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Boko Haram bomb factory found

CNN World - Sat, 03/14/2015 - 10:45am
Nigerian troops discovered a Boko Haram bomb factory this week after they seized a northern town from the extremists, the military said.
Categories: International News

ISIS blows up Iraqi army HQ

CNN World - Sat, 03/14/2015 - 10:44am
More than 40 Iraqi soldiers were killed when ISIS blew up the Iraqi army headquarters near Ramadi in Iraq's western Anbar province, an Anbar provincial leader told CNN, as the battle continues for control of key cities in Iraq.
Categories: International News

Obama, Netanyahu spat seeps into Israeli election

CNN World - Sat, 03/14/2015 - 10:43am
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will face voters on Tuesday, just two weeks after he took a major political gamble by giving a controversial speech to the U.S. Congress against the Obama administration's wishes.
Categories: International News

Here's how you can help Vanuatu

CNN World - Sat, 03/14/2015 - 10:42am
Just as meteorologists feared, Tropical Cyclone Pam has pummeled the island nation of Vanuatu. It is the strongest storm to make landfall since the devastating Super Typhoon Haiyan hit the Philippines in 2013. Aid workers on the ground are reporting massive destruction. The Australian Red Cross said via Twitter that "humanitarian needs will be enormous. Many people have lost their homes. Shelter, food and water (are) urgent priorities" in Port Vila. If you would like to contribute to the efforts of those in place to help the victims of this storm, please check out one of the groups listed below. They are all poised and ready to start helping once it is safe to do so.
Categories: International News

Tourist killed after boat hits whale

CNN World - Sat, 03/14/2015 - 10:35am
A Canadian tourist was killed after a small inflatable tour boat collided with a whale off the coast of Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, authorities said Thursday.
Categories: International News

Video shows missing UK teens

CNN World - Sat, 03/14/2015 - 10:35am
A video purportedly shows three British schoolgirls preparing to cross the Turkish border last month into Syria, where the teens are believed to have traveled to join ISIS, the Reuters news service reported Friday.
Categories: International News

100 inches of snow -- in 18 hours

CNN World - Sat, 03/14/2015 - 10:34am
The next time the people of Capracotta, Italy, hear the folks in Boston complain about a snow season of more than 100 inches, they'll be like: "That's nice. We've been known to get that much in one day."
Categories: International News

Francis: I'll be Pope about 5 years

CNN World - Sat, 03/14/2015 - 10:32am
Pope Francis, who succeeded a resigning pontiff just two years ago, told a Mexican television network that he expects his pontificate will be brief.
Categories: International News

Taming ISIS on Twitter

CNN World - Sat, 03/14/2015 - 10:31am
One of the most pernicious phrases in the debate over how to counter extremist use of social media is "whack-a-mole."
Categories: International News

Rumors swirl about Putin's health

CNN World - Sat, 03/14/2015 - 10:31am
Russian President Vladimir Putin appeared in a series of photos released by the Kremlin on Friday after a week in which canceled engagements led to speculation over his health.
Categories: International News

Why NORAD is worried

CNN - Sat, 03/14/2015 - 10:26am
The ability of the U.S. and Canadian military to defend North America could be jeopardized by stepped up Russian military activity, according to the commander of the North American Aerospace Defense Command.
Categories: National News

New doubts over Secret Service crash

CNN - Sat, 03/14/2015 - 10:26am
The headline seemed clear: Two top ranking and allegedly inebriated Secret Service agents reportedly careened into a barrier at the White House in a government car, interrupting an active threat investigation. But another picture of that night is emerging?
Categories: National News

Profiles of those killed in military copter crash

CNN - Sat, 03/14/2015 - 10:21am
They were known for their quiet professionalism and dedication. One recently received a high military honor for rendering aid to a wounded comrade in Afghanistan while under enemy fire.
Categories: National News

Who would want to be Ferguson's next police chief?

CNN - Sat, 03/14/2015 - 10:19am
Empathy. Confidence. Passion. These are the traits the next police chief in Ferguson, Missouri, will need to shrink the ocean of distrust between community and police. Ferguson might look to Sanford, Florida's experience when choosing the next chief.
Categories: National News

Bulldogs Rout No. 19 Texas A&M, 7-0

Bulldog Beat - Fri, 03/13/2015 - 11:17pm
Home runs and a stellar pitching performance lifted Mississippi State (19-5, 2-2 SEC) past their second-straight top-20 opponent on Friday night in a 7-0 win over No. 19 Texas A&M (20-6, 2-2 SEC) at the MSU Softball Field.

Track & Field Sees Success On Day One Of NCAA Championships

Bulldog Beat - Fri, 03/13/2015 - 10:29pm
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. - On day one of the track and field NCAA Indoor Championships, two Mississippi State athletes qualified for Saturday's finals.

No. 42 Bulldog Men’s Tennis Drops 4-1 Decision At No. 18 Florida

Bulldog Beat - Fri, 03/13/2015 - 9:22pm
GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Unable to recover from an early 3-0 lead by the home team, the 42nd-ranked Mississippi State men's tennis team (11-4, 2-1 SEC) fell to No. 18 Florida (7-5, 2-2 SEC) 4-1 in Gainesville on Friday afternoon.

Self driving car set for cross country trip

Business News - Fri, 03/13/2015 - 7:59pm
"Look ma', no hands!"

Lester Holt's winning ratings earn applause at NBC

Business News - Fri, 03/13/2015 - 7:16pm
There hasn't been a lot to celebrate at NBC News lately. But on Tuesday the daily network-wide editorial meeting began with a loud round of applause for Lester Holt and "NBC Nightly News."

SEC Storied "Thunder and Lightning" to Debut May 4

Bulldog Beat - Fri, 03/13/2015 - 6:58pm
STARKVILLE, Miss. – "Thunder and Lightning," a documentary based on Will Clark, Rafael Palmeiro and the legendary 1985 team, will debut on the SEC Network at 8 p.m. CT on Monday, May 4.
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