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VIDEO: Nicole Kidman's farewell to father

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-19 06:47
Nicole Kidman, husband Keith Urban, and fellow actor Russell Crowe attend funeral of Kidman's father in Sydney.

Iran's 'Happy' Dancers Receive Suspended Sentences

NPR News - Fri, 2014-09-19 06:44

Seven young Iranians were arrested in May for producing their own version of the Pharrell Williams song "Happy." Iranian authorities said the video, which went viral, offended public morals.

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eBay flaw has existed for months

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-19 06:38
A dangerous flaw that has exposed eBay customers to malicious websites has been affecting the site since at least February, the BBC has found.

French launch first strikes on IS

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-19 06:30
President Hollande says France has carried out its first air strikes against IS militants in Iraq, joining the US in military action against the group.

Week in pictures: 13-19 September 2014

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-19 06:19
The best news photos from around the world

Payout to unlawfully arrested driver

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-19 06:16
The Met Police pays out £45,000 in damages to a black motorist who claims he was struck with batons and sprayed with CS gas during an unlawful arrest.

Around The World In 8 Hospital Meals

NPR News - Fri, 2014-09-19 06:14

From tasty tempura to gross gruel, hospital meals across the globe vary wildly. Highbrow institutions in China and India have long served top-notch food. U.S. hospitals are starting to follow suit.

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Scotland's Vote Could Bring Big Changes To England, Wales, N. Ireland

NPR News - Fri, 2014-09-19 06:11

British Prime Minister David Cameron says now that voters in Scotland have rejected independence, he is committed to giving more powers not only to Scotland, but also to the rest of the U.K.

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Calls for unity after referendum

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-19 06:07
Kirk moderator John Chalmers appeals for an end to "them and us" thinking as he leads calls for post-referendum unity.

Wembley to host Euro 2020 final

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-19 06:06
Wembley will host the final and semi-finals of Euro 2020, while Hampden Park is also awarded games but Cardiff misses out.

Why 'Is Corporal Punishment Abuse?' Is Such A Loaded Question

NPR News - Fri, 2014-09-19 06:03

An NFL star's indictment on child abuse charges has reignited a national debate about parents using corporal punishment. But how people feel about this issue is tied to some very personal questions.

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Wales 'must receive more funding'

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-19 05:56
Wales cannot play second fiddle when the future of devolution is discussed following the Scottish independence No vote, First Minister Carwyn Jones says in an unequivocal speech.

'No World Cup ruling until spring'

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-19 05:55
A ruling on the 2018 and 2022 World Cups corruption probe will not be made until next spring, says Fifa's ethics chief.

Train stuck in floods after storms

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-19 05:54
Some 90 passengers are rescued from a train after it became trapped in flood water during a night of storms in southern England.

Savile officers under investigation

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-19 05:48
Two detectives from Sussex Police who dealt with a sex crime allegation against Jimmy Savile are served with gross misconduct notices.

VIDEO: Hiding currency in the Dark Wallet

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-19 05:47
The developer behind the new Bitcoin tech on the fears it will hide criminal activity.

Cancer test 'Jolie effect' found

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-19 05:31
Referrals to breast cancer clinics more than doubled in the UK after Angelina Jolie revealed last year she had had a double mastectomy, say scientists.

Whitehall must give up powers - Clegg

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-19 05:24
Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg says the Scottish referendum has opened the doors to greater devolution across the UK.

Assou-Ekotto ban for 'quenelle' post

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-19 05:23
Tottenham's Benoit Assou-Ekotto is banned for three games for his comments on the Nicolas Anelka "quenelle" incident.

Elvis tribute act admits gun charges

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-19 05:20
An Elvis impersonator who sparked a police manhunt in Cornwall appears in court and admits firearms offences.
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