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Profit warnings rise on low oil price

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-26 04:55
Profit warnings from UK-listed companies rose in the first three months of the year despite the improved economic outlook, a report says.

High-Altitude Rescue Underway On Everest

NPR News - Sun, 2015-04-26 04:52

At least 17 people are reported dead on the mountain after a massive quake-triggered avalanche swept through base camp on the south side on Saturday.

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Funding should be rebalanced - Plaid

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-26 04:45
Plaid Cymru leader Leanne Wood says she will use the election to push for a "rebalancing of power and wealth" across the UK.

Nepal disaster: Welsh men 'missing'

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-26 04:37
At least three people from Wales are reported to be missing following the Nepal earthquake - the worst to hit the country in more than 80 years.

Russian twerking video women jailed

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-26 04:37
A Russian court jails three women for performing a twerking dance in front of a World War Two memorial and posting it online.

Magic of London helped - Radcliffe

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-26 04:27
Paula Radcliffe says running the London Marathon competitively for a final time was an "amazing" experience.

VIDEO: 'Thankful' Radcliffe savours final race

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-26 04:10
Women's world record holder Paula Radcliffe runs her final London Marathon in two hours 36 minutes and 55 seconds.

What If Students Could Fire Their Professors?

NPR News - Sun, 2015-04-26 04:03

A bill in the Iowa state Senate would rate and fire professors based solely on student evaluations. Research suggests that's not such a good idea.

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Harper Lee saves Mockingbird play

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-26 03:59
Author Harper Lee starts a non-profit company to produce a play of To Kill a Mockingbird in her hometown of Monroeville, after a dispute threatened to end the show.

Kipchoge and Tufa win in London

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-26 03:45
Kenya's Eliud Kipchoge wins the men's London Marathon, with Tigist Tufa of Ethiopia victorious in the women's race.

Staten Island Candidates Avoid Talk Of Eric Garner Case

NPR News - Sun, 2015-04-26 03:42

In the New York Congressional district where an an unarmed black man died at the hands of police last year, neither candidate for a special congressional election is using the death to score points.

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Everest Climbers Hit By Deadly Snow, Rock After Nepal Quake

NPR News - Sun, 2015-04-26 03:42

NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with Outside Magazine Senior Editor Grayson Schaffer about the situation on Everest following the earthquake in Nepal. Many climbers are currently trapped on the mountain.

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Baltimore Protests Turn Violent

NPR News - Sun, 2015-04-26 03:42

A week of peaceful protests in Baltimore over the death of Freddie Gray, a young African-American man, turned violent Saturday. Police arrested twelve people for destroying property and other crimes.

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Katmandu In Chaos After Massive Saturday Earthquake

NPR News - Sun, 2015-04-26 03:42

One day after a magnitude 7.8 earthquake hit Nepal, killing more than 2,000 people, NPR's Rachel Martin speaks correspondent Julie McCarthy, who is in Kathmandu.

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Pakistani Activists Mourn Slain Bookstore Owner

NPR News - Sun, 2015-04-26 03:33

On Friday, gunmen killed prominent Pakistani women's rights activist and book store owner Sabeen Mahmud. At a book fair in Karachi, colleagues are mourning her loss.

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Six Chelsea players in Team of Year

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-26 03:27
Six Chelsea players are named in the Professional Footballers' Association Premier League Team of the Year.

Nine Scots billionaires on rich list

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-26 03:22
Scotland now has a record nine billionaires, according to a new study in a Sunday newspaper.

VIDEO: Chile volcano ash buries farmland

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-26 03:14
Residents in the foothills of the Calbuco volcano in Chile survey the damage caused by its eruption.

Miliband: I can win in Scotland

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-26 03:06
Ed Miliband says he can win the general election in Scotland despite the threat of the SNP and rules out "deals" with Nicola Sturgeon's party.

Who's Behind The Latest Ethnic Food Trend? Maybe It's A Government

NPR News - Sun, 2015-04-26 03:03

It's no accident that Peruvian cuisine has become popular in recent years. It's government policy – one that a number of middle-income nations are adopting to flex their muscles on the global stage.

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