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US firms add 223,000 jobs in April

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-08 05:07
Employers in the US created 223,000 new jobs in April, official figures show, while the unemployment rate dropped to a seven-year low of 5.4%.

People Have Misconceptions About Miscarriage, And That Hurts

NPR News - Fri, 2015-05-08 05:05

Miscarriages are common but people think they're rare, a survey finds. And they often blame the woman. Readers tell us that those mistaken beliefs make the experience even more painful.

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20 things you may have missed from the election

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-08 05:04
20 things you may have missed about the election

Yemen: Saudis tell civilians to leave

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-08 05:02
Saudi-led coalition aircraft drop leaflets urging residents in a Yemeni border district to leave, as air strikes against rebels continue.

Foreign leaders congratulate Cameron

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-08 04:58
Foreign leaders have congratulated UK Prime Minister David Cameron on his election victory, but there are signs of a looming battle with Europe.

Airport runway review faces delay

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-08 04:52
The result of a long-running inquiry into the need for a new airport runway in south-east England may be further delayed for further public consultation.

VIDEO: 'We can make Great Britain greater'

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-08 04:42
David Cameron makes a speech on his victorious return to 10 Downing Street, saying the country is ''on the brink of something special''.

223,000 Jobs Added In April; Unemployment Rate Dips To 5.4 Percent

NPR News - Fri, 2015-05-08 04:42

The figures for last month were in line with expectations and could signal that disappointing results in March were just a hiccup.

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Envoys From Norway, Philippines Die In Helicopter Crash In Pakistan

NPR News - Fri, 2015-05-08 04:37

The incident happened in northern Pakistan and it wasn't immediately clear what had caused the crash, but authorities suspect it was a technical fault. The helicopter was carrying 17 passengers.

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Election 2015: Maps of turnout and party strength

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-08 04:31
See how the UK voted the 2015 general election

Scot wins £210,000 on election bet

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-08 04:28
A Glasgow man who bet £30,000 on a Conservative majority in the general election has won more than £200,000.

Cameron: We'll make Britain greater

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-08 04:20
David Cameron heads back to Downing Street as the Conservatives win a majority, as Ed Miliband, Nick Clegg and Nigel Farage all resign saying their parties need new leadership.