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Nigeria voting extended to Sunday

bbc - Sun, 03/29/2015 - 06:18
Elections in Nigeria, Africa's most populous nation, are extended to Sunday in some parts of the country after delays and a number of attacks.
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Guards leave prison; inmates choose to stay

cnn - Sun, 03/29/2015 - 05:09
Guards abandoned a prison in Debaltseve, Ukraine, but some of the inmates chose stayed behind. CNN's Yasmin Amer reports.
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Jihadists in Syria 'capture Idlib'

bbc - Sun, 03/29/2015 - 04:37
Islamist militants capture the north-western Syrian city of Idlib for the first time, monitoring groups and jihadists say.
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Alps co-pilot 'predicted notoriety'

bbc - Sun, 03/29/2015 - 04:35
The co-pilot of the Germanwings Airbus which crashed in the French Alps predicted "one day everyone will know my name", his ex-girlfriend says.
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Graphene light bulb set for shops

bbc - Sun, 03/29/2015 - 03:46
A light bulb made with graphene - said by its UK developers to be the first commercially viable consumer product using the super-strong carbon - is to go on sale later this year.
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Couple marry in supermarket aisle

bbc - Sun, 03/29/2015 - 03:22
A couple marry in the Easter egg aisle of the Cambridgeshire supermarket where they shared their first date.
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Michelle Obama: My challenge to you

cnn - Sun, 03/29/2015 - 03:18
It has been five years since I started Let's Move!, an initiative to address childhood obesity and help all our kids grow up healthy. And as we mark this fifth anniversary, we're celebrating how far we've come, we're challenging ourselves to do even more, and we're committing to be true champions for this issue in the years ahead. That's our theme for this anniversary year: Celebrate, challenge, champion.
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Question about Michael Brown leads to beating on train

cnn - Sun, 03/29/2015 - 03:17
When one man sat down next to a second man in a St. Louis light rail car late Monday and asked him his opinion on the shooting of Mike Brown in Ferguson, it was not the beginning of a discussion. It was the start of an assault.
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SNP will make change 'for all UK'

bbc - Sun, 03/29/2015 - 03:10
SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon says her party will reform the "discredited Westminster system" for ordinary people, wherever they are in the UK.
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LZ: Republicans' new 'culture wars' on gay rights?

cnn - Sun, 03/29/2015 - 02:55
Barney Frank, to say the least, knows his way around politics. In a Chicago appearance recently, the retired congressman had the sold-out crowd at the Center on Halsted well entertained as he detailed his 45-year journey in public service.
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Using the power of bikes to change lives

cnn - Sun, 03/29/2015 - 02:38
At 74 years old, Marilyn Price still remembers the first time she rode a bike.
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Is California wine safe to drink?

cnn - Sun, 03/29/2015 - 02:28
A lawsuit that's causing panic among drinkers of some California wine starts with a history lesson.
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The name of new 'Walking Dead' series is...

cnn - Sun, 03/29/2015 - 02:24
It's official: AMC's "The Walking Dead" companion series has a title.
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VIDEO: Nigeria elections: Key points

bbc - Sun, 03/29/2015 - 02:12
It has been an eventful day for Nigeria, as the country votes in long-awaited presidential elections. BBC Africa looks back at the day's key developments.
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Briton's father in plea to airlines

bbc - Sun, 03/29/2015 - 02:07
The father of a British man killed in the Alps air crash urges airlines to look after pilots "properly", saying the victims of the disaster should "never be forgotten".
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Hotel siege: Diplomat, 19 others killed

cnn - Sun, 03/29/2015 - 02:02
A siege that started with gunmen detonating a bomb and spraying bullets in a hotel in Somalia ended early Saturday with at least 20 people dead, authorities said.
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Actress apologizes over racial claim

cnn - Sun, 03/29/2015 - 01:55
Actress Taraji P. Henson apologized Friday for claiming her son was racially profiled during a traffic stop in Southern California last year.
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Spectator killed at Nurburgring race

bbc - Sun, 03/29/2015 - 01:50
A spectator is killed in a crash involving British driver Jann Mardenborough during an endurance race at the Nurburgring.
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Secrets abound in new 'James Bond' trailer

cnn - Sun, 03/29/2015 - 01:36
James Bond's latest mission has been revealed in the first trailer for "SPECTRE" which was released Friday.
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Kenya ministers suspended over graft

bbc - Sun, 03/29/2015 - 01:31
Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta suspends four ministers and 12 other high-ranking officials after they were implicated in corrupt deals.
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