News Headlines 8/30/21

News Headlines 8/30/21

HURRICANE IDA LEAVES NEW ORLEANS WITHOUT POWER, COASTAL COMMUNITIES INUNDATED: Hurricane Ida made landfall near Port Fourchon, Louisiana, just before noon local time Sunday afternoon (August 29th) as a powerful Category 4 storm with winds of 150 miles per hour, 16 years to the day after Hurricane Katrina devastated the region. As it moved through southeastern Louisiana…

News Headlines 8/27/21

News Headlines 8/27/21

13 U.S. TROOPS, 60 AFGHANS KILLED IN TERROR ATTACK ON KABUL AIRPORT: Thirteen U.S. troops and at least 60 Afghans were killed in a terrorist attack on the airport in Kabul, Afghanistan, yesterday (August 26th) carried out by two suicide bombers and gunmen. Eighteen servicemembers were injured as were more than 140 Afghans. The attackers struck…

News Headlines 8/26/21

News Headlines 8/26/21

BLINKEN: UP TO 1,500 AMERICANS MAY STILL BE WAITING FOR EVACUATION FROM AFGHANISTAN: Secretary of State Antony Blinken said Wednesday (August 25th) that as many as 1,500 Americans may still be waiting for evacuation from Afghanistan, and giving for the first time an estimate of about 6,000 Americans having wanted to leave when the airlift began on August…

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