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Japan approves new energy plan

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-10 22:27
The Japanese government approves an energy plan that backs the use of nuclear power, despite public anxiety after the Fukushima disaster.

Nirvana Leads New Class In Rock Hall Of Fame

NPR News - Thu, 2014-04-10 22:23

Nirvana, who set music and fashion trends with their grunge sound but whose career was cut short by leader Kurt Cobain's suicide 20 years ago, led inductees into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

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Men ‘don’t know to do cancer check ’

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-10 22:01
A new study by a cancer charity found 68% of men say they do not know how to check themselves for testicular cancer.

Shoe Thrown At Hillary Clinton During Speech

NPR News - Thu, 2014-04-10 21:57

A woman was taken into custody Thursday after throwing a shoe at Hillary Clinton. The incident happened moments after Clinton took the stage at a Scrap Recycling Industries meeting in Las Vegas.

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Academic Richard Hoggart dies at 95

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-10 21:47
Academic and author Richard Hoggart, whose writing influenced ideas about the quality of contemporary life and the power of the media, dies at the age of 95.

9 Killed When FedEx Truck Slams Into Students' Charter Bus

NPR News - Thu, 2014-04-10 21:32

A FedEx tractor-trailer crossed a grassy freeway median in Northern California and slammed into a bus carrying high school students on a visit to a college. At least 9 were killed, authorities said.

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Man arrested over woman's death

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-10 21:23
A 19-year-old man is arrested in connection with the death of a 51-year-old woman in the Crookston area of Glasgow.

MP cleared and Kate 'Middle Earth'

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-10 21:08
Papers react to the acquittal of ex-Commons deputy speaker Nigel Evans on sex charges, and report the latest royal engagements in New Zealand.

VIDEO: Zara Tindall: Back in the saddle

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-10 21:03
Zara Tindall has told the BBC she is back riding almost three months after giving birth to her daughter Mia Grace Tindall.
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