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Fleeing To Dismal Swamp, Slaves And Outcasts Found Freedom

NPR News - Sun, 2014-12-28 05:18

Most Americans know about the Underground Railroad, which allowed Southern slaves to escape to the North. But some slaves stayed in the South, hidden in a place where they could resist enslavement.

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VIDEO: Doctor urges crackdown on A&E drunks

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-28 05:02
Dr Clifford Mann, president of the College of Emergency Medicine, says police should crack down on binge drinking to stop hospital staff being distracted by disorderly drunks

Kohli hits out at Australia sledging

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-28 04:50
India's Virat Kohli says Australia's players called him a "spoilt brat" and that he had "no reason to respect" Mitchell Johnson.

Man charged over 'brutal' burglary

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-28 04:49
A man is charged with a string of offences after a robbery in which an elderly couple were left with serious injuries at their home in Scunthorpe.

Hundreds Being Evacuated From Burning Ferry In Adriatic Sea

NPR News - Sun, 2014-12-28 04:44

The Norman Atlantic, with about 500 passengers and crew aboard, was en route from the Greek port of Patras to Ancona, Itlay.

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Man arrested after woman assaulted

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-28 04:26
A man is in custody on suspicion of assaulting a woman after police were called to an incident at a home in the St Mellons area of Cardiff.

Child in hospital after gas blast

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-28 04:08
A woman and a child are taken to hospital after a cooker caused a gas explosion at a house in Carmarthenshire.