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England call up all-rounder Overton

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-13 04:27
Uncapped Craig Overton is added to the England one-day squad against New Zealand as cover for Chris Jordan.

Dallas Police Headquarters Attacked In Hail Of Gunfire

NPR News - Sat, 2015-06-13 04:21

An armored van opened fire on the police building, damaging the glass frontage. A SWAT unit is currently in a standoff with the driver, but other gunmen may have been involved.

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VIDEO: Diamond League highlights

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-13 04:13
Gabby Logan introduces highlights from Oslo of the Bislett Games - this year celebrating its 50th anniversary.

Chicago Democrats Make Appeal To Republican Candidates

NPR News - Sat, 2015-06-13 04:00

Chicago is a Democratic stronghold, and the South Side neighborhood is no exception. But Pastor Corey Brooks tells NPR's Scott Simon that the Democrats have failed his friends and neighbors.

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The French Reaction To The Strauss-Kahn Acquittal

NPR News - Sat, 2015-06-13 04:00

NPR's Scott Simon gets reaction to the Strauss-Kahn verdict from Elaine Sciolino, former Paris correspondent for the New York Times.

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Dominique Strauss-Kahn Acquitted Of Aggravated Pimping

NPR News - Sat, 2015-06-13 04:00

A French court has cleared former International Monetary Fund director of pimping charges. Still, Strauss-Kahn's sexual appetites ended a career that was expected to lead to the French presidency.

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Clinton Campaign Launch Takes A Personal Tone

NPR News - Sat, 2015-06-13 04:00

Hillary Clinton's been a declared candidate for two months, but she's staging a launch Saturday in New York. NPR's Scott Simon talks presidential politics with NPR's Mara Liasson.

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U.S. Soccer Leads Its Group Despite A Draw With Sweden

NPR News - Sat, 2015-06-13 04:00

In the Women's World Cup, the U.S. and Sweden battled to a tie Friday night.

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Examining U.S. Anti-ISIS Strategy

NPR News - Sat, 2015-06-13 04:00

NPR's Scott Simon gets reaction from the chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, Republican Mac Thornberry of Texas, to the Obama administration's plan to send more military trainers to Iraq.

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Obama's 11th-Hour Push Fails To Sway House On Trade Deal

NPR News - Sat, 2015-06-13 04:00

Democrats in the House of Representatives dealt President Obama a blow on Friday, thwarting his push for expanded authority to negotiate a trade deal with Asia.

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Ex-NSA Officer: OPM Hack Is Serious Breach Of Worker Trust

NPR News - Sat, 2015-06-13 04:00

Former National Security Agency officer John Schindler tells NPR's Scott Simon the data hacked from the Office of Personnel Management includes personal information that could be used for blackmail.

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The Violence Subsides, And Revelers Return To Juarez

NPR News - Sat, 2015-06-13 04:00

The once-thriving nightlife in the Mexican border town ground to a halt a few years back as hundreds of women were murdered and the drug cartel wars erupted. Now, partiers are venturing out again.

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Man saved from Tandragee house fire

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-13 03:51
A man is rescued from a house fire in Tandragee, County Armagh.

Two held over fatal street attack

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-13 03:26
A man has died after he was found critically injured near Tower Bridge, in Southwark, south London.

Euro 2016 'is on' for Wales - Bale

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-13 03:21
Gareth Bale says beating Belgium is a big step towards fulfilling his ambition of playing at a major finals with Wales.

Madagascar court annuls impeachment

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-13 03:20
Madagascar's constitutional court throws out parliament's bid to dismiss President Hery Rajaonarimampianina.

Celebrating Wales' momentous 1-0 win

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-13 03:13
Wales claims a momentous win against Belgium at Cardiff City Stadium to regain a top spot in their Euro 2016 qualifying group.

Missing Ethan reunited with father

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-13 03:07
A three-year-old British boy who was missing with his mother for more than two weeks is "safely back" with his father.

VIDEO: Trooping the Colour spectacle in London

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-13 02:39
The Queen is celebrating her official birthday with the Trooping the Colour parade, which includes a military ceremony and a fly-past.

VIDEO: Footage shows Dallas police under fire

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-13 02:35
Shots have been fired at the police headquarters in Dallas, and a suspect has fled the scene in what witnesses say was as an armoured van.

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