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Manchester United 3-0 Liverpool

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-14 06:21
Wayne Rooney, Juan Mata and Robin van Persie score as Manchester United easily beat Liverpool at Old Trafford.

Pub murder probe victim is named

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-14 06:01
The man whose death is at the centre of a murder investigation is named as Holyhead pub landlord David Jones.

Opec stresses no oil production cut

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-14 05:59
The head of Opec reiterates that the oil producers' cartel will not try to shore up plunging oil prices by reducing production.

Gaza Tech Incubator Finds Success In International Crowdfunding

NPR News - Sun, 2014-12-14 05:57

Billions have been pledged to help rebuild Gaza, but little of that money has arrived yet. But a startup accelerator is drawing interest and crowdfunding from around the region and the world.

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Celtic 4-1 St Mirren

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-14 05:50
Celtic move six points clear at the top of the Scottish Premiership with a comfortable victory over St Mirren.

Wasps 44-17 Castres

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-14 05:49
Wasps bid farewell to Adams Park in style with a bonus point win over Castres in European Champions Cup Pool Two.

VIDEO: Murphy says he will run for FM

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-14 05:29
Scottish Labour's new leader Jim Murphy says he will be an MSP and Labour's candidate for first minister by 2016.

Japan's Ruling Party Poised For Landslide In Snap Elections

NPR News - Sun, 2014-12-14 05:07

The victory is seen as a mandate for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's economic overhaul plan, even as Japan has fallen back into recession in the second half of 2014.

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Murphy: 'I'll be an MSP by 2016'

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-14 04:48
Scottish Labour's new leader Jim Murphy says he will be an MSP and Labour's candidate for first minister by 2016.

Tsunami orphans open children's home

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-14 04:46
Two brothers orphaned in the 2004 Boxing Day tsunami are to open a children's home dedicated to their parents in the country where they died.

Christmas attraction closes down

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-14 04:45
A Christmas attraction in Harrogate criticised by some visitors closes permanently.

No NI deal 'will delay tax decision'

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-14 04:21
Northern Ireland's secretary of state says a decision on corporation tax devolution is likely to be delayed unless there is deal this week in the ongoing cross-party talks.

Nations Salvage Deal To Cut Greenhouse Gas Emissions

NPR News - Sun, 2014-12-14 04:16

The deal is the first-ever to require all nations to reduce emissions, but it doesn't include a mechanism to monitor compliance.

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VIDEO: Peake: 'We don't support carers enough'

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-14 04:12
Oscar-tipped film The Theory of Everything, featuring actress Maxine Peake, is based on the life of Stephen Hawking, and pairs Peake with Eddie Redmayne.

Amir Khan: I'm approaching my peak

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-14 03:58
Amir Khan says he is nearing his peak after beating Devon Alexander and wants to fight Floyd Mayweather or Manny Pacquiao.

Prayers for women killed in crash

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-14 03:58
Prayers are said at a church service for two women who died in a crash in the New Forest.

Thousands March Across U.S. Demanding Police Reforms

NPR News - Sun, 2014-12-14 03:46

Tens of thousands gathered in cities across the country Saturday to draw attention to several high profile deaths of unarmed black men at the hands of police.

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Senate Passes $1.1 Trillion Spending Bill

NPR News - Sun, 2014-12-14 03:46

The Senate voted late Saturday to pass a bill that will fund the government through the end of the fiscal year. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to NPR's Mara Liasson about the rare Saturday session.

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Tenant Blacklist Can Haunt New York Renters For Years

NPR News - Sun, 2014-12-14 03:46

Disputes between tenants and landlords often end up in the courts. And in New York City, win or lose, tenants may end up with a bad rap that can make it hard to rent again.

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Uber's Traffic Jammed In Netherlands, India And Spain

NPR News - Sun, 2014-12-14 03:46

Uber says it has worked in 52 countries since its 2010 launch, but our number cruncher Mona Chalabi tells NPR's Rachel Martin the tally is changing as some countries try to ban the ride-sharing service.

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