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'Warning Shot': Sen. Warren On Fighting Banks, And Her Political Future

NPR News - Mon, 2014-12-15 00:19

Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren, a Democrat, took a passionate stand against a provision in the spending bill that rolls back a major part of the Dodd-Frank financial regulation legislation.

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VIDEO: Labour's UKIP strategy leaked

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-15 00:12
A leaked Labour document tells party MPs and activists to move campaigning conversation away from the issue of immigration.

Rail replacement bus hit by lorry

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-15 00:10
Three people are injured when a broken-down rail replacement bus is hit by a lorry on the A34 in Oxfordshire.

Man badly injured in takeaway brawl

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-15 00:06
A man caught up in a brawl that spilled out on to the street from a takeaway in Wakefield is left with life-threatening injuries.

Firm apologises for Amazon 1p glitch

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-15 00:03
A Londonderry-based company apologises for a software glitch that led to hundreds of items being sold for just 1p on Amazon.

In pictures: Sydney siege

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-14 23:34
Armed police seal off an area around a cafe

Trek Around The World Marked By Obstacles Both Natural And Man-Made

NPR News - Sun, 2014-12-14 23:31

Journalist Paul Salopek's seven year trek has recently brought him face-to-face with the possibility of losing his toes to frostbite — and with one of the largest mass migrations in modern history.

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Around-The-World Trek Hits Obstacles Both Natural And Man-Made

NPR News - Sun, 2014-12-14 23:31

Journalist Paul Salopek's long walk recently brought him face to face with the possibility of losing his toes to frostbite — and with one of the largest mass migrations in modern history.

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Lockheed Martin Case Puts 401(k) Plans On Trial

NPR News - Sun, 2014-12-14 23:30

The aerospace company is being sued for choosing retirement funds that were poorly managed and charged high fees in a case that tests the limits of a company's responsibilities to its employees.

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UKIP - power struggle, not soap opera

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-14 23:29
UKIP - power struggle, not soap opera

When Grandma's House Is Home: The Rise Of Grandfamilies

NPR News - Sun, 2014-12-14 23:26

In a shift driven partly by culture and largely by the economy, the number of grandparents living with their grandchildren is up sharply. About 1 in 10 kids is living with a grandparent.

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New enterprise campus in Aberystwyth

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-14 23:25
Aberystwyth University is set to confirm it plans to build a new innovation and enterprise campus in the town.

Congress To Nutritionists: Don't Talk About The Environment

NPR News - Sun, 2014-12-14 23:25

Should dietary guidelines consider the environmental effects of our food choices? The government-appointed Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee thinks they should. Congress, however, says no.

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To Stop Teen Drinking Parties, Fine The Parents

NPR News - Sun, 2014-12-14 23:24

For some teenagers, parties with alcohol are almost a rite of passage. Surveys show the vast majority of parents in these homes know the alcohol is flowing. Cities are now cracking down on the adults.

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Hamilton's 'surprise' win tops great night

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-14 23:20
Rory McIlroy may have been favourite, but Lewis Hamilton's win shows nothing is certain at BBC Sports Personality of the Year.

PetSmart To Be Sold To Investor Group

NPR News - Sun, 2014-12-14 23:19

The Phoenix-based pet store retailer says investors, led by buyout firm BC Partners, have agreed to pay $83 per share in cash to the company for a total of $8.7 billion.

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India Christmas conversions banned

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-14 23:01
Police in India's Uttar Pradesh state say they will not allow Hindu nationalist groups to hold a religious conversion ceremony on Christmas Day.

Clara Amfo to host Radio 1 chart show

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-14 23:00
Radio 1 announces that Clara Amfo will become the new presenter the station's Official Chart Show.

VIDEO: 'Why I'm having my breasts removed'

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-14 22:44
Like Angelina Jolie, 1Xtra presenter Claira Hermet is opting to have a double mastectomy after doctors said she has an 85% chance of getting breast cancer.

Police cuts 'will endanger public'

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-14 22:34
Public safety is at risk unless radical measures are taken to deal with funding cuts within police forces, Britain's most senior policeman warns.

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