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'A Wound That Doesn't Close': Armenians Suffer Uncertainty Together

NPR News - Sun, 2014-04-20 11:17

The Easter holiday finds Christians in the Middle East concerned over what the future may hold. As the violence in Syria deepens, many Armenians remember a history of genocidal tragedies.

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IPL investigative panel appointed

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-20 10:51
India's cricket board appoints a three-member investigative panel to look into allegations of corruption in the Indian Premier League.

Paolo Nutini sets 2014 sales record

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-20 10:01
Scottish singer-songwriter Paolo Nutini tops the charts with Caustic Love, which becomes the fastest-selling album of the year.

Briton killed in Malaysia crash

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-20 09:42
A British man described as an "extremely capable young engineer" dies after a double-decker bus reportedly crashed into a ravine in the east of the country.

Everton 2-0 Manchester United

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-20 09:38
Goals from Leighton Baines and Kevin Mirallas keep Everton's hopes of a top-four finish alive as they beat Manchester United.

Four hurt in pub garden tree fall

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-20 09:21
Four people, including two children, are taken to hospital after a large tree falls in a pub beer garden in Greater Manchester.

Crash victim was 'brilliant student'

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-20 09:15
The father of a 21-year-old Chinese woman killed in a car crash in Swansea says his daughter was a brilliant student whose death leaves behind a huge void.

Quango chair resigns over bankruptcy

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-20 09:13
A businessman appointed by the prime minister to head a multibillion-pound quango steps down after it was revealed that he was bankrupt.

Wilshaw takes charge of Trojan Horse

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-20 08:58
Ofsted chief Sir Michael Wilshaw is to take personal charge of the watchdog's investigation into claims that a number of schools in Birmingham have been taken over by Muslim hardliners.

Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter dies

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-20 08:51
Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, the US boxer whose wrongful conviction for murder caused an international outcry, dies aged 76.

The Florida Church Whose Worshipers Are All Tourists

NPR News - Sun, 2014-04-20 08:39

The Basilica of the National Shrine of Mary, Queen of the Universe has no permanent members, but it's hosting tens of thousands of worshipers today –- it's across the street from Walt Disney World.

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Liverpool closer to Premier League heaven

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-20 08:32
Liverpool have held their nerve in the Premier League title race - but must finish the job, argues chief football writer Phil McNulty

Crouching Tiger prequel set to shoot

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-20 08:09
A prequel to Oscar-winning martial arts film Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon will begin filming later this year.

When being world champion doesn't pay

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-20 08:00
How Olympic cyclist Emma Pooley's hobby turned out to be better paid than her day job

Hull City 0-3 Arsenal

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-20 07:59
Arsenal keep control of the destiny of the fourth and final Champions League spot with a comfortable win at Hull.

Wawrinka takes Monte Carlo title

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-20 07:48
Stanislas Wawrinka beats fellow Swiss Roger Federer to win the first Masters 1000 title of his career in Monte Carlo.

'Hurricane' Carter Dies; Boxer Was Wrongfully Convicted Of Murder

NPR News - Sun, 2014-04-20 07:31

Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, the former boxing champion who served nearly 20 years in prison, has died of prostate cancer. Carter's story inspired a Bob Dylan protest song; he was 76.

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This May Be Rogue Parishioners' Last Easter In Closed Church

NPR News - Sun, 2014-04-20 07:28

Ten years after sneaking into a church slated for closing, parishioners at Saint Frances Cabrini Catholic Church maintain a 24-hour vigil in attempt to keep their house of worship open.

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Crews tackle hundreds of grass fires

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-20 07:27
Fire crews have tackled at least 484 grass fires in Wales since the start of April, the latest figures show.

Abdullah 'extends Afghan poll lead'

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-20 07:27
Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah has extended his lead over his rival Ashraf Ghani, latest results from the presidential polls suggest.
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