Year in Review: Top 10 Local Stories of 2017 Editor’s Note: We took a look at the stories that made the news in 2017 and narrowed down our picks for the Top 10 to include stories that captured the most attention on our website through the year.
Water spout looks like ‘snow tornado’ over Grand Traverse Bay PESHAWBESTOWN, MI – Visibility was near zero today as parts of Grand Traverse and Leelanau counties got socked with snow. But some people near Suttons Bay got to see a winter waterspout form over Grand Traverse Bay. James Lawson took these shots behind the casino […]
Looking Back On 2017: Terrorist Attacks And The Las Vegas Massacre I cover the travel biz: airlines, hotels, rental cars and destinations Opinions expressed by Forbes Contributors are their own. This is the time of year when journalists look back at the year that was. And while terrorism seemed to ebb somewhat from previous years, […]
Down but not out: Why ISIS will still be a threat in 2018 LONDON – The Islamic State’s so-called caliphate ends 2017 in tatters. But after a year in which U.S.-backed forces drove ISIS militants from strongholds in Iraq and Syria, the group is far from defeated.
North Korea WARNING: War could break out in ‘9 MONTHS’ – TOO LATE to disarm Kim peacefully If Donald Trump is as good as his word he will use force in nine months, a year from now Gordon Chang Professor and former speechwriter Patrick Greenfield said the US must exhaust all diplomatic options before sparking […]
Kansas prominent in list of Top 10 tornadoes A recently released list of the 10 largest tornadoes on record has more Kansas tornadoes on it than any other state. Most Kansans know about one of the three, but the other two may be a surprise. The list was created by Brandon Molyneaux, a student at […]
‘There’s a war coming,’ Marine Corps general warns US troops A Marine Corps commandant on Thursday warned U.S. troops stationed in Norway to be prepared for a coming war. “I hope I’m wrong, but there’s a war coming,” Gen. Robert Neller told them. “You’re in a fight here, an informational fight, a political fight, by […]
Update: Tornado confirmed from Wednesday’s storms Wednesday’s storm system that brought rain and storms to Alabama produced a tornado as well. The National Weather Service in Birmingham said Thursday afternoon that an EF-0 tornado — the weather service called it a “bottom of the barrel EF-0” — touched down Wednesday in Randolph County in east-central […]
What Would a Saudi-Iran War Look Like? Don’t look now, but it is already here Next month, this column will be moving to another platform. But before we go, in celebration of eight happy and productive years at Foreign Policy , here are the most popular items ever to run on the Best Defense.
Fresh Europe terror warning on Jihadi children BRITAIN’S top spies have warned the UK and Europe will soon be hit by a wave of hardened terrorists as holdout foreign fighters and their children leave Syria and Iraq. In a chilling message delivered to British parliament’s Intelligence and Security Committee, MI5 officers said hundreds of UK […]