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Cameroon Boko Haram hostages freed

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-11 07:51
Twenty-seven people, including 10 Chinese workers, believed to have been kidnapped by Boko Haram militants arrive in Cameroon's capital.

A Republican Battles To Keep His Job In Deep-Red Kansas

NPR News - Sat, 2014-10-11 07:46

Secretary of State Kris Kobach is a national crusader against illegal immigration, but this year some of his GOP brethren are turning against him as he struggles to win reelection.

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Eric Morecambe statue theft attempt

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-11 07:19
Police are investigating a suspected attempt to steal the Lancashire seafront statue of comedy legend Eric Morecambe.

India braces for Cyclone Hudhud

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-11 07:19
Hundreds of thousands of people are being evacuated from India's south-east a day before Cyclone Hudhud is expected to hit land.

Thousands raised for Henning family

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-11 07:09
More than £30,000 is raised in online fundraising appeals for the family of aid worker Alan Henning, who was murdered by Islamic State militants.

Pietersen book tarnishes era - Cook

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-11 06:59
England captain Alastair Cook tells the BBC the publication of Kevin Pietersen's autobiography has tarnished a successful era.

Former SNP MSP defects to Greens

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-11 06:37
The former nationalist MSP John Finnie joins the Scottish Green Party at the start of its annual conference.

VIDEO: Jimmy Page: My life in photos

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-11 06:32
Legendary rocker Jimmy Page has been reflecting on his life in music and talking about his photo archive.

Ebola Deaths Top 4,000; Screening Begins At New York's JFK Airport

NPR News - Sat, 2014-10-11 06:26

The screening procedure will include passengers having their temperature taken with non-contact thermometers and answering questions to determine their potential exposure.

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Tech Week: Women's Raises, Screen Time And Super-Locked Phones

NPR News - Sat, 2014-10-11 05:59

Controversial remarks about women not needing to ask for raises, how people in tech often limit their kids' screen time and a heated debate over smartphone encryption topped our tech coverage.

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Bahrain opposition 'to boycott poll'

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-11 05:45
Bahrain's Shia-led opposition says it will boycott parliamentary elections planned for November.

Millennials: We Help The Earth But Don't Call Us Environmentalists

NPR News - Sat, 2014-10-11 05:45

Millennials are the most likely to favor traditionally pro-environment policies and believe climate change is man-made. But they are also the least likely generation to identify as environmentalists.

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VIDEO: How to report Ebola crisis safely

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-11 05:38
BBC Global Health correspondent Tulip Mazumdar describes the protective measures taken by journalists covering the Ebola crisis.

VIDEO: Roy Keane: The full Focus interview

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-11 05:17
Watch the full extended version of Roy Keane's interview with Kevin Kilbane for Football Focus.

Scheme 'could see 6,000 jobs lost'

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-11 04:44
A voluntary redundancy scheme for public servants could result in the loss of 6,000 jobs, the union NIPSA has warned.

Hamilton on pole in Russia

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-11 04:40
Lewis Hamilton is in pole with Mercedes team-mate and rival Nico Rosberg second at the inaugural Russian Grand Prix.

Comer Cottrell, Creator Of The People's Jheri Curl, Dies At 82

NPR News - Sat, 2014-10-11 04:32

Cottrell died last Friday in Plano, Tex. His do-it-yourself product brought more affordable curly hair to the masses.

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Kmart Says Its Store Registers Were Hacked, Exposing Credit Cards

NPR News - Sat, 2014-10-11 04:30

The Sears-owned company says it removed the malware after it was discovered Thursday. It announced the exposure late Friday, saying no personal data or PIN numbers were lost.

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'Dangerous' mollusc found in UK

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-11 04:21
A species of mussel blamed for blocking water supplies to Las Vegas has been found near Heathrow Airport, scientists confirm.

VIDEO: 'Sad' Cook denies bullying claims

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-11 04:16
Captain Alastair Cook says the England dressing room "wasn't a bullying environment" and that Kevin Pietersen's claims have "tarnished" the team.

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