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Police quizzing container survivors

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-17 04:03
Police are questioning some of the people found inside a shipping container at a busy port, as they continue to investigate the death of one man.

DOJ Orders Second Autopsy Of Teen Shot By Ferguson Police

NPR News - Sun, 2014-08-17 04:01

The announcement comes after a night of protests that saw seven arrests for "failure to disperse" despite a curfew. One person was also shot and critically wounded during the protests.

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Police And Protesters Clash Over Curfew In Ferguson

NPR News - Sun, 2014-08-17 03:58

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon declared a state of emergency in Ferguson on Saturday and enforced a five-hour curfew. The night ended with tear gas and arrests of some protesters.

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'Times' Reporter In Iraq Recovering After Helicopter Crash

NPR News - Sun, 2014-08-17 03:58

New York Times journalist Alissa Rubin was injured in a helicopter crash in northern Iraq last week. NPR's Linda Wertheimer has an update on her recovery.

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Power: Leaders In South Sudan Disengaged Despite Crisis

NPR News - Sun, 2014-08-17 03:58

NPR's Linda Wertheimer talks to U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power about her recent trip to South Sudan.

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Why This Ebola Outbreak Is Different Than Earlier Versions

NPR News - Sun, 2014-08-17 03:58

In 1976, Dr. David Heymann of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine helped curb the first Ebola outbreak in what was then Zaire. He speaks with NPR's Linda Wertheimer.

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Islamic Militants Kill Dozens Of Yazidis In Northern Iraq

NPR News - Sun, 2014-08-17 03:58

American fighter jets and drones carried out airstrikes against Islamist targets near the Mosul Dam in northern Iraq on Saturday. A breach of the dam could threaten entire cities.

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Another Front In Mideast Conflict: Fishing Rights In The Mediterranean

NPR News - Sun, 2014-08-17 03:58

Israel forbids Gazan boats from going more than a few miles from shore, where the fish are few and small. Israel says the blockade is for security; Palestinians say it's illegal.

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Brook wants to set up Khan fight

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-17 03:43
Kell Brook has targeted a fight against Amir Khan after becoming the IBF welterweight champion by beating Shawn Porter.

Emmys honour Uzo Aduba and Sherlock

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-17 03:13
Actress Uzo Aduba, TV host Jimmy Fallon and BBC drama Sherlock are among the main winners at the Creative Arts Emmy Awards in Los Angeles.

VIDEO: Bishop criticises PM's Iraq response

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-17 03:11
The Bishop of Manchester has criticised Prime Minister David Cameron's response in Iraq, saying that the lives of Christians and other civilians there are being put at risk.

Alcohol tax urged to fund abstinence

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-17 02:57
A new tax on alcohol to fund abstinence-based treatment is among a number of measures to tackle drink and drug addiction recommended by a think tank.

I needed more time at Man Utd - Moyes

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-17 02:41
David Moyes believes he was not given enough time before being sacked as manager of Manchester United.

40 jobs at risk at Homebase store

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-17 02:33
Around 40 jobs at Homebase in Llandudno are at risk after the company announced it was considering closing the store.

Murder arrest as woman found dead

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-17 02:29
A man is arrested on suspicion of murder after a woman is found dead following reports of a domestic incident.

Brook claims IBF welterweight title

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-17 02:29
Kell Brook becomes the new IBF welterweight title after beating Shawn Porter in Carson, California.

Man tries to sail to US in a dinghy

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-17 02:13
A sailor is taken to hospital after he set out from Dorset in an apparent bid to sail to the United States in a dinghy.

Downton stars pose for bottle photo

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-17 01:49
The stars of Downton Abbey pose with water bottles for a charity picture after a recent gaffe in which a plastic bottle was left in a promotional photo.

Britain's first FGM clinic to open

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-17 01:46
Britain's first specialist clinic for child victims of female genital mutilation (FGM) is set to open in London next month.

When Patients Read What Their Doctors Write

NPR News - Sun, 2014-08-17 01:29

Patients are more satisfied with their care when doctors share their medical notes. But letting patients see what doctors put in medical records has long been taboo. That's starting to change.

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