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In New York, Support Grows For Keeping Teens Out Of Adult Prisons

NPR News - Sun, 2015-03-22 13:53

Hundreds of 16- and 17-year-olds are serving time in New York's adult prisons, including Rikers Island. A new proposal would raise the age of criminal responsibility to 18.

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How Van Gaal got it right again - Shearer

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-22 13:44
Alan Shearer expands on his MOTD2 analysis to explain how Manchester United dictated the play in their impressive win over Liverpool at Anfield.

Yemen risks 'protracted conflict'

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-22 13:41
The UN special envoy to Yemen warns that the conflict there could become "protracted" unless a peaceful solution is found.

Bilardi was IS 'trophy', says father

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-22 13:37
Father of Australian teenager Jake Bilardi, who is believed to have carried out an Islamic State suicide attack, says his son was a "soft target" for the terror group.

Understanding Skid Row's Tensions After A Fatal Police Shooting

NPR News - Sun, 2015-03-22 13:19

After LA police shot and killed an unarmed man in early March, NPR's Kelly McEvers and producer Tom Dreisbach embedded with Skid Row residents and police to learn more about each side of the story.

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Halep wins epic Indian Wells final

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-22 13:08
Simona Halep wins the BNP Paribas Open, beating Jelena Jankovic in a final that features 18 breaks of serve.

Ashraf Ghani: U.S. Critical To Afghanistan's Future

NPR News - Sun, 2015-03-22 13:03

In an interview with NPR's Morning Edition, the Afghan president says most of his country wants U.S. troops to remain. He also says he's determined to make sure ISIS doesn't gain a foothold.

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Founding Father Of Modern Singapore, Lee Kuan Yew, Dies at 91

NPR News - Sun, 2015-03-22 12:33

During more than a half-century as the city-state's leader, Lee helped turn the sleepy British colony into an affluent trading enclave. But he ruled with an iron fist and muzzled critics and rivals.

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Singapore's Lee Kuan Yew dies

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-22 12:25
Singapore's founding father Lee Kuan Yew has died, the prime minister's office says.

Man charged after dog attack death

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-22 12:20
South Wales Police have charged a 23-year-old man with two offences under the Dangerous Dogs Act after a woman died in the Ely area of Cardiff.

Oil price rebound is 'unlikely'

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-22 12:17
The oil price is unlikely to reach again the record levels seen in the past few years, says Saudi Arabia's representative at Opec.

Alonso set for Malaysia comeback

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-22 12:14
Fernando Alonso is closer to an F1 return at the Malaysian Grand Prix next weekend after having medical tests.

VIDEO: China warning over global warming

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-22 11:24
The head of China's weather bureau warns that the country faces serious problems as a result of climate change.

VIDEO: Stunt biker sets stairs record

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-22 11:13
A Polish stunt cyclist sets a new record for the most stairs climbed on a bicycle.

Smith and Legend hold top chart spot

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-22 11:00
Sam Smith and John Legend top the UK singles chart for a second week with duet Lay Me Down, this year's official Comic Relief song.

VIDEO: Tory denies 'fake EDL march' claim

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-22 10:56
A Conservative election candidate suspended by his party has said he did not seek a 'fake' English Defence League march to win votes.

Tunisia's test of transition

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-22 10:48
After the Bardo museum attack, Tunisia now faces a real test of its transition to democracy since the start of the Arab Spring.

VIDEO: Richard III procession from the air

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-22 10:39
King Richard III's remains are returned to Leicester for his reburial following a tour of various landmarks across the county.

Tory denies 'fake EDL march' claim

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-22 10:27
A Tory election candidate suspended by his party tells the BBC he did not seek a "fake" English Defence League march to help win votes.

Queens Park Rangers 1-2 Everton

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-22 10:23
Aaron Lennon scores his first goal for Everton as they beat spirited hosts QPR to ease their relegation worries.

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