(Image Source: Wikimedia Commons)

 

BY NATHAN BYRNE AND HARUMENDHAH HELMY

 

ANCHOR NATHAN BYRNE

 

This is Newsy Now and here’s a look at your headlines.
 

GOP presidential candidate Rick Santorum won both the Alabama and Mississippi primaries Tuesday night. Newt Gingrich trailed closely in second, leaving Mitt Romney in the third place in both states. MSNBC says—this can’t be good for the front runner, who still leads the race in terms of delegates.
 

Michael Steele: “Not good, not good. They keep crying about the numbers, ‘We got the delegates.’  […] you know, ‘Vote for me, I got the math,’ you know? It doesn’t work like that.”
 

A 6.8 magnitude earthquake off the coast of Japan this morning. It comes three days after the anniversary of the quake that triggered tsunamis and led to the world’s worst nuclear disaster in 25 years. Here’s CNN
 

“6.8 mag sounds pretty bad. Off the coast. How far? What’s the story?”

“Far enough and not quite strong enough to do major damage. But a 6.8 magnitude quake is certainly enough to do some shaking.”

 

A bomb attack in a Mogadishu compound housing the Somali presidential palace has killed at least three people, according to the Associated Press.
 

Al Jazeera reports Somali rebel group al Shabaab has claimed responsibility for the blast. One of the killed was reportedly a suicide bomber. There are some conflicting reports on the death toll—the rebel group claims the bomb has killed 17, but Al Jazeera says five were found dead.
 

The International Criminal Court has found Congolese warlord Thomas Lubanga guilty of using child soldiers. Lubanga was the leader of the militia group Union of Congolese Patriots. BBC has the verdict against him — the Court’s first decision since it came into being 10 years ago.
 

“...the prosecution has proved beyond reasonable doubt that Mr Thomas Lubanga Dyilo is guilty of crimes of conscripting and enlisting children under the age of 15 into the FPLC [the Patriotic Force for the Liberation of Congo].”
 

A bus crash in the Swiss Alps has claimed the lives of 22 children and six adults returning home to Belgium after a ski trip. Twenty four other children were injured. It was one of the worst  accidents Switzerland has seen since 1982. euronews has more.
 

“Officials says the coach was travelling through a motorway tunnel in the Swiss canton of Valais, when it crashed head-on into a wall. Both of the drivers were killed.”
 

Stay with Newsy for more news analyses throughout the day. For Newsy Now, I’m Nathan Byrne, highlighting the top headlines making you smarter, faster.

Newsy Now: March 14 (1415 GMT)

by
0
Sources:CNN
Transcript
Mar 14, 2012

Newsy Now: March 14 (1415 GMT)

(Image Source: Wikimedia Commons)

 

BY NATHAN BYRNE AND HARUMENDHAH HELMY

 

ANCHOR NATHAN BYRNE

 

This is Newsy Now and here’s a look at your headlines.
 

GOP presidential candidate Rick Santorum won both the Alabama and Mississippi primaries Tuesday night. Newt Gingrich trailed closely in second, leaving Mitt Romney in the third place in both states. MSNBC says—this can’t be good for the front runner, who still leads the race in terms of delegates.
 

Michael Steele: “Not good, not good. They keep crying about the numbers, ‘We got the delegates.’  […] you know, ‘Vote for me, I got the math,’ you know? It doesn’t work like that.”
 

A 6.8 magnitude earthquake off the coast of Japan this morning. It comes three days after the anniversary of the quake that triggered tsunamis and led to the world’s worst nuclear disaster in 25 years. Here’s CNN
 

“6.8 mag sounds pretty bad. Off the coast. How far? What’s the story?”

“Far enough and not quite strong enough to do major damage. But a 6.8 magnitude quake is certainly enough to do some shaking.”

 

A bomb attack in a Mogadishu compound housing the Somali presidential palace has killed at least three people, according to the Associated Press.
 

Al Jazeera reports Somali rebel group al Shabaab has claimed responsibility for the blast. One of the killed was reportedly a suicide bomber. There are some conflicting reports on the death toll—the rebel group claims the bomb has killed 17, but Al Jazeera says five were found dead.
 

The International Criminal Court has found Congolese warlord Thomas Lubanga guilty of using child soldiers. Lubanga was the leader of the militia group Union of Congolese Patriots. BBC has the verdict against him — the Court’s first decision since it came into being 10 years ago.
 

“...the prosecution has proved beyond reasonable doubt that Mr Thomas Lubanga Dyilo is guilty of crimes of conscripting and enlisting children under the age of 15 into the FPLC [the Patriotic Force for the Liberation of Congo].”
 

A bus crash in the Swiss Alps has claimed the lives of 22 children and six adults returning home to Belgium after a ski trip. Twenty four other children were injured. It was one of the worst  accidents Switzerland has seen since 1982. euronews has more.
 

“Officials says the coach was travelling through a motorway tunnel in the Swiss canton of Valais, when it crashed head-on into a wall. Both of the drivers were killed.”
 

Stay with Newsy for more news analyses throughout the day. For Newsy Now, I’m Nathan Byrne, highlighting the top headlines making you smarter, faster.

View More
Comments
Newsy
www3