Daily Archives: May 18, 2018

China lands bomber on South China Sea island for first time

A Chinese state-run newspaper says the Chinese air force has landed long-range bomber for the first time on an airport in the South China Sea. Continue reading

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8 killed in blasts at cricket match in eastern Afghanistan

An Afghan official says at least eight people have been killed after multiple explosions hit a cricket match in eastern Nangarhar province. Continue reading

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Georgia high school shooting leaves 1 dead, 1 hurt, police say

Two people were shot and one person is confirmed dead following a shooting at Mt. Zion High School in Jonesboro, Ga., on Friday, authorities told Fox News. Continue reading

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White House pushes ahead with Mideast peace plan

The Trump administration is aiming to roll out its much-hyped but long-delayed Middle East peace plan next month amid signs it may further alienate the Palestinians by slashing millions of dollars in funding for humanitarian and development projects in… Continue reading

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3 survivors after airliner with 110 aboard crashes in Cuba

An aging Boeing 737 with 110 people aboard crashed and burned shortly after taking off from Havana’s airport, leaving three survivors and investigators sifting through debris for clues as to what caused the airliner to go down. Continue reading

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A look at major plane crashes in Cuba in recent years

A look at some of the major plane crashes in Cuba in recent years: — May 18, 2018: A Boeing 737 operated by state airline Cubana crashes on takeoff from Jose Marti International Airport in Havana with 104 passengers and six crew members on board. Continue reading

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Trump endorses John Cox for California governor

President Donald Trump backed San Diego businessman John Cox for California governor Friday in an announcement that could provide a boost for Republicans hoping to secure a spot on the ballot this November. Continue reading

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Judge in Stanford rape case is subject of recall vote

A California Superior Court judge is resisting mounting pressure to resign over his handling of a 2016 sexual assault case. Continue reading

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Judge of Stanford rape case subject of recall vote

A California Superior Court judge is resisting mounting pressure to resign over his handling of a 2016 sexual assault case. Continue reading

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Georgia high school shooting leaves 1 dead, two hurt, police say

One person died and two others were shot during a shooting at Mt. Zion High School in Georgia, authorities told Fox News. Continue reading

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Texas shooting suspect says he avoided shooting students he liked to ‘have his story told,’ affidavit says

New details emerged Friday night about the Santa Fe High School shooting suspect, who admitted to opening fire and told why he avoided shooting certain students, according to a probable cause affidavit and complaint that identified charges against him. Continue reading

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Shooting victims’ names begin to emerge; 1st Texas casualty to be ID’d was substitute teacher

The first victim from Friday’s school shooting in Texas has been identified by family members as Cynthia Tisdale, a substitute teacher at Santa Fe High School. Continue reading

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Controversial armored police vehicle factory expands production to meet demand

You may not know what a Bearcat is but you’ve probably seen them, deployed by SWAT and tactical teams responding to violent protests and barricade situations, or to save people trapped in hurricanes, floods and mudslides. Continue reading

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Protests continue for third day in southern Iran city as Pompeo tweets support for demonstrators

As protests continued for a third day in the southern Iranian city of Kazerun, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo tweeted his support for Iranian protesters in that country. Continue reading

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Plaintiff in North Carolina same-sex marriage case dies

Pearl Berlin, who challenged North Carolina’s refusal to recognize same-sex marriages, has died. Continue reading

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Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s royal wedding is more than a fairy tale — It’s all about love

It is likely that billions of people around the world will tune in to watch Prince Harry and Meghan Markle get married. Continue reading

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Militant turned populist cleric Sadr wins Iraqi election

Iraq’s electoral commission says a political coalition led by influential Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr has won the most seats in Iraq’s national parliamentary elections, according to the release of complete results. Continue reading

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Advocate: Shootout in Venezuelan prison kills 11

Human rights advocates say 11 people died in a prison riot sparked by inmates who wrestled a gun from jailers, prompting an exchange of gunfire. Continue reading

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The Chevrolet Silverado is getting a tiny turbo engine

The Chevrolet Silverado will be available with a turbocharged four-cylinder engine for the first time ever in 2019. Continue reading

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Man arrested in 1987 killing of couple in Washington state

New DNA technology has led to the arrest of a 55-year-old man in the killing of a young Canadian couple in Washington state more than three decades ago, police said. Continue reading

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