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  • Person Killed in Avalanche South of Aspen, the 2nd Deadly Colorado Avalanche This Month

    PITKIN COUNTY, Co (KMGH) — A man was killed in an avalanche near the Markley Hut southeast of Ashcroft on Monday – the second deadly avalanche in a matter of weeks in Colorado. The Pitkin County Sheriff’s Office said Monday morning that the avalanche caught one man in its path and that the person had died. The sheriff’s office said deputies and Mountain Rescue Aspen were developing a plan to retrieve the person around 11:30 a.m. Our office has been […]

  • 10% of TSA Employees Called Out Sunday as Shutdown Continues

    The Transportation Security Administration said one in 10 of its employees scheduled to work Sunday took the day off, with many employees citing “financial limitations” preventing them from working. “Yesterday’s complete figures show that TSA experienced a national rate of 10 percent of unscheduled absences compared to a 3.1 percent rate one year ago on the same day, Jan. 20, 2018,” the TSA said in a statement Monday. “Many employees are reporting that they are not able to report to […]

  • Bangladesh’s ‘Tree Man’ is Back in the Hospital and Needs More Surgery

    A Bangladeshi man who suffers from an extremely rare genetic disease known as “tree man” syndrome is back in hospital and faces more surgery after the condition returned after multiple operations in 2016. Abul Bajandar, a 28-year-old father from a small town in southern Bangladesh, made headlines three years ago when he underwent a series of complex operations to remove lesions which resemble tree branches from his hands and feet. Bajandar has been living with the disease, epidermodysplasia verruciformis, for more […]

  • New Video Shows More of Encounter between Native American Elder and Teens in MAGA Hats

    A video that shows white high school students in Make America Great Again hats and shirts mocking a Native American elder shocked the country, leading to widespread denunciations of the teens’ behavior. It was a moment in a bigger story that is still unfolding. A new video that surfaced Sunday shows what happened before and after the encounter Friday in front of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington. In the new video, another group taunts the students from Covington Catholic High School in Kentucky with […]

  • The Top 26 Billionaires Own as Much as 3.8 Billion Other People – $1.4 Trillion

    The world’s billionaires are growing $2.5 billion richer every day, while the poorest half of the global population is seeing its net worth dwindle. Billionaires, who now number a record 2,208, have more wealth than ever before, according to an Oxfam International report published Monday. Since the global financial crisis a decade ago, the number of billionaires has nearly doubled. The annual study was released ahead of the yearly World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, which brings together some of […]

  • Passengers Stuck on United Flight in Frigid Cold for More Than 14 Hours

    NEWARK, New Jersey — Passengers aboard a United Airlines flight from Newark, New Jersey, to Hong Kong were left stuck on the ground for more than 14 hours in frigid weather with a dwindling supply of food. The nightmarish incident began when the 3:05 p.m. flight was diverted to the Goose Bay Airport in the Canadian province of Newfoundland and Labrador due to a medical emergency. The plane landed there at 9:31 p.m. AST, and medical personnel met the aircraft and a […]

  • Police Officer Gunned Down in Mobile, Alabama

    An Alabama police officer has died after being shot on Sunday, according to the Mobile Police Department. Officer Sean Tuder, 30, was shot by a suspect with prior warrants while doing follow up work on an investigation, Police Chief Lawrence Batiste told a press conference covered by CNN affiliate WKRG. The suspect, Marco Perez, 19, was taken into custody, he said. WKRG reported that District Attorney Ashley Rich has authorized capital murder charges against Perez. Officer was ‘a true leader’ Batiste […]

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    Measles Sickens 21 in Washington State. Portland Trail Blazers Fans May Have Been Exposed

    A person infected with measles attended a Portland Trail Blazers home game in Oregon last week amid an outbreak that has left at least 21 people ill this month in neighboring Washington state. Contagious people also went to Portland International Airport, as well as to hospitals, schools, stores, churches and restaurants across Washington’s Clark County and the two-state region, county officials said. A public health emergency was declared Friday in Clark County, less than a half hour drive from Portland, […]

  • Uncertainty Remains Over Future of Syria Safe Zones

    A “safe zone” in Syria? The US tried it with Turkey before. It didn’t work. President Donald Trump has tweeted twice about the possibility of establishing a “20 mile safe zone” in Syria, something he has said is part of his decision to pursue a total withdrawal of US troops from Syria, a decision that sparked several high profile resignations from his administration. Trump has also said that he was working with his Turkish counterpart, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, on […]