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Miranda Hart calls time on BBC sitcom

bbc - 17 hours 49 min ago
TV star Miranda Hart announces there will be no more episodes of her hit BBC sitcom after this Christmas.
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Transgender troops: 1 accepted, 1 not

cnn - 17 hours 49 min ago
Caroline Paige and Landon Wilson: One of us is British, the other American. Both of us served in Afghanistan. But when our military colleagues found out we are transgender, our careers took different paths.
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Finally nurses get what they're owed

cnn - 17 hours 56 min ago
Back in the day, nurses will tell you, if a doctor came into a room and no chair was available for him, a nurse would have to give up her seat. Those days are long gone, but for a long time, nurses didn't have a guaranteed seat at the health care policy table—until now.
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Online abuse 'hits 40% of adults'

bbc - 18 hours 13 min ago
Online harassment, from name-calling to stalking, is a common experience online, a new study finds.
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5 can't-miss Tanzania experiences

cnn - 18 hours 17 min ago
Tanzania is far more than just a spot to climb the world's tallest freestanding mountain.
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55 years of Weird Al Yankovic

cnn - 18 hours 26 min ago
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Ebola blood-therapy team set up

bbc - 18 hours 52 min ago
An international team of scientists is to determine the effectiveness of using the blood of Ebola survivors as a treatment.
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Monster shark 'kept whales in check'

bbc - 18 hours 53 min ago
The extinction of the biggest shark known to science may have triggered whales to grow to their current hefty sizes, a study suggests.
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Netanyahu blames Abbas over attack

bbc - 19 hours 5 min ago
Israeli leader Benjamin Netanyahu accuses the Palestinian president of incitement, after an attack which killed a baby in Jerusalem.
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'Scandalous' release of police killer

bbc - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 23:56
A notorious police killer is to be released after 48 years in prison in a decision described as "scandalous" and "sickening"
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Boko Haram 'abducts more women'

bbc - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 23:54
Dozens of women and girls have been abducted from two villages in north-eastern Nigeria by suspected militants despite a reported truce, residents say.
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Renee's new look is raising eyebrows

cnn - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 23:46
A plastic surgeon weighs in on Zellweger's new look. CNN's Jeanne Moos has the eyebrow-raising details.
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VIDEO: Egypt's battle to end FGM

bbc - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 23:37
A court date is set for a verdict in Egypt's landmark trial in a case of female genital mutilation (FGM).
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Living life from a hospital room

cnn - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 23:35
A 17-year-old girl living with cystic fibrosis makes the hospital her happy place.
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US-led Syria strikes 'kill hundreds'

bbc - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 23:12
US-led air strikes against Islamic State (IS) militants in Syria have killed 553 people since September, including 464 IS fighters, activists say.
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White House fence jumper arrested

bbc - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 23:08
A man who jumped the White House fence was attacked by dogs before being arrested, in the latest security incident at the US president's official home.
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Kyodo sports news summary -1-

kyodonews - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 22:58
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