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Ohio's James Traficant Dies, Days After Accident On Farm

NPR News - Sat, 2014-09-27 10:37

The Ohio politician whose career included 17 years in Congress and a conviction for bribery has died at age 73. He was critically hurt in a tractor accident earlier this week.

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Cuba bans Che and Chavez perfumes

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-27 10:10
The Cuban government says it will punish state employees who launched perfumes named after Ernesto Che Guevara and Hugo Chavez.

VIDEO: Clooney marries in Venice

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-27 09:59
George Clooney's representative says the actor has married human rights lawyer Amal Alamuddin in Venice, Italy.

Erupting Japan volcano injures 30

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-27 09:57
Mount Ontake volcano erupts in Japan sending huge plumes of ash and stones into the sky, injuring 30 climbers and trapping many more.

Europe build big lead in Ryder Cup

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-27 09:53
Europe lead 10-6 heading into Sunday's Ryder Cup singles after a one-sided penultimate session at Gleneagles.

Kidnapped By ISIS, One Woman Tells How She Saved Her Sisters

NPR News - Sat, 2014-09-27 09:52

Last month, ISIS terrorized a village, slaughtering the men and kidnapping the young women to force into marriages. On young woman's sisters gave her the courage to escape.

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VIDEO: Volcano erupts in Japan

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-27 09:49
Japan's Mount Ontake volcano erupts killing at least one and trapping dozens of hikers on the mountain top.

U.S. Leads More Airstrikes Against ISIS In Iraq And Syria

NPR News - Sat, 2014-09-27 09:39

Seven airstrikes hit in Syria and three in Iraq, according to U.S. Central Command, which adds that Saudi Arabia, Jordan and the United Arab Emirates participated in some strikes.

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'Unfaithful' Catholic bishop resigns

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-27 09:38
The Bishop of Arundel and Brighton resigns with immediate effect saying he has been "unfaithful" to his promises as a Catholic priest.

Police operation after shootings

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-27 09:13
Police officers carry out high visibility patrols one week after two firearms incidents in the south of Edinburgh.

After 7 Years, Finally, A Football Field Of Their Own

NPR News - Sat, 2014-09-27 09:10

In Detroit, Cody High School's football team was always the visitor. On Friday, they dedicated their new field with a game that honored its name.

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Hull City 2-4 Manchester City

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-27 09:01
A brace from Edin Dzeko and goals from Sergio Aguero and Frank Lampard give Manchester City a 4-2 win at Hull City.

VIDEO: Ryder Cup: Best shots of day two

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-27 08:58
BBC Sport picks the best shots from day two in the Ryder Cup including Ian Poulter's superb chip in from the fairway.

Manchester United 2-1 West Ham United

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-27 08:30
Wayne Rooney is sent off for Manchester United as his side cling on to beat West Ham for a second league win of the season.

Northampton 31-24 Bath

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-27 08:28
Northampton extend their Premiership dominance over Bath to seven wins with a tense victory at Franklin's Gardens.

Four charged over £100m cocaine find

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-27 08:04
Four British men are charged with drugs offences after an operation in the Irish Sea and a north Wales harbour sees £100m cocaine haul seized.

Armitstead & Vos miss out on medals

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-27 07:44
Lizzie Armitstead and defending champion Marianne Vos miss out on medals as Pauline Ferrand Prevot wins women's road race gold.

Marathon woman completes challenge

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-27 07:22
Finishing her 53rd marathon in as many days, Amy Hughes runs into the record books.

More Chicago Flights Canceled; Suspect Was Told Of Hawaii Transfer

NPR News - Sat, 2014-09-27 07:22

One day after Chicago's air traffic system was crippled, some flights resume and details emerge about the man suspected of setting a fire inside a federal radar center.

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Top India politician is jailed

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-27 07:20
One of India's most controversial politicians, Jayaram Jayalalitha, is jailed for four years after conviction in a long-running corruption case.
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