Helsinki (AFP) - Finnish Prime Minister Alexander Stubb conceded defeat in Sunday's general election, which saw the opposition Centre Party and its leader Juha Sipila come out on top."It seems as though the Centre has won. Congratulations," Stubb told Finnish public radio and television YLE. Join the conversation about this story »
Florida Republican Sen. Marco Rubio, who announced his presidential candidacy last week, told Bob Schieffer of CBS News on Sunday that he does not believe in manmade global warming. Instead, Rubio said he recognizes the climate is changing, but that scientists have not determined what percentage of such changes are due to human activities, such as burning coal, oil and gas for energy, compared to natural climate variability.
Unfortunately for Rubio, scientists have been quite clear that the majority of warming during the past few decades is due to manmade global warming.
In an appearance on CBS' Face the Nation, Rubio said that if the government implements policies such as a carbon tax or a cap-and-trade system to cut greenhouse gas emissions, it would be "devastating" for the economy, and scientists can't say precisely what the climate benefits would be Read more
As many as 700 migrants are believed to have died in a shipwreck off the Libyan coast, piling pressure on European leaders who have been stymied in their search for a solution to the migration problem by rising anti-immigration sentiment, chaos in Libya and the crush of asylum seekers in some countries.
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexican authorities said on Sunday they had captured a leader of the Juarez Cartel wanted by the United States government who took the helm after the organization's long-time chief was nabbed last year. The leader, Jesus Aguayo, was detained on Friday by Federal troops in Villa Ahumada in the northern state of Chihuahua, which borders the United States and has played host to some of the worst drug trafficking-related violence in the country.
Manama (AFP) - Defending world champion Lewis Hamilton made light of brake problems and a seamless switch from champagne to rose water on Sunday after winning the Bahrain Grand Prix to extend his lead in this year’s title race. The 30-year-old Briton, who was embroiled in controversy after squirting champagne on the victors' podium in China a week earlier, this time celebrated in a more muted style, but still soaked himself and the shirts of a few near bystanders.
CBS Local10 businesses evacuated, stretch of I70 closed after 2 anhydrous ammonia tanks The RepublicWARRENTON, Missouri — Ten businesses have been evacuated after two 1,000-gallon tanks that were filled with a dangerous gas fell off a farm truck in east-central Missouri. KMOX-AM (http://bit.ly/1G8f4QB ) reports that a stretch of Interstate 70 around