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Ukraine Ratifies Landmark EU Deal

Posted On September 16, 2014

(Kiev) -- Ukraine is ratifying a landmark agreement with the European Union. It's the same deal that led to the downfall of the country's former president when he rejected the agreement in favor of forming closer economic ties with Russia. Ukraine's new government has spent much of the past year fighting pro-Russian separatists in a…

House Select Committee On Benghazi Meets Today

Posted On September 16, 2014

(Washington, DC) -- The House Select Committee on Benghazi holds its first open hearing today. Among those scheduled to testify today is the State Department's assistant secretary for Diplomatic Security. The 12-member select committee is expected to issue more subpoenas for testimony in hopes of clearing up any lingering questions about the September 11th, 2012…

California Deals With Heat, Wildfires

Posted On September 16, 2014

(Undated) -- California is dealing with a heat wave as firefighters battle a dozen major wildfires across the state. Jeff Aiello had to evacuate as the Courtney Fire has already claimed several homes east of Yosemite.   The King Fire in El Dorado County east of Sacramento has burned about four-thousand acres. More than a…

Report: Peterson Investigated For Separate Abuse Incident

Posted On September 16, 2014

(Houston, TX) -- Adrian Peterson's attorney says reports of the Minnesota Vikings running back being investigated for a second case of alleged child abuse are "simply not true." KHOU-TV in Houston reported Monday Peterson is being investigated for a separate incident with another son. Peterson was reinstated by the Vikings on Monday and is expected…

United Airlines Offers Flight Attendants $100,000 Buyouts

Posted On September 16, 2014

(Undated) -- United Airlines is offering its flight attendants buyouts of as much as 100-thousand dollars. United is the only major U.S. air carrier to post a quarterly loss this year and it's looking for places to cut costs. The airline hopes more than two-thousand of its 23-thousand flight attendants will take the offer. United…