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8 Days Later, Rescuers Still Drilling Toward Toddler in Well

January 21, 2019 |

The on-site rescue team initially said they hoped to reach a 2-year-old trapped in a Spanish well on Friday . As of Monday morning, eight days after Julen Rosello fell into the narrow borehole while with his family in Totalan, the lead engineer explained why progress has been slow. The AP…
Newser

Stocks claw back from early slide, extending win streak to five days

January 11, 2019 |

U.S. stocks had a day of uneven trading Thursday but ended higher, notching their fifth straight win. Industrial companies such as Boeing and General Electric rose while retailers fell as Macy’s suffered its biggest loss of all time.

Stocks struggled in the early going after U.S. and Chinese officials…


L.A. Times – Business

Days After Mattis Leaves, Another Resignation at the Pentagon

January 6, 2019 |

Just days after Jim Mattis’ last day as Defense secretary, another member of the Pentagon’s top brass has abruptly stepped down, reports CNN . Defense Department chief of staff Kevin Sweeney, a retired real admiral who has served in his current role since January 2017, is stepping down. “I’ve decided the…
Newser

Sean Hannity: We’re just days into the Democrat-controlled hate-Trump House and the wheels are coming off

January 6, 2019 |

It was a huge, productive, extraordinarily important 24 hours for President Trump and the deranged hate-Trump left. They are spinning out of control, beyond even my predictions. Calls for impeachment, vulgar tirades, plans for a 70 percent federal tax hike, a bill to radically alter the U.S. Constitution. 
FOX News

CNN

More than 460 people die during ‘seven dangerous days’ on Thailand’s roads

January 4, 2019 |

Driving in Thailand can be a hair-raising experience at the best of times, but during the country’s so-called “seven dangerous days” over the New Year holiday motorists take their lives in their hands.
CNN.com – RSS Channel – World

Girl Shot by Coast Guard Dad Dies 9 Days Later

December 26, 2018 |

McKenna Presnar should have spent Christmas Day celebrating with her family. Instead, the 8-year-old succumbed to her injuries Christmas morning at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital in Miami—nine days after she was shot by her own father . Police say the case is now a triple murder-suicide, WPLG reports. Police say the…
Newser

Cruise Ship Saves Men Who Spent 20 Days Adrift

December 24, 2018 |

It’s going to be a merry Christmas for the families of two Costa Rican fishermen who spent nearly three weeks adrift after their boat ran out of fuel. Royal Caribbean International says its Empress of the Seas cruise ship rescued the two men Friday night after it spotted a signal…
Newser

Stocks sink again, adding to several days of steep losses

December 20, 2018 |

Stock prices are falling further on Wall Street on Thursday, the day after another dive rocked markets around the world.

The benchmark Standard & Poor’s 500 index fell about 1.5%. It has slumped almost 7% in the last six days and is nearly 16% below the peak it reached in late September.

After…


L.A. Times – Business

CNN

Fire destroys 8,000 voting machines 10 days ahead of Congo’s presidential election

December 14, 2018 |

A fire still under investigation has destroyed 8,000 voting machines in the Democratic Republic of Congo’s capital — 80% of the city’s stock — just 10 days ahead of a presidential election, the nation’s electoral body and police said Thursday.
CNN.com – RSS Channel – World

West Virginia mine rescue spurs concerns over copper thefts after group trapped underground for days

December 13, 2018 |

The days-long rescue operation for three people in an underground coal mine in West Virginia has highlighted concerns about copper thefts in other abandoned shafts after a father of one of the women found alive said she entered in search of copper.
FOX News