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VIDEO: 'Military activity' near aid convoy

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-16 06:46
There has been an increased level of military activity in the area near where a controversial humanitarian aid convoy from Russia is stalled on the Russian side of the Ukrainian border.

Police confront Missouri protesters

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-16 06:45
Police confront protesters in the US state of Missouri, as tensions rise after police reveal a black teenager they shot was a robbery suspect.

Germany Eavesdropped On Kerry, Clinton, Magazine Says

NPR News - Sat, 2014-08-16 06:39

Der Spiegel reports that the current and former U.S. secretary of state were the inadvertent targets of German surveillance.

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VIDEO: Baby giraffes draw crowds to US zoos

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-16 06:37
Baby giraffes have been drawing crowds to zoos in Houston, Texas and San Diego, California.

Lesser-known things about Asperger's syndrome

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-16 06:32
Lesser-known aspects about Asperger's syndrome

Man dies in street fight stabbing

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-16 06:28
A teenager has died after being stabbed in a street fight in Greater Manchester, police say.

Manchester United 1-2 Swansea City

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-16 06:17
Louis van Gaal's reign as Manchester United manager begins with a 2-1 home defeat by Swansea in the Premier League.

Depression with Parkinson's 'common'

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-16 05:59
Depression and anxiety are twice as common in people newly-diagnosed with Parkinson's disease compared to the general population, research suggests.

The rise of young British sprinters

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-16 05:57
The promising new generation of British sprinters

What's Behind Those Abuse-Of-Power Charges Against Perry?

NPR News - Sat, 2014-08-16 05:56

The indictment stems from the Texas governor's veto of funding for a public integrity office after the Democratic head of the office was arrested for drunk driving.

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India beat England in Women's Test

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-16 05:44
Captain Mithali Raj stars as India beat England by six wickets on the fourth day of the Women's Test at Wormsley.

Celtic 6-1 Dundee United

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-16 05:40
Celtic produce a performance full of drive, skill, belief and goals to end Dundee United's unbeaten start to the season.

VIDEO: Trapeze lessons 'help beat depression'

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-16 05:40
Women suffering from depression are being encouraged to attend a trapeze exercise class to help manage their symptoms.

Germany 'spied' on Kerry and Clinton

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-16 05:21
Media reports in Germany say spies accidentally recorded calls made by US Secretary of State John Kerry and his predecessor Hillary Clinton.

Chelsea's Moses joins Stoke on loan

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-16 05:14
Stoke City boost their attacking options with the signing of Chelsea winger Victor Moses on a season-long loan.

New York State Couple Charged In Abduction Of Amish Girls

NPR News - Sat, 2014-08-16 04:54

Authorities say that the oldest of the girls, who turned up 24 hours after they were reportedly kidnapped, provided crucial information that led to the couple's arrest.

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Australian PM comments 'offensive'

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-16 04:42
Scotland's first minister says the Australian prime minister's negative comments on Scottish independence were "foolish and hypocritical".

Clark aims for World Cup glory

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-16 04:40
Prop Rochelle Clark says England are confident of winning their first World Cup for 20 years as they face Canada in the final on Sunday.

Murray frustrated at inconsistency

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-16 04:38
Andy Murray is left frustrated by his inability to convert a strong position before losing to Roger Federer in Cincinnati.

U.S. Airstrikes In Iraq Pound Area Near Mosul Dam

NPR News - Sat, 2014-08-16 04:19

The airstrikes come as at least 80 men from the religious minority were reportedly executed by militants for refusing to convert to Islam.

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