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American warship destroys Iranian drone in Strait of Hormuz

Thu, 18 Jul 2019 18:41:36 -0400

A U.S. warship on Thursday destroyed an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz after it threatened the ship, President Donald Trump said. The incident marked a new escalation of tensions between the c....
Fox News’ Brian Kilmeade Complains That Calling Trump a Racist ‘Is Personally Offensive’

Wed, 17 Jul 2019 11:28:17 -0400

The morning after the House of Representatives voted to condemn President Donald Trump’s racist comments against a group of Democratic congresswomen of color, Fox & Friends’ Brian Kilmeade complained ....
‘I saw hate in his eyes’: White security guard pulls gun on black police officer

Wed, 17 Jul 2019 04:52:26 -0400

Sheriff’s deputy Alan Gaston thought they were on the same side.One man, Mr Gaston, was a high-ranking officer in the Lucas County, Ohio, sheriff’s department with 34 years of experience.The other was....
Marine Corps Tells Rep. Duncan Hunter He Can’t Use Trademarked Corps Material for His Campaign

Thu, 18 Jul 2019 05:32:00 -0400

"It is personally disappointing to Congressman Hunter that he is now being told that he cannot use this motto or image that thousands of Marines like Congressman Hunter, who went to war under thi....
Puerto Rico: thousands protest governor's sexist and homophobic texts

Wed, 17 Jul 2019 22:46:04 -0400

* Ricardo Rosselló resisting calls to resign over leaked messages * Ricky Martin and other performers join crowds on streets of San JuanThousands marched in Puerto Rico to demand the resignation of R....
Pope Francis appoints new Vatican spokesman

Thu, 18 Jul 2019 12:36:49 -0400

Pope Francis on Thursday appointed a new Vatican spokesman, one of the most demanding PR jobs in the world, charged with grappling with a whirlwind papal schedule and the profound repercussions of the....
Cannonball highlights how close Napoleon came to victory at Waterloo

Wed, 17 Jul 2019 10:24:29 -0400

A cannonball discovered this week by archaeologists provides a further indication of how close Napoleon Bonaparte came to winning the Battle of Waterloo in 1815. The 3 kilogramme (6-pound), rusty can....
'Not what your mom sent you:' Teen takes legendary senior photos in a bathrobe

Thu, 18 Jul 2019 12:25:44 -0400

Evan Dennison wanted to do something funny for his senior photos. No one believed he would actually do it. Now he is a "legend."....
Rally Red 1972 Dodge Challenger Shows Off Its Muscles

Thu, 18 Jul 2019 12:46:15 -0400

A stunning example of a highly desirable American icon. If you have been in the market for an iconic American muscle car, then you’re in luck. GR Auto Gallery is pleased to announce this bold and beau....
Iran state TV: Iranian forces seize foreign oil tanker, crew

Thu, 18 Jul 2019 13:50:10 -0400

Iran said Thursday its Revolutionary Guard seized a foreign oil tanker and its crew of 12 for smuggling fuel out of the country, and hours later released video showing the vessel to be a United Arab E....
Here's Every Single Mission to the Moon in One Chart

Thu, 18 Jul 2019 11:15:50 -0400

The Cold War propelled lunar exploration, but humans last stepped foot on the moon in 1972. Now, a new moon race is on, with new players.....
Storm Area 51: US Air Force warns alien-hunters against breaking into top-secret base

Thu, 18 Jul 2019 10:26:31 -0400

The US Air Force has urged people not to invade Area 51 in search of aliens.Anyone attempting to do so will have to deal with highly developed defence measures, the military has said.A widespread inte....
Closer to War: U.S. Troops Aboard Amphibious Assault Ship Force Down Iranian Drone

Thu, 18 Jul 2019 16:42:00 -0400

U.S. troops aboard an amphibious assault ship on July 18, 2019 forced down an Iranian drone over the Strait of Hormuz, U.S. president Donald Trump announced.The downing comes just a few weeks after Ir....
Former police officer plans to challenge Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in 2020

Wed, 17 Jul 2019 07:42:15 -0400

Former high school government teacher and police officer John Cummings says the Democrat's surprise primary win inspired him to make his own run for the New York House seat as a Republican.....
Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman accuses US government of 'torture' as he is sentenced to life in prison

Wed, 17 Jul 2019 12:30:33 -0400

Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman has been sentenced to life in prison plus 30 years by a judge in New York. Guzman pleaded with Judge Brian Cogan to be lenient, telling the court - in his first publi....
Pakistan lost $50 million from airspace restrictions: minister

