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Catch badgers before shooting, say vets

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 04:10
The shooting of free-running badgers in culls should end, the British Veterinary Association says, explaining it is more humane to capture them first.

Russian town trapped in Soviet past

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 04:08
Stalin and storytellers haunt Russian town

O'Malley, Possible Clinton Rival, Says A President Can't Let Polls Lead

NPR News - Sat, 2015-04-18 04:03

The former Maryland governor also was flatly dismissive of Republican economic theories in an interview with NPR's Steve Inskeep, saying they're 'patently bull----.'

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In New Orleans, Young Lives Adrift

NPR News - Sat, 2015-04-18 04:03

Among U.S. cities, New Orleans has the third-highest rate of young people who are neither in school nor working. Craig Adams Jr. is trying not to be one of them.

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Man in 70s robbed by armed man

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 03:56
A man in his 70s is robbed by an armed man in west Belfast.

VIDEO: Replica French warship to sail Atlantic

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 03:46
An exact replica of an 18th Century French frigate has set sail on its maiden voyage - recreating a transatlantic journey to America.

Two teenage boys arrested in Derry

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 03:30
Two teenage boys were arrested after trouble broke out in the Galliagh estate in Londonderry.

In Panama, Restoring Streets And Street-Gangs Together

NPR News - Sat, 2015-04-18 03:30

Like its Central American neighbors, Panama is dealing with a rise in gangs. One hotel developer has taken on several of the gangs in his neighborhood, offering them rehabilitation, jobs and hope.

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In Panama, Restoring Streets And Reforming Gangs At The Same Time

NPR News - Sat, 2015-04-18 03:30

Like its Central American neighbors, Panama is dealing with a rise in gangs, but a hotel developer has taken on several of the gangs in his neighborhood, offering them rehabilitation, jobs and hope.

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Global Bankers Meet To Resolve A Two-Speed World Economy

NPR News - Sat, 2015-04-18 03:30

The IMF and World Bank meet this weekend. Likely on the agenda: the Iran deal, ISIS and Russia. NPR's Linda Wertheimer talks with Foreign Policy's David Rothkopf about the state of the global economy.

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Latest Mediterranean Incident Highlights Italy's Migrant Crisis

NPR News - Sat, 2015-04-18 03:30

Italian police detained 15 Muslim migrants this week accused of throwing 12 Christians off a smuggling vessel in the Mediterranean because of their faith.

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20 Years Later, Oklahoma City Bombing Victims Fight Stigmas

NPR News - Sat, 2015-04-18 03:30

Twenty years after the Oklahoma City bombing, nearly one in four survivors has markers for PTSD. Counselors are still opening up new cases for first responders as a result of the bombing.

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Frustrations Fuel Violence Against Immigrants In South Africa

NPR News - Sat, 2015-04-18 03:30

Mobs with machetes attacked immigrants in Durban, South Africa, Thursday, hoping to drive out foreigners looking for work. NPR's Linda Wertheimer speaks with the BBC's Milton Nkosi about the attacks.

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As Greeks And Germans Negotiate Debt, Reparations Issues Resurface

NPR News - Sat, 2015-04-18 03:30

Greece says Germany owes it billions of dollars for its World War II occupation by the Nazis. The German government says it has already paid, but some Germans feel more should be done.

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Boy 'did not intend to kill himself'

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 03:28
A schoolboy found hanged in his bedroom by father did not intend to kill himself, a coroner rules.

VIDEO: Sperm whale filmed 'doing laps'

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 03:16
A sperm whale surprises scientists carrying our research in the Gulf of Mexico as it circulates their equipment.

Saudis meet Yemen aid call

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 03:15
Saudi Arabia, which is leading an air campaign against rebels in Yemen, has pledged the $274m (£183m; €255m) in aid to the country called for by the UN.

Teen arrested over attempted murder

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 02:59
A teenager has been arrested by police in connection with the attempted murder of two brothers in Edinburgh.

Funeral for car boot murder victim

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 02:39
The funeral of Kyle Neil whose body was found in the boot of a car in south Belfast takes place.

VIDEO: Zayn Malik collects Asian Award

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 02:13
Zayn Malik makes his first solo appearance since quitting One Direction at the annual Asian Awards.

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