News : US

Luggage limbo: Bags still missing after JFK airport woes

Thursday  08:10,   18 january 2018
Associated Press

NEW YORK — Newlywed Ziad Dallal and his wife arrived home in New York, with wedding keepsakes in their bags, to find John F. Kennedy International Airport paralyzed by winter weather woes that canceled flights, froze equipment and separated[...]

Man Said to Have Ties to Al Qaeda Is Charged With Conspiring to Kill Americans

Thursday  06:50,   18 january 2018
The New York Times

Christian Ganczarski “rubbed shoulders” with Osama bin Laden and other men who planned and executed the Sept. 11 attacks, officials said on Wednesday.In a superseding indictment unsealed in the Southern District of New York, the man, Christian[...]

She recorded herself making racial slurs on MLK Day. Her college expelled her.

Thursday  06:50,   18 january 2018
MSN

Harley Barber, a University of Alabama freshman from New Jersey, posted one offensive video then responded to the backlash with another.Harley Barber, a 19-year-old freshman from Marlton, N.J., recently posted two videos to her “fake” Instagram —[...]

Hawaii reps call for hearing on missile alerts after false alarm

Thursday  06:23,   18 january 2018
The Hill

Two U.S. Representatives from Hawaii have requested a panel hearing to discuss whether the state should remain in charge of sending emergency incoming missile alerts, following a false alarm sent out to people in the state on Saturday.Reps. Tulsi[...]

Deportation of Ohio woman was in error, appeals court says

Thursday  06:22,   18 january 2018
USA TODAY

The case of Maribel Trujillo-Diaz, threatened by drug gangs, was sent back to the federal Board of Immigration Appeals.A three-judge panel of the U.S. 6th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the federal Board of Immigration Appeals should not have[...]

Sexual abuse case against Mormon Church scheduled to begin Friday

Thursday  05:55,   18 january 2018
MSN

Six families who say their children were sexually abused by a member of the Mormon community around Martinsburg, West Virginia are suing local Mormon leaders and the global church. Subscribe to the Post Most newsletter: Today’s most popular stories[...]

Snow, ice and record cold grip the South; at least 10 dead

Thursday  04:35,   18 january 2018
Associated Press

Snow, ice and a record-breaking blast of cold closed runways, highways, schools and government offices across the South and sent cars sliding off roads Wednesday in a corner of the country ill-equipped to deal with wintry weather. At least 10[...]

White supremacists responsible for most extremist killings in 2017, ADL says

Thursday  04:35,   18 january 2018
CNN

White supremacists were responsible for the majority of extremist killings in 2017 compared to other groups, according to a newly released report by the Anti-Defamation League. Load Error Of the 34 people the league's Center on Extremism[...]

Vandals suspected after 200,000 honeybees killed, 100 hives destroyed in California

Thursday  04:35,   18 january 2018
FOX News

An estimated 200,000 honeybees were reportedly killed Saturday in California when vandals, in what’s being called a “senseless act,” doused them with diesel fuel. Around 100 beehives containing Italian and Russian honeybees on a property in[...]

Still no answers in case of woman found outside Baltimore hospital in gown and socks

Thursday  02:55,   18 january 2018
MSN

BALTIMORE - More than a week after a woman was left outside a Baltimore hospital on a cold night wearing only a patient gown and socks, no answers have been provided about how or why the incident occurred. Officials at the University of Maryland[...]

New Hampshire teen killed in sledding accident at Maine ski resort

Thursday  02:55,   18 january 2018
FOX News

A New Hampshire high school student was killed and another was seriously injured early Wednesday when the sled they were riding in an after-hours excursion at a Maine ski resort crashed into a tree. Oxford County Chief Deputy Hart Daley said three[...]

Civil rights groups want to put bail bond industry on Death Row

Thursday  02:55,   18 january 2018
NBC News

The American Civil Liberties Union and other civil rights groups announced Wednesday that they would mount an attack on the bail bond industry in hopes of eliminating it."We want to put an end to the for-profit bail industry in the U.S.," said Udi[...]

Scott Pruitt says industry is necessary partner for environmental protection

Thursday  02:55,   18 january 2018
CBS News

The EPA administrator talked with CBS News chief White House correspondent Major Garrett about the EPA and the first year of the Trump presidencyTo see more of Major Garrett's interview with Scott Pruitt, watch "CBS Evening News with Jeff Glor"[...]

VA apologizes after surgery that allegedly left scalpel inside veteran for years

Thursday  02:55,   18 january 2018
CNN

The Veterans Affairs Department has apologized following an incident where a scalpel was allegedly left inside the body of a veteran for years following surgery. Load Error VA Secretary David Shulkin said Wednesday that the department is[...]

Sheriff: 6-year-old boy accidentally shoots 7-year-old sister

Thursday  02:52,   18 january 2018
USA TODAY

Preliminary information suggests that the gun was unknowingly dropped by an adult guest at the residence.According to a press release from the Greene County Sheriff's Office, the shooting took place just southwest of Springfield city[...]