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VIDEO: Ronaldo receives Ballon d'Or award

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-12 11:27
Cristiano Ronaldo beats Lionel Messi and Manuel Neuer to win the 2014 Fifa Ballon d'Or at a ceremony in Zurich.

U.Va. Reinstates Fraternity Accused In 'Rolling Stone' Rape Story

NPR News - Mon, 2015-01-12 11:26

Phi Kappa Psi was at the center of a story alleging a 2012 gang rape at its house at the University of Virginia. The fraternity has consistently denied that events detailed in the article took place.

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Sandwich Monday: The White Castle Veggie Slider

NPR News - Mon, 2015-01-12 10:55

For this week's Sandwich Monday, we try a new sandwich for vegetarians: the White Castle Veggie Slider. It's a mini-burger made with carrots, broccoli and other veggies.

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'Charlie Hebdo's' Next Issue Will Feature Prophet Muhammad Cartoons

NPR News - Mon, 2015-01-12 10:53

The gunmen who attacked the French magazine last week said they had "avenged" the prophet as they left the scene. The magazine frequently targeted religion – including Islam and its prophet.

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Poet Harsent wins TS Eliot Prize

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-12 10:42
David Harsent wins the prestigious TS Eliot poetry prize for his eleventh collection Fire Songs - his first victory in five nominations.

MPs to sue UKIP MEP for slander

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-12 10:38
Three South Yorkshire MPs say they are suing two UKIP politicians over remarks made about them in relation to the Rotherham child abuse scandal.

Joshua out of Johnson fight

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-12 10:27
Unbeaten heavyweight Anthony Joshua pulls out of his fight against Kevin Johnson with a back injury.

Albuquerque Police Officers Face Murder Charges Over 2014 Shooting

NPR News - Mon, 2015-01-12 10:24

James Boyd, 38, was killed after being confronted for illegally camping in the city's foothills. Months later, two officers who shot him are being charged with murder.

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Tanzania-Zambia rail route disrupted

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-12 10:21
Train services between Tanzania and Zambia are paralysed by a strike by Tanzanian workers who say they have not been paid for five months.

AUDIO: Fox news expert: 'I deserve what I got'

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-12 10:18
An American terrorism commentator has apologised for getting his facts wrong about Birmingham during a Fox News interview.

Cuba Frees 53 Political Prisoners As Part Of Deal, U.S. Says

NPR News - Mon, 2015-01-12 10:11

A senior administration official said Cuba has made good on conditions of last month's historic agreement to begin normalizing ties with the U.S.

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Ronaldo named world player of year

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-12 10:10
Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo is named world footballer of the year, winning the Ballon d'Or for the second year in a row.

Rodriguez beats Roche to goal award

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-12 09:59
Colombia's James Rodriguez wins the Fifa goal of the year award, beating Irishwoman Stephanie Roche and Robin van Persie.

Lovenkrands hails 'great guy' Ashley

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-12 09:59
Peter Lovenkrands praises Mike Ashley amid criticism of the businessman's interests in Rangers and Newcastle United.

Hanged boy's 'extreme anxiety'

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-12 09:55
A coroner records a narrative conclusion in the case of a 15-year-old boy found hanged after a fellow pupil claimed the pair might have had sex.

Nigeria estimates Baga deaths at 150

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-12 09:47
Nigeria says the number of casualties in an assault by Boko Haram on the town of Baga last week was lower than previously believed.

Sellafield firm to lose contract

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-12 09:45
The government is set to strip private consortium Nuclear Management Partners (NMP) of a £9bn contract to clean up the nuclear waste site at Sellafield.

VIDEO: Dairy farming 'worst for 20 years'

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-12 09:38
Cumbria dairy farmer Jonathan Britton says he is facing the prospect of selling milk for less than 10p per litre - compared with 35p per litre last year.

CentCom's Twitter Feed, YouTube Channel Hacked

NPR News - Mon, 2015-01-12 09:30

The hackers then put out Islamic State propaganda and published what they purported was a phone list of retired U.S. generals.

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What World Leaders Say, And What They Do

NPR News - Mon, 2015-01-12 09:26

Many leaders have criticized the attacks in Paris. How does this square with their own records on freedom of the press and human rights?

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