National / International News

Algeria militants kill 14 soldiers

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-20 06:36
Islamist militants kill 14 Algerian soldiers in an ambush on a military convoy in mountains east of the capital Algiers.

How Hamilton found edge again over Rosberg

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-20 06:35
Third consecutive win for 2008 champion cannot have failed to make an impression on team-mate, writes Andrew Benson

Two government agencies quit CBI

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-20 06:35
Scottish government agencies Scottish Enterprise and Visit Scotland have quit business lobby organisation CBI after it formally backed the campaign against Scottish independence.

Ukraine: Deadly Gunfight Rattles Easter Truce

NPR News - Sun, 2014-04-20 06:34

The shootout took place at a checkpoint near Slovyansk in eastern Ukraine, where pro-Russian militants have held a government building since last week.

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Escaped rhea 'death threat issued'

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-20 06:25
People trying to find an escaped 2m-tall bird capable of running at 40mph say they have received a threat to kill it.

Welbeck considers Man Utd exit

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-20 06:25
Manchester United forward Danny Welbeck is considering a move in order to play more in his preferred central striking role.

Norwich City 2-3 Liverpool

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-20 05:35
Liverpool open up a five-point lead at the top of the Premier League after a hard-fought win over relegation-battling Norwich.

Yemen drone strike kills militants

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-20 05:33
A drone attack in south Yemen has killed at least three suspected al-Qaeda fighters, defence officials and local tribal chiefs say.

Everest avalanche search abandoned

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-20 05:17
The search for three Sherpa guides, missing after an avalanche on Mount Everest killed 13 of their colleagues, is called off.

VIDEO: Archbishop's sermon highlights suffering

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-20 04:50
The Archbishop of Canterbury has highlighted the suffering of people facing conflict around the world during his Easter sermon.

Pope Francis Leads Easter Mass For Thousands

NPR News - Sun, 2014-04-20 04:41

The pope gave his traditional Easter blessing before a large crowd in St. Peter's Square; he also called for help for people who are living in desperate conditions.

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Tiny Liechtenstein Loses A Precious Quarter-Acre

NPR News - Sun, 2014-04-20 04:05

The tiny principality of Liechtenstein spreads across a grand total of 62 square miles. Now, it's getting smaller.

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Hindu Nationalist Topping Polls In World's Largest Election

NPR News - Sun, 2014-04-20 04:05

In India, hundreds of millions are casting their ballots in parliamentary elections over the next month. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to Indian reporter Supriya Sharma.

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S. Korean Community Waits And Prays For Its Missing Students

NPR News - Sun, 2014-04-20 04:05

It's been a week of tragedy for the community of Ansan, an industrial town near Seoul. Many of the high school teenagers who sank with the South Korean ferry last week attended high school there.

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Measures Of Change After Bangladesh Garment Factory Collapse

NPR News - Sun, 2014-04-20 04:05

One year ago, 1,100 garment workers were killed when a Bangladesh factory collapsed. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to Steven Greenhouse, labor reporter for The New York Times, about what has changed.

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Ukraine's Divide, Too Broad For Easter To Bridge?

NPR News - Sun, 2014-04-20 04:05

Most Ukrainians are primarily Orthodox Christians, and Easter is the most important religious holiday of the year. Many in the country are hoping the holiday will calm current tensions.

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Legal At Last, Colorado's Pot Contest Gets Competitively Mellow

NPR News - Sun, 2014-04-20 04:05

Denver is playing host to the annual Cannabis Cup this weekend. Editor Ricardo Baca of The Denver Post's The Cannabist blog gives NPR's Rachel Martin the high scores.

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Conservationist Shot In Africa's Oldest Nature Preserve

NPR News - Sun, 2014-04-20 04:05

An internationally recognized conservationist is recovering after he was attacked in the Democratic Republic of Congo. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to Allard Blom of the World Wildlife Fund.

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Organizers Predict Huge Crowd For Boston Marathon

NPR News - Sun, 2014-04-20 04:05

Monday is the 2014 Boston Marathon. Security will be tight, and this year's race will be an emotional event that will be about more than who wins.

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Queen portrait released for birthday

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-20 04:02
A portrait of the Queen by celebrated British photographer David Bailey is released to mark the monarch's 88th birthday.

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