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Athlete biopic wins Bollywood gold

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-27 08:08
A biopic of Indian athlete Milkha Singh sweeps the board at an elaborate award ceremony in Tampa, Florida, to celebrate the best of Bollywood film.

Liverpool 0-2 Chelsea

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-27 08:01
Chelsea blow open the race for the Premier League title by defeating leaders Liverpool at Anfield.

Giving Up On Its Obamacare Exchange No Cure For Oregon's Ills

NPR News - Sun, 2014-04-27 08:00

High hopes dashed, Oregon is the first state to abandon having its own health insurance marketplace. Now it has to figure out how to transition to

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Bradford Bulls 33-20 Catalan Dragons

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-27 07:58
Jamie Foster's brace of tries helps Bradford Bulls seal victory against Catalan Dragons to progress to the Challenge Cup quarter-finals.

Cameron faces Tory HS2 rebellion

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-27 07:43
At least 30 Tory MPs will vote against HS2 on Monday, according to BBC research, but Labour will back the government.

Britain is now 'post-Christian'

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-27 07:42
Former Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams says Britain is now a "post-Christian" country as the debate continues over the faith's place in society.

Hundreds attend animal rights rally

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-27 07:16
Hundreds of people take part in a public rally in Belfast city centre to protest against animal cruelty.

Ukraine rebels show seized observers

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-27 07:14
Pro-Russian separatists in east Ukraine show a captured group of European military observers, amid fresh attempts to secure their release.

Teen's body 'abandoned' on road

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-27 07:12
Colombian police say the body of a Bristol teenager who died after taking part in a tribal ritual was "abandoned" on a forest road.

South Africa Celebrates 20 Years Of Democracy

NPR News - Sun, 2014-04-27 07:08

President Jacob Zuma led Freedom Day celebrations in Pretoria Sunday, as South Africa marked the 20th anniversary of democratic rule. Back in 1994, voters sent Nelson Mandela to the presidency.

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Iraq hits 'jihadist convoy' in Syria

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-27 06:59
Iraqi military helicopters destroy a convoy of fuel tankers inside Syria, alleging the lorries were heading into Iraq to supply jihadists.

Russia action 'price worth paying'

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-27 06:45
William Hague says damage to the UK economy is a "price worth paying" for further sanctions against Russia.

Fossil Fans Get Their Dino-Fix Before Smithsonian Renovates

NPR News - Sun, 2014-04-27 06:43

The Museum of Natural History in Washington, D.C., got its new T. rex just in time to close its fossil hall for five years of renovations — longer than some dinosaur fans have even been alive.

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VIDEO: Glitz and glamour at Bollywood awards

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-27 06:42
Bollywood's answer to the Oscars has been held in the United States, attracting both Indian and Hollywood stars.

New NHS supply list 'to save £500m'

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-27 06:23
The government claims a new central procurement list for hospitals to buy everyday supplies could save the NHS in England £500m.

Holocaust is 'heinous crime' - Abbas

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-27 06:16
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas calls the Holocaust "the most heinous crime" in modern history, amid a breakdown in talks with Israel.

NRA Says It's Not Bothered By Gun Control Group's Protest

NPR News - Sun, 2014-04-27 06:08

The National Rifle Association's convention drew a counter-demonstration in Indianapolis this weekend, as advocates for gun control pressed their own agenda.

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The Risk And Reward Of Monitoring Elections In The Middle East

NPR News - Sun, 2014-04-27 06:03

Iraqis will head to the polls Wednesday amid a surge in election-related violence. Veteran election observer Les Campbell says what happens after an election is as important as the day itself.

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Man's body found after burglary

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-27 05:59
A man is found dead with severe leg injuries near the scene of a suspected burglary in north Manchester.

UKIP 'attracts decent BNP voters'

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-27 05:56
Former BNP voters who feel "swamped" by immigrants are turning to UKIP, says deputy chairman Neil Hamilton.
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