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New Incan Find One-Ups Peru's Famous 12 Angle Stone

NPR News - Sat, 2014-10-25 07:54

The find was announced by Peru's Ministry of Culture, which says the 13-angled stone was part of a water system that irrigated a strategically important area southeast of Lima.

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Pellegrini remains calm after defeat

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-25 07:39
Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini plays down the damage of a defeat at West Ham to his side's league title defence.

Peer condemns 'chronic underfunding'

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-25 07:32
Successive UK governments are responsible for the "deliberate" and "chronic underfunding" of Welsh public services, says former Plaid Cymru leader Lord Wigley.

Cream bassist Jack Bruce dies, aged 71

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-25 07:22
Scottish musician Jack Bruce, the bassist and singer with 1960s supergroup Cream, dies aged 71, his publicist confirms.

Ebola outbreak cases pass 10,000

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-25 07:00
The number of cases in the Ebola outbreak passes 10,000, with 4,922 deaths, the World Health Organization's latest report says.

Details Emerge About Washington State High School Shooting

NPR News - Sat, 2014-10-25 06:52

Students of Marysville-Pilchuck High School describe a desperate scene — and in at least one case, a teacher is being credited with helping to prevent more killing.

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Weather warning over heavy rain

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-25 06:30
An amber weather warning is issued for the west Highlands and the Western Isles for Sunday and Monday.

RAF pilot training boost welcomed

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-25 06:21
The move to bring basic pilot training for the RAF and Royal Navy to Anglesey is warmly welcomed by island economic development portfolio holder.

Mass protest over Italy job reforms

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-25 06:04
A mass protest is held in the Italian capital, Rome, against Prime Minister Matteo Renzi's plans for labour market reform.

Fourth Portsmouth man killed in Syria

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-25 05:52
A fourth man from Portsmouth who went to fight in Syria for Islamic State is believed to have been killed.

VIDEO: Gun battles on streets of Lebanon

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-25 05:48
Lebanese army forces and Sunni Islamist militants, thought to be linked to Islamic State, have been involved in intense fighting in the country's second city, Tripoli.

VIDEO: Dangers of doping in rugby union

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-25 05:00
A year ago, rugby player Sam Chalmers' world collapsed after he admitted using prohibited substances.

Health Care Worker Tests Negative For Ebola In NJ, Stays In Quarantine

NPR News - Sat, 2014-10-25 04:36

The woman was isolated Friday as she returned from treating Ebola patients in West Africa. She had no symptoms of the disease; she developed a fever and was taken to a nearby hospital.

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Attacks 'threaten Egypt's existence'

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-25 04:03
Egypt faces an existential threat from jihadists, the president says, after at least 31 soldiers are killed in two attacks in the Sinai peninsula.

Ebola Vaccine Tester Feels A 'Real Satisfaction'

NPR News - Sat, 2014-10-25 03:50

Peter Hubbard is one of 20 volunteers in a human safety test of an experimental Ebola vaccine. He tells NPR's Scott Simon about why he signed up and how he has been feeling.

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Case unfairly politicised says Adams

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-25 03:48
The case of Belfast woman Maíria Cahill has been unfairly politicised, says Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams.

VIDEO: One killed in US school shooting

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-25 03:40
One person was shot dead and four students wounded in a school by a student who then took his own life, police in the US state of Washington say.

Vietnam tycoon arrested for 'fraud'

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-25 01:42
One of Vietnam's richest men, Ha Van Tham, is arrested by police on suspicion of lending fraud, authorities say.

Students fined over sexist chants

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-25 01:31
A number of students are fined following an investigation after footage emerged of a group chanting about violence and necrophilia.

AUDIO: Is technology killing old loved books?

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-25 01:07
Josh Spero, author of Second Hand Stories and editor of Spear's Magazine, and the author Erica Wagner, a former literary editor of the Times mull the question of high tech and old books.

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