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US releases photos to bolster claim Iran attacked tankers

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 18:01:37 -0400

In an effort to bolster its public case against Iran, the Pentagon on Monday released new photos that officials said show that members of Tehran's Revolutionary Guard were responsible for attacks last....
Joshua Wong: Poster child of Hong Kong's 'Umbrella Movement'

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 00:14:19 -0400

Joshua Wong was the unlikely hero who helped lead a movement that inspired hundreds of thousands of Hong Kongers to take over the city's streets for two months in 2014 calling for fully free elections....
Argentina Isn’t Ruling Out a Cyberattack in Major Power Outage

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 11:32:10 -0400

(Bloomberg) -- Argentina said it isn’t ruling out a cyberattack after what President Mauricio Macri called an “unprecedented” power blackout struck five South American countries on Sunday.Macri said A....
Young bear was fed by humans and had many 'fans.' Officials say they had to kill it

Sun, 16 Jun 2019 17:13:55 -0400

A young black bear was shot and killed by Oregon officials after becoming so habituated to humans that people reportedly took selfies with it.....
Israel launches 'Trump Heights' on Golan, but construction may lag

Sun, 16 Jun 2019 13:45:25 -0400

Israel approved in principle on Sunday a new community named after U.S. President Donald Trump on a contested frontier zone with Syria - but construction looked likely to lag given Prime Minister Benj....
The Latest: Airbus is ready for autonomous planes; are you?

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 12:59:49 -0400

The chief salesman for Airbus says his company already has the technology to fly passenger planes without pilots at all — and is working on winning over regulators and travelers to the idea. Christia....
Pope Francis’ Arch Nemesis Comes Out of Hiding to Slam Him on Predator Priests

Sat, 15 Jun 2019 22:37:52 -0400

Franco Origlia/GettyROME—There are few scandals in the sordid history of the American Catholic church more painful than the saga of former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, a high-ranking prince of the chu....
Field fires in Syria's Hasakeh kill 10: monitor

Sun, 16 Jun 2019 07:57:23 -0400

Fires engulfing vital wheat fields across Syria's northeast have killed at least 10 people, a war monitor said Sunday, as Kurdish authorities claim the blazes were set deliberately. Kurdish authoriti....
View Photos of the 2020 BMW X3 M

Sun, 16 Jun 2019 18:01:00 -0400

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Since When Are Liberals against Investigating the CIA and FBI?

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 06:30:36 -0400

Was there ever a time when Americans had unquestioning faith in federal law-enforcement agencies? Maybe in the days before Vietnam and Watergate, most citizens did believe that those in charge of the ....
Saudi Arabia committed to Aramco IPO: crown prince

Sun, 16 Jun 2019 03:53:20 -0400

Saudi Arabia remains committed to selling shares in national oil conglomerate Aramco through an initial public offering but only at the right time, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has said. "We are ....
Gun Fact: The Glock 18 Fires 1,200 Bullets Per Minute

Sun, 16 Jun 2019 11:00:00 -0400

The Glock 18 accepts typical Glock magazines, from ten to seventeen rounds, but a handgun with a rate of fire of 1,200 rounds a minute can empty a standard pistol magazine in a blink of an eye. In ord....
It shouldn't take Jon Stewart to rescue 9/11 first responders

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 18:38:16 -0400

50,000 survivors have been diagnosed with 9/11-related illnesses. Reauthorizing compensation is the least Mitch McConnell and Congress can do: Our view....
Biden Leads Pack of Democratic Hopefuls on Beat-Trump Factor

Sun, 16 Jun 2019 09:02:20 -0400

(Bloomberg) -- Joe Biden leads in the early Democratic nomination race for 2020, helped by a sense that the former vice president is best placed to beat President Donald Trump, a new “CBS Battleground....
China's FedEx probe should not be seen as retaliation - Xinhua

Sun, 16 Jun 2019 05:58:29 -0400

China's investigation into FedEx Corp over misdirected mail should not be regarded as retaliation against the U.S. company, state news agency Xinhua said on Sunday, amid worsening relations between Ch....
Relatives of man killed in Corona Costco shooting seek answers as LAPD launches investigation

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 14:47:16 -0400

The Los Angeles Police Department is launching its own investigation into the deadly shooting involving one of its officers inside a Costco Wholesale store in Corona.....
Japan protests Chinese activity near disputed islands

