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Lebanese journalists killed in Syria

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-15 03:48
Funerals are to take place for three Lebanese journalists for the Hezbollah TV station al-Manar who were killed in Syria on Monday.

Breaking Bad star wins fan prom date

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-15 03:25
Actor Bryan Cranston helps a teenage Breaking Bad fan secure a date to his prom, by filming a special proposal in character as Walter White.

Spain’s social wi-fi tycoon

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-15 03:25
Meeting Martin Varsavsky - Spain’s social wi-fi tycoon

Ukrainian Military Says It Is Moving Against Pro-Russia Protesters

NPR News - Tue, 2014-04-15 03:25

Special forces will try to dislodge armed men who are occupying government buildings in eastern Ukraine. Russia's role in those protests "seems much more evident," NPR's Ari Shapiro reports.

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Runner Returns To Boston With A New Outlook On Life

NPR News - Tue, 2014-04-15 03:24

Demi Clark was just feet from finishing the 2013 Boston Marathon when her life changed forever as a bomb went off next to the course. Now she's back for another go and a chance to inspire others.

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EU safer lorries plan may cut deaths

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-15 03:23
MEPs overwhelmingly back new rules to make big lorries safer for other road users and more fuel-efficient.

How to move a T-Rex dinosaur

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-15 03:16
How do you take a huge dinosaur skeleton across the US?

Mladic trial keeps genocide charges

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-15 03:14
Judges at the trial of ex-Bosnian Serb army chief Ratko Mladic reject a move to drop genocide charges relating to the Bosnian war in the 1990s.

Panda is artificially inseminated

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-15 03:04
Edinburgh Zoo's giant Panda Tian Tian is artificially inseminated.

Sometimes Getting Along Comes Down To How You Say 'Gravy'

NPR News - Tue, 2014-04-15 03:03

A recent study on immigrant job-seekers in the United Kingdom reminds us again of the importance of code-switching: Unwritten cultural codes in conversation can have far-reaching impacts.

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AUDIO: RNIB: UK needs sight loss advisors

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-15 02:48
Every eye clinic in the UK should provide access to a sight loss advisor, the RNIB has claimed.

Disabled man's rail 'discrimination'

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-15 02:48
A train company investigates after a disabled man claimed he was not allowed to board a crowded carriage.

'Blood moon' eclipse in Americas

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-15 02:42
Your photos across the Americas of the total lunar eclipse

Hillsborough behind Gerrard reaction

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-15 02:38
Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard reveals why he reacted so emotionally after Sunday's victory over Manchester City.

Did You See It? If Not, Here's The 'Blood Moon'

NPR News - Tue, 2014-04-15 02:35

The view was great across much of the Americas early Tuesday as the moon turned red during a total lunar eclipse. If you missed it, the next one comes on Oct. 8.

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Americas sees 'Blood moon' eclipse

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-15 02:34
Skywatchers in the Americas have caught a rare celestial show caused by the Earth's shadow falling across the Moon.

House prices continue to accelerate

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-15 02:32
The rate at which UK house prices are rising has continued to increase, official figures show, with prices up 9.1% in the year to February.

US Airways apologises for porn tweet

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-15 02:27
US Airways apologises after an explicit photo was sent from its official Twitter account in response to a customer complaint.

UK inflation falls to 1.6% in March

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-15 02:26
UK's inflation rate, as measured by the consumer prices index, fell to 1.6% in March, the Office for National Statistics says.

England places up for grabs - Cook

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-15 02:26
Captain Alastair Cook says there are places to be won in the England Test side to face Sri Lanka in June.
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