Suicide Bombers at Nigerian Mosque Kill at Least 22

  Wednesday March 16, 2016 – Two female suicide bombers struck a Ni­ger­ian mosque on Wednesday, officials and witnesses said, killing at least 22 people in an attack similar to others carried out by the Islamist militant group Boko Haram. The mosque is in the major northern city of Maiduguri, near the site of suicide bombings that claimed 86 lives in ...

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Investor Group Sue Volkswagen in Diesel Emissions Scandal

  Wednesday March 16, 2016– BRAUNSCHWEIG , Germany, March 15 (UPI) — A $3.7 billion lawsuit against Volkswagen AG says the company’s failure to inform markets during its emissions scandal adversely affected its stock price. The suit by 278 worldwide institutional investors was filed in Braunschweig, Germany, on Monday and seeks 3.3 billion Euros ($3.67 billion) in damages from the beleaguered ...

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Anonymous Plans ‘Cyber War’ Against Donald Trump

Wednesday March 16, 2016 – The hacking group Anonymous is urging its followers to launch a barrage of cyber attacks on April 1 to take down Donald Trump’s websites and expose the “appalling” GOP presidential candidate. “We need you to shut down his websites, research and expose what he doesn’t want the public to know,” a person wearing the group’s trademark ...

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Breaking News —- Brussels Police Kill Gunman Linked to Paris Attacks

  Tuesday March 15, 2016 – Belgian police on Tuesday killed a gunman in a raid on a Brussels apartment linked to Islamist militants involved in November’s Paris attacks, and two others were on the run, state broadcaster RTBF reported. Belgium’s federal prosecutor said earlier one or more suspects had barricaded themselves into an apartment after police had come under heavy ...

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Ohio, Florida Hold Keys To Republican Presidential Hopefuls

  Tuesday March 15, 2016 – Florida Senator Marco Rubio and Ohio Governor John Kasich sought to keep their presidential bids alive Tuesday as voters cast ballots on what could prove to be the year’s most consequential decision day yet. Billionaire Donald Trump could essentially extinguish the White House bids of both men with wins in their home-state primaries, making his campaign harder ...

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Weak U.S. Retail Sales Highlight Risks To Economic Outlook

Tuesday March 15, 2016 – U.S. retail sales fell less than expected in February, but a sharp downward revision to January’s sales could reignite concerns about the economy’s growth prospects. Tuesday’s weak report from the Commerce Department bucked the trend of recent labor market data that had suggested the economy remained on solid ground despite some concerns that a recession was ...

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ISIS Leader Al-Shishani Dies of Wounds From US Strike in Syria

  Tuesday March 15, 2016 – Top ISIS commander and feared ethnic Chechen jihadi fighter Omar al-Shishani has died of wounds suffered in a U.S. airstrike in Syria, a senior Iraqi intelligence official and the head of a Syrian activist group said Tuesday. Al-Shishani, who was wounded in a U.S. airstrike earlier this month, died on Monday outside the Islamic State group’s ...

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