London Terrorist Used WhatsApp Just Before Attack, U.K. Lawmaker Blasts Encryption (Sunday 26 March, 2017)
A senior British lawmaker has blasted messaging platforms like WhatsApp for using end-to-end encryption, which stops security services monitoring messages.
US drone strike kills man behind Marriott Hotel bombing, Pentagon says (Sunday 26 March, 2017)
A US airstrike in southeast Afghanistan killed an al Qaeda leader responsible for the deadly attack on the Marriott Hotel in Pakistan, the Pentagon said.
Merkel’s conservative party wins German regional election in Saarland (Sunday 26 March, 2017)
Conservatives captured the most votes for the parliamentary elections in the western German state of Saarland on Sunday — a good sign of support for German Chancellor Angela Merkel going into her September national vote.
Biggest anti-Kremlin rally in years rocks Russia; opposition leader arrested (Sunday 26 March, 2017)
Russian authorities detained hundreds of anti-corruption protesters and arrested the nation’s leading opposition figure Sunday, as the biggest demonstrations against the Kremlin since 2011 broke out in several cities around the nation.
White House looks past conservatives on tax reform – to Democrats (Sunday 26 March, 2017)
Fresh off a defeat on U.S. healthcare legislation, the White House warned rebellious conservative lawmakers that they should get behind President Donald Trump’s agenda or he may bypass them on future legislative fights, including tax reform.
Cincinnati nightclub shooting: 1 dead, 15 people injured (Sunday 26 March, 2017)
Several unidentified shooters opened fire at a Cincinnati nightclub early Sunday, killing one person and wounding 15 others, officials said.
Storms to take aim at Plains in turbulent week of weather (Sunday 26 March, 2017)
Golf ball-sized hail and powerful winds are expected to roll through parts of the Southern Plains late Sunday, marking the latest round of turbulent weather across the Midwest and South, forecasters said.
Police: ‘No apparent reason’ for shooting on Vegas Strip bus (Sunday 26 March, 2017)
A man sitting at the back of a public bus on the Las Vegas Strip opened fire “for no apparent reason” as passengers got off at a stop in the heart of the tourism corridor, police said Sunday.
Executive action to kill Clean Power Plan coming this week: EPA chief (Sunday 26 March, 2017)
President Trump this week will sign an executive order to begin unraveling the Clean Power Plan, EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt said Sunday, the first step in the lengthy process of dismantling the central piece of former President Barack Obama’s climate change agenda.
US-backed forces seize Syrian air base from ISIS (Sunday 26 March, 2017)
U.S.-backed Syrian Kurdish forces captured a strategically important air base from Islamic State (ISIS) militants in north Syria on Sunday in the first major victory for the group since the U.S. airlifted the forces behind enemy lines four days ago.