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Obama's 11th-Hour Push Fails To Sway House On Trade Deal

NPR News - Sat, 2015-06-13 04:00

Democrats in the House of Representatives dealt President Obama a blow on Friday, thwarting his push for expanded authority to negotiate a trade deal with Asia.

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Ex-NSA Officer: OPM Hack Is Serious Breach Of Worker Trust

NPR News - Sat, 2015-06-13 04:00

Former National Security Agency officer John Schindler tells NPR's Scott Simon the data hacked from the Office of Personnel Management includes personal information that could be used for blackmail.

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The Violence Subsides, And Revelers Return To Juarez

NPR News - Sat, 2015-06-13 04:00

The once-thriving nightlife in the Mexican border town ground to a halt a few years back as hundreds of women were murdered and the drug cartel wars erupted. Now, partiers are venturing out again.

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Man saved from Tandragee house fire

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-13 03:51
A man is rescued from a house fire in Tandragee, County Armagh.

Two held over fatal street attack

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-13 03:26
A man has died after he was found critically injured near Tower Bridge, in Southwark, south London.

Euro 2016 'is on' for Wales - Bale

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-13 03:21
Gareth Bale says beating Belgium is a big step towards fulfilling his ambition of playing at a major finals with Wales.

Madagascar court annuls impeachment

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-13 03:20
Madagascar's constitutional court throws out parliament's bid to dismiss President Hery Rajaonarimampianina.

Celebrating Wales' momentous 1-0 win

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-13 03:13
Wales claims a momentous win against Belgium at Cardiff City Stadium to regain a top spot in their Euro 2016 qualifying group.

Missing Ethan reunited with father

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-13 03:07
A three-year-old British boy who was missing with his mother for more than two weeks is "safely back" with his father.

VIDEO: Trooping the Colour spectacle in London

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-13 02:39
The Queen is celebrating her official birthday with the Trooping the Colour parade, which includes a military ceremony and a fly-past.

VIDEO: Footage shows Dallas police under fire

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-13 02:35
Shots have been fired at the police headquarters in Dallas, and a suspect has fled the scene in what witnesses say was as an armoured van.

Is Iraq falling apart?

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-13 02:15
As Iraq tries to win back territory from Islamic State, there are fears that older, deep-rooted tensions could threaten the entire country's future.

Parade for Queen's official birthday

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-13 02:07
More than 1,000 soldiers take part in the annual Trooping the Colour parade in central London to celebrate the Queen's official birthday.

Teacher stab suspect appears in court

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-13 02:04
A 14-year-old boy appears in court charged with the attempted murder of his teacher.

Standoff In Dallas After Gunshots At Police Headquarters

NPR News - Sat, 2015-06-13 02:03

Dallas police say suspects opened fire on police, rammed a police car and fled to a fast food restaurant parking lot just off I-45 outside the city where they are engaged in a standoff with police.

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VIDEO: 'Cutest' sheep brought to Wales

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-13 01:22
A breed of sheep described as "the cutest in the world" is introduced to Wales for the first time by a farmer in Torfaen.

Afghan police killed in Taliban raids

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-13 01:12
Taliban fighters overrun police checkpoints in Afghanistan's southern Helmand province, killing at least 20 officers.

Shots fired at Dallas police headquarters

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-13 01:07
Shots fired from armoured vehicle at police headquarters in Dallas, Texas, police say

SDLP leader 'confident' of support

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-13 01:02
Alasdair McDonnell says he is confident he will remain leader of Social Democratic and Labour Party (SDLP) despite standing down as an MLA.

A Visit From Kendrick Lamar — Best Day Of School Ever?

NPR News - Sat, 2015-06-13 00:51

A New Jersey high school teacher used the rapper's latest album to teach a unit on Toni Morrison's novel, The Bluest Eye. Lamar found out about it, and decided to stop in for a visit.

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