National / International News

Vietnam and China ships 'collide'

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-07 03:57
Vietnamese naval ships and Chinese vessels collide in a disputed part of the South China Sea, as Beijing seeks to set up an oil rig, Vietnam says.

VIDEO: Video shows plane stowaway in wheel

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-07 03:50
Officials in the US have released surveillance footage of the moment when a stowaway teenager emerged from the wheel mechanism of a plane.

Weak Wii U sales hurt Nintendo

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-07 03:48
Nintendo swings to a net annual loss after sales of the Wii U fall well short of the company's original forecasts.

Female boss appointed by French club

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-07 03:46
French side Clermont Foot become the highest-profile European men's team to name a female manager as Helena Costa takes charge.

Thailand court ousts PM Yingluck

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-07 03:39
Thailand's Constitutional Court orders Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra and several of her ministers to step down on abuse of power charges.

Death punch jail term 'not lenient'

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-07 03:35
The Court of Appeal rejects the Attorney General's referral of a four-year jail sentence given to a man who killed someone with Asperger's Syndrome with a single punch.

Fears for woman after village blaze

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-07 03:11
Fears are growing for a woman after fire destroyed a house in a village on the Aberdeenshire coast.

Flowers admits drug possession

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-07 03:11
Former Co-op Bank boss Paul Flowers pleads guilty to possessing drugs, including cocaine and ketamine, at Leeds Magistrates' Court.

VIDEO: 'Twist and lies' in Evans court case

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-07 03:10
Nigel Evans describes facing people "exaggerating" plus twists and lies at his trial where he was cleared.

Democrats Play Wait-And-See On Benghazi Panel

NPR News - Wed, 2014-05-07 03:03

Despite a call from some to boycott the GOP's newest Benghazi probe, Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and other Democrats aren't going that far — yet.

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Draw My Left! No, No, My Other Left! A Hidden Bias In Art History Revealed

NPR News - Wed, 2014-05-07 03:03

Why is it that in thousands of portraits done all over the world, artists emphasize the left side of the subject's face? There's a bias here, and it's hiding in our brains.

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Thai Court Removes Prime Minister Yingluck From Office

NPR News - Wed, 2014-05-07 03:02

Saying Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra had violated Thailand's constitution, the Constitutional Court ousted the caretaker leader Wednesday, along with nine ministers.

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