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On This Day In History, Winston Churchill Gives First Speech As Prime Minister

1607 – Jamestown, Virginia was settled as a colony of England. 1821 - The first practical printing press was patented in the U.S. by Samuel Rust.

Italy, China, Libya, United States, Chile

AROUND THE WORLD (FOX44) – Italy, red hot flames shooting into the air as Sicily’s Mount Etna erupts, the first time since 1912. The volcanic explosion is sending lava spewing down the side of the mountain.

Missouri Military Base Goes Comes Under Fire

Some tense moments on a Missouri military base when gunfire is exchanged between a man, and a guard. Police identified the suspect as 31-year old Cody Wilcoxson.

On This Day In History, The Lindbergh Baby Was Found

1847 - William Clayton invented the odometer. 1888 - Charles Sherrill of the Yale track team became the first runner to use the crouching start for a fast break in a foot race.

Big Oil Company's Are In Big Question

Oil company executives head to D.C. to answers to allegations they're raking in big profits, while Americans suffer with four-dollar gas.

Spain, Japan, Poland, England

AROUND THE WORLD (FOX44) – Spain, 2 earthquakes, which registered with magnitudes of 4.4 and 5.2 struck in the Southeast part of the country. At least ten people were killed; several buildings and a church were damaged.

On This Day In History

1792 - The Columbia River was discovered by Captain Robert Gray. 1858 - Minnesota was admitted as the 32nd U.S. state. 1927 - The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences was founded.

Omar Bin Laden Claims Father's Death Criminal

The adult sons of Osama Bin Laden are calling their father's assassination criminal. The Al Qaeda leader's fourth son, Omar Bin Laden, released a statement to the New York Times denouncing the killing.

China, Mexico, Syria, Israel

AROUND THE WORLD (FOX44) – China, at least 22-people are feared dead after a deadly landslide in Southwest China. Rescue teams have confirmed a dozen dead so far.

Emergency Notification Just A Text Away

A warning about national security or severe weather is just a cell phone message away. A national emergency notification system was unveiled on May 10th in New York..