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Flooded shoppers rescued in trolleys

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-09 07:54
The clean-up operation continues after torrential storms in Cambridgeshire caused power cuts, major road disruption and shoppers to be evacuated from a flooded supermarket in trolleys.

Obama: Iraq Must Have Legitimate Government To Combat Insurgency

NPR News - Sat, 2014-08-09 07:25

Speaking at the White House, the president says the humanitarian and military problems in the country are "a long-term project."

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Six museums hit by strike action

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-09 06:41
Workers at six National Museum Wales sites walk out in the first of a series of strikes over pay and pensions.

Afghan rivals differ on unity deal

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-09 06:39
Afghan rivals differ on power-sharing deal, says David Loyn

Police investigate report of shot

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-09 06:21
Police are investigating a report of a shot being fired in Antrim early on Saturday morning.

VIDEO: Thousands protest over Gaza in London

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-09 06:18
Thousands have gathered for a march in protest against the Israeli offensive in Gaza.

Egypt bans Muslim Brotherhood party

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-09 06:16
A court in Egypt dissolves the Freedom and Justice Party (FJP), the political wing of the banned Muslim Brotherhood.

Exasperating Detour Drives One Brit To Build His Own Road

NPR News - Sat, 2014-08-09 06:08

When construction made his trip to town take 10 times longer, a businessman made a deal with a local farmer over a pint at the pub and built a private toll road.

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Fuel siphoned from Clegg's estate

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-09 06:06
Thieves siphon millions of pounds of fuel from a pipeline which runs under Deputy PM Nick Clegg's official country residence in Kent.

Broad injured by Aaron bouncer

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-09 06:04
England's Stuart Broad is hit in the face by a Varun Aaron bouncer on the third day of the fourth Test against India.

Perry And Cruz Do The Presidential Candidacy Dance

NPR News - Sat, 2014-08-09 05:36

At RedState's convention Friday, Texas Gov. Rick Perry and Texas Sen. Ted Cruz tried to capture the attention of GOP voters, but they two-stepped around the question of whether they will run in 2016.

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Obama vows to stop jihadist state

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-09 05:28
US President Barack Obama says he will not allow jihadist militants to carve out a "caliphate" in Syria and Iraq as the UK joins the humanitarian air drop.

WATCH: NASA Tests New Mars Braking System

NPR News - Sat, 2014-08-09 05:21

The saucer-like Low-Density Supersonic Decelerator went up 190,000 feet to simulate the conditions of an orbital entry at the red planet.

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VIDEO: US launches airstrikes in Iraq

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-09 04:52
The US carry out airstrikes in an attempt to stem the advance of the Islamic State (IS) in Iraq and help the Yazidi people.

Girl, three, dies in bus collision

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-09 04:48
Police are appealing for witness after a three-year-old girl dies after being hit by a bus in Luton.

Ireland reach World Cup semi-finals

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-09 04:44
Ireland beat Kazakhstan 40-5 to reach the semi-finals of the Women's Rugby World Cup for the first time in their history.

Israel Intensifies Airstrikes In Wake Of Gaza Cease-Fire

NPR News - Sat, 2014-08-09 04:36

Dozens of targets have been hit since the 3-day truce ended on Friday, while Hamas has launched 70 rockets into Israel.

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Severe weather set to batter Wales

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-09 04:32
Heavy rain and gale force winds expected to batter Wales over the next 24 hours, as the remains of ex-hurricane Bertha sweeps over the UK.

Fury-Chisora set for November rematch

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-09 04:09
Tyson Fury will fight Dereck Chisora in their rescheduled rematch on 22 November at London's ExCeL arena.

You Asked Questions About Ebola — And We Have Answers

NPR News - Sat, 2014-08-09 04:03

Where did it start? Why are some patients able to survive? Shouldn't we be more concerned about malaria? Dr. Darin Portnoy of Doctors Without Borders answers your queries.

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