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Southampton 1-1 Chelsea

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-28 06:57
Leaders Chelsea can only pick up a point as they are held by a resilient Southampton at St Mary's Stadium.

Libya air force bombs Misrata rebels

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-28 06:56
Following a 72-hour ultimatum, air forces loyal to the Libyan government strike militants in Misrata for the first time.

Road To Riches wins Lexus Chase

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-28 06:32
Road To Riches books himself a likely place in the 2015 Cheltenham Gold Cup by winning the Lexus Chase at Leopardstown.

Vigil for bin lorry crash victims

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-28 06:24
More than 1,000 people take part in a two-minute silent vigil for the victims of the Glasgow bin lorry crash.

VIDEO: UK weather set to get colder

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-28 06:19
Peter Gibbs delivers the latest weather forecast for the UK up to New Year's Eve.

VIDEO: Flag ceremony marks new Afghan phase

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-28 06:14
Nato has formally ended its 13-year combat mission in Afghanistan - heralding the start of a new phase of support for local Afghan troops. Sanjoy Majumder reports.

Ceremony In Afghanistan Officially Ends America's Longest War

NPR News - Sun, 2014-12-28 05:43

While the conflict, which has claimed the lives of some 3,500 U.S. and NATO troops, is formally ended, 13,500 will remain in support roles.

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Body found under Penarth cliffs

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-28 05:40
A body is found at the bottom of cliffs in the seaside town of Penarth, South Wales Police say.

Nottingham Forest 1-3 Birmingham City

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-28 05:30
Striker Clayton Donaldson scores twice as revitalised Birmingham City beat Nottingham Forest 3-1 at the City Ground.

Jazz star Buddy DeFranco dies at 91

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-28 05:30
Renowned jazz clarinettist Buddy DeFranco, who worked with singers Frank Sinatra and Billie Holiday and many other famous musicians, dies aged 91.

Tennessee's Medicaid Deal Dodges A Partisan Fight

NPR News - Sun, 2014-12-28 05:29

An agreement between the Tennessee Hospital Association and Republican Gov. Bill Haslam expands Medicaid without tax dollars, an agreement that could be a blueprint for other states.

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Tottenham Hotspur 0-0 Manchester United

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-28 05:21
Manchester United's pursuit of Chelsea and Manchester City suffers a blow as they are left frustrated by Tottenham.

Fleeing To Dismal Swamp, Slaves And Outcasts Found Freedom

NPR News - Sun, 2014-12-28 05:18

Most Americans know about the Underground Railroad, which allowed Southern slaves to escape to the North. But some slaves stayed in the South, hidden in a place where they could resist enslavement.

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VIDEO: Doctor urges crackdown on A&E drunks

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-28 05:02
Dr Clifford Mann, president of the College of Emergency Medicine, says police should crack down on binge drinking to stop hospital staff being distracted by disorderly drunks

Kohli hits out at Australia sledging

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-28 04:50
India's Virat Kohli says Australia's players called him a "spoilt brat" and that he had "no reason to respect" Mitchell Johnson.

Man charged over 'brutal' burglary

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-28 04:49
A man is charged with a string of offences after a robbery in which an elderly couple were left with serious injuries at their home in Scunthorpe.

Hundreds Being Evacuated From Burning Ferry In Adriatic Sea

NPR News - Sun, 2014-12-28 04:44

The Norman Atlantic, with about 500 passengers and crew aboard, was en route from the Greek port of Patras to Ancona, Itlay.

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Man arrested after woman assaulted

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-28 04:26
A man is in custody on suspicion of assaulting a woman after police were called to an incident at a home in the St Mellons area of Cardiff.

Child in hospital after gas blast

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-28 04:08
A woman and a child are taken to hospital after a cooker caused a gas explosion at a house in Carmarthenshire.

Nato marks Afghan mission change

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-28 03:55
Nato formally ends its 13-year combat mission in Afghanistan at a ceremony marking the beginning of a new phase of support for Afghan troops.

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