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Navy Orders ‘Operational Pause’ After USS John S. McCain Collides With Tanker

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 12:06:19 -0400

A search is underway for 10 American sailors assigned to the McCain who were still missing after Sunday’s collision in the Strait of Malacca.....
Trump backs off Afghan withdrawal, lambasts Pakistan

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 06:33:43 -0400

"My instinct was to pull out," Trump said as he spoke of his frustration with a war that has killed thousands of US troops and cost US taxpayers trillions of dollars. While Trump refused to offer det....
Man Who Shot Judge Is Father Of Steubenville Football Player Convicted In 2012 Rape Case

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 19:02:22 -0400

Law officers in Steubenville, Ohio, shot and killed Nathaniel “Nate” Richmond on Monday after he ambushed and opened fire on a judge outside the Jefferson County courthouse, seriously injuring him and....
Young Mother Crushed to Death Hours After Giving Birth When Hospital Elevator Malfunctions: Reports

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 19:54:00 -0400

Rocio Cortes Nunez, 25, had just given birth to her third child when she was killed in a freak hospital accident.....
Louise Linton, wife of Treasury Secretary Mnuchin, apologizes for nasty Instagram spat

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 15:08:04 -0400

Louise Linton, the 36-year-old Scottish actress newly wedded to Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin, sparked a national kerfuffle Monday when she got into a spat with one of her Instagram followers.....
USS McCain crash is 4th Navy accident in Pacific this year

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 04:28:30 -0400

The commander of U.S. naval operations has ordered a comprehensive review to get to root causes after the collision this week between a Navy destroyer and an oil tanker near Singapore.....
When is the next total solar eclipse? 2024 'will be even better'

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 20:44:22 -0400

The 'Great American Eclipse' captivated millions around the world - it was the most-observed and most-photographed eclipse in history. However, if you misssed it, do not despair: the next ec....
US Navy orders worldwide 'operational pause' after warship crashes off Singapore

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 11:52:00 -0400

The US Navy has ordered a "worldwide operational pause" after a warship crashed into a merchant vessel in Singapore. Chief of Naval Operations Admiral John Richardson called for the one-day pause for....
Taiwan Is Suffering From a Massive Brain Drain and the Main Beneficiary is China

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 02:20:33 -0400

One U.K.-based consultancy predicts that by 2021 Taiwan will have the world's biggest talent deficit....
US troops in Afghanistan: here's what to expect from Donald Trump's speech

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 13:31:05 -0400

Donald Trump will announce his decision on America’s strategy in Afghanistan in an address to US troops and the nation on 21 August, almost 16 years after the war began. Donald Trump will address the....
Spain suspect admits terror cell planned bigger attack

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 11:03:16 -0400

An alleged member of the terror cell that unleashed carnage in Spain last week admitted to a judge Tuesday that he and other suspects had planned a bigger attack, a judicial source said. Mohamed Houl....
Chelsea Manning Has Epic Response To Tweeter Who Wants Her 'Shot For Treason'

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 11:15:25 -0400

Former Army intelligence analyst and transgender activist Chelsea Manning responded in the best way Monday night to a violent message she received on Twitter.....
Attorneys for condemned Missouri man seek halt to execution

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 12:54:40 -0400

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Attorneys for a condemned Missouri inmate warn that the state is preparing to execute a potentially innocent man.....
Merkel attacks Turkey's 'misuse' of Interpol warrants

Sun, 20 Aug 2017 17:43:59 -0400

German Chancellor Angela Merkel criticized Turkey's use of an Interpol arrest warrant to detain a German writer in Spain, telling an election town hall event on Sunday that this amounted to abuse of t....
Vehicle rams into bus shelters in Marseille kills one

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 07:36:01 -0400

A man who rammed a car into two bus shelters in southern France on Monday, killing at least one person, was known to police for minor crimes and had psychological issues, a police source said.....
Facts about the US solar eclipse on August 21

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 05:29:30 -0400

On Monday, August 21, for the first time in 99 years, a total solar eclipse will march across the entire United States. "The Great American Eclipse" will cast a shadow over the whole country, moving ....
WATCH: 16-Foot Great White Shark Circles Fisherman’s Boat

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 16:43:04 -0400

The great white hung around for about a half hour, stealing fish from the area.....
Solar eclipse 2017: Aerial photos show staggering number of people gathering in Oregon to see event

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 11:47:00 -0400

Thousands of people have descended on Oregon to witness the total solar eclipse, with the state first to witness the “line of totality” where the sun appears completely covered by the moon. Oregon St....
Trump’s Presidential Afghanistan Speech

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 07:49:41 -0400

Details may be slim, but the president nailed the "why" of America's longest war — and boldly went against his political base.....
Duterte faces nationwide revolt over drugs war after killing of schoolboy sparks outrage

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 07:14:35 -0400

A horrifying image of a schoolboy being dragged to a violent death in a dirty alleyway has galvanised the Philippines against a brutal state-led war on drugs that has killed over 12,500 people in the ....
Charlottesville Residents Slam City’s Response To Nazis In Raucous Meeting

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 04:09:15 -0400

A city council meeting in Charlottesville, Virginia, turned chaotic on Monday night as residents complained about the city’s decision to allow a white supremacist march earlier this month as well as t....
Summer hike turns tragic when parents tumble off cliff

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 18:49:07 -0400

When William and Amanda Green took their two boys on a weekend outing, they headed for the Zoar Valley Gorge, a rugged area not far from their Buffalo, New York, home that includes waterfalls, forests....
U.S. Navy announces fleet-wide probe after new warship collision; 10 sailors missing

