Sunday, August 19, 2018

Nation & World

Catholic church covered up child sex abuse in Pennsylvania for decades, grand jury says

Catholic church covered up child sex abuse in Pennsylvania for decades, grand jury says

Bishops and other leaders of the Roman Catholic Church in Pennsylvania covered up child sexual abuse by hundreds of priests over a period of 70 years, persuading victims not to report the abuse and police officers not to investigate it, according to ...
Published: 08/14/18
11-year-olds hack mock version of Florida’s election site in minutes

11-year-olds hack mock version of Florida’s election site in minutes

FORT LAUDERDALE — They haven’t even made it to high school yet, but they managed to hack into a mock version of Florida’s election website and change the results in a matter of minutes.An 11-year-old boy pulled off the feat in less than 10 minutes du...
Published: 08/14/18

Crash outside parliament in London treated as terrorism

LONDON — A car plowed into pedestrians and cyclists near the Houses of Parliament in London during the morning rush hour Tuesday, injuring three people in what police suspect is the latest in a string of vehicle-based attacks in the British capital.A...
Published: 08/14/18
Security experts, Trump allies alarmed by Omarosa recordings

Security experts, Trump allies alarmed by Omarosa recordings

BRIDGEWATER, N.J. — Former presidential adviser Omarosa Manigault Newman is drawing fire from President Donald Trump’s allies and national security experts for secret recordings she made at the White House, including her firing by chief of staff John...
Published: 08/13/18

Miami street could be blueprint for handling sea level rise

MIAMI — On a map, the only natural body of water near Alan and Alicia Sirkin’s Coconut Grove home is Biscayne Bay. But after living there more than 25 years, they’ve become familiar with some other ones: the river created when rain pours down from th...
Published: 08/11/18
A coral reef cemetery is home to life in the afterlife

A coral reef cemetery is home to life in the afterlife

MIAMI BEACH — A year after Will and Daniel Payne lost their mom, and nearly two decades since their father’s death, it was time to follow their wishes for the afterlife. As they board a boat with three generations of family, the brothers slip into fl...
Published: 08/11/18
Plane stolen by ‘suicidal’ employee crashes near Seattle

Plane stolen by ‘suicidal’ employee crashes near Seattle

SEATAC, Wash. — A "suicidal" airline employee stole an empty Horizon Air turboprop plane, took off from Sea-Tac International Airport and was chased by military jets before crashing into a small island in the Puget Sound on Friday night, officials sa...
Published: 08/11/18
Children were brought to New Mexico compound for weapons training, officials said

Children were brought to New Mexico compound for weapons training, officials said

The suspected child abductor found last week with 11 children and four other adults at a squalid New Mexico compound had trained at least one of the minors to use an assault rifle in preparation for a school shooting, prosecutors said in court docume...
Published: 08/09/18
West Hollywood City Council wants Trump’s Walk of Fame star permanently removed

West Hollywood City Council wants Trump’s Walk of Fame star permanently removed

Since before the 2016 presidential election, Donald Trump’s Hollywood Walk of Fame star has seen just about everything. It was smashed into pieces - twice. It was vandalized with a swastika, enclosed with a miniature border wall, defaced with profani...
Published: 08/07/18
Trump: Meeting was to find dirt

Trump: Meeting was to find dirt

BRIDGEWATER, N.J. — President Donald Trump on Sunday acknowledged that the 2016 Trump Tower meeting between a Kremlin-connected lawyer and his son was to collect information about his political opponent, casting new light on a moment central to the s...
Published: 08/05/18