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Top News – UPI.com Copyright (c) 2021 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. 10https://www.upi.com/ Top News – UPI.com en-us Thu, 14 Jan 2021 7:19:18 -0500 Top News – UPI.comhttps://www.upi.com/ https://www.upi.com/img/logo_rss.png Former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder faces charges over Flint water crisishttps://www.upi.com/Top_News/US/2021/01/14/Former-Michigan-Gov-Snyder-faces-charges-over-Flint-water-crisis/9001610625588/ 9001610625588 <img src=”https://cdnph.upi.com/ph/st/th/9001610625588/2021/upi/fda1db15257eab9e234be18224335fee/v1.5/Former-Michigan-Gov-Snyder-faces-charges-over-Flint-water-crisis.jpg”> Former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder on Thursday will be arraigned on two charges related to the Flint water contamination crisis several years ago. <img src=”https://cdnph.upi.com/ph/st/th/9001610625588/2021/upi/fda1db15257eab9e234be18224335fee/v1.5/Former-Michigan-Gov-Snyder-faces-charges-over-Flint-water-crisis.jpg”> Former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder on Thursday will be arraigned on two charges related to the Flint water contamination crisis several years ago. Former Michigan Gov. Snyder faces charges over Flint water crisis U.S. News, Thu, 14 Jan 2021 07:19:18 -0500 South Korean court upholds ex-President Park’s 20-year prison sentencehttps://www.upi.com/Top_News/World-News/2021/01/14/South-Korean-court-upholds-ex-President-Parks-20-year-prison-sentence/6381610613083/ 6381610613083 <img src=”https://cdnph.upi.com/ph/st/th/6381610613083/2021/upi_com/fb1473a32e26dc20bece858ce4c3f453/v1.5/South-Korean-court-upholds-ex-President-Parks-20-year-prison-sentence.jpg”> South Korea’s Supreme Court upheld the 20-year prison sentence of former President Park Geun-hye on Thursday, ending legal battles over corruption and abuse of power charges that have gone on since 2017. <img src=”https://cdnph.upi.com/ph/st/th/6381610613083/2021/upi_com/fb1473a32e26dc20bece858ce4c3f453/v1.5/South-Korean-court-upholds-ex-President-Parks-20-year-prison-sentence.jpg”> South Korea’s Supreme Court upheld the 20-year prison sentence of former President Park Geun-hye on Thursday, ending legal battles over corruption and abuse of power charges that have gone on since 2017. South Korean court upholds ex-President Park’s 20-year prison sentence World News,Park Geun-hye, Moon Jae, Supreme Court Thu, 14 Jan 2021 04:18:04 -0500 Pelosi: Lawmakers who bypass House metal detectors will be finedhttps://www.upi.com/Top_News/US/2021/01/14/Pelosi-Lawmakers-who-bypass-House-metal-detectors-will-be-fined/4391610611480/ 4391610611480 <img src=”https://cdnph.upi.com/ph/st/th/4391610611480/2021/upi/ad0fc16d8be98c25f079f475fef043f9/v1.5/Pelosi-Lawmakers-who-bypass-House-metal-detectors-will-be-fined.jpg”> Speaker of the House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi warned lawmakers that from next week those who attempt to enter the House Chamber without going through newly installed metal detectors will be fined. <img src=”https://cdnph.upi.com/ph/st/th/4391610611480/2021/upi/ad0fc16d8be98c25f079f475fef043f9/v1.5/Pelosi-Lawmakers-who-bypass-House-metal-detectors-will-be-fined.jpg”> Speaker of the House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi warned lawmakers that from next week those who attempt to enter the House Chamber without going through newly installed metal detectors will be fined. Pelosi: Lawmakers who bypass House metal detectors will be fined U.S. News,Donald Trump, U.S. Rep. Rashida Tlaib, Nancy Pelosi Thu, 14 Jan 2021 