Thu, 18 Jul 2019 15:52:16 -0400

Pakistan's aviation minister on Thursday said that his country suffered loses of over eight billion rupees ($50 million) from airspace restrictions imposed since February which affected hundreds of co....
Flynn had $4.6M unpaid legal tab, records show

Thu, 18 Jul 2019 11:04:37 -0400

Law firm Covington & Burling took on Trump's ex-national security adviser Michael Flynn in early 2017, when his lobbying and consulting work came under scrutiny.....
The Latest: Iran shows seized fuel tanker matches UAE ship

Thu, 18 Jul 2019 12:03:37 -0400

Iran's state TV English-language channel has released video of a ship seized by Iranian Revolutionary Guard forces accused of smuggling fuel out of the country. The Press TV report showed the ship's ....
Turkey launches air strike on Iraqi Kurdistan after diplomat killed

Thu, 18 Jul 2019 22:04:54 -0400

Turkey on Thursday launched an air attack on Iraqi Kurdistan in response to the killing of a Turkish diplomat in the region, the country's defence minister said. The Turkish vice consul to Iraq's aut....
Chappaquiddick 50 years on: The car crash that forever tarnished Ted Kennedy

Wed, 17 Jul 2019 18:03:43 -0400

He was the handsome young senator from an American political dynasty, widely tipped to win the White House. Heavily favoured to win the Democratic nomination for the presidency, Ted Kennedy looked set....
Lindsey Graham on criticism of Trump: 'I don't remember John McCain having to go through this crap'

Thu, 18 Jul 2019 17:44:15 -0400

Graham made the remark when asked about the contrast between how President Donald Trump and former Sen. John McCain treat their political opponents.....
The U.S. Marines Might Be Souring on Amphibious Assault Ships. Here's Why.

Thu, 18 Jul 2019 16:55:00 -0400

The incoming commandant of the U.S. Marine Corps is backing away from the service’s longstanding requirement for 38 dedicated amphibious assault ships.The move could signal the beginning of a new appr....
Lawyer: El Chapo was whisked away within hours of sentencing

Thu, 18 Jul 2019 16:55:13 -0400

Only hours after receiving a life sentence, convicted Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman was forced to make a sudden departure to the highest-security prison in the U.S. to serve th....
Russia summons U.S. diplomat in Moscow in protest over visa row

Thu, 18 Jul 2019 11:44:13 -0400

Russia summoned a representative of the U.S. embassy in Moscow on Thursday to issue a protest after U.S. officials alleged Russia had refused visas to teachers at an international school in Moscow, th....
France turns down citizenship for immigrant nurse because she 'works too much'

Thu, 18 Jul 2019 09:27:55 -0400

France has rejected an immigrant nurse’s application for citizenship on the grounds that she was working too many hours a week in breach of the statutory 35-hour week and strict limits on overtime. Th....
UPDATE 1-U.S. amphibious group patrols Arabian Sea as Iran tensions simmer

Thu, 18 Jul 2019 11:43:48 -0400

At a thumbs-up sign from a sailor, a U.S. Harrier fighter jet takes off from the amphibious assault ship USS Boxer in the Arabian Sea as an oil tanker passes, a nautical mile away. The patrol is "sta....
Mexico says migrant numbers down but warns of impending crisis

Wed, 17 Jul 2019 16:52:02 -0400

The number of undocumented migrants entering Mexico in the hope of reaching the United States dropped by almost a third in June, the foreign office said Wednesday, warning that a crisis was still on t....
Turkey calls on US to reverse decision on F-35 exclusion

Thu, 18 Jul 2019 11:52:32 -0400

The U.S. decision to exclude Turkey from an American-led fighter jet program goes against the "spirit of alliance," the Turkish government said Thursday, and called on its NATO ally to reverse the dec....
From the 'Central Park Five' to 'the squad': A dozen times Donald Trump has stoked racial tensions

Thu, 18 Jul 2019 15:34:50 -0400

Donald Trump has stirred controversy for years with incendiary rhetoric directed at people of color, from the "Central Park Five" to 'The Squad."....
Why the Air Force's F-15 EX Fighter Would Get Crushed by Russia In a War

Wed, 17 Jul 2019 21:00:00 -0400

While an F-35 can carry 22,000 pounds of munitions to a ceiling of 50,000 feet and a distance of 670 miles at a top speed of Mach 1.6, the F-15EX can haul 29,500 pounds of weapons as high as 60,000 fe....
View Photos of the 2020 Nissan GT-R NISMO

