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Sen. Joe Munchin says Russian President Vladimir Putin is no friend and treating him as an ally is a mistake.
Israeli forces fired on Syrian regime positions after projectiles from the war-torn country hit the occupied Golan Heights on Sunday, the army said, in the second such exchange in two days. The military "targeted two artillery positions and an ammunitions truck belonging to the Syrian regime," a statement read, noting the army had also ordered Israelis to keep away from open areas near Quneitra, where internal fighting was heavy. Hours earlier, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addressed the Syrian spillover and Israeli retaliation that took place on Saturday and reportedly resulted in the death of two Syrian soldiers.
Some leading members of Britain's ruling Conservative Party want finance minister Philip Hammond to become prime minister, replacing Theresa May and steering the country through the Brexit process, the Sunday Times reported. May, prime minister for less than a year, has been badly damaged by her failure to win a parliamentary majority in a June 8 election and is still working to persuade a small northern Irish party to support her Conservatives in government. Citing some members of May's top team, or cabinet, the Sunday Times said Hammond should be appointed as a caretaker prime minister to see the country through until 2019 when it officially leaves the European Union.
Photos of the 20-year-old Massachusetts woman, who encouraged her boyfriend to kill himself, were posted by Daily Mail on Thursday.
People who love and care for what others consider "scary dogs" know the struggles of having a misunderstood canine bestie. It stings a bit when people pull away from a dog that you know to be lovable and gentle. SEE ALSO: UPS worker caught taking selfies with 3 cute doggos A redditor named tricksy_trixie posted a photograph of her sister's adorable German Shepherd, named "Rome", to the /r/aww subreddit to share how her sister has changed the way people react to him. She wrote, "My sister's gentle giant German Shepherd wears a bow tie everywhere because it makes people less intimidated and afraid of him." Image: reddit/Tricksy_TrixieIn the comment...
With Tesla's Gigafactory in Las Vegas already producing lithium-ion batteries for the upcoming Model 3, there are reports that Tesla is already taking concrete steps to develop yet another Gigafactory in China. Hardly a surprise, Tesla CEO Elon Musk recently said during a TED Talk presentation that the company would ideally like to construct as many as four Gigafactories all across the globe. "I will announce locations for between two and four Gigafactories later this year," Musk said on stage, "probably four." While nothing is set in stone just yet, it's widely believed that Tesla is eyeing another location in the United States along with a location in Europe and...
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - A hyper-aggressive black bear moved back and forth between two women in a ferocious attack earlier this week that left a newlywed dead and her co-worker injured in a remote area of Alaska, their employer said Thursday.
The UAE on Friday advised Qatar to take a list of stern demands drawn up by its neighbours seriously or the diplomatic crisis in the Gulf would turn into a "divorce" with Doha. Anwar Gargash, the United Arab Emirates state minister for foreign affairs, issued the warning more than two weeks into the oil-rich region's worst diplomatic crisis in years.
Trump's latest tweets appear to dispel one of the more intriguing mysteries of his young presidency.
A civilian was killed and several wounded Thursday in Indian-administered Kashmir when security forces opened fire on a crowd gathered for the funeral of three rebels slain overnight in clashes with soldiers, police said. Thousands of villagers poured onto the streets for the funeral, chanting slogans against Indian rule and pelting stones at soldiers who responded with bullets and pellet fire, a police officer said. S. P. Vaid, director general of police for the territory, confirmed a protester was killed in the exchange.
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) - President Nicolas Maduro promoted several soldiers Wednesday night as he reshuffled his Cabinet to allow top officials to run for seats in a special assembly to rewrite Venezuela's constitution.
President Donald Trump's approval rating hit a low of 36 percent in a new poll amid ongoing investigations into his associates' alleged ties to Russia.
Bowe Bergdahl, the US Army sergeant held captive in Afghanistan for five years before being freed in a prisoner swap -- and then accused of desertion -- appeared in court Wednesday, officials said. Bergdahl faces an eventual court-martial at Fort Bragg in North Carolina on charges of desertion and "misbehavior before the enemy" stemming from his disappearance from Combat Outpost Mest-Malak in Paktika Province, Afghanistan on June 20, 2009.
