A freight train derails in Washington DC, spilling hazardous liquid, but no injuries are reported and no evacuation orders are issued.
Source: Washington DC chemical leak after CSX freight train derails – BBC News
Puerto Rico, a tropical paradise in economic purgatory, faces a $70 billion debt bill it knows it cannot pay, a staggering 45 percent poverty rate and a shrinking population as its U.S. citizens flee to the mainland.Though island agencies have defaulted in the past, they have been small and isolated. A default by GDB, which acts as the government’s main depositary and source of liquidity, could reverberate through the local economy.
Source: Puerto Rico faces default as governor plans to address island | Reuters
A 19-year-old man was beaten in broad daylight by three young thugs who called him “Arab” and shouted “ISIS” in a bias attack in Queens this week, authorities said Saturday.The violence broke
Source: Thugs beat teen in Queens hate crime | New York Post
Thousands of ordinary New Yorkers were boggled to discover their names were on an ISIS hit list posted by the Caliphate Cyber Army when the FBI contacted them in recent weeks.
Source: ISIS-linked hackers post target list of New Yorkers along with their address | Daily Mail Online