Thu, 18 Jul 2019 08:00:00 -0400

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Judge Who Denied Bail to Jeffrey Epstein Calls Him ‘Uncontrollable’ and a ‘Danger’

Thu, 18 Jul 2019 11:38:02 -0400

The judge who denied Jeffrey Epstein bail on Thursday ruled that he is a danger to the community, in part because his “excessive attraction” to young girls “appears likely to be uncontrollable.”U.S. D....
Arrested reporter slams conditions at US detention centers

Wed, 17 Jul 2019 17:26:13 -0400

A Spanish-language reporter who was recently released from immigration custody said Wednesday he was held for 15 months in detention centers that were plagued by insects and he had to bathe with cold ....
America will roast for 4 days

Thu, 18 Jul 2019 13:29:53 -0400

Tens of millions of Americans will feel triple-digit heat between Thursday and Sunday. The National Weather Service (NWS) noted that 20 to 30 high temperature records could fall between the Rockies an....
UPDATE 1-Trump EPA allows use of controversial pesticide

Thu, 18 Jul 2019 18:15:44 -0400

The Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday said it will not ban the use of the pesticide chlorpyrifos, which has been linked to health issues in children, from use on U.S.-grown fruits and vegeta....
Australia calls on China to let Uighur mother and son leave

Wed, 17 Jul 2019 05:31:30 -0400

Australia's government on Wednesday called on China to allow an Australian child and his Uighur mother to leave the country, days after co-signing a letter denouncing Beijing's treatment of the Muslim....
Police responding to foul odor find woman dead in New York City apartment

Thu, 18 Jul 2019 17:18:07 -0400

Police are investigating the death of a 33-year-old woman found dead with obvious signs of trauma to her body.....
Iran Knows It Can't Bet on Trump 2020 Defeat as Sanctions Bite

Thu, 18 Jul 2019 13:53:18 -0400

(Bloomberg) -- As Iran weighs the merits of talks with the U.S. and tensions remain high in the Persian Gulf, the Islamic Republic’s leadership is preparing for a second Donald Trump term and mindful ....
Big Guns: Army Prototypes Range-Doubling New Artillery Weapon to Outgun Russia

Wed, 17 Jul 2019 03:02:00 -0400

The Army is building prototypes of a new artillery cannon that can more than double the range of existing weapons and vastly alter the strategic and tactical landscape shaping land war into the future....
Uber drivers and other gig workers in California could see improved lifestyle under proposed law

Thu, 18 Jul 2019 20:16:26 -0400

Uber, Lyft in the crosshairs as California lawmakers look to redefine part-time job rules to boost pay, benefits for drivers.....
Argentina acts against Hezbollah, blamed for terror attacks

Thu, 18 Jul 2019 14:01:22 -0400

Argentina's government on Thursday branded Hezbollah a terrorist organization and froze its assets, 25 years to the day after a bombing blamed on the Lebanese-based group destroyed a Jewish community ....
Singapore returning millions linked to Malaysia scandal

Thu, 18 Jul 2019 23:17:47 -0400

Singapore is returning almost $40 million to Malaysia seized in connection with a massive financial scandal that played a major role in the toppling of the corruption-plagued government of Najib Razak....
Hawaii telescope protesters don't back down after arrests

Thu, 18 Jul 2019 18:36:51 -0400

Protesters didn't back down from their long-running effort to stop construction of a $1.4 billion telescope, blocking a road Thursday to the top of a mountain sacred to some Native Hawaiians a day aft....
Ex-chairman of Vietnam's BIDV bank dies in detention

Thu, 18 Jul 2019 03:12:14 -0400

A former head of Vietnam's second largest listed bank, the Joint Stock Commercial Bank for Investment and Development of Vietnam (BIDV), died in detention on Thursday, state media and three sources wi....
USDA official: Climate science plan wasn’t supposed to be public

Thu, 18 Jul 2019 11:59:35 -0400

The plan outlines how USDA should help agriculture minimize the effects of climate change.....
‘Quite phenomenal’: Arctic heatwave hits most northerly settlement in world

Wed, 17 Jul 2019 06:09:37 -0400

The planet's most northerly human settlement is in the midst of an "unprecedented" heatwave as parts of the Arctic endure one of their hottest summers on record.Canada's weather agen....
US has shot down Iranian drone in Strait of Hormuz, says Trump

Thu, 18 Jul 2019 16:34:15 -0400

US  President Donald Trump said on Thursday that a US warship destroyed an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz amid heightened tensions between the two countries. Mr Trump said the USS Boxer took de....
View Photos of the Lexus GXOR Concept

Thu, 18 Jul 2019 12:59:00 -0400

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