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'We won't pay,' furious Cameron tells EU over surprise bill

Reuters UK - ‎4 hours ago‎
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - In a vivid display of fury at European Union technocrats, British Prime Minister David Cameron refused to pay a surprise 2.1-billion-euro (1.65 billion pounds) bill on Friday as EU leaders ordered an urgent review of the calculations ...
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Marysville school shooting vigil: 'Love one another. Weep together.'

Los Angeles Times - ‎35 minutes ago‎
The governor showed up, and so did the mayor of this grieving midsized city north of Seattle. The Friday night football game had been canceled -- Marysville-Pilchuck High School versus Oak Harbor -- and the Oak Harbor boys squeezed into the auditorium of ...
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Johann Lamont Quits As Scottish Labour Leader

Sky News - ‎2 hours ago‎
The leader of the Labour party in Scotland announces she is resigning, with a parting shot at the Westminster leadership. 04:02, UK, Saturday 25 October 2014.
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Catherine Maguire
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Scottish Labour leader Johann Lamont steps down citing interference from Westminster Labour Party, reported in Daily Record. You could not make this up! I'm only linking to the Daily Record because I'm still having trouble believing the parallel universe we're in. "she hit out at internal Labour sniping about her leadership and criticised party bosses in London for not allowing the Scottish party more autonomy. And she said som...
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Victory on emissions deal paves the way for more nuclear plants

The Times (subscription) - ‎5 hours ago‎
Britain will no longer be forced by the European Union to build wind and solar farms under a climate change deal which gives member states flexibility over how they cut emissions.
EU leaders seal landmark 2030 climate deal
New EU carbon target is bold but 'not enough'
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We Have A Deal: European Union Agrees To Cut Its Climate Emissions 40 Percent By 2030 http://b4in.org/pAe3 It turns out tough compromises and substantive problem-solving may be something national governments can still do. On the subject of climate change, American politics has remained mired in gridlock after the failure of the national cap-and-trade bill in 2009. That has forced the Obama Administration to aim for a modest reduction in U.S. greenhouse gas (GHG) e...
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Real Madrid v Barcelona: El Clasico in numbers

BBC Sport - ‎5 minutes ago‎
Real Madrid against Barcelona is never just an ordinary game of football, and the dazzling array of plots and subplots means this weekend's meeting at the Bernabeu is surrounded by more anticipation than ever.
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Putin accuses US of undermining global stability

Zee News - ‎10 hours ago‎
Moscow: Russian President Vladimir Putin has accused the US of destabilizing the world by trying to enforce its will on other countries.
UPDATE 2-Putin accuses United States of damaging world order
Putin says Washington no threat, but its policies harmful
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Reuters demonstrates once again how they turn news into propaganda through their choice of words. In this article, Russian President Vladimir Putin criticizes the West for its double standards. Reuters describes this as a "diatribe". It's word they would never use about a Western leader's speech. Just one more way the media tell lies.
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Egypt declares state of emergency in Sinai after suicide car bombing kills 30 ...

ABC Online - ‎28 minutes ago‎
Egypt has declared a three-month state of emergency in the north and centre of the Sinai Peninsula after a suicide car bombing killed 30 soldiers.
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Egypt declares emergency in North Sinai
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Bomb in Egypt's Sinai kills 26 soldiers - Cairo AFP - A car bomb in Egypts Sinai Peninsula killed at least 26 soldiers Friday, in one of the deadliest attacks on security forces since the army deposed Islamist president Mohamed Morsi last year.Security officials said 28 other soldiers were wounded in the attack in an agricultural region near El-Arish, the main town in north Sinai.Jihadists in the peninsula have killed scores of ... http://ow.ly/2PCWpT
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No deal on Free Syrian Army fighting IS in key border town

Herald Scotland - ‎3 hours ago‎
A SENIOR Syrian Kurdish official has denied a report from Turkey's president that Syrian Kurds had agreed to let 1,300 Free Syrian Army fighters enter the border town of Kobani to help defend it against besieging IS, formerly Isis, insurgents.
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Controversy over Queen's 'first tweet' at London's Science Museum

The Independent - ‎4 hours ago‎
Queen Elizabeth II sent what was billed as her first official tweet today, opening up the new Information Age exhibition at London's science museum.
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Indian-origin UK mother poisoned daughters with acid: Report

Financial Express - ‎1 hour ago‎
SummaryAn Indian-origin lab technician who was found dead with her two daughters in north-west... An Indian-origin lab technician who was found dead with her two daughters in north-west London last year had poisoned all three with acid, according to an ...
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Lorry driver cleared over crash death

Herald Scotland - ‎3 hours ago‎
A lorry driver has been cleared of causing the death of an 18-year-old woman in a crash between his truck and a coach taking a group of women to a hen party.
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Teenager stabbed on bus in Sutton

