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  • BBC Radio Christmas highlights 2015


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    Jeremy Irons reading TS Elliot, Mary Berry and the radio premiere of Calendar Girls are among the highlights of BBC Radio this Christmas.
  • 18 Things Everyone Without A Squad Understands


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    There are no #SquadGoals. You don’t have a group of six to eight friends who know you better than you know yourself. NBC But you do have like, four or five normal friends. Via Twitter: @tbhjuststop Maybe you did at one point have a close group of friends in high school and/or college. Disney But now…
  • Exploit Variability, Don't Eliminate It


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    The software business is complex. This is almost a cliché -- but we don't really understand what complexity actually means, or how to handle it well. Most big software operations spend a lot of energy trying to get rid of complexity when they should be embracing it. This, more than anything else, i…
  • I'm A Celebrity: Lady C's rumble in the jungle leaves Kieron Dyer in tears : World

    The aristocrat launched a less than lady-like tirade of abuse at her fellow campmates, accusing them of isolating her.
  • Protesters to Target Chicago Shopping Area on Black Friday


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    Protesters say they will try to shut down famous Chicago shopping district on Black Friday

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  • Woman Awarded $1M After Cop Attack

    Woman Awarded $1M After Cop AttackWGNAn off-duty cop did something awful to a female bartender -- and little did he know, it was all caught on tape.What he tried to illegally cover upMore LawbreakersTeacher's Depravity with Several Students Councilman Sentenced for Terrible DeceitBizarre Theft at Co…

    Wed, 25 Nov 2015, 05:22 PM

  • Christina Gets a Big Insult on Show

    Christina Gets a Big Insult on ShowABC/'The Voice'On 'The Voice,' one of the contestants questioned how closely Aguilera watched him -- and she didn't take the comment kindly.Jab that was made on stageHollywood HeadlinesModel Wows in Simple Black Gym AttireActress Talks About Post-'Dancing' PlansSta…

    Wed, 25 Nov 2015, 05:22 PM

  • She Was Blackmailed by Her Boss

    She Was Blackmailed by Her BossHP Live CJ's boss did something deplorable and illegal to her -- but when she planned to report him, he threatened to demote her.Horrible act she could never revealMore StoriesTerrible Secret Husband Kept for 30 Years Woman Confronts the Man Who Raped Her'Daily Show' S…

    Wed, 25 Nov 2015, 05:22 PM

  • State Won't Let Stores Open on Nov. 22

    State Won't Let Stores Open on Nov. 22WMTW Most people flock to stores on Thanksgiving for last-minute items or pre-Black Friday steals -- but one state's law doesn't allow that.Where big box stores will be closed In Case You Missed ItSchool Bus Driver's Terrifying Close CallShocking Thing Opens Up…

    Wed, 25 Nov 2015, 05:22 PM

  • Sad Truth Shawna Never Told Family

    Sad Truth Shawna Never Told FamilySteve Harvey ShowShawna kept part of her life secret for two years so she wouldn't be seen differently or stereotyped. But revealing the truth has only helped.Difficult situation kept her awake every nightTake a LookCeleb Looks So Different Without MakeupShocking Fi…

    Wed, 25 Nov 2015, 05:22 PM

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  • Turing Takes Back Promise To Lower Price Of Toxoplasmosis Drug

    ThumbnailLooks like Turing's test was a failure.Turing Pharmaceuticals is reneging on its promise to cut the cost of the lifesaving drug Daraprim, after buying the rights to the drug in August and raising the price fiftyfold to $750 per per pill from $13.50.Instead, the small biotech company says it's reduci…

    Wed, 25 Nov 2015, 05:18 PM

  • Book Critics Don't Exist To Flatter Your Taste

    Thumbnail“Unlike critics who write about film or food or music, book critics are rarely required to engage with popular material,” Jennifer Weiner wrote in The Guardian on Tuesday with blithe confidence. Like anyone who engages in book criticism professionally, I imagine, I bridled at this opening salvo. How…

    Wed, 25 Nov 2015, 05:12 PM

  • What Really Happened Inside The Bataclan: Eagles Of Death Metal Speaks Out For First Time

    ThumbnailFor the first time since terrorists stormed the Bataclan theater in Paris during an Eagles of Death Metal concert, band members recounted the horror in an interview with Vice's Shane Smith.We weren't sure if they were targeting us or what was going on,  guitarist Eden Galindo said of the furious gun…

    Wed, 25 Nov 2015, 05:07 PM

  • 30 People Were Injured In A Bloody Pillow Fight At West Point, So It's Banned Now

    ThumbnailWEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) -- Cadet pillow fights like the bloody one that left 30 injured this summer will be banned and actions are being pursued against many of those involved, U.S. Military Academy officials said Wednesday.First-year students, known as plebes, organize the annual pillow fight as a wa…

