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Frank's fairytale & Falcao flops

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-24 14:06
BBC Sport takes a look at some of the stars bowing out of the Premier League after the 2014-15 season.

A Home Air Quality Monitor That Can Be Checked Out From The Library

NPR News - Sun, 2015-05-24 14:03

In polluted Pittsburgh, a new device from a local university helps residents assess indoor air. It's not the only monitor on the market — but is the only one available to borrow from a public library.

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VIDEO: On the trail of Myanmar's Rohingya

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-24 14:01
Jonah Fisher has been to Rakhine state in Myanmar to meet Rohingya migrants who are being forced to return home - but at a cost.

Long-Time Actress And Comedian Anne Meara Dies

NPR News - Sun, 2015-05-24 13:51

Meara, who was married to Jerry Stiller and mom to Ben Stiller, had roles on Rhoda, Alf, Sex and the City and The King of Queens.

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Mumbai Indians claim 2015 IPL title

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-24 13:23
Mumbai Indians win the Indian Premier League title after beating Chennai Super Kings in the final in Kolkata.

Remembering Nobel Prize-Winning Mathematician John Nash

NPR News - Sun, 2015-05-24 13:16

The great mathematician, whose accomplishments and struggle with schizophrenia were depicted in the 2001 film A Beautiful Mind, died with his wife, Alice, in a car accident on Saturday. "His suffering, I know, was real," says University of Chicago economist Roger Myerson. "But he was touched by glory."

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'It's For You To Know That You Forgive,' Says Holocaust Survivor

NPR News - Sun, 2015-05-24 13:16

Eva Kor, who was held at Auschwitz and recently testified against former Nazi guard Oskar Groening, says that when a victim chooses to forgive, they take the power back from their tormentors.

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'From dominance to desolation'

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-24 12:54
Lewis Hamilton finds strength from despair after Mercedes lose their bearings, says chief F1 writer Andrew Benson.

Major search for missing diver

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-24 12:52
A major search is being carried out in an area of the English Channel off Dorset after a diver failed to resurface.

VIDEO: US floods: It was pretty drastic

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-24 12:28
A deluge of rainfall has burst rivers and brought flood warnings to several southern US states, with Texas and Oklahoma the worst hit so far.

Ground-breaking Stokes thrills fans

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-24 12:14
Ben Stokes's memorable 85-ball century can help win back the public's affection for England, says Jonathan Agnew.

French film Dheepan wins at Cannes

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-24 12:09
French director Jacques Audiard's film, Dheepan, wins the top prize at Cannes, the Palme d'Or.

Defense Secretary Carter: Iraqi Forces Lack 'Will To Fight' ISIS

NPR News - Sun, 2015-05-24 11:45

Ash Carter, in an interview on CNN, said that the ISF lost Anbar despite "vastly outnumbering" fighters of the self-declared Islamic State.

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Venezuela's Lopez on hunger strike

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-24 11:28
Jailed Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez announces on a leaked video he has gone on hunger strike demanding "freedom for political prisoners".

VIDEO: 'Our army has the will to fight'

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-24 11:06
Iraq hits back at a US claim that its army was routed at Ramadi by Islamic State because soldiers lacked the will to fight.

Spanish protest parties 'gain'

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-24 10:57
Spanish exit polls predict gains for protest parties in local elections, but the governing People's Party receives the most votes.

Preston North End 4-0 Swindon Town

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-24 10:27
Jermaine Beckford scores a hat-trick to help Preston thrash Swindon Town in the League One play-off final at Wembley.

Asher-Smith sets British 100m record

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-24 10:26
Teenage sprinter Dina Asher-Smith becomes Britain's all-time fastest woman after setting a new 100m record.

Rodgers accepts Liverpool pressure

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-24 10:26
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers says pressure is building on him after his side's 6-1 thrashing at Stoke City.

Bruce admits Hull 'not good enough'

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-24 10:08
Hull manager Steve Bruce admits his side were "not good enough" after being relegated to the Championship.