National / International News

Philadelphia Judge Denies Former Nazi Guard Bail

NPR News - Thu, 2014-07-10 10:31

Johann "Hans" Breyer, 89, is awaiting extradition to Germany. His defense lawyers argued he is in poor health. A hearing to extradite him to Germany is scheduled for Aug. 21.

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US sues Amazon over app spending

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 10:27
The US Federal Trade Commission sues Amazon, alleging it allowed millions of dollars of unauthorised purchases by children in its mobile app store.

He Never Really Liked Soccer Until He Made A Movie About It

NPR News - Thu, 2014-07-10 10:23

Juan Rendon was not a fan. Then he co-directed This Is Not a Ball, a documentary that took him to the slums of Brazil and to an amputee league in Sierra Leone.

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Dress Codes Are Open To Interpretation — And A Lot Of Contention

NPR News - Thu, 2014-07-10 10:17

Recent incidents of customers being denied access to nightspots in Minneapolis and Austin have sparked conversation anew about the meaning and intent behind dress codes.

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Taliban 'fled' Pakistan offensive

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 10:09
A Pakistani army commander in North Waziristan says that senior Taliban militants managed to flee before an offensive began in mid-June.

Ukraine separatists target airport

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 10:07
Ukrainian government forces clash with pro-Russian separatists near Donetsk airport as the rebels vow to prevent a blockade of the eastern city.

VIDEO: Teachers strike closes schools

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 10:07
Members of the National Union of Teachers stayed away from work on Wednesday closing 20% of schools in England and Wales.
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