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A plane carrying 9 people crashed in Alaska South Africa frustration at Marikana deaths inquiry EU plan to share asylum seeker burden collapses
 

A plane carrying 9 people crashed in Alaska

Officials say eight cruise ship passengers and a pilot were on a small aeroplane that has been found against the granite rock face of a cliff, 800 feet above a southeast Alaska lake. A Federal Aviation Administration spokesman says the DeHavilland DHC-3 Otter crashed Thursday afternoon under unknown circumstances. Medical responders were headed to the [...]

South Africa frustration at Marikana deaths inquiry

President Jacob Zuma’s release of the 600-page Marikana report has sparked yet another national conversation about the rule of law in South Africa. This follows hot on the heels of the Omar al-Bashir controversy, and the trials of Oscar Pistorius and Shrien Dewani. Was the report a whitewash? Ferial Haffajee, editor of the weekend newspaper [...]

EU plan to share asylum seeker burden collapses

High quality global journalism requires investment. Please share this article with others using the link below, do not cut & paste the article. See our Ts&Cs and Copyright Policy for more detail. Email ftsales.support@ft.com to buy additional rights. http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/4caa2b98-1bb1-11e5-8201-cbdb03d71480.html#ixzz3e9ip1v8n The EU’s plan to force member states to share out asylum seekers collapsed on Thursday after [...]

NYPD Social Media Guidelines Warn Officers To Keep Facebook, Twitter Clean

01 July 2015

NYPD Social Media Guidelines Warn Officers To Keep Facebook, Twitter Clean NEW YORK — The New York Police Department has begun policing how its officers use Facebook, Twitter and other social media. An internal order made public on Thursday advises members of the nation's largest police department to be careful with what …See Original Article [...]

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Too early for 2016? Not for Hillary Clinton's fans

01 July 2015

Too early for 2016? Not for Hillary Clinton's fans Hillary Rodham Clinton, perhaps as popular as ever in her 22 years in national politics, is taking steps as a private but famous citizen that fuel fans' hopes she will run for president in 2016. By CHARLES BABINGTON. Associated Press …See Original Article » The politics [...]

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UFC 158: Nick Diaz fails to deliver donnybrook to dethrone Georges St-Pierre

01 July 2015

UFC 158: Nick Diaz fails to deliver donnybrook to dethrone Georges St-Pierre This was not the donnybrook Nick Diaz had hoped to design. Diaz was GSP-ed in a way which failed to ignite, but was utterly dominant. The brawl in Montreal came courtesy of the co-main event, both Johny Hendricks and Carlos Condit exceptional.See Original [...]

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Police investigating what caused Pa. bus crash that killed pregnant lacrosse …

01 July 2015

Police investigating what caused Pa. bus crash that killed pregnant lacrosse … CARLISLE, Pa. — Police are investigating what caused a bus carrying a college women's lacrosse team to veer off the Pennsylvania Turnpike and crash into a tree, killing a pregnant coach, her unborn child and the driver. Seton Hill University team players …See [...]

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Malala Yousafzai's new challenge: navigating the politics of a British girls' school

01 July 2015

Malala Yousafzai's new challenge: navigating the politics of a British girls' school Malala Yousafzai began classes at the independent Edgbaston High School for Girls yesterday morning, declaring there was “No more important day than this day” as she smiled and chatted at the gates with her father. Shot in the head by the Taliban last [...]

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Will Michael Bloomberg's Gun Ads Help Republicans?

01 July 2015

Will Michael Bloomberg's Gun Ads Help Republicans? New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and his group Mayors Against Illegal Guns this week launched a $12 million ad campaign supporting increased background checks for gun purchases. The ads, which will air in 13 states, are being targeted at …See Original Article » Rebel group: Congo warlord [...]

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Politics on TV: Radicalization and pipelines

01 July 2015

Politics on TV: Radicalization and pipelines After the revelation of the identities of those Canadians killed in Algeria during the assault on the gas plant there, Power & Politics spoke with immigration minister Jason Kenney, who said that radicalization was hardly a new phenomenon, and pointed …See Original Article » Brad Pitt Says Zombies And [...]

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Teenage race car driver crashes into pit row, killing two

01 July 2015

Teenage race car driver crashes into pit row, killing two By Andrew Dalton, The Associated Press. MARYSVILLE, Calif. — A teenage race car driver taking warm-up laps at a California raceway careened off the track and into pit row, killing a 14-year-old boy and 68-year-old man, officials said. Six or seven cars were …See Original [...]

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Detroit Pistons' moribund season continues with 112-101 loss to Portland Trail …

01 July 2015

Detroit Pistons' moribund season continues with 112-101 loss to Portland Trail … “I know no one in this locker room likes to lose and I'm at the top of that list.” — Will Bynum. detroit-pistons-bench-3-17-13.jpg The Detroit Pistons' tedious season enveloped their bench players during Saturday's 112-101 loss to the Portland Trail Blazers.See Original Article [...]

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Pair found liable for N. Ireland's worst bombing

01 July 2015

Pair found liable for N. Ireland's worst bombing BELFAST, United Kingdom — Two Irish republicans were found liable on Wednesday for the 1998 Omagh bombing that killed 29 people in the worst single attack of Northern Ireland's three decades of sectarian conflict. In a civil retrial over the car bombing, …See Original Article » Questionable [...]

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Sports Log: Bus accident kills women's lacrosse team coach, driver, and injures …

01 July 2015

Sports Log: Bus accident kills women's lacrosse team coach, driver, and injures … COLLEGES. Seton Hill coach is killed in bus crash. A tour bus carrying the Seton Hill University women's lacrosse team to a game went off the Pennsylvania Turnpike in Carlisle on Saturday and crashed into a tree, killing a pregnant coach and [...]

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German jobless rate dips to 7.3 percent in March

30 June 2015

German jobless rate dips to 7.3 percent in March BERLIN (AP) — Germany's unemployment rate edged down to 7.3 percent in March as a traditional springtime upturn was limited by unusually cold weather. The Federal Labor Agency said Thursday that the unadjusted jobless rate was down from 7.4 percent …See Original Article » C. African [...]

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Zimbabwe: Lawyer Beatrice Mtetwa denied bail

30 June 2015

Zimbabwe: Lawyer Beatrice Mtetwa denied bail A Zimbabwean court has refused bail to prominent human rights lawyer Beatrice Mtetwa, saying she was a flight risk. Bail was was also denied to four aides of Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai, who appeared in leg irons in the dock. Ms Mtetwa, who was born …See Original Article » [...]

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NYPD Tells Officers to Keep Social Media…

30 June 2015

NYPD Tells Officers to Keep Social Media… An internal order made public on Thursday advises members of the nation's largest police department to “demonstrate professionalism” when using Facebook, Twitter and other social media. It warns that sharing personal information and opinions has the …See Original Article » Florida Gulf Coast popular on social media America [...]

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