Wednesday, June 3, 2015

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World News Review

» How Regulators Can Keep Bankers Honest
03/06/15 21:32 from WSJ.com: World News
A global framework of far-reaching market-regulatory reforms would make it easier for regulators to punish bank employees, writes Simon Nixon.
» Modernity, Muslims Squeeze Tribe in Pakistan
03/06/15 21:28 from WSJ.com: World News
The Kalash people’s free mixing of the sexes and use of alcohol are anathema to many of their devout Muslim neighbors, including the Taliban.
» Pentagon: More Labs Got Live Anthrax
03/06/15 21:23 from WSJ.com: World News
At least 51 laboratories nationwide inadvertently were sent live anthrax samples over the last decade, Pentagon officials said Wednesday, detailing a significant expansion in the scope of a mishap involving the deadly pathogen.
» More Labs Are Likely to Have Mistakenly Received Anthrax Samples, Military Says - New York Times
03/06/15 21:21 from Top Stories - Google News
New York Times More Labs Are Likely to Have Mistakenly Received Anthrax Samples, Military Says New York Times WASHINGTON — The Defense Department said Wednesday that it had mistakenly sent suspected live samples of anthrax to at least 51...
» Anthrax: As many as 51 labs in 17 states, 3 countries, received live samples - Los Angeles Times
03/06/15 21:19 from Google News - Top Stories
CNN Anthrax: As many as 51 labs in 17 states, 3 countries, received live samples Los Angeles Times An Army testing facility in Utah mistakenly sent live anthrax samples without proper safeguards to as many as 51 commercial companies, aca...
» FIFA whistleblower Chuck Blazer admits bribes in World Cup choices - Sydney Morning Herald
03/06/15 21:14 from Google News - Top Stories
Sydney Morning Herald FIFA whistleblower Chuck Blazer admits bribes in World Cup choices Sydney Morning Herald Exclusive: AFP probes doomed Australian bid · ​​FIFA boss Sepp Blatter resigns. New York: US court documents show forme...
» Is US Claim of 10000 ISIS Dead Believable? - NBCNews.com
03/06/15 21:14 from Google News - World
NBCNews.com Is US Claim of 10000 ISIS Dead Believable? NBCNews.com A top U.S. diplomat strayed from a long-held wartime taboo Wednesday when he reported that 10,000 ISIS militants had been killed in Iraq and Syria, raising questions abou...
» Hope of finding more survivors from capsized Chinese cruise ship fades
03/06/15 21:13 from World: World News, International News, Foreign Reporting - The Washington Post
BEIJING — Divers battled submerged debris and crews sliced into the upturned hull of a Chinese cruise liner Wednesday in a last-ditch hunt for survivors two days after the ship capsized with 456 people aboard.Read full article >>
» Texas Executes Lester Bower, State's Oldest Prisoner on Death Row - ABC News
03/06/15 21:10 from Google News - Top Stories
ABC News Texas Executes Lester Bower, State's Oldest Prisoner on Death Row ABC News The oldest prisoner on death row in Texas was executed tonight. Lester Bower Jr. received a lethal dose of pentobarbital for killing four people in a...
» Ship Disaster on the Yangtze River Tears Sisters Apart
03/06/15 21:07 from WSJ.com: World News
Hours before their ship capsized in the Yangtze River, three sisters on a package holiday tour sent smiling snapshots to their siblings back home.
» Renewed fighting in Ukraine – just as West reassesses relations with Russia - Christian Science Monitor
03/06/15 21:05 from Google News - World
Christian Science Monitor Renewed fighting in Ukraine – just as West reassesses relations with Russia Christian Science Monitor This weekend, the G7 meets in Germany, with Ukraine and Russia's behavior expected to figure prominently ...
» After three decades on death row, Texas inmate Bower executed - Reuters
03/06/15 21:02 from Google News - Top Stories
Reuters After three decades on death row, Texas inmate Bower executed Reuters AUSTIN, Texas Texas on Wednesday executed Lester Bower, one of the longest-serving inmates on the state's death row who had said he was wrongly convicted o...
» Harvard gets $400m from old boy John Paulson - Irish Times
03/06/15 21:02 from Google News - Top Stories
Slate Magazine Harvard gets $400m from old boy John Paulson Irish Times John Paulson, the hedge fund manager famed for betting against US housing in 2007, has made the largest ever donation to Harvard University, giving $400 million to e...
» Lincoln Chafee: Go bold, go metric - CNN
03/06/15 21:01 from Google News - Top Stories
CNN Lincoln Chafee: Go bold, go metric CNN Washington (CNN) Lincoln Chafee launched his presidential bid Wednesday on a platform of what he called "bold" ideas, but few are as bold as his proposal to switch to the metric system...
» Isalmic State Undeterred by Mounting Body Count
03/06/15 20:57 from Voice of America
The United States and other countries fighting to push back and ultimately destroy the group known as Islamic State are being forced to confront an unpleasant quandary – an enemy unafraid of death and seemingly undeterred by a mounting d...
» Tsipras defiant before creditor meeting
03/06/15 20:56 from FT.com - World
Greek PM promises to force his adversaries to ‘accede to reality’
» Court testimony confirms bribes were paid for 1998, 2010 World Cups - Fox News Latino
03/06/15 20:54 from Google News - Top Stories
Times LIVE Court testimony confirms bribes were paid for 1998, 2010 World Cups Fox News Latino A former director of FIFA who was brought to trial by a New York court confessed in 2013 that he had accepted bribes in exchange for selecting...
