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Chris Collins sentenced to 26 months in prison for insider trading
U.S. News // 18 hours ago
Chris Collins sentenced to 26 months in prison for insider trading
Jan. 17 (UPI) -- A federal judge on Friday sentenced former Rep. Chris Collins of New York to 26 months in prison for insider trading.
Northeast next stop for juggernaut storm racing across U.S.
U.S. News // 18 hours ago
Northeast next stop for juggernaut storm racing across U.S.
A weekend storm that originated as a bomb cyclone in the West earlier this week is destined to bring the most substantial snowfall of the season so far to parts of the mid-Atlantic and central Appalachians.
Best Buy investigates CEO for allegations of misconduct
U.S. News // 19 hours ago
Best Buy investigates CEO for allegations of misconduct
Jan. 17 (UPI) -- Best Buy announced Friday it's investigating allegations of misconduct against CEO Corie Barry months after she took over the leadership role at the electronics big box store.
California ski resort avalanche kills 1
U.S. News // 19 hours ago
California ski resort avalanche kills 1
Jan. 17 (UPI) -- An avalanche at a resort ski resort near Tahoe City, Calif., left one person dead Friday and another injured, local law enforcement officials said.
Supreme Court to hear case allowing electors to go against popular vote
U.S. News // 20 hours ago
Supreme Court to hear case allowing electors to go against popular vote
Jan. 17 (UPI) -- The Supreme Court on Friday agreed to hear a case in which electoral college members seek the right to vote for a presidential candidate who didn't win the popular vote in their state.
Mike Pompeo: U.S. will keep pressure on Venezuela's Nicolás Maduro
U.S. News // 21 hours ago
Mike Pompeo: U.S. will keep pressure on Venezuela's Nicolás Maduro
WASHINGTON, Jan. 17 (UPI) -- The United States and its Western allies will put additional pressure on the Venezuelan authoritarian regime of Nicolás Maduro, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Friday.
Trump administration proposes further rollbacks of school lunch standards
U.S. News // 21 hours ago
Trump administration proposes further rollbacks of school lunch standards
Jan. 17 (UPI) -- The Trump administration on Friday announced a rollback of regulations on school lunch standards, promising to put school officials "back in the driver's seat of their programs."
Brazil's culture minister fired after appearing to quote Nazi rhetoric
World News // 21 hours ago
Brazil's culture minister fired after appearing to quote Nazi rhetoric
Jan. 17 (UPI) -- Brazil's culture minister was fired Friday after comments he made were found to be similar to those once made by Nazi propaganda minister Joseph Goebbels.
LA sheriff's deputy arrested for allegedly lying about being shot by sniper
U.S. News // 21 hours ago
LA sheriff's deputy arrested for allegedly lying about being shot by sniper
Jan. 17 (UPI) -- The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Office arrested a former deputy accused of fabricating a story that he was shot by a sniper last year.
Screenings to detect new coronavirus to begin at three U.S. airports
U.S. News // 22 hours ago
Screenings to detect new coronavirus to begin at three U.S. airports
Jan. 17 (UPI) -- Screenings to detect a new strain of the coronavirus from China begin Friday at three U.S. airports, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced.
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