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Brain damaged boy in £13m payout

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-11 15:05
A boy who suffered brain damage at birth is awarded a £13m-compensation package.

Trounced by a brain-training octogenarian

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-11 15:04
Trounced by a brain-training octogenarian

VIDEO: Girl, 11, is youngest US chess master

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-11 15:00
Chess prodigy, 11, beats all-comers in US

Tuesday's gossip column

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-11 14:57
Inter Milan want Yaya Toure, Man City keen to sign Saido Berahino and Kevin De Bruyne, plus more.

Reshuffle sparks 'licence fee battle'

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-11 14:53
The cabinet reshuffle attracts widespread coverage, with much of the focus on the new culture secretary and claims his appointment is a warning shot at the BBC.

Exotic Vinegar Flies Invade California After World Tour

NPR News - Mon, 2015-05-11 14:39

One critter traveled around the globe from Australia on a eucalyptus tree. The other hitched a ride on a Central American flower. These flies are the tip of the invasive insect iceberg in California.

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NFL's Aaron Hernandez 'shot witness'

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-11 14:21
Former New England Patriots player and convicted killer Aaron Hernandez is charged with witness intimidation, say prosecutors.

Why Food Companies Should Be More Afraid Of Water Scarcity

NPR News - Mon, 2015-05-11 14:10

An environmental sustainability group assessed how 37 U.S. food companies are responding to escalating water risks. It found most have a long way to go to improve water efficiency and other practices.

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NFL Suspends Tom Brady For 4 Games Over 'Deflategate' Scandal

NPR News - Mon, 2015-05-11 13:56

Days after a lengthy report found it was "more probable than not" that quarterback Tom Brady knew of rule-breaking, the NFL suspends him for four games next season and fines his team $1 million.

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Brady banned over 'Deflategate'

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-11 13:54
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady is suspended for four games after an inquiry into under-inflated balls.

Ennis-Hill not 'cattle prod' for KJT

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-11 13:52
Katarina Johnson-Thompson's coach will not use Jessica Ennis-Hill's return as a "cattle prod" to get the best out of her.

Le Pen father to set up 'grouping'

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-11 13:43
France's National Front (FN) founder Jean-Marie Le Pen says he plans to set up his own "grouping" after being suspended from the far-right party.