Houthi attack forces crew to abandon coal carrier in Red Sea | Houthis

The crew of a Greek-owned ship damaged in an attack by Houthi militants in Yemen have been evacuated and the abandoned vessel is drifting in the Red Sea, according to the UK Maritime Trade Office (UKMTO). One crew member remains missing aboard the Liberian-flagged coal carrier Tutor after it was attacked near Yemen’s port of […]

Girl, 8, dies after mid-flight medical episode forces plane to makes emergency landing

An 8-year-old girl died after becoming unresponsive on a Chicago-bound flight that was forced to make an emergency landing in Peoria, Illinois, authorities said. Sydney Weston was on a vacation to the Windy City from Joplin, Missouri with her family when she experienced a medical emergency during the flight. After the emergency was reported, the […]

Graham says he supports the US training forces in Ukraine

Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina said Sunday he supports the U.S. training Ukrainian forces overseas. “Yes, I support domestic training. We lost momentum with the delays and arms supplies because of House inaction. But the Biden administration, from the beginning, did not impose pre-invasion sanctions to deter Putin. They did not give weapons to […]

Australia Opens Armed Forces For Non-Citizens Amid Recruitment Shortage

Experts have warned that few Australians currently have a uniform that meets the requirements. Sydney, Australia: With sparsely populated Australia struggling to meet recruitment targets, the government said on Tuesday it would allow foreigners to join the military. Defence Minister Richard Marles said eligibility criteria would be relaxed from July to allow “permanent residents who […]

16-year-old forces way into home, fatally stabs 15-year-old at sleepover: police

Police say a 16-year-old boy broke into a Florida home and stabbed to death a 15-year-old boy who was at a sleepover with friends. According to the Sumter County Sheriff’s Office, Alexander Hernandez walked about six miles to the victim’s Wildwood home Saturday night, then showed up unannounced and “banged” on the front door around […]

Corral Fire in California burns 11K acres, forces evacuations

A wind-driven wildfire in Tracy, California, burned 11,000 acres on Saturday and forced many residents to evacuate. The Corral Fire was first reported around 2:30 p.m. east of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory’s Site 300. As of 11:30 p.m., the fire had grown to nearly 11,050 acres and was 13% contained, according to the Cal Fire […]

Still Have Good Disinflationary Forces

On Friday’s Bloomberg “Balance of Power” broadcast, Jared Bernstein, chairman of the White House Council of Economic Advisers, reacted to April’s personal consumption expenditures (PCE) index, saying that “the lull in deflation in the first quarter of this year was likely due to an unusual factor, some residual seasonality,” and that the consensus was that […]