NY attorney general announces Facebook antitrust probe

1 of 2 FILE – In this Tuesday, April 18, 2017, file photo, a conference worker passes a demo booth at Facebook’s annual F8 developer conference, in San Jose, Calif. New York Attorney General Letitia James says a bipartisan coalition of state attorneys general is investigating Facebook for alleged antitrust issues. James said Friday, Sept. […]

Hong Kong leader fully withdraws contentious extradition bill

By Nicholas Sakelaris  (0) A large crowd of protesters under umbrellas leave an anti-government rally in Hong Kong’s Victoria Park on August 18. Photo by Thomas Maresca/UPI | License Photo Sept. 4 (UPI) — After it led to months of often violent protests, Hong Kong’s contentious extradition bill was finally withdrawn Wednesday by leader Carrie Lam. Officially withdrawing the […]

Trump administration sanctions Iran’s civilian space agency

By Darryl Coote  (0) U.S. Secretary of State Michael Pompeo said the sanctions should stand as a warning to the scientific community against helping Iran develop its missile program. Photo by Jim Lo Scalzo/UPI | License Photo Sept. 4 (UPI) — The Trump administration has imposed sanctions against Iran’s civil space agency, accusing the Middle Eastern country […]

Dorian cuts power to Bahamas; several dead; 62K without clean water

By Nicholas Sakelaris  (0) Sept. 3 (UPI) — Bahamas Prime Minister Hubert Minnis said the country is in the midst of a “historic tragedy” after Hurricane Dorian battered the Atlantic islands for most of Monday and killed several people.Minnis said his office in downtown Grand Bahama is flooded, as is the first floor of the hospital. So far, there […]

Stars send warm wishes to comedian and ‘good human’ Kevin Hart after crash

By Karen Butler  (0) Sept. 2 (UPI) — Hollywood is sending Kevin Hart its best wishes after the comedian was injured as a passenger in a car crash Sunday. The 40-year-old actor and his driver were hospitalized with “major back injuries,” but his condition is not currently known. “Stop messing with my emotions brother,” Dwayne Johnson captioned an Instagram photo of him […]