TOPNEWSBYUSA.COM: Top News and Analysis 2019-06-12 06:00

This Wrenching Genius Installed Lawnmower Engines Into His Military Jeeps

The Willys M38A1s that powered U.S. troops through Korea and Vietnam came from the factory with torquey “Hurricane” 134 cubic-inch four-cylinder engines. But one owner in...

This Wrenching Genius Installed Lawnmower Engines Into His Military Jeeps

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When They See Us review – Netflix's gut-wrenching tale of the Central Park Five Ava DuVernay pulls no punches in this urgent, astonishing retelling of an assault case that opened a window on injustice in AmericaDirector Ava DuVernay doesn’t spend long establishing the normality of the lives of young teenagers Kevin Richardson, A...
2019-05-31 12:17

12 heart-wrenching images of the emotion on the court after Kevin Durant's injury When Warriors superstar Kevin Durant went down with an Achilles injury in Game 5 of the NBA Finals, raw emotion filled Toronto's Scotiabank Arena.       ...
2019-06-11 16:17

The World's Fastest Lawnmower Can Get to 100 MPH Faster Than a McLaren F1 Honda, as you might remember, spent an unspecified amount of time building and perfecting a super lawn mower that it believes could cut grass at 50 mph, probably for no reason other than giggles and a little press. That lawn mower, as it turns out, c...
2019-06-11 02:00

Iowa man charged after backing over child with lawnmower while intoxicated, police say Tanner J. Miller, who was driving the lawnmower at the child's home when he backed over the child, was charged with operating while intoxicated.        ...
2019-06-07 20:17

Honda's fastest lawnmower breaks speed record It only took Honda's Mean Mower V2 6.29 seconds to go from zero to 100 and beat the Guinness World Record for the fastest acceleration of a lawn mower.       ...
2019-06-12 01:17

Archbishop Gregory installed in Washington, DC The Rev. Wilton D. Gregory was installed Tuesday as the seventh archbishop of Washington following a pair of high-profile sexual abuse cases that ensnared his two predecessors. (May 21)        ...
2019-05-22 02:51

Wilton Gregory installed as new archbishop of Washington WASHINGTON (AP) — The Rev. Wilton D. Gregory has been installed as the seventh archbishop of Washington following a pair of high-profile sexual abuse cases that ensnared his two predecessors. The 71-year-old Gregory was installed Tuesday in a lavish ...
2019-05-21 21:17

Lean, mean, grass-cutting machine: Honda breaks record for fastest lawnmower acceleration It only took Honda's Mean Mower V2 6.29 seconds to go from zero to 100 and beat the Guinness World Record for the fastest acceleration of a lawn mower.       ...
2019-06-12 01:17

Heathrow to end ban on liquids in hand luggage as new 3D scanners are installed Passengers will be able to carry liquids and laptops through security at Heathrow inside their hand luggage after new security scanners are installed....
2019-06-06 10:34

New ‘window into the planet’ installed in Mount Everest’s ‘death zone’ Scientists can now access data from within Mount Everest's so-called death zone — the highest part of the mountain that sits over 26,000 feet above sea level where there isn't enough oxygen to sustain human life for very long. ...
2019-06-14 23:34

New Huawei phones won't have Facebook, WhatsApp or Instagram pre-installed, report says Facebook has stopped letting its apps come pre-installed on Huawei smartphones in order to comply with government restrictions.       ...
2019-06-07 23:51

World's Highest Operating Weather Stations Installed On Mount Everest The National Geographic Society has announced the successful installation of the world's highest operating weather stations on Mount Everest to provide researchers, climbers, and the public with near......
2019-06-14 10:00

Renault Koleos updated with new engines, looks and kit Two new diesel engines, more standard equipment and improved interior part of the roster of changes for the 2019 Koleos Renault has revealed an updated version of the Koleos, bringing the large SUV into line with its recently refreshed Kadjar siblin...
2019-06-06 20:00

The Fascinating Reason Why NASCAR Engines Run So Hot The average car on the road today keeps its engine running at around 200 degrees Fahrenheit, but a NASCAR racing engine runs around 280. Here’s the reasoning behind this, why teams run ice-water through their engines, and more fascinating facts about...
2019-05-30 07:17

Scientists Just Installed the World’s Highest Weather Station in Mount Everest's ‘Death Zone’ Scientists announced on Thursday that they successfully installed five automated stations, including the highest weather station in world, on Mount Everest’s flank. At 27,658 feet (8,430 meters) above sea level, the station is set to record some of t...
2019-06-14 04:51

GM postpones launch of diesel engines for big trucks to 2020 MY The EPA’s emissions certification process for a new inline-six turbodiesel engine in the Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra is taking longer than anticipated. The delay means dealer orders for the models must be canceled and resubmitted....
2019-05-22 04:34

Current engines "too incredible" for Formula 1 - Andy Green Racing Point technical director Andy Green believes the current Formula 1 engines are "too incredible" and reckons F1 could benefit from a simpler power unit...
2019-06-01 11:34

UPDATE 1-IndiGo drops Pratt for CFM's jet engines in $20 bln order India's biggest airline IndiGo said on Monday it had placed a $20 billion jet engine order from CFM International, a move that marks a shift away from Pratt & Whitney towards its French-American rival....
2019-06-17 19:17

Mercedes won't turn down F1 engines after Stroll Canada FP3 failure Toto Wolff says Mercedes will not change the way it operates its Formula 1 engines in Sunday's Canadian Grand Prix despite concerns generated by Lance Stroll's failure in FP3...
2019-06-09 18:00

CRM Watchlist 2019 winners: The big engines that could part one -- Infor and SAP SAP and Infor won the CRM Watchlist 2019 -- and they did so with some power. They both have some similar and some very very different reasons for their victory, but a victory nonetheless. SAP won, and they win more often than not, and here's why. Inf...
2019-06-17 14:00

DfT “seriously considering” instant fines for drivers who leave engines idling News 16 May, 2019 Instant fines could be issued to drivers who leave engines idling, with the DfT set to meet council representatives to discuss policy...
2019-05-21 20:51

Surat Tragedy: Fire Engines Took 45 Minutes To Travel 2 Km, Say Onlookers At least 20 people, mostly students, have died in the massive fire that broke out at a coaching centre in Gujarat's Surat on Friday afternoon. Police have arrested the man who used to conduct the......
2019-05-25 09:34

Will Banning Internal Combustion Engines Help the Case Of Electric Three-Wheelers? Niti Aayog also proposes a complete ban on three-wheelers powered by internal combustion engines. But how realistic is it to set a deadline to phase out all three-wheelers with internal combustion......
2019-06-01 20:00

New Renault Koleos facelift arrives with improved tech and new diesel engines News 6 Jun, 2019 The facelifted version of the Renault Koleos features refreshed styling, a reworked interior and a pair of new diesel engines...
2019-06-06 15:17

Genius behind world's creepiest monsters Chances are, H.R. Giger has given you a nightmare. The Swiss-born painter was responsible for creating one of the most iconic monsters in the history of the human imagination: the xenomorph, the unrelenting alien species that oozes at the center of t...
2019-05-27 06:51

19 genius inventions that can stop us from using so much plastic Plastic can take anywhere between 400 and 1,000 years to degrade in a landfill. Now companies and individuals are coming up with sustainable products.       ...
2019-06-17 15:17

Santos: Ronaldo is a football genius - as simple as that "Fernando Santos described Cristiano Ronaldo as a football \"genius\" after his hat-trick against Switzerland sent Portugal into the Nations League final."...
2019-06-06 12:51

'He is a genius': Why Nadal pulled away to win his 12th French Open As has been the case throughout his incredible Roland Garros run, intensity and mental toughness set Rafael Nadal apart once again in Sunday's final against Dominic Thiem....
2019-06-10 01:00

Evil Genius 2: World Domination is coming from Rebellion Rebellion showed off Evil Genius 2: World Domination at the PC Gaming Show leading into the Electronic Entertainment Expo today. It's coming to the PC. Read More...
2019-06-10 19:34

Genius accuses Google of copying its lyrics data Have you found yourself using Google's lyrics results more than visiting individual lyrics sites? You're not alone -- and Genius thinks underhanded tactics are involved. The company has accused Google of not only hurting its traffic with ...
2019-06-16 22:17

Pelosi v Trump: how a 'stable genius' president met his match With calls for an intervention on his behalf, the House speaker has knocked an ‘extremely calm’ leader off balanceIt has been almost four years since Donald Trump launched his presidential campaign from the gilded escalator of Trump Tower. In that ti...
2019-05-24 06:00

The Tomb of Archimedes, Genius of Syracuse, Concealed by a Naiad First century AD Roman statesman and orator, Cicero’s claim that he had found Archimedes’ tomb may be refuted.  ...
2019-05-22 01:51

Genius Republicans Starting to Realize Trump May Not Be On the Level Donald Trump has flouted political norms since well before he actually took office, and folks, it looks like some Republican members of Congress are finally catching on....
2019-05-21 17:00

Genius accuses Google of ripping off its song lyrics database According to The Wall Street Journal (via Rolling Stone), lyrics database Genius (formerly Rap Genius before it branched out into other genres) has accused Google of stealing its content and reposting it without permission, leading to a noticeable di...
2019-06-17 00:34

Don't miss: Kubrick's genius, Haida mythology and the power of emotion Explore the life and work of director Stanley Kubrick, watch ancient folklore in an endangered language, and discover how emotion shapes the human brain...
2019-05-21 21:34

"Genius" Ronaldo Hat-Trick Sends Portugal Into Nations League Final Cristiano Ronaldo predictably took centre stage as he struck twice in the final two minutes to set up a clash with England or the Netherlands, who meet in the second semi-final on Thursday....
2019-06-06 08:51

The Lonely Island's Unauthorised Bash Brothers Experience: dizzyingly genius TV Like Beyoncé’s Lemonade ... but for 80s baseball players, this ‘visual poem’ sounds unbelievably niche. But it is, in fact, half an hour of hilarious beautyEven by their own standards, The Lonely Island’s new Netflix ‘visual poem’ is a very, very spe...
2019-05-23 16:00

Genius hid Morse code in song lyrics to prove Google was cheating Did you ever notice how you tend to google the lyrics of a song and then you’re not going to Genius’s website because Google is displaying them on the Search results all along? Well, Genius alleges that Google has been copying its lyrics for years an...
2019-06-17 17:51

Genius hid a Morse code message in song lyrics to prove Google was copying them Did you ever notice how you tend to google the lyrics of a song and then you’re not going to Genius’s website because Google is displaying them on the Search results all along? Well, Genius alleges that Google has been copying its lyrics ...
2019-06-17 13:34

Evil Genius 2: Cult PC game capitalises on genre newly popularised by Two Point Hospital Rebellion is bringing the cult franchise back, and it looks so good it may even be better than what our memories of the game are - and that's a big ask....
2019-06-16 15:34

Portugal 3-1 Switzerland: 'Genius' Cristiano Ronaldo hat-trick seals Nations League final place Manager Fernando Santos calls hat-trick hero Cristiano Ronaldo "a genius" as Portugal reach the Nations League final with victory over Switzerland in Porto....
2019-06-06 11:00

Hannity praises Trump's 'genius setup' against Dems, claims president setting trap with 'nonstory' about foreign info Fox News' Sean Hannity supported President Trump's comments Wednesday that he would be willing to listen to a foreign government if they approached him with information on a political opponent, calling it a "genius setup" by the president....
2019-06-13 06:51

Lyrics site Genius accuses Google of stealing song lyrics Song lyrics and trivia website Genius has accused Google of stealing its work for its own search results, according to the Wall Street Journal. When you search for a song title using Google, the search engine will often display its lyrics in an ...
2019-06-17 11:51

He quit the military for a revolution. Now what? Fernando Díaz left his job, his family and his home to join a movement to bring down the government of Nicolás Maduro. Now, the former Venezuelan National Guard sergeant sounds hopeless -- and angry. He's fed up with waiting for the revolution to com...
2019-06-05 08:51

30 killed as Sudan military storms sit-in At least two protestors have died and several others been injured injured in Sudan, after the military opened fire to break up a sit-in, according to a local doctors' union....
2019-06-04 02:17

| US military vehicle hit by bomb in Niger A US military vehicle was hit by an improvised explosive device in Niger, the site of a deadly jihadist attack on American forces in 2017, the military has announced....
2019-06-10 15:00

4 military phrases that civilians should start using Spc. Mary Calkin/US Army National Guard The military and civilian worlds are vastly different. But civilian life does present some challenges that could be easily dealt with by using some of the military's rhetorical flourishes, writes Carl Forsling...
2019-06-07 21:51

U.S. Plans New Military Deployment in Poland President Trump and his Polish counterpart will meet on Wednesday to make what administration officials said would be a major announcement on troop deployments....
2019-06-12 03:34

UN warns more Idlib military action will overwhelm aid needs UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The deputy U.N. humanitarian chief is warning that further military operations in northwest Syria’s Idlib province will overwhelm aid efforts, stressing that an estimated 3 million people are caught in crossfire in the las...
2019-05-28 19:17

Arthritis is prevalent in the military. This Army veteran wants to help While one in four Americans have arthritis, one in three veterans are affected by the disease, according to the Centers for Disease Control.        ...
2019-05-28 02:34

15 current and former Fortune 500 CEOs who got their start in the military AP Photo Johnson & Johnson CEO Alex Gorsky, Kinder Morgan executive chairman Richard Kinder, and FedEx CEO Frederick W. Smith all served overseas. Here are other Fortune 500 CEOs who have served in the military. Visit Business Insider's homepage fo...
2019-05-28 01:00

Will Sudan’s military crush hope for democracy? At least 35 people were killed and hundreds more wounded in demonstrations, but protesters have vowed to continue their effort despite security forces’ vicious crackdown....
2019-06-05 08:17

Amnesty Int’l charges Myanmar military with new abuses Amnesty International says Myanmar’s military, accused of massive human rights violations against the Muslim Rohingya minority less than two years ago, is new committing atrocities in the western state of Rakhine...
2019-05-29 03:17

The U.S. Military Used to Operate Railroad-Mounted Superguns There once was a time when the major armies of the world invested in superguns—gigantic cannons that were so large they could only be transported to the battlefield by railroad. Developed to bypass the gridlock of trench warfare, they were eventually...
2019-06-01 02:51

4 Killed As Military Helicopter Crashes In Ukraine A Ukrainian Soviet-designed military helicopter Mi-8 crashed late on Wednesday in western Ukraine, killing all four crew members, Ukrainian land forces said on Thursday....
2019-05-30 09:17

Four killed in Ukrainian military helicopter crash A Ukrainian Soviet-designed military helicopter Mi-8 crashed late on Wednesday in western Ukraine, killing all four crew members, Ukrainian land forces said on Thursday....
2019-05-30 10:00

