KQV AM 1410

International Newsroom

Arab League unveils joint military force amid Yemen crisis

SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt (AP) -- A two-day Arab summit ended Sunday with a vow to defeat Iranian-backed Shiite rebels in Yemen and the formal unveiling of plans to form a joint Arab intervention force, setting the stage for a potentially dangerous clash between U.S.-allied Arab states and Tehran over influence in the region....
More

Hometown pastor says community stands by co-pilot, family

MONTABAUR, Germany (AP) -- The pastor of the Lutheran church in Andreas Lubitz's hometown said Sunday that the community stands by him and his family, despite the fact that prosecutors blame the 27-year-old co-pilot for causing the plane crash that killed 150 people in southern France....
More

Struggle to explain what motivated co-pilot in doomed flight

LONDON (AP) -- A disgruntled worker shoots up a workplace. A student opens fire at a high school. A pilot crashes a planeload of people into a mountainside....
More

Officials: Iran nuke talks solving some issues, not others

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) -- Iran is considering demands for further cuts to its uranium enrichment program but is pushing back on how long it must limit technology it could use to make atomic arms, Western officials involved in the nuclear talks said Sunday....
More

Air Canada plane makes hard landing short of Halifax runway

HALIFAX, Nova Scotia (AP) -- An Air Canada plane made a hard landing short of the runway at the Halifax airport during a snowstorm, crashing into a bank of antennas and shearing off its main landing gear, nose cone, and an engine as it skidded on its belly, officials said. The airline said Sunday that 25 people were taken to hospitals for observation and treatment of minor injuries....
More

Teen libertarian is face of Brazil's young free-market right

SAO PAULO (AP) -- Microphone in hand and standing atop the sound truck, the raspy-voiced protest leader jabbed his finger into the air shouting for the ouster of Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff, igniting wild cheers from the crowd below him....
More

Nigerians vote Sunday despite violence, technical hitches

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) -- Boko Haram fighters attacked poll stations in northeast Nigeria and a governor demanded elections be canceled in an oil-rich southern state Sunday as the count started for a presidential election too close to call....
More

Israel premier expresses 'deep concern' on pending Iran deal

JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday that he has "deep concern" over a pending nuclear deal the West appears close to signing with Israel's arch-enemy Iran....
More

3 West African countries increase fight to end Ebola

CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) -- The West African countries hit hardest by Ebola are ramping up efforts to eradicate the deadly disease using lockdowns, restrictions on burials and a warning to survivors about the potential dangers of unprotected sex....
More

French conservatives win key local voting, gov't left loses

PARIS (AP) -- Former President Nicolas Sarkozy blasted the "lies, denial and impotence" of France's governing Socialists after estimates showed his conservative party and their allies chalked up wins across France in Sunday's local elections that saw the left lose nearly half of its councils. The far-right National Front edged forward in its bid to create an army of grassroots support, but fell short of its dream to capture its first council....
More

Opinion Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Should Democrats win back the majority in the Senate in 2016, would Senator Chuck Schumer be a good choice for the majority leader? <More Info>

Yes:
No:
No:
68%
Yes:
32%
Total Votes: 183

Yesterday's Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Do you agree with the Steel Valley School Board's decision to allow a special needs student to use the teachers-only restroom?

Yes:
94%
No:
6%
Total Votes: 10,155