04:03:30 -0500 On This Day, Jan. 14: Fire aboard USS Enterprise kills 27https://www.upi.com/Top_News/2021/01/14/On-This-Day-Fire-aboard-USS-Enterprise-kills-27/9721610590543/ 9721610590543 <img src=”https://cdnph.upi.com/ph/st/th/9721610590543/2021/upi_com/207acdbcc10a6d1cbbe01a5e45c7324b/v1.5/On-This-Day-Fire-aboard-USS-Enterprise-kills-27.jpg”> On Jan. 14, 1969, a series of explosions aboard the nuclear aircraft carrier USS Enterprise off Hawaii killed 27 men. <img src=”https://cdnph.upi.com/ph/st/th/9721610590543/2021/upi_com/207acdbcc10a6d1cbbe01a5e45c7324b/v1.5/On-This-Day-Fire-aboard-USS-Enterprise-kills-27.jpg”> On Jan. 14, 1969, a series of explosions aboard the nuclear aircraft carrier USS Enterprise off Hawaii killed 27 men. On This Day: Fire aboard USS Enterprise kills 27 Top News, Thu, 14 Jan 2021 03:00:07 -0500 China sees first COVID-19 death in months as WHO team arrives to probe pandemic’s originshttps://www.upi.com/Top_News/World-News/2021/01/14/China-sees-first-COVID-19-death-in-months-as-WHO-team-arrives/2181610601099/ 2181610601099 <img src=”https://cdnph.upi.com/ph/st/th/2181610601099/2021/upi/4c223489cea296f007ff03d20c75442b/v1.5/China-sees-first-COVID-19-death-in-months-as-WHO-team-arrives.jpg”> China reported its first COVID-19 death in eight months on Thursday as a team from the World Health Organization arrived in the Asian nation to investigate the virus’ origins. <img src=”https://cdnph.upi.com/ph/st/th/2181610601099/2021/upi/4c223489cea296f007ff03d20c75442b/v1.5/China-sees-first-COVID-19-death-in-months-as-WHO-team-arrives.jpg”> China reported its first COVID-19 death in eight months on Thursday as a team from the World Health Organization arrived in the Asian nation to investigate the virus’ origins. China sees first COVID-19 death in months as WHO team arrives World News,Donald Trump, COVID-19 Thu, 14 Jan 2021 02:56:07 -0500 U.S. sanctions Iran foundations controlled by Khameneihttps://www.upi.com/Top_News/US/2021/01/14/US-sanctions-Iran-foundations-controlled-by-Khamenei/7631610596041/ 7631610596041 <img src=”https://cdnph.upi.com/ph/st/th/7631610596041/2021/upi/228f22de7f59443d6cc4f9d8d199435a/v1.5/US-sanctions-Iran-foundations-controlled-by-Khamenei.jpg”> The Trump administration on Wednesday imposed sanctions targeting two organizations it accuses of being controlled by Iran’s spiritual leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and designated a former leader of a terrorist group. <img src=”https://cdnph.upi.com/ph/st/th/7631610596041/2021/upi/228f22de7f59443d6cc4f9d8d199435a/v1.5/US-sanctions-Iran-foundations-controlled-by-Khamenei.jpg”> The Trump administration on Wednesday imposed sanctions targeting two organizations it accuses of being controlled by Iran’s spiritual leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and designated a former leader of a terrorist group. U.S. sanctions Iran foundations controlled by Khamenei U.S. News,Donald Trump, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, Mike Pompeo, Steven Mnuchin, Joe Biden, Hezbollah, Barack Obama, Islamic State Thu, 14 Jan 2021 00:04:55 -0500 FAA increases penalties for unruly airline passengers after Capitol siegehttps://www.upi.com/Top_News/US/2021/01/13/FAA-increases-penalties-for-unruly-airline-passengers-after-Capitol-siege/1141610588746/ 1141610588746 <img src=”https://cdnph.upi.com/ph/st/th/1141610588746/2021/upi/5d3e7364389bb2eadc63d30fcaf18fed/v1.5/FAA-increases-penalties-for-unruly-airline-passengers-after-Capitol-siege.jpg”> The Federal Aviation Administration announced Wednesday it will be imposing stricter penalties against unruly and