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Arrests over Indian 'revenge rape'

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-11 04:46
A teenage girl in the eastern Indian state of Jharkhand has been raped in apparent revenge for an alleged assault on another woman, police say.

Dozens Of Ukrainian Troops Reportedly Killed By Militants

NPR News - Fri, 2014-07-11 04:39

Separatists in the east used a rocket-launching system in an attack that one officials said killed as many as 30 government troops. The strike comes after days of steady gains by Ukrainian forces.

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Ex-troops teacher scheme recruits 102

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-11 04:32
Figures show a £2m scheme to fast-track ex-service personnel into teaching has recruited 102 trainees so far.

How A Fanny Pack Mix-Up Revealed A Medicare Drug Scam

NPR News - Fri, 2014-07-11 04:07

Two secretaries in a doctor's office have pleaded guilty and a pharmacy owner faces charges in a scam that Medicare allowed to thrive for more than two years.

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Cellino demands players live in Leeds

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-11 04:04
Leeds United owner Massimo Cellino orders that all of the club's players must live in the West Yorkshire city.

Q&A: A Union Leader On Tenure, Testing And The Common Core

NPR News - Fri, 2014-07-11 04:03

The American Federation of Teachers holds its annual meeting this weekend. Its president, Randi Weingarten, talks with NPR Ed.

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DfT in England geography blunders

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-11 03:53
The Department for Transport defends the geographical knowledge of its staff after several blunders appeared in an official announcement.

Stranded Bali man in Home Office plea

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-11 03:51
Campaigners call for Home Office action over a Cornish businessman stranded in Bali since February.

Death toll in Gaza 'reaches 100'

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-11 03:46
The death toll from Israeli air strikes in Gaza rises to 100, Palestinian sources say, as militant rocket attacks on Israel continue.

Day in pictures: 11 July 2014

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-11 03:45
24 hours of news photos: 11 July

What can Israel and Hamas gain from latest conflict?

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-11 03:45
What can Israel and Hamas gain from latest fighting?

Liverpool & Barca in £75m Suarez deal

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-11 03:42
Liverpool agree to sell striker Luis Suarez, who is currently serving a four-month ban, to Spanish club Barcelona.

18 years for Black Friday rapist

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-11 03:42
A Swansea law student who beat and repeatedly raped a woman left stranded in the city centre on Black Friday is jailed for 18 years.

Wife killer must serve 26 years

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-11 03:40
A man who murdered his wife by shooting her twice in the back after she left him is jailed for a minimum of 26 years.

Israel And Hamas Keep Up Attacks, Ignoring Calls For Peace

NPR News - Fri, 2014-07-11 03:38

In Israel, a rocket hits a gas station, setting it on fire and causing several injuries; in Gaza, the health ministry says 100 Palestinians have been killed.

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Ulster sorry over 'Ethiopian' photo

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-11 03:17
Ulster Rugby apologise after a photograph showing four players with their faces and bodies coloured with black makeup appeared on a social media site.

VIDEO: Rocket strikes Israel petrol station

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-11 03:16
A rocket fired from Gaza has hit a petrol station in the Israeli city of Ashdod.

Economists Say Inflation Is Tame; Consumers Aren't Buying It

NPR News - Fri, 2014-07-11 03:02

On paper, inflation has been low this year. But consumers buying food or fuel may disagree. Prices for beef, eggs, fresh fruit and many other foods are much higher than overall inflation.

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Give Warsi EU job, says Kinnock

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-11 02:56
Baroness Warsi rules herself out of the running for EU Commissioner after Lord Kinnock says the job should go to her.

George Clooney rejects Mail apology

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-11 02:55
Actor George Clooney refuses to accept an apology from the Daily Mail's website over a story claiming his fiancee's mother objected to their marriage.
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