» Lawyer who defended former Guatemala dictator in genocide trial murdered
03/06/15 20:52 from Reuters: International
GUATEMALA CITY (Reuters) - One of Guatemalan former dictator Efrain Rios Montt's defense lawyers was gunned down in the country's capital on Wednesday, authorities said, the latest twist to a tumultuous genocide trial.
» Chafee Joins Race for Democrats' Presidential Nod
03/06/15 20:51 from Voice of America
Former Rhode Island Governor Lincoln Chafee formally announced his bid for the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination on Wednesday, becoming the third candidate to challenge party front-runner Hillary Clinton. Chafee, 62, a former Repub...
» Boston shooting: Suspect plotted to behead Pamela Geller, sources say - CNN
03/06/15 20:50 from Google News - Top Stories
CNN Boston shooting: Suspect plotted to behead Pamela Geller, sources say CNN (CNN) [Breaking news, posted at 7:26 p.m. ET]. Pamela Geller, who law enforcement sources say was the target of a beheading plot, told CNN it's the latest ...
» Fifa in crisis: FBI extends investigation to Russia 2018 and Qatar 2022 World ... - Telegraph.co.uk
03/06/15 20:49 from Google News - World
Telegraph.co.uk Fifa in crisis: FBI extends investigation to Russia 2018 and Qatar 2022 World ... Telegraph.co.uk The threat of Russia and Qatar being stripped of the next two World Cups intensified on Wednesday night when it emerged tha...
» The BBC goes to extraordinary lengths to prepare for the death
03/06/15 20:47 from - The Washington Post
The BBC goes to extraordinary lengths to prepare for the death of a royal Boston terrorism suspect had planned to attack police officers, FBI says South Korea quarantines more than 1,300 in race against MERS Baby Moose Loses Her Mom, So ...
» Amnesty says Nigerian military responsible for deaths of 8000 prisoners - Reuters Africa
03/06/15 20:46 from Google News - World
NDTV Amnesty says Nigerian military responsible for deaths of 8000 prisoners Reuters Africa ABUJA, June 3 (Reuters) - More than 8,000 people have died while being detained by Nigeria's armed forces during the campaign against militan...
» Fifa crisis: What will it take to fix it? - BBC News
03/06/15 20:44 from Google News - World
Fifa crisis: What will it take to fix it? BBC News In the leafy garden of a laid-back Italian restaurant next to Fifa headquarters, four men sit at a table, talking earnestly, even tensely. "We just have to keep on, keep on going,&q...
» Amnesty says Nigerian military responsible for deaths of 8,000 prisoners
03/06/15 20:41 from Reuters: International
ABUJA (Reuters) - More than 8,000 people have died while being detained by Nigeria's armed forces during the campaign against militant Islamist group Boko Haram, Amnesty International said on Wednesday, allegations that the military denied.
» Report: Police Missed Chance to Stop 2014 Canada Parliament Attack - Voice of America
03/06/15 20:41 from Google News - World
Voice of America Report: Police Missed Chance to Stop 2014 Canada Parliament Attack Voice of America A police report into last October's terrorist attack on the Canadian parliament building shows officers missed their chance to stop ...
» Anthrax Mistake Grows as 51 Labs May Have Received Live Spores From US ... - ABC News
03/06/15 20:40 from Google News - Top Stories
ABC News Anthrax Mistake Grows as 51 Labs May Have Received Live Spores From US ... ABC News The Pentagon now believes that at least 51 labs in 17 states, the District of Columbia and three countries may have mistakenly received live ant...
» Officials: Dozens of labs received potentially live anthrax
03/06/15 20:39 from AP Top Headlines At 7:05 a.m. EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Pentagon disclosed Wednesday that it inadvertently shipped possibly live anthrax to at least 51 laboratories across the U.S. and in three foreign countries over the past decade, but it has yet to determine how it h...
» Warrants issued for relatives who cheered at graduation - USA TODAY
03/06/15 20:39 from Top Stories - Google News
Al Jazeera America Warrants issued for relatives who cheered at graduation USA TODAY Campus police in a community in the Memphis metropolitan area have issued arrest warrants for four people who cheered at a high school graduation. Polic...
» Islamic state sympathizer claims rocket fire at Israel
03/06/15 20:38 from Reuters: International
GAZA (Reuters) - A radical Islamist Salafist group posted a statement on Twitter on Thursday claiming responsibility for firing three rockets at Israel from the Gaza Strip.
» Ex-Fifa official took bribes over years
03/06/15 20:37 from FT.com - World
Blazer helped sway selection of two World Cups and five regional tournaments, documents reveal
» China ship disaster: Why retirees take 'red setting sun' cruises (+video) - Christian Science Monitor
03/06/15 20:36 from Google News - World
Times of India China ship disaster: Why retirees take 'red setting sun' cruises (+video) Christian Science Monitor Chinese retirees are increasingly targeted as tourists on cheap but highly prized visits to sites like the Three G...
» Why did Chinese cruise ship capsize on the Yangtze? - BBC News
03/06/15 20:36 from Google News - Top Stories
Times of India Why did Chinese cruise ship capsize on the Yangtze? BBC News More than 400 people remain unaccounted for after a cruise ship capsized on China's Yangtze River on Monday, and it is still unclear what caused the tragedy....
» Westchester native killed in African lion attack - Newsday
03/06/15 20:35 from Google News - World
Times LIVE Westchester native killed in African lion attack Newsday A Westchester native who was mauled to death by a lion in a South Africa game preserve was remembered Wednesday as an adventurous soul, with a passion for film and wildl...