    Wed, 25 Nov 2015, 05:04 PM

  • Three White Men Held In Connection With Shooting Of Minnesota Protesters

    ThumbnailMINNEAPOLIS (Reuters) - Three white men were being held on Wednesday by Minneapolis police as prosecutors weighed charges against them in connection with the shooting this week of five people protesting against the fatal police shooting of an unarmed black man.While police have said they will not id…

    Wed, 25 Nov 2015, 04:49 PM

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  • Four men held in connection with shooting of Minnesota demonstrators

    MINNEAPOLIS (Reuters) - Four men were being held on Wednesday by Minneapolis police as prosecutors weighed charges against them in connection with the shooting this week of five people protesting the fatal police shooting of an unarmed black man.

    Wed, 25 Nov 2015, 05:24 PM

  • Chicago calm a day after release of video of police shooting teenager

    CHICAGO (Reuters) - Chicago was calm on Wednesday, a day after the release of a graphic video showing the fatal shooting of a black teenager by a white policeman charged with murder, a peaceful response compared with outbursts of violence in Baltimore and Ferguson, Missouri, over other deaths at the…

    Wed, 25 Nov 2015, 05:21 PM

  • Obama tells Americans homeland is safe as millions set off on Thanksgiving travel

    WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - President Barack Obama sought to reassure Americans they are safe as millions of people traveled on Wednesday for the Thanksgiving holiday, with security heightened at airports, New York City's parade festivities and other venues after the Paris attacks.

    Wed, 25 Nov 2015, 03:19 PM

  • At Trump's presidential rallies, a combustible mix of glee, fear

    MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (Reuters) - We're not gonna take it anymore, a crowd of thousands sang as Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump entered a South Carolina convention center on Tuesday night as a 1980s heavy metal song by the band Twisted Sister blared from speakers.

    Wed, 25 Nov 2015, 02:46 PM

  • Russia and Turkey refuse to back down in row over jet downing

    ISTANBUL/NIZHNY TAGIL, Russia (Reuters) - Russia sent an advanced missile system to Syria on Wednesday to protect its jets operating there and pledged its air force would keep flying missions near Turkish air space, sounding a defiant note after Turkey shot down a Russian fighter jet.

    Wed, 25 Nov 2015, 01:56 PM

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The Zimbabwean

  • Matenda School scoops top dance award

    After a stiff battle among the Midlands province’s top six biggest primary school dance groups, Zvishavane’s 13-member group Matenda won the Province’s Jikinya Dance Festival competition at Lundi Park School last week. The post Matenda School scoops top dance award appeared first on The Zimbabwean.…

    Wed, 25 Nov 2015, 06:42 AM

  • Reprieve for Fly Africa Zimbabwe

    HARARE – Budget airline Fly Africa Zimbabwe was last week granted an interdict by High Court judge Emmy Tsanga to resume operations. The post Reprieve for Fly Africa Zimbabwe appeared first on The Zimbabwean.

    Wed, 25 Nov 2015, 06:38 AM

  • Zimbabwe Company Gives Poor Early Christmas Gifts

    Zimbabweans are yet again facing another bleak Christmas as hardships mount in the face of a massive drought and worsening economic crisis. The post Zimbabwe Company Gives Poor Early Christmas Gifts appeared first on The Zimbabwean.

    Wed, 25 Nov 2015, 06:16 AM

  • DeMbare draw Bosso

    DETHRONED league champions Dynamos meet old foes Highlanders in pick of the fixtures following the Easycall Cup semi-final draw conducted in Harare yesterday. The post DeMbare draw Bosso appeared first on The Zimbabwean.

    Wed, 25 Nov 2015, 06:00 AM

  • ZUMBATHON (R) Girls Wisdom Hub Charity Event

    The post ZUMBATHON (R) Girls Wisdom Hub Charity Event appeared first on The Zimbabwean.

    Wed, 25 Nov 2015, 01:46 AM

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  • BBC Radio Christmas highlights 2015

    ThumbnailJeremy Irons reading TS Elliot, Mary Berry and the radio premiere of Calendar Girls are among the highlights of BBC Radio this Christmas.

    Wed, 25 Nov 2015, 05:32 PM

  • Trump overcomes illness to advance

    ThumbnailJudd Trump overcame a cold and 124th seed Hammad Miah to reach the second round of the UK Championship.

    Wed, 25 Nov 2015, 05:13 PM

  • Europe's Mars missions are go - finally

    ThumbnailTen years after being formally approved, Europe's ExoMars project is at last ready to send some hardware - a satellite - to the Red Planet.

    Wed, 25 Nov 2015, 04:54 PM

  • Manchester United 0-0 PSV

    ThumbnailManchester United's involvement in this season's Champions League is in the balance following a goalless draw at home to PSV.

