National / International News

ESPN Sportscaster Stuart Scott Dies At 49

NPR News - Sun, 2015-01-04 07:22

The longtime host of the SportsCenter was famous for his enthusiasm and the bevy of catchphrases he mined for his commentary.

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NYPD Officer's Funeral Binds Diversity In Culture And Opinion

NPR News - Sun, 2015-01-04 07:18

NYPD Officer Wenjian Liu is being laid to rest Sunday. Liu and his partner were killed last month. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with WNYC's Stephen Nessen from the scene about what mourners are saying.

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Leicester 17-8 Bath

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-04 07:16
Leicester Tigers avenge September's record 45-0 Premiership hammering by outmuscling Bath in an intense 17-8 victory.

Deadly car bomb hits Somali capital

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-04 07:15
A powerful car bomb kills four people near the international airport compound in the Somali capital Mogadishu.

Lib Dems could work with 'any party'

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-04 06:50
The Liberal Democrats could join up with "any other coalition partner" after the next general election, the party's justice minister says.

Valencia v Real Madrid

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-04 06:38
Live updates as Real Madrid look to extend their La Liga lead

Police cuts 'are here to stay'

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-04 06:35
Austerity is here to stay and there is room for further cuts within police forces, the Chief Inspector of Constabulary Sir Tom Winsor says.

Stansted delays after plane error

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-04 06:19
Passengers at Stansted Airport are delayed by up to an hour on Sunday after a Ryanair plane dropped arriving passengers off at a departures gate.

NYPD's Wenjian Liu, Killed In Dec. Shooting, Is Laid To Rest

NPR News - Sun, 2015-01-04 06:18

The officer and his partner, Rafael Ramos, were gunned down in an unprovoked attack on Dec. 20.

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Queens Park Rangers 0-3 Sheffield United

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-04 06:11
Premier League QPR's poor run in the FA Cup continues as they are beaten by League One side Sheffield United at home.

Nairobi airport crash halts flights

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-04 06:03
Flights into Kenya's main airport are being diverted after a plane crash-landed on the runway in the capital Nairobi.

North Korea: New Sanctions Prove U.S. 'Inveterate Repugnancy'

NPR News - Sun, 2015-01-04 05:36

The statement by an unnamed foreign ministry official in Pyongyang comes two days after President Obama slapped new sanctions on the hard-line regime.

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Driver held after officers injured

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-04 05:33
Woman arrested on suspicion of drink driving after two police officers hit by car and seriously injured in Tipton

Man to leave home after race attack

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-04 05:16
The victim of a racially-motivated hate crime in west Belfast has told the BBC he wants to leave the area immediately.

Greece must 'abide' by bailout terms

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-04 05:04
Germany expects Greece to uphold the terms of its international bailout agreement, a spokesman for Chancellor Angela Merkel says.

More Bodies, Wreckage, Recovered From AirAsia Flight

NPR News - Sun, 2015-01-04 04:43

Search-and-rescue teams have recovered another four bodies from the Java Sea, bringing the number to 34 from the crash of Flight QZ8501, which was carrying 162 passengers went it went down a week ago.

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Funeral for murdered NY officer Liu

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-04 04:17
Police officers from across the US are to attend the funeral of the second New York policeman shot dead in a patrol car last month.

VIDEO: Bushfires rage in Southern Australia

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-04 04:12
Hundreds of firefighters are continuing to tackle some of the worst bushfires to hit South Australia for more than 30 years.

New York Prepares For Slain Officer's Funeral

NPR News - Sun, 2015-01-04 04:07

NYPD officer Wenjian Liu will be laid to rest Sunday. Liu and his partner were killed last month. Cops from around the U.S. will attend, and questions remain about how they'll greet Mayor de Blasio.

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Boko Haram 'seizes Nigerian army base'

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-04 03:56
Officials in Nigeria say Boko Haram has seized a town and a military base used by a multinational force set up to fight the Islamist group.