National / International News

Five hundred youths in street brawl

BBC - 13 hours 36 min ago
A brawl involving up to 500 youths broke out in Blackpool resulting in three officers being injured, police say.

Texas Gubernatorial Candidates Go To The Border To Court Voters

NPR News - 13 hours 45 min ago

Republicans have won every statewide office in Texas for 20 years, but the growing Hispanic population tends to vote Democrat, and the GOP's survival may depend on recruiting Hispanic supporters.

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English region powers 'better fit'

BBC - 13 hours 49 min ago
Giving more power to regions of England is the answer to the future of the UK, Wales' first minister says after Scotland rejects independence.

Workers Hand Out Soap And Advice As Sierra Leone Locks Down

NPR News - 14 hours 17 min ago

Under the country's three-day experiment to control the deadly Ebola virus, people must stay home while health care teams go door-to-door to spread the word on prevention.

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VIDEO: NZ's John Key celebrates poll win

BBC - 14 hours 22 min ago
New Zealand's governing National Party has won an emphatic victory in general elections, near-complete results show.

VIDEO: Umunna grilled over England's future

BBC - 14 hours 38 min ago
Newsnight's Andrew Neil grills Chuka Umunna MP, Shadow Business Secretary, on Labour's plans for England following the Scottish referendum.

Man Who Jumped Fence, Entered White House Had A Knife

NPR News - 14 hours 45 min ago

The Secret Service is looking into how a Texas man was able to breach the White House's security Friday. The man scaled a fence and opened a door to the residence before being arrested.

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Flooding traps six people in cars

BBC - 14 hours 47 min ago
Six people are rescued from cars trapped in flood water, as heavy rain hit Essex.

Britons detained in Qatar fly home

BBC - 14 hours 56 min ago
Two Britons detained in Qatar after investigating the treatment of migrant workers there fly back to the UK.

VIDEO: Silent streets amid Ebola lockdown

BBC - 14 hours 56 min ago
More than 6,000,000 people are spending a second day under curfew as the country struggles to halt the spread of the deadly Ebola virus.

Probe over beer can thrown at McCoy

BBC - 15 hours 7 min ago
Worcester racecourse says it will thoroughly investigate after a beer can was thrown at champion jockey AP McCoy on Friday.

Dozens Of Turkish Hostages Freed, As ISIS Advances In Syria

NPR News - 15 hours 37 min ago

The hostages included diplomats, children and others seized along with Turkey's consulate in Mosul in June. As it celebrates their return, Turkey also receives thousands of Kurds fleeing ISIS.

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VIDEO: Devastating floods hit Philippines

BBC - 15 hours 54 min ago
Rains and floods from tropical storm Fung-Wong have left at least five dead in Philippines, and more than 200,000 people displaced.

Turkish hostages in Iraq released

BBC - 15 hours 56 min ago
Dozens of Turkish hostages seized by militants in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul in June are freed and brought back to Turkey.

NZ governing party wins elections

BBC - 16 hours 5 min ago
New Zealand's governing National Party, led by Prime Minister John Key, wins an emphatic election victory, near-complete results show.

French farmers torch tax office

BBC - 16 hours 12 min ago
Angry French vegetable farmers protesting against falling living standards burn down tax and insurance offices in a Brittany town.

Pope Appoints Moderate As Archbishop Of Chicago

NPR News - 16 hours 13 min ago

Pope Francis on Saturday appointed Bishop Blase Cupich, a moderate who has called for civility in the culture wars, signaling a shift in tone in one of the most important posts in the U.S. church.

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Alonso top in Singapore practice

BBC - 16 hours 17 min ago
Ferrari's Fernando Alonso is fastest in final practice at the Singapore Grand Prix as Lewis Hamilton sits in sixth.

Analyst: U.S. Needs To 'Deconflict' Syria To Defeat ISIS

NPR News - 16 hours 27 min ago

How does the U.S. destroy the self-declared Islamic State without aiding the Syrian regime? NPR's Scott Simon speaks with Christopher Harmer of the Institute for the Study of War about options.

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Judge's Credibility In Question After Domestic Abuse Arrest

NPR News - 16 hours 27 min ago

A federal judge in Alabama is facing mounting calls for his resignation. U.S. District Judge Mark Fuller was arrested in August for allegedly beating his wife.

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