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 07:54:24 -0400

Japan has protested what is says was an unauthorized Chinese maritime survey within its economic waters near disputed East China Sea islands, officials said Monday. Japan's Foreign Ministry said it l....
Unruly passenger hits flight attendant, then pukes during Delta flight to Paris

Sun, 16 Jun 2019 17:40:05 -0400

A federal complaint says a man struck a flight attendant in the throat and then threw up during a Delta flight to Paris.....
Attacks on oil tankers in Gulf spark fears of return to 1980s 'Tanker Wars'

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 07:24:58 -0400

The spate of alleged Iranian attacks on oil ships in the Gulf of Oman has raised global fears of a return to the “Tanker Wars” of the 1980s, when oil tankers were regularly targeted and US warships fo....
Ex-Tehran mayor to face trial over wife's killing

Sun, 16 Jun 2019 13:55:49 -0400

Former Tehran mayor and prominent reformist Mohammad Ali Najafi will stand trial next month on charges of murdering his wife, the government-run Iran newspaper said Sunday. Najafi, 67, turned himself....
The Scary Way a Stealth Fighter Could Be Shot Down

Sat, 15 Jun 2019 21:00:00 -0400

There is a famous series of videos showing experimentation with "selective attention.”  Selective attention suggests we focus on certain elements in our environment while other elements disappear....
600 people on Monsanto 'watch lists' in Germany, France: Bayer

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 09:12:52 -0400

US seeds and pesticides maker Monsanto kept lists of around 600 key pro- and anti-pesticides figures in Germany and France alone, its German parent company Bayer said Monday amid a widening probe. Ba....
Pompeo: Fox News host's questioning Trump's FBI comments a ‘Washington piece of silliness’

Sun, 16 Jun 2019 19:30:09 -0400

When Fox News host Chris Wallace asked Pompeo Sunday if “accepting oppo research from a foreign government right or wrong?” the former CIA director responded: “Chris, you know, you asked me not to cal....
Justice Thomas urges U.S. Supreme Court to feel free to reverse precedents

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 15:45:41 -0400

Writing in a gun possession case over whether the federal government and states can prosecute someone separately for the same crime, Thomas said the court should reconsider its standard for reviewing ....
AOC's New York office building broken into by man who sprayed police with fire extinguisher

Sun, 16 Jun 2019 12:29:00 -0400

A man in New York City broke into an office building where representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has offices, before spraying police with a fire extinguisher and hiding in a utility closet.The tresp....
Strong earthquake kills 2, injures 19 in southern China

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 15:16:24 -0400

A strong earthquake that hit Sichuan province in southern China late Monday night killed two people and injured 19, officials and news reports said. The U.S. Geological Survey warned there could be s....
New leak may confirm Samsung’s massive Galaxy Note 10 redesign

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 08:17:10 -0400

It's still far too early to say for certain whether the Galaxy S10e, Galaxy S10, and Galaxy S10+ have truly been a success for Samsung. The second quarter of 2019 will be the first full quarter of....
See Photos of the Porsche 718 Spyder

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 18:00:00 -0400

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Father's Day 2019: Paganism, roses and how the campaign to celebrate dads was won

Sun, 16 Jun 2019 08:56:31 -0400

Father's Day, the official calendar date to honour our wonderful dads and celebrate fatherhood, is here. Recognised each June, the day sees children around the world present their dads with cards ....
Meet the Army's 'New' M1 Abrams Tank: The Best on the Planet?

Sun, 16 Jun 2019 05:10:00 -0400

The U.S. Army is on an intensive quest for an array of new technologies with which to design and build new armored fighting vehicles, particularly a replacement for the long-serving Bradley. However m....
Global stocks mostly rise ahead of key Fed meeting

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 17:30:28 -0400

The world's stock markets mostly ticked upwards on Monday as investors moved cautiously at the start of a busy week packed with key interest rate decisions, in particular from the US Federal Reser....
Iran Warns Europe It Will Breach Nuclear Stockpile Cap in 10 Days

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 07:30:50 -0400

(Bloomberg) -- Iran warned European nations on Monday that it would breach in 10 days the landmark 2015 nuclear agreement unless they take action to alleviate the pressure of tightening U.S. sanctions....
VIDEO: Flight attendant, beverage cart smash into ceiling during violent turbulence

