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Sturridge doubt for rest of season

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-27 01:49
Injured Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge may not play again before the end of the season, says boss Brendan Rodgers.

Penny Dreadful, Sherlock win Baftas

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-27 01:48
Supernatural horror Penny Dreadful wins three Bafta Television Craft Awards, while BBC One's Sherlock wins two and Mackenzie Crook wins his first Bafta.

Israel 'kills militants' in Golan

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-27 01:48
An Israeli air strike has killed four militants armed with a bomb along the Israeli-Syrian frontier in the Golan Heights, the Israeli military says.

Wimbledon outlaws selfie sticks

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-27 01:43
The All England Lawn Tennis Club warns selfie sticks will not be allowed into this year's Wimbledon Championships.

Maybe You Should Rethink That Daily Aspirin

NPR News - Mon, 2015-04-27 01:23

A small dose of aspirin taken regularly can help prevent a second heart attack or stroke. But too many healthy people are taking the drug for prevention. And for them, the risks may outweigh benefits.

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The Shipwreck That Led Confederate Veterans To Risk All For Union Lives

NPR News - Mon, 2015-04-27 01:09

On April 27, 1865, a steamboat named the Sultana exploded and sunk while transporting Union soldiers up the Mississippi. An estimated 1,800 people died, but few today have heard of this disaster.

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London Marathon woman keeps running

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-27 01:08
A woman from East Sussex who ran the London Marathon is following it with another seven 26.2-mile runs in a week.

EU-Ukraine summit as shelling worsens

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-27 01:06
The EU holds talks in Kiev amid concern about the ailing Ukrainian economy, as observers report intense shelling in the country's east.

Greens pledge to end 'Right to Buy'

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-27 01:04
Council house tenants will not be allowed to buy their own homes, under plans unveiled by the Green Party.

Legal Battle Over Gay Marriage Hits The Supreme Court Tuesday

NPR News - Mon, 2015-04-27 01:03

People have been lining up for days hoping they will be among the lucky ones to get a seat for Tuesday's historic arguments. At issue: whether states can ban, and refuse to recognize, gay marriage.

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Could Australia's tough approach to migrants work in Europe?

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-27 01:01
As thousands of migrants drown trying to make their way to Europe, Owen Bennett-Jones asks if Australia's tough approach to unauthorised migrants could work in the EU.

Ex-army chief sued over NI killing

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-27 00:51
A former senior Army officer is to be sued over the death of a Catholic man in Northern Ireland more than 40 years ago.

EE revenue down as BT takeover looms

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-27 00:35
EE, the UK's biggest mobile operator, saw its operating revenue fall 1.1% to £1.469m in the first quarter.

Japan's Prime Minister Abe Aims For A Lot From His High-Profile Visit To U.S.

NPR News - Mon, 2015-04-27 00:35

Abe will have a summit with President Obama, sign a security agreement, and make an historic address to a joint meeting of Congress during his week-long visit.

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Same-Sex Marriage, In The Justices' Words

NPR News - Mon, 2015-04-27 00:34

On Tuesday, the Supreme Court will hear arguments on the question of same-sex marriage. In the meantime, though, we do know a good deal about the views of the justices already.

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Drop-In Home Chefs May Be An Alternative To Assisted Living

NPR News - Mon, 2015-04-27 00:32

As people age, cooking can become difficult or even physically impossible. It's one reason people move to assisted living. One company offers a chef to cook healthy, affordable meals at home.

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In Texas, Questions About Prosecuting Truancy

NPR News - Mon, 2015-04-27 00:31

Chronic, unexcused absence in Texas often sends students and parents to adult criminal courts.

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VIDEO: Star Wars fans launch X-wing flight

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-27 00:27
Two amateur astronomers have launched a model of a Star Wars 'X-wing' vehicle into the stratosphere.

Dad says Amy Winehouse film 'tainted'

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-27 00:00
Amy Winehouse's dad has distanced himself from a documentary about the singer, saying it's 'misleading'.

VIDEO: 'Super-jumbo' A380 marks 10 years

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-26 23:55
The 'super-jumbo' Airbus A380 celebrates its 10th anniversary