» Jews, Arabs Becoming Friends Through Classical Music 
03/06/15 20:30 from Voice of America
A project based in the Israeli cities of Nazareth and Jaffa is helping to bring together Jews and Arabs – and at the same time, offering classical music education and training to Palestinian children.  Some of the project's musicians cam...
» Obama: China 'Putting out Feelers' About Joining Trade Pact - ABC News
03/06/15 20:28 from Google News - Top Stories
Wall Street Journal Obama: China 'Putting out Feelers' About Joining Trade Pact ABC News President Barack Obama said China has made inquiries about potentially joining a Trans-Pacific trade agreement in the future, introducing a ...
» Petraeus: US needs to reevaluate ISIS strategy - CBS News
03/06/15 20:27 from Google News - World
CBS News Petraeus: US needs to reevaluate ISIS strategy CBS News Watch more of the Petreus interview Thursday on "CBS This Morning. NEW YORK -- The U.S.-led coalition is keeping up air attacks on ISIS targets in Iraq and Syria. Yet,...
» Boston terror suspects plotted to behead police officers, source says - Fox News
03/06/15 20:26 from Google News - Top Stories
Fox News Boston terror suspects plotted to behead police officers, source says Fox News The dead suspect, 26-year-old Usaama Rahim, was under surveillance by the Joint Terrorism Task Force, which is comprised of state, local and federal ...
» Former RI Gov. Lincoln Chafee, one-time Republican, declares 2016 Democratic ... - Fox News
03/06/15 20:26 from Google News - Top Stories
Fox News Former RI Gov. Lincoln Chafee, one-time Republican, declares 2016 Democratic ... Fox News Former Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee announces his candidacy for the Democratic presidential nomination during a speech at George Mason...
» Former Rhode Island Governor Chafee joins Democratic presidential race - Reuters
03/06/15 20:23 from Google News - Top Stories
Reuters Former Rhode Island Governor Chafee joins Democratic presidential race Reuters WASHINGTON Former Rhode Island Governor Lincoln Chafee formally announced his bid for the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination on Wednesday, becomi...
» FBI: Boston knifeman had talked of attacking 'boys in blue'
03/06/15 20:20 from AP Top Headlines At 7:05 a.m. EDT
BOSTON (AP) -- A knife-wielding man killed by the terror investigators who had him under surveillance was confronted because he had bought knives and talked of an imminent attack on "boys in blue," the FBI said Wednesday....
» Jews and Arabs Becoming Friends Through Classical Music
03/06/15 20:19 from Voice of America
A project based in the Israeli cities of Nazareth and Jaffa is helping to bring together Jews and Arabs – and at the same time, offering classical music education and training to Palestinian children. Some of the project's musicians came...
» Fresh fighting erupts around Donetsk
03/06/15 20:14 from FT.com - World
One of the bloodiest battles in Ukraine since fragile ceasefire
» Hong Kong 'umbrella' protest gives topical relevance to Tiananmen vigil
03/06/15 20:13 from Reuters: International
HONG KONG (Reuters) - Tens of thousands of people are due to attend an annual candlelight vigil in Hong Kong on Thursday to mark Beijing's Tiananmen Square crackdown in 1989 as tension lingers in the financial hub from its pro-democracy ...
» US officials warn no way to monitor ISIS' online encrypted messages - Fox News
03/06/15 20:11 from Google News - Top Stories
Fox News US officials warn no way to monitor ISIS' online encrypted messages Fox News With ISIS distributing its propaganda and recruiting messages to as many as 200,000 people on social media worldwide, U.S. officials warned Wednesd...
» Test claims to reveal chances of dying
03/06/15 20:10 from FT.com - World
Online questionnaire allows people to calculate mortality risk based on health and lifestyle factors
» Warning over impact of cuts on disabled
03/06/15 20:09 from FT.com - World
English councils fear struggle to meet legal obligations under Care Act
» How a terror plot was foiled before it could be hatched - CBS News
03/06/15 20:08 from Google News - Top Stories
CBS News How a terror plot was foiled before it could be hatched CBS News BOSTON --Federal agents have broken up what they describe as a homegrown terror plot -- that included an ISIS-style beheading of an unidentified individual -- and ...
» Tiananmen and the Chinese Way of Censorship - Wall Street Journal
03/06/15 20:08 from Google News - World
Wall Street Journal Tiananmen and the Chinese Way of Censorship Wall Street Journal June 4 marks the 26th anniversary of the Chinese government's deadly crackdown on pro-democracy protesters in Beijing's Tiananmen Square. As in p...
» Washington mansion slayings: New details on search for suspects - CNN
03/06/15 20:05 from Google News - Top Stories
CNN Washington mansion slayings: New details on search for suspects CNN (CNN) Did the man accused of killing three members of a prominent Washington family and their housekeeper have any accomplices? And what are police doing to solve th...
» More Than Dozen Reported Killed in E. Ukraine Fighting - Voice of America
03/06/15 20:04 from Google News - World
Voice of America More Than Dozen Reported Killed in E. Ukraine Fighting Voice of America A major battle flared Wednesday outside a main separatist stronghold in war-torn eastern Ukraine, leaving more than a dozen dead and threatening to ...
» Search warrants cast suspicion on assistant in DC mansion murders - CBS News
03/06/15 20:03 from Google News - Top Stories
CBS News Search warrants cast suspicion on assistant in DC mansion murders CBS News Detectives investigating the murders of four people in a Washington, D.C. mansion are focusing now on a former assistant to one of the victims. Businessm...
» Venezuelan Opposition Politicians Continue Hunger Strike
03/06/15 20:01 from Voice of America
Two Venezuelan opposition politicians on a partial hunger strike in jail are losing weight but maintaining their demands, including the release of fellow imprisoned anti-government activists, their supporters said Wednesday. Leopoldo Lop...
