Gordon makes land in Mississippi, Alabama; child killed

Tropical Storm Gordon is seen early Wednesday after it moved over Mississippi and Alabama, producing heavy rains and strong wind gusts of 70 mph. The storm will gradually weaken as it moves over land and loses power. Image courtesy National Hurricane Center/NOAA Sept. 5 (UPI) -- Tropical Storm Gordon arrived on land in the Gulf Coast [...]

2018-09-05T12:38:37+00:00September 5th, 2018|

Colombia charges 13 ex-Chiquita executives for financing death squads

By Ray Downs  (2) Former Chiquita executives face new charges of funding terrorism in Colombia after the company admitted to the same crime in 2007 when it settled with the U.S. Justice Department. File Photo by Aaron Kehoe/UPI | License Photo Sept. 2 (UPI) -- Colombia's Attorney General's Office on Friday charged 13 former Chiquita executives for [...]

2018-09-04T01:11:28+00:00September 4th, 2018|

Ten shot at apartment complex in San Bernardino, California

(Reuters) - Ten people including children were shot at an apartment complex in San Bernardino, California Sunday night, police said, with three people in dire condition. “We got a call about 10:45 p.m. for shots fired,” said San Bernardino spokesman Capt. Richard Lawhead. “We found 10 victims down at the scene. Three are extremely critical.” [...]

2018-09-03T13:58:18+00:00September 3rd, 2018|

Chinese company reportedly hacked Clinton’s server, got copy of every email in real-time

A Chinese state-owned company reportedly hacked former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s email server, then inserted code that forwarded them a copy of virtually every email she sent or received after that -- a revelation President Trump is demanding be investigated. The Daily Caller reported that the firm operating in the D.C. area wrote code that was [...]

2018-08-29T16:29:02+00:00August 29th, 2018|

Police: ‘Multiple fatalities’ at Jacksonville video game tournament

The Jacksonville Landing is along the St. Johns River in downtown Jacksonville, Ill., with restaurants and entertainment. Photo courtesy of Jacksonville Landing. Aug. 26 (UPI) -- Police reported "multiple fatalities," including a suspect, at a mass shooting Sunday afternoon at a video game tournament in Jacksonville, Fla.. on Sunday afternoon. The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office posted on Twitter: [...]

2018-08-26T20:26:34+00:00August 26th, 2018|

More floods threaten Hawaii as tropical Storm Lane drifts away

HONOLULU (Reuters) - Tropical Storm Lane, greatly diminished from the major hurricane it once was, drifted away from the Hawaiian coast on Saturday, but lingering showers threatened to trigger more flooding and landslides. The National Weather Service (NWS) lifted all remaining tropical storm warnings and watch advisories for Hawaii as trade winds finally began to [...]

2018-08-26T13:08:38+00:00August 26th, 2018|

Breaking News : Sen. John McCain, war hero, GOP ‘maverick,’ dies at 81

Republican presidential candidate Sen. John McCain and wife, Cindy, greet supporters at a campaign rally on the steps of the old Capitol building in Prescott, Ariz., on November 4, 2008. Aug. 25 (UPI) -- John McCain, a Vietnam veteran who spent seven years as a prisoner of war and later earned a reputation for breaking from [...]

2018-08-26T02:47:58+00:00August 26th, 2018|

Hurricane Lane threatens 40 inches of rain and major flooding….

Hurricane Lane is seen from the International Space Station. NASA astronaut Ricky Arnold shared the image online and wrote, "The crew of the Space Station sends much aloha to everyone there." Photo by Ricky Arnold/NASA | License Photo Aug. 24 (UPI) -- As many as 40 inches of rain from Hurricane Lane is forecast for parts of [...]

2018-08-24T15:20:59+00:00August 24th, 2018|

Navy moves Pearl Harbor fleet to safety from ………..

Aerial view of Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam in Honolulu, Hawaii, taken on July 1, 2016. The U.S. Navy moved its fleet of ships an submarines out of Hawaii as Hurricane Lane approached the island on Wednesday. Photo by Ace Rheaume/U.S. Navy | License Photo Aug. 22 (UPI) -- The U.S. Navy is moving its ships and submarines [...]

2018-08-23T13:12:15+00:00August 23rd, 2018|

Hurricane Lane threatens direct hit on Hawaiian Islands; Trump approves emergency

Hurricane Lane approaches Hawaii as a major Category 4 storm. Forecasters said the center will get dangerously close to the Hawaiian Islands Thursday through Saturday. Image courtesy National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Aug. 23 (UPI) -- President Donald Trump has approved an emergency declaration for the Hawaiian Islands, which are bracing for a possible direct hit from Hurricane [...]

2018-08-23T13:05:47+00:00August 23rd, 2018|