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Work starts on razing Bridger house

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-14 00:28
Builders prepare to demolish a cottage dubbed the "house of evil", where Mark Bridger is believed to have murdered April Jones two years ago.

VIDEO: Lagarde: Global recovery is fragile

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-14 00:27
IMF chief Christine Lagarde has told the BBC she wants more than words from G20 leaders and a delivery on their commitments.

AC/DC 'had issues' with drummer Rudd

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 23:57
Members of rock band AC/DC say they have not spoken to drummer Phil Rudd since he was charged with attempting to arrange a murder on 6 November.

Mali Already Has An Ebola Cluster: Can The Virus Be Stopped?

NPR News - Thu, 2014-11-13 23:32

Hundreds of people in Mali may have been exposed to Ebola. And there's concern that the country doesn't have the resources or experience to stop this outbreak before it gets out of control.

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Big Mayo Vs. Little Mayo: Which Brand Has Egg On Its Face?

NPR News - Thu, 2014-11-13 23:31

Unilever is claiming that the label on Hampton Creek's egg-free spread is misleading and is threatening to its Hellmann's brand. But marketing experts say the strategy may have backfired.

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For Veteran, Hospice Care Work Connects Him To Family

NPR News - Thu, 2014-11-13 23:31

Ron Riveira, who served in the Navy and Marines, now does hospice care for vets and says it allows him to help people like his grandparents. "Every time I go into a home, I see a piece of my family."

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Director Gina Prince-Bythewood: It's Time To 'Obliterate The Term Black Film'

NPR News - Thu, 2014-11-13 23:29

The creator of Love and Basketball has a new film out called Beyond the Lights. "For me it's just about putting people of color in every genre and making it become normal," she says.

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Neil DeGrasse Tyson Separates Fact From Fiction In 'Interstellar'

NPR News - Thu, 2014-11-13 23:27

The astrophysicist has been tweeting about the science behind the film. In an interview with NPR, Tyson goes beyond those tweets, into wormholes, relatively and even a few spoilers.

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State Health Insurance Exchanges Hope To Woo Urban Minorities

NPR News - Thu, 2014-11-13 23:26

With Obamacare signups resuming this week, California and Connecticut have deployed new strategies to reach people who resisted signing up last year. Step one: Avoid previous cultural gaffes.

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VIDEO: Robot recreates Karate Kid kick

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 23:18
BBC Click looks at some of the week's technology highlights.

Man 'swept off' sea wall by waves

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 23:06
Rescue teams spend the night searching for an elderly man believed to have been swept off the sea wall at Torquay

Ched Evans 'cannot go back' to game

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 22:47
Former Wales international Ched Evans "cannot go back" to playing professional football after his rape conviction, First Minister Carwyn Jones says on the BBC's Question Time.

Friday's gossip column

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 22:46
Real Madrid ponder offloading Bale to Chelsea, Podolski is urged to leave Arsenal, Man Utd target Depay, plus more.

Part of M25 collapses in heavy rain

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 22:41
Three lanes of the M25 in Surrey are closed after a section of the motorway collapsed in heavy rain.

VIDEO: I'll get loads of stick - McGeady

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 22:37
Republic of Ireland international Aiden McGeady expects to get "loads of stick" when he plays against Scotland, the country of his birth on Friday.

German economy avoids recession

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 22:32
The German economy narrowly avoids recession, growing by 0.1% in the third quarter, official figures show.

Heavy rain leads to road closures

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 22:20
A number of roads across Northern Ireland remain closed following heavy rain on Thursday.

Myanmar reforms hit 'bumpy patch'

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 21:57
Myanmar's reform process has hit a "bumpy patch", opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi says after a meeting with US President Barack Obama.

Call for Wales ban on 'legal highs'

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 21:54
A call is made for the sale of "legal highs" to be banned in Wales.

'Tiger' search resumes near Paris

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 21:53
Police and fire officials are resuming their search for a tiger on the loose in a town outside Paris, local authorities say.

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