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'The Onion' Strikes Again: Indicted Ex-FIFA Exec Quotes Satirical Article

NPR News - Mon, 2015-06-01 06:53

Jack Warner's defense was presumably unintentional. He was one of 14 FIFA executives indicted by the U.S. last week on corruption charges.

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Liverpool co-owner to meet Rodgers

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-01 06:39
Liverpool co-owner Tom Werner will arrive on Merseyside this week for talks with manager Brendan Rodgers.

Morgan 'doesn't remember accident'

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-01 06:35
Comedian Tracy Morgan says he has no recollection of the accident that left him with life-threatening injuries, in his first interview since the collision.

Rain delays New Zealand charge

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-01 06:28
Rain interrupts play on day four of the second Test, with England battling to save the match against New Zealand.

Silicon Valley Recycling Firm Seeks Mystery Apple I Donor

NPR News - Mon, 2015-06-01 06:19

The woman donated the computer last month, and it sold for $200,000. The company wants to give her half that sum. The computer, of which about 200 were made in 1976, is prized by collectors.

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Woman Turns 100 Without Any Family, But With Thousands Of Good Wishes

NPR News - Mon, 2015-06-01 06:10

When word got out that England's Winnie Blagden would turn 100 Sunday and had no living relatives, thousands of people sent cards and gifts.

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A Rare, Spontaneous Democracy Debate In A Shanghai Taxi

NPR News - Mon, 2015-06-01 06:04

NPR's Frank Langfitt has been driving around Shanghai offering free rides to learn about real life in China. But he was recently a taxi passenger when something unusual happened.

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Murray reaches last eight in Paris

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-01 05:58
Britain's Andy Murray holds his nerve to beat France's Jeremy Chardy and reach his fifth French Open quarter-final.

EL James revisits Fifty Shades

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-01 05:52
Author EL James announces that she has written a new version of her erotic bestseller Fifty Shades of Grey.

Baby ashes report calls for inspector

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-01 05:48
A national inspector should be created for crematoriums, after bereaved parents failed to receive their babies' ashes, an inquiry finds.

Intel snaps up Altera in $16bn deal

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-01 05:39
The world's biggest chipmaker, Intel, has agreed to buy smaller rival Altera in a $16.7bn deal.

Klopp to take a break from football

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-01 05:32
Jurgen Klopp announces he is to take a break from football, after stepping down as manager of Borussia Dortmund.

Lost ball? Fan swims for Gayle six

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-01 05:23
When Chris Gayle hit his final six of an unbeaten 151 one fan decided he would take to water for a cricket keepsake.

'Spain-escape' prisoner rearrested

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-01 05:08
A prisoner who was said to have escaped to Spain is rearrested in Nottingham, Staffordshire Police say.

Climate Change Meeting To Focus On Ensuring Countries Keep Commitments

NPR News - Mon, 2015-06-01 05:08

The meeting in Bonn, Germany, comes a day after European energy companies urged countries to adopt a pricing system for carbon emissions.

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VIDEO: Paris 'love locks' removed

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-01 05:02
Close to one million locks weighing 45 tonnes are due to be cut off the Pont des Arts bridge over the next few days.

Norway minister: UK better off in EU

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-01 04:48
Norway's Foreign Minister Borge Brende says it makes sense for the UK to stay in the EU, where it "can have more influence" than outside.

Federer eases into quarter-finals

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-01 04:47
Switzerland's Roger Federer advances to the French Open quarter-finals after beating Gael Monfils 6-3 4-6 6-4 6-1.

Smoker's son placed for adoption

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-01 04:46
A two-year-old boy is taken into care and will be placed for adoption because the cigarette smoke in his home is damaging his health.

Colombia: Galan murder trial starts

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-01 04:26
Ex-head of Colombia's spy agency Gen Miguel Maza Marquez goes on trial for his alleged role in the 1989 murder of presidential candidate Luis Carlos Galan.