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Congo warlord loses ICC appeal

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-01 08:23
The International Criminal Court rejects an appeal by Congolese militia leader Thomas Lubanga against his conviction for using child soldiers.

Russian Ruble Plummets, And 4 Other Oil-Slump Related Headlines

NPR News - Mon, 2014-12-01 08:23

Slumping oil prices are continuing to have global economic repercussions. At home, that means lower gas prices, but in other countries more dependent on oil, the effects are serious.

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Three Egyptians die of bird flu

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-01 08:21
Three people have died after contracting the H5N1 bird flu virus in Egypt in the past week, bringing the death toll in the country this year to six.

Five held by anti-terror police

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-01 08:19
Five men are arrested in Dover and east London on suspicion of planning acts of terrorism, Scotland Yard says.

VIDEO: Roger Daltrey gatecrashes wedding

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-01 08:17
The Who's Roger Daltrey gatecrashes a wedding and takes to the stage to sing to the happy couple and their guests near Glasgow.

US Black Friday sales disappoint

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-01 08:16
US retailers report sluggish Black Friday spending, with sales falling 11% from the same period last year, according to an industry group.

Home care services 'close to crisis'

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-01 08:13
The home care system in England is close to crisis because of the way workers are exploited, a report says.

Man killed by runaway car named

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-01 08:05
The man killed by a runaway car in Finsbury Terrace, Brynmill, in Swansea is formally identified by police.

Fleetwood Mac to top Isle of Wight

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-01 08:01
Rock veterans Fleetwood Mac are announced as the first headline act of Isle of Wight 2015.

Critic of Obama daughters resigns

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-01 08:01
A Republican congressional aide has resigned after remarks attacking US President Barack Obama's daughters' attitude were widely condemned.

Roche shortlisted for goal of the year

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-01 08:00
Ireland's Stephanie Roche is shortlisted for Fifa's goal of the year alongside James Rodriguez and Robin van Persie.

WATCH: Video Of Indian Sisters Attacking Alleged Harassers Goes Viral

NPR News - Mon, 2014-12-01 07:58

The young women say they were subjected to lewd comments from the men. They responded by attacking them with belts. The men have been arrested, and the girls are to be honored by the state.

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Murphy and Walden progress in York

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-01 07:55
Shaun Murphy and Ricky Walden join Judd Trump and John Higgins in the last 16 of the UK Championship in York.

Why Texas is closing prisons

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-01 07:50
Why Texas is closing down prisons

VIDEO: Bus assault victim: Why I fought back

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-01 07:46
BBC News hears from two sisters who beat three men they accuse of sexual harassment on a bus in India.

Tredwell backs under-fire Cook

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-01 07:39
England off-spinner James Tredwell backs Alastair Cook to continue as one-day captain after calls for him to resign.

Colombia wants answers from general

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-01 07:36
Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos demands an explanation from Gen Ruben Dario Alzate about his kidnapping following his release on Sunday.

Obama hosts meetings on Ferguson

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-01 07:30
The White House is hosting meetings with civil rights leaders and others to discuss "mistrust" between police and ethnic minorities, following unrest in the Missouri suburb of Ferguson.

Ronaldo, Messi & Neuer on shortlist

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-01 07:29
Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi and Manuel Neuer are named on a three-man shortlist for this year's Ballon d'Or prize.

Scientists make enzymes from scratch

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-01 07:17
Experts say they have achieved a scientific milestone - creating enzymes out of artificial genetic material that they made in their lab.