Australian police arrest 3 for plotting IS-styled terror attack

  Nov. 20 (UPI) -- Three men were arrested in Australia Tuesday, suspected of plotting an Islamic State-inspired terror attack, authorities said. Brothers Ertunc Eriklioglu, 30, and Samed Eriklioglu, 26, and acquaintance Hanifi Halis, 21, were arrested in raids at different locations and charged in Melbourne Magistrates' Court Tuesday afternoon on one count of preparing [...]

2018-11-20T16:20:29+00:00November 20th, 2018|

Watchdog lawsuit shines light on Ivanka Trump email use

White House adviser Ivanka Trump attends a White House event to highlight the economy and job opportunities on October 31. Photo by Kevin Dietsch/UPI | License Photo Nov. 20 (UPI) -- White House adviser Ivanka Trump is under scrutiny for supposedly using a private email account for official government business, a watchdog says. The group, [...]

2018-11-20T16:14:13+00:00November 20th, 2018|

President Donald Trump pardons National Thanksgiving Turkey

ByDaniel Uria President Donald Trump will pardon one of two turkeys provided by the National Turkey Federation in a tradition dating back decades. Photo courtesy National Turkey Federation/Twitter Nov. 20 (UPI) -- President Donald Trump will pardon a Thanksgiving Turkey on Tuesday as part of a White House tradition that dates back to the 1800s. [...]

2018-11-20T16:10:05+00:00November 20th, 2018|

Chicago hospital shooting leaves multiple people injured, gunman dead

Nov. 19 (UPI) -- Multiple people, including a police officer, sustained injuries Monday after a shooting at a Chicago hospital that left the gunman dead, local police said. The Chicago Police Department's chief communications officer, Anthony Guglielmi, said "at least one possible offender is shot" at Mercy Hospital and Medical Center. A police spokesman later [...]

2018-11-20T01:31:20+00:00November 20th, 2018|

California fires have left ‘toxic wasteland’ with 80 dead,

ByNicholas Sakelaris Members of the Mendocino County Sheriff's Department Search and Rescue, rake through ruins in Paradise, Calif. on Saturday. Photo by Terry Schmitt/UPI | License Photo 1 of 38 Nov. 19 (UPI) -- The California wildfires have now killed 80 people, but officials fear the toll could climb much higher -- with nearly 1,300 [...]

2018-11-19T15:53:11+00:00November 19th, 2018|

Arctic blast could set records for coldest Thanksgiving in the Northeast

ByNicholas Sakelaris Pedestrians bundled up for winter weather leap over a large puddle to cross the street in Times Square in New York City. An arctic blast could set new records for Thanksgiving holidays in many Northeast cities but no precipitation is expected. Photo by John Angelillo/UPI | License Photo Nov. 19 (UPI) -- This [...]

2018-11-19T15:44:52+00:00November 19th, 2018|

Woman blows herself up in………

ByAllen Cone Near a police checkpoint on the outskirts of Grozny, the capital of Russia's Chechnya region, An unidentified woman blew herself up Saturday, an official said. Google Maps screenshot Nov. 17 (UPI) -- An unidentified woman blew herself up Saturday near a police checkpoint on the outskirts of Grozny, the capital of Russia's Chechnya [...]

2018-11-18T17:38:08+00:00November 18th, 2018|

Trump surveys Camp Fire damage as deaths rise to 76;

President Donald Trump and Paradise Mauor Jody Jones survey damage Saturday caused by the Camp Fire in Northern California. Photo courtesy realdonaldtrump/Instagram Nov. 17 (UPI) -- President Donald Trump on Saturday visited damage from the Northern California's Camp Fire, saying it was "a really, really bad one" -- with 76 dead, more than 1,000 missing [...]

2018-11-18T17:33:34+00:00November 18th, 2018|

Florida attorney general sues CVS, Walgreens in sale of opioids

The two largest drugstore companies in the United States -- CVS and Walgreens -- are being sued by Florida's attorney general, allehing they are contributing to the state and national opioid crisis. Photo courtesy U.S. Department of Agriculture Nov. 17 (UPI) -- Florida's attorney general is suing the two largest drugstore companies in the United [...]

2018-11-18T17:29:45+00:00November 18th, 2018|

Georgia police helicopter crashes into river; no sign of survivors

Nov. 17 (UPI) -- A multi-agency Georgia narcotics task force helicopter crashed into water in Alabama with no sign of live and possibly only the pilot aboard, authrities said. The Bell OH-58 helicopter for the task force, which includes three counties and two cites in the Columbus area, hit a power line and then crashed into [...]

2018-11-18T17:25:58+00:00November 18th, 2018|