Outed Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn Arrives In Lebanon Despite Trial Looming In Japan

Former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn, who is awaiting trial in Japan on charges of financial misconduct, arrived in Beirut, having apparently jumped bail. It was not clear how Ghosn, who is of Lebanese origins, left Japan where he was under surveillance and is expected to face trial in April 2020. Ricardo Karam, a television host …

Doctors Say Sen. Bernie Sanders Fit For Presidency Despite Recent Heart Attack

Sen. Bernie Sanders is “in good health” and “more than fit enough” to be president, his doctors said in letters made public Monday.  Cardiologist Martin LeWinter said in one of the letters released by the Sanders campaign, “at this point, I see no reason he cannot continue campaigning without limitation and, should he be elected, …

Suspect In Custody After 5 Stabbed At Hanukkah Celebration In Rabbi’s Home

Police have arrested a man who stormed into a rabbi’s home and stabbed five people as they celebrated Hanukkah in an Orthodox Jewish community north of New York City.  The stabbings on the seventh night of Hanukkah left one person critically wounded, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said. The rabbi’s son was also injured, he said.  Police …

Two Dead, Including Suspect, In Shooting At Texas Church

One person was killed and four others injured when a gunman opened fire inside a crowded Texas church on Sunday morning. The gunman was shot to death by two armed parishioners. Officials say the shooting occurred at 10:57 a.m. at the West Freeway Church of Christ in the Fort Worth suburb of White Settlement and …

Body Of Five-Year-Old Missing Since Christmas Day Found In Michigan

Officials said on Thursday that the 5-year-old Michigan boy who went missing on Christmas Day has been found dead. Beau Brennan Belson was last seen playing with relatives in front of a family member’s home in Six Lakes on Wednesday around 2:30 p.m. when they noticed he went missing. Belson’s family members attempted to find …

President Trump Sends Warning To Syria And Allies Regarding Military Offensive

On Thursday, President Donald Trump issued a warning to Syrian President Bashar al Assad as well as Russia and Iran amid their assault on the last rebel stronghold in the war-torn country. Trump has previously urged Assad and his allies to halt an operation on the Idlib province since last fall, as Assad tries to …

Despite Warnings From North Korea, Christmas Day Passes With No Sign Of “Gift” To U.S.

North Korea’s ominous threat to deliver a “Christmas gift” to the U.S. appears to have come and gone, with no reports of military action by Pyongyang as of late Wednesday, Christmas Day.  This news comes after a North Korean official earlier this month had accused U.S. negotiators of trying to buy time without offering solutions as …

Woman And Two Children Die After Being Found Unconscious Near Boston Parking Garage

Two children and a woman are dead after being found unconscious outside of the Renaissance Park Garage in Boston on Wednesday afternoon. Boston Police, Transit Police, and Northeastern Police were called to the parking garage at 1:26 p.m. Wednesday where three people were found unconscious on the sidewalk. An adult female and two children, both …

Cargo Ship Overturns Spilling 600 Gallons Of Oil Off Galápagos Islands

A cargo vessel being loaded with fuel containers in the Galápagos Islands overturned, sinking some 600 gallons of oil into the UNESCO World Heritage site. Crews worked immediately in an effort to contain the diesel fuel spill in the Pacific Ocean archipelago, which threatens some of the world’s most important ecosystems. The Ecuadorian Coast Guard …

Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg Fired After 737 Max Controversy

On Monday, Boeing CEO Dennis A. Muilenburg was fired, just one  week after the company announced it planned to suspend production of its troubled 737 Max airplanes, which were grounded after two crashes killed 346 people. Muilenburg had been CEO since 2015; he will be replaced by Boeing Chairman David Calhoun. The company said in …