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Davis Cup win is for team - Federer

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-23 06:12
Roger Federer beats France's Richard Gasquet to win the Davis Cup for Switzerland for the first time in their history.

VIDEO: Bonneville: Bears, Obamas and the BBC

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-23 06:08
Actor Hugh Bonneville tells Andrew Marr about the spice of Nicole Kidman, the future of W1A and the past of Downton Abbey.

Abuse claims 'tip of iceberg' - May

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-23 06:07
Claims of historic sexual abuse that have emerged are the "tip of the iceberg", Home Secretary Theresa May says.

VIDEO: The moment Hamilton clinched the title

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-23 05:57
Watch the moment Lewis Hamilton becomes the 2014 Formula 1 World Champion after the Mercedes driver wins the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

Ugly Christmas Tree Will Be Replaced In Pennsylvania Town

NPR News - Sun, 2014-11-23 05:30

Unlike Charlie Brown, the residents of Reading didn't see beauty in a 50-foot spruce with few branches and an unseemly shape.

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Aussies top ODI rankings after win

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-23 05:25
Australia beat South Africa by two wickets to take the one-day international series 4-1 and go top of the ICC world ODI rankings.

Bomber 'kills 40' at Afghan match

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-23 05:23
Suicide bomber kills at least 40 people at volleyball tournament in eastern Afghanistan, officials say

'Boko Haram' kills Nigeria fishermen

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-23 04:43
Islamist militants from Nigeria's Boko Haram kill 48 fishermen in an attack near the border with Chad, reports from the area say.

Robinson defends Campbell remarks

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-23 04:33
DUP leader Peter Robinson defends remarks made by party colleague Gregory Campbell at Saturday's DUP conference.

Stenson retains World Tour Championship

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-23 04:27
Sweden's Henrik Stenson retains his DP World Tour Championship title in Dubai, finishing two shots ahead of Rory McIlroy.

VIDEO: Charing Cross closed after train fire

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-23 04:13
A fire on a train at Charing Cross station in Central London sparked an emergency evacuation on Sunday morning

MH17 wreckage leaves rebel Ukraine

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-23 04:03
Debris from the Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17 leaves rebel-held areas near the crash site heading for the government-controlled city of Kharkiv.

Charing Cross closed after fire

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-23 03:27
London's Charing Cross Station is closed and trains in the capital are disrupted after a fire on a train.

New probe into teen bus knife death

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-23 03:24
A further review is commissioned into the death of 16-year-old Christina Edkins, who was stabbed by a paranoid schizophrenic while on her way to school.

Red Bull wing design 'deliberate'

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-23 03:24
Red Bull were disqualified from Abu Dhabi qualifying because their front wing was deemed to have been designed deliberately to break the rules.

MTA Targets 'Man-Spreading' And Other Subway Faux Pas

NPR News - Sun, 2014-11-23 03:14

New York's MTA is planning a new campaign to encourage courtesy on subways. NPR's Rachel Martin gets dos and don'ts from Jake Dobkin, who writes Gothamist.com's Ask A Native New Yorker column.

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Ferguson Clergy Call For Peace From The Pulpit

NPR News - Sun, 2014-11-23 03:14

Religious leaders await a grand jury's decision in St. Louis. Many faith leaders there have been deeply involved with demonstrations following the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown.

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U.S. And Turkey Discuss Strengthening Syrian Opposition

NPR News - Sun, 2014-11-23 03:14

Vice President Biden wraps up his trip to Turkey, where he held talks on strengthening the fight against ISIS. The U.S. and Turkey disagree on how to deal with the threat of the so-called Islamic State.

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Iran Talks Intensify On Day Before Deadline

NPR News - Sun, 2014-11-23 03:14

The deal that lifted some economic sanctions in return for inspections of Iran's nuclear program expires Monday. Intense negotiations are underway this weekend to reach a more permanent agreement.

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Women Sweat The Test To Show Marines They're Combat-Ready

NPR News - Sun, 2014-11-23 03:14

The Marine Corps is running a test to see if women can serve in ground combat. "A lot of people think that we can't do it," says one Marine who's trying to make the cut. "I don't think the same."

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