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Albania opposition holds new rally, calls for early election

By 92.3 News | March 21, 2019 | Comments Off on Albania opposition holds new rally, calls for early election

TIRANA, Albania (AP) — A few thousand opposition protesters have gathered in front of Albania’s parliament building calling for the government’s resignation and an early election. Thursday’s rally is part of the center-right Democratic Party-led opposition’s protests over the last month accusing the leftist Socialist Party government of Prime Minister Edi Rama of being corrupt …

Trump says public should see ‘ridiculous’ Mueller report

By 92.3 News | March 21, 2019 | Comments Off on Trump says public should see ‘ridiculous’ Mueller report
Donald Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said he believes special counsel Robert Mueller’s report should be released to the public, even as he disparaged its very existence as “ridiculous.” “Let it come out, let people see it,” Trump told reporters as he left the White House on Wednesday for a trip to Ohio. “Let’s see …

Dubai finds itself entangled in case against R. Kelly

By 92.3 News | March 21, 2019 | Comments Off on Dubai finds itself entangled in case against R. Kelly
R. Kelly

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Dubai found itself entangled in the sex abuse case against American R&B singer R. Kelly on Thursday after the performer asked a U.S. judge to allow him to come to the Arabian Peninsula sheikhdom to perform shows and “meet with the royal family.” Officials in Dubai and the wider …

Official: 3rd pilot aided next-to-last Lion Air flight

By 92.3 News | March 21, 2019 | Comments Off on Official: 3rd pilot aided next-to-last Lion Air flight

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — The chairman of Indonesia’s transportation safety agency has confirmed that a third pilot was in the cockpit as the flight crew struggled to keep the plane aloft during the next-to-last flight of a Lion Air Boeing 737 Max 8 that crashed on Oct. 29. However, Soerjanto Tjahjono, chairman of the National …

Skeptical EU leaders to hear May’s plea for a Brexit delay

By 92.3 News | March 21, 2019 | Comments Off on Skeptical EU leaders to hear May’s plea for a Brexit delay
Jean-Claude Juncker, Donald Tusk

BRUSSELS (AP) — Prime Minister Theresa May was trying to persuade European Union leaders on Thursday to delay Brexit by up to three months, with her plans to leave the bloc in chaos just eight days before Britain’s scheduled departure. May will meet the 27 national other EU leaders in Brussels, a day after she …

The Latest: Merkel will do everything to prevent no-deal

By 92.3 News | March 21, 2019 | Comments Off on The Latest: Merkel will do everything to prevent no-deal

BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on Brexit (all times local): 10 a.m. German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she will work “until the last hour” to try and ensure that Britain doesn’t leave the European Union without a deal. Merkel spoke to German lawmakers before a summit Thursday at which Britain will seek to delay its …

US trade negotiators to visit China for talks next week

By 92.3 News | March 21, 2019 | Comments Off on US trade negotiators to visit China for talks next week

BEIJING (AP) — U.S. officials will visit Beijing next week for the next round of high-level trade talks, China’s commerce ministry said Thursday. U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin will be in China next Thursday and Friday for the eighth round of negotiations, ministry spokesman Gao Feng said. Gao added that …

Australia moving 2,000 people from powerful cyclone’s path

By 92.3 News | March 21, 2019 | Comments Off on Australia moving 2,000 people from powerful cyclone’s path

SYDNEY (AP) — About 2,000 Australians were being moved inland Thursday from part of the northern coast ahead of a powerful cyclone expected to hit this weekend. Evacuees were being moved by air and road from remote, mostly indigenous communities on the east coast of the Northern Territory, with most going to the provincial capital, …

European shares shaken by Brexit jitters after gains in Asia

By 92.3 News | March 21, 2019 | Comments Off on European shares shaken by Brexit jitters after gains in Asia

BANGKOK (AP) — Shares were mixed in Europe on Thursday after a day of gains in Asia spurred by the Federal Reserve’s promise not to raise interest rates during this year. Britain’s FTSE 100 added 0.2 percent to 7,307.87 while the DAX in Germany lost 0.5 percent to 11,545.93. The CAC 40 in France slipped …

Harper gets 1st hit, Machado 1st home run of spring training

By 92.3 News | March 21, 2019 | Comments Off on Harper gets 1st hit, Machado 1st home run of spring training
Bryce Harper

Bryce Harper got his first hit with Philadelphia, and Manny Machado homered for San Diego. Both of baseball’s big offseason free agents are finally getting into the swing of things at spring training. Harper lined a 97 mph fastball to center field for a single in the fourth inning Wednesday against Detroit, snapping his 0-for-9 …