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VIDEO: Baby born in Nepal field hospital

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-02 05:11
A baby has been born in a Nepal earthquake field hospital as the authorities ruled out finding more survivors under the rubble.

Author Ruth Rendell dies aged 85

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-02 05:09
Best-selling crime writer Ruth Rendell has died aged 85, her publisher says

Blackpool v Huddersfield Town

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-02 04:42
Blackpool's game with Huddersfield is suspended early in the second half because of a pitch invasion by protesting home fans.

Bingham maintains lead over Trump

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-02 04:35
Stuart Bingham remains on course to reach his first World Championship final after taking a 13-11 lead over Judd Trump.

Widdecombe's 'minor parties' warning

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-02 04:33
Former shadow home secretary Ann Widdecombe urges voters to make a straight election choice between Labour or Tory.

Baltimore Activists To Hold 'Victory Rally' After Charges In Gray Death

NPR News - Sat, 2015-05-02 04:31

The march comes a day after the city's chief prosecutor filed criminal charges against six officers involved in the arrest of Gray, who died from injuries sustained in custody.

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Obituary: Ruth Rendell

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-02 04:28
Best-selling author who wrote crime fiction as literature

VIDEO: Aerial video of Palace crowds and BT Tower

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-02 04:26
Aerial video shows crowds outside Buckingham Palace and a message on London's BT Tower as the Duchess of Cambridge gives birth to a baby girl.

Lethal divisions persist in Ukraine's Odessa

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-02 04:17
The BBC's David Stern reports on continuing tension in the Ukrainian city of Odessa, a year after a fire at a trade union building killed 48 people.

NI parties congratulate Royal couple

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-02 04:09
Northern Ireland politicians congratulate the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge on the birth of their second child.

Flats evacuated during arson attack

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-02 04:04
A number of residents are moved from their homes due an overnight arson attack on a shop beneath their flats.

A Boxing Match And A Derby: The Week In Sports

NPR News - Sat, 2015-05-02 03:57

NPR's Scott Simon and NPR's Tom Goldman chat about tonight's boxing match between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao; the Kentucky Derby; and the NBA match-up between the Clippers and Spurs.

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Councilwoman: Police Can Get A Fair Trial In Baltimore

NPR News - Sat, 2015-05-02 03:57

Baltimore City Councilwoman Helen Holton tells NPR's Scott Simon she's celebrating the indictment of six police officers in the death of Freddie Gray.

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In Danang, Where U.S. Troops First Landed, Memories Of War Have Faded

NPR News - Sat, 2015-05-02 03:57

U.S. Marines were deployed to the coastal Vietnamese city 50 years ago last month. Now, 40 years after the war's end and amid great change, former Viet Cong and an American reflect on that time.

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Citing Religious Beliefs, Muslim Gitmo Inmates Object To Female Guards

NPR News - Sat, 2015-05-02 03:57

A judge has blocked women from shackling and escorting the five Muslim men on trial for plotting the Sept. 11 attacks. Soldiers, in turn, have filed Equal Opportunity complaints against the judge.

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Georgia Settles Case Alleging Assembly-Line Justice For Children

NPR News - Sat, 2015-05-02 03:57

After the Justice Department filed a statement of interest in the case, the state of Georgia has settled a lawsuit accusing it of providing inadequate representation to poor young people.

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Conditions Slowly Improve After Nepal Quake

NPR News - Sat, 2015-05-02 03:57

Power is on in most areas of Kathmandu and the Internet is working, but tens of thousands are homeless. NPR's Scott Simon talks with correspondent Russell Lewis in Nepal about earthquake recovery.

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Author: Clinton Foundation Disclosures 'Sloppy At The Very Least'

NPR News - Sat, 2015-05-02 03:57

NPR's Scott Simon talks with Joshua Green of Bloomberg News about the Clinton Foundation and its apparent lack of transparency over donors.

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Demonstrators Jubilant After Baltimore Police Charges

NPR News - Sat, 2015-05-02 03:57

Protests turned to celebrations in Baltimore after a prosecutor announced charges against six police officers for the death of Freddie Gray. The police union is crying foul.

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Lincoln's Tomb Site At Risk With State Budget Cuts

NPR News - Sat, 2015-05-02 03:57

Thousands will honor Lincoln's death in Springfield, Ill. this weekend. Yet, the tomb's caretakers are facing criticism from scholars and are struggling to find funding to maintain the historic site.

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