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Hamilton & Rosberg 'back to normal'

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-20 11:11
Lewis Hamilton says his relationship with team-mate and title rival Nico Rosberg is "back to normal" after their Spa clash.

Pardew hits back at pundit Savage

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-20 09:43
Newcastle manager Alan Pardew criticises Robbie Savage for comments the pundit made in his BBC Sport column this week.

Former SNP MP Iain MacCormick dies

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-20 09:43
Iain MacCormick, who represented the Argyll constituency for the SNP in the 1970s, dies suddenly at the age of 74.

Ravens Fans Line Up To Trade In Ray Rice Jerseys At Stadium

NPR News - Sat, 2014-09-20 09:43

It reportedly took more than an hour to get through the line around the Baltimore stadium. ESPN is reporting on what it calls "a pattern of misinformation and misdirection" by the team and the NFL.

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VIDEO: Turkish IS hostages return home

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-20 09:15
Dozens of hostages seized by Islamic State (IS) from the Turkish consulate in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul have been freed and are back in Turkey.

UK and France agree Calais measures

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-20 09:04
The UK government is to provide £12m to help France tackle the problem of illegal immigrants trying to enter Britain from Calais.

Police probe George Square disorder

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-20 08:44
Police investigating "ugly scenes" in Glasgow's George Square following the "No" vote in Scotland's referendum say there will be further arrests.

Philippines storm displaces 200,000

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-20 08:34
Tropical storm Fung-Wong brings flooding, heavy rains and high winds to the Philippines, forcing some 200,000 people from their homes.

Restaurant destroyed in arson attack

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-20 08:05
A Chinese restaurant is destroyed and a number of other premises damaged in an arson attack in County Antrim.

Calif. School District Will Get Rid Of Controversial Armored Vehicle

NPR News - Sat, 2014-09-20 07:53

San Diego officials had said the 18-ton MRAP would be used only as a rescue vehicle, in extreme circumstances — but that didn't satisfy the plan's critics.

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Record bid race in memory of sailor

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-20 07:52
Thousands of sailors are set to break the world record for the largest sailing race in the world in memory of Olympian Andrew Simpson.

Rare Monroe negative sold at auction

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-20 07:51
A rare negative of the movie star Marilyn Monroe, taken during her first professional photo shoot, is sold at auction in Devizes.

VIDEO: Base jumpers leap from 370m bridge

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-20 07:39
Base jumpers from around the world have been competing in Anshun city in China's Guizhou province.

Paratroops mark Arnhem WW2 battle

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-20 07:26
Paratroops from Europe and the US are staging parachute jumps in the Netherlands to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Battle of Arnhem.

Pope Names A Moderate To Be Chicago's New Archbishop

NPR News - Sat, 2014-09-20 06:29

Pope Francis has appointed Bishop Blase Cupich of Spokane, Wash., to succeed Cardinal Francis George, 77, a conservative who has spoken out on many social issues in his 17 years in the post.

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Five hundred youths in street brawl

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-20 06:25
A brawl involving up to 500 youths broke out in Blackpool resulting in three officers being injured, police say.

Texas Gubernatorial Candidates Go To The Border To Court Voters

NPR News - Sat, 2014-09-20 06:16

Republicans have won every statewide office in Texas for 20 years, but the growing Hispanic population tends to vote Democrat, and the GOP's survival may depend on recruiting Hispanic supporters.

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English region powers 'better fit'

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-20 06:12
Giving more power to regions of England is the answer to the future of the UK, Wales' first minister says after Scotland rejects independence.

Workers Hand Out Soap And Advice As Sierra Leone Locks Down

NPR News - Sat, 2014-09-20 05:44

Under the country's three-day experiment to control the deadly Ebola virus, people must stay home while health care teams go door-to-door to spread the word on prevention.

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VIDEO: NZ's John Key celebrates poll win

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-20 05:39
New Zealand's governing National Party has won an emphatic victory in general elections, near-complete results show.

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