Eric Jankiewicz

  • Donald Trump May 30, 2018

    Shock, Fear Among Clinton Supporters as Trump Elected President

    Democrat Terry Zee Lee watched as Donald Trump beat Hillary Clinton to become America’s 45th president. “I fear for our country,” said the 68-year-old Lee, who earlier Tuesday had no doubt in her mind that Hillary Clinton would be elected president. “I cannot imagine that as well as our country is doing right now, with all the improvements and all...

  • Dallas Nov 21, 2016

    Police Officer Shot, Killed While Writing a Ticket in His Squad Car

    One police officer was killed and three wounded in separate U.S. cities on Sunday. An officer was killed in his squad car in San Antonio, Texas. Officers were shot and wounded in St. Louis, Gladstone, Missouri and Sanibel, Florida.

  • Donald Trump Nov 15, 2016

    ICC Prosecutors: US Forces May Have Committed War Crimes

    U.S. armed forces and the CIA may have committed war crimes by torturing detainees in Afghanistan, the International Criminal Court’s chief prosecutor said in a report Monday, raising the possibility that American citizens could be indicted even though Washington has not joined the global court. “Members of US armed forces appear to have subjected at least 61 detained persons to...

  • Donald Trump Nov 9, 2016

    Shock and Dismay: Celebrities React to Presidential Election

    Many celebrities took Donald Trump’s success in the hours before his victory over Hillary Clinton to become the 45th president as bad news. Cher seemed to be in disbelief, calling the news a nightmare, while Katy Perry tweeted, without explaining, that “the revolution is coming.” In another tweet she said, “we will never be silenced.”

  • NBC Oct 21, 2016

    Dem Group to Warn Millennials Third-Party Vote Helps Trump

    A deep-pocketed environmental group aligned with Hillary Clinton will blanket 1.1 million households in battleground states with mailers warning millennials that a vote for a third-party candidate only helps Donald Trump, the group told NBC News. The League of Conservation Voters plans to spend $2.6 million before Election Day, most of which will go towards their efforts to prevent Libertarian...

  • NBC Oct 19, 2016

    Why Dead Voters Won't Tip the Presidential Election

    While Donald Trump has raised the specter of voter fraud involving the identities of dead voters on Nov. 8, elections experts say such fears are based in more fantasy than fact, NBC News reported. “It is possible to have some votes stolen in this way, but it’s not possible to be done on a wide scale,” said Dick Simpson, a...

  • NBC Oct 7, 2016

    Companies Providing Space Funeral Services

    Space funerals are no longer a thing of science fiction. Companies such as Celestis and Elysium Space offer space funerals, NBC News reported. Celestis, a subsidiary of Houston-based aerospace company Space Services, offers an array of options for those who want to launch human remains in space. And these voyages range in price, depending on how far in the celestial...

  • Eric Jankiewicz Sep 30, 2016

    2 Van Gogh Paintings Recovered by Italian Anti-Mafia Police

    The Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam says anti-Mafia police in Naples, Italy, have recovered two Van Gogh paintings stolen in 2002. The museum said in a statement on its website Friday the paintings are in “relatively good condition.” It said the two paintings are the 1882 work “Seascape at Scheveningen” and a later work, “Congregation leaving the Reformed Church in...

  • actor Sep 20, 2016

    ‘Star Wars' Actor Mark Hamill Strikes Back at Fake Autograph Industry

    One of the most recognizable stars from the big screen will make a rare appearance before news cameras on Tuesday to talk about a crime that is costing his fans big money. Mark Hamill, known for his role as Luke Skywalker in the “Star Wars” film series, sat down with the NBC4 I-Team at his Malibu home to give us...

  • NBC Sep 15, 2016

    Wal-Mart's Robot Shopping Carts Are Coming for Us All

    Wal-Mart customers will be able to use a handheld device to summon an empty cart and have it whisked their way via “motorized transport unit,” according to Wal-Mart’s patent, granted last week. The customer’s location is determined by optical sensors in the device which will receive information from smart LEDs in the store, NBC News reported. The system’s “central control...

