National / International News

VIDEO: Knox-Johnston 'not abandoning sailing'

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-23 09:25
Veteran sailor Sir Robin Knox-Johnston praises the "warm and friendly" reception he received after claiming third place in his class of the singlehanded transatlantic Route du Rhum race.

First (Lots Of) Snow, Now Rain And Flooding Threaten Western New York

NPR News - Sun, 2014-11-23 09:23

By Monday, Buffalo could see a high temperature of 60. Authorities warned that the quickly-melting snowpack could cause some serious flooding.

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VIDEO: Kabul: 'One of worst incidents this year'

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-23 09:19
At least 45 people have been killed at a volleyball tournament in eastern Afghanistan.

I take all the blame - Rodgers

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-23 09:15
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers says he takes full responsibility for his side's third straight Premier League defeat.

'Lewis did a better job than me'

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-23 09:00
Nico Rosberg said his Mercedes team-mate and title rival Lewis Hamilton deserved to win the drivers' title.

Briton is Scrabble world champion

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-23 08:32
A British man is crowned World Scrabble Champion after winning the final of the five-day competition in London.

England 0-3 Germany

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-23 08:17
England women are comprehensively beaten by clinical Germany in front of a record 45,619 Wembley crowd.

VIDEO: Sir Jackie Stewart: 'A great victory'

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-23 08:14
Formula One racing legend Sir Jackie Stewart hails Lewis Hamilton's world championship win in Abu Dhabi as "a great victory".

Volleyball woman out of Iran prison

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-23 08:01
British-Iranian Ghoncheh Ghavami, jailed after watching a volleyball game in Iran, is freed on bail, her family says.

Families Feel Sidelined As U.S. Reviews Hostage Policy

NPR News - Sun, 2014-11-23 08:01

The White House is reviewing how it handles hostage crises following the brutal murders of Americans abroad, but families of hostages say they're often left out of the conversation.

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VIDEO: Charing Cross reopens after train fire

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-23 07:58
Charing Cross station in central London was closed for about two hours following a fire on a train.

12-Year-Old Boy Carrying Toy Gun Dies After Cleveland Officer Shoots

NPR News - Sun, 2014-11-23 07:58

Police say they asked the boy to put his hands up, instead he reached for his waist-band and one officer shot twice. The boy died at the hospital.

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Thousands raised for stag man search

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-23 07:36
More than £2,300 is raised by a fundraiser to support the search for a man who went missing on a stag weekend in Prague.

Kenya 'kills 100 Shabab militants'

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-23 07:28
The Kenyan military has killed more than 100 al-Shabab militants linked to a deadly attack on a bus, Kenya's deputy president says.

Crystal Palace 3-1 Liverpool

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-23 06:53
Liverpool endure another miserable trip to Crystal Palace, who record their third win of the season thanks to two late goals.

Diplomats push for Iran nuclear deal

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-23 06:51
Foreign ministers from several countries are in Vienna for talks, in a final bid to reach a deal on Iran's nuclear programme before Monday's deadline.

Tunisia Holds First Presidential Election Since Revolution

NPR News - Sun, 2014-11-23 06:50

Tunisia's revolution is important because it set off the greater Arab Spring. Today, it marked a milestone, a Tunisians cast ballots for their next head of state.

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Man injured in 'horrific' attack

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-23 06:34
A 41-year-old man was left unconscious and seriously injured after a "horrific and sustained" attack by three teenagers on Saturday morning.

'Un-magical' Christmas land closes

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-23 06:26
A Christmas attraction designed by TV star Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen closes after customers brand it a "rip-off".

Hamilton wins world championship

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-23 06:14
Lewis Hamilton clinches his second drivers' world championship with a comfortable victory in the season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.