National / International News

Sterling's Tarnished History Of Alleged Discrimination

NPR News - Mon, 2014-04-28 23:19

Observers say the Clippers owner's current trouble is only the latest in a 30-year record of racism in LA — although he has also been honored by the NAACP for his charity work.

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Reservoir death treated as murder

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-28 23:18
The death of a missing father whose body was found in a Greater Manchester reservoir is being treated as murder, police say.

Oil giant BP reports $3.2bn profits

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-28 23:17
Oil giant BP reports profits of $3.2bn (£1.9bn) for the first quarter of 2014, slightly ahead of forecasts.

With Dogs And Batons, Bulgaria Tells Syrian Refugees To Turn Back

NPR News - Mon, 2014-04-28 23:16

As civilians continue to pour out of Syria, some countries are pushing back and telling the refugees they aren't welcome. Bulgaria has been particularly harsh, according to Human Rights Watch.

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Weighing The Risks Of Warrantless Phone Searches During Arrests

NPR News - Mon, 2014-04-28 23:14

Police have long been able to search people without a warrant at the time of their arrest. Two cases before the Supreme Court ask whether cellphones should be off-limits until police get permission.

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South Africa: Has democracy delivered?

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-28 22:57
Why the ANC will stay in power despite South African crisis

Apps combat phobias and anxiety

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-28 22:47
Can a smartphone cure the fear of spiders?

VIDEO: Inside replica Tutankhamun tomb

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-28 22:47
A replica tomb of Egyptian pharaoh Tutankhamun is set to be unveiled near the site of the original Valley of the Kings in Luxor.

Hull the one to help drive golf forward - Davies

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-28 22:41
Despite declining participation and viewing figures, Laura Davies tells Iain Carter that the sport's future remains bright

Tornadoes claim more lives in US

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-28 22:09
Powerful storms tear through the southern US, wreaking a second consecutive night of devastation and claiming more lives.

Craig Ferguson Announces Late-Night Retirement

NPR News - Mon, 2014-04-28 21:51

The host of The Late Late Show announced Monday that he will step down at the end of the year. The move was no surprise after CBS announced that Stephen Colbert will replace David Letterman next year.

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S Korea president in ferry apology

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-28 21:45
South Korean President Park Geun-hye apologises over the ferry disaster, saying the government failed to prevent it and bungled its initial response.

Tornadoes Kill 11 As Storms Move Across The South

NPR News - Mon, 2014-04-28 21:42

After spawning deadly tornadoes that flattened homes and businesses in Alabama, Mississippi and Tennessee, a storm system that also caused havoc in the Midwest had Georgia in its sights early Tuesday.

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VIDEO: Watch a mobile payment app in action

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-28 21:22
A university campus has become the first in the UK to allow students to pay for goods using a mobile app.

Union fears over distribution jobs

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-28 21:13
A trade union raises concerns for 120 jobs at a freight distribution centre, that is run by DHL, on the outskirts of north Belfast.

Caesareans 'to save time, not money'

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-28 21:07
Stormont's spending watchdog questions whether the high number of caesarean sections in Northern Ireland's hospitals is to save time rather than money.

'Death in the classroom' - front pages

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-28 21:03
The fatal stabbing of teacher Ann Maguire, in the classroom of a Leeds school, and the conviction on sex abuse charges of publicist Max Clifford lead the papers.

UN 'should ignore Syria aid curbs'

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-28 20:19
A group of top legal experts urges the UN to ignore "arbitrary" government restrictions on delivering aid into Syria.

VIDEO: Inside West Bank cave-turned-home

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-28 20:14
The latest round of peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians was due to reach its deadline on Tuesday. Jeremy Bowen report.

Minor fire in India PM office doused

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-28 20:06
A minor fire which broke out in the prime minister's office in the Indian capital, Delhi, is put out, the fire department says.
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