National / International News

If All The Ice Melts, What Happens To Hockey?

NPR News - Sat, 2014-07-26 04:34

A report from the National Hockey League says climate change could threaten the sport's future. NPR's Scott Simon talks to NHL commissioner Gary Bettman about the league's sustainability plan.

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A Closer Look At A World In Crisis

NPR News - Sat, 2014-07-26 04:34

NPR's Scott Simon speaks with Richard Haass, president of the Council on Foreign Relations, about the confluence of global crises taking place around the world.

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Israel And Hamas Pause While Kerry Negotiates In Paris

NPR News - Sat, 2014-07-26 04:34

NPR's Emily Harris reports from Gaza, where a temporary ceasefire is in effect.

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Lost At Sea, Legos Reunite On Beaches And Facebook

NPR News - Sat, 2014-07-26 04:34

Nearly two decades ago, a massive wave struck a container ship and dumped nearly 5 million Legos pieces into the ocean. Today, they are still washing up on shores in England.

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VIDEO: Flotilla: 250 boats - and a baby

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-26 04:13
The largest flotilla ever seen on the River Clyde is sailing to Glasgow for the city's Commonwealth Games celebrations.

Close Encounters Of The Radio Kind? Mystery Bursts Baffle Astronomers

NPR News - Sat, 2014-07-26 04:13

Two large radio telescopes have detected very brief, powerful bursts of radio waves, and so far, scientists have no idea what's causing them.

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FA Council called too 'male and white'

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-26 04:11
Chairman Greg Dyke warns that the Football Association Council could become irrelevant and does not represent supporters of the game.

Forget The Fishing Boat: Alaskans Scoop Up Salmon With Dipnets

NPR News - Sat, 2014-07-26 04:09

Salmon fishing on a scenic river in Alaska isn't always about hooking a big fish in the remote wilderness. Sometimes, it's about standing shoulder-to-shoulder in the water to fill up your freezer.

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Pakistan climbers scale K2 summit

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-26 03:56
The world's second highest mountain, K2 - which lies in Pakistan - is successfully scaled by a team of Pakistani climbers for the first time.

Temporary Cease-Fire In Gaza Appears To Be Holding

NPR News - Sat, 2014-07-26 03:50

Hundreds of residents in the Palestinian territory are taking advantage of the 12-hour lull in fighting set to expire at 8 p.m. Israeli time (1 p.m. ET) to stock up on supplies.

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Man charged with raping two girls

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-26 03:40
A man has been charged with raping two teenage girls in Greater Manchester.

Jones and Powell win Welsh golds

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-26 03:32
Rhythmic gymnast Frankie Jones secures gold and three more silver medals with judoka Natalie Powell also securing a second gold.

Cancer blood test moves step closer

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-26 03:12
A British team of researchers has developed what might be a simple blood test for cancer, scientists from the University of Bradford say.

More train disruption after storms

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-26 03:01
Rail passengers in parts of southern England and Wales face further travel problems after lightning strikes caused "major disruption" on Friday.

Man faces attempted murder charge

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-26 02:51
A 57-year-old man has appeared in court charged with attempted murder following an assault in Newry, County Down.

Mediterranean fish seen in North Sea

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-26 02:42
Shoals of anchovies that normally inhabit warm Mediterranean waters are seen swimming in the North Sea off the Essex coast.

Nigeria 'on red alert' over Ebola

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-26 02:27
Entries into Nigeria are placed on red alert after the authorities confirm the first death from the Ebola virus in the commercial capital Lagos.

Man arrested over attack on boys

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-26 02:27
A 30-year-old man is arrested in connection with an assault on two teenagers in their home in Glasgow.

VIDEO: England lose netball thriller to Australia

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-26 02:27
England lose a thrilling netball match by a single point to Australia in their Pool B match at the Commonwealth Games.

Hamilton top in final practice

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-26 02:22
Lewis Hamilton is in good shape to secure pole position at the Hungarian Grand Prix after setting the pace in final practice.
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