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U.S. And Turkey Discuss Strengthening Syrian Opposition

NPR News - Sun, 2014-11-23 03:14

Vice President Biden wraps up his trip to Turkey, where he held talks on strengthening the fight against ISIS. The U.S. and Turkey disagree on how to deal with the threat of the so-called Islamic State.

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Iran Talks Intensify On Day Before Deadline

NPR News - Sun, 2014-11-23 03:14

The deal that lifted some economic sanctions in return for inspections of Iran's nuclear program expires Monday. Intense negotiations are underway this weekend to reach a more permanent agreement.

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Women Sweat The Test To Show Marines They're Combat-Ready

NPR News - Sun, 2014-11-23 03:14

The Marine Corps is running a test to see if women can serve in ground combat. "A lot of people think that we can't do it," says one Marine who's trying to make the cut. "I don't think the same."

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Why People Take Risks To Help Others: Altruism's Roots In The Brain

NPR News - Sun, 2014-11-23 03:14

In the face of natural disasters and disease, there are always people who step forward to help. Their brains may tell why. This story originally aired on Sept. 22 on Morning Edition.

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Tunisian Election Complete's Its Transition To Democracy

NPR News - Sun, 2014-11-23 03:14

In 2011, thousands of Tunisians called for an end to dictatorship. Now the country will hold its first democratic presidential election. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to journalist Naveena Kottoor.

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Marion Barry, D.C. Former Mayor, Dies At 78

NPR News - Sun, 2014-11-23 03:14

Washington, D.C.'s most infamous politician, Marion Barry, has died. The four-term mayor was re-elected after going to jail for crack cocaine possession and was still serving as a D.C. councilman.

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Immigrants Scramble To Figure Their Status Under Obama"s Plan

NPR News - Sun, 2014-11-23 03:14

After President Obama announced his immigration plan, communities across the country began making preparations for immigrants who are here illegally to apply for work permits.

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Ferguson Activist: It's A Wicked Air Looming

NPR News - Sun, 2014-11-23 03:14

As Ferguson, Mo., braces for the grand jury decision on whether police officer Darren Wilson should face charges, NPR's Rachel Martin talks with Rasheen Aldridge, a community activist.

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Messi's La Liga goal record in numbers

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-23 03:14
BBC Sport takes an in-depth look at Lionel Messi's La Liga scoring record, breaking it down season by season.

'Up to five' terror plots stopped

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-23 03:12
Police have prevented four or five terror attacks this year, compared to an average of one plot each year previously, the Met commissioner says.

A Bus Isn't The Only Thing That Can Be Powered By Poop

NPR News - Sun, 2014-11-23 03:03

Human waste can help things grow and even cook your dinner. It might sound gross, but don't worry, the odor has been removed. Plus: It's good for the environment!

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Anesthesia Miracle: No Power, No Oxygen Tanks, No Problem

NPR News - Sun, 2014-11-23 03:03

Frustrated by anesthesia machines that conked out when the power faltered, Dr. Paul Fenton came up with a solution: The Universal Anesthesia Machine.

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UK 'unlikely to meet' migration target

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-23 02:42
EU migration has blown the government "off course" on meeting its target of cutting net migration to below 100,000, the home secretary says.

India tea workers kill boss over pay

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-23 02:27
Workers at a tea plantation in eastern India beat and stab the owner to death in a row over pay arrears.

VIDEO: 'Unlikely we will meet immigration target'

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-23 02:24
Home Secretary Theresa May has said it is unlikely the government will bring net migration down to the tens of thousands by the end of the Parliament.

VIDEO: Iraq village caught between two sides

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-23 02:22
The war in Iraq is pitting neighbour against neighbour, and for those who do not want to choose sides life can be even more dangerous.

19,000 new homes plan consultation

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-23 02:20
Residents in Swansea are to be given their say on plans for more than 19,000 new homes across the city.

Palestinian man shot dead in Gaza

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-23 02:09
A Palestinian man in Gaza is shot and killed by Israeli troops, local health officials say, the first such death since a 50-day summer conflict.

Gordon Brown 'to stand down' as MP

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-23 02:05
Former Prime Minister Gordon Brown is to announce "within days" that he will stand down as an MP at the next election, reports suggest.

Petrol bomb thrown at police station

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-23 01:57
A petrol bomb is thrown over the perimeter wall of the police station in Warrenpoint, County Down.

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