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China airs 'bomb attack confession'

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-20 04:41
Chinese state media airs an interview with a Xinjiang man who it says was planning a bomb attack on a shopping centre after receiving training in Syria.

Sen. John McCain: Trump Owes Vets, Not Him, An Apology

NPR News - Mon, 2015-07-20 04:40

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump stirred more controversy by lashing out at McCain, saying he preferred "people who weren't captured."

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Greek banks face full nationalisation

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-20 04:32
Greek banks opened their doors today, but are still unable to provide proper support to households and businesses and will be in intensive care for months.

Men convicted of UDA murder plot

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-20 04:23
Three men are found guilty of planning to murder two ex-leaders of the Ulster Defence Association (UDA).

February date for new Fifa election

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-20 04:16
Fifa will hold its extraordinary congress to elect a new president on 26 February next year, the governing body has announced.

FIFA Will Select New President In February

NPR News - Mon, 2015-07-20 04:06

Soccer's world governing body has been rocked by a corruption scandal that forced current President Sepp Blatter to call for a new presidential election.

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Cortana for Android leaked early

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-20 04:05
The Android version of Microsoft's voice-driven personal assistant Cortana has accidentally been leaked.

The women who could lead Taiwan

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-20 03:57
In a rarity for the world, two women will compete for Taiwan's presidency in January - the BBC's Cindy Sui asks whether either can heal the deeply divided island.

Price cuts take diesel below petrol

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-20 03:54
The price of diesel has fallen below petrol at some supermarkets for the first time in more than a decade, after the big chains announce price cuts.

New signings score in Liverpool win

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-20 03:51
Summer signings James Milner and Danny Ings score as Liverpool beat Adelaide United 2-0 on their pre-season tour.

ECB announces diversity initiative

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-20 03:44
The England and Wales Cricket Board announces a £450,000 initiative to promote diversity within the game.

After 54 Years, The U.S. And Cuba Formally Restore Ties

NPR News - Mon, 2015-07-20 03:41

Cuba and the U.S. now have embassies in Washington and Havana. Later today Secretary of State John Kerry will meet with Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez in Washington.

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How England can bounce back in Ashes

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-20 03:34
After an Ashes humbling at Lord's, BBC Sport assesses the challenges facing England as they aim to rally against Australia.

Dead man's family asked to repay £41

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-20 03:32
The family of a dead man receive an apology after being asked for £41 of his benefits to be returned because it was paid in the four days after his death.

First organ donation drop for decade

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-20 03:29
The number of people in the UK donating organs after death has fallen for the first time in more than a decade, figures show.

VIDEO: Cameron on anti-extremism plans

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-20 03:23
UK Prime Minister David Cameron is giving a speech on the government's new anti-extremism strategy.

Actor guilty of harassing Doctor Who star

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-20 03:21
Adam Deacon waged a campaign of harassment on social media against his former friend Noel Clarke.

Wheelchair services 'are failing'

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-20 03:20
Wheelchair services across England are failing on every level, warns one of Great Britain's most successful Paralympians.

Drones hamper firefighting efforts

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-20 03:16
US firefighters have condemned drone owners who flew craft near forest fires and grounded helicopters helping to douse flames.

For The Rubik's Cube World Champ, 6 Seconds Is Plenty Of Time

NPR News - Mon, 2015-07-20 03:16

Competition was fierce at the Rubik's cube world championship in Brazil. There was a 4-year-old and a category for those who do it with their feet. The overall winner needed less than six seconds.

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