National / International News

Canada attack 'not linked to IS'

BBC - 5 hours 37 min ago
Canada's foreign minister tells the BBC there is no evidence so far that the man behind gun attacks in Ottawa was linked to Middle Eastern jihadists.

Daniel Pearl murder suspect released

BBC - 5 hours 39 min ago
One of the suspects in the murder of American journalist Daniel Pearl, beheaded in 2002, is set free by an anti-terrorism court in Pakistan.

Mali's First Ebola Case In Current Outbreak Is 2-Year-Old Girl

NPR News - 5 hours 54 min ago

The toddler was reportedly brought by her grandmother from neighboring Guinea, where the epidemic is raging.

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'Modern day slavery' farmer jailed

BBC - 5 hours 59 min ago
A horse farmer who forced a "terrified" vulnerable man to work unpaid for 13 years in "modern day slavery" is jailed for four-and-a-half years.

First transplant of 'dead' heart

BBC - 6 hours 4 min ago
Surgeons in Australia say they have performed the first heart transplant using a "dead heart".

VIDEO: Police spy 'was paid to love me'

BBC - 6 hours 5 min ago
The Metropolitan Police is to pay more than £400,000 to a woman whose child was fathered by a man who she did not know was an undercover police officer.

Mile-long blood trail investigated

BBC - 6 hours 12 min ago
Police investigate a trail of blood stretching more than a mile through the streets of Hull.

Women propose sex strike for peace

BBC - 6 hours 26 min ago
Female peace activists think the strike could force men to end armed conflict.

VIDEO: Namibian house prices create slums

BBC - 6 hours 30 min ago
Tamasin Ford reports on the effects of rapidly rising house prices in Windhoek, Namibia.

NY doctor tests positive for Ebola

BBC - 6 hours 30 min ago
A US doctor who returned to New York from Ebola-hit Guinea in West Africa becomes the first person to test positive for the virus in the city.

Son is held over couple's deaths

BBC - 6 hours 36 min ago
The 42-year-old son of an elderly couple killed in County Donegal is being questioned about their deaths.

GDP rises by 0.7% in third quarter

BBC - 6 hours 42 min ago
The economy expanded at a slower pace in in the three months to 30 September following a 0.9% rise in the second quarter, the ONS said.

VIDEO: Crossbow bolt shot dog recovering

BBC - 7 hours 23 sec ago
A Staffordshire bull terrier shot through the skull with a crossbow bolt is making a "miraculous" recovery following surgery.

Payout to mother of secret PC's child

BBC - 7 hours 1 min ago
The Metropolitan Police is to pay £425,000 to a woman whose child was fathered by a man she did not know was an undercover police officer.

A Wisecracking Biochemist Shares Her Kitchen ABCs

NPR News - 7 hours 1 min ago

Shirley Corriher, author of Cookwise: The Hows and Whys of Successful Cooking, has tips on taking the bitter bite out of coffee, and holding onto cabbage's red hue while it's in the pan.

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PODCAST: All I want for Christmas is a gift I ordered

A physician who traveled to West Africa to care for Ebola patients is now in isolation at Bellevue Hospital in New York City. More on precautions being taken in his care. Plus, some news out of Europe this morning: members of the European Union have agreed on new targets for emissions. Back here in the states, investors continue to pay attention to energy prices which are on the decline. More on that. And in Chicago this weekend, UPS will hold a recruiting event to hire temporary drivers. The company says it needs 95,000 seasonal workers to meet the demand from holiday shoppers and to avoid what happened last year.

The Queen sends her first tweet

BBC - 7 hours 12 min ago
The Queen sends her first tweet to launch the London Science Museum's ambitious new Information Age gallery.

A Black Cosmetic Company Sells, Or Sells Out?

NPR News - 7 hours 16 min ago

Entrepreneur Lisa Price started Carol's Daughter to create natural hair and skin products for black women. Now that L'Oreal owns the brand, can it maintain the loyalty of African-American customers?

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A Black Cosmetic Company Sells, Or Sells Out?

NPR News - 7 hours 16 min ago

Carol's Daughter was started to sell products for black women who wear their hair natural. But ever since L'Oréal bought the brand, folks are wondering if it can maintain the loyalty of its customers.

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Man With Hatchet Shot Dead After Attacking NYPD Officers

NPR News - 7 hours 17 min ago

The attacker charged a group of patrol officers in Queens, wounding two of them. A bystander was hit by a stray police bullet as police engaged the assailant.

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