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Potential Candidates Suffer From Measles: The Week In Politics

NPR News - Sun, 2015-02-08 03:34

NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with political correspondent Mara Liasson about the politics of vaccines, the budget, and what three Obama officials are leaving the White House means for the administration.

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Will The Summer Olympics Fix Rio's Problems Or Make Them Worse?

NPR News - Sun, 2015-02-08 03:34

Officials in Rio de Janeiro say they will use the 2016 Olympics to transform the city. But massive sports events like the Olympics carry a huge price tag, and often leave only white elephants behind.

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Magna Carta edition found in archive

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-08 03:19
An early edition of Magna Carta is found in archives in Kent, months ahead of the document's 800th anniversary.

Joyce attacks ICC World Cup plans

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-08 02:46
Ireland batsman Ed Joyce criticises the ICC for reducing the number of teams involved in future World Cups.

Two arrested over attempted murder

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-08 02:43
Two men are arrested on suspicion of attempted murder following a serious assault on a man in west Belfast last week.

'Racing has prospered from McCoy'

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-08 02:30
Friend and mentor Martin Pipe pays tribute to 19-time champion jockey AP McCoy, who has announced he is to retire.

Four-way summit set for Ukraine deal

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-08 02:29
Leaders of Russia, Ukraine, Germany and France are planning to meet in Minsk to discuss a peace plan for Ukraine, Germany says.

Redknapp open to consortium offer

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-08 02:15
Former Tottenham and QPR boss Harry Redknapp says he may be interested in joining a consortium to take over a club.

Not Too Much, Not Too Little: Sweden, In A Font

NPR News - Sun, 2015-02-08 01:47

Sweden's government commissioned a typeface to represent the country on websites and elsewhere. The result, the designers of Swedish Sans say, reflects the clean and easygoing Scandinavian aesthetic.

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Not Too Much, Not Too Little: Sweden, In A Font

NPR News - Sun, 2015-02-08 01:47

Sweden's government commissioned a typeface to represent the country on websites and elsewhere. The result, the designers of Swedish Sans say, reflects the clean and easygoing Scandinavian aesthetic.

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Billions Go To Victims Of Disaster And Disease. Does It Really Help?

NPR News - Sun, 2015-02-08 01:46

Ground Truth is a new group with a simple yet revolutionary way of figuring out if disaster relief works: Ask the victims.

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Billions Go To Victims Of Disaster And Disease. Does It Really Help?

NPR News - Sun, 2015-02-08 01:46

Ground Truth is a new group with a simple yet revolutionary way of figuring out if disaster relief works: Ask the victims.

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Japan stops Syria-bound journalist

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-08 01:35
Japan seizes the passport of a journalist to prevent him from travelling to Syria, after two Japanese hostages were killed by militants there last month.

Pensioner bonds extended - Osborne

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-08 01:15
Chancellor George Osborne says a pensioner bond scheme will be extended by three months due to its "enormous popularity".

Victim's father in rugby safety call

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-08 01:10
The father of a schoolboy who died following concussion from a rugby match says Welsh player George North should have been removed from a Six Nations game for safety reasons.

Nigeria delay 'setback for democracy'

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-08 01:07
Nigeria's opposition says the decision to postpone the 14 February presidential poll by six weeks over security concerns is a "setback for democracy".

Man cut free from car after crash

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-08 01:05
A man is taken to hospital after being cut free from his car following a crash in Edinburgh.

Solicitor general denies tax claims

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-08 00:50
Solicitor General Robert Buckland QC denies attempting to avoid tax after being named as an investor in a film partnership scheme reportedly being investigated by officials.

Dogs seized by police on the rise

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-08 00:46
The number of dogs seized by police in the East Midlands rises dramatically over four years, new figures show.

Teenager stabbed in 30-strong brawl

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-08 00:34
An 18-year-old man is in a serious condition after he was stabbed in a mass brawl involving 30 people in east London.

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