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Ennis-Hill sounds warning to rivals

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-31 13:38
The performance of Jessica Ennis-Hill in her first heptathlon since London 2012 suggests she can be a force to reckon with in Rio.

WIth A Midnight Deadline, The Senate Meets To Resolve Patriot Act Issues

NPR News - Sun, 2015-05-31 13:14

The Obama administration is pressing the Senate to act to prevent key parts of the USA Patriot Act from expiring at the end of Sunday. Administration officials argue an expiration could hurt counterterrorism efforts. NPR's Karen Grigsby Bates gets an update from correspondent Scott Horsley.

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Murray demands better against Chardy

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-31 12:20
Andy Murray says there are "a lot of things I can do better" when he plays Jeremy Chardy in the French Open last 16.

Ten hurt in New York crane accident

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-31 11:35
Ten people are injured after a piece of mechanical equipment being lifted by a crane breaks free and plunges 28 stories in central Manhattan.

Fatal Shootings By Police Twice As High As Official Number, Report Says

NPR News - Sun, 2015-05-31 11:29

An analysis by The Washington Post shows that the number of such incidents is more than twice as high as official federal figures.

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Watling century gives NZ control

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-31 10:40
BJ Watling makes an unbeaten century as New Zealand open up a lead of 338 over England in the second Test.

Gloucester 22-23 Bordeaux-Begles

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-31 10:18
Pierre Bernard's late drop goal denies Gloucester a spot in the European Champions Cup as Bordeaux-Begles go through.

Mud rescue teen called mum for help

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-31 10:17
Two teenagers are rescued from a muddy marsh after one of the boys phones his mum for help.

VIDEO: No escape from Anbar, Iraq?

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-31 10:12
Thousands of families in Iraq's Anbar province are trapped in desperate conditions by fighting between Islamic State extremists and government forces.

Will Young comeback tops album chart

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-31 10:12
Former Pop Idol winner Will Young tops the UK album chart with 85 Proof, the British singer's first album in four years.

Police to investigate Fir Park brawl

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-31 10:05
Police Scotland say they will conduct a review as Motherwell's win over Rangers ends with players fighting on the pitch.

Bernie Sanders Likens Salacious 1972 Essay To 'Fifty Shades Of Grey'

NPR News - Sun, 2015-05-31 09:53

The senator from Vermont and Democratic presidential candidate has been put on the defensive about the article he wrote for an alternative newspaper.

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It's ok Clegg, Russia's banned lots of things

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-31 09:45
What else has come under fire in Moscow?

Burundi urged to delay elections

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-31 09:45
African leaders urge President Nkurunziza of Burundi to postpone elections, and call for an end to the unrest sparked by his decision to stand.

Kjeldsen wins Irish Open play-off

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-31 09:19
Dane Soren Kjeldsen birdies the first play-off hole to see off Eddie Pepperell and Bernd Wiesberger at the Irish Open.

Iglesias injured in drone mishap

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-31 08:44
Spanish singer Enrique Iglesias receives treatment after two of his fingers are injured by a drone camera during a concert in Mexico.

England thrash Barbarians 73-12

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-31 07:58
Christian Wade scores a hat-trick as an England XV record a comprehensive win over Barbarians at Twickenham.

Motherwell 3-0 Rangers (agg 6-1)

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-31 07:56
Motherwell ease to a second comfortable win over Rangers to preserve their Scottish Premiership status.

Contador wins second Giro d'Italia

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-31 07:50
Spain's Alberto Contador finishes the final stage of this year's Giro d'Italia in the peloton to ensure he wins the overall title.

Brownlee cruises to win in London

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-31 07:40
Olympic champion Alistair Brownlee claims his second win of the World Triathlon Series with a devastating performance.

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