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Vos wins inaugural La Course in Paris

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-27 05:27
Dutchwoman Marianne Vos wins the inaugural one-day La Course race in Paris, with Briton Lizzie Armitstead crashing out late on.

'Fireworks to blame' for evacuation

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-27 05:26
The discovery of homemade fireworks in a flat in Derbyshire caused the evacuation of 200 people from their homes, police say.

Hit-and-run driver injures policeman

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-27 05:04
A police officer is seriously injured by a hit-and-run driver during out a routine stop in Kent.

Libyan Conflict Rages After U.S. Shuts Embassy

NPR News - Sun, 2014-07-27 05:04

Fighting in the country's east has killed at least 38 people since the U.S. on Saturday temporarily closed its embassy in the capital, citing security concerns.

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Giants sail away in river boat exit

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-27 04:55
A giant marionette show commemorating World War One has drawn to a close as the giants sail away down the River Mersey.

Profit warnings 'at three-year high'

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-27 04:52
Profit warnings from UK companies have hit a three-year high despite the continuing recovery in the wider economy, a report finds.

Shelley and Daniel win marathon golds

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-27 04:44
Australia's Michael Shelley wins gold in the men's marathon, while Kenya's Flomena Cheyech Daniel wins the women's race.

VIDEO: Ukrainian refugees 'just want to survive'

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-27 04:28
Up to 230,000 Ukrainians have had to flee their homes because of intense fighting in the east of the country.

Time Running Short For Congress To Agree On Border Bill

NPR News - Sun, 2014-07-27 04:11

Congress has just one work week left before its planned August recess, but it has yet to strike a deal on a funding bill dealing with the border crisis.

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Strip Russia of World Cup - Clegg

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-27 04:11
Russia should lose the right to host the 2018 World Cup as part of sanctions following the Malaysia Airlines crash in eastern Ukraine, Nick Clegg says.

Fighting Near MH17 Crash Site In Ukraine Thwarts Investigators

NPR News - Sun, 2014-07-27 04:11

NPR's Corey Flintoff, reporting from Donetsk, Ukraine, says government forces appear to be gaining ground against rebels who control the wreckage site.

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News Anchor On Losing Side Of China's Anti-Corruption Campaign

NPR News - Sun, 2014-07-27 04:11

The government has already swept up 25,000 officials this year. The most recent high-profile victim is CCTV anchor Rui Chenggang, but it's not clear what he's suspected of doing.

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Banks named in silver-fix lawsuit

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-27 03:24
Deutsche Bank, HSBC and Bank of Nova Scotia are accused of attempting to rig the price of silver, in a lawsuit filed in the US.

'Biggest weekend in Glasgow history'

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-27 03:20
Thousands of people are lining Glasgow's streets to watch the Commonwealth Games marathon in the "biggest spectator weekend in the city's history".

Operatic tenor Bergonzi dies aged 90

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-27 03:13
Italian opera singer Carlo Bergonzi, considered a leading performer of Verdi's work, dies aged 90.

Foreign students visa uni responds

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-27 03:06
Wrexham-based Glyndwr University sends its response to the Home Office as part of an investigation into alleged visa fraud.

You'll Be Maaaaaaaad About Goat If You Follow This Chef's Recipe

NPR News - Sun, 2014-07-27 03:03

Goat — it's the other red meat! And it's easy to mess up. Kenyan-born Kevin Onyona reveals the secrets to a tender yet hearty stew: You've got to break down that meat, and you've got to give it love.

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Lessons From Behind The Counter At A Comic Book Store

NPR News - Sun, 2014-07-27 03:03

NPR's Lidia Jean Kott talked to Jason Aaron, the writer of the new female Thor. When she first talked to him she knew nothing about superhero comics, but after some research she became a fan.

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Marshall and Foster reach pairs final

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-27 03:03
Scotland's Alex Marshall and Paul Foster progress to the pairs final with a thrilling win against English opponents.

NI bowlers secure medal in Glasgow

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-27 02:51
The Northern Ireland men's triples team win their semi-final to ensure at least a silver medal at the Commonwealth Games.

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