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Pope Reportedly Says That 1 In 50 Clergy Are Pedophiles

NPR News - Sun, 2014-07-13 11:54

In an interview with an Italian newspaper, Francis is quoted as calling pedophilia a "leprosy in our house." The Vatican has disputed parts of the article.

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Warburton could be left without a team

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-13 11:13
Wales' regions confirm they have a "legally-binding agreement" preventing WRU-contracted Sam Warburton playing for them.

Martin wins Women's British Open

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-13 10:43
American Mo Martin is the surprise winner of the Women's British Open at Royal Birkdale, finishing one under par.

Germany Wins World Cup Over Argentina With Late-Game Goal

NPR News - Sun, 2014-07-13 10:43

In a tense match that saw a lot of action but no score for more than 90 minutes of play, Germany was finally victorious over Argentina to take home the 2014 World Cup title on Sunday with a 1-0 win.

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Famed conductor Lorin Maazel dies

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-13 10:41
Lorin Maazel, widely seen as one of the greatest modern conductors of classical music, dies in the US, aged 84.

WATCH: Russian Beachgoers Caught In Surprise Hailstorm

NPR News - Sun, 2014-07-13 10:01

A video captures a rapid 35 degree temperature drop followed by the onslaught of golf-ball sized hail at a beach in Novosibirsk.

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Rose secures Scottish Open title

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-13 09:55
England's Justin Rose wins the Scottish Open at Royal Aberdeen after carding a six under 65 for a 16-under total.

'Big gaps' in Iran nuclear talks

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-13 09:49
Key players in the talks on Iran's nuclear programme warn of deep differences between Iran and world powers, with only a week left to strike a deal.

Conductor Lorin Maazel, Who Brought America To The Podium, Dies

NPR News - Sun, 2014-07-13 09:41

A second-generation American, he was one of the most prominent conductors of the post-World War II era, leading orchestras and opera companies on both sides of the Atlantic. He died Sunday at 84.

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Supermoon: Your pictures

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-13 09:31
The supermoon as seen from around the world

VIDEO: Warning over child dental health

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-13 09:21
Nearly 500 young children a week are being admitted to hospital to have rotten teeth removed, according to NHS figures.

GB's triathletes win mixed relay gold

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-13 09:20
The Brownlee brothers help Great Britain's triathletes win gold at the Mixed Relay World Championships in Hamburg.

VIDEO: Call for airport expansion response

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-13 09:09
A group of business leaders has criticised the government's lack of response to a report on airport expansion.

Gavin Hastings is Games chieftain

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-13 09:06
The first chieftain of the athletes' village at the Commonwealth Games is former Scotland rugby captain Gavin Hastings.

Rival rebels clash at Libya airport

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-13 08:49
At least seven people die in fierce clashes between rival militias at the international airport in the Libyan capital, Tripoli.

'Little Scotland' votes for UK unity

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-13 08:40
A mock independence vote held in a part of England dubbed "Little Scotland" rejects breaking up the United Kingdom.

Clergyman dies in diving incident

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-13 08:38
A Presbyterian clergyman from Donemana, County Tyrone, dies after getting into difficulties while diving off the County Donegal coast.

Antares Blasts Off On ISS Supply Mission

NPR News - Sun, 2014-07-13 08:28

The rocket, built by commercial firm Orbital Sciences, carries an unmanned Cygnus capsule. It lifted off from a pad at Wallops Island, Va.

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England and India draw first Test

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-13 08:23
India overcome an early wobble to bat out the final day and draw the first Test against England at Trent Bridge.

Children's TV 'in long-term decline'

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-13 08:13
Home-grown children's television programming is now in long term decline, Teletubbies creator Anne Wood tells the BBC.
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