Hawaii wildfire forces evacuations, cuts power in Maui

July 12 (UPI) -- A wildfire has burned more than 3,000 acres on Maui, Hawaii, forcing residents to evacuate to shelters while firefighters regrouped overnight. Flames in the cities of Kihei and Maalaea burned out of control, officials said, briefly diverting air traffic from Kahului Airport, shutting down several roads and causing power outages throughout the island. [...]

2019-07-12T13:52:27+00:00July 12th, 2019|

Volkswagen ends production of latest Beetle model

Dr. Ulrich Hackenberg, board member in charge of development of Volkswagen Group, introduces the new VW Beetle at the 2012 North American International Auto Show at the Cobo Center in Detroit, January 9, 2012. UPI/Mark Cowan | License Photo July 9 (UPI) -- The Volkswagen Beetle will go out of production this week after 82 years and [...]

2019-07-10T14:18:13+00:00July 10th, 2019|

Kim Jong Un is willing to denuclearize, Xi Jinping says

South Korean President Moon Jae-in (L) shakes hands with Chinese President Xi Jinping (R) prior to their summit talks in Osaka, Japan, on Thursday at the G-20 summit. Photo by Yonhap/EPA-EFE June 27 (UPI) -- Kim Jong Un's "will to denuclearize" has remained unchanged and the North Korean leader seeks to resolve issues by dialogue, Chinese [...]

2019-06-28T15:42:21+00:00June 28th, 2019|

Escobar: Over 200 children removed from Clint border facility

By Darryl Coote  (0) Protesters hold up signs as they walk across the Brooklyn Bridge at the End Family Separation NYC Rally and March in New York City in 2018. Photo by John Angelillo/UPI | License Photo June 25 (UPI) -- Over 200 migrant children held at an overcrowded border patrol station have been moved following reports [...]

2019-06-25T14:54:19+00:00June 25th, 2019|

Supreme Court declines to hear Oregon same-sex wedding cake case

By Danielle Haynes  (0) The Supreme Court said the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals must rehear the case within the framework of a 2018 ruling in favor of a Colorado baker who refused to make a cake for a same-sex couple. File Photo by Kevin Dietsch/UPI | License Photo June 17 (UPI) -- The U.S. Supreme Court on [...]

2019-06-18T13:59:37+00:00June 18th, 2019|

Trump: ICE to deport ‘millions’ of migrants starting next week

June 18 (UPI) -- President Donald Trump said starting next week U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement will begin deporting millions of immigrants who entered the United States illegally. "Next week ICE will begin the process of removing the millions of illegal aliens who have illicitly found their way into the United States," he said Monday on Twitter. "They [...]

2019-06-18T13:53:36+00:00June 18th, 2019|

Police arrest woman in former Arkansas state senator’s slaying

By Sommer Brokaw  (0) Authorities have arrested a woman in connection with the homicide investigation into the death of former state Sen. Linda Collins-Smith (pictured). File Photo courtesy of Arkansas GOP/Twitter. June 15 (UPI) -- Authorities have arrested a woman in connection with homicide investigation into former Arkansas State Senator Linda Collins-Smith's death last week. Rebecca [...]

2019-06-16T15:21:06+00:00June 16th, 2019|

Nationwide register outage brings Target stores to a standstill

By Ben Hooper  (0) Target stores across the United States experiences delays Saturday amid a nationwide outage of the retail chain's registers. File photo by Ken Wolter/Shutterstock June 15 (UPI) -- Some Target stores across the United States said their registers were back up and running after a nationwide outage Saturday afternoon. The big box chain acknowledged [...]

2019-06-16T15:14:50+00:00June 16th, 2019|

Costco shooting: 1 dead, 3 injured, suspect in custody

By Sommer Brokaw  (0) June 15 (UPI) -- Police have taken the alleged gunman into custody after finding one dead and three injured on scene of Costco shooting in California last night. Police arrived just over one minute after report of active shooting at 7:46 p.m. Friday at a Costco store in Corona, Calif., Corona police tweeted, [...]

2019-06-15T17:53:25+00:00June 15th, 2019|

Secret Service arrests man on charges of……

A man was arrested Friday night on charges of allegedly assaulting a police officer and trying to jump over a fence at the Treasury Building near the White House, Secret Service said. File Photo by Pat Benic/UPI June 15 (UPI) -- The Secret Service has arrested a man for allegedly assaulting a police officer and trying [...]

2019-06-15T15:41:25+00:00June 15th, 2019|