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Pollster Says Bridgegate Could Derail Christie White House Bid

NPR News - Sat, 2014-02-01 09:52

Patrick Murray, the director of the Monmouth University Polling Institute, tells Weekend Edition Saturday that the latest allegations up the ante on the deepening scandal.

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Pair killed after M1 fall named

BBC - Sat, 2014-02-01 09:47
A man who died in a fall from a bridge over the M1 and a second man who was killed as he went to his aid, are named by police.

Mystery of lost 'Spanish' cat solved

BBC - Sat, 2014-02-01 09:44
A cat microchipped in the Canary Islands which was found in a garage in Aberdeenshire is reunited with her owner.

Three held as security alert ends

BBC - Sat, 2014-02-01 09:39
Residents moved from their homes in the night because of a security alert in Lagmore, near west Belfast, are allowed to return more than 17 hours later.

VIDEO: Australians in shark cull protest

BBC - Sat, 2014-02-01 09:24
Thousands of people across Australia join a protest calling for an end to a new law which allows sharks to be culled.

Stoke City 2-1 Manchester United

BBC - Sat, 2014-02-01 09:19
Charlie Adam's double strike gives Stoke City their first league win over Manchester United since 1984.

VIDEO: Pop-up barriers to keep floods at bay

BBC - Sat, 2014-02-01 09:03
Five severe flood warnings have been issued by the Environment Agency for north Cornwall and parts of the River Severn, meaning there is a "danger to life".

Tug of war over Ukraine

BBC - Sat, 2014-02-01 08:53
Lyse Doucet on a ramping of the rhetoric between East and West

How To Predict The Super Bowl Champions

NPR News - Sat, 2014-02-01 08:40

This weekend is all about Sunday's Super Bowl matchup between the Denver Broncos and the Seattle Seahawks. NPR's Tom Goldman joins Scott Simon to talk about the history of the game, and the one key factoid that predicts Sunday's winner that no one has mentioned yet.

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Texas Overhauls Textbook Approval To Ease Tensions Over Evolution

NPR News - Sat, 2014-02-01 08:27

The state Board of Education has decided to curtail the use of citizen review panels and instead give educators priority in selecting textbooks.

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Coastal areas 'stay vigilant' plea

BBC - Sat, 2014-02-01 08:25
People living in coastal areas are being asked to stay vigilant as strong winds are forecast to coincide with Saturday evening's high tide.

Hundreds protest over planned cuts

BBC - Sat, 2014-02-01 08:21
About 400 people join a protest against Merthyr council's plans to cut services as it aims to save £15.3m over the next four years.

VIDEO: Footage shows deadly volcano damage

BBC - Sat, 2014-02-01 08:20
A volcano erupts on the Indonesian island of Sumatra, engulfing villages in hot ash and killing 14 people.

Wales 23-15 Italy

BBC - Sat, 2014-02-01 08:16
Wales hold on to beat Italy 23-15 in the opening match of the 2014 Six Nations in Cardiff.

What Comes Next In Syria?

NPR News - Sat, 2014-02-01 08:11

More than a week of negotiations in Geneva failed to produce a breakthrough. The two sides may meet again soon, but there's no sign they are capable of establishing a transitional government.

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Loan signing Kallstrom out with injury

BBC - Sat, 2014-02-01 08:02
Arsenal's Kim Kallstrom is out with a back injury discovered in the medical before he signed on loan from Spartak Moscow.

In pictures: Indonesians flee volcano

BBC - Sat, 2014-02-01 07:59
Dramatic images as villagers in Indonesia flee a lethal volcano

Protest against Spain abortion law

BBC - Sat, 2014-02-01 07:55
Thousands of people take part in a protest in Madrid against the Spanish government's plans to restrict abortion.

No 10 'ousting non-Tories from jobs'

BBC - Sat, 2014-02-01 07:37
Baroness Sally Morgan, who is leaving her post as chair of schools inspectorate Ofsted, claims she is the victim of a "determined effort" to appoint more Conservatives.

Labour plans to cut unions' power

BBC - Sat, 2014-02-01 07:32
Trade unions, MPs and MEPs will have their influence over Labour leadership elections reduced under plans announced by Ed Miliband.

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