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GPs offer extra weekend appointments

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-10 03:27
An extra 360 GP appointments are made available across an area of West Sussex to alleviate the pressure on A&E departments.

'Selma' Backlash Misses The Point

NPR News - Sat, 2015-01-10 03:03

Historian Peniel Joseph says Selma is the first major film about civil rights history that properly honors the contributions of the movement's African-American foot soldiers.

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Three men remanded on murder charge

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-10 02:55
Three men are remanded in custody charged with the murder of a man in east Belfast at Christmas time.

Woman struck by car 'critical'

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-10 02:51
A 49-year-old woman is in a critical condition after being hit by a car as she crossed a road in Livingston.

In Vegas, Intel Makes A Big Bet On Wearables

NPR News - Sat, 2015-01-10 02:20

Chipmaker Intel made Silicon Valley possible. But now the company is searching for a new identity — and business stream. As consumers abandon PCs, the CEO is looking toward an untested area.

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In Vegas, Intel Hopes A Smart Idea Takes Flight

NPR News - Sat, 2015-01-10 02:20

Chipmaker Intel made Silicon Valley possible. But now the company is searching for a new identity — and business stream. As consumers abandon PCs, the CEO is looking toward an untested area.

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SpaceX Launches Rocket But Misses The Landing

NPR News - Sat, 2015-01-10 02:14

SpaceX pulled off another launch of supplies to the International Space Station on Saturday, but its revolutionary attempt to land the leftover booster on an ocean barge fared less well.

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SpaceX Lauches Rocket But Misses The Landing

NPR News - Sat, 2015-01-10 02:14

SpaceX pulled off another launch of supplies to the International Space Station on Saturday, but its revolutionary attempt to land the leftover booster on an ocean barge fared less well.

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VIDEO: Supermarket siege end 'very shocking'

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-10 01:55
An eyewitness to the storming of a a supermarket in eastern Paris, Alexis, describes the moment a hostage fled and police started firing.

Derelict building walls collapse

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-10 01:52
Walls on a row of derelict buildings in west Belfast have collapsed in strong overnight winds.

Back In D.C. From The Ebola Hot Zone, I Broke Out In A Fever

NPR News - Sat, 2015-01-10 01:52

An NPR producer found out firsthand what happens when a returnee from Liberia registers a temperature and must contact the U.S. health bureaucracy.

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Cilic withdraws from Australian Open

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-10 01:47
US Open champion Marin Cilic of Croatia withdraws from this month's Australian Open with a shoulder injury.

Federer one away from 1,000th win

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-10 01:08
Roger Federer moves to within one win of his 1,000th career victory as he reaches the Brisbane International final.

Thousands remain without power

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-10 00:56
Thousands of homes remain without power following the storms that battered Scotland on Friday.

SpaceX launches on rocket experiment

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-10 00:49
US company SpaceX has begun an experiment to bring part of its Falcon rocket down to a soft landing on a floating sea platform.

Prince Ali wants 10-year reform plan

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-10 00:30
Fifa presidential candidate Prince Ali says he wants to implement a 10-year programme to reform football's governing body if he is elected.

The fan with his own 'Shed End'

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-10 00:23
Meet Eastend Shedman - the Bristol City supporter who is able to watch his team for free this season from the roof of his garden shed.

Death drugs 'may still be out there'

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-10 00:21
Illegal drugs containing a substance believed to be responsible for four deaths may still be in circulation, police warn.

Rescuers Recover The Tail Of Crashed AirAsia Plane

NPR News - Sat, 2015-01-10 00:20

It was not immediately clear whether the black box recorders were still inside the tail or had detached when the Airbus A320 plummeted into the Java Sea on Dec. 28., killing all 162 people on board.

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VIDEO: Your CV: Catching an employer's eye

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-10 00:14
As a new year might spell a new job search for some people, the BBC's Kevin Peachey looks at the advice available for getting a potential employer's attention.

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