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Monaco not worthy winners - Wenger

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-17 16:21
Arsene Wenger says Monaco did not deserve to beat Arsenal in the Champions League, but Per Mertesacker thinks the best team won.

Old Land Battle Resurfaces In Georgia Between The Gullah Vs. Government

NPR News - Tue, 2015-03-17 16:18

The Gullah people, who are descendants of West African slaves, want to return to land the U.S. government took away during WWII. But the land has been a wildlife refuge for 40 years.

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'Death of the tax return' - papers

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-17 16:14
Measures expected to be announced in the Budget once again appear on front pages, with some papers heralding the "death" of the annual tax return.

Who is 'The Archangel of Death' fighting IS?

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-17 16:10
Are the war stories of a legendary Iraqi fighter real?

Osborne to unveil pre-election Budget

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-17 16:08
George Osborne is to set out his tax and spending plans later, in his last Budget before May's general election.

Cervantes' Remains Have Been Found In Madrid, Scientists Say

NPR News - Tue, 2015-03-17 16:07

Almost 400 years after his death, researchers have found bone fragments that seem to match what they know about the celebrated author's burial.

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Oil firms expect Budget tax cuts

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-17 16:02
The oil and gas industry has high expectations the Budget, being announced later, will deliver substantial tax cuts.

Budget 2015: The four things business will be looking out for

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-17 16:01
Chief executives always approach the chancellor's big day with a degree of trepidation

Scots house prices 'hit record high'

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-17 16:00
Scottish house prices hit record levels after more than recovering the losses suffered during the financial crisis, a report suggests.

VIDEO: The rise and fall of Aaron Schock

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-17 15:56
Illinois congressman Aaron Schock announces his resignation after several weeks in which his excessive spending and close financial ties to donors had come under scrutiny.

Woman 'killed herself ahead of trial'

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-17 15:31
A woman taken to court for allegedly making a false rape claim killed herself three days before her trial over fears she would not be believed, her inquest hears.

Migrant given law licence 125 years on

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-17 15:29
The California Supreme Court posthumously awards a law licence to a Chinese immigrant who was barred from becoming a lawyer 125 years ago.

More San Francisco Police Officers Accused Of Sending Racist Texts

NPR News - Tue, 2015-03-17 15:28

The investigation started with a sergeant accused of wire fraud and other federal charges. It has expanded to involve offensive messages and more than a dozen officers.

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Atletico beat Leverkusen on penalties

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-17 15:12
Atletico Madrid reach the quarter-finals of the Champions League after beating Bayer Leverkusen on penalties.

VIDEO: Duckenfield admits Hillsborough failure

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-17 15:03
The Hillsborough police match commander has agreed that his failure to close a tunnel "was the direct cause of the deaths of 96 people".

VIDEO: Low inflation boost ahead of Budget

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-17 14:55
The BBC learns that low inflation means the Chancellor will have an extra six billion pounds a year to help reduce spending cuts and the national debt in Wednesday's Budget.

Wigan Athletic 0-2 Watford

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-17 14:49
Two goals from Troy Deeney lift Watford to the Championship summit as they beat relegation-threatened Wigan.

VIDEO: The art of the spacewalk

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-17 14:48
Smithsonian Air and Space Museum in Washington, DC has created an exhibit about the unique images and objects that brought us the first close up photos of space.

Breast-Feeding Boosts Chances Of Success, Study In Brazil Finds

NPR News - Tue, 2015-03-17 14:34

A study with more than 3,000 babies found those who were breast-fed had slighter higher IQ test scores, stayed in school longer and earned more money as adults.

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U.S. Loses Control Of Drone Over Syria

NPR News - Tue, 2015-03-17 14:25

The Syrian government said it shot down the drone. A Pentagon official said though it wasn't clear that had happened, the claim was being investigated.

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