- At Least 9 Dead as Militants Attack Hotel in Somali Capital
Al-Shabab militants blasted their way into a Mogadishu hotel on Friday and took up positions inside, killing at least nine people and exchanging fire with security forces seeking to recapture the facility, a Somali police official said.
The Associated Press. International Herald Tribune. Fri, 27 Mar 201520:52:19 GMT.
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- Merkel, Obama Call On Iran To Make 'Necessary Decisions'
U.S. President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel have called on Iran to make the necessary decisions to reach a deal over its nuclear program.
Radio Liberty. Sat, 28 Mar 2015 04:11:14 +0000.
- Five Obamacare Tax Breaks You May Not Know About
Less than three weeks before the April 15 tax filing deadline, the U.S. Treasury Department issued a list of the five most common exemptions for Americans who may qualify for tax breaks under the Affordable Care Act.
By Bruce Japsen. Forbes. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 19:45:00 GMT.
- Russian, American Headed for Year in Space
A U.S. astronaut and a Russian cosmonaut are headed for a year in outer space, the longest stay ever at the International Space Station. ...
Voice of America. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 17:42:23 -0400.
- VIDEO: How one US school is battling obesity
Newsround reporter Ricky visited the United States to see how a school in Philadelphia is tackling obesity.
BBC News. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 16:04:45 GMT.
- US GDP Grows at 2.2 Percent Rate in Last 2014 Quarter
The U.S. economy expanded at a 2.2 percent annual pace in October, November and December of 2014, which is much slower than growth in the previous quarter. ...
Voice of America. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 11:10:30 -0400.
- U.S. Senate approves military spending boost, cuts to health care in budget
Republicans muscled a balanced-budget plan through the Senate early Friday, positioning Congress for months of battling President Barack Obama over the GOP's goals of slicing spending and dismantling his health care law.
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 05:00:43 EDT.
- Nuclear deal USA-Iran could usher in a new era
An agreement would also boost the legacies of the presidents of both Iran and the United States.
Mail & Guardian. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 00:00:00 +0200.
- Crash jet black box has 'usable data'
French investigators say the cockpit voice recorder of Germanwings 4U 9525 has usable data, but it has so far yielded no clues to the crash.
BBC News. Wed, 25 Mar 2015 17:27:00 GMT.
- Thomas Piketty on the Euro Zone: 'We Have Created a Monster'
In an interview with SPIEGEL, celebrated French economist Thomas Piketty speaks about Alexis Tsipras' election victory in Greece, Europe's inability to fix its financial woes and what EU leaders can learn from the United States.
Spiegel Online. Tue, 10 Mar 2015 16:06:31 +0100.