National / International News

Mourners gather for Brown funeral

BBC - 11 hours 35 sec ago
Mourners gather in the US state of Georgia for the private funeral of Bobbi Kristina Brown, the only child of late singer Whitney Houston.

MH370 Update: Recovered Jet Section Arrives At French Lab For Testing

NPR News - 11 hours 5 min ago

After the large piece of debris was discovered on the French island of Reunion in the Indian Ocean this week, Malaysia Airlines said it "is almost certainly part of a Boeing 777."

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Independence supporters stage rally

BBC - 11 hours 7 min ago
Hundreds of people have marched across Glasgow in a call for Scottish independence "as soon as possible".

In Germany, Asylum-Seekers Could Fill A Chronic Workforce Need

NPR News - 11 hours 40 min ago

Germany has struggled with a record number of refugees, prompting calls for increased deportations. But German businesses see an opportunity in these newcomers to ease a shortage of skilled workers.

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England include Plunkett and Footitt

BBC - 11 hours 50 min ago
Bowlers Liam Plunkett and uncapped Mark Footitt are named in England's squad for the fourth Ashes Test against Australia.

Y Not Festival marks 10 years

BBC - 11 hours 57 min ago
A music festival that began as an "overspilled house party" marks its tenth anniversary after growing into an award-winning annual event.

Empire Strikes PAC And Other Punny SuperPAC Names

NPR News - 12 hours 12 min ago

My Cat Xavier For a Better Tomorrow, Tomorrow superPAC backed Hank the Cat in the 2012 Virginia Senate election. Xavier also cared about naps, treats, and prison reform.

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Police-Community Collaboration Has Helped Kept Peace In Cincinnati

NPR News - 12 hours 33 min ago

A 2001 agreement between Cincinnati police, the police union and community groups is credited with keeping protests peaceful there after the killing of an unarmed black motorist by a police officer.

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France Refuses To Sell Two Warships To Russia

NPR News - 12 hours 33 min ago

The dispute follows Russia's invasion of Ukraine. The 1.6 billion euro helicopter carriers are sitting in French dockyards.

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Zimbabwe May Give Land Back To Some White Farmers

NPR News - 12 hours 33 min ago

White farmers were driven out of Zimbabwe 15 years ago. Now the government says some white farmers could get their land back. NPR's Scott Simon speaks with Zimbabwean journalist Peta Thornycroft.

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Kerry Aims To Repair Relations With Egypt

NPR News - 12 hours 33 min ago

Secretary of State John Kerry visits Egypt on Sunday as the two countries intensify ties, despite the concerns of human rights advocates.

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SuperPac Filings, Candidates' Forums: The Week In Politics

NPR News - 12 hours 33 min ago

Hillary Clinton released her medical report, her tax returns, and a cache of unseen emails on Friday. NPR's Scott Simon talks politics with senior editor Ron Elving.

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Some Kazakhs Celebrate The Loss Of the 2022 Winter Olympics

NPR News - 12 hours 33 min ago

Kazakhstan lost its bid for the 2022 Winter Olympics to Beijing, but a number of Kazakhs who see this as an opportunity, not a loss.

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Kurdish Militias Appear To Be Sidelined By U.S.-Turkey Military Deal

NPR News - 12 hours 33 min ago

The military deal reached by the United States and Turkey is an attempt to refocus the fight against ISIS. NPR's Scott Simon talks to former U.S. Ambassador to Turkey Frank Ricciardone.

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Candidates Discuss Race And Cities At Urban League

NPR News - 12 hours 33 min ago

Five presidential candidates spoke at the National Urban League's annual conference on Friday. NPR's Scott Simon talks with Urban League President Marc Morial about what the candidates had to say.

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Edison's 'Little Monsters' Restored To Their Original Freakishness

NPR News - 12 hours 33 min ago

Visitors at the Thomas Edison National Historical Park can hear newly-restored Edison talking dolls. They are the stuff of nightmares. This story originally aired May 5 on All Things Considered.

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Black Lives Matter: Coming To A Museum Near You?

NPR News - 12 hours 33 min ago

How do you curate a museum exhibit about the protests in Ferguson, Mo.? NPR's Scott Simon speaks with the director National Museum of African American History and Culture, which will open next fall.

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Winds Of Change? Rhode Island Hopes For First Offshore Wind Farm

NPR News - 12 hours 33 min ago

Rhode Island is trying to have more success than a similar project off the coast of Massachusetts. However some residents worry the farm will disrupt the ocean view.

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Get fit like the pros for new season

BBC - 12 hours 38 min ago
Find out how it has never been easier to train for your local team like a Premier League star or World Cup winner does.

O'Donova Rossa ceremony takes place

BBC - 12 hours 43 min ago
The Irish president, prime minister and government ministers take part in the state centenary commemoration of the death of republican Jeremiah O'Donovan Rossa.

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