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US to send 1,500 more troops to Iraq

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-07 14:18
President Obama authorises 1,500 more US troops to be sent to Iraq in non-combat roles in the fight against Islamic State, the White House says.

Dallas Ebola Monitoring Period Ends With An All-Clear

NPR News - Fri, 2014-11-07 14:13

In Texas, more than 100 people had been monitored for the 21-day period that marks Ebola's incubation period.

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As A New 'Doctor Who' Season Ends, Have Its Stories Matched The Hero?

NPR News - Fri, 2014-11-07 14:03

Britain's Doctor Who series finishes its first season with new hero Peter Capaldi on Saturday. TV critic Eric Deggans says Capaldi's portrayal of the Doctor is often better than the stories he's in.

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Ukraine says tanks cross from Russia

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-07 13:58
An armoured column including 32 tanks and 30 trucks has crossed the border into Ukraine from Russia, security officials in Kiev say.

Warrington Town 1-0 Exeter City

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-07 13:43
Warrington Town remain the lowest ranked-team in the FA Cup after knocking Exeter City out in the first round.

VIDEO: Cannibal murder victim named

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-07 13:39
Police name the woman who was murdered in an act of cannibalism as 22-year-old Cerys Marie Yemm from Blackwood.

Aguero expects Man City to improve

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-07 13:31
Sergio Aguero says criticisms of Manchester City this season are valid, but believes the side's form will quickly improve.

President, Lawmakers Signal Bipartisanship In Post-Election Meeting

NPR News - Fri, 2014-11-07 13:27

At a two-hour lunch meeting with leaders of both parties and both chambers, Obama said he would judge ideas not on whether they are from Democrats or Republicans but on whether they work.

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VIDEO: Fraudster jailed for four and a half years

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-07 13:24
A fraudster who tried to evade justice by claiming to be quadriplegic has been jailed for four-and-a-half years after conning his neighbour out of more than £40,000.