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VIDEO: Rebuilding lives after 'Great Quake'

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-14 04:30
BBC journalists spent a day in Kathmandu hearing from those who have been affected in a city trying to get back on its feet after last month's earthquake.

Fidgeting May Help Concentration For Students With ADHD

NPR News - Thu, 2015-05-14 04:27

A new study shows a correlation between physical movement and mental work.

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A Trade Deal Read In Secret By Only Few (Or Maybe None)

NPR News - Thu, 2015-05-14 04:16

To study the draft Trans-Pacific Partnership text, senators have to go to the basement of the Capitol and enter a secured, sound-proof room and surrender their cell phones.

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Jurors In Boston Bombing Trial Deliberate On Sentence For Second Day

NPR News - Thu, 2015-05-14 04:15

The jury already convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. Now they'll decide whether he will live or die.

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Dasaolu ready for Gatlin showdown

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-14 04:13
European 100m champion James Dasaolu says he is racing Justin Gatlin on Friday because he feels in such good shape.

Curfew after Boko Haram attack

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-14 04:12
Nigeria's military imposes a curfew in the main north-eastern city of Maiduguri after a surprise attack by militant Islamist group Boko Haram.

O'Flynn: I don't want Farage to quit

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-14 04:11
UKIP's election campaign chief backs Nigel Farage after earlier calling him "snarling, thin-skinned and aggressive" but other senior figures urge him to quit.

'Most tattooed' woman, 77, dies

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-14 04:03
The world's "most tattooed female senior citizen" dies after battling Alzheimer's disease.

Fatigued Murray out of Italian Open

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-14 04:02
Britain's Andy Murray withdraws from the Italian Open in Rome due to "fatigue" after a run of 10 successive wins on clay.

Manchester United posts £2.9m loss

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-14 03:58
Manchester United reports a £2.9m loss for the first three months of the year but raises its full-year forecast.

Terror arrests reach record level

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-14 03:57
The number of terror-related arrests in England, Wales and Scotland reaches record levels, with 338 people held last year, Scotland Yard says.

Pietersen 'deserves England chance'

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-14 03:56
Kevin Pietersen "maybe" deserves the chance to be considered for England selection in the future, says ex-team-mate Ian Bell.

Finnish towns offer 'baby bonuses'

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-14 03:55
Finland councils woo new residents with baby bonuses

Inquiry into Casement project safety

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-14 03:54
A Stormont committee is to conduct an inquiry into safety issues at the Casement Park stadium project in west Belfast.

No votes at 16 for assembly election

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-14 03:39
Sixteen-year-olds will not be able to vote at the 2016 assembly election, Welsh Secretary Stephen Crabb says.

Lucian Freud nude sets new record

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-14 03:37
A life-sized nude by Lucian Freud sells at auction in New York for $56.2 million (£35.6m), setting a new record for the late British painter.

Rush to help hardest-hit in Yemen

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-14 03:37
Aid agencies are attempting to reach areas of Yemen hardest hit by seven weeks of air strikes and fighting, as a humanitarian ceasefire largely holds.

Apple agrees to settle legal case

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-14 03:36
Apple denied that it poached staff from battery-maker A123, but has agreed to settle the case, court papers show.

Snake has tongs surgically removed

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-14 03:31
A pet python in the Australian city of Adelaide undergoes surgery to remove a pair of BBQ tongs it accidentally ate, according to local media.

"Take us with you, Scotland" say thousands in North of England

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-14 03:31
People in northern England take to Twitter to appeal to Scotland

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