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Photos Of A Short Life Comfort Only Some Grieving Parents

NPR News - Sun, 2014-06-08 13:24

Grief is idiosyncratic. Some parents are turning to professional photographers to immortalize their terminally ill child, but what soothes one parent may disturb the other.

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Nadal focused on Wimbledon success

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-08 12:25
Rafael Nadal is determined to make an impact at Wimbledon again after winning his ninth French Open title on Sunday.

Karachi Airport Attacked By Gunmen; At Least 23 Reported Dead

NPR News - Sun, 2014-06-08 12:02

The military was called in but the fighting is now said to be over. Pakistan's largest city has been a frequent site of militant attacks.

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Ricciardo wins thrilling Canadian GP

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-08 11:47
Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo passes Nico Rosberg's Mercedes with two laps to go to win a thrilling Canadian Grand Prix.

Trump Stamp Has Chicagoans Irked At The Donald

NPR News - Sun, 2014-06-08 11:28

Against the backdrop of the city's historic architecture, Donald Trump is pasting his name in huge letters on the side of Chicago's Trump International Hotel and Tower.

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A Doctor Takes A Look In The Medicare Mirror

NPR News - Sun, 2014-06-08 11:24

Medicare reimbursed the university where I work $45,994 for my services in 2012. What did I do to earn the money, and how do I stack up against other doctors?

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VIDEO: Lineker in Brazil: The Beautiful Game

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-08 11:15
As the nation prepares for the start of the 2014 World Cup, England football legend Gary Lineker examines the world's fascination with Brazil and the beautiful game.

Pope urges Mid-East peace 'courage'

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-08 10:53
Pope Francis hosts a joint prayer meeting with Israeli and Palestinian leaders, urging them to show courage to seek Middle East peace.

Sisi vows fight for Egypt's security

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-08 10:52
Former army chief Abdul Fattah al-Sisi is sworn in as Egypt's new president, vowing to tackle "terrorism" and bring security.

In Quebec, 3 Inmates Escape Prison Using Helicopter

NPR News - Sun, 2014-06-08 10:44

As impossible as it sounds, this is the second time something like this happens in Canada in the past 15 months.

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Briton Ujah breaks 10-second barrier

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-08 10:30
Chijindu Ujah becomes the fifth Briton in history to dip under the 10-second barrier, clocking 9.96 seconds in the 100m.

Ex-envoy: Syria 'to be failed state'

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-08 10:18
Syria could become a "failed state" similar to Somalia, former UN envoy to the country Lakhdar Brahimi warns.

Sheeran clinches number one spot

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-08 10:01
Ed Sheeran has achieved his first number one in the UK singles chart, while Dame Vera Lynn enters the album chart aged 97.

Amid Tight Security, Egypt Swears In A New President

NPR News - Sun, 2014-06-08 09:59

Abdel Fattah al-Sissi, who led a military coup against the democratically-elected President Mohammed Morsi, called his swearing-in the country's first "peaceful handover of power."

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New emir of Kano named in Nigeria

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-08 09:58
The ousted central bank governor and prominent government critic, Lamido Sanusi, is named as the new emir of Kano in Nigeria.

SDLP man resigns after paper claims

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-08 09:42
A Derry City councillor resigns, following allegations in a Sunday newspaper that he sent lewd messages on a council-owned tablet computer.

VIDEO: England squad arrives in Brazil

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-08 09:36
England's World Cup squad has arrived in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, ahead of the start of the 2014 Fifa World Cup.

Sikhs march for Amritsar victims

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-08 09:27
Members of the Sikh community march through central London in protest at the storming of India's Golden Temple 30 years ago.

The World Cup Reminds Us That All The World's A Soccer Field

NPR News - Sun, 2014-06-08 09:24

It doesn't matter if it's Asia or Africa or Central America, kids make a goal out of something, throw out a ball and the game is on.

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If The NSA Can't Keep Call Records, Should Phone Companies Do It?

NPR News - Sun, 2014-06-08 09:19

The House bill to halt the NSA's collection of call data would force the agency to request records from phone companies. But if companies don't keep those records, the NSA's efforts could be crippled.

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