Somali Pirates 'Demand Ransom' for Hijacked Oil Tanker

Reports from organizations that monitor piracy could not conclusively identify which flag the ship was flying nor where it was owned, but Sri Lanka's foreign ministry confirmed that eight of its nationals were on board as crew. "Yesterday afternoon,... More..

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Kasper Schmeichel reveals relief after reaching Champions League quarter-finals
by | Thursday, March 16, 2017

Kasper Schmeichel reveals relief after reaching Champions League quarter-finals

Craig Shakespeare's arrival on a short-term deal has seen performances improve and Leicester produced a superb display to edge past Sevilla and book their place in the Champions League quarter-finals last night...More..

Trump listens - Obama never did
by | Thursday, March 16, 2017

Trump listens - Obama never did

A wrinkle in the Trump action is California, a state whose Air Resources Board enforces a waiver of the national EPA and NHTSA regulations that allows the state to set more stringent standards. Trump's patholog...More..

Trump gives Central Intelligence Agency power to launch drone strikes
by | Thursday, March 16, 2017

Trump gives Central Intelligence Agency power to launch drone strikes

The Pentagon, however, must publicly report most airstrikes. This may already be happening. This would represent a major change in the way the US approaches drone strikes, as well as other targeted operations. ...More..

Sukhoi-30MKI fighter plane crashes in Barmer, pilots safe
by | Thursday, March 16, 2017

Sukhoi-30MKI fighter plane crashes in Barmer, pilots safe

The local police have reached at the spot and are handling the situation. Two accidents in one day cost the Indian Air Force a Sukhoi-30MKI jet and a Chetak helicopter. Earlier today, a Chetak helicopter on a...More..

Schools closed, state workers told to stay home in NY
by | Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Schools closed, state workers told to stay home in NY

ALBANY -In preparation for blizzard-like conditions tomorrow, Governor Cuomo has declared a state of emergency for all 62 NY counties. A full travel ban has gone in effect for Broome County. "I've been going b...More..

Disruption to train services in Lancashire
by | Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Disruption to train services in Lancashire

Highways England tweeted: "Due to planned Rail Industrial Action today, traffic may be higher than normal". The strike is because RMT does not want driver-only trains to be introduced, it is calling for guard...More..

RB Leipzig 'confident of keeping Naby Keita'
by | Wednesday, March 15, 2017

RB Leipzig 'confident of keeping Naby Keita'

The 22-year-old has been linked with a summer move to either Arsenal or Liverpool as a result, while Bayern Munich are reportedly interested in him too. Keita has scored four goals and registered a further ei...More..

Employer Survey: Uptick In Hiring Coming For Wisconsin
by | Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Employer Survey: Uptick In Hiring Coming For Wisconsin

In February, the government's employment agency said that Bulgaria's jobless rate rose slightly to 8.2% in January, from 8.0% the month before. However, the report said India's Net Employment Outlook has dipped...More..

Arsene Wenger avoids more misery as Arsenal see off Lincoln
by | Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Arsene Wenger avoids more misery as Arsenal see off Lincoln

The young manager has impressed many football fans during the Lincolnshire side's route through to an incredible FA Cup quarter-final berth. Ten minutes later, they're absolutely rubbish. But will he be as ha...More..

Profar extends World Baseball Classic hitting streak in win
by | Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Profar extends World Baseball Classic hitting streak in win

Team Netherlands, which includes major league stars Xander Bogaerts, the Red Sox shortstop; Didi Gregorious, the Yankees shortstop; Jonathan Schoop, the Orioles second baseman; and Jurickson Profar, the Rangers...More..

