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Three-month judgement 'was stupid'

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-19 13:47
Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal says it was "stupid" to tell people to judge him on his first three months.

Deadly attack on Baghdad mosque

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-19 13:43
A suicide attacker kills at least 18 people at a Shia mosque in Iraq's capital Baghdad, the latest in a spate of insurgent attacks.

VIDEO: 'My jihad son came back from Syria'

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-19 13:40
Amid growing concern in Muslim communities about the radicalisation of young men and women, one mother from London has been describing how she persuaded her son to return from fighting in Syria.

The Boston Herald's Missed 'Cartoon-gate' Lessons

NPR News - Sun, 2014-10-19 13:24

The newspaper's heartfelt column about a political cartoon that was widely criticized as racist raises a question: Did editors learn the right lessons from the uproar?

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Russia denies submarine incident

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-19 13:13
Russia denies that one of its submarines got into trouble off Sweden, after reports of suspicious activity in the Baltic.

'Balotelli must improve massively'

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-19 12:42
MOTD2 analysis of how Mario Balotelli's poor form is made worse by his lack of effort, while Liverpool's defence lacks a leader

Brad Pitt's Fury closes festival

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-19 12:17
Brad Pitt says he hopes his new film Fury recognised the trauma suffered by soldiers in World War Two as it closes this year's BFI London Film Festival.

Murray beats Ferrer in Vienna final

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-19 10:44
Andy Murray comes from a set down to beat David Ferrer in the final of the Vienna Open and move up to eighth in world.

'Cheat Moses should be ashamed'

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-19 10:40
Swansea boss Garry Monk says Victor Moses dived to win Stoke a penalty and should be "ashamed of himself".

VIDEO: Pitt: Fury 'depicts reality of war'

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-19 10:23
The London Film Festival closed on Sunday evening with a screening of Brad Pitt's new film Fury.

Scottish fish 'first to have sex'

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-19 10:17
The first animals to copulate were small fish that lived 385 million years ago in what is now Scotland, a study suggests.

Iraq approves Australia anti-IS unit

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-19 10:11
Australia closes a deal to allow 200 special forces into Iraq to train local troops to fight against Islamic State, after a month-long legal row.

Leinster 25-20 Wasps

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-19 10:10
Christian Wade's dazzling solo try is not enough for Wasps as Leinster hit back to win their European Rugby Champions Cup match.

Pentagon Preps Ebola Medical Response Team

NPR News - Sun, 2014-10-19 10:04

The 30-person team is designed to be deployed nationally in case anyone else in the country is diagnosed with Ebola. The team would provide medical assistance to hospitals.

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VIDEO: Belfast memorial for Ian Paisley

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-19 09:32
Family and colleagues paid tribute to the former first minister of Northern Ireland, Dr Ian Paisley at his memorial service which was held in Belfast's Ulster Hall on Sunday.

VIDEO: Floods rip through Tenerife streets

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-19 09:21
Local media say five people have died after two and a half hours of heavy rain on the islands of Tenerife and La Gomera.

Alan Henning balloon release tribute

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-19 08:39
More than 100 yellow balloons are released and a football match is held in memory of murdered British hostage Alan Henning.

One Of 7 Northern White Rhinos Left In The World Dies In Kenya

NPR News - Sun, 2014-10-19 08:18

Suni, a 34-year-old northern white rhino, was the first to be born in captivity and only one of two breeding males known to exist.

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As Their Wells Run Dry, California Residents Blame Thirsty Farms

NPR News - Sun, 2014-10-19 07:42

Many rural residents rely on private wells for tap water. As the severe drought continues, many are wondering why farms seem to be getting water ahead of families.

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Ebola nurse Pooley back in Africa

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-19 07:19
William Pooley, the British nurse who contracted Ebola while volunteering in West Africa, returns to Sierra Leone to work at a hospital.

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