President Donald Trump lost his nominee for Pentagon chief on Tuesday, adding to the volatility in a tense standoff with Iran, which claimed to have dismantled a CIA network. Foreign powers are watching the situation in the Mideast with growing concern as Tehran and Washington exchange warnings about
A statue of Marilyn Monroe that sat atop an artwork in Hollywood that celebrates women in film has gone missing in what authorities are calling the "Marilyn caper of 2019." The statue, which illustrates the legendary actress in her iconic pose from "The Seven Year Itch," was perched
A Southern California police force is welcoming a robot to the department. Huntington Park police say "HP RoboCop" will provide 360-degree high-definition video footage. (June 18)
Chinese President Xi Jinping said that China supports North Korea's "correct direction" in resolving the issue of the Korean peninsula politically, according to North Korean state newspaper Rodong Sinmun on Wednesday. In an front page Rodong Sinmun op-ed, Xi said that "we will actively
In the opinion of Army Secretary Mark Esper, President Donald Trump's pick to lead the U.S. military, Washington was late to recognise that America will be locked in a strategic competition with China for years to come. Esper says he was focused on Beijing's growing military might long before
Matthew Kacsmaryk has also ripped Roe v. Wade and dismissed abortion rights supporters as "sexual revolutionaries."
International investigators are set on Wednesday to launch criminal proceedings against suspects in the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 over eastern Ukraine nearly five years ago. The Dutch-led international team tasked with assigning criminal responsibility for the plane's destruction
A detective testified that the former Univ. of Illinois doctoral student charged in the slaying of a visiting Chinese scholar trembled when confronted with inconsistencies in his story. The FBI released video of the questioning session. (June 18)
President Donald Trump promised a "wild" 2020 campaign launch rally in Florida on Tuesday, even if dismal early poll numbers show he faces a difficult reelection. Organizers claim the Orlando rally has sold out a 20,000-seat arena, with many more to gather outside, watching on big screens.
The hosts of “Here To Make Friends” just want to get to know you. Claire Fallon and Emma Gray revisit the standout moments of this week’s episode-cum-recap. In her frustration at this week’s cocktail party, Hannah unwittingly retitles the show “All We Do Is Talk About Stupid S**t.” But Luke isn’t the
“I don’t think reparations for something that happened 150 years ago for whom none of us currently living are responsible is a good idea,” McConnell said.
A storehouse belonging to Libya's Mellitah Oil & Gas, a joint-venture between the National Oil Corporation (NOC) and Italy's ENI, was damaged in an air strike on Tuesday, wounding three workers, the state oil firm said in a statement. It was the first confirmed attack on a foreign oil asset
A paper by Corbyn's head of policy, Andrew Fisher, recommends that Labour support a second referendum on any deal negotiated with Brussels, the newspaper reported, adding that most shadow cabinet members are yet to see the paper. The shadow cabinet will on Wednesday discuss the plan to make Labour
Brexit figurehead Boris Johnson said Tuesday that Britain "must come out" of the EU by the new October deadline as he fended off his four remaining UK leadership race rivals in his first TV debate. The former foreign minister kept his cool and made no evident stumbles after seeing his advantage
U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday stood by claims he made about five men who were wrongly convicted for the brutal rape of a female jogger in New York City's Central Park 30 years ago. Dubbed the "Central Park Five," the men have faced renewed attention after becoming the subjects
Alabama investigators say a man kept a caged "attack squirrel" in his apartment and fed it methamphetamine to ensure it stayed aggressive. (June 18)
U.S. authorities seized more than $1 billion worth of cocaine Tuesday from a ship at a Philadelphia port, calling it one of the largest drug busts in American history. (June 18)
Escalating tensions between the United States and Iran posing "a pretty dangerous situation," says former U.S. Diplomat Christopher Hill. "There certainly is a lot of room for miscalculation," he says. (June 18)
A rocket landed near an Iraqi military base hosting U.S. forces in the northern city of Mosul late on Tuesday, an Iraqi military statement said, the second such incident in two days. It said the rocket fired was a short-range Katyusha missile. Mosul's military commander said the rocket landed in
The events of the deadly military crackdown on the protest site outside the army HQ, where armed men in pick-up trucks stormed into the Khartoum protest camp, shooting and beating hundreds of Sudanese demonstrators in the early hours of June 3, still haunts protesters who witnessed the violence.
President Donald Trump stopped to talk to reporters outside the White House about putting a new Acting Secretary of Defense in place, before heading to Florida for campaign event. (June 18)
The vloggers are caught in the middle of YouTube’s scramble to deal with its ongoing predator problem.
U.S. President Donald Trump repeated on Tuesday that immigration authorities would next week target migrants in the country illegally in large-scale arrests, but still gave no details about the planned action. "They're going to start next week, and with people coming to our country, and they