Students across U.S. met with new safety measures in return to school

By Danielle Haynes  (0) Students across the country returned to school this year facing new policies and rules meant to keep them safe in the event of a school shooting. File Photo by Gary Rothstein/UPI | License Photo Sept. 24 (UPI) -- Months after gunmen took the lives of 27 people at high schools in Parkland, Fla., [...]

2018-09-24T14:04:23+00:00September 24th, 2018|

DHS to deny visas, green cards to immigrants if …….

Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen on Saturday said a new proposal by her department would make it harder for immigrants to get visas or green cards if they have ever used public assistance. Photo by Leigh Vogel/UPI | License Photo Sept. 22 (UPI) -- The Trump administration on Saturday proposed a rule that immigrants who are [...]

2018-09-24T13:59:08+00:00September 24th, 2018|

Comcast outbids Fox in rare auction for….

By Susan McFarland  (1) In a rare auction for control of British broadcaster Sky, Comcast on Saturday outbid 21st Century Fox and its backer, Disney, with a winning bid of $39 billion. Photo courtesy Comcast Sept. 22 (UPI) -- In an auction that ended Saturday for control of British broadcaster Sky, Comcast outbid 21st Century Fox [...]

2018-09-23T15:21:19+00:00September 23rd, 2018|

Cosby sentencing is new milestone for #MeToo movement

(Reuters) - When a grainy video of standup comedian Hannibal Buress making a joke about Bill Cosby’s rape allegations on an October night in 2014 went viral, the rallying cry of #MeToo was years away. The men the movement would lay low were still at the height of their powers. That same evening, Bill O’Reilly [...]

2018-09-23T15:15:02+00:00September 23rd, 2018|

Apple begins selling iPhone XS, XS Max worldwide

By Ed Adamczyk  (0) A customer holds a new iPhone Friday as the first customer to receive the new XS model at the Apple Store in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Photo by Koen Van Weel/EPA-EFE Sept. 21 (UPI) -- Apple's newest iPhone XS went on sale worldwide Friday as eager shoppers lined up at stores to get [...]

2018-09-22T13:23:23+00:00September 22nd, 2018|

FDA warns pet owners about possible side effects of flea, tick drugs

The FDA on Thursday warned dog and cat owners of potential side effects from certain flea and tick products. File Photo by Bill Greenblatt/UPI | License Photo Sept. 21 (UPI) -- Drugs that are supposed to protect dogs and cats from fleas and ticks could have adverse nerve reactions, the federal officials have warned pet owners. Flea [...]

2018-09-22T13:18:07+00:00September 22nd, 2018|

Floodwaters breach N.C. dam,………

By Ed Adamczyk and Danielle Haynes  (1) Water on North Carolina's Cape Fear River overwhelmed a Duke Energy cooling lake and adjacent coal ash dumps, causing a breach in a dam, the company said. Photo by Ken Cedeno/UPI | License Photo Sept. 21 (UPI) -- A dam containing a lake owned by utility Duke Energy was breached [...]

2018-09-22T13:08:07+00:00September 22nd, 2018|

As other airlines hike fees, Frontier going for price cuts

By Nicholas Sakelaris  (0) Travelers walk through Ronald Reagan National Airport in Arlington, Va. Frontier Airlines announced Thursday it is reducing or eliminating fees to change travel dates. File Photo by Kevin Dietsch/UPI | License Photo Sept. 21 (UPI) -- After several U.S. airlines announced they would begin raising baggage fees, Frontier Airlines said it will go [...]

2018-09-21T21:21:33+00:00September 21st, 2018|

3 babies, 3 others stabbed in attack at NYC child care center

By Ed Adamczyk  (0) Five people stabbed at daycare center in NYC, including three infants Yahoo Sept. 21 (UPI) -- Six people, including three infants, were hospitalized Friday after a stabbing attack at a New York City child care facility, police said. Officials said they found nine babies at the home in Queens when they arrived. [...]

2018-09-21T21:17:18+00:00September 21st, 2018|

Google informed senators of foreign attempts to hack their Gmails

By Daniel Uria  (0) Google confirmed Thursday that it alerted several senators from both parties of attempts by a foreign government to hack their personal Gmail accounts. File Photo by lightpoet Sept. 20 (UPI) -- Google alerted an unspecified number of U.S. senators that foreign government actors attempted to hack their personal Gmail accounts. Google confirmed it [...]

2018-09-21T12:29:12+00:00September 21st, 2018|