National / International News

'No concerns' at Farah's Salazar link

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-06 04:21
UK Athletics has "no concerns" over Mo Farah's link with his coach Alberto Salazar following allegations made in a BBC programme.

Alton Towers closed for weekend

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-06 04:17
Alton Towers will remain closed over the weekend while investigations into a serious rollercoaster crash continue, its owner confirms.

Djokovic beats Murray to reach final

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-06 04:17
Novak Djokovic sees off a thrilling fightback from Andy Murray to win their French Open semi-final in five sets.

Funeral for crash teen to be held

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-06 04:15
The funeral of one of two young men killed in a car crash on the outskirts of Londonderry will take place later.

Official Death Toll In China's 'Eastern Star' Disaster Rises To Nearly 400

NPR News - Sat, 2015-06-06 04:11

The cruise ship, which was righted on Friday, capsized on Monday in the Yangtze River with 456 people aboard.

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Horses die while 'racing' at fair

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-06 04:05
Two horses die after colliding while apparently being raced at the Appleby Horse Fair in Cumbria.

Egypt removes Hamas from terror list

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-06 04:03
Egypt's appeals court overturns an earlier ruling that listed the Palestinian group Hamas as a terrorist organisation, court officials say.

Putin tells West not to fear Russia

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-06 04:03
Only an insane person in a dream could imagine that Russia would attack Nato countries, President Vladimir Putin says.

American Pharoah Makes A Run At History

NPR News - Sat, 2015-06-06 03:53

The Triple Crown hopeful could beat the odds and win at Belmont Park on Saturday, but like so many other Kentucky Derby and Preakness winners, he'll have to beat a field of better-rested rivals.

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For New Mexico's Chiles, The Enemy Isn't Just Drought But Salt, Too

NPR News - Sat, 2015-06-06 03:34

Farmers in New Mexico are worried about the future of the state's most beloved crop: green and red chiles. They're increasingly relying on salty groundwater, which damages the soil and the crops.

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UN-Led Yemen Peace Talks Are Set For June 14

NPR News - Sat, 2015-06-06 03:34

The UN envoy for Yemen is trying to bring together all sides for talks in Geneva this month in an effort to end a devastating conflict in the poorest nation in the Middle East.

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Veterans Center Opens In LA After Years Of Controversy

NPR News - Sat, 2015-06-06 03:34

Homeless veterans are finding a new support system in the West Los Angeles VA Medical Center. A new building on the center's grounds will house a dozen homeless veterans.

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ISIS Attack On Kobani Looms Over Turkish Elections

NPR News - Sat, 2015-06-06 03:34

Last year's battle for the Syrian town of Kobani and dissatisfaction with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's huge new palace are issues in Sunday's Turkish parliamentary elections.

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Presidential Candidates Encounter Bumps In Early Campaigns

NPR News - Sat, 2015-06-06 03:34

It's a long road to November 2016, but there are already some bends in that road. NPR's Scott Simon talks to NPR's Ron Elving about where each of the candidates stands now.

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With New Hires, Snapchat Moves Beyond Messaging

NPR News - Sat, 2015-06-06 03:34

Sean Mills was recently named Snapchat's new head of original content. NPR's Scott Simon talks with NPR's David Folkenflik about where the app is headed and how it could be used in the next election.

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OPM Hackers Could Be Building Personal Databases

NPR News - Sat, 2015-06-06 03:34

The Office of Personnel Management was the target of a massive cyberattack. Four million people may have had their data stolen. OPM says it will start notifying victims on Monday.

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'Guardian' Editor: Edward Snowden 'Deserves Respect'

NPR News - Sat, 2015-06-06 03:34

Alan Rusbridger, former editor in chief of the Guardian, was the man who decided to publish Edward Snowden's stolen data. NPR's Scott Simon speaks with Rusbridger about how Snowden will be remembered.

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FA denies World Cup hosting interest

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-06 03:26
The FA is "not interested" in hosting the 2018 or 2022 World Cups if they are taken away from respective hosts Russia and Qatar.

Man sought after torso found in case

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-06 03:14
A woman's body with no arms, legs or head is found in a suitcase - and murder detectives name a man they are hunting.

Flat badly damaged in arson attack

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-06 03:09
The interior of a flat in Londonderry has been extensively damaged in an arson attack.

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