combative airline passengers after last week’s siege on the U.S. Capitol building. <img src=”https://cdnph.upi.com/ph/st/th/1141610588746/2021/upi/5d3e7364389bb2eadc63d30fcaf18fed/v1.5/FAA-increases-penalties-for-unruly-airline-passengers-after-Capitol-siege.jpg”> The Federal Aviation Administration announced Wednesday it will be imposing stricter penalties against unruly and combative airline passengers after last week’s siege on the U.S. Capitol building. FAA increases penalties for unruly airline passengers after Capitol siege U.S. News,Chuck Schumer, Federal Aviation Administration, COVID-19 Wed, 13 Jan 2021 22:24:35 -0500 Snapchat permanently bans President Donald Trump’s accounthttps://www.upi.com/Top_News/US/2021/01/13/Snapchat-permanently-bans-President-Donald-Trumps-account/6881610589329/ 6881610589329 <img src=”https://cdnph.upi.com/ph/st/th/6881610589329/2021/upi/effdadef4e4dea478bdc7cdf0098264b/v1.5/Snapchat-permanently-bans-President-Donald-Trumps-account.jpg”> Snapchat will predominately ban President Donald Trump’s account following a riot at the Capitol by his supporters last week that led to him being impeached for the second time, the company said Wednesday. <img src=”https://cdnph.upi.com/ph/st/th/6881610589329/2021/upi/effdadef4e4dea478bdc7cdf0098264b/v1.5/Snapchat-permanently-bans-President-Donald-Trumps-account.jpg”> Snapchat will predominately ban President Donald Trump’s account following a riot at the Capitol by his supporters last week that led to him being impeached for the second time, the company said Wednesday. Snapchat permanently bans President Donald Trump’s account U.S. News,Donald Trump, George Floyd, Google Wed, 13 Jan 2021 21:27:54 -0500 U.S. bans all cotton, tomatoes from China’s Xinjiang regionhttps://www.upi.com/Top_News/US/2021/01/13/US-bans-all-cotton-tomatoes-from-Chinas-Xinjiang-region/8341610585065/ 8341610585065 <img src=”https://cdnph.upi.com/ph/st/th/8341610585065/2021/upi/5cc05e153400a4c534e3b6cbd2869f17/v1.5/US-bans-all-cotton-tomatoes-from-Chinas-Xinjiang-region.jpg”> The United States banned all imports of cotton and tomato from China’s Xinjiang region citing evidence of slave labor in the region, U.S. Customs and Border Protection said. <img src=”https://cdnph.upi.com/ph/st/th/8341610585065/2021/upi/5cc05e153400a4c534e3b6cbd2869f17/v1.5/US-bans-all-cotton-tomatoes-from-Chinas-Xinjiang-region.jpg”> The United States banned all imports of cotton and tomato from China’s Xinjiang region citing evidence of slave labor in the region, U.S. Customs and Border Protection said. U.S. bans all cotton, tomatoes from China’s Xinjiang region U.S. News,Ken Cuccinelli Wed, 13 Jan 2021 21:00:23 -0500 Deep freeze wreaks havoc in Spain following blockbuster Storm Filomenahttps://www.upi.com/Top_News/World-News/2021/01/13/Deep-freeze-wreaks-havoc-in-Spain-following-blockbuster-Storm-Filomena/1661610588379/ 1661610588379 <img src=”https://cdnph.upi.com/ph/st/th/1661610588379/2021/upi_com/7e221dacd1acbb0c16a250ad06148005/v1.5/Deep-freeze-wreaks-havoc-in-Spain-following-blockbuster-Storm-Filomena.jpg”> After the blockbuster snowstorm slammed Spain late last week, frigid air produced one of Spain’s coldest mornings in at least the last 20 years. <img src=”https://cdnph.upi.com/ph/st/th/1661610588379/2021/upi_com/7e221dacd1acbb0c16a250ad06148005/v1.5/Deep-freeze-wreaks-havoc-in-Spain-following-blockbuster-Storm-Filomena.jpg”> After the blockbuster snowstorm slammed Spain late last week, frigid air produced one of Spain’s coldest mornings in at least the last 20 years. Deep freeze wreaks havoc in Spain following blockbuster Storm Filomena