Colleyville, Texas: FBI identifies hostage-taker at Texas synagogue

Colleyville, Texas: FBI assisting in hostage situation at Congregation Beth Israel in Colleyville, Texas

An FBI Hostage Rescue Team killed Akram after the hostages were released around 9 p.m. local time, the agency said. Crime scene investigators at the Beth Israel Congregation in Colleyville, Texas — about 15 miles from Fort Worth — recovered one firearm they believe belonged to Akram, a spokesperson for the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, … Read more

Buccaneers vs. Eagles score: Live updates, game stats, highlights, TV, live stream for Super Wild Card Weekend

Buccaneers vs. Eagles score: Live updates, game stats, highlights, TV, live stream for Super Wild Card Weekend

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Philadelphia Eagles are going at it in Raymond James Stadium, with Tom Brady playing his first “home” playoff game with Tampa Bay (Super Bowl LV was designated as a neutral-site game). And so far, it’s been all Bucs, who coasted to a 17-0 first-half lead behind the efficient arm of … Read more

Glenn Youngkin attempts to ban critical race theory on day one as Virginia governor | Virginia

Virginia’s newly elected Republican governor has immediately passed a swath of conservative orders – ranging from attempts to alter local school curriculums to loosening public health mandates during the pandemic – after being sworn into office on Saturday.Glenn Youngkin, a former private equity CEO who has never served in public office before, became the state’s … Read more

NFL great Charles Woodson upset over erroneous whistle in Raiders-Bengals game

NFL great Charles Woodson upset over erroneous whistle in Raiders-Bengals game

Charles Woodson spoke for all Las Vegas Raiders fans on Sunday when he expressed his frustrations with the officiating during the team’s playoff loss to the Cincinnati Bengals.Woodson admitted the holding calls and false starts hampered the team’s momentum but pointed to the erroneous whistle that sounded during a Bengals’ touchdown drive that was the … Read more

Benjamin Netanyahu ‘near to plea bargain’ in corruption trial | Benjamin Netanyahu

The former Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu is reportedly close to reaching a plea bargain in his corruption trial, a development that could mean an unexpectedly swift end to his turbulent political career and once again upend Israeli politics.Israeli media were dominated on Sunday by the news that Netanyahu, the chair of the Likud party … Read more

Two people drowned by abnormally high waves in Peru after Tonga volcano

Two people drowned by abnormally high waves in Peru after Tonga volcano

LIMA, Jan 16 (Reuters) – Two people drowned off a beach in northern Peru, the local civil defense authority reported on Sunday, after unusually high waves were recorded in several coastal areas following Saturday’s eruption of an underwater volcano in Tonga in the Pacific Ocean.The death of two people by drowning occurred on Saturday on … Read more

Hunga Tonga volcano in Pacific erupts produces tsunami, no climate impacts yet

Hunga Tonga volcano in Pacific erupts produces tsunami, no climate impacts yet

The plume towered to about 100,000 feet, roughly three times the altitude at which commercial aircraft fly. Thunderstorms flatten out at the tropopause, or top of the troposphere, the lowest level of Earth’s atmosphere, since a lid of warm air suppresses continued upward development. Hunga Tonga’s plume, however, was so buoyant that it was able … Read more

Get ready for the climb. Here’s what history says about stock-market returns during Fed rate-hike cycles.

Get ready for the climb. Here's what history says about stock-market returns during Fed rate-hike cycles.

Bond yields are rising again so far in 2022. The U.S. stock market seems vulnerable to a bona fide correction. But what can you really tell from a mere two weeks into a new year? Not much and quite a lot. One thing feels assured: the days of making easy money are over in the … Read more