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Police Officer Shot In Ferguson, Mo. As Protests Continue

NPR News - Sat, 2014-09-27 20:44

The officer, a woman, is expected to recover. A hunt for the suspect is underway.

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Japan volcano rescue efforts resume

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-27 20:40
Rescue efforts resume on Mount Ontake in Japan where dozens of hikers are thought to be stranded following the sudden eruption of the volcano.

HK sit-in protesters issue demands

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-27 19:45
A civil disobedience pro-democracy movement aiming to paralyse parts of Hong Kong with a massive sit-in has issued its demands.

Cuba jails Canadian executive

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-27 17:42
A court in Cuba sentences the president of a Canadian transport company to 15 years in jail and seizes assets worth $100m (£62m).

VIDEO: Thousands occupy HK finance centre

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-27 16:56
Thousands of protesters are occupying the heart of Hong Kong's financial centre as part of a mass civil disobedience campaign.

Al-Nusra threat over air strikes

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-27 16:48
Syrian militant group al-Nusra Front denounces US-led air strikes as "a war against Islam", as the campaign against Islamic State continues.

An electronic revolution in the doctor's bag

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-27 16:32
How new medical tools change our relationship with doctors

Charles to honour fallen police

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-27 16:15
The Prince of Wales is set to attend an event to honour police officers who were killed while on duty.

How the world's first smartwatch was built

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-27 15:48
Just how good were 17th Century 'smartwatches'?

Life in the slow lane: My 3G summer

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-27 15:22
My summer living without broadband

The Sicilians who can't escape the Mafia

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-27 15:19
The Sicilians who can't escape the long arm of the Mafia

Driving a cab in 1970s New York

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-27 15:08
Hoping for the best as a cab-driving actor in 1970s New York

Iguanas and chameleon saved in fire

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-27 15:08
More than 100 pets, including iguanas, a chameleon and 11 tortoises, are rescued by firefighters from a house fire in Southampton.

Thousands to take part in run fest

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-27 15:07
More than 8,200 people are expected to take part in Sunday's Baxters Loch Ness Marathon and Festival of Running.

Tory turmoil ahead of conference - the papers

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-27 15:06
The defection of Tory MP Mark Reckless to UKIP, and the resignation of his fellow Conservative Brooks Newmark from his ministerial post, make Sunday's headlines.

VIDEO: Is this the kitchen of the future?

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-27 15:03
Belgian designer Xavier Bonte has built a pod that he believes could be the kitchen of the future.

VIDEO: South Africa's eminent hip-hop poet

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-27 15:03
South Africa's eminent poet and hip hop artist

Sturgeon in 'good faith' Smith pledge

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-27 15:02
The SNP's Nicola Sturgeon pledges to work in good faith with the commission, set up to boost Holyrood's powers after the independence 'No' vote.

In pictures: George Clooney wedding

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-27 14:49
George Clooney marries Amal Alamuddin in Venice

India's Modi calls for reform of UN

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-27 14:38
Narendra Modi uses his first speech to the UN as India's prime minister to renew his country's call for reform of the Security Council.