Monday, March 4, 2024

News

Haiti orders curfew after armed gangs overran two prisons, releasing thousands of inmates

A 72-hour state of emergency began Sunday night. The government said it would set out to find the killers, kidnappers and other criminals who fled. Read More PBS NewsHour - The...

Letting farmers use banned pesticide harmful to bees angers wildlife group

A threat posed by a virus to the UK's sugar beet means a banned pesticide can now be used on seeds. Read More BBC News

Homes destroyed by storm in Barkley West in Northern Cape

Reading Time: < 1 minute A storm has ripped through Gong-Gong near Barkley West in the Northern Cape, destroying at least 10 houses. Three people...

Ex-Trump Organization CFO pleads guilty to perjury

Allen Weisselberg will return to prison after admitting lying on the stand in a New York civil fraud trial. Read More BBC News

Appeals court reverses order blocking Texas immigration law, setting up Supreme Court showdown

If the U.S. Supreme Court doesn’t intervene in the coming days, the law making illegal entry a state crime could go into effect this...

JetBlue, Spirit Airlines put an end to proposed multi-billion dollar merger plan

A merger would have eliminated Spirit, the nation's biggest discount airline. The Justice Department sued to block the deal and won in court. Read More PBS...

Church of England told to invest billion pounds over slavery

An advisory group has urged the Chuch of England to raise its fund for redressing slavery to ten times of its current worth. The...

Church of England told to invest billion pounds over slavery

An advisory group has urged the Church of England to raise its fund for redressing slavery to ten times of its current worth. The...

Chikunga happy with progress in notorious Moloto road upgrade

Reading Time: < 1 minute Transport Minister Sindisiwe Chikunga has given the thumbs up for work currently being done by Road Agency SANRAL to...

First over-the-counter birth control shipped in US

The pill will be available in stores and online for $19.99 to help reduce barriers to contraception. Read More BBC News

Powerful blizzard moves out of Northern California but even more snow expected

Blizzard warnings have mostly expired but scattered thunderstorms are likely and another 2 feet of snow is possible in the mountains. Read More PBS NewsHour -...