WASHINGTON D.C.-AN earthquake struck five miles South Southwest of Mineral, Virginia at 1:51 pm Eastern Time today. It originated at a depth of 3.7 miles. At a magnitude of 5.8, the quake was the largest quake ever recorded in that area and was felt along much of the East Coast.
FLORIDA-Irene, the first hurricane of the 2011 season is now headed toward the Eastern Seaboard of the U.S. This hurricane, now a category 2, is on track to develop into a category 4 hurricane as it moves into the warmer waters at a speed of 12 miles per hour and into areas of low wind […]
TRIPOLI-Rebels from the surrounding countryside continue to pour into the capitol, swelling the number of forces there. The rebels control 80% of the city, and they have set up check points and have secured many of the buildings. Fierce fighting still continues through the streets of the city, as rebels report heavy casualties in the […]
NEW YORK-The Attorneys for both the alleged victim Nafissatou Diallo, the hotel housekeeper, and for Strauss-Kahn, who was arrested for raping her in a hotel room, have confirmed that the case against Strauss-Kahn will be dropped.
TRIPOLI-In another sign that the Libyan capitol of Tripoli has been wrested from the control of Gadhafi, the broadcast from the official television station went blank. The station has been increasingly broadcasting pleas from Gadhafi. But in the evening hours of Monday, the screens went dark as rebels stormed the station at the core of […]
BEIRUT-One day after calls from the United States and its allies to step down, and after a pledge from Syrian President Bashar Assad to United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon to stop deploying military power against protesters, Assad's soldiers began firing on protesters once again.
NEW YORK-The stock market took a tumble this morning on the news of high jobless claims numbers, rising consumer prices, core inflation numbers and concerns with the overnight sell-off in the European Market.
President Obama States, For the Sake Of The Syrian People, The Time Has Come for President Assad to Step Aside
WASHINGTON D.C.-The White House has announced that President Obama on Thursday has called on the Syrian President, Bashar Assad, to bend to the will of the Syrian people and step down from the presidency of that country. It has also been announced that the President signed an Executive Order to further financially isolate Syria by […]
WASHINGTON D.C.-DARPA, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, is under scrutiny by the Pentagon, over monies it gave to a company that the head of DARPA co-owns and is run by her father.