Seven dead, seventeen injured as inmates riot at Lee Correctional Institution in South Carolina

Prisoners armed with homemade knives rioted for more than seven hours inside a maximum-security facility, leaving seven inmates dead, and bodies were literally stacked on top of each other, an inmate said on Monday. At least 17 prisoners were seriously injured as inmates fought uninterrupted before authorities regained control of Lee Correctional Institution at about… Read More Seven dead, seventeen injured as inmates riot at Lee Correctional Institution in South Carolina

Russian President Vladimir Putin warns against global chaos of further Western strikes in Syria

​Russian President Vladimir Putin warned on Sunday that further Western attacks on Syria would bring chaos to world affairs, as Washington prepared to increase pressure on Russia with new economic sanctions. In a telephone conversation with his Iranian counterpart, Hassan Rouhani, Putin and Rouhani agreed that the Western strikes had damaged the chances of achieving… Read More Russian President Vladimir Putin warns against global chaos of further Western strikes in Syria

Deadly storms head eastward following heavy snowfall in midwest U.S.

Deadly slow-moving storms generating record or near-record snowfall and low temperatures in the U.S. Midwest moved eastward on Sunday, leaving stranded airline travelers and thousands without power. In Michigan, where snowfall was expected to reach 18 inches (46 cm) in some areas, about 310,000 homes and businesses were without power because of an ice storm,… Read More Deadly storms head eastward following heavy snowfall in midwest U.S.

U.S. recalls hundreds of millions of eggs over salmonella contamination

Nearly 207 million eggs from a farm in North Carolina are being recalled from nine U.S. states after 22 people fell ill, the federal Food and Drug Administration has said. It is the largest recall of eggs in the United States since 2010, the Food Safety News website reported. The eggs may have been contaminated… Read More U.S. recalls hundreds of millions of eggs over salmonella contamination