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Trump: Master of the demolition derby

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-21 11:01
How is Trump leading the Republican field?

Documents Show Red Cross May Not Know How It Spent Millions In Haiti

NPR News - Tue, 2015-07-21 10:54

Reports obtained by NPR and ProPublica show the Red Cross did not monitor many of the earthquake relief projects it funded. So the agency may not have answers to this week's questions from Congress.

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Family Describes Chattanooga Shooter As Being On A Downward Spiral

NPR News - Tue, 2015-07-21 10:45

Based on conversations with the family, a representative offered a narrative of a young man struggling with mental illness and substance abuse who reached a breaking point days before the shootings.

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Full Texas jail death probe urged

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-21 10:29
The death of Sandra Bland, a woman who apparently killed herself in a Texas jail cell after a traffic stop, is being investigated as a homicide.

Suruc massacre highlights Turkey's Islamic State dilemma

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-21 10:15
The attack on left-wing activists in Suruc could be a sign that the conflict with Islamic State is spilling over the border into Turkey, writes the BBC's Selin Girit.

With Pap Tests Less Common, Women May Miss Out On STD Tests

NPR News - Tue, 2015-07-21 10:14

Chlamydia is the most common sexually transmitted disease. Now that Pap tests for cervical cancer are needed less often, young women may not be getting the recommended annual test for chlamydia.

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Spanish journalists 'kidnapped' in Syria

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-21 09:57
Three Spanish journalists missing in Syria are thought to have been kidnapped, Spanish media say.

The Ghost In The Car May Be A Hacker

NPR News - Tue, 2015-07-21 09:49

As cars become increasingly computerized and connected, researchers are finding vulnerabilities that may allow autos to be controlled remotely. U.S. lawmakers want standards to make cars more secure.

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Changes plan for bridge toll payment

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-21 09:36
Changes to the way motorists pay the toll on the Severn Bridge are being considered for when it is back in public ownership, a minster says.

Mass funeral for Turkey bomb victims

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-21 09:24
A mass funeral ceremony is held in Turkey for most of the 32 activists killed in a suicide bomb attack near the Syrian border, which is being blamed on IS.

VIDEO: The politics of African Hair

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-21 09:14
The BBC’s Pumza Fihlani looks at the politics around black hair.

Hearing Postponed For Freelance Photographer Jailed In Egypt

NPR News - Tue, 2015-07-21 09:09

Egyptian photojournalist Mahmoud Abou Zeid has been behind bars for 705 days without charge. He was arrested in 2013 while taking photos at a protest in Cairo.

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First UN aid ship arrives in Aden

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-21 09:05
A United Nations aid ship carrying food supplies docks in Yemen's southern city of Aden for the first time since fighting broke out there in March.

FGM victims 'living in every area'

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-21 09:00
Victims of female genital mutilation are likely to be living in every area of England and Wales, a report says.

Bionic eye implant world first

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-21 09:00
Surgeons in Manchester have performed the world's first bionic eye implant in a patient with the most common cause of sight loss in the developed world.

Winner Of French Scrabble Title Does Not Speak French

NPR News - Tue, 2015-07-21 09:00

It took about two months for Nigel Richards to memorize a French Scrabble dictionary. The New Zealand native has won many English-language Scrabble tournaments.

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VIDEO: Moment man's sight improves with bionic eye

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-21 08:59
Surgeons in Manchester have performed the world's first bionic eye implant in a patient with the most common cause of sight loss in the developed world.

GoPro helps users sell video clips

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-21 08:49
Action-camera maker GoPro launches a site where users can sell clips to advertising agencies, news providers and other members of the media.

Lords defeat over English votes plan

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-21 08:45
The government is defeated in the House of Lords over English votes for English laws, with peers calling for a joint committee to study its plans.

France seeks to close Arafat inquiry

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-21 08:44
A French prosecutor says there is no case to answer regarding the death of Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat, whose widow alleges he was poisoned.

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