Another body found at Illinois plant; confirmed death toll 3

U.S. 05/05/19, 17:13

Search and rescue personnel found the body of another worker Sunday in the rubble of a northern Illinois silicone plant that exploded and burst into flames two days ago, bringing the death toll to three employees with one more body believed to be in the debris, a fire official said. Waukegan ...

Update: Another body found in Illinois plant rubble

U.S. 05/05/19, 16:47

The Latest on the explosion and fire at an Illinois silicone plant (all times local):4:30 p.m.Search and rescue personnel have located and are recovering the body of a third employee killed in the explosion and fire at an Illinois silicone plant.Emergency personnel work at the scene of an explosion at ...

Filipinos start evacuating from Libyan capital; 1 wounded

Africa 04/18/19, 05:24

Philippine diplomats have started evacuating a small group of Filipinos from the Libyan capital after it was hit by a barrage of rocket fire that wounded one Filipino, officials said Thursday.Department of Foreign Affairs spokesman Emmanuel Fernandez said in Manila that three hospital workers and four students were evacuated by ...

Coast Guard leader: More money needed to compete in Arctic

U.S. 03/21/19, 17:18

Strapped with an aging fleet, the U.S. Coast Guard is about to award a contract for a much-needed new icebreaker to help compete against Russia and China for a presence in the Arctic, but the service needs more funding for operations and infrastructure, its commandant said Thursday.Adm. Karl Schultz also ...

US bars entry to International Criminal Court investigators

Politics 03/15/19, 13:02

The United States will revoke or deny visas to International Criminal Court personnel seeking to investigate alleged war crimes and other abuses committed by U.S. forces in Afghanistan or elsewhere, and may do the same with those who seek action against Israel, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Friday. Pompeo, acting ...

Las Vegas Sands said in ‘good hands’ as CEO battles cancer

Business 03/01/19, 19:54

Casino magnate and major GOP donor Sheldon Adelson is battling cancer, but industry analysts and his Las Vegas Sands Corp. on Friday said the gambling empire he founded and helms has the personnel to guide it through the health crisis. Their comments came a day after the company revealed Adelson is ...

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