National / International News

De Villiers hits fastest ODI century

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-18 03:41
South Africa batsman AB de Villiers hits a century off 31 balls to record the fastest ever one-day international ton.

Researchers Learn To Dust Feathers For Fingerprints

NPR News - Sun, 2015-01-18 03:40

Researchers in Scotland say they have a new way to investigate the killing of large birds of prey. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to forensic scientist Dennis Gentles about dusting birds for fingerprints.

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State Of The Union Is Obama's Big Chance To Frame The Debate

NPR News - Sun, 2015-01-18 03:40

During his State of the Union address, President Obama will announce a plan to help the middle class and raise taxes on the wealthy. NPR's Mara Liasson previews the speech with NPR's Rachel Martin.

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Guards Watch Muslim, Jewish Sites As Dark Mood Descends On Paris

NPR News - Sun, 2015-01-18 03:40

Police continue making arrests in Europe, saying they've halted terrorist plots. NPR's Dina Temple-Raston discusses the latest on the investigation into the attack in Paris with NPR's Rachel Martin.

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Longtime Church Organist Keeps Traditional Hymns Alive

NPR News - Sun, 2015-01-18 03:40

Churches are retiring their hymnals and organs, hoping to attract younger crowds, but at West Auburn Congregational in Maine, Charles Marshall has been playing for 70 years with no plans to retire.

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Pakistan Pressures Afghan Refugees To Go Home

NPR News - Sun, 2015-01-18 03:40

Following the massacre of more than 130 students in Pakistan, authorities are responding with draconian measures. Officials are focusing on Afghan refugees, even though the killers were Pakistani.

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Racist Incidents Fall Through France's Information Gap

NPR News - Sun, 2015-01-18 03:40

There were 1,274 racist incidents in France in 2013, according to the government. But it's not clear who was affected and how. NPR's Rachel Martin learns more from data analyst Mona Chalabi.

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In LA, Building Ties To Counter Religious Extremism

NPR News - Sun, 2015-01-18 03:40

Law enforcement is working to detect and prevent radical Islam in the U.S. On this week's For The Record, NPR's Rachel Martin presents different perspectives on what prevention looks like today.

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Crews to probe cause of factory fire

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-18 03:37
Fire investigators are due to begin probing the cause of a massive blaze which destroyed a Peterhead fish factory.

Police trace 'attacked' cyclist

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-18 03:15
A cyclist who appeared to be knocked off his bike and assaulted in a YouTube video has been found but does not want to press charges, police say.

Why are so many disabled roles played by non-disabled actors?

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-18 03:14
Should disabled actors play disabled roles?

Lack of preparation cost us - Becker

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-18 03:14
Equatorial Guinea coach Esteban Becker says his side were not fit enough to hang on to victory over Congo on Saturday.

Vonn equals World Cup wins record

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-18 03:10
American Lindsey Vonn equals the record for World Cup wins in women's downhill skiing with her 62nd career victory.

N Korea camp survivor changes story

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-18 03:09
A North Korean prison camp escapee, now a high-profile human rights campaigner, apologises for inaccuracies in his story and says he may end his work.

VIDEO: Penelope Wilton returns to West End

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-18 03:02
TV, stage and film actress Penelope Wilton talks about her role as the mother of German lawyer Hans Litten in the play Taken At Midnight.

Obama to seek tax raises on wealthy

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-18 02:54
President Obama will in his State of the Union address push for tax raises on the wealthy to help the middle classes, officials say.

Run launched for Hillsborough 96

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-18 02:46
A new run is launched in Liverpool in memory of 96 football fans who died in the Hillsborough disaster.

Clegg calls for TV debates rethink

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-18 02:36
Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg says new proposals are needed for the televised leaders' debates during the general election campaign.

PM defends 'right to cause offence'

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-18 02:28
UK Prime Minister David Cameron disagrees with a comment made by Pope Francis, who said that others' religions should not be mocked, following the attacks on Charlie Hebdo.

Australia beat India by four wickets

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-18 02:18
Australia beat India by four wickets in Melbourne to win their second consecutive match in the triangular series.