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VIDEO: Rescuers free Nicaraguan miners

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-30 05:16
Most of 24 gold miners trapped underground in northern Nicaragua since Thursday have been rescued, officials say.

Kluivert a candidate for County role

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-30 05:06
Patrick Kluivert and ex-Barcelona youth coach Sergio Lobera are candidates for the manager's job at Ross County.

Deacon abuse case dropped in 2001

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-30 04:57
A deacon jailed for sexually abusing pupils at a Greater Manchester school was investigated 11 years before his final arrest, police confirm.

Poroshenko Says Ukraine Near To 'Full-Scale War'

NPR News - Sat, 2014-08-30 04:43

Speaking at a meeting of European Union foreign ministers, the Ukrainian president says Kiev is "close to the point of no return," over Moscow's direct support of separatists.

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Boy killed in crash in family's car

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-30 04:30
A seven-year-old boy dies and four members of his family are seriously injured when their car is in collision with a lorry in Kent.

Arson attack 'was murder attempt'

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-30 04:17
A man whose house was deliberately set on fire says the attack was "attempted murder".

Defender Agger leaves Liverpool

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-30 03:35
Liverpool defender Daniel Agger rejoins his former club Brondby after losing his place to new signing Dejan Lovren.

Fiancée Of Imprisoned Journalist Advocates For His Release

NPR News - Sat, 2014-08-30 03:30

Mohammed Fahmy is among three Al Jazeera journalists who have been jailed in Egypt on terrorism charges. His fiancée continues to plan their wedding, even as the case languishes.

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What No Strategy On The Islamic State Means For The Region

NPR News - Sat, 2014-08-30 03:30

Scott Simon talks to Jane Harman, director and CEO of the Woodrow Wilson Center, about the threat of ISIS and the United States' counterterrorism strategy.

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Russian Incursion Continues In Ukraine

NPR News - Sat, 2014-08-30 03:30

Ukrainian forces are defending the port city of Novoazovsk from what they say is a Russian invasion. Scott Simon talks to correspondent Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson.

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Can Oxfam Nudge Big Food Companies To Do Right?

NPR News - Sat, 2014-08-30 02:48

Oxfam is scoring the 10 biggest food companies on a scale of 1 to 10 on a host of issues, from worker rights to climate change. But will promises translate into concrete changes?

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China warns of Hong Kong 'meddling'

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-30 02:35
China warns foreign countries against "meddling" in Hong Kong's politics ahead of a crucial announcement on the territory's election process.

Man Utd agree £13.8m fee for Blind

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-30 01:46
Manchester United agree a fee of £13.8m with Ajax for versatile Netherlands international Daley Blind.

Diana wedding cake slice sold for £828

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-30 01:42
A private collector pays £828 at auction for a 33-year-old slice of cake from Prince Charles and Princess Diana's wedding.

George Galloway leaves hospital

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-30 01:32
George Galloway leaves hospital after being treated for injuries he suffered in an attack that his spokesman believes was prompted by the MP's views on Israel.

VIDEO: Peter Kay lights up Blackpool

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-30 01:32
Comedian Peter Kay hosted the big switch-on of the Blackpool Illuminations

Bid to identify body after 34 years

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-30 01:27
DNA samples are to be taken from the family of a woman who went missing 36 years ago to see if they match remains found in the sea in 1980.

MH17 crash: Briton's body identified

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-30 01:20
The Foreign Office confirms the body of John Alder, one of 10 Britons killed in the Malaysia Airlines crash, has been identified.

Results From Screening Tests Can Be High In Anxiety

NPR News - Sat, 2014-08-30 01:12

A healthy man paid $150 for a battery of tests at his church. The findings frightened him and didn't give his doctor any information that changed the man's care.

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Results From Screening Tests Can Be High In Anxiety

NPR News - Sat, 2014-08-30 01:12

A healthy man paid $150 for a battery of tests at his church. The findings frightened him and didn't give his doctor any information that changed the man's care.

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