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Billionaire Compares Outrage Over Rich In S.F. To Kristallnacht

NPR News - Sun, 2014-01-26 13:10

As class tensions intensify in the Bay Area, a venture capitalist is comparing the treatment of the tech-affluent to that of the Jews during a deadly raid in the Holocaust.

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More rain hits already flooded areas

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-26 12:59
Heavy rain has swept across parts of the UK, including recently flooded areas in southern England, with forecasters warning of ice on Sunday night.

Lloyds says 'card problems fixed'

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-26 12:56
Lloyds Banking Group says it has fixed problems that affected Halifax, Lloyds, Bank of Scotland and TSB customers using ATMs and debit cards.

Good cholesterol 'can turn nasty'

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-26 12:28
Good cholesterol also has a downside and it can increase the risk of heart attacks, according to US doctors.

Hospital In Texas Removes Life Support From Brain Dead Woman

NPR News - Sun, 2014-01-26 12:23

Marlise Munoz, who was 14 weeks pregnant when she suffered a pulmonary embolism, was the subject of a weeks-long court battle.

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Archers star, 94, wins audio award

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-26 12:17
Veteran Archers star June Spencer wins a lifetime achievement honour at the BBC Audio Drama Awards.

Gove denies attack on Ofsted chief

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-26 12:16
Education Secretary Michael Gove says his team has not briefed against England's chief inspector of schools - who says he is "pleased to be assured" of that.

FA Cup: Five talking points

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-26 12:10
BBC Sport takes a look at the main five talking points from the FA Cup fourth-round weekend

Grand Canyon 'formed recently'

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-26 12:01
The world famous Grand Canyon, which snakes through the American state of Arizona, only took its present form in the last six million years, claims a new scientific study.

China court jails lawyer Xu Zhiyong

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-26 11:35
A court in Beijing sentences prominent anti-corruption activist Xu Zhiyong to four years in prison on charges of disrupting public order.

Clean Bandit tops UK singles chart

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-26 11:01
Quartet Clean Bandit have gone straight to the top of the UK singles chart with Rather Be, featuring Jess Glynne.

Police shoot at car to make arrests

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-26 10:52
Police shoot at the tyres of a car in Crawley to bring it to a stop and arrest three people in the vehicle, including one suspected of attempted murder.

Deal Gives Women, Children Safe Passage From Besieged Syrian City

NPR News - Sun, 2014-01-26 10:47

The city of Homs was one of the first to rebel against the regime of President Bashar al-Assad. It has been besieged by government forces for more than a year.

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Man City land Chelsea in FA Cup draw

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-26 10:07
Manchester City will play Chelsea, while Arsenal are at home to Liverpool in the FA Cup fifth round.

Chelsea complete £11m Salah signing

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-26 10:00
Chelsea sign Egypt midfielder Mohamed Salah from Swiss side Basel for a fee in the region of £11m.

Chelsea 1-0 Stoke City

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-26 09:56
Oscar's goal sends seven-time winners Chelsea into the last 16 of the FA Cup at Stoke City's expense.

Study Complicates The Debate Over Income Inequality

NPR News - Sun, 2014-01-26 09:49

What does the growing income gap between the richest and poorest Americans mean for social mobility? An academic study published last week found that, contrary to popular perception, it has not gotten harder to climb the income ladder in the U.S. in the last two decades.

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Minister defends 'big' HS2 salaries

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-26 09:39
The government defends the salaries of the chief executive and chairman of HS2, suggesting "the best engineers in the world" would deliver the high-speed rail project.

Tourist boat capsizes in Andaman Sea

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-26 09:34
A tourist boat sinks off India's Andaman Islands in the Bay of Bengal, with 21 lives lost and up to 11 people missing.

Thailand's Anti-Government Protesters Move To Block Voting

NPR News - Sun, 2014-01-26 09:20

Activists seeking the ouster of Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra have managed to shut down nearly all of the polling stations in the capital Bangkok and disrupt early voting in several outlying provinces.

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