National News - KMIR News | Palm Springs, California

  • NationalMore>>

  • With GOP runoff over, Perdue and Nunn face off

    With GOP runoff over, Perdue and Nunn face off

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 7:14 AM EDT2014-07-23 11:14:26 GMT
    Now that Georgia Republicans have settled on businessman David Perdue as their nominee for the state's open Senate seat, the real battle begins with a marquee match-up in the fall against Democrat Michelle Nunn...
    Now that Georgia Republicans have settled on businessman David Perdue as their nominee for the state's open Senate seat, the real battle begins with a marquee match-up in the fall against Democrat Michelle Nunn that...
  • Memorial honoring injured veterans under way in DC

    Memorial honoring injured veterans under way in DC

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 6:24 AM EDT2014-07-23 10:24:03 GMT
    Army Lt. Dawn Halfaker was on patrol 10 years ago in Baqubah, Iraq, when a rocket-propelled grenade tore through her military vehicle and exploded inside.
    Army Lt. Dawn Halfaker was on patrol 10 years ago in Baqubah, Iraq, when a rocket-propelled grenade tore through her military vehicle and exploded inside.
  • Flight bans show skittishness over trouble spots

    Flight bans show skittishness over trouble spots

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 5:21 AM EDT2014-07-23 09:21:11 GMT
    By The Associated Press Delta Air Lines is canceling all flights to Israel until further notice, citing reports that a rocket landed near Tel Aviv's Ben Gurion Airport.
    By The Associated Press When U.S. and European airlines quickly canceled flights to Israel on Tuesday, they showed both a skittishness and a new sense of urgency in dealing with global trouble spots...
  • InternationalMore>>

  • Kerry cites progress in Gaza cease-fire talks

    Kerry cites progress in Gaza cease-fire talks

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 7:23 AM EDT2014-07-23 11:23:59 GMT
    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has flown into Israel's main airport despite a Federal Aviation Administration ban as he continues to push a cease-fire between Israel and Hamas.
    Offering the first glimmer of hope for a Gaza cease-fire, the United States on Wednesday said negotiations to broker a truce between Israel and Hamas militants are making some progress even if an end to more than two weeks...
  • US pushes for truce as Gaza battle rages

    US pushes for truce as Gaza battle rages

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 7:23 AM EDT2014-07-23 11:23:55 GMT
    Dozens of Palestinian families trapped by clashes between Hamas militants and Israeli troops are scrambling to flee a southern Gaza Strip neighborhood as Israel reported that two more of its soldiers have died in...
    Israeli troops battled Hamas militants on Wednesday near a southern Gaza Strip town as the U.S. secretary of state flew into Israel to press top-gear efforts for a truce in the conflict that has so far killed at least 657...
  • Shipwrecked Concordia making final voyage off isle

    Shipwrecked Concordia making final voyage off isle

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 7:22 AM EDT2014-07-23 11:22:59 GMT
    Rotated by tugboats, the shipwrecked Costa Concordia cruise liner is being readied for its final voyage.
    The Costa Concordia cruise liner began its final voyage Wednesday, slowly being towed away from the tiny Italian island where it capsized more than two years ago, killing 32 people.
  • BusinessMore>>

  • Bank of England: rates to rise only gradually

    Bank of England: rates to rise only gradually

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 7:21 AM EDT2014-07-23 11:21:15 GMT
    Bank of England policymakers are signaling that interest rates are likely to go up only gradually - though debate on the matter seems to be getting hotter.
    Bank of England policymakers are signaling that interest rates are likely to go up only gradually - though debate on the matter seems to be getting hotter.
  • China detains employees of suspect meat seller

    China detains employees of suspect meat seller

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 6:53 AM EDT2014-07-23 10:53:47 GMT
    McDonald's and KFC in China faced a new food safety scare Monday after a Shanghai television station reported a supplier sold them expired beef and chicken.
    Five employees of a company accused of selling expired beef and chicken to McDonald's, KFC and other restaurants in China were detained by police Wednesday after an official said illegal activity was an organized...
  • Despite sanctions call, UK OKs Russia arms exports

    Despite sanctions call, UK OKs Russia arms exports

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 6:13 AM EDT2014-07-23 10:13:49 GMT
    British lawmakers say the country is still exporting arms and military equipment to Russia, despite the government's call for tough sanctions over Moscow's arming of separatist rebels in Ukraine.
    Britain is still authorizing the export of arms and military equipment to Russia despite the government's call for tough sanctions over Moscow's arming of separatist rebels in Ukraine, a group of lawmakers said...
  • Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>>

  • Deputy Injured, Woman Killed in Moreno Valley Standoff

    Deputy Injured, Woman Killed in Moreno Valley Standoff

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 9:17 PM EDT2014-07-23 01:17:33 GMT
    A woman was killed today outside a Moreno Valley gas station, around the time that a Riverside County sheriff's deputy and a landscaper were injured in a confrontation with at least one armed suspect in a remote area less than three miles away.
    A woman was killed today outside a Moreno Valley gas station, around the time that a Riverside County sheriff's deputy and a landscaper were injured in a confrontation with at least one armed suspect in a remote area less than three miles away.
  • Coachella Valley Water District Offers Cash for Removing Grass

    Coachella Valley Water District Offers Cash for Removing Grass

    Monday, July 21 2014 8:57 PM EDT2014-07-22 00:57:09 GMT
    Palm Desert homeowners can get up to $2,000 for replacing grass with desert plants via a new program through the city and the Coachella Valley Water District, a city spokesman said today. Starting Aug. 1, residents can apply for a $2 per-square-foot rebate for removing up to 1,000 square feet of turf 
    Palm Desert homeowners can get up to $2,000 for replacing grass with desert plants via a new program through the city and the Coachella Valley Water District, a city spokesman said today. Starting Aug. 1, residents can apply for a $2 per-square-foot rebate for removing up to 1,000 square feet of turf 
  • Search Continues in High Desert for Marine's Missing Wife

    Search Continues in High Desert for Marine's Missing Wife

    Thursday, July 3 2014 11:00 PM EDT2014-07-04 03:00:18 GMT
    EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: As the search continues for missing 19-year-old Erin Corwin, her husband, 21-year-old Cpl. Jonathan Corwin spoke EXCLUSIVELY with KMIR News' Gitzel Puente. 
    EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: As the search continues for missing 19-year-old Erin Corwin, her husband, 21-year-old Cpl. Jonathan Corwin spoke EXCLUSIVELY with KMIR News' Gitzel Puente. 
Powered by WorldNow