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How Foster Farms Is Solving The Case Of The Mystery Salmonella

NPR News - Wed, 2014-08-27 23:43

Foster Farms has been accused of poisoning its customers with salmonella bacteria. But in recent months, the company has become a leader in the poultry industry's fight against the foodborne pathogen.

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Brooklyn Man Fights In Syria. Is He A Threat To The U.S.?

NPR News - Wed, 2014-08-27 23:42

Yemeni-American Ahmed al-Moflihi likely fought alongside a rebel group with ties to the U.S.-backed Free Syrian Army. But officials are investigating anyway: Fight in Syria, and you raise a red flag.

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Qantas reports record annual loss

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-27 23:24
Australia's national flag carrier Qantas reports a net loss of A$2.8bn for the year ending in June - a record annual loss for the airline.

Man dies after stabbing incident

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-27 23:19
A man dies after being stabbed in an incident near Newport.

VIDEO: Newport's 'ring of steel' for Nato summit

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-27 23:17
The Nato summit is being held in Newport, Wales and an estimated £50m is being spent on security measures, including an eight mile fence around the venue.

Deadly landslide in south-west China

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-27 23:11
At least six people have died and 21 others are missing after a landslide swept through a village in south-west China.

Millions knocked offline in US

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-27 23:09
A fault on Time Warner Cable's network left its 11.4 million broadband internet subscribers without a connection.

Keaton takes flight in Birdman film

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-27 22:56
Michael Keaton back on big screen in Birdman at Venice

VIDEO: 'Violence just became normal'

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-27 22:49
A victim of sexual exploitation and abuse in Rotherham tells the BBC's Graham Satchell how she suffered at the hands of an older man but says the police did nothing to help her.

Hello Kitty is not actually a cat

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-27 22:46
Yes, you read that right, Hello Kitty is not a cat - she's a British school kid who likes apple pie, say her creators.

FBI Investigates Cyberattacks Against Financial Institutions

NPR News - Wed, 2014-08-27 22:46

The FBI said Wednesday it's working with the Secret Service to determine the scope of recently reported cyberattacks against several U.S. financial institutions.

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Missing plane search area refined

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-27 22:28
Australia says the search for the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 will focus on the southern part of the search area, after more data analysis.

'Cops' TV Crew Member Killed By Omaha Police Bullet

NPR News - Wed, 2014-08-27 22:27

During an armed robbery at a Wendy's restaurant in Omaha, Neb., the audio supervisor for the TV show was struck by "friendly fire" from one of the officers. The robbery suspect was also killed.

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What happens to football's lost souls?

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-27 22:18
Prison, gambling, medicine and the lower leagues - what four promising youngsters did after being rejected by the elite.

AUDIO: How much should an ebook cost?

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-27 22:18
The US online retailer Amazon and French publisher Hachette are arguing over the cost of ebooks to those buying the products for their tablets and machines.

UK Jews and Muslims issue peace call

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-27 21:59
The Jewish Board of Deputies and Muslim Council of Britain issue an unprecedented joint statement calling for peace and condemning prejudice.

Russia pressed over Ukraine fighting

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-27 21:53
Germany demands an explanation from Russia's Vladimir Putin amid reports that Russian troops launched an incursion into south-east Ukraine.

Rare antelope births 'fantastic'

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-27 21:24
The birth of a pair of rare bongo antelopes in captivity is "fantastic news" for the "critically endangered" species, say conservationists.

Ex dental prof loses dismissal claim

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-27 21:22
Prof Philip Lamey, a former professor of dentistry, has lost his case for unfair dismissal brought against Queen's University, Belfast.

VIDEO: Hamm on beards, baseball and moving on

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-27 21:13
He's best known for his portrayal as the cool and commanding Don Draper in Mad Men - but actor Jon Hamm is keen to shake off his bad boy image.
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