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Nightingale tomb repairs after storm

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-11 03:50
The tomb of nursing pioneer Florence Nightingale is repaired following damage during the St Valentine's Day storms.

WATCH: Michael Sam, Boyfriend React To Draft Pick

NPR News - Sun, 2014-05-11 03:49

After Sam was drafted by the Rams, he celebrated by kissing his boyfriend. Sam will become the first openly gay player in the NFL.

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'Ceasefire violated' in S Sudan

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-11 03:43
Only hours after it was supposed to come into effect, a ceasefire in South Sudan appears to be fraying.

Lotto winners give £2.5m to Yes

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-11 03:41
A couple who won £161m on the Euromillions lottery gave a further £2.5m to the Scottish independence campaign in the past year.

Militants 'kill 20 Iraqi soldiers'

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-11 03:34
Militants have killed 20 Iraqi soldiers in an attack on a base near the violent northern city of Mosul, officials say.

Beating The Odds To Become First Female Chief Nuclear Officer

NPR News - Sun, 2014-05-11 03:33

There are nine men for every woman in nuclear engineering. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to Maria Korsnick, the first female chief nuclear officer in the U.S., about her experience as a woman in the industry.

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U.N. Panel Could Find Vatican Guilty Of Torture

NPR News - Sun, 2014-05-11 03:33

This week the Vatican faced a U.N. panel investigating priest sex abuse. The panel called for an end to what it called a Vatican "climate of impunity."

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Plenty Of Women Enter Academic Science. They Just Don't Stay

NPR News - Sun, 2014-05-11 03:33

Women are underrepresented in the senior ranks of academic science, but they attend grad school in equal numbers as men. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to science correspondent Joe Palca about the disparity.

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Seperatists Hold Referendum On East Ukraine Independence

NPR News - Sun, 2014-05-11 03:33

Pro-Moscow separatists hold their unofficial referendum on independence for eastern Ukraine on Sunday. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to correspondents Corey Flintoff and Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson.

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In Run-Up To Egyptian Election, A Crackdown On Dissent

NPR News - Sun, 2014-05-11 03:33

In Egypt, campaign season has kicked off for the presidential election later this month. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to NPR's Leila Fadel from Cairo.

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The Squabble That Never Ends: Britain and Spain Duel Over Gibraltar

NPR News - Sun, 2014-05-11 03:33

The Rock of Gibraltar is on a peninsula attached to Spain. It's been sovereign British territory for 301 years, but many Spaniards still say it belongs to them.

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Portrush Open 'some distance' away

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-11 03:16
The Royal and Ancient says it remains "some distance" from being able to stage the Open Championship in Northern Ireland.

VIDEO: Missouri town struck by tornado

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-11 03:01
A tornado has ripped through a small town in Missouri, severely damaging homes and downing trees and power lines.

Dzeko deserves player award - Mourinho

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-11 02:41
Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho says Edin Dzeko's "spectacular" season should have seen him win the player of the year award.

Cameron 'bullish' about EU talks

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-11 02:40
Prime Minister David Cameron says he is "upbeat, bullish and optimistic" he will succeed in renegotiating the UK's relationship with the European Union.

Bank boss 'understands' pay concern

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-11 02:37
The boss of Barclays, Antony Jenkins, says he understands the public's concern about bankers pay but that levels of pay need to be competitive.
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