NEWS WATCH

  • January 12, 2014   BY rublek 

    Pope Francis names first cardinal selection Pope Francis named his first group of cardinals on Sunday. Francis chose 19 men from Asia, Africa, Latin America and other parts of the world, including Haiti and Burkina Faso. Sixteen of the appointees … Continue reading

  • January 11, 2014   BY newsdesk 

    W.Va. water contamination crisis enters third day 300,000 West Virginians entered their third day without tap water Saturday, following an accident Thursday where the chemical 4-Methylcyclohexane Methanol leaked from a storage tank into West Virginia American Water’s water supply. Residents … Continue reading

  • January 8, 2014   BY newsdesk 

    Extreme cold slowly starts disappearing The cold weather brought by a polar vortex is moving on as temperatures begin to warm after a day of single digits in the East and South. So far, 21 deaths have been blamed on … Continue reading

  • January 4, 2014   BY rublek 

    South Sudan rebels to meet with government negotiators Direct peace talks between the South Sudan government and South Sudanese rebels will take place on Sunday, according to Ethiopia’s Foreign Ministry spokesperson, Dina Mufti. The negotiations are being held in Ethiopia … Continue reading

  • December 22, 2013   BY Zachary Green 

    Israeli officials call for end to US spying Following the revelation that former Israeli officials had been spied on by the National Security Agency, several Israeli cabinet members and lawyers demanded a halt to US spying in their country. The … Continue reading

  • December 21, 2013   BY Connie Kargbo 

    Astronauts begin series of spacewalks NASA astronauts began work Saturday to fix a cooling system aboard the International Space Station. Astronauts need to urgently replace a pump containing a bad valve, a task that has only been done once before. … Continue reading

  • December 15, 2013   BY newsdesk 

    Bombing hits northern city of Aleppo in Syria Activists in Syria are alleging that President Bashar al-Assad’s forces dropped barrel bombs on the northern city of Aleppo, killing 22 people, including 14 children. The BBC is reporting that a school … Continue reading

  • December 14, 2013   BY Zachary Green 

    Explosion hits Kenya’s capital Kenyan authorities have confirmed at least 3 people have been killed in a car bombing in the country’s capital of Nairobi. The explosion occurred in a passenger van that had been traveling from the Nairobi suburb … Continue reading

  • December 11, 2013   BY newsdesk 

    Reaction to proposed congressional budget deal Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., and Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., unveil proposed budget deal that would replace $63 billion in sequester cuts with $85 billion in targeted cuts and new revenues from fees. Top Republican … Continue reading

  • December 8, 2013   BY Connie Kargbo 

    Nuclear deal boost to Iranian economy Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said in a parliament meeting Sunday that last month’s nuclear deal was already showing signs of helping the Iranian economy. His comments came as UN inspectors visited a plant linked … Continue reading

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