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Turkey Signals Willingness To Join Coalition Against ISIS

NPR News - Sun, 2014-09-28 06:46

Saying his country will do "whatever is needed" to help fight the extremist group ISIS, Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says he has reached what media are calling "a point of determination."

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Japan volcano rescue finds 31 bodies

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-28 06:35
The bodies of 31 hikers are found near the peak of Japan's Mount Ontake as rescuers search for those missing since Saturday's sudden volcanic eruption.

What Drives Abortion: The Law or Income?

NPR News - Sun, 2014-09-28 06:25

About 5 million women worldwide are admitted to hospitals each year because of complications after an abortion. But the key to stopping these injuries may have nothing to with changing the law.

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Jailed Jayalalitha successor named

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-28 06:12
The party of India's jailed controversial politician Jayaram Jayalalitha names O. Panneerselvam to succeed her as chief minister of Tamil Nadu.

With The End In Sight, Holder Reflects On His Legacy

NPR News - Sun, 2014-09-28 06:12

Attorney General Eric Holder tells NPR's Carrie Johnson that he's sorry his parents couldn't see Obama's tribute to him on Thursday — and that his greatest regret hit home on a visit to Newtown.

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RAF drafted in for Alice search

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-28 06:00
The RAF is drafted in to help with the search for missing Alice Gross, as runners taking part in the Ealing Half Marathon wear yellow ribbons in support.

It's been a very tough week - Murray

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-28 05:57
An emotional Andy Murray praises the support of his family as he secured the Shenzhen Open after a "very tough week".

VIDEO: Mr and Mrs Clooney step out in Venice

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-28 05:44
Hollywood actor George Clooney has shown off his wife, Amal Alamuddin, the day after the couple married in Venice.

Hong Kong Police Use Tear Gas On Large Pro-Democracy Protest

NPR News - Sun, 2014-09-28 05:36

Video footage from earlier in the day showed protesters using umbrellas to try to deflect pepper spray and water cannons as officers attempted to disperse the crowd.

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Bellingham to stop cancer treatment

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-28 05:30
Actress and TV presenter Lynda Bellingham says she has chosen to stop chemotherapy for cancer in November "in order to pass away by the end of January".

Reporter's Notebook: In Eastern Ukraine, A Bellicose Mood Prevails

NPR News - Sun, 2014-09-28 05:04

On a return trip to eastern Ukraine, NPR's Eleanor Beardsley found a ceasefire that feels shaky and separatists who are full of swagger and determined to press their fight for independence.

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VIDEO: Tory predicts UKIP Clacton 'walkover'

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-28 04:51
David Davis says the Clacton by-election for a previous Tory seat "looks like it is going to be a walkover" for UKIP.

PM defends Iraq air strike strategy

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-28 04:49
David Cameron defends efforts to combat Islamic State militants in Iraq using air strikes, saying the UK's military approach is not "simplistic" but part of a comprehensive strategy.

Rosneft and Exxon find Arctic oil

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-28 04:49
Russian energy giant Rosneft says it has discovered oil with its US project partner Exxon Mobil at a controversial well in the Arctic.

'Magic' Messi hails 400-goal mark

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-28 04:45
Barcelona forward Lionel Messi "never imagined" scoring over 400 career goals while Luis Enrique hails the Argentine's "magic".

Woman injured by takeaway robbers

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-28 04:44
A woman working in a Chinese restaurant in north Belfast had to be treated in hospital after a robbery in the early hours of Sunday.

Scot 'to return to gun attack jail'

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-28 04:43
Lawyers acting for a Scot shot by a prison guard in Pakistan call on David Cameron to intervene, after it emerged that plans were under way to return him to the jail where he was attacked.

Chelsea enquire over Twickenham move

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-28 04:28
Chelsea have contacted the RFU about the possibility of playing at Twickenham for a season while Stamford Bridge is redeveloped.

More Than 30 Feared Dead In Japanese Volcano's Eruption

NPR News - Sun, 2014-09-28 04:25

Officials say the hikers were found close to the mountain's peak, in cardiac and respiratory arrest. More than 200 hikers survived Saturday's eruption.

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Tory welfare cap to fund youth jobs

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-28 03:54
The Tories would cap benefits further to fund three million apprenticeships if they win the general election, says David Cameron.
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