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Pope: Sometimes Marital Separation 'Morally Necessary'

NPR News - Thu, 2015-06-25 10:01

Francis, speaking during his weekly general audience, said couples splitting may be required to protect "the weaker spouse" and children.

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Marsh stars in Australia tour opener

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-25 09:59
Opener Shaun Marsh makes his claim for a place in Australia's Ashes team with a century against Kent in their tour opener.

VIDEO: Can you spin it like the pros?

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-25 09:57
If you think you have decent hand-eye coordination, and you have a rugby ball to hand, have a go at spinning it on your finger and see if you can do it longer than Rugby League's Challenge Cup stars.

Ghana 'ball boy' receives $100,000

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-25 09:33
A role defined as 'ball boy' earned a Ghana staff member $100,000 at the World Cup while a drummer was paid over $5,000.

With More People Quitting Smoking, Do We Need E-Cigarettes?

NPR News - Thu, 2015-06-25 09:31

It's easy to think that hardcore smokers will never quit, and thus e-cigarettes without the smoke is a better alternative. The changing demographics of smoking suggests otherwise, a study finds.

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Congress Signs Off On Trade Bills, Handing Obama A Huge Win

NPR News - Thu, 2015-06-25 09:26

A final House vote marked a stunning victory for the president by clearing his path to completing the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership, a trade deal involving the U.S. and 11 Pacific Rim nations.

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BSE confirmed in Irish cow

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-25 09:23
A case of "mad cow disease" identified in the Republic of Ireland was isolated to a single animal, the Irish government has said.

Sanders: 'My Goal Right Now Is To Win This Election'

NPR News - Thu, 2015-06-25 09:10

In an interview with Morning Edition host David Greene, Sanders discussed foreign policy, racial tension and his 2016 chances.

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Sanders: 'My Goal Right Now Is To Win This Election'

NPR News - Thu, 2015-06-25 09:10

In an interview with Morning Edition host David Greene, Sanders discussed foreign policy, racial tension and his 2016 chances.

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Holyrood backs airgun licence move

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-25 09:06
The Scottish Parliament passes legislation which will require all airgun owners in Scotland to hold a licence.

Casement disaster claim 'hysterical'

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-25 08:56
The GAA describes claims that design flaws in the proposed new Casement Park stadium could lead to a Hillsborough-style disaster as "unfounded and hysterical".

Olympic city of Sochi hit by floods

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-25 08:48
Residents are evacuated from Sochi in Russia after flash flooding submerges part of the city that staged the Winter Olympics in 2014.

Samsung cash for eye-tracking visor

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-25 08:46
The world's first eye-tracking virtual reality headset secures investment from Samsung Ventures.

Glastonbury Festival 2015

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-25 08:42
Music festival opens its doors for another year

Pancreatic cancer blood test hope

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-25 08:41
Tiny spheres of fat shed by pancreatic cancers can be used as a blood test for the tumours, a study shows.

Taylor Swift will be on Apple Music

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-25 08:35
After successfully challenging the tech giant over not paying artists' royalties Taylor Swift says she will appear on Apple's streaming service.

Takeaways From The Supreme Court's Obamacare Opinion

NPR News - Thu, 2015-06-25 08:31

The case hinged on six words: "an exchange established by the state." The court agreed with the government's view that that could mean any exchange, including one set up by the federal government.

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In Fair Housing Act Case, Supreme Court Backs 'Disparate Impact' Claims

NPR News - Thu, 2015-06-25 08:26

The court decided the case by a 5-4 margin, saying that claims of racial discrimination in housing cases shouldn't be limited by questions of intent.

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Statehouse Fights Over Obamacare To Rage On Despite Supreme Court Decision

NPR News - Thu, 2015-06-25 08:20

Bills to advance or cripple the federal health law in statehouses didn't come to a halt in the months that lawmakers awaited the Supreme Court decision. They may well smolder for months or years.

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Harassed woman murdered by neighbour

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-25 08:16
A man who repeatedly stabbed his neighbour after subjecting her to a campaign of harassment is convicted of murder.

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