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US mansion family 'killer' named

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-21 08:31
Police in Washington DC name a man they believe held a family and housekeeper hostage in their home before killing them.

Corfu family hope 'lessons learned'

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-21 08:31
The mother of two children killed on a Thomas Cook holiday in Corfu says she hopes lessons have been learned from their deaths.

Austin bet could net fans £7,905

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-21 08:28
A bet on QPR's Charlie Austin to score for England could earns thousands of pounds for Poole Town fans.

Qatar workers' 'pathetic' conditions

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-21 08:15
Qatar 2022 World Cup migrant workers speak out

'Rosetta Stone' for prostate cancer

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-21 08:12
Scientists have unveiled a comprehensive genetic map of advanced prostate cancer, hailing it as the disease's "Rosetta Stone".

VIDEO: Orphaned duck loving office life

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-21 08:11
When a duckling was orphaned and found in a neighbour's garden, businessman Austin Hutchinson came to the rescue and now they are inseparable.

McDonald's faces worker protests

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-21 08:06
Thousands of workers and union supporters protest outside McDonald's headquarters, as the fast food firm continues to face wage pressure.

Man jailed for 'brutal' quarry murder

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-21 08:04
A man is jailed for 28 years for murdering a "naive pensioner" whose body was found in a disused quarry.

DNA hints at earlier dog evolution

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-21 08:02
Swedish researchers say that dogs may have been domesticated much earlier than some studies suggest.

Urban Food Forests Make Fruit Free For The Picking

NPR News - Thu, 2015-05-21 07:57

Urban orchards are dropping everything from apples to avocados on Seattle, Bloomington, Ind., Boston and several other cities. Advocates say orchards can have longer lasting impact than gardens.

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Lawro's predictions v DJ Fresh & Adam F

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-21 07:53
Mark Lawrenson takes on drum and bass duo DJ Fresh & Adam F for his predictions for the final day of the Premier League season.

Overnight Contacts Can Help Kids' Sight During Day, But Also Carry Risks

NPR News - Thu, 2015-05-21 07:52

Ophthalmologists and cornea specialists have raised concerns about the lenses, citing studies and their own experiences treating children and teens who developed eye infections after wearing them.

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Britons reach final qualifying round

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-21 07:49
Britons Kyle Edmund and Jo Konta reach the final round of French Open qualifying with straight-sets wins.

Black Sabbath celebrate Ivors win

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-21 07:38
Black Sabbath have won a lifetime achievement prize at the Ivor Novello songwriting awards.

'Fast Track' Trade Authority Wins Key Test Vote In Senate

NPR News - Thu, 2015-05-21 07:31

Lawmakers voted 62-38 to limit debate on a bill that would grant the authority, a step toward a new trade pact with 11 Asia-Pacific nations.

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mSpy admits hacking and data theft

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-21 07:27
A company offering software that allows people to spy on others admits it has been hacked and had thousands of customer records leaked online.

Brazil 'race row' gymnasts suspended

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-21 07:18
Three Brazilian athletes are suspended after appearing to make racist comments on video about a black team-mate, prompting an investigation.

Proceeds of crime: Does crime pay?

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-21 07:05
How are the proceeds of crime recovered?

Myanmar to attend migrant talks

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-21 07:04
Officials in Myanmar say they will attend an emergency meeting in Thailand as the region tries to address the growing migrant crisis.

On 'Menace II Society' And 'Easy Rider': Why All The Talk On Bikers and Thugs Matter

NPR News - Thu, 2015-05-21 07:04

Many have contrasted the press' treatment of bikers in the Waco shootout with its treatment of black protesters. The Times' Blow says this speaks to an underlying fear "of the otherness of blackness."

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