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Albuquerque protest of police turns to ‘mayhem,’ mayor says – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The Albuquerque mayor said late Sunday that a more than 10-hour protest over recent police shootings has turned from peaceful into “mayhem,” as officers in riot gear clashed with protesters who blocked traffic, tried to get on …Albuquerque police face hundreds of protestersUSA TODAYHourslong Protest Turns to ‘Mayhem’ in AlbuquerqueABC […]

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Abuja Attempted Jailbreak – UK Cautions Citizens in Travel Alert – Vanguard

Abuja Attempted Jailbreak – UK Cautions Citizens in Travel AlertVanguardAbuja — The UK Foreign Office has advised British citizens in Abuja to maintain “heightened vigilance” following the foiled jailbreak at the Abuja headquarters of the Department of State Services (DSS). The revised travel alert on Nigeria was posted … …read more Source: Abuja Nigeria News […]

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North Korea Stages Firing Drills, Warns on Nuclear Test – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalThe North’s recent wording about its nuclear strategy also suggests it may be gearing up for more regular tests, says Jeffrey Lewis, director of the East Asia nonproliferation program at the Monterey Institute of International Studies in California. Late last week …‘No sail’ warning for North Korea live-fire drillsBBC NewsNorth Korea declares no-sail […]

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Thousands Protest Taiwan’s Trade Pact With China – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalTens of thousands of demonstrators gathered in Taipei to protest a government policy that is meant to bring Taiwan economically closer to China. Photo: Getty Images. TAIPEI—Tens of thousands of people gathered for a protest outside Taiwan’s Presidential …Large Crowds Fill Taipei Streets in Protest Over China Trade BillNew York Times (blog)Taiwanese take […]

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US Air switches to AA’s alliance – Dallas Morning News

Dallas Morning NewsJust as the merger of American Airlines Inc. and US Airways Inc. rebalanced the domestic airline industry, that marriage is also rebalancing the international airline alliances in the United States. On Sunday, US Airways officially departed Star …Report: Delta’s SkyTeam drops to No. 3 behind Oneworld, Star AllianceAtlanta Business ChronicleUS Airways Joins Oneworld […]

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French Voters Shift to the Right in Mayoral Elections – New York Times

New York TimesPARIS — French voters dealt a blow to the government of François Hollande on Sunday, rejecting left-leaning candidates for local office in at least 155 cities while embracing more conservative politicians, including, in a handful of races, the extreme-right …French reshuffle may loom after Hollande’s Socialists routed in local electionsReutersFrench voters deal blow […]

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Attempted Jailbreak in Nigeria Kills 21 – Voice of America

Voice of AmericaDetainees suspected of belonging to the Islamist militant group Boko Haram overpowered guards at the headquarters of Nigeria’s secret police in Abuja Sunday, triggering a one-hour gun battle that killed at least 21 people. Security officials say the …Boko Haram Suspect Battles DSS in AbujaVanguardUnited Kingdom Cautions Citizens In AbujaP.M. NewsUpdates: Heavy Gunfire […]

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Attempted Jailbreak Near Abuja, Nigeria Kills 21 – Tolerance

Attempted Jailbreak Near Abuja, Nigeria Kills 21ToleranceAttempted Jailbreak Near Abuja, Nigeria Kills 21. Detainees suspected of belonging to the Islamist militant group Boko Haram overpowered guards at the headquarters of Nigeria’s secret police in Abuja Sunday, triggering a one-hour gun battle that killed … and more …read more Source: Abuja Nigeria News From Google News […]

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Gov. Christie’s internal Bridgegate review ‘not conclusive,’ former NYC Mayor … – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsEven Chris Christie’s political allies admit the internal review claiming the embattled New Jersey governor had no personal involvement in the Bridgegate scandal doesn’t have nearly enough information to clear him of wrongdoing. “I would not accept …Chris Christie’s Support Keeps NJ’s “Dirtiest” Power Plant OpenGothamistChris Christie changes his story on those […]

