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VIDEO: Why is #oomf so popular online?

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-02 16:28
Why is this acronym so popular online?

VIDEO: Meet the Somali masters of ice

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-02 16:27
Meet the African team taking on a surprising winter sport

What will be the big story of 2014?

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-02 16:26
BBC experts on the stories of 2014

How imaginary chess kept one man sane

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-02 16:24
Chess kept Russian human rights activist Natan Sharansky sane throughout his imprisonment by the Soviets, writes David Edmonds.

How fasting changed my body for the better

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-02 16:23
How fasting changed my body for the better

VIDEO: Syrian band sings on Damascus streets

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-02 16:22
A group of Syrian musicians is becoming hugely popular by giving impromptu performances in the busiest streets of Damascus, singing traditional Arabic songs.

House price predictions for 2014

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-02 16:15
Experts' predictions for house prices in 2014

Developing world obesity quadruples

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-02 16:04
The number of overweight and obese adults in the developing world has quadrupled to almost one billion since 1980, a UK think tank says.

'Exceptional weather' to hit UK

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-02 16:00
A period of "exceptional weather" is set to hit the UK, the environment secretary says, as severe flood warnings are issued for south-west England, Gloucestershire and Wales.

VIDEO: Bibles seized over 'Allah' row

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-02 15:55
More than 300 Bibles from the Bible Society have been seized by Islamic authorities in Malaysia because they use the word Allah to refer to God.

Tonight's Meteor Shower: Live, From Space, It's The Quadrantids

NPR News - Thu, 2014-01-02 15:51

If you haven't heard of the Quadrantids, don't worry. Even NASA calls them "a little-known meteor shower named after an extinct constellation." But in the Northern Hemisphere, they can be well worth watching.

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VIDEO: Could pigs produce human organs?

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-02 15:50
A few years from now, will it be possible to grow spare human organs inside pigs?

Arrest Made In Murder Of California Priest

NPR News - Thu, 2014-01-02 15:37

The say the body of the Rev. Eric Freed, found in the rectory of St. Bernard Church in Eureka on New Year's Day, showed signs of a struggle.

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For The Unemployed, Ideas To Help Bridge The Gap To Work

NPR News - Thu, 2014-01-02 15:13

More than 1 million people lost their unemployment benefits as 2014 began. Whether or not those benefits get extended, economists say there are ways to change the program that will make it work better. One suggestion is work sharing, which has helped reduce Germany's unemployment.

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Iraq forces fight militants in Anbar

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-02 15:02
Heavy clashes are reported between security forces and Sunni militants in the Iraqi cities of Fallujah and Ramadi.

A Sharp Rise In Earthquakes Puts Oklahomans On Edge

NPR News - Thu, 2014-01-02 15:01

For the past three decades, the state averaged about 50 quakes a year. Last year, there were almost 3,000. Some geologists say the state's oil and gas industry might be to blame for the increase.

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Partisan Evolution Gap? Politically Insignificant, GOP Says

NPR News - Thu, 2014-01-02 14:55

A new Pew survey showing that belief in evolution has dropped among Republicans is fueling critics who argue the GOP is anti-science. But Republican strategists say it's not an issue that will matter at the polls.

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Solskjaer: 'Mild, gentle, tough and ambitious'

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-02 14:48
New Cardiff boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is as "mild" and "gentle" as he looks, say those who know him - but tough, adaptable and ambitious too

VIDEO: South Sudan: Refugee conditions worsen

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-02 14:47
Fighting is continuing in South Sudan as the two sides prepare to begin peace talks, but aid agencies are warning that supplies are urgently needed for those who have been forced to flee their homes.

Village suffers further flooding

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-02 14:42
Further rainfall brings more flooding to an area of Kent which was severely affected by floods over Christmas.

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