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The team that forgot how to win

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-26 07:23
Why are Leicestershire, who have not won a Championship game for two seasons, the worst four-day team in the country?

And The Million Dollar Hult Prize Goes To A Doc In A Box

NPR News - Fri, 2014-09-26 07:18

The challenge: come up with a plan to improve healthcare in slums. There were 11,000 entries, featuring everything from bees to chewing gum as part of the proposal. And the winner is...

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Forced work man 'was free to leave'

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-26 07:17
A vulnerable farm worker allegedly forced to work for 13 years at a Newport farm tells Cardiff Crown Court he was free to leave at any time.

Show-And-Tell: Show Us Your Angry Face

NPR News - Fri, 2014-09-26 07:13

You know the look. Researchers say it's the same all over the world.

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Fire Grounds Hundreds Of Flights At Chicago Airports

NPR News - Fri, 2014-09-26 07:05

The fire in the basement of the Chicago Air Route Traffic Control Center in Aurora, Ill., caused numerous flight cancellations at O'Hare and Midway.

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VIDEO: NFL stars take Great British quiz

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-26 07:03
Oakland Raiders players and staff take BBC Sport's Great British quiz ahead of their game with the Miami Dolphins at Wembley Stadium.

Eriksson and Eccleston earn damages

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-26 07:02
Former England manager Sven-Goran Eriksson and actor Christopher Eccleston settle phone-hacking claims against the Mirror Group for £30,000 each.

Ten of the best Ryder Cup photos

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-26 07:02
Ten of the best photos of golf's premier cup

IS fight may extend to Syria - PM

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-26 07:02
David Cameron says there is a "strong case" for UK military action in Syria, as well as Iraq, against Islamic State (IS) as MPs debate air strikes.

Debate Grows Over Employer Health Plans Without Hospital Benefits

NPR News - Fri, 2014-09-26 07:00

A federal calculator that companies use to certify whether their health insurance complies with the Affordable Care Act appears to bless plans without hospital coverage.

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VIDEO: Watching fight against IS from Turkey

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-26 06:57
The view from on top of a hill from the Turkish border village of Karaca overlooking Syria shows just how close the country is to the frontline of IS.

VIDEO: Burst pipe cuts water to thousands

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-26 06:53
Up to 8,000 homes are still without water near Bristol after a main burst on Thursday.

Boat seized after £100m cocaine haul

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-26 06:53
A motorboat has been seized at a Gwynedd harbour following the seizure of a tonne of cocaine on a yacht off the Irish coast.

Hungary suspends gas flow to Ukraine

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-26 06:52
Hungary has halted the delivery of gas to neighbouring Ukraine "indefinitely", raising concerns about Ukraine's energy supply.

No iPhone 6 refund from Phones 4U

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-26 06:47
Customers who ordered the iPhone 6 from Phones 4U in the days before its administration have been told they will not now receive a refund.

Marriage Rates Are Falling, And For Some Faster Than Others

NPR News - Fri, 2014-09-26 06:44

The share of Americans older than 25 who have never been married keeps getting larger. That cohort is growing much faster for black people, even as many say they want to marry one day.

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Hungary Shuts Off Re-Export Of Natural Gas To Ukraine

NPR News - Fri, 2014-09-26 06:41

Hungary's national gas operator says the "indefinite" cutoff is over domestic supply concerns, but the move comes just days after the CEO of Russia's Gazprom monopoly visited Budapest.

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Murray through to last four in China

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-26 06:34
Britain's Andy Murray defeats Slovakia's Lukas Lacko 6-3 7-5 to reach the Shenzhen Open semi-finals in China.

Three 9/11 firemen die on same day

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-26 06:33
Three firefighters who were on duty at Ground Zero during the 9/11 attacks have died on the same day from cancer, fire officials say.

VIDEO: Behind-the-scenes: Ai Weiwei exhibit

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-26 06:31
The Chinese artist Ai Weiwei has designed several artworks on display at an exhibition in Blenheim Palace in Oxfordshire. The artist, who is under house arrest in China, designed the works from his studio and sent 3D models
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