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VIDEO: Litter bug mountaineers 'must recycle'

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-27 15:01
Over the decades tonnes of disposed tents, spent oxygen cylinders and bottles have been left behind on Mount Everest by people trying to scale it. Now authorities are urging them to bring the waste back down with them to recycle it.

VIDEO: Controversy over new Lennon film

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-27 15:01
A new film that looks at the events that unfolded the night Beatles star John Lennon was shot, is causing controversy amongst critics and fans.

VIDEO: I couldn't say no to Pulp

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-27 15:01
Pulp's keyboardist had arthritis at 16 but can't say no to playing

Backlash against polish to detect 'rape drug'

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-27 15:00
Backlash against drug-testing nail polish

Brazil pursues Amazon 'destroyers'

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-27 14:52
Brazilian police say they have dismantled a criminal organisation they believe was the "biggest destroyer" of the Amazon rainforest.

Cops crew member killed by US police

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-27 14:42
A crew member on the US police reality TV show Cops is shot and killed when Nebraska police open fire on a robbery suspect.

Woman killed in Carrickfergus crash

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-27 14:35
A woman in her 50s has died in a car crash in Carrickfergus, County Antrim.

Former Iowa Lawmaker Admits To Getting Payoff Before 2012 Caucuses

NPR News - Wed, 2014-08-27 14:34

Kent Sorenson pleaded guilty in federal court to taking under-the-table payments when he switched sides between GOP presidential candidates. The former state senator previously denied the rumors.

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