China is dropping Windows from its military devices As tensions between the US and China grow due to an escalating trade war, the Chinese military has decided to stop using Microsoft Windows in favor of its own custom operating system.The decision was revealed in a recent issue of the Canadian militar...
2019-05-28 23:17

Military sealift may need more help to get combat vehicles to Europe As the Pentagon accelerates its pivot toward great power competition and moves beyond 15 years of counterinsurgency, the US military continues to build up forces, increase training and conduct exercises with regional allies in both the European and P...
2019-05-31 02:51

Japan, Russia accuse each other of military buildups TOKYO (AP) — Russia and Japan have accused each other of military buildups as their foreign and defense ministers met in Tokyo for talks that failed to make progress on decades-long island disputes. Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said at a jo...
2019-05-30 16:01

Amnesty Int'l charges Myanmar military with new abuses Myanmar's military, accused of massive human rights violations against the Muslim Rohingya minority less than two years ago, is committing war crimes and other atrocities as it engages in new military operations in the western state of Rakhine, the h...
2019-05-29 07:51

Canada’s D-Day volunteer military: Many lied about their age to enlist Canada had more than one million volunteers join the military in the Second World War, many of them teens who lied about their age to enlist before they turned 18....
2019-06-05 08:34

Mexican military helicopter crashes, killing six A Mexican military helicopter engaged in firefighting operations crashed in central Mexico on Friday, killing five members of the Navy crew and an inspector with the national forestry commission, the Navy said on Saturday....
2019-05-26 10:01

In a Culture War Over the Military, Bruce Springsteen Stands Alone Some musicians make songs praising troops, like Toby Keith (“American Soldier”) and Kid Rock (“Warrior”). Others rail against war, like M.I.A. (“P.O.W.A.”) and Neil Young (“Let’s Impeach the President&#...
2019-06-13 15:17

Walmart is hiring thousands of Military spouses Walmart | Courtesy: JeepersMedia Walmart Walmart is hiring thousands of Military spouses. Walmart launched the Military Spouse Career Connection last year and has added 6-thousand military spouses to the payroll. More than 75 percent of military spou...
2019-05-24 09:51

Russian bombers fly near Alaska coast, US military says Four nuclear-capable Russian bombers and two Russian fighter jets were intercepted off the west coast of Alaska by U.S. aircraft, American military officials said Monday....
2019-05-22 00:17

Pentagon still struggles with military kid sex assault cases The Defense Department is rolling out big changes to how it responds when the children of service members sexually assault each other — and the rollout has been uneven. Tens of thousands of military kids live and go to school on U.S. bases worldwide....
2019-06-12 09:17

Adam Driver credits the military for the courage to act NEW YORK (AP) — Adam Driver, who earned an Oscar nomination for “BlacKkKlansman” and stars in the “Star Wars” saga, credits something a bit different for his career — his military service. Driver joined the Marines shortly aft...
2019-05-22 18:17

7 people die in military helicopter crash in Venezuela A Venezuelan military helicopter crashed on Saturday in Hatillo, a municipality near Caracas, killing all seven on board, according to a statement released by the Ministry of Defense....
2019-05-21 16:17

Trump Says There’s a ‘Chance’ of Military Action Against Iran On the last day of his visit to Britain, the president gave an interview to Piers Morgan in which he cast his ban on transgender people in the military as an economic decision....
2019-06-05 12:51

Russia & China Flex Military Muscle: Why Now? Vostok-2018 is the largest ever joint military exercise between Russia and China. ElliottWaveTV's Vadim Pokhlebkin asked our Global Market Perspective contributor, Mark Galasiewski, if the timing of Vostok-2018 came as a surprise. (Spoiler alert: It ...
2019-05-21 14:32

An AEI scholar breaks down the military history between Iran and the US The Trump administration is accusing Iran for the attacks on the shipping tankers in the Gulf of Oman. The attacks are the latest in a series in the region that the U.S. blames on Iran, despite the Iranian government's denials. Michael Rubin, Am...
2019-06-15 02:34

Sudan military acknowledges violations in sit-in dispersal KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan’s ruling military has acknowledged that security forces committed violations when they moved in to disperse a protest sit-in camp outside the military headquarters in Khartoum last week. The spokesman of the ruling ...
2019-06-14 12:51

Two Missing After Blasts At Russian Military Plant, 22 Injured At least two people were missing on Saturday after blasts at the explosives plant Kristall in the central Russian town of Dzerzhinsk, Interfax and RIA news agencies reported....
2019-06-01 19:17

Scores injured in blasts at Russian military plant Seventy-nine people were injured when several blasts at the explosives plant Kristall shook the central Russian town of Dzerzhinsk on Saturday, the Russian health ministry said....
2019-06-02 00:00

Israeli military says 2 rockets fired at Israel from Syria JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military says two projectiles have been fired from Syria toward the Israeli-controlled Golan Heights. The military said Saturday there were no reports of casualties or damage. Israeli media reported sirens warning of inco...
2019-06-02 01:00

Huawei Not A Military Company, Says China's Defence Minister Huawei is not a military company despite its founder Ren Zhengfei's previous career in the army, China's Defence Minister General Wei Fenghe said Sunday, amid growing US-China tensions over trade and......
2019-06-02 08:17

UPDATE 1-Japan's military says pilot vertigo likely cause of F-35 crash Japan's air force said on Monday "spatial disorientation" likely caused one of its pilots to fly his F-35 stealth fighters into the Pacific Ocean in April, hitting the water at more than 1,100 kph (683 mph)....
2019-06-10 12:17

Israeli military says it has targeted militant sites in Gaza JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military says it struck several militant sites in the Gaza Strip after a Palestinian rocket hit a building in southern Israel. The army said Israeli warplanes attacked “terror infrastructure” in Gaza early on ...
2019-06-14 12:51

No Houthi military in three key Yemen ports for past month: U.N. A U.N. mission monitoring a peace deal between warring parties in Yemen's Hodeidah region said on Wednesday it had not detected any Houthi military forces in three key ports since the group withdrew a month ago....
2019-06-12 23:17

Syria says Israel hit military position in country’s south BEIRUT (AP) — Syria’s state-run news agency says Israel has attacked a military position in southern Syria, causing material damage. SANA said that during the Wednesday morning attack on al-Harra hill, Syrian air defenses were able to shoot dow...
2019-06-12 09:17

Burden sharing with U.S. is about more than military spending: German conservative The United States must contribute to international efforts to protect the climate and help Europe respond to the challenge of a rising China, the German chancellor's heir apparent said, arguing that fair burden sharing went beyond military spending....
2019-06-12 10:51

Philippines military: Dutch birdwatcher killed during gunfight Philippine military officials said Friday a Dutch man held hostage by militants of Abu Sayyaf in the southern Philippines was killed during an armed skirmish....
2019-05-31 23:34

Japan and Russia accuse one another of dangerous military buildup The accusations have been leveled at a meeting between foreign and defense ministers in Tokyo. At dispute are islands both countries claim as their own, and a new US missile defense system....
2019-05-31 05:17

Pompeo: 'Of course' military option on table to deal with Iran Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday that the United States is considering "a full range of options," including a military response, to combat Iranian aggression....
2019-06-17 08:34

Sudan’s military blames protest leaders for escalation KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan’s ruling military blames the protest movement for an escalation as the second day of the opposition’s general strike kicks in. The protesters have been trying to pressure the army to hand over power to civilia...
2019-06-10 11:51

San Pedro de la Roca Castle and the Military Might of Spain in Cuba Top quality cigars and contagious rhythm have long been associated with the Caribbean’s largest island.  ...
2019-06-10 10:17

Sudan: Dozens die as military nixes deal with protesters The military council said it will not uphold an agreement with the opposition after it rejected a plan for quicker elections. Demonstrators called the deaths of 60 people a "bloody massacre."...
2019-06-05 09:00

Sudan military leader calls for elections within 9 months Sudan's military ruler Abdel Fattah al-Burhan called on Tuesday for general elections to be held within nine months while terminating previous agreements the military had made with the opposition....
2019-06-04 13:51

Sudanese opposition rejects military's schedule for elections Sudan's opposition rejected on Tuesday a plan by military authorities to hold elections within nine months, a prominent opposition figure said, after the country's worst day of violence since ex-president Omar al-Bashir was ousted in April....
2019-06-04 11:34

Russia to Trump: Our military personnel are still in Venezuela - Ifax A statement by U.S. President Donald Trump asserting that Russia had removed "most of their people" from Venezuela does not correspond to reality and military cooperation continues, Interfax news agency cited a source as saying on Tuesday....
2019-06-04 11:34

| Sudan military ruler promises elections within nine months Sudan's army ruler General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan has said the country's military rulers had decided to cancel what they had previously agreed with protesters about the country's transition and hold elections within nine months....
2019-06-04 10:34

Sudan: Dozens die as military cancels deal with protesters The military council said it will not uphold an agreement with the opposition after it rejected a plan for quicker elections. Demonstrators called the deaths of 60 people a "bloody massacre."...
2019-06-05 14:17

Sudan says military council suspends decree on UN sites A Sudanese diplomat says the transitional military council has suspended implementation of a decree demanding that the joint U.N.-African Union peacekeeping force in Darfur hand over its premises as part of its withdrawal...
2019-06-15 08:51

UN Security Council to discuss Sudan’s military crackdown KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — The U.N. Security Council is set to discuss Sudan after its ruling military conducted a deadly crackdown on pro-democracy protesters. The United Kingdom and Germany requested the closed-door session, set for Tuesday afternoon. ...
2019-06-04 09:34

Russia denies unsafe encounter with U.S. military plane The Russian Defense Ministry on Wednesday denied U.S. accusations that one of its jets flew unsafely near an American plane over the Mediterranean Sea....
2019-06-06 02:34

California turns to military technology to help fight fires California has a new level of cooperation with the Pentagon as it tries to avoid another deadly, destructive fire season, Gov. Gavin Newsom said Monday, downplaying friction with President Donald Trump's administration....
2019-06-04 02:00

Afghan military frees 84 prisoners from Taliban jail KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan military spokesman says troops have freed 84 prisoners from a Taliban-run facility in the northern Faryab province. Mohammad Anif Rezaye says most of those freed in the operation late Wednesday were Afghan security...
2019-06-06 16:51

Sudan Military and Protesters Violently Clash in the Capital Sudanese security forces stormed a monthslong sit-in of civilian protesters in the capital Khartoum, signaling a breakdown in negotiations between the military junta and protest leaders over who should rule the country after the April ouster of longt...
2019-06-03 12:00

Putin says Japan's military cooperation with U.S. is source of concern President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday that Russia had concerns about Japan's military cooperation with the United States, but respected Tokyo's right to defend itself anyway it saw fit....
2019-06-06 17:00

1 Dead, 22 Injured In US Military Academy Training Accident One US military cadet was killed and 22 cadets and soldiers were injured when their transport vehicle overturned Thursday at the US Military Academy at West Point, New York, the academy said....
2019-06-07 00:17

Pentagon informs White House the military must not be politicized Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan informed the White House that the U.S. military must not be politicized, following a move by aides to President Trump to obscure the USS John S. McCain from Trump's view during a presidential visit to Japan....
2019-06-02 19:17

Amid USS McCain controversy, Pentagon says military will not be politicized The Pentagon has told the White House that the U.S. military will not be politicized, a U.S. official said on Sunday, amid a controversy after officials directed the United States Navy to keep the USS John S. McCain out of sight during a recent speec...
2019-06-02 17:34

Japan's military says pilot disorientation likely cause of F-35 crash in April Japan's air force on Monday said spatial disorientation likely caused one of its pilots to fly his F-35 stealth fighters into the Pacific Ocean in April, hitting the water at more than 1,100 kph (683 mph)....
2019-06-10 07:00

Sudanese protesters: Death toll in military crackdown at 60 KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Organizers of the pro-democracy protests in Sudan say the death toll across the country since the violent dispersal of their sit-in in Khartoum earlier this week has increased to 60. The previously reported death toll stood at ...
2019-06-05 08:34

US military researching whether fish can serve as underwater spies Who better to know if something fishy is going on? The federal Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is conducting research to determine whether various forms of sea life — ranging from bioluminescent plankton to goliath grouper — could s...
2019-05-31 00:17

Venezuela's Military Deserters Face Disappointment Across the Border When Gabriel Pérez fled for this Colombian border city after defecting from Venezuela’s military, he thought he and hundreds of other deserters would soon launch an incursion to topple the autocrat back home. That isn’t how things worked out....
2019-05-29 16:17

De Blasio honors fallen US military members at the Intrepid Thousands of veterans, their families and survivors — along with hundreds of active duty members in town for Fleet Week — commemorated Memorial Day today at the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum....
2019-05-28 01:17

Mexican military helicopter crashes, killing five crew A Mexican military helicopter engaged in fire-fighting operations crashed in central Mexico on Friday, killing five members of the Navy crew, the Navy said on Saturday....
2019-05-25 22:17

IHOP is selling pancakes for $1 on Tuesday, with proceeds going to the military If you're looking for a discounted breakfast, IHOP is selling $1 pancakes as part of National Military Appreciation Month.        ...
2019-05-21 16:00

U.S. military begins Exercise Northern Edge in Alaska Approximately 10,000 U.S. military personnel are participating in a 12-day joint training exercise called Northern Edge 2019 on and above central Alaska ranges and the Gulf of Alaska....
2019-05-21 17:17

U.S. Officials Say Military Moves to Deter Iran Are Working Lawmakers are divided ahead of intelligence briefings on Capitol Hill focused on rising tensions with Iran and America’s deployments to the Middle East....
2019-05-21 20:51

Russian Bombers, Fighters Intercepted Near Alaska By F-22s: US Military US fighters intercepted six Russian military aircraft in international airspace west of Alaska, and shadowed them until they exited the area, the North American Air Defense Command said Tuesday....
2019-05-21 22:51

Sudan military wants to cede power quickly: general Sudan's military wants to hand power to a democratically elected government as soon as possible in the tumultuous aftermath of former president Omar al-Bashir's overthrow, a prominent general said in an interview published on Wednesday....
2019-05-23 01:17

Uganda protests Rwanda military incursion on its territory Uganda on Saturday protested an incursion by Rwandan soldiers on its territory that it said resulted in two deaths, a development that could inflame already tense relations between the neighbors....
2019-05-25 20:17

US Military Helicopter Destroyed In Afghanistan "Hard Landing" Passengers and crew aboard a US military helicopter were injured when the chopper they were travelling in was destroyed during a "hard landing" in Afghanistan, a US official said Saturday....
2019-05-25 12:00

US Lawmaker Says He Took Photo With Enemy Corpse During Military Service Rep. Duncan Hunter, R-Calif., told a town hall audience Saturday that he took a picture of himself with a dead combatant during his military service, according to local media outlets - a potential......
2019-05-28 14:34

