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BBC - Sat, 2014-07-19 07:32
Liverpool close to Loic Remy deal, Joleon Lescott already unhappy at West Brom, Chelsea want Joao Miranda, plus more.

Sunderland agree £14m Borini deal

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-19 06:43
Sunderland agree a £14m deal to buy Liverpool striker Fabio Borini - who spent last season on loan at the Stadium of Light.

In pictures: East Anglia lightning

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-19 06:39
Spectacular lightning storms across the East of England

400,000+ Sign Petition To Move 'Sad Bear' To Better Life In Canada

NPR News - Sat, 2014-07-19 06:28

Arturo the polar bear, living in a cramped and hot zoo enclosure in Argentina, is the subject of an online campaign that includes former House Speaker Newt Gingrich.

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Cook captaining for pundits - Waugh

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-19 06:18
Alastair Cook must trust his instincts and stop "captaining for the commentators", says ex-Australia captain Steve Waugh.

Striker's rape conviction appeal bid

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-19 05:53
Footballer Ched Evans launches a fresh bid to get his conviction for raping a 19-year-old woman in a hotel room overturned.

Rosberg on pole after Hamilton crash

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-19 05:37
Lewis Hamilton crashes in German Grand Prix qualifying and will start the race 15th with title rival Nico Rosberg on pole.

Rival fans' tribute to crash victims

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-19 05:29
Sunderland supporters raise money for a floral tribute to the two Newcastle fans who died in Thursday's aeroplane crash in Ukraine.

Trent Bridge pitch rated 'poor' by ICC

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-19 05:07
The ECB has 14 days to respond to a charge that the Trent Bridge pitch for the first Test between England and India was "poor".

Seven killed in Kenya bus attack

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-19 05:05
Gunmen kill seven people, including four police officers, after attacking a passenger bus in Kenya's coastal county of Lamu.

Retract inquiry threat - campaigner

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-19 05:04
A campaigner for victims of institutional abuse has called on Peter Robinson to retract his statement that an abuse inquiry is at risk.

Athletes' village bug cases up to 53

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-19 04:53
The number of security workers affected by an outbreak of norovirus at the athlete's village for the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow reaches 53.

Tributes paid to British MH17 victim

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-19 04:44
Robert Ayley, a father-of-two reportedly from Surrey and living in New Zealand, was among those on board the downed Malaysia Airlines plane, his family says.

Ainslie unfazed by Aussie withdrawal

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-19 04:37
Sir Ben Ainslie says Team Australia's withdrawal from the 2017 America's Cup will not affect a planned British challenge.

Three homes struck by lightning

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-19 04:32
Two families have lost their homes after properties in Essex were struck by lightning.

Looting reports halt bargain sale

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-19 04:21
A sell-off of fixtures and fittings at a Manchester shopping centre is called off after the police were called following reports of looting.

Alert at Alliance office was hoax

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-19 04:02
A suspicious package left outside an Alliance Party office in east Belfast has been declared a hoax.

Israel Intensifies Ground Operation In Gaza

NPR News - Sat, 2014-07-19 04:00

International correspondent Ari Shapiro talks with NPR's Scott Simon from Jerusalem about about the second day of the Israeli military's ground operation of the Gaza Strip.

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People Share Moon Landing Memories On YouTube Channel

NPR News - Sat, 2014-07-19 04:00

Sunday is the 45th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing. NPR's Scott Simon talks with Buzz Aldrin about his new YouTube channel, where anyone can share memories from the historic day.

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Immigration Protests Continue In California Town

NPR News - Sat, 2014-07-19 04:00

Saturday is the second day of protests by those opposed housing migrant children in their towns. Murrieta, Calif., is among those cities, but many say the protesters don't represent their city.

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