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Prince Ali to run for Fifa president

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-05 21:34
Fifa vice president Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein says he will challenge Sepp Blatter for the leadership of football's governing body.

Fight Over Son's Allowance May Have Led To Hedge Fund Founder's Death

NPR News - Mon, 2015-01-05 21:33

Thomas Gilbert Jr. was arrested on charges of murder and criminal possession of a weapon in the death of Thomas Gilbert Sr.

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AirAsia sea search area expanded

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-05 21:27
The area being searched for a missing AirAsia plane is extended, as poor weather continues to hamper efforts to find bodies and flight recorders.

Man killed in Ballymoney shooting

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-05 21:06
A man aged in his 40s is shot dead in Ballymoney, County Antrim.

Australians warned to avoid Bali

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-05 21:01
Australians are warned to be careful in Indonesia, including Bali, because of a “high threat of terrorist attack”.

Record numbers diagnosed with cancer

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-05 20:57
A record number of people living in Northern Ireland have been diagnosed with cancer, according to figures released by Macmillan Cancer Support.

VIDEO: Should planes be tracked in real time?

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-05 20:54
The difficulties in finding wreckage of AirAsia flight QZ8501 has raised questions about whether we should be able to track airliners in real time.

Kashmir border clashes kill five

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-05 20:32
Four civilians and a soldier die as India and Pakistan continue to exchange fire in the disputed Kashmir region, officials say.

Kurds 'seize key Kobane district'

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-05 20:32
Kurdish fighters battling Islamic State in Kobane, northern Syria, have seized a key district and now control 80% of the town, activists say.

Racism against British Chinese 'ignored'

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-05 20:22
British Chinese people and community leaders tell Newsbeat that racism against them isn't taken seriously enough.

US governor sworn in for fourth term

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-05 19:56
California Governor Jerry Brown makes history as he is sworn in for a record-breaking fourth term, setting out ambitious targets for climate change.

'Beaten children washed in toilets'

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-05 19:51
Former residents of a Birmingham children's home claim of being beaten, made to wash in toilet water and sleep on the floor.

Age of stars is pinned to their spin

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-05 18:47
Astronomers prove they can accurately tell a star's age from how fast it spins, after measuring the spin speed of stars more than a billion years old.

L.A., D.C., S.F., Boston? U.S. Pick For Olympic Host May Come Thursday

NPR News - Mon, 2015-01-05 17:56

The U.S. Olympic Committee announced Monday that its board would discuss the four cities' bids at Denver International Airport later this week — and then possibly travel to the winning city.

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Samsung call to open up net of things

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-05 17:49
The push to create an "internet of things" will not succeed unless electronics firms collaborate more, warns Samsung.

VIDEO: Why are global oil prices falling?

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-05 17:40
The US oil price falls below $50 a barrel for the first time since April 2009 as investors continue to fear a global supply glut and weak demand.

VIDEO: On Board an AirAsia search plane

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-05 17:38
The BBC's Kiki Siregar has had exclusive access to a Russian search plane that is looking for AirAsia flight QZ8501.

Nikkei leads Asian markets down

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-05 17:23
Asian markets move lower on Monday following investor concerns over falling oil prices and Greece's economic outlook.

Mexico missing: Mayor's wife charged

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-05 17:05
The wife of the former mayor of Iguala, the Mexican city where 43 students disappeared, has been charged with organised crime and money laundering.

Sony condemns 'vicious' cyber attack

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-05 16:37
Sony has publicly condemned the "vicious" cyber attack that led to it suspending the release of its film The Interview.

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