Polish president suggests ‘Fort Trump’ U.S. military base

By Daniel Uria  (1) President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump greet Polish President Andrzej Duda (R) and wife Agata Kornhauser-Duda (L) on the south portico of the White House in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday. Duda is in town for one day of talks with the administration. Photo by Pat Benic/UPI | License Photo 1 of 10 [...]

2018-09-19T12:29:34+00:00September 19th, 2018|

Ferrari plans 15 new models to double earnings by 2022

MARANELLO, Italy (Reuters) - Ferrari (RACE.MI) plans to launch 15 new models, including hybrid cars, a utility vehicle and more special editions as part of a plan to as much as double core earnings by 2022 The supercar maker moved to a guidance range for adjusted core earnings of 1.8-2.0 billion euros ($2.1-2.3 billion) by [...]

2018-09-18T12:38:59+00:00September 18th, 2018|

Russia blames Israel for shootdown of military jet over Syria

By Sommer Brokaw  (0) Russian President Vladimir Putin meets with Russian servicemen at an airbase southeast of Latakia, Syria. A Russian military jet was shot down near the base Monday. File Photo by Michael Klimentyev/EPA-EFE Sept. 18 (UPI) -- The Syrian government accidentally shot down a Russian military plane -- killing more than a dozen people [...]

2018-09-18T12:33:57+00:00September 18th, 2018|

Chinese tourist row in Sweden provokes reactions at home

By Elizabeth Shim  (0) Sept. 17 (UPI) -- Footage of Swedish police actions against Chinese tourists at a Stockholm hostel is drawing strong online reactions from Chinese commenters who remain divided over the behavior of those involved in the incident. The disturbance, which took place on Sept. 2, has become the center of a diplomatic storm [...]

2018-09-18T12:29:33+00:00September 18th, 2018|

Trump orders declassification, release of Comey texts

By Danielle Haynes  (1) Text messages by former FBI Director James Comey and other Justice Department officials were set to be released by a President Donald Trump directive Monday. File Photo by Dennis Van Tine/UPI | License Photo Sept. 17 (UPI) -- President Donald Trump on Monday directed the Justice Department to declassify and release the text messages of [...]

2018-09-18T12:24:13+00:00September 18th, 2018|

Former Oklahoma senator gets 15 years for child sex trafficking

By Nicholas Sakelaris  (1) Sept. 18 (UPI) -- A former Oklahoma lawmaker was sentenced to 15 years in federal prison Monday for child sex trafficking. Former state Sen. Ralph Shortey, who pleaded guilty last year to paying a teenage boy for sex, apologized in court Monday for "leading a double life of sin." "I have begged God's forgiveness, [...]

2018-09-18T12:19:00+00:00September 18th, 2018|

Rural Indiana school district moves to arm teachers

Jay Schools in Indiana has joined a number of other districts nationwide to approve firearms for teachers and administrators in the event of a shooting attack. File Photo by Leigh Vogel/UPI | License Photo EVANSVILLE, Ind., Sept. 13 (UPI) -- A rural Indiana school district this month will likely join a growing number of districts nationwide to [...]

2018-09-17T13:00:54+00:00September 17th, 2018|

Thousands flock to Africa’s first Comic Con

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - From the mother of dragons in “Game of Thrones” to Captain America from the “The Avengers”, thousands of comic book and science fiction fans went head-to-head for the best costume at the first Comic Con Africa on Friday. Comic Con’s arrival in Africa coincides with a big push by streaming services such [...]

2018-09-17T12:32:37+00:00September 17th, 2018|

NFL roundup: Chiefs’ Mahomes fires six TD passes

In a game with wild swings and pass-happy quarterbacks, Patrick Mahomes threw for 326 yards and six touchdowns Sunday to lead the Kansas City Chiefs past the host Pittsburgh Steelers 42-37. Sep 16, 2018; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes (15) passes against pressure from Pittsburgh Steelers defensive tackle Cameron Heyward (97) [...]

2018-09-17T12:26:04+00:00September 17th, 2018|

Typhoon Mangkhut kills 4, causes flooding, landslides in China

Laborers work on a bamboo scaffolding in the aftermath of Typhoon Mangkhut in the Hung Hom district in Hong Kong, China. Photo by Jerome Favre/EPA-EFE Sept. 17 (UPI) -- Typhoon Mangkhut continued its destructive path Monday, killing four people in southern China and forcing 3.1 million evacuations. Torrential rains and strong winds pounded Guangdong and later Guangxi Zhuang, [...]

2018-09-17T12:17:14+00:00September 17th, 2018|