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Tornados and crews return to UK base

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-16 01:57
Tornado jets and their crews return to Norfolk after service over the skies of Afghanistan, ending a deployment that began in 2009.

In A Back-And-Forth Battle, An Iraqi Town Splits On Ethnic Lines

NPR News - Sun, 2014-11-16 01:45

When the Islamic State seized the town of Zumar, the Kurds fled. Now Kurdish fighters have taken control, and it's the Arabs who have been driven out. Is this the future of Iraq?

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In A Back-And-Forth Battle, An Iraqi Town Splits On Ethnic Lines

NPR News - Sun, 2014-11-16 01:45

When the Islamic State seized the town of Zumar, the Kurds fled. Now Kurdish fighters have taken control, and it's the Arabs who have been driven out. Is this the future of Iraq?

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Marvel's 'Black Panther' Isn't Just Another Black Superhero

NPR News - Sun, 2014-11-16 01:44

The recently announced feature, scheduled for November 2017, may be the first Afrofuturist film with a shot of blockbuster success.

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Yes, The Weather Is Polar. No, It's Not The Vortex

NPR News - Sun, 2014-11-16 01:42

Meteorologists are annoyed by the hype around the phrase "polar vortex." This week's frigid snap, they say, was just a regular old cold front.

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'Twinkle' Sparks Fireworks As Fiddler Guts Violin Method

NPR News - Sun, 2014-11-16 01:41

Fiddler Mark O'Connor claims Shinichi Suzuki, creator of the popular Suzuki Method of violin instruction, was a fraud. O'Connor has created his own teaching system.

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Woman killed in collision with car

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-16 01:36
A woman pedestrian is hit and killed by a car in Gravesend, north Kent.

ISIS Claims Beheading Of American Aid Worker

NPR News - Sun, 2014-11-16 01:18

The so-called Islamic State released a new video Sunday purporting to show the beheading of hostage Peter Kassig, who was kidnapped in Syria last year.

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US hostage Kassig 'killed by IS'

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-16 00:58
A video released onto the internet claims to show that Islamic State militants have killed the captured US aid worker Abdul-Rahman Kassig.

Road closed following serious crash

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-16 00:50
The A82 in West Dunbartonshire is closed in both directions following a serious crash in the early hours.

Cameron backing for EU-US trade deal

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-16 00:39
David Cameron pledges to put "rocket boosters" behind plans for an EU-US free trade deal, following a meeting with fellow leaders at the G20 summit.

'England got away with lifelessness'

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-16 00:38
'How concerning was England's performance?' BBC Sport's Phil McNulty answers your questions after the win over Slovenia.

Motorcyclist critical after crash

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-16 00:36
A motorcyclist has died and another motorcyclist is in a critical condition in hospital following two separate crashes in Counties Antrim and Fermanagh.

VIDEO: 'New format' for Songs of Praise

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-16 00:35
Songs of Praise alters its traditional format to feature a broad range of Christian denominations.

VIDEO: Prison violence 'unacceptable'

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-16 00:28
More prisoners will "stay in prison for longer" if they assault staff, according to prisons minister Andrew Selous.

VIDEO: Abbott: 'Governments can deliver'

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-16 00:22
Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott says "governments can do better and that there can be higher growth and more jobs" as he closed the G20 summit held in Brisbane.

VIDEO: Patients 'struggling to see GPs'

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-16 00:13
Patients in England are struggling to book GP appointments, according to a report by the Care Quality Commission.

Injection 'problem in breastfeeding'

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-16 00:11
New mothers given a drug injection after their baby is born are more prone to problems with breastfeeding, a study indicates.

Funeral for boy, 8, killed in crash

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-16 00:11
The funeral of an eight-year-old boy who died after his family was knocked down by a car on their way to school, is to take place later.

BBC apologises for Strictly swear

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-16 00:06
The BBC apologises after Strictly Come Dancing judge Len Goodman swore during Saturday's live show.

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