» FBI: Boston knifeman had talked of attacking 'boys in blue' - Washington Post
03/06/15 19:59 from Google News - Top Stories
New York Post FBI: Boston knifeman had talked of attacking 'boys in blue' Washington Post BOSTON — A knife-wielding man killed by the terror investigators who had him under surveillance was confronted because he had bought knives...
» FIFA's Blazer Bribed To Vote For South Africa
03/06/15 19:54 from Sky News | World News | First For Breaking News
The informant nicknamed 'Mr 10%' implicates other executives in a trail of kickbacks linked to major footballing tournaments.
» Martin O'Malley Not Yielding to Hillary Clinton on Hispanic Vote - ABC News
03/06/15 19:52 from Google News - Top Stories
ABC News Martin O'Malley Not Yielding to Hillary Clinton on Hispanic Vote ABC News At his first campaign event since declaring his presidential campaign, it was clear that former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley has not conceded the...
» Ukraine Offensive Rekindles Sanctions Threat as Ruble Stumbles - Bloomberg
03/06/15 19:52 from Google News - World
Bloomberg Ukraine Offensive Rekindles Sanctions Threat as Ruble Stumbles Bloomberg A sudden military build-up by pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine has investors taking another look at the sanctions risk for Russian assets. The ruble ...
» Germany offers two-faced welcome to Egypt's Sisi - Al Jazeera America
03/06/15 19:51 from World - Google News
Al Jazeera America Germany offers two-faced welcome to Egypt's Sisi Al Jazeera America BERLIN — The uneasy relationship between European economic interests and foreign policy ideals was on full display Wednesday in the German capital...
» Taslima Nasrin Moved to US Following Death Threats in India
03/06/15 19:50 from Voice of America
Controversial exiled Bangladeshi feminist author Taslima Nasrin, who moved to India in 2004 and announced later that it was the country where she had her “second home,” has been relocated to the United States by a U.S.-based advocacy gro...
» After splashy debut, bureaucracy awaits Caitlyn Jenner
03/06/15 19:48 from AP Top Headlines At 7:05 a.m. EDT
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A glamorous Vanity Fair cover served as Caitlyn Jenner's introduction to the world, but far more mundane matters await the Olympic champion before she can legally assume her new identity....
» Taiwan presidential hopeful seeks to ease U.S. concern on China ties
03/06/15 19:43 from Reuters: International
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The presidential hopeful for Taiwan's pro-independence opposition party sought on Wednesday to ease concerns that if she won the January 2016 vote relations with China would not be strained.
» Report: Police Missed Chance to Stop 2014 Canada Parliament Attack
03/06/15 19:40 from Voice of America
A police report into last October's terrorist attack on the Canadian parliament building shows officers missed their chance to stop the gunman because of miscommunication and a lack of proper training. The report by Ontario Provincial Po...
» Duggars write off eldest son's molestation of at least 7 girls as 'bad choices' - New York Daily News
03/06/15 19:33 from Google News - Top Stories
New York Daily News Duggars write off eldest son's molestation of at least 7 girls as 'bad choices' New York Daily News The stars of “19 Kids and Counting” are writing off their eldest son molestation of at least seven undera...
» BBC apologises, launches inquiry after journalist wrongly tweets Queen ... - ABC Online
03/06/15 19:31 from World - Google News
ABC Online BBC apologises, launches inquiry after journalist wrongly tweets Queen ... ABC Online The BBC has apologised and launched an internal inquiry after a tweet sent from the account of one of its producers said Queen Elizabeth II ...
» US, Coalition Partners Looking at Post-IS Strategy in Iraq - Voice of America
03/06/15 19:29 from Google News - World
Voice of America US, Coalition Partners Looking at Post-IS Strategy in Iraq Voice of America The Islamic State militant group and its brutal imposition of an extremist ideology across Iraq and Syria must be defeated, the United States, i...
» More Than 10000 Jihadists Killed in Coalition Raids: US - NDTV
03/06/15 19:28 from World - Google News
NDTV More Than 10000 Jihadists Killed in Coalition Raids: US NDTV Paris: More than 10,000 jihadists have been killed in air strikes against the Islamic State group over a nine-month coalition campaign, US Deputy Secretary of State Antony...
» UN aims for June 14 Yemen talks in Geneva, say diplomats - Reuters UK
03/06/15 19:28 from Google News - World
Reuters UK UN aims for June 14 Yemen talks in Geneva, say diplomats Reuters UK UNITED NATIONS The United Nations is planning to convene peace talks between Yemen's warring factions in Geneva on June 14, a date agreed to by the war-to...
» UPDATE 1-Ex-FIFA executive detailed bribes in 2013 secret guilty plea - Reuters
03/06/15 19:27 from Google News - Top Stories
SuperSport UPDATE 1-Ex-FIFA executive detailed bribes in 2013 secret guilty plea Reuters (Adds details of guilty plea, background, byline). By Joseph Ax. NEW YORK, June 3 (Reuters) - A former executive committee member of soccer's gl...
» Lincoln Chafee says he'll seek Democratic presidential nomination - Los Angeles Times
03/06/15 19:23 from Google News - Top Stories
Los Angeles Times Lincoln Chafee says he'll seek Democratic presidential nomination Los Angeles Times Hillary Rodham Clinton has a third underdog challenger for the Democratic presidential nomination. Former Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln...
