Day: March 15, 2018

Pedestrian Bridge Collapse in Florida, Several Injuries Reported

Pedestrian Bridge Collapse in Florida, Several Injuries Reported © AP Photo/ WPLG-TV US21:22 15.03.2018(updated 23:38 15.03.2018) Get short URL5142 First responders have announced that a total of eight victims were hospitalized after the pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday on a number of cars. Officials have not yet determined the number of fatalities […]

US Senators Press Treasury to Block Construction of Nord Stream 2

US Senators Press Treasury to Block Construction of Nord Stream 2 © Sputnik/ Igor ZaremboUS23:41 15.03.2018Get short URL 0 02 WASHINGTON (Sputnik) – A bipartisan group of 39 US senators is urging Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin to use executive branch powers, including a provision in the Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act (CAATSA), to block […]

Panama Papers Law Firm Mossack Fonseca Shuts Down

Panama Papers Law Firm Mossack Fonseca Shuts Down © REUTERS/ Bobby YipWorld21:58 15.03.2018(updated 22:07 15.03.2018) Get short URL 0 01 In 2016, Mossack Fonseca became embroiled in one of the biggest data leaks in history, which exposed the massive use of offshore tax havens by the rich and powerful. Now it appears that the firm […]

Russia to Continue Pursuing Cooperation Policy in Latin America

Russia to Continue Pursuing Cooperation Policy in Latin America © REUTERS/ Ueslei MarcelinoLatin America22:53 15.03.2018Get short URL 0 10 Moscow will follow the US policy with respect to the countries of Latin America in light of US President Donald Trump’s decision to nominate Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Director Mike Pompeo to head the State Department, […]

War on Drugs: US A-10 Destroys Taliban Narcotics Labs (VIDEO)

War on Drugs: US A-10 Destroys Taliban Narcotics Labs (VIDEO) © AFP 2018/ TED ALJIBE Military & Intelligence23:29 15.03.2018(updated 23:30 15.03.2018) Get short URL 0 0 0 The US military has released new footage of the anti-narcotics aspect of its battle against the Taliban: two new videos show A-10 aircraft bombing drug facilities to pieces […]

Kirk Cousins signs three-year, $84m deal with Minnesota Vikings

Free agent quarterback Kirk Cousins has signed a three-year, $84m deal with the Minnesota Vikings, the team have confirmed. The value of the contract will make Cousins, 29, the highest paid quarterback in the league. Cousins arrived in Minnesota on Wednesday and had dinner with Vikings general manager Rick Spielman and head coach Mike Zimmer […]