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Pope Francis To Meet With Victims Of Clerical Sex Abuse

NPR News - Sun, 2014-07-06 03:53

The pontiff will meet with six survivors Monday. Correspondent Sylvia Poggioli tells NPR's Linda Wertheimer the pope has been criticized for being slow to address the issue of sex abuse by priests.

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Iran's Surveillance Drones Over Iraq Make U.S. Military Wary

NPR News - Sun, 2014-07-06 03:53

As Iran helps Iraqi government forces fight rebels pushing through Iraq, the use of unarmed Iranian drones has U.S. officials on edge, as analyst Anthony Cordesman explains to NPR's Linda Wertheimer.

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Iraqi Lawmakers Fail To Reach Deal On A New Government

NPR News - Sun, 2014-07-06 03:53

As Iraq continues to fracture along along ethnosectarian lines, its newly elected parliament doesn't appear to be rushing to form a government to address the dire situation.

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State Department 'Troubled' By Reports Of Teen's Beating In Israel

NPR News - Sun, 2014-07-06 03:53

Tensions are high following the murder of three young Israelis and a Palestinian teen. Relatives of the murdered Palestinian say his American cousin was beaten by Israeli police during a protest.

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Ex-UKIP leader to stand as Tory MP

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-06 03:39
A former UKIP leader is selected as the Conservative candidate for Thanet South in the 2015 General Election.

Man stable after slurry accident

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-06 03:25
It is understood a man has been injured in a slurry tank accident in County Armagh.

Three injured at steel-making plant

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-06 03:21
Three workers from a Cardiff steel firm are taken to hospital by ambulance suffering from burns.

In pictures: Jousting at Linlithgow Palace

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-06 03:18
Medieval jousting and combat skills

US-Palestinian boy in house arrest

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-06 03:16
A Palestinian-American teenager allegedly beaten while in Israeli police custody is to be held under house arrest for nine days, a judge rules.

Man hit by car after car park row

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-06 03:03
A man suffers severe fractures after a car crashes into him following a row in a Greater Manchester car park.

Tell Me, Wave, Where Did You Come From? Who Made You?

NPR News - Sun, 2014-07-06 03:03

Richard Feynman, one of the greatest science teachers ever, asks a wave to tell him a story.

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VIDEO: Navratilova: 'Murray just had bad day'

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-06 03:01
Martina Navratilova told the Andrew Marr programme that she thought Andy Murray "just had a bad day".

Attacks on trouble-hit Kenya coast

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-06 02:52
At least 29 people are killed in Kenya's coastal counties of Lamu and Tana River in attacks claimed by Somali Islamist group al-Shabab.

Man charged with Hendon stab murder

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-06 02:43
A man is charged after a 38-year-old was fatally stabbed in a street in north-west London.

VIDEO: Cavendish 'gutted' over Tour exit

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-06 02:33
Mark Cavendish is "gutted" he is out of the Tour de France after being injured in a crash near the end of stage one.

VIDEO: Labour's plans for 'super teachers'

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-06 01:30
Labour plans to place "super teachers" in ever British school in order to improve education standards, Tristram Hunt has said.

VIDEO: Tebbit: 'Establishment to be protected'

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-06 01:17
Lord Tebbit said he hoped any inquiry would be conducted quickly into missing files which may be linked to child abuse.

It's A Nice Day For A Flash Wedding

NPR News - Sun, 2014-07-06 01:16

In these pop-up weddings, locations are never booked, planning is minimal and fingers are crossed that you don't get asked to leave before you finish the ceremony.

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Germany's Battle Over What May Be Its Last Lenin Statue

NPR News - Sun, 2014-07-06 01:14

East German communism collapsed 25 years ago. But the city of Schwerin still has a Lenin statue, believed to be the last one in Germany. The mayor says it should stay because you can't erase history.

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Germany's Battle Over What May Be Its Last Lenin Statue

NPR News - Sun, 2014-07-06 01:14

East German communism collapsed 25 years ago. But the city of Schwerin still has a Lenin statue, believed to be the last one in Germany. The mayor says it should stay because you can't erase history.

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