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Bangladeshi-American Blogger Hacked To Death In Dhaka

NPR News - Fri, 2015-02-27 06:00

Avijit Roy's writings denounced fundamentalist thought and earned him death threats from Islamist groups. His wife, Rafida Ahmed, who was with him during the attack Thursday, was severely wounded.

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Qatar 2022 final by 18 Dec - Blatter

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-27 05:57
Fifa president Sepp Blatter says the Qatar 2022 World Cup final should be played no later than 18 December.

US growth revised down to 2.2%

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-27 05:54
The slowdown in the US economy at the end of last year was more pronounced than previously thought, official figures show.

Girl stolen as baby found 17 years on

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-27 05:51
A South African girl has been found 17 years after she was stolen from her mother shortly after being born in a Cape Town hospital.

Eight die in series of US shootings

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-27 05:50
Eight people have been killed and one person injured in a series of shootings in the US state of Missouri, police say.

9 People Found Dead In Southern Missouri

NPR News - Fri, 2015-02-27 05:28

Police say a gunman is among those who died following a series of shootings in multiple locations Thursday night.

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9 People Found Dead In Southern Missouri

NPR News - Fri, 2015-02-27 05:28

Police say a gunman is among those who died following a series of shootings in multiple locations Thursday night.

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Cut music to 'an hour a day' - WHO

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-27 05:27
People should listen to music for no more than one hour a day to protect their hearing, the World Health Organization suggests.

Murphy inclusion only Ireland change

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-27 05:24
Jordi Murphy's inclusion for injured Jamie Heaslip is Ireland's only change for Sunday's Six Nations game against England.

Putin cuts staff's salaries by 10%

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-27 05:11
Russia's president says he is cutting the salaries of his staff by 10%, as Russia's finances are hit by low oil prices and Western sanctions.

5 Things To Know About The Latest Supreme Court Challenge To Health Law

NPR News - Fri, 2015-02-27 05:09

Millions of Americans might not be able to afford insurance if the Supreme Court rules the government erred in making subsidies available in all states. Arguments are

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5 Things To Know About The Latest Supreme Court Challenge To Health Law

NPR News - Fri, 2015-02-27 05:09

Millions of Americans might not be able to afford insurance if the Supreme Court rules the government erred in making subsidies available in all states. Arguments are

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New Deepcut death inquest delayed

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-27 05:01
A decision over when a fresh inquest can start over the death of Pte Cheryl James at Deepcut barracks in Surrey is delayed.

VIDEO: The dress question stressing the world...

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-27 04:53
A debate has raged on social media over the colour of a dress which looks different to different people.

Genital book makes odd title list

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-27 04:52
A book about the evolution of genitals is shortlisted for this year's Diagram Prize for the oddest book title of the year.

Rutherford out of European Indoors

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-27 04:51
Olympic long jump gold medallist Greg Rutherford will miss the European Indoor Championships to focus on outdoor season.

Congress Will Vote On Homeland Security; Agency's Funding Ends Tonight

NPR News - Fri, 2015-02-27 04:48

Both the House and Senate are expected to vote on bills to fund the DHS Friday, with the Senate possibly giving its support to House Republicans' idea of funding the agency for three weeks.

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Mugabe admits land reform flaws

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-27 04:43
Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe admits failures in the country's controversial land reform programme, saying some farms were "too big".

Google backs down over Blogger porn

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-27 04:33
Google has changed its mind about forcing sexually explicit blogs on its Blogger platform to become private.

VIDEO: Meet Ukraine's most-feared volunteers

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-27 04:22
The strategically important city of Mariupol is being defended not only by regular Ukrainian army troops but also by fighters who swear allegiance to the Azov Battalion.

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