Stolen radioactive device recovered in Mexican town

A stolen industrial device containing radioactive material has been recovered in Mexico, more than two weeks after it went missing. In late February, Mexican authorities issued an alert for six states in central Mexico following the theft of a pickup truck that was carrying the radioactive equipment. The truck and its potentially dangerous cargo have… Read More Stolen radioactive device recovered in Mexican town

Explosion leaves nine injured in Seattle

A massive explosion ripped through a Seattle neighborhood early on Wednesday, obliterating at least one building, damaging several others and sending nine firefighters who’d been investigating a gas leak to a hospital in the Washington state city. The one battalion chief and eight firefighters transported to Harborview Medical Center suffered minor injuries, said Seattle fire… Read More Explosion leaves nine injured in Seattle

Comedian, Katt Williams arrested on multiple charges

Comedian Katt Williams has been arrested in Georgia. The troubled comedian was booked into Hall County Jail on Tuesday afternoon after allegedly beating down one of his own bodyguards after the man refused to “engage in criminal activity as directed by Williams,” the Hall County sheriff said in a news release. Jail records show that… Read More Comedian, Katt Williams arrested on multiple charges

Oil price hikes above $40/barrel; oil producers plan meeting

Oil prices rose above $40 a barrel on Wednesday, driven by anticipation that the world’s largest exporters could agree this month to freeze production and help erode the largest global build in unwanted crude in years. Producers in and outside the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries plan to meet in Moscow on March 20… Read More Oil price hikes above $40/barrel; oil producers plan meeting

Man, with killing spree agenda, arrested in Washington

The Secret Service arrested a suspect in the shooting of an Idaho pastor after the man threw several items over the White House fence, authorities said. 30-year-old Kyle Andrew Odom was taken into custody without incident on Tuesday night in Washington. His arrest came after he threw flash drives and other unknown objects over the… Read More Man, with killing spree agenda, arrested in Washington

NNPC unbundled into seven operational zones, new CEOs appointed

The Minister of State for Petroleum and Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, has unbundled the organisation into five Business and two services components. He has also converted the Group Executive Directors , GEDs, to Chief Executive Officers, CEOs, and redeployed them to the various business components. The… Read More NNPC unbundled into seven operational zones, new CEOs appointed

Beatles’ music producer, Sir George Martin dies at 90

Sir George Martin, the music producer whose collaboration with the Beatles helped redraw the boundaries of popular music, died on Tuesday, according to his management company. He was aged 90. Martin died peacefully at home, according to Adam Sharp, the founder of C A Management which represents the music producer. “In a career that spanned… Read More Beatles’ music producer, Sir George Martin dies at 90