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VIDEO: Researchers seek to print body parts

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-27 23:49
Researchers at the University Medical Centre Utrecht are experimenting using stem cells in 3D bio-printing.

After Private Pilots Complain, Customs Rethinks Intercept Policy

NPR News - Tue, 2014-05-27 23:35

A crackdown by U.S. Customs and Border Patrol agents on drug smugglers is causing trouble for private pilots. Pilots say they are sometimes enduring hours of questioning by police searching for drugs.

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Don't Overlook The Unsung Umpire; Referees Can Be Pretty, Too

NPR News - Tue, 2014-05-27 23:33

In professional sports, it's the players who get all the attention. But commentator Frank Deford says referees, who so often go unnoticed, bring their own style and artistry to their craft.

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Industrial Hemp Could Take Root, If Legal Seeds Weren't So Scarce

NPR News - Tue, 2014-05-27 23:31

After nearly 50 years of tight regulations, farmers in some states are now allowed to grow hemp seeds for experimentation. But it's still illegal to import viable seeds — which are in high demand.

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Want Your Cheese To Age Gracefully? Cowgirl Creamery's Got Tips

NPR News - Tue, 2014-05-27 23:29

The co-founders of Cowgirl Creamery were among the first American cheesemakers to be recognized by the prestigious French cheese guild. So they know a thing or two about storing and using old cheese.

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How To Shop For Long-Term Care Insurance

NPR News - Tue, 2014-05-27 23:27

Buying insurance is always a gamble — weighing the total cost of monthly premiums against the chance that you'll need pricey care. So how can you tell if long-term care insurance is right for you?

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In Buddhist-Majority Myanmar, Muslim Minority Gets Pushed To The Margins

NPR News - Tue, 2014-05-27 23:25

As Myanmar has opened up its political system, it has unleashed long suppressed tensions. The Rohingya Muslims have been hard hit, with many driven from their homes and now confined to camps.

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VIDEO: Pharrell Williams on popularity surge

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-27 23:23
Pharrell Williams is the man behind some of the catchiest tunes of the past year - he spoke to BBC Breakfast about his success.

Iron history told in game app

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-27 23:23
The history of Merthyr Tydfil's role in the industrial revolution is being told to children in a game on their mobiles and tablets.

VIDEO: South Korea hospice fire kills many

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-27 23:21
At least 20 people been killed in a fire at a hospice in Janseong county, South Korea.

Farm drugs being used like 'sweets'

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-27 23:17
The use of antibiotics on farms without medical supervision has been condemned at a meeting of the world animal health organisation.

1D members appear to smoke 'joint'

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-27 22:51
A video appears to show Louis Tomlinson and Zayn Malik smoking what they call a "joint" has emerged online.

Health workers hit by payroll glitch

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-27 22:51
Hundreds of health service staff will still not receive their correct pay this month after problems with a new payroll system in use across Northern Ireland's health trusts, according to the union, Nipsa.

Pochettino appointed Spurs manager

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-27 22:46
Tottenham Hotspur appoint Southampton boss Mauricio Pochettino as their new manager on a five-year contract.

Prepare for death 'like a wedding'

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-27 22:25
People should prepare for their death in the same way they plan for births and weddings, says the Welsh health minister.

Call to 're-examine' border killings

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-27 22:19
The solicitor for the family of a policeman murdered by the IRA has called on the Irish government to re-examine claims of IRA and Garda collusion in a series of border area killings.

Paediatrician faces child sex charge

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-27 22:18
A paediatrician is charged with engaging in sexual activity with a child and possessing indecent images of children.

Sterling Responds To NBA, June 3 Hearing Still On

NPR News - Tue, 2014-05-27 22:12

LA Clippers owner Donald Sterling argued that there is no basis for stripping him of his team because his racist statements were illegally recorded "during an inflamed lovers' quarrel."

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VIDEO: Fresh Brazil anti-World Cup protests

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-27 22:09
Police in Brazil have fired tear gas at anti-World Cup and indigenous demonstrators in the capital, Brasilia.

The man who makes boxing 'rumble'

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-27 22:03
The master of ceremonies who makes 'boxing rumble'
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