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Australia probes IS teen 'death'

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-11 20:41
Foreign Minister Julie Bishop says security services are trying to verify reports that an Australian teenager carried out a suicide attack in Iraq.

VIDEO: Arizona police chase marijuana car

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-11 20:37
Pinal County Sheriff's Office in Arizona releases dash-cam footage of a police chase where large bales of marijuana are thrown from the car being pursued.

Bishop offers Bali pair jail funding

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-11 20:18
Australia's foreign minister offers to cover the cost of life in prison to help two Australians avoid execution, but is rebuffed by Indonesia.

Young offender agencies criticised

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-11 19:06
Work to stop young offenders committing crimes after their release from custody is hampered by "distrust" among the staff responsible, inspectors say.

Retailers accused of labour abuses

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-11 18:53
A Human Rights Watch report uncovers alleged abuses at Cambodian garment factories supplying Marks & Spencer, Gap, H&M, Adidas and Armani.

Feds Prepared To Reopen All Superstorm Sandy Insurance Claims

NPR News - Wed, 2015-03-11 18:46

FEMA's move comes after months of questions about whether insurance companies shortchanged homeowners.

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Police Chief Is Latest Ferguson, Mo., Official To Resign

NPR News - Wed, 2015-03-11 18:40

An assistant chief will replace Tom Jackson; a Justice Department probe following the shooting death of Michael Brown had found serious problems in how the department operated.

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Texas on last dose of execution drug

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-11 18:26
Texas is down to its final dose of lethal injection drugs after the US state executed a man on Wednesday.

Nato muscle-flexing sends Putin firm message

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-11 18:18
A series of Nato exercises in Europe sends a clear warning to the Russian president, says Mark Mardell - but what is the longer-term strategy?

Syria's next generation

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-11 18:14
How do you prepare refugee children to rebuild their country?

Mexican mayoral candidate murdered

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-11 18:09
The decapitated body of a politician is found in Mexico's Guerrero state, where she had been standing for mayor in June's elections

Missing man 'probably murdered'

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-11 17:59
A West Yorkshire man who disappeared 16 years ago was probably murdered, police say.

Nursery first aid law moves closer

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-11 17:43
Training in paediatric first aid will be compulsory for nursery staff in England under government proposals announced following a baby's death.

Britons dominate UK album sales

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-11 17:41
British artists account for the biggest share of albums sold in the UK last year the British Phonographic Industry says.

Rwanda outgrows its genocide orphanages

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-11 17:09
Rwanda outgrows its genocide orphanages

Could Europe lose Greece to Russia?

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-11 17:06
Deepening ties between Greece and Russia set off alarm bells across Europe, as leaders in Athens wrangle with creditors over reforms to avoid bankruptcy.

London house prices 'showing fall'

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-11 17:02
Surveyors say house prices in London are moving in the opposite direction to the rest of the UK - they are falling.

Saudi's ‘Julian Assange’ returns to Twitter

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-11 16:59
Saudi's 'Julian Assange' and his stream of anonymous leaks

The man who helped blow up the Bamiyan Buddhas

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-11 16:56
The man who helped to blow up Afghanistan's Buddhas

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