U.S. Closes Yemen Embassy Amid Upheaval

(CNN) — The United States has launched a fresh drone strike on Yemen and closed its embassy to the public, days after the U.S.-backed government crumbled under an uprising from Shiite Houthi rebels. The drone strike — the latest in a long string of them by the Obama administration — is the first since last … Continue reading »

Drone Crashed on White House Grounds

Washington (CNN)– The U.S. Secret Service is interviewing a “person of interest” after a drone crashed on the White House grounds early Monday morning as part of its investigation into the incident, a law enforcement official said. The Secret Service locked down the White House shortly after 3 a.m. after an officer on the south … Continue reading »

New York Prepares for Historic Storm

NEW YORK CITY (CNN) — A potentially historic snow storm is expected to hit New York City Monday night. Mayor Bill de Blasio is telling New Yorkers to get ready for the extreme weather. “I want everyone to understand that we are facing, most likely, one of the largest snow storms in the history of this … Continue reading »

Malaysia Airlines Hacked By Terror Group

(CNN) — Malaysia Airlines website was hacked by a group claiming to support the terror group, ISIS. The browser tab read “Isis will prevail.” In a Facebook post, Malaysia Airlines said its domain name system was compromised. But, the company insists its internal servers, which contain passenger information, are secure. The hack comes after Malaysia … Continue reading »

Planes Land Safely After Bomb Threat

ATLANTA, Ga. (CNN) — Two planes had to be escorted by fighter jets because of bomb threats. Military officials say the threats posted to Twitter were credible. Both planes landed safely. The Atlanta Bomb Squad swept the area for explosives and brought dogs to the tarmac. The FBI says passengers had to be interviewed and searched … Continue reading »

NFL Deflategate: QB Tom Brady Responds

(CNN) — The New England Patriots’ star quarterback, Tom Brady, says he has no knowledge of whether the New England Patriots deflated footballs to give themselves an edge. If the team deflated game balls during the AFC Championship Game, former Dallas Cowboys quarterback Troy Aikman says Tom Brady would have had to have known, telling … Continue reading »

Measles Outbreak Linked to Disneyland

(CNN) — A measles outbreak linked to Disneyland is spreading outside California. California officials say 42 in-state measles cases since December can be connected to the theme park. Another nine have been diagnosed outside California, including one in Oregon. California is urging all children less than a year old and those that never received a … Continue reading »

TSA Seized Record Number of Firearms

(CNN) — A record number of firearms seized by the TSA last year. The Department of Homeland Security says the TSA seized more than 2,200 firearms from carry-on luggage in 2014 – a 22% increase from last year. Dallas-Fort Worth International seized the most guns last year with 120. The TSA screened more than two … Continue reading »

Saudi King Abdullah Dead at Age 90

(CNN) — Funeral services for the Monarch of Saudi Arabia are scheduled for Friday. Officials announced King Abdullah died Thursday at the age of 90. He ascended the throne back in 2005. In 2011 he made the historic ruling, giving women the right to vote. Reports show he was suffering from pneumonia. In a statement, President … Continue reading »

Ohio Man Denies Terror Plot in Court

(CNN) — The Ohio man police said planned an attack on the U.S. Capitol building is denying the crime. Christopher Cornell pleaded not guilty in Federal Court on Thursday. He also request to be referred to by his Muslim name, but he was denied by the Judge. The indictment shows Cornell is facing two charges … Continue reading »

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