Jared Kushner: U.S. to release Palestinian-Israeli peace plan soon

Jared Kushner, senior adviser to U.S. President Donald Trump, said the administration plans to soon release its Israeli-Palestinian peace plan, in an interview with Palestinian media released Sunday. In his interview with Palestinian newspaper Al-Quds, Kushner said a successful peace deal would require both parties "to gain more than they give and to feel confident [...]

2018-06-25T11:36:22+00:00 June 25th, 2018|

Restaurant owner asks Sanders to leave because she works for Trump

I) -- Sarah Sanders, the White House's press secretary, was told by a restaurant owner to leave because she works for President Donald Trump. Sander described the incident at a restaurant in Virginia on Friday in a post on Twitter. "Last night I was told by the owner of Red Hen in Lexington, VA to [...]

2018-06-24T12:42:51+00:00 June 24th, 2018|

Sharp increase of sexual assault incidents on airplanes, FBI says

Reports of sexual assaults aboard airplanes has nearly doubled since 2014, according to FBI statistics released this week. The FBI said 63 sexual assault cases aboard airplanes were reported during fiscal year 2017. That's up from 38 in 2014. Gary Loeffer, the Acting Agent in Charge at the FBI's Buffalo Field Office, told WIVB-TV that [...]

2018-06-20T15:00:14+00:00 June 20th, 2018|

General Electric booted from Dow after 110 years

- For the first time in more than a century, General Electric was dropped from the Dow Jones Industrial Average, and will be replaced by Walgreens Boots Alliance. GE was an original member of the Dow in 1896 and served as a continuous member of the elite 30-stock index since November 7, 1907. The Dow [...]

2018-06-20T14:50:36+00:00 June 20th, 2018|

Immigration officials: 2,000 children separated from parents

June 15 (UPI) -- Immigrations officials separated nearly 2,000 children from their parents after illegally crossing the border in April and May, the Department of Homeland Security said Friday. DHS spokesman Jonathan Hoffman told reporters on a conference call Friday afternoon that between April 19 and May 31, 1,995 minors were taken from adults who [...]

2018-06-16T12:47:47+00:00 June 16th, 2018|

1 child dead, 3 people injured in Colorado shopping center shooting

One child is dead and three other people are injured after a gunman opened fire at a shopping center near Denver on Thursday. The injured include a child and two adults. Police have not yet publicly identified the victims but said there was no relation between them and the gunman, the Denver Post reported. The [...]

2018-06-15T12:09:04+00:00 June 15th, 2018|

CDC: Kellogg’s cereal source of 31-state salmonella outbreak

Kellogg's Recalls Honey Smacks Cereal Due To Possible Salmonella Link CBS Boston June 15 (UPI) -- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said a salmonella outbreak that's sickened 73 people in 31 states is linked to a variety of Kellogg's cereal. The CDC said from March 3 to May 28 the outbreak sent 24 [...]

2018-06-15T12:05:06+00:00 June 15th, 2018|

Coral reefs save humans billions of dollars every year

According to new research, the environmental protections offered by coral reefs are worth billions of dollars annually. Globally, reefs protect approximately 44,000 miles of coastline from flooding and storm surges. But those natural fortifications -- and the economic benefits they provide -- are increasingly threatened by global warming, ocean acidification and ocean deoxygenation. When researchers [...]

2018-06-14T13:47:33+00:00 June 14th, 2018|

As Trump attacks, Canada goes to Plan B: same as Plan A

Trump blew apart a G7 summit in Canada over the weekend, blasting Trudeau as “very dishonest and weak” and raising the prospect of tariffs against auto imports, a move that would imperil the Canadian economy. His unexpected and extraordinary attack flummoxed Canadian officials, who have waged an 18-month campaign designed to cultivate allies among U.S. [...]

2018-06-12T13:05:08+00:00 June 12th, 2018|

4 children, gunman dead after central Florida standoff

- Four children died after they were held hostage for nearly 24 hours at a Florida home by a man accused of shooting a police officer, authorities said Tuesday. Orlando, Fla., police chief John Mina said early Tuesday suspect Gary Lindsey shot the children, aged between 1 and 11 years old, and then killed himself. [...]

2018-06-12T12:52:59+00:00 June 12th, 2018|