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Cairo bomb blast kills policeman

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-05 03:32
A bomb blast in an upmarket district of the Egyptian capital, Cairo, kills a policeman and wounds several other people.

Several shots are fired at house

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-05 03:32
A number of shots are fired at a house on the outskirts of Ballymena, County Antrim.

Man charged over 2013 Luton murder

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-05 03:20
A man appears in court charged with the 2013 murder of a 20-year-old at his home in Luton.

Drinking With 'Mad Men:' Cocktail Culture And The Myth Of Don Draper

NPR News - Sun, 2015-04-05 03:03

The culture of retro cocktails that the show helped reignite is intriguing, considering how much of Mad Men is actually about excessive — even abusive — drinking.

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Kenyan Police: One Gunman Was Son Of Government Official

NPR News - Sun, 2015-04-05 02:56

Kenyan officials say they have identified the son of a government official as one of the gunmen who took part in an Islamic extremist attack on a Kenyan university that killed 148 people.

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Pope urges peace in Easter message

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-05 02:23
Pope Francis calls for peace "above all" in Syria and Iraq during his Easter Sunday message to the faithful in a rain-drenched St Peter's Square.

UK leaders condemn persecution abroad

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-05 02:12
The three main UK party leaders highlight the oppression of Christians abroad as they take a break from election campaigning to mark Easter Sunday.

More time to quiz terror suspects

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-05 02:00
Police are granted more time to question six people arrested in Dover on suspicion of Syria-related terrorism offences.

Lynyrd Skynyrd drummer dies in crash

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-05 01:49
Bob Burns, a founding member of rock group Lynyrd Skynyrd, dies in a car crash at the age of 64.

Firefighter Stevie wins The Voice

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-05 01:40
Firefighter Stevie McCrorie, from Alva in Clackmannanshire, wins the grand final of the BBC show The Voice.

Treating Saudi Arabian Jihadists With Art Therapy

NPR News - Sun, 2015-04-05 01:35

The Saudis are trying to rehabilitate convicted terrorists with programs such as art therapy in a resort setting. More than 80 percent have reformed, the Saudis say. But some returned to al-Qaida.

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Bangladesh's Khaleda Zia given bail

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-05 01:35
Bangladesh opposition leader Khaleda Zia is granted bail by an anti-corruption court after leaving her office compound for the first time in three months.

Treating Saudi Arabian Jihadists With Art Therapy

NPR News - Sun, 2015-04-05 01:35

The Saudis are trying to rehabilitate convicted terrorists with programs such as art therapy in a resort setting. More than 80 percent have reformed, the Saudis say. But some returned to al-Qaida.

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What next for the Large Hadron Collider?

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-05 01:24
The Large Hadron Collider has been re-started after a pause of two years - what will it attempt to find this time?

Ex-All Black Mils Muliaina bailed

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-05 01:24
A former New Zealand rugby player arrested on suspicion of a sexual assault in Cardiff is bailed.

Beyonce puts surprise song on Tidal

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-05 01:19
Pop star Beyonce releases a new single, with accompanying video, on the recently relaunched streaming service, Tidal.

What You Didn't Know About What You Already Know About Easter

NPR News - Sun, 2015-04-05 01:19

Bring forth your baskets so that we may fill them with these five fun facts about the spring holiday.

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What You Didn't Know About What You Already Know About Easter

NPR News - Sun, 2015-04-05 01:19

Bring forth your baskets so that we may fill them with these five fun facts about the spring holiday.

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Dos and Dont's of doorstep etiquette

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-05 01:15
What to do when a politician comes calling

VIDEO: Hadron collider restart under way

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-05 01:06
The Large Hadron Collider, the world's most powerful particle accelerator, is being restarted, after a two-and-a-half year upgrade.

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