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Wind farms outstrip nuclear power

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-21 15:07
The UK's wind farms generated more power than its nuclear power stations on Tuesday, the National Grid says.

How safe is mouldy food to eat?

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-21 15:07
How safe is it to eat mouldy food?

VIDEO: Hotel claw hammer attacker guilty

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-21 15:05
A man who beat three sisters with a hammer in a central London hotel has been found guilty of attempted murder.

Tales from the India Office

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-21 15:04
Tales from the days when British diplomats ran the Gulf

Quiz: Gauging the liberal arts gap

Marketplace - American Public Media - Tue, 2014-10-21 15:01
The median earnings gender gap is largest for graduates in which humanities major?

Women with bachelor's degrees in the humanities earn less than men in other majors, according to a report by the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

Ebola serum for Africa 'in weeks'

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-21 14:59
Treatments to tackle the Ebola outbreak in West Africa should become available in the coming weeks and months, says the World Health Organization.

VIDEO: Obama responds to jealous boyfriend

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-21 14:49
President Barack Obama found himself in an awkward situation at the voting booth in Chicago on Monday, when a man walked past and told him not to touch his girlfriend.

VIDEO: Oscar Pistorius begins jail sentence

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-21 14:29
Oscar Pistorius has been sentenced to five years in prison after he was found guilty of the culpable homicide of Reeva Steenkamp.

VIDEO: Paralysed man walks after cell surgery

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-21 14:27
A paralysed man has been able to walk again after a pioneering therapy that involved transplanting cells from his nasal cavity into his spinal cord.

VIDEO: Planes wobble as they land in storm

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-21 14:25
Planes wobble at they come in to land at Manchester Airport, during stormy weather on Tuesday.

Missouri Governor Announces Creation Of 'Ferguson Commission'

NPR News - Tue, 2014-10-21 14:19

The panel will study the social and economic conditions that fueled violent protests over the killing of an unarmed teenager this summer.

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US $7bn fails to stop opium growth

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-21 14:16
US counter-narcotics efforts costing $7.6bn fail to stop production of opium poppies in Afghanistan reaching an all-time high, a new report says.

Ebola Vaccine Could Start Testing In Africa By January

NPR News - Tue, 2014-10-21 14:08

The World Health Organization says two vaccine candidates now undergoing small-scale tests of dosage and safety in people might be ready for broader deployment in Africa by early 2015.

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Sam released by Dallas Cowboys

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-21 13:49
Michael Sam, who hopes to be the first openly gay athlete to play in an NFL game, is released by the Dallas Cowboys.

IS video 'shows man stone daughter'

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-21 13:45
The Islamic State group has released an undated video that appears to show an elderly Syrian man stoning his daughter to death for alleged adultery.

Winds and rain hit Scotland

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-21 13:41
High winds and rain hit Scotland as the remains of Hurricane Gonzalo pass over the country.

'Ghost bike' memorial to be removed

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-21 13:36
A special 'ghost bike' tribute left at the scene of a fatal accident is to be removed as it distracts motorists.

Gales leave one dead and four injured

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-21 13:32
A woman dies and four people are taken to hospital after high winds brought down trees and gusts of up to 88mph swept the country.

Mental exam for White House 'jumper'

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-21 13:31
A judge orders a mental health evaluation for the man accused of scaling the White House fence and running into the building with a knife last month.

In More Cities, That Doggie In The Window Is Not For Sale

NPR News - Tue, 2014-10-21 13:30

Almost 50 U.S. cities and towns have banned pet stores from selling puppies. The laws are aimed at cracking down on substandard, large-scale breeders, but many store owners say the bans are unfair.

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