December 18, 2017

Powerful Iran-Iraq earthquake is deadliest of 2017

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By Shirzad Bozorgmehr and James Masters, From CNN Tehran, Iran (CNN)At least 452 people were killed and thousands injured after a powerful earthquake struck near the border of Iran and Iraq late Sunday. The earthquake is the deadliest of the year, eclipsing the one that hit Mexico City in September, and was felt as far […]

Texas gunman threatened mother-in-law who attended church where 26 were killed

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By Holly Yan and Madison Park, From CNN (CNN) The gunman who killed 26 people at a Texas church had sent threatening texts to his mother-in-law — who attended the church he targeted, authorities said Monday. Devin Patrick Kelley had domestic problems and texted his mother-in-law as recently as Sunday morning, not long before he […]

US: Texas church shooting leaves many dead – UPDATE

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UPDATED: At least 26 people killed in shooting at Texas church By Dakin Andone, Kaylee Hartung and Darran Simon, CNN Updated 0148 GMT (0948 HKT) November 6, 2017 (CNN) At least 26 people were killed in Sunday’s church shooting in Sutherland Springs, Texas, Gov. Greg Abbott said at a press conference. Many others were wounded, […]

CNN plans to fly drones over crowds to capture news from above

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BY SASHA LEKACH From Mashable CNN will soon be the flying news network. The company announced Wednesday that it had received a waiver form the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to fly a drone over crowds of people. The Part 107 waiver the company was granted means CNN will be able to fly a 1.37-pound Vantage […]

At least 11 dead as fires rage in Northern California

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By Madison Park, Jason Hanna and Ralph Ellis, From CNN Story highlights Fires pushed by strong winds burn for third day in Northern California City of Santa Rosa; Napa, Mendocino, Yuba and Sonoma counties have been affected (CNN)More than a dozen wildfires raged across Northern California for the third straight day Tuesday, with the biggest […]

Goldman family resumes pursuit of a freed OJ Simpson

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By Zoe Papadakis From Newsmax The Goldman family has resumed its pursuit of a now-free O.J. Simpson with renewed efforts to collect on at least $33.5 million in a civil jury verdict awarded against the former football player following the deaths of Ronald Goldman along with Simpson’s estranged wife a decade ago. Simpson was acquitted […]

Mark Levin first referenced Bombshell Report of Manafort Wiretapping in March

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By Jason Devaney From Newsmax Monday’s CNN report that claimed former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort was the subject of wiretapping last year and earlier this year was originally brought to light by conservative commentator Mark Levin in March. CNN reported┬áthat Paul Manafort, who worked for President Donald Trump’s campaign last year before he resigned […]

Central Mexico earthquake kills dozens, topples buildings

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By Steve Almasy and Darran Simon, From CNN (CNN)Dozens were killed in a powerful earthquake Tuesday that rocked Mexico City and surrounding states. The earthquake toppled buildings, sent rescue workers digging through rubble and knocked out power to millions. At least 57 people died in the magnitude-7.1 earthquake, officials said. Forty-two people were killed in […]

Mexico’s strongest earthquake in a century leaves dozens dead

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By Joshua Berlinger, Mariano Castillo and Ray Sanchez, From CNN (CNN)At least 61 people have died after the most powerful earthquake to hit Mexico in a century struck off the southern coast. The magnitude 8.1 quake, which was felt as far as Mexico City and Guatemala City, was registered off Mexico’s southern coast just as […]

Boko Haram favors women, children as suicide bombers, study reveals

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By Robyn Kriel, CNN From Northwest Georgia News The majority of suicide bombers used by terror group Boko Haram to kill innocent victims are women and children, a US study reveals. Researchers at the Combating Terrorism Center at West Point and Yale University analyzed the 434 suicide bombings carried out by Nigeria-based militants Boko Haram […]