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Sir David Murray companies wound up

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 14:11
A number of companies run by former Rangers owner Sir David Murray are being wound up, according to papers filed at the Court of Session.

VIDEO: CDC Director optimistic on Ebola

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 13:32
Dr Tom Frieden warns against complacency in fighting the outbreak

England forced to cancel meeting

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 13:30
England manager Roy Hodgson is forced to cancel a dinner meeting with his players because they are too busy.

German Leaders Attend Muslim Rally In Berlin

NPR News - Tue, 2015-01-13 13:22

Chancellor Angela Merkel was among those who attended the event organized by two Muslim groups. The event was meant to counter growing support for a group that opposes Muslim immigration to Germany.

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Jewell leaves West Brom after a week

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 13:20
Paul Jewell leaves his role as joint-assistant head coach at West Brom, just a week after he joined new boss Tony Pulis' team.

Guatemala ex-ruler no show at trial

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 13:19
The retrial on genocide charges of Guatemalan ex-military ruler Efrain Rios Montt is suspended again, after he fails to appear in court.

A Closer Look At Obama's Plan To Protect Consumer Data

NPR News - Tue, 2015-01-13 13:19

This week, President Obama is talking about cybersecurity. One proposal sounds pretty straightforward: Alert users if their data has been hacked within 30 days. But critics say it misses the mark.

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Scottish climber dies in Canada fall

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 13:09
A man from Scotland is reported to be among three climbers killed in a mountain accident in Canada.

Scores killed in Malawi floods

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 12:50
At least 48 people are killed and around 23,000 forced from their homes by heavy flooding in Malawi, the country's leader says.

Carter eases past Hawkins in Masters

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 12:48
Ali Carter makes light work of Barry Hawkins with a 6-1 win in the first round of the Masters in London.

VIDEO: Dog eyes chance of a new home

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 12:47
A Border Collie with unusual odd-coloured eyes is seeking a new home.

How Urbane: Dog Rides Seattle Bus To Get To The Park

NPR News - Tue, 2015-01-13 12:45

A well-mannered dog has charmed her fellow bus riders by using Seattle's transit system to get to the dog park.

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Boko Haram May Control Up To 20 Percent Of Nigeria

NPR News - Tue, 2015-01-13 12:32

Audie Cornish speaks with Alexis Okeowo, New Yorker correspondent, for a check-in on Boko Haram and the territory they now control in Nigeria.

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GMO Potatoes Have Arrived. But Will Anyone Buy Them?

NPR News - Tue, 2015-01-13 12:30

New GMO potatoes don't bruise as easily, and, when fried, they have less of a potentially harmful chemical. Yet some big chip and french fry makers won't touch them because of the stigma of GMOs.

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Woody Allen Is The Latest Hollywood Star Director To Try TV

NPR News - Tue, 2015-01-13 12:29

Allen says he's not sure how he got into this or what he'll do. His half-hour series is set for Amazon's streaming video service.

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Woody Allen Is The Latest Hollywood Star Director To Try TV

NPR News - Tue, 2015-01-13 12:29

Allen says he's not sure how he got into this or what he'll do. His half-hour series is set for Amazon's streaming video service.

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Grieving In The Classroom

NPR News - Tue, 2015-01-13 12:27

A new resource for educators offers insights and guidance to support students dealing with the loss of a loved one.

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Mitt Romney, Jeb Bush Could Split Republican Loyalties

NPR News - Tue, 2015-01-13 12:24

Melissa Block speaks with Patrick O'Connor, political reporter for the Wall Street Journal about Mitt Romney telling donors he wants to run again for president in 2016.

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For-Profit Charters Set To Run Pa. District's Schools

NPR News - Tue, 2015-01-13 12:16

Pennsylvania's worst-performing district would have all of its schools run by a private charter school company.

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'Charlie Hebdo' Keeps The Presses Running, Will Print 3 Milllion Copies

NPR News - Tue, 2015-01-13 12:16

The remaining staff of the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo are still planning to publish this week's issue, printing up three million copies.

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