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VIDEO: Reporter sings Happy Birthday to Merkel

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-16 19:04
A German reporter has given the country's Chancellor an unusual birthday present at a news conference in Brussels.

Actress who posted ricin jailed

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-16 19:01
An actress who posted ricin-laced letters to Barack Obama and the New York mayor is jailed for 18 years, the maximum possible sentence.

Gunmen Temporarily Shut Down Kabul Airport

NPR News - Wed, 2014-07-16 19:00

Kabul Police Chief Mohammed Zahir Zahir later said four of the attackers were killed and that the attack was halted without any civilian or police casualties.

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VIDEO: Kunming attack: Victims on all sides

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-16 18:59
China is in the midst of a major security crackdown after a series of terror attacks it blames on Muslims from the Uighur ethnic minority.

'Biological pacemaker' tested in lab

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-16 18:49
Grow-your-own pacemakers are a step closer to reality, after pioneering experiments in pigs.

Apes deserve Oscars, director argues

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-16 18:29
Planet of the Apes director argues for awards consideration

The assisted dying debate

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-16 18:25
What disabled people think of assisted dying

VIDEO: Is this the world's oldest cat?

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-16 17:55
A Lincolnshire couple are vying to be the owners of the world's oldest cat.

Honduras calls for anti-drugs plan

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-16 17:47
Honduras President Juan Hernandez calls for an anti-drugs plan in Central America as part of a strategy to stop illegal child migration to the US.

VIDEO: 'Hippie crack' inspires exhibition

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-16 17:29
Gilbert and George turn to a funny source of inspiration for their latest exhibition: nitrous oxide, or laughing gas.

Iraqi Shia support troops with 'meals-on-wheels'

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-16 16:49
Iraqi Shia support troops and militiamen with 'meals-on-wheels'

In pictures: Ethiopia's Circus Debre Berhan

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-16 16:46
How an Ethiopia circus troupe hit the big time

US and EU boost sanctions on Russia

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-16 16:39
The US and EU bolster sanctions against Russia over its actions in Ukraine, prompting an angry reaction from Vladimir Putin.

The rise of Hitler hashtags

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-16 16:27
Who is using them - and why?

California death penalty 'illegal'

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-16 16:26
A federal judge in California rules the death penalty is "dysfunctional" and violates the constitutional ban on cruel and unusual punishment.

India's growing breast milk banking network

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-16 16:18
India's growing breast-milk banking network

Pushing frontiers of deep sea exploration

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-16 16:14
Pushing back the frontiers of undersea exploration

VIDEO: Lamb changes view on assisted dying

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-16 16:06
Minister for Care and Support Norman Lamb changes his position on assisted dying, saying there would be "very clear safeguards".

Obama Unrolls New Sanctions Against Russia

NPR News - Wed, 2014-07-16 16:02

President Obama delivered a whirlwind news conference Wednesday, discussing a series of foreign policy issues from Afghanistan to Ukraine. Obama also announced a new round of sanctions against Russian banks, energy companies and individuals for what he sees as interference in Ukrainian affairs.

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Cycling legend, 83, knocked off bike

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-16 15:42
83-year-old cycling legend Brian Robinson - the first Briton to finish the Tour de France - is taken to hospital after being knocked off his bike near his home in West Yorkshire.
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