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Parachute failure suspect is soldier

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-10 04:37
A man arrested on suspicion of attempted murder, after his wife's main parachute failed during a skydive, is a British Army sergeant, it emerges.

Steel second in Great Manchester Run

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-10 04:27
Britain's Gemma Steel is runner-up at the Great Manchester Run for the second consecutive year, behind Kenyan Betsy Saina.

Rowling thanks supporters after abuse

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-10 04:08
Author JK Rowling thanks Twitter users who offered support after she became a target for online abuse in the wake of the general election.

2 Suspects In Custody Following Fatal Shooting Of Mississippi Officers

NPR News - Sun, 2015-05-10 04:06

The suspects were arrested after a manhunt that followed the deaths of Hattiesburg police officers Benjamin Deen and Liquori Tate.

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Macedonia clashes town in lockdown

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-10 03:48
Macedonian security forces surround a district of the northern town of Kumanovo after clashes with gunmen leave at least six officers dead.

QPR's Sandro sidelined by visa issue

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-10 03:45
QPR are advised not to select Sandro for Sunday's game against Manchester City because of an issue with his visa.

VIDEO: Prince Harry holds 100-year-old lizard

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-10 03:42
Prince Harry has a close encounter with a 100-year-old tuatara lizard during the second day of his visit to New Zealand.

VIDEO: Monaco's Royal babies baptised

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-10 03:27
The twin babies of Prince Albert II and Princess Charlene have been baptised aged five months at Monaco Cathedral.

So You Want To Be A Great Mother? Ask A Village Mom For Advice

NPR News - Sun, 2015-05-10 03:03

Mothers love their kids like crazy! Our man in India knows from firsthand experience. To find out what it takes to be a crazy loving amma, he interviewed moms in his village.

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Who will England pick for World Cup?

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-10 02:54
Four former internationals analyse who will be in Mark Sampson's squad for the Women's World Cup, announced on Monday.

Counting Poor Students Is Getting Harder

NPR News - Sun, 2015-05-10 02:53

Changes to the Free and Reduced-Price Lunch program undermine a long-used measurement for child poverty.

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China cuts interest rates to 5.1%

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-10 02:25
The People's Bank of China has cut interest rates for the second time this year in the face of a continuing economic slowdown.

Hundreds of Rohingya rescued at sea

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-10 02:18
A boat carrying about about 500 members of Myanmar's Rohingya Muslim community is rescued in waters off northern Indonesia.

VIDEO: Sturgeon on full fiscal autonomy

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-10 02:15
Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon says she believes David Cameron has to go beyond the Smith Commission proposals, giving Scotland greater fiscal autonomy.

VIDEO: 'We need to get the message right'

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-10 02:08
Labour MP, Chuka Umunna, a possible candidate to replace Ed Miliband, is asked by Andrew Marr whether he will run for the Labour leadership.

Aston Martins fetch more than £10m

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-10 02:04
Auction house Bonhams' biggest Aston Martin sale - which included a 1962 model once owned by Sir Peter Ustinov - has made than £10m.

Can Volleyball Fight Crime? East Palo Alto Says, 'Game On'

NPR News - Sun, 2015-05-10 01:51

A California city with a crime problem — shootings, drug dealing and gang activity — finds that getting more kids and cops playing sports together regularly in the park can make a big difference.

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Prince Harry meets reptilian namesake

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-10 01:49
Prince Harry has a close encounter with a 100-year-old tuatara lizard during the second day of his visit to New Zealand.

VIDEO: Watch: Queen attends VE Day service

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-10 01:48
The Queen is attending a thanksgiving service at Westminster Abbey on the final day of 70th anniversary commemorations of VE Day

SA opposition 'to elect black leader'

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-10 01:44
South Africa's main opposition party, the Democratic Alliance, is expected to elect Mmusi Maimane as its first black leader.

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