National / International News

Queens Park Rangers 0-3 Sheffield United

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-04 06:11
Premier League QPR's poor run in the FA Cup continues as they are beaten by League One side Sheffield United at home.

Nairobi airport crash halts flights

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-04 06:03
Flights into Kenya's main airport are being diverted after a plane crash-landed on the runway in the capital Nairobi.

North Korea: New Sanctions Prove U.S. 'Inveterate Repugnancy'

NPR News - Sun, 2015-01-04 05:36

The statement by an unnamed foreign ministry official in Pyongyang comes two days after President Obama slapped new sanctions on the hard-line regime.

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Driver held after officers injured

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-04 05:33
Woman arrested on suspicion of drink driving after two police officers hit by car and seriously injured in Tipton

Man to leave home after race attack

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-04 05:16
The victim of a racially-motivated hate crime in west Belfast has told the BBC he wants to leave the area immediately.

Greece must 'abide' by bailout terms

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-04 05:04
Germany expects Greece to uphold the terms of its international bailout agreement, a spokesman for Chancellor Angela Merkel says.

More Bodies, Wreckage, Recovered From AirAsia Flight

NPR News - Sun, 2015-01-04 04:43

Search-and-rescue teams have recovered another four bodies from the Java Sea, bringing the number to 34 from the crash of Flight QZ8501, which was carrying 162 passengers went it went down a week ago.

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Funeral for murdered NY officer Liu

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-04 04:17
Police officers from across the US are to attend the funeral of the second New York policeman shot dead in a patrol car last month.

VIDEO: Bushfires rage in Southern Australia

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-04 04:12
Hundreds of firefighters are continuing to tackle some of the worst bushfires to hit South Australia for more than 30 years.

New York Prepares For Slain Officer's Funeral

NPR News - Sun, 2015-01-04 04:07

NYPD officer Wenjian Liu will be laid to rest Sunday. Liu and his partner were killed last month. Cops from around the U.S. will attend, and questions remain about how they'll greet Mayor de Blasio.

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Boko Haram 'seizes Nigerian army base'

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-04 03:56
Officials in Nigeria say Boko Haram has seized a town and a military base used by a multinational force set up to fight the Islamist group.

VIDEO: Brad Pitt leads awards sing-along

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-04 03:53
Brad Pitt leads a sing-along at the Palm Springs International Film Festival in a bid to encourage the correct pronunciation of actor David Oyelowo's name.

CDC Recommends Antiviral Drugs For At-Risk Patients

NPR News - Sun, 2015-01-04 03:46

If you think the flu season is especially bad, the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says you're right. He also tells NPR's Rachel Martin why taking antivirals are a good idea.

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Newark Mayor Ras Baraka: From Poetry To Power

NPR News - Sun, 2015-01-04 03:46

He was a poet and a community activist. Now, as mayor of Newark, N.J., Ras Baraka faces the challenges of struggling schools, municipal corruption and mistrust between citizens and police.

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Border Businesses Lose Bank Accounts Amid Money Laundering Fears

NPR News - Sun, 2015-01-04 03:46

Some U.S. banks are closing the accounts of certain businesses along the Mexican side of the border. It's part of an effort to stay in line with anti-money laundering regulations.

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Newark's New Mayor Proves His Crime-Fighting Powers Early

NPR News - Sun, 2015-01-04 03:46

Since his election, Newark, N.J., Mayor Ras Baraka has tried some unusual tactics to battle crime. He says that's just a small step in a very long effort to make Newark a safer place to live.

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Venezuela Braces For A Tough Year Ahead

NPR News - Sun, 2015-01-04 03:46

The country's economy is a mess and low oil prices are hurting the oil-exporting nation. While President Nicolas Maduro is unpopular among many Venezuelans, the opposition is fractured and weak.

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VIDEO: Web's winning formula for charities

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-04 03:45
Charities face ongoing challenges to raise funds, but the internet has provided a winning formula with viral internet campaigns raising millions.

VIDEO: Why migrant risked Italy ship crossing

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-04 03:43
A Syrian dental student explains why he chose to make the dangerous journey to Italy on board a ship that was abandoned by its crew at sea.

Bangladesh ex-PM in protest lockdown

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-04 03:27
Security forces in Bangladesh stop opposition leader Khaleda Zia from leaving her party offices and ban all protests in the capital.