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Woman's death ruled non-suspicious

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-30 07:00
Police release two men without charge after a woman's death in Ceredigion is ruled non-suspicious.

Putin critic defies house arrest

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-30 06:58
Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny says he is defying house arrest to join a protest after his brother is jailed for three and a half years.

VIDEO: ATM thief's explosive mistake

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-30 06:52
Police in Australia have released CCTV footage in search of a man who tried to rob an ATM by blowing it up.

Pakistan Detains Suspect In Mumbai Attack A Day After His Ordered Release

NPR News - Tue, 2014-12-30 06:42

Police registered an unrelated kidnapping case against Zaki-ur-Rahman Lakhvi. He is believed to have been the operational chief of a group blamed for the deadly 2008 attack on Mumbai.

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VIDEO: 'I was booked on AirAsia flight'

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-30 06:24
Sharanjit Leyl meets a woman who was due to fly on AirAsia QZ8051 but changed her booking, as she and her family watch the search for the missing aircraft.

What's in store for China in 2015?

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-30 06:08
What's in store for China in 2015? The BBC's Carrie Gracie takes a look at the issues facing the country as well as its prospects for the new year.

VIDEO: Investigation into fatal caravan fire

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-30 06:00
A woman and two children have died in a fire in a caravan near Lingfield, Surrey.

VIDEO: Obama apologises for wedding move

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-30 05:45
President Barack Obama calls a couple who had to move their Hawaii wedding because he was playing golf.

Travel firms sue cheap airfare site

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-30 05:14
United Airlines and travel firm Orbitz have launched legal action against a site that finds cheap airfares.

'Migrant ship' in distress off Corfu

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-30 05:03
A cargo ship said to be carrying migrants near the Greek island of Corfu sends out a distress signal amid reports there are armed people on board.

First Ebola case linked to bat play

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-30 05:02
The Ebola victim who triggered the current outbreak - a two year old boy from a small village in Guinea - may have been infected by playing in a hollow tree housing a colony of bats, say scientists.

Iraqi forces 'oust IS from Dhuluiya'

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-30 04:54
Iraqi government forces have retaken the town of Dhuluiya from Islamic State, sources say, reportedly inflicting heavy causalities on the jihadist group.

VIDEO: Confusion over ferry fire numbers

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-30 04:46
Two Albanian seamen have been killed on a tugboat while towing the fire-stricken Norman Atlantic ferry.

Quiz: Outside the continent, part of the Core

Marketplace - American Public Media - Tue, 2014-12-30 04:46
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Human remains found at nature park

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-30 04:45
Human skeletal remains are found by a member of the public at a nature reserve.

VIDEO: Llama on the loose in Littleborough

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-30 04:37
A llama that fled from a field in Littleborough, Greater Manchester, after being scared by a dog, managed to evade capture for six hours.

Christmas trees munched by goats

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-30 04:12
Goats at a Dorset community farm are used as an alternative means of recycling Christmas trees.

Rep. Steve Scalise: 'I Went And Spoke To Any Group That Called'

NPR News - Tue, 2014-12-30 04:01

The recently-elected majority whip in the House is explaining his appearance at a gathering of white supremacists. Scalise says when he spoke to the group, he had no knowledge of the ties.

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Broncos aim for Super League return

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-30 04:00
Owner David Hughes says London Broncos' new-look squad are capable of securing an immediate return to Super League.

Camilla's stolen tree to be replaced

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-30 03:58
A stolen Wedding Cake tree which was planted by the Duchess of Cornwall to celebrate the marriage of William and Kate will be replaced.

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