Taiwan’s military trains for a Chinese invasion on the beach FANGSHAN, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwanese tanks and soldiers have fired at simulated Chinese forces in an anti-invasion drill on the island’s coast. The live-fire drill on Thursday at a beach in southern Taiwan is part of an ongoing annual exercise des...
2019-05-30 10:51

Wolves are spreading in Germany by moving into military land Wolves have returned to Germany. The animals seem to be spreading by moving between military training grounds, preferring these to protected natural areas...
2019-05-21 14:39

Sudan protesters threaten military with civil disobedience KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan’s protesters are threatening a civil disobedience campaign if the ruling military refuses to hand over power to civilians. The threat comes after a two-day strike meant to pressure the military showed no tangible ef...
2019-05-30 11:34

UAE communicating with Sudanese opposition and military council: minister The United Arab Emirates is continuing its communications with the Sudanese opposition and the ruling military council, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs said on Tuesday in a tweet....
2019-06-11 21:17

9 incredibly successful companies founded by military veterans Amazon Some of the world's most recognized companies have founders who served overseas. The companies include retail giant Walmart, whose founder Sam Walton served as an Army captain. Here are other successful businessmen with roots in the military...
2019-05-28 01:00

Taiwan's military stages mock Chinese invasion Thousands of air, sea, and land troops took part in the exercises across the entire island. The drills took place amidst what Taiwan says is increasing military intimidation from China....
2019-05-30 17:17

African Union suspends Sudan, demands end to military rule Sudan has been suspended from the African Union until civilian rule is established in the country. Calls for the bloc to take action mounted after a crackdown by the army this week, in which scores were killed....
2019-06-07 00:51

Military doctors are doing fewer amputations, and there's a risk they could forget how to treat them Getty Images/Matt Cardy The number of service members with combat-related amputations has declined sharply since 2011, when the number of amputations was at a peak of 260. There were three in 2018. The decline has raised concern that military medica...
2019-06-07 21:51

Turkish Military, Defying U.S., Trains to Use Russian Missile Defense Turkey’s armed forces have begun training to use a Russian missile-defense system that it purchased despite U.S. warnings, deepening a rift between the two NATO allies....
2019-05-24 02:00

Iran can sink U.S. warships with 'secret weapons', military official says Iran can sink U.S. warships sent to the Gulf region using missiles and "secret weapons", a senior Iranian military official was quoted as saying by the semi-official news agency Mizan on Saturday....
2019-05-25 10:51

African bloc suspends Sudan demanding end to military rule The African Union (AU) on Thursday suspended Sudan until there was civilian rule, intensifying global pressure on its new military leaders to stand down after the worst violence since Omar al-Bashir's fall in April....
2019-06-06 22:17

Trump says bolstering military’s budget makes up for his draft deferment ​President Trump, who got ​a ​draft deferment for bone spurs during the Vietnam ​War, said he didn’t serve because he was “never a fan” of the conflict but is making up for it now by bolstering the military’s budget. “I ...
2019-06-05 15:34

Mike Pence tells US military graduates: you should expect to see combat ‘Some of you will join the fight against radical Islamic terrorists’Pence hints at possible military intervention in VenezuelaVice-President Mike Pence has told the most diverse graduating class in the history of the US Military Academy the world is ...
2019-05-26 00:51

Sudanese Protestors Say 60 People Have Died in This Week’s Military Crackdown (KHARTOUM, Sudan) — Organizers of the pro-democracy protests in Sudan say the death toll across the country since the violent dispersal of their sit-in in Khartoum earlier this week has increased to 60. The previously reported death toll stood ...
2019-06-05 10:17

Pence tells West Point military graduates they will certainly see combat "It is a virtual certainty that you will fight on a battlefield for America at some point in your life," U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said. "You will lead soldiers in combat. It will happen. Some of you may even be called upon to serve in this hemi...
2019-05-26 06:51

Blast near Afghan military training center kills at least six: officials A suicide bomber blew himself up at the entrance to a military training center in the Afghan capital on Thursday, killing at least six people and wounding six, police and security officials said....
2019-05-30 12:34

Trump prepared to talk to Iran but says always a chance of military action U.S. President Donald Trump said he was prepared to talk to Iranian President Hassan Rouhani but that there was always a chance of U.S. military action against the Islamic Republic....
2019-06-05 08:17

Sudan’s Protesters Reject Military Plan a Day After Bloody Crackdown The movement’s leaders rejected a military plan to hold elections within nine months and instead vowed a civil disobedience campaign to force the military from power....
2019-06-05 01:34

Sudan’s Military Calls for Election After Violent Crackdown on Protesters At least 60 people were killed and hundreds wounded in Khartoum on June 3 when the Sudanese military raided a peaceful sit-in calling for democratic reform. Troops shot into the crowd with live ammunition, set tents alight and beat fleeing protesters...
2019-06-06 12:34

US military asks Germany to extend Tornado mission in Syria A German newsmagazine has reported that the US wants a German air force mission in Syria to continue. But Angela Merkel's junior coalition partners say they want the flights to end later this year....
2019-06-08 08:17

Iran top military chief issues threat: ‘Our hands are on the trigger’ Iran’s highest-ranking military official offered a stark warning after reports emerged that the U.S. is considering deploying 10,000 troops to the Middle East....
2019-05-23 21:51

Niger: US military vehicle hits roadside bomb, no casualties NIAMEY, Niger (AP) — Authorities in Niger say an American military vehicle struck a roadside bomb in the troubled West African country but no one was killed. The prime minister’s press office said the incident happened Saturday night near a Nig...
2019-06-09 18:17

Khartoum protests resume after Sudan military admits abuses Several officers arrested over protest camp crackdown in which more than 100 killedHundreds of people have turned out in Khartoum for the first demonstrations since security forces attacked a protest camp in the Sudanese capital last week, killing at...
2019-06-14 23:51

Airbus agrees new contract for delayed A400M military transporter Airbus has reached an agreement with European state buyers to revise a contract for its delayed A400M military transporter plane, resetting Europe's largest defense project after a lengthy wrangle over costs and military capability....
2019-06-14 12:17

U.S. military intelligence steps up accusation against Russia over nuclear testing U.S. government “has assessed that Russia conducted nuclear weapons tests that have created nuclear yield,” Defense Intelligence Agency says in statement....
2019-06-14 06:17

U.S. releases video it says shows Iran's military recovering mine The U.S. military released a video late on Thursday that it said showed Iran's Revolutionary Guard (IRGC) removing an unexploded mine from the side of a Japanese-owned oil tanker, as Washington blamed Iran for attacks rattling global oil markets....
2019-06-14 05:51

Groundbreaking Report Gives Us a Glimpse of the US Military’s Gigantic Carbon Footprint There are a lot of superlatives that can be used to describe the U.S. military. It represents the biggest chunk of the federal budget. It’s extremely good at killing people. And it’s also a prolific carbon emitter and serial oil user.Read more......
2019-06-13 16:17

China Cancels Military Meeting With Vietnam Over Territorial Dispute The public sign of discord is highly unusual for the two Communist neighbors, and it comes as Beijing seeks to expand its influence in the South China Sea....
2019-05-21 15:17

AU envoy mediates Sudan crisis as protesters slam military KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — An African Union envoy is in Sudan to mediate the crisis as leaders of the country’s protest movement accuse the ruling military of pursuing a brutal crackdown on protesters. The Sudanese Professionals Association, which ...
2019-06-13 12:34

Fin24.com | Military stake stymies R57bn Zim platinum project A plan to build Zimbabwe’s biggest platinum mine at a cost of about $4bn, about R57bn, is floundering because a military stake in the project has deterred potential backers, according to people familiar with the funding discussions....
2019-05-21 16:17

3 dead, 15 hurt in clash between Pashtun activists, Pakistani military At least three people were killed and 15 were injured Sunday when clashes between Pakistani military troops and Pashtun activists broke out during a sit-in protest near the Afghanistan border....
2019-05-27 12:34

Ubisoft reveals new Tom Clancy's Elite Squad mobile military RPG This year's E3 2019 gaming convention is just opening its doors for visitors, but just about every major publisher and developer has already revealed its roadmap for the rest of the year and early 2020. Apart from introducing a new title in the Watch...
2019-06-11 07:34

Military parts supplier TransDigm draws scrutiny over prices In a letter addressed to Defense Department Inspector General Glenn Fine, members of the House Oversight Committee called for a comprehensive investigation into the business practices of Transdigm, an Ohio-based military equipment supplier....
2019-06-09 07:17

Military making little progress in eradicating sexual misconduct: survey A new Statistics Canada survey of military personnel suggests the Canadian Forces has made minimal progress in eradicating serious sexual misconduct....
2019-05-22 19:17

Architects of Post-9/11 CIA Interrogation Program to Testify Before a Military Tribunal (WASHINGTON) — Two former CIA contractors who designed the harsh interrogation program used after the Sept. 11 attacks are being summoned to testify before the military tribunal at the U.S. base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Psychologists James Mitc...
2019-05-21 15:51

As China Looms, Australia’s Military Refocuses on Pacific Neighbors The Australian military’s role in regional stability is evolving in the face of a rising, powerful China and a United States in seeming retreat from the global stage....
2019-06-11 23:00

House Panel’s Assent Gives Life to Effort to End 9/11 Military Authorization For the first time in years, there’s a glimmer of hope for lawmakers intent on repealing a 9/11 era measure that has been stretched to enable open-ended warfare....
2019-05-23 02:00

A trail of toxicity: the US military bases making people sick In Colorado Springs, businesses are suing the military for perfluorinated compounds, which some are calling ‘Agent Orange 2.0’Over the last 80 years, much of the land surrounding Venetucci Farm was sold to the US army to establish the base now known ...
2019-05-23 08:17

United Technologies and Raytheon to Combine Into Aerospace and Military Giant United Technologies, with businesses spanning elevators, air-conditioning and aircraft parts, is transforming into a more focused rival to giants like Boeing and Lockheed Martin....
2019-06-10 03:51

Trump wins U.S. court victory in quest for transgender military ban A U.S. appeals court handed President Donald Trump a victory in his effort to ban most transgender people from the military, ordering a judge to reconsider her ruling against the policy, which the U.S. Supreme Court has allowed to take effect....
2019-06-14 22:17

Venezuela's Guaido calls for probe into funds for military defectors Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido on Saturday called for an investigation into claims his representatives misappropriated funds intended to help defectors from the Venezuelan military living in Colombia....
2019-06-16 00:17

Sudan's military rulers say protest site threatens country: TV Sudan's Transitional Council on Thursday accused protesters of seizing a vehicle belonging to the paramilitary Rapid Support Forces and said an encampment outside the Defence Ministry in central Khartoum has become a threat to the country....
2019-05-31 01:00

China vows military action if Taiwan, sea claims opposed China’s defense minister is warning its military will “resolutely take action” to defend Beijing’s claims over self-ruled Taiwan and disputed South China Sea waters...
2019-06-02 07:00

Former Navy Judge Named to Oversee Guantánamo Military Court Progress in trying terrorist suspects has been scant. The last full-time person in the role was dismissed after considering plea deals in the Sept. 11 and the destroyer Cole cases....
2019-05-29 04:17

Pentagon tells White House to stop politicizing military SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Pentagon has told the White House to stop politicizing the military, amid a furor over a Trump administration order to have the Navy ship named for the late Sen. John McCain hidden from view during a presidential visit. ...
2019-06-02 13:34

Taiwan lands aircraft on highway as part of military drills CHANGHUA, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan has landed war planes on a normally busy highway to simulate a response to a Chinese attack on its airfields. Tuesday’s exercise is part of annual drills designed to showcase the island’s military capabiliti...
2019-05-28 05:34

Pentagon Tells the White House to Stop Politicizing Military SEOUL, South Korea — The Pentagon has told the White House to stop politicizing the military, amid a furor over a Trump administration order to have the Navy ship named for the late U.S. Sen. John McCain hidden from view during President Donald...
2019-06-02 17:34

More Than Patriotism on Their Sleeves: Military Patches Sport Trump Likeness A flap over politically themed patches worn by some American troops during President Trump’s visit of a warship in Japan has forced the Navy to review its policies....
2019-05-29 02:17

Trump expects Japan's military to reinforce US forces in Asia and beyond The U.S. president's comments followed his inspection of Japan's largest warship, the Kaga, a helicopter carrier designed to carry submarine-hunting helicopters to distant waters....
2019-05-28 08:17

The Latest: Sudan protesters: military raid at camp kills 9 KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — The Latest on the Sudanese military’s moves against a sit-in protest camp in the capital (all times local) 11:40 a.m. Sudanese protest organizers say the number of people killed in the military’s raid of a sit-in pr...
2019-06-03 11:51

Thai anti-military activist injured in street assault BANGKOK (AP) — A Thai activist opposed to the military’s role in politics says he was assaulted by a group of unknown men, in the latest in a series of such attacks. Sirawith Seritiwat says five or six men attacked him by surprise Sunday night ...
2019-06-03 11:51

The US military's 'doomsday plane' can withstand the aftermath of a nuclear blast The modified Boeing 747 is born and bred for battle, standing nearly six stories tall, equipped with four colossal engines and capable of enduring the immediate aftermath of a nuclear detonation....
2019-05-29 21:01

Former Missouri governor’s new military assignment prompts Navy investigation The Navy has commissioned an investigation examining how it manages personnel cases for those with personal misconduct allegations after it was reported former Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens may deploy to the Middle East....
2019-05-31 23:00

At Least 6 Dead In Suicide Blast Near Afghan Military Training Centre A suicide bomber blew himself up at the entrance to a military training centre in the Afghan capital on Thursday, killing at least six people and wounding six, police and security officials said....
2019-05-30 12:17

Russia says U.S. military curbs on space cooperation are unfair competition Russia accused the United States of trying to unfairly grab market share in the space services industry on Friday after the U.S. military imposed restrictions on space launch cooperation with Moscow....
2019-05-31 23:51

Sudan's military rulers say protest site threatens stability: TV Tens of thousands of Sudanese demonstrators converged on central Khartoum on Thursday night demanding civilian rule amid increasing tensions with the country's military rulers who accused a protest encampment of threatening stability....
2019-05-31 03:34

Sudan bans Al Jazeera amid protests over military rule Sudan's ruling military government closed media organization Al Jazeera's Khartoum bureau and banned its journalists from reporting from the country, the Qatar-based media company said....
2019-05-31 14:17

Russia ‘probably’ not abiding by nuclear test ban, says U.S. military intelligence official Moscow’s questionable approach to nuclear testing has helped Russia enhance new warhead designs, said the director of the Defense Intelligence Agency....
2019-05-30 06:34

Six Killed In ISIS-Claimed Blast At Kabul Military Academy In Afghanistan At least six people were killed and 16 more wounded in a suicide blast outside a military academy in the Afghan capital on Thursday, an official said....
2019-05-30 17:51

