U.S. informed by ISIS detainee about use of chemical weapons leads to airstrikes on targets

According to CNN, an Islamic State specialist involved in chemical weapons has provided U.S. military interrogators with information resulting in airstrikes against targets that are believed to be essential to ISIS’s chemical weapons agenda, said U.S. officials on Wednesday. Officials have identified the Iraqi man as Sleiman Daoud al-Afari.  The operative was captured three weeks ago… Continue reading U.S. informed by ISIS detainee about use of chemical weapons leads to airstrikes on targets

Maria Sharapova admits to doping

  Professional tennis star Maria Sharapova admitted Monday she failed a drug test at the Australian Open earlier this year. According to ESPN, Sharapova tested positive for meldonium, also known as mildronate, a recently banned drug that she has been taking since 2006 for health troubles. The drug enhances a person’s rehabilitation and stamina, and was… Continue reading Maria Sharapova admits to doping

Studies: Ebola survivors suffer long-term, serious effects

The 2014 Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa that killed more than 11,300 people is still causing havoc.  Recent studies have shown that Ebola survivors are suffering long-term, serious repercussions such as headaches, memory loss, loss of vision, and infected semen. Thousands of people from Liberia, Guinea, and Sierra Leone are suffering from the infection,… Continue reading Studies: Ebola survivors suffer long-term, serious effects

Tornado storms through eastern Virginia, killing 3

According to CNN.com, a lethal tornado touched down in Evergreen, Virginia on Wednesday afternoon, killing at least three people.  The storm system also delivered deadly tornados in Mississippi and Louisiana on Tuesday, where three people were found dead and dozens were injured, according to authorities. The powerful storm brought down power lines, trees, and destroyed… Continue reading Tornado storms through eastern Virginia, killing 3

Trump wins South Carolina Primary; Jeb Bush drops out of GOP race

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump did what he does best this past weekend: win.  The GOP frontrunner tallied his second primary victory on Saturday night by winning in South Carolina with 32.5%. Although Donald Trump ran away with the victory, it was a tight race for second place.  A race that resulted in Florida Senator… Continue reading Trump wins South Carolina Primary; Jeb Bush drops out of GOP race