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Somali Pirates Release Hijacked Tanker and Crew - New York Times

Thu, 03/16/2017 - 17:31

New York Times

Somali Pirates Release Hijacked Tanker and Crew
New York Times
The Aris 13 oil tanker was released by the Somali pirates who had hijacked it earlier this week. Credit Kevin Finnigan/Tropic Maritime Images, via Associated Press. MOGADISHU, Somalia — Somali pirates who seized an oil tanker earlier this week have ...

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Somalia ship hijack: 'Pirates' release vessel without ransom - BBC News

Thu, 03/16/2017 - 15:48

BBC News

Somalia ship hijack: 'Pirates' release vessel without ransom
BBC News
Somali pirates who hijacked an oil tanker have released it without condition, according to officials. The announcement came hours after the pirates and naval forces exchanged gunfire over a boat believed to be carrying supplies to the hijackers. The ...
Somali Pirates Release Hijacked Tanker and CrewNew York Times
Somali Pirates Release Oil Tanker, Crew Without RansomVoice of America
Somali pirates release hijacked ship, crew without ransomReuters
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Tillerson says diplomacy with North Korea has 'failed'; Pyongyang warns of war - Washington Post

Thu, 03/16/2017 - 15:30

Washington Post

Tillerson says diplomacy with North Korea has 'failed'; Pyongyang warns of war
Washington Post
TOKYO — The Trump administration made a clear break Thursday with diplomatic efforts to talk North Korea out of a nuclear confrontation, bringing the United States and its Asian allies closer to a military response than at any point in more than a decade.
Trump's aggressive North Korea stance may face backlash in Seoul, BeijingCNBC
Tillerson gets a look at NKorea at the DMZ between KoreasNBC2 News

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Secret Service agents face investigation over conduct while protecting Trump grandchild - CNN

Thu, 03/16/2017 - 14:37

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Secret Service agents face investigation over conduct while protecting Trump grandchild
CNN
(CNN) Two Secret Service agents are facing an internal investigation over their alleged conduct last week while they protected a grandchild of President Donald Trump, people familiar with the matter tell CNN. The actions of the two agents, who are ...
Secret Service Laptop Stolen, But Data Not at Risk: SourcesNBC New York

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School shooting, letter bomb at IMF put France on alert - Washington Post

Thu, 03/16/2017 - 13:35

Washington Post

School shooting, letter bomb at IMF put France on alert
Washington Post
PARIS — A heavily armed student opened fire and wounded four people Thursday at a high school in the southern French city of Grasse, officials said. Six others were slightly injured in the clamor to escape the school building, officials said. The ...

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Fact Check: Trump's Day of Falsehoods and Misleading Claims - New York Times

Thu, 03/16/2017 - 11:43

New York Times

Fact Check: Trump's Day of Falsehoods and Misleading Claims
New York Times
President Trump spoke to autoworkers and executives during a visit on Wednesday to an automotive technology center in Ypsilanti, Mich., near Detroit. Credit Stephen Crowley/The New York Times. WASHINGTON — It was déjà vu on Wednesday: President ...
Donald Trump's explanation of his wire-tapping tweets will shock and amaze youWashington Post
Fact-Checking President Trump's InterviewNBCNews.com
Rep. Adam Schiff: Trump May Have Revealed Classified Info in TV InterviewNewsmax
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Actually, Mr. President, wiretapping doesn't cover a lot of things - CNN

Thu, 03/16/2017 - 09:40

CNN

Actually, Mr. President, wiretapping doesn't cover a lot of things
CNN
Washington (CNN) In the face of firm denials from House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes and Attorney General Jeff Sessions of any evidence that President Barack Obama wiretapped then-candidate Donald Trump, Trump appears now to be ...
Key senators say they have no evidence that Trump Tower was wiretappedWashington Post
Andrew Napolitano: Did Obama spy on Trump?Fox News
Senate Intel chair: 'No indications' Trump Tower was wiretappedThe Hill
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Mount Etna: BBC crew caught up in volcano blast - BBC News

