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Nepal pressed to re-open Everest

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-03 06:15
The debate over whether to re-open Mount Everest

Nepal's Medical Worries: Crowded Hospitals, Open Wounds

NPR News - Sun, 2015-05-03 06:10

An estimated 14,000 people survived April's earthquake in Nepal with serious injuries. NPR's Rachel Martin gets a picture of medical conditions there from American E.R. doctor Bianca Grecu-Jacobs.

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101-Year-Old Man Among Quake Survivors Found In Nepal

NPR News - Sun, 2015-05-03 06:09

Another man and a woman were rescued from wreckage in a village a full week after the devastating magnitude-7.8 earthquake that has more than 7,000.

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Search launched for missing aircraft

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-03 06:07
Rescue teams search for a light aircraft that was due to arrive at Dundee Airport, police confirm.

Heads warn of Trojan Horse threats

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-03 06:04
Head teachers warn intimidation is continuing after the investigations into the so-called Trojan Horse scandal, including dead animals being left in playgrounds.

Trio in Nepal quake arrive home

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-03 06:00
Three Wrexham backpackers left stranded in Nepal following the earthquake have returned home, according to the sister of one of the men.

'Mayweather simply held all the aces'

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-03 05:56
Mayweather held all the aces, says Ben Dirs

Milton Keynes Dons 5-1 Yeovil Town

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-03 05:50
MK Dons are promoted to the Championship with victory over relegated Yeovil Town, as rivals Preston lose at Colchester.

Mayweather hailed by boxing greats

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-03 05:22
Boxing is united in praise of Floyd Mayweather after his victory over Manny Pacquiao in the richest fight in history.

Cameron 'won't be PM without EU poll'

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-03 04:43
David Cameron tells the BBC he will not agree to lead any government that would not commit to holding an in/out referendum on the UK's EU membership.

To Restore Its Shattered Treasures, Nepal Has A Secret Weapon

NPR News - Sun, 2015-05-03 04:37

Many of Nepal's historic treasures crumbled in last week's earthquake. But generations of wood and stone carvers have spawned a tradition that all but guarantees that monuments will be revived.

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VIDEO: Cameron 'won't be PM if no EU vote'

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-03 04:29
Conservative party leader David Cameron says he will not be prime minister of a government that fails to deliver a referendum on EU membership.

Nepal airport bans larger planes

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-03 04:17
Nepal's only international airport bans larger aircraft because of concerns over its runway, as the post-earthquake aid effort continues.

Williamson denies 'deliberate' red

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-03 04:01
Newcastle United defender Mike Williamson denies deliberately getting sent off during Saturday's defeat at Leicester.

Lib Dems call for teacher pay rise

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-03 04:00
If teachers are really valued they should be given a pay rise, says Liberal Democrat David Laws, promising an end to public sector pay cuts.

VIDEO: Video shows migrant rescues off Libya

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-03 03:57
Video has been released by the Italian coastguard showing one of many migrant rescues on Saturday off the coast of Libya.

Former Baltimore Mayor: Police Charges Send Signal On Arrest Standards

NPR News - Sun, 2015-05-03 03:45

NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with former mayor of Baltimore, Kurt Schmoke about the strained relationship between city communities and the police, and looks back on his own efforts at urban renewal.

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World Bank Accused Of Unfair Evictions

NPR News - Sun, 2015-05-03 03:45

The World Bank funds projects around the globe aimed at alleviating poverty. Along the way, people get uprooted. The World Bank has acknowledged "serious shortcomings" in its resettlement practices.

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Amid Baltimore Protests, A 'Little Spotlight Of Joy'

NPR News - Sun, 2015-05-03 03:45

In a week when attention was focused on Baltimore, NPR's Rachel Martin visited the city's New Shiloh Baptist Church. She spoke with Rev. Harold Carter Jr. and a young church member, Caleb Studivant.

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In A Surprise Move, Saudi King Picks His Successors

NPR News - Sun, 2015-05-03 03:45

In a powerful monarchy is known for its aged leaders, Saudi Arabia's King Salman announced his heirs to the throne. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks to correspondent Deborah Amos.

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