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In Argentina, Friends, Families Torn Apart By Political Dischord

NPR News - Sat, 2015-03-28 03:38

In Argentina these days no one talks politics. It's not because no one cares but rather because one stray word can lose you a friend or a family member.

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Landmarks switch off for Earth Hour

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-28 03:27
Landmarks across Scotland will switch their lights off for WWF's Earth Hour on Saturday night.

Somalia ends al-Shabab hotel siege

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-28 03:15
At least 14 are killed as Somali special forces end the siege of a Mogadishu hotel by the Islamist militant group al-Shabab

Man in court over 'skunk' cannabis

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-28 03:07
A 37-year-old man is remanded in custody charged over an international investigation into the supply of cannabis to Northern Ireland.

Why South African Students Say The Statue Of Rhodes Must Fall

NPR News - Sat, 2015-03-28 03:03

Twenty years after the end of apartheid, South Africa is in its teenage phase: Questioning everything, including the statue of British colonialist Cecil Rhodes on the University of Cape Town campus.

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Saying Goodbye: Reflections Of A Music Teacher

NPR News - Sat, 2015-03-28 03:03

An Ohio music teacher looks back at the school that defined her more than 30 years of teaching.

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Policeman charged with wife's murder

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-28 02:58
A police constable is charged with murdering his wife in Northamptonshire.

VIDEO: LIVE: Cameron speech at spring forum

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-28 02:56
David Cameron is setting out how a future Conservative government would make NHS services available for seven days a week in England if his party wins the next general election.

Man charged following slavery raids

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-28 02:49
A man is charged with slavery and fraud offences following raids in Oxford.

Hamilton on pole after Rosberg block

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-28 02:41
Lewis Hamilton takes pole position for the Malaysian GP as Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel splits the Mercedes in a rain-hit qualifying.

VIDEO: Nigeria leader waits 50 minutes to vote

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-28 02:26
After a delay of about 50 minutes, President Goodluck Jonathan has had his biometric voter card verified.

'Final may be last match I watch'

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-28 02:26
New Zealand legend Martin Crowe, who has cancer, says the Cricket World Cup final could be the last game he watches.

Guess What Makes The Cut As A 'Smart Snack' In Schools? Hot Cheetos

NPR News - Sat, 2015-03-28 02:01

Frito-Lay has reformulated Flamin' Hot Cheetos to meet new federal nutrition standards for school snacks. That's been a big hit with school kids, but the rules' creators say the snack is still junk.

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Guess What Makes The Cut As A 'Smart Snack' In Schools? Hot Cheetos

NPR News - Sat, 2015-03-28 02:01

Frito-Lay has reformulated Flamin' Hot Cheetos to meet new federal nutrition standards for school snacks. That's been a big hit with school kids, but the rules' creators say the snack is still junk.

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VIDEO: Sick boy's online campaign goes global

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-28 01:48
People from all around the world wore yellow to support a sick boy from Corby in central England.

Apple boss 'to donate $800m fortune'

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-28 01:48
Apple CEO Tim Cook says he will give away most of his $800m (£537m) fortune to good causes before he dies.

Pedestrian, 78, struck by car dies

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-28 01:41
A 78-year-old pedestrian dies after being struck by a BMW 3 series car on the Gallowgate in the east end of Glasgow.

Man due in court over 'skunk' drugs

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-28 01:36
A 37-year-old man is due in court later after being charged over an international investigation into the supply of 'skunk' cannabis to Northern Ireland.

New Zealand 'start as underdogs'

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-28 01:34
Before Sunday's Cricket World Cup final, BBC Sport rounds up the best quotes, stats and video to preview the MCG showcase.

At Least 17 Dead In Somalia Hotel Attack

NPR News - Sat, 2015-03-28 01:33

Somali troops on Saturday took full control of a hotel that extremist gunmen stormed and occupied for more than 12 hours following a suicide bombing. At least 17 people died and dozens were wounded.

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