National / International News

White wins first title at Indian Open

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-14 07:04
Welshman Michael White thrashes England's Ricky Walden 5-0 to win his first world ranking title at the Indian Open.

Child sex abuse 'woven into society'

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-14 06:34
Home Secretary Theresa May warns about the scale of child abuse likely to be uncovered by a new inquiry.

VIDEO: Eagle in record breaking flight

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-14 06:31
A team of conservationists have highlighted the plight of endangered eagles by filming a record-breaking bird flight from the top of the Burj Khalifeh in Dubai.

Middlesbrough 4-1 Ipswich Town

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-14 06:16
Middlesbrough take the outright lead in the Championship with a win over rivals Ipswich in an incident-packed match.

Large Crowd Expected For Funeral Of Wisconsin Man Shot By Police

NPR News - Sat, 2015-03-14 06:01

Tony Robinson, 19, was killed March 6 by an officer. Police say he was shot after a confrontation in which he allegedly assaulted the officer. Protesters say the death is more evidence of racial bias.

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Indian nun raped in convent attack

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-14 05:58
Police in eastern India are searching for a group of men who ransacked a convent school and gang-raped an elderly nun.

Syrian Rebels Will Face ISIS, But The U.S. May Not Have Their Backs

NPR News - Sat, 2015-03-14 05:50

The U.S. is about to start training moderate Syrian rebels to fight ISIS militants. But Obama's plan for fighting ISIS is mute on protecting that force against the Syrian regime of Bashar Assad.

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Nemtsov Ukraine report 'due soon'

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-14 05:36
A report on Russia's role in the Ukraine conflict - compiled by murdered opposition politician Boris Nemtsov - will be released in April, his ally tells the BBC.

Pi Day Isn't Just Magical, It's Mathematics. And There's Pie!

NPR News - Sat, 2015-03-14 05:28

Math geeks are excited about 3-14-15, this year's Pi Day. The San Francisco Exploratorium will celebrate with a pizza-pi-dough-tossing contest, a pi parade and special pie. Mmmm, pie. Or is it pi?

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Vanuatu president in cyclone appeal

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-14 05:27
Vanuatu President Baldwin Lonsdale appeals for international help after Cyclone Pam causes widespread destruction in the Pacific island archipelago.

'I was guessing, not driving'

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-14 05:19
No turning back: Andrew Benson on F1's good, bad and ugly on the eve of the new season.