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 18:04:45 -0400

By Fathin Ungku and David Brunnstrom SINGAPORE/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Navy announced on Monday a fleet-wide probe and plans for temporary halts in operations to focus on safety, as it search....
Verizon's 'Unlimited' Plan Just Got Worse

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 14:11:03 -0400

Verizon is raising the price of its unlimited plan while introducing a slightly cheaper, more limited version as wireless carriers battle each other for customers.....
Millions pour into US towns in path of total eclipse

Sun, 20 Aug 2017 16:35:36 -0400

On Monday, when a total solar eclipse sweeps across the United States for the first time in 99 years, people gathering in Charleston, South Carolina, will be the last on the continent to experience it....
Plymouth Long Beach Temporarily Closed After Shark Sighting

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 05:20:03 -0400

Following the sighting Plymouth Long Beach, Massachusetts was closed for a few hours. Sunday's was the first shark sighting off the beach in 2017.....
Guy falls into a giant sinkhole because he was too busy looking at his phone

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 06:28:16 -0400

Let this be a lesson to us all. A man riding a scooter was going down a street in the Chinese city of Guangxi, when a massive sinkhole suddenly opened up ahead of him. SEE ALSO: Giant sinkhole appears....
Teenager's final hours captured in photos taken by ex-boyfriend before he shot her and pushed body off a cliff

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 05:29:18 -0400

Jolee Callan, 18, was shot twice in the head by former partner Loren Bunner after he convinced her to go hiking in east Alabama in August 2015. Three more photos show Ms Callan walking the dog and la....
Trump Pardon Of Joe Arpaio Would Be A ‘Bull Horn’ Calling All Racists, Critics Say

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 20:04:02 -0400

WASHINGTON ― After a week of controversy over his hesitation to fully condemn racist groups, President Donald Trump is considering a pardon for former Sheriff Joe Arpaio, a man who gained national pro....
The stray dogs of Chernobyl

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 12:28:29 -0400

An estimated 900 stray dogs live in the Chernobyl exclusion zone, many of them likely the descendants of dogs left behind following the mass evacuation of residents in the aftermath of the 1986 nuclea....
Lebanese army finds anti-aircraft missiles in Islamic State cache

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 14:28:52 -0400

Lebanon's army found anti-aircraft missiles among with a cache of weapons in an area abandoned by Islamic State militants, it said on Monday. The arms cache also included mortars, medium and heavy ma....
The Latest: 2 attack suspects held without bail, 1 freed

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 16:01:46 -0400

MADRID (AP) — The Latest on news relating to the Spanish attacks (all times local):....
Breitbart News Wants Trump To Know His Base Is Not Happy About Afghanistan

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 10:46:06 -0400

Breitbart News had a clear message for President Donald Trump following his speech on the war in Afghanistan Monday night: His voter base is not happy.....
Total Solar Eclipse Watchers Fear the "C-Word"

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 13:33:00 -0400

It's a real bummer, but not the end of the world.....
Whale Spotted Swimming In Shallow Waters Off Cape Cod Coast

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 07:09:56 -0400

The baby whale spotted swimming close to the shore was emaciated and very skinny, authorities said.....
Donations to Anti-Defamation League surge in US

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 21:21:24 -0400

Donations to the Anti-Defamation League, one of the oldest anti-discrimination, anti-Semitic organizations in the United States, have spiked sharply since the violence in Charlottesville, the group sa....
Noam Chomsky: Antifa is a 'major gift to the right'

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 07:06:00 -0400

Noam Chomsky has launched into an attack on the anti-fascist movement and argued its actions are wrong in principle and it is a “major gift to the right”. Antifa, shorthand for anti-fascist organisat....
More Than 2 Dozen Puppies Found in a Hot Van: 'They Were Literally on Top of Each Other'

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 13:59:00 -0400

The puppies were severely dehydrated after their ordeal.....
Cambodia PM orders English-language newspaper to pay taxes or close

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 07:50:21 -0400

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen denounced the media, non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and the United States on Tuesday, amid growing government impatience with criticism ahead of a general elect....
Teen pleads guilty to lesser charge in Slender Man attack

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 16:05:50 -0400

MILWAUKEE (AP) — One of two Wisconsin girls charged with repeatedly stabbing a classmate to impress the fictitious horror character Slender Man pleaded guilty Monday, but she still faces a trial in th....
Men Partially Blinded From A Solar Eclipse Warn Others To Watch Safely

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 09:05:19 -0400

That’s how long two Oregon men say they looked at a partial solar eclipse with their naked eyes 55 years ago before it burned their retinas, causing permanent blindness.....
Uber Ride Ends In Video Of Ramapage

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 16:27:35 -0400

This Uber ride ended in disaster.....
India says China stand-off will end soon

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 09:05:44 -0400

India's home minister said Monday he believed a border standoff with China would end soon, after new footage emerged showing border guards from both countries fighting on a disputed patch of land in t....
The National Park Service Raises Prices for Seniors

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 14:01:57 -0400

Senior citizens will soon be asked to pay more to visit National Parks and federal recreation areas in retirement. The price of the senior pass to National Parks will increase from $10 to $80 on Augu....
Former CIA Chief Of Staff Questions Donald Trump's Vague Afghanistan Strategy

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 09:39:10 -0400

Jeremy Bash, a former chief of staff at the Department of Defense and CIA, questioned President Donald Trump’s vague remarks on the United States’ strategy in Afghanistan.....
'Tired of Flesh,' Cannibal Hands Himself In

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 08:30:51 -0400

When questioned, he produced parts of a human leg and a hand.....