Top Daily Stories for March 2013

Mar 15 2013

Worker who set fire to sub sentenced to 17 years

AP News - Fri, 2013-03-15 18:15
A shipyard worker who set fire to rags aboard a nuclear submarine because he wanted to go home was sentenced to a little more than 17 years in federal prison Friday.
Mar 15 2013

Gen. Ham warns of Islamic threat in Africa

Marine Corps Times - Fri, 2013-03-15 15:15
The chief of the U.S. Africa Command warned on Friday that threats from Islamic extremists in Africa are increasing and if unchecked could pose a greater danger to American interests and allies.
Mar 15 2013

Aviators offered up to $125K in bonuses to stay

Navy Times - Fri, 2013-03-15 05:20
The Navy is paying aviators even more to keep flying. Bonuses for aviators heading into a department head tour have gone up or held steady for all but one category.
Mar 13 2013

NKorea criticizes SKorea prez's 'swish of skirt'

Fox News - World - Wed, 2013-03-13 01:28

North Korea's first public, senior-level mention of South Korea's first female president ended up being a sexist crack. The body that controls Pyongyang's military complained Wednesday about the "venomous swish" of her skirt.


Mar 13 2013

Insight: Islamist inroads in Mali may undo French war on al Qaeda

Top Headlines - Wed, 2013-03-13 01:14

By David Lewis TIMBUKTU, Mali (Reuters) - Residents who slipped into a non-descript mud-brick house after Islamist fighters fled Mali's desert

Mar 13 2013

Russia and US in tit for tat at United Nations over Sudan, South Sudan

Top Headlines - Wed, 2013-03-13 01:14

By Michelle Nichols UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United States and Russia traded swipes at the U.N. Security Council on Tuesday over proposed statements

Mar 13 2013


CNN Top Stories - Wed, 2013-03-13 00:57
The Syrian civil war has taken a massive toll on the most innocent of victims, the aid agency Save the Children said Wednesday.
Mar 13 2013

Four Russians killed in UN helicopter crash in Congo

Top Headlines - Wed, 2013-03-13 00:47
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Four Russians were killed when a U.N.-contracted cargo helicopter crashed in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said on Tuesday. The helicopter crashed on Saturday on a thickly wooded mountainside
Mar 12 2013

Children 'recruited' into Syria war

BBC News - Tue, 2013-03-12 20:45
Increasing numbers of children in Syria are being recruited by armed groups on both sides of the conflict, Save the Children says in a report.
Mar 12 2013

UN Rights Expert Recommends Probe of N.Korean Abuses

The Chosun Ilbo - Tue, 2013-03-12 18:04

United Nations expert says North Korea's abusive treatment of its population could amount to crimes against humanity. The UN special investigator on the human rights situation in North Korea is calling for an international probe into what he says are


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