National / International News

50 Years Before Ferguson, A Summer Of Riots Racked The U.S.

NPR News - Sun, 2014-08-24 05:57

In the summer of 1964, violent demonstrations spread across seven cities, each sparked by confrontations between black residents and their predominantly white police forces.

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Ricciardo wins after Mercedes clash

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-24 05:54
Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo takes an unexpected victory at the Belgian Grand Prix after a clash between Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg.

Ukraine Celebrates Independence Day, Pledges $3 Billion For Army

NPR News - Sun, 2014-08-24 05:54

A parade featuring armored personnel carriers and beret-clad soldiers marks the 23rd anniversary since Kiev broke from Russia's orbit at the end of the Cold War.

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Iceland lowers aviation risk warning

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-24 05:48
Iceland lowers the warning level to aviation from the Bardarbunga volcano, but say an eruption "cannot be excluded".

Hales set for England 50-over debut

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-24 05:39
England captain Alastair Cook confirms Alex Hales will make his 50-over international debut against India on Monday.

Iceland Lowers Volcano Warning

NPR News - Sun, 2014-08-24 05:12

Scientists in the island nation say after an earlier sub-glacial eruption, there are no signs of ongoing volcanic activity at Bardarbunga.

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Diver's body recovered from quarry

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-24 05:05
The body of a man, believed to be from Leicestershire, who was diving at a disused quarry in north Wales has been recovered, say police.

UK Ebola patient assessed in Africa

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-24 05:01
A British national who contracted Ebola in Sierra Leone is given medical assistance there, amid reports they could be flown back to Britain.

Councillor suffers '40th attack'

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-24 04:59
A DUP councillor in County Tyrone has his car vandalised, just one week after suffering what he said was the 39th attack on his property.

Ukraine in $3bn military investment

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-24 04:49
Ukraine's president announces a boost in military spending, as pro-Russian rebels parade captured Ukrainian soldiers through the city of Donetsk.

Tributes to man 'who renamed a city'

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-24 04:12
Mourners at the funeral of broadcaster Gerry Anderson hear that he was "a man who knew who he was" and "a man who could rename a city".

Leading Ferguson's Faithful Through Turmoil And Beyond

NPR News - Sun, 2014-08-24 03:54

As things calm down after dramatic weeks in Ferguson, Mo., Rev. Carlton Lee will address his congregation in St. Louis. He talks with NPR's Linda Wertheimer about how the city can begin to heal.

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University Tackles Sexual Assault Before The Parties Start

NPR News - Sun, 2014-08-24 03:54

Students entering the University of New Hampshire will be required to complete an online seminar about sexual assault and are urged to talk with their parents about it before arriving on campus.

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Journalist: It's Not Islam That Inspires U.K.'s Young Jihadis

NPR News - Sun, 2014-08-24 03:54

The killing of reporter James Foley has brought to light the trend of radicalized U.K. citizens going to fight in Syria and Iraq. NPR's Linda Wertheimer talks to the Huffington Post UK's Mehdi Hasan.

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Unity Leads The Polls In Scotland Independence Vote

NPR News - Sun, 2014-08-24 03:54

On Sept. 18, Scotland votes on whether to break away from the U.K. Correspondent Ari Shapiro just returned from Scotland, and he tells NPR's Linda Wertheimer about the state of the campaign.

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Obama Orders Review Of Military Equipment Sales To Police

NPR News - Sun, 2014-08-24 03:54

In the wake of violent clashes between protesters and police in Ferguson, Mo., President Obama is ordering a review of the federal programs that help local police departments purchase military gear.

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In The Midst Of War, Ukraine Marks Its Independence

NPR News - Sun, 2014-08-24 03:54

Ukraine marks 23 years of independence from the former Soviet Union on Sunday, but with a war going on in the east, there seems to be little for Ukrainians to celebrate.

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Police bid to trace Scots jihadists

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-24 03:47
Police in Scotland say they are working to identify people with links to the country who may have travelled to fight in Syria and Iraq.

Call to strengthen radicals' checks

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-24 03:32
Stronger border checks are needed to prevent radicalised Muslims leaving the UK, says an MP with three constituents believed to be fighting in Syria.

Man City v Liverpool: Reds to go for it again - Savage

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-24 03:25
There will be no caution when Liverpool head to Manchester City, says Robbie Savage.
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