National / International News

'Mass jailbreak' from Yemen prison

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-30 10:41
About 1,200 prisoners, including al-Qaeda suspects, escape from jail in Yemen following clashes, officials say

The Greek debt crisis by the numbers

Marketplace - American Public Media - Tue, 2015-06-30 10:40

The need-to-know numbers about the Greek debt crisis, explained by Paddy Hirsch.

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Writer and Host: Paddy Hirsch

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Leicester sack manager Pearson

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-30 10:35
Leicester sack manager Nigel Pearson.

Deadline In Iran Nuclear Talks Extended To July 7

NPR News - Tue, 2015-06-30 10:21

The negotiations in Vienna are aimed at limiting Iran's nuclear program in return for lifting economic sanctions imposed by the West.

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Pope In U.S. Visit Will Meet With Poor, President, Politicians

NPR News - Tue, 2015-06-30 10:16

The Vatican announced that Pope Francis will visit Cuba and the U.S. Sept. 19-28. He will become the first pope to address Congress.

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Apple launches Beats 1 radio station

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-30 10:10
Apple's Beats 1 radio station launches with Zane Lowe presenting the first show from New York.

London couple among Tunisia dead

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-30 10:09
A couple described as "born and bred" Londoners are among those killed in last week's Tunisian beach attack, their family confirms.

VIDEO: Westminster Hall

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-30 10:07
MPs in Westminster Hall took part in debates on topics including shale gas.

Egypt president vows tougher laws

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-30 10:03
Egypt's president vows to enact legal reforms so death sentences can be enforced more swiftly, a day after the assassination of the public prosecutor.

Still She Rises: Misty Copeland Makes History With American Ballet Theatre

NPR News - Tue, 2015-06-30 10:00

Misty Copeland didn't begin ballet until she took a free class at a Boys & Girls Club. Today she became the first black female principal dancer with the U.S.'s premiere dance company.

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Zane Lowe debuts Beats 1 radio show

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-30 09:58
Former Radio 1 presenter Zane Lowe has broadcast his first show on Apple Music's Beats 1 radio station.

Terror accused trio's trial halted

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-30 09:16
The trial of three men accused of helping a Cardiff teenager reach Syria to fight with Islamic State is halted by a judge at the Old Bailey.

With Seconds To Spare, 70-Year-Old Woman Finishes 100-Mile Endurance Race

NPR News - Tue, 2015-06-30 09:13

Runners have a 30-hour cutoff in which to finish the Western States Endurance Run. Rob Krar won the race in 14:48:59, but the loudest cheers were reserved for Gunhild Swanson who clocked 29:59:54.

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Russia examines Baltic independence

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-30 09:09
Russian prosecutors will examine whether the Soviet Union acted legally when it recognised the Baltic states' independence in 1991.

Tunisia killer 'trained in Libya'

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-30 09:08
Tunisian security sources say that Seifeddine Rezgui, who killed 38 people in an attack on a hotel in the resort of Sousse, was trained in Libya.

Injured Bolt out of Paris & Lausanne

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-30 09:07
Usain Bolt withdraws from the Diamond League races in Paris and Lausanne next month because of a pelvic injury.

VIDEO: The shot that was too good for Roger

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-30 09:01
Damir Dzumhur took Switzerland's Roger Federer by surprise with a sublime passing shot during his first service game.

11:59:60 — Look For An Extra Tick Of The Clock Tonight

NPR News - Tue, 2015-06-30 08:58

"Leap seconds" are added from time to time to keep atomic clocks in sync with a time standard tied to the rotation of the Earth. This will be the 26th time it's been done.

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Christie enters race for White House

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-30 08:52
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has officially launched his bid to become the next president of the United States.

Murray through in Wimbledon heat

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-30 08:50
Britain's Andy Murray begins his Wimbledon campaign with a win over Mikhail Kukushkin as the Centre Court temperature reaches 41C.