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Lib Dem on son's mental health issues

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-15 05:17
Lib Dem health minister Norman Lamb thanks people for the support his family has received at a "painful" time due to his son's mental health issues.

Univision Race Gaffe Shows Culture Gap

NPR News - Sun, 2015-03-15 05:03

A Univision commentator's racist remarks about Michelle Obama reveal an ugly truth about Latin American culture: It's really racist.

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Six Things We Learned At South By Southwest EDU

NPR News - Sun, 2015-03-15 05:03

At the annual event in Austin, Texas: Big data, privacy, physics and the power of Twitter.

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March Madness: Keeping Society Sane Since 1908

NPR News - Sun, 2015-03-15 05:03

Think you know your NCAA tournament facts? Try these on for size: What are the odds of a perfect bracket? What surgery is performed more frequently during the madness?

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Paris attack supermarket reopens

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-15 04:58
A Paris Jewish supermarket reopens two months after a gunman, linked to militants who had attacked a satirical weekly, shot four people there.

Player jailed for killing referee

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-15 04:53
A Sunday league footballer in the US has been jailed for killing a referee with a single punch after being booked.

Haunted Dolls Are A Thing, And They're Not Cheap, Either

NPR News - Sun, 2015-03-15 04:48

Some dolls don't look quite right. There's just something creepy about them. Turns out those dolls fetch a high price on eBay and Etsy.

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Lib Dem Ashdown slaps down Farron

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-15 04:45
Lord Ashdown says Tim Farron - one of the frontrunners to be a future Lib Dem leader - lacks judgement.

VIDEO: 'Mouth of hell' reduced to rubble

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-15 04:31
The Greyfairs bus station in Northampton has been reduced to rubble after more than 2,000 explosives were used to collapse the Brutalist building.

Cosby accuser seeks change in law

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-15 04:28
A woman who says comedian Bill Cosby assaulted her asks Nevada's lawmakers to remove the statute of limitations on reporting sexual assault.

Balls refuses to rule out SNP deal

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-15 04:27
Labour's Ed Balls and Chancellor George Osborne both refuse to rule out post-election deals with the SNP and UKIP respectively - but dismiss the ideas as "nonsense".

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