National / International News

Afghan Presidential Rivals End Dispute — And A Long Election Season

NPR News - Sun, 2014-09-21 05:38

The top two presidential candidates in Afghanistan shake hands and sign a power-sharing deal, ending months of bitter disputes over who will succeed Hamid Karzai.

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Shots fired at Edinburgh addresses

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-21 05:10
Police are appealing for witnesses after shots were fired at a parked vehicle and a house in Edinburgh.

Deadly Egypt military aircraft crash

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-21 05:05
A military aircraft has crashed in Egypt, killing six crew, state TV reports.

VIDEO: Magath's 'ridiculous' cheese remedy

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-21 04:50
Match of the Day pundit Danny Murphy describes former Fulham boss Felix Magath's recommendation to use cheese to treat an injured player as 'ridiculous'.

Large Protests In Hundreds Of Cities Vent Ire Over Climate Change

NPR News - Sun, 2014-09-21 04:46

The People's Climate March was timed to draw the notice of world leaders gathering for this week's U.N. Climate Summit in New York.

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VIDEO: Fire engulfs Russian tower block

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-21 04:39
Firefighters are trying to contain a fire that has engulfed a residential building in the Russian city of Krasnoyarsk, according to Russian media.

Runner dies during 197-mile relay

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-21 04:38
A runner dies while taking part in a 197-mile relay race around Norfolk, his running club confirms.

Man seriously injured in crash

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-21 04:21
A 20-year-old man is taken to hospital with serious injuries after the car he is driving comes off the road in the Borders.

VIDEO: Jude Law: "DRC gone off the radar"

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-21 04:19
During a trip to the troubled region of Eastern DRC, British actor Jude Law called for more international attention to be given to the country.

VIDEO: At scene of Cairo bomb blast

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-21 03:54
A bomb explosion near the Egyptian foreign ministry in Cairo has killed at least two police officers, security officials say.

Scottish ministers 'back Sturgeon'

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-21 03:53
Almost every member of the Scottish cabinet has publicly backed Alex Salmond's deputy, Nicola Sturgeon, to replace him as SNP leader and first minister.

Lodging Like A High-End Health Club

NPR News - Sun, 2014-09-21 03:45

In Norwalk, Conn., a new hotel focusing on fitness targets business travelers who want to stick to healthy routines while on the road. It's a new niche for the hospitality industry.

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Afghan Presidential Candidates Sign Power-Sharing Agreement

NPR News - Sun, 2014-09-21 03:45

When the Afghan presidential elections were held, each candidates proclaimed himself the winner. Correspondent Sean Carberry tells NPR's Wade Goodwyn a power-sharing deal has been hammered out.

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Syrian Refugees Flood Turkish Border

NPR News - Sun, 2014-09-21 03:45

Tens of thousands of Syrian refugees are fleeing fighting between Kurdish forces and the Islamic State militants. NPR's Wade Goodwyn speaks to correspondent Deb Amos from the border about the crisis.

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Climate Marchers Try To Build Momentum For 2015

NPR News - Sun, 2014-09-21 03:45

Tens of thousands of people demanding action on climate change are expected to march in New York City, ahead of the UN Climate Summit. Joel Rose speaks with NPR's Wade Goodwyn from the protests.

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U.S. Launches Media Campaign To Counter ISIS Videos

NPR News - Sun, 2014-09-21 03:45

The Islamic State is posting graphic violent images on social media to recruit fighters. NPR's Wade Goodwyn speaks with the State Department's Alberto Fernandez about the U.S.'s aggressive response.

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Adding Color To 'The Great White Way'

NPR News - Sun, 2014-09-21 03:45

NPR's Michel Martin asks a panel of award-winning playwrights how diverse artists are challenging Broadway's landscape, and whether it matters.

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For This Job, You Need A Creepy Voice And A Fabulous Scream

NPR News - Sun, 2014-09-21 03:45

Halloween may seem like it's a long ways away, but haunted houses around the country are already getting ready, and they are looking for aspiring actors who can make the hair on your neck stand up.

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Turkish troops clear border Kurds

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-21 03:42
Turkish troops fire water cannon and tear gas at crowds which had gathered at the border in support of Syrian Kurdish refugees.

Officer hit by brick during trouble

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-21 03:31
A policeman is hit in the face with a brick as his patrol responds to disturbances involving groups of youths in east Belfast.

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