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The Target Of A Major Terror Attack, A Kenyan Mall Reopens

NPR News - Mon, 2015-07-20 01:16

Nearly two years after a terror attack killed 67 people, Kenya's Westgate Mall is reopening in Nairobi. It comes just in time for a visit to Kenya this week by President Obama.

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Nigeria's President Visits White House For Talks On Extremists

NPR News - Mon, 2015-07-20 01:16

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari << mo-HOM-a-doo boo-HAR-ree >> meets President Obama on Monday. The problems facing Nigeria include extremists who have abducted hundreds of schoolgirls.

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At Last, Banks Reopen In Greece After Three Long Weeks

NPR News - Mon, 2015-07-20 01:16

After being closed for three weeks, Greek banks are reopening on Monday. During the closure, customers were only able to get 60 euros a day at ATMs.

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Trump Takes A Shot At John McCain, And Republicans Push Back

NPR News - Mon, 2015-07-20 01:16

After Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump takes a jab at Senator John McCain's status as a war hero, other Republican candidates unite to punch back at Trump.

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Faced With Drought, California Farmers Look To Recycled Wastewater

NPR News - Mon, 2015-07-20 01:16

California's drought is forcing farmers to get creative. Some in the state's Central Valley are now looking to recycled wastewater to meet their needs.

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Springsteen Crashes The Show ... And No One Seems To Mind

NPR News - Mon, 2015-07-20 01:16

The Boss showed up, unannounced, at a bar on the Jersey Shore and played for nearly two hours.

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A Near Miss For A Surfer In South Africa

NPR News - Mon, 2015-07-20 01:16

A shark attacks a surfer, but he survives unscathed.

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Blast search resumes as body found

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-20 01:13
Search teams are continuing the search for three workers still missing after a devastating fire at a mill in Cheshire.

Demi Moore in 'shock' at pool death

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-20 01:08
Actress Demi Moore expresses "absolute shock'' at the death of a 21-year-old man in a pool at her Los Angeles home on Sunday.

Bandleader Alexander died aged 100

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-20 00:59
Van Alexander, the 1940s US bandleader who became a prolific film and TV show composer, has died two months on from his 100th birthday.

Arrested man's finger severed

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-20 00:53
A police watchdog is investigating after a man's finger was severed whilst he was in custody.

Multi-vehicle crash closes motorway

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-20 00:53
The M8 between Glasgow and Edinburgh is closed in both directions after a serious crash thought to involve a van, a car and a lorry.

Four Italians kidnapped in Libya

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-20 00:47
Four Italian construction workers have been kidnapped in Libya, the Italian foreign ministry says.

Arrest warrant for ex-coal magnate

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-20 00:44
An arrest warrant is issued for former Australian mining billionaire and football club owner Nathan Tinkler over his failure to appear at court.

Ford condemns 'cynical' bomb plot

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-20 00:31
Justice Minister David Ford says a bomb attack in County Armagh was a "cynical" bid to lure police into a trap.

May defends water cannon statement

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-20 00:30
Theresa May defends her announcement not to authorise water cannon in England and Wales, after reports Boris Johnson said she made "a song and dance" about it.

Women Want To Stay In The Game, But Life Intervenes

NPR News - Mon, 2015-07-20 00:29

Basketball is the most popular sport among both boys and girls, but many women end up dropping the game in adulthood, even though they still love it. Injuries, work and family are three reasons why.

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VIDEO: WW2 tunnels under Dover's white cliffs

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-20 00:18
A maze of World War Two tunnels under Dover's famous white cliffs is to be opened to the public for the first time.

Item Club: Osborne strategy 'risky'

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-20 00:16
Chancellor George Osborne's economic plans are 'risky', and could contribute to a slowdown in UK growth, the EY Item Club warns.

Platini asked to stand for Fifa job

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-20 00:05
Uefa boss Michel Platini is asked by a majority of world football chiefs to stand for the Fifa presidency.