National / International News

Q&A: Ohio Gov. John Kasich. He Does It His Way

NPR News - Fri, 2015-06-05 04:32

No Republican has won the White House without winning Ohio. That's one reason Ohio Gov. John Kasich is the latest GOP candidate to give serious consideration to a White House bid.

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MPs say they will accept pay rise

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-05 04:30
Two Tory MPs tell the BBC they will accept the pay rise recommended by their independent pay body and criticise colleagues who are rejecting it.

Four rollercoasters shut after crash

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-05 04:11
Four rides are closed at three UK theme parks after the rollercoaster crash at Alton Towers in which four people were seriously injured earlier this week.

Education 'doesn't deserve kicking'

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-05 03:59
The head of Scotland's biggest teachers' union, the EIS, warns that education should not be used as a political football by critics.

Russian in court over own 'currency'

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-05 03:57
Farmer's 'village currency' lands him in court

Cruelty aunt and grandmother jailed

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-05 03:55
The aunt and grandmother of a seven-year-old girl who died of a brain injury are jailed for cruelty.

Library finds 'missing' art in library

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-05 03:50
Artworks by Rembrandt and Durer reported missing from Boston Public Library are found, in the library.

Flores replaces Jokanovic at Watford

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-05 03:47
Watford name Quique Sanchez Flores as their new head coach after talks break down with Slavisa Jokanovic.

Homer's Iliad to become online epic

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-05 03:42
One of the ancient world's longest poems, The Iliad, is set for a marathon performance this summer as part of a festival celebrating ancient Greek culture.

Eurozone woes prompt FTSE 100 fall

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-05 03:24
The FTSE 100 falls 1% in Friday morning trading, with investors rattled by renewed fears over the health of the eurozone.

Remarkable rebirth of the Old Lady

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-05 03:18
From scandal and relegation to rebirth and success: Why Saturday’s Champions League final can crown Juventus's revival.

Power beamed to camera via wi-fi

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-05 03:16
Ambient wi-fi signals have been used by US researchers to power a small surveillance camera.

Gatwick oil reserves '70% higher'

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-05 03:12
The amount of oil in the Gatwick airport area could be about 70% more than previously estimated, an exploration company says.

Call for screen ban before school

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-05 03:08
An expert has warned parents should ban children from using tablets and smartphones before they set off for school in the morning

PODCAST: Robust jobs report for May

Marketplace - American Public Media - Fri, 2015-06-05 03:00

With the jobs report out for May, we can say the U.S. jobs market is performing stronger than expected. More on that. Plus, we'll talk about news that members of OPEC decided today to keep production right where it is, without cuts. And Marketplace's senior economics contributor Chris Farrell discusses this week’s SCOTUS ruling on bankruptcy and second mortgages.

China Says U.S. Allegations That It Was Behind Cyberattack Are 'Irresponsible'

NPR News - Fri, 2015-06-05 02:59

On Thursday, the U.S. revealed that the records of 4 million federal employees may have been compromised. China says these attacks are hard to track, so the U.S. should not jump to conclusions.

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Greek PM to face MPs over debt talks

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-05 02:55
Greece's prime minister will brief the parliament later amid growing opposition from within his Syriza party to creditors' proposals for a deal.

Arrests over 'wrong shop' ram-raid

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-05 02:52
Two men are arrested in connection with a ram-raid at a clothes store at a Bristol shopping centre, police say.

Major gold find in Scottish river

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-05 02:27
A nugget of gold found in a river in the Southern Uplands is thought to be the most significant discovery in Scotland in the past 70 years.

Princess's christening announced

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-05 02:18
Princess Charlotte will be christened by the Archbishop of Canterbury at the Queen's Sandringham estate on 5 July, Kensington Palace says.

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