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Vintage photos show Latin America's deadliest war

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-05 22:06
Vintage photos show Latin America's deadliest war

Jenny Wallenda, Matriarch Of Famous Daredevil Family, Dies At 87

NPR News - Sun, 2015-04-05 22:05

Jenny Wallenda was the oldest daughter of high wire walker Karl Wallenda and grandmother of daredevil performer Nik Wallenda.

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VIDEO: Life in Lesotho's textile factories

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-05 21:56
Lesotho's textile industry is the biggest employer in the country, with exports worth $340 million a year.

VIDEO: Ukraine arrests 'corrupt' oligarchs

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-05 21:46
Ukrainian authorities have launched what they say is a major crackdown on corruption.

VIDEO: Yemen locals 'without water for days'

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-05 21:40
Fighting in the Yemeni city of Aden has intensified despite continued air strikes by the Saudi-led coalition.

VIDEO: Argentines taste giant Easter egg

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-05 21:20
Tens of thousands of people have gathered in Bariloche, Argentina, to taste what is being described as the world's biggest handmade Easter egg.

VIDEO: Chinese help for Athens?

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-05 20:35
As crucial negotiations get underway between Athens and its creditors this week, will Greece turn to China for help?

Red Cross to send planes to Yemen

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-05 20:09
The Red Cross is due to make two emergency aid flights into Yemen's capital Sanaa, as fighting intensifies in the southern city of Aden.

Rolling Stone retracts rape article

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-05 19:45
Rolling Stone magazine retracts a 2014 article about a rape on the campus of a US university, after a report calls it "a failure of journalism".

Lagarde welcomes Athens payment news

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-05 18:02
International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde has welcomed the news that Athens will make a loan payment due to the IMF this week.

80,000 'might die' in future outbreak

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-05 17:56
About 80,000 people could die if there was a "widespread outbreak" of an antibiotic-resistant blood infection, according to a government document.

Asian shares lower on US jobs data

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-05 17:24
Share markets in Asia react on Monday to disappointing US jobs data released on Friday, with Japan's benchmark index opening lower.

Connecticut, Notre Dame Will Meet In Women's Championship Game

NPR News - Sun, 2015-04-05 17:00

The UConn basketball powerhouse has a chance at their 10th title after beating Maryland 81-58. They'll meet Notre Dame, who defeated South Carolina by one point earlier Sunday, in Tuesday's finals.

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Notre Dame Defeats South Carolina In NCAA Women's Final Four

NPR News - Sun, 2015-04-05 17:00

After holding the lead through most of the game, the Fighting Irish had to hold off a last-minute challenge from the Gamecocks. They'll meet either Maryland or Connecticut in Tuesday's finals.

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The fight to save Polish as an A-level subject

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-05 16:58
The fight to save Polish as an A-level subject

Search for justice after China school abuse

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-05 16:53
Search for justice after China school sex abuse

Murder police step up DNA screening

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-05 16:52
Police hunting the killer of an artist in a Sussex village are to knock on doors to urge more men to have their DNA screened.

VIDEO: 'No justice' after son's school rape

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-05 16:52
The BBC's Celia Hatton reports on sexual abuse at one school in China - and why the victims are still seeking justice.

Skin cancer 'linked to holiday boom'

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-05 16:39
A boom in cheap package holidays in the 1960s is partly behind the "worrying rise" in skin cancers in pensioners, Cancer Research UK suggests.

Teachers issue energy drinks warning

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-05 16:24
Teachers warn of the risks of pupils staying up late at night and then relying on a boost from energy drinks before school the next morning.

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