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Supercars crash in Beijing tunnel

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-13 00:43
A luxury Lamborghini sports car is destroyed and a Ferrari badly damaged when they crash in a tunnel under Beijing, China.

VIDEO: 'My father left and took his own life'

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-13 00:38
Suicide claims thousands of lives every year - but figures show that men are around four times more likely to kill themselves than women.

'Prosecute near-miss cyclists' call

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-13 00:30
A French rail company wants police action taken against Paris-Roubaix cyclists who raced over a level crossing as a train approached.

VIDEO: 'Spiderman' climbs Dubai tower

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-13 00:28
Alain Robert, the man known as the French "Spiderman", has successfully climbed the highest twisted tower in the world.

Jean-Marie Le Pen 'pulls out of poll'

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-13 00:15
The founder of French National Front, Jean-Marie Le Pen, says he is pulling out of regional elections amid a row with his daughter.

Election 2015: Day at-a-glance

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-13 00:14
All the key stories, quotes and newspaper headlines from the general election campaign.

Rubio's Path To The Nomination And 3 Obstacles In His Way

NPR News - Mon, 2015-04-13 00:03

The junior Florida Republican senator is expected to jump into the race for the presidency Monday. He has some strengths but also hurdles to overcome.

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Monday's gossip column

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-12 23:59
Mancini eyes Man City trio, Chelsea move for defender Miranda, West Ham want Arsenal's Jenkinson, plus more.

Britain Backs Away From World Stage In Lead-Up To Elections

NPR News - Sun, 2015-04-12 23:50

As the U.K. heads into elections, its role on the world stage is shrinking. Foreign policy is barely an issue for British voters, as the country remains focused almost entirely on domestic issues.

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What We Talk About When We Talk About Gay Marriage

NPR News - Sun, 2015-04-12 23:32

Across the United States, there has been a sea change in public opinion on the issue of same-sex marriage. But that's not the whole story — as NPR's David Greene found on a trip to North Dakota.

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Why Some Doctors Are Hesitant To Screen Smokers For Lung Cancer

NPR News - Sun, 2015-04-12 23:30

Medicare now pays for some long-term smokers to get an annual lung cancer screening test. These scans could save thousands of lives each year, but some doctors still worry risks outweigh benefits.

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VIDEO: Nick Robinson: Taking another step

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-12 23:30
BBC Political Editor Nick Robinson takes another step back to reporting after his recent operation.

In Pennsylvania, Employment Booms Amid Oil And Natural Gas Bust

NPR News - Sun, 2015-04-12 23:29

While oil and natural gas prices are great for the wallet, they're leading to layoffs. NPR visits Pennsylvania's Marcellus Shale region, which is still seeing a growth in high-paying natural gas jobs.

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For Some Superstorm Sandy Victims, The Government Wants Its Money Back

NPR News - Sun, 2015-04-12 23:29

The Federal Emergency Management Agency is demanding that more than 3,600 people pay back almost $24 million in disaster grants they were given years ago in error.

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The Hidden Cost Of Mammograms: More Testing And Overtreatment

NPR News - Sun, 2015-04-12 23:27

Each year the U.S. spends billions of dollars on unnecessary tests and treatments that result from inaccurate mammograms, some scientists say. They're calling for more selective screening.

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VIDEO: Kanye West jumps in lake during gig

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-12 23:17
Rapper Kanye West is mobbed by fans after jumping into a lake during a gig in Armenia.

VIDEO: Steve and Hacker's guide to snooker

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-12 22:54
Steve Davis and CBBC's Hacker T Dog give different interpretations of the rules before the World Snooker Championship.

MTV Movie Awards: All you need to know

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-12 22:37
Fault in Our Stars is the big winner at the MTV Movie Awards and Marvel's latest film gets a preview.

What are the most popular degree courses?

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-12 22:25
University of Bolton assistant vice-chancellor Patrick McGhee examines the shifting tastes in choice of degree subjects.

Lib Dems in energy and rail pledges

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-12 22:24
People will be able to switch energy suppliers within 24 hours under new plans set out by the Lib Dems, who are also targeting rail fares.

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