MILWAUKEE (AP) - The Latest in the trial of a former Milwaukee police officer charged in a fatal shooting (all times local):
The young prince named heir to Saudi Arabia's throne has built a reputation as a bold reformer intent on weaning the kingdom off oil and driving a far more aggressive foreign policy to counter the influence of arch-rival Iran. Mohammed bin Salman, 31, was appointed crown prince by his father King Salman on Wednesday, replacing his cousin who is 26 years his senior. If Mohammed bin Salman becomes king in his 30s, he would be the youngest monarch of the modern state.
"The 'contact group' you're proposing is completely useless and unnecessary," Venezuelan Foreign Minister Delcy Rodriguez fumed at a meeting of the Organization of American States (OAS) in Cancun, Mexico. The outburst came as US Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan tried to rally support for an OAS resolution to send regional mediators to Venezuela, where running street battles at anti-government protests have left 74 people dead since April.
With one daughter headed to college and another just a few years away, Ron Baslow, a single dad, was looking for ways to economize. One easy target: his $125 monthly bill for cable TV, internet, ...
CINCINNATI (AP) - Otto Warmbier, an American college student who was released by North Korea in a coma last week after almost a year and a half in captivity, died Monday, his family said.
Seattle police shot and killed 30-year-old Charleena Lyles Sunday.
The best thing to do when in close contact with someone you don't want to talk to is to blend in with your surroundings. Laugh along with a group of strangers, hide behind a fake plant, do literally anything to make yourself invisible. In this video uploaded to Youtube by user Binshattan145, one cat wants absolutely nothing to do with a passing dog. After the cat notices the dog from the peripherals of its nervous side-eye, it acts fast. The only thing this stealth feline can think to do to avoid the dog and blend in with its environment is casually clap along to a song sung by a nearby group of humans. It's safe. The scary dog is gone. The cat can breathe a sigh of relief....
WASHINGTON (AP) - Jared Kushner is traveling to the Middle East this week to continue work toward a peace deal between Israel and the Palestinians.
NEW YORK (AP) - Long before cats became the darlings of Facebook and YouTube, they spread through the ancient human world.
This digital cryptocurrency belongs nowhere near your portfolio.
Police have arrested Darwin Martinez Torres, 22, in connection to the murder of a 17-year-old Muslim girl named Nabra, who was reported missing on Sunday after she left a mosque in Virginia.
LAKESIDE, Mont. (AP) - A total of 32 people were taken to hospitals after the second-story deck of a Montana lodge collapsed during a memorial event for a firefighter, authorities said.
Mosul's Old City, where Iraqi forces are closing in on the Islamic State group's final urban refuge in Iraq, is an ancient maze of narrow alleys. At its heart lies the emblematic Al-Nuri mosque, where jihadist supremo Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi declared a caliphate in June 2014 after his forces seized Iraq's second city along with swathes of territory extending into neighbouring Syria.
Laura Loomer was arrested following an incident involving her marching onto the stage at Public Theatre, disrupting the "Julius Caesar" play.
Consumer Reports has no relationship with any advertisers on this website. Amazon's planned purchase of organic-food chain Whole Foods for $13.7 billion is one more sign that the born-and-raised ...
Researchers say a new alloy could help make solar panels twice as efficient and far less expensive.
Doctors treating Otto Warmbier, the US student released by North Korea in a coma this week, said Thursday the 22-year-old had suffered severe brain damage, as his father lashed out at the reclusive regime. Warmbier experienced extensive tissue loss in all regions of the brain, doctors said, but he showed no signs of physical trauma and medical tests offered no conclusive evidence as to the cause of his neurological injuries.
Apple's newest iPad Pros are out in stores, which means that some users out there are already testing them out. Benchmarks are, naturally, part of the process, and they already seem to confirm something we already knew: the 2017 iPad Pro generation is nearly as powerful as the brand-new MacBook Pro. Can the iPad Pro replace the MacBook Pro? No, we're not quite there yet. Apple's best tablet can't do all the things Apple's best laptop does. Or better said, iOS is still trailing behind macOS at satisfying some of the Pro needs - though iOS 11 brings a lot of exciting features to the iPad. But synthetic benchmark tests tell an interesting story. Apple's custom mobile CPU and GPU used in...
Marvel writer Paul Allor goes over Namor's decision to collaborate with Hydra and the other stories in "Brave New World."
US authorities said Thursday they have issued arrest warrants for 12 members of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's security detail accused of assaulting protesters during a street brawl in Washington. Washington Police Chief Peter Newsham said the 12 were identified in detailed video footage of the May 16 attack on Kurdish and Armenian protesters outside the residence of Turkey's ambassador, following a meeting between Erdogan and President Donald Trump. The men, all Turkish citizens, include nine Erdogan security guards and three Turkish police.
