National / International News

Who Are The Paris Attackers?

NPR News - Sat, 2015-01-10 06:42

Four alleged assailants who carried out two separate attacks in and around the French capital were reportedly linked by religious zealotry and a 2010 prison-break plot.

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Employment Is Up. Paychecks, Not So Much

NPR News - Sat, 2015-01-10 06:32

Hopes that wages may finally be solidly on the rise were dashed in Friday's jobs report. While employers added 252,000 new jobs, average hourly earnings actually dipped.

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Nigeria market explosion kills 16

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-10 06:23
At least 16 people have been killed by an explosion in a market in the north-eastern Nigerian city of Maiduguri, hospital sources say.

Did French intelligence drop the ball?

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-10 06:10
Did French intelligence drop the ball over the terror attacks that have shaken the country, asks Shashank Joshi.

Sunderland 0-1 Liverpool

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-10 05:58
Liverpool's challenge for a top-four spot gathers pace as they claim a third win in four league games by beating 10-man Sunderland.

Ipswich Town 0-1 Derby County

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-10 05:47
Derby County move above Ipswich into second place in the Championship with a tight win at Portman Road.

In pictures: Gales hit parts of UK

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-10 05:38
High winds bring disruption across the UK

Prince Andrew buys Swiss chalet

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-10 05:26
The Duke of York buys a luxury chalet, thought to be worth up to £13m, in the Swiss resort of Verbier, on a joint-mortgage with his ex-wife.

Sketchucation: #EdPredictions For 2015

NPR News - Sat, 2015-01-10 05:23

We asked you what education stories you're expecting in the new year. We got a lot of ideas.

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VIDEO: AirAsia plane tail recovered from sea

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-10 05:21
The Indonesian navy retrieves from the seabed the tail of AirAsia flight QZ8501 that crashed two weeks ago.

Wheelchair bride walks down aisle

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-10 05:16
A bride who has to use a wheelchair because of terminal cancer walks down the aisle without crutches to marry her fiancé.

Hostage-taker goes on run in Glasgow

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-10 04:55
The public is being warned not to approach a restricted patient who has gone on the run while on escorted leave in Glasgow.

Hong Kong reforms 'must be passed'

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-10 04:54
Hong Kong's richest person urges lawmakers to pass controversial political reforms that will change the way the territory's next leader is elected.

Pietersen wants to take on England

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-10 04:30
Sacked England batsman Kevin Pietersen says he is available to play against his former next week during their tour of Australia.

Fourth Suspect In French Attacks Still At Large

NPR News - Sat, 2015-01-10 04:27

Hayat Boumeddiene, the woman who escaped during the siege of a kosher supermarket in Paris, has yet to be captured as French authorities also seek information on the Charlie Hebdo assailants.

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Paris tightens security after attacks

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-10 04:18
Hundreds of extra troops are being deployed around Paris after three days of terror in the French capital killed 17 people and left the nation in shock.

Firefighters tackle major blaze

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-10 04:02
Fifty firefighters tackle a major blaze which causes extensive damage to a house in the Borders.

Woman's body discovered on beach

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-10 03:51
The body of a 59-year-old woman has been found on a beach in the Dundee area, Police Scotland say.

Nigerian Forces Fight To Free Town From Terrorists

NPR News - Sat, 2015-01-10 03:49

Hundreds are feared killed after Boko Haram militants seized the northeastern Nigerian town of Baga. Nigerian government forces are battling to regain control of the town and nearby base.

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Keystone Supporters Hope Amendments Will Soften Pipeline Opposition

NPR News - Sat, 2015-01-10 03:49

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell promised to make Keystone XL pipeline the first order of business in the new term. But one week in, the bill is still a long way from passing.

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