World News,Weather & Climate Wed, 13 Jan 2021 20:47:15 -0500 U.S. seeks to vacate stay of execution for 2 inmates who had COVID-19https://www.upi.com/Top_News/US/2021/01/13/US-seeks-to-vacate-stay-of-execution-for-2-inmates-who-had-COVID-19/1161610580369/ 1161610580369 <img src=”https://cdnph.upi.com/ph/st/th/1161610580369/2021/upi_com/59be13572c602a7fea278a8f9e7cdd4b/v1.5/US-seeks-to-vacate-stay-of-execution-for-2-inmates-who-had-COVID-19.jpg”> The Justice Department on Wednesday appealed a stay of execution issued for two men scheduled to die this week, one of whom also sought relief from the punishment because of intellectual disability. <img src=”https://cdnph.upi.com/ph/st/th/1161610580369/2021/upi_com/59be13572c602a7fea278a8f9e7cdd4b/v1.5/US-seeks-to-vacate-stay-of-execution-for-2-inmates-who-had-COVID-19.jpg”> The Justice Department on Wednesday appealed a stay of execution issued for two men scheduled to die this week, one of whom also sought relief from the punishment because of intellectual disability. U.S. seeks to vacate stay of execution for 2 inmates who had COVID-19 U.S. News,Supreme Court, COVID-19 Wed, 13 Jan 2021 20:07:33 -0500 House impeaches President Donald Trump for 2nd time for inciting Capitol ‘insurrection’https://www.upi.com/Top_News/US/2021/01/13/House-impeaches-Trump-for-2nd-time-for-inciting-Capitol-insurrection/4761610535681/ 4761610535681 <img src=”https://cdnph.upi.com/ph/st/th/4761610535681/2021/upi/24499509eb9644ed643e9be6d4c59c74/v1.5/House-impeaches-Trump-for-2nd-time-for-inciting-Capitol-insurrection.jpg”> The House of Representatives voted Wednesday to impeach President Donald Trump on charges he incited an “insurrection” at the U.S. Capitol a week ago. <img src=”https://cdnph.upi.com/ph/st/th/4761610535681/2021/upi/24499509eb9644ed643e9be6d4c59c74/v1.5/House-impeaches-Trump-for-2nd-time-for-inciting-Capitol-insurrection.jpg”> The House of Representatives voted Wednesday to impeach President Donald Trump on charges he incited an “insurrection” at the U.S. Capitol a week ago. House impeaches Trump for 2nd time for inciting Capitol ‘insurrection’ U.S. News,Live Video, Politics, Donald Trump, Mike Pence, Joe Biden, Mitch McConnell, Chuck Schumer, Nancy Pelosi, Jim McGovern, Tom Cole, Anthony Gonzalez, Oval Office Wed, 13 Jan 2021 19:45:19 -0500 Opposition leader pledges to return to Russia after recovery from poisoninghttps://www.upi.com/Top_News/World-News/2021/01/13/Alexei-Navalny-pledges-to-return-to-Russia-after-poisoning/6051610580080/ 6051610580080 <img src=”https://cdnph.upi.com/ph/st/th/6051610580080/2021/upi_com/6a14698a9cc6115cdee102dc7a6c1c07/v1.5/Alexei-Navalny-pledges-to-return-to-Russia-after-poisoning.jpg”> Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny said he plans to return to Russia on Sunday after recovering in Germany from being poisoned. <img src=”https://cdnph.upi.com/ph/st/th/6051610580080/2021/upi_com/6a14698a9cc6115cdee102dc7a6c1c07/v1.5/Alexei-Navalny-pledges-to-return-to-Russia-after-poisoning.jpg”> Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny said he plans to return to Russia on Sunday after recovering in Germany from being poisoned. Alexei Navalny pledges to return to Russia after poisoning World News,Alexei Navalny Wed, 13 Jan 2021 19:21:01 -0500 Capitol riot: Olympic swimmer charged; man in ‘Camp Auschwitz’ sweater arrestedhttps://www.upi.com/Top_News/US/2021/01/13/Capitol-riot-Olympic-swimmer-charged-man-in-Camp-Auschwitz-sweater-arrested/8821610574894/ 8821610574894 <img src=”https://cdnph.upi.com/ph/st/th/8821610574894/2021/upi/95f5ec9e547eb5331bd881efcdd4dd02/v1.5/Capitol-riot-Olympic-swimmer-charged-man-in-Camp-Auschwitz-sweater-arrested.jpg”> A