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Bride's wedding day trolley dash

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-25 04:06
A bride causes a stir among shoppers at a supermarket in Torfaen by going shopping in her wedding dress.

Separatists Shut Down Polling Places In East Ukraine Cities

NPR News - Sun, 2014-05-25 03:57

Correspondent Peter Kenyon tells NPR's Rachel Martin that voting is brisk in Sunday's presidential election in Ukraine — except in the east, where pro-Russian separatists have shut down polls.

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Should VA Secretary Shinseki Step Down?

NPR News - Sun, 2014-05-25 03:57

NPR's Rachel Martin interviews Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., about whether the FBI should be investigating alleged criminal wrongdoing at the VA.

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How To Rescue 20 Million Angry Bees

NPR News - Sun, 2014-05-25 03:57

What do you do when a truck hauling 20 million bees crashes on the highway? NPR's Rachel Martin talks to Deborah Delaney, bee researcher and professor at the University of Delaware, to find out.

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Contraband Venezuelan Food Pours Into Colombia's Markets

NPR News - Sun, 2014-05-25 03:57

Shortages of basic foodstuffs have fueled months of protests against Venezuela's socialist government. Some food producers are smuggling food across the border to get higher prices.

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Doing The Laundry For Social Good

NPR News - Sun, 2014-05-25 03:57

"For-profit, for good" is the mantra of a handful of startups trying to make Philadelphia a social enterprise hub. One of those companies is a bike-delivery laundry service that's now expanding.

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Egypt's Women Face A Struggle No Matter Who Comes To Power

NPR News - Sun, 2014-05-25 03:57

As Egyptians prepare for the presidential election Monday, Egypt's first female presidential candidate Bothaina Kamel says Egyptian women must pay a price to participate in public life.

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El-Sissi Is Clear Front-Runner In Egypt Presidential Contest

NPR News - Sun, 2014-05-25 03:57

Egyptians go to the polls this week, and the front-runner is Abdel-Fattah el-Sisi. His supporters say he'll bring order to the country, but others say Mohammed Morsi is still the legitimate president.

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The Pope Walks In Bethlehem, Part Of His 'Pilgrimage For Prayer'

NPR News - Sun, 2014-05-25 03:57

Pope Francis visits Bethlehem on Sunday in the middle of a three-day trip to the Middle East. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to correspondent Emily Harris about the significance of the pope's visit.

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Isla Vista Killing Spree Claims 7 Lives, Including Suspect

NPR News - Sun, 2014-05-25 03:57

A mass killing in Isla Vista, Calif., Friday left seven people dead. Authorities are still investigating the motive behind the rampage near the University of California, Santa Barbara.

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India's Ambassador car plant shut

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-25 03:53
Hindustan Motors has suspended work at the plant making India's first car, the Ambassador, blaming a lack of demand and financing.

VIDEO: Big Weekend's Saturday highlights

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-25 03:41
See all the best bits from the first day of Radio 1's live music event in Glasgow.

Dolphins spotted off north Wales

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-25 03:12
A rare sighting of dolphins off the north Wales is captured on camera by a charity carrying out a survey.

A Young Woman Falls In Love With Everything

NPR News - Sun, 2014-05-25 03:03

Wherever we look, we see the same shapes, same forces, same elements in the universe. In this gorgeous animation, Xiangjun Shi describes what it's like to see with the eyes of a physicist.

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Woman hurt jumping from burning home

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-25 02:39
A woman in her 60s suffers serious injuries when she jumps from a burning house in the Sussex town of Hastings.

Fisher wants 'to get Leia right'

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-25 02:29
Actress Carrie Fisher says the new Star Wars film will let her "get Leia right this time", as she appears at the Hay Festival in Wales.

Land ownership mapping plan unveiled

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-25 02:23
A mapping project to work out who owns every part of Scotland is to be completed within 10 years, the Scottish government says.

Man unconscious in water after fall

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-25 01:50
A walker who landed unconscious in a stream after falling on Tryfan in Snowdonia was "very lucky" to escape more serious injury, say rescuers.

Art school library destroyed in fire

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-25 01:39
The iconic library at Glasgow School of Art has been lost in the fire which swept through the building on Friday, it emerges.

It's Geithner Vs. Warren In Battle Of The Bailout

NPR News - Sun, 2014-05-25 01:29

Former Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner says the 2008 bank bailout worked well. Sen. Elizabeth Warren says it taught bankers to be reckless because the risks are on taxpayers. Vote for who is right.

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