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Diana's Bake Off exit announced

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-28 15:10
Great British Bake Off contestant Diana Beard has left the show, but the BBC says her exit was due to illness, not a controversy over the latest episode.

Ebola Africa travel bans to be axed

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-28 15:05
West African health ministers meeting in Ghana follow WHO advice and lift travel restrictions on countries affected by the Ebola outbreak.

VIDEO: Millionaires search Med for migrants

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-28 15:02
A philanthropist couple have launched what they say is the world's first privately funded boat to help migrants in trouble at sea.

VIDEO: Model-making summer school

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-28 15:02
The retired professor who turned village children into engineers

New hospital food rules introduced

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-28 15:01
Hospitals in England will be expected to provide a higher standard of food under new rules being introduced by the government.

VIDEO: Bake Off's Iain: I don't hold a grudge

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-28 14:50
Great British Bake Off loser Iain Watters tells BBC Newsnight he doesn't hold a grudge against fellow contestant Diana Beard, even though she played a part in his elimination.

Obama Says U.S. Will Aid Iraqis Who Are Marooned On Mount Sinjar

NPR News - Thu, 2014-08-28 14:42

President Obama announced that he has authorized a humanitarian mission to aid religious minorities stranded on Mount Sinjar in Iraq. Airstrikes will be a component of that mission.

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