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VIDEO: Rivers winner stuns Hartlepool

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-05 12:50
Jarrett Rivers cuts in from the right and fires home the winning goal for non-league side Blyth Spartans against Hartlepool in the second round of the FA Cup.

Hartlepool United 1-2 Blyth Spartans

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-05 12:48
Jarrett Rivers scores in the 90th minute to send Blyth Spartans through to the FA Cup third round at the expense of Hartlepool.

Ross County 2-3 Dundee United

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-05 12:41
A textbook display of counter attacking football sees Dundee United win an entertaining match away to Ross County.

Delivering Health Care To The Uninsured For $15 A Pop

NPR News - Fri, 2014-12-05 12:30

How do you get dental care or new glasses when you don't have insurance and you live hours from medical facilities? Usually, you don't. A documentary tells the story of a group trying to change that.

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Liberian President's Ambitious Goal: No New Ebola Cases By Christmas

NPR News - Fri, 2014-12-05 12:19

President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf hopes to have no new Ebola cases by Dec. 25. But with the virus popping up in remote places and crossing over from neighboring countries, the battle is far from over.

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York & Fig: Perspectives on gentrification

Marketplace - American Public Media - Fri, 2014-12-05 12:15

Marketplace's Wealth and Poverty Desk spent four and a half months in Los Angeles' Highland Park neighborhood to report on gentrification as it happens. The result is the the week-long project York & Fig.

As the series came to a close, Marketplace host Kai Ryssdal returned to the Highland Park bureau to chat with three residents, old and new, about what gentrification means to them and how they've been effected by the area's changing demographics.

Vidal Reyna and Miki Jackson have lived in Highland Park for decades, and Erica Daking moved to the neighborhood three years ago and owns the vegan café Kitchen Mouse.  

Man guilty of millionaire murder

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-05 12:07
A businessman is jailed for murdering his millionaire girlfriend in a Paris hotel suite.

EU Court Orders France To Compensate Somali Pirates

NPR News - Fri, 2014-12-05 11:59

The European Court of Human Rights ruled that pirates, who hijacked two French vessels, should get up to 7,000 euros each because of a delay in producing them before a judge.

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VIDEO: UN reinstates Syrian refugees aid

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-05 11:55
The UN World Food Programme says it will reinstate food aid this month to the very poorest Syrian refugees.

Why Did Vitamins Disappear From Non-GMO Breakfast Cereal?

NPR News - Fri, 2014-12-05 11:50

When GMO-free cereals landed in supermarkets, some vitamins had mysteriously vanished from them. But these vitamins don't necessarily come from genetically altered organisms.

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2014: The Year When The Job Market Finally Turned The Corner

NPR News - Fri, 2014-12-05 11:38

Seven years after the Great Recession began, the U.S. job market finally is growing at a robust pace. In November, employers added 321,000 workers, raised wages and extended the average workweek.

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VIDEO: Arrests over 'botched' eye surgeries

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-05 11:26
A doctor and a charity owner have been arrested after 10 patients were left in danger of partially losing their sight following cataract surgery in India.