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England make India batsmen struggle

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-29 11:21
James Anderson and Stuart Broad help England continue to dominate India on day three of the third Test at Southampton.

MH17 parents 'angry and frustrated'

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-29 11:15
The parents of one of the MH17 crash victims say after meeting David Cameron they are "angry and frustrated" at not knowing what has happened to their son's body.

Jury Awards Former Gov. Ventura Nearly $2 Million In Defamation Case

NPR News - Tue, 2014-07-29 11:11

Former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura said his reputation had been damaged by an account of a fight in a book. In a split verdict, a federal jury agreed with him.

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Court Orders Seizure Of $100 Million Oil Shipment

NPR News - Tue, 2014-07-29 10:32

A tanker carrying 1 million barrels of oil from Kurdistan was cleared by the U.S. Coast Guard to unload, but a judge has agreed with Iraq's central government that the oil belongs to them.

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Widely Used Insecticides Are Leaching Into Midwest Rivers

NPR News - Tue, 2014-07-29 10:23

Researchers found that a class of chemicals similar to nicotine and used on corn and soy farms has run off into streams and rivers in the Midwest. There they may be harming aquatic life, like insects.

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Fist Bumps Pass Along Fewer Germs Than Handshakes

NPR News - Tue, 2014-07-29 10:16

That strong, sturdy handshake your grandpa taught you isn't the cleanest way to greet someone, scientists say. So should doctors and nurses in hospitals start bumping fists?

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The Commonwealths boxer who had never been in a ring

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-29 10:15
Meet the boxer from a disappearing Pacific island nation who trains by using a punch bag hanging from a breadfruit tree.

Chances Are Pretty Good That's A Bill Collector Calling

NPR News - Tue, 2014-07-29 10:11

About 77 million adults in the U.S. have at least one debt in the collection process, according to a study released by the Urban Institute.

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Child malaria vaccine 'milestone'

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-29 10:06
Scientists say the world's first malaria vaccine provides children with continuing protection against the disease and may be in use by 2015.

Report Says Big Changes Are Needed In How Doctors Are Trained

NPR News - Tue, 2014-07-29 10:06

We spend $15 billion a year training doctors but end up with a medical workforce that doesn't meet the nation's health care needs, according to an Institute of Medicine Report.

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Migration changes 'to put UK first'

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-29 10:02
A series of changes to restrict benefits to some EU migrants is unveiled as David Cameron warns people who are in the UK illegally "we will find you, we will send you home".

England gymnasts win double gold

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-29 09:59
England's men and women win gold in the gymnastic team finals as Scotland's men and Wales's women also claim medals.

Max Mosley sues Google over photos

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-29 09:57
Ex-motorsport boss Max Mosley issues High Court proceedings against Google for publishing photos of him taken at a sex party.

Road rage driver used lorry to kill

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-29 09:53
A lorry driver is convicted of using his 17-tonne truck to murder another motorist by deliberately driving over him.

The women having a laugh in Turkey

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-29 09:52
Big backlash as women told not to laugh in public.

This One Is Worth Watching: New Zealand Retirees Join 'Happy' Meme

NPR News - Tue, 2014-07-29 09:50

Yes, they've jumped on the bandwagon months after the fad peaked, but the video is still cute and will pick you up.

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Hillsborough police note 'vanished'

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-29 09:43
A note of a crucial radio message to the police control box at Hillsborough "vanished from the record", the inquests into the disaster hear.

'Quantum Cheshire Cat' observed

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-29 09:36
Scientists have separated a particle from one of its physical properties - proving a theory known as the "quantum Cheshire Cat".

West Africa flight ban over Ebola

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-29 09:33
A West African airline halts flights to Liberia and Sierra Leone amid concern about Ebola as a leading doctor dies of the virus in Sierra Leone.

Five-star McIntosh earns record haul

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-29 09:25
Jen McIntosh eclipses her mother's medal record to become Scotland's most successful female in Commonwealth Games history.
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