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Japanese Baseball Began On My Family's Farm In Maine

NPR News - Fri, 2014-03-28 05:56

After the Civil War, Horace Wilson left his farm for Japan, where he introduced baseball. He's a legend there, something his relatives, including NPR's Theo Balcomb, didn't know for generations.

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VIDEO: Is bedroom tax actually working?

BBC - Fri, 2014-03-28 05:48
A BBC investigation suggests the government's controversial changes to housing benefit have failed to achieve one of the main aims of the policy.

West Indies stun Australia in thriller

BBC - Fri, 2014-03-28 05:46
Darren Sammy hits consecutive sixes to lead West Indies to a Group Two victory over Australia at the World Twenty20.

Osborne: Bring back Dad's Army banks

BBC - Fri, 2014-03-28 05:40
Britain needs more Captain Mainwaring-style bank managers to bring back the personal touch, says Chancellor George Osborne.

The Hippest Winery In Mexico Is Made Of Recycled Boats

NPR News - Fri, 2014-03-28 05:40

Architects Alejandro D'Acosta and Claudia Turrent have carved a niche designing stunning, upscale wineries and other buildings in Baja. They specialize in finding uses for offbeat, reclaimed material.

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VIDEO: Waiting for Putin's next move

BBC - Fri, 2014-03-28 05:36
Following Russia's annexation of the Crimea, the West is trying to work out what the Kremlin's next move will be as Steve Rosenberg reports.

Friends remember Clutha crash night

BBC - Fri, 2014-03-28 05:33
A tight-knit group of friends who met regularly in Glasgow's Clutha bar speak about the helicopter crash which killed 10 people.

Man in court over UVF double murder

BBC - Fri, 2014-03-28 05:28
James Smith, 48, denies the murder of two Catholic workmen in north Belfast in May 1994.

Elaine Doyle accused 'blames others'

BBC - Fri, 2014-03-28 05:18
A man denies murdering a schoolgirl 27 years ago and puts forward a list of 41 other possible suspects.

Benefit change 'sees 6% move home'

BBC - Fri, 2014-03-28 05:16
About 6% of social housing tenants in Britain affected by changes to benefits partly designed to cut under-occupancy have moved home, BBC research suggests.

UK current account deficit at £22.4bn

BBC - Fri, 2014-03-28 05:04
The UK's current account deficit was larger than expected in the final quarter of last year, official figures show.

Eurostar evacuated after engine fire

BBC - Fri, 2014-03-28 05:01
Passengers are evacuated from a number of carriages on a Eurostar service after smoke is seen coming from the train.

Day in pictures: 28 March 2014

BBC - Fri, 2014-03-28 05:00
A collection of news photos: 27 March

Facebook drones to offer net access

BBC - Fri, 2014-03-28 04:53
Facebook announces plans to use drones, satellites and lasers to connect the two-thirds of the world that doesn't have net access.

'Obamacare' sign-ups top six million

BBC - Fri, 2014-03-28 04:50
Six million Americans have enrolled for health insurance under Obamacare, the president says, as support for the legislation hits a new low in a poll.

Hillsborough inquests: The 96 who died

BBC - Fri, 2014-03-28 04:45
Who were the 96 victims of the Hillsborough disaster?

House Intelligence Chairman Mike Rogers Won't Seek Re-Election

NPR News - Fri, 2014-03-28 04:44

The Republican congressman from Michigan is going to launch a talk show on the Cumulus radio network. He's been one of the GOP's leading voices on issues related to national security.

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Miliband promises firms energy help

BBC - Fri, 2014-03-28 04:34
Ed Miliband tells small businesses he will protect them from "unacceptable" treatment by energy firms, should Labour win power.

What diseases can we get from pets?

BBC - Fri, 2014-03-28 04:32
What diseases can we catch from our pets?

Moffett unveils WRU election bid

BBC - Fri, 2014-03-28 04:23
Ex-Welsh Rugby Union chief executive David Moffett unveils his plans for election to the WRU board.

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