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New York's St. Patrick's Parade Bars Gay Pride Groups

NPR News - Sun, 2014-03-16 04:00

New York City's St. Patrick's Day parade bars groups marching with gay pride banners. NPR's Rachel Martin talks with writer Peter Quinn about the history of the parade and its meaning for outsiders.

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A Chronicle Of Phony Tech Gadgets

NPR News - Sun, 2014-03-16 04:00

Engadget, the technology web site, has a regular feature called Keepin' It Real Fake, charting the world's most notable tech rip-offs. NPR's Rachel Martin talks with Engadget editor Michael Gorman.

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Inside The Barely Legal World Of Designer Drugs

NPR News - Sun, 2014-03-16 04:00

Designer drugs are altered at the molecular level to mimic illegal drugs, while staying inside the law. NPR's Rachel Martin talks with author Mike Power about how these drugs are made and sold.

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Crimeans Vote In Secession Referendum

NPR News - Sun, 2014-03-16 04:00

Crimea votes on a referendum that would set the stage for secession from Ukraine. Correspondent Gregory Warner joins NPR's Rachel Martin to describe the atmosphere Simferopol.

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Goggles Bring Virtual Reality Closer To Your Living Room

NPR News - Sun, 2014-03-16 04:00

NPR's Laura Sydell is afraid of heights, so when she got a first-person view from atop a castle, the experience was dizzying. Is Oculus Rift, the headset she was using, the future of entertainment?

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David Brenner Dies; The Comedian Was 78

NPR News - Sun, 2014-03-16 03:58

When he introduced Brenner as a guest on his show for the first time, Johnny Carson described him this way: "He's very clever. Somewhat warped."

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Officers suspended over 'assault'

BBC - Sun, 2014-03-16 03:18
Two police officers in Bedfordshire are suspended over an alleged assault on an autistic man in Luton.

England can win World Cup - Lancaster

BBC - Sun, 2014-03-16 02:56
England coach Stuart Lancaster says his side are well placed to win the 2015 World Cup after their Six Nations campaign.

VIDEO: Osborne: '15,000 homes in Ebbsfleet'

BBC - Sun, 2014-03-16 02:55
The Chancellor George Osborne has said there will be a new garden city in Ebbsfleet in Kent.

Gorillaz artist creates library art

BBC - Sun, 2014-03-16 02:55
Gorillaz co-creator Jamie Hewlett creates an artwork of a caped female who has vanquished a super hero for a comics exhibition at the British Library.

Hamilton unfazed by Australia exit

BBC - Sun, 2014-03-16 02:49
Lewis Hamilton says he is "quite relaxed" about retiring from the first race of the season while team-mate Nico Rosberg won.

VIDEO: Spending plan 'paid for and costed'

BBC - Sun, 2014-03-16 02:15
Shadow Chancellor Ed Balls told Andrew Marr that all of Labour's proposed spending were all "paid for and costed".

Dublin shootings: Two people killed

BBC - Sun, 2014-03-16 02:12
A man in his 40s and a woman in her 60s are killed in separate shootings in Dublin.

VIDEO: BBC looks inside polling station

BBC - Sun, 2014-03-16 01:56
The BBC's Ben Brown reports from inside a polling station that has been established in a school as Crimeans voted on whether the Ukrainian province should become part of Russia.

Man arrested over Easterhouse death

BBC - Sun, 2014-03-16 01:17
A man is arrested following the death of 29-year-old Ryan McNeill in the Easterhouse area of Glasgow.

Which Place Is More Sexist, The Middle East Or Latin America?

NPR News - Sun, 2014-03-16 01:13

NPR's Lourdes Garcia-Navarro has lived and worked in both regions and says there's plenty of sexism to go around, though it comes in different forms.

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Which Place Is More Sexist, The Middle East Or Latin America?

NPR News - Sun, 2014-03-16 01:13

NPR's Lourdes Garcia-Navarro has lived and worked in both regions and says there's plenty of sexism to go around, though it comes in different forms.

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Woman dies in city car park fall

BBC - Sun, 2014-03-16 00:43
A woman, 41, has died after falling from a multi-storey car park opposite Cardiff's Millennium Stadium.

'O'Driscoll proves fairy tales do happen'

BBC - Sun, 2014-03-16 00:18
Brian O'Driscoll, who retires with another Six Nations title, gave fans more joy than any player, argues BBC Sport's Ben Dirs

Warning over salmon stocking plan

BBC - Sun, 2014-03-16 00:02
The owner of one of Wales' largest fish hatcheries says salmon stocking plans could end with anglers being forced to return their salmon catches.

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