Ghislaine Maxwell transferred to Brooklyn federal lockup

By Jean Lotus  (0) British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell, 58, a longtime associate of accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein, was transported by U.S. Marshals Monday to a New York detention center to face federal sex-trafficking charges. File photo by Rick Bajornas/EPA-EFE/RICK July 6 (UPI) -- Ghislaine Maxwell, the associate of accused child sex trafficker and financier Jeffrey Epstein, [...]

2020-07-07T12:40:06+00:00July 7th, 2020|

Defectors sent ‘offensive’ images of North Korea first lady, envoy says

North Korean first lady Ri Sol Ju (L) was depicted on the cover of a pornographic DVD that was included in defector balloon launches in the South, according to a South Korean press report. File Photo by Rodong Sinmun/EPA June 30 (UPI) -- Russia's top envoy to North Korea said defectors in the South provoked Pyongyang with pornographic [...]

2020-07-01T17:11:14+00:00July 1st, 2020|

1 dead, 11 injured in Minneapolis shooting

June 21 (UPI) -- One person died and 11 others were injured in a shooting in Minneapolis early Sunday morning, police said. Minneapolis police reported on Twitter that an adult male died after sustaining gunshot injuries and 11 other people who were shot reported injuries that were not life-threatening. The shooting took place at 12:37 a.m. after emergency [...]

2020-06-21T22:02:07+00:00June 21st, 2020|

Police officer shot during Las Vegas protest is paralyzed, says family

By Darryl Coote  (0) The Injured Police Officers Fund hosted the "Shay Day" donation drive last week for Shay K. Mikalonis, who was shot in Las Vegas during protests over the police-involved killing of George Floyd. The Photo courtesy of the Las Vegas Metro Police Department/Twitter June 15 (UPI) -- The family of a Las Vegas [...]

2020-06-15T15:05:56+00:00June 15th, 2020|

College basketball: Kansas plane returns to California after engine failure

By Alex Butler  (0) Coach Bill Self and the Kansas Jayhawks men's basketball team beat Stanford 72-56 Sunday in Stanford, Calif. File Photo by John Sommers II/UPI | License Photo Dec. 30 (UPI) -- An airplane carrying the Kansas men's college basketball team was forced to return to California after one of its engines failed, following the [...]

2019-12-30T17:18:47+00:00December 30th, 2019|

Venomous snake found in Texas resident’s sprinkler system

ByBen Hooper Nov. 15 (UPI) -- A Texas city is warning locals to be alert after a venomous cottonmouth snake was found seeking warmth in a resident's sprinkler system. The City of Fulshear said a resident snapped photos of the potentially deadly snake coiled up for warmth right next to the knob the Cross Creek [...]

2018-11-16T17:40:23+00:00November 16th, 2018|

Kavanaugh says he won’t be ‘intimidated into withdrawing’

Danielle Haynes  (4) Demonstrators are arrested as they protest Supreme Court Justice nominee Brett Kavanaugh outside the office of Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, on Capitol Hill on Monday. Photo by Kevin Dietsch/UPI | License Photo Sept. 24 (UPI) -- Brett Kavanaugh sent a letter to Senate leaders Monday saying he will not withdraw his nomination to the Supreme Court and [...]

2018-09-25T02:39:01+00:00September 25th, 2018|

Hawaii residents hunker down as Hurricane Lane approaches

HONOLULU (Reuters) - Hawaii residents already reeling from months of explosive eruptions from Kilauea volcano braced on Wednesday for Hurricane Lane, which was bearing down on the U.S. island chain with high winds and lashing rains and the potential to trigger flooding and landslides. Though the hurricane weakened slightly as it spun across the Pacific [...]

2018-08-23T00:37:47+00:00August 23rd, 2018|

Top Norway minister resigns after breaking security protocol during Iran..

Norwegian Minister of Fisheries, Per Sandberg,and his girlfriend Bahareh Letnes, in Mandal, Norway, on Friday. Sandberg resigned from his position on Monday after a controversial private trip to Iran with his girlfriend of Iranian origin. Photo by EPA-EFE/ESPEN SAND Norway Aug. 14 (UPI) -- Norway's top fisheries minister resigned Monday after he admitted to breaching [...]

2018-08-14T12:27:38+00:00August 14th, 2018|