National / International News

Tyrone woman killed in Bulgaria

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-20 08:00
A woman from Donaghmore, County Tyrone, dies after being hit by a vehicle while on holiday in Bulgaria.

Inward investment 'at 25-year high'

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-20 07:58
The first minister welcomes figures suggesting investment in Wales from abroad is at its highest for nearly 25 years, but the Welsh Conservatives leader say there is a long way to go.

Labour rejects public spending rise

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-20 07:51
Labour rules out an immediate increase in public spending if it wins the next general election in a decision made at its policy forum.

Kicking The Can Down The Road: A Habit That's Hard To Kick

NPR News - Sun, 2014-07-20 07:47

Congress can't come up with an agreement to pay for road repairs and construction over the long haul, but like a road crew filling a pothole, they do seem to have a patch at hand.

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Kicking The Can Down The Road: A Habit That's Hard To Kick

NPR News - Sun, 2014-07-20 07:47

Congress can't come up with an agreement to pay for road repairs and construction over the long haul, but like a road crew filling a pothole, they do seem to have a patch at hand.

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Kristoff sprints to stage 15 win

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-20 07:42
Norway's Alexander Kristoff sprints to victory on stage 15 of the Tour de France while Vincenzo Nibali retains the lead.

A470 reopens southbound after crash

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-20 07:20
The A470 reopens at Nantgarw, near Caerphilly, after a single-car crash in which a woman was injured, say South Wales Police.

In pictures: James Garner's career

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-20 07:00
Career of American actor James Garner, who has died at the age of 86

James Garner Of 'Rockford Files' And 'Maverick' Dies At 86

NPR News - Sun, 2014-07-20 06:48

Garner was known for wise-cracking, tough-guy characters who were not afraid to bend the rules. NPR's Arun Rath talks with biographer Jon Winokur about the actor's prolific career.

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Festival teenager dies in hospital

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-20 06:45
A teenage boy dies in hospital after being airlifted from the Latitude Festival in Suffolk.

VIDEO: 'Families are on the run again'

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-20 06:28
Gaza has come under the most intense shelling since the launch of Israel's offensive 13 days ago, with more than 50 people reported killed in one district.

R.J. Reynolds Vows Appeal Of $23 Billion Cancer-Death Verdict

NPR News - Sun, 2014-07-20 06:21

The nation's No. 2 tobacco manufacturer was slapped with the whopping punitive damages award in the death of a 36-year-old man of lung cancer in 1996.

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VIDEO: Reservoir swimming warning in Wales

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-20 06:15
Water companies are warning people not to swim in reservoirs to cool off during the warm weather.

As Polar Icebox Shrinks, Infectious Pathogens Move North

NPR News - Sun, 2014-07-20 06:14

Science writer Chris Solomon tells NPR's Arun Rath that global warming has caused an influx of new diseases in animals that could eventually spread to humans.

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Should NATO Respond To Downing Of Malaysia Flight 17?

NPR News - Sun, 2014-07-20 06:14

Former Navy Adm. James Stavridis tells NPR's Arun Rath what steps the alliance might take in response to the downing of the Malaysian airliner over Ukraine.

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Putin May Be Key To Malaysian Plane Crash Inspection

NPR News - Sun, 2014-07-20 06:14

NPR's Arun Rath talks to Wall Street Journal reporter James Marson about Vladimir Putin's response to mounting international anger at Russia following the downing of a civilian plane over Ukraine.

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'Transformers' Inspires Chinese Farmer-Artists

NPR News - Sun, 2014-07-20 06:14

Some Chinese farmers have left their plows and taken to welding giant robot replicas in public spaces. The craze follows release of the new Transformers movie, China's biggest-ever box office hit.

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Facility Sets Up Extreme Precautions To Treat Ebola Patients

NPR News - Sun, 2014-07-20 06:14

Ebola virus in Sierra Leone is killing dozens by the week. Medical workers have responded by expanding a field hospital, taking extraordinary measures to contain infection.

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Gaza Evacuees Crowd Into Schools Remade As Shelters

NPR News - Sun, 2014-07-20 06:14

While Israelis seek refuge from Hamas rockets in ubiquitous shelters, Palestinians crowd into schools to escape Israeli airstrikes. Conditions there grow dire as the conflict drags on.

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LA Mayor Offers To Shelter Immigrant Kids, Angering Protesters

NPR News - Sun, 2014-07-20 06:14

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti says he is working with the White House to house unaccompanied minors who entered the U.S. illegally. He talks with NPR's Arun Rath about the controversial decision.

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