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Fake It Till You Make It, Then Come Clean: A Sportscaster's Big Break

NPR News - Sun, 2015-02-15 13:00

How do you become a sportscaster when you've never done it before? Adrián García Márquez, now La Voz De Los Lakers, faked a demo tape with the help of a Sega console and FIFA '95.

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VIDEO: Cartoonist: 'I was gunman's target'

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-15 12:05
Cartoonist Lars Vilks, who was attending a debate on free speech in a cafe in Denmark when a gunman opened fire, says he was probably the target of the attack.

Suspect In Foiled Canadian Mall Shooting Left Social Media Trail

NPR News - Sun, 2015-02-15 11:59

The young man who apparently killed himself as police closed in on him was said to have identified with the 1999 Columbine High School shooters.

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Jewish graves vandalised in France

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-15 11:41
Hundreds of Jewish graves are desecrated at a cemetery in eastern France, an act condemned by French officials.

Freedom Ride: Turning point in Australia's race relations

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-15 11:38
Retracing the journey that changed Australia's race relations

ISIS Video Purports To Show Mass Beheading Of Coptic Christians

NPR News - Sun, 2015-02-15 11:31

The footage is supposed to show militants from the self-declared Islamic State executing 21 Coptic Christians captured by the extremist group last week.

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Philip Levine, Who Found Poetry On Detroit's Assembly Lines, Dies At 87

NPR News - Sun, 2015-02-15 11:29

In his six-decade career, Levine found grace and beauty in the lives of working people, especially the people and places of his youth. He was a United States Poet Laureate and a Pulitzer Prize winner.

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Christian captives 'killed by IS'

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-15 11:15
A video emerges purportedly showing the beheading of 21 Egyptian Christians who had been seized by Islamic State (IS) in Libya.

India's 'macaroon queen'

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-15 11:06
The young woman building an empire of cake shops in Mumbai

Bid to rescue 1,000 migrants in Med

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-15 10:41
The Italian coastguard says it has launched a major rescue operation to try to save more than 1,000 migrants in difficulty on the Mediterranean Sea.

Murder probe after three found dead

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-15 10:39
A double murder investigation begins after police visiting the next of kin of a recently deceased man discover two bodies in a Paddington property.

Stead: Sunderland win tops Chelsea

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-15 10:28
FA Cup: Jon Stead claimed Bradford's 2-0 victory over Sunderland topped their shock win at Chelsea in the last round.

Why world's gaze fell on Adelaide

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-15 10:02
India and Pakistan fans at the Cricket World Cup relish a rare chance to see the rival teams face each other.

Uptown Funk hits million milestone

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-15 10:01
Mark Ronson's Uptown Funk reaches the one million sales mark, 10 weeks after it was first released, according to Official Charts Company data.

Poyet brushes-off fan criticism

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-15 09:30
Gus Poyet has brushed-off criticism from Sunderland supporters after the 2-0 FA Cup defeat at Bradford City.

Bradford City await FA Cup draw

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-15 09:15
Giant-killers Bradford will discover their FA Cup quarter-final opponents when the draw is made on Monday evening.

Arsenal 2-0 Middlesbrough

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-15 09:11
French striker Olivier Giroud scores two as holders Arsenal move past Middlesbrough and into the FA Cup quarter-finals.

Copenhagen gunman 'had violent past'

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-15 09:04
The suspected gunman in the deadly Copenhagen attacks was a young Danish-born man known to authorities because of past violence, police say.

Wawrinka beats Berdych in final

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-15 08:51
Switzerland's Stan Wawrinka beats last year's winner Tomas Berdych in the ABN Amro final in Rotterdam.

Ireland survive brutal France exam

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-15 08:50
It was brutal and ugly but compelling too as Ireland beat France to show they can mix it with the big boys, writes Ben Dirs