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Kenya suspends police over Garissa

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-21 10:25
Seven policemen are suspended over failures to act on intelligence about a possible attack on Garissa University College where 148 people were killed.

DEA Chief Expected To Step Down Amid Scandal

NPR News - Tue, 2015-04-21 10:25

Earlier this month, lawmakers said they had no confidence in Michele Leonhart after a watchdog agency found DEA agents cavorted with prostitutes paid for by drug cartels.

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Double-murder suspect sectioned

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-21 10:19
A man arrested on suspicion of murdering his mother and sister on Merseyside is detained under the Mental Health Act, police say.

Morgan questioned again over hacking

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-21 10:15
Former Daily Mirror editor Piers Morgan is questioned by police for a second time over phone-hacking allegations.

'Predatory paedophiles abused boys'

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-21 10:11
Seven men were part of a "predatory" north Wales paedophile ring that abused boys in the 1970s and 80s, a court hears.

Graveyard clue to stegosaur plates

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-21 10:11
Stegosaurs may have had sported quite different shaped bony plates on their backs, depending on whether they were male or female.

UK arrest over US 'flash crash'

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-21 10:01
A financial trader is arrested in the UK after US authorities accused him of contributing to the 2010 Wall Street "flash crash" that wiped billons of dollars off the value of shares.

Conflicting reports on IS head fate

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-21 09:55
There are conflicting reports about the fate of Islamic State head Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, with some officials saying he was badly injured in an air strike.

Brown 'might miss rest of season'

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-21 09:54
Harlequins' England full-back Mike Brown might not play again this season because of concussion, says Quins boss Conor O'Shea.

Iowa Farm To Kill 5 Million Chickens In Effort To Contain Avian Flu

NPR News - Tue, 2015-04-21 09:53

This is the worst outbreak since the H5N2 influenza was first detected in December. The disease has been found in seven other states over the past five months.

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In Pakistan Visit, China's President Announces $45B In Investment

NPR News - Tue, 2015-04-21 09:42

Up to $37 billion of that money will go toward the South Asian nation's electricity grid. But as NPR's Philip Reeves reports the challenge now is to make the projects happen.

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VIDEO: John Major speech on campaign day 22

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-21 09:39
Former Conservative Prime Minister John Major joined the campaign and weighed into the row over the SNP.

Iraq War inquiry wait continues

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-21 09:32
Why is the Iraq War inquiry taking so long to report?

Dozens killed in Yemen air strikes

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-21 09:32
Two Saudi-led coalition air strikes in Yemen kill almost 30 people, as the UN warns that the country's health system is on the brink of collapse.

Health staff plan industrial action

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-21 09:31
All of Northern Ireland's health unions are to engage in some form of either strike or industrial action over pay over the next fortnight.

VIDEO: O'Sullivan plays with no shoes

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-21 09:29
Ronnie O'Sullivan is forced to briefly play in his socks during his first-round match against Craig Steadman at the World Snooker Championship at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield.

What A Bleeping Day: Reds Manager Takes Media To Task

NPR News - Tue, 2015-04-21 09:25

More than 80 profanities in under six minutes. That's the statistic baseball writers are talking about Tuesday, after Cincinnati Reds manager Bryan Price's tirade against the media.

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VIDEO: Moment UK fugitive arrested in Spain

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-21 09:19
Spain's Guardia Civil has issued video footage which shows police officers swooping on the Alicante villa of one of Britain's most wanted fugitives, and placing him under arrest.

O'Sullivan risks fine playing in socks

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-21 08:58
Ronnie O'Sullivan risks being fined for playing with no shoes on, and goes close to a 147 break in his Crucible opener.

Tea, Tao and Tourists: China's Mount Hua Is Three-Part Harmony

NPR News - Tue, 2015-04-21 08:54

One of China's five sacred mountains, Mount Hua is a lotus-shaped range of peaks and hub of Taoism. It has many harrowing paths to well-being — and to tea.

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