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Tweet Follow me Reuters(Adds fresh quotes from NATO-led force). KABUL, March 6 (Reuters) – Five Afghan soldiers were killed on Thursday in an air strike by the NATO-led force in Afghanistan’s eastern province of Logar, Afghan officials and the coalition said. Coalition airstrikes on …US airstrike mistakenly kills 5 Afghan soldiersLos Angeles TimesNATO airstrike kills 5 Afghan soldiersWashington PostNATO airstrike that kills Afghan soldiers deals fresh blow to tiesChristian Science MonitorCTV News...

Tweet Follow me Los Angeles TimesBent over, with his hands covering his ears, Oscar Pistorius reacted emotionally Thursday to gruesome testimony about the death of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, whom he is accused of murdering. The detailed descriptions came from a neighbor who …Oscar Pistorius breaks down as trial hears grisly details of girlfriend’s killingCNNPistorius witness accused of doctoring testimonyUSA TODAYWitness feared Oscar Pistorius might kill himself after shooting girlfriendTelegraph.co.ukBBC...

Tweet Follow me NewsBusters (blog)So Chevron filed a civil racketeering suit against Donziger, accusing him of conspiracy. Chevron argued in court that Donziger, “repeated acts of fraud, bribery, money laundering” and even ghost wrote a court ruling for an Ecuadorean judge. And on …Fed Judge Rules Lawyers In Ecuador Used Fraud And Bribery, Big Win For …Rig HandsChevron Gets Justice From Environmentalist FraudsInvestor’s Business DailyChevron wins US case against $9.5bn Ecuador fineDaily...

Tweet Follow me CNN(CNN) — Niger has extradited Moammar Gadhafi’s son Saadi, who has been transferred to a jail in Tripoli, Libya, the Libyan government said Thursday. The North African country had been seeking the handover of Saadi Gadhafi, who fled across the border to …Saadi Gaddafi: Failed footballer son of slain dictatorHindustan TimesA Look at the Family of Libya’s Moammar GadhafiABC NewsNiger extradites Gaddafi’s son Saadi to LibyaReuters AfricaVoice of Americaall 237 news articles ...

Tweet Follow me TIMEThe Dalai Lama delivered the opening prayer on the Senate floor Thursday morning, the first time the exiled Tibetan spiritual leader spoke in the Senate. See the unofficial English transcript of his prayer below. Firstly, as usual, I am Buddhist Monk, so pray to …VIDEO: Dalai Lama urges Congress to act with a ‘pure mind’ in Senate prayerNew York Daily NewsDalai Lama offers ‘favorite’ prayer to US Senate; few care enough to show upWashington TimesCapitol Hill: Dalai...

Tweet Follow me USA TODAYDouble-amputee sprinter Oscar Pistorius covered his ears, rocked back and forth and wept in open court Thursday as a witness at his murder trial testified about efforts to revive Reeva Steenkamp after Pistorius shot her in his South Africa home on Valentine’s …Pistorius prayed over his shot girlfriend, witness saysFox NewsPistorius Prayed ‘Please Let Her Live,’ Witness TestifiesABC NewsFirst on Scene of Oscar Pistorius Shooting Gives EvidenceWall Street JournalTelegraph.co.uk...

Tweet Follow me BBC Newstweets: How have the Russian markets reacted to today’s news from Crimea? Negatively. Stocks have fallen, rouble weakened. 14:21: The BBC’s Mark Urban, who is at the EU summit in Brussels, writes about the history haunting the EU leaders in his blog: …Ukraine’s Crimea Raises Tension by Setting Secession VoteWall Street JournalUkraine threatens secession, White House imposes sanctionsUSA TODAYObama orders freeze on assets of people who impeded democracy in UkraineWashington...

Tweet Follow me Los Angeles TimesKIEV, Ukraine — The Russian-controlled parliament of Ukraine’s Crimea area voted Thursday to secede and join Russia, and set a March 16 public vote on the latest move aimed at wresting the strategic peninsula from Ukraine. Officials in the Ukrainian capital …Crimea’s parliament votes in favor of leaving Ukraine for Russia, referendum …Fox NewsCrimea lawmakers vote to leave Ukraine for Russia, set referendum dateCNNUkraine crisis: Crimean Russia voteBBC...

Tweet Follow me New York Daily NewsA “Russia Today” anchor broke through the Iron Curtain. Liz Wahl, who was a Washington, D.C. correspondent for the state-owned television station, quit live on-air Wednesday because she does not agree with the network’s backing of Russian President …Russian TV presenter Liz Wahl quits on airBBC NewsAmerican anchor on Russian TV resigns on-air over government’s actions in …Washington PostRussia Today News Anchor Resigns on Air in ProtestTIMEThe...

