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Attention, Shoppers: Prices For 70 Health Care Procedures Now Online!

NPR News - Thu, 2015-02-26 05:10

It's not exactly Priceline.com for knee replacements. But a website from the nonprofit Health Care Cost Institute could helping patients shop around for the best values.

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German nurse gets life for murder

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-26 05:03
A German former nurse, who admits killing more than 30 patients with lethal drug overdoses, has been jailed for life by a court in Lower Saxony.

Ex-Japan PM opposes nuclear plant

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-26 05:01
Anti-nuclear campaigners greet the former Prime Minister of Japan to fight plans for the £8bn Wylfa Newydd nuclear plant on Anglesey.

Lollipop man must end 'high-fiving'

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-26 04:59
Council orders Dumbarton lollipop man to stop "high-fiving" children as they cross the road, due to safety fears.

Judge rules for flight delay payment

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-26 04:50
A judge rules that airline Jet2.com cannot delay the payment of compensation due to passengers for delayed flights, setting a precedent for thousands of similar claims.

'Concern' over bugs in shop chicken

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-26 04:49
Chickens are growing resistant to antibiotics used to treat bugs which cause food poisoning, according to a new report covering 28 EU countries.

VIDEO: Pope Francis' gaffes - in 60 seconds

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-26 04:27
Pope Francis has been widely praised for his no-nonsense approach, but his off-the-cuff remarks have sparked criticism in recent months, as BBC News explains

Serbia player threatened at gunpoint

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-26 04:24
Serbian player Zarko Udovicic was threatened at gunpoint by his team's own fans after missing a penalty, FIFPro say.

Man found with bomb-making equipment

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-26 04:18
A former Syrian doctor admits having a hoard of explosive ingredients and instructions on how to prepare bombs in Edinburgh.

Scotland 'must get over defeat'

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-26 04:14
Scotland will need time to get over the disappointment of their World Cup defeat by Afghanistan, says captain Preston Mommsen.

Ukraine Starts Withdrawing Heavy Weapons From Front Lines

NPR News - Thu, 2015-02-26 04:13

Ukraine's military says the withdrawal of 100-millimeter guns "is the first step" in a process that will be monitored by the Organization for Security and Cooperation.

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Paris gunman video 'shows killings'

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-26 04:00
Details have emerged of footage filmed by Paris gunman Amedy Coulibaly during a bloody rampage inside a Jewish supermarket, a report says.

Savile: 'How could this be allowed to happen?'

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-26 04:00
Today's investigation into Jimmy Savile reveals how his criminal behaviour "was facilitated by ministers or civil servants".

The art of falling over with dignity

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-26 03:51
What's the best way to elegantly fall over?

Charlton investigate pitch sex video

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-26 03:48
Charlton are investigating online footage appearing to show a couple having sex on the club's pitch.

Murray suffers shock defeat by Coric

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-26 03:43
Britain's Andy Murray loses 6-1 6-3 to teenager Borna Coric, ranked 84 in the world, in the Dubai Championships quarter-finals.

Caption Challenge: Hairy figure

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-26 03:41
It's the Caption Challenge. Oh yes it is.

Ukraine 'starts weapons withdrawal'

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-26 03:38
Ukraine's army is starting the withdrawal of heavy weapons from the front line in the east as part of a ceasefire, the defence ministry in Kiev says.

Alonso 'should be fine' for Australia

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-26 03:37
McLaren expect Fernando Alonso to recover from his crash and race in the season-opening Australian Grand Prix on 15 March.

McCartney home to be sold at auction

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-26 03:36
The childhood home of Beatles legend Paul McCartney is to be sold at an auction in Liverpool's famous Cavern Club later.

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