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Pesticides 'behind 18 Nigeria deaths'

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-19 04:40
Pesticide is the probable cause of 18 mysterious deaths in south-western Nigeria, the World Health Organisation says.

Tuchel to replace Klopp at Dortmund

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-19 04:32
Thomas Tuchel will replace the departing Jurgen Klopp as Borussia Dortmund head coach from 1 July.

Hundreds held over S Africa violence

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-19 04:25
More than 300 people have been arrested in South Africa in connection with the wave of violence against immigrants, the home affairs minister says.

Affleck wanted slaver ancestor hidden

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-19 04:25
After a TV programme discovered Ben Affleck had a slave-owning ancestor, the actor asked for the details not to be broadcast.

Lost lion returned after 'adventure'

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-19 04:21
A three-year-old boy is reunited with his favourite toy lion, which was photographed having an "adventure" at a stately home after being lost.

Up To 700 Migrants Feared Dead In Capsized Boat Off North Africa

NPR News - Sun, 2015-04-19 04:04

The vessel, carrying would-be migrants, appears to have been headed for the Italian island of Lampedusa.

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13 dogs are killed in fire at shed

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-19 04:00
A fire at a shed in Clabby, County Fermanagh, that resulted in the death of seven dogs and six pups is being investigated by police.

VIDEO: Ed Miliband mobbed by hen party

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-19 03:48
Labour leader Ed Miliband poses for selfies with a group of women on a hen do in Chester.

Security Tightens For Second Boston Marathon Since The Bombing

NPR News - Sun, 2015-04-19 03:45

The Boston Marathon bombing two years ago changed how organizers run the annual race. Despite stepped-up security, 1 million fans will be cheering on runners from the sidelines on Monday.

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Nepal Diverts Climbing Fees To Sherpa Welfare Fund

NPR News - Sun, 2015-04-19 03:45

One year ago, 16 Nepalis guiding climbers up Mount Everest were swept away by a hanging glacier that had peeled off the mountain. It was the worst single accident in the history of Everest.

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Hundreds Missing As Migrant Boat Sinks Off Libya

NPR News - Sun, 2015-04-19 03:45

A major rescue operation is underway in the Mediterranean Sea after a migrant ship carrying as many as 700 people capsized Sunday. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks to the U.N.'s Adrian Edwards in Geneva.

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Remembering The Day The Murrah Building Was Bombed

NPR News - Sun, 2015-04-19 03:45

Twenty years after the bombing in Oklahoma City, the U.S. views security and privacy in a very different way. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks to correspondent Dina Temple-Raston about the changes.

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Candidates And Candidates-To-Be Woo New Hampshire's GOP

NPR News - Sun, 2015-04-19 03:45

Republican candidates — those who've already declared and those who have yet to — gathered in New Hampshire this weekend to speak to their party. Whose messages resonated? And whose did not?

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VW Camper Van Gets An Electric Makeover

NPR News - Sun, 2015-04-19 03:45

Talk about a time warp! The iconic VW camper is getting a modern reboot. This time, it's electric.

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Greece Risks Losing Future Bailout Funds

NPR News - Sun, 2015-04-19 03:45

The question of what to do about Greece if it defaults on its debts is a topic at World Bank and IMF meetings in Washington this week.

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U.S. And Saudis Place Sanctions On Pakistani Charity

NPR News - Sun, 2015-04-19 03:45

The U.S. and Saudi Arabia are imposing sanctions on a Pakistan-based charity thought to be funneling money to terror groups. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with Daniel Glaser at the Treasury Department.

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Candidates And Candidates-To-Be Woo New Hampshire's GOP

NPR News - Sun, 2015-04-19 03:45

Republican candidates — those who've already declared and those who have yet to — gathered in New Hampshire this weekend to speak to their party. Whose messages resonated? And whose did not?

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McCoy wife wants him 'in one piece'

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-19 03:43
AP McCoy's wife says she would "trade every winner" of his career to get the 19-time champion jockey "out in one piece".

Ringo Starr inducted to Hall of Fame

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-19 03:24
Former Beatles drummer Ringo Starr is joined by Sir Paul McCartney as he is inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

See Priya Cook: Gender Bias Pervades Textbooks Worldwide

NPR News - Sun, 2015-04-19 03:03

In almost every corner of the world, women are either completely written out of school books, or they're portrayed in stereotypical, subservient roles, a report says. What will it take to fix this?

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