Raytheon to merge with United Technologies, creating a military-industrial behemoth The move pairs Raytheon, a massive defense manufacturer known for the Patriot missile defense system, with United's Collins Aerospace and Pratt & Whitney, some of the biggest names involved in aerospace engineering. It will give Raytheon a foothold i...
2019-06-10 03:17

Sudanese General Strike Launched to Protest Violent Military Crackdown (KHARTOUM, Sudan) — Shops were closed and streets were empty across Sudan on Sunday, the first day of a general strike called for the start of the workweek by protest leaders demanding the resignation of the ruling military council. The Sudanes...
2019-06-10 00:51

Buttigieg brandishes his military service to smack Trump as a draft dodger Democratic presidential candidate and Afghanistan War veteran Pete Buttigieg went after President Trump's avoidance of military service, accusing him of faking a disability to dodge going to Vietnam....
2019-05-23 20:34

For military families living on the financial edge, money matters are complicated Personal finance can be tricky for military families dealing with frequent moves and lower income, not mention the stress of deployment to often dangerous areas. Here's what help's out there to aid troops in managing their money....
2019-05-24 02:51

U.S. Senate committee proposes $301 million for military housing reform plan The Senate Armed Services Committee has proposed $301 million in new funding to enhance housing safety and oversight on U.S. military bases, following Reuters reports documenting squalid conditions in privately run military homes, senior committee st...
2019-05-24 01:34

Sudan's military rulers meet U.S. diplomats, Bashir charged with corruption The head of Sudan's ruling military council held talks on Thursday with the senior U.S. diplomat for Africa, who was visiting Khartoum to encourage a transition to democracy two months after the overthrow of former President Omar al-Bashir....
2019-06-14 00:51

Kate Middleton Beams as She Receives Prestigious First Salute During Military Concert Kate Middleton is stepping up to the plate in the Queen's absence. For the first time in her position, the Duchess of Cambridge was saluted by the troops at the annual Beating the......
2019-06-07 02:00

US military asks Germany to extend Tornado mission in Syria: report A German newsmagazine has reported that the US wants a German air force mission in Syria to continue. But Angela Merkel's junior coalition partners say they want the flights to end later this year....
2019-06-08 05:51

UN warns more military action in Syria’s Idlib province will overwhelm aid efforts The U.N. deputy humanitarian chief warned Tuesday that further military operations in northwest Syria's Idlib province will overwhelm aid efforts, stressing that an estimated 3 million people are caught up in crossfire in the last rebel stronghold....
2019-05-29 00:00

Italian Leonardo's U.S. defense unit grows as military orders rise -CEO Leonardo SpA's U.S. defense unit is growing significantly as the American military budget increases and the return on sales should increase, Chief Executive Officer Alessandro Profumo said on Wednesday....
2019-05-29 22:34

U.S. military identifies more remains of American war dead handed over by North Korea The U.S. military said on Tuesday that it had identified a total of six American troops from 55 boxes of human remains from the 1950-53 Korean War that North Korea handed over last year, even as the Pentagon has said it has given up hope of recoverin...
2019-05-29 13:34

As Guaido admits he needs more military support, Trump warns of worse to come in Venezuela Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido admitted Wednesday that this week's anti-government protests lacked the support of enough military defectors to topple the country's embattled President Nicolas Maduro....
2019-05-21 16:17

Human remains recovered from December midair crash of U.S. military planes A salvage operation after a midair collision of military planes off Japan's coast ended with the recovery of human remains, the U.S. Marines said on Monday....
2019-06-10 18:17

In Asia, Pentagon seeks to separate China military talks from trade war Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Wednesday that tense trade negotiations between China and the United States should be treated separately from military talks between the two countries....
2019-05-29 18:51

Military judge frees Navy SEAL in advance of murder trial _____ SAN DIEGO — A decorated Navy SEAL facing a murder trial in the death of an Islamic State prisoner was freed from custody Thursday after a military judge cited interference by prosecutors. The unexpected move drew gasps in a San Diego courtroom ...
2019-06-01 21:51

2020 candidate compares using taxpayer money for abortions to funding the military Democratic Rep. Seth Moulton criticized people who say they support abortion but do not want their tax dollars to fund them. He compared the position to supporting the U.S. military but not wanting to fund it....
2019-06-07 01:51

U.S. military families more negative about housing than landlords claim, survey shows U.S. military families are expressing far deeper dissatisfaction with their housing conditions than their private landlords claim, according to a granular survey of tenants at more than 100 bases across the country that was recently presented to Cong...
2019-05-22 13:34

New Zealand selects Lockheed C-130J as preferred military transport replacement New Zealand on Tuesday said it had selected Lockheed Martin Corp's C-130J Super Hercules as the preferred replacement for five ageing C-130 Hercules military transport aircraft, a choice in line with its closest allies....
2019-06-11 10:34

Revealed: how Trump's transgender ban has forced military members back into hiding Guardian investigation finds increased hostility towards trans people who could lose everything if they are outedDonald Trump’s ban on transgender people serving in the US military has spread a pall of fear over the 15,000 personnel it touches and em...
2019-06-13 15:51

Wave of military rollover deaths heightens fears over equipment and training A series of accidents over the past month have led to the deaths of at least five and injuries to 43 American troops, triggering questions over whether equipment and training shortcomings are responsible....
2019-06-11 06:34

Eighteen hurt as two car blasts target Libya military unit: sources At least 18 people were wounded in two car bomb explosions that targeted a military unit in Libya's eastern coastal city of Derna, sending plumes of black smoke into the sky, a medical source and residents told Reuters early on Sunday....
2019-06-02 11:17

Police: Solider wearing military gear opened fire into home LAUREL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Authorities in North Carolina say an active-duty soldier wearing military-issued ballistic gear opened fire into a home and was then wounded by return gunfire and injured in a car accident. News outlets report 24-year-old Eri...
2019-06-13 18:00

Australian navy pilots hit with lasers during South China Sea military exercise ANU expert questions if beams came from fishing boats that are part of China’s maritime militiaAustralian navy helicopter pilots have been hit with laser beams from fishing boats suspected of being part of China’s maritime militia during a recent mil...
2019-05-29 07:51

Taiwan holds military drills, vows to defend against Chinese aggression Taiwan's air, sea and land forces conducted a drill to repel an invading force on Thursday, as its defense minister pledged to defend the self-ruled island against China's rising military threat....
2019-05-30 10:00

Queen Elizabeth II Celebrates 93rd Birthday With Massive Military Parade President Donald Trump and his family got the royal treatment from Queen Elizabeth II this past week - and the American president was all in, gushing to Fox News that it was a highlight of his life,......
2019-06-09 07:17

Brazil military court frees soldiers pending killing trial A top Brazilian military court has ordered nine soldiers to be released while they await trial in an April shooting that killed two people in Rio de Janeiro, an incident that caused national outrage....
2019-05-24 03:00

Pakistan army says lawmakers critical of military involved in attack on checkpoint Pakistan's army on Sunday accused two lawmakers critical of the military of playing a key role in a clash with troops at a security checkpost in which three people were killed, setting up a potential confrontation with a vast rights movement the two ...
2019-05-26 17:17

Military prosecutor removed from case of Navy SEAL charged with war crimes The lead prosecutor in the court-martial of a U.S. Navy SEAL charged with war crimes was ordered removed from the case on Monday because he electronically tracked email communications of defense lawyers without a warrant, a Navy spokesman said....
2019-06-04 06:17

Germans Discover Military Jeep Hoods Used to Repair a Ceiling after World War II Like many other places in Germany, the western city of Bonn had plenty of rebuilding to do after World War II. So, with materials scarce, the owner of one building decided to use hoods from junked army Jeeps to build up his ceiling. Those hoods have ...
2019-05-27 21:34

Kremlin rebuffs Trump on Syria, says military action in Idlib is justified The Kremlin rebuffed criticism from U.S. President Donald Trump of Russian and Syrian government military action in Syria's rebel-held Idlib province, saying on Monday it was needed to shut down rebel attacks being launched from there....
2019-06-03 22:34

Sudan's military scraps deal with the opposition, calls for elections within nine months Sudan's Transitional Military Council (TMC) said on Tuesday it canceled all previous agreements with the main opposition coalition and called for snap elections following deadly violence in the capital Khartoum after security forces moved to disperse...
2019-06-04 05:34

Sudan opposition rejects military's offer of talks, dozens killed Sudan's military rulers offered to resume talks with opposition groups on Wednesday, two days after security forces mounted a deadly raid on a protest camp, but the opposition rejected the invitation....
2019-06-06 04:51

‘One bad thing that I’m guilty of’: Congressman says he took photo with enemy corpse during military service The congressman from California, who is awaiting trial on unrelated corruption charges, made the remarks while talking about the Navy SEAL who is charged with killing a prisoner....
2019-05-28 03:34

President Trump Blamed the Transgender Military Ban on an Inaccurate Cost for Surgery President Donald Trump blamed the cost of gender-transition surgeries for his Administration’s policy barring transgender people from serving in the military, citing a figure experts said was inaccurate. In an interview with British commentator...
2019-06-06 04:34

Sudan military chief visits Egypt, first trip Since Bashir's ouster The head of Sudan's ruling military council visited neighboring Egypt on Saturday - his first trip abroad since the army overthrew former president Omar al-Bashir last month after mass protests against his rule....
2019-05-25 20:17

Sudan military chief meets Egypt's Sisi on first trip since ouster The head of Sudan's ruling military council visited neighboring Egypt on Saturday - his first trip abroad since the army overthrew former president Omar al-Bashir last month after mass protests against his rule....
2019-05-25 22:17

These businesses are offering veterans and military free food or other Memorial Day deals At some businesses, veterans and other military personnel can get free Memorial Day meals and discounts when they show military identification.        ...
2019-05-24 11:01

Military vehicle accident at West Point turns deadly: reports At least one person was killed and several injured when an armored military personnel vehicle overturned near a training site at West Point military academy Thursday morning, reports said. The chaotic incident unfolded at around 7:30 a.m. when a 2.5-...
2019-06-06 16:34

Pak Military To Voluntarily Cut Defence Budget, Imran Khan Praises Move In an unprecedented voluntary move, Pakistan's military has decided to cut its defence budget for the next fiscal year amid an austerity drive launched by the government to help solve the......
2019-06-05 12:34

U.S. military in region is 'weakest' in history: Iran deputy Guards chief The U.S. military presence in the Middle East is at its "weakest in history", a deputy commander of Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards was on Sunday quoted by the semi-official news agency Fars as saying....
2019-05-26 11:51

Democratic presidential candidate Moulton: restore benefits of military discharged for being gay Democratic U.S. Representative Seth Moulton, a 2020 presidential candidate, on Thursday said if elected he would seek to retroactively upgrade the discharge status of military members dismissed on the basis of their sexual orientation....
2019-06-06 19:17

Sudan's military scraps agreement with the opposition, calls for elections within nine months Sudan's Transitional Military Council (TMC) will cancel all previous agreements with the main opposition coalition, the council head said in a televised statement, following deadly violence in the capital Khartoum after security forces moved to dispe...
2019-06-04 05:34

Military judge removes prosecutor from Navy SEAL murder case SAN DIEGO (AP) — A judge in California has removed the lead prosecutor from the case of a Navy SEAL accused of war crimes in Iraq. The military judge on Monday took the rare step after defense lawyers accused the prosecution of spying on their emails...
2019-06-04 09:34

U.S. court lets Trump transgender military ban stand, orders new review A U.S. appeals court handed President Donald Trump a victory in his effort to ban most transgender people from the military, ordering a judge to reconsider her ruling against the policy, which the U.S. Supreme Court has allowed to take effect....
2019-06-15 04:00

Free food and Memorial Day deals for active military and veterans Monday Veterans and other military personnel can enjoy free meals and discounts Monday at Hooters, Applebee's, Outback Steakhouse and other businesses.        ...
2019-05-24 11:01

Sudan protest leaders call for civil disobedience against military rulers One of Sudan's biggest pro-democracy groups says people should pile pressure on the country's military rulers. The call came days after the military killed dozens at a pro-democracy sit-in in the capital....
2019-06-09 04:34

John Cusack defends not standing 'fast enough' for Wrigley Field military salute Actor John Cusack faced pushback on social media after he was caught not standing for a military salute at a Cubs game at Wrigley Field Wednesday night....
2019-05-23 09:51

Military judge removes chief prosecutor in Navy SEAL war crimes case The chief prosecutor in the case of Navy SEAL Special Operations Chief Edward Gallagher was removed from the prosecution team by a military judge on Monday....
2019-06-04 06:17

Joe Douglas on Adam Gase bond, military dad, Jets’ Super Bowl quest New Jets general manager Joe Douglas discusses the types of players he seeks, the importance of culture and his philosophy on team-building in a Q&A chat with Post columnist Steve Serby. Q: Who are GMs in any sport who you admire? A: Growing up in Ri...
2019-06-15 19:17

Sudan's military scraps deal with protest groups, calls for elections within 9 months Sudan's ruling military council said on Tuesday it was canceling all agreements with the main opposition coalition and called for elections within nine months, following the worst violence since President Omar al-Bashir was ousted in April....
2019-06-04 08:34

Oklahoma military base set to house migrant childern was once a WWII internment camp A U.S. Army base in Oklahoma that the federal government says will temporarily house children crossing the border without their parents was used during World War II as a Japanese internment camp....
2019-06-13 05:00

Boeing's Tapestry Solutions announces $259M military aircraft software contract Boeing's Tapestry Solutions division announced a 10-year, $259 million contract to provide Weapon Planning Software to the U.S. military and its allies....
2019-05-29 18:51

McSally defends keeping military commanders involved in sexual assault cases Sen. Martha McSally on Sunday defended keeping military commanders involved in sexual assault matters and deciding which cases proceed, despite opposition from lawmakers who believe military prosecutors outside the chain of command should instead rev...
2019-05-27 07:51

Acting defense chief rips China over tech theft, military outposts Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan denounced China’s efforts to steal technology from other nations and militarize man-made outposts in the South China Sea as a “toolkit of coercion,” saying activities by Beijing the US perceives as hostile mu...
2019-06-01 23:34

Sudan military chief offers talks as violence death toll hits 60 Sudan's military ruler offered to resume talks with opposition groups without conditions on Wednesday, in an apparent olive branch two days after security forces mounted a deadly raid on a protest camp in central Khartoum....
2019-06-05 15:00

For female vets, sex assault in military boosts odds of lasting sexual pain (Reuters Health) - Military women who are sexually assaulted may be at an especially high risk of developing lasting sexual pain, a U.S. study suggests....
2019-06-12 00:17

Thai Lawmakers Elect Military Chief Prayut Chan-O-Cha As Prime Minister Thailand's junta chief Prayut Chan-O-Cha was elected late Wednesday as the kingdom's first civilian prime minister since the 2014 coup he led, in a vote by a parliament stacked with appointed allies......
2019-06-05 22:00

