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Somali forces ready to use force to free ship seized by pirates

Somali forces ready to use force to free ship seized by pirates Security official Ahmed Mohamed told the AP news agency that pirates agreed to leave after negotiating with local elders and state officials. Authorities clashed with the pirates on the ship earlier today and the release was confirmed on Thursday night. [Full Article...]

Bronx Man Charged With Murder In EMT's Death

Bronx Man Charged With Murder In EMT's Death The bystander's video starts with a chaotic scene: An ambulance runs through an intersection in NY, one of its doors open, lights flashing. Arroyo, 44, a mother of five , was pronounced dead Thursday night at Jacobi Medical Center. "She was not only a mother of five, but she was a mother to 100-plus people who work here", he said. A second video shows Arroyo motionless on the pavement as a ... [Full Article...]

Sturgeon: May's Stance on 2nd Scottish Independence Vote Unsustainable

British Prime Minister Theresa May said Thursday that now is "not the time" to discuss a referendum on Scottish independence because it could jeopardise Britain's negotiations with the EU. Despite her refusal to openly rule it out, Sturgeon's aides insisted afterwards she had no plans to stage a so-called indicative, unofficial referendum. [Full Article...]

United Kingdom government rejects Scottish independence referendum: "now is not the time"

When pressed on whether or not such a poll was an option if the UK Government refused to grant the powers to hold a vote, the First Minister said: "I will consider what options I have if I have to get to that point". But Mr Robertson told the conference there was "no doubt" a second referendum will take place. "I will share them with the people of Scotland and the people of Scotland will have ... [Full Article...]

How a Trump rollback of emissions standards would impact the environment

How a Trump rollback of emissions standards would impact the environment Many have complained that the standards were too tough to meet and didn't make sense given historically low gasoline prices and consumer preferences for SUVs. The California standards are now used by at least a dozen states, according to ABC News . "If at that point California decides it wants to go in a different direction or if we decide we want to go in a different direction, we'll have to... [Full Article...]

Adrian Gonzalez Says He'll Never Play in World Baseball Classic Again

Adrian Gonzalez Says He'll Never Play in World Baseball Classic Again Wednesday in San Diego. With wins from the Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico , each team to finish atop their respective pools did so undefeated. Officials then informed Venezuela of the proper calculation. "But they're not even the Little League World Series", per McCullough . "It was a surprise but we are happy to get another chance". [Full Article...]

Trump Puts the CIA Back in the Targeted Killing Business

Trump Puts the CIA Back in the Targeted Killing Business The CIA has already gotten to work using its new power, given by Trump shortly after his inauguration. Trump has granted the CIA permission to carry out drone attacks against suspected terrorists, changing the Obama administration's policy of limiting the spy agency's military role and potentially reigniting tensions between the intelligence agency and the Pentagon. [Full Article...]

Ibobi quits as Manipur CM, BJP stakes claim

Ibobi quits as Manipur CM, BJP stakes claim However with North East Democratic Alliance (NEDA) partners, the BJP tally rose 21+ NPP 4 + NPF 4+ LJP 1+AITC 1+ Ind 1+ 32 legislators. The allegations were rubbished by Union minister Venkaiah Naidu and said the BJP had complete right to create a coalition as no party got clear majority. [Full Article...]

SC allows Goa swearing-in, orders Thursday floor test

SC allows Goa swearing-in, orders Thursday floor test Digvijay Singh could not find a solution to conflicting claims of the CM candidates as extra support that the party needed to form Government was made conditional on who would be chief minister. He will be sworn-in at Raj Bhavan at 10.30 a.m., the sources said. However, Congress MLA Thounaojam Shyam Kumar, who has reportedly joined the BJP, was conspicuous by his absence. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump Hosting Chinese President Xi at Mar-a-Lago

The report is unconfirmed, and White House did not immediately respond to request for comment. Though they won't play golf, as he did with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Trump wants to use the club to establish a closer relationship with the Chinese President in their first meeting, Efe news reported. [Full Article...]