One hundred and fourteen people were detained in Detroit alone, most of whom are members of Iraq's Chaldean minority. Iraqis are being swept up in immigration raids across the US and targeted for deportation by the Trump administration, in a crackdown attorneys and advocates described as a "death sentence" for members of Iraq's Christian minority. US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (Ice) arrested more than 200 Iraqi nationals over the weekend who have been the subject of deportation orders following criminal convictions or pending criminal charges.
ATLANTA (AP) - Two Georgia inmates who killed their guards and escaped from a prison bus have stolen a second vehicle as they try to stay ahead of a massive manhunt, a sheriff said Wednesday.
One of the more longstanding questions surrounding Tesla's Model 3 involves the car's interior design. When Elon Musk initially unveiled the Model 3 last year, the interior we saw was rather bland, to say the least. What's more, Tesla's highly anticipated mass market EV lacked a traditional instrument cluster with pertinent information such as speed and range. As a result, speculation that Tesla would either incorporate a digital dashboard or a HUD of some sort quickly began to spread. As it turns out, the Model 3 interior we saw last year won't be changing much at all. Just a few months ago, Musk all but confirmed that the Model 3 will not include a futuristic instrument cluster. As...
Poland's prime minister came under heavy fire Wednesday for appearing to defend her rightwing government's anti-migrant policy during a memorial service at the former Auschwitz-Birkenau Nazi German death camp. Beata Szydlo said that "in our troubled times, Auschwitz is a great lesson that everything must be done to defend the safety and the lives of citizens" at ceremonies marking the 77th anniversary of the Nazis' first transport of Polish prisoners to the camp. Polish government spokesman Rafal Bochenek said Tuesday that the refugee relocation plan posed a security "threat" to EU members, echoing earlier fiery rhetoric by Szydlo linking refugees and migrants with terror attacks in...
Consumer Reports has no relationship with any advertisers on this website. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has announced plans to "reset" two regulations that were recently put in place to hold f...
At least 12 people have been reported dead in the devastating London fire.
At least 12 people perished on Wednesday after a massive inferno tore through a London apartment block, with witnesses reporting terrified residents had leapt from the tower and dropped their children in a desperate bid for survival. As smoke continued to billow from the gutted building, survivors voiced anger over longstanding safety fears at the 24-storey Grenfell Tower, which was home to between 600 and 800 people. Parents wrapped wet towels around their children as they tried to escape, while others were seen desperately waving for help from the higher floors, which firefighters could not reach at the blaze took hold.
The shooter has been identified as James T. Hodgkinson, who died after exchanging a barrage of gunfire with authorities on the baseball field.
Reports are coming in that this Friday, in a Miami speech, President Donald Trump will unveil his revisions to former President Barack Obama's controversial policy to normalize U.S. relations with the Castro dictatorship in Cuba. He's right to scale it back.
For this McLaren, losing its roof requires few sacrifices.
For example, the 630i model will hit 100km/h 0.7 seconds faster than the outgoing 5 Series equivalent yet across the initial range (there will be three engine variants available at launch) BMW is managing fuel consumption and emission figures that are as much as 15% better. As one would expect from a company with a short-term goal of launching a real-world autonomous car within the next five years, the 6 Series is bursting with latest-generation active driver aids.
US troops are on the ground helping local soldiers battle Islamist militants in a Philippine city, a Filipino military spokesman said Wednesday, giving the most detailed account of their role. The small number of US soldiers are providing vital surveillance assistance and, although they do not have a combat role, are allowed to open fire on the militants if attacked first, spokesman Brigadier-General Restituto Padilla said. The Philippine military has for over three weeks been engaged in fierce battles with hundreds of militants, who have pledged allegiance to the Islamic State group, in the southern city of Marawi on Mindanao island.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Senators sharply criticized Pentagon leaders Tuesday for not completing a new strategy for the 16-year-old war in Afghanistan, as Defense Secretary Jim Mattis acknowledged that "the enemy is surging right now."
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - A team successfully separated 10-month-old conjoined twins during an 11-hour surgery, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia said Tuesday.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Verizon has taken over Yahoo, completing a $4.5 billion deal that will usher in a new management team to attempt to wring more advertising revenue from one of the internet's best-known brands.
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