National / International News

Goggles help surgeons ‘see’ tumours

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-12 15:00
The glasses that help surgeons find cancer

By Helping Gay Athletes, Group Hopes To Refocus On Talent

NPR News - Sat, 2014-04-12 14:26

This week, Derrick Gordon became the first openly gay player in NCAA Division 1 basketball. You Can Play, the organization that helped him through the process, wants to be irrelevant eventually.

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Inside the mind of a Masters contender

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-12 14:09
BBC Sport pundit Paul Azinger takes us through the emotions of a potential Masters winner on the tournament's final day

Nigeria attacks leave '135 dead'

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-12 14:06
A senator from north-east Nigeria tells the BBC that 135 civilians have been killed by gunmen there since Wednesday.

Man killed in motorway lorry crash

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-12 13:39
A man is hit by a lorry and killed after getting out of his car on the hard shoulder of a motorway, police say.

U.S. Agency Backs Down In Standoff With Cattle Rancher

NPR News - Sat, 2014-04-12 13:10

A Nevada rancher whose cattle were seized over his refusal to pay grazing fees for the use of federally protected land seems to have won at least a reprieve in his fight against the government.

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When Your Child's Food Allergies Are A Matter Of Life And Death

NPR News - Sat, 2014-04-12 13:09

Laurel Francoeur's son has multiple severe allergies. This means keeping certain items out of the house and calling ahead to restaurants. It also means tough talks with her son and other parents.

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Rangers 1-3 Dundee United

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-12 12:37
Dundee United progress to the Scottish Cup final by defeating Rangers in a breathless encounter at Ibrox.

Berlusconi ally arrested in Lebanon

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-12 12:36
A close associate of former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi is arrested in Lebanon, ahead of a verdict in his long-running trial.

McIlroy targets best Masters finish

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-12 12:14
Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy targets his best finish at the Masters after a one-under-par 71 in round three.

In Australia, A Minute Of Silence Is Being Sold To Help Vets

NPR News - Sat, 2014-04-12 11:57

Before you start thinking things are too noisy Down Under, know this: The Minute of Silence was recorded as veterans of Australia's military stood by, in honor of their fallen comrades.

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Wigan Athletic 1-1 Arsenal (aet, 2-4 on pens)

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-12 11:25
Arsenal beat Wigan on penalties to reach the FA Cup final and keep alive their hopes of ending a nine-year trophy drought.

Google Maps Displays Crimean Border Differently In Russia, U.S.

NPR News - Sat, 2014-04-12 11:01

In Russia, Google Maps now shows the Crimean Peninsula as part of Russian territory. The service shows a different image on browsers in the U.S.

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The battle for votes in Varanasi

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-12 10:50
Big hitters fight for votes in spiritual capital

India and Pakistan’s glacial fight

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-12 10:39
The 30-year mountain conflict between India and Pakistan

Miliband condemns Israeli settlements

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-12 10:04
Expanding Jewish settlements on the occupied West Bank poses "a mortal threat to the two-state solution" to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, Ed Miliband says.

NSA denies it knew of Heartbleed bug

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-12 09:51
The US National Security Agency denies it knew about or exploited the Heartbleed online security flaw.

Gunmen take Ukraine police buildings

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-12 09:40
Armed men seize police and state security buildings in east Ukraine's Sloviansk, as pro-Russian separatists elsewhere continue similar occupations.

Gloucester 17-18 Bath

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-12 09:40
Bath edge to a thrilling and feisty victory over West Country rivals Gloucester, who end the game with only 11 men.

'Ghost raptor' protest over deaths

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-12 09:39
A public protest is held in Inverness following the deaths of 19 birds of prey in Ross-shire.

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