Thursday, 23 March 2017
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Former Haitian mayor sued in Boston over human rights abuses

Added: 23.03.2017 17:45 | 1 views | 0 comments

Three Haitian nationals sued the former mayor of their rural village on Thursday, accusing him in Boston federal court of murdering, torturing and burning the homes of his political opponents.

Tags: FED, Murder
From: www.channelnewsasia.com

Texas appeals court overturns ex-Baylor player's conviction

Added: 23.03.2017 17:41 | 2 views | 0 comments

An appeals court has overturned the conviction of a former Baylor football player whose sexual assault case added to a scandal that engulfed the nation's largest Baptist school.

Tags: Football, FED, Sex
From: feeds.foxnews.com

First U.S. bumble bee added to endangered species list

Added: 23.03.2017 17:11 | 1 views | 0 comments


The rusty patched bumble bee became the first wild bee in the continental United States to gain federal protection on Tuesday when it was added to the government's list of endangered and threatened species. The bee, once widely found in the upper Midwest and Northeastern United States, was listed after U.S. President Donald Trump's administration lifted a hold it had placed on a plan for federal protections proposed last fall by the administration of former President Barack Obama.

Drones all around — Unmanned aircraft take on various roles

Added: 23.03.2017 17:11 | 2 views | 0 comments


The number of unmanned aircraft, or drones, in the United States will jump dramatically over the next five years, according to the Federal Aviation Administration. The increase comes after the Obama administration in 2016 implemented new rules that opened the skies to low-level small drones for education, research and routine commercial use. Policy makers are still debating whether to allow a sweeping expansion in drone use for activities like deliveries where aircraft would fly beyond the sight of an operator.

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Merkel ally says Germany must tackle benefit fraud by asylum seekers

Added: 23.03.2017 17:05 | 3 views | 0 comments

Germany needs to change its laws so that asylum seekers guilty of benefit fraud are removed from the asylum process, an ally of German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Thursday, striking a tough tone six months before a federal election.

From: www.channelnewsasia.com

US suspects N Korea in $81 mn Bangladesh theft: report

Added: 23.03.2017 16:54 | 1 views | 0 comments


US federal prosecutors suspect the North Korean government directed last year's theft of $81 million from Bangladesh's account at the New York Federal Reserve Bank, according to a media report Wednesday. Citing unnamed sources, The Wall Street Journal said prosecutors were developing cases showing Chinese middlemen helped the North Korean government orchestrate the enormous theft from the Bangladesh central bank. In February 2016, thieves transferred the funds from Bangladesh's account at the New York Fed to accounts in the Philippines using authenticated international bank access codes in the SWIFT system, not by hacking the bank.

Texas appeals court overturns ex-Baylor player's conviction

Added: 23.03.2017 16:29 | 10 views | 0 comments

WACO, Texas (AP) An appeals court has overturned the conviction of a former Baylor football player whose sexual assault case added to a scandal that engulfed the nation's largest Baptist school.

Tags: Football, FED, Sex
From: www.foxsports.com

Low-interest loans available for Washoe County flood victims

Added: 23.03.2017 16:29 | 3 views | 0 comments


RENO, Nev. (AP) - The U.S. Small Business Administration is offering low-interest federal disaster loans to businesses and residents affected by severe storms and flooding in Washoe County.
Gov. Brian Sandoval and state Emergency Management Chief Caleb Cage issued a statement Thursday urging flood victims to take advantage of the ...

Tags: FED
From: www.washingtontimes.com

Federer and Nishikori not among Monte Carlo field

Added: 23.03.2017 16:23 | 12 views | 0 comments

PARIS (AP) Roger Federer and Kei Nishikori are the only top 10 players not to feature in the list of players for the Monte Carlo Masters, the first big clay-court tournament of the season.

From: www.foxsports.com

U.S. Preparing Cases Linking North Korea in Theft at N.Y. Fed

Added: 23.03.2017 16:18 | 10 views | 0 comments

Federal prosecutors are building cases that would accuse North Korea of directing the theft of $81 million from Bangladesh’s account at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York last year, according to people familiar with the matter.

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