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Crimea's Tatars defy rally ban

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-18 04:11
Military helicopters fly low over thousands of Tatars in Crimea, in an apparent attempt to disrupt rallies marking Stalin's mass deportations.

China To Send More Ships To Evacuate Its Citizens From Vietnam

NPR News - Sun, 2014-05-18 03:47

Anti-Chinese riots have erupted in Vietnam over a Chinese oil rig in disputed waters. Two Chinese workers have been killed.

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Thousands celebrate Saints cup win

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-18 03:38
Scottish Cup Final: Perth hosts open-top bus parade for trophy winners St Johnstone.

McConnell Faces Challenge From The Right In Tuesday Midterms

NPR News - Sun, 2014-05-18 03:37

On Tuesday, voters in six states head to the polls for primary elections. NPR's Charles Mahtesian gives NPR's Lynn Neary a preview of what to expect.

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Court User Fees Bill Defendants For Their Punishment

NPR News - Sun, 2014-05-18 03:37

Courts have found a new source of funding by charging fees to defendants who go through the criminal justice system. NPR's Joe Shapiro tells NPR's Lynn Neary about his year-long investigation into the fees.

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Voters Hope Modi Can Revive India's Economy

NPR News - Sun, 2014-05-18 03:37

NPR's Lynn Neary talks to Sadanand Dhume of the American Enterprise Institute about the results of the Indian election.

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Child Soldiers Freed In Central African Republic Struggle To Adapt

NPR News - Sun, 2014-05-18 03:37

The U.N. has negotiated the release of more than 1,000 child soldiers in CAR. NPR's Lynn Neary talks to Alexandra Zavis, a reporter who met with some of the former child fighters.

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Safety Of Ukraine's Presidential Election In Doubt In The East

NPR News - Sun, 2014-05-18 03:37

Ukraine votes next week in a presidential election, but there's still separatist unrest in the east. NPR's Corey Flintoff tells NPR's Lynn Neary how a local oligarch restored peace in one city.

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Poverty, A Frustrating Mix Of Bad Choices And Bad Luck

NPR News - Sun, 2014-05-18 03:37

Stories about poverty can evoke strong reactions, in part because Americans are conflicted about the topic. Both bad circumstances and bad choices can be the cause.

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Himalayan remains may be missing man

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-18 03:19
The parents of a man missing in the Himalayas for six months confirm items found near human remains in Nepal belonged to their son.

Scotland's richest 100 'get richer'

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-18 03:06
Scotland's richest people see their fortunes rise faster than the rest of Britain's wealthiest, according to the Sunday Times Rich List.

Bekele wins Great Manchester Run

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-18 03:06
Ethiopian Kenenisa Bekele claims victory from Kenya's Wilson Kipsang by five seconds in the 2014 Great Manchester Run.

How A Conservative Darling Could Lose His Conservative State

NPR News - Sun, 2014-05-18 03:03

Sam Brownback's reelection as the GOP governor of Kansas might have been a slam dunk, but he's managed to anger enough constituency groups — including some Republicans — that now he faces a real race.

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Search for missing kayaker resumes

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-18 03:02
A search is resuming for a kayaker whose boat overturned on Bala Lake in Gwynedd, while another adult and child were rescued from the water.

UK plane to join Nigeria search

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-18 02:54
An RAF spy plane has left the UK to help search for 223 schoolgirls abducted by Islamic militants in Nigeria, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) has said.

N Korea apology for building collapse

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-18 02:27
North Korea issues a rare apology for the collapse of an apartment building in Pyongyang last week which is feared to have killed scores of people.

Bishop backs same-sex marriage

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-18 01:57
A Church of Ireland Bishop voices his support for the introduction of civil marriage for same-sex couples.

Premier League 'treats staff fairly'

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-18 01:42
The Premier League defends its working environment as pressure grows on chief executive Richard Scudamore.

Do We Need This Government Agency? 'Let Me Google That'

NPR News - Sun, 2014-05-18 01:30

Why would anyone pay for something when the exact same thing is available for free? That's the question asked of an obscure federal agency pursuing a Cold War mission in the age of the search engine.

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The Merits Of Income Inequality: What's The Right Amount?

NPR News - Sun, 2014-05-18 01:29

Economists say too much income inequality is a bad thing. But they also say some inequality is necessary, and even good for society. Here are suggestions for finding that balance.

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