  • NBC Sep 15, 2016

    Charges Under Review in Marine Recruit Hazing Probes at Parris Island

    Investigations into alleged hazing and maltreatment of recruits have found evidence of a toxic command climate at the Marines’ training center at Parris Island, South Carolina, going back more than two years, according to Marine documents reviewed Wednesday by NBC News. Detailed results of the investigations — one of them reviewing the alleged suicide of a new recruit in March...

  • NBC Sep 8, 2016

    Kidnapped Montana Woman Calls Husband From Trunk, Dies Before She's Found

    A Montana woman was able to call her husband and even talk to police from the trunk of the car in which she was being held captive, but by the time investigators reached her, she was dead, NBC News reported. Rita Maze, 47, was driving home to Great Falls after having visited relatives in Helena, Montana, when she was accosted...

  • Donald Trump Sep 8, 2016

    Donald Trump Faces National Security Test With Speeches, Forum

    Republican Donald Trump said Wednesday that his foreign policy would aim to achieve “peace through strength” and focus on “diplomacy, not destruction.” Speaking to the Union League of Philadelphia, Trump unveiled a plan to boost military spending by tens of billions of dollars and promised major increases in the number of active troops, Navy ships and submarines, and fighter planes...

  • iPhone Sep 8, 2016

    iPhone 7 Has No Headphone Jack, Is Water Resistant; Apple Watch Goes ‘Swimproof'

    Apple’s latest iPhone may be more notable for what’s missing from previous models than what’s being added. The iPhone 7 and 7 Plus unveiled Wednesday won’t have an analog headphone jack — a longtime staple in just about every consumer electronics device that can play audio. In doing so, Apple is betting that its legions of loyal fans will embrace...

  • NBC Aug 30, 2016

    Mold Threatens to Leave Thousands More Homeless After Louisiana Floods

    With thousands already homeless after the floods in Louisiana, the formation of mold threatens many others in the region, NBC News reported. As many as 11 people were killed when unrelenting rain flooded the state beginning Aug. 13. Gov. John Bel Edwards called the disaster a “historic, unprecedented flooding event” after the storm system dropped three times as much rain...

  • Governor Aug 26, 2016

    Obama Designates World's Largest Marine Protected Area

    President Barack Obama on Friday expanded a national monument off the coast of Hawaii, creating a safe zone for tuna, sea turtles and thousands of other species in what will be the world’s largest marine protected area. Obama’s proclamation quadrupled in size a monument originally created by President George W. Bush in 2006. The Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument will contain...

  • United States Aug 25, 2016

    2 Orlando Hospitals Won't Bill Nightclub Shooting Victims

    The Orlando hospitals that treated dozens of people injured in the Pulse nightclub massacre are not billing survivors for out-of-pocket medical expenses. News outlets report Orlando Regional Medical Center, which treated most of the survivors of the June 12 attack, announced Wednesday that it would seek payment from other resources such as insurance plans and a victims’ fund established by...

  • NBC Aug 19, 2016

    The World of ‘Right Now' College Freshmen: USA Has Always Been at War

    The majority of students entering college this year have grown up in a world where the beloved cartoon sponge, the mobsters from “The Sopranos,” and the cocktail-sipping women of “Sex in the City” were the biggest TV icons of their defining years, NBC News reported. And because they’ve never known life without a DVR, they never had to miss an...

  • Arizona Aug 15, 2016

    Frozen Green Peas, Mixed Vegetables Recalled Over Listeria Concerns

    The National Frozen Food Corporation is recalling frozen green peas and frozen mixed vegetables after the company’s tests revealed a potential listeria contamination, the company announced. The recalled items include frozen mixed vegetables and peas packaged by Bountiful Harvest, First Street, Great Value, Live Smart, Market Pantry and Sprout. The products being recalled were distributed in retail stores nationwide between...

  • California Aug 15, 2016

    Foster Farms Recalls Chicken Nuggets

    Foster Farms is recalling more than 220,000 pounds of frozen cooked chicken breast nuggets after the company received numerous complaints from customers who said that rubber fragments and plastic were found in the product. According to the United States Department of Agriculture, no one has reported getting sick from eating the nuggets. The recall was enacted on April 29 and...

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