former U.S. Olympic gold medalist was charged, while a man seen wearing a “Camp Auschwitz” sweatshirt and two Virginia police officers were arrested in connection with last week’s riot at the Capitol. <img src=”https://cdnph.upi.com/ph/st/th/8821610574894/2021/upi/95f5ec9e547eb5331bd881efcdd4dd02/v1.5/Capitol-riot-Olympic-swimmer-charged-man-in-Camp-Auschwitz-sweater-arrested.jpg”> A former U.S. Olympic gold medalist was charged, while a man seen wearing a “Camp Auschwitz” sweatshirt and two Virginia police officers were arrested in connection with last week’s riot at the Capitol. Capitol riot: Olympic swimmer charged; man in ‘Camp Auschwitz’ sweater arrested U.S. News, Wed, 13 Jan 2021 18:25:19 -0500 First USAF pilot graduates from Navy’s electronic attack weapons schoolhttps://www.upi.com/Defense-News/2021/01/13/Air-Force-pilot-graduates-from-Navys-electronic-attack-weapons-school/7451610569804/ 7451610569804 <img src=”https://cdnph.upi.com/ph/st/th/7451610569804/2021/i/16105700946404/v1.5/Air-Force-pilot-graduates-from-Navys-electronic-attack-weapons-school.jpg”> The first U.S. Air Force Airman to graduate from the Navy Airborne Attack weapons school will be a valuable asset on the topic, his commanding officer said. <img src=”https://cdnph.upi.com/ph/st/th/7451610569804/2021/i/16105700946404/v1.5/Air-Force-pilot-graduates-from-Navys-electronic-attack-weapons-school.jpg”> The first U.S. Air Force Airman to graduate from the Navy Airborne Attack weapons school will be a valuable asset on the topic, his commanding officer said. Air Force pilot graduates from Navy’s electronic attack weapons school Defense News,David Robinson Wed, 13 Jan 2021 18:06:55 -0500 Tom Hanks to host televised Biden-Harris inauguration eventhttps://www.upi.com/Top_News/US/2021/01/13/Tom-Hanks-to-host-televised-Biden-Harris-inauguration-event/2881610562188/ 2881610562188 <img src=”https://cdnph.upi.com/ph/st/th/2881610562188/2021/upi/ca4b4a47984c95f61ff191272a7463ab/v1.5/Tom-Hanks-to-host-televised-Biden-Harris-inauguration-event.jpg”> In lieu of more traditional inaugural events this year, President-elect Joe Biden’s team will air a televised special hosted by actor Tom Hanks and featuring performances by Demi Lovato and Jon Bon Jovi. <img src=”https://cdnph.upi.com/ph/st/th/2881610562188/2021/upi/ca4b4a47984c95f61ff191272a7463ab/v1.5/Tom-Hanks-to-host-televised-Biden-Harris-inauguration-event.jpg”> In lieu of more traditional inaugural events this year, President-elect Joe Biden’s team will air a televised special hosted by actor Tom Hanks and featuring performances by Demi Lovato and Jon Bon Jovi. Tom Hanks to host televised Biden-Harris inauguration event U.S. News,Politics, Joe Biden, Tom Hanks, Jon Bon Jovi, Kamala Harris, Justin Timberlake, Tony Allen, Donald Trump, Demi Lovato, Amazon, COVID-19 Wed, 13 Jan 2021 17:36:02 -0500 Mega Millions hits $ 750 million, second-largest jackpot in historyhttps://www.upi.com/Top_News/US/2021/01/13/Mega-Millions-hits-750-million-second-largest-jackpot-in-history/4111610571976/ 4111610571976 <img src=”https://cdnph.upi.com/ph/st/th/4111610571976/2021/upi/921655dabfad20effdbd7ae7dc392448/v1.5/Mega-Millions-hits-750-million-second-largest-jackpot-in-history.jpg”> The Mega Millions rose to a $ 750 million jackpot for Friday’s drawing, its second-largest jackpot in history. <img src=”https://cdnph.upi.com/ph/st/th/4111610571976/2021/upi/921655dabfad20effdbd7ae7dc392448/v1.5/Mega-Millions-hits-750-million-second-largest-jackpot-in-history.jpg”> The Mega Millions rose to a $ 750 million