Commuters in 20 cities drop trou for No Pants Subway Ride

By Ben Hooper  (0) People wearing no pants participate in the No Pants Subway Ride in Berlin, Germany, on Sunday, Jan. 12, 2020. The annual event, first organized in 2002 by New York performance group Improv Everywhere, featured hundreds of people in 20 cities around the globe this year. Photo by Hayoung Jeon/EPA-EFE Jan. 13 [...]

2020-01-13T20:00:15+00:00January 13th, 2020|

U.S. Air Force investigating deaths of 2 airmen at Germany base

The airmen were part of the 52nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron at the west German base. File Photo by Boris Roessler/EPA Jan. 13 (UPI) -- The U.S. Air Force said Monday it's investigating the circumstances of two airmen who turned up dead in their dorm room at the Spangdahlem base in Germany. The men were identified as [...]

2020-01-13T19:55:51+00:00January 13th, 2020|

U.S. Navy: Russian warship ‘aggressively’ approached in Arabian Sea

Jan. 10 (UPI) -- A Russian warship "aggressively" approached a U.S. destroyer, the USS Farragut, while in the North Arabian Sea, the U.S. military announced Friday. The interaction took place Thursday and nearly caused a collision between the two "While conducting routine operations in the North Arabian Sea, USS Farragut (DDG 99) was aggressively approached by [...]

2020-01-11T19:39:18+00:00January 11th, 2020|

Kansas City Chiefs list Chris Jones, Travis Kelce as questionable vs. Texans

By Connor Grott  (0) Kansas City Chiefs defensive tackle Chris Jones (95) didn't practice Friday because of a calf injury. File Photo by Matthew Healey/UPI | License Photo Jan. 10 (UPI) -- The Kansas City Chiefs listed defensive tackle Chris Jones and tight end Travis Kelce as questionable for Sunday's AFC divisional round playoff game against the Houston Texans. Jones failed to [...]

2020-01-11T19:32:24+00:00January 11th, 2020|

Officials order 250,000 in Victoria to evacuate as bushfires approach

By Clyde Hughes  (0) An aerial view of a bushfire near Bairnsdale in Victoria's East Gippsland region Dec. 31. Victoria authorities Friday urged 250,000 to evacuate because of approaching fires. Photo by State Government of Victoria/EPA-EFE Jan. 10 (UPI) -- Victoria braced for more Australian bushfires Saturday after authorities urged 250,000 people to leave in advance [...]

2020-01-10T16:29:15+00:00January 10th, 2020|

Iraq asks Trump administration to start planning U.S. troop withdrawal

By Don Jacobson  (0) The office of the Iraqi prime minister said Mahdi advised the Trump administration to plan for the withdrawal of U.S. troops, which have been in Iraq since 2003. File Photo by Spc. Middleton/U.S. Army National Guard/UPI Jan. 10 (UPI) -- Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi wants U.S. President Donald Trump's chief diplomat to send [...]

2020-01-10T16:22:08+00:00January 10th, 2020|

Senators introduce resolution stressing Congress has not authorized war with Iran

By Darryl Coote  (0) Jan. 9 (UPI) -- Senators have introduced a bipartisan resolution underscoring that President Donald Trump does not have congressional authorization to pursue military action against Iran. Announced Wednesday by Sens. Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., and Rand Paul, R-Ky., the resolution stresses that neither the 2001 Authorization for Use of Military Force Against Terrorists nor the 2002 AUMF Against Iraq legally permits the [...]

2020-01-09T17:22:21+00:00January 9th, 2020|

Ohio kids find sheriff’s long-lost wallet in the woods

By Ben Hooper  (0) Jan. 8 (UPI) -- A wallet lost by an Ohio sheriff during a hike 12 years ago was found and returned by a pair of siblings who went wandering in the woods. The Butler County Sheriff's Office said in a Facebook post that local man Chad Oberholtzer told officials that his kids, ages [...]

2020-01-09T17:17:23+00:00January 9th, 2020|

Trump vows new sanctions, punishment for Iran after missile attacks

By Don Jacobson  (2) President Donald Trump responds to missile attacks by Iran against U.S. military bases in Iraq in a national address Wednesday. Photo by Tasos Katopodis/UPI | License Photo Jan. 8 (UPI) -- In a national address Wednesday, U.S. President Donald Trump responded to Iranian missile attacks on two bases in Iraq by saying Americans should be [...]

2020-01-08T22:19:27+00:00January 8th, 2020|

New Jersey police sergeant arrested in FBI corruption probe

By Darryl Coote  (0) A police car with lights flashing at night. (UPI/Shutterstock/Jaromir Chalabala) Jan. 8 (UPI) -- Agents with the Federal Bureau of Investigation arrested a New Jersey police sergeant accused of participating in a conspiracy to steal thousands of dollars from suspects of drug cases, authorities said. The Department of Justice said Paterson Police Department [...]

2020-01-08T22:13:15+00:00January 8th, 2020|