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Burns' career at top is over - Hearn

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-28 02:48
Boxing promoter Eddie Hearn says Ricky Burns will not fight at world title level again after his defeat by Dejan Zlaticanin.

BP seeks to wrest back compensation

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-28 02:35
BP asks a US court to order a "vast number" of businesses to repay part of the compensation awards they were paid in the wake of the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.

Missing man's family fly to Crete

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-28 02:05
Family and friends of a Denbighshire pensioner who went missing while on holiday in Crete fly out in a bid to find him.

Oklahoma, Arizona Inmates Sue To Stop Executions

NPR News - Sat, 2014-06-28 02:05

The suits take aim at the kind of multi-drug execution procedures that resulted in botched executions in Oklahoma and Ohio, calling them a form of human experimentation.

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Boys held over Jewish graves attack

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-28 01:34
Two 13-year-old boys are arrested after Swastikas and anti-Semitic graffiti were daubed on graves at a Jewish cemetery in Manchester.

Uruguay coach to quit Fifa in protest

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-28 01:28
Uruguay coach Oscar Tabarez is to step down from two Fifa panels in protest at the "excessive severity" of Luis Suarez's ban.

Liverpool closing in on £25m Lallana

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-28 01:22
Liverpool are expected to confirm Adam Lallana's £25m arrival from Premier League rivals Southampton early next week.

VIDEO: Glastonbury Festival back after storm

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-28 01:18
Stormy weather causes a temporary shutdown to the Glastonbury Festival, as Lizo Mzimba reports.

Tech Week: Google's Plans, Aereo's Loss And Occupied Stalls

NPR News - Sat, 2014-06-28 01:13

Google rolled out a slew of new products and ideas at its annual developers conference, the Supreme Court dealt a blow to a TV startup, plus more headlines in this week's tech news roundup.

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A Rogue Libyan General Tries To Impose Order With An Iron Fist

NPR News - Sat, 2014-06-28 01:10

Khalifa Hifter was one of Moammar Gadhafi's top generals who eventually fled to the U.S. Now he's back in Libya, a polarizing figure waging a harsh crackdown on Islamist militants.

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A Rogue Libyan General Tries To Impose Order With An Iron Fist

NPR News - Sat, 2014-06-28 01:10

Khalifa Hifter was one of Moammar Gadhafi's top generals who eventually fled to the U.S. Now he's back in Libya, a polarizing figure waging a harsh crackdown on Islamist militants.

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Older Moms Take Heart: You May Be More Likely To Live Longer

NPR News - Sat, 2014-06-28 01:08

There's mounting evidence that women who have children later in life are also more likely to make it to 95 or 100. But delaying childbearing just to live longer is not a good idea.

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VIDEO: Franz Ferdinand's family on his legacy

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-28 01:06
The family of Franz Ferdinand are keeping his memory alive at his castle near Vienna, as Bethany Bell reports.

EU leaders offer Cameron hope

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-28 01:01
The leaders of Sweden and Germany offer encouragement to David Cameron after his defeat in a vote on the new European Commission president.

Fiji face Wales & England in World Cup

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-28 00:46
Fiji beat Cook Islands 108-6 to qualify for the same 2015 Rugby World Cup pool as Wales, hosts England and Australia.

Hundreds of 'secret' staff revealed

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-28 00:39
Hundreds more people come forward to add to a "roll of honour" of people who worked at the home of the World War Two codebreakers.

VIDEO: Brazil's attack worries Pele

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-28 00:18
Brazil legend Pele tells BBC Sport's Alan Shearer that the host nation can go on and win the 2014 World Cup, but he has concerns over their attacking options.

Thai army promises elections in 2015

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-27 23:29
Thailand's military leader promises a return to democracy but says elections will only take place after October 2015.

China party boss in corruption probe

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-27 23:27
The Communist Party boss of the major southern Chinese city of Guangzhou is being investigated for corruption, party officials say.

Bedtimes set for young offenders

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-27 23:24
A strict "lights-out" policy will be enforced at young offenders institutions in England, Justice Secretary Chris Grayling announces.
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