» UN aims for June 14 Yemen talks in Geneva, say diplomats - Reuters
03/06/15 19:22 from Google News - World
Reuters UN aims for June 14 Yemen talks in Geneva, say diplomats Reuters UNITED NATIONS The United Nations is planning to convene peace talks between Yemen's warring factions in Geneva on June 14, a date agreed to by the war-torn cou...
» Nigeria's military accused of 8000 deaths in fight against Boko Haram - Los Angeles Times
03/06/15 19:21 from Google News - World
NDTV Nigeria's military accused of 8000 deaths in fight against Boko Haram Los Angeles Times They're rogue armed men in military fatigues who sweep through the cities and towns of northeastern Nigeria, killing civilians or taking...
» Journalist apologises for killing off Queen Elizabeth - Times LIVE
03/06/15 19:21 from Google News - World
Times LIVE Journalist apologises for killing off Queen Elizabeth Times LIVE The queen was, in fact, at the hospital for her annual check-up, and was soon back at Buckingham Palace. File photo. Image by: ANDREW YATES / REUTERS. A BBC jour...
» U.N. aims for June 14 Yemen talks in Geneva, say diplomats
03/06/15 19:20 from Reuters: International
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United Nations is planning to convene peace talks between Yemen's warring factions in Geneva on June 14, a date agreed to by the war-torn country's exiled government but not yet supported by Houthi militia,...
» Nigeria's military accused of 8,000 deaths in fight against Boko Haram
03/06/15 19:20 from Los Angeles Times - World News
They’re rogue armed men in military fatigues who sweep through the cities and towns of northeastern Nigeria, killing civilians or taking them away, never to be seen again.
» Blatter's Resignation Raises Concerns About Qatar's World Cup Prospects
03/06/15 19:19 from WSJ.com: World News
This week’s resignation of FIFA President Sepp Blatter has turned a spotlight on Qatar, which is spending $200 billion to prepare to host the 2022 World Cup and now faces the prospect of losing it.
» Families of China cruise victims seek answers at disaster site - Financial Times
03/06/15 19:18 from Google News - Top Stories
Financial Times Families of China cruise victims seek answers at disaster site Financial Times Families from across eastern China were heading to the scene of the country's worst shipping disaster on Wednesday night, presenting gover...
» Sandberg Ends Period of Mourning for Husband With Facebook Post - Bloomberg
03/06/15 19:18 from Google News - Top Stories
ABC News Sandberg Ends Period of Mourning for Husband With Facebook Post Bloomberg Today is the end of sheloshim for my beloved husband—the first thirty days. Judaism calls for a period of intense mourning known as shiva that lasts seven...
» Democrats Challenge Voter Restrictions in Battleground States - New York Times
03/06/15 19:18 from Google News - Top Stories
New York Times Democrats Challenge Voter Restrictions in Battleground States New York Times Democrats allied with Hillary Rodham Clinton are mounting a nationwide legal battle 17 months before the 2016 presidential election, seeking to r...
» Americans split on whether Clinton cares about their needs
03/06/15 19:12 from AP Top Headlines At 7:05 a.m. EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Hillary Rodham Clinton plans to spend the summer building a case that Republicans are out of touch with the public. But many people aren't convinced she empathizes with them, either, polls suggest, in a potential early...
» Investigators Hand Over Findings in Fatal Shooting of Tamir Rice by Cleveland ... - New York Times
03/06/15 19:10 from Google News - Top Stories
New York Times Investigators Hand Over Findings in Fatal Shooting of Tamir Rice by Cleveland ... New York Times Sheriff's investigators on Wednesday turned over their findings into the death of Tamir Rice, the 12-year-old boy fatally...
» 420 people still missing in boat disaster in China
03/06/15 19:09 from World: World News, International News, Foreign Reporting - The Washington Post
BEIJING — Divers battled submerged debris and crews sliced into the upturned hull of a Chinese cruise liner Wednesday in a last-ditch hunt for survivors two days after the ship capsized with 456 people aboard.Read full article >>
» FBI extends FIFA scrutiny to World Cup host bids of Russia, Qatar - Reuters
03/06/15 19:08 from Google News - World
Reuters FBI extends FIFA scrutiny to World Cup host bids of Russia, Qatar Reuters NEW YORK/ZURICH The FBI's investigation of bribery and corruption at FIFA includes scrutiny of how soccer's governing body awarded World Cup hostin...
» Ex-FIFA executive detailed bribes in 2013 secret guilty plea - Reuters
03/06/15 19:08 from Google News - Top Stories
Times LIVE Ex-FIFA executive detailed bribes in 2013 secret guilty plea Reuters NEW YORK A former executive committee member of soccer's global governing body FIFA told a U.S. judge in November 2013 that he took bribes in connection ...
» Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg '30 years sadder' over husband's death - Toronto Sun
03/06/15 19:08 from Google News - Top Stories
Toronto Sun Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg '30 years sadder' over husband's death Toronto Sun SAN FRANCISCO - Facebook's chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg took to the social media site on Wednesday to say she felt &qu...
» Chuck Blazer: FIFA execs took bribes ahead of '98, '10 World Cups - CNN
03/06/15 19:07 from Google News - Top Stories
SuperSport Chuck Blazer: FIFA execs took bribes ahead of '98, '10 World Cups CNN May 14, 2010 – A turbulent period for FIFA began in May 2010 when the world's governing body for soccer was presented with official bid document...
» Ex-FIFA Official Chuck Blazer Admitted to Taking Bribes - Wall Street Journal
03/06/15 19:07 from Google News - Top Stories
Wall Street Journal Ex-FIFA Official Chuck Blazer Admitted to Taking Bribes Wall Street Journal WASHINGTON—Former top FIFA official Charles “Chuck” Blazer admitted in 2013 to taking bribes in connection with selecting the World Cup hosts...
