National / International News

US PGA final round resumes after rain

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-10 10:40
The US PGA Championship final round has resumed after a delay of one hour 50 minutes due to a waterlogged course at Valhalla.

Pellegrini hopeful of title defence

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-10 10:37
Boss Manuel Pellegrini is confident Manchester City can retain the Premier League despite their Community Shield defeat.

Look For The Super-Est Moon Of The Summer

NPR News - Sun, 2014-08-10 10:34

The second of three so-called "supermoons" this year can be seen under clear skies Sunday night, but some argue the term is a bit of a stretch.

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VIDEO: At the 'final front line' in Iraq

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-10 10:31
US forces carry out strikes around the Kurdish controlled city of Irbil, where thousands of Christians have taken refuge.

Private Prisons House More Latinos Than Do Public Ones, Study Finds

NPR News - Sun, 2014-08-10 10:27

An analysis of federal data by a University of Oregon sociologist echoes earlier research suggesting that white inmates are underrepresented at private prisons relative to public facilities.

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Heavy rain and wind cause disruption

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-10 10:25
Storms and heavy rain cause disruption across Britain as the remnants of what was Hurricane Bertha sweep across the country.

UK to 'step up' aid drops to Iraq

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-10 09:29
The UK is to "step up" aid supplies and send more "humanitarian advisers" to parts of Iraq under threat from Islamist militants, Downing Street says.

Wiggins in 125-mile London bike race

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-10 09:17
Sir Bradley Wiggins was among the star names taking part in a 125-mile cycle race from London's Olympic Park, amid warnings of storms and heavy rain.

St. Louis Police: Black Teen Shot In Altercation With Officers

NPR News - Sun, 2014-08-10 09:05

An 18-year-old man identified as Michael Brown, who was reportedly unarmed, was shot several times and killed on Saturday in what police say was a struggle that ensued after he assaulted an officer.

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Four released over GBH attack on man

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-10 08:54
Four teenagers arrested over an attack which left an 18-year-old man with a broken jaw and a fractured eye socket are released on bail pending further inquiries.

West African Border Crossings On Lockdown Amid Ebola Spread

NPR News - Sun, 2014-08-10 08:54

Guinea denied earlier reports that it had closed its border with neighboring Liberia, but sources on the scene say trucks are blocking the crossings.

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'Lucky escape' after tree hits taxi

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-10 08:51
Two people have a lucky escape after strong winds bring down trees in East Yorkshire hitting roofs and a taxi.

Traders angry as parade closes shops

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-10 08:41
The closure of shops in Belfast city centre during a republican anti-interment rally had a "severe impact on trade", the chamber of commerce has said.

Egypt calls for fresh Gaza ceasefire

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-10 08:37
Egypt calls on Israel and Palestinian factions to accept a proposal for a fresh 72-hour ceasefire in Gaza, beginning on Sunday evening.

VIDEO: Highlights: Arsenal 3-0 Man City

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-10 08:27
Arsenal beat Premier League champions Manchester City 3-0 to lift the Community Shield at Wembley.

Winds gusting up to 50mph expected

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-10 08:25
Winds gusting up to 50mph expected to hit as the remains of ex-hurricane Bertha continue to sweep across Wales.

Broad may wear mask in Oval Test

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-10 08:24
England's Stuart Broad may wear a protective mask to play in the final Test against India after suffering a broken nose.

Arsenal 3-0 Manchester City

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-10 08:23
Arsenal send out a statement of intent for the season as they impressively dismiss Manchester City in the Community Shield.

Liberia buckles under Ebola strain

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-10 08:19
Liberia's information minister admits that the country's health care system has been overwhelmed by the spread of the deadly Ebola virus.

Widnes Vikings 6-28 Castleford Tigers

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-10 08:13
Castleford Tigers outplay Widnes Vikings in the Challenge Cup semis to reach Wembley for the first time in 22 years.

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