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Big data dating the key to romance?

BBC - Mon, 2014-03-24 16:12
Can you find the perfect partner through data analysis alone?

VIDEO: Can signatures survive the digital age?

BBC - Mon, 2014-03-24 16:09
What will become of signatures in the online age?

Thousands make selfie donation error

BBC - Mon, 2014-03-24 16:06
Donations made as part of the selfie craze are mistakenly sent to Unicef instead of Cancer Research UK, while others accidentally 'adopt' polar bears.

Deepcut: Father's hope for 'closure'

BBC - Mon, 2014-03-24 15:58
The father of a soldier who died at Deepcut barracks 18 years ago hopes the decision to allow him to seek a new inquest will bring "closure".

VIDEO: Egypt court sentences 529 to death

BBC - Mon, 2014-03-24 15:53
A court in Egypt has sentenced 529 supporters of ousted Islamist President Mohammed Morsi to death.

Man Utd a support act in title epic

BBC - Mon, 2014-03-24 15:50
Manchester United still have a say in the Premier League title race but only in who will succeed them as champions

Who is in Savage's Manchester XI?

BBC - Mon, 2014-03-24 15:49
Who are the best players in Manchester on current form? Robbie Savage picks his dream team ahead of Tuesday's derby

VIDEO: Support grows for licence fee change

BBC - Mon, 2014-03-24 15:17
Labour is set to back plans to give ministers powers to decriminalise non-payment of the TV licence fee.

In Taiwan, Police Evict Protesters From Legislature

NPR News - Mon, 2014-03-24 15:16

Authorities said they arrested 58 people and 137 were injured. Students were protesting over a controversial trade deal with China.

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Why The Democrats' Koch Brothers Fixation?

NPR News - Mon, 2014-03-24 15:09

Democrats are painting Republican senatorial candidates as stalking horses for the billionaire Koch brothers. Republicans say Democrats are desperate.

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Missing flight 'crashed into ocean'

BBC - Mon, 2014-03-24 15:03
Malaysia's PM announces hope is over for missing flight MH370, after new satellite analysis shows it went down in the southern Indian Ocean.

Up to 108 missing after US mudslide

BBC - Mon, 2014-03-24 14:50
Authorities say they have 108 reports of people missing or unaccounted for after Saturday's huge landslide in the north-western US state of Washington.

VIDEO: Russian military take over Crimea

BBC - Mon, 2014-03-24 14:47
Russian forces have seized all the Ukrainian military bases in Crimea, giving soldiers the choice of leaving the country or pledging allegiance to Russia.

Girl Scout Sells Record 18,107 Boxes, Says She Can Move Samoa

NPR News - Mon, 2014-03-24 14:38

Katie Francis, a sixth-grader in Oklahoma City, had some sweet success and the old record apparently crumbled. One of her secrets: "Ask everybody that I see" to buy a box.

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Russia and Ukraine hold first talks

BBC - Mon, 2014-03-24 14:37
The Russian and Ukrainian foreign ministers meet for the first time since Moscow's intervention in Crimea triggered a diplomatic crisis.

Simply Red settle hunting dispute

BBC - Mon, 2014-03-24 14:35
A dispute between two members of Simply Red, and a neighbour over hunting rights at an estate the band members own in County Donegal in the Republic of Ireland has been settled.

Leeds need investment now - Cellino

BBC - Mon, 2014-03-24 14:23
Italian Massimo Cellino says he is ashamed but will appeal after the Football League disqualifies him from buying Leeds.

Senate Poised To Approve Ukraine Aid, Russian Sanctions Bill

NPR News - Mon, 2014-03-24 14:11

On Monday, the measure overcame a procedural hurdle in the Senate, signaling the body was ready to move forward. The House will take up a similar measure on Tuesday.

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Brazil World Cup city 'may drop out'

BBC - Mon, 2014-03-24 14:07
A mayor in southern Brazil says his city may drop out of June's football World Cup if the state assembly does not pass key legislation this week.

New contact lenses have night-vision capability

Marketplace - American Public Media - Mon, 2014-03-24 14:00

Researchers at the University of Michigan say they've discovered a way to make contact lenses that have night vision capability.

It's all about using super-thin layers of graphene, if you want to know the science of it.

Call me a geek, but I mean... cool, right?

 

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