» Pentagon says 51 labs in 17 US states, three nations got live anthrax - Reuters
03/06/15 19:06 from Top Stories - Google News
Reuters Pentagon says 51 labs in 17 US states, three nations got live anthrax Reuters WASHINGTON A U.S. military base in Utah sent live anthrax samples to 51 labs in 17 states, Washington, D.C. and three foreign nations, more than previo...
» The Duggar Family Identifies Jill and Jessa as Josh's Molestation Victims - People Magazine
03/06/15 19:00 from Google News - Top Stories
People Magazine The Duggar Family Identifies Jill and Jessa as Josh's Molestation Victims People Magazine The Duggars have also identified their daughters Jessa, 22, and Jill, 24, as two of Josh's victims. They, too, will have th...
» Judge in Blazer case unsure how to pronounce FIFA - USA TODAY
03/06/15 19:00 from Top Stories - Google News
NBCNews.com Judge in Blazer case unsure how to pronounce FIFA USA TODAY NEW YORK (AP) — FIFA may be famous throughout the world. In the Brooklyn court room of U.S. District Judge U.S. District Judge Raymond J. Dearie, not so much. During...
» Washington Post Reporter Held in Iran Set for Monday Hearing
03/06/15 18:59 from Voice of America
Detained Washington Post correspondent Jason Rezaian will face the second day of his closed-door espionage trial on Monday, Iran's semi-official ISNA news agency reported Wednesday. The ISNA report quoted Rezaian's lawyer, Leila Ahsan, a...
» Former Assistant Accuses Salazar of Encouraging Doping - ABC News
03/06/15 18:58 from World - Google News
BBC Sport Former Assistant Accuses Salazar of Encouraging Doping ABC News Long-distance running coach Alberto Salazar's former assistant is among those accusing the American of violating anti-doping rules and encouraging doping by on...
» Bus carrying Italian tourists collides with truck, killing 3
03/06/15 18:58 from AP Top Headlines At 7:05 a.m. EDT
TOBYHANNA, Pa. (AP) -- A charter bus taking Italian tourists to Niagara Falls collided with a tractor-trailer Wednesday morning on an eastern Pennsylvania highway, killing the bus driver and two others on the bus and leaving four people ...
» Lawyer for Former Guatemalan Dictator Shot Dead in Capital
03/06/15 18:56 from Voice of America
The lawyer representing former Guatemalan dictator Efrain Rios Montt against genocide charges was gunned down Wednesday in the Central American nation's capital, authorities said. Firefighters said Francisco Palomo was shot multiple time...
» Nigerian Military Rejects Amnesty International Report
03/06/15 18:52 from Voice of America
A spokesman for Nigeria’s military says accusations by Amnesty International of human rights violations are an unfortunate effort aimed at undermining the army’s resolve to defeat terrorist acts carried out by the Islamist militant group...
» Report: FBI to probe '18, '22 awards - ESPN FC
03/06/15 18:51 from world - Google News
ESPN FC Report: FBI to probe '18, '22 awards ESPN FC The review of awards to host both World Cups would be part of a probe that goes beyond the initial allegations in an indictment announced a week ago of FIFA officials, an unnam...
» Archeologists Uncover Clues on Beginnings of Agriculture
03/06/15 18:50 from Voice of America
New findings by archeologists excavating a prehistoric site in Jordan may shed new light on the way early humans transitioned from hunter-gatherers to farmers. But the discoveries also reveal the dramatic consequences of ancient climate ...
» Haiti election council under fire for barring top presidential hopeful
03/06/15 18:50 from Reuters: International
PORT-AU-PRINCE (Reuters) - Haiti's presidential campaign is barely under way and election officials are already under fire for barring the candidacy of former prime minister Laurent Lamothe, who hoped to succeed his former boss, Presiden...
» A tumultuous week ends as Blatter gets standing ovation
03/06/15 18:46 from AP Top Headlines At 7:05 a.m. EDT
ZURICH (AP) -- In one tumultuous week, world soccer's governing body was plunged into a corruption scandal, top officials were arrested, new investigations were launched, and Sepp Blatter was re-elected as president, only to stun everyon...
» China focuses on damage control as few ship survivors are found - Miami Herald
03/06/15 18:45 from Google News - Top Stories
CBS News China focuses on damage control as few ship survivors are found Miami Herald More than 48 hours after a tour boat capsized on the Yangtze River with more than 450 people aboard, China's Communist Party had clamped down on in...
» FIFA Bribery Scandal Involved Two World Cups, Ex-Official Testified - NBCNews.com
03/06/15 18:45 from Top Stories - Google News
NBCNews.com FIFA Bribery Scandal Involved Two World Cups, Ex-Official Testified NBCNews.com The bribery and corruption scandal that toppled FIFA President Sepp Blatter involved the global soccer organization''s decisions on who s...
» UPDATE 2-Amnesty says Nigerian military responsible for deaths of 8000 ... - Reuters
03/06/15 18:44 from Google News - World
Telegraph.co.uk UPDATE 2-Amnesty says Nigerian military responsible for deaths of 8000 ... Reuters (Adds comment from President Buhari and UK). By Camillus Eboh. ABUJA, June 3 (Reuters) - More than 8,000 people have died while being deta...
» Facebook COO says mourning over husband left her '30 years sadder' - Reuters
03/06/15 18:44 from Google News - Top Stories
ABC News Facebook COO says mourning over husband left her '30 years sadder' Reuters SAN FRANCISCO, June 3 Facebook's Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg took to the social media site on Wednesday to say she felt "thi...
