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Idaho

McCall anticipates 55th annual Winter Carnival

McCALL, Idaho — McCall, Idaho, is preparing to celebrate 55 years of the McCall Winter Carnival. Every year, the small town of 3,000 welcomes a surge of more than 60,000 people during the 10-day winter jubilee. This year’s observance runs Friday Jan. 24 through Sunday Feb. 2 and celebrates the theme “It’s A Kids World.” “It’s […]

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Americas

A Boeing 737 named “Flying to Utopia” has been converted into the library as a part of program to uplift Mexico City neighborhoods.

A boeing 737 has been converted into a library as part of a program to uplift neighborhoods in Mexico City. The library forms part of the Iztapalapa’s “Utopia” program. This program aims to improve public spaces in the borough which were previously used by drug addicts and people consuming alcohol. The mayor of Iztapalapa, Clara […]

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Idaho Markets

Idaho’s unfilled STEM jobs double in three years

BOISE, Idaho (Jan. 13, 2020) — The number of unfilled STEM jobs in the state continues to grow, according to the Idaho STEM Action Center’s budget request presentation before the state Legislature’s Joint Finance Appropriations Committee today. However, agency officials said the number of computer science teachers and students grew dramatically over the last year. “The number […]

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Crime National Technology

Ghost riders send woman’s Uber account sky high

A woman from Longwood Orlando had to call Action 9 consumer investigator Todd Ulrich to find out how it was possible for her Uber account to reach hundreds of dollars after she had closed it. Gillian Hatcher said that someone from Uber called her at 2:13 AM claiming to be an Uber driver in Arizona. […]

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Idaho

Avalanche at Idaho ski resort kills two, injures another five

An avalanche on Tuesday at the Silver Mountain Resort in Kellog, Idaho, claimed the lives of two people and left another five injured. This occurred at 11 am local time, less than an hour after the peek opened. The resort had completed avalanche blasting – a process where intentional avalanches are triggered – mere hours […]

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Asia Idaho National

Idaho National Guard readies 4000 soldiers and 400 airmen for deployment to Germany and Southwest Asia

Idaho Gov. Brad Little announced Monday that more than 4000 Idaho Army National Guard soldiers will be deployed to Germany in the next few months as “part of a training exercise”. The exercise will be conducted along with NATO partners and is meant to demonstrate US military readiness. Guard spokesman Lt. Col. Christopher Borders said […]

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National

US-Led Coalition Reportedly Tells Baghdad It Will ‘Move Out’ of Iraq out of respect for the nation’s sovereignty

In a tweet published by Yosef Yisrael (Israeli journalist) just a few moments ago, the US-led coalition in Iraq announced it was preparing to “move out” of the country out of respect for Iraqi sovereignty. #BREAKING in an official letter, US army tells Iraq it is preparing to move out pic.twitter.com/kGuX3vITgM— Yosef Yisrael (@yosefyisrael25) January […]

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Africa

Khalifa Haftar, Benghazi-based US citizen, backed by Russian mercenaries captured a city in northern Libya

The Libyan National Army (LNA), led by Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar, took control of the Libyan city of Sirte. This was reported by Sky News Arabiya. “The commander-in-chief decided on a well-planned,pre-emptive strike and within less than three hours we were in the heart of Sirte,” said LNA spokesman Ahmed al-Mismari. The inhabitants of the […]

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Asia Markets National

Gold surged to a 7 year maximum due to the killing of Soleimani

The price of gold jumped to its highest level for the first time in seven years (since 2013). Gold now costs $1588.13 per ounce (28 grams). The price of palladium also increased – it reached a record $2,027.91 per ounce. The Bloomberg, citing Goldman analysts, writes that the price of gold can rise even more. […]

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Asia Markets

Iran out of nuclear deal after U.S. strike that killed Soleimani

TEHRAN- Late on Sunday, January 5th, state TV has announced the final rejection of the arrangements for the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) for its nuclear program. “The Iranian nuclear program will not have any restrictions in terms of production, including enrichment capacities, percentage and amount of enriched uranium, as well as research in […]