Class action lawsuit blames California utility for wildfire

The sun glows through smokey skies behind high tension electricy towers in Butte County, Calif., on November 17. California's thirst for energy delivered by overhead lines may have sparked the Camp Fire, California's worst and deadliest conflagration. Photo by Terry Schmitt/UPI | Dec. 6 (UPI) -- A San Francisco law firm announced Wednesday it's filed [...]

2018-12-06T14:20:06+00:00December 6th, 2018|

Funeral train for Bush the first for a president since 1969

Dec. 6 (UPI) -- The body of former President George H.W. Bush will take a 70-mile journey Thursday aboard a special funeral train, reviving a tradition that hasn't been done in 50 years. The train will carry Bush's casket from Houston to College Station, where he will be buried next to his wife of 73 [...]

2018-12-06T14:15:05+00:00December 6th, 2018|

Google turns logo gray in honor of day of mourning for George H.W. Bush

ByWade Sheridan Google has turned its logo gray in honor of former President George H.W. Bush. Image courtesy of Google Dec. 5 (UPI) -- Google's colorful logo was switched to gray on Wednesday to observe a day of mourning for former President George H.W. Bush. Bush, the 41st president of the United States, died Friday [...]

2018-12-05T14:41:47+00:00December 5th, 2018|

List of current, former leaders set to attend Bush funeral

ByClyde Hughes A file photo of President George H.W. Bush with fellow presidents Barack Obama George W. Bush, Bill Clinton and Jimmy Carter on Jan. 7, 2009. Photo by Ron Sachs/UPI | License Photo Dec. 5 (UPI) -- President Donald Trump will be joined Wednesday by a number of notable world leaders and figures for [...]

2018-12-05T14:36:32+00:00December 5th, 2018|

Convicted killer accidentally freed, flees 500 miles before recapture

ByNicholas Sakelaris Dec. 5 (UPI) -- A convicted killer used a cellmate's name to bond out of an Oklahoma jail and made it 500 miles before he was recaptured in St. Louis, U.S. Marshals said. Authorities said fugitive Patrick "Notty" Martaez Walker was arrested Tuesday at a motel after being on the run for five [...]

2018-12-05T14:30:18+00:00December 5th, 2018|

Dry dog food brands recalled for potentially toxic levels of Vitamin D

Dec. 4 (UPI) -- Several brands of dry dog food are being recalled after FDA scientists found elevated levels of Vitamin D, which can cause serious health problems in dogs. The recall effects Ahold Delhaize, ELM Pet Foods, Kroger, Lidl (Orlando brand), ANF, Sunshine Mills and Natural Life Pet Products. That's in addition to the [...]

2018-12-04T19:52:12+00:00December 4th, 2018|

Sully the service dog to go back to work after Bush’s funeral

By Danielle Haynes  (0) Sully, the service dog for former President George H.W. Bush, walks with the Americans with Disabilites group after they viewed the coffin of the 41st president as he lies in state at the U.S. Capitol rotunda in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday Photo by Pat Benic/UPI | License Photo Dec. 4 (UPI) -- George [...]

2018-12-04T19:45:22+00:00December 4th, 2018|

Macron considers emergency after Paris’ largest civil disturbance in 50 years

ByNicholas Sakelaris A "yellow vest" protester waves a French flag during clashes with riot police near the Arc de Triomphe Saturday. Photo by Yoan Valat/EPA-EFE Dec. 3 (UPI) -- French President Emmanuel Macron is considering a state of emergency Monday after the most significant civil disturbance to hit Paris in a half century. Anti-government protesters [...]

2018-12-03T14:14:25+00:00December 3rd, 2018|

Dozens of tornadoes reported in Illinois, at least 30 injured

Several Tornadoes Reported in Illinois Weather Channel Dec. 2 (UPI) -- More than a dozen tornadoes struck the state of Illinois, injuring at least 30 people and damaging hundreds of cars and structures. The National Weather Service received reports of 22 tornadoes, all in central Illinois on Saturday, while offices in Lincoln, Ill., and St. [...]

2018-12-03T14:07:50+00:00December 3rd, 2018|

James Comey agrees to private testimony after

Former FBI Director James Comey agreed Sunday to testify before Congress in private on an investigation into the FBI and Justice Department's handlings of probes into Hillary Clinton's email practices and Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. Photo by Dennis Van Tine/UPI | License Photo Dec. 2 (UPI) -- Former FBI Director James Comey [...]

2018-12-03T14:03:55+00:00December 3rd, 2018|