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Libya snatch first African title

BBC - Sat, 2014-02-01 13:09
Libya beat Ghana 4-3 on penalties to win the African Nations Championship in Cape Town.

Why It's Hard To Talk About Attraction In Race And Culture

NPR News - Sat, 2014-02-01 13:07

There are two things people agree on when they talk about racial/cultural preferences in dating. First, many of us have them. Second, that makes many of us uncomfortable. Beyond that, everything is contentious.

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Protestants 'should not learn Irish'

BBC - Sat, 2014-02-01 13:06
A senior Orangeman says Protestants should not learn the Irish language because it is "part of the republican agenda".

Powers clash over Ukraine at summit

BBC - Sat, 2014-02-01 12:51
The issue of Ukraine's future sparks heated debate at a security summit in Munich, as Russia trades accusations with the EU and US.

'A Global Bathtub': Rethinking The U.S. Oil Export Ban

NPR News - Sat, 2014-02-01 12:26

Amid rising production, U.S. oil companies say Congress should end a 1970s-era ban on oil exports. Some energy analysts agree, saying the way we visualize the global marketplace as a sort of chess game is holding us back. They say it's time for a new image: a bathtub.

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Punxsutawney Phil Vs. The Farmers' Almanac: Whom Do You Trust?

NPR News - Sat, 2014-02-01 12:00

We want to know who you turn to for an accurate weather forecast: is it the groundhog, the Farmers' Almanac or the nerds with supercomputers?

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Gun battle erupts before Thai poll

BBC - Sat, 2014-02-01 11:55
At least six people are wounded in gun battles in Bangkok between government opponents and supporters, a day before Thailand's general election.

Smoke grenades thrown at match

BBC - Sat, 2014-02-01 11:47
Smoke grenades were thrown as police escorted hundreds of Sunderland football fans through Newcastle city centre ahead of the Tyne-Wear derby match.

VIDEO: Syrian refugees' impact on Jordan

BBC - Sat, 2014-02-01 11:27
Leana Hosea reports on the impact of Syrian refugees on neighbouring Jordan.

Disorder at EDL town centre march

BBC - Sat, 2014-02-01 11:16
Four people are arrested in Slough town centre following disorder at an English Defence League (EDL) march and counter-demonstration.

Man Utd unlucky to lose, says Moyes

BBC - Sat, 2014-02-01 10:59
Manchester United manager David Moyes says his side "could not have been more unlucky" in their 2-1 defeat by Stoke.

Afghan election workers shot dead

BBC - Sat, 2014-02-01 10:56
Two Afghan election workers for presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah are shot dead in Herat, the day before official campaigning starts.

France 26-24 England

BBC - Sat, 2014-02-01 10:56
England suffer a heartbreaking 26-24 defeat after France score a late try to snatch a thrilling Six Nations victory.

McDermott 'still Leeds manager'

BBC - Sat, 2014-02-01 10:52
Leeds announce that Brian McDermott will remain as manager, despite him reportedly being told he would be sacked.

Flooding disrupts parts of NI

BBC - Sat, 2014-02-01 10:51
High winds and heavy rain cause disruption in parts of Northern Ireland, with a number of roads closed because of flooding.

Zaha made the difference - Solskjaer

BBC - Sat, 2014-02-01 10:50
Cardiff City manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer praises Wilfried Zaha after the debutant helps his side defeat Norwich.

Western Isles roads hit by flooding

BBC - Sat, 2014-02-01 10:40
Roads closed by flooding in the Western Isles reopen but flood alerts remain in place across Scotland, particularly in coastal areas.

New women's race on last day of Tour

BBC - Sat, 2014-02-01 10:28
A new women's race will finish on the iconic Champs Elysees in Paris on the final day of this year's Tour de France.

Gatland 'satisfied' with tough win

BBC - Sat, 2014-02-01 10:07
Wales coach Warren Gatland says a battling win over Italy was a good way to start their Six Nations defence.

VIDEO: Spain protests over abortion law

BBC - Sat, 2014-02-01 10:06
Thousand of protesters take to the streets in Spain to oppose a draft law which would see strict limitations on abortion.

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