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MPs deny 'cash for access' claims

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-22 14:49
Two former foreign secretaries, Jack Straw and Sir Malcolm Rifkind, have been secretly filmed apparently offering their services to a private company for thousands of pounds.

Egypt's top cleric calls for reform

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-22 14:12
The Grand Sheikh of Egypt's al-Azhar University calls for overhaul of Islamic religious teaching to tackle spread of extremism.

Hungary's PM loses 'super-majority'

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-22 13:54
Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban loses the two-thirds majority that allowed him to pass a new constitution without opposition support.,

Liverpool rise 'built from the back'

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-22 13:25
MOTD2 pundit Mark Lawrenson expands on his TV analysis of how Liverpool's defence is behind their rise up the table.

New Defense Secretary Makes Unannounced Trip To Afghanistan

NPR News - Sun, 2015-02-22 13:14

U.S. Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter is in Afghanistan meeting with that country's new president, Ashraf Ghani, and discussing possible changes to the timetable for U.S. troop withdrawals.

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Abbott to unveil anti-terror reforms

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-22 13:04
Australian PM Tony Abbott is due to unveil a new anti-terrorism strategy and appoint a security tsar to tackle what he says are rising threats.

When Pot Goes From Illegal To Recreational, Schools Face A Dilemma

NPR News - Sun, 2015-02-22 12:27

Since Colorado legalized marijuana use, some schools in the state are starting to change how they teach students about the drug in health class. Educators worry students are receiving mixed messages.

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Lamb Dumplings, Lentils And A Bittersweet Taste Of Home

NPR News - Sun, 2015-02-22 12:27

One of Syria's most famous restaurants is bringing the tastes of Damascus to Iraq, where hundreds of thousands of Syrians have fled from war, and are hungry for a reassuring slice of home.

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California's Drought Exposes Long-Hidden Detritus

NPR News - Sun, 2015-02-22 12:26

More than 67 percent of California is experiencing "extreme drought" or worse. At Southern California's Lake Perris, dry conditions have revealed tractor tires and sunken boats, unseen for decades.

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Chelsea fan sorry over Paris incident

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-22 12:20
An ex-police officer and Chelsea fan apologises for his part in an alleged racist incident on the Paris Metro - but denies he is a racist.

St Helens 0-39 South Sydney

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-22 12:07
South Sydney Rabbitohs run in seven tries to inflict a record World Club Challenge defeat on Super League champions St Helens.

Bomb Blast Kills 2 At Pro-Kiev Rally In Eastern Ukraine

NPR News - Sun, 2015-02-22 12:02

The explosion, at the demonstration marking the one-year anniversary of the ouster of President Viktor Yanukovych, occurred in the eastern city of Kharkiv.

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GB cyclists 'can succeed in Rio'

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-22 11:37
GB cyclists can "do the business" at Rio 2016 despite failing to win World Championship gold, says Shane Sutton.

Higgins wins fourth Welsh Open title

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-22 11:34
Four-time world champion John Higgins beats Ben Woollaston 9-3 to win the Welsh Open - his first title for three years.

Davies breaks own world record

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-22 11:19
Britain's Aled Davies smashes his own discus world record at the International Paralympic Committee Grand Prix event in Dubai.

Mane dropped for being late - Koeman

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-22 11:10
Southampton midfielder Sadio Mane was dropped for the defeat by Liverpool for turning up late, says boss Ronald Koeman.

MH17 victim's memorabilia auctioned

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-22 10:31
An auction of football memorabilia belonging to a Newcastle United fan killed in the MH17 disaster raises £26,000 at auction.

Man held in Danczuk abuse inquiry

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-22 10:29
A man is arrested in connection with historical sex abuse allegations made by Karen Danczuk, the wife of Labour MP Simon Danczuk.

VIDEO: Ex-pilot warns over 'toxic plane fumes'

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-22 10:00
Former pilot John Hoyte describes how he had to retire on medical grounds after he was affected by aerotoxic syndrome.

Daley wins gold on 'firework' debut

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-22 09:49
Tom Daley wins 10m gold at the British Diving Championships in Plymouth but his new ‘firework’ dive fails to fully ignite.

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