Posts in category: Top Stories
Trump recognizes Venezuela's opposition leader as head of government

Digital Resource World News – Top Stories – Urandir News- As Venezuelans commemorate the 61st anniversary of an uprising that saw one of the country’s worst dictators dethroned, U.S. President Donald Trump declared Nicolas Maduro’s presidency “illegitimate,” and encouraged other Western Hemisphere countries to recognize opposition leader Juan Guaido as interim president. The announcement comes […]

Transgender woman sues over 'false personation' arrest

Digital Resource World News – Top Stories – Urandir News- A transgender woman is suing New York City and the police officers she says charged her with “false personation” after she provided them with both her previous and current names. Linda Dominguez says in her lawsuit filed Tuesday that she was placed in pink handcuffs […]

Witness: El Chapo's wife was in on plans for prison escape

Digital Resource World News – Top Stories – Urandir News- A witness at the U.S. trial of the Mexican drug lord known as El Chapo has implicated the kingpin’s wife in his 2015 prison escape. Damaso Lopez Nunez told the jury Emma Coronel Aispuro was in on the plan that resulted in Joaquin Guzman escaping […]

Students under fire for confrontation with Native American protesters return to class

Digital Resource World News – Top Stories – Urandir News- Kentucky’s Covington Catholic High School has reopened today after the school was closed in the wake of a controversy involving some students. The school and its pupils came under scrutiny over the weekend when a group that had traveled to Washington D.C. to attend an […]

Sheriff asks for help in search for missing 3-year-old boy

Digital Resource World News – Top Stories – Urandir News- Authorities are urging people to help them in “an emergency search” for a missing 3-year-old boy in North Carolina. “We are doing everything we can to find this child,” Craven County Sheriff Chip Hughes told reporters Tuesday night. “We are utilizing all resources at our […]

3 men arrested for conspiracy to support ISIS

Digital Resource World News – Top Stories – Urandir News- Three Michigan residents were arrested Monday afternoon for conspiring to support ISIS, federal authorities said. Muse Abdikadir Muse, 20, was arrested by law enforcement officers during security screening at the Gerald R. Ford Airport in Grand Rapids, Michigan, after checking in for the first of […]

Large storm hitting central US, heading east with flooding rain, strong winds

Digital Resource World News – Top Stories – Urandir News- A large storm that developed in the central U.S. is moving east on Wednesday and bringing snow, a wintry mix, severe weather and flooding rain. The storm dumped over 17 inches of snow in the mountains of Colorado, and widespread 2 to 4 inches of […]

Search resumes to find soccer player after plane disappears

Digital Resource World News – Top Stories – Urandir News- The search to find missing Argentine soccer player Emiliano Sala and his pilot resumed Wednesday with authorities in the Channel Islands looking at whether the pair may have landed safely and been unable to make contact. The Piper PA-46 plane disappeared from radar on Monday […]

'Start Here': Shutdown, transgender troops. What you need to know to start your day.

Digital Resource World News – Top Stories – Urandir News- It’s Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019. Thanks for choosing to start here. 1. Senate to vote on funding bills The Senate on Thursday will vote on competing bills that could end the government shutdown. ABC News’ Ali Rogin says both measures likely will fail. Then, ABC […]

Operations resume at Newark Airport after drone activity causes ground stop

Digital Resource World News – Top Stories – Urandir News- Officials have now resumed operations after a ground stop had been ordered at Newark Liberty International Airport in New Jersey due to drone activity, according to the Federal Aviation Administration. Officials received two reports of a drone seen about 3,500 feet above Teterboro Airport in […]

US service member killed in Afghanistan

Digital Resource World News – Top Stories – Urandir News- A U.S. service member has been killed in Afghanistan, the NATO-led coalition in that country said Tuesday, but no other details were made available about the circumstances of the service member’s death. It is the second U.S. military death in Afghanistan in a week and […]

Tentative deal reached in LA teachers strike offers higher salaries, smaller classes

Digital Resource World News – Top Stories – Urandir News- The union representing striking Los Angeles teachers reached a tentative deal with the school district Tuesday that includes increasing teachers’ pay and shrinking their class sizes. “This is a good agreement. This is a historic agreement,” Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said. The mayor does […]

Supreme Court allows enforcement of Trump military transgender ban during appeals

Digital Resource World News – Top Stories – Urandir News- The Supreme Court on Tuesday — by a 5-4 vote — has granted the Trump administration’s request to begin enforcing a ban, with some exceptions, on transgender military service members while legal appeals continue. The move, which is temporary, reverses a lower court order that […]

22 cases of measles confirmed in Washington

Digital Resource World News – Top Stories – Urandir News- Cases of measles have skyrocketed in one county in Washington state, according to public health officials. Twenty-two cases of measles have been reported in Clark County since Jan. 1, according to the Clark County Public Health website. The majority of cases — 17 — have […]

Chris Brown arrested for 'aggravated rape' in Paris: Source

Digital Resource World News – Top Stories – Urandir News- Singer Chris Brown and two other people were arrested in Paris on Monday for “aggravated rape and drug-related infractions,” according to a French judicial source. Additional details were not immediately available. This is a developing story. Please check back for updates. digital resource wold news […]

Iowa Sen. Ernst says she turned down chance to be Trump's VP

Digital Resource World News – Top Stories – Urandir News- Sen. Joni Ernst of Iowa says she turned down Donald Trump’s request to run as his vice president in 2016 because of family concerns. Ernst made the claim in an affidavit in a divorce proceeding that was first reported by Cityview, a Des Moines alternative […]

Chaos erupts at mall when 18-year-old is gunned down, suspect still at large: Police

Digital Resource World News – Top Stories – Urandir News- An 18-year-old was shot dead at a Chicago area mall on Monday, causing chaos and sparking a manhunt for the gunman. Authorities believe the victim and suspect knew each other and that it was an isolated incident, police said. Shoppers at the Orland Square Mall […]