National / International News

Pope Francis condemns 'evil' mafia

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-21 09:08
Pope Francis condemns the mafia's "adoration of evil" at a mass in Calabria, the southern Italian base of the 'Ndrangheta crime syndicate.

Some Of Us Sacrifice More To Stay In Home Sweet Home

NPR News - Sat, 2014-06-21 09:07

Blacks and Latinos are much more likely to say housing prices have forced them to move to places where they felt less safe and had worse schools.

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Wales prop Lee cited after second Test

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-21 09:01
Scarlets prop Samson Lee is cited following Wales' 31-30 second Test defeat by South Africa in Nelspruit.

Guildford Four's Gerry Conlon dies

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-21 08:48
Gerry Conlon, who was wrongly convicted of the 1974 IRA Guildford pub bombing, dies aged 60 after an illness.

Rooney backs manager Hodgson

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-21 08:43
Wayne Rooney says Roy Hodgson is the right manager for England despite a group-stage exit at the 2014 Fifa World Cup.

I'm not trying too hard - Hamilton

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-21 08:41
Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton denies he was trying too hard after making two mistakes and qualifying ninth in Austria.

Fire at ASOS warehouse 'deliberate'

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-21 08:34
A fire which caused "substantial damage" to online fashion retailer ASOS's distribution centre is being treated as arson, police say.

Police step up security at Maracana

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-21 08:26
Extra security is planned for the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro for the World Cup game between Russia and Belgium.

Thousands celebrate summer solstice

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-21 08:14
An estimated 37,000 people gather at Stonehenge to mark the summer solstice, as police report a small number of arrests.

AUDIO: Pacific rowers 'saved just in time'

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-21 08:05
Four men have been airlifted to safety after their boat started sinking in a rowing race across the Pacific.

South Africa 31-30 Wales

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-21 07:49
Wales are denied a first Test win in South Africa as the Springboks secure a late victory in an exhilarating second Test.

S Korea soldier 'kills comrades'

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-21 07:46
A South Korean soldier has shot dead five comrades, injured five more and fled from an outpost near the border with North Korea, officials say.

Egyptian Judge Confirms Death Sentence Of More Than 180

NPR News - Sat, 2014-06-21 07:44

The same judge had originally sentenced 683 people to the death penalty. The defendants, mostly supporters of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood, were accused of attacking a police station.

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Massa takes shock Austria pole

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-21 07:43
Felipe Massa took a sensational pole position for Williams at the Austrian Grand Prix as the Mercedes pair hit trouble.

Talks Yield Possible Framework For Iran Nuclear Deal

NPR News - Sat, 2014-06-21 07:22

Pressure is increasing for a deal over limiting Iran's nuclear program in exchange for reduced economic sanctions. Negotiators have one month until the current temporary agreement will expire.

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Can Europe cope with sea migrants?

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-21 07:15
Can continent cope with ever increasing numbers of arrivals?

Show of force raises Iraq tensions

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-21 07:07
Thousands of Shia militia loyal to powerful cleric Moqtada al-Sadr parade in Baghdad, raising sectarian tensions amid fighting in northern Iraq.

How inequality drives Iraq's Sunni rebellion

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-21 06:57
Is social inequality the real driver of Sunni revolt in Iraq?

Science Of Stink: Blame Sulfur Compounds For Your Garlic Breath

NPR News - Sat, 2014-06-21 06:48

A sulfur compound in garlic can linger in the body for up to two days, stinking up your breath, sweat and pee. Milk, parsley or citrus might help break it down more quickly or mask the stench.

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Revelers Greet The Midsummer Sunrise At Stonehenge

NPR News - Sat, 2014-06-21 06:41

New-agers, pagans and modern-day Druids began the longest day of the year with songs, dance and yoga at the ancient stones on Salisbury Plain.

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