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When A Bullet Misses Its Target, It Can Still Kill

NPR News - Sun, 2014-06-01 15:00

In places where bullets fly regularly, there's a new kind of "duck and cover" lesson for kids. The impact of stray bullets isn't widely studied, but their indiscriminate nature is known all too well.

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Deadly blast strikes north Nigeria

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-01 14:32
At least 14 people are reported killed in an explosion targeting people watching football in the north-eastern Nigerian town of Mubi.

Hodgson tells players to sing anthem

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-01 13:32
England manager Roy Hodgson expects all of his players to show their pride by singing the national anthem at the World Cup.

Taliban celebrate prisoner 'victory'

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-01 13:21
Taliban leader Mullah Omar hails the exchange of five Guantanamo Bay detainees for a US soldier as a "big victory", as the US defends the swap.

UK's 'EU quit warning' on president

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-01 12:58
German magazine Der Spiegel says PM David Cameron warned the UK could leave the EU if Jean-Claude Juncker became president.

Husband charged with nurse's murder

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-01 12:43
The husband of nurse Rui Li, who was found dead in a car in Bournemouth, is charged with her murder and her stepson is charged with assisting an offender.

Suspect 'admitted' Brussels killings

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-01 12:28
Prosecutors say a Frenchman being held over a fatal shooting at the Jewish Museum in Brussels admitted the killings in a video.

VIDEO: 'Our son needs time to decompress'

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-01 12:10
US soldier Sgt Bowe Bergdahl, who has been released after nearly five years in captivity in Afghanistan, needs time to ''decompress'', his parents have told a news conference.

Ex-rebel becomes El Salvador leader

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-01 12:04
Former left-wing rebel leader Salvador Sanchez Ceren is sworn in as El Salvador's president following his narrow election victory in March.

Happy England camp head for 'Hotel Hodgson'

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-01 11:56
No news is good news as a relaxed England head to Miami for their final World Cup warm-up games, says Phil McNulty.

Winston Churchill's daughter dies

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-01 11:33
Lady Mary Soames, the last surviving child of wartime leader Winston Churchill, dies at the age of 91.

Turkey capital hit by fresh clashes

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-01 11:00
Fresh clashes hit the Turkish capital, Ankara, a day after unrest broke out on the first anniversary of nationwide anti-government protests.

VIDEO: Climate change to cause flash floods

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-01 10:58
The Met Office has issued a warning of more summer flash floods, because of climate change.

Report: NSA Collects Millions Of Photos For Facial Recognition Project

NPR News - Sun, 2014-06-01 10:53

Documents leaked by Edward Snowden show the NSA is scouring emails, text messages, social media, videoconferences and other sources looking for facial-recognition quality photographs.

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Warming 'to increase severe floods'

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-01 10:51
Global warming will lead to a significant increase in extreme summer downpours and flash floods in the UK, a study suggests.

VIDEO: Taliban celebrate prisoner 'victory'

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-01 10:37
Afghan Taliban leader Mullah Mohammad Omar has issued a rare public statement hailing the exchange of five Guantanamo Bay detainees for a Taliban-held US soldier as a "big victory".

Sam Smith scores number one album

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-01 10:07
BBC Sound of 2014 winner Sam Smith soars to the top of the UK album chart with his debut record, In The Lonely Hour.

Murray to play for third straight day

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-01 09:45
Andy Murray must recover quickly from a draining win to take on Fernando Verdasco in the French Open last 16 on Monday.

Missing divers found by search crews

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-01 09:45
Two divers are found safe after a search was launched when they failed to return to their boat.

Second attack at house within hours

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-01 09:25
Two men are physically assaulted at a house in Belfast just hours after the same property was targeted in a racist hate crime.
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