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'Horrific for all': Pentagon intelligence chief says Iran does not want war

Fri, 19 Jul 2019 19:19:19 -0400

A U.S. Marines helicopter takes off from the flight deck of the USS Boxer during its transit through Strait of Hormuz. ASPEN, Colo. — As tensions in the Persian Gulf continued to ramp up on Friday af....
Vatican college space holds bones of dozens, expert says

Sat, 20 Jul 2019 14:38:49 -0400

The expert, Giorgio Portera, said the "enormous" size of the collection under the Teutonic College was revealed when Vatican-appointed experts began cataloguing the remains, which were discovered last....
Alleged American ISIS Sniper Brought Home by the Defense Department to Face Charges

Sat, 20 Jul 2019 08:52:44 -0400

An American citizen who allegedly served as a sniper for ISIS and became a leader for the terrorist group is expected to appear in federal court on Friday after being returned to the United States by ....
Ex-NRA Ad Firm: Um, Wayne LaPierre is Lying

Fri, 19 Jul 2019 13:46:23 -0400

Lucas Jackson/ReutersIn a new filing against the National Rifle Association, lawyers for ad agency Ackerman McQueen suggest that longtime NRA executive Wayne LaPierre is lying about a critical moment ....
Iraq Kurds arrest two suspects in killing of Turkish vice consul

Sat, 20 Jul 2019 12:19:19 -0400

Iraqi Kurdish authorities announced Saturday they had arrested two suspects involved in the murder of three people, including a Turkish diplomat, in the regional capital Arbil this week. The autonomo....
Manhunt underway after North Carolina woman, Australian boyfriend murdered in Canada

Sat, 20 Jul 2019 19:43:25 -0400

Chynna Deese and Lucas Fowler were found dead along a rural highway on a road trip to see Canada's national parks.....
Japan undecided on response to U.S. plan for Mideast maritime coalition -PM Abe

Sun, 21 Jul 2019 10:17:36 -0400

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Sunday he had not yet decided on how to respond to an expected U.S. request to send its navy to join a military coalition to safeguard strategic waters off I....
9-year-old girl dies after bounce house blown into power lines

Sat, 20 Jul 2019 05:27:29 -0400

A 9-year-old Reno girl has died from injuries she suffered when strong winds blew an inflatable bounce house with three children inside into power lines last weekend.....
A Passenger Was Fined $105,000 and Banned for Life for 'Extremely Disruptive Behavior' on an Airplane

Fri, 19 Jul 2019 16:09:25 -0400

She was also banned for life by British budget carrier Jet2....
2020 Vision: Democratic candidates raise funds off 'Send her back' chant at Trump rally

Fri, 19 Jul 2019 14:48:31 -0400

Amid outrage over the chant, Bernie Sanders, Beto O'Rourke and other Democratic groups are using the episode in their fundraising emails.....
Pittsburgh marks its 4th alligator sighting since May

Fri, 19 Jul 2019 17:09:27 -0400

A baby alligator was found far from the tropics in the parking lot of a grocery store outside Pittsburgh on Friday morning, the fourth alligator discovered near the city since May. An employee found ....
Secrets: Everything You Wanted to Know About Israel's Nuclear Weapons

Sat, 20 Jul 2019 15:00:00 -0400

The Iranian nuclear nonproliferation agreement has been the top foreign policy issue throughout Washington for the past two months.  Approving or disapproving the deal was the first order of business ....
How the Moon Landing Was Filmed

Sat, 20 Jul 2019 09:00:00 -0400

A half-pint camera and a mere whisper of power were teamed to beam clear, strong images across 230,000 miles of space. Here's how the remarkable setup worked.....
41 Low-Carb Breakfasts You'll Actually Want To Eat

Fri, 19 Jul 2019 15:20:00 -0400

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Citizen journalist among 11 civilians killed in northwest Syria

Sun, 21 Jul 2019 11:51:00 -0400

A young citizen journalist was among 11 civilians killed in air raids on Syria's Idlib region Sunday, rescue workers and a monitor said, as he filmed the Russia-backed regime bombardment of the batter....
UPDATE 1-Britain says seizure of two vessels by Iran is unacceptable

Fri, 19 Jul 2019 16:04:06 -0400

Britain said Iran's seizure of a British-flagged vessel and a Liberian-flagged vessel in the Strait of Hormuz was unacceptable and called for freedom of navigation in the Gulf. "I'm extremely concern....
More Than 20 People Detained for Attack on LGBT Parade in Poland

Sun, 21 Jul 2019 09:35:32 -0400

(Bloomberg) -- More than 20 people were detained after an attack on participants and police at the first LGBT pride parade in Bialystok in eastern Poland.Four of the people detained are suspected of o....
Universal Orlando reopens after police respond to report of a gunman in parking garage

