National / International News

With The End In Sight, Holder Reflects On His Legacy

NPR News - Sun, 2014-09-28 06:12

Attorney General Eric Holder tells NPR's Carrie Johnson that he's sorry his parents couldn't see Obama's tribute to him on Thursday — and that his greatest regret hit home on a visit to Newtown.

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RAF drafted in for Alice search

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-28 06:00
The RAF is drafted in to help with the search for missing Alice Gross, as runners taking part in the Ealing Half Marathon wear yellow ribbons in support.

It's been a very tough week - Murray

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-28 05:57
An emotional Andy Murray praises the support of his family as he secured the Shenzhen Open after a "very tough week".

VIDEO: Mr and Mrs Clooney step out in Venice

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-28 05:44
Hollywood actor George Clooney has shown off his wife, Amal Alamuddin, the day after the couple married in Venice.

Hong Kong Police Use Tear Gas On Large Pro-Democracy Protest

NPR News - Sun, 2014-09-28 05:36

Video footage from earlier in the day showed protesters using umbrellas to try to deflect pepper spray and water cannons as officers attempted to disperse the crowd.

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Bellingham to stop cancer treatment

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-28 05:30
Actress and TV presenter Lynda Bellingham says she has chosen to stop chemotherapy for cancer in November "in order to pass away by the end of January".

Reporter's Notebook: In Eastern Ukraine, A Bellicose Mood Prevails

NPR News - Sun, 2014-09-28 05:04

On a return trip to eastern Ukraine, NPR's Eleanor Beardsley found a ceasefire that feels shaky and separatists who are full of swagger and determined to press their fight for independence.

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VIDEO: Tory predicts UKIP Clacton 'walkover'

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-28 04:51
David Davis says the Clacton by-election for a previous Tory seat "looks like it is going to be a walkover" for UKIP.

PM defends Iraq air strike strategy

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-28 04:49
David Cameron defends efforts to combat Islamic State militants in Iraq using air strikes, saying the UK's military approach is not "simplistic" but part of a comprehensive strategy.

Rosneft and Exxon find Arctic oil

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-28 04:49
Russian energy giant Rosneft says it has discovered oil with its US project partner Exxon Mobil at a controversial well in the Arctic.

'Magic' Messi hails 400-goal mark

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-28 04:45
Barcelona forward Lionel Messi "never imagined" scoring over 400 career goals while Luis Enrique hails the Argentine's "magic".

Woman injured by takeaway robbers

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-28 04:44
A woman working in a Chinese restaurant in north Belfast had to be treated in hospital after a robbery in the early hours of Sunday.

Scot 'to return to gun attack jail'

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-28 04:43
Lawyers acting for a Scot shot by a prison guard in Pakistan call on David Cameron to intervene, after it emerged that plans were under way to return him to the jail where he was attacked.

Chelsea enquire over Twickenham move

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-28 04:28
Chelsea have contacted the RFU about the possibility of playing at Twickenham for a season while Stamford Bridge is redeveloped.

More Than 30 Feared Dead In Japanese Volcano's Eruption

NPR News - Sun, 2014-09-28 04:25

Officials say the hikers were found close to the mountain's peak, in cardiac and respiratory arrest. More than 200 hikers survived Saturday's eruption.

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Tory welfare cap to fund youth jobs

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-28 03:54
The Tories would cap benefits further to fund three million apprenticeships if they win the general election, says David Cameron.

Tear Gas Flies As Pro-Democracy Protests Swell In Hong Kong

NPR News - Sun, 2014-09-28 03:50

Hong Kong police used tear gas on Sunday as they tried to clear thousands of pro-democracy protesters gathered in a challenge to Beijing over its decision to restrict democratic reforms for the city.

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Detroit Salon Finds New Ways To Use Old Hair

NPR News - Sun, 2014-09-28 03:35

New businesses in Detroit are helping revitalize the economy. One of those new businesses is the Social Club Grooming Company, a barbershop/salon that promotes sustainability.

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Some Democrats At Odds Over Obama's Claim To Airstrike Authority

NPR News - Sun, 2014-09-28 03:35

President Obama did not seek permission from Congress to launch airstrikes last week. Legal experts and some lawmakers question how valid his claims for action are.

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Russia Moves To Protect Its 'Information Sovereignty'

NPR News - Sun, 2014-09-28 03:35

Russia's parliament, the Duma, approved a bill on Friday that would limit foreign ownership of Russian media to less than 20 percent.

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