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Erdogan Pledges to Pursue ‘Traitors’ After Turkey Election Win – Bloomberg

BloombergA portrait of Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan during a campaign meeting of… Read More. A portrait of Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan during a campaign meeting of the Justice and Development Party in the Beysehir district of …In Turkey, prime minister’s party comes out on top in municipal electionsWashington PostTurkey elections: PM […]

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Ukraine crisis: US-Russia deadlock despite ‘frank’ talks – BBC News

BBC NewsUS Secretary of State John Kerry has announced no new deal on Ukraine, following four hours of “frank” talks with Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov. Mr Kerry said he told Mr Lavrov that the US still considered Russia’s takeover of Ukraine’s Crimea region to …US, Russia talks fail to end Ukraine deadlockBusinessweekKerry, Russia’s Lavrov fail […]

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2016: Will Chris Christie’s pain be Jeb Bush’s gain? – CBS News

CBS News“I sense a boomlet about Jeb Bush is all about Chris Christie,” said Harvard University’s David Gergen Sunday on CBS’ “Face the Nation.” “People thought they were going to ride the Chris Christie horse and…they now think that horse may be lame and …Christie Raises Eyebrows With ‘Occupied Territories’ RemarkHuffington PostJeb Bush, Chris Christie […]

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MH370: New object sightings fuel hopes, but families demand ‘truth’ – CNN

CNNKuala Lumpur, Malaysia (CNN) — New hope, more frustration. As the search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 turned up fresh potential clues, dozens of anguished Chinese relatives on Sunday demanded that Malaysia provide them with evidence on the fate of …Malaysia Airlines Flight 370: Clock winding down on black box beacon batteryCBS NewsNo Objects From […]

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Paris gets first female mayor – USA TODAY

USA TODAYPARIS (AP) — Anne Hidalgo saved Paris for the flagging Socialist Party in Sunday’s municipal elections, becoming the French capital’s first female mayor. “I am the first woman mayor of Paris. I am aware of the challenge,” Hidalgo said in a victory speech after …French far-right set for town-hall record as Hollande routedReutersFrench Socialists […]

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Abuja Attack – President Jonathan Is Safe and Well – Presidency – AllAfrica.com

AllAfrica.com“Also, why did the exchange of fire lasted for so long? Why did we have to deploy helicopter gunships to hover around the villa and Yellow House (SSS headquarters). “Nigerians should demand the truth. I can tell you that a more serious incident …BREAKING: Heavy gunfire around presidential villa, SSS headquartersPremium TimesBoko Haram Attack? Intense […]

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Chris Christie Comeback Squashed As Lead Investigator Says Governor is Not … – PoliticusUSA

PoliticusUSAChris Christie’s (R-N.J.)comeback tour was rudely interrupted by reality this Sunday when Assemblyman John Wisniewski (D-N.J.), who is the co-chair of the state investigation into the Bridgegate scandal, said it’s way too early to draw conclusions …Chris Christie’s Support Keeps NJ’s “Dirtiest” Power Plant OpenGothamistIs Gov. Chris Christie a bad boss? An analysisThe Star-LedgerGov. Christie’s […]

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Oakland Coliseum Fights Locker Room Sewage News Before Oakland A’s 2014 Season

The Oakland Coliseum, undoubtedly roiled by the constant stream of bad news centering on its locker room sewage problem, has fought back with a public-relations offensive of its own: telling you about all of the improvements to the facility. The press release is below, but note that it does not mention the Oakland Coliseum’s locker […]

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Nigerian prisoners killed in Abuja jailbreak – Aljazeera.com

Aljazeera.comAt least 21 detainees have been killed during an attempted escape from Nigeria’s secret police headquarters in Abuja, with unconfirmed reports that Boko Haram fighters were involved. The security breach at the facility in the capital on Sunday raised …21 dead in attempted jail break: Nigerian secret policeYahoo NewsBoko Haram Suspect Battles DSS in AbujaVanguardUpdates: […]