National / International News

At Least 20 Workers Killed In Turkish Mine Explosion

NPR News - Tue, 2014-05-13 08:49

Dozens are missing and hundreds still trapped following an explosion and fire at a coal mine in western Turkey. The accident was the latest in a long series of mining disasters in the country.

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6 Ukrainian Soldiers Killed In Ambush

NPR News - Tue, 2014-05-13 08:45

Meanwhile, Germany's foreign minister was trying to jumpstart talks between the central government in Kiev and pro-Russian militants in the east.

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Big Questions Now That Europeans Can Edit Google Search Results

NPR News - Tue, 2014-05-13 08:34

The ruling by the European Union's highest court will require Google to remove material that citizens find embarrassing or harmful. But how does this play out, practically?

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Terry signs new one-year Chelsea deal

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-13 08:29
Chelsea captain John Terry signs a new one-year contract that will see him stay at Stamford Bridge until 2015.

International Envoy To Syria Lakhdar Brahimi Will Step Down

NPR News - Tue, 2014-05-13 08:29

Lakhdar Brahimi steps down without making any progress toward ending Syria's civil war. Brahimi took over for Kofi Annan, who resigned in 2012 after a similarly frustrating term.

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VIDEO: Deep-sea 'graveyard' filmed

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-13 08:21
Footage recorded by the oil and gas industry shows the carcasses of four large marine creatures in a deep-sea "graveyard" off the coast of Angola.

Free school meals plan 'red rating'

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-13 08:18
Nick Clegg's plan for free school meals in England has been given a "red" rating in a Whitehall risk assessment.

Artist H.R. Giger, Creator Of Surreal Biomechanics, Dies

NPR News - Tue, 2014-05-13 08:10

You might not know the name, but you probably know the work: H.R. Giger created some of the most powerfully creepy visuals in Hollywood's history for 1979's sci-fi film Alien.

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AUDIO: Free school meals 'will be delivered'

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-13 08:09
Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg insists schools will be ready to provide free lunches for all their infant pupils by the time the scheme starts this September.

City tram ticket prices announced

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-13 08:08
Ticket prices for Edinburgh's new tram service are confirmed at £8 for a return and £5 for a single journey.
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