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Nottingham Forest 1-3 Birmingham City

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-28 05:30
Striker Clayton Donaldson scores twice as revitalised Birmingham City beat Nottingham Forest 3-1 at the City Ground.

Jazz star Buddy DeFranco dies at 91

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-28 05:30
Renowned jazz clarinettist Buddy DeFranco, who worked with singers Frank Sinatra and Billie Holiday and many other famous musicians, dies aged 91.

Tennessee's Medicaid Deal Dodges A Partisan Fight

NPR News - Sun, 2014-12-28 05:29

An agreement between the Tennessee Hospital Association and Republican Gov. Bill Haslam expands Medicaid without tax dollars, an agreement that could be a blueprint for other states.

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Tottenham Hotspur 0-0 Manchester United

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-28 05:21
Manchester United's pursuit of Chelsea and Manchester City suffers a blow as they are left frustrated by Tottenham.

Fleeing To Dismal Swamp, Slaves And Outcasts Found Freedom

NPR News - Sun, 2014-12-28 05:18

Most Americans know about the Underground Railroad, which allowed Southern slaves to escape to the North. But some slaves stayed in the South, hidden in a place where they could resist enslavement.

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VIDEO: Doctor urges crackdown on A&E drunks

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-28 05:02
Dr Clifford Mann, president of the College of Emergency Medicine, says police should crack down on binge drinking to stop hospital staff being distracted by disorderly drunks

Kohli hits out at Australia sledging

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-28 04:50
India's Virat Kohli says Australia's players called him a "spoilt brat" and that he had "no reason to respect" Mitchell Johnson.

Man charged over 'brutal' burglary

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-28 04:49
A man is charged with a string of offences after a robbery in which an elderly couple were left with serious injuries at their home in Scunthorpe.

Hundreds Being Evacuated From Burning Ferry In Adriatic Sea

NPR News - Sun, 2014-12-28 04:44

The Norman Atlantic, with about 500 passengers and crew aboard, was en route from the Greek port of Patras to Ancona, Itlay.

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Man arrested after woman assaulted

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-28 04:26
A man is in custody on suspicion of assaulting a woman after police were called to an incident at a home in the St Mellons area of Cardiff.

Child in hospital after gas blast

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-28 04:08
A woman and a child are taken to hospital after a cooker caused a gas explosion at a house in Carmarthenshire.

Nato marks Afghan mission change

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-28 03:55
Nato formally ends its 13-year combat mission in Afghanistan at a ceremony marking the beginning of a new phase of support for Afghan troops.

Man charged over serious sex assault

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-28 03:44
A 22-year-old man is charged following a serious sexual assault on a woman in Edinburgh on Friday night.

Albright On The U.N.: 'If It Didn't Exist, We Would Invent It'

NPR News - Sun, 2014-12-28 03:37

NPR's Rachel Martin talks to former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright about some of the challenges facing the United Nations in a difficult 70th year.

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To Deal With Hostile Congress, Obama Can Look To History

NPR News - Sun, 2014-12-28 03:37

President Obama will face opposition in 2015 in both the House and Senate. NPR's Linda Wertheimer talks to historian Michael Beschloss about how Obama will or will not work with the 114th Congress.

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AirAsia Flight Goes Missing With 162 Aboard

NPR News - Sun, 2014-12-28 03:37

An AirAsia plane disappeared over the Java Sea. The plane took off from Indonesia's second-largest city and was headed to Singapore.

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Argentinian Orangutan May Be Free To Enjoy Some Privacy

NPR News - Sun, 2014-12-28 03:37

NPR's Linda Wertheimer takes a moment to note that Sandra, a shy Orangutan in Argentina, has been granted some legal rights that will allow her some freedom.

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German Protesters Express Their 'Defensive Nationalism'

NPR News - Sun, 2014-12-28 03:37

More than 17,000 protesters have marched in Dresden, Germany, protesting what they call the Islamification of Europe. Linda Wertheimer talks to Josef Joffe, editor of the German weekly Die Zeit.

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How To Pitch A Hamburgers In A War Zone

NPR News - Sun, 2014-12-28 03:37

Even as Ukraine remains in a military and financial crisis after the upheavals of 2014, Ukrainian business owners are trying to drum up interest from Western investors.

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Economist: This Recovery Is Broad-Based And Stable

NPR News - Sun, 2014-12-28 03:37

As 2014 comes to a close, the economy is looking up. NPR's Linda Wertheimer talks to Mark Zandi of Moody's Analytics about the economic picture for 2015, and why he's feeling optimistic.

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