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Murray sees off big-serving Karlovic

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-06 08:51
Britain's Andy Murray beats 6ft 11in Ivo Karlovic to reach the Wimbledon quarter-finals for the eighth year in a row.

Burt Shavitz, Namesake And Co-Founder Of Burt's Bees, Dies

NPR News - Mon, 2015-07-06 08:51

Shavitz was "a wild-bearded and free-spirited Maine man, a beekeeper, a wisecracker," the company writes. He was 80.

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Monsoon Takes Break So Tibetans Can Celebrate Dalai Lama's Birthday

NPR News - Mon, 2015-07-06 08:50

Today he turns 80, Tibetan refugees in Dharamsala, his home in exile, sang, danced and told us what their spiritual leader has meant to them.

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Wireless organisers meet with council after festival trouble

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-06 08:49
After video footage emerged showing trouble at Wireless festival the local council says it will talk with organisers to review security.

VIDEO: 7/7 survivor meets officer who saved her

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-06 08:36
Gill Hicks, a survivor of the 7/7 bombings, has a surprise reunion with the police officer who pulled her from the wreckage that day.

What's Next For Greece?

NPR News - Mon, 2015-07-06 08:22

The Greek economic drama has been playing out for five years with papered-over solutions. But with Sunday's vote, the crisis has taken on new urgency.

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Moroccan women in court over dress

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-06 08:15
Two women have gone on trial in Morocco for obscenity after wearing skirts during Ramadan thought to be indecent.

Fifa bans key World Cup official

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-06 08:15
A Fifa official who assessed the bids for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups is banned from football-related activity for seven years.

More hot summers for parts of UK

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-06 08:15
Scorching summers like in 2003 look set to become more common in England and Wales, according to a new study.

10 dead, dozens wounded in Chicago

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-06 08:13
Ten people are killed, including a 7-year-old boy, in a series of shootings during a violent US holiday weekend in Chicago.

Froome takes Tour yellow jersey

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-06 08:09
Britain's Chris Froome finished second in an eventful third stage of the Tour de France to take the leader's yellow jersey.

Tax windfall from pension changes

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-06 08:08
Changes to the pension system - allowing people to cash in their savings - will provide an extra tax windfall, research suggests.

Call for global school emergency fund

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-06 08:05
Millions of youngsters caught up in conflict and disasters should not lose their chance of an education, says Gordon Brown.

Labour 'asleep' since election defeat

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-06 08:02
Labour is shirking tough decisions about its future direction and hoping a "new face at the top" will make it electable, Lord Mandelson says.

England beat Canada to finish second

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-06 07:55
England women finish second in the four-team Rugby Super Series after a 15-14 defeat of Canada in Edmonton.

VIDEO: Kyrgios' bizarre antics v Gasquet

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-06 07:49
Boos ring out around court two as struggling Nick Kyrgios starts 'tanking' against French opponent Richard Gasquet

A Hacker Is Hacked: Controversial Italian Cyber Espionage Company Is Targeted

NPR News - Mon, 2015-07-06 07:43

Hacking Team's spyware has been detected in many countries with repressive regimes. The company has never revealed its client list, but a hack has made thousands of documents public.

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Koeman confirms Schneiderlin bid

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-06 07:40
Manchester United have had a bid for Southampton midfielder Morgan Schneiderlin rejected, Ronald Koeman confirms.

U.S. Women Shatter TV Ratings Record For Soccer With World Cup Win

NPR News - Mon, 2015-07-06 07:39

The U.S. women's national team won an unprecedented third FIFA Women's World Cup trophy Sunday night — and a record number of Americans tuned in to watch.

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Many killed in Yemen air strike

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-06 07:30
Saudi-led coalition bombers strike a suburb of the southern Yemen port city of Aden, killing at least 30 people, witnesses there say.