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YouTube streamlines comments system

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-14 00:10
YouTube unveils a new feature that lets users see, respond to and moderate comments all in one place.

Egypt Holds Key Vote On Country's New Charter

NPR News - Mon, 2014-01-13 23:20

Egyptians start voting Tuesday on a draft for their country's next constitution. It's a vision for the nation's future and a milestone in a military-backed roadmap put in place after Mohammed Morsi was overthrown in a coup last July.

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Officers Acquitted In California Homeless Death

NPR News - Mon, 2014-01-13 23:14

Two former Fullerton police officers who were videotaped in a violent struggle with a homeless man during an arrest were acquitted Monday of killing him. The arrest was captured on a 33-minute surveillance video that was key evidence at the trial.

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Farmers expecting cut in payments

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-13 23:03
Farmers expect tough times ahead as they find out how much money they will receive over the next few years to help them produce food.

China jails doctor for baby theft

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-13 22:52
A Chinese obstetrician is given a suspended death sentence for stealing newborn babies and selling them to child traffickers.

VIDEO: Horsemeat scandal's lingering legacy

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-13 22:49
A year after the horsemeat scandal first hit the headlines, there are still concerns about the safety of some food in the UK.

Golf's elite threatened by the new generation

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-13 22:43
A new generation of young players is ready to challenge those at the top of the sport in 2014, says golf correspondent Iain Carter

NI leaders meet after Haass vote

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-13 22:18
The leaders of Stormont's five main parties are due to meet to discuss the way ahead following the lack of agreement over the Haass proposals.

Federer & Azarenka into second round

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-13 22:17
Sixth seed Roger Federer and defending women's champion Victoria Azarenka reach round two at the Australian Open.

DNA found in 1930 murder mystery

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-13 22:06
DNA sample could identify 1930s victim

Hayley Cropper and Hollande in headlines

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-13 21:55
Some papers focus on Hayley Cropper's exit from Coronation Street, while others examine claims about French President Francois Hollande's private life.

Arrests over China 'gambling' blast

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-13 21:39
Chinese police arrest eight people over an explosion at a village in Guizhou province that killed at least 15 people, state media report.

Council considers inviting donations

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-13 21:09
Oxfordshire County Council is considering setting up a web page for people to donate money to the authority.

Ex-Rabobank staff charged over Libor

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-13 20:31
Three former Rabobank traders are charged in the US for allegedly conspiring to manipulate the yen Libor rate since 2006.

Call to promote town's food tourism

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-13 20:04
Fish producers in Grimsby claim the town could earn millions of pounds by becoming a destination for food tourism.

Blogger's search for Good Samaritan

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-13 19:47
A video-blogger who was stopped by a stranger from jumping into a river six years ago launches a campaign to find the man who saved his life.

Moshi Monsters under fire for 'disfigured' baddies

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-13 19:21
Are Moshi baddies insulting to facially disfigured?

Campbell urges 'hard-hitting' Labour

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-13 18:40
Ed Miliband is unlikely to win an outright majority in 2015 and Labour needs at least four hard-hitting policies to win over voters, Alastair Campbell says.

VIDEO: First lady's dress 'makes history'

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-13 18:15
The Smithsonian Museum in Washington has decided to put Michelle Obama's second inaugural gown on display.

Military 'vulnerable' to staff gaps

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-13 17:56
Shortages of specialist personnel in the Army and Royal Navy are leaving the UK military "vulnerable" and must be addressed, MPs warn.

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