Quantcast World News Headlines
World News Headlines By Macrofind.com
World News Headlines >> TOP WORLD STORIES February 12, 2016 members login here
Focus Channels
>>  TOP WORLD STORIES
Rio planned Olympic-scale sewerage project. But citizens say no thanks.
Washington Post - 1/6/2016
By , RIO DE JANEIRO — Mayor Eduardo Paes says the 2016 Olympic Games will change Rio de Janeiro for the better, thanks to 27 “legacy projects,” including new highways, subway stations and sanitation
     Add Comment

UN vows action on N Korea nuclear test
BBC - 1/6/2016
The UN Security Council says it will begin work immediately on new measures against North Korea, after Pyongyang said it had tested a hydrogen bomb. The council condemned the test, saying "a clear threat
     Add Comment

Here’s why the GOP voters won’t get more serious when they actually vote
Washington Post - 1/6/2016
We have a new political theory of the week, because every week needs a new theory. The theory a few weeks ago was that Trump would spontaneously combust . Now the theory is that voters like to flirt with
     Add Comment

Mother pleads not guilty in 'Baby Doe' death
Washington Post - 1/6/2016
_
     Add Comment

Best on-time airports, airlines
CNN - 1/6/2016
New stats published by travel analysts OAG reveal that if you're flying into one of two major Japanese airports, you're more likely to experience a punctual touchdown or takeoff. Osaka Itami -- with
     Add Comment

Navy contract aims to equip hundreds of ships with drones
CNN - 1/6/2016
U.S. aircraft carriers The aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) passes under the Friendship Bridge while transiting the Suez Canal on Dec. 14, 2015. The movement of the Truman gives the U.S.
Navy plan: Every ship's a carrier CNN Money
all 1 news articles >>      Add Comment

See what’s left after popular Paris canal drained for first time in 14 years
Washington Post - 1/6/2016
This commenter is a Washington Post contributor. Post contributors aren’t staff, but may write articles or columns. In some cases, contributors are sources or experts quoted in a st
What it really means when someone complains about political correctness Washington Post
Ronda Rousey to host 'SNL' on Jan. 23 Washington Post
all 53 news articles >>      Add Comment

Battle over stormtrooper helmets
CNN - 1/6/2016
His name is Andrew Ainsworth, and he's the industrial designer who crafted the plastic stormtrooper helmets used in the original "Star Wars" film in 1977. Way back then, no one foresaw that George Lucas'
     Add Comment

Magnitude-4.5 quake hits California
CNN - 1/6/2016
Story highlights The tremor was about 1 mile deep and centered 85 miles east of Los Angeles California has seen plenty of quakes, both bigger and weaker than this one The tremor struck around 6:42
     Add Comment

Iraq offers to mediate in Saudi-Iran split amid fears of ‘disaster’ scenario
Washington Post - 1/6/2016
By and Brian Murphy , BAGHDAD — Iraq offered Wednesday to mediate between neighbors Saudi Arabia and Iran in efforts to ease a standoff that threatens to expand sectarian fault lines across the region.
     Add Comment

Stunning Pulitzer Prize winning photos: The real stories
CNN - 1/6/2016
All it takes is a second for a photographer to snap a picture that could be the next Pulitzer Prize winner. Right place, right time, right equipment, right photographer. Suddenly the world has an
Stunning Pulitzer Prize-winning photos: The real stories CNN Money
The stories behind Pulitzer Prize-winning photos CNN
all 2 news articles >>      Add Comment

When athletes got too close to reporters
CNN - 1/6/2016
Jeanne Moos National correspondent Jeanne Moos is a national news correspondent based in New York. During her 34 years at CNN, Moos has covered national and international issues and ground-breaking
When celebs get too close to reporters CNN Money
... and other times athletes got too close to reporters CNN Money
all 4 news articles >>      Add Comment

