The Sunrise News Sampler
Jewish schools in Belgium have been closed amid warnings that they are a potential target for Islamist militants following a major counter-terror raid that left two suspected jihadists dead and interrupted an imminent terrorist atrocity.
Domestic terrorist Christopher Lee Cornell is scheduled to make his first appearance in court today. The 20-year-old was arrested in Cincinnati Wednesday, charged with plotting to set off bombs at the U.S. Capitol and shoot government officials.
Alabama prisons are changing the way razors are distributed, as a result from an agreement with lawyers for inmates suing the state over medical care. Inmates in mental health units will use clippers and won't get razors.
Two people were killed in a crash near the Fosters area early yesterday morning. The vehicle they were riding in veered from the road, hit construction equipment, and burst into flames.
Tomorrow, Deontay Wilder will fight for the World Boxing Council heavyweight title at the MGM Grand Garden in Las Vegas.
French President Francois Hollande says his country is "waging war" against terrorism. More than two dozen suspects have been arrested in Belgium, France, and Germany in continuing searches for suspected terrorists.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is in Paris to show support for France following last week's deadly terrorist attacks and has told President Hollande that America shares "the pain and the horror of everything" the country went through.
U.S. government meteorologists say there likely won't be enough snow to boost water supplies in the drought-stricken West, though drought conditions are expected to improve closer to the Mexican border but not in northern California and Nevada.
Today, Gov. Bentley and Peru's ambassador to the United States Harold Forsyth will meet in Montgomery to sign a memorandum of understanding to strengthen ties and promote cooperation between the state and the South American country.
A second arrest has been made in the attack of an 80-year-old man in his home last month. Tonya Lynn Christian was arrested yesterday, charged with first-degree robbery, first-degree burglary, and first-degree assault. Her bond was set at $75,000.