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Gulf leaders 'snub' Obama summit

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-11 07:19
Many Gulf heads of state say they will skip the summit of US and allied Arab leaders at Camp David later this week, signalling their displeasure with US-Iran relations.

2 Inmates Are Dead After Riot At Nebraska Prison

NPR News - Mon, 2015-05-11 07:13

It took authorities hours to control a riot at the Tecumseh State Correctional Institution, where inmates started fires and destroyed properties.

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EU asks for UN help over migrants

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-11 06:52
EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini pleads for UN help to dismantle criminal groups smuggling migrants into European countries.

UKIP reject Farage resignation

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-11 06:51
Nigel Farage will stay on as UKIP leader after the party rejected his resignation.

Anger over Egypt minister's remarks

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-11 06:50
Egypt's Justice Minister Mahfouz Saber faces calls for his dismissal after he said the sons of rubbish collectors should not become judges.

Man admits killing pub landlord

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-11 06:44
A man admits killing an Anglesey pub landlord on the basis of diminished responsibility.

Mundell named as Scottish secretary

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-11 06:44
Scotland's only Conservative MP, David Mundell, is appointed as the new secretary of state for Scotland by the prime minister.

Motorcyclist died in 'race' with car

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-11 06:33
A man died after riding his motorbike at speed in a "form of race" with a car which resulted in a collision, a court hears.

Report: Statistics Show That Baltimore Police Seem To Ignore Injuries

NPR News - Mon, 2015-05-11 06:10

Records analyzed by The Baltimore Sun show that thousands of detainees were rejected by Central Booking because of injuries.

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'A third of MPs privately educated'

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-11 06:03
Almost a third (32%) of MPs in the new House of Commons went to private school, according to an analysis by an education charity.

Drug-resistant typhoid 'concerning'

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-11 06:02
Antibiotic-resistant typhoid is spreading across Africa and Asia and poses a major global health threat, warn experts.

Pub deal raises competition concerns

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-11 05:57
The Competition and Markets Authority says UK pub group Greene King's offer for Spirit Pub Company, the owner of the Chef & Brewer chain, could hurt competition.

The End Of 'American Idol'

NPR News - Mon, 2015-05-11 05:53

Fox announced today that the 15th season of American Idol will be the end of the road for what was once the biggest show on TV.

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American Idol to end next year

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-11 05:49
US talent show American Idol will end after its 15th and final season, which will be broadcast next year, TV network Fox announces.

China-Russia drills in Med show shifting strategies

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-11 05:31
China is taking a growing interest in the Mediterranean as an area of strategic importance, says the BBC's Jonathan Marcus.

'Sexting' teens 'risk depression'

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-11 05:31
Teenagers affected by "sexting" and cyberbullying are at risk of depression in later life, warns a psychiatrist.

Car 'lifted on to yellow lines'

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-11 05:27
A woman who claims her car was moved by council contractors on to newly painted double yellow lines says it is "crazy" she has been given a parking ticket.

Rudd's 'green light' as Climate Secretary

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-11 05:21
Green groups and low-carbon firms have welcomed the appointment of Amber Rudd as new head of the energy and climate department, DECC.

VIDEO: New SNP MPs arrive at Westminster

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-11 05:10
The SNP's 56 MPs have arrived in Westminster for the first time since the party's sweeping election gains.

The Best Commencement Speeches, Ever

NPR News - Mon, 2015-05-11 05:03

The month of May brings flowers, Mother's Day and graduations. Bring on those commencement speeches.

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