National / International News

Nairobi airport crash halts flights

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-04 06:03
Flights into Kenya's main airport are being diverted after a plane crash-landed on the runway in the capital Nairobi.

North Korea: New Sanctions Prove U.S. 'Inveterate Repugnancy'

NPR News - Sun, 2015-01-04 05:36

The statement by an unnamed foreign ministry official in Pyongyang comes two days after President Obama slapped new sanctions on the hard-line regime.

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Driver held after officers injured

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-04 05:33
Woman arrested on suspicion of drink driving after two police officers hit by car and seriously injured in Tipton

Man to leave home after race attack

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-04 05:16
The victim of a racially-motivated hate crime in west Belfast has told the BBC he wants to leave the area immediately.

Greece must 'abide' by bailout terms

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-04 05:04
Germany expects Greece to uphold the terms of its international bailout agreement, a spokesman for Chancellor Angela Merkel says.

More Bodies, Wreckage, Recovered From AirAsia Flight

NPR News - Sun, 2015-01-04 04:43

Search-and-rescue teams have recovered another four bodies from the Java Sea, bringing the number to 34 from the crash of Flight QZ8501, which was carrying 162 passengers went it went down a week ago.

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Funeral for murdered NY officer Liu

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-04 04:17
Police officers from across the US are to attend the funeral of the second New York policeman shot dead in a patrol car last month.

VIDEO: Bushfires rage in Southern Australia

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-04 04:12
Hundreds of firefighters are continuing to tackle some of the worst bushfires to hit South Australia for more than 30 years.

New York Prepares For Slain Officer's Funeral

NPR News - Sun, 2015-01-04 04:07

NYPD officer Wenjian Liu will be laid to rest Sunday. Liu and his partner were killed last month. Cops from around the U.S. will attend, and questions remain about how they'll greet Mayor de Blasio.

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Boko Haram 'seizes Nigerian army base'

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-04 03:56
Officials in Nigeria say Boko Haram has seized a town and a military base used by a multinational force set up to fight the Islamist group.

VIDEO: Brad Pitt leads awards sing-along

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-04 03:53
Brad Pitt leads a sing-along at the Palm Springs International Film Festival in a bid to encourage the correct pronunciation of actor David Oyelowo's name.