The GOP's maddening obsession with guns
Chicago Tribune - 1/6/2016
It is axiomatic that congressional Republicans will oppose anything smacking of "gun control," which may as well be read as "Your mama." Thus, it comes as no surprise that President Barack Obama 's
If gun laws could save lives, why not try? Stars and Stripes
Let's Be Fair to Obama's Gun Law Tweaks NewsMax.com
all 3 news articles >>      Add Comment

Stops Obama will skip on his farewell tour
Chicago Tribune - 1/6/2016
As President Obama begins his final year in office, polls show that public confidence in his national security leadership has collapsed: Only 18 percent of Americans say the United States is winning the
Stops Obama will skip on his world tour Stars and Stripes
Where Obama won’t be going on his global farewell tour American Enterprise Institute
all 3 news articles >>      Add Comment

World's largest blue sapphire found
CNN - 1/6/2016
Story highlights Massive blue star sapphire was found in Sri Lanka's Ratnapura, known as the "City of Gems" The precious stone weighs in at 1,404.49 carats, making it worth at least $100M Gemologists
World's largest blue star sapphire — worth $100M — discovered CNN Philippines
$100 million sapphire discovered CNN Money
all 4 news articles >>      Add Comment

Shadow ministers quit after reshuffle
BBC - 1/6/2016
Three Labour MPs have quit party's front bench in protest at sackings made by Jeremy Corbyn in his reshuffle. Jonathan Reynolds and Stephen Doughty quit over the sacking of the shadow Europe minister
     Add Comment

How Sherlock Holmes changed the world
BBC - 1/6/2016
His readers created modern fandom
     Add Comment

Toddler crushed by chest of drawers
BBC - 1/6/2016
Cloughmills: Two-year-old crushed to death by drawers 6 January 2016 From the section Northern Ireland A two-year-old boy has died after being crushed by a falling chest of drawers at a house
     Add Comment

How 'Idol' changed your music
CNN - 1/6/2016
All three are still around, but Wednesday will see the 15th and final season of "Idol," which at one point was the biggest thing on television. In it's heyday the reality singing competition pulled in
     Add Comment

Ammon Bundy: 'We will not back away from this'
Washington Post - 1/6/2016
Please enable flash to watch this video. Sorry, this video is not available. Your browser does not currently support live streaming video. Play VideoLive Video '> - The armed ranchers occupying
     Add Comment

Flood-hit firms question agency measures
BBC - 1/6/2016
Flood-hit Lough Neagh firms question agency measures 6 January 2016 From the section Northern Ireland Media caption Four businesses at Kinnego Marina on the shore of Lough Neagh have been badly
     Add Comment

Benn: I've not been muzzled by Corbyn
BBC - 1/6/2016
Mr McDonnell told the BBC there had been "issues about loyalty", saying it was not just about his one statement in the House of Commons. He told the Today programme Mr McFadden's comments had "played
     Add Comment

Scepticism over N Korea 'H-bomb' test
BBC - 1/6/2016
International scepticism and condemnation have greeted North Korea's claim to have successfully carried out an underground hydrogen bomb test. If confirmed, it would be Pyongyang's fourth nuclear test
Scepticism over N Korea ‘H-bomb’ test Before It's News
all 1 news articles >>      Add Comment

Hospitals Required To Keep Caregivers In The Loop
Washington Post - 1/6/2016
GLENDALE, Calif. – Diana Matsushima cares for both her husband and sister-in-law full time, giving them their medications and driving them to their doctor appointments. But when either ends up hospitalized,
     Add Comment

Britain, China seek return to six-party talks on North Korea - Hammond
SINA - 1/6/2016
Hammond shakes hands with Chinese State Councillor Yang Jiechi BEIJING: British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond said on Wednesday that both Britain and China opposed North Korea's test of a miniaturised
     Add Comment

Already a member? Sign in
Email Address:
Password:
Forget your password?

Build a News Circle   |   Get News Briefings   |   Congoo News Home   |   Get the Netpass
About Congoo   |   Terms of Use   |   Privacy Policy   |   Need Help?   |   Site Map
Copyright ©2016 Congoo.com. All Rights Reserved.