Winston Churchill : ‘Some chicken! Some neck!’

March 16, 2018 wpanews 0

By Chris Cobb “When I warned them that Britain would fight on alone whatever they did, their generals told their Prime Minister and his divided Cabinet, ‘In three weeks England will have her neck wrung like a chicken.’ Some chicken! Some neck!” — Winston Churchill, Ottawa, Dec. 30, 1941 The 22-page speech, captured on a news reel, lasted 37 minutes and was constantly interrupted by cheers and applause. After a […] READ MORE

Pedestrian Bridge Collapses In Miami Area, Killing At Least 4 And Injuring Several

March 16, 2018 wpanews 0

The victims were in traffic beneath the bridge which was under construction. The main span was installed Saturday near the campus of Florida International University. “We have multiple victims; the number hasn’t been determined yet,” Miami Dade County Deputy Mayor Maurice Kemp said at a late afternoon news conference. Miami-Dade Fire Rescue Division Chief Paul Estopinan said efforts to get through the rubble were continuing. Video footage showed the bridge […] READ MORE

Fresh! Welcoming! Friendly! Greensburg, PA: Get Your St. Patrick’s Day “Green On” in Greensburg

March 15, 2018 wpanews 0

  Solstice Restaurant and Lounge: Smithwick’s Beer Specials, Green Beer, Corned Beef and Cabbage,Irish Soda Bread, Champ, Boiled New Potatoes, Irish Cheddar and Stout Fondue, Guinness Stout Ginger Cake. Joseph Thomas Floral: Order an Irish-themed bouquet. The Headkeeper: Guinness speicals starting 3PM and live music featuring the Hitchhikers at 7PM. The Supper Club: Appetizer buffet & Happy Hour featuring Irish favorites and live music. J. Corks: Enjoy drinks specials and Irish cuisine. Rialto Café: Drink specials […] READ MORE

Box-Office Preview: Can ‘Tomb Raider’ Dethrone ‘Black Panther?’

March 15, 2018 wpanews 73

Faith-based film ‘I Can Only Imagine’ and terrorist drama ‘7 Days in Entebbe’ also open nationwide. Will Alicia Vikander-starrer Tomb Raider— a reboot of the film franchise from the early 2000s that was headlined by Angelina Jolie — be the film to finally dethrone superhero sensation Black Panther? Opening in more than 3,700 theaters, Tomb Raider is tracking to debut to $23 million-$25 million at the North American box office this weekend. Ryan Coogler’s Black […] READ MORE

Navy Jet Crashes In Key West, Killing Two | WLRN

March 15, 2018 wpanews 0

A U.S. Navy jet crashed on approach to the Naval Air Station Key West airfield at Boca Chica Key Wednesday afternoon, killing both aviators. The F/A-18F Super Hornet was on final approach to the runway at the airfield. The crew, based at Naval Air Station Oceana in Virginia, was in Key West on a training mission. Rescue crews found the pilot and weapons system officer in the water about a […] READ MORE

Pittsburgh St. Patrick’s Day Parade On Saturday March 17th

March 15, 2018 wpanews 0

  148th Pittsburgh St. Patrick’s Day Parade!  Put it on your calendar – 10 a.m., Saturday, March 17, 2018, rain, snow or shine! Pittsburgh, PA – The Pittsburgh St. Patrick’s Day Parade Committee announced it will honor the late U.S. Ambassador to Ireland and Pittsburgh Steelers legend by dedicating the 2018 Pittsburgh St. Patrick’s Day Parade to Daniel M. Rooney. In this year’s parade, members of the Rooney family and representatives […] READ MORE

Russian aeroplane loses gold-silver bars on take-off – BBC News

March 15, 2018 wpanews 0

Tonnes of precious metal fell from a plane in Siberia after a loading hatch broke off. Some 200 bars, each weighing about 20kg (44 pounds), were then scattered across the runway. All of the bars have now been recovered, a spokesman for the Canadian mine owner told news agency Interfax. Police have launched an investigation into the cause of the accident. Source: Russian aeroplane loses gold-silver bars on take-off – […] READ MORE

