National / International News

'Race against time' in China capsize

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-02 08:11
Chinese rescuers are in a "race against time" to find survivors among hundreds of people missing in a capsized cruise ship on the Yangtze River.

VIDEO: Smiler crash: Mobile phone footage

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-02 08:06
Mobile phone footage shows the Smiler ride at Alton Towers immediately after a crash that seriously injured four people.

Nadal v Djokovic: Who will win?

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-02 08:04
As Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic prepare to meet in the French Open quarter-final, is Nadal finally the underdog?

US terror police shoot man dead

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-02 08:01
Boston officials say a man has been fatally shot by law enforcement agents with the Joint Terrorism Task Force.

NZ thump England to draw series

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-02 08:00
England slip to a crushing 199-run defeat in the second Test at Headingley and a 1-1 series draw with New Zealand.

Killer father 'researched executions'

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-02 07:54
A man who stabbed his family to death before killing himself had researched carrying out executions days before, an inquest hears.

Newcastle end interest in Vieira

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-02 07:37
Steve McClaren is the favourite to get the Newcastle head coach's job after Patrick Vieira is ruled out of the running.

VIDEO: Fifa news conference

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-02 07:35
A news conference is being held at Fifa's headquarters in Zurich, following the arrests last week of senior officials as part of an FBI investigation.

'Suggestive' song 'not rape invite'

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-02 07:19
A student wearing fishnet stockings sang a "suggestive song" in front of her teacher who raped her while on a school trip, a court hears.

Harlem Hellfighter And Jewish Soldier Get Long-Overdue Medals Of Honor

NPR News - Tue, 2015-06-02 07:10

Historians say Sgt. William Shemin and Sgt. Henry Johnson haven't been properly recognized for their bravery under fire.

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Quebec separatist Parizeau dies

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-02 06:57
Jacques Parizeau, the former Quebec premier who nearly led the French-speaking province to independence, dies at the age of 84.

VIDEO: 'People were screaming and shouting'

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-02 06:50
Four people have been seriously injured in a crash between two carriages on a ride at Alton Towers in Staffordshire.

Murray ready for 'big' Ferrer test

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-02 06:49
Andy Murray faces David Ferrer while Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal meet for a place in the French Open semi-finals.

O'Connell to end Ireland career

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-02 06:42
Ireland captain Paul O'Connell will retire from international rugby after the World Cup - while he is also set to leave Munster.

How The YMCA Helped Shape America

NPR News - Tue, 2015-06-02 06:33

Many of today's fitness trends can be traced back to the pioneering programs of the YMCA.

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Reports: Sepp Blatter's Top Lieutenant Involved In $10 Million Payment

NPR News - Tue, 2015-06-02 06:14

The payment was allegedly part of a bribe to help South Africa secure the right to host the World Cup. The revelation brings the bribery scandal within striking distance of FIFA's longtime president.

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Messi an extra-terrestrial - Buffon

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-02 06:00
Barcelona forward Lionel Messi is "an extra-terrestrial who plays with us humans", says Juventus keeper Gianluigi Buffon.

Carriages crash on Alton Towers ride

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-02 05:56
Two carriages on the Smiler ride at Alton Towers in Staffordshire collide.

If Your Doctor Leaves Your Health Plan, You Can't Easily Follow

NPR News - Tue, 2015-06-02 05:50

Consumers can switch plans outside of the annual open enrollment period for some specific life changes, but generally not when a doctor falls out of the plan.

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Facebook to open AI lab in Paris

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-02 05:48
Facebook expands its research into artificial intelligence, opening its first lab in Europe.