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When will the Fed raise rates?

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-16 15:15
The Federal Reserve, the US central bank is going to raise interest rates, we just don't know when. But we do know some of the factors that will help them decide.

VIDEO: Boxing their way out of trouble

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-16 15:06
A former boxer and petty criminal in one of Johannesburg's most notorious neighbourhoods is doing his best to help keep local children away from drugs and crime.

VIDEO: Led Zeppelin's Indian fusion tracks

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-16 15:04
Two Led Zeppelin songs recorded with Bollywood session musicians in the early seventies are being released for the first time.

VIDEO: 'I was a soldier for civil rights'

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-16 15:03
Gloria Richardson spoke to Witness about the fight for equal rights in the US in the 1960s

How China debated whether dark or light skin ages better

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-16 15:02
Why some Chinese people are proclaiming they are "black and proud"

The film that takes on skinheads and the far right

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-16 15:02
The film that takes on skinheads and the far right

Why visa rejections do not halt Nigerian migrants

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-16 15:02
Why visa rejections do not halt Nigerian migrants

Fitbit

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-16 15:02
Do you really need to take 10,000 steps a day to keep fit?

Elderly 'being trapped' in hospital

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-16 15:01
Elderly people are being "trapped" in English hospitals in ever greater numbers as there is no where else for them to go, the charity Age UK warns.

Ecuador Women 0-1 Japan Women

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-16 14:58
Holders Japan progress to the last 16 of the Women's World Cup as Group C winners, while Cameroon also reach the knockout stages.

Syrian air force strikes 'kill 16'

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-16 14:52
At least 16 people, including 13 children, die after Syrian air force jets bomb a town in the Deraa province, says a UK-based monitoring group.

VIDEO: Smiler victim 'feared she would die'

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-16 14:23
One of the victims of the Alton Towers rollercoaster crash has told the BBC that she thought she was going to die.

'Ferrari can pounce in Austria'

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-16 14:18
Mistakes are easy to make in Austria and Ferrari will be ready to strike if Mercedes make any, says BBC Sport's Allan McNish.

Fox confirms Murdoch handover plans

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-16 14:14
21st Century Fox confirms that James Murdoch will take over as chief executive from his father Rupert on 1 July.

Labour mayor hopefuls debate Heathrow

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-16 13:50
The candidates to become Labour's nomination for London mayor clash over airport expansion in their first hustings debate.

People Are Finally Talking About The Thing Nobody Wants To Talk About

NPR News - Tue, 2015-06-16 13:50

It's menstrual hygiene. The topic makes many folks uncomfortable. Yet in the developing world, it's a problem that keeps girls from going to school and playing in sports. Now things are changing.

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Foo Fighters cancel Glastonbury gig

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-16 13:34
Rock group Foo Fighters cancel their headline slot at this year's Glastonbury Festival after frontman Dave Grohl broke his leg.

Millions flock to Final Fantasy remake

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-16 13:32
More than 3.5 million people have watched the online trailer for the remake of Final Fantasy VII since it was unveiled at E3 last night.

Palestinian government 'to resign'

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-16 13:27
The Palestinian unity government - made of rival Fatah and Hamas factions - will resign over a Gaza governance row, President Mahmoud Abbas says.

U.S. Women Take The Soccer Pitch Against Surprising Nigerian Team At The World Cup

NPR News - Tue, 2015-06-16 13:12

The American women are favored to win but are going on to the next round regardless of the outcome. A win would ease their path toward the Cup.

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