National / International News

O.J. And Oscar Trials: A 'Combination Of Celebrity, Wealth And Murder'

NPR News - Tue, 2014-06-17 08:04

O.J. Simpson's Ford Bronco was chased by police 20 years ago, marking the start of what was dubbed the "trial of the century." But how does its coverage compare with the Oscar Pistorius trial?

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Man Freed After Confessing To Killing Son During Interrogation

NPR News - Tue, 2014-06-17 08:04

After years in prison, Adrian Thomas was found not guilty for the murder of his infant son. His story was told in Scenes of a Crime. In this encore broadcast, the film's co-director explains the case.

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Democrats Unveil A Bill To Ban Internet Fast Lanes

NPR News - Tue, 2014-06-17 08:01

Lawmakers are stepping into the ongoing tussle over whether companies should have to pay more for faster Internet service to consumer homes.

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'Women abducted' in Kenya attack

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-17 07:44
At least 12 women are abducted in the latest attack on Kenya's coast, residents say, in an assault President Kenyatta blames on local politicians.

Kingman wins St James's Palace Stakes

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-17 07:43
Kingman shows his blistering pace to win the St James's Palace Stakes on day one of the 2014 Royal Ascot meeting.

PM backs 'hard-headed' Iran dialogue

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-17 07:42
David Cameron says he wants to rebuild diplomatic relations with Iran but will proceed with a "clear eye and hard head".

U.S. Captures Suspected Ringleader Of Attack In Benghazi

NPR News - Tue, 2014-06-17 07:34

Ahmed Abu Khattala was captured by American troops after coordinating with U.S. law enforcement. Khattala was charged last summer.

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Six held over PSNI vehicle contracts

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-17 07:25
Six men have been arrested in Northern Ireland and England as part of an investigation into the awarding of a number of PSNI vehicle contracts.

VIDEO: Painting found under early Picasso

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-17 07:23
A portrait of an unknown man has been found underneath an early Picasso painting

VIDEO: Passport chief apologises for delays

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-17 07:21
The head of the Passport Office, Paul Pugh, has apologised for delays in handling passport applications.

Deadly attack on Russian TV crew

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-17 07:20
A Russian journalist is killed in a mortar attack in east Ukraine, reports say, while a blast hits a major pipeline carrying gas to Europe.

A Native American Take On Tornadoes

NPR News - Tue, 2014-06-17 07:13

What causes deadly twisters? The Native Americans of Oklahoma offered one answer.

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VIDEO: Warning over 'crash for cash' cases

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-17 07:10
One of the UK's biggest car insurers says the number of crash for cash claims from fraudsters went up by more than 50 percent last year.

Returning Azarenka loses at Eastbourne

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-17 07:07
Victoria Azarenka suffers a three-set defeat by Italy's Camila Giorgi on her return from injury in Eastbourne.

Man Emerges From Picasso's Painting 'The Blue Room'

NPR News - Tue, 2014-06-17 07:03

The painting's surface depicts a scene in Pablo Picasso's studio in Paris, with a woman bathing between a window and a table. But the canvas holds a different scene underneath.

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Obama Proposes Creation Of World's Largest Ocean Sanctuary

NPR News - Tue, 2014-06-17 06:57

President Obama proposed expanding a sanctuary created by President George W. Bush. The proposal would affect the ocean surrounding the Pacific Remote Islands south and west of Hawaii.

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Driver jailed for girlfriend's death

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-17 06:45
A man who admitted driving "a wee bit too fast" when he crashed his car killing his girlfriend is jailed for six months for causing her death.

NHS 'facing £2.5bn funding gap'

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-17 06:35
The NHS in Wales faces a £2.5bn funding gap in the next 10 years, according to new research.

Legal duty over resuscitation orders

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-17 06:33
Doctors have a legal duty to consult with and inform patients if they are to place a Do Not Resuscitate order on medical notes, says England's Court of Appeal.

Fried food limit in school meals

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-17 06:29
School meals in England will have to include at least one portion of vegetables a day and there will be a limit on fried food and pies.
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