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VIDEO: How agencies spy in the digital age

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-26 17:37
US intelligence leaker Edward Snowden has alleged the National Security Agency engaged in industrial espionage. Gordon Corera reports.

Brazil probes police unrest shooting

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-26 17:31
Authorities in Brazil launch an inquiry into the weekend shooting by police of a man following a protest in Sao Paulo against this year's World Cup.

VIDEO: 'Dirty tactics' used by parking wardens

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-26 16:58
Inside Out meets the London parking wardens who say they issue unfair tickets to innocent motorists.

VIDEO: Weems makes history at Guggenheim

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-26 16:57
Carrie Mae Weems has been taking provocative photographs raising questions about race, gender and inequality for 40 years. A retrospective of her work is being held at the Guggenheim.

VIDEO: Rare frogs glow for conservation

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-26 16:56
Why conservationists are making rare amphibians glow

Music therapy 'helps cancer young'

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-26 16:53
Producing music videos can help teenagers and young people cope better with cancer treatment, a study in Cancer journal suggests.

Ukraine protests 'spread eastward'

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-26 16:07
Protests in Ukraine spread further beyond Kiev and into the Russian-influenced east, as activists seize the justice ministry building in the capital.

British brollies seek global reign

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-26 16:01
Taking traditional British umbrellas to the world

'Awful' bowling made Swann quit Ashes

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-26 16:00
Graeme Swann says his retirement midway through England's Ashes tour was the "most sobering decision" of his life.

NSA 'spied on companies' - Snowden

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-26 15:16
Fugitive US leaker Edward Snowden alleges that the National Security Agency engaged in industrial espionage, in an interview with German TV.

'Nothing Is Fixed': Recovery Is Slow In Typhoon-Hit Philippine City

NPR News - Sun, 2014-01-26 14:46

Typhoon Haiyan was one of the strongest storms ever recorded at landfall when it struck the Philippines late last year. More than 6,000 people were killed and millions more were displaced, and authorities are still struggling with clearing away debris, rebuilding houses and counting the dead.

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Homs deal at Syria peace talks

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-26 14:38
Syria will allow women and children to leave the besieged area of Homs "from now", UN mediator Lakhdar Brahimi says at the Geneva peace talks.

Tested At Last, Rape Kits Give Evidence To Victims' Stories

NPR News - Sun, 2014-01-26 14:36

Like many cities nationwide, Cleveland is sending thousands of decades-old rape kits for testing. Investigators expect to reopen as many overlooked rape cases, but for some, justice comes too late.

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Pregnant woman's life support ended

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-26 14:13
A brain-dead woman kept alive by a hospital in Texas because she was pregnant is taken off life support following a court order.

The Tonight Show And The Business Of Late Night

NPR News - Sun, 2014-01-26 14:00

After hosting The Tonight Show for two decades, Jay Leno will pass the torch to Jimmy Fallon in February. NPR's Kelly McEvers tals with Matt Belloni, executive editor for The Hollywood Reporter, about the business of late-night talk shows.

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Taking Stock Of The Northern Plains Oil Boom

NPR News - Sun, 2014-01-26 14:00

Beginning next week, NPR News will be taking an in-depth look at the unprecedented oil drilling boom happening on the Northern Plains, where the state of North Dakota has fast become one of the nation's most productive drilling regions. NPR's Kelly McEvers talks with NPR reporter Kirk Siegler, back from a recent reporting trip in North Dakota for the series.

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Lib Dems challenged over AM warning

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-26 13:58
The Welsh Conservatives say they want more details from the Lib Dems about the action taken by the party after a complaint of inappropriate behaviour was made against one of its AMs.

Tough to let Mata leave - Mourinho

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-26 13:55
Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho says it was a "hard decision" to let Juan Mata join Premier League rivals Manchester United.

In pictures: Ukraine protests multiply

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-26 13:38
Anti-government protesters in Ukraine

Heinrich Himmler's Private Letters Published In German Newspaper

NPR News - Sun, 2014-01-26 13:38

The collection features some 700 letters that the leader of the Nazis' notorious SS corps wrote to his wife. Editors at Die Welt say Himmler's writings show the intimate thoughts of a "clearly cold, feeling-less, self-righteous bureaucrat."

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