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Swansea City 2-4 Manchester City

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-17 06:56
Wilfried Bony scores on his return to Swansea as Manchester City secure a place in the Champions League group stages.

Palestinian Nuns Among Latest Saints Declared By Pope Francis

NPR News - Sun, 2015-05-17 06:47

Two nuns from 19th century Palestine were among four sisters who were canonized by the pontiff in a ceremony at St. Peter's Square at the Vatican.

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Sharapova wins Italian Open title

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-17 06:30
Third seed Maria Sharapova comes from a set down to beat Spain's Carla Suarez Navarro in the Italian Open final.

IS 'withdraws' from Syria's Palmyra

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-17 06:26
Islamic State militants have been pushed back from the ancient Syrian site of Palmyra, officials and a monitoring group say.

Three escape as car catches fire

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-17 06:00
Three people escape injury as a car is engulfed in flames on the eastbound lane of the M8.

Burundi's President Makes First Public Appearance Since Coup Attempt

NPR News - Sun, 2015-05-17 05:59

Pierre Nkurunziza, who narrowly escaped being ousted last week, didn't mention the foiled putsch, but instead talked about the threat from the extremist Islamist group al-Shabab.

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Lorenzo beats Rossi in Le Mans

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-17 05:54
Spain's Jorge Lorenzo beats his Movistar Yahama team-mate Valentino Rossi to win the French MotoGP in Le Mans.

VIDEO: BBC search for desperate boat migrants

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-17 05:53
The BBC's Jonathan Head has been searching for the desperate boat migrants who had been stranded along the border with Malaysia.

GOP Presidential Hopefuls Serve Up Ice Cream, Cheese And Red Meat To Iowans

NPR News - Sun, 2015-05-17 05:38

Likely 2016 candidates gave short speeches at the Iowa Lincoln Day Dinner before wooing voters at their hospitality suites downstairs with homestate fare in a more relaxed environment.

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Farage 'should take two-week break'

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-17 05:22
Nigel Farage should take a two-week holiday before returning to lead UKIP, its deputy chairman Suzanne Evans says.

Migrants 'died in fight for food'

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-17 05:14
Migrants rescued from a sinking boat off Indonesia tell the BBC that about 100 died in a fight over the last remaining food.

WATCH: Tornado Skirts Past Cows In Oklahoma

NPR News - Sun, 2015-05-17 05:02

Filmed by storm chasers, the video shot near Elmer, Okla., on Saturday.

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VIDEO: Bear Grylls visit delights scouts

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-17 04:59
The international adventurer Bear Grylls has been reappointed as the UK's Chief Scout at a celebration near Northampton.

Hamilton warns about Stormont budget

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-17 04:57
Health Minister Simon Hamilton says the executive may not have a budget if agreement cannot be reached by the political parties in Northern Ireland on welfare reform.

Communications on NHS 'must improve'

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-17 04:53
Wales' deputy health minister Vaughan Gething says the Welsh government needs to be more effective in communicating with the public about the NHS.

4 ISIS Leaders Reportedly Among 32 Killed In U.S. Raid, Airstrikes

NPR News - Sun, 2015-05-17 04:51

The raid, carried out on Saturday by a U.S. forces, killed Abu Sayyaf, a senior commander. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says three other leaders were killed in ground and air operations.

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Record ticket sales for Proms 2015

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-17 04:38
Record-breaking ticket sales are reached for this year's BBC Proms, just hours after the box office opened.

ICC will not send umpires to Pakistan

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-17 04:20
The International Cricket Council will not send umpires to Pakistan for their limited-overs series against Zimbabwe due to security concerns.

Blogging In Bangladesh Is A Deadly Occupation

NPR News - Sun, 2015-05-17 04:19

Last week men with machetes brutally attacked a blogger on his way to work in Bangladesh. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to Rafida Ahmed, who was attacked in February.

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As Amtrak's Train Cars Age, Ridership Skew Young

NPR News - Sun, 2015-05-17 04:19

The number this week is 750,000. That's how many passengers travel Amtrak's Northeast Corridor daily. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with data expert Mona Chalabi about facts and figures of rail travel.

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