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Colombian Rebels Invite Miss Universe To Join Peace Talks

NPR News - Sun, 2015-02-08 09:08

Paulina Vega, 22, said in interviews that she wanted to help end her country's 50-year civil war. So, FARC asked her to attend talks in Havana.

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VIDEO: Everybody is talking about Harry Kane

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-08 08:54
BBC Sport pundits, ex-players and the world of social media react to Harry Kane's superb double against Arsenal.

Mixed reaction to Nigeria poll delay

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-08 08:51
Nigeria's election is being delayed, and whether you think that is a good idea depends on how you will vote, as the BBC's Lucy Fleming reports.

Crash victim airlifted to hospital

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-08 08:29
One person is airlifted to Raigmore hospital in Inverness following a two-vehicle collision on the A95 on Speyside.

VIDEO: Car supermarket smash caught on CCTV

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-08 08:25
A driver and shoppers escaped unhurt when a car accidentally ploughed into the front of a supermarket in China's Shanxi province last week.

Newcastle United 1-1 Stoke City

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-08 08:16
Stoke striker Peter Crouch comes off the bench to score a last-minute equaliser against Newcastle at St James' Park.

Rangers 1-2 Raith Rovers

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-08 08:06
Raith Rovers' first Ibrox win since 1959 puts them into the Scottish Cup quarter-finals and adds to Rangers woes.

Hull KR 30-40 Leeds

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-08 08:01
Danny McGuire scores twice as Leeds come from behind to beat Hull KR in a classic game of 12 tries at Craven Park.

Lib Dems' legal bid on stop-search

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-08 07:52
The Scottish Lib Dems announce they are to bring forward legislation to abolish consensual stop-and-search.

Al-Jazeera English Journalists To Get Retrial In Egypt

NPR News - Sun, 2015-02-08 07:52

The announcement of a retrial comes days after the journalists' colleague, Australian Peter Greste, was suddenly released and deported.

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Thai ex-PM denied right to travel

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-08 07:33
The Thai military government denies former PM Yingluck Shinawatra permission to travel ahead of a court case against her.

Wales Women 13-0 England Women

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-08 07:24
Wales Women claim only their second win against England as they beat the world champions in their Six Nations opener in Swansea.

McCoy wins Irish Hennessy Gold Cup

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-08 07:21
AP McCoy wins his first Irish Hennessy Gold Cup on board Carlingford Lough in a dramatic finale at Leopardstown.

McConnell's Call For 'Regular Order' May Not Mean What It Used To

NPR News - Sun, 2015-02-08 06:56

Majority Leader Mitch McConnell promised to restore "regular order" to the Senate, making it more bipartisan and productive. Five weeks into the new session, the dream remains elusive.

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VIDEO: Hit in the face with a brush at 20mph

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-08 06:41
Canada's Jane Channell encountered an unexpected obstacle during her first run in the Skeleton European Championship in Igls.

Al-Jazeera reporters get trial date

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-08 06:32
The retrial of al-Jazeera journalists Mohamed Fahmy and Baher Mohamed detained in Egypt last year will begin on 12 February, judicial sources say.

Man stabbed in attempted murder bid

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-08 06:26
A 32-year-old man is in a critical condition in hospital after being chased from a house in Airdrie and stabbed.

Legendary UNC Basketball Coach Dean Smith Dies At 83

NPR News - Sun, 2015-02-08 06:26

When he retired, Smith was the winningest coach in history, bringing the Tar Heels men's team to two national titles and ending his career with a 879-254 record.

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Elderly man 'critical' after crash

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-08 06:23
An elderly man is in a critical condition in hospital after he was injured in a car crash in north Belfast.

Next Witness: Will The Yellow Smiley Face Take The Stand?

NPR News - Sun, 2015-02-08 06:12

Emojis have popped up in a handful of court cases across the country. Could the ubiquitous yellow face, a sad kitty head or a dancing alien decide a defendant's fate?

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