» 51 organizations sent suspected live anthrax by military lab, including Pentagon ... - Washington Post
03/06/15 18:43 from Google News - Top Stories
NBCNews.com 51 organizations sent suspected live anthrax by military lab, including Pentagon ... Washington Post Suspected live anthrax was inadvertently sent by the U.S. military to at least 51 facilities in 17 U.S. states and the Distr...
» FIFA executive committee member Blazer admitted bribes
03/06/15 18:40 from AP Top Headlines At 7:05 a.m. EDT
NEW YORK (AP) -- Former FIFA executive committee member Chuck Blazer told a U.S. federal judge that he and others on the governing body's ruling panel agreed to receive bribes in the votes for the hosts of the 1998 and 2010 World Cups....
» Watch Ian Bremmer Discuss the Rise of China
03/06/15 18:39 from TIME: Top World Stories
While the U.S. struggles at home, China is increasing its presence on the global stage
» Lincoln Chafee to run for president - USA TODAY
03/06/15 18:38 from Google News - Top Stories
CNN Lincoln Chafee to run for president USA TODAY ARLINGTON, Va. -- Former Rhode Island governor and ex-Republican Lincoln Chafee joined the Democratic presidential race Wednesday with a long-shot campaign focused so far on one major iss...
» At Least 19 Killed in Fighting in Eastern Ukraine - New York Times
03/06/15 18:37 from Google News - World
New York Times At Least 19 Killed in Fighting in Eastern Ukraine New York Times MARIUPOL, Ukraine — Fighting broke out Wednesday between separatist forces and Ukrainian soldiers on the outskirts of Donetsk, in eastern Ukraine, killing at...
» Yemeni Envoy Says UN-Led Peace Talks to Start June 14 - Voice of America
03/06/15 18:37 from Google News - World
Voice of America Yemeni Envoy Says UN-Led Peace Talks to Start June 14 Voice of America UNITED NATIONS—. Yemen's ambassador to the United Nations said Wednesday that U.N.-led talks aimed at ending the conflict in the Middle East'...
» O'Malley seeks to outflank Clinton on immigration - CNN
03/06/15 18:37 from Google News - Top Stories
Politico O'Malley seeks to outflank Clinton on immigration CNN Washington (CNN) Martin O'Malley, days into his presidential campaign, promised to reform the United States' immigration system in the first 100 days of his hypot...
» Concern Mounts Over Russian Crackdown on Internet Search Engines
03/06/15 18:37 from Voice of America
Russian media activists are warning of a crackdown on Internet freedom as lawmakers consider more ways to exert greater control over search engines. The Kremlin’s media watchdog contacted Internet giants Facebook, Twitter and Google last...
» Fifa crisis: Ex-official Chuck Blazer details bribe-taking - BBC News
03/06/15 18:34 from Google News - World
Fifa crisis: Ex-official Chuck Blazer details bribe-taking BBC News Former top Fifa official Chuck Blazer admits that he and others on the executive committee agreed to accept bribes in conjunction with the choice of South Africa as 2010...
» US, Coalition Partners Looking at Post-IS Strategy in Iraq
03/06/15 18:33 from Voice of America
The Islamic State militant group and its brutal imposition of an extremist ideology across Iraq and Syria must be defeated, the United States, its allies, the Gulf States and the governments of Iraq and Syria, all agree. What would happe...
» Former Assistant Accuses Salazar of Encouraging Doping - New York Times
03/06/15 18:33 from Google News - World
Former Assistant Accuses Salazar of Encouraging Doping New York Times LONDON — Long-distance running coach Alberto Salazar's former assistant is among those accusing the American of violating anti-doping rules and encouraging doping ...
» Alberto Salazar, Famed Athletics Coach, Accused of Doping Violations - TIME
03/06/15 18:32 from Google News - World
TIME Alberto Salazar, Famed Athletics Coach, Accused of Doping Violations TIME Alberto Salazar, the 1982 Boston Marathon winner, speaks to the Associated Press prior to Bizuayehu Tesfaye—AP Alberto Salazar, the 1982 Boston Marathon winne...
» Ex-Fifa official agreed to accept bribes
03/06/15 18:32 from FT.com - World
Blazer told judge that others were also involved, documents show
» Boston terrorism suspect had planned to attack police officers, FBI says - Washington Post
03/06/15 18:30 from Google News - Top Stories
WGBH NEWS Boston terrorism suspect had planned to attack police officers, FBI says Washington Post A 26-year-old terror suspect who was fatally shot in Boston on Tuesday during a confrontation with FBI agents and Boston police had planne...
» Egyptian president's Berlin news conference ends in tumult - U-T San Diego
03/06/15 18:29 from World - Google News
U-T San Diego Egyptian president's Berlin news conference ends in tumult U-T San Diego German Chancellor Angela Merkel, right, and the President of Egypt Abdel Fattah el-Sissi address the media during a joint press conference as part...
» Rabbi David Wolpe: What Sheryl Sandberg's Post Teaches Us - TIME
03/06/15 18:29 from Top Stories - Google News
TIME Rabbi David Wolpe: What Sheryl Sandberg's Post Teaches Us TIME What happens when the bottom of the world falls out? After the shock of losing a loved one, each person must decide what he or she will carry away from the catastrop...
» Clinton wants voting rights overhaul, more early voting
03/06/15 18:27 from AP Top Headlines At 7:05 a.m. EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Hillary Rodham Clinton plans to call for an early voting period of at least 20 days in every state in an effort to expand access to voting across the nation....
