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Gastrodiplomacy Gives Foreign Chefs A Fresh Take And Taste Of America

NPR News - Sat, 2014-05-24 01:28

The State Department has a new exchange program for culinary professionals. A delegation from the Middle East and Africa recently discovered there's more to American cuisine than fast food.

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Popes In The Holy Land: After 2,000 Years, A New Tradition

NPR News - Sat, 2014-05-24 01:20

Pontiffs rarely traveled in centuries past. Pope Francis will become the third consecutive pope to visit the birthplace of Christianity as he reaches out to other faiths as well.

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Popes In The Holy Land: After 2,000 Years, A New Tradition

NPR News - Sat, 2014-05-24 01:20

Pope Francis becomes one of the few pontiffs who have visited the birthplace of Christianity when he makes a three-day journey to the Holy Land where he will reach out to other faiths as well.

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Chelsea and PSG agree £40m Luiz deal

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-24 01:00
Chelsea agree a deal with French champions Paris St-Germain over the sale of Brazil defender David Luiz.

Matthew leads Hull at LPGA Classic

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-24 00:49
Catriona Matthew has a one-stroke lead over teenager Charley Hull after two rounds of the Airbus LPGA Classic.

'Progress' made in rail jobs talks

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-24 00:40
London Midland workers will not be balloted for industrial action after a "degree of progress" was made in talks over a threat to 150 jobs, a union says.

VIDEO: Japan launches mapping satellite

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-24 00:20
Japan has launched a satellite that will be used to map the earth's natural resources and monitor natural disasters.

NI21's McKenzie quitting politics

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-24 00:17
NI21's European election candidate Tina McKenzie is quitting politics, as recriminations continue over the party's public falling-out.

Himalayan remains are missing son

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-24 00:04
The remains of a backpacker found in Nepal, whose mother travelled from her Luton home to help in the search, are confirmed as Matthew Allpress, missing since November.

Jailed voyeur teacher is sacked

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-23 23:49
A deputy head teacher who was jailed for five years for filming pupils in the toilets of his school has been formally dismissed, Cardiff Council confirms.

Shooting Rampage Near UC Santa Barbara Leaves 7 Dead

NPR News - Fri, 2014-05-23 23:48

Several others were wounded in what authorities call a "premeditated mass shooting" near a UC Santa Barbara student community. The shooter and six victims were killed.

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Rugby final worth £24m to economy

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-23 23:44
The Heineken Cup final in Cardiff is the most economically lucrative single day major event Wales has hosted, the Welsh government claims.

VIDEO: Glasgow art school 'mostly saved'

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-23 23:41
Firefighters say they have saved the majority of the historic Glasgow School of Art, which caught fire on Friday.

Labour defends election performance

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-23 23:29
Ed Miliband's Labour says it has performed well where it matters in English town halls amid complaints about the campaign from some in the party.

Pakistan PM to go to Modi ceremony

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-23 23:19
Pakistan's prime minister is to attend the inauguration of his Indian counterpart on Monday - the first such move since independence in 1947.

Queen's baton to arrive in Wales

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-23 23:11
Communities around Wales are preparing to welcome the Queen's baton as it arrives for a seven-day tour ahead of the Commonwealth Games.

Action taken against rap song police

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-23 22:57
Two Essex police officers who were filmed blasting a rap song from their patrol car in Chelmsford are given "words of advice" by a senior officer.

China arrest over Urumqi attack

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-23 22:41
Authorities in China say they have arrested a suspect over Thursday's attack in the city of Urumqi that killed 39 people.

Farage's victory pint, and dementia 'breakthrough' - papers

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-23 21:00
Images of Nigel Farage celebrating UKIP's gains in the local elections feature in Saturday's papers, along with hopeful news of a breakthrough in the battle against dementia.

Gates: Would Have Allowed Gay Adults In Scouts

NPR News - Fri, 2014-05-23 20:03

Robert Gates, the new president of the Boy, said that he would have moved last year to allow openly gay adults in the organization but said he opposes any further attempts to address the policy now.

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