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The perfect cup of coffee?

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-11 15:05
The city with the best cup of coffee in the world

VIDEO: Hidden golf talent: The caddie

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-11 15:01
The canny caddies behind every successful golfer

Man Utd will be hurting - Kompany

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-11 15:00
Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany says Manchester United have regained their desire to win the derby.

Pollwatch: Tories yet to make gains

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-11 14:52
Little has shifted in the polls since the start of the campaign, writes the BBC's David Cowling, but the Tory campaign juggernaut has yet to start its engine.

On cloud nine after National triumph

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-11 14:21
The horse that should not have run captures hearts and steals the limelight from AP McCoy at the Grand National.

Labour plans big tax avoidance fines

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-11 14:09
Labour pledges to raise £7.5bn a year from tax avoiders by closing loopholes and imposing higher fines if it wins the general election.

At Summit, All Eyes On Meeting Between Obama And Castro

NPR News - Sat, 2015-04-11 14:08

Leaders of the Western Hemisphere are wrapping up the Summit of the Americas. A meeting between President Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro has been the most anticipated moment of the conference.

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As Scott Family Reels From Police Shooting, Hundreds Turn Out For Funeral

NPR News - Sat, 2015-04-11 14:08

A funeral was held Saturday in North Charleston, S.C., for Walter Scott, the man shot and killed while fleeing a police officer. That officer, Michael Slager, has been fired and charged with murder.

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Trapped In Yemen's 'Armageddon,' An American Made A Dangerous Escape

NPR News - Sat, 2015-04-11 14:08

Shortly after Saudi airstrikes began in Yemen, an American importer realized he was stuck in a war zone. Only with some quick thinking — and a tiny boat — did he narrowly escape back to the U.S.

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Federal Government Protects Bat, Angers Industry

NPR News - Sat, 2015-04-11 14:08

The northern long-eared bat has been designated as a threatened species, triggering new regulations to protect it. But oil and gas and agriculture organizations say those new rules will hurt them.

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As Diplomatic Thaw Settles In, Currency Crisis Looms In Cuba

NPR News - Sat, 2015-04-11 14:08

Writer Patrick Symmes traces the roots of Cuba's two-currency system — and the potential fallout when that system will be eliminated sometime in the next year.

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