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A secret history of child abuse

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 17:38
The time when child abuse victims were accused of corrupting adults

In Texas, Obama Sets Stage To Answer 'Do-Nothing' Congress

NPR News - Thu, 2014-07-10 17:17

President Obama knows he's unlikely to get support from Texas' predominantly Republican congressional delegation, but being rebuffed will make it easier for him to shift blame to the GOP.

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Mississippi Child Thought Cured Of HIV Shows Signs Of Infection

NPR News - Thu, 2014-07-10 16:40

Scientists hoped the baby's apparent cure would lead to similar treatments in infants worldwide. But with the child still HIV-positive, some question the ethics of a large study in other children.

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US man sentenced for China espionage

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 15:59
A US man convicted of selling trade secrets to a Chinese state-owned company is sentenced to 15 years in prison.

Study: Statehouse Press Corps In Decline

NPR News - Thu, 2014-07-10 15:40

A Pew report found that the number of full-time newspaper reporters covering state politics fell dramatically in the past decade, raising questions about their ability to closely monitor politicians.

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VIDEO: Footage shows smoke from Glasgow fire

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 15:33
Firefighters have been called to a large fire to the west of Glasgow, which is thought to have broken out at about 21:30.

Quiz of the week's news

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 15:30
The Magazine's weekly quiz of the news, 7 days 7 questions.

Paying for the air you breathe in Venezuela

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 15:17
Paying for the air you breathe in Venezuela

VIDEO: Is Generation Y more right-wing?

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 15:13
A report by Ipsos Mori and Demos suggests that 18 to 30-year-olds today are in many ways to the political right of their parents and grandparents.

Linklater's epic journey into Boyhood

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 15:11
Richard Linklater captures the pain and joy of growing up

When do footballers reach their peak?

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 15:08
A footballer's perfect age - as shown by World Cup stats

Headaches & heartache at Glasgow Diamond League

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 15:07
Farah is absent but Rudisha's return and Britain's sprint dilemma means plenty to look forward to in Glasgow, says Steve Cram.

Snubs And Successes: 6 Lessons Learned From This Year's Emmy Nominations

NPR News - Thu, 2014-07-10 15:03

HBO's Game of Thrones emerged as the most-nominated series with 19 nods for the Primetime Emmy Awards, but new series such as FX's Fargo and HBO's True Detective scored, too.

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The Indian workers punished with an axe

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 15:01
The Indian workers mutilated for refusing to be slaves

Is Brazil 2014 the best ever World Cup?

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 15:00
Is Brazil 2014 the best ever World Cup?

Ivory Coast stallholders turn to digital marketplace

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 15:00
Ivory Coast stallholders go digital but need more tech to flourish

Is this Italy's Mark Zuckerberg?

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 15:00
Can Matteo Achilli follow in Facebook's footsteps?

'Captain Pizza' Saves The Day, But Doesn't Save Himself A Slice

NPR News - Thu, 2014-07-10 14:48

A pilot found himself hungry during a midflight delay. But instead of just buying a pizza for himself, he bought 50 pizzas for the entire Frontier Airlines plane.

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Tearful Neymar: I was almost paralysed

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 14:46
Brazil star Neymar breaks down in tears and claims the challenge that ended his World Cup came close to paralysing him.

VIDEO: Greenaway on sex, art and death

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 14:40
British filmmaker Peter Greenaway discusses his latest work, Golztius and the Pelican Company, which explores sex eroticism and religious hypocrisy through the prism of six bible stories.
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