ICE: Students from Iran, Russia, China stealing military, high-tech secrets In a new warning about immigrant crime, a top ICE official Wednesday said that Iran, Russia, and China are using visiting students to steal military and high-tech secrets from schools and research centers, many funded by U.S. taxpayers....
2019-06-05 22:51

Philippine military says Dutch hostage has been killed by Muslim militants during gunbattle with troops MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine military says Dutch hostage has been killed by Muslim militants during gunbattle with troops. The post Philippine military says Dutch hostage has been killed by Muslim militants during gunbattle with troops appea...
2019-05-31 12:17

'Operation Heal Our Patriots' helps wounded military couples in their married lives Dozens of combat-wounded veterans and their spouses will be flown to Alaska this week as part of a week-long biblically-based marriage retreat covered by the Christian non-profit, Samaritan's Purse, "for spiritual refreshment, physical renewal, and m...
2019-05-28 01:00

U.S. military wants to send thousands more troops to Middle East amid Iran tensions The proposal comes as the military seeks to address what officials have described as a spike in threats against American forces, detected by U.S. intelligence streams, from Iran and its proxy groups....
2019-05-24 03:34

Saudi Crown Prince meets Sudan's military council deputy heed: SPA Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman met the deputy head of Sudan's transitional military council who is visiting Saudi Arabia, Saudi Press Agency said early on Friday....
2019-05-24 03:51

Prince Harry, Meghan attend military parade to honor Queen Elizabeth Britain's Prince Harry and his wife Meghan were among members of the royal family to attend an annual military parade in honor of Queen Elizabeth on Saturday - Meghan's first official royal......
2019-06-08 21:51

Japanese oil tanker owner disagrees with US military that a mine caused blast near Iran "I do not think there was a time bomb or an object attached to the side of the ship," Yutaka Katada, president of Kokuka Sangyo, said at a press conference Friday....
2019-06-14 20:17

Harry Reid wants hearings on what the military knows about UFOs: 'They would be surprised how the American public would accept it' Nearly two years after it was reported that the Pentagon set up a secret program to investigate UFOs at the request of former Sen. Majority Leader Harry Reid, the former Senator is clamoring for Congress to look into what the military knows about the...
2019-06-14 23:34

West Point cadet killed when military vehicle flips at training site One cadet from the U.S. Military Academy in West Point, New York, died and 22 cadets and soldiers were injured on Thursday when a tactical vehicle carrying them flipped over during a training mission, officials said....
2019-06-06 22:00

Shelters Are Overcrowded With Migrant Children. Now the Trump Administration Is Scouting Military Bases The Trump Administration is assessing whether military bases in Oklahoma, Montana and Georgia are suitable to shelter immigrant children who are apprehended at the U.S.-Mexico border without an adult relative. The evaluations are part of the governme...
2019-06-05 23:00

Pentagon mulling U.S. military request to send 5,000 troops to Middle East: officials The U.S. Department of Defense is considering a U.S. military request to send about 5,000 additional troops to the Middle East amid increasing tensions with Iran, two U.S. officials told Reuters on Wednesday....
2019-05-23 01:17

Sudan: Death toll climbs to 100 as bodies pulled from Nile after military crackdown Two days after the Sudanese military led a violent crackdown on protesters in the country's capital, over 100 people have been reported dead and 500 injured, the opposition said Wednesday....
2019-06-06 09:17

Farms, military, day cares: Who waited on disaster aid amid Trump-Congress brawl Survivors of an extraordinary string of disasters throughout the states and territories have hung in limbo for six months as Washington politicians sparred over the specifics of a multibillion-dollar plan to send extra aid their way. The more than 70...
2019-06-04 01:34

Pentagon mulling military request to send 5,000 troops to Middle East: officials The U.S. Department of Defense is considering a U.S. military request to send about 5,000 additional troops to the Middle East amid increasing tensions with Iran, two U.S. officials told Reuters on Wednesday....
2019-05-23 09:34

TurboTax promoted a 'military discount' that charges service members who are eligible to file for free Nicolas Armer/picture alliance via Getty Images Service members making under $66,000 are supposed to be able to file on TurboTax for free. On the TurboTax Military landing page, some were charged as much as $150, ProPublica reported. Like many other...
2019-05-23 22:51

Sudan military admits security forces committed 'violations' after protests turned deadly Sudan’s longtime genocidal dictator may be gone, but violence and repression continue to wreak havoc across the country as the ruling military council admitted "violations" after more than 100 protesters were killed following a sit-in camp outside th...
2019-06-14 17:51

In Libya, Guterres ‘deeply concerned’ by risk of fresh military confrontation, urges restraint The UN chief has expressed his deep concern by the reported advance of forces based in the east, towards the Libyan capital, Tripoli, declaring that “there is no military solution” to restoring peace and stability to the country....
2019-05-21 14:32

London Drugs offers to fund Victoria Remembrance Day costs as council debates asking military The Canadian pharmacy chain said the company plans to cover the costs of the events and other veterans' commemorations "for at least the next few years."...
2019-06-14 02:51

Philippines' Duterte calls for action to reduce the risk of military conflict in the South China Sea President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines is calling for action to lessen the chance of conflict in the South China Sea, where the U.S. and other countries are challenging China's assertions of sovereignty....
2019-06-01 09:51

Stop politicizing the military, Pentagon tells White House after USS John McCain controversy A U.S. defence official said Patrick Shanahan, Trump's acting defence chief, is considering sending out formal guidance to military units in order to avoid similar problems in the future....
2019-06-02 20:51

Senators from both parties unite to block Trump’s plan to sell military equipment to Saudis In a rare show of bipartisanship, senators from both sides of the aisle united Wednesday in an effort to block President Trump’s plan to sell $8 billion in military equipment to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. The senators said they would ...
2019-06-05 20:17

Myanmar: Conflict resolution at ‘total standstill’, military commanders must answer for crimes against humanity Myanmar’s military commanders must answer charges of war crimes, crimes against humanity and genocide in a credible court, a United Nations Independent International Fact-Finding Mission on Myanmar (FFM) said on Tuesday, urging the international comm...
2019-05-21 16:34

Yemen's Houthis launch drone attack on Saudi-led coalition military parade in Aden Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi movement launched a drone attack on a military parade for Saudi-led coalition forces in the port city of Aden, the group's Al Masirah TV said early on Monday....
2019-06-03 02:51

Myanmar Government side-lining democratic reform, resorting to military era repression: UN expert The human rights situation in Myanmar continues to deteriorate, as the civilian government fails to bring about democratic reforms and instead resorts to the kind of repression carried out under previous military regimes, said the UN human rights exp...
2019-05-21 17:51

Heavy machine gun fire heard as Sudan’s military moves in on sit-in protest in capital, Khartoum KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Heavy machine gun fire heard as Sudan’s military moves in on sit-in protest in capital, Khartoum. The post Heavy machine gun fire heard as Sudan’s military moves in on sit-in protest in capital, Khartoum appeared fi...
2019-06-03 10:00

Military judge removes prosecutor accused of misconduct in Navy SEAL murder trial The military prosecutor of a decorated Navy SEAL accused of murdering a wounded teenage ISIS prisoner in Iraq was booted from the case by a military judge Monday over unsanctioned tracking of the defense team's emails....
2019-06-04 04:17

Pentagon to increase military deployments in Middle East amid rising tensions with Iran Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said additional deployments might be required to protect U.S. interests in the Middle East, amid 'credible' threat from Iran.        ...
2019-05-24 18:51

U.S. military risks falling victim to China’s effort to gain technology edge, report warns The former No. 2 official at the Pentagon wrote in a report that China has devised a strategy to exploit the U.S. military’s weaknesses and offset its strengths.  ...
2019-06-06 14:00

Syrian state TV: Israeli rocket attack against military post in south kills 1 soldier and injures another DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syrian state TV: Israeli rocket attack against military post in south kills 1 soldier and injures another . The post Syrian state TV: Israeli rocket attack against military post in south kills 1 soldier and injures another appe...
2019-05-27 23:17

Ethiopian leader meets Sudanese opposition and military leaders, protesters say medical staff targeted Ethiopia's prime minister held separate talks with Sudan's military rulers and opposition in Khartoum on Friday in a bid to ease the political crisis that has followed the overthrow of President Omar al-Bashir....
2019-06-07 16:51

Judge tosses House Dems' lawsuit over Trump's use of emergency military funds for border wall Washington, D.C., district court Judge Trevor McFadden threw out House Democrats' lawsuit seeking an injunction against President Trump's emergency border wall funding reallocation, saying that the matter is fundamentally a political dispute and that...
2019-06-04 01:00

Sudan: ‘Violence must stop’, says UNICEF chief, ‘gravely concerned’ over 19 child deaths since military backlash At least 19 children have reportedly been killed in Sudan and another 49 injured since a military backlash against protesters began earlier this month, prompting the head of the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) to express her grave concern “at the impact ...
2019-06-11 23:34

Sudan: UN chief calls for ‘positive momentum’ as civilian rule talks stall between military and opposition The UN Secretary-General has commended the progress made so far between Sudan’s military leaders and opposition forces towards agreeing a timetable for a return to civilian rule, following the overthrow of President Omar al-Bashir just over a month a...
2019-05-21 15:17

West Point cadet killed, 22 injured when vehicle overturns in hilly terrain near military academy A West Point cadet was killed and 20 cadets and two soldiers injured Thursday when a tactical vehicle overturned while en route to a training site        ...
2019-06-06 23:34

Facebook Suspends Natural News, Founder Calls for President Trump to Use Military Against Tech Giants Facebook has suspended Natural News from posting on the social media platform where it has amassed almost 3 million followers. Natural News, which pushes wild conspiracy theories and once published an injectable DIY homeopathic “vaccine” for Ebola, h...
2019-06-10 16:00

Ethiopian leader Abiy arrives in Sudan to meet head of ruling military council in mediation bid Ethiopia's prime minister arrived in Khartoum on Friday to meet the chief of Sudan's ruling military council in a bid to mediate in the political crisis that has followed the overthrow of President Omar al-Bashir in April....
2019-06-07 12:17

Military judge removes prosecutor accused of misconduct from case of decorated Navy SEAL charged with murder SAN DIEGO (AP) — Military judge removes prosecutor accused of misconduct from case of decorated Navy SEAL charged with murder. The post Military judge removes prosecutor accused of misconduct from case of decorated Navy SEAL charged with murder appea...
2019-06-04 06:00

Suspending major military exercises with South Korea was 'prudent,' and pundits 'simply do not know the ground truth,' the top US commander there says Associated Press The Pentagon said earlier this year that it would replace major exercises done with South Korea with smaller, more specific training. Despite pundits decrying this move, the top US commander on the peninsula said it was a prudent de...
2019-05-23 22:51

Cadet killed, multiple people injured in personnel vehicle rollover at U.S. Military Academy training site WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) — Cadet killed, multiple people injured in personnel vehicle rollover at U.S. Military Academy training site. The post Cadet killed, multiple people injured in personnel vehicle rollover at U.S. Military Academy training site ap...
2019-06-06 16:51

South Korea will conduct new military-civilian exercises next week, replacing joint U.S. drill canceled last year South Korea will launch a new civilian-military exercise next week, its defense ministry announced on Friday, an alternative to a joint exercise with the United States that was canceled last year during ongoing peace eff...
2019-05-24 11:51

Exclusive: Thousands of Colombian FARC rebels return to arms despite peace accord - military intelligence report Roughly a third of the fighters in Colombia's former FARC rebel army have taken up arms again following a 2016 peace accord, posing a growing security risk in the Andean nation, according to a confidential military intelligence report reviewed by Reu...
2019-06-05 23:00

Military judge frees Navy SEAL from custody in advance of murder trial in death of Islamic State prisoner SAN DIEGO (AP) — Military judge frees Navy SEAL from custody in advance of murder trial in death of Islamic State prisoner. The post Military judge frees Navy SEAL from custody in advance of murder trial in death of Islamic State prisoner appeared fi...
2019-05-31 05:00

Sudan: UN chief deplores excessive force used against pro-democracy protesters, calls on military and civilian leaders to ‘stay the course’ in negotiations Security forces in Sudan fired on pro-democracy protesters in the capital Khartoum on Monday, leaving a number of dead and many more injured, prompting the United Nation chief’s condemnation and an appeal for “peaceful dialogue” to resume....
2019-06-03 19:17

Shanahan to meet Chinese counterpart at Singapore security conference as he lays out US strategy to counter China’s military expansionism SHANAHAN AT SHANGRI-LA: Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan is in Singapore today, where he is scheduled to deliver a major speech announcing the Pentagon’s new strategy for the Indo-Asia Pacific. The venue is the annual international security ...
2019-05-31 15:17

UPDATED: Thousands flee fighting around Libyan capital as Guterres condemns escalation, urges 'immediate halt' to all military operations The UN chief António Guterres strongly condemned  on Monday night the military escalation and ongoing fighting in and around the Libyan capital, Tripoli, including an aerial attack earlier in the day by aircraft from the self-styled Libyan National A...
2019-05-21 14:32

Imagine Dragons, Gavin DeGraw and Boyz II Men stand Side By Side with military Fleet Week and Memorial Day weekend will sound a bit sweeter this year thanks to a new event that will honor veterans and their families. Saturday’s inaugural Side By Side: A Celebration of Service will feature free performances by singer-songw...
2019-05-22 16:00

China rebuffs Shanahan’s rebuke over military outposts in South China Sea SHANAHAN DENOUNCES CHINA’S ‘TOOLKIT OF COERCION’: Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan went to Singapore with the intent of laying down a marker, namely that the United States will not accept China’s militarization of man-made islands in the Sou...
2019-06-03 21:17

Sudan protest organizers say the number of people killed in the military’s raid of a sit-in protest camp has risen to 9 KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan protest organizers say the number of people killed in the military’s raid of a sit-in protest camp has risen to 9. The post Sudan protest organizers say the number of people killed in the military’s raid of a ...
2019-06-03 11:51

China announces South China Sea military training exercises BEIJING (AP) — China has closed off an area of the South China Sea this week for military training. The China Maritime Safety Administration says drills are being held all day Sunday and half a day Tuesday in an area near China’s holdings in th...
2019-06-02 13:34

'Iran did do it': Trump addresses tanker attacks, points to US military video of removing mine The U.S. released a video it said shows Iran removing an unexploded limpet mine from one of the oil tankers targeted near the Strait of Hormuz.        ...
2019-06-14 16:34

Military boss 'slapped woman's bottom and dismissed it as banter' A military contractor accused of sexually assaulting a woman by slapping her on the bottom at a Royal Navy charity fundraiser dismissed the incident as "banter", a court heard....
2019-05-29 11:34

10 best-selling military books for Memorial Day, including 'Unbroken,' 'American Sniper' Take a look at the top-selling nonfiction, military titles that have appeared on our best-selling books list over the past 25 years.        ...
2019-05-23 18:17

