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Indiana details fix to religion law

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-02 07:57
Lawmakers in Indiana have announced promised changes to a highly controversial religious freedom law that has created a national outcry.

Megachurch Founder, Televangelist Robert Schuller Dies At 88

NPR News - Thu, 2015-04-02 07:49

The pastor who built his church from nothing in the 1960s also launched the Hour of Power broadcast a decade later. By 2010, however, the palatial Crystal Cathedral was forced into bankruptcy.

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Surgery raid follows four deaths

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-02 07:32
The deaths of four patients prompt an investigation by police into an Alderney medical practice.

Officer who shook youth disciplined

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-02 07:24
A police officer is disciplined after an investigation found he grabbed and shook a youth in County Armagh.

VIDEO: Scottish leaders' debate

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-02 07:23
Follow live coverage of Scotland's party leaders answering questions from an audience of voters in Aberdeen.

Portugese director de Oliveira dies

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-02 07:20
Manoel de Oliveira, the Portuguese film director believed to be the world's oldest film-maker, dies in Porto aged 106.

New call centre creates 320 jobs

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-02 07:20
A Waterford-based call centre firm is creating hundreds of jobs in Lurgan, County Armagh.

VIDEO: Lego debate mock-up baffles reporter

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-02 07:16
The BBC's Norman Smith grapples with a Lego representation of the podium and its participants ahead of a TV election debate which will feature seven political parties.

Election 2015 in pictures: 2 April

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-02 07:14
Images from the campaign trail: 2 April

Lawro's predictions v Phil 'The Power' Taylor

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-02 07:01
BBC Sport football expert Mark Lawrenson takes on 16-time world darts champion Phil 'The Power' Taylor in the weekend Premier League games.

Wife thought £53m win 'was April Fool'

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-02 07:00
A Lincolnshire couple become one of the UK's biggest lottery winners when they win a EuroMillions jackpot of more than £53m.

Unsafe food 'growing global threat'

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-02 06:54
Eating food contaminated with bugs leads to more than 580 million cases of illness a year, a World Health Organization report warns.

PC in court over child porn images

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-02 06:45
A serving North Wales Police officer is remanded in custody on charges of possessing indecent images of children, and attempting to groom a girl aged 12 for sexual purposes.

Bahrain activist 'held over tweets'

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-02 06:42
Prominent Bahrain human rights activist Nabeel Rajab is arrested over tweets about torture practices in a prison, his wife says.

UK police investigate Turkey detainees

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-02 06:39
UK police launch an investigation into five adults and four children, believed to be from Rochdale, who were detained at the Turkey/Syria border.

Second Alps flight recorder found

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-02 06:37
The second flight recorder from the Germanwings A320 jet that crashed in the French Alps last week has been found, the Marseille prosecutor says.

Vendetta puts Kipsiro career on hold

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-02 06:35
Ugandan athlete Moses Kipsiro finds himself embroiled in a tale of abduction, arson, black magic, murder and rape.

After Selma, King's March On Ballot Boxes

NPR News - Thu, 2015-04-02 06:34

Tucked away in the archives of the University of South Carolina is a video clip of a rousing King speech.

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Germanwings Crash: 2nd Black Box Found, French Prosecutor Says

NPR News - Thu, 2015-04-02 06:29

The plane's voice recorder was recovered last week near the scene of the crash. From it, investigators were able to determine that co-pilot Andreas Lubitz deliberately crashed the plane.

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Indiana, Arkansas Struggle With Changes To 'Religious Freedom' Laws

NPR News - Thu, 2015-04-02 06:24

The states, which both passed legislation that critics say would allow businesses to discriminate against LGBT customers, have been forced to backtrack following protests.

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