UN refugee agency confirms involvement in junta boat transport — Radio Free Asia

The UN refugee agency has acknowledged it transported Myanmar junta officials aboard unmarked UN boats to Bangladeshi refugee camps last week, a move that has been criticized as risky to humanitarian workers and a “serious breach” of UN neutrality.  UNHCR “supports efforts that could lead to the verification of all refugees and pave the way … Read more

What the Texas Education Agency takeover means for Houston and schools across the US

CNN  —  The fate of nearly 200,000 American students’ education will soon be controlled not by locally elected leaders but by state-appointed managers yet to be named. The Texas Education Agency said it plans to appoint a board of managers to take over the Houston Independent School District – the largest in Texas and the … Read more

10 Drums of Nuclear Material Are Missing From Libya Site, U.N. Agency Says

More than 2.5 tons of natural uranium is missing from a site in war-torn Libya, the director general of the U.N. nuclear watchdog said on Wednesday, telling member states that the agency was searching for the material. The uranium ore itself poses little radiation hazard, said Sinead Harvey, a spokeswoman for the U.N. watchdog, the … Read more

Lions snag former NFC North rival David Montgomery in free agency: report

Fox News Flash top sports headlines for March 14

The Detroit Lions have seen a bunch of David Montgomery, who has spent his first four seasons in the NFC North with the Chicago Bears. Needing a running back for next season, they are expected to have him sign a three-year deal once the new league year opens at 4 p.m. on March 15.  The … Read more

Cyclone Freddy death toll in Malawi rises to nearly 100: Disaster agency

Cyclone Freddy death toll in Malawi rises to nearly 100: Disaster agency

Nearly 100 people have died in Malawi’s southern districts after Cyclone Freddy made a rare return to southern Africa with torrential rains that triggered flooding, the country’s disaster agency said Monday, Trend reports citing media. “The death toll, including in other districts that have been hit in the southern region, has risen to 99… but … Read more

Jets sign linebacker Quincy Williams to 3-year deal to avoid free agency: report

Fox News Flash top sports headlines for March 12

The New York Jets have locked in one of the Williams brothers long term as linebacker Quincy Williams reportedly agreed to a three-year deal.  The deal can be worth up to $21 million with incentives, and it includes $9 million in guaranteed money, per ESPN.  Williams was set to be a free agent once the … Read more

McCarthy said Republicans will ‘slowly roll out’ Jan. 6 footage to ‘every’ news agency: ‘Goal is transparency’

House Speaker Kevin McCarthy says all news agencies will have access to Jan. 6 footage

House Speaker Kevin McCarthy said Sunday that all footage gathered by the former House January 6th Committee regarding the protests at the Capitol Building on Jan. 6, 2021, will be released to every individual news outlet. During an interview on “Sunday Morning Futures with Maria Bartiromo,” McCarthy said the American people should be allowed to … Read more

US spy agency names frontrunner in hypersonic weapons race — RT World News

Both Russia and China have conducted successful tests, but Beijing has an edge in the number of systems, a senior US official has claimed China is outpacing Russia in terms of developing its hypersonic missile capabilities and may already have the means to strike Washington’s forces in the Pacific, a senior defense official told US … Read more