    Wed, 25 Nov 2015, 04:33 PM

  • Germany vows to do more against IS

    Germany will do more to fight Islamic State militants, Chancellor Angela Merkel says in response to a French call to do more in the wake of the Paris attacks.

    Wed, 25 Nov 2015, 03:40 PM

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  • VIDEO: What was found in IS Iraq tunnels?
    Hundreds of metres of underground tunnels used by Islamic State militants under the Iraqi city of Sinjar have been discovered by Kurdish forces.

    Wed, 25 Nov 2015, 08:23 AM

  • VIDEO: Eggs thrown at Turkish embassy in Moscow
    A protest has taken place outside the Turkish embassy in Moscow over Turkey's downing of a Russian jet on the Syrian border.

    Wed, 25 Nov 2015, 07:55 AM

  • VIDEO: On the trail of Einstein's last mystery
    It is 100 years since Albert Einstein predicted them but where are the Universe's gravitational waves?

    Wed, 25 Nov 2015, 04:34 AM

  • VIDEO: Sania Mirza: Women have to fight harder
    Tennis doubles No. 1 Sania Mirza is one of India's highest earning athletes.

    Tue, 24 Nov 2015, 06:38 PM

  • VIDEO: What's life like for women in Raqqa?
    Nour, not her real name, escaped Raqqa some weeks ago and is now a refugee in Europe, where she met up with the BBC.

    Tue, 24 Nov 2015, 06:26 PM

  • VIDEO: Test flight for 'reuseable spaceship'
    The entrepreneur Jeff Bezos has claimed success on the second flight of his New Shepard spaceship.

    Tue, 24 Nov 2015, 04:37 PM

  • VIDEO: Air strike frequency - IS fight v WW2
    The US-led coalition launches about two combat aircraft sorties per hour against Islamic State militants in Syria and Iraq, but how does that compare to previous aerial campaigns?

    Tue, 24 Nov 2015, 12:44 PM

  • VIDEO: 'I'd rather die as a migrant than go back'
    Migrants on Greek border with Macedonia tearfully plea to be allowed to pass

    Tue, 24 Nov 2015, 11:32 AM

  • VIDEO: Putin: Jet shooting is stab in the back
    Russian President Vladimir Putin fiercely condemns the downing of a Russian jet on the Turkey-Syria border.

    Tue, 24 Nov 2015, 10:46 AM

  • VIDEO: Israel has right to defend itself - Kerry
    The US Secretary of State has denounced as acts of terrorism a wave of Palestinian attacks targeting Israelis, while on a visit to Jerusalem.

    Tue, 24 Nov 2015, 07:28 AM

  • VIDEO: Malawi joins climate change fight
    Malawi, where most of its citizens cannot afford to use electricity, says it will join the battle against climate change - but only with funding from richer nations.

    Tue, 24 Nov 2015, 06:49 AM

  • VIDEO: Footage of 'warplane downed on Syria border'
    Video footage shows the plane reportedly shot down on the Turkish/Syrian border falling towards the ground.

    Tue, 24 Nov 2015, 04:18 AM

  • VIDEO: Taste testing N and S Korea's pickle rivals
    The subtle flavour of North Korean kimchi looks set to join the spicy South Korean version on a UN heritage list. The BBC's Stephen Evans conducts a test to see which version actually tastes better.

    Tue, 24 Nov 2015, 12:02 AM

  • VIDEO: Are smartphones ruining weddings?
    The debate has been raging since a wedding photographer posted a Facebook rant

    Mon, 23 Nov 2015, 06:48 PM

  • VIDEO: Indian girls: 'I was named unwanted'
    In some regions of the Indian state of Maharashtra, second or third daughters are not given a name but are merely termed 'Nakusha', meaning 'unwanted'.

    Mon, 23 Nov 2015, 06:44 PM

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  • Antibody-drug compounds and immunotherapy to treat breast cancer

    To more efficiently treat breast cancer, scientists have been researching molecules that selectively bind to cancer cells and deliver a substance that can kill the tumor cells, for several years. Researchers have now, for the first time, successfully combined such an antibody-drug conjugate with a t…

    Wed, 25 Nov 2015, 01:37 PM

  • 'Material universe' yields surprising new particle

    ThumbnailAn international team of researchers has predicted the existence of a new type of particle called the type-II Weyl fermion in metallic materials. The discovery suggests a range of potential applications, from low-energy devices to efficient transistors.

