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Killer dies at psychiatric hospital

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-28 07:48
A man who killed five people in a shooting spree in West Bromwich dies at a high-security psychiatric hospital, the BBC understands.

Iranian General Reportedly Killed By ISIS Sniper In Northern Iraq

NPR News - Sun, 2014-12-28 07:36

Brigadier Gen. Hamid Taqavi, a veteran of the brutal Iran-Iraq was in the 1980s, was killed while training Iraqi troops and Shiite militiamen, Iran says.

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Hamas blocks children's Israel visit

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-28 07:35
Thirty-seven children, whose parents were killed in the recent Israel-Gaza conflict, are blocked by Hamas from entering Israel on peace activists' visit.

Gloucester 23-30 Wasps

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-28 07:34
Wasps make it back-to-back Premiership wins as they see off Gloucester to claim a narrow victory at Kingsholm.

Man arrested over Blantyre death

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-28 07:28
A 30-year-old man is arrested over the death of a 27-year-old man in South Lanarkshire in the early hours of Saturday.

VIDEO: Glasgow falls silent for crash vigil

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-28 07:22
At least 1,000 people take part in a two-minute silence to honour the victims of the Glasgow bin lorry crash.

Angela Lansbury returns to US stage

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-28 07:08
Actress Angela Lansbury, known best for Murder She wrote, is returning to the US stage to star in Noel Coward's Blithe Spirit.

Southampton 1-1 Chelsea

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-28 06:57
Leaders Chelsea can only pick up a point as they are held by a resilient Southampton at St Mary's Stadium.

Libya air force bombs Misrata rebels

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-28 06:56
Following a 72-hour ultimatum, air forces loyal to the Libyan government strike militants in Misrata for the first time.

Road To Riches wins Lexus Chase

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-28 06:32
Road To Riches books himself a likely place in the 2015 Cheltenham Gold Cup by winning the Lexus Chase at Leopardstown.

Vigil for bin lorry crash victims

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-28 06:24
More than 1,000 people take part in a two-minute silent vigil for the victims of the Glasgow bin lorry crash.

VIDEO: UK weather set to get colder

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-28 06:19
Peter Gibbs delivers the latest weather forecast for the UK up to New Year's Eve.

VIDEO: Flag ceremony marks new Afghan phase

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-28 06:14
Nato has formally ended its 13-year combat mission in Afghanistan - heralding the start of a new phase of support for local Afghan troops. Sanjoy Majumder reports.

Ceremony In Afghanistan Officially Ends America's Longest War

NPR News - Sun, 2014-12-28 05:43

While the conflict, which has claimed the lives of some 3,500 U.S. and NATO troops, is formally ended, 13,500 will remain in support roles.

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Body found under Penarth cliffs

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-28 05:40
A body is found at the bottom of cliffs in the seaside town of Penarth, South Wales Police say.

Nottingham Forest 1-3 Birmingham City

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-28 05:30
Striker Clayton Donaldson scores twice as revitalised Birmingham City beat Nottingham Forest 3-1 at the City Ground.

Jazz star Buddy DeFranco dies at 91

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-28 05:30
Renowned jazz clarinettist Buddy DeFranco, who worked with singers Frank Sinatra and Billie Holiday and many other famous musicians, dies aged 91.

Tennessee's Medicaid Deal Dodges A Partisan Fight

NPR News - Sun, 2014-12-28 05:29

An agreement between the Tennessee Hospital Association and Republican Gov. Bill Haslam expands Medicaid without tax dollars, an agreement that could be a blueprint for other states.

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Tottenham Hotspur 0-0 Manchester United

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-28 05:21
Manchester United's pursuit of Chelsea and Manchester City suffers a blow as they are left frustrated by Tottenham.

Fleeing To Dismal Swamp, Slaves And Outcasts Found Freedom

NPR News - Sun, 2014-12-28 05:18

Most Americans know about the Underground Railroad, which allowed Southern slaves to escape to the North. But some slaves stayed in the South, hidden in a place where they could resist enslavement.

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