BBC News - ‎9 hours ago‎
A 15-year-old boy who was stabbed on a bus in south London is in hospital with life-threatening injuries. Police said he was attacked at about 14:30 BST on a 151 bus near the Rose Hill roundabout in Sutton.
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GDP up 7% but recovery slows

Belfast Newsletter - ‎26 minutes ago‎
The pace of the UK recovery slowed in the third quarter of the year as manufacturing posted its weakest performance since the start of 2013 according to official figures.
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TSB rejects claims it is too small to compete with big-four banks

Herald Scotland - ‎3 hours ago‎
Britain's newest bank, TSB, has rejected claims that it is too small to compete and says it is winning almost ten per cent of new bank accounts.
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Tesco shares hit 11-year low as as retailer hit by double whammy

Telegraph.co.uk - ‎6 hours ago‎
Tesco shares fell to their lowest level in more than 11 years on Friday after the retailer's credit rating was downgraded and news emerged that an institutional shareholder had sold off his stake.
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Watch out for the Ebola email that could give your PC a nasty virus

Mirror.co.uk - ‎16 hours ago‎
Here's an ironic thing - an email about a human virus that will give your PC a nasty infection if you click on its link. To be more specific, it's an email that is supposedly from the World Health Organisation and filled with Ebola information and prevention tips.
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Gamergate, Trolls, Cyberbullies Trouble Web Founder Tim Berners-Lee

International Business Times - ‎8 hours ago‎
Tim Berners Lee accepts the Lifetime Achievement award as the founder of the World Wide Web concept at the Webby Awards in New York, June 8, 2009.
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London Film Festival 2014: Fury | Review

The Upcoming - ‎9 hours ago‎
Fury is a different kind of war film. fury-001 Though it does tell a story about a group of exceptional war heroes and their final, fatal act of unique heroism, it also reveals the psychological trauma that is inescapable in such a ruthless, brutal, relentless ...
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Interstellar on Oculus Rift offered a breathtakingly realistic simulation of zero ...

The Independent - ‎17 hours ago‎
I say realistic, I lack the millions of dollars needed to know what the real thing feels like (or the constitution to stomach the Vomit Comet) but the experience did feel close to how I imagine weightlessness to be, jettisoning me through the corridor of a space craft.
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Carragher: Why did Liverpool buy Balotelli - and how do they sell him?

HITC - ‎11 minutes ago‎
The Reds icon has questioned why his former side bought the Italian but thinks they will also struggle to offload him. Jamie Carragher has questioned Liverpool's £16 million signing of Mario Balotelli this summer - but feels the club may struggle to offload him.
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Caterham 'allowed' to miss US and Brazil GPs by Bernie Ecclestone

BBC Sport - ‎4 minutes ago‎
Bernie Ecclestone will allow Caterham to miss the next two Formula 1 grands prix to focus on finding a buyer. Caterham are in administration and could void their contract with Ecclestone for missing races.
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Rafael Nadal: 14-time Grand Slam winner confirms his season is over

BBC Sport - ‎3 minutes ago‎
Rafael Nadal has confirmed he will not play again this season and says he will undergo appendix surgery next month. The 14-time Grand Slam title winner will therefore miss November's ATP World Tour Finals in London.
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Aaron Ramsey wary of Sunderland reaction

Sports Mole - ‎12 minutes ago‎
Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey reveals that the Gunners are ready for a battle against Sunderland as the Black Cats seek a reaction from their 8-0 defeat last week.
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Humanity sniffs its first comet: Sadly, it stinks of rotten eggs, cat pee, and stale beer

ExtremeTech - ‎14 hours ago‎
It turns out that comet 67P, the comet that is currently being stalked by the ESA's Rosetta spacecraft, stinks. If you just so happened to be in whiff range of the comet, you would be treated to a fantastic “perfume” (the ESA's words, not mine) that smells like a ...
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Two in three middle-aged men will be obese by 2034

Telegraph.co.uk - ‎9 hours ago‎
Two thirds of middle-aged men will be obese within two decades if current trends continue, according to official forecasts which show five million cases of disease could be prevented if obesity levels returned to those of the 1990s.
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NHS spends £2.5bn on agency staff to meet rising demand

The Independent - ‎12 hours ago‎
NHS hospitals spent £2.5bn on part-time agency staff last year - far more than planned - in a bid to improve patient safety amid sharply rising demand, new figures show.
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Shropshire GP reacts to NHS boss 'weight loss rewards' idea

shropshirestar.com - ‎10 hours ago‎
Workers could be offered cash or shopping vouchers by their employers in exchange for shedding the pounds in one of a number of innovative measures designed to slash £22 billion in running costs at the NHS.
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British man given 40 stitches after mauling by Gibraltar Ape

Metro - ‎12 hours ago‎
A British tourist had to be rushed to hospital in Gibraltar after being set upon by one of the island's famous apes. Stuart Gravenell was visiting the former Mediterranean British colony and naval base with his family when he was attacked by a Barbary ...
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