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England beat India by an innings

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-09 09:51
England complete a stunning innings victory over India with two days of the fourth Test to spare at Old Trafford.

'Are You, Like, African-AMERICAN Or AFRICAN-American?'

NPR News - Sat, 2014-08-09 09:24

Black people who are more recent immigrants to the United States are often seen very differently than are blacks who are native-born — as reactions to a recent speech from President Obama remind us.

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Isle of Bute air crash: two injured

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-09 09:11
Two people are seriously injured when a light aircraft crashes near the airstrip at Kingarth on the Isle of Bute.

VIDEO: Nigeria declares Ebola emergency

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-09 09:08
Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan has declared the outbreak of Ebola "a national emergency" and approved more than $11m (£6.5m) in funding to help contain it.

Leeds Rhinos 24-16 Warrington Wolves

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-09 08:11
Two tries from Ryan Hall help Leeds Rhinos to a Challenge Cup semi-final win over Warrington Wolves.

Guinea shuts borders against Ebola

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-09 08:03
Guinea shuts its borders with Liberia and Sierra Leone to contain the spread of the Ebola virus, which has killed hundreds in West Africa.

Obama: Iraq Must Have Legitimate Government To Combat Insurgency

NPR News - Sat, 2014-08-09 07:25

Speaking at the White House, the president says the humanitarian and military problems in the country are "a long-term project."

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Afghan rivals differ on unity deal

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-09 06:39
Afghan rivals differ on power-sharing deal, says David Loyn

Police investigate report of shot

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-09 06:21
Police are investigating a report of a shot being fired in Antrim early on Saturday morning.

VIDEO: Thousands protest over Gaza in London

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-09 06:18
Thousands have gathered for a march in protest against the Israeli offensive in Gaza.

Egypt bans Muslim Brotherhood party

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-09 06:16
A court in Egypt dissolves the Freedom and Justice Party (FJP), the political wing of the banned Muslim Brotherhood.

Exasperating Detour Drives One Brit To Build His Own Road

NPR News - Sat, 2014-08-09 06:08

When construction made his trip to town take 10 times longer, a businessman made a deal with a local farmer over a pint at the pub and built a private toll road.

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Fuel siphoned from Clegg's estate

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-09 06:06
Thieves siphon millions of pounds of fuel from a pipeline which runs under Deputy PM Nick Clegg's official country residence in Kent.

Perry And Cruz Do The Presidential Candidacy Dance

NPR News - Sat, 2014-08-09 05:36

At RedState's convention Friday, Texas Gov. Rick Perry and Texas Sen. Ted Cruz tried to capture the attention of GOP voters, but they two-stepped around the question of whether they will run in 2016.

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WATCH: NASA Tests New Mars Braking System

NPR News - Sat, 2014-08-09 05:21

The saucer-like Low-Density Supersonic Decelerator went up 190,000 feet to simulate the conditions of an orbital entry at the red planet.

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VIDEO: US launches airstrikes in Iraq

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-09 04:52
The US carry out airstrikes in an attempt to stem the advance of the Islamic State (IS) in Iraq and help the Yazidi people.

Israel Intensifies Airstrikes In Wake Of Gaza Cease-Fire

NPR News - Sat, 2014-08-09 04:36

Dozens of targets have been hit since the 3-day truce ended on Friday, while Hamas has launched 70 rockets into Israel.

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Severe weather set to batter Wales

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-09 04:32
Heavy rain and gale force winds expected to batter Wales over the next 24 hours, as the remains of ex-hurricane Bertha sweeps over the UK.

You Asked Questions About Ebola — And We Have Answers

NPR News - Sat, 2014-08-09 04:03

Where did it start? Why are some patients able to survive? Shouldn't we be more concerned about malaria? Dr. Darin Portnoy of Doctors Without Borders answers your queries.

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U.S. Continues Aid Drops, Airstrikes In Iraq

NPR News - Sat, 2014-08-09 03:58

In the latest humanitarian drop, U.S. cargo planes supplied Yazidis trapped by the fighting with tons of food and water.

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