M. Griffith Investment Services
November 7, 2018

Kremlin: Relations with US likely to remain troubled following midterms

iStock/Thinkstock(MOSCOW) -- The Kremlin said Wednesday it expects relations with the United States to remain troubled for the foreseeable future following the outcome of the U.S. midterm elections. “We can suggest with a high degree of confidence, that of course there is no rosy outlook for normalizing Russian-American relations on the horizon,” President Vladimir Putin’s spokesman, Dmitry Peskov, told reporters on his daily briefing call. But Peskov said he saw little reason to believe relatio..
November 7, 2018

Five Navy sailors accused of running LSD ring aboard carrier

U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class William Carlisle/Released(WASHINGTON) -- Five U.S. Navy sailors serving on the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan face criminal proceedings for their involvement in an LSD distribution ring. Ten other sailors who were investigated for their involvement have received administrative punishments. The aircraft carrier permanently operates in the western Pacific from its home port of Yokosuka in Japan. “Naval Criminal Investigative Service (N..
November 6, 2018

At least 79 children kidnapped from school in Cameroon

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Authorities in Cameroon are looking for more than 80 students and staff members who were kidnapped from a school in Cameroon in the early hours of Monday morning. At least 79 students and three staff members were taken from the Presbyterian Secondary School Nkwen in Bamenda, the capital of the country’s troubled North West Region. The children range in age from 11 to 17, the AP reported, citing the region's governor. "It is rather unfortunate that this is happ..
November 6, 2018

Five men arrested for burning effigy of Grenfell Tower

iStock/Thinkstock(LONDON) -- Five men were arrested after burning a cardboard replica of Grenfell Tower over the weekend during a bonfire party, according to London's Metropolitan Police. Seventy-two people died in the Grenfell Tower blaze in London in June 2017. British Prime Minister Theresa May tweeted Monday night about the effigy, calling it "utterly unacceptable." In a statement, Metropolitan Police Commander Stuart Cundy said he was "appalled by the callous nature." "To mock that dis..