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New rail bidders 'must scrap Pacers'

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-27 00:00
Companies wanting to run rail franchises in the north of England must scrap Pacer trains, the Department of Transport confirms.

Halfway in 24-year photo project

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-26 23:50
Photographers recording the first 24 hours of each year

'Ballot Selfies' Clash With The Sanctity Of Secret Polling

NPR News - Thu, 2015-02-26 23:45

New Hampshire is the first state to outlaw voting booth selfies. Some call the ban unconstitutional and are challenging it in court. Others argue selfies compromise privacy and enable voter coercion.

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'Ballot Selfies' Clash With The Sanctity Of Secret Polling

NPR News - Thu, 2015-02-26 23:45

New Hampshire is the first state to outlaw voting booth selfies. Some call the ban unconstitutional and are challenging it in court. Others argue selfies compromise privacy and enable voter coercion.

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Banana thrown during Feyenoord game

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-26 23:40
Feyenoord's Europa League game against Roma is suspended for more than 10 minutes when an inflatable banana is thrown from the stands.

Colorado Pushes For Concealed Guns In K-12 Schools

NPR News - Thu, 2015-02-26 23:40

Similar legislation has been proposed in North Dakota and Wyoming to allow concealed firearms on K-12 school grounds and college campuses, as a part of a larger effort to expand gun owners' rights.

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Colorado Pushes For Concealed Guns In K-12 Schools

NPR News - Thu, 2015-02-26 23:40

Similar legislation has been proposed in North Dakota and Wyoming to allow concealed firearms on K-12 school grounds and college campuses, as a part of a larger effort to expand gun owners' rights.

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This Season On 'House Of Cards,' It's Tough To Be The Boss

NPR News - Thu, 2015-02-26 23:39

New episodes of Netflix's House of Cards debut today, and NPR TV critic Eric Deggans says this season's challenges may please critics who say the show's vision of Washington, D.C. runs too smoothly.

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This Season On 'House Of Cards,' It's Tough To Be The Boss

NPR News - Thu, 2015-02-26 23:39

New episodes of Netflix's House of Cards debut today, and NPR TV critic Eric Deggans says this season's challenges may please critics who say the show's vision of Washington, D.C. runs too smoothly.

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Stone Age Britons Were Eating Wheat 2,000 Years Before They Farmed It

NPR News - Thu, 2015-02-26 23:38

Scientists have recovered cultivated wheat DNA from an 8,000-year-old submerged site off the British coast. The finding suggests hunter-gatherers were trading for the grain long before they grew it.

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Stone Age Britons Were Eating Wheat 2,000 Years Before They Farmed It

NPR News - Thu, 2015-02-26 23:38

Scientists have recovered cultivated wheat DNA from an 8,000-year-old submerged site off the British coast. The finding suggests hunter-gatherers were trading for the grain long before they grew it.

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Obama To Troubled Teen: 'You Have This Strength Inside Yourself'

NPR News - Thu, 2015-02-26 23:36

The president interviews 18-year-old, Noah McQueen, who's participating in a White House mentoring program for young men of color. "It's hard to always make the right decision," McQueen tells Obama.

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Obama To Ambitious Teen: 'You Have This Strength Inside Yourself'

NPR News - Thu, 2015-02-26 23:36

The president interviews 18-year-old, Noah McQueen, who's participating in a White House mentoring program for young men of color. "It's hard to always make the right decision," McQueen tells Obama.

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A 10-Hour Ride, A Welcome With Cola Nuts, A Sad Yet Hopeful New Normal

NPR News - Thu, 2015-02-26 23:35

NPR's John Poole and Sami Yenigun visited the village of Barkedu in Liberia to capture the sights and sounds of life after Ebola in a multimedia essay.

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A 10-Hour Ride, A Welcome With Cola Nuts, A Sad Yet Hopeful New Normal

NPR News - Thu, 2015-02-26 23:35

NPR's John Poole and Sami Yenigun visited the village of Barkedu in Liberia to capture the sights and sounds of life after Ebola in a multimedia essay.

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Madonna 'suffered whiplash' at Brits

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-26 23:30
Pop star Madonna says she suffered whiplash as a result of her "nightmare" accident at Wednesday's Brit Awards.

Van Dijk blames referee after defeat

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-26 23:08
Celtic's Virgil Van Dijk describes the referee as "horrible" after his red card during the 1-0 loss to Inter Milan.

VIDEO: Playing for keeps: Castle in Lego

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-26 22:59
An entire north Wales castle is painstakingly constructed brick-by-brick by an American enthusiast - captured frame-by-frame on film.

De Villiers hits fastest ODI 150

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-26 22:58
AB de Villiers hits the fastest 150 in one-day international history as South Africa amass 408-5 against West Indies in Sydney.

Nicola Sturgeon marks 100 days as FM

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-26 22:40
Nicola Sturgeon says she is proud of her achievements after 100 days as first minster but admits there is "much more to do".

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