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Algeria: 8 convicted in vast, high-level oil corruption case

NBA - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 18:22

ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — An Algerian court has fined German and Italian companies and convicted eight people of corruption or related crimes in a vast trial into wrongdoing around state-run oil giant Sonatrach. The court in Algiers sentenced them to terms ranging from an 18-month suspended sentence to six years in prison, according to state […]
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Algeria: 8 convicted in vast, high-level oil corruption case

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 18:22

ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — An Algerian court has fined German and Italian companies and convicted eight people of corruption or related crimes in a vast trial into wrongdoing around state-run oil giant Sonatrach. The court in Algiers sentenced them to terms ranging from an 18-month suspended sentence to six years in prison, according to state […]
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Algeria: 8 convicted in vast, high-level oil corruption case

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 18:22

ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — An Algerian court has fined German and Italian companies and convicted eight people of corruption or related crimes in a vast trial into wrongdoing around state-run oil giant Sonatrach. The court in Algiers sentenced them to terms ranging from an 18-month suspended sentence to six years in prison, according to state […]

Algeria: 8 convicted in vast, high-level oil corruption case

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 18:22
ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — An Algerian court has fined German and Italian companies and convicted eight people of corruption or related crimes in a vast trial into wrongdoing around state-run oil giant Sonatrach.

'Failing at every level': House committee dives into Flint water crisis

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 18:19

High lead levels were found in tap water in the Michigan city.

       

Somali officials start investigating blast on board plane

NBA - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 18:17

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Officials at Somalia’s civil aviation authority said Wednesday they had found no evidence so far of a criminal act in an explosion in an airliner which took off from Mogadishu’s airport and returned for an emergency landing. Investigators moved the plane from the runway to a private hangar. Foreign technical experts […]
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Somali officials start investigating blast on board plane

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 18:17

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Officials at Somalia’s civil aviation authority said Wednesday they had found no evidence so far of a criminal act in an explosion in an airliner which took off from Mogadishu’s airport and returned for an emergency landing. Investigators moved the plane from the runway to a private hangar. Foreign technical experts […]
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Somali officials start investigating blast on board plane

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 18:17

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Officials at Somalia’s civil aviation authority said Wednesday they had found no evidence so far of a criminal act in an explosion in an airliner which took off from Mogadishu’s airport and returned for an emergency landing. Investigators moved the plane from the runway to a private hangar. Foreign technical experts […]

French government wants to extend the state of emergency

NBA - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 18:16

PARIS (AP) — France’s government is calling for a three-month extension of the state of emergency that has been declared after Nov. 13 deadly attacks in Paris. The measure proposed Wednesday in a Cabinet meeting now requires parliament’s approval. The state of emergency has already been extended once and was scheduled to end on Feb. […]
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French government wants to extend the state of emergency

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 18:16

PARIS (AP) — France’s government is calling for a three-month extension of the state of emergency that has been declared after Nov. 13 deadly attacks in Paris. The measure proposed Wednesday in a Cabinet meeting now requires parliament’s approval. The state of emergency has already been extended once and was scheduled to end on Feb. […]
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French government wants to extend the state of emergency

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 18:16

PARIS (AP) — France’s government is calling for a three-month extension of the state of emergency that has been declared after Nov. 13 deadly attacks in Paris. The measure proposed Wednesday in a Cabinet meeting now requires parliament’s approval. The state of emergency has already been extended once and was scheduled to end on Feb. […]

Huge cargo ship that went adrift for days towed to Spain

NBA - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 18:14

MADRID (AP) — A large cargo ship that went adrift last week in the Bay of Biscay is nearing the northern Spanish port of Bilbao following a towing operation that has lasted days. Images Wednesday morning showed the listing, 164-meter (538-foot) Modern Express being towed by another ship via a cable. The crew on the […]
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Huge cargo ship that went adrift for days towed to Spain

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 18:14

MADRID (AP) — A large cargo ship that went adrift last week in the Bay of Biscay is nearing the northern Spanish port of Bilbao following a towing operation that has lasted days. Images Wednesday morning showed the listing, 164-meter (538-foot) Modern Express being towed by another ship via a cable. The crew on the […]
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Huge cargo ship that went adrift for days towed to Spain

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 18:14

MADRID (AP) — A large cargo ship that went adrift last week in the Bay of Biscay is nearing the northern Spanish port of Bilbao following a towing operation that has lasted days. Images Wednesday morning showed the listing, 164-meter (538-foot) Modern Express being towed by another ship via a cable. The crew on the […]

Huge cargo ship that went adrift for days towed to Spain

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 18:13

In this photo taken on Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016 and provided by the Prefecture Maritime Atlantique, the 164-meter (538-foot) cargo ship"Modern Express" is towed as it drifts off the coast of France. Rescuers successfully diverted a cargo ship threatening to run aground in southwestern France after five days adrift, and started towing it Tuesday toward the Spanish port of Bilbao. (Loic Bernardin/Prefecture Maritime Atlantique via AP)MADRID (AP) — A large cargo ship that went adrift last week in the Bay of Biscay is nearing the northern Spanish port of Bilbao following a towing operation that has lasted days.


Luxembourg to support space mining

BBC World News - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 18:12
The Luxembourg government has signalled its intention to get behind the 'next industrial revolution' - the mining of asteroids in space.
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Irelands premier announces Feb. 26 election

NBA - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 18:10

DUBLIN (AP) — Prime Minister Enda Kenny has announced that the nation will vote Feb. 26 in an election that pits his coalition government against opposition leaders critical of his handling of Ireland’s bailout and economic recovery. Kenny made the widely anticipated announcement Wednesday after meeting President Michael D. Higgins to confirm an official election […]
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Irelands premier announces Feb. 26 election

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 18:10

DUBLIN (AP) — Prime Minister Enda Kenny has announced that the nation will vote Feb. 26 in an election that pits his coalition government against opposition leaders critical of his handling of Ireland’s bailout and economic recovery. Kenny made the widely anticipated announcement Wednesday after meeting President Michael D. Higgins to confirm an official election […]
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Irelands premier announces Feb. 26 election

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 18:10

DUBLIN (AP) — Prime Minister Enda Kenny has announced that the nation will vote Feb. 26 in an election that pits his coalition government against opposition leaders critical of his handling of Ireland’s bailout and economic recovery. Kenny made the widely anticipated announcement Wednesday after meeting President Michael D. Higgins to confirm an official election […]

Trump plane has 'engine problems'

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 18:09

Plane made unscheduled landing at Nashville International Airport Wednesday.