jackpot for Friday’s drawing, its second-largest jackpot in history. Mega Millions hits $ 750 million, second-largest jackpot in history U.S. News, Wed, 13 Jan 2021 16:52:45 -0500 French army to purchase 300 mini-droneshttps://www.upi.com/Defense-News/2021/01/13/French-army-to-purchase-300-mini-drones/7991610563101/ 7991610563101 <img src=”https://cdnph.upi.com/ph/st/th/7991610563101/2021/i/16105634613703/v1.5/French-army-to-purchase-300-mini-drones.jpg”> French drone maker Parrot will build 300 small drones for the French Army under a five-year contract, the company announced on Wednesday. <img src=”https://cdnph.upi.com/ph/st/th/7991610563101/2021/i/16105634613703/v1.5/French-army-to-purchase-300-mini-drones.jpg”> French drone maker Parrot will build 300 small drones for the French Army under a five-year contract, the company announced on Wednesday. French army to purchase 300 mini-drones Defense News,Drones Wed, 13 Jan 2021 15:17:28 -0500 Raytheon UK wins contract in $ 1.3B Royal Navy modernization planhttps://www.upi.com/Defense-News/2021/01/13/Raytheon-UK-wins-contract-in-13B-Royal-Navy-modernization-plan/1181610560382/ 1181610560382 <img src=”https://cdnph.upi.com/ph/st/th/1181610560382/2021/i/16105606666571/v1.5/Raytheon-UK-wins-contract-in-13B-Royal-Navy-modernization-plan.jpg”> Raytheon UK won a $ 200 million contract to improve the Royal Navy’s training, it announced on Wednesday, part of a $ 1.3 billion transformation of the navy. <img src=”https://cdnph.upi.com/ph/st/th/1181610560382/2021/i/16105606666571/v1.5/Raytheon-UK-wins-contract-in-13B-Royal-Navy-modernization-plan.jpg”> Raytheon UK won a $ 200 million contract to improve the Royal Navy’s training, it announced on Wednesday, part of a $ 1.3 billion transformation of the navy. Raytheon UK wins contract in $ 1.3B Royal Navy modernization plan Defense News,Ben Wallace, Elizabeth II Wed, 13 Jan 2021 14:47:18 -0500 New York City ending contracts with Trump Organization over Capitol attackhttps://www.upi.com/Top_News/US/2021/01/13/New-York-City-ending-contracts-with-Trump-Organization-over-Capitol-attack/6941610563193/ 6941610563193 <img src=”https://cdnph.upi.com/ph/st/th/6941610563193/2021/upi/816dfd5d87d62c7d560e5131a251429f/v1.5/New-York-City-ending-contracts-with-Trump-Organization-over-Capitol-attack.jpg”> New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said Wednesday the city will cut ties with the Trump Organization, ending its contracts to operate several public venues, citing the attack on the U.S. Capitol last week as the reason. <img src=”https://cdnph.upi.com/ph/st/th/6941610563193/2021/upi/816dfd5d87d62c7d560e5131a251429f/v1.5/New-York-City-ending-contracts-with-Trump-Organization-over-Capitol-attack.jpg”> New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said Wednesday the city will cut ties with the Trump Organization, ending its contracts to operate several public venues, citing the attack on the U.S. Capitol last week as the reason. New York City ending contracts with Trump Organization over Capitol attack U.S. News,Bill de Blasio, Donald Trump, Business Wed, 13 Jan 2021 14:04:45 -0500 Northrop Grumman lands $ 325M deal for Air Force JSTARS sustainmenthttps://www.upi.com/Defense-News/2021/01/13/Northrop-Grumman-lands-325M-deal-for-Air-Force-JSTARS-sustainment/5351610556602/ 5351610556602 <img src=”https://cdnph.upi.com/ph/st/th/5351610556602/2021/i/16105571723944/v1.5/Northrop-Grumman-lands-325M-deal-for-Air-Force-JSTARS-sustainment.jpg”> A $ 325 million U.S. Air Force contract to support E-8C surveillance planes in the Joint STARS program was announced on Wednesday