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Liverpool £10m Clyne bid rejected

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-29 00:48
Liverpool have a £10m bid for England right-back Nathaniel Clyne, 24, rejected by Southampton.

I'll race Al as an equal - Brownlee

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-29 00:40
Jonny Brownlee believes he will race brother Alistair on equal terms when they meet competitively for the first time this year.

How do US black students do at school?

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-29 00:33
Are black children reaching their full potential at US schools - and if not, why not?

VIDEO: Migrants saved by British navy ship

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-29 00:32
A British navy ship has rescued hundreds of migrants in the central Mediterranean on Thursday.

Burnham: Entrepreneurs are 'heroes'

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-29 00:29
Labour should treat wealth creators as "heroes", leadership contender Andy Burnham says, claiming the party has neglected them in recent years.

Evans announces 500 words winners

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-29 00:27
Stories about vengeful pigeons, poisoned cakes and living with a stammer are among the winners at this year's 500 Words competition.

Moroder working on disco stage musical

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-29 00:26
Musician and composer Giorgio Moroder is working on a new disco-themed stage musical, he tells the BBC.

Heat wave conditions ease in India

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-29 00:24
The massive heat wave sweeping India is starting to ease, with forecasts of rain in some affected states.

Gascoigne raises £8.8m from auctions

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-29 00:22
Nearly £9m is raised towards the restoration of a mansion that was inherited by the revered quizmaster Bamber Gascoigne after two auctions of its contents.

VIDEO: Volcano bursts into life in Japan

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-29 00:07
Dramatic footage has emerged of a volcano erupting on the Japanese island of Kuchinoerabu.

New Jersey Lassa Fever Death Reveals Holes In Ebola Monitoring System

NPR News - Thu, 2015-05-28 23:46

Back from a Liberia trip, the patient developed Ebola-like symptoms. One hospital sent him home. A few days later he ended up in an Ebola isolation ward and died. What went wrong?

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A Year Later, #WeNeedDiverseBooks Has Left Its Mark On BookCon

NPR News - Thu, 2015-05-28 23:43

The Twitter campaign was born out of the controversy around the lack of diverse voices in the event's panels. This year, one organizer says, the first panel they booked was with that campaign.

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On The California Shore, Sizing Up Female Marines' Combat Readiness

NPR News - Thu, 2015-05-28 23:42

The Marines are conducting a yearlong experiment aimed at settling whether women can handle the punishing world of ground combat. The goal is to create gender-neutral physical standards.

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World Cup boycott possible - SFA

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-28 23:37
Scottish FA chief Stewart Regan says European nations could boycott World Cups if Sepp Blatter stays as Fifa boss.

Neverland ranch goes up for sale

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-28 23:30
Michael Jackson's Neverland ranch has gone up for sale for $100m, according to reports.

VIDEO: The fans who built their own football stadium

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-28 23:28
The official opening of a new football stadium tonight is timely with the scandal engulfing FIFA.

Boy arrested over two knife murders

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-28 23:27
A 16-year-old boy is arrested over the murders of a man and a woman who were repeatedly stabbed in separate attacks in Colchester.

Buhari to assume Nigeria presidency

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-28 23:24
The winner of Nigeria's presidential election, Muhammadu Buhari, is to be sworn in as leader of Africa's most populous country.

Pure Gym to buy LA Fitness

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-28 23:22
Pure Gym, the UK's largest gym operator, buys rival workout chain LA Fitness.

It All Came Down To 'Nunatak'

NPR News - Thu, 2015-05-28 23:22

The Scripps National Spelling Bee had drama, excitement and a lot of really hard words.

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