News Headlines - 30 April 2014

BBC News - Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams held over Jean McConville murder

Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams has been arrested by Northern Ireland police in connection with the 1972 murder of Jean McConville.
He presented himself to police on Wednesday evening and was arrested.
Speaking before his arrest, Mr Adams said he was "innocent of any part" in the murder.

'Fights' As IT Glitch Sparks Long Airport Queues

Fights among airport passengers have been reported after long queues formed at passport control desks due to IT problems.
A fault affecting UK Border Force computers on Wednesday afternoon led to travel disruption and extra staff have been brought in to try to reduce the lengthy lines.
Heathrow, Gatwick, Birmingham and Manchester are among the airports across the country that were hit.

Assailants Attack Train Station in Restive Western China - NYTimes.com

Assailants with explosives and knives killed three people and wounded at least 79 Wednesday evening outside a railroad station in Urumqi, the capital of western China’s restive Xinjiang region where President Xi Jinping had just concluded a visit, state news media reported, calling it a brazen terrorist assault.

Germany, Japan say G7 won't waver on further Russian sanctions | Reuters

Germany's Angela Merkel and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Wednesday leading industrial powers would stand united on further sanctions against Russia if needed, despite Moscow's threat to retaliate against foreign energy companies.

Facebook launches mobile ad network to rival Google and Twitter | theguardian.com

Facebook Inc rolled out a new service that it envisions will distribute ads across a network of mobile applications, opening the door to a new source of revenue for the Internet social network.








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