Tweet Follow me Washington PostKABUL—A NATO airstrike on Thursday killed at least five Afghan soldiers in one of the most devastating incidents of friendly fire in the war’s 12-year history. The troops were killed at an outpost in volatile Logar Province, about 50 miles outside of Kabul, …US Drone Strike Kills 5 Afghan SoldiersNew York TimesAfghan Troops Killed In NATO AccidentRadioFreeEurope/RadioLibertyFive Afghan soldiers killed in air strike by NATO-led forceReuters IndiaNBCNews.com –Times...

Tweet Follow me Another Obamacare Delay; New Fox Polls on Hillary Clinton, Chris Christie …Fox News (blog)During our hours we get a speech from New Jersey Governor Chris Christie. Carl Cameron reporting. Lots of new Fox News Polls to tell you about and digest with guests. President Obama’s approval ratings hit a new low. Hillary Clinton continues to … …read more Source: Chris Christie News From Google ...

Tweet Follow me BBC NewsMPs in Crimea have asked Moscow to allow the southern Ukrainian region to become part of the Russian Federation. Parliament said if its request was granted, Crimean citizens could give their view in a referendum on 16 March. A government minister in …In Ukraine’s Crimea, a tense and surreal standoffReutersCrimean Parliament Votes to Join RussiaVoice of AmericaCrimean parliament votes to join Russia, referendum on move March 16Fox NewsWall Street Journal –CNN –Businessweekall...

Tweet Follow me New York judge supports Chevron in Ecuador pollution caseHazardExOn March 4, US District Judge Lewis Kaplan in New York said he found “clear and convincing evidence” that attorney Steven Donziger’s Ecuador-supported legal team used bribery, fraud and extortion in pursuit of an $18 billion judgement against Chevron … …read more Source: Chevron Ecuador Fraud News By Google ...

Tweet Follow me Fox NewsVoters in the flashpoint Crimea region will be given the opportunity to choose between remaining a part of Ukraine or becoming a part of Russia, the region’s Vice Premier said Thursday. Rustam Teemirgaliev told the Russian RIA newsagency as saying that …Crimea sets date for vote on whether to join RussiaUSA TODAYPower Delusions: US, Russia Face Off Over UkraineBusinessweekEurope has power over Russia, but needs more than gesture diplomacyCNNTelegraph.co.uk –Washington Post...

Tweet Follow me New York TimesKABUL, Afghanistan — An American drone strike killed five Afghan National Army soldiers and wounded eight more Thursday morning, according to Afghan officials. The attack took place at 3:20 a.m. in the Charkh district of Logar Province, an area of intense …UPDATE 1-Five Afghan soldiers killed in air strike by NATO-led forceReutersFive Afghan Soldiers Killed in NATO AirstrikeNBCNews.comNato airstrike kills 5 Afghan soldiers: OfficialTimes of IndiaVoice of America –gulfnews.comall...

Tweet Follow me Washington PostThe once-budding friendship between President Obama and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie reached its zenith last May on a storm-ravaged boardwalk in Point Pleasant, N.J.. After Obama missed four throws at a carnival game, Christie stepped in, picked up … and more …read more Source: Chris Christie News From Google ...

Tweet Follow me USA TODAYTRIPOLI, Libya (AP) — Niger on Thursday extradited to Libya one of Moammar Gadhafi’s sons, al-Saadi, who fled as his father’s regime crumbled in 2011 and who was under house arrest in the desert West African nation ever since, the government in Tripoli …Niger extradites Gaddafi’s son Saadi to LibyaBBC NewsGaddafi’s playboy son in Libyan prison after Niger extraditionThe Times (subscription)Five Things to Know for Your New Day – Thursday, March 6,...

Tweet Follow me Los Angeles TimesLONDON – The European Union has frozen the assets of former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich, two of his sons and more than a dozen advisors who it says are responsible for stealing state funds. Announcement of the black list Thursday came as …Ukraine crisis: EU agrees sanctions against Viktor Yanukovych as leaders hold …Telegraph.co.ukPeace hopes dashed as Russia refuses to withdraw troopsThe Times (subscription)EU names 18 Ukrainians whose assets will be...

Tweet Follow me Wall Street JournalPARIS—U.S. and European diplomats failed in a daylong effort to get Russia and Ukraine to begin direct negotiations aimed at ending Moscow’s military incursion into the former Soviet state, raising the prospect of a protracted standoff. Ukrainian Prime …UPDATE 2-Brent steady below $108 after sliding on easing Ukraine risk …ReutersEU Sanctions Ex-Ukrainian President as Crisis in Crimea ContinuesVoice of AmericaUkraine crisis: March 5 as it happenedTelegraph.co.ukHaaretz...

Tweet Follow me BBC NewsThe Libyan government says former leader Col Muammar Gaddafi’s son, Saadi, has been extradited from Niger and is now in custody in Tripoli. Pictures posted on the internet showed him having his head and beard shaved. Saadi Gaddafi, the former head of …Niger extradites Gaddafi’s son Saadi to TripoliThe IndependentNiger extradites Gaddafi’s son Saadi to Tripoli, Libya saysReuters UKGaddafi’s playboy son in Libyan prison after Niger extraditionThe Times (subscription)Houston...