National / International News

CIA Chief Apologizes To Sens. Feinstein, Chambliss Over Computer Intrusion

NPR News - 7 hours 15 min ago

In a rare, scathing speech in March, Dianne Feinstein accused the CIA of tampering with the work of the intelligence committee. Now an internal CIA probe finds some officers acted improperly.

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Keatings earns gold for Scotland

BBC - 7 hours 21 min ago
Daniel Keatings secures the gold medal in the men's pommel horse final at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games.

VIDEO: Rare contact with remote Amazon tribe

BBC - 7 hours 24 min ago
A group of previously isolated indigenous people from the Amazon has come face to face with a settled community of villagers for the first time in the Brazilian state of Acre, according to authorities.

Goalkeepers' penalty 'flaw' revealed

BBC - 7 hours 25 min ago
Why 'bad gambler' goalkeepers lose out in shoot-outs

Dark net drugs ads have 'doubled'

BBC - 7 hours 42 min ago
An investigation by the BBC indicates that the number of listings advertising illegal drugs sales on the dark net has doubled in less than a year.

Israel 'to destroy Gaza tunnels'

BBC - 7 hours 43 min ago
Israel says it will not halt its Gaza operation until tunnels built by Hamas are destroyed, as the UN warns Gaza is "facing a precipice".

VIDEO: Footage captures power station fire

BBC - 7 hours 45 min ago
A fire has broken out at Ferrybridge power station, near Castleford.

Council staff to strike in October

BBC - 7 hours 53 min ago
Council workers in England, Wales and Northern Ireland will strike on 14 October in an ongoing pay dispute.

Israeli Iron Dome firms 'hacked'

BBC - 7 hours 59 min ago
The BBC has seen evidence that appears to confirm hackers stole secret military documents from two Israeli government-owned companies.

VIDEO: More handlers to tackle Gatwick bags

BBC - 8 hours 4 min ago
Gatwick Airport is bringing in extra staff of its own to handle baggage following chaotic scenes last weekend, when passengers were left waiting for up to three hours for luggage.

Every Armenian 'to write a Wiki entry'

BBC - 8 hours 6 min ago
High profile artists and politicians all seem to be in on the national campaign.

400 jobs saved in oil refinery sale

BBC - 8 hours 7 min ago
A sale is agreed on the closure-threatened Murco oil refinery in Milford Haven, safeguarding 400 jobs.

Assaults on teachers top 90 a day

BBC - 8 hours 9 min ago
There were over 90 assaults on teachers by pupils in England each school day last year, official figures show.

Actor Kenny Ireland dies aged 68

BBC - 8 hours 11 min ago
Tributes are paid to Scottish actor and director Kenny Ireland who has died aged 68 after a battle against cancer.

Argentina blames US for debt default

BBC - 8 hours 16 min ago
Argentina blames the US for its default, calling the mediator in debt negotiations which ended in failure "incompetent".

How Will You Die?

NPR News - 8 hours 23 min ago

Cooking dinner, having sex and going to the bathroom are three of the riskiest things you can do in many parts of the world.

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Scientists Say The Moon Is Hiding A Lumpy Middle

NPR News - 8 hours 32 min ago

It turns out that our nearest neighbor in space is sort of a squashed sphere. The lead author of a new paper published in Nature describes it as "a lemon with an equatorial bulge."

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Ground crew fix hovering helicopter

BBC - 8 hours 39 min ago
Ground crew had to manually deploy the landing gear of a helicopter as it hovered overhead during landing at Aberdeen Airport.

Cavalryman wins Goodwood Cup

BBC - 8 hours 53 min ago
Cavalryman comes through late on to win the Goodwood Cup, ahead of Ahzeemah and last year's winner Brown Panther.

Minister wants end to animal testing

BBC - 8 hours 54 min ago
Norman Baker - the minister in charge of regulating animal experiments - tells the BBC he wants them to end.

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