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A baby called Somme

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-20 16:01
On 20 March 1917, a baby girl was given a name heavy with history.

VIDEO: Diary of a Prince super-fan

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-20 16:00
From London to Minneapolis to probe one of Prince's secrets

Can a dinner date change a country?

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-20 15:59
The dinner date that could help change a whole country

VIDEO: Suge Knight taken to hospital

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-20 15:33
Death Row Records co-founder Marion "Suge" Knight has been taken to hospital after collapsing in court in Los Angeles.

From Selma To Eisenhower, Trailblazing Black Reporter Was Always Probing

NPR News - Fri, 2015-03-20 15:22

Saturday marks the 50th anniversary of the successful crossing of the Edmund Pettus bridge in Selma, Alabama, a key moment in the civil rights movement. Journalist Ethel Payne was there.

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US winemakers reject arsenic claim

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-20 15:12
Top California winemakers are rejecting claims made in a lawsuit that several low-cost wines contain dangerous levels of arsenic.

IS claims Yemen mosque bombings

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-20 15:06
Islamic State says its militants carried out suicide bombings on two mosques in the Yemeni capital, Sanaa, that killed at least 137 people.

Benghazi Panel Asks Clinton To Hand Over Her Email Server

NPR News - Fri, 2015-03-20 14:57

Rep. Trey Gowdy, R-S.C., chairman of the panel, asked the former secretary of state to hand over her server to a neutral third-party. Clinton used a private email account during her tenure.

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Carver expects clear-out at Newcastle

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-20 14:39
Newcastle manager John Carver says he expects a significant number of players to leave Newcastle United in the summer.

Growing your own in a small city home

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-20 14:02
Save money by growing your own food in limited space

Two convicted of Canada train plot

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-20 14:01
Two Canadian men accused of plotting to attack passenger train travelling from New York to Toronto have been found guilty on multiple terror charges.

Record Number Of Stranded Sea Lion Pups Strains California Resources

NPR News - Fri, 2015-03-20 14:01

An uptick in malnourished pups on the coast has rescue centers struggling to keep up. Changing weather patterns and warmer ocean waters could be to blame, but it's still too early to tell.

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Wolverhampton Wanderers 2-0 Derby County

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-20 13:55
Wolves move into the Championship play-off picture with two second-half goals to beat promotion rivals Derby County.

VIDEO: 'I was shot in Tunis attack'

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-20 13:46
Tunisia's president has urged Tunisians to unite to fight terrorism, two days after an attack on the Bardo museum in the capital Tunis killed 25 people, mostly foreign tourists.

Falcao 'cried over form' - ex-agent

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-20 13:45
Radamel Falcao's former agent and mentor Silvano Espindola claims the Manchester United forward has cried over his poor form.

Comic Mel Brooks gets BFI honour

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-20 13:30
Comedy legend Mel Brooks says he is "deeply honoured" to receive an outstanding achievement award from the British Film Institute.

Toy gun robber jailed for store raid

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-20 13:23
A man who robbed a convenience store brandishing a toy gun is jailed.

Ali welcomes prince with letter

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-20 13:19
Former boxer Muhammad Ali welcomes Prince Charles to his home city of Louisville with a letter describing the royal as "the greatest".

Cuban officials jailed over egg scam

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-20 13:16
A court in Cuba jails 18 government officials for stealing more than eight million eggs and selling them on the black market.

AIG shareholders win $1bn settlement

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-20 13:15
Investors who bought shares in American insurance firm AIG in the lead up to the financial crisis are to receive a total of $970.5m (£649m) after reaching a landmark settlement.