Sun, 21 Jul 2019 10:51:13 -0400

Universal Orlando went under temporary lockdown Saturday night after police received a report of a gunman spotted in a parking garage.....
The Mystical Megachurch Ruling Over Soccer Star Megan Rapinoe’s Hometown

Sat, 20 Jul 2019 05:41:24 -0400

Photo Illustration by Elizabeth Brockway/The Daily Beast/GettyIn the hours after Megan Rapinoe and the U.S. women’s national soccer team’s World Cup victory, the footballer celebrated on Instagram wit....
Hawaii officials want a peaceful end to telescope protests

Fri, 19 Jul 2019 23:50:24 -0400

Officials in Hawaii said Friday that they will not call up additional National Guard troops or use force on peaceful telescope protesters blocking access to the state's highest peak. Gov. David Ige s....
Will Taiwan Get the New F-16V Fighters It Desperately Wants?

Sat, 20 Jul 2019 05:00:00 -0400

On July 8, the U.S. State Department announced it would approve a $2.2 billion arms deal with Taiwan including 108 Abrams main battle tanks and 250 Stinger man-portable surface-to-air missiles—a deal ....
Trump says minority congresswomen should 'apologize to America'

Sun, 21 Jul 2019 10:19:01 -0400

"I don't believe the four Congresswomen are capable of loving our Country," Trump tweeted of ethnic-minority first-term Democrats Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Rashida Tlaib, Ilhan Omar and Ayanna Pressle....
O'Rourke and de Blasio spar over 'Medicare for All'

Sat, 20 Jul 2019 19:22:50 -0400

Health-care policy has become a primary focus among the Democratic candidates ahead of the second set of debates July 30-31.....
US sizzles as weekend heat wave tightens grip

Sun, 21 Jul 2019 11:54:18 -0400

The United States sweltered in dangerously hot weather on Sunday, with major cities including New York, Philadelphia and Washington broiling in temperatures rising into triple digits. An oppressive h....
Brazil alerted companies about U.S. embargo on Iran: Bolsonaro

Fri, 19 Jul 2019 16:13:00 -0400

The Brazilian government has been alerting local companies about the extent of sanctions imposed by the United States on Iran and the possible consequences in case of noncompliance, President Jair Bol....
Explosion in popularity of hemp products leaves Texas unable to bust marijuana users

Sat, 20 Jul 2019 15:30:31 -0400

Texas politicians thought they were clear: the bill they overwhelmingly passed allowing the growth and sale of hemp had nothing to do with legalising cannabis.“This is no slippery slope towards mariju....
Gabbard, AOC join lawmakers to call on Puerto Rican governor to resign over corruption scandal

Sat, 20 Jul 2019 12:19:55 -0400

Rep. Tulsi Gabbard has joined a growing chorus of lawmakers calling for the resignation of the Puerto Rican Gov. Ricardo Rosselló.....
Lawmaker describes 'unacceptable' border detention conditions, meets with US citizen in Border Patrol custody

Sat, 20 Jul 2019 15:46:30 -0400

A U.S. lawmaker described 'unacceptable' border detention facilities while meeting with a U.S. citizen in Border Patrol custody.....
Baby's family mad about hospital bills in cut-from-womb case

Fri, 19 Jul 2019 16:17:10 -0400

A Chicago-area hospital says it regrets sending bills to the family of a baby boy who died about seven weeks after attackers cut him from his mother's womb. Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn....
10 Surprising Moon Facts! (That Were Totally Wrong)

Sun, 21 Jul 2019 09:00:00 -0400

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Good News for Trump and GOP: RNC Stomped DNC In June Fundraising

Sun, 21 Jul 2019 04:39:00 -0400

The Democratic National Committee raised $8.5 million in June and has $9.3 million in the bank, according to campaign finance records released late Friday.Both figures are far behind what the Republic....
Compton boy loses arm after neighbor hands him firework on 10th birthday

Sat, 20 Jul 2019 22:07:59 -0400

A man is in custody after handing his young neighbor a firework that blew up, causing the boy to lose his arm on his 10th birthday.....
'It's our America,' reminds Michelle Obama

Fri, 19 Jul 2019 19:03:42 -0400

"What truly makes our country great is its diversity... Whether we are born here or seek refuge here, there's a place for all of us," Obama tweeted, without mentioning Trump. "We must remember it's n....
Ahead of U.S. deadline, Mexico minister has fulfilled migration enforcement pledge

Fri, 19 Jul 2019 16:18:25 -0400

Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Friday that Mexico has followed through on its commitment to the United States to reduce migration from Central America, as a deadline in a bilateral pa....
Vigilante Armies Are Fighting Mexican Drug Cartels, but Whose Side Are They Really on?

