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Liverpool win title on final day

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-12 08:13
Liverpool retain their Women's Super League title on goal difference on a dramatic final day of the season.

Labour backs tougher migrant rules

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-12 07:12
Labour says it supports further restrictions on migrants' ability to claim benefits as a sign it understands public concerns about immigration.

EastEnders' Martin Fowler to return

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-12 06:52
Martin Fowler is making a comeback to EastEnders for the first time since 2007, and will be played by a new actor.

In St. Louis, A Rally And Protests Over Police Shootings

NPR News - Sun, 2014-10-12 06:48

More than 1,000 people hit the city's streets to protest the recent killing of young black men by police. While much of the event has been peaceful, some arrests took place last night.

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'Bike thief' body found in harbour

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-12 06:36
The body of a suspected bicycle thief who fled from police is recovered from a harbour.

Iraqis Displaced By ISIS Face Another Threat: Winter

NPR News - Sun, 2014-10-12 06:30

With winter approaching, most of the 1.8 million Iraqis displaced by Islamic extremists will be living outside through the winter in Iraq's north, where temperatures frequently drop below freezing.

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VIDEO: Japan braces for tropical storm

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-12 05:32
Japan is preparing for the arrival of the powerful typhoon, Vongfong, the BBC's Rupert Wingfield-Hayes reports from Tokyo.

Flower 'sorry' for Hohaia punch

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-12 05:02
Wigan's Ben Flower apologises for punching St Helens' Lance Hohaia, who holds "no grudge" following Saints' Grand Final win.

Police chief killed in Iraq's Anbar

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-12 04:20
The chief of police in Iraq's Anbar province, the scene of an offensive by Islamic State, is killed in a roadside bomb attack, officials say.

U.S. And Other Nations Pledge $5.4 Billion To Rebuild Gaza

NPR News - Sun, 2014-10-12 04:13

The total far surpasses the $4 billion Palestinians had said was needed after the recent 50-day war. The U.S. promised $212 million at the session, which Israel agreed not to attend.

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In Arid Iraq, Control Of Water Is Part Of ISIS Arsenal

NPR News - Sun, 2014-10-12 03:48

Water is a crucial resource to those living along the Tigris and Euphrates rivers. NPR's Ari Shapiro talks to researcher Matthew Machowski about how ISIS is using that natural resource as a weapon.

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Kerry Soliciting Aid Funds For Gaza Reconstruction

NPR News - Sun, 2014-10-12 03:22

Secretary of State John Kerry flies to Cairo to take part in an international conference on rebuilding Gaza, after Israel's latest military operation against Hamas militants there.

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Postcard From Freetown: On The Beach, Life — And Dreams — Go On

NPR News - Sun, 2014-10-12 03:22

Even in a city stricken with Ebola, people come to the beach. A man on crutches is out for a walk. Little girls collect a fish and a headless Barbie. And an actress dreams of her big break.

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Ebola Shows Small Signs Of Slowing In Liberia

NPR News - Sun, 2014-10-12 03:22

U.S. troops have arrived in Liberia to set up emergency hospitals and start training health workers on Ebola care. Correspondent Jason Beaubien updates NPR's Ari Shapiro on the latest from Monrovia.

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VIDEO: New Indian football league kicks off

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-12 00:15
A new Indian football league is launching on Sunday, in a country where cricket has traditionally been a more popular sport.

VIDEO: Hunt wants public oath for teachers

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-12 00:12
Teachers should take a public oath committing themselves to the values of their profession, suggests Labour's Tristram Hunt.

VIDEO: Silence to mark Brighton bombing

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-12 00:10
A minute's silence will be held to mark the 30th anniversary of the IRA bomb attack on a Brighton hotel during the Conservative party conference.

Britons seek 'right to be forgotten'

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-11 21:18
One in 10 requests for web links to be removed from search results under European "right to be forgotten" laws have come from the UK, Google says.

The advance of IS - and UKIP

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-11 21:04
Sunday's papers have a mixed bag of lead stories. Islamic State fighters' latest battle successes, and polls showing potential substantial claims for UKIP at the election, are both discussed.

Donors gather for Gaza aid summit

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-11 20:50
Diplomats will meet in Egypt to discuss aid required to rebuild Gaza, following a 50-day conflict between Israel and Hamas militants earlier this year.

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