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Briton shot dead in Libya named

BBC - Sat, 2014-01-04 11:54
A British man who was shot dead in Libya is named by the UK Foreign Office as energy worker Mark De Salis, who had been working in Tripoli for six years.

Lakeside power cut affects Waites

BBC - Sat, 2014-01-04 11:48
Defending champion Scott Waites says a power cut affected his preparations in his BDO World Championship loss.

Arsenal 2-0 Tottenham Hotspur

BBC - Sat, 2014-01-04 11:47
Tottenham suffer a first defeat under Tim Sherwood as goals from Santi Cazorla and Tomas Rosicky see Arsenal progress.

Lambert defends stance on FA Cup

BBC - Sat, 2014-01-04 11:31
Aston Villa boss Paul Lambert says his comments questioning the importance of the FA Cup were taken out of context.

Blackburn Rovers 1-1 Manchester City

BBC - Sat, 2014-01-04 11:27
Manchester City are held to a draw in an absorbing FA Cup third-round tie at Championship side Blackburn.

'No One Controls Fallujah,' Which U.S. Soldiers Fought To Free

NPR News - Sat, 2014-01-04 11:07

Al-Qaida fighters are attacking police stations and local officials. Sunni militias, who have battled al-Qaida in the past, are exerting themselves in other parts of the city. Government forces have pulled back, allowing freedom of movement for fighters from all sides.

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Two men wanted over club shooting

BBC - Sat, 2014-01-04 11:06
Two men are being hunted by police in connection with the shooting dead of a man in a nightclub in London's West End on Boxing Day.

Two killed in two-vehicle crash

BBC - Sat, 2014-01-04 10:53
Two people are killed in a two-vehicle crash on the A82 north of Fort William in the Highlands.

No major flooding after tidal surge

BBC - Sat, 2014-01-04 10:52
A tidal surge on the east coast of Scotland has failed to bring any major flooding, the environment agency Sepa says.

The Everly Brothers: 'That sibling sound'

BBC - Sat, 2014-01-04 10:42
The influence and estrangement of the Everly Brothers

Missing teenager search called off

BBC - Sat, 2014-01-04 09:58
The search for a Devon teenager who disappeared after going out to take photographs of stormy seas is called off for a second night.

Cardiff flight in emergency landing

BBC - Sat, 2014-01-04 09:57
A flight from Geneva to Cardiff is forced to make an emergency landing in Paris after suffering a technical problem.

Texas Man Becomes Unlikely CFO Of Ragged Kabul Orphanage

NPR News - Sat, 2014-01-04 09:51

After decades of war in Afghanistan, the country has thousands of orphans. One home for these children ended up with an improbable benefactor — an Iranian-American who came to Kabul to do rule of law development work, and stumbled into a side project working with disabled orphans.

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Damage surveyed after coast battered

BBC - Sat, 2014-01-04 09:44
People on the coast of Wales are cleaning up after a day of massive tidal surges forced some to be evacuated from their homes.

Rochdale 2-0 Leeds United

BBC - Sat, 2014-01-04 09:40
Rochdale progress to the FA Cup fourth round for the first time in 11 years with a deserved home win over Leeds United.

Former First Lady Barbara Bush Released From Hospital

NPR News - Sat, 2014-01-04 09:39

She was admitted to Houston Methodist Hospital on Monday for treatment of pneumonia. Bush, 88, responded well and is now at home, a family spokesman says.

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Ancient woodland fears played down

BBC - Sat, 2014-01-04 09:35
The government moves to quell fears that ancient woodland could be lost under new proposals to speed up and simplify the planning process.

Regions slate 'vitriolic' WRU letter

BBC - Sat, 2014-01-04 09:34
Regional Rugby Wales disputes the contents of a letter the WRU sent to its member clubs explaining the row with the Welsh regions.

Aston Villa 1-2 Sheffield United

BBC - Sat, 2014-01-04 09:31
Ryan Flynn grabs the winner as League One relegation battlers Sheffield United dump Aston Villa out of the FA Cup.

How Cold Is It? It's So Cold That ...

NPR News - Sat, 2014-01-04 08:48

There's no hot air left in Washington? We suspect that while reading about the record-breaking temperatures expected to sweep across much of the nation, you can come up with some funnier ways to answer our question.

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