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Sellafield firm to lose contract

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-12 09:45
The government is set to strip private consortium Nuclear Management Partners (NMP) of a £9bn contract to clean up the nuclear waste site at Sellafield.

VIDEO: Dairy farming 'worst for 20 years'

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-12 09:38
Cumbria dairy farmer Jonathan Britton says he is facing the prospect of selling milk for less than 10p per litre - compared with 35p per litre last year.

CentCom's Twitter Feed, YouTube Channel Hacked

NPR News - Mon, 2015-01-12 09:30

The hackers then put out Islamic State propaganda and published what they purported was a phone list of retired U.S. generals.

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What World Leaders Say, And What They Do

NPR News - Mon, 2015-01-12 09:26

Many leaders have criticized the attacks in Paris. How does this square with their own records on freedom of the press and human rights?

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Olympian Ainslie rescued by Branson

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-12 09:22
Four-time Olympic sailing champion Ben Ainslie and wife Georgie Thompson rescued by Sir Richard Branson on their honeymoon.

Pub gets Prince Charles's gas bill

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-12 09:22
A pub called the Prince of Wales is sent a gas bill addressed to Prince Charles - and the pub is not even on the gas mains.

Islamic State 'recruiting Afghan fighters'

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-12 09:20
Evidence is emerging that Islamic State is recruiting Taliban fighters, writes David Loyn, possibly heralding a new and unstable phase for Afghanistan.

Children hurt as two buses crash

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-12 09:10
Four children and an adult are injured after two buses crashed in Cardiff.

IS 'hacks US Centcom Twitter feed'

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-12 09:04
US Central Command's Twitter account is hacked by a group claiming to be supporters of Islamic State.

NHS issues cold weather alert

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-12 09:02
NHS England has issued a cold weather alert for the next seven days, warning the public that services could be disrupted and asking vulnerable patients to take extra care.

Duncan's Post-NCLB Vision Maintains Testing

NPR News - Mon, 2015-01-12 08:59

The Education Secretary calls for scrapping the "tired" No Child Left Behind law — but advocates keeping annual tests.

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Five jailed over sham marriage

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-12 08:57
Five members of what Home Office investigators have described as a "sham marriage gang" are jailed following a hearing at Downpatrick Crown Court.

Dozens died during 999 downgrade

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-12 08:52
Dozens of patients whose 999 calls were downgraded by an ambulance emergency centre later died, a report reveals.

VIDEO: CCTV shows Paris attacker's partner

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-12 08:47
CCTV at an Istanbul airport appears to show Hayat Boumeddiene, the partner of Amedy Coulibaly, going through passport control.

Albion had become complacent - Pulis

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-12 08:42
West Brom head coach Tony Pulis says the club had become complacent after five straight seasons in the Premier League.

In pictures: Bomb attack in Potiskum

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-12 08:35
Suicide bombings in Potiskum, Nigeria

Cuts to cancer treatments announced

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-12 08:17
Twenty-five cancer treatments no longer to be funded by NHS in England, say health chiefs

Trump beaten by Maguire at Masters

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-12 08:15
Stephen Maguire defeats Judd Trump 6-4 in the first round of the Masters at Alexandra Palace in London.

What Might Be Missing From MyPlate? Water

NPR News - Mon, 2015-01-12 08:14

Since the 2010 Dietary Guidelines, more evidence has piled up showing the benefits of drinking water and the risks of sugary beverages. So scientists say it's time for a water symbol on MyPlate.

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Quiz: What matters most in online education?

Marketplace - American Public Media - Mon, 2015-01-12 08:07

U.S. News & World Report released rankings for more than 1,200 online programs.

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