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Missing trawler search called off

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-31 03:18
The search for a fishing boat that went missing in the English Channel with four people on board is called off, the Maritime and Coastguard Agency says.

How can Woods halt alarming decline?

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-31 03:07
After Tiger Woods's worst professional round, Iain Carter asks how the former number one can halt his alarming decline.

Just Your Typical Teenagers Helping To Fight World Poverty

NPR News - Sat, 2015-01-31 03:03

Their goal is to make the world a better place 15 years from now. And the U.S. State Department listened to their ideas. But that doesn't mean they are oblivious to Justin Bieber and Gossip Girl.

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Super Bowl 2015: A beginner's guide

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-31 03:01
Some handy phrases to get you through the Super Bowl

German ex-President Weizsaecker dies

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-31 03:00
German former President Richard von Weizsaecker, whose two terms in office spanned reunification, dies at the age of 94.

Security fears over diplomat sex case

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-31 02:56
Officials' primary concern was with "national security" during a paedophile scandal involving a senior British diplomat in the 1980s, according to a former top civil servant.

Final win would be upset - Murray

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-31 02:55
British number one Andy Murray says it would be a "big upset" if he could beat Novak Djokovic and win his first Australian Open.

UK health worker monitored for Ebola

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-31 02:52
A British healthcare worker is brought back to the UK for Ebola monitoring after suffering a needle-stick injury in Sierra Leone.

'Mistake' to arm police with Tasers

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-31 02:47
A Welsh police and crime commissioner says the proposal to offer Tasers to all front-line police officers is a mistake.

Ice, snow, wind to blast Scotland

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-31 02:38
The Met Office issues a further warning of snow and ice covering much of Scotland from Saturday afternoon until noon on Sunday.

Sports for 2020 Games confirmed

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-31 02:19
Taekwondo and badminton are among the 22 sports confirmed for inclusion at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games.

VIDEO: Helicopter river rescue for trapped dog

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-31 02:15
Firefighters in Los Angeles have carried out a dramatic rescue of a dog trapped in a river.

VIDEO: Cumberbatch: Pardon convicted gay men

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-31 02:00
Benedict Cumberbatch and members of codebreaker Alan Turing's family are among those calling for thousands of men who were prosecuted for being gay to be pardoned.

Royal household 'like Wolf Hall'

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-31 02:00
Clarence House is fraught with rivalries that have led to it being compared to the court of Henry VIII, according to a new biography of the Prince of Wales.

Appeal to help toads cross the road

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-31 01:55
Animal lovers across Gloucestershire are being asked to volunteer to help toads to cross the roads.

Clarke denies Australia rift reports

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-31 01:51
Captain Michael Clarke denies he is in dispute with Cricket Australia after making 51 on his return from surgery.

Funerals for Pakistan mosque victims

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-31 01:41
Funerals take place in Pakistan for the victims of a suicide attack on a Shia mosque during Friday prayers which killed at least 60 people.

A Former Child Soldier Finds Escape, Heaven Through His Music

NPR News - Sat, 2015-01-31 01:33

Starved, brainwashed and beaten, Emmanual Jal was a child soldier who escaped Sudan's war. Now he's an actor, musician and activist. But he says he still gets nightmares.

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A Former Child Soldier Finds Escape, Heaven Through His Music

NPR News - Sat, 2015-01-31 01:33

Starved, brainwashed and beaten, Emmanual Jal was a child soldier who escaped Sudan's war. Now he's an actor, musician and activist. But he says he still gets nightmares.

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Why Do We Love Football So Much? Theater Tackles Tough Questions

NPR News - Sat, 2015-01-31 01:31

A play based on interviews with former NFL players, their families and fans digs deep: What's so fun about a sport that devastates bodies and brains? And what if it can't be made safer?

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