Mobile phone not working? Blame today’s SOLAR STORM causing electrical chaos

March 15, 2018 wpanews 0

A POWERFUL solar storm was set to batter Earth today with cosmic rays which can knock-out communications satellites and trigger the Northern Lights in the most unexpected of places. Forecasts from the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) say that there is a 55 percent chance that a solar storm will envelop Earth sometimes today. The cosmic rays are flowing from a huge gap in the sun’s ‘atmosphere’, called […] READ MORE

YouTube prankster jailed for shooting boyfriend dead – BBC News

March 15, 2018 wpanews 0

Monalisa Perez shot her boyfriend through a thick book, which failed to stop the bullet last June. Monalisa Perez, now 20, was asked by Pedro Ruiz, 22, to fire a gun from a foot (30cm) away, believing a thick book he held in front of his chest would shield him. The bullet pierced the 1.5in book, fatally wounding Ruiz last June. Perez, a mother of two, later pleaded guilty to […] READ MORE

Pittsburgh UPS workers accused of stealing money, jewels from packages

March 15, 2018 wpanews 0

UPS workers accused of stealing money, jewels from packages According to police, hundreds of UPS packages in Pittsburgh were tampered with and the contents were stolen over the last two years. Pittsburgh”s Action News 4 reporter Beau Berman has what police say they took from the packages on the job, then pawned for a profit. Source: Pittsburgh UPS workers accused of stealing money, jewels from packages

TV pundit Lawrence Kudlow tapped to be Trump economic adviser – BBC News

March 15, 2018 wpanews 0

The CNBC contributor will lead the National Economic Council after Gary Cohn quit, the White House says. He was born in New Jersey and studied at the University of Rochester and Princeton’s school of public and international affairs. His career in economics started with a junior position at the New York branch of the Federal Reserve. He moved to work as an economist for Wall Street firms and for former […] READ MORE

Science teacher feeds puppy to turtle after school in front of students; investigation underway | East Idaho News

March 15, 2018 wpanews 0

PRESTON — A junior high school teacher is under investigation after he fed a puppy to a snapping turtle in front of students, according to a law enforcement source familiar with the situation. Robert Crosland has taught science at Preston Junior High School for years. In a news release, Preston School District 201 Superintendent Marc Gee says his administration became aware of “a regrettable circumstance involving some of the biological […] READ MORE

United Airlines mistakenly flies family’s Kansas-bound dog to Japan | Daily Mail Online

March 15, 2018 wpanews 0

Kara Swindle and her two children flew from Oregon to Kansas City Tuesday on United. They went to pick up 10-year-old Irgo but were instead given a Great Dane. Irgo was in Japan. Kara Swindle and her two kids flew from Oregon to Kansas City, Missouri on Tuesday, as part of their move to Wichita, Kansas They put their dog Irgo on an earlier flight, but when they went to […] READ MORE

Lead Exposure Kills 10 Times More People In The US Than Previously Thought : Health : Tech Times

March 15, 2018 wpanews 0

A new study reveals that lead exposure is a much more deadly killer in the United States than previously thought. The findings revealed that almost 412,000 people in the country die from lead contamination every year. Protection From Lead Exposure People may be exposed to lead through a variety of things in the household such as paint and dust. Lead may also come from food and water, the environment, and […] READ MORE

Police searching for woman suspected of using fake $100 bills | WPXI

March 14, 2018 wpanews 0

Police are asking for the public’s help identifying a woman suspected of using counterfeit $100 bills at businesses in Bethel Park. Surveillance photos released Tuesday show the woman believed to have used counterfeit bills at three businesses, according to Bethel Park police. Source: Police searching for woman suspected of using fake $100 bills | WPXI