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China overtakes EU on 'per head' CO2

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-21 09:42
New research shows China's rising emissions per head of population have overtaken the EU while the global total reaches a new high.

Pope decries 'perverted' extremists

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-21 09:02
Tens of thousands of people attend a Mass by Pope Francis, as the pontiff hits out at extremists "perverting" religion to justify violence.

No 10 stands by Scots powers pledge

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-21 08:51
Downing Street insists it will not backtrack on its devolution pledge to Scotland despite Tory calls for swift action on more powers for English MPs.

Kenya marks Westgate mall attack

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-21 08:33
Kenya is marking a year since the attack by Islamist militants on Nairobi's Westgate shopping centre, in which at least 67 people were killed.

Balls draws blood in football clash

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-21 08:03
Ed Balls leaves an opponent with a bloodied eye in the annual football match between Labour and political journalists.

Island memorial service for Isaac

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-21 07:49
More than 150 people attend a memorial service for a schoolboy swept out to sea while on holiday on Anglesey.

Miliband defends spending formula

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-21 07:44
Labour leader Ed Miliband defends the spending formula used to decide changes in the Welsh government's budget despite claims it leaves Wales under-funded by £300m.

Twenty dogs die in house blaze

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-21 07:32
Twenty dogs die in their cages after a house catches fire in Hornsea, in East Yorkshire.

VIDEO: London marks global climate protest

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-21 07:26
Protests in many countries to demand urgent action on climate change have kicked off, with over 2,000 marches taking place around the world.

One Year After Kenyan Mall Attack, Few Answers Have Emerged

NPR News - Sun, 2014-09-21 07:25

The people behind a vicious attack were identified as Islamist militants from Somalia, but few other details about the incident have been made public.

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Service to heal Scotland's schisms

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-21 07:13
Service aims to heal Scotland's schisms

Which Catholics Offer Birth Control? Look To The Insurers

NPR News - Sun, 2014-09-21 07:10

Catholic universities and hospitals argue they shouldn't have to offer contraceptive coverage, but many Catholic insurance companies have been making it available for years.

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Afghan Presidential Rivals End Dispute — And A Long Election Season

NPR News - Sun, 2014-09-21 05:38

The top two presidential candidates in Afghanistan shake hands and sign a power-sharing deal, ending months of bitter disputes over who will succeed Hamid Karzai.

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Deadly Egypt military aircraft crash

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-21 05:05
A military aircraft has crashed in Egypt, killing six crew, state TV reports.

Large Protests In Hundreds Of Cities Vent Ire Over Climate Change

NPR News - Sun, 2014-09-21 04:46

The People's Climate March was timed to draw the notice of world leaders gathering for this week's U.N. Climate Summit in New York.

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VIDEO: Fire engulfs Russian tower block

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-21 04:39
Firefighters are trying to contain a fire that has engulfed a residential building in the Russian city of Krasnoyarsk, according to Russian media.

VIDEO: Jude Law: "DRC gone off the radar"

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-21 04:19
During a trip to the troubled region of Eastern DRC, British actor Jude Law called for more international attention to be given to the country.

VIDEO: At scene of Cairo bomb blast

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-21 03:54
A bomb explosion near the Egyptian foreign ministry in Cairo has killed at least two police officers, security officials say.

Lodging Like A High-End Health Club

NPR News - Sun, 2014-09-21 03:45

In Norwalk, Conn., a new hotel focusing on fitness targets business travelers who want to stick to healthy routines while on the road. It's a new niche for the hospitality industry.

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Afghan Presidential Candidates Sign Power-Sharing Agreement

NPR News - Sun, 2014-09-21 03:45

When the Afghan presidential elections were held, each candidates proclaimed himself the winner. Correspondent Sean Carberry tells NPR's Wade Goodwyn a power-sharing deal has been hammered out.

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