National / International News

35,000 Or So Have Water Again In W.Va.; 265,000 Or So To Go

NPR News - Tue, 2014-01-14 08:43

Officials are slowly lifting the bans on water use in areas that have been affected by last week's chemical spill.

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Colombia rebels plan drug regulation

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-14 08:36
The Farc rebel group presents its proposals to regulate the production of illicit drugs in Colombia, one of the world's top three cocaine producers.

Hacking trial CCTV evidence released

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-14 08:34
Footage appearing to show Rebekah Brooks' husband and others allegedly trying to hide computers and documents from police has been released.

Murder accused 'did something bad'

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-14 08:32
A man accused of killing his mother and burying her in a shallow grave told a workmate he had done "something bad", a court hears.

Atheist given religious asylum in UK

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-14 08:27
An Afghan citizen is granted asylum in the UK for religious reasons, because he is an atheist.

Controversy of apostasy in Afghanistan

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-14 08:26
Why apostasy is so controversial in Afghanistan

British Museum gets record visitors

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-14 08:21
The British Museum has its most successful year to date with 6.7 million visits, up 20% on 2012 and beating 2008's previous record of six million.

Bridge Scandal Creates Unique Hurdles For Christie

NPR News - Tue, 2014-01-14 08:16

The New Jersey governor's State of the State speech Tuesday will be overshadowed by the scandal surrounding lane closures on the nation's busiest bridge.

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Bridge Scandal Creates Unique Hurdles For Christie

NPR News - Tue, 2014-01-14 08:16

The New Jersey governor's State of the State speech Tuesday will be overshadowed by the scandal surrounding the lane closures on the nation's busiest bridge.

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VIDEO: Harris denies indecent assaults

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-14 08:15
Veteran TV presenter Rolf Harris has pleaded not guilty to indecently assaulting four girls between 1968 and 1986.

U.K. Aided India In Raid On Sikh Shrine, Documents Suggest

NPR News - Tue, 2014-01-14 08:15

The 1984 raid on the Golden Temple in Amritsar, India, killed hundreds in Sikhism's holiest shrine. The revelation has dismayed British Sikh groups and prompted Prime Minister David Cameron to order an inquiry into the claim.

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Family members admit animal fighting

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-14 08:11
Three members of an east Belfast family admit animal cruelty offences described by the police and USPCA as among the most serious they have seen.

Manager meltdown - tales from the technical area

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-14 08:10
What is happening to angry coaches on the touchline - and is their behaviour getting worse?

UK probes India shrine attack 'link'

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-14 07:59
Britain orders an investigation into claims that the Thatcher government "colluded" with India on the deadly Golden Temple raid in Amritsar in 1984.

Ill-Defined Coverage Muddles Insurance For Developmentally Disabled

NPR News - Tue, 2014-01-14 07:58

Health plans of all kinds typically cover rehabilitative services, such as physical therapy to help people after an accident or illness. But before the Affordable Care Act passed, coverage of similar services to help people learn or maintain functional skills, rather than regain them, was often excluded.

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Rolf Harris denies 12 sex charges

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-14 07:57
Veteran TV presenter Rolf Harris is remanded on bail after pleading not guilty at a London court to 12 indecent assault charges.

Hollande attempts policy relaunch

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-14 07:55
French President Francois Hollande holds a news conference on the economy, with press interest instead likely to be on his private life.

AUDIO: Are text messages dying out?

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-14 07:51
Text messaging could soon be replaced by instant messaging, a report suggests.

WW1 soldier diaries published online

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-14 07:37
Diaries from British soldiers describing life on the frontline during World War One are being published online by the National Archives.

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