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Sense of history at Iran talks

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-30 07:04
If a framework for an Iranian nuclear deal is agreed this week, it could pave the way for one of the most significant, but most sensitive, accords in decades, says the BBC's Lyse Doucet.

Oops: World Leaders' Personal Data Mistakenly Released

NPR News - Mon, 2015-03-30 06:57

An Australian immigration official accidentally exposed passport details, dates of birth and other personal information for 31 world leaders during last year's the G-20 summit in Brisbane.

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Yoox in talks with Net-a-Porter

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-30 06:55
Italian online fashion retailer Yoox says it is in merger talks with London-based rival Net-a-Porter.

Landslides destroy Burundi homes

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-30 06:42
At least 10 people are missing, feared dead, in Burundi after landslides which have destroyed hundreds of home, officials say.

Bangladeshi Blogger Hacked To Death; 2 Alleged Attackers Arrested

NPR News - Mon, 2015-03-30 06:39

Washiqur Rahman's killing comes a month after a deadly attack by Islamists on Bangladeshi-American blogger Avijit Roy in the country's capital.

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VIDEO: Farmers test out 'flying sheepdog'

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-30 06:33
Paul Brennan talks to the BBC about sending a drone up to herd his sheep.

Five Thoughts On Trevor Noah Taking Over 'The Daily Show'

NPR News - Mon, 2015-03-30 06:31

South African comedian Trevor Noah was announced Monday as the next host of The Daily Show. It might not be the most obvious pick, but why make the most obvious pick?

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BBC - Mon, 2015-03-30 06:24
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Shots fired at NSA headquarters

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-30 06:20
Local media are reporting that shots have been fired at the headquarters of the NSA outside of Washington.

Medieval eye remedy 'kills MRSA'

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-30 06:14
A 1,000-year-old treatment for eye infections could hold the key to killing antibiotic-resistant superbugs, scientists say.

VIDEO: Firefighter falls through blazing roof

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-30 06:08
A firefighter in California is in a critical condition after falling through a roof while tackling a house fire.

VIDEO: Fox makes a bid for Downing Street

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-30 06:03
Journalists waiting outside 10 Downing Street spot a fox, apparently chasing a duck.

Brazil ex-leader joins Lopez defence

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-30 06:03
Brazil's ex-leader Fernando Henrique Cardoso is the latest former president to join a team defending jailed Venezuelan opposition leaders.

England's White set for 50th cap

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-30 05:57
Forward Ellen White looks set to win her 50th cap in England's final home match before this summer's World Cup.

Irish colleges upgrade A-level value

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-30 05:42
Students from the United Kingdom should soon find it easier to gain entry to Republic of Ireland universities due to change in the admission points system.

VIDEO: 148mph M11 biker caught on camera

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-30 05:35
A motorcyclist carrying a pillion passenger at 148mph along the M11, believed to be the highest ever recorded in the UK, has been banned from driving for 15 months.

South Africa campus statue boarded up

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-30 05:22
A colonial-era statue of Cecil Rhodes on a South African university campus has been boarded up after student protests.

African comedian replaces Jon Stewart

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-30 05:19
Comedian Trevor Noah will replace Jon Stewart on The Daily Show, it is announced.

France rings changes and turns right

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-30 05:13
Local elections give a big boost to France's conservative UMP, led by ex-President Nicolas Sarkozy, but voters keep out the far-right National Front.

Jailed PC targeted vulnerable for sex

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-30 05:08
A police officer from Gloucestershire who admitted having sex with three vulnerable women he met on duty is jailed.

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