Nebraska preliminary jobless rate at 3.3 percent in January

Nebraska preliminary jobless rate at 3.3 percent in January Employers boosted Colorado's non-farm payroll by 7,900 in January from December, with the private sector adding 4,200 jobs and the public sector adding 3,700. Alabama had the third worst unemployment rate in the nation in January, according to data released today, and the unemployment rate also climbed in Morgan, Limestone and Lawrence counties. [Full Article...]

British-Australian couple get 6, 4 years for Bali policeman's murder

British-Australian couple get 6, 4 years for Bali policeman's murder He was originally facing a possible 8-year-sentence before being charged with group assault causing death and sentenced to just six years. The sentence was shorter than the eight-year term demanded by prosecutors at an earlier hearing. Lawyers for Connor argued she did nothing more than destroy evidence following the incident on Kuta beach but the judge in Denpasar said she sat on officer Way... [Full Article...]

Congress Kerala prez resigns, cites ill health

Congress Kerala prez resigns, cites ill health He was injured in a recent accident at Kozhikode. "I have always been a loyal soldier of the party and have always abided by the party decisions". Prolonged treatment is needed for me. Most of the time even he has found it hard to patch up issues between these groups. Sudheeran admitted to the newspersons that he had not discussed the resignation with anyone in the party, not even his closest ... [Full Article...]

Shopping mall in Germany closed over fears of imminent terror attack

Shopping mall in Germany closed over fears of imminent terror attack But the closure comes a day after police received very serious indications from "another agency" that an attack was possibly planned on the mall Saturday, Wickhorst said. Policemen secure the area around a shopping center in Essen , western Germany , after a terror warning on March 11, 2017. Twelve people were killed and 48 others injured in December after a tractor-trailer plowed through a bu... [Full Article...]

Pregnant Ciara Involved in a Car Accident

Pregnant Ciara Involved in a Car Accident Ciara announced her pregnancy on her birthday last October. Her husband, Russell Wilson , did not appear to be in the auto during the accident. In the accompanying interview , Ciara said that Baby Future has helped her learn the "strength" of vulnerability. I love you, baby. Russell revealed to Extra in January that the name for their child has already been chosen, hinting: ... [Full Article...]

Hundreds of Radioactive Boars in Fukushima Thwart Residents' Plans to Return Home

Hundreds of Radioactive Boars in Fukushima Thwart Residents' Plans to Return Home A wild boar in a residential area of an evacuation zone near the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. The Fukushima Daiichi nuclear accident was one of the major consequences of the natural disaster and tsunami on March 11th 2011 that left more than 15,000 people dead in Japan. [Full Article...]

Spicer Clarifies, Again: 'We're Not Aware Of Anything' About POTUS Investigation

A report compiled by the intelligence community in the waning days of the Obama administration determined that WikiLeaks was given Podesta's emails from a Russian intelligence source with the goal of disrupting the presidential election. Until Wednesday, Mr Spicer had steadfastly declined to discuss Mr Trump's assertion that former president Barack Obama ordered wiretap surveillance of Trump Tow... [Full Article...]

U.S. to open CONCACAF Gold Cup against Panama on July 8

U.S. to open CONCACAF Gold Cup against Panama on July 8 The United States was placed in Group B with Panama, Martinique and the victor of a series between Haiti and Nicaragua (March 24 and 28). The United States will open group play against Panama at Nashville's Nissan Stadium on July 8. The Semifinals will take place Saturday, July 22 at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas and Sunday, July 23 at The Rose Bowl in Pasadena, Calif. Defending champio... [Full Article...]

Shiv Sena's Vishwanath Mahadeshwar is Mumbai's new mayor

Shiv Sena's Vishwanath Mahadeshwar is Mumbai's new mayor Ahead of the municipal elections which the two allies contested separately and acrimoniously, Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray had said he was considering ending his party's two-decade long partnership with the BJP in the state and at the centre. [Full Article...]

Napoli v Real Madrid preview

Napoli v Real Madrid preview The angle was tough, and he had a lot to focus on with the keeper and defender right on top of him. Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos performed another rescue act to wreck Napoli's courageous comeback attempt and take the Champions League title-holders into the quarter-finals on Tuesday after they had taken a first-half battering. [Full Article...]


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