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StuckInYemen.com Website Offers To Help Americans Trapped In Yemen

NPR News - Mon, 2015-04-06 09:43

The site was created after Arab-American advocacy groups began to hear from U.S. citizens stuck in Yemen. The groups are pushing the U.S. government to step in and help those who are unable to leave.

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VIDEO: India's women get firms' sparks flying

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-06 09:33
The BBC's Samira Hussain reports on the trend in India for women to take over the reins of the family business after training and studying abroad.

VIDEO: Bloomberg's battle against tobacco firms

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-06 09:22
As many developed countries around the world, including the UK, introduce tighter restrictions on tobacco sales, the billionaire and former Mayor of New York, Michael Bloomberg, has told the BBC of his determination to combat the spread of smoking in poorer countries.

Flight Or Fight? Air India Grounds Pilots After Reported Cockpit Brawl

NPR News - Mon, 2015-04-06 09:21

The co-pilot, upset over instructions from the commander, apparently "beat up the captain," The Times of India reported. An airline spokesman said the two men had "an argument ... nothing more."

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South Africa 'girl tried to join IS'

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-06 09:13
A South African girl is taken off a plane in Cape Town on suspicion of planning to join Islamic State (IS) militants, a minister says.

Malaysia arrests 17 terror suspects

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-06 09:06
Malaysian police arrest 17 suspected militants who were believed to be planning terrorist attacks in the capital, Kuala Lumpur.

Watson beaten by Vekic in Charleston

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-06 08:58
British number one Heather Watson loses to Croatia's Donna Vekic in round one of the Family Circle Cup in Charleston, USA.

Katie Walsh wins Irish National

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-06 08:54
Katie Walsh's novice mount Thunder And Roses wins the Irish Grand National Chase at Fairyhouse.

Bournemouth 4-2 Birmingham City

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-06 08:45
Bournemouth come from two goals down to beat Birmingham and move a point clear at the top of the Championship.

Does Your Food Have A Bad Case Of The Blahs? Put An Egg On It!

NPR News - Mon, 2015-04-06 08:41

If you're wondering what to do with all those eggs left over from Easter, we're here to help. Inspired by Portlandia and Beyonce, we'll show you all the ways you can put an egg on it.

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Opening Day: Baseball Season Starts In Earnest

NPR News - Mon, 2015-04-06 08:40

In 204 days, two teams will face off in the World Series. Until then, fans can dream about their team winning it all, as Major League Baseball's season gets going.

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'Collective Fault' At 'Rolling Stone' Led To Rape Story, Columbia Says

NPR News - Mon, 2015-04-06 08:37

The university released a report into the magazine's story about a young woman who said she was gang-raped during a fraternity party at the University of Virginia.

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Tsarnaev 'wanted to punish America'

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-06 08:32
A prosecutor says Dzhokar Tsarnaev "wanted to punish America" when he and his brother planted bombs at the Boston Marathon, as closing arguments commence.

#constituencysongs: Comedy on the campaign trail

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-06 08:29
Candidates, journalists and the public offer #constituencysongs suggestions

Blackpool relegated from Championship

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-06 08:22
Blackpool are relegated from the Championship with six games to play after Rotherham beat Brighton 1-0.

In New Orleans, The Scramble For The Right Fit

NPR News - Mon, 2015-04-06 08:19

At the annual Schools Expo in February, families tried to match their needs with the best schools under the city's choice system. This month, they'll find out where they've been assigned.

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VIDEO: Fumes in world's filthiest city, Delhi

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-06 08:09
The BBC's Sanjoy Majumder reports from Delhi, considered by the World Health Organization to be the most polluted city in the world last year.

Wigan Athletic 0-2 Derby County

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-06 08:08
Second-half goals from Chris Martin and Darren Bent give promotion-chasing Derby their first win in eight matches.

VIDEO: Fire after China chemical plant blast

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-06 07:55
An explosion has ripped through a chemical plant in south-eastern China's Fujian province, sparking a major fire.

Ward closed amid Norovirus outbreak

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-06 07:44
A ward is closed at the Royal Cornwall Hospital in Truro because of an outbreak of Norovirus.

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