National / International News

PHOTO: Massachusetts Honors Fallen Vets With 37,000 Flags

NPR News - Sun, 2014-05-25 12:34

Massachusetts Military Heroes Fund estimates that 37,000 of the state's residents have lost their life in combat since the Revolutionary War.

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Mockingbird 'dropped from GCSE exam'

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-25 12:32
To Kill a Mockingbird and Of Mice and Men are among US novels dropped by an exam board after Education Secretary Michael Gove said more British works should be studied.

Kerr quits as manager of Arsenal

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-25 12:00
Shelley Kerr quits as Arsenal manager after a poor start to the WSL season but stays in charge for the FA Cup final.

BGT semi-finalists announced

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-25 11:30
The final 45 acts, who will now perform in live finals, include 18 singers and 12 dance acts.

Weather Helps Firefighters Gain Control Of Wildfire In Arizona

NPR News - Sun, 2014-05-25 11:27

The fire forced the evacuation for more than 200 residents. Authorities say they will likely lift the pre-evacuation notice for more than 3,000 Flagstaff residents.

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My darkest day in football - Butcher

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-25 11:11
Terry Butcher vows to continue as manager despite his "worst-ever" day as Hibernian are relegated to the Championship.

Art school 'due' fire safety upgrade

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-25 10:42
Glasgow School of Art, which was severely damaged by fire, reveals that a new fire suppression system was due to be fitted over the summer.

England cannot play any worse - Morgan

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-25 10:27
Stand-in captain Eoin Morgan says England's batting could not have been worse as they suffer a 157-run defeat by Sri Lanka.

Poland's last Communist leader dies

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-25 10:11
Poland's last Communist leader Gen Wojciech Jaruzelski has died aged 90 after a long illness, Polish media say.

VIDEO: CCTV of Santa Barbara shootings

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-25 10:07
CCTV of the moment Elliot Rodger opened fire on a Santa Barbara deli has been released.

Coldplay album coasts to number one

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-25 10:04
Ghost Stories, the latest album by Coldplay, tops the UK chart and becomes the fastest seller of 2014 so far.

Pakistan releases Indian fishermen

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-25 10:03
Pakistani PM Nawaz Sharif orders the release of 151 detained Indian fishermen on the eve of his visit to India for Narendra Modi's inauguration.

VIDEO: Why did the Pope stop at barrier?

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-25 10:00
Pope Francis has made a surprise visit to the barrier that separates Bethlehem and Jerusalem on his Middle East tour.

Billionaire Poroshenko Claims Victory In Ukraine Election

NPR News - Sun, 2014-05-25 09:46

Chocolate magnate Petro Poroshenko was the overwhelming favorite for president, according to exit polls. Official results will not be known until Monday at earliest.

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Public appeal in Belgian manhunt

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-25 09:30
Belgian police appeal to the public to help identify a suspect in a deadly shooting attack at a Jewish museum in Brussels on Saturday.

I want a fair fight - Hamilton

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-25 09:30
Lewis Hamilton says the Monaco Grand Prix went in a direction he was not expecting but claims: "I'm aware of it now."

Hibs 0-2 Hamilton (agg 2-2, 3-4 pens)

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-25 09:21
Hamilton recover from a first-leg deficit to win promotion and consign Hibernian to relegation after a penalty shootout.

Adoption call for baby with no name

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-25 08:59
A baby who has not been named by his parents is to be placed for adoption after a High Court judge highlighted concerns about his father's hostility to social workers.

Leyton Orient 2-2 Rotherham United

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-25 08:58
Rotherham secure their return to the second tier by beating Leyton Orient 4-3 on penalties in the League One play-off final.

#YesAllWomen: California rampage sparks Twitter response

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-25 08:57
California rampage sparks powerful social media response

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