National / International News

End Of Windows XP Support Spells Trouble For Some

NPR News - Mon, 2014-04-07 22:06

Microsoft will end support for the persistently popular Windows XP on Tuesday. The move could put everything from the operations of heavy industry to the identities of everyday people in danger.

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Village hopes to stub out smoking

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-07 21:57
A village is hoping to become smoke-free by asking people not to smoke in public places.

La. Congressman Asks For Forgiveness After Compromising Video

NPR News - Mon, 2014-04-07 21:47

A newspaper in West Monroe, La., published a video of freshman U.S. Rep. Vance McAllister kissing a woman who wasn't his wife.

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Senate OKs Jobless Bill; House Prospects Slimmer

NPR News - Mon, 2014-04-07 21:38

The Senate voted 59-38 Monday to resurrect federal jobless benefits for the long-term unemployed. Republican supporters appealed to Speaker Boehner to permit election-year action in the House too.

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Sea search for more plane signals

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-07 21:27
Teams searching for the missing Malaysian plane say they need more further contact with signals before sending a submersible to search for debris.

'Tragic' Peaches on front pages

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-07 21:18
The death of TV presenter Peaches Geldof features on most front pages, while the controversy over Culture Secretary Maria Miller's expenses rumbles on.

Tube 'inserted in wrong patient'

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-07 21:08
A memo is sent out to staff in the Northern Health Trust after a plastic tube is accidentally inserted into the wrong patient at Antrim Area Hospital.

Illegal parking fines refunded

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-07 20:58
An east London council is refunding up to £347,000 to drivers after parking tickets were illegally issued by a dozen cameras.

Liberals head for Quebec victory

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-07 20:22
Quebec's Liberal Party is set to form a majority provincial government, routing the Canadian province's main separatist party.

Spinal shocks revive paralysed legs

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-07 20:12
Four paralysed men have been able to move their legs for the first time in years after electrical stimulation of their spinal cords, US doctors report.

Study: States Did Better Job Running Elections In 2012

NPR News - Mon, 2014-04-07 20:03

Most states improved improved their election performance between 2008 and 2012, with overall wait times at polling stations decreasing in many places.

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