National / International News

Book News: George R.R. Martin Will Republish Children's Book From 1980

NPR News - Tue, 2014-08-05 06:34

Also: The queen's former press secretary is reportedly writing a book about the royal family; Sheila Heti interviews Joan Didion.

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Fighting Genital Cutting Of British Girls: A Survivor Speaks Out

NPR News - Tue, 2014-08-05 06:15

Her family said they were going on a vacation. But Nimco Ali was taken to a woman who performed genital mutilation. Now Ali is helping the more than 100,000 girls in the U.K. possibly at risk.

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TV science fan jailed for pipe bombs

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-05 06:10
A science fan who made six pipe bombs after being inspired by a television show is jailed for six months.

VIDEO: Emotions as exam results are opened

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-05 06:03
Students across Scotland are receiving their exams results for the first time since new national qualifications were introduced.

UN alarm over Iraqi Yazidi children

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-05 05:48
The UN children's agency has expressed "extreme concern" over reports that 40 children from Iraq's Yazidi minority died after an offensive by jihadists.

Blood app 'can detect diseases'

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-05 05:46
A team has developed an app and small lens add-on that allows blood-cell analysis via your smartphone, which it says can detect diseases such as malaria in seconds.

Possible Ebola exposure case watched

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-05 05:35
A Welsh resident who may have been exposed to the deadly Ebola virus while visiting western Africa is being monitored by health officials.

The mystery Turk gagged on Twitter

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-05 05:29
The anonymous account that's been gagged in Turkey

VIDEO: Israel pulls troops out of Gaza

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-05 05:23
Israel has withdrawn its ground troops from Gaza as part of a three-day ceasefire, brokered by Egypt.

Captain was drunk in charge of ship

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-05 05:22
Drunken sailor Andrejs Borodins admits piloting a 1,300 cargo ship down the Tay while almost four times the alcohol limit.

Duncan Smith: Ready to sail into sunset?

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-05 05:18
Iain Duncan Smith muses on his political career over lunch

U.S. Major General Killed By Insider Attack In Afghanistan

NPR News - Tue, 2014-08-05 05:17

An attacker wearing an Afghan military uniform shot at service members from the NATO-led coalition. A U.S. official says one service member was killed and 15 were injured.

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Switzerland adopts Russia blacklist

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-05 05:06
Switzerland is blacklisting dozens of influential Russians and pro-Russian separatists in line with EU sanctions over Ukraine.

Making An All-American White House Dinner With Some African Flair

NPR News - Tue, 2014-08-05 05:05

After Tuesday's African summit sessions, the White House is preparing to host the 50 heads of state and the chairman of the African Union for dinner. What goes into preparing a formal dinner for 400?

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Ex-DJ Denning admits abusing boys

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-05 04:56
Ex-BBC Radio 1 DJ Chris Denning pleads guilty to a string of historical sex charges against boys, but will stand trial on 12 further charges.

F1 boss Ecclestone pays to end trial

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-05 04:56
A German court agrees to end the bribery trial of Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone in exchange for a $100m (£60m) payment from him.

VIDEO: Northern cities unveil transport bid

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-05 04:55
Representatives from five cities in the North of England are calling for a £15bn 15-year plan to be adopted to improve transport.

Death-kick child killer gets life

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-05 04:52
A man who murdered his girlfriend's two-year-old daughter by kicking her so hard he ruptured her liver, is jailed for life.

Gaza crisis: Survivors, no winners

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-05 04:50
No-one is able to claim victory over Gaza, Jonathan Marcus says

Israel pulls troops out of Gaza

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-05 04:50
Israel withdraws its troops from the Gaza Strip to "defensive positions" outside the Palestinian territory, as a 72-hour truce takes effect.
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