At last, there’s a plan to fix NYC’s broken subway

Governor Andrew Cuomo, who is in charge of the system–and has arguably contributed to rather than alleviated many of its problems–declared the subway to be in “a state of emergency” last year.


Tamil Nadu CM says police fired in self-defence, toll goes up to 13

CHENNAI/TUTICORIN: Even as the death toll in police firing on anti-Sterlite protesters in Tuticorin went up to 13 on Thursday, Tamil Nadu chief minister Edappadi K Palaniswami affirmed that police had followed procedures as per law before opening fire. Sporadic violence was reported in Tuticorin, which was relatively calmer on Thursday though there was tension in several areas.


KDF Troops Begin Gradual Withdrawal From War-Torn Somalia After UN Vote


At least 44 killed as dam bursts in Kenya and sweeps away hundreds of homes

NAIROBI, Kenya – Villagers said it started with a loud rumble, then houses collapsed one by one under an approaching wall of water.

“We took our children and rushed to higher ground,” farmer Joseph Maina told The Associated Press. Their home was submerged and their crops were washed away but unlike dozens of others, they survived. cont'd