National / International News

Just How Arbitrary Is Fox's 10-Person GOP Debate Cutoff?

NPR News - Tue, 2015-08-04 10:42

The top 10 candidates, as determined by Fox's analysis of polls, will debate Thursday. But even when you average polls together, it's tough to tell the difference between the lower-ranked hopefuls.

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Man killed as lorry and car collide

BBC - Tue, 2015-08-04 10:36
A man is killed in a crash on the Killowen Road in County Down.

'Participation measures must change'

BBC - Tue, 2015-08-04 10:24
The way sport participation is measured needs to be changed, says the head of a group of 39 sporting governing bodies.

Sexist Reactions To An Ad Spark #ILookLikeAnEngineer Campaign

NPR News - Tue, 2015-08-04 10:24

After being surprised by online responses to her appearance in a recruiting ad, engineer Isis Wenger wanted to see if there anyone else felt like they didn't fit a "cookie-cutter mold."

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Jayawardene discusses England role

BBC - Tue, 2015-08-04 10:22
Mahela Jayawardene is in talks over a role as a batting consultant during England's series against Pakistan in the UAE.

VIDEO: US man saved from oncoming train

BBC - Tue, 2015-08-04 10:10
A man in California has a lucky escape as a policeman drags him from a railway line, moments before a train ploughs into his car.

Man Utd 'should have women's team'

BBC - Tue, 2015-08-04 10:00
Manchester United should "rectify" their lack of a women's team, says sports minister Tracey Crouch.

Straighten Your Hair Without Frying It? Engineers Are On The Case

NPR News - Tue, 2015-08-04 10:00

Heat can turn curly locks into a sleek 'do — and can also damage hair permanently. Engineers at Purdue are figuring out how hot is just hot enough when it comes to wielding that flat iron.

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Labour urged to end 'Corbyn madness'

BBC - Tue, 2015-08-04 09:36
Labour must "end the madness" of recent weeks over Jeremy Corbyn's candidacy and choose Yvette Cooper as its next leader, Alan Johnson says.

Handcuffed pupils lead to US lawsuit

BBC - Tue, 2015-08-04 09:07
A new lawsuit has alleged that school officials in Kentucky improperly restrained schoolchildren, causing them physical and emotional pain.

German treason probe row escalates

BBC - Tue, 2015-08-04 08:58
The German justice minister demands the sacking of the chief prosecutor over a treason investigation into the website

VIDEO: 'I thought I was safe as a runaway'

BBC - Tue, 2015-08-04 08:54
Sarah used to runaway from home, but now says she did not understand the dangers.

Why might women feel temperature differently to men?

BBC - Tue, 2015-08-04 08:48
Why might women feel temperature differently to men?

Sudan accused of bombing civilians

BBC - Tue, 2015-08-04 08:46
Amnesty International accuses Sudan's army of committing war crimes by bombing and shelling civilian areas in its South Kordofan region.

Johnson unfazed by crowd's taunting

BBC - Tue, 2015-08-04 08:45
Australia fast bowler Mitchell Johnson shrugs off the persistent barracking he is receiving from England supporters in the Ashes.

Roma agree £14m fee for Dzeko

BBC - Tue, 2015-08-04 08:41
Manchester City striker Edin Dzeko is set to join Serie A side Roma after the clubs agree a £14m fee.

Airport to be emergency lorry park

BBC - Tue, 2015-08-04 08:36
A former airport in Kent is to be used as an emergency lorry park as cross-Channel disruption continues, the BBC learns.

Giant minion breaks loose in Dublin

BBC - Tue, 2015-08-04 08:21
A giant inflatable minion has been causing trouble in Dublin after escaping from a nearby fairground.

Agency nurse held over assault claim

BBC - Tue, 2015-08-04 08:19
An agency nurse is arrested following an alleged assault at a care home in County Tyrone.

Cecil the lion 'should be displayed'

BBC - Tue, 2015-08-04 08:18
A Zimbabwe conservation group says it wants the head of Cecil the lion to be mounted in a case in Hwange National Park, where he was killed last month.