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FC Basel 1-1 FC Porto

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-18 13:16
Referee Mark Clattenburg awards a disputed penalty that gives Porto the edge in their Champions League tie against Basel.

Man arrested over Becky Godden murder

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-18 13:15
A 51-year-old man from Swindon is arrested on suspicion of the murder of Becky Godden, who was 20 when she disappeared in December 2002.

In Argentina, Marchers Mark One Month Since Prosecutor's Death

NPR News - Wed, 2015-02-18 13:15

A group of prosecutors in Argentina has called a silent protest for Wednesday to demand answers into the gunshot death of a prosecutor investigating the nation's worst terror attack.

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Terror arrest of woman with baby

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-18 13:14
A woman travelling with her one-year-old son is arrested at Heathrow Airport on suspicion of terrorism offences.

Artist, Believed Target Of Copenhagen Attack, Still In Hiding

NPR News - Wed, 2015-02-18 13:05

Audie Cornish talks to Lars Vilks, who was at a free speech forum that was attacked over the weekend. He is believed to have been a target for his controversial drawings of the prophet Mohammad.

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For Somalis In Minneapolis, Jihadi Recruiting Is A Recurring Nightmare

NPR News - Wed, 2015-02-18 12:54

U.S. officials say young Somali-Americans are leaving the Twin Cities for Syria to join the group ISIS, encouraged by an earlier wave of jihadists who had joined al-Shabab in Somalia.

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Ukrainian Soldiers Retreat After Eastern Town Falls

NPR News - Wed, 2015-02-18 12:54

The forced withdrawal of Ukrainian forces from a strategically important town in eastern Ukraine is a blow to the recent ceasefire agreement — and to President Petro Poroshenko.

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From Haiti's Earthquake To Ebola, He Had Five Busy Years At USAID

NPR News - Wed, 2015-02-18 12:54

It's the last day on the job for Rajiv Shah — who at age 36 became the youngest ever head of USAID. A key figure in the U.S. Ebola response, Shah has his critics, but he's proud of his record.

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From Jobs To Car Parts, Port Dispute Rippling Through The Economy

NPR News - Wed, 2015-02-18 12:49

A labor dispute between shipping lines and dock workers has created big cargo backups at many West Coast ports. The slowdown is touching nearly every part of the nation's consumer economy.

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FC Schalke 04 0-2 Real Madrid

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-18 12:47
Cristiano Ronaldo scores for the first time in a month as Real Madrid beat Schalke in the first leg of their last-16 tie.

Agency insider to run Secret Service

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-18 12:44
Secret Service veteran Joseph Clancy has been confirmed as the new head of the troubled agency despite calls for an outsider to lead.

Australia's great GST debate gathers steam

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-18 12:39
Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott will have to tread carefully before increasing the Goods and Services Tax (GST), says Sydney-based writer Julian Lorkin.

Australia's 'beautiful prison' in Papua New Guinea

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-18 12:31
The asylum seekers shunted from Australia to Papua New Guinea

England display embarrassing - Gooch

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-18 12:14
Ex-England star Graham Gooch says Eoin Morgan's side were "embarrassing" in their World Cup defeat by Australia on Saturday.

Now This Is An Example Of Truly Educational Radio

NPR News - Wed, 2015-02-18 12:13

In Sierra Leone, schools have been closed since July to keep Ebola from spreading. So the government began a new way of teaching — on the radio.

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Pain Really Is All In Your Head. Emotion Controls Intensity

NPR News - Wed, 2015-02-18 12:03

Humiliation, fear and unpredictability all turn up the volume on pain, research shows. And meditation can turn down pain's intensity, according to scientists who are starting figure out why.

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What Would Jeb Do On Iraq? He Won't Say

NPR News - Wed, 2015-02-18 12:02

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush says he loves his father and older brother, but would be his "own man" in matters of foreign policy.

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After a Racial Attack, A South Philly School Tries to Heal

NPR News - Wed, 2015-02-18 12:00

In 2009, several Asian students were beat up at their high school. Students and teachers said it was a racially motivated attack. Six years later, here's what the school has done change things.

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Hospital To Nurses: Your Injuries Are Not Our Problem

NPR News - Wed, 2015-02-18 11:51

When Terry Cawthorn severely injured her back on the job, Mission Hospital refused to pay workers' compensation and fired her — an attitude toward nurses that NPR found in hospitals across the U.S.

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Heaps Of Oranges Could Rot As West Coast Dock Dispute Drags On

NPR News - Wed, 2015-02-18 11:47

Millions of pounds of citrus fruit are stranded and at risk of spoiling in warehouses and boats at major ports in California. It's the result of a dockworker labor dispute that's jammed operations.

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