National / International News

Javid wants Fifa to publish report

BBC - 7 hours 31 min ago
The government calls on Fifa to publish in full the investigation into the 2018 and 2022 World Cup bidding process.

Will Opec cut oil production?

BBC - 7 hours 34 min ago
Should Opec cut production to boost prices?

Hughes to have scans on Wednesday

BBC - 8 hours 2 min ago
Australia batsman Phil Hughes remains in a critical condition after being struck on the head and will have scans on Wednesday.

For More Local Turkeys To Hit Holiday Tables, You Need An Abattoir

NPR News - 8 hours 17 min ago

Demand for locally raised birds is growing faster than small farms can keep pace with. One New England farmer is making a bold move to get more gobblers to the table.

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For More Local Turkeys To Hit Holiday Tables, You Need An Abattoir

NPR News - 8 hours 17 min ago

Like many small farmers, Kate Stillman faced a big hurdle to getting her local birds to your dinner plate: no place to process them. So she took on big debt, and a little sexism, to build her own.

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Vodafone gave too much data to police

BBC - 8 hours 29 min ago
Vodafone sent the phone data of more than 1,000 News UK workers to police after being asked for the details of just one journalist, the Met Police says.

Ebola Is Changing Course In Liberia. Will The U.S. Military Adapt?

NPR News - 8 hours 33 min ago

The U.S. had planned to build 17 treatment units across Liberia, one in each county's major town. Now that more cases are appearing in remote areas, the Army may need to rethink its strategy.

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Armed jewel robbers in Paris chase

BBC - 8 hours 48 min ago
Two armed robbers who held up a jewellery shop and took a hostage hand themselves in to police following a chase across Paris.

VIDEO: Angelina Jolie on directing Unbroken

BBC - 9 hours 4 min ago
Oscar winning actress Angelina Jolie has attended the premiere in London of her new film, Unbroken.

At Vandalized Ferguson Businesses, Anger And Tears

NPR News - 9 hours 27 min ago

In Ferguson, Mo., some residents spent Tuesday cleaning up looted and vandalized businesses near the police station — some for the second time since the August shooting sparked public outcry.

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At Vandalized Ferguson Businesses, Anger And Tears

NPR News - 9 hours 27 min ago

In Ferguson, Mo., some residents spent Tuesday cleaning up looted and vandalized businesses near the police station — some for the second time since the August shooting sparked public outcry.

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Five children die in US house fire

BBC - 9 hours 31 min ago
Five children have died after a fire destroyed a mobile home in a small town in southern Texas, local media report.

Community Activists Question Timing Of Grand Jury Announcement

NPR News - 9 hours 43 min ago

Some of those who attended planning meetings with local officials blamed police and the county attorney's office for fueling the unrest by making the finding public at night and with little warning.

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Manchester City 3-2 Bayern Munich

BBC - 9 hours 49 min ago
Sergio Aguero boosts Manchester City's Champions League hopes with two late goals to beat Bayern Munich 3-2.

Messi breaks Champions League record

BBC - 9 hours 57 min ago
Barcelona's Lionel Messi becomes the Champions League's all-time top scorer by scoring against Apoel Nicosia.

Bureaucratic Hoops Make D.C. Affordable Housing Units Hard To Sell

NPR News - 10 hours 4 min ago

This problem exists nationwide, but in the nation's capital, there are more requirements and restrictions. For example, D.C. limits the maximum resale price and makes homeowners wait before they sell.

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In Pakistan, A Self-Styled Teacher Holds Class for 150 In A Cowshed

NPR News - 10 hours 4 min ago

In a remote village, poor children are on the front line of an education battle. The village's only educated person aims to teach them — and shame teachers who are paid but don't show up for work.

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Missouri Governor Adds 'Significantly' To National Guard In Ferguson

NPR News - 10 hours 5 min ago

"The violence we saw in the areas of Ferguson last night cannot be repeated," Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon said Tuesday. He said there will be a total of 2,200 National Guardsmen in the region tonight.

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Administration Warns Employers: Don't Dump Sick Workers From Plans

NPR News - 10 hours 15 min ago

Brokers and consultants have told large employers they could save money by shifting workers with expensive health conditions into insurance marketplace exchanges. Now that has been deemed illegal.

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The Psychic Effects Of Seeing Police Everywhere In Ferguson

NPR News - 10 hours 20 min ago

A heavy police presence intended to protect Ferguson following a chaotic night of unrest is making some locals even more anxious.

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