Monroe County Officials in Michigan Warn Residents to Stay Off Lake Erie

Monroe County Officials in Michigan Warn Residents to Stay Off Lake Erie

Authorities are warning residents who live near Lake Erie in Monroe County, Mich., to keep off the ice after rescuers spent several days searching for a snowmobile rider they think fell through. The warning comes two days after the U.S. Coast Guard rescued five fishermen stranded on floating ice in Lake Erie. “This video was taken on 1/14/18 at 10:30am in stony pointe in the area that the atv rider went […]

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Hawaii Senators Call for Accountability After False Missile Threat

Hawaii Senators Call for Accountability After False Missile Threat

Hawaii's two Democratic senators called for swift accountability on Twitter Saturday after an emergency alert was mistakenly sent warning residents of an incoming ballistic missile. Sen. Brian Schatz, in his first term, demanded "tough and quick accountability and a fixed process" in his posts: There is no missile threat. It was a false alarm based on a human error. There is nothing more important to Hawai‘i than professionalizing and fool-proofing […]

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Gingrich, Hannity Take Offense at Obama‘s Characterization of Fox News Viewers

Gingrich, Hannity Take Offense at Obama‘s Characterization of Fox News Viewers

Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich reacted angrily to ex-President Barack Obama's comment during an interview on David Letterman's new Netflix talk show that Fox News viewers are "living on a different planet." "What the Russians exploited, but it was already here, is we are operating in completely different information universes," Obama told Letterman on, "My Next Guest Needs No Introduction," reports "If you watch Fox News you are living on […]

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Search for California mudslide survivors goes on

Search for California mudslide survivors goes on

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – The search for survivors of the deadly mudslides in parts of California’s scenic Santa Barbara County continued Sunday even as hopes dwindled to find anyone else alive, officials said. “We’re still in rescue mode and we still hope to find someone alive, although the chances of that are becoming slim,” said Justin Cooper, a spokesperson for the multi-agency response team. The death toll rose to 19 […]

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Sean Penn: Donald Trump Is An Enemy Of Compassion And Of The State

Sean Penn: Donald Trump Is An Enemy Of Compassion And Of The State

Movie star has taken aim at President for reportedly calling Haiti a “shithole” country. The Academy Award-winning actor — who founded the  following  that struck the Caribbean island in 2010 ― called Trump “an enemy of compassion” in a new op-ed piece for Time magazine. Penn labeled Trump “, Republicans, Democrats, Independents and every new child born” in the article, published online Friday. “An enemy of mankind. He is indeed an enemy […]

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False Ballistic Missile Alert Sends Hawaii Into ‘Complete Panic‘

False Ballistic Missile Alert Sends Hawaii Into ‘Complete Panic‘

HONOLULU, Hawaii ― People in Hawaii received alerts Saturday morning warning of an approaching missile and instructing people to seek shelter, but authorities quickly declared the messages were sent in error. “BALLISTIC MISSILE THREAT INBOUND TO HAWAII,” read a mobile push notification delivered around 8 a.m. local time. “SEEK IMMEDIATE SHELTER. THIS IS NOT A DRILL.” In hotels, guests heard a similar message over intercoms as others were interrupted while watching […]

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For 38 Minutes, Hawaii Panicked: ‘This Could Be The End‘

For 38 Minutes, Hawaii Panicked: ‘This Could Be The End‘

HONOLULU, Hawaii ― For a half-hour on Saturday morning, individuals in Hawaii . The panic started shortly after 8 a.m. when residents, many who were just starting their days, received a striking alert on their cell phones. The same alerts were broadcast on TV and radio stations.  “BALLISTIC MISSILE THREAT INBOUND TO HAWAII,” the statewide emergency alert read. “SEEK IMMEDIATE SHELTER. THIS IS NOT A DRILL.” More than 30 minutes later, […]

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UN chief calls for ‘balance of power‘ in UNSC

UN chief calls for ‘balance of power‘ in UNSC

UNITED NATIONS: UN chief has called for establishing “balance of power” in the to make the world body more “democratic”. Speaking at a ceremony yesterday at which took over the chairmanship of the G77 and China from , the UN Secretary-General called for a more democratic UN, with power divided in a more balanced way and with more effective diversity in the regional representation at all its bodies. “The centre […]

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