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James Holmes Trial Set To Begin In Colorado, 3 Years After Cinema Shooting

NPR News - Mon, 2015-04-27 04:34

More than 1,000 days after James Holmes opened fire on an audience at a midnight movie premiere in Aurora, Colo., his trial will begin in earnest Monday.

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Midwife admits baby death 'mistakes'

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-27 04:28
A former midwife at Furness General Hospital in Cumbria admits "making mistakes" which contributed to the deaths of two babies.

Jobs blow as paper maker collapses

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-27 04:27
Fife-based paper maker Tullis Russell goes into administration with the loss of 325 jobs, and putting a further 149 at risk.

Winning is in our DNA - Nick Clegg

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-27 04:21
Nick Clegg disputes predictions in the polls that the Liberal Democrats will lose several seats at the election and said that winning was in his party's DNA.

Shake-up plan hits Deutsche shares

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-27 04:20
Deutsche Bank shares fall after it unveils a plan to cut costs by €3.5bn (£2.5bn) and sell off its Postbank business.

Algeria's extremely close title race

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-27 04:20
In Algeria's Ligue 1, only 11 points separate all 16 clubs with just four games still to play.

Nepal quake aid effort stepped up

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-27 04:13
International efforts to bring aid to Nepal are stepped up as the death toll from Saturday's devastating earthquake reaches 3,726.

Bruce Jenner: why are some people painting their nails?

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-27 04:09
How people are coming out in support of transgender Bruce Jenner

Bridge 'more a sport than shooting'

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-27 04:05
The card game Bridge is "arguably" a sport and could qualify for lottery funding, a High Court judge finds.

Pepsi to ditch artificial sweetener

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-27 03:59
A controversial artificial sweetener is being removed from Diet Pepsi in the US following consumer concerns about its safety.

Real best team in world - Hernandez

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-27 03:54
Manchester United's Javier Hernandez says his loan club Real Madrid are the "best team in the world".

How are climbers being evacuated from Everest?

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-27 03:53
Rescue teams are racing to get to climbers who survived avalanches on Mount Everest after Nepal's earthquake before their supplies run out.

Serious fire in Londonderry

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-27 03:46
Police and Fire crews are dealing with a serious fire at De Burgh Square in Londonderry.

Motorists warned on car hire abroad

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-27 03:45
Motorists going abroad after 8 June are being warned they will need to take a special code with them if they want to hire a car.

VIDEO: Man rescued two days after quake

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-27 03:34
A team of Turkish rescue workers have pulled a man alive from the rubble of a building in Kathmandu, two days after the earthquake

Bashir re-elected Sudan leader

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-27 03:24
Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir, accused of war crimes in Darfur, is re-elected with 94% of the vote, official results say.

Wife's joy at India climber's Everest escape

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-27 03:22
Indian climber Sangeeta Bahl speaks to the BBC's Geeta Pandey about her joy at mountaineer husband Ankur Bahl's escape from Saturday's earthquake in Nepal.

Silk Road 'link' to six drug deaths

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-27 03:17
Six people who died from overdoses bought their drugs via the Silk Road marketplace, claims the US government.

More Than 3,700 Dead In Nepal As Earthquake's Toll Rises

NPR News - Mon, 2015-04-27 03:17

Aftershocks are rattling survivors' nerves and making the recovery even more challenging. In one district, 400,000 people were affected by the quake and more than 4,000 homes are now unsafe.

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Juventus boss angry over violence

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-27 03:15
Juventus boss Massimiliano Allegri says "only a madman" would bring children to games after trouble in the Turin derby.