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 10:40:43 -0400

Passengers on a flight to France got tossed around in the air over the weekend in a terrifying bout of turbulence captured on video.....
Mexico detains nearly 800 undocumented migrants in four trucks

Sun, 16 Jun 2019 11:15:09 -0400

Mexican officials detained nearly 800 undocumented migrants in eastern Mexico in four trucks on Saturday, the government said, in one of the biggest swoops against illegal immigration in recent months....
Blackout in South America raises questions about power grid

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 17:18:45 -0400

The huge blackout that left tens of millions of people in the dark in Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay over the weekend raised serious questions about the vulnerability of the power grid in South Ameri....
Forensics firm says it can break into any iPhone or high-end Android phone

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 10:58:14 -0400

Apple makes it a point with every product announcement to stress security and privacy features. That exact thing happened just a few weeks ago at Apple's annual developer event, where the company ....
CEO: Boeing made mistake in handling warning-system problem

Sun, 16 Jun 2019 20:03:26 -0400

The chief executive of Boeing said the company made a "mistake" in handling a problematic cockpit warning system in its 737 Max jets before two crashes killed 346 people, and he promised transparency ....
Day after a nationwide register outage, Target's tech troubles continue on a smaller scale

Sun, 16 Jun 2019 19:19:35 -0400

The great Target outage of 2019 continued on a smaller scale Sunday with shoppers reporting some stores were unable to process credit card purchases.....
Whoops — The U.S. Army Owns Potentially Hundreds of Thousands of Faulty Guns

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 06:55:00 -0400

It’s an inescapable reality that in big institutions, people will sometimes overlook memos and misplace equipment.But that’s cold comfort to the U.S. Army, which is struggling to select a new handgun ....
A history of massive Hong Kong protests

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 00:06:45 -0400

Hong Kong protesters have piled the pressure on pro-Beijing leader Carrie Lam with a series of huge demonstrations against a divisive bill to allow extraditions to mainland China. Hong Kong, a former....
Did the Markets Break Jerome Powell? We’re About to Find Out

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 05:00:40 -0400

(Bloomberg Opinion) -- This week’s Federal Reserve decision will be the most consequential one yet under the leadership of Chair Jerome Powell.Sure, Fed officials will almost certainly leave interest ....
Intense Garlic Hack Has Captivated the Internet and People Have Never Been More Pumped to Peel

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 13:53:32 -0400

This is a life-changing hack for garlic lovers....
Taking aim at Johnson, British PM hopefuls make their Brexit case

Sun, 16 Jun 2019 07:48:56 -0400

Several hopefuls vying to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May turned their fire on favorite Boris Johnson on Sunday, questioning his pledge to leave the European Union by the end of October no ....
Bodies of missing Oregon mother, son found

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 16:59:22 -0400

Authorities have found the bodies of a missing Oregon woman and her 3-year-old son. The boy's biological father had been charged with killing them before the bodies were found. (June 17)....
Saudi crown prince accuses rival Iran of tanker attacks

Sun, 16 Jun 2019 12:08:00 -0400

Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said in remarks published Sunday that the kingdom will not hesitate to confront Iranian threats to its security. Tensions in the Persian Gulf have esca....
AOC on Trump's willingness to accept political 'dirt' on rivals: 'The pressure to impeach grows'

Sun, 16 Jun 2019 11:58:28 -0400

Days after President Trump asserted he would take damaging information on his political rivals from a foreign power, New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said "the pressure to impeach grows.”....
Insider claims Apple will launch 5.4-inch and 6.7-inch 5G iPhone models next year

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 10:12:54 -0400

Leaks concerning this fall's upcoming iPhone models continue to trickle out at a steady pace, but some analysts are already looking ahead to 2020. In a research note shared with AnTuTu (via MacRum....
U.S. Navy official sees more orders for Boeing P-8A in coming months

Sun, 16 Jun 2019 05:56:52 -0400

The U.S. Navy expects additional U.S. and international orders for the Boeing P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft in coming months, which should extend production by two years to late 2025, a senio....
Alibaba Plans Stock Split as It Preps Giant Listing

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 01:28:32 -0400

(Bloomberg) -- Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. plans a one-to-eight share split, as the e-commerce giant prepares for a stock sale that could be Hong Kong’s largest since 2010.China’s largest company is pr....