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143 Boko Haram Fighters Killed In Clashes With Cameroon's Military

NPR News - Tue, 2015-01-13 06:38

The militants, who are waging a deadly war in Nigeria, had attacked a Cameroonian military camp in Kolofata, a government official. Nigeria's neighbors are being drawn into the battle with the group.

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Eira cyntaf 2015

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 06:35
First snow of the year in Wales

'Charlie Hebdo' Editor On New Issue: 'We're Happy To Have ... Done It'

NPR News - Tue, 2015-01-13 06:33

Gerard Briard said when the artist showed the staff the cover — featuring a caricature of the Prophet Muhammad — everyone burst out laughing and "jumped up for joy."

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Record high for creative industries

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 06:28
The UK's creative industries, which includes the film, TV and music sectors, were worth a record £76.9bn to the UK economy in 2013, the government says.

Murder mistrial for ex-police chief

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 06:25
A South Carolina judge has declared a mistrial in the case of a former police chief who killed an unarmed black men after a jury deadlocked.

Jewish paper removes women from picture

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 06:25
A Jewish newspaper has photoshopped female world leaders out of a Unity March picture in Paris.

Watkins' ex trial verdict call

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 06:20
A jury in the trial of an ex-lover of Lostprophets singer Ian Watkins can return a majority verdict, a judge says.

Climate needs low-energy urban areas

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 06:19
A global study of 274 cities helps shed light on energy consumption in urban areas and what can be done to make future urbanisation more energy efficient.

Hanged boy's family call for review

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 06:16
The family of a teenager found hanged at home want schools across the UK to review how they handle sensitive issues with pupils.

Selfie demand in top police job ad

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 06:09
A police force recruiting for a new deputy chief constable requests applicants submit a "selfie" in order to apply for the role.

Zimbabwe court halts land evictions

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 06:06
Zimbabwe's High Court orders a halt to the eviction of farmers who say they have been targeted to make way for a game park for First Lady Grace Mugabe.

NYC police chokeholds 'unpunished'

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 05:57
A review of the New York police's recent chokehold cases has found discipline recommended by a complaint board were often not followed.

House prices up 11% for first-timers

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 05:54
The average house price for first-time buyers rose by 11% in the year to the end of November compared with 9.5% for existing owners, official figures show.

We can shock world - Schneiderlin

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 05:53
Southampton midfielder Morgan Schneiderlin says the club can "shock the world" and qualify for the Champions League.

Morley sorry for Big Brother remarks

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 05:49
Former Coronation Street star Ken Morley apologises "unreservedly" after being kicked out of Celebrity Big Brother for using "unacceptable language".

Panel to review state of schools

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 05:45
Efforts to improve the condition of Scotland's school will be looked at by an expert group set up by the Scottish government.

Can the government ban encryption?

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 05:44
UK Prime Minister David Cameron has raised the question of more legislation to allow communications between terrorists to be read.

VIDEO: Blair apologises 'for error not policy'

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 05:42
Tony Blair apologises for not putting in place a structure that would have prevented an error being made in the On The Runs letters scheme

Man jailed for stripping drunk woman

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 05:24
A man who kissed, touched and partially stripped a drunk woman in a busy Glasgow pub is jailed for 22 months.

Tax Time Gets New Ritual: Proof Of Health Insurance

NPR News - Tue, 2015-01-13 05:20

The health law requires people to report their coverage status at tax time. Those without insurance or those who received subsidies will have to fill out new forms.

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