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In Ferguson, Local Faith Leaders Call For 'Different Dialogue'

NPR News - Sun, 2014-08-17 12:46

Amid ongoing tension over the shooting death of an unarmed teen, churches are telling their parishioners that now is the time for tough conversations.

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Cameron warns of IS threat to UK

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-17 12:44
Islamic State militants in Iraq could grow strong enough to target people "on the streets of Britain" unless action is taken, warns David Cameron.

'Man City must avoid another disaster'

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-17 12:01
Manager Manuel Pellegrini wants Manchester City to avoid a repeat of the "disaster" they experienced two years ago.

Israel, Palestinians Still Far Apart As Truce Nears End

NPR News - Sun, 2014-08-17 11:55

Hamas wants an easing of the blockade of the territory, but Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has reiterated a demand for security guarantees.

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England win Women's Rugby World Cup

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-17 11:53
England beat Canada 21-9 in Paris to win the Women's Rugby World Cup for the first time in 20 years.

Riding a business wave in the surf

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-17 11:10
Riding a business wave in Australia's surf centres

Ship stowaways included 13 children

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-17 11:02
Thirteen children aged as young as one were among the 35 Afghan Sikh immigrants found in a shipping container at Tilbury docks in Essex, police say.

The Death And Uneasy Rebirth Of Cambodia's Psychedelic Rock

NPR News - Sun, 2014-08-17 10:41

An unlikely music nearly silenced by the Khmer Rouge is being replayed and remixed by young performers of Cambodian descent. But changing up the oldies has landed some musicians in hot water.

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VIDEO: Footage shows Tilbury stowaways

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-17 10:11
A group of 35 men, women and children found inside a shipping container at a port are understood to be Sikhs from Afghanistan, Essex Police say.

Wife convinced Cook not to quit

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-17 10:11
Alastair Cook says his wife Alice convinced him to stay on as England captain and lead his side to victory over India.

VIDEO: Biggest crashes of the season so far

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-17 10:09
BBC Sport takes a look back at some of the biggest and most spectacular crashes of the 2014 Formula 1 season so far.

Man dies after falling into the sea

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-17 10:08
A man from Northern Ireland dies after falling from a cliff into the sea at Fanad Head, County Donegal.

Young Indians And Pakistanis Rewrite Their Shared History

NPR News - Sun, 2014-08-17 09:59

When students from the two countries met in the U.S., they were surprised at how different their history lessons had been at home. So they put together a narrative that offers both versions.

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VIDEO: Bolt dances samba at Copacabana

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-17 09:52
Jamaican sprinter and world record holder Usain Bolt dances samba with children on Rio de Janeiro's Copacabana Beach ahead of a 100m race to promote the Rio 2016 Games.

Hackney Heroine quits Lib Dem bid

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-17 09:46
A woman dubbed the Hackney Heroine for standing up to rioters in 2011 says she is standing down from the race to be Liberal Democrat president.

More tests over girl's 'drug' death

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-17 09:43
Further tests will be required to establish the cause of death of a 16-year-old girl who died a few hours after falling ill at a house party.

Johnny Cash's childhood home opens

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-17 09:40
Country music legend Johnny Cash's childhood home is opened to the public as part of a drive to revitalise the Arkansas town where he grew up.

Attack like a 'gangster movie'

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-17 09:39
A father-of-four who was attacked at his home in south-west London has said it felt like he was in a gangster film.

Newcastle United 0-2 Manchester City

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-17 09:34
Manchester City begin their title defence with a win at Newcastle thanks to goals from David Silva and Sergio Aguero.

VIDEO: Former Iraq FM spells out IS threat

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-17 09:32
In an interview with the BBC, Iraq's former foreign minister Hoshyar Zebari outlines the "formidable" international threat that militant group the Islamic State (IS) poses.
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