Network provider drops website 8chan after El Paso shooting

By Darryl Coote  (0) Cloudflare stopped providing service to 8chan, a website connected to three mass shootings. Photo by Justin Hamel/UPI | License Photo Aug. 5 (UPI) -- Internet services provider Cloudflare said it has stopped hosting a controversial website that is connected to at least three mass shootings. Cloudflare CEO Matthew Prince made the announcement Sunday following revelations that shortly [...]

2019-08-05T12:51:25+00:00August 5th, 2019|

Suspect, nine victims killed in shooting in Dayton

By Allen Cone  (0) Aug. 4 (UPI) --  Ten people are dead, including the shooter, and dozens others were injured in a shooting in Dayton, Ohio early Sunday, the second mass slaying within 24 hours in the United States. The unidentified shooter wore body armor as he entered near Ned Peppers Bar on East Fifth [...]

2019-08-04T14:16:27+00:00August 4th, 2019|

NYC judge delays Epstein trial until at least June 2020

By Nicholas Sakelaris  (0) The federal judge set the trial start for June 8, 2020, but said he will allow more time if defense attorneys aren't ready by then. Photo courtesy U.S. Attorney Southern District of New York/EPA-EFE July 31 (UPI) -- Billionaire Jeffrey Epstein won't stand trial on multiple charges of federal sex crimes for at least [...]

2019-08-01T14:49:16+00:00August 1st, 2019|

Judge dismisses DNC hacking suit against Trump campaign

By Darryl Coote  (0) July 31 (UPI) -- A U.S. federal judge dismissed a Democratic National Committee lawsuit accusing Russia, the Trump campaign, Wikileaks and its founder Julian Assange and others of conspiring to interfere in the 2016 presidential election, stating its arguments were "moot or without merit." The lawsuit accused the defendants of purposely harming the DNC during the [...]

2019-07-31T13:57:21+00:00July 31st, 2019|

Swarm of grasshoppers descends on southern Nevada

By Daniel Uria  (0) July 28 (UPI) -- Swarms of grasshoppers have descended on southern Nevada and are expected to remain in the area for weeks, experts said. The large gatherings of pallid-winged grasshoppers have been seen huddling around streetlights throughout the Las Vegas Valley as they take part in northern migration. "When we have wet winter [...]

2019-07-29T14:23:24+00:00July 29th, 2019|

LAPD arrests man after shooting spree leaves four dead

By Darryl Coote  (0) Gerry Dean Zaragoza, 26, was arrested Thursday for the shooting deaths of four people, including his brother and father. Photo courtesy of Los Angeles Police Department/Twitter July 26 (UPI) -- A 26-year-old California man who police say fatally shot four people, including his father and brother, has been apprehended. The Los Angeles [...]

2019-07-26T14:05:14+00:00July 26th, 2019|

Jeffrey Epstein on suicide watch after……

By Clyde Hughes  (1) Guards found injuries to Epstein's neck and placed him under suicide watch, reports said. Photo courtesy U.S. Attorney Southern District of New York/EPA-EFE July 25 (UPI) -- Just days after a judge ordered that billionaire sex offender Jeffrey Epstein remain jailed pending trial on a federal sex trafficking rap, he's now under suicide watch [...]

2019-07-25T14:09:26+00:00July 25th, 2019|

Iran says 17 ‘spies’ captured, to be executed for working for CIA

By Darryl Coote  (0) Tehran said death sentences have been levied against some of the captured agents. File Photo by Dennis Brack/UPI | License Photo July 22 (UPI) -- Iran's Ministry of Intelligence said Monday it has dismantled an American spy ring and captured 17 Iranian citizens who'd been working as agents of the Central Intelligence Agency. [...]

2019-07-22T14:35:17+00:00July 22nd, 2019|

Iran offers United States enhanced inspections for lifting of sanctions

By Darryl Coote  (1) Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said if the United States "puts its money where its mouth is," it would accept Iran's offer. UPI/Maryam Rahmanian | License Photo July 18 (UPI) -- Iran will accept enhanced inspections of its nuclear program in return for the lifting of U.S. sanctions, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad [...]

2019-07-19T13:14:46+00:00July 19th, 2019|

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|