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VIDEO: Two NY police officers shot dead

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-21 09:46
Two New York City police officers are shot dead in their patrol car by a lone gunman in what appears to be an ambush.

Liverpool 2-2 Arsenal

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-21 09:34
Martin Skrtel's header seven minutes into stoppage time earns Liverpool a draw against Arsenal in the Premier League.

Villiers' rallying call on NI talks

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-21 09:31
Secretary of State Theresa Villiers says it is "make your mind up time" for Northern Ireland's political leaders ahead of cross-party talks.

AUDIO: Jane Bown on her 'visual' approach

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-21 09:31
Photographer Jane Bown, who has died at the age of 89, spoke to Radio 4's Woman's Hour in 2006.

Church of Ireland hit by theft spree

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-21 09:29
Four parishes in County Down and Antrim have been targeted by thieves in the run-up to Christmas, according to the Church of Ireland.

Pakistan carries out more executions

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-21 08:50
Pakistan hangs four convicts in the second set of executions since the death penalty was reinstated after the deadly Peshawar school massacre.

May targets student visa 'abuse'

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-21 08:37
Home Secretary Theresa May backs a plan that would force foreign students to leave the UK after their university courses, in a bid to curb illegal immigration.

Photographer Jane Bown dies aged 89

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-21 08:34
Photographer Jane Bown, known for her portraits of the Queen, the Beatles and Samuel Beckett among many others, dies aged 89.

GOP Sens. Rubio, Paul Square Off Over Cuba Policy Shift

NPR News - Sun, 2014-12-21 08:18

Rubio, appearing on ABC's This Week, lashed out at Paul, who has expressed support for opening trade with the island nation after a decades-long embargo.

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North Sea oil summit announced

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-21 08:03
Aberdeen City Council announces it is to hold a summit to look at the challenges facing the North Sea oil industry.

VIDEO: Elton and David's wedding menu

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-21 07:25
Daniel Boettcher reports from Windsor, where Sir Elton John and his partner David Furnish have officially married, nine years after their civil partnership ceremony.

VIDEO: Elton and David's social media marriage

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-21 07:02
Sir Elton John and his partner David Furnish have officially married, nine years after they held their civil partnership ceremony.

Crews bring major fire under control

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-21 07:01
Fire crews bring a large blaze at an industrial unit on Swansea enterprise zone under control.

Wasps 48-16 London Irish

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-21 06:55
Andy Goode scores 33 points as Wasps beat London Irish in their first match at their new home, Coventry's Ricoh Arena.

VIDEO: Barzani praises forces on Sinjar

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-21 06:37
The Iraqi Kurdish leader Massoud Barzani has praised Peshmerga fighters on a visit to Mount Sinjar, which has been retaken from Islamic State militants.

Tunisia, Cradle Of 'Arab Spring,' In Historic Presidential Vote

NPR News - Sun, 2014-12-21 06:34

The election pits interim President Moncef Marzouki against challenger Beji Caid Essebsi, who held a post in the ousted regime of Zine El Abidine Ben Ali.

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Kurds 'take' part of Sinjar from IS

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-21 06:33
Kurdish authorities say their forces have taken control of a "large area" of the town of Sinjar, which was captured by Islamic State in August.

Newcastle United 0-1 Sunderland

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-21 06:23
Adam Johnson scores in the 90th minute to give Sunderland their fourth successive win over Newcastle in the North East derby.

Strictly final draws 11.5m viewers

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-21 06:00
A total of 11.5 million people watch as TV presenter Caroline Flack wins this year's series of the BBC's Strictly Come Dancing.

Obama Calls North Korean Hack 'Cybervandalism'

NPR News - Sun, 2014-12-21 05:58

On CNN's State of the Union, the president expanded on earlier remarks he made criticizing a decision by Sony Pictures to pull distribution of The Interview.

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