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World Cup: Brazil 3-1 Croatia

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-12 15:03
Neymar scores two goals, including a controversial penalty, as hosts Brazil make a winning start at the 2014 Fifa World Cup.

VIDEO: Hillary Clinton: Full interview

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-12 14:46
Former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton discusses the conflicts in Iraq and Ukraine and whether she will run for the US presidency again in 2016.

POM Wonderful Wins A Round In Food Fight With Coca-Cola

NPR News - Thu, 2014-06-12 14:41

By a unanimous decision, the Supreme Court ruled that POM Wonderful's lawsuit against the Coca-Cola Co. may go on. The repercussions of the case for the food and beverage industry are unclear.

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More Brutal Killings Of Women In Northern India

NPR News - Thu, 2014-06-12 14:40

Two bodies have been found in as many days hanging from trees in Uttar Pradesh. The deaths follow the murder of two teenage sisters last month.

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Brazil Wins World Cup Opener Against Croatia, 3-1

NPR News - Thu, 2014-06-12 14:30

After a bad start, Brazil recovered to defeat Croatia in the first game of the iconic soccer competition.

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The Big Numbers Behind Eric Cantor's Failed Primary Bid

NPR News - Thu, 2014-06-12 14:18

Political action committees poured cash into the House majority leader's campaign, posting big contributions in the final days of the race. Tea Party-backed challenger David Brat was all but ignored.

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VIDEO: E3: Fifa 15 overhauls football game

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-12 14:17
EA Sports reveals the changes its has made to its football video game franchise to take advantage of the new consoles' power.

Root anchors England's new dawn

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-12 14:14
Memories of the dark days down under will not be erased by Joe Root's steady recovery at Test level, but it's a start.

Racism in NI 'shaped by Troubles'

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-12 14:05
A long-awaited draft document setting out the strategy for racial equality in Northern Ireland is obtained by BBC NI politics programme, The View.

VIDEO: Carney hints at rate rise

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-12 14:00
The Governor of the Bank of England Mark Carney has said a rise in interest rates could happen "sooner than markets currently expect".

Colourful ceremony opens World Cup

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-12 13:54
The 2014 Fifa World Cup opens with an extravagant ceremony before hosts Brazil beat Croatia 3-1 in the first match.

Mubarak minister cleared by court

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-12 13:51
A court in Egypt clears former Interior Minister Habib el-Adly, who served under ousted President Hosni Mubarak, of corruption.

VIDEO: Osborne 'vigilant' on mortgages

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-12 13:44
The Chancellor George Osborne is to give the Bank of England extra powers to curb riskier mortgages but says there is no immediate cause for alarm.

4 Key Things To Know About The Islamist Surge In Iraq

NPR News - Thu, 2014-06-12 13:37

The extremist Sunni group ISIS has taken several cities and is threatening to take more. But the triumphs have come in Sunni areas and the fighting will get much harder if ISIS attacks Shiite turf.

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Tesla shows their car-ds

Marketplace - American Public Media - Thu, 2014-06-12 13:34

Elon Musk, founder of the electric car company Tesla, said today he's basically going open source.

He's going to let anyone who wants to, in good faith, use Tesla's patents in the hopes of getting more electric cars on the road faster.

As excited as he was back in the day by his first patent, now Musk says more often than not it's just an invitation to a lawsuit.

Clinton urges caution over Iraq

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-12 13:34
Former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton tells BBC Newsnight the US should withhold military support for Iraq until certain conditions are met.

Pro-union booklet to cost £720,000

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-12 13:33
The UK government is to post out a booklet to every Scottish home setting out the "positive case" for the UK , at a cost of £720,000.

Brain Injuries Rose In Cities After Bike-Sharing Rolled Out

NPR News - Thu, 2014-06-12 13:33

When you rent a bike, you usually have to bring your own helmet or go without one. If you ride with your hair flapping in the breeze, your risk for a brain injury goes up.

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New Poet Laureate: 'The Meaning Has Always Stayed The Same'

NPR News - Thu, 2014-06-12 13:29

Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Charles Wright, who will serve as the next poet laureate, tells NPR's Melissa Block that his inspirations — landscape, language and God — have stayed constant for 50 years.

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