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VIDEO: Mayfly swarm fools radar

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-23 08:08
Millions of mayflies took to the air in Wisconsin, tricking radar into thinking it was raining

An Animal Makes A $10,000 Deposit, But Not At The Bank

NPR News - Wed, 2014-07-23 08:03

A Beverly Hills auction house has an unusual fossil for sale. It's not an ancient animal. It's something an ancient animal left behind — and it's very, very long.

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UN warns of Israel Gaza 'war crimes'

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-23 07:53
UN human rights chief Navi Pillay says Israel may have committed war crimes in the Gaza Strip, while also condemning Hamas rocket attacks.

Ukraine Says 2 Military Jets Shot Down Over Rebel-Held Area

NPR News - Wed, 2014-07-23 07:52

The two jets were downed less than a week after a Malaysia Airlines jet was shot down over eastern Ukraine, killing 298 people.

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VIDEO: MH17 bodies arrive in Netherlands

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-23 07:47
Two planes carrying bodies from crashed Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 have landed in the Netherlands.

States Help New Mothers Get Birth Control Through Medicaid

NPR News - Wed, 2014-07-23 07:44

New York and five other states are helping women on Medicaid get contraception immediately after giving birth. New moms can get an IUD or long-acting implant before leaving the hospital.

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River rescue boy dies in hospital

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-23 07:38
Police release the name of a 10-year-old boy who died after getting into difficulties in a river in Argyll.

10 theories about the Brooklyn Bridge flags

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-23 07:33
10 theories behind Brooklyn Bridge white flags

Man guilty of pizza driver murder

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-23 07:22
A man is found guilty of murdering a pizza delivery worker stabbed on his last day in the job in Sheffield.

Ex-MEP on money laundering charge

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-23 07:19
Former West Midlands MEP Nikki Sinclaire is charged with money laundering and misconduct but dismisses the charges as "ludicrous".

Wednesday's gossip column

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-23 07:12
Remy has Liverpool medical, Martinez working on Lukaku deal, Messi sounded out Arsenal, Campbell set for Palace switch, plus more.

Pearson set to miss 100m in Glasgow

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-23 07:11
Australia's Sally Pearson is "likely" to miss the 100m at the Commonwealth Games, but plans to compete in the 100m hurdles.

Failures over boy's goalpost death

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-23 07:03
A football club admits breaching health and safety laws after a 12-year-old boy died after being crushed by a goalpost.

McCausland denies misleading claims

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-23 06:57
Social Development Minister Nelson McCausland denies misleading his department's oversight committee.

Dana brother found not guilty

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-23 06:55
The brother of Eurovision winner Dana is found not guilty in all counts of indecent assault against two young girls in the 1970s.

Sri Lanka cyclists spotted on motorway

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-23 06:47
Four members of Sri Lanka's Commonwealth Games team are stopped by police for cycling down a Glasgow motorway.

Last victim of US mudslide found

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-23 06:44
Searchers in the US state of Washington locate what they believe to be the final missing body following a deadly mudslide in March.

VIDEO: Pupils confuse Merkel with the Queen

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-23 06:39
Indian and Kenyan school pupils explain what they understand about the Commonwealth Games and tried to identify the Royal family.

Glaxo profits fall hits shares

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-23 06:35
GlaxoSmithKline shares fall 6% as the drugs company's profits are hit by a slide in sales and a bribery investigation in China.

VIDEO: Amur leopards born at zoo

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-23 06:33
A pair of Amur leopards, which are said to be the rarest big cats in the world, have been born in Leicestershire.
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