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In Iraq, ISIS Advances, Shiite Cleric Issues Warning

NPR News - Sat, 2014-06-21 10:48

During a sermon in Baghdad, Nassir al-Saedi said they would ready for "the occupier" "if you are back." Meanwhile, ISIS took control of two towns.

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VIDEO: Baton grab bid during Games relay

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-21 10:37
A man tries to gab the Queen's Baton as it is carried through Kilmarnock as part of the Commonwealth relay.

VIDEO: Iraq crisis: Shia show of strength

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-21 10:34
Thousands of Shia militia loyal to the powerful cleric Moqtada al-Sadr have paraded through Iraq, raising sectarian tensions amid continued fighting in areas of Iraq.

VIDEO: Stabbing murders 'could be linked'

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-21 10:27
Police have said they cannot rule out a possible link between two recent murders in the Essex town of Colchester.

Williams apologetic, says Gatland

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-21 10:14
Liam Williams has apologised to team-mates after Wales’ dramatic defeat by South Africa, says head coach Warren Gatland.

VIDEO: Highlights: Argentina 1-0 Iran

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-21 10:13
Lionel Messi scores late for Argentina to break Iranian hearts in Belo Horizonte with the game finishing 1-0 in their World Cup Group F match

VIDEO: Guildford Four's Gerry Conlon dies

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-21 10:06
Gerry Conlon, who was wrongly convicted of the 1974 Guildford IRA pub bombing, has died aged 60 after a long illness.

VIDEO: Messi scores stunning late winner

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-21 10:00
Argentina's Lionel Messi scores a stunning goal in stoppage time against Iran in their World Cup Group F game in Belo Horizonte.

England falter after Robson century

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-21 09:56
Sam Robson hits a maiden Test century for England, who lose late wickets in opening up a lead of 63 over Sri Lanka.

Keys wins maiden title at Eastbourne

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-21 09:47
American teenager Madison Keys beats Germany's Angelique Kerber 6-3 3-6 7-5 in the final of the Aegon International in Eastbourne.

Ukraine fighting rages despite truce

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-21 09:47
Pro-Russian separatists carry out several attacks on Ukrainian troops despite a unilateral ceasefire declared by Kiev, Ukrainian officials say.

Royals defend palace repairs cost

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-21 09:46
The Royal Family defends the refurbishment of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's Kensington Palace apartment, amid reports it will cost about £4m.

Family 'heartbroken' by jihad video

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-21 09:41
The father of a British man who has appeared in a video aimed at recruiting fighters for the Islamist militant group Isis says he is "heartbroken" his son left the UK to fight in Syria.

VIDEO: Fire at ASOS warehouse 'deliberate'

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-21 09:36
A fire which caused an online fashion retailer to cease trading is being treated as arson, police have said.

Left-wing leaders back Juncker

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-21 09:24
Jean-Claude Juncker's bid to head the European Commission receives a boost with the backing of nine left-wing heads of government.

VIDEO: Glorious sunrise for Summer solstice

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-21 09:22
An estimated 37,000 people gathered to watch the sun rise over Stonehenge on the longest day of the year, with a small number of arrests reported by Wiltshire Police.

Stabbing murders 'could be linked'

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-21 09:21
Police say they cannot rule out a possible link between two murders in an Essex town.

Pope Francis condemns 'evil' mafia

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-21 09:08
Pope Francis condemns the mafia's "adoration of evil" at a mass in Calabria, the southern Italian base of the 'Ndrangheta crime syndicate.

Some Of Us Sacrifice More To Stay In Home Sweet Home

NPR News - Sat, 2014-06-21 09:07

Blacks and Latinos are much more likely to say housing prices have forced them to move to places where they felt less safe and had worse schools.

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Wales prop Lee cited after second Test

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-21 09:01
Scarlets prop Samson Lee is cited following Wales' 31-30 second Test defeat by South Africa in Nelspruit.
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