National / International News

'No nuke' independence constitution

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-14 15:16
The removal of nuclear weapons from Scottish soil should be part of a post-independence constitution, according to Scotland's deputy first minister.

Uruguay's Suarez could face England

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-14 14:35
Uruguay striker Luis Suarez could face England on Thursday after missing the surprise 3-1 defeat by Costa Rica.

It's Pink, It's Fresh, It's Everywhere: Rosé Is Rising!

NPR News - Sat, 2014-06-14 14:35

Years ago, your wine snob friends would have laughed if you brought a rosé out for Father's Day. Now rosé is the summer's coolest wine, not to mention a lot more complex than you thought.

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Murder charge after woman found dead

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-14 13:56
A man is charged with murdering a 39-year-old woman whose body was found inside her Suffolk home.

Brazil centrist to take on Rousseff

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-14 13:52
Centrist Senator Aecio Neves from Brazil's opposition Social Democracy party will run against President Dilma Rousseff in October's election.

VIDEO: Prisons 'close to bursting point'

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-14 13:43
The Chief Inspector of Prisons warns that jails in England and Wales are so overcrowded there is a risk to prisoners and the public.

Russia condemns Kiev embassy attack

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-14 13:36
Russia reacts angrily to a violent protest outside its embassy in Ukraine, which saw windows smashed, the Russian flag torn down and cars overturned.

VIDEO: Highlights: Uruguay 1-3 Costa Rica

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-14 13:19
Watch highlights from Costa Rica's shock 3-1 win over Uruguay in their Group D match at the Estadio Castelao in Fortaleza.

As ISIS Advances, Iraq's Military Melts Down

NPR News - Sat, 2014-06-14 13:03

Forces from the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, or ISIS, now control much of Iraq, as the country's military has disintegrated. NPR's Arun Rath talks to The Guardian's Martin Chulov about the latest.

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To Explain Iraq's Crisis, Some Lawmakers Point To 2011 Withdrawal

NPR News - Sat, 2014-06-14 13:03

The Obama administration is drawing criticism from Republicans for its handling of the deteriorating security situation in Iraq. NPR's Arun Rath speaks with national political correspondent Mara Liasson about the administrations choices and the possible political consequences for the President.

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Before Vegas Shooting, Couple Traveled To Bundy Ranch Stand-Off

NPR News - Sat, 2014-06-14 13:03

Last weekend, news was focused on Las Vegas, where a husband and wife went on a shooting spree. We've since learned that the couple spent time at an armed stand-off on the cattle ranch east of Las Vegas owned by Cliven Bundy. NPR's Arun Rath talks with Kirk Siegler about the shootings and his trip to the Bundy Ranch.

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Military Strongmen: Seeding Chaos In The Name Of Power

NPR News - Sat, 2014-06-14 13:03

In a region torn by violence, a leader who promises security can be appealing. Men with firm military ties are taking control across the Middle East again; here's one take on how they rise to power.

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Two killed in M1 aircraft crash

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-14 12:57
Two men have been killed after a light aircraft they were flying in crashed in a field in Nottinghamshire near the M1 motorway, police say.

Qatar fights 'baseless allegations'

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-14 12:34
Qatar 2022 issues a statement defending itself against what it claims are 'baseless allegations' about the World Cup bid process.

Chuck Noll, Who Led Steelers To 4 Super Bowl Titles, Dies

NPR News - Sat, 2014-06-14 12:31

Noll's Super Bowl feat has not been matched by another coach. He was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1993.

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Canada 17-19 Scotland

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-14 12:20
Scotland hold on for a narrow victory over Canada in Toronto in the second Test of their summer tour.

Singapore dilemma: When diversity policy meets local law

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-14 12:11
Why a gay recruitment event made waves in Singapore

Two men die after Channel dive

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-14 11:52
Two divers have died after getting into difficulty in the English Channel, Sussex Police say.

Adam Jones replaced, not injured

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-14 11:42
Adam Jones was replaced early in the 38-16 defeat by South Africa and not injured, says Wales coach Warren Gatland.

Ukraine vows downed plane response

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-14 11:22
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko vows to retaliate after pro-Russia separatists shoot down a military plane in the east, killing 49 people.
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