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VIDEO: Bad Santa robs Melbourne post office

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-16 03:06
A man dressed up as Father Christmas robs a post office in Melbourne, Australia.

Major urges 'pragmatic' migrant deal

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-16 02:52
Europe can reach an agreement to temporarily limit the number of EU migrants coming into the UK, former Tory PM Sir John Major says.

VIDEO: HM Queen Noor of Jordon on slavery

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-16 02:51
This week, a conference on women's rights in London will look at ways of tackling slavery called Trust Women.

VIDEO: Major: No end to EU free movement

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-16 02:31
Sir John Major says the new deal over the European Union was not about "seeking to end free movement".

Big Data Companies Agree: Farmers Should Own Their Information

NPR News - Sun, 2014-11-16 02:28

Farmers depend on "Big Data" these days, but some worry the companies collecting information about their operations might misuse it. New privacy guidelines are supposed to protect farmers' interests.

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Inmate charged with prison murder

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-16 02:20
A prisoner is charged with the murder of another inmate at a Merseyside jail.

Man dies after being hit by car

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-16 02:17
A 54-year-old man dies after being hit by a car as he crossed a road in Paisley on Saturday night.

VIDEO: 'No NHS without migrants', says Major

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-16 02:09
Former prime minister Sir John Major said the UK would not have a national health service without EU migrants.

VIDEO: US hostage Kassig 'killed by IS'

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-16 02:02
A video released onto the internet claims to show that Islamic State militants have killed the captured US aid worker Abdul-Rahman Kassig.

Tornados and crews return to UK base

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-16 01:57
Tornado jets and their crews return to Norfolk after service over the skies of Afghanistan, ending a deployment that began in 2009.

In A Back-And-Forth Battle, An Iraqi Town Splits On Ethnic Lines

NPR News - Sun, 2014-11-16 01:45

When the Islamic State seized the town of Zumar, the Kurds fled. Now Kurdish fighters have taken control, and it's the Arabs who have been driven out. Is this the future of Iraq?

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In A Back-And-Forth Battle, An Iraqi Town Splits On Ethnic Lines

NPR News - Sun, 2014-11-16 01:45

When the Islamic State seized the town of Zumar, the Kurds fled. Now Kurdish fighters have taken control, and it's the Arabs who have been driven out. Is this the future of Iraq?

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Marvel's 'Black Panther' Isn't Just Another Black Superhero

NPR News - Sun, 2014-11-16 01:44

The recently announced feature, scheduled for November 2017, may be the first Afrofuturist film with a shot of blockbuster success.

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Yes, The Weather Is Polar. No, It's Not The Vortex

NPR News - Sun, 2014-11-16 01:42

Meteorologists are annoyed by the hype around the phrase "polar vortex." This week's frigid snap, they say, was just a regular old cold front.

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'Twinkle' Sparks Fireworks As Fiddler Guts Violin Method

NPR News - Sun, 2014-11-16 01:41

Fiddler Mark O'Connor claims Shinichi Suzuki, creator of the popular Suzuki Method of violin instruction, was a fraud. O'Connor has created his own teaching system.

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Woman killed in collision with car

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-16 01:36
A woman pedestrian is hit and killed by a car in Gravesend, north Kent.

ISIS Claims Beheading Of American Aid Worker

NPR News - Sun, 2014-11-16 01:18

The so-called Islamic State released a new video Sunday purporting to show the beheading of hostage Peter Kassig, who was kidnapped in Syria last year.

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US hostage Kassig 'killed by IS'

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-16 00:58
A video released onto the internet claims to show that Islamic State militants have killed the captured US aid worker Abdul-Rahman Kassig.

Road closed following serious crash

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-16 00:50
The A82 in West Dunbartonshire is closed in both directions following a serious crash in the early hours.

Cameron backing for EU-US trade deal

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-16 00:39
David Cameron pledges to put "rocket boosters" behind plans for an EU-US free trade deal, following a meeting with fellow leaders at the G20 summit.

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