Former Egyptian President Mubarak to be released - lawyer
by | Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Former Egyptian President Mubarak to be released - lawyer

Former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak was ordered to be freed from detention on Monday, ending almost six years of legal proceedings against the ousted autocrat. Mubarak was arrested in April 2011 but has s...More..

by | Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Trump planning to host Chinese president at Mar-a-Lago

Axios , which first broke the news, cited officials familiar with the planning as saying that the summit will be a "working session" with no golfing planned. Trump has so far held back, though, on that front. H...More..

by | Monday, March 13, 2017

Iraqi Forces Push Further Into ISIS-Held West Mosul

Saadi said CTS forces were battling ISIS inside Mosul al-Jadida and al-Aghawat on Sunday, and Iraq's Joint Operations Command said they recaptured the latter area later in the day. Backed by a US-led air strike...More..

Palestinian leader says Trump committed to Mideast peace
by | Monday, March 13, 2017

Palestinian leader says Trump committed to Mideast peace

Peace negotiations in the absence of parameters are just an exercise in futility. What should guide any "peace talk" should be the relevant United Nations resolutions and worldwide legitimacy, whereby Palesti...More..

U.S. sending 400 troops to bolster Raqa offensive
by | Monday, March 13, 2017

U.S. sending 400 troops to bolster Raqa offensive

U.S. Marines with the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit attach a concrete barrier to a CH-53E Super Stallion during helicopter external load training at Arta Beach, Djibouti, on February 15. The White House hasn...More..

by | Sunday, March 12, 2017

Auto stolen with girl inside from Jane and Lawrence area

In video recorded from the CTV News Toronto helicopter flying over the scene, the girl was later seen emerging from a nearby ambulance in her father's arms, then high-fiving police officers while a woman believ...More..

Lincoln dreaming of Arsenal fairytale
by | Sunday, March 12, 2017

Lincoln dreaming of Arsenal fairytale

In the statement, published on the club's website , Chips Keswick, the Arsenal chairman, acknowledged growing unrest among supporters in the wake of the team falling out of the title race with a humiliating ...More..

Court upholds impeachment of South Korea President over scandal
by | Sunday, March 12, 2017

Court upholds impeachment of South Korea President over scandal

Park is part of a powerful political family in South Korea; her father led the country for almost two decades in the 1960s and 1970s, ushering in an era of economic dynamism. Acting President Hwang Kyo-ahn, a P...More..

First responder accused of child porn
by | Saturday, March 11, 2017

First responder accused of child porn

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton announced that the Child Exploitation Unit (CEU) of his office arrested Robert Odean Fry, 54, of Brownwood, yesterday on three counts of Possession of Child Pornography, a thir...More..

Polish Leader Congratulates Tusk on Reelection as European Council President
by | Saturday, March 11, 2017

Polish Leader Congratulates Tusk on Reelection as European Council President

The EU has angered Poland's nationalist government by criticising changes to the country's top court, new restrictions on journalists and its opposition to resettling refugees by quota. "I hear very often that ...More..

Seven killed in Istanbul helicopter crash
by | Saturday, March 11, 2017

Seven killed in Istanbul helicopter crash

A large number of emergency responders were dispatched to the scene of the crash , and the E-5 highway was reportedly closed. It crashed on a highway in Buyukcekmece district after taking off from Ataturk Ai...More..

Jewish Children's Museum In Crown Heights Evacuated After Threat
by | Saturday, March 11, 2017

Jewish Children's Museum In Crown Heights Evacuated After Threat

No explosive device was found after any of the calls. The lawmakers said in the letter they want to make sure the centers can continue to "serve their communities free from violence and intimidation". The J...More..

by | Friday, March 10, 2017

Hawaiian Airlines flight diverted after fight over cost of blanket

He was told he could purchase a blanket for $12, and he became angry and complained that he shouldn't have to pay for the blanket when the airplane was cold, the Los Angeles Times reported . That's when he was...More..

Things To Know About Trump's Pick For Solicitor General
by | Friday, March 10, 2017

Things To Know About Trump's Pick For Solicitor General

The 47-year-old Francisco, who would be the nation's 47th solicitor general, has been filling the vacancy in that office since being named principal deputy solicitor general in January. Michael Luttig on the 4t...More..