Thu, 03/16/2017 - 09:30

BBC News

Mount Etna: BBC crew caught up in volcano blast
BBC News
A BBC team and a number of tourists have suffered minor injuries after being caught up in an incident on the erupting volcano Mount Etna in Sicily. "Many injured - some head injuries, burns, cuts and bruises," tweeted BBC science reporter Rebecca Morelle.
10 injured in explosion on erupting Mount Etna volcanoABC News
Ten injured as BBC crew caught up in Mount Etna eruptionTelegraph.co.uk
BBC News crew make 'lucky escape' as Etna volcano in Sicily erupts in huge explosionInternational Business Times UK

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McDonald's Tweet Blasts President Trump, And Is Quickly Deleted - NPR

Thu, 03/16/2017 - 09:09

NPR

McDonald's Tweet Blasts President Trump, And Is Quickly Deleted
NPR
A post on McDonald's corporate Twitter account caused a stir Thursday morning, denigrating President Trump and calling for Barack Obama's return. The tweet was only up for around 20 minutes — but in that time, it was liked and retweeted more than a ...
McDonald's corporate account tweets Trump is 'disgusting excuse of a President'USA TODAY
McDonald's Twitter account calls Trump 'disgusting' with 'tiny hands'Business Insider
McDonald's grills Donald Trump on Twitter as 'disgusting excuse of a president'Washington Times
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Commuters get wiped out by massive Amtrak 'avalanche' - New York Post

Thu, 03/16/2017 - 08:18

New York Post

Commuters get wiped out by massive Amtrak 'avalanche'
New York Post
Here is the moment an Amtrak train blasted waiting commuters on the platform with a tsunami of snow as it pulled into a station in upstate New York. The slow-motion YouTube video posted Wednesday shows the train barreling over the snow-covered tracks ...
Video: Amtrak train creates avalanche for NY passengersWTOP
Video captures Amtrak train blasting waiting passengers with snowFox News
Amtrak Train Blasts Waiting Commuters With SnowNBC New York
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Assailant Opens Fire at High School in Southeastern France - New York Times

Thu, 03/16/2017 - 08:11

The Nation

Assailant Opens Fire at High School in Southeastern France
New York Times
PARIS — A shooting occurred on Thursday at a high school in the city of Grasse in southeastern France, according to French news reports and local authorities. The BFM TV news channel, citing anonymous police sources, reported that an intruder carrying ...
French govt sends warning after shots fired at high schoolWashington Post
France high school shooting: Armed teen arrested, 2 woundedFox News
France: Suspect arrested after shooting at Grasse schoolCNN
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St. Patrick's Day Events Highlight an Irish Divide Over Trump - New York Times

Thu, 03/16/2017 - 06:56

New York Times

St. Patrick's Day Events Highlight an Irish Divide Over Trump
New York Times
Prime Minister Enda Kenny of Ireland was in Boston on Monday. He will make a traditional visit to the White House on Thursday. Credit Elise Amendola/Associated Press. The prime minister of Ireland, Enda Kenny, will visit the White House on Thursday for ...
Irish leader's White House visit has serious undertonesThe Boston Globe
Enda Kenny set to meet US President Donald TrumpBBC News
Today in Trumpworld -- March 16Politico (blog)
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Brexit: Royal assent given as Article 50 trigger moves nearer - CNN

Thu, 03/16/2017 - 06:46

CNN

Brexit: Royal assent given as Article 50 trigger moves nearer
CNN
London (CNN) Britain's exit from the European Union moved another step closer Thursday after the legislation enabling the country's departure was given royal assent by Queen Elizabeth II. The Queen's signature means that British Prime Minister Theresa ...
Brexit: Queen gives Royal Assent to Article 50 billBBC News
Britain's Brexit Bill Receives Royal Assent, Becomes LawU.S. News & World Report
Queen Authorizes British PM May to Begin BrexitNewsmax
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Tillerson calls for 'new approach' to North Korea, no details - Reuters