by Northrop Grumman. <img src=”https://cdnph.upi.com/ph/st/th/5351610556602/2021/i/16105571723944/v1.5/Northrop-Grumman-lands-325M-deal-for-Air-Force-JSTARS-sustainment.jpg”> A $ 325 million U.S. Air Force contract to support E-8C surveillance planes in the Joint STARS program was announced on Wednesday by Northrop Grumman. Northrop Grumman lands $ 325M deal for Air Force JSTARS sustainment Defense News,Robins Air Force Base Wed, 13 Jan 2021 13:35:45 -0500 Report: More than 50 killed during Israeli airstrikes in Syriahttps://www.upi.com/Top_News/World-News/2021/01/13/Report-More-than-50-killed-during-Israeli-airstrikes-in-Syria/6181610560973/ 6181610560973 <img src=”https://cdnph.upi.com/ph/st/th/6181610560973/2021/upi/624b5cb13de833a96b7322690852bcb9/v1.5/Report-More-than-50-killed-during-Israeli-airstrikes-in-Syria.jpg”> More than 50 people were killed in Israeli airstrikes in the Syrian province of Deir Ezzor Wednesday morning targeting Hezbollah, Iranian forces and their proxies, according to a human rights group. <img src=”https://cdnph.upi.com/ph/st/th/6181610560973/2021/upi/624b5cb13de833a96b7322690852bcb9/v1.5/Report-More-than-50-killed-during-Israeli-airstrikes-in-Syria.jpg”> More than 50 people were killed in Israeli airstrikes in the Syrian province of Deir Ezzor Wednesday morning targeting Hezbollah, Iranian forces and their proxies, according to a human rights group. Report: More than 50 killed during Israeli airstrikes in Syria World News,Hezbollah Wed, 13 Jan 2021 13:34:56 -0500 U.S. ambassador to South Korea confirms departurehttps://www.upi.com/Top_News/World-News/2021/01/13/US-ambassador-to-S-Korea-confirms-departure-defends-alliance/9221610561662/ 9221610561662 <img src=”https://cdnph.upi.com/ph/st/th/9221610561662/2021/upi/1c983f94c4924cde104eed61954f723c/v1.5/US-ambassador-to-S-Korea-confirms-departure-defends-alliance.jpg”> U.S. Ambassador to South Korea Harry Harris said he is leaving his post next week. <img src=”https://cdnph.upi.com/ph/st/th/9221610561662/2021/upi/1c983f94c4924cde104eed61954f723c/v1.5/US-ambassador-to-S-Korea-confirms-departure-defends-alliance.jpg”> U.S. Ambassador to South Korea Harry Harris said he is leaving his post next week. U.S. ambassador to S. Korea confirms departure, defends alliance World News,North Korea, Donald Trump, Joe Biden, Black Lives Matter, Bradley, COVID-19 Wed, 13 Jan 2021 13:27:30 -0500 National Guard troops sleep in Capitol as security fortified ahead of inaugurationhttps://www.upi.com/Top_News/US/2021/01/13/National-Guard-troops-sleep-in-Capitol-as-security-fortified-ahead-of-inauguration/6901610553785/ 6901610553785 <img src=”https://cdnph.upi.com/ph/st/th/6901610553785/2021/upi/db52d3590f8c8578ec3dcdb19662e534/v1.5/National-Guard-troops-sleep-in-Capitol-as-security-fortified-ahead-of-inauguration.jpg”> National Guard troops stationed at the U.S. Capitol stayed there overnight Tuesday — many of whom slept on the marble floors throughout the building, with automatic weapons at their sides. <img src=”https://cdnph.upi.com/ph/st/th/6901610553785/2021/upi/db52d3590f8c8578ec3dcdb19662e534/v1.5/National-Guard-troops-sleep-in-Capitol-as-security-fortified-ahead-of-inauguration.jpg”> National Guard troops stationed at the U.S. Capitol stayed there overnight Tuesday — many of whom slept on the marble floors throughout the building, with automatic weapons at their sides. National Guard troops sleep in Capitol as security fortified ahead of inauguration U.S. News,Politics, Joe Biden, Donald Trump, Muriel Bowser, COVID-19 Wed, 13 Jan 2021 12:52:20 -0500

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