National / International News

WWII Aircraft Carrier Is Found On Ocean Floor Near San Francisco

NPR News - Sat, 2015-04-18 08:43

It fought in World War II and was used in two atomic bomb tests. Now, 64 years after it was scuttled, the USS Independence has been located by an undersea survey team led by NOAA and the U.S. Navy.

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Pope calls for more help on migrants

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 08:41
Pope Francis urges the international community to do more to tackle the rising number of migrants making desperate journeys across the Mediterranean.

Prince Harry airborne in Australia

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 08:23
Prince Harry takes to the skies during his first two weeks of a secondment with the Australian Defence Force.

VIDEO: Johannesburg shop owners tell of attack

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 08:22
Two shop owners who hid in the back of their shop in Johannesburg as it was attacked by a mob have been speaking about their fears.

Hamilton on pole position in Bahrain

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 08:21
Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton took his fourth straight pole position in 2015 as he beat Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel in Bahrain.

Stoke City 2-1 Southampton

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 07:55
Southampton's hopes of Champions League qualification are dealt a big blow as Stoke end a four-match winless run.

Crystal Palace 0-2 West Bromwich Albion

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 07:53
West Brom boss Tony Pulis makes a winning return to Selhurst Park as his side beat Crystal Palace to ease relegation fears.

Everton 1-0 Burnley

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 07:52
Kevin Mirallas scores the winner and Ross Barkley misses a penalty as Everton beat Burnley, who have Ashley Barnes sent off

Antitrust Inquiry Reportedly Looks At How Big Theater Chains Snare Movies

NPR News - Sat, 2015-04-18 07:52

News of a federal inquiry comes as arguments over preferential treatment and exclusivity have been heating up in recent years.

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Six released in Syria 'terror' probe

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 07:51
Six people arrested by UK police over alleged terror offences after a family was stopped at the Turkey-Syria border are released without charge.

Leicester City 2-0 Swansea City

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 07:50
A revitalised Leicester beat Swansea to move off the bottom of the table for the first time since November.

Tony Abbott filmed downing beer

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 07:44
Footage has emerged of Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott downing a large glass of beer in only seconds.

Australia Says It Broke Up ISIS-Inspired Plot To Attack WWI Event

NPR News - Sat, 2015-04-18 07:07

In a series of early-morning raids, Australian counterterrorism police arrested five men in the Melbourne area Saturday, over their possible involvement in a plot to attack a memorial ceremony.

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UK monitoring French nuclear issue

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 07:01
Britain's nuclear safety regulator says it expects lessons to be learned from problems with a French reactor that is very similar to one planned in the UK.

VIDEO: A look around Everest's base camp

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 06:58
Thomas Martienssen gives a tour of the facilities at Everest's base camp as hundreds prepare to make a bid for the summit.

Farage compares himself to Gandhi

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 06:55
UKIP leader Nigel Farage quotes Mahatma Gandhi as he describes his battle with the political establishment.

Attack on UN Mali convoy kills two

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 06:42
A United Nations supply convoy is attacked near the city of Gao in northern Mali, with two civilian drivers killed.

Son sought after double family murder

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 06:38
Police investigating the murders of a mother and daughter in Merseyside urgently want to trace one of their relatives.

Four escape Cookstown arson attack

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 06:07
Four people have escaped injury after an arson attack at a house in Cookstown, County Tyrone.

Suicide Bombing Kills At Least 35 In Jalalabad; ISIS Reportedly Claims Responsibility

NPR News - Sat, 2015-04-18 05:59

Both the United Nations and the Taliban have condemned the attack, which targeted civilians who were in a long line at a bank.

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