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S.C. Sen. Lindsey Graham Joins Battle For Republican Nomination

NPR News - Mon, 2015-06-01 07:21

Graham, known as a defense hawk, enters the race as a distinct underdog, but an entertaining one.

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China kids given 'wealth education'

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-01 07:19
China kids given 'wealth education'

Man picks up £240,000 election win

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-01 07:14
A Glasgow pensioner who bet £30,000 on a Conservative majority at the UK general election has collected his £240,000 winnings.

Solar Impulse lands safely in Japan

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-01 07:04
Solar Impulse, the zero-fuel aeroplane, lands in Japan after being forced to abort a Pacific crossing due to deteriorating weather ahead of it.

Supreme Court Tosses Out Man's Conviction For Making Threats On Facebook

NPR News - Mon, 2015-06-01 07:04

The messages Anthony Elonis posted to Facebook prompted his now ex-wife to get a state protection order against him, and led his bosses to fire him.

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Poet And Radio Host Al Letson's Manifesto On Diversity In Public Media

NPR News - Mon, 2015-06-01 07:03

The host of the award-winning programs State of the Re:Union and Reveal shares his ideas about making public radio sound more like America.

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Training Doctors To Talk About Vaccines Fails To Sway Parents

NPR News - Mon, 2015-06-01 06:58

An effort to get doctors to improve their communication skills didn't reduce the number of new mothers hesitant about vaccines. But researchers say this is just a first try at a worthy concept.

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'The Onion' Strikes Again: Indicted Ex-FIFA Exec Quotes Satirical Article

NPR News - Mon, 2015-06-01 06:53

Jack Warner's defense was presumably unintentional. He was one of 14 FIFA executives indicted by the U.S. last week on corruption charges.

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Liverpool co-owner to meet Rodgers

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-01 06:39
Liverpool co-owner Tom Werner will arrive on Merseyside this week for talks with manager Brendan Rodgers.

Morgan 'doesn't remember accident'

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-01 06:35
Comedian Tracy Morgan says he has no recollection of the accident that left him with life-threatening injuries, in his first interview since the collision.

Rain delays New Zealand charge

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-01 06:28
Rain interrupts play on day four of the second Test, with England battling to save the match against New Zealand.

Silicon Valley Recycling Firm Seeks Mystery Apple I Donor

NPR News - Mon, 2015-06-01 06:19

The woman donated the computer last month, and it sold for $200,000. The company wants to give her half that sum. The computer, of which about 200 were made in 1976, is prized by collectors.

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Woman Turns 100 Without Any Family, But With Thousands Of Good Wishes

NPR News - Mon, 2015-06-01 06:10

When word got out that England's Winnie Blagden would turn 100 Sunday and had no living relatives, thousands of people sent cards and gifts.

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A Rare, Spontaneous Democracy Debate In A Shanghai Taxi

NPR News - Mon, 2015-06-01 06:04

NPR's Frank Langfitt has been driving around Shanghai offering free rides to learn about real life in China. But he was recently a taxi passenger when something unusual happened.

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Murray reaches last eight in Paris

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-01 05:58
Britain's Andy Murray holds his nerve to beat France's Jeremy Chardy and reach his fifth French Open quarter-final.

EL James revisits Fifty Shades

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-01 05:52
Author EL James announces that she has written a new version of her erotic bestseller Fifty Shades of Grey.

Baby ashes report calls for inspector

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-01 05:48
A national inspector should be created for crematoriums, after bereaved parents failed to receive their babies' ashes, an inquiry finds.

Intel snaps up Altera in $16bn deal

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-01 05:39
The world's biggest chipmaker, Intel, has agreed to buy smaller rival Altera in a $16.7bn deal.

Klopp to take a break from football

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-01 05:32
Jurgen Klopp announces he is to take a break from football, after stepping down as manager of Borussia Dortmund.

Lost ball? Fan swims for Gayle six

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-01 05:23
When Chris Gayle hit his final six of an unbeaten 151 one fan decided he would take to water for a cricket keepsake.