Daily Archives: June 5, 2016

{FD} 3 die in floodwaters as strong storm lashes Australia’s east

Three people have been killed in floodwaters from a strong storm that pounded Australia’s east coast over the weekend. Continue reading

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{FD} Ohio prosecutor to decide on charges in Cincinnati Zoo case

An Ohio prosecutor plans to release his decision Monday on whether he will pursue charges against the family of a 3-year-old boy who got into the Cincinnati Zoo’s gorilla exhibit, leading to the fatal shooting of an endangered gorilla to protect the ch… Continue reading

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{FD} Judges to weigh release of bridge case conspirators list

A federal appeals court is going to decide whether to release a list of unindicted co-conspirators in the George Washington Bridge lane-closing case. Continue reading

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{FD} Skydiver killed after midair collision, 14,000-foot fall

Authorities in South Carolina said Sunday that a Florida-based skydiver collided with another skydiver over the weekend before falling 14,000 feet to his death. Continue reading

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{FD} Muhammad Ali’s hometown remembers champ at interfaith services

Muhammad Ali’s younger brother wept, swayed to hymns and hugged anyone he could reach. Continue reading

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{FD} Swiss voters reject ‘money for nothing’ universal income proposal

Swiss voters overwhelmingly rejected a proposal that would have guaranteed everyone in the Alpine nation an unconditional basic income, according to projections published Sunday by public broadcaster SRF1. Continue reading

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{FD} Critic of Mao persists in documenting China’s turbulent past

As China’s Cultural Revolution descended into mob violence, teenage Red Guards dragged Mao Yushi and his father, two proud and bookish engineers, out of their home to sweep a boulevard as a crowd watched and jeered. Continue reading

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{FD} Shark sightings force closure of 2 California beaches

A two-mile stretch of Orange County shoreline has been closed after several large sharks were spotted. Continue reading

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{FD} Men charged after shooting of Atlanta police officer

Police say two men have been charged after a police officer was shot near an apartment complex in Atlanta. Continue reading

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{FD} 3 dead, 40 injured in train collision, Belgian media report

Belgian media are reporting that three people were killed and about 40 others were injured as a result of a train collision. Continue reading

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{FD} Evacuations canceled for Southern California brush fire

Thousands of people driven from their homes in the hills northwest of Los Angeles were allowed to return Sunday night after crews working in steep canyons took advantage of cooler temperatures and calmer winds to beat back a brush fire. Continue reading

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{FD} East Coast on alert as Tropical Storm Colin forms, severe storm front moves through

Much of Florida’s western coast was placed under a tropical storm warning Sunday as Tropical Storm Colin formed in the Gulf of Mexico, as a separate storm system brought severe weather and damaging winds to the Mid-Atlantic region. Continue reading

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{FD} Veteran NPR journalist David Gilkey, translator killed in Afghanistan attack

David Gilkey, a veteran news photographer and video editor for National Public Radio, and an Afghan translator, Zabihullah Tamanna, were killed while on assignment in southern Afghanistan on Sunday, a network spokeswoman said. Continue reading

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{FD} Fan shot outside Central African Republic stadium at game

Central African Republic’s security minister says a man fatally shot a fan outside the stadium where the country beat Angola in an African Cup of Nations qualifier. Continue reading

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{FD} 2 West Virginia residents charged with trying to sell baby

Authorities in West Virginia say a man and woman have been arrested on charges that they tried to sell the woman’s baby. Continue reading

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{FD} Foreign students seen cheating more than domestic ones

A Wall Street Journal analysis of data from more than a dozen large U.S. public universities found that in the 2014-15 school year, the schools recorded 5.1 reports of alleged cheating for every 100 international students. They recorded one such report… Continue reading

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{FD} Oregon livestock company wins trade-secret injunction

An Oregon livestock company has won an injunction against a former employee accused of stealing trade secrets to start his own company in China. Continue reading

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{FD} Journalist killed in Somalia; a dangerous country for media

A radio producer at the state-run Radio Mogadishu says gunmen shot dead a female journalist in the Somali capital. Continue reading

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{FD} Search continues for bodies of 2 men trapped in landslide

A spokeswoman for the Mining Safety and Health Administration says workers are searching for the bodies of two men who were buried in mud and slush at a gravel pit in southern Mississippi. Continue reading

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{FD} Novak Djokovic finally wins French Open for 4th major in row

A French Open champion at long last, and the first man in nearly a half-century to win four consecutive major championships, Novak Djokovic grabbed a racket and etched a heart in the very red clay that had given him such heartache in the past. Continue reading

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{FD} West Virginia couple accused of trying to sell baby for drugs

West Virginia authorities have arrested a man and a woman who they say tried to sell the woman’s 3-month-old baby reportedly to buy drugs. Continue reading

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{FD} Global experts assess Poland’s threatened pristine forest

Poland’s Environment Ministry says that global forestry experts are checking the condition of the ancient Bialowieza Forest where the ministry has begun controversial, extensive logging to stop the spread of a harmful beetle. Continue reading

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{FD} Turkey’s president: work no reason to skip motherhood

Turkey’s president says work is no reason for women to decline motherhood. Continue reading

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{FD} Hollande: Euro 2016 will be success despite extremism threat

French President Francois Hollande says that the threat of extremism won’t stop the European Championship soccer tournament from being successful. Continue reading

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{FD} Detroit man ordered held on $1M in kidnapping of dead teen

A 26-year-old Detroit man has been ordered held on $1 million bond after being arraigned on a kidnapping charge related to the disappearance of a 13-year-old whose body was found in a vacant lot last week. Continue reading

