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Family deny laughing gas death link

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-30 01:23
The family of an 18-year-old who died after reportedly inhaling so-called laughing gas have said his death was not caused by the drug.

Russia warns US as NGO blacklisted

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-30 01:23
Russia warns against "foreign interference" after blacklisting a US pro-democracy foundation.

Crolla set for Perez rematch - Hearn

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-30 01:07
British lightweight Anthony Crolla will have a WBA title rematch with Colombia's Darleys Perez, says promoter Eddie Hearn.

#TheEmptyChair Amplifies Conversation About Sexual Assault

NPR News - Thu, 2015-07-30 01:07

A provocative New York magazine cover featuring a photo of 35 women who accused Bill Cosby of sexual assault is the latest in a growing movement of survivors publicly sharing their stories.

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In The West Bank, A Rough Start Doesn't Deter New Arab TV Channel

NPR News - Thu, 2015-07-30 00:58

Worried about West Bank Palestinian influence on Arab citizens of Israel, the Israeli government has shut down an Arab TV station that bridges the two groups.

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Through Doubt And Dark Times, Joss Stone Lets Her Voice Light The Way

NPR News - Thu, 2015-07-30 00:55

The British soul singer, whose new album Water for Your Soul is out July 31, is known for her big voice. But since she began performing at age 14, she's also learned a thing or two about perseverance.

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Close Listening: How Sound Reveals The Invisible

NPR News - Thu, 2015-07-30 00:47

The stethoscope seems so simple — a 19th century tool for listening more closely to the human heart or lungs. It also sparked a culture of listening that is transforming the way scientists learn.

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At One Juvenile Hall, Too Few Staff Has A Big Impact

NPR News - Thu, 2015-07-30 00:44

A juvenile hall in San Leandro, Calif., is a so-called model facility, but it faces major challenges. A staffing shortage means, says a supervisor, "kids don't always get the services they should."

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Could plane debris be MH370?

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-30 00:42
The BBC examines whether an aeroplane part found in Reunion could belong to the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.

VIDEO: Buggy boot camp helps mums stay active

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-30 00:37
A pilot project for women in Bury is tackling participation in sport, which is now lower across the UK than before the London Olympics.

Pell Grants For Prisoners: An Old Argument Revisited

NPR News - Thu, 2015-07-30 00:36

The Obama administration is expected to announce a new program Friday that would once again allow some prisoners access to federal Pell grants.

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Rolling Stone sued over rape article

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-30 00:28
University of Virginia fraternity members profiled in a false Rolling Stone piece about campus rape culture file a lawsuit against the magazine.

VIDEO: One night by the Calais security fence

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-30 00:28
The BBC's Paul Adams spends one night with some of the migrants trying to gain access to the rail tracks that run through the Channel Tunnel.

Farage to No campaigners: Stop moaning

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-30 00:26
UKIP leader Nigel Farage says it is time for No campaigners to "stop moaning, stop bitching and get of their backsides and help us win this referendum".

Missing DJ Derek search due to start

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-30 00:19
A search is to take place in Bristol later to try to find a 73-year-old DJ who went missing three weeks ago.

Gina McKee warns over wasted talent

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-30 00:17
Actress Gina McKee backs a scheme to give all children in the north-east of England a taste of the arts to make sure young talent does not go untapped.

Your pictures: Metal

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-30 00:02
Readers' photographs on the theme of metal.

VIDEO: Protesters call for hunter's extradition

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-29 23:59
A group of protestors hold a demonstration outside the office of the American dentist who killed the Zimbabwean lion Cecil.

Formula 1 gossip

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-29 23:41
Button set for Top Gear role, McLaren frustration with testing plans, Massa cannot explain Wililams performance, plus more.

VIDEO: Maud, 90, on how life can be lonely

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-29 23:31
Maud, 90, speaks to the BBC about her feelings of isolation.

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