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Bronze named in WSL Team of the Year

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-26 04:56
Lucy Bronze is the only player from Liverpool's Women's Super League-winning squad to be selected in the WSL Team of the Year.

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.

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