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VIDEO: Kosovo youth reunited through rock

BBC - Mon, 2014-03-17 16:15
A rock school in Kosovo is bringing together young people from Serb and Albanian backgrounds.

VIDEO: Turkish economy 'likely to slow'

BBC - Mon, 2014-03-17 16:12
Turkey's finance minister tells Linda Yueh that growth is 'likely to slow down' amid a 'collapse' in consumer confidence.

The Crimea of Russia's imagination

BBC - Mon, 2014-03-17 16:11
Why the region looms so large in the Russian psyche

Car ban imposed in polluted Paris

BBC - Mon, 2014-03-17 16:03
Hundreds of police monitored traffic in Paris on Monday as high air pollution levels prompted the government to impose major restrictions.

Baby organ donor rules 'deadly'

BBC - Mon, 2014-03-17 16:02
UK doctors have attacked a "crazy double standard" in organ donation that they say leads to the deaths of babies.

Copper price falls on Chinese concerns

BBC - Mon, 2014-03-17 16:00
Chinese concerns see the metal hit a four-year low

Budget 2014: So what do we know?

BBC - Mon, 2014-03-17 16:00
How this year's Budget will affect your finances

Former Louisiana Gov. Edwin Edwards Is Running For Congress

NPR News - Mon, 2014-03-17 15:26

Edwards is looking for a political comeback about three years after he was released from prison. He was convicted of racketeering, conspiracy and extortion.

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VIDEO: Is buying breast milk online safe?

BBC - Mon, 2014-03-17 15:20
Buying and selling breast milk online

VIDEO: Winslet joins Hollywood walk of fame

BBC - Mon, 2014-03-17 15:19
Actress Kate Winslet has been honoured with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Monday, just hours after an earthquake hit the city.

Crimea 'still part of Ukraine' - UK

BBC - Mon, 2014-03-17 14:35
Foreign Secretary William Hague accuses Russia of a further escalation in the Ukraine crisis after Moscow recognises Crimea as a sovereign state.

Russia recognises Crimea as nation

BBC - Mon, 2014-03-17 14:34
Russian President Vladimir Putin signs a decree recognising Crimea as a sovereign state, hours after the EU and US announce sanctions.

Deadly bomb blast at Libya army base

BBC - Mon, 2014-03-17 14:31
A car bomb at a military base leaves at least eight soldiers dead in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi, medical sources say.

Navy Seals board rogue Libya tanker

BBC - Mon, 2014-03-17 14:31
US Navy Seals have taken control of a tanker full of oil loaded from a rebel-held port in Libya, the Pentagon says.

Jagger 'devastated' by Scott's death

BBC - Mon, 2014-03-17 14:29
Sir Mick Jagger is said to be "shocked and devastated" by the apparent suicide of his girlfriend, fashion designer L'Wren Scott, in her New York flat.

Sept. 11 Conspirator: Bin Laden's Son-In-Law Had No Military Role

NPR News - Mon, 2014-03-17 14:26

Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, self-described mastermind of the 2001 attacks, submitted a statement on behalf of Sulaiman Abu Ghaith, who is on trial in Manhattan.

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Interior Secretary: 1 Percent Of Wildfires Take 30 Percent Of Funds

NPR News - Mon, 2014-03-17 14:26

Western lawmakers and Interior Secretary Sally Jewell urge changes to the way America pays to fight wildfires, starting with preserving money that's meant for fire prevention.

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Big Drop In Colon Cancer Fuels Push To Get More People Screened

NPR News - Mon, 2014-03-17 14:19

Screening for colon cancer actually prevents the disease, but one-third of people over 50 have never been screened. A new campaign hopes to get 80 percent of eligible people screened by 2018.

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Albion Rovers 0-2 Rangers

BBC - Mon, 2014-03-17 14:04
Rangers ease to a replay victory over Albion Rovers to set up a Scottish Cup semi-final against Dundee United.

VIDEO: Grimshaw completes Sport Relief cycle

BBC - Mon, 2014-03-17 14:03
Radio 1 DJ Nick Grimshaw has completed a 12 hour bike ride for Sport Relief.

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