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Republican And Democrat Make Headlines For 'Nicest' Election Race

NPR News - Sat, 2014-10-11 07:59

The two have agreed not to mess with each other's yard signs. "This office is bigger than us," one candidate for a county sheriff's post in northern Kentucky says.

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Cameroon Boko Haram hostages freed

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-11 07:51
Twenty-seven people, including 10 Chinese workers, believed to have been kidnapped by Boko Haram militants arrive in Cameroon's capital.

A Republican Battles To Keep His Job In Deep-Red Kansas

NPR News - Sat, 2014-10-11 07:46

Secretary of State Kris Kobach is a national crusader against illegal immigration, but this year some of his GOP brethren are turning against him as he struggles to win reelection.

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Eric Morecambe statue theft attempt

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-11 07:19
Police are investigating a suspected attempt to steal the Lancashire seafront statue of comedy legend Eric Morecambe.

India braces for Cyclone Hudhud

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-11 07:19
Hundreds of thousands of people are being evacuated from India's south-east a day before Cyclone Hudhud is expected to hit land.

Thousands raised for Henning family

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-11 07:09
More than £30,000 is raised in online fundraising appeals for the family of aid worker Alan Henning, who was murdered by Islamic State militants.

Pietersen book tarnishes era - Cook

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-11 06:59
England captain Alastair Cook tells the BBC the publication of Kevin Pietersen's autobiography has tarnished a successful era.

Former SNP MSP defects to Greens

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-11 06:37
The former nationalist MSP John Finnie joins the Scottish Green Party at the start of its annual conference.

VIDEO: Jimmy Page: My life in photos

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-11 06:32
Legendary rocker Jimmy Page has been reflecting on his life in music and talking about his photo archive.

Ebola Deaths Top 4,000; Screening Begins At New York's JFK Airport

NPR News - Sat, 2014-10-11 06:26

The screening procedure will include passengers having their temperature taken with non-contact thermometers and answering questions to determine their potential exposure.

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Tech Week: Women's Raises, Screen Time And Super-Locked Phones

NPR News - Sat, 2014-10-11 05:59

Controversial remarks about women not needing to ask for raises, how people in tech often limit their kids' screen time and a heated debate over smartphone encryption topped our tech coverage.

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