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Kenya stampede over terror scare

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-12 03:50
A student dies in a Kenyan stampede after a blast mistaken for a terrorist attack, as activists condemn calls to close a Somali refugee camp.

Game Of Thrones season 5 leaked

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-12 03:45
The first four episodes of Game of Thrones season 5 are leaked online before its premiere.

Clinton To Roll Out Her Campaign On The Small Stage

NPR News - Sun, 2015-04-12 03:19

Hillary Clinton is expected to announce Sunday that she is formally a candidate for president. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to NPR's Tamara Keith, who will be covering Clinton's 2016 campaign.

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With Few Choices, Gaza Family Makes Bombed-Out Shell Its Home

NPR News - Sun, 2015-04-12 03:19

The war between Israel and Hamas completely destroyed nearly 10,000 homes in Gaza. Not one has been rebuilt. Others, like the Otaish family, are cramming into the rubble-strewn rooms that remain.

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Cop Shooting Victim's Family Calls For Calm In South Carolina

NPR News - Sun, 2015-04-12 03:19

Walter Scott was laid to rest Saturday, as the Charleston community wrestles with his shooting death. Activists want reform, but others warn against letting the situation become "another Ferguson."

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Obama, Castro Meet In 'Spirit Of Openness'

NPR News - Sun, 2015-04-12 03:19

President Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro shared a stage for the first time since the U.S. and Cuba began moving toward normalizing relations.

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Beyond Almonds: A Rogue's Gallery of Guzzlers In California's Drought

NPR News - Sun, 2015-04-12 03:19

California is parched. Wells are running dry. Vegetable fields have been left fallow and lawns are dying. Who can we blame? From almonds to politicians to cheap water, here are seven candidates.

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In A Spanish Enclave, Women Recruit Women To Join ISIS

NPR News - Sun, 2015-04-12 03:19

The tiny Spanish territory of Cueta has been the home of an all-female recruiting ring that helped persuade Muslim women to join the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq, according to Spanish authorities.

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'Bending down' Tube-hit man 'stable'

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-12 03:13
A man struck by a Tube train in south London. as it is believed he bent down to pick up a bag, is in a "stable" condition, police say.

Jonas Salk's Polio Vaccine Makes A Comeback

NPR News - Sun, 2015-04-12 03:03

As it marks its 60th birthday, the injectable vaccine is still critical. It's "needed to end polio for good" is how Carol Pendak of Rotary's Polio Plus program puts it.

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Spotlight on devolution and funding

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-12 02:59
Devolution and funding for Wales are under the spotlight, as the general election campaign continues.

Harman and Osborne differ over 'tone'

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-12 02:46
Labour's Harriet Harman accuses the Conservatives of "negative campaigning" but George Osborne says his party has a "positive vision".

Who would buy in Dubai?

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-12 02:45
Amid fears of another crash, who would buy in Dubai?

VIDEO: Clegg sets out Lib Dem deficit plan

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-12 02:42
Nick Clegg spells out Liberal Democrat plans to eliminate the UK's deficit by 2017/18.

Men retrace grandpa's 1,100-mile trek

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-12 02:31
Cousins prepare to embark on 1,100 mile (1,770km) journey to Croatia from Nottinghamshire in their grandfather's memory.

Police investigate unexplained death

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-12 02:28
Police are investigating the death of a 30-year-old man after his body was found at a flat in Falkirk.

Balthazar King suffers 'broken ribs'

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-12 02:28
Balthazar King suffers suspected broken ribs after falling at the Canal Turn in Saturday's Grand National at Aintree.

Strauss confirms ECB role interest

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-12 02:12
Former England captain Andrew Strauss confirms his interest in an ECB role but says they must "move on" from Kevin Pietersen.

VIDEO: Abbott talks tough on vaccination

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-12 02:08
The Australian government has announced that it intends to stop welfare payments to parents who refuse to vaccinate their children.

Rapper Nelly arrested on drug charges

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-12 02:05
Grammy Award-winning rapper and reality TV star Nelly is arrested after police allegedly find drugs on the bus in which he was travelling.