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US House approves Obama Syria plan

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-17 15:47
The US House of Representatives approves President Barack Obama's plan to train and arm the moderate Syrian opposition taking on Islamic State.

Doctor Says Toronto Mayor Rob Ford Has 'Rare ... Difficult' Cancer

NPR News - Wed, 2014-09-17 15:45

The mayor, who made international news after he admitted to smoking crack, dropped out of the mayoral race last week. Ford's doctor said he was "optimistic."

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Glimpse at the High Street 2020

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-17 15:42
How will we shop in 2020?

VIDEO: Art to remember lost loved ones

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-17 15:38
The artists helping mourners remember lost loved ones

VIDEO: Video shows Henning before capture

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-17 15:32
British Muslim leaders have called for the immediate release of Alan Henning, the British hostage threatened with death by Islamic State extremists in Syria.

VIDEO: Passengers rise up against Pakistan's 'VIP culture'

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-17 15:25
How plane passengers rose up in Pakistan

Kenya's Westgate attack a year on: Voices from the mall

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-17 15:22
Survivors tell the story of Nairobi's Westgate siege

Farming 'the hardest plant to grow'

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-17 15:20
The North American farmers who have started to plant wasabi

Mourinho has Costa hamstring worry

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-17 15:13
Jose Mourinho says after Chelsea's draw with Schalke that Diego Costa is not yet ready to start more than one game a week.

VIDEO: National Gallery in the picture

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-17 15:04
US filmmaker Frederick Wiseman talks to Tom Brooks about his documentary on the National Gallery

What will Alibaba do with $25bn?

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-17 15:03
What will Alibaba do with $25bn?

Hart positive despite Bayern defeat

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-17 14:57
Man City keeper Joe Hart believes his team can qualify for the Champions League last 16 despite losing to Bayern Munich.

VIDEO: South-west US hit by extreme weather

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-17 14:34
Extreme weather is punishing the south-western United States with a heatwave and a hurricane causing chaos from California into Mexico and flash flooding forecast for Arizona.

Obama: No US combat mission in Iraq

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-17 14:27
President Barack Obama has said US troops fighting Islamic State (IS) militants in Iraq and Syria "do not and will not have a combat mission".

Federal Reserve To Markets: Nothing To See Here; Move Along

NPR News - Wed, 2014-09-17 14:22

The Fed said because wage-and-price hikes remain low and growth continues at a moderate pace, interest rates will stay at historic lows for a "considerable time."

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Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has cancer

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-17 14:14
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has been diagnosed with a "fairly aggressive" rare cancer, doctors treating him say.

Skin printer and bee probe win award

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-17 14:10
A printer that creates fake skin to help burn victims heal, kit to check the health of bees and a solar-powered portable cooker win 2014's national Dyson awards.

Chelsea 1-1 FC Schalke 04

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-17 14:03
Cesc Fabregas scores his first for Chelsea but they are held to a draw by Schalke in their Champions League group opener.

How to vote in the Scottish referendum

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-17 13:47
The future of Scotland will be decided in the referendum on independence on 18 September. Here's a brief guide on how to make sure your vote is counted.

Dropping its NFL sponsorship pays off for Radisson

Marketplace - American Public Media - Wed, 2014-09-17 13:42

When was the last time you thought about Radisson Hotels? Probably about a day ago, when the company pulled its sponsorship of the Minnesota Vikings.

What about before that? Hmm.

Turns out the hotel is already benefiting hugely from its decision, getting them more attention than they've had in a while.

According to research firm Amobee Brand Intelligence, Radisson got "enough social, Web and mobile impressions to account for 58 percent of its total online consumption (impressions plus mentions) for the last three months," Adweek reported.

That's a long time.

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