» Gay Rights Debate Gains Steam in Japan
03/06/15 18:27 from WSJ.com: World News
The decision this spring by a Tokyo district to recognize same-sex couples was the first of its kind in Japan, illustrating how changes under way in the West are having ripple effects elsewhere.
» BBC reporter facing disciplinary action after wrongly tweeting the Queen had died - Sydney Morning Herald
03/06/15 18:27 from Google News - World
Sydney Morning Herald BBC reporter facing disciplinary action after wrongly tweeting the Queen had died Sydney Morning Herald London: A BBC reporter is to face disciplinary proceedings after mistakenly tweeting that the Queen had died. T...
» Boston shooting: Suspect plotted to kill cops, court documents say - CNN
03/06/15 18:23 from Google News - Top Stories
Christian Science Monitor Boston shooting: Suspect plotted to kill cops, court documents say CNN (CNN) Usaamah Rahim, who was fatally shot after waving a knife at law enforcement officers Tuesday, had originally planned to behead a perso...
» Top Houthi rebel welcomes UN peace talks - The Daily Star
03/06/15 18:20 from Google News - World
The Daily Star Top Houthi rebel welcomes UN peace talks The Daily Star SANAA: The second-in-command of Yemen's Houthi rebels Wednesday assailed the Saudi-led airstrikes pounding his group's positions and allied forces, insisting ...
» Protests, mega-deal as Merkel welcomes Sisi - The Daily Star
03/06/15 18:19 from Google News - World
The Daily Star Protests, mega-deal as Merkel welcomes Sisi The Daily Star A female participant (c) of a press conference of the German Chancellor and the Egyptian President is surrounded by journalists and security staff as she shouts at...
» First Draft | Hillary Clinton to Attack Republican Rivals on Voting Rights - New York Times
03/06/15 18:19 from Google News - Top Stories
New York Times First Draft | Hillary Clinton to Attack Republican Rivals on Voting Rights New York Times Hillary Rodham Clinton, in a speech on Thursday, will accuse some of her Republican presidential rivals of supporting a spate of new...
» ECB Stands Ready to Provide More Stimulus
03/06/15 18:17 from WSJ.com: World News
The European Central Bank is prepared to provide more stimulus to ensure it meets its inflation target, although it sees “no reason” to do so, President Mario Draghi said.
» Texas inmate, 67, set for execution in slayings 31 years ago - WPXI Pittsburgh
03/06/15 18:12 from Top Stories - Google News
Texas inmate, 67, set for execution in slayings 31 years ago WPXI Pittsburgh The execution of a 67-year-old man who was convicted of killing four men more than three decades ago is set to proceed on Wednesday evening after the U.S. Supre...
» Saudi Officials Identify Mosque Bomber
03/06/15 18:11 from WSJ.com: World News
A suicide bomber who killed four people in an attack on a Shiite mosque last week was a Saudi teenager, the country’s interior ministry said.
» WorldViews: The BBC goes to extraordinary lengths to prepare for the death of a royal
03/06/15 18:11 from World: World News, International News, Foreign Reporting - The Washington Post
Early on Wednesday, a BBC journalist sent out a tweet that briefly created chaos in newsrooms around the world: "Queen Elizabrth [sic] has died."“BREAKING: Queen Elizabeth is being treated at King Edward 7th Hospital in London,” BBC repo...
» First trailer of Caitlyn Jenner reality show - Sky News Australia
03/06/15 18:08 from Top Stories - Google News
Sky News Australia First trailer of Caitlyn Jenner reality show Sky News Australia The first clip from the upcoming series, I am Cait, on the life of Caitlyn Jenner has been released. The 60 second teaser shows Jenner, formerly known as ...
» Dutch Politician To Show Prophet Cartoons On TV
03/06/15 18:07 from Sky News | World News | First For Breaking News
Geert Wilders plans to use party political broadcasts to air exhibits from a Mohammed cartoon contest stormed by IS gunmen.
» AP Interview: Top Yemen Shiite rebel welcomes UN peace talks
03/06/15 18:06 from AP Top Headlines At 7:05 a.m. EDT
SANAA, Yemen (AP) -- The second-in-command of Yemen's Shiite rebels said Wednesday that the Iranian-backed group was ready to go to Geneva for U.N.-mediated peace talks on ending the country's civil war, and accused the internationally-r...
» Leaders: Video shows knife-wielding suspect not shot in back
03/06/15 18:06 from AP Top Headlines At 7:05 a.m. EDT
BOSTON (AP) -- A knife-wielding man killed by the terror investigators who had him under surveillance was confronted because he had purchased knives and talked of an imminent attack on "boys in blue," the FBI said Wednesday....
» Report: Syria using chemical weapons in growing number of attacks
03/06/15 18:05 from World: World News, International News, Foreign Reporting - The Washington Post
BEIRUT — A prominent human rights group accused the Syrian government Wednesday of using toxic chemicals during a recent surge in attacks involving barrel bombs on rebel-held areas in northern Syria.Human Rights Watch said chlorine gas w...
» Congress Takes Tiny Step Toward Authorizing Anti-ISIS War - TIME
03/06/15 18:05 from Google News - World
TIME Congress Takes Tiny Step Toward Authorizing Anti-ISIS War TIME George H.W. Bush is supporting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. Robert Burck / U.S. Navy An EA-6B Growler takes off from...
» ISIS Mag Details Plan to Transport Nuke into U.S.A. Through Mexico
03/06/15 18:05 from Breitbart News Network
ISIS Mag Details Plan to Transport Nuke into U.S.A. Through Mexico The Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL), in the latest edition of its propaganda magazine, indicated that it could purchase a nuclear weapon in Pakistan, take it to Nigeria, and th...