National / International News

Fossil Fans Get Their Dino-Fix Before Smithsonian Renovates

NPR News - Sun, 2014-04-27 06:43

The Museum of Natural History in Washington, D.C., got its new T. rex just in time to close its fossil hall for five years of renovations — longer than some dinosaur fans have even been alive.

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VIDEO: Glitz and glamour at Bollywood awards

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-27 06:42
Bollywood's answer to the Oscars has been held in the United States, attracting both Indian and Hollywood stars.

New NHS supply list 'to save £500m'

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-27 06:23
The government claims a new central procurement list for hospitals to buy everyday supplies could save the NHS in England £500m.

Holocaust is 'heinous crime' - Abbas

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-27 06:16
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas calls the Holocaust "the most heinous crime" in modern history, amid a breakdown in talks with Israel.

NRA Says It's Not Bothered By Gun Control Group's Protest

NPR News - Sun, 2014-04-27 06:08

The National Rifle Association's convention drew a counter-demonstration in Indianapolis this weekend, as advocates for gun control pressed their own agenda.

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The Risk And Reward Of Monitoring Elections In The Middle East

NPR News - Sun, 2014-04-27 06:03

Iraqis will head to the polls Wednesday amid a surge in election-related violence. Veteran election observer Les Campbell says what happens after an election is as important as the day itself.

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Man's body found after burglary

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-27 05:59
A man is found dead with severe leg injuries near the scene of a suspected burglary in north Manchester.

UKIP 'attracts decent BNP voters'

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-27 05:56
Former BNP voters who feel "swamped" by immigrants are turning to UKIP, says deputy chairman Neil Hamilton.

Hibernian 1-2 Heart of Midlothian

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-27 05:47
Hearts' Callum Paterson scores a first-half headed double to heighten Hibernian's fears of facing a relegation play-off.

We didn't stop playing - Jones

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-27 05:37
Manchester United defender Phil Jones has denied claims the dressing room had given up on former manager David Moyes.

Sunderland 4-0 Cardiff City

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-27 05:30
Sunderland thrash Cardiff to climb out of the Premier League bottom three and push the Bluebirds closer towards relegation.

Obama Discusses Racist Comments Attributed To Clippers Owner

NPR News - Sun, 2014-04-27 05:13

Calling racist statements allegedly made by Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling "incredibly offensive," President Obama says he is confident the NBA will resolve the controversy.

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Chicago's DJ Rashad found dead

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-27 04:50
DJ Rashad, a pioneer of Chicago's footwork and juke music scenes, dies after a suspected drug overdose.

UKIP man defends Lenny Henry tweet

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-27 04:48
A UKIP candidate defends tweets in which he said comedian Lenny Henry should emigrate to a "black country" and compared Islam to the Third Reich.

VIDEO: Revelling in poetry

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-27 04:20
Tom Hollander, star of BBC's Rev, discusses playing poet Dylan Thomas at the tragic end of his life

Police seek footballer Nile Ranger

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-27 04:14
Police say they are looking for Swindon Town footballer Nile Ranger in connection with an assault on a woman and criminal damage to flats.

U.S. And Philippines Agree On 10-Year Military Plan

NPR News - Sun, 2014-04-27 04:11

More American military troops and assets could soon be placed in the Philippines in a new deal that is expected to be formalized Monday, as President Obama arrives in Manila on his trip to Asia.

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Vatican declares two popes saints

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-27 04:09
Pope Francis declares Popes John Paul II and John XXIII saints, praising them as "men of courage" in front of a crowd of hundreds of thousands.

Violence In Iraq Mars Runup To Election

NPR News - Sun, 2014-04-27 04:03

Next week, Iraqis go to the polls. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to Ned Parker, Reuters Baghdad bureau chief, about whether Iraqis will take a stand against extremism in the parliamentary elections.

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S. Korea Prime Minister Resigns Over Ferry Disaster

NPR News - Sun, 2014-04-27 04:03

South Korea's prime minister has resigned in order to take responsibility for the ferry disaster which killed around 300 people. NPR's Rachel Martin talks with NPR's Anthony Kuhn about the fallout.

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