Sun, 21 Jul 2019 05:27:21 -0400

Jorge Lopez/ReutersFILO DE CABALLOS, Mexico—The assault force rolls through this small mountain town not long after dark. Traveling in a fleet of pick-ups with about 15 men in each truck, they are dre....
Austria probes ex-leader's staff over shredding evidence

Sun, 21 Jul 2019 07:19:59 -0400

Austrian prosecutors are probing a staffer of former chancellor Sebastian Kurz on suspicion of shredding evidence, possibly linked to the scandal that brought down the government in May, media reports....
Kentucky host Matt Jones yanked amid speculation he'll challenge Mitch McConnell

Sat, 20 Jul 2019 11:27:24 -0400

Sports radio host Matt Jones is being pulled from his "Hey Kentucky!" anchor job until he makes a decision on running for U.S. Senate in 2020.....
Taiwan says it will treat Hong Kong asylum seekers humanely

Fri, 19 Jul 2019 22:19:27 -0400

Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen said she would follow "humanitarian principles" in dealing with asylum seekers from Hong Kong, which has been roiled by pro-democracy protests. Tsai made the comments....
Mother wrongly diagnosed with breast cancer has double mastectomy before doctors realise their mistake

Fri, 19 Jul 2019 13:29:40 -0400

A mother who was wrongly diagnosed with breast cancer underwent a double mastectomy and chemotherapy before the NHS hospital realised its mistake. Sarah Boyle has been left traumatised after doctors a....
School Board Votes to Paint Over George Washington Mural In San Francisco

Sat, 20 Jul 2019 12:10:45 -0400

The San Francisco Board of Education unanimously voted last month in favor of painting over a George Washington mural series on a school wall depicting Washington standing over a Native American’s cor....
U.S. says Venezuelan plane aggressively shadowed a U.S. military aircraft

Sun, 21 Jul 2019 12:39:27 -0400

The U.S. military on Sunday accused a Venezuelan fighter aircraft of "aggressively" shadowing a U.S. Navy EP-3 Aries II plane over international airspace, in yet another sign of the increasing hostili....
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: President Trump enjoyed crowd saying, 'Send her back!'

Sun, 21 Jul 2019 08:20:06 -0400

U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez told constituents on Saturday that President Donald Trump enjoyed hearing a crowd at his rally call for a U.S. congresswoman to return to the country where she was b....
Facebook’s Former Security Chief Says It’s ‘Reasonable’ To Assume China Is Infiltrating Google

Sat, 20 Jul 2019 05:32:00 -0400

Facebook’s former security chief Alex Stamos suggested Tuesday that it is very possible that China and Russia have subverted Google’s employees.“It is completely reasonable to assume that MSS and SVR ....
Funeral service held for 86 Muslims killed by Serbs

Sat, 20 Jul 2019 13:10:46 -0400

PRIJEDOR, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Several thousand people attended a funeral service in Bosnia on Saturday for 86 Muslims who were slain by Serbs in one of the worst atrocities of the country's 1992....
'Canary in the coal mine': Singapore woes ring trade alarm bells

Sat, 20 Jul 2019 22:51:18 -0400

A plunge in exports and the worst growth rates for a decade have fuelled concerns about the outlook for Singapore's economy, with analysts saying the figures offer a warning that Asia is heading for a....
Baby born on 7-Eleven Day at 7:11 p.m., weighs 7 lbs., 11 oz., gets 7-Eleven college fund

Sun, 21 Jul 2019 13:17:03 -0400

It's stranger than fiction: A baby girl in St. Louis was born on 7-Eleven Day at 7:11 p.m., weighing 7 pounds and 11 ounces.....
The Return of the Godfather: The Old Mafia Is New Again

Sat, 20 Jul 2019 05:47:54 -0400

Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast/GettyROME–Five fleshy, bare-chested men in tight swimsuits on a dinghy doesn’t normally garner much attention in the bay of Palermo, Sicily. But it did last Augus....
A NASA Intern Bought Apollo 11 Videotapes for $218. Now They're Going to Auction for Millions

Fri, 19 Jul 2019 21:29:11 -0400

They are 'the only surviving first-generation recordings of the historic moon walk.....
Lawsuit: North Dakota officers used 'violence' on protester

Fri, 19 Jul 2019 15:08:55 -0400

Marcus Mitchell, 24, filed the lawsuit Thursday against Morton County, the city of Bismarck and state Highway Patrol officers. Highway Patrol spokesman Wade Kadrmas declined comment, citing pending l....
Nigeria president condemns latest killings in northwestern Sokoto state

Sat, 20 Jul 2019 17:23:44 -0400

Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari condemns the killing of 37 people by bandits in the northwestern state of Sokoto, his spokesman said in a statement. Armed gangs have killed hundreds of people in....