Month: March 2019

Page: 97

winhorse/iStock(ARCADIA, Calif.) — A prominent horse racetrack in Southern California reopened Thursday morning after being closed for soil inspection in the wake of 19 horse deaths. Santa Anita Park closed its main track on Monday to evaluate sub-surface conditions and determine whether excess rain has contributed to the recent spike in fatalities. At least 19 […]

kali9/iStock(WEST PALM BEACH, Fla.) — A doctor is being hailed a hero for stopping a patient who opened fire in the emergency room of a veterans hospital in South Florida on Wednesday night. The patient, a double-amputee, came to the West Palm Beach VA Medical Center in Riviera Beach for treatment but became combative with […]

rstpierr/iStock(NEW YORK) — A 12-year-old boy was arrested on Wednesday after officials found anti-Semitic graffiti scribbled along the grounds of an elementary school playground in New York. A custodian discovered dozens of swastikas and anti-Semitic messages like “Hail Hitler” and “No Jews Allowed” written in chalk outside of P.S. 139 in Queens last Friday, police […]

Maximusnd/iStock(TAMPA BAY, Fla.) — A Florida woman was indicted on fraud charges this week for allegedly claiming more than $800,000 in phony invoices through a federal relief program for hurricane victims. Juli Campbell, owner of Campbell Development, was charged with fraud for allegedly bilking $840,000 in false claims from a Federal Emergency Management Agency program […]

SEBASTIAN SCHEINER/AFP/Getty Images(JERUSALEM) — Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu should be indicted for bribery, fraud and breach of trust, the country’s attorney general said Thursday. Israeli Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit recommended the long-serving prime minister be indicted in three cases, a result of lengthy investigations into Netanyahu’s alleged dealings. In one case, Netanyahu is alleged […]

halbergman/iStock(LONDON) — The latest incidents between India and Pakistan in Kashmiri territory — airstrikes carried out by both the Indian and Pakistani Air Forces, and now two downed jets and an Indian pilot in Pakistani custody — are the latest flares in a conflict that goes all the way back to 1947. After a terrorist […]

btgbtg/iStock(ANCHORAGE, Alaska) — President Donald Trump claimed on Thursday that “100 percent” of the Islamic State caliphate — the self-proclaimed Islamic state in Syria — has been defeated. Beginning back in December, citing U.S. success in Syria, Trump has ordered most American troops in Syria to withdraw. The Pentagon would not confirm the president’s assertion […]

ANNECORDON/iStock(WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un were not able to come to a formal agreement during their second summit in Hanoi this week. So what happens next? Experts say it’s likely the U.S. will return to “working-level” talks with North Korean officials, as countries in the region urge a […]

Mikhail Svetlov/Getty Images(MOSCOW) — The Kremlin on Thursday shrugged off newly introduced U.S. legislation aimed at the personal wealth of Russian President Vladimir Putin, saying that the bill is only the latest sign of “Russophobic fuss” in the U.S. government. “It can hardly be taken seriously. Most likely it’s just some more Russophobic fuss. We’ve […]

SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images(HANOI, Vietnam) — The summit collapse in Hanoi, Vietnam, between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is a huge blow to Kim’s pride and, experts say, could appear to his own people back home that he lost face in the high-stakes meeting. “In North Korea, Chairman Kim is like […]

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