National / International News

Rescue Of German Cave Researcher Could Take Days, Officials Say

NPR News - Tue, 2014-06-10 11:15

The 52-year-old man has been trapped since Sunday about three-quarters of a mile below ground.

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Colombia and ELN to hold peace talks

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-10 11:14
The Colombian government says it is starting peace negotiations with the country's second largest rebel group.

London due to get water cannon

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-10 11:12
Approval is given to the Metropolitan Police to purchase three water cannon for London.

Meet the Brazilian Linekers

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-10 11:01
Lineker Hoffmann, Klinsmann Carrilho, Michel Platini da Costa Goes - introducing the Brazilians named after the world's most famous players.

Israel MPs elect Rivlin as president

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-10 10:58
The Israeli parliament elects veteran Likud lawmaker Reuven Rivlin as the country's next president.

VIDEO: Blatter claim 'totally unacceptable'

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-10 10:57
Chairman of The FA Greg Dyke reads out his statement to Sepp Blatter regarding corruption allegations.

Massachusetts Inches Toward Health Insurance For All

NPR News - Tue, 2014-06-10 10:44

The state is close to having most of its eligible residents covered. But a failed website has delayed the processing of applications, and some of those waiting may yet decide not to buy health plans.

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Nintendo Wii U to get Zelda in 2015

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-10 10:38
Nintendo reveals that a new Legend of Zelda game will be released for the Wii U next year and explains how its new add-on toys will work.

'Islamic agenda' at Bradford school

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-10 10:26
Teachers in Bradford have reported instances of governors promoting a more Islamic ethos, the BBC learns.

VIDEO: Hailstones 'the size of golf balls'

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-10 10:26
Parts of Europe are battered by violent storms, including Germany, the Netherlands and France, where hailstones the size of golf balls were reported.

Two ways to leave TV

Marketplace - American Public Media - Tue, 2014-06-10 10:21

From the Marketplace Datebook, here's a look at what's coming up Wednesday, June 11:

In Washington, we get a look at the nation's balance sheet. The Treasury Department is scheduled to release its monthly statement for May.

A House subcommittee on Communications and Technology holds a hearing on "Media Ownership in the 21st Century."

The Senate Foreign Relations Committee holds a closed hearing on the situation in Ukraine.

His character's fate looks dubious on "Game of Thrones", but in real life actor Peter Dinklage turns 45. A child of the 80s.

And providing more opportunities to get voted off TV, "American Idol" premiered on June 11, 2002.

Blatter told he should quit next year

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-10 10:21
Fifa president Sepp Blatter is told by European football leaders that he should stand down from the post next year.

Tory complaint over Oxfam campaign

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-10 10:19
The Charity Commission is assessing whether an Oxfam promotional campaign has broken the rules by criticising the government's austerity programme.

Salmond says Bildt's remarks foolish

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-10 10:18
Scotland's First Minister Alex Salmond says comments by Sweden's foreign minister on Scottish independence were "very foolish".

Big energy firms' prices challenged

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-10 09:52
Energy suppliers risk "undermining public confidence" in the market by failing to respond to falling wholesale prices, regulator Ofgem says.

Chile rejects hydro-electric project

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-10 09:47
The Chilean government has rejected a huge hydro-electric project in a beautiful part of Patagonia, in the south of the country.

British duo Evans and Ward exit Queen's

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-10 09:40
British pair Dan Evans and James Ward both lose in straight sets in round two of the Aegon Championships at Queen's Club.

A London Summit Tackles A Problem As Old As War Itself

NPR News - Tue, 2014-06-10 09:30

Wartime rape has often been treated as something that's inevitable. A global summit in London looks for ways to stop the abuses and hold perpetrators responsible for sexual violence in conflict zones.

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Thomas achieves four-in-four in win

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-10 09:05
Alfonso Thomas takes four wickets in four balls as Somerset beat Sussex by six wickets in the County Championship.

Immigrant Who Sought Sanctuary In Arizona Church Can Stay In U.S.

NPR News - Tue, 2014-06-10 09:04

Daniel Neyoy Ruiz, 36, was ordered to prepare to leave the U.S. after a traffic stop revealed he wasn't here legally. He has lived in Tucson for 14 years.

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