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Charge in dead boy racist slur probe

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 23:56
Two people are accused of spraying racist graffiti hours after a black teenager was found dead in Merseyside.

Shot boy 'thought he would die'

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 23:51
The mother of an 11-year-old boy shot in the head at a football match says he thought he was going to die.

Near The Front Lines In Iraq, An Homage To The White House

NPR News - Mon, 2014-11-17 23:34

Kurdish businessman Shihab Shihab decided he'd like to live in the White House. So he is building a 32,000-feet version of the U.S. presidential residence in Erbil, near the raging war against ISIS.

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Firm Accused Of Illegal Practices That Push Families Into Foreclosure

NPR News - Mon, 2014-11-17 23:33

A class action lawsuit alleges Ocwen Financial, one of the nation's largest mortgage servicers, charges marked-up and illegal fees. The firm says it will vigorously defend itself against the claims.

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Doctor Shortage Looming? Maybe Not

NPR News - Mon, 2014-11-17 23:32

Physicians have been warning for years about a coming shortage of primary care doctors. But others say primary care teams that include other types of health workers might fill the gap better.

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Guarding The Ebola Border

NPR News - Mon, 2014-11-17 23:30

Ivory Coast is determined to keep Ebola out. The government shut down the border, and enlisted local villagers to serve as informal border security.

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Easyjet reports strong profit growth

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 22:57
No frills airline Easyjet reports a 21% rise in annual pre-tax profits, helped by strong growth in the number of available seats.

Miami's Stanton in record $325m deal

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 22:36
Giancarlo Stanton agrees the most expensive deal in US sport by signing a £208m 13-year contract with Miami Marlins.

Japanese actor Ken Takakura dies

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 22:20
Veteran Japanese actor Ken Takakura, renowned for his brooding style and stoic roles, dies of lymphoma at the age of 83.

Pupils' wheelchair access concerns

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 22:20
Many secondary schools are not accessible to pupils who use wheelchairs, according to Wales' children's commissioner.

VIDEO: First look inside burned Mackintosh building

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 22:11
Colin Paterson reports on the search for treasures amongst the rubble at Glasgow School of Art which was wrecked by fire six months ago.

4 Killed In Jerusalem Synagogue Attack, Israeli Police Say

NPR News - Mon, 2014-11-17 22:08

Police say two attackers walked into the synagogue Tuesday with knives, axes and guns and attacked the worshippers. The attackers were killed in a shootout with police.

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Dementia fears for rugby players

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 21:59
Multiple blows to the head from playing rugby can accelerate brain ageing and potentially lead to early dementia, according to a Welsh academic.

'No support' sees GB skier quit

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 21:49
Winter Paralympic medallist Jade Etherington says a lack of support was behind her decision to quit skiing.

Uber Exec In Hot Water After Suggesting A Journalist Smear Campaign

NPR News - Mon, 2014-11-17 21:38

A senior vice president of the ride-service company has issued an apology after news broke of his comments about digging up info about reporters' personal lives.

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Council staff absenteeism worsening

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 21:30
Staff absenteeism is a worsening problem for Northern Ireland's 26 councils, according to the annual report of the local government auditor.

BBC radio star Betty Smith dies

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 21:23
Betty Smith, one of the stars of an award-winning BBC Radio Humberside show has died at the age of 93, her family says.

Shot boy 'makes plea to come home'

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 21:20
A teenage boy who was shot in both legs by paramilitaries when he was 15 is still living in "exile" a year after the attack, according to the SDLP.

Child sexual exploitation report due

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 21:12
The outcome of an independent inquiry into child sexual exploitation in Northern Ireland is expected to be announced later on Tuesday.

Three wounded in Jerusalem attack

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 21:00
Two men armed with axes attack worshippers at a Jerusalem synagogue, injuring three before they are themselves killed, police say.

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