Gulf of Oman oil tanker attack: US military releases video 'showing Iranian navy boat removing unexploded mine from tanker' The US has released a video which it claims shows an Iranian navy boat removing an unexploded mine from one of the oil tankers targeted in the Gulf of Oman....
2019-06-14 13:34

UK court sets Assange U.S. extradition hearing for February 2020 The full extradition hearing to decide whether Wikileaks founder Julian Assange should be sent to the United States to face accusations including spying charges will take place in February next year, a London court ruled on Friday....
2019-06-14 14:51

Health minister pulls out of race to be next UK PM as rival taunts Boris Johnson Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to replace Theresa May as Britain's prime minister, came under pressure on Friday to face the media over his Brexit plans as another of his rivals dropped out of the leadership battle....
2019-06-14 14:51

Swiss women stage strike for long-delayed equality Women across Switzerland held a strike on Friday to highlight their wealthy nation's poor record on female rights, recreating the passion of the first such walkout 28 years ago....
2019-06-14 14:51

Are you feeling as wiped out this morning as poor old Andrea de Cesaris is here?  Are you feeling as wiped out this morning as poor old Andrea de Cesaris is here?  Well, friends, don't worry—it's finally Friday, and in a mere nine hours we can all relax....
2019-06-14 14:51

Japanese operator: Sailors saw ‘flying objects’ before oil tanker attack The Japanese ship operator says sailors on board the Kokuka Courageous, one of the vessels attacked near the Strait of Hormuz, saw “flying objects” just before the attack, suggesting the tanker wasn’t damaged by mines. That account ...
2019-06-14 14:51

US Open: Leader Justin Rose wary of the wind picking up after finding opening round a breeze US Open leader Justin Rose believes it is unlikely there will be a repeat of Thursday's low scores, with conditions at Pebble Beach set to become more testing....
2019-06-14 15:17

Trapped in the city of a thousand mountains – video A new phenomenon has taken the internet by storm: Chinese rap. But behind its skyrocketing popularity, there is a struggle for freedom of speech. Rappers try to figure out what they can and cannot say after more censorship is announced Continue readi...
2019-06-14 15:17

United States suspends WTO intellectual property litigation against China The United States has halted a World Trade Organization dispute over China's treatment of intellectual property rights until Dec. 31, the WTO dispute panel hearing the case said in a statement published on Friday....
2019-06-14 15:34

Bridge Closures Starting June 17 In Laurel County LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet District 11 Office advises motorists that two bridges will be closed starting Monday. The KY 80 bridge over Lick Fork Creek at milepoint 17.708 and the KY 80 bridge over Hoophole ...
2019-06-14 15:34

Lindsey Horan Is Right Where She Wanted to Be Pursuing a career in Europe probably kept the U.S. midfielder out of the last World Cup. As she returns to Paris on Sunday, those same choices have put her front and center in this one....
2019-06-14 15:34

I used to think festivals weren’t for older people. Now, I say, bring it on | Coco Khan My friends say they’re ‘too old’ to go, but where do we learn to shut ourselves out of experiences we love?For the British teenage music‑lover, a summer festival is a rite of passage. I remember my first as if it were yesterday. I prepared weeks in a...
2019-06-14 15:34

City On A Hill struggles to transcend the clichés of the Boston crime genre Three years ago, Seth Meyers skewered the proliferation of Beantown crime thrillers with a fake trailer for Boston Accent that nailed the tropes established in films like The Departed and The Town. That should have been a clear signal that future suc...
2019-06-14 15:51

Mattel revs up Hot Wheels to new digital generation The iconic best-selling brand now has videogame tie-in with physical toy and digital track. Apple Stores to tout Hot Wheels id with in-store display.        ...
2019-06-14 16:00

Russia Sought to Use Social Media to Influence E.U. Vote, Report Finds A misinformation campaign by groups linked to Russia tried to depress voter turnout in last month’s parliamentary elections, a European Commission review said....
2019-06-14 16:00

US "Serious Threat To Global Stability": Iran's Hassan Rouhani In Bishkek Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said today that US actions present a serious threat to global and regional stability, speaking at an international forum in Kyrgyzstan....
2019-06-14 16:17

Saudi Arabia Repatriates 5 Sri Lankans Linked To Easter Attacks Five Sri Lankans wanted in connection with the Easter bombings that killed 258 people were arrested in Saudi Arabia and repatriated Friday, the police said....
2019-06-14 16:17

Ringside Seat: Could Schwarz be next to shock the world and beat Fury? Tyson Fury is putting his lineal heavyweight title on the line in his Las Vegas debut. Tom Schwarz wants the belt, but to win it, he'll need to score a gigantic upset. Here's everything you need to know....
2019-06-14 16:34

Todd Gurley remains biggest question during Rams offseason Gurley has the most touches over the last three years, but the workload has caught up to him and Gurley's health has hung over this entire offseason....
2019-06-14 16:34

Carbon pricing "essential" to stem global warming, pope tells energy leaders Pope Francis said on Friday that carbon pricing, used by many governments to make energy consumers pay for the costs of burning fossil fuels, was "essential" to stem climate change. The comment, the Pope's clearest statement to date on the issue, was...
2019-06-14 16:34

Oil tanker attacks echo Persian Gulf's 1980s 'Tanker War' Mysterious attacks on oil tankers near the strategic Strait of Hormuz this week show how one of the world's crucial chokepoints for global energy supplies can be easily targeted....
2019-06-14 16:34

New border czar: All illegal immigrants 'should be worried, no population off the table' President Trump’s pick to be the nation’s first-ever “border czar” is a longtime former cop and immigration official who takes a hard line on illegal crossings....
2019-06-14 16:34

Japan v Scotland: Women's World Cup 2019 – live! Women’s World Cup updates from the game in RennesLi’s volley seals vital victory for China against South AfricaAnd feel free to email Niall or tweet him @niallmcveigh 3.28pm BST 71 mins: Lauder’s diagonal ball looks to have set Ross away down the lef...
2019-06-14 16:34

These PS4, Xbox and Switch deals could be better than Prime Day's deals You know how it is in the build up to Amazon Prime Day. You get your wish list of the best tech and gaming deals, save up some cash to splash and then Amazon goes and forgets about gamers for its biggest sale event of the year.Last year was incredibl...
2019-06-14 16:34

Hong Kong braces for more protests as political pressure builds to delay or scrap extradition bill As Hong Kong braces for another round of protests, there were signs among the city's political leaders that the proposed extradition bill that has triggered strong opposition might be delayed, if not watered down.      ...
2019-06-14 16:34

Trump names former ICE official who said undocumented immigrants 'should be afraid' border czar "Tom Homan is coming back," Trump said during a sprawling interview on Fox News. "He's going to be very much involved with the border. That's what he really wants to be involved with."...
2019-06-14 17:01

Jack Dorsey answers our questions about Square’s plans for Bitcoin Square is a company best known for its disruptive card payment technology. Founded in 2009 by Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, the company sells affordable mobile-based point-of-sale systems. But beyond the world of traditional fiat currencies, the firm is m...
2019-06-14 17:17

How TomTom’s co-founder is empowering future devs At TNW Conference last month, tech leaders came together to discuss the future. Corinne Vigreux, co-founder of navigation tech giant TomTom, explained how her latest venture will equip the next generation with digital skills. Vigreux founded CODAM Co...
2019-06-14 17:17

NATO and Russia: Maneuvers and countermaneuvers on the Baltic Sea NATO is again running Baltic Sea drills — but now, the exercise is headed by the US Navy's 2nd Fleet, a key force during the Cold War era. Fleet commander Vice Adm. Andrew Lewis spoke to DW about NATO's objectives....
2019-06-14 17:17

Toyota: SMP's strategy cost it stronger Le Mans WEC pole shot Toyota believes SMP Racing could have challenged for pole position at the Le Mans 24 Hours if it had concentrated its qualifying efforts on one driver per car...
2019-06-14 17:51

Cocktail of the week: The Courtyard's American Beauty | The Good Mixer If you’re wondering where the summer’s gone, you’ll find it in this sunny, cucumber-infused take on G&T with lemon and apple juice Summer in a glass. For the syrup, use a cucumber-flavoured tonic water, if you can – there are a few on the market now,...
2019-06-14 17:51

Investigators to identify MH17 suspects: Dutch broadcasters Investigators will next week announce criminal proceedings against suspects in the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 five years ago, allegedly by pro-Russian separatists, two leading Dutch broadcasters reported on Friday....
2019-06-14 18:00

Wall Street drops as Broadcom warning pushes chip stocks lower U.S. stocks dropped on Friday, as shares of chipmakers sank on a warning from sector major Broadcom of a broad weakening in global demand and Chinese data pointed to the worst slowdown in industrial growth in 17 years....
2019-06-14 18:17

Jennifer Lopez Dishes on How Her Wedding to Alex Rodriguez Will Be Different Than Her Past 3 Jennifer Lopez wants a religious wedding when she marries Alex Rodriguez, in what will mark her fourth walk down the aisle. The 49-year-old pop singer and actress made her comments in a......
2019-06-14 18:34

Irina Shayk Slays at First Runway Show Since Bradley Cooper Breakup Less than a week after fans learned about her split from Bradley Cooper, Irina Shayk returned to the runway to walk in Thursday's CR Runway x LuisaViaRoma 90th anniversary fashion show in......
2019-06-14 18:34

How to Organize Your Recipes Offline There are a lot—some might say “too many”—recipes floating around in the world. Books and magazines are full of them but, thanks to the internet, you could cook a new recipe a day and never open a cookbook. There are many apps for keeping track of yo...
2019-06-14 18:51

Moonwalk and 9/11 images well known around the world – poll Researcher says findings of 12-nation survey are evidence of a ‘global visual memory’From the spacesuit-clad form of Buzz Aldrin on the moon to the middle-distance gaze of Che Guevara, some photographs really are seared into the public’s mind all ove...
2019-06-14 18:51

The Outer Worlds E3 Demo Featured Flexible Combat And Strategic Lying This week, my colleague Jason Schreier and I had a chance to sit in on a demo for The Outer Worlds, the newest game from Obsidian Entertainment. Outer Worlds is a first-person role-playing game where you find yourself stranded on a distant planet fig...
2019-06-14 19:00

Arizona Diamondbacks star thinks it would be 'hassle' if he threw no-hitter Arizona Diamondbacks star Zack Greinke is not known for wanting the spotlight for much of anything and that notion even rang truer Thursday when he was asked about throwing a no-hitter....
2019-06-14 19:17

Scout thinks Tim Tebow has 'reached his top' as minor league season nears All-Star break While the New York Mets have kept the faith that Tim Tebow will eventually make the major leagues, one scout wondered whether a past injury and better competition are impeding his progress....
2019-06-14 19:17

Dominican baseball players 'embarrassed' over David Ortiz shooting: 'It's an international shame' Major League Baseball players from the Dominican Republic feel “embarrassed” by the shooting that wounded David Ortiz at a Santo Domingo bar over the weekend, Eduardo Nunez said Wednesday....
2019-06-14 19:17

Tel Aviv runs rainbow colors at jubilant pride parade The summer attire was colorful and rainbow flags billowed with pride in the Mediterranean breeze as revelers flooded the streets of Tel Aviv on Friday for the city's annual lesbian, gay, bisexual and......
2019-06-14 19:17

Watch: Shohei Ohtani becomes first Japanese-born player to hit for cycle Los Angeles Angeles designated hitter Shohei Ohtani became the first Japanese-born player to hit for the cycle during a 5-3 win against the Tampa Bay Rays....
2019-06-14 19:17

U.S. farm state senators unveil bill to overhaul biofuel waiver program Two Midwest senators said on Friday they have introduced a bill to reform the Environmental Protection Agency's opaque biofuel waiver program, which the corn industry says helps oil companies at the expense of farmers https://www.reuters.com/article/...
2019-06-14 19:34

What Todd Zeile feared most subbing for Ron Darling These are the quiet times for Todd Zeile. Zeile sits in SNY’s World Trade Center studio watching the first game of the Subway Series doubleheader on Tuesday in the green room. “Looks like that one’s leaving the yard,” he remarks offhanded as Gio Ursh...
2019-06-14 19:34

California sheriff: Raptors exec pushed, struck deputy OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say they are investigating whether Toronto Raptors president Masai Ujiri pushed and hit a sheriff’s deputy in the face as he tried to get onto the court after his team won the NBA title in Oakland. Alameda Cou...
2019-06-14 19:51

UNHCR: 5,400 Venezuelans enter Peru in single day AGUAS VERDES, Peru (AP) — The United Nations refugee agency says that a record number of Venezuelan migrants have crossed into Peru. UNHCR Information Officer Regina de la Portilla said that 5,400 Venezuelans poured into the Andean country on Thursda...
2019-06-14 19:51

Feds: Indicted drug agent duped DEA into hiring him NEW YORK (AP) — Prosecutors say a federal narcotics officer joined the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration to help the leader of a murderous Puerto Rican drug ring become “unstoppable.” The U.S. Attorney’s Office in Manhattan alleg...
2019-06-14 19:51

Russian fire teams save 300 cats from burning animal shelter ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Russian emergency workers have rescued hundreds of cats and several dogs from a fire that engulfed an animal shelter. The Emergencies Ministry said its team quickly responded to Friday’s fire on St. Petersburg̵...
2019-06-14 19:51

Exiting a timeshare could be another route to a rip-off, Better Business Bureau says The Better Business Bureau says timeshare owners in at least 46 states lost thousands to Missouri-based companies offering exit strategies.       ...
2019-06-14 20:17

Japanese oil tanker owner disagrees with US military that a mine caused blast near Iran "I do not think there was a time bomb or an object attached to the side of the ship," Yutaka Katada, president of Kokuka Sangyo, said at a press conference Friday....
2019-06-14 20:17

Taylor Swift's "You Need to Calm Down" Lyrics Decoded Taylor Swift's new song, "You Need to Calm Down," is finally here! After teasing the single during an Instagram Live yesterday, the 29-year-old singer released the tune on......
2019-06-14 20:17

UP Journalist Claims He Was Abused By Railway Cops For "Exposing" Them Amit Sharma, the Uttar Pradesh journalist who was brutally beaten up on a video on Tuesday, has today claimed that he was targeted by Railway personnel for "exposing" their illegal activity....
2019-06-14 20:34

BJD Plans Special Status Demand With Nitish Kumar, Jagan Reddy's Parties To push its demand for special category status for Odisha, the ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) is planning to join hands with the YSR Congress and the JD(U) in Parliament and raise their voice unitedly....
2019-06-14 20:34

'Gun free zone' law disarmed Virginia Beach shooting victim, attorney says The night before Kate Nixon and 11 others were murdered by a disgruntled co-worker, the decade-long Virginia Beach city employee talked with her husband about bringing a gun to work for self-defense -- a decision that was taken out of her hands by th...
2019-06-14 20:51

