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Brutal Attacks On Nuns Puts India's Christians On Edge

NPR News - Sun, 2015-06-14 03:42

Despite a rash of attacks in recent weeks, Christians in India seem more willing to believe that the crimes were committed by thugs than Hindu religious extremists.

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Female Scientists Unleash Comedic Revenge At #Distractinglysexy

NPR News - Sun, 2015-06-14 03:42

After the sexist comments of Nobel Prize-winning British scientist Tim Hunt went viral, female scientists staged a counterblow on social media.

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U.S. May Send Tanks And Infantry Vehicles To Eastern Europe

NPR News - Sun, 2015-06-14 03:42

The Pentagon is seeking approval for a plan to put heavy weaponry into countries on the border with Russia. NPR's Rachel Martin and correspondent Tom Bowman discuss the proposal.

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Hot Jazz, Cool Teacher: How One New Orleans Man Fosters Greatness

NPR News - Sun, 2015-06-14 03:42

For struggling students, music can often be what keeps them going. The same is true for this New Orleans band director.

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Clinton Picks A Park With No Ceiling, Glass Or Otherwise, For Launch

NPR News - Sun, 2015-06-14 03:42

At her first major campaign rally Saturday, Hillary Clinton struck a populist tone, pushing for a more inclusive economy and policies such as paid family leave and equal pay for women.

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Injured Boult ruled out of tour

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-14 03:32
New Zealand fast bowler Trent Boult is ruled out of the rest of their tour of England with a back injury.

Pakistan reverses closure of charity

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-14 03:28
Pakistan suspends a decision to close the national branch of Save the Children, in a move welcomed by the charity.

Alton Towers victim recalls crash

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-14 03:08
A man injured in the Alton Towers rollercoaster crash describes the "sickening bang" as the carriages collided, for the first time.

S Africa court bid to arrest Bashir

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-14 03:04
A South African court grants an order stopping Sudan's Omar al-Bashir from leaving the country until a ruling on an ICC warrant for his arrest.

5 Things You Should Know About Jeb Bush

NPR News - Sun, 2015-06-14 03:03

Jeb Bush is the son of a president and the brother of another, but there's more to know about the former Florida governor — and how different he is than the two past Bush presidents.

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Two in hospital after stadium crash

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-14 02:56
A track marshal and a St John Ambulance first aider are taken to hospital after being struck by a stock car.

Police unit removes foreign criminals

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-14 02:35
Rapists, drug dealers and violent offenders are among 100 foreign nationals removed from Scotland in the first year of a new crime operation.

Legal status for apprenticeship term

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-14 02:15
The government announces plans to legally protect apprenticeships so the qualification cannot be abused.

VIDEO: Celebrating the Magna Carta in music

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-14 02:10
The BBC has had exclusive access to rehearsals at Salisbury Cathedral for Letter of Rights, a specially commissioned piece to celebrate the Magna Carta.

Benson wins first GB Euro Games gold

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-14 01:58
Gordon Benson claims Great Britain's first European Games gold medal with victory in the men's triathlon event in Baku.

Male driver dies in two-vehicle crash

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-14 01:52
A male motorist dies in a two-vehicle collision on the A93 in Deeside in the early hours of the morning.

Police find cannabis 'worth £60,000'

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-14 01:51
Police seize cannabis with an estimated value of up to £60,000 and a "significant" sum of cash at a house in Lisburn, County Antrim.

VIDEO: 'Nude photo' woman 'truly sorry'

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-14 01:43
Speaking on her return to the UK, Eleanor Hawkins, a British woman jailed for taking her clothes off on a mountain in Malaysia, says she is ''truly sorry'' for her actions.

VIDEO: Zoo animals escape in Georgia floods

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-14 01:36
Heavy flooding in the Georgian capital, Tbilisi, has killed eight people and officials are warning residents to stay indoors to avoid animals that have escaped from a zoo.

MERS Is A Health Crisis With Political And Economic Costs

NPR News - Sun, 2015-06-14 01:35

After a bungled initial response to the virus, South Korea's president not only has to win back public trust, but leaders are scrambling to keep the prized South Korean economy from struggling.

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