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Dinosaurs' extinction 'bad luck'

BBC News - Sun, 2014-07-27 21:21
Dinosaurs might have survived if the asteroid that wiped them out had hit the Earth a few million years later or earlier, a new study suggests.
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Admission of Tax Fraud Precedes Talks in Catalonia

International Herald Tribune - Europe - Sun, 2014-07-27 19:53
The patriarch of Catalan politics, Jordi Pujol, admits to defrauding government coffers, while secession opponents call for a deeper investigation.






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Memo From Germany: A Dwindling Army Tempts New Recruits With a Charm Offensive

International Herald Tribune - Europe - Sun, 2014-07-27 19:50
Germany is hoping to counter a serious challenge to the country’s future security with a campaign aimed at making the armed forces an attractive prospect.






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Getting stuck on things or in things

BBC News - Sun, 2014-07-27 19:28
The London Fire Brigade releases figures on children getting stuck.
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The secret to transforming a failing hospital

BBC News - Sun, 2014-07-27 19:09
How a failing hospital transformed itself
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Pregnancy for Pay: A Surrogacy Agency That Delivered Heartache

International Herald Tribune - Europe - Sun, 2014-07-27 19:04
As unregulated surrogacy agencies proliferate, the story of Planet Hospital stands as a cautionary tale about their ability to prey on vulnerable clients who do not notice the red flags.






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City Hall Memo: Treated Like Royalty on Vacation, de Blasio Maintained Populist Image

International Herald Tribune - Europe - Sun, 2014-07-27 18:17
The mayor took pains in Italy to preserve the fine line between Park Slope Dad and V.I.P.






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VIDEO: Dog friendly buses in Hong Kong

BBC News - Sun, 2014-07-27 16:58
A new bus service has been launched in Hong Kong for pet lovers.
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Germany's super-shy super-rich

BBC News - Sun, 2014-07-27 16:31
Why do Germany's super-rich often keep their heads down?
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VIDEO: The facts about global travel

BBC News - Sun, 2014-07-27 16:11
Where does the world go on holiday?
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No place to hide for children of war

BBC News - Sun, 2014-07-27 16:09
Lyse Doucet on the plight of children in Syria and Gaza
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Troops Move on Crash Site in Ukraine, Foiling Deal

International Herald Tribune - Europe - Sun, 2014-07-27 15:18
The Ukrainian military’s operation to recapture the plane’s debris again stalled international efforts to secure the site.






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Smell of the Greasepaint, the Funds of the Crowd

International Herald Tribune - Europe - Sun, 2014-07-27 14:54
Proposed investment rules would make it easier for American theater producers to raise money through crowdsourcing, a method already being tried in Britain.






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VIDEO: Heavy fighting in eastern Ukraine

BBC News - Sun, 2014-07-27 14:38
There are reports of heavy fighting in eastern Ukraine, close to the site where Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 crashed.
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Hamas ceasefire in Gaza stalls

BBC News - Sun, 2014-07-27 13:26
Hours after Hamas announces a ceasefire in Gaza, Palestinian militants resume firing rockets into Israel and Israel rejects the pause.
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Cyclist Pritchard proposes after race

BBC News - Sun, 2014-07-27 13:05
Team Scotland cyclist Chris Pritchard proposed to his girlfriend after finishing his Commonwealth Games race - and she said yes.
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MH17 military mission 'unrealistic'

BBC News - Sun, 2014-07-27 13:03
Sending an international military mission to secure the crash site of MH17 in eastern Ukraine would be "unrealistic", Dutch PM Mark Rutte says.
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England's O'Connor wins medley gold

BBC News - Sun, 2014-07-27 12:31
Siobhan-Marie O'Connor earns England's fifth swimming gold as Hannah Miley and Erraid Davies take bronze for Scotland.
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Davies earns bronze for Scotland

BBC News - Sun, 2014-07-27 12:16
Scotland's youngest ever Commonwealth Games competitor, 13-year-old Erraid Davies, wins bronze in the SB9 100m breaststroke final.
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Pinot leads the way for new French generation - euronews

Google News French - Sun, 2014-07-27 11:48

Irish Independent

Pinot leads the way for new French generation
euronews
PARIS (Reuters) – For the first time in 30 years France had two riders on the Tour de France overall podium on Sunday – and there could be more to come from a wave of rising talent. Veteran Jean-Christophe Peraud and youngster Thibaut Pinot finished ...
Tour de France in the middle of a French RevolutionIrish Independent
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