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Messi an extra-terrestrial - Buffon

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-02 06:00
Barcelona forward Lionel Messi is "an extra-terrestrial who plays with us humans", says Juventus keeper Gianluigi Buffon.

Carriages crash on Alton Towers ride

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-02 05:56
Two carriages on the Smiler ride at Alton Towers in Staffordshire collide.

If Your Doctor Leaves Your Health Plan, You Can't Easily Follow

NPR News - Tue, 2015-06-02 05:50

Consumers can switch plans outside of the annual open enrollment period for some specific life changes, but generally not when a doctor falls out of the plan.

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Facebook to open AI lab in Paris

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-02 05:48
Facebook expands its research into artificial intelligence, opening its first lab in Europe.

Russia says old missile downed MH17

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-02 05:41
A Russian defence firm says an old Buk missile that it used to manufacture brought down Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over eastern Ukraine.

Helmut Kohl 'in intensive care'

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-02 05:40
Germany's former Chancellor Helmut Kohl in intensive care after surgery on his intestine, German media reports say.

Germany against World Cup boycott

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-02 05:38
The head of German football has opposed a possible boycott of the 2018 World Cup finals in a protest against Fifa.

Aung San Suu Kyi: Where are you?

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-02 05:31
Why has Aung San Suu Kyi been silent over the persecution of the Rohingya minority in Myanmar?

Ivanovic secures semi-final spot

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-02 05:29
Serbia's Ana Ivanovic overcomes blustery conditions at Roland Garros to beat Elina Svitolina and book a semi-final spot.

Great-grandfather's £13.5m lotto win

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-02 05:26
A great-grandfather scoops more than £13.5m in a lotto rollover.

The Human Rights Issue A Nobel Laureate Doesn't Want To Touch

NPR News - Tue, 2015-06-02 05:24

Aung San Suu Kyi has been universally praised in her battle for democracy in Myanmar. But she has been conspicuously silent about the worsening plight of the Rohingya minority in her homeland.

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Baby death preventable, report finds

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-02 05:06
Health professionals missed "several opportunities" to safeguard a baby boy before he died of a skull fracture, a serious case review finds.

School billionaire joins Gates pledge

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-02 05:06
Sunny Varkey, founder of the million-dollar Global Teacher Prize is to become the first education entrepreneur to sign up for Bill Gates's philanthropic campaign.

AMs to debate mental health report

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-02 04:53
Assembly members are set to debate a damning report into care in a mental health unit at a Denbighshire hospital.

Al-Shabab enters Kenyan village

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-02 04:45
Somalia's militant Islamist group al-Shabab enters a remote village in north-eastern Kenya, forcing schools to close and people to flee, residents say.

Canadian Grand Prix in numbers

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-02 04:22
BBC Sport takes a look at the numbers behind the Canadian Grand Prix ahead of Sunday's race at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve.

Cruise Ship Capsizes In China, Leaving Hundreds Unaccounted For

NPR News - Tue, 2015-06-02 04:07

The captain told local media the vessel sank after getting caught in a cyclone in China's Yangtze River. Few of the 458 on board are thought to have survived the incident.

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VIDEO: State TV shows rescue of woman

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-02 04:02
Footage has emerged showing the rescue of a woman after a cruise ship carrying more than 450 people capsized in a storm on the Yangtze River in China's southern Hubei province.

Japanese balloon art hits new heights

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-02 04:00
Japanese artist Masayoshi Matsumoto has taken the art of twisting party balloons to new heights with his latest animal creations.

MH370 suit settled out of court

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-02 03:57
Two Malaysian children who lost their father on flight MH370 have settled their negligence case with the airline and government out of court.

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