Ivanka Trump took in nearly $4M from DC hotel last year NEW YORK (AP) — Ivanka Trump took in nearly $4 million in revenue last year from her stake in President Donald Trump’s hotel down the street from the Oval Office, up slightly from a year earlier. A financial disclosure report released by the Wh...
2019-06-14 20:51

What to know about bullectomy A bullectomy is a type of surgery to remove enlarged air sacs called bullae from the lung. Learn more about the uses, procedure, and risks of a bullectomy here....
2019-06-14 21:17

Where is Alteryx heading in the cloud transformation? Like longtime partner Tableau, Alteryx has enjoyed strong loyalty with its self-service culture. But with cloud giants looming in its backyard and the ambitions of its user base to add machine learning to their resumes, the company is facing generati...
2019-06-14 21:17

Braiding a Bond: Serena Williams Shares the Time-Honored Tradition of Braiding With Daughter Olympia It’s been years since we’ve seen Serena or Venus Williams rocking their once-ubiquitous braids and beads; memorably, long before #TeamNatural renewed respect for textured and traditional hairstyles, the Williams sisters were frequently derided for th...
2019-06-14 21:51

For the Third Time, W.H.O. Declines to Declare the Ebola Outbreak an Emergency Even with more than 1,400 dead, the W.H.O. says the risk of the disease spreading beyond the region remains low and declaring an emergency could have backfired....
2019-06-14 22:00

All eyes on Fed as stock market pines for rate cut The Federal Open Market Committee meeting next week is shaping up as a pivotal one for Wall Street, with stocks primed for a selloff should the Fed fail to take an even more dovish tilt after policymakers raised expectations for a rate cut in recent ...
2019-06-14 22:00

Grass Clippings Dangerous To Motorcycle Drivers (LEX 18) – Grass clippings may seem like a nuisance while you’re out mowing the lawn, but they can be deadly for motorcyclists. It only takes just a handful of grass to cause motorcyclists to slide out of control. Not only is it dangerous...
2019-06-14 22:17

Women's World Cup: Impressive TV viewer numbers in Germany and around the world Germany's national team received notable ratings for their first two Women's World Cup games, continuing a worldwide trend of decent viewer numbers. Ticket sales have reportedly been less encouraging....
2019-06-14 22:17

Democrats rally against facial recognition technology used on U.S. citizens in airports House Democrats questioned the use of facial recognition technology in airports Friday, sending a letter to the Department of Homeland Security expressing concern about the practice on U.S. citizens....
2019-06-14 22:51

Republican Indiana Rep. Susan Brooks to retire after term Republican Indiana congresswoman Susan Brooks, who chairs the National Republican Congressional Committee recruitment efforts, said Friday she's leaving the House after her term expires in early 2021....
2019-06-14 22:51

St. Louis Blues Fans Yelled, Did Cartwheels, And Lost A Wedding Ring After Their First Stanley Cup Victory After the St. Louis Blues won their first Stanley Cup on Wednesday night, fans celebrated on streets and in bars until the wee hours of the morning. The local news caught up with some of the yelling, cartwheeling, and sweaty revelers. One poor soul s...
2019-06-14 22:51

The official 'Red Dead Redemption 2' soundtrack arrives July 12th Several months after the release of Red Dead Redemption 2, Rockstar is ready to offer the soundtrack for its Western opus. The official album from Lakeshore Records will reach digital services on July 12th and includes its fair share of star power -...
2019-06-14 23:34

Suzuki Gixxer 250 Pictures Leaked After the launch of the Suzuki Gixxer SF 250, it was only a matter of time before Suzuki India launched the Gixxer 250. And the first pictures of the new motorcycle have already been leaked....
2019-06-14 23:34

Naomi Wolf faces ‘new questions’ as US publisher postpones latest book Houghton Mifflin Harcourt had said it would stand by Outrages after row in UK over its historical accuracy, but has now recalled copies from storesNaomi Wolf’s US publisher has postponed the release of her new book and is recalling copies from bookse...
2019-06-14 23:51

You saw me covered in blood on a bus. But do you get outraged about all homophobia? | Chris The photo of me and my date went viral after our attack – but only as we’re white, feminine and cisgender. Sympathy and action must be for allHomophobic and transphobic hate crimes surge in England and WalesOn 7 June, characters from distant chapters...
2019-06-14 23:51

Brazil markets spooked by minister's complaints on pension reform Brazil's economy minister and lower house speaker exchanged harsh words on Friday over progress on pension reform, creating another drag on Brazilian financial assets already feeling the heat from global market weakness....
2019-06-15 00:17

Distrust between Sudanese parties makes direct talks impossible: U.S. official Outside mediation is needed to defuse Sudan's crisis because the ruling military council and opposition distrust each other too deeply for direct talks following a deadly raid on a protest camp, the top U.S. diplomat for Africa said on Friday....
2019-06-15 00:17

BREAKING: WW3 fears mount as Iran 'launches missile at US drone' in Gulf of Oman THE crisis in the Gulf of Oman continues to escalate after US officials accused Iran of firing a surface-to-air at one of their drones in the region....
2019-06-15 00:34

Infant left fighting for life after contracting herpes from kiss at christening, mom says A 4-week-old baby in the U.K. was left fighting for his life in the hospital for over two months this fall after his mother claims he contracted the herpes virus from a kiss at a friend's christening....
2019-06-15 00:51

FX Survey 2019: Results index Euromoney magazine has released the results of its 41st annual foreign exchange ranking, the most comprehensive quantitative and qualitative annual study available on the FX markets....
2019-06-15 01:00

Ash Carter: Iran 'feeling the pressure' of Trump sanctions Iran's government is feeling the pressure of sanctions, though relations are still tense between Washington and Tehran, according to former Defense Secretary Ash Carter....
2019-06-15 01:51

US Open: Tiger Woods 'a little hot' after second-round 72 Tiger Woods' round left him seven shots back. If he is to make a run at his 16th major and fourth U.S. Open title, he must pick his spots better.        ...
2019-06-15 01:51

Nintendo E3 2019: every game shown, teased and played at the show Nintendo had a very strong showing at E3 2019 – somehow without even being at the expo. Thanks to its hugely popular Nintendo Direct livestreams, the house of Mario has managed to continue gripping gamers and gaming press alike with its joyful...
2019-06-15 01:51

Phantom Brigade Is A Mech Strategy Game Where You Can See Into The Future, And I Love It In Phantom Brigade’s very first encounter, I immediately found myself severely outnumbered—just two mechs against an enemy force of one mech and seven tanks. And yet, I emerged from this mechanized showdown with barely a scratch on either of my big s...
2019-06-15 02:00

'You sound just like your dad’: Giants WR Sterling Shepard hopes to honor late father's legacy Giants wide receiver Sterling Shepard opens up on fatherhood, his football legacy and fighting all his life to protect those closest to him.       ...
2019-06-15 02:00

Justice Department stands by Mnuchin withholding Trump’s tax returns The department argues there was a plan to make the president’s tax returns public, which means the request was not to carry out a legitimate legislative function....
2019-06-15 02:34

Director of Jewish Museum Berlin resigns The director of the Jewish Museum Berlin, Peter Schäfer, has resigned following criticism from the Central Council of Jews. At issue were a museum exhibition and a tweet seen to be critical of Israel's occupation policy....
2019-06-15 03:17

Tigers pitching prospect Mize has shoulder inflammation DETROIT (AP) — Tigers prospect Casey Mize is going on the injured list with right shoulder inflammation. The team announced the move Friday, saying the Double-A right-hander had an MRI that was reviewed by Dr. James Andrews and Dr. Stephen Lemos. The...
2019-06-15 03:51

Police: Suspect killed, 3 arrested after gun store burglary ROCKVILLE, Md. (AP) — Authorities say police responding to a burglary at a Maryland gun store killed one suspect and arrested three others. Montgomery County police also said in a news release Friday that one officer is on administrative leave pendin...
2019-06-15 03:51

Battle flag carried by black Union troops sells for $200K DENVER, Pa. (AP) — A flag that was carried into battle by a black Union regiment during the Civil War and hand-painted by an acclaimed African American artist will join one of the country’s most comprehensive Civil War collections. The Atlanta ...
2019-06-15 03:51

Trump migration deal meets mounting resistance in Mexico Resistance is growing in Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador's ruling coalition to a migration deal struck last week with U.S. President Donald Trump to avert punitive trade tariffs as the implications of the accord become clearer....
2019-06-15 04:17

Dozens dead amid record heatwave in India At least 36 people have died in a heatwave in India, where temperatures this summer have reached their highest ever recorded, officials said. A month-long heatwave has gripped the nation, with northern cities and territories feeling the brunt of the ...
2019-06-15 04:17

Italian soccer star scores country’s first hat trick at Women’s World Cup in 5-0 win over Jamaica Italian striker Cristiana Gieralli made history on Friday when she scored her country’s first hat trick – three goals – at a Women’s World Cup tournament....
2019-06-15 04:51

Jeurys Familia implodes as Mets’ bullpen nightmare grows Prosperity can be fleeting. For the Mets, it’s often gone in an instant. It usually is when the bullpen is involved. In the span of 24 hours, they went from feeling good, headed to what looked like their sixth victory in eight games, to getting swept...
2019-06-15 04:51

Bucks take over as 2019-20 NBA favorites as Warriors take a tumble If the Warriors’ dynasty isn’t dead, it’s going on hiatus. Despite Kevin Durant’s potential departure and recently ruptured Achilles, Golden State had remained the consensus 2020 NBA title favorite in sportsbooks entering Game 6 of The Finals. Klay T...
2019-06-15 04:51

‘People are dying’: Conditions at U.S. migrant camps are grave, report says “The state of human rights in the U.S.-Mexico borderlands is grave and is only getting worse,” the Border Network for Human Rights said in its report. “People are dying because of what is happening.”...
2019-06-15 05:17

Ex-NFL GM accused of targeting black employees Shortly after Brian Pope lost his job as security coordinator for the Houston Texans in May, he found out that "several players made the comment that 'they are trying to get rid of all the brothers,'" he said....
2019-06-15 05:51

Agency recommends current 80K attendance cap at Burning Man The U.S. Bureau of Land Management is recommending attendance be capped at existing levels for the next 10 years at the annual Burning Man counter-culture festival in the desert 100 miles north of Reno...
2019-06-15 06:17

Tyson Fury continues to be big winner after nearly losing it all For a moment, it looked like Tyson Fury was a loser. He was flat on his back for the second time in his heavyweight title fight against Deontay Wilder last December in Los Angeles, this time in the 12th round, and it didn’t look like he was getting u...
2019-06-15 07:00

Cyclone Vayu May Move Towards Gujarat Again Tomorrow, Says Government Cyclone Vayu, which was expected to make a landfall in Gujarat this week but changed its trajectory on the intervening night of Wednesday and Thursday, could change direction again and move towards......
2019-06-15 07:34

Japan To Invest Rs 13,000 Crore In Infrastructure Projects In Northeast Japan has decided to invest Rs 13,000 crore (205.784 billion Yen) in several ongoing and new projects in the Northeast, an official statement said on Friday....
2019-06-15 07:34

UPDATE 2-VW's Tennessee workers vote against union representation Workers at Volkswagen AG's assembly plant in the state of Tennessee narrowly voted against union representation, dealing a fresh blow to the United Auto Workers' (UAW) efforts to unionize a foreign automaker's plant in the U.S. South....
2019-06-15 08:00

CORRECTED-U.S. green groups ramp up legal attacks on federal oil leases U.S. environmental groups fighting fossil-fuel development made headlines years ago with public demonstrations against big pipeline projects including the Dakota Access and the Keystone XL - only to be steamrolled by President Donald Trump’s executiv...
2019-06-15 08:00

Trump says 'it doesn't matter' if China's Xi attends G20: Fox News U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday "it doesn't matter" if Chinese leader Xi Jinping attends the Group of 20 summit later this month in the Japanese city of Osaka, predicting a trade deal with Beijing would occur at some point anyway....
2019-06-15 09:17

NYC allocates $250K to help low-income women obtain abortions The city has secured $250,000 to pay for abortion services for low-income women who do not have access to safe and affordable health care, lawmakers said on Friday. The one-time allocation of funds from the City Council will be given to the New York ...
2019-06-15 10:00

Hong Kong suspends controversial extradition bill after mass protests Hong Kong will suspend a controversial China extradition bill, its leader said Saturday, in an apparent bid to quell further unrest and mass demonstrations throughout the semi-autonomous Chinese city....
2019-06-15 10:17

Man arrested in 2017 officer-involved shooting sentenced to eight years in prison TUCSON – A Tucson man was sentenced to eight years in prison in connection to an armed robbery and attempted carjacking on the east side in 2017. On Oct. 18, 2017, Tucson Police Department was involved in an officer-involved shooting after two...
2019-06-15 10:17

“I Hit It With Everything I Could” – Dad Describes Fighting Shark To Save Daughter A North Carolina teen who lost her leg in a June 2nd spoke publicly about her ordeal for the first time Friday. Paige Winter wants the world to know the shark may have taken her leg, it didn’t take her determination or spirit. “I’m ...
2019-06-15 10:17

Slovakia’s First Female President, Zuzana Caputova, Takes Office in a Divided Country An anticorruption lawyer, she rode a wave of public disgust to victory. But the ex-prime minister’s party remains dominant, and the far right is emboldened....
2019-06-15 11:00

For Mets, there’s no relief in sight — literally and figuratively First Edwin Diaz faced the music, as Jeurys Familia waited nearby at his locker. Then it was Familia’s turn. Batter up. “I think for any athlete, sometimes they do have bad seasons,” Familia said through a translator after goating a demoralizing 9-5 ...
2019-06-15 12:00

Ask Maggie Haberman About Covering the White House Since she joined The Times in 2015, Maggie Haberman has been a driving force behind much of its award-winning political coverage and a lightning rod for grievances from both sides of the aisle....
2019-06-15 12:17

Meera Sodha’s San Francisco salad of bread and olives | The New Vegan An inspiring dish at one of the city’s landmark restaurants has evolved into this sunny bread saladI ate the best bread salad of my life at Zuni Cafe in San Francisco in 2015, came back home and regularly ate a variation on it for at least a year aft...
2019-06-15 12:51

Shooting in California Costco leaves 1 person dead, 2 injured CORONA, Calif. — A gunman opened fire inside a Southern California Costco during an argument Friday night, killing a man, wounding two other people and sparking a stampede of terrified shoppers before he was taken into custody, police said. Police sw...
2019-06-15 13:00

Hong Kong leader suspends extradition bill debate after massive protests HONG KONG — Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam said Saturday she has suspended indefinitely a proposed extradition bill that sparked the city’s biggest public protests in years. Lam told reporters she took the move in response to widespread p...
2019-06-15 13:00

Beijing supports Hong Kong move to delay extradition bill, condemns violent acts The central government in Beijing has expressed its support, respect and understanding for Hong Kong's decision to suspend an extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland China to face trial, China's official Xinhua news agency rep...
2019-06-15 13:01

