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Huge data theft hits South Korea

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-20 02:46
Credit card details from almost half of all South Koreans have been stolen and sold to marketing firms.

Sex assault jacket image released

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-20 02:43
Police investigating a sexual assault in Aberdeen release a photo of the jacket the suspect left behind.

Police did not review Duggan tactic

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-20 02:40
The Metropolitan Police says it was "wrong" not to formally review its use of the "hard stop" tactic six years before it was used in the Mark Duggan shooting.

Jailed American Appears Before Reporters In North Korea

NPR News - Mon, 2014-01-20 02:11

Kenneth Bae, an American missionary who has been jailed in North Korea for more than a year, appeared before reporters Monday. He appealed to the U.S. government to do its best to secure his release.

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Iran Starts Implementing Nuclear Deal

NPR News - Mon, 2014-01-20 02:08

Iran halted its most sensitive uranium enrichment work on Monday as part of a landmark deal struck with world powers. That's easing concerns over the country's nuclear program and clearing the way for a partial lifting of sanctions, Tehran and the U.N. said.

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Rosetta: Earth waits on comet chaser

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-20 02:02
European Space Agency controllers wait for a signal from the Rosetta probe that confirms it is awake and ready to resume the audacious mission to chase down a comet.

AUDIO: South Sudan town 'scene of devastation'

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-20 01:58
The BBC's Mark Lowen reports from the South Sudan town of Bor after the military say they have recaptured it from rebel forces.

Climate change and EU energy challenges

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-20 01:57
Gavin Hewitt on EU revision of green energy targets

VIDEO: 'Devastation' after Ukraine clashes

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-20 01:46
The BBC's Daniel Sandford describes a scene of "pretty serious devastation" in Kiev after pro-EU protesters clashed with police all night.

The good and bad of China's growth

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-20 01:39
Why Chinese growth may be unsustainable

12 Years and Gravity win PGA prize

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-20 01:30
Space drama Gravity and 12 Years A Slave tie for the top prize at the Producer's Guild of America awards.

Murray battles through to last eight

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-20 01:08
Andy Murray is taken to four sets before ending 'lucky loser' Stephane Robert's dream run at the Australian Open.

No housing cash for jobless migrants

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-20 01:04
Jobless immigrants from within the European Union will be denied access to housing benefit from April, senior government ministers announce.

Tate announces new Turbine sponsor

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-20 00:58
The Tate Modern announces that Hyundai will take over as sponsor of the gallery's Turbine Hall, with a commitment to fund exhibitions for 11 years.

Rugby regions admit to England plan

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-20 00:51
The Welsh rugby regions admit planning to join the English Premiership next season if a new European Cup is not launched.

Can Probiotics Help Soothe Colicky Babies?

NPR News - Mon, 2014-01-20 00:39

As many as 15 percent of babies have colic, which can cause bouts of inconsolable crying. Researchers are testing probiotics to see if these good bacteria can help. But they don't know how the supplements work, or how they may affect children's health long term.

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In Michigan, Businessmen And Politicians Agree On Medicaid

NPR News - Mon, 2014-01-20 00:38

Michigan is one of only a handful of Republican-led states that is expanding Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act. It did it by forging a plan that worked for Republicans, Democrats and business interests, as well as doctors and hospitals.

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Wielding A Pen And A Phone, Obama Goes It Alone

NPR News - Mon, 2014-01-20 00:36

President Obama has a couple tools at his disposal that let him bypass congressional approval — and he's using them to advance his economic agenda. The administration says the president is still willing to work with Congress, but some on Capitol Hill are taking issue with the executive tactic.

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AUDIO: Clegg 'not spoken' to Lord Rennard

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-20 00:33
Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg sets out how he intends to deal with Liberal Democrat peer Lord Rennard following allegations of sexual harassment.

U.S. Olympic Skier Finds Team Spirit, Minus The Team

NPR News - Mon, 2014-01-20 00:29

Three-time Olympic skier Kris Freeman has had a successful career filled with challenges; first and foremost managing diabetes while becoming an elite competitor in a physically taxing sport. But this past year, Freeman encountered another obstacle when his relationship with the national ski team abruptly ended.

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