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Humanitarian ceasefire for Yemen

BBC - Sat, 2015-07-25 13:55
The Saudi-led coalition confirms it will suspend its bombardment of rebels in Yemen for five days, to allow aid to reach civilians.

New attack hits north Cameroon

BBC - Sat, 2015-07-25 13:31
At least 19 people are killed and many others injured in a suicide bombing in Cameroon's northern town of Maroua - the second such attack this week.

At Sandra Bland's Funeral, Mourners Say 'It's All About Social Justice'

NPR News - Sat, 2015-07-25 13:12

Bland, who was recently found dead in a Texas jail, received a funeral in her hometown of Lisle, Ill. Authorities released a preliminary autopsy ruling Bland's death a suicide; her family disagrees

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Despite Spotlight On Police Shootings, Incidents With Latinos Often Forgotten

NPR News - Sat, 2015-07-25 13:12

NPR's Arun Rath talks to Los Angeles Times reporter Nicole Santa Cruz on why police shooting deaths of Latinos haven't drawn as much attention as African-Americans.

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Amid Lingering Skepticism, A Primer On What Bland's Autopsy Can Tell Us

NPR News - Sat, 2015-07-25 13:12

Medical examiner Dr. Judy Melinek explains what forensic examiners saw in the autopsy of Sandra Bland, who was found dead in a Texas jail.

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On A Visit To Kenya, Obama Addresses Fight Against Extremists

NPR News - Sat, 2015-07-25 13:12

President Obama made an official visit to the capital of Nairobi on Saturday, where he's speaking at the annual Global Entrepreneurship Summit. He also met with leaders in the region.

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When Alzheimer's Steals Your Appetite, Remember To Laugh

NPR News - Sat, 2015-07-25 13:12

Fresh grilled swordfish now tastes like rolled newspapers to Greg O'Brien, an unexpected effect of his Alzheimer's. And shopping without a grocery list is futile. But summer barbecues are still sweet.

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Judge Says Detained Immigrant Women, Children Should Be Released

NPR News - Sat, 2015-07-25 12:42

A federal judge has given the government 90 days to prove that holding hundreds of minors and their mothers in unlicensed secure facilities does not violate a 1997 settlement.

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Hundreds attend Sandra Bland funeral

BBC - Sat, 2015-07-25 12:28
Hundreds of people gather in Illinois for the funeral of Sandra Bland, who died in a Texas prison cell nearly two weeks ago after being arrested.

Eurotunnel hoping to clear backlog

BBC - Sat, 2015-07-25 11:54
Eurotunnel is hoping to run a normal service tomorrow as it tries to clear a backlog of delays following what it described as "migrant activity".

F1 not as exciting as past - Alonso

BBC - Sat, 2015-07-25 11:10
Fernando Alonso says Formula 1 is not as challenging as it was and he is tempted by a switch to other categories in the future.

VIDEO: Will Turkey's airstrikes backfire?

BBC - Sat, 2015-07-25 10:45
Turkey carries out air strikes against Kurdish separatists based in northern Iraq, and against Islamic State militants in Syria.

'Champion Froome credit to Britain'

BBC - Sat, 2015-07-25 10:40
Team Sky boss Dave Brailsford says Britain "does not have many champions" like Tour de France winner-elect Chris Froome.

Whole of Scotland roaring - Strachan

BBC - Sat, 2015-07-25 10:37
Gordon Strachan says the "whole of Scotland are roaring" after being drawn with England in the 2018 World Cup qualifiers.

VIDEO: British crash victims 'like brothers'

BBC - Sat, 2015-07-25 10:29
Two British men who were killed when their car crashed off a mountain road in Austria were "like brothers", one of their mothers has said.

Clarke finds form as Australia draw

BBC - Sat, 2015-07-25 10:28
Australia captain Michael Clarke scores an unbeaten 44 as they draw their three-day tour match with Derbyshire.

Clinton To Testify Again Before Benghazi Committee

NPR News - Sat, 2015-07-25 10:22

The former secretary of state and current Democratic presidential candidate says she will appear to discuss the Sept. 11, 2012 attacks that killed four Americans, including the ambassador to Libya.

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Trial run for second Suez Canal

BBC - Sat, 2015-07-25 10:12
The first cargo ships pass through Egypt's second Suez Canal, as part of a test-run ahead of its official opening.

England face Scotland in qualifying

BBC - Sat, 2015-07-25 09:59
England and Scotland are in the same qualifying group for the 2018 World Cup in Russia, while Wales face Republic of Ireland.

Arsenal 6-0 Lyon

BBC - Sat, 2015-07-25 09:33
Alex Iwobi scores his first goal for Arsenal as they register a 6-0 pre-season friendly win over French side Lyon.