U.S. consulate welcomes Hong Kong decision to suspend extradition bill The United States Consulate in Hong Kong on Saturday welcomed a decision by Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam to suspend a proposed law that would allow people to be extradited to mainland China for trial....
2019-06-15 13:01

McLaren WEC hypercar decision will be part of five-year plan McLaren will decide if it has a future in the World Endurance Championship and the IndyCar Series later this year as part of a five-year review of its motorsport activities...
2019-06-15 13:17

The UK porn block is now one month away, and it's still a terrible idea The controversial UK porn block comes into effect on July 15 2019. According to the government it’s going to save the children from online awfulness, and there won’t be any negative effects whatsoever.But I just know it’s all goi...
2019-06-15 13:34

Happy Birthday, North West! Look Back at 6 Years of Adorable (& Fashionable!) Pics Starring Kim Kardashian's Daughter Remember when North West landed her first solo magazine cover? What about the time she joined the gospel choir at Kanye West's Sunday Services? Or starred in her own rendition of the "Old......
2019-06-15 13:51

Search for stunt pilot after plane plunges into Polish river Firefighters say a rescue operation is underway in central Poland for the pilot of a small sports plane that plunged into the Vistula river during stunts at an air show...
2019-06-15 14:00

Kimberley Strassel: Comey was 'one of the first undiagnosed cases of Trump derangement syndrome' Wall Street Journal columnist Kimberley Strassel speculated that the investigation into then-candidate Donald Trump's campaign gained so much steam because former FBI Director James Comey had "Trump derangement syndrome."...
2019-06-15 14:00

1 dead, 2 injured in shooting at California Costco A gunman opened fire inside a Southern California Costco during an argument Friday night, killing a man, wounding two other people and sparking a stampede of terrified shoppers before he was taken into custody, police said....
2019-06-15 14:17

Knox accuses media of having built false story around her ROME (AP) — Amanda Knox has accused the media of having built a false narrative around her, depicting her as guilty despite her proven innocence. The American former exchange student who became the focus of a sensational murder case returned to Italy...
2019-06-15 14:34

Moldova’s new PM vows to boost EU ties, bring justice CHISINAU, Moldova (AP) — Moldova’s new prime minister says her government’s priority is to advance relations with the European Union and bring to justice all those responsible for abuse of power, including the most powerful oligarch in th...
2019-06-15 14:34

Special Weather Statement issued June 15 at 4:23AM EDT by NWS Louisville KY As an area of low pressure moves into the Ohio Valley today, surface winds will increase from the south to southwest. Expect gusts over 30 mph today and this evening. This could affect high- profile vehicles especially on west-to-east-oriented roadwa...
2019-06-15 14:34

Opinion: 50 years ago, the 1969 Mets helped heal a nation in turmoil As the Vietnam War raged, the 1969 New York Mets came along and their underdog story was something everyone in America could get behind.       ...
2019-06-15 15:34

Back to the wall: cycling Berlin's Mauerweg As the 30th anniversary of its fall approaches, a cycle ride along the route of the Berlin Wall reveals a once-divided city now open and welcomingIt makes for delightful cycling: dappled sunshine, a smooth path, birds in the trees. The only clue that...
2019-06-15 15:34

Lesbian couple assaulted on bus: Attackers viewed us as ‘sexual objects’ The lesbian couple attacked by a homophobic mob on a London bus said it was clear the men who punched and robbed them viewed the pair as “sexual objects” there to “entertain.” In a new interview, Melania Geymonat, 28, and her partner Chris, 29, said ...
2019-06-15 15:51

Amanda Knox accuses media of depicting her as maneating murderer Acquitted woman says media created story about her role in death of Meredith KercherAn emotional Amanda Knox has castigated the media for depicting her as a “dirty maneater” when she was on trial for the murder of the British student Meredith Kercher...
2019-06-15 15:51

NATO faces big bill if it does not pick AWACS successor soon - officials NATO faces significant costs if it does not act soon to choose a successor for its ageing fleet of 14 Boeing E-3A Airborne Warning & Control System (AWACS) surveillance aircraft, often called the alliance's "eyes in the sky", senior officials said....
2019-06-15 16:01

GTA 6 Release Date News: Next Grand Theft Auto will remove this annoying PS4, Xbox feature Grand Theft Auto 6 should be in line for a massive boost when it launches, because we already know that next-gen consoles will massively improve one area of GTA 5 that was pretty poor....
2019-06-15 16:34

Runaway Golf Cart At Pebble Beach Crashes Into Crowd, Hospitalizes Two U.S. Open Spectators A group of spectators close to the 16th hole of Pebble Beach Golf Links were treated to a scary surprise on Friday when a runaway golf cart made its way straight into them. The vehicle became sentient when a box it was carrying fell from a stack in t...
2019-06-15 16:34

Chile braced to face USWNT at World Cup The reigning Women's World Cup champion sure didn't ease into France 2019 as the US Women's National Team thrashed Thailand 13-0 in its opening game of the tournament....
2019-06-15 16:34

Fixed Deposit Interest Rates: Here's What Post Office And Banks Pay Fixed deposit accounts can be created by visiting a bank branch or even online. These days, most banks offer the facility of opening fixed deposits online....
2019-06-15 17:00

Union Minister Urges States To Enact Law Protecting Doctors From Violence Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan today asked states to consider enacting specific legislation for protecting doctors and medical professionals from any form of violence in the wake of the recent......
2019-06-15 17:00

Indian Embassy In UAE To extend Its Services To Families In Mussafah The Indian Embassy in Abu Dhabi would soon start its consular services in the industrial area of Mussafah, benefiting thousands of blue-collar workers and families residing in the district, according......
2019-06-15 17:00

Sheriff’s deputy in Fort Worth, Texas, dies after found with ‘significant’ head injuries A sheriff’s deputy with 19 years on the job died Friday night after being found with “significant injuries to his head” following a shooting in Fort Worth, Texas, according to reports....
2019-06-15 17:00

Unruly passenger hits flight attendant, then pukes during Delta flight to Paris A federal complaint says a man struck a flight attendant in the throat and then threw up during a Delta flight to Paris.        ...
2019-06-15 17:17

I Am Very Into These Rad Retrofuturistic Synthwave Music Videos With Cars Today I learned there is a whole genre of YouTube videos which are just cool car scenes from shows and films with techno/electro/synthwavey-sounding music laid over them. I am 100 percent here for it....
2019-06-15 17:17

| WATCH: Facial recognition: what's in a face? Supporters of the technology argue that facial recognition systems can help police fight crime and make streets safer, but rights groups have raised concerns....
2019-06-15 17:17

Can You Actually Use iCloud on Windows and Android? Whisper it quietly, but a few holes are starting to appear in Apple’s walled garden: AirPlay on TVs. Apple Music on Android. iCloud on the web. And now, a revamped, updated iCloud app for Windows. As Apple shows hints of being more cross-platform-fri...
2019-06-15 17:51

CDC: Backyard poultry-related salmonella cases cross 200 Since May, 227 additional people have reported contracting salmonella from pet chickens, pulling the up the total number of cases to 279, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention....
2019-06-15 19:00

Tanak strengthens his WRC Rally Italy lead over Sordo Toyota World Rally Championship driver Ott Tanak has pulled clear of Hyundai rival Dani Sordo to lead Rally Italy by 25.9 seconds with four stages remaining on Sunday...
2019-06-15 19:34

| 'Exuberant celebrations are part of a World Cup' The United States say their allegedly over-exuberant goal celebrations in their record demolition of Thailand at the World Cup were nothing to do with humiliating them....
2019-06-15 19:51

Become Heroes With India Win, Mickey Arthur Tells Pakistan Mickey Arthur has already guided Pakistan to one famous victory over India in the Champions Trophy final two years ago and knows what to expect from the biggest clash in cricket....
2019-06-15 20:34

UAE says evidence shows oil tanker attacks were ‘state sponsored’ Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan didn't name the state, but said his country wants to work with other nations to prevent a further escalation of tensions in the region....
2019-06-15 20:34

Diplomats: Europeans weigh sanctions on Venezuela's Maduro Major European nations are considering imposing sanctions on Venezuela's Nicolás Maduro and several top officials for their recent crackdown on political opponents, although divisions remain over the timing of any action for fear of derailing a negot...
2019-06-15 20:34

At NITI Aayog Meet, PM Pitches For Clean Water To All Rural Homes By 2024 Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Saturday that piped water will reach all homes in the countryside by 2024, setting a tough target at a time when hundreds of millions don't have access to clean......
2019-06-15 21:00

Hobby horse fans show off their skills in Finland Organizers say “the biggest hobby horse event in the world” has taken place in a Finnish town that is hosting the annual national championships in this sport by teen girls who simulate the gymnastic elements of real-life horseback riding...
2019-06-15 21:00

Vladimir Putin is muscling his way into Africa, and that is bad news for US interests When Moscow sees a vacuum in Africa left by Europe or the United States, it increasingly steps in with trade and business agreements, military sales and cooperation, and political and paramilitary support, writes Fred Kempe of the Atlantic Council....
2019-06-15 21:17

The Only Way to Stay Sane With a Budget Project Car: Appreciate the Little Things Not everybody understands the desire to modify a car; to make it faster or tougher or just turn a piece of transportation into a work of art. It’s an intimidating hobby that seems to demand serious money and mechanical talent. But those are not fixed...
2019-06-15 21:34

The Latest: Iran summons UK diplomat over tanker position DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf (all times local): 11:25 p.m. Iran has summoned the British ambassador after London agreed with the U.S. conclusion that Iran attacked two oil tankers in the Gulf of Om...
2019-06-15 21:51

LA Kings buy out remainder of contract for D Dion Phaneuf EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Kings have bought out the final two years of defenseman Dion Phaneuf’s contract. The Kings made the move Saturday. The 34-year-old veteran spent 93 games with the Kings, who acquired him in February 201...
2019-06-15 21:51

Advocates seek quick release of migrant kids detained in US LOS ANGELES (AP) — Immigrant advocates have filed legal documents to try to force the administration of President Donald Trump to quickly release immigrant children from a Florida detention center. The advocates accuse the administration of violating...
2019-06-15 21:51

Protesters demand firing of Utah cop who pulled gun on child WOODS CROSS, Utah (AP) — Dozens of protesters have gathered outside a police agency in northern Utah to demand the firing of an officer who pulled his gun on a 10-year-old child last week. Organizers of the demonstration outside police headquarters i...
2019-06-15 21:51

Netherlands advances at Women’s World Cup with 3-1 win Vivianne Miedema scored a goal in each half Saturday to advance the Netherlands into the second round of the Women’s World Cup for the second straight tournament with a 3-1 win over Cameroon on Saturday at Valenciennes, France. Miedema put the ...
2019-06-15 21:51

India is mounting a grueling effort to recover the bodies of climbers hit by an avalanche in the Himalayas Reuters Indian authorities are trying to recover the bodies of climbers hit by an avalanche and likely killed in the Himalayas. The task is complicated by harsh weather conditions and dangerous terrain, and recovering the bodies could take days or e...
2019-06-15 23:17

Anti-Trump activists hold rallies across US to call for impeachment Left-wing activists took to the streets Saturday to hold rallies calling for the impeachment of President Trump, as they seek to pile further pressure on Democratic leaders in Congress to back a push to oust the president....
2019-06-15 23:34

Trump brands Biden a ‘weak guy,’ says he ‘recalibrated on everything’ President Trump, in an interview this week, accused former Vice President Joe Biden of having “recalibrated on everything” -- as the Democratic 2020 presidential hopeful faces increased scrutiny for his past positions from his party’s left flank....
2019-06-15 23:34

Amanda Knox, exonerated of murder, returns to Italy Amanda Knox, a U.S. citizen, has returned to Italy for the first time since she was released from prison in 2011 and acquitted of murder to tell her story....
2019-06-15 23:51

Cross-sports push at World Cup for gender pay equality PARIS (AP) — Venus Williams joined retired soccer star Julie Foudy and ice hockey player Hilary Knight in the Eiffel Tower to highlight the push for pay equality for women athletes. The trio gathered Saturday night for a forum sponsored by LUNA bar a...
2019-06-15 23:51

'37 Bullets For What?': No One Has Answers After Cops Kill Unarmed Ryan Twyman California authorities have acknowledged that the 23-year-old father shot and killed by Los Angeles County deputies was unarmed, causing an outcry among friends and family about the lack of answers and attention....
2019-06-16 00:00

Venezuela's Guaido calls for probe into funds for military defectors Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido on Saturday called for an investigation into claims his representatives misappropriated funds intended to help defectors from the Venezuelan military living in Colombia....
2019-06-16 00:17

Trump Supports Ban on Flag Burning, But Not Flag Humping In another shocking turn of events, the guy who likes to hump the U.S. flag and dodged the draft five times is “all in” on a proposed constitutional amendment to ban flag burning....
2019-06-16 00:34

Forced or Not? Why U.S. Says China Steals Technology It’s one of the most contentious fronts in the U.S.-China trade war: so-called forced technology transfers. The term refers to a spectrum of practices through which foreign companies that want to operate in China are induced to part with their know-h...
2019-06-16 00:51

An Ode to Emilia Clarke on Game of Thrones, In Spite of Everything She Had to Work With No matter what we all thought about the final season of Game of Thrones, it's hard to argue one thing: Emilia Clarke gave it her all. The story of Daenerys Targaryen, which came to a......
2019-06-16 01:17

Another American tourist dies while staying at Dominican Republic resort _____ The son of a New York City woman who died celebrating her birthday amid a spate of reported illnesses and deaths in the Dominican Republic is blaming the Caribbean country for her death. Leyla Cox, 53, an MRI technician from Staten Island, was ...
2019-06-16 01:34

Guam Catholic group protests recruitment of abortion doctors Group protests Guam governor’s plan to recruit abortion providers to the U.S. territory because no doctors on the island are currently willing to terminate pregnancies...
2019-06-16 01:51

Strong character moments can’t save a weakly plotted episode of Jessica Jones The good news about “A.K.A I Did Something Today” is that Jessica very much feels like herself anything. She’s once again faced with an impossible, impossibly frustrating scenario, but she approaches it with intelligence, empathy, and ruthless practi...
2019-06-16 01:51

Vogt, Yastrzemski team up to lead Giants over Brewers 8-7 SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Catcher Steven Vogt hit two triples and left fielder Mike Yastrzemski made a nifty catch for the final out to help the San Francisco Giants beat the Milwaukee Brewers 8-7 on Saturday. The Giants rallied from a 5-1 deficit for the...
2019-06-16 02:00

Lexington Family Raises Future Service Dogs LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – A Lexington family has been raising puppies for a non-profit organization for more than a decade, and last night, they welcomed a new furry friend into their home. Ashby is an 8-week-old Golden Retriever and lab mix th...
2019-06-16 02:00