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Pistorius: Reeva died in my arms

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-09 00:22
An emotional Oscar Pistorius returns to court to recount how he found his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp after shooting her on Valentine's Day 2013.

'Yes' vote 'could hit energy sector'

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-08 23:57
An independent Scotland could expect to lose subsidies to green energy investment from the rest of the UK, the UK government warns.

In Eastern Ukraine, Normality Rules Except At Ground Zero

NPR News - Tue, 2014-04-08 23:39

Protests in eastern Ukraine are the focal point of the country's crisis with implications that stretch beyond its borders. Yet life in most of Donetsk seems untouched by the turmoil.

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States, Lawmakers Want Feds To Use New Math For FEMA Calculations

NPR News - Tue, 2014-04-08 23:37

As a new tornado season begins, Illinois officials say they need more help from the federal government, and Sens. Kirk and Durbin have reintroduced a bill proposing changes to the disaster formula.

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Time To Root, Root, Root For Final Innings

NPR News - Tue, 2014-04-08 23:35

A baseball odd couple ends their careers this year: Commissioner Bud Selig and Yankees' shortstop Derek Jeter.

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An Education Reporter Puts Himself To The (Standardized) Test

NPR News - Tue, 2014-04-08 23:34

New Common Core teaching standards mean new standardized exams. NPR's Cory Turner took one himself and reports on what's changed.

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Lessons Learned For 2015 From This Year's Obamacare Sign-Ups

NPR News - Tue, 2014-04-08 23:32

More funding for in-person guidance could help ease confusion, say consumer groups. Beefing up education about each plan's relative costs would help, as would shifting open enrollment to tax-time.

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Toyota to recall 6.4 million vehicles

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-08 23:30
Japanese carmaker Toyota is recalling 6.4 million vehicles globally due to five separate issues, including problems with steering columns.

Wisden honour for England's Edwards

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-08 23:30
Charlotte Edwards is one of Wisden's Cricketers of the Year along with Joe Root, Ryan Harris, Chris Rogers and Shikhar Dhawan.

Indonesians vote in parliament polls

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-08 23:22
Indonesians cast their ballots to elect representatives in national and local parliaments, in a move that sets the stage for presidential elections in July.

Python Palin 'never really grew up'

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-08 23:11
Python star Palin looks back at his career

VIDEO: Firm creates drone fitted with Taser

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-08 23:06
Spencer Kelly meets the team behind a drone which can fire 80,000 volts of electricity through a wired dart.

Living up to a Mackintosh classic

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-08 23:03
How do you live up to a Mackintosh classic?

Coltrane to open art school building

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-08 23:02
Scottish actor Robbie Coltrane will help open a new £30m building at Glasgow School of Art later.

In pictures: Indonesia elections

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-08 22:57
People cast their ballots

Boy shot in head in phone robbery

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-08 22:55
A 14-year-old boy has surgery to remove a ball bearing from the back of his head after being shot by a man trying to steal his phone.

VIDEO: Buying on the 'never never'

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-08 22:44
A growing number of people are using companies offering weekly rental services to buy big ticket items when money is tight, but are these companies cashing in on people's poverty?

VIDEO: NICE urges greater action on steroids

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-08 22:42
Drugs workers must do more to help the growing number of people injecting themselves with steroids, the health watchdog says.

Cash for storm repairs before summer

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-08 22:18
Areas hit by winter storm damage will receive a share of £855,000 to ensure repairs are completed in time for the summer tourist season.

Ultimate Warrior died, WWE confirms

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-08 22:14
The 54-year-old former wrestler has passed away, days after appearing at WrestleMania 30.
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