National / International News

Cattle Drive Saves Hundreds Of Cows Stranded By Texas Flooding

NPR News - Mon, 2015-06-01 11:30

A herd of cattle is safe Monday, thanks to cowboys and volunteers who worked to move some 500 cows and calves that were threatened by the rising Trinity River.

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Ex-Georgia head gives up citizenship

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-01 10:52
Former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili says he is giving up his country's citizenship as he becomes governor of Ukraine's Odessa region.

In 'Eating Lab,' A Psychologist Spills Secrets On Why Diets Fail

NPR News - Mon, 2015-06-01 10:49

Diets will rarely lead to significant or sustainable weight loss, Traci Mann argues in a new book. Instead, she suggests trying proven mental strategies for reaching your "leanest, livable weight."

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Republican Graham launches 2016 bid

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-01 10:47
Senator Lindsey Graham underlined his foreign policy experience and taunted Hillary Clinton as he launched his White House run.

China hospital ballot over Mers case

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-01 10:34
Nurses at a hospital in China reportedly draw lots to decide who should treat a South Korean patient with Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (Mers).

Engel to become a deputy speaker

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-01 10:34
Labour MP Natascha Engel is to become a deputy Commons speaker after becoming one of three MPs to be nominated for the three vacancies.

Kerry injury 'won't slow Iran talks'

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-01 10:33
Negotiations with Iran about its nuclear programme will continue despite US Secretary of State John Kerry's recent injury, US officials say.

As Caviar Prices Skyrocket, Sturgeon Poachers Invade Pacific Northwest

NPR News - Mon, 2015-06-01 10:31

Global sturgeon populations are collapsing — most notably in Russia, where caviar is known as black gold. That's fueling a market for illegal caviar and driving poachers to the Columbia River.

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England can chase 455 to win - Root

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-01 10:14
Batsman Joe Root says England can do "something special" by chasing 455 to beat New Zealand in the second Test at Headingley.

Call for action over hate crime

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-01 09:50
The Polish ambassador calls for action to be taken on hate crime in Northern Ireland, following an upsurge in racially motivated attacks.

Fifa suspends Concacaf official

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-01 09:50
Fifa provisionally bans Concacaf general secretary Enrique Sanz from football-related activities.

VIDEO: Fans riot and steal rival's trophies

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-01 09:40
Olimpia fans fight with police hours before a game hosted by their biggest rivals Guarani, a fixture known as 'The Oldest Derby' in Paraguay.

Joe Biden's Advice On Compassion And Family, In His Own Words

NPR News - Mon, 2015-06-01 09:36

"It's not all that difficult, folks, to be compassionate when you've been the beneficiary of compassion in your lowest moments," Biden told Yale graduates in May.

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Russia TV sparks Soviet invasion row

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-01 09:33
Russia is accused of rewriting history over a state-TV documentary broadcast on the 1968 Soviet-led invasion of Czechoslovakia.

Music school prof 'raped student'

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-01 09:32
A former professor at a prestigious music school used his "power and influence" to rape a female student, a court hears.

Audis damaged in showroom collapse

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-01 09:24
Up to 20 cars are damaged when part of an Audi showroom collapses in Milton Keynes onto the floor below.

VIDEO: Solar plane makes safe landing in Japan

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-01 09:22
Solar Impulse 2, the plane powered by the sun, has made a safe landing in Japan, after being forced to abandon its Pacific crossing due to bad weather.

'Call Me Caitlyn': Bruce Jenner Reveals New Name

NPR News - Mon, 2015-06-01 09:00

Today's revelation came in Vanity Fair. The former Olympic gold medal-winning decathlete had revealed recently that "for all intents and purposes" he is a woman.

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Warning of heavy rain and gales

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-01 08:54
A yellow warning of severe weather is in place across Wales

Caitlyn Jenner, the new name for Bruce

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-01 08:53
Vanity Fair magazine reveals its cover shoot which features the first photograph of Caitlyn - previously known as Bruce