Mount Ontake volcano erupts killing at least one and trapping dozens of hikers on the mountain top.

U.S. Leads More Airstrikes Against ISIS In Iraq And Syria

NPR News - Sat, 2014-09-27 09:39

Seven airstrikes hit in Syria and three in Iraq, according to U.S. Central Command, which adds that Saudi Arabia, Jordan and the United Arab Emirates participated in some strikes.

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'Unfaithful' Catholic bishop resigns

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-27 09:38
The Bishop of Arundel and Brighton resigns with immediate effect saying he has been "unfaithful" to his promises as a Catholic priest.
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