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Team Scotland games outfits unveiled

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-06 07:08
The Team Scotland kit and parade uniform for the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games opening ceremony are unveiled.

Separate Attacks In Uganda, Kenya Leave Dozens Dead

NPR News - Sun, 2014-07-06 06:21

The extremist group al-Shabab has claimed responsibility for killing 13 people in a village on the coast of Kenya. In Uganda, 17 died in attacks on police stations.

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Scores killed in Uganda attacks

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-06 06:05
The Ugandan army says 41 gunmen and 17 police and civilians were killed when militants attacked police stations and military barracks.

Government 'not budging' on pay

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-06 05:57
The government is "not budging" on its changes to pay and pensions for public sector workers, Cabinet Office Minister Francis Maude says.

Sloviansk: Turning point for Ukraine?

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-06 05:54
Is Sloviansk victory a turning point in Ukraine conflict?

VIDEO: Teenager 'beaten while unconscious'

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-06 05:50
Israeli police repeatedly kicked a Palestinian-American teenager even after knocking him unconscious, says the boy's aunt.

Saints' Lovren keen on Liverpool move

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-06 05:14
Southampton defender Dejan Lovren says his head is "already at Liverpool" after interest from the Merseyside club.

Report: Most NSA-Intercepted Data From 'Ordinary Internet Users'

NPR News - Sun, 2014-07-06 05:04

Nine out of 10 communications snagged by the National Security Agency were not from legally targeted foreigners, The Washington Post says.

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VIDEO: 'Yorkshire bonjour' for Tour de France

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-06 04:55
The second stage of the Tour de France has got under way in York, with thousands of people lining the streets to catch a glimpse of the riders.

Language campaigners 'too negative'

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-06 04:48
Welsh language campaigners are too negative, claims Plaid Cymru AM Lord Dafydd Elis Thomas.

Trump wins Australian Open final

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-06 04:44
England's Judd Trump beats home favourite Neil Robertson 9-5 in the final of the Australian Goldfields Open in Bendigo.

Call for lower North Sea tax regime

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-06 04:29
The North Sea needs a new tax and regulation regime, according to a report for the Scottish government by oil and gas experts.

'Gaps' in mental care for new mums

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-06 04:29
There are "huge gaps" in support and care for the mental health of new mothers by the NHS in England, a parenting charity says.

Israel Arrests 6 Jewish Youths In Teen's Death

NPR News - Sun, 2014-07-06 04:17

The killing of Mohammed Abu Khdeir is thought to have been out of revenge. Meanwhile, Khdeir's American cousin, reportedly beaten by Israeli police, has been placed under house arrest.

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Crowd problems at Libertines gig

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-06 04:01
A performance in London's Hyde Park had problems with surging.

Study Shows Penguins Endangered By Waning Antarctic Ice

NPR News - Sun, 2014-07-06 03:53

A new study argues emperor penguins should be classified as an endangered species because of shrinking ice. NPR's Linda Wertheimer speaks with scientist Hal Caswell, who co-authored the study.

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Filmmaker Searches For 'White Widow' Of London Bombing

NPR News - Sun, 2014-07-06 03:53

Documentarian Adam Wishart has spent the last year trying to find Samantha Lewthwaite, who is believed to be involved in terrorist activities. He talks to NPR's Linda Wertheimer about his search.

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New IRS Chief John Koskien: 'I Enjoy A Crisis'

NPR News - Sun, 2014-07-06 03:53

Koskien is a professional fixer. He has helmed a mortgage lending giant, a city and now the IRS through scandals and disasters — to varying degrees of success, as he tells NPR's Linda Wertheimer.

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First Responders Unprepared For Another Train Disaster

NPR News - Sun, 2014-07-06 03:53

One year after an oil train derailed and exploded in Lac-Megantic, Quebec, some firemen and first responders say they still don't have the training or manpower to handle a similar disaster.

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Pope Francis To Meet With Victims Of Clerical Sex Abuse

NPR News - Sun, 2014-07-06 03:53

The pontiff will meet with six survivors Monday. Correspondent Sylvia Poggioli tells NPR's Linda Wertheimer the pope has been criticized for being slow to address the issue of sex abuse by priests.

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