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Ukraine: Pro-Russia Crowd Surrounds Police Station In Odessa

NPR News - Sun, 2014-05-04 06:38

Urging the release of separatists detained during Friday's unrest that left dozens dead, more than 100 pro-Russia activists surrounded a police station in the southern Ukrainian city of Odessa.

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Archbishop defends faith schools

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-04 06:32
The Archbishop of Canterbury gives a robust defence of faith schools, saying they provide education for some of the poorest children in the UK.

Labour 'should reform the railways'

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-04 06:30
Labour should reform the rail industry to secure a better deal for passengers if the party wins the next election, a group of prospective MPs say.

From Family History To Ballot Fights: What Drew You To Politics?

NPR News - Sun, 2014-05-04 06:17

We asked: "who or what got you engaged in politics?" The answers from NPR's audience have been heartfelt and personal.

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Sunday Herald 'Yes' move 'no surprise'

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-04 06:00
Sunday Herald is a rare friend in press on independence

VIDEO: Artist's view of Bristol water slide

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-04 05:49
A giant water slide has been installed in the centre of Bristol, with 300 people taking turns to hurtle down it on lilos.

May the Fourth Be With You: It's Star Wars Day

NPR News - Sun, 2014-05-04 05:36

Darth Vader walks the Earth today. By that, we mean he's walking all over the place. Fans of the sci-fi franchise are celebrating Star Wars Day — or May 4 for the less geek-inclined.

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VIDEO: Angry protests after Odessa fire

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-04 04:45
Tensions remain high in many parts of Ukraine following the deaths of at least 42 people in clashes on Friday.

VIDEO: Headcam view of Bristol waterslide

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-04 04:18
A giant water slide has been installed in the centre of Bristol, with 300 people taking turns to hurtle down it on lilos.

Belgium bans 'anti-Semitic' congress

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-04 04:15
A Belgian mayor bans a meeting condemned as anti-Semitic, which French far-right figures including controversial comic Dieudonne were due to attend.

For The Clippers, Something to Cheer: A Win In Game 7

NPR News - Sun, 2014-05-04 04:11

The Los Angeles Clippers continue their playoff run, days after the team's owner was banned for life by the NBA. The Clippers ended the Golden State Warriors' season in a back-and-forth game.

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'Murder plot' school action 'swift'

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-04 04:07
The chair of governors at a school at the centre of an alleged murder plot says everyone responded swiftly when concerns were first raised.

Prayers offered for stabbed teacher

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-04 04:01
Prayers have been said across West Yorkshire for teacher Ann Maguire who was stabbed to death at her school in Leeds last week.

Woman hit by unmarked police car

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-04 04:00
A 22-year-old woman is seriously injured when she is hit by an unmarked police car in London.

Senna's two-bedroom Norwich bungalow

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-04 03:51
How the late racing great came to live on the edge of Norwich

South Korea ferry capsize toll rises

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-04 03:49
The confirmed death toll from the South Korea ferry disaster reaches 244, as President Park promises punishment for those responsible.

Giggs admits he may leave Man Utd

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-04 03:47
Manchester United interim manager Ryan Giggs says he would not play for another team but would leave to manage another club.

Farage-Cameron debate 'speculation'

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-04 03:47
David Cameron has "not ruled anything in or out" when it came to televised debates ahead of next year's general election, Downing Street says.

More Hillside Collapses Possible After Deadly Afghan Landslides

NPR News - Sun, 2014-05-04 03:36

As many as 2,500 people are feared dead after two landslides in northeastern Afghanistan on Friday. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to the Wall Street Journal's Yaroslav Trofimov for the latest.

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Should Doctors Participate In Executions?

NPR News - Sun, 2014-05-04 03:36

The botched execution in Oklahoma last week led to questions about medical oversight during lethal injections. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to Ty Alper, a lawyer who has represented death row inmates.

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