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Pandora Hopes To Lure Musicians Backstage With Analytics

NPR News - Sun, 2014-10-26 10:45

The music streaming company is making a play for artists' goodwill, announcing a new service that gives musicians access to data on who is listening to their music, when and where.

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Murray wins dramatic Valencia final

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-26 10:39
Andy Murray saves five match points to beat Tommy Robredo in Valencia and close in on a place at the ATP World Tour Finals.

Manchester United 1-1 Chelsea

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-26 10:36
Robin van Persie's stoppage-time strike earns Manchester United a point in a pulsating encounter with Chelsea.

Jihadi's brother faces terror charge

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-26 10:22
The brother of a Portsmouth man killed while fighting for Islamic State in Syria is charged with preparing terrorist acts.

UK ends Afghan combat operations

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-26 10:18
The last UK base and a key US base in Afghanistan are handed over to Afghan security forces, ending British combat operations in the country.

VIDEO: Baby P, the social worker and the media

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-26 09:57
The social worker in the case of Baby P, whose death in 2007 sparked a huge public outcry about how the authorities protect vulnerable children, has said she feels vilified by the media.

Christie Defends Quarantine And Jabs At CDC Over Ebola

NPR News - Sun, 2014-10-26 09:31

Dr. Anthony Fauci, leader of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, disagrees, says the quarantine could hamper efforts to combat the deadly outbreak in West Africa.

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Scots Labour agree leader timetable

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-26 08:58
Scottish Labour will have a new leader in place by 13 December, its interim chief has said.

Lifted On Giant Inner Tubes, An Old Tree Moves In Michigan

NPR News - Sun, 2014-10-26 08:29

A 250-year-old oak tree once stood in the way of the University of Michigan's new business school — until they moved it this weekend. It wasn't easy, though, and definitely not cheap.

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Nurse Criticizes Quarantine After Negative Ebola Test, Hires Lawyer

NPR News - Sun, 2014-10-26 07:57

Kaci Hickox says she doesn't have a fever; a preliminary blood test came back negative for Ebola. She reportedly hired a civil rights attorney to work for her release Sunday.

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Two released over fatal shooting

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-26 07:47
Two people have been released by police, one man remains under arrest, after a 28-year-old man was shot dead in west Belfast.

VIDEO: Conchita Wurst: 'I ignore the trolls'

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-26 07:01
Austrian Eurovision winner Conchita Wurst talks to comedian Kate Smurthwaite about dealing with Twitter trolls, cross-dressing and why she doesn't want to be seen as a role model.

Man charged with attempted murder

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-26 06:51
A 49-year-old man is charged with attempted murder after a man was stabbed in County Down.

Lebanon army steps up Tripoli battle

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-26 06:41
The Lebanese army forces a retreat by Sunni militants linked to Islamic State and al-Qaeda, on a third day of fighting in the second city Tripoli.

Brazil Picks New President In A Tight Race Of Stark Contrasts

NPR News - Sun, 2014-10-26 06:19

The race has come down to competing visions for the future of Latin America's largest economy, put forth by leftist incumbent Dilma Rousseff and center-right challenger Aecio Neves.

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An Unlikely Friday Night Pizza Café Has A Big Heart

NPR News - Sun, 2014-10-26 06:08

One night a week, Erin and Robert Lockridge serve homemade pizza out of an empty corner café in Cincinnati, and diners pay what they can. The couple sees their work as God's mission in the community.

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Nicaragua Follows Its Own Path In Dealing With Drug Traffickers

NPR News - Sun, 2014-10-26 06:00

Unlike its Central American neighbors, Nicaragua hasn't waged a head-on military battle with the cartels. The country suffers less violence, but critics says it effectively tolerates trafficking.

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'Nothing to hide' over Welsh NHS

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-26 04:56
The Welsh NHS has "nothing to hide" about its performance, the health minister says, as the political row over Welsh Labour's record continues.

EU budget anger - UK is not alone

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-26 04:02
UK not alone in concern about new EU payments

VIDEO: Molten lava creeps up on Hawaii homes

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-26 03:19
Flowing lava from the Kilauea volcano in Hawaii could soon force dozens of residents in Pahoa to flee their homes.

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