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The makeover that's divided a nation

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-29 17:00
The multi-million dollar makeover that's divided a nation

Italian lawyers urged to work faster

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-29 16:55
Italian PM Matteo Renzi announces measures to quicken the pace of the country's notoriously slow justice system to help the struggling economy.

Mouse on lily tops photo competition

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-29 16:44
Animal nightlife - and other great natural images from ecology photo contest

Texas abortion provisions struck down

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-29 16:32
A US judge strikes down part of a Texas abortion law that would have closed more than a dozen clinics.

McConnell's Campaign Manager Resigns To Avoid Being 'Distraction'

NPR News - Fri, 2014-08-29 16:27

There's an investigation into a payoff scheme before the 2012 presidential caucuses in Iowa. Jesse Benton says suggestions of his involvement are inaccurate and politically motivated.

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Making houses out of mushrooms

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-29 15:37
The natural resources used to make 'green' homes

Only two Games lane fines issued

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-29 15:31
Only two drivers were fined for breaching Commonwealth Games lane restrictions in Glasgow, data obtained by BBC Scotland shows.

Federal Judge Blocks Texas Abortion Restrictions

NPR News - Fri, 2014-08-29 15:10

Regulations passed in Texas, which affected clinics that perform abortions there, have been blocked by a federal judge, on the grounds that they unconstitutionally restricted access to legal abortion.

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Lucic-Baroni back in the big time

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-29 15:09
Mirjana Lucic-Baroni describes her US Open victory over world number two Simona Halep as "the best day of my life"

Disowned gay teen speaks out

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-29 14:38
...but not discouraged - gay son in video row speaks out

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