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Wealthy Lose Billions in Monday’s Stock Plunge

August 25, 2015 8:13 am

NEW YORK, NY– After three straight trading sessions of triple digit losses, Wall Street rallied with a buying frenzy at the opening bell Tuesday, helping ease fears from the 588-point Dow loss of Monday’s session. What a difference a day made. On Monday, Dow futures were more than 800 to the negative at the opening […]

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San Jose Airport To Receive $3.4 Mil to Rise Fences

August 25, 2015 8:09 am

San Jose, Ca – Mineta San Jose International Airport, the site of numerous security breaches over the past year, will receive $3.4 million in federal funds to boost its perimeter security, Bay Area lawmakers said Monday. The money will allow the airport to raise the fence line from 6 feet to 10 feet, topped by […]

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Napa Remembers On One Year Quake Anniversary

August 24, 2015 10:17 pm

NAPA, Ca — Napa residents remembered the 6.0 magnitude quake that rocked their community exactly one year ago. Damage from the quake stretched all the way to Vallejo, buckling roads, and shattering windows. Historic buildings crumbled to the ground. The quake caused more than $300 million in damage. The rebuild effort has been slow but […]

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Stock Market Plunges, Makes Slight Rebound

August 24, 2015 10:21 am

NEW YORK — Stocks substantially cut sharp early losses Monday as Wall Street attempted to make a comeback after the Dow initially tumbled as much as 1,089 points in the opening minutes of trading. At midday, the Dow was down only 180 points, or 1.1%. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index plunged as much as […]

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Justin Wilson in Coma Following IndyCar Crash

August 24, 2015 10:09 am

Justin Wilson was airlifted out of Pocono Raceway and is in a coma after he was hit by a large piece of debris during Sunday’s IndyCar race. Wilson suffered a severe head injury and is in critical condition at Lehigh Valley Health Network Cedar Crest Hospital in Allentown, Pennsylvania, IndyCar announced. The series said he […]

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Search for Victims Continues At England Airshow Crash Site

August 24, 2015 10:05 am

West Sussex, England – A crane has started to remove debris from the Shoreham air crash site. The Hawker Hunter jet came down on the A27 during an aerial display at the air show on Saturday. At least 11 people are thought to have died, but more bodies are expected to be recovered after the […]

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Scientists Say 2015 May Be Hottest Year In Earth’s History

August 21, 2015 12:50 pm

Berkeley–The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration reports that 2015 is shaping up to be the hottest year Earth has ever experienced. Dan Caman, professor of energy at U.C. Berkeley, says this isn’t just a warmer year than usual, it signals a major shift in Earth’s climate. 19 of the 20 hottest years on record occurred […]

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Boston Brothers Brutally Beat Latino Man, Inspired by Trump

August 21, 2015 11:41 am

Boston, MA– Two Boston brothers are under arrest for allegedly attacking a Latino man sleeping in the streets while shouting racist, anti-immigrant remarks. While in custody, one of the brothers told police; “Donald Trump was right, all these illegals need to be deported….” and also said it was okay to attack the man, because he […]

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Lawyers Claim Costco’s Seafood Produced by Slave Labor

August 20, 2015 11:59 am

Burlingame, CA–A group of lawyers are suing Costco because they believe the big-box retailer knowingly sells seafood that comes from South-East Asian shrimp farms worked by slaves and controlled by pirates. The lawsuit says Costco continues to purchase prawns and shrimp from these farms despite officials knowing for months the abusive labor practices that take […]

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Carter Speaks on Cancer Diagnosis at Press Conference

August 20, 2015 11:40 am

Atlanta, GA–Former President Jimmy Carter is speaking in an Atlanta university today to discuss his recent cancer diagnosis and his plans for treatment. Carter was initially diagnosed with metastatic melanoma, further tests revealed the cancer has spread to four spots in his brain. Carter will soon undergo radiation treatment to remove the tumors in his […]

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