National / International News

Man dies after Blackpool house fire

BBC - Sat, 2015-07-25 05:38
A man has died in hospital following a fire at his home in Blackpool.

Three cleared of IPL spot-fixing

BBC - Sat, 2015-07-25 05:32
Indian fast bowler Shanthakumaran Sreesanth and two teammates are cleared of spot-fixing in the Indian Premier League, by a court in Delhi.

Hamilton takes crushing Hungary pole

BBC - Sat, 2015-07-25 05:25
Lewis Hamilton takes a superb pole position at the Hungarian Grand Prix, beating team-mate Nico Rosberg by half a second.

Hibernian 2-6 Rangers

BBC - Sat, 2015-07-25 05:22
Three of Rangers' new signings make scoring debuts to steer Mark Warburton's men past Hibernian in the Challenge Cup.

VIDEO: Obama holds news briefing in Kenya

BBC - Sat, 2015-07-25 05:18
US President Barack Obama and Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta hold a news briefing in Nairobi.

Lord's son 'died of brain injuries'

BBC - Sat, 2015-07-25 05:12
A British medical expert tells a Kenyan inquest that Alexander Monson, the son of a British Lord, died of brain injuries while in police custody.

Funeral for Tower Bridge death man

BBC - Sat, 2015-07-25 04:51
A funeral is held for prolific young fundraiser Tommy Blackmore who died after being found injured near Tower Bridge.

VIDEO: Shark kills diver off Tasmania

BBC - Sat, 2015-07-25 04:43
A man has been killed by a shark off the Tasmanian coast, the first such death in the region for 17 years.

Pentagon Asks 'Armed Citizens' Not To Stand Guard At Recruiting Centers

NPR News - Sat, 2015-07-25 04:18

The Department of Defense said it appreciates the "outpouring of support" but that the practice "could adversely impact our mission, and potentially create unintended security risks."

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Commons outdated says youngest MP

BBC - Sat, 2015-07-25 04:17
Westminster must decide whether it is a museum or a functional parliament, according to the UK's youngest MP.

Rogers back with Australia squad

BBC - Sat, 2015-07-25 04:05
Australia hope Chris Rogers will be fit for next week's third Ashes Test after suffering a dizzy spell at Lord's.

What Do We Value More: Young Kids Or Fast Food?

NPR News - Sat, 2015-07-25 04:03

A study shows persistently low wages for early childhood education.

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First Chattanooga Shooting Victim Is Laid To Rest

NPR News - Sat, 2015-07-25 03:47

Family and friends gathered to say goodbye to Marine Staff Sgt. David Wyatt at his church and along the streets of Chattanooga on Friday.

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Proposed Muslim Cemetery Rattles North Texas Town

NPR News - Sat, 2015-07-25 03:47

A plan for a cemetery in Farmersville, north of Dallas, sparked a debate among residents. The mayor of the mostly white community says it will likely be approved, but some are pushing for a no vote.

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A Navajo Speaker Says The Language Connects Her With Her Culture

NPR News - Sat, 2015-07-25 03:47

Navajo Nation voters decided this week that their tribal presidents should not be required to speak fluent Navajo. One 23-year-old, a fluent Navajo speaker, disagrees.

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3 Things To Know About NPR's Policy Regarding Offensive Language

NPR News - Sat, 2015-07-25 03:47

There are times when obscene words are heard, but they are rare. Editors balance respect for listeners against the news value of the language.

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Obama Gets A Warm Welcome In His Father's Homeland

NPR News - Sat, 2015-07-25 03:47

There's a festive air in Nairobi with the arrival of President Obama for his first visit since being elected. His focus is on promoting African entrepreneurs and getting electricity to rural areas.

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5 Airlines Investigated For Post-Derailment Price-Gouging

NPR News - Sat, 2015-07-25 03:47

The Transportation Department is examining airline ticket prices before and after the Philadelphia Amtrak derailment in May. NPR's Scott Simon talks to the AP's Scott Mayerowitz.

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Grandmaster Flash's car 'given away'

BBC - Sat, 2015-07-25 03:46
Hip-hop pioneer Grandmaster Flash's sports car is accidentally given to someone else by a New York car park attendant, police say.

Fear grows for 'vanished' woman

BBC - Sat, 2015-07-25 03:35
Concern grows for a Solihull grandmother who seemingly vanished in the middle of the night.