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{FD} EU foreign policy chief presses Albania on reform package

European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini has called on Albania to pass a key judicial reform, considering it a decisive step for the country as it strives for EU membership. Continue reading

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{FD} New Orleans police officer seriously injured after being struck by drunk driver

A New Orleans police officer suffered a massive brain injury after being struck by a drunk driver early Sunday morning, the city’s police chief said. Continue reading

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{FD} Reports of violence as 12 Mexican states vote for governors

There are reports of violence in Mexico as 12 states vote for new governors. Continue reading

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{FD} Many Muslims to begin fasting for month of Ramadan on Monday

Millions of Muslims around the world will mark the start of the holy month of Ramadan on Monday, a time marked by intense prayer, dawn-to-dusk fasting and nightly feasts. Continue reading

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{FD} Shark kills Australian diver in second deadly attack in days

A diver was killed by a large shark off the west Australian coast on Sunday in the country’s second fatal attack in less than a week, police said. Continue reading

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{FD} Nicaragua’s Ortega to seek 3rd straight term as president

Daniel Ortega is officially running for what would be his third consecutive term as Nicaragua’s president. Continue reading

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{FD} Some evacuations lifted as crews fight California brush fire

Authorities cautiously lifted some evacuation orders, but they warned serious challenges remained Sunday as crews in jagged terrain protected homes and worked to stop the progress of a brush fire that torched the populated hills northwest of Los Angeles. Continue reading

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{FD} This Franchisee Isn’t Just Selling Ice Cream. He’s Selling K-12 Science.

First, Rob West had to convince California authorities that 400 gallons of liquid nitrogen at a retail location was perfectly OK. Continue reading

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{FD} Rains slow, but flooding still threatens part of Texas

The heavy rain that’s been hovering over parts of Southeast and Central Texas and caused deadly flooding began to lift Saturday, but officials said the flooding emergency near the Gulf Coast was worsening and Army officials kept up their investigation … Continue reading

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{FD} Austria suggests interning migrants on Greek islands

Austria’s foreign minister is proposing interning migrants on Greek islands. Continue reading

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{FD} The Latest: Florida braces for possible tropical storm

The Latest on severe weather across the United States (all times local): 11:30 a.m. Continue reading

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{FD} Latest: Some evacuations lifted in California brush fire

The Latest on a Southern California wildfire (all times local): 8:10 a.m. Continue reading

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{FD} Malaysia Airlines says passengers injured due to turbulence

Malaysia Airlines says a flight from London to Kuala Lumpur has experienced severe turbulence, causing minor injuries to some passengers and crew. Continue reading

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{FD} Immigrant criminals re-offend at higher rates than ICE estimates, report says

A recent investigation shows that 30 percent of illegal immigrants who committed crimes were charged with new offenses – such as rape, child molestation and attempted murder – contrary to assurances from federal officials that the criminals rarely went on to re-offend. Continue reading

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{FD} Florida braces for possible tropical storm, flooding

Hurricane officials say a storm in the northwestern Caribbean Sea could develop into a tropical storm before hitting Florida with flooding rain. Continue reading

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{FD} Iraqi forces secure southern edge of ISIS-held Fallujah

Iraqi forces secured the southern edge of the Islamic State group stronghold of Fallujah on Sunday, two weeks after the launch of an operation to recapture the city, the Iraqi special forces commander overseeing the operation said. Continue reading

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{FD} Reports: 6 dead in armed attack in northern Kazakhstan

Six people are reported to have died in armed attacks on gun shops and a military base in Kazakhstan’s city of Aktobe, including three of the attackers. Continue reading

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{FD} Israel says it has uncovered new information on Gaza tunnels

Israeli authorities say they have obtained “high value information” about the Hamas militant group’s tunnel network in the Gaza Strip after arresting a 17-year-old fighter. Continue reading

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{FD} Protest in Turkey against the lifting of lawmakers’ immunity

More than 1,000 people attended a rally of a pro-Kurdish, opposition party in Istanbul to protest against the abolition of immunity of some Turkish members of parliament. Continue reading

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{FD} Swedish Government Kicks Local Family Out of Home, Gives it to Muslim Migrants

Father of two told to make way for people “from other countries” Paul Joseph Watson – May 31, 2016 Infowars A local family in the Swedish city of Lidingö has been ordered by the government to leave their home so that it can be given to migrants arriving from a foreign country. Father of two … Continue reading Continue reading

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{FD} US cities see unexplained rise in violent crimes this year

Violent crimes ranging from homicides to rapes to robberies have been on the rise in many major U.S. cities so far this year. Continue reading

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{FD} Fire breaks out at Sri Lankan army camp, causing explosions

Sri Lanka’s military says a fire has broken out at an army camp near the capital, causing explosions at the camp. Continue reading

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{FD} California School Calls Sheriff On Seven-Year-Old For Sharing Bible Verses

It doesn’t take a lot of imagination to figure out there is a unmentioned M-problem connected to this school and story which is not being mentioned. . . School Calls Sheriff On Seven-Year-Old For Sharing Bible Verses California elementary school sent deputy to boy’s home for distributing Christian materials Kelen McBreen | Infowars.com – June … Continue reading Continue reading

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{FD} Police van driver goes on trial for black man’s death

The stakes are high in the upcoming trial for an officer prosecutors say bears the most responsibility for the death of Freddie Gray, a young black man whose spine was snapped in the back of a police transport wagon. Continue reading

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{FD} Polls suggest Unidos Podemos could become Spain’s 2nd force

Three polls in Spain say the far left Unidos Podemos alliance could boost its share of the vote in a new election to overtake the Socialists as the main opposition party. Continue reading

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