Flash flood on Pennsylvania highway kills 3; 4 others, including a baby, are missing

WASHINGTON CROSSING, Pa. (AP) — A flash flood flooded a road in southeastern Pennsylvania, washing away several cars and killing at least three people. Four other people, including a 9-month-old baby, are still missing, authorities said. Officials in Makefield Township, Bucks County, said torrential rains occurred around 5:30 p.m. Saturday in the Washington Crossing area. … Read more

Pipestone Carvers Preserve Native Spiritual Tradition Revered on the Minnesota Prairie

PIPESTONE, Minn. (AP) — Beneath the tall prairie grasses outside this southwestern Minnesota town lies a valuable layer of dark red pipe stone that Native Americans quarried for thousands of years and carved into pipes essential for prayer and communication with the Creator. Only a dozen Dakota carvers remain in the predominantly agricultural area bordering … Read more

Students struggling with hunger risk losing their food stamp benefits

WASHINGTON (AP) — Raised on welfare by his grandmother, Joseph Sais relied so heavily on food stamps as a student that he considered quitting school when his eligibility was revoked. Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Sais said, he missed an “important letter” and temporarily lost his eligibility for SNAP, the foundational anti-poverty program commonly known as … Read more

Après une fusillade de masse, le chef du quartier de Kansas City pointe le manque de protection policière

En cas d’urgence à Oak Park à Kansas City – une zone longtemps en proie à la violence armée – certains habitants choisissent de ne pas contacter la police, selon le président de l’association de quartier, Pat Clarke. Au lieu de cela, dit-il, ils l’appellent. “Beaucoup de gens se sentent plus en sécurité ou se … Read more

China, Russia to launch joint air, sea exercises in Sea of ​​Japan

By Yew Lun Tian BEIJING (Reuters) – A Chinese naval flotilla set out on Sunday to join Russian naval and air forces in the Sea of ​​Japan in an exercise aimed at “safeguarding the security of strategic waterways”, according to China’s Defense Ministry. Dubbed ‘North/Interaction-2023’, the exercise marks heightened military cooperation between China and Russia … Read more

China’s Xiaomi bets bigger on Indian retail stores amid rivalry with Samsung

By Aditya Kalra NEW DELHI (Reuters) – China’s Xiaomi will focus on boosting its sales in India at retail outlets after years of big e-commerce bets, its Indian chairman said, as the company seeks to boost smartphone sales after falling behind South Korea’s Samsung. India’s e-commerce sales through Amazon and Walmart’s Flipkart have grown in … Read more

Pennsylvania escaped inmate arrested after barking dog led to tip to police

The manhunt for the escaped Pennsylvania inmate who is suspected of multiple crimes, including the murder of a New York City woman, ended Saturday night, state police said. Michael Charles Burham, 34, was arrested at 5:50 p.m. Saturday in Warren County, Pennsylvania State Police Lt. Col. George Bivens said. Officials were tipped off to its … Read more

Woman who disappeared after calling 911 about toddler on Alabama freeway has been found

An Alabama woman who disappeared after calling 911 to report a toddler walking down a highway Thursday showed up at her home Saturday night, Hoover police said. Carlee Russell, 25, was found around 10:45 p.m. Saturday when someone called 911 to report her return home after nearly two days of headlines about her whereabouts, they … Read more