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Military suspects Detainee swapped for Bergdahl has returned to fight

Thursday, 29 January 2015 15:29
Washington (CNN) The U.S. military and intelligence community now suspect that one of the five Taliban detainees released from Guantanamo Bay in return for Sgt Bowe Bergdahl in May of last year has attempted to return to militant activity from his current location in Qatar, CNN has learned exclusively. The development has led to an ongoing debate inside the administration about whether there is a new threat from this man, and potentially the other four.
Second deadline passes for hostage swap
Thursday, 29 January 2015 15:29
Story highlightsA message sets sunset on Thursday as a new prisoner handover deadlineJapan's prime minister says his government is analyzing the purported ISIS postJordan's government says it's willing to make a prisoner swap with ISIS (CNN)Jordan should meet ISIS' demand before the sun sets Thursday over Mosul, Iraq, a new message purportedly from the terror organization ISIS said. Authorities are to bring convicted terrorist Sajida al-Rishawi to the Turkish border by 5:30 p.m.
Prosecutors Lay Out Murder Case Against Aaron Hernandez
Thursday, 29 January 2015 15:28
Prosecutors laid out their murder case Thursday against former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez, days before his old teammates play in the Super Bowl. His lawyer said prosecutors ignored evidence and the NFL star "never had a chance.
Afghan Guard Kills Three Contractors at Kabul Airport
Thursday, 29 January 2015 15:28
Three contractors working with the international coalition in Afghanistan and an Afghan national were killed Thursday in a shootout on the military side of a Kabul airport, a spokesman with the International Security Assistance Force said. Reuters reported that the contractors were American. ISAF spokesman U.S. Air Force Capt. Frank Hartnett confirmed the deaths but did not confirm the nationalities of the three contractors. An Afghan security official, however, said the contractors were American instructors…
See Air Force One's Transformation Over 70 Years
Thursday, 29 January 2015 15:28
The US Air Force recently announced a Boeing 747-8 would soon replace the current Air Force One.
Gunman Arrested at Dutch TV Studio
Thursday, 29 January 2015 15:28
A gunman was arrested Thursday after he got past security and into the studios of Dutch national TV, where he demanded air time to make a statement before being arrested, the network said. The evening newscast Journaal was canceled and the message "One moment please" aired for more than a half-hour as Nederlandse Omroep Stichting, or NOS, the Netherlands' public broadcaster, was evacuated about 8 p.m.
'Puppy Bowl' highlights cuteness, adoptions at Super Bowl
Thursday, 29 January 2015 15:27
PHOENIX (Reuters) - As dozens of fans cheered, the players tussled over the ball as they neared the end-zone then fell to rolling around and biting each other on the neck, the chance of a touchdown forgotten. While some NFL stars' off-field antics made headlines ahead of Sunday's Super Bowl between the Seattle Seahawks and New England Patriots, none are known to have chewed on each other. But Thursday's "players" in downtown Phoenix were all…
Broadcom's fourth-quarter revenue beats expectations
Thursday, 29 January 2015 15:26
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Broadcom posted higher fourth-quarter revenue on Thursday that exceeded Wall Street's expectations as the company increased its focus on wifi and broadband chips. Broadcom, a leader in connectivity chips with features like Wifi and Bluetooth, reported fourth-quarter revenue of $2.14 billion, up 3.8 percent from the year-ago period. Analysts on average had expected fourth-quarter revenue of $2.11 billion, according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.
Wall St. ends volatile session with big gains
Thursday, 29 January 2015 15:26
By Rodrigo Campos NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks were little changed in early trading on Thursday following two days of losses on the benchmark S&P 500, supported by strong labor market data on a busy day for corporate earnings. Alibaba Group shares <BABA.N> dropped 9.6 percent to $88.90 after the company's revenue missed Wall Street expectations. The decline took shares of Yahoo <YHOO.O>, which said recently it will spin off its Alibaba stake, down…
Visa's quarterly profit rises 11.5 percent
Thursday, 29 January 2015 15:26
(Reuters) - Visa Inc <V.N>, the world's largest credit and debit card company, reported an 11.5 percent rise in quarterly profit on Thursday as a strengthening U.S. job market and cheaper gasoline prices encouraged people to spend. Visa's net income rose to $1.57 billion, or $2.53 per Class A share, in the first quarter ended Dec. 31 from $1.41 billion, or $2.20 per Class A share, a year earlier.

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