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Assad: Quitting not up for debate

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-19 10:32
Syria's President Assad is quoted as saying he has no intention of quitting, and the issue is not up for discussion at peace talks in Switzerland.

Four in hospital after M4 crash

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-19 09:58
Four people are taken to hospital after a car crashed on the M4 near Swansea.

New York's Medical Marijuana Experiment Begins With Caution

NPR News - Sun, 2014-01-19 09:50

New York's program would be the most restrictive in the country and would be limited to 20 hospitals. Critics wonder how Gov. Andrew Cuomo plans to get the marijuana and why hospitals — which must abide by federal law — would want to participate.

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VIDEO: Fire ravages Norwegian village

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-19 09:48
Residents of a heritage village in southern Norway have been evacuated after a raging fire broke out, threatening its unique wooden buildings.

British man murdered in St Lucia

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-19 09:41
A British man has been murdered on the Caribbean island of St Lucia in an attack that left his wife injured, police confirm.

VIDEO: Clashes in Kiev after protest ban

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-19 09:41
There have been clashes between Ukrainian riot police and demonstrators at a rally in the capital Kiev.

£100,000 painting stolen in scam

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-19 09:14
A £100,000 painting, items of jewellery and bank cards are stolen from the home of a elderly woman in London after she is tricked in a telephone banking scam.

Berlusconi makes political comeback

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-19 09:09
Italy's controversial ex-PM Silvio Berlusconi returns to the centre of the political stage, striking a reform deal with a centre-left rival.

Christie wins Euro short-track title

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-19 08:56
Britain's Elise Christie strengthens her credentials for a short-track medal at Sochi 2014 by retaining her European 1,000m title.

At Least 10 Arrested In Calif. During Officer Acquittals Protest

NPR News - Sun, 2014-01-19 08:51

Officers dispersed the protest over the death of Kelly Thomas, after a TV videographer was attacked.

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Girl raped by five men on walk home

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-19 08:50
Police in Essex start a rape investigation after a teenage girl reports being attacked at the age of 13 by five men nearly three years ago.

State school fee call for better-off

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-19 08:43
Parents who earn a combined income of more than £80,000 should have to pay if their children go to the most popular state schools, the headmaster of a private school says.

South Texas: The New Hot Spot For Illegal Crossing

NPR News - Sun, 2014-01-19 08:43

For the third consecutive year, one section of the U.S.-Mexico border had a higher rate of illegal crossing than any other — the Rio Grande Valley. It's the closest crossing for Central Americans fleeing violence at home, but for them, the U.S. crossing is just the last, deadly portion of the trip.

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VIDEO: 'Hunger for vengeance' in Bangui

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-19 08:34
Thomas Fessy reports from Bangui, where mob rule on the streets has already left two men dead.

Fire chars wooden village in Norway

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-19 08:05
A night-time blaze consumes at least 30 buildings in a heritage village in southern Norway, famous for its unique wooden buildings.

Swansea City 1-3 Tottenham Hotspur

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-19 07:57
Emmanuel Adebayor is on target twice as Tottenham brush aside Swansea to record their fifth win in six league matches.

'Foreign spies' behind Kabul attack

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-19 07:56
Afghanistan's National Security Council has accused "foreign intelligence services" of being behind Friday's deadly attack on a Kabul restaurant.

Egypt's Morsi to face fourth trial

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-19 07:45
The ousted president of Egypt, Mohammed Morsi, is to face a fourth trial, this time on charges of insulting the judiciary.

Syria Denies Reports Of President Assad's Defiant Comments

NPR News - Sun, 2014-01-19 07:40

Quotes attributed to Bashar Assad, saying he would not step down, are inaccurate, Syria said. Such a comment, observers said, would be stumbling block in peace negotiations.

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Former NBA Star Dennis Rodman Checks Into Alcohol Rehab

NPR News - Sun, 2014-01-19 07:19

Rodman is just back from a controversial trip to North Korea. He was slammed for caustic comments he made about an American being detained in the country.

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