Thu, 03/16/2017 - 06:40

Reuters

Tillerson calls for 'new approach' to North Korea, no details
Reuters
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson (L) shakes hands with Japan's Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida before their meeting at the foreign ministry's Iikura guest house in Tokyo, Japan, March 16, 2017. REUTERS/Toru Hanai. 1/5. left. right. U.S. Secretary ...
Trump budget: Rex Tillerson defends foreign aid budget squeezeBBC News
Rex Tillerson, in Japan, Says US Needs 'Different Approach' to North KoreaNew York Times
Tillerson says diplomacy with North Korea has 'failed,' time for new approachWashington Post
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Explosion at IMF Paris offices after envelope opened, one person hurt: police - Reuters

Thu, 03/16/2017 - 06:29

Reuters

Explosion at IMF Paris offices after envelope opened, one person hurt: police
Reuters
Police outside the International Monetary Fund (IMF) offices where an envelope exploded in Paris, France, March 16, 2017. REUTERS/Philippe Wojazer. 1/4. left. right. Police outside the International Monetary Fund (IMF) offices where an envelope ...
Letter Bomb Wounds One at IMF in ParisNew York Times
Letter bomb explodes at IMF office in France, 1 injuredFox News
Exploding letter 'injures one' at IMFBBC News
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Trump Stands By, But Qualifies, Obama 'Wiretap' Claims - Newsweek

Thu, 03/16/2017 - 04:44

Newsweek

Trump Stands By, But Qualifies, Obama 'Wiretap' Claims
Newsweek
U.S. President Donald Trump has stood by his claims that his predecessor Barack Obama “wiretapped” him during the presidential campaign. In an interview with Fox News broadcast Wednesday night, Trump apparently qualified his accusation by saying that ...
Trump says he might not be president if 'it wasn't for Twitter'EW.com
Trump: I might not be here 'if it wasn't for Twitter'Yahoo News
Carlson To Trump: Why Not Gather Evidence, Confront Intelligence Agencies If You Were Wiretapped?RealClearPolitics
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In Australia, a Call for Closer Ties to China Gains Support - New York Times

Thu, 03/16/2017 - 04:21

New York Times

In Australia, a Call for Closer Ties to China Gains Support
New York Times
President Trump spoke with Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull of Australia in January. A speech by a former diplomat on Thursday added to calls for Australia to move away from the United States toward China. Credit Al Drago/The New York Times. SYDNEY ...
Australia urges South China Sea ruling as basis for 'code of conduct'Reuters
China cautions US against starting a trade war, casting itself as champion of globalizationLos Angeles Times
China Anxious About Trade War With USVoice of America
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Palestinian activist hails Israel 'apartheid regime' report - Washington Post

Thu, 03/16/2017 - 04:17

Washington Post

Palestinian activist hails Israel 'apartheid regime' report
Washington Post
BEIRUT — A Palestinian rights activist has praised a report this week by a Beirut-based U.N. agency that promotes development in Arab countries for concluding that Israel established an “apartheid regime.” Omar Barghouti said Thursday that the report ...
On 6th Anniversary of Syria Civil War, UN Body Releases Report – Accusing Israel of 'Apartheid'CNSNews.com
US Supports Ally Israel Against Damning UN Report On Palestinians' PlightInternational Business Times
Haley demands UN withdraw report branding Israel 'apartheid' stateFox News
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UK fines Conservative Party for failures in expenses reports - Washington Post

Thu, 03/16/2017 - 04:07

Washington Post

UK fines Conservative Party for failures in expenses reports
Washington Post
LONDON — Britain's election commission has fined the ruling Conservative Party 70,000 pounds ($85,000) for failures in reporting election expenses — the largest fine ever leveled by the watchdog. The fines followed an investigation of expenses from ...
Conservative Party Fined And Referred To Police Over 2015 Election ExpensesBuzzFeed News
UK's Ruling Conservatives Fined Over Election Expenses, Police AlertedU.S. News & World Report
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