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Israel 'fired without rules' in Gaza

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-04 05:59
A "policy of indiscriminate fire" by the Israeli military caused hundreds of civilian deaths during the 2014 Gaza conflict, an activist group says.

Carly Fiorina joins White House race

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-04 05:56
Former tech firm boss Carly Fiorina announces her 2016 presidential ambitions, becoming the first female Republican in the field.

Carver to stay as Newcastle manager

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-04 05:46
Newcastle United issue a statement confirming John Carver will remain as manager for the club's final three games.

Strauss set for ECB director role

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-04 05:32
Andrew Strauss looks set to be confirmed as the new director of English cricket with Michael Vaughan out of the running.

Six bodies found in eastern Mexico

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-04 05:24
Mexican police find six bodies in the eastern Mexican state of Veracruz which has been hit hard by drug-related violence.

Two killed in Burundi protests

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-04 05:24
Two people are killed in renewed protests in Burundi against President Pierre Nkurunziza's re-election bid, a BBC reporter at scene says.

£5 coin to mark royal baby's birth

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-04 05:19
A special £5 coin to mark the birth of the royal baby is unveiled.

US 'raid' after Prophet cartoon attack

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-04 05:14
US police search the home of suspected gunmen who attacked an event on the Prophet Muhammad cartoons in a Dallas suburb, media reports say.

McDonald's announces shake-up plans

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-04 05:05
Fast-food chain McDonald's announces plans to restructure its business and increase its number of franchised restaurants globally.

Everest climbs 'almost impossible'

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-04 04:30
Climbing Mount Everest in this season is "almost impossible" because routes have been damaged by the quake-induced avalanches, officials say.

Murray wins first clay-court title

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-04 04:11
Briton Andy Murray wins his first clay-court title, beating German Philipp Kohlschreiber in the Munich Open final.

VIDEO: Scuffles at Scottish Labour event

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-04 04:10
Scuffles break out as Scottish Labour leader Jim Murphy and comedian Eddie Izzard take part in general election campaigning in Glasgow.

Israel protests 'reveal open wound'

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-04 04:08
Israel's president says Ethiopian Israelis' protests against alleged discrimination "revealed an open and raw wound" at the heart of Israeli society.

Euro sales boom ahead of holidays

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-04 04:00
Britons are cashing in on the strong pound by buying foreign currency ahead of the holiday season, currency brokers say.

McGuinness' home attacked with paint

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-04 03:56
The home of Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness is attacked with paint.

Top tourist attractions revealed

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-04 03:56
The National Museum of Scotland is named the country's most popular visitor attraction during 2014, with more than 1.6 million visitors.

C-word drama is 'lasting legacy'

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-04 03:52
The brother of author Lisa Lynch, who wrote a candid book and blog about her battle with breast cancer, says a BBC drama on her life will be "a lasting legacy".

Outcry over tax-free MP salaries

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-04 03:51
Outcry over MPs' tax-free salaries

Labour 'arrogant' to assume support

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-04 03:39
Plaid Cymru leader Leanne Wood accuses Labour of taking her party for granted in assuming it will help put Ed Miliband in power.

Former HP CEO Carly Fiorina Announces She's Running For President

NPR News - Mon, 2015-05-04 03:37

Fiorina joins a crowded field of Republicans already seeking the nomination. Retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson announced his campaign on Sunday.

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