Nato is to deploy reconnaissance planes in Poland and Romania to monitor the Ukrainian crisis. It gave the go-ahead for the flights on Monday, a Nato spokesman said. "All Awacs [Airborne Warning and Control System] reconnaissance flights will take place solely over alliance territory," the official said.
CTA spokesman Brian Steele said “some final details were being worked out” before the official announcement but if all goes well we’ll all be suffering with Ventra cards together right in time for summer. [ more › ]
Sgt. Joshua Hansen, struck nine times by IEDs, has received a Bronze Star for his service in Iraq, reports the Salt Lake Tribune. A spokesman for the Utah Department of Veterans Affairs confirmed the details to Yahoo News. “I have the greatest admiration for combat veterans," Terry Schow, executive director of the Utah Department of [...]
Libyan navy and allied militia forces have surrounded a North Korea-flagged tanker just outside an eastern port held by rebels, a navy spokesman said on Monday. The post Breaking: Libyan Navy Surrounds North Korea-Flagged Tanker After Loading Crude at Rebel Port appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.
Japan says no plan to revise wartime sex-slave apology (via AFP) Japan has no plan to revise a landmark 1993 apology over wartime sex slavery, the government’s top spokesman said Monday, despite a controversial review of the statement which has sparked a backlash at home and abroad. The landmark apology, known as…
NEW YORK (AP) — The trial of Osama bin Laden's son-in-law and al-Qaida spokesman after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks is resuming Monday with the airing of testimony from a London resident who says he participated in a 2001 shoe-bomb plot.
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A Taliban spokesman says the group has warned Afghans not to take part in Afghan Taliban Order Fighters To Disrupt Vote - -
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Employees of Freescale Semiconductor who were on a Malaysia Airlines flight presumed to have crashed were doing sophisticated work at the U.S. chipmaker, a company spokesman said on Sunday.
KIEV (Reuters) - An armed pro-Russian force wearing military uniforms bearing no designated markings sealed off another military airport in Ukraine's Crimea on Sunday, a defense ministry spokesman on the peninsula said. The 80 or so-strong...Show More Summary
Former warlord Marshal Mohammed Fahim Qassim, the country's first vice president, dies, government spokesman says.
Ted Turner, media mogul and founder of CNN and Turner Broadcasting System, was admitted to a hospital in Buenos Aires, while traveling in South America his spokesman said Friday. The spokesman, Phillip Evans, did not indicate where specifically Turner was treated or for what ailment, saying “it is our policy not to comment on his... Show More Summary
The Obamas have a nice vacation ahead — their third of the year: White House spokesman Josh Earnest defended President Obama’s weekend vacation in Key Largo, despite the ongoing crisis in Ukraine, arguing Obama would be able to monitor events from Florida. “What the president will be doing this weekend in Florida is essentially what [...]
Loss-making France-Corsica ferry operator SNCM, which is partly owned by French water and waste group Veolia Environnement, plans to order four new ships, an SNCM spokesman said on Friday. The post Struggling Ferry Operator SNCM To Order 4 Ships appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.
The imminent addition of Twitch broadcasting to the Xbox One has prompted preternaturally winsome Xbox spokesman Larry "Major Nelson" Hryb to narrate the above walkthrough of the service. Those familiar with Twitch broadcasting on the PlayStation 4...
Spokesman for African Union forces in Somalia says al-Qaeda-linked group was driven from Hudur, a statement it denies.
University of California-Santa Barbara spokesman says there will be "legal action" against the fan, who gestured for Hawaii players to come after him as he backpedaled off the court
Russian President Vladimir Putin's efforts to de-escalate the crisis in Ukraine are met with no understanding, his spokesman Dmitry Peskov said. ||| Moscow - Russian President Vladimir Putin's efforts to de-escalate the crisis in Ukraine...Show More Summary
Vanguard Group this morning laid the groundwork for exchange-traded fund versions of dozens of popular actively managed mutual funds, although a spokesman tells Barrons.com there are no immediate plans to offer the ETFs. The March 7....Show More Summary
Russian gas exports to Europe through Ukraine have not been affected by political turmoil there and were "trouble-free" on Friday, a spokesman for state-controlled gas producer Gazprom said.
For the foreseeable future, Johnny Football will come with a swoosh. According to company spokesman KeJuan Wilkins, via ESPN's Darren Rovell, the future NFL quarterback has elected to sign a marketing deal with Nike: Rovell 's sources...Show More Summary