National / International News

VIDEO: Was IS chief al-Baghdadi wounded?

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-10 07:50
A coalition airstrike hit a gathering of Islamic State leaders near Mosul recently, and there were reports Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was there.

PODCAST: Natural gas, naturally

Marketplace - American Public Media - Mon, 2014-11-10 07:40

What does it mean when buying stocks in China gets quite a bit easier?  Andrew Batson, China Research Director at Gavekal Dragonomics, joined us from Beijing. Plus: Wholesale natural gas prices spiked last week, and they're back up this morning on news of a new polar vortex. Finally: natural gas production, however, shows no sign of abating - the question now is what to do with all of it.

Man guilty of nurses' murder bid

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-10 07:31
A man is found guilty of attempting to murder two trainee nurses who were stabbed, doused with petrol and almost set on fire in Brighton.

Madison 'had 65 separate injuries'

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-10 07:30
Toddler Madison Horn had 65 separate injuries and died from blunt force trauma to her head and abdomen, a murder trial hears.

Man denies striking fatal blow

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-10 07:29
A 22-year-old man denies claims that he struck the blow that killed a Monaghan teenager.

Egypt militants pledge loyalty to IS

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-10 07:17
Egyptian militant group Ansar Beit al-Maqdis pledges allegiance to radical Islamist group Islamic State, saying it offers them a "new dawn".

Obama backs net neutrality plan

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-10 07:15
Open net access should be seen as a basic right that all Americans should enjoy, President Obama says.

Wembley chief in pitch admission

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-10 07:14
Wembley chief says he is "slightly disappointed" by issues with the pitch but promises a "good surface" for England's next game.

VIDEO: Wawrinka beats Berdych - 5 shots

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-10 07:08
Watch Stan Wawrinka's top five shots as he beats Tomas Berdych in his opening match at the ATP World Tour Finals in London.

Solar Bike Path Opens This Week In The Netherlands

NPR News - Mon, 2014-11-10 07:03

Integrating solar panels into a bike commuter path, a special roadway outside Amsterdam will generate power that's then funneled into the national energy grid.

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UK drone makes first strike in Iraq

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-10 06:59
The UK carried out its first drone attack on Islamic State militants in Iraq over the weekend, the Ministry of Defence says.

Kosovo row mars historic visit

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-10 06:57
The first visit to Serbia for 68 years by an Albanian prime minister turns into a diplomatic spat broadcast live on TV.

Dark net 'de-cloak' theories abound

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-10 06:52
The hidden web community has started trying to find out how services and identities were compromised after police raids led to 17 arrests.

Wawrinka crushes Berdych in London

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-10 06:46
Stan Wawrinka crushes Tomas Berdych 6-1 6-1 on the second day of the ATP World Tour Finals in London.

VIDEO: Band Aid reunites for Ebola crisis

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-10 06:41
Sir Bob Geldoff and Midge Ure are working together to release a new Band Aid single to raise money for victims of Ebola.

Aldi aiming to create 35,000 jobs

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-10 06:32
The discount supermarket chain Aldi plans to create 35,000 new roles over the next eight years as it opens hundreds of new stores.

Election TV debates rethink urged

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-10 06:30
The Green Party, Plaid Cymru and the SNP write to the BBC asking to be included in the televised debates ahead of the May's general election.

Stinky invader 'could get to UK'

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-10 06:19
An agricultural pest that can cause widespread damage to crops could establish itself within the UK, according to a scientist.

VIDEO: Reagan apology to Thatcher released

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-10 06:08
A recorded conversation between an apologetic Ronald Reagan and Margaret Thatcher over the invasion of Grenada has been published for the first time.

The White House Is Backing Strong Open Internet Rules

NPR News - Mon, 2014-11-10 06:08

President Obama is calling on rule-makers to reclassify broadband as a public utility. It would give the FCC much broader authority to stop "fast lanes" and "slow lanes" to the Internet.

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