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Profile: Nato chief Jens Stoltenberg

bbc - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 08:42
Norway's master of surprises takes the helm
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Tom and Jerry carries racism warning

bbc - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 08:37
Tom and Jerry cartoons on television are being accompanied by a warning that they may depict scenes of "racial prejudice".
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Connie Converse: The first singer-songwriter

bbc - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 08:22
The mystery of Connie Converse, the original singer-songwriter
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The Iraqis who laugh at Islamic State

bbc - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 08:21
How Iraqis are using comedy to cope with their fear of IS
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Is yoga really about exercise?

bbc - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 08:17
Is yoga really about exercise or spirituality?
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Remembering the work of Shirley Baker

bbc - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 08:10
Photographer Shirley Baker's photos of Manchester
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VIDEO: The day Ivan got hitched to Ove

bbc - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 08:08
It is 25 years since Denmark became the first country to celebrate same-sex civil unions.
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How Bosnia is helping Cyprus find peace

bbc - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 08:07
In the 1960s and 1970s, hundreds of Cypriots disappeared. Now, with the help of a laboratory in Bosnia, there is a renewed effort to find out what happened to them.
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Cancer gene test 'would save lives'

bbc - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 08:04
Younger bowel cancer patients should be offered a genetic test to screen for a rare condition linked to a higher risk of cancer, say UK researchers.
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Norway best country for older people

bbc - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 08:02
Norway is the best place to be old, according to an index of the quality of later life in published on the UN's International Day of Older Persons.
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Suspect in Realtor's killing: 'Sorry'

cnn - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 07:59
The body of missing Arkansas realtor Beverly Carter has been located north of the Little Rock area, the Pulaski County Sheriff's Office said.
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U.N. chief urges peaceful resolution to Hong Kong protest

kyodonews - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 07:57
NEW YORK - U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki Moon on Tuesday urged the Hong Kong government and prodemocracy protes...
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The 'click-bait' internet firm

bbc - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 07:55
The $250m internet firm at the forefront of 'lowbrow click-bait'
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Get real: Okla. beheading is terrorism

cnn - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 07:53
Colleen Hufford, 54, was beheaded by Alton Nolen during a surprise attack at a Vaughan Foods plant in Oklahoma last week, according to police. Thankfully, before the terrorist -- yes, terrorist -- could behead another victim, Traci Johnson, he was shot by the company's CEO, Mark Vaughan, who is also a deputy sheriff.
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Nigeria and Senegal 'contain' Ebola

bbc - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 07:38
Ebola outbreaks in Nigeria and Senegal appear to have been contained, US health authorities say, with no new cases there since August.
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Source: DNA links cases of Va. women

cnn - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 07:19
DNA evidence links Jesse Matthew, a suspect in this month's disappearance of University of Virginia student Hannah Graham, to the death of Virginia Tech student Morgan Harrington, who disappeared in 2009, a law enforcement source told CNN Monday. And state authorities are checking other unsolved homicide and missing person cases for possible connections.
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