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—Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-82) American writer, philosopher, poet, essayist


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Twitter exec in direct message gaffe  Tue, 25 Nov 2014 10:50:58 GMT
Top Twitter boss accidentally tweets a private message about acquiring a company. 
More Bill Cosby shows cancelled in US  Tue, 25 Nov 2014 09:49:53 GMT
Two more Bill Cosby shows are axed as the veteran comedian continues to face allegations of sexual assault. 
International Emmys for UK shows  Tue, 25 Nov 2014 10:15:45 GMT
British TV productions win three awards at the International Emmys in the US, including a best drama prize for axed Channel 4 series Utopia. 
Gravity map traces ocean circulation  Tue, 25 Nov 2014 12:37:30 GMT
Scientists use gravity data to produce what they say is the most accurate space view yet of global ocean currents and the speed at which they move. 
Stone age axe found with wood handle  Tue, 25 Nov 2014 16:05:18 GMT
Archaeologists in Denmark have uncovered an incredibly rare find: a stone age axe held within its wooden handle. 
Ebola 'stable' in Guinea - WHO  Sat, 22 Nov 2014 15:33:53 GMT
The deadly Ebola outbreak is now "stable" in Guinea, the country where the latest crisis began, the World Health Organization says. 
Brain's dementia weak spot found  Tue, 25 Nov 2014 00:06:07 GMT
The brain has a weak spot for Alzheimer's disease and schizophrenia, according to experts who have pinpointed the region using scans. 
Manchester City 3-2 Bayern Munich  Tue, 25 Nov 2014 23:09:17 GMT
Sergio Aguero boosts Manchester City's Champions League hopes with two late goals to beat Bayern Munich 3-2. 
Javid wants Fifa to publish report  Wed, 26 Nov 2014 00:00:27 GMT
The government calls on Fifa to publish in full the investigation into the 2018 and 2022 World Cup bidding process. 
The mysterious disappearance of a celebrity preacher  Tue, 25 Nov 2014 00:19:57 GMT
Aimee Semple McPherson was one of the most glamorous women in the US in the 1920s - but there is still one unexplained mystery in the evangelist's life. 
The battle for control of the cigarette packet  Mon, 24 Nov 2014 00:15:37 GMT
As cigarette packet health warnings grow ever bigger and gorier, tobacco companies have been finding other ways to give their products a distinctive look and feel. 
Tourists flock to 'see democracy'  Tue, 25 Nov 2014 12:49:55 GMT
Taiwan's local elections are a tourist attraction for Chinese visitors. 
Anger at 'no single women' signs  Tue, 25 Nov 2014 08:32:23 GMT
Restaurants in conservative Arab kingdom worried about 'flirting'. 
Many dead in twin Nigeria blasts  Tue, 25 Nov 2014 21:03:54 GMT
Two female suicide bombers blow themselves up at a crowded market in the northern Nigerian city of Maiduguri, killing 78 people, hospital staff say. 
Bangladesh 'Hajj critic' is arrested  Tue, 25 Nov 2014 14:28:25 GMT
A senior Bangladeshi politician who criticised the annual Hajj pilgrimage made by Muslims to Mecca is arrested in Dhaka for insulting Islam. 
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National News From NPR
Protests Of Grand Jury Decision Fan Out Across The Country  Wed, 26 Nov 2014 01:40:00 -0500
Wilson Describes Confrontation With Brown In ABC Interview  Tue, 25 Nov 2014 20:16:00 -0500
Obama: 'No Sympathy' For Those Destroying Ferguson  Tue, 25 Nov 2014 19:01:00 -0500
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World News From BBC
Ferguson protests spread across US  Wed, 26 Nov 2014 07:16:53 GMT
Cricketer Hughes 'remains critical'  Wed, 26 Nov 2014 06:55:51 GMT
Dozens arrested in HK crackdown  Wed, 26 Nov 2014 06:49:57 GMT
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