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Mayweather rules out Pacquiao rematch

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-08 00:09
Floyd Mayweather dismisses the prospect of a rematch with Manny Pacquiao, calling the Filipino a "coward".

Being A Loyal Auto Insurance Customer Can Cost You

NPR News - Thu, 2015-05-07 23:51

Businesses often reward their customers with discounts for sticking with them. But some auto insurance companies may raise your premiums if they think you're unlikely to shop for a better rate.

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Brady avoids Deflate-gate questions

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-07 23:51
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady avoids questions on Deflate-gate, saying he has not had time to "digest it".

Landmark Conservation Deal Offers A First Glimpse Of New Wilderness

NPR News - Thu, 2015-05-07 23:49

Once closed to the public, adventure seekers can now explore a wild stretch of New York state's Hudson and Opalescent Rivers.

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VIDEO: Ashdown caught out on hat-eating promise

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-07 23:45
Former Liberal Democrat leader Paddy Ashdown is offered a hat by Andrew Neil after predictions of big losses for the Liberal Democrats proved correct.

Balls ousted after ballot recount

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-07 23:36
Former shadow chancellor Ed Balls has lost his seat in the Morley and Outwood constituency in West Yorkshire by 422 votes.

VIDEO: Ed Balls describes 'sense of sorrow'

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-07 23:36
Former shadow chancellor Ed Balls has described his 'sense of sorrow' at Labour's performance in the general election.

Election shocks: The big name losers

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-07 23:34
It's been a night of big election shocks, with many household political names losing their seats.

Court suspends Salman Khan sentence

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-07 23:31
High court in Mumbai suspends Bollywood star Salman Khan's sentence for hit-and-run conviction, pending appeal.

Toyota profits beat expectations

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-07 23:29
Japan's biggest car manufacturer, Toyota, has beaten expectations to post a year-on-year 19% rise in net income for the 12 months to March.

House prices 'up 1.6% in April'

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-07 23:23
House prices rose 1.6% last month, according to the latest survey from the Halifax, with the annual rate of increase rising slightly to 8.5%.

Election 2015: 10 brief conclusions

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-07 23:11
Ten brief conclusions after an extraordinary general election night.

Dramatic election could reshape UK

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-07 23:04
Not since the fall of Thatcher or the Blair landslide has there been a political moment quite like this one.

Silicon Tally: Anyway, here's Powerball

Marketplace - American Public Media - Thu, 2015-05-07 22:52

It's time for Silicon Tally! How well have you kept up with the week in tech news?

This week, we're joined by Lily Hay Newman, lead blogger for Slate's Future Tense.

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VIDEO: How the SNP 'cleaned up' in Scotland

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-07 22:32
BBC Scotland's Andrew Kerr rounds up the winners and losers in the general election in Scotland.

Wales set to commemorate VE Day

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-07 22:17
Wales prepares to mark the 70th anniversary of VE Day with a weekend of official and community-organised events.

VIDEO: George Galloway speech as he loses seat

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-07 22:06
George Galloway, candidate for the Respect Party, has lost his Bradford West seat to the Labour Party.

Arrest over China child beating

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-07 21:30
A man allegedly caught on camera stamping on a toddler, in a random attack in China which sparked outrage, is under arrest, state media say.