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Marine Corps Helicopter Helping With Relief Effort In Nepal Goes Missing

NPR News - Tue, 2015-05-12 09:52

The disappearance of a UH-1 Huey helicopter was under investigation. The helicopter was carrying six Marines.

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Reagan Shooter John Hinckley's Lawyers Say He's Ready To Be Free

NPR News - Tue, 2015-05-12 09:51

Hinckley's lawyer argued that the depression and psychosis that fueled his drive to shoot President Reagan and others in 1981 is "in full, stable, sustained remission." Now it's up to a federal judge.

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Reagan Shooter John Hinckley's Lawyers Say He's Ready To Be Free

NPR News - Tue, 2015-05-12 09:51

Hinckley's lawyer argued that the depression and psychosis that fueled his drive to shoot President Reagan and others in 1981 is "in full, stable, sustained remission." Now it's up to a federal judge.

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Tea Tuesdays: Matcha-maker, Matcha-maker, Make Me Some Tea

NPR News - Tue, 2015-05-12 09:46

Matcha green tea is taking off in America, but the Japanese have been drinking it for eight centuries. What happens when commercialism meets tradition?

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Tea Tuesdays: Matcha-maker, Matcha-maker, Make Me Some Tea

NPR News - Tue, 2015-05-12 09:46

Matcha green tea is taking off in America, but the Japanese have been drinking it for eight centuries. What happens when commercialism meets tradition?

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Man, 51, sneezes out childhood toy

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-12 09:45
A 51-year-old man is reunited with the rubber sucker off a toy dart that he played with as a child - after he sneezes it out.

Watchdog blamed over ex-MP's claims

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-12 09:17
Parliament's expenses watchdog was "complicit" in a bill of thousands of pounds owed by ex-MP Eric Joyce, a report says.

Man Utd - better off under Glazers?

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-12 09:15
The impact of the Glazers on Manchester United

Gerrard tickets on sale for £1,300

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-12 09:13
Tickets for Steven Gerrard's final home game for Liverpool this weekend are on sale for more than £1,300.

Seasons May Tweak Genes That Trigger Some Chronic Diseases

NPR News - Tue, 2015-05-12 09:10

Genes linked to inflammation are more active in winter, a study hints. That might partly explain why some diseases, including Type 1 diabetes and rheumatoid arthritis, are more likely to start then.

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Seasons May Tweak Genes That Trigger Some Chronic Diseases

NPR News - Tue, 2015-05-12 09:10

Genes linked to inflammation are more active in winter, a study hints. That might partly explain why some diseases, including Type 1 diabetes and rheumatoid arthritis, are more likely to start then.

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Arrests over canal suitcase body

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-12 09:04
Three men are arrested on suspicion of murder after a woman's body is found in a suitcase dumped in a London canal.

Short On Sleep? You Could Be A Disaster Waiting To Happen

NPR News - Tue, 2015-05-12 09:04

Megadisasters like Chernobyl and the Exxon Valdez oil spill were set off by people who were sleep-deprived. Researchers say they're able to pinpoint how lack of sleep derails decision-making.

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Short On Sleep? You Could Be A Disaster Waiting To Happen

NPR News - Tue, 2015-05-12 09:04

Megadisasters like Chernobyl and the Exxon Valdez oil spill were set off by people who were sleep-deprived. Researchers say they're able to pinpoint how lack of sleep derails decision-making.

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Pietersen misled by ECB - Vaughan

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-12 08:59
Kevin Pietersen has been misled by the ECB, according to former England captain Michael Vaughan.

Firm sued over location-tracking app

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-12 08:56
A lawsuit has been lodged in California alleging that location-tracking apps used by a firm invaded staff privacy.

Welfare impasse 'will cost £500m'

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-12 08:56
The new Finance Minister Arlene Foster has warned a £500m hole will open in the executive's budget if the Stormont House Agreement is not implemented.

Migrants' deportation halted in SA

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-12 08:47
South Africa's high court temporarily prevents the deportation of undocumented migrants arrested in raids following the xenophobic violence.

2015 Rankings List Most 'Bicycle Friendly' U.S. States

NPR News - Tue, 2015-05-12 08:45

The League of American Bicyclists' rankings also show that no American state scored higher than 67 points out of 100.

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2015 Rankings List Most 'Bicycle Friendly' U.S. States

NPR News - Tue, 2015-05-12 08:45

The League of American Bicyclists' rankings also show that no American state scored higher than 67 points out of 100.

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