    Wed, 25 Nov 2015, 12:35 PM

  • Urban trees provide pollution solution

    ThumbnailUrban environments struggle with contaminated water running off, causing pollution and algal blooms. In response, cities often use natural landscapes of soil, grasses, and trees. These biofiltration systems capture and filter the runoff. Researchers measured how well tree species grew when watered w…

    Wed, 25 Nov 2015, 12:00 PM

  • Anticancer agent FL118 more potent than its analogs, not prone to typical channels of resistance

    A new synthetic form of camptothecin appears to have greater potency, longer efficacy and fewer adverse side effects than irinotecan and topotecan, report investigators.

    Wed, 25 Nov 2015, 12:00 PM

  • How cells 'climb' to build fruit fly tracheas

    ThumbnailFruit fly windpipes are much more like human blood vessels than the entryway to human lungs. To create that intricate network, fly embryonic cells must sprout fingers and crawl into place. Now researchers have discovered that a protein called Mipp1 is key to cells' ability to grow these fingers.

    Wed, 25 Nov 2015, 12:00 PM

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  • American Voices: Police Took More From Citizens Than Burglars In 2014

    Economist Martin Armstrong notes that $4.5 billion in personal property was seized by police in 2014 via civil forfeiture, the process by which a criminal suspect surrenders goods possibly connected to that crime, figures that well surpass the $3.5 billion in property stolen by burglars last year. W…

    Wed, 25 Nov 2015, 08:03 AM

  • Infographic: Tips For Buying A New Computer

    First you must determine which type of computer will best suit your needs. Are you looking for a desktop, laptop, tablet, backtop, superblet, or fulltop?Do your research and pretend to gain even a cursory understanding of what it means for a computer to have a single-core 2GHz processor.To save mone…

    Wed, 25 Nov 2015, 12:00 AM

  • News in Brief: Parents Officially Designate Upstairs Television For Anyone Who Doesn’t Want To Watch Thanksgiving Football

    GREENVILLE, NC—Aiming to accommodate family members’ preferences and avoid any frustration, local parents Melissa and Ron Walters officially designated the upstairs television for anybody who did not want to watch the Thanksgiving football games on Thursday, sources reported. “You can use the TV in…

    Wed, 25 Nov 2015, 12:00 AM

  • News in Brief: Report: Majority Of Nation’s Civic Engagement Centered Around Oppressing Other People

    WASHINGTON—Providing insight into how American citizens participate in the political process, a report released Tuesday by the Pew Research Center revealed that the vast majority of civic engagement in the U.S. centers around oppressing other people. “We found that Americans are fairly active in mak…

    Tue, 24 Nov 2015, 03:56 PM

  • American Voices: New York Launches Terrorism Prevention App

    The state of New York has unveiled See Something, Send Something, a free mobile app through which users can send photographs or tips of suspicious activity directly to New York law enforcement, which will then send the information to the proper agency for review. What do you think?

    Tue, 24 Nov 2015, 03:27 PM

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  • National Bar Association thinks Chicago's police superintendent should resign

    ThumbnailThe National Bar Association wants Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy and Cook County State's Attorney Anita Alvarez to lose their jobs after Chicago released video on Tuesday of former police officer Jason Van Dyke fatally shooting 17-year-old Laquan McDonald The city had tried to keep th…

    Wed, 25 Nov 2015, 05:22 PM

  • Raging bushfire kills 2 people and 2,000 pigs in South Australia

    ThumbnailSouth Australia is still burning after a bushfire ripped through the north of the state, killing two people. Premier Joe Weatherill confirmed the two deaths at a press conference on Wednesday, calling it the worst of news. He also said grave fears were held for many more lives Sadly I can confirm tw…

    Wed, 25 Nov 2015, 05:16 PM

  • Ranch dip saves convenience store from Darth Vader robber

    ThumbnailRanch dip: good for spicing up wings, dressing up carrots and now, stopping robbers in their tracks. On Sunday afternoon, 32-year-old Jacob Jeremy Mercer walked into an 8 Till Late convenience store in Jacksonville Beach, Florida. Mercer, dressed in a Darth Vader mask and Star Wars-themed sweatshirt…

    Wed, 25 Nov 2015, 05:02 PM

  • The creator of James Bond bought this Bentley Type-R, now it's worth $1.4 million

    ThumbnailYou can't buy James Bond's current car, the Aston Martin DB10. But you can buy this 1953 Bentley Type-R Continental commissioned by the character's creator, Ian Fleming — for $1,495,000. See also: Volkswagen releases repair plans for its diesel engines in Europe Image: Gullwing Motor CarsAlthough 00…

    Wed, 25 Nov 2015, 04:46 PM

  • The turkey pardon is just an excuse for Obama to make some dad jokes

    ThumbnailIn a rather odd Thanksgiving tradition, President Barack Obama pardoned Abe the turkey on Wednesday. Two turkeys, Honest and Abe, were flown in from California this year. Read more...More about Us World, Politics, Us, President Barack Obama, and History

    Wed, 25 Nov 2015, 04:23 PM

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