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June 06, 2015
Commander in chief Donald Trump, threatening 'official end of Iran' is not the endgame America needs

Commander in chief Donald Trump, threatening 'official end of Iran' is not the endgame America needs

Tweets like 'If Iran wants to fight, that will be the official end of Iran' won't prepare Americans if saber rattling turns sobering reality: Our view

Mississippi judge who blocked 15-week abortion ban hears arguments on fetal heartbeat law

Mississippi judge who blocked 15-week abortion ban hears arguments on fetal heartbeat law

Mississippi's fetal heartbeat law which bans abortions after approximately six weeks could be blocked or upheld by Judge Carlton Reeves.

US Border agent accused of hitting migrant with truck after using racial slurs

US Border agent accused of hitting migrant with truck after using racial slurs

A US Border Patrol agent charged with allegedly hitting a migrant with a truck had a long history of making hostile statements about border-crossing immigrants, say prosecutors.Matthew Bowen, 39, allegedly texted another border agent with the message: “PLEASE let us take the gloves off trump!” He...

Is It Cheaper To Buy A 1967 Ford Mustang Fastback From Britain?

Is It Cheaper To Buy A 1967 Ford Mustang Fastback From Britain?

This immaculate 1967 Ford Mustang Fastback is estimated to sell at British auction for $95K. It’s hard not to whisper Steve McQueen’s name when presented with a Ford Mustang 390 GT Fastback, even if it isn't a 1968 model. The American classifieds may provide evidence of eye-watering sums...

China's Navy Is Growing So Fast Its Running Out of Names For Its Warships

China's Navy Is Growing So Fast Its Running Out of Names For Its Warships

China’s navy has a new problem: not enough names for its rapidly growing fleet of warships.“China is running out of provincial capitals to name new destroyers, and it might have to turn to other big domestic cities, which reflects the country's rapid naval development in recent years,”...

DOD: Iranian Threats ‘Put on Hold’ Thanks to U.S.

DOD: Iranian Threats ‘Put on Hold’ Thanks to U.S.

The Department of Defense said Tuesday that potential threats from Iran have been "put on hold" thanks to precautionary measures taken by the U.S.“We have put on hold the potential for attacks on Americans,” Acting Secretary of Defense Pat Shanahan said at the Pentagon.The U.S. deployed...

Ford to cut 7,000 jobs, 10% of global staff 

Ford to cut 7,000 jobs, 10% of global staff 

Ford plans to cut 7,000 jobs, or 10 percent of its global workforce, as part of a reorganization as it revamps its vehicle offerings, the company said Monday. The reorganization will involve some layoffs and reassignments and should be complete by the end of August, a Ford spokeswoman said. Ford...

Ukraine's Zelenskiy calls early elections as he disbands parliament in first act as president

Ukraine's Zelenskiy calls early elections as he disbands parliament in first act as president

Ukraine’s new president dismissed parliament and called a snap election just moments after being sworn into office on Monday. Volodymyr Zelensky, whose Servant of People party has no representation in the current parliament, also used his inaugural address to promise an end to the war in the east...

UPDATE 1-Lumentum says halting all Huawei shipments, cuts quarterly forecast

UPDATE 1-Lumentum says halting all Huawei shipments, cuts quarterly forecast

Mobile phone parts producer Lumentum Holdings Inc on Monday was the first U.S. company to confirm formally it was halting shipments to Huawei Technologies , following export restrictions put in place by the United States Department of Commerce. The company, which is seen as a major supplier of...

Iran Accelerates Production of Enriched Uranium as Tensions Rise

Iran Accelerates Production of Enriched Uranium as Tensions Rise

The semi-official Tasnim news agency quoted Behrouz Kamalvandi, an official at Iran’s Atomic Energy Organization, as saying that Iran had increased its output of 3.67% enriched uranium as of Monday, and that the United Nations nuclear watchdog had been informed. Crucially, Iran hasn’t increased...

Google’s Pixel 3a has a serious problem for some users, and there’s no fix in sight

Google’s Pixel 3a has a serious problem for some users, and there’s no fix in sight

Google has been making phones for quite a few years now, both during the Nexus era when other smartphone vendors designed its devices, and especially in the Pixel era where it creates its own hardware. But even so, its Pixel phones still come with flaws, and the Pixel 3a is no exception. Some users...

The Latest: Capital murder charge filed in police shooting

The Latest: Capital murder charge filed in police shooting

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on shootings of police officers in Auburn, Alabama (all times local):

1967 Ford Mustang Fastback Restoration Is A Work Of Art

1967 Ford Mustang Fastback Restoration Is A Work Of Art

The Ford Mustang is an American automotive icon known the world over. Ford’s pony car is the four-wheeled embodiment of the American dream. Petty’s Garage is well-known for its work on modern Mustangs, enhancing their performance and producing limited edition special models.

PHOTOS: Gun attack at bar in Brazil

PHOTOS: Gun attack at bar in Brazil

A gang of gunmen reportedly attacked a bar in the capital of Brazil's northern Pará state Sunday afternoon, and authorities said 11 people were killed.

Could One of America's Allies Take Down the F-35 Program?

Could One of America's Allies Take Down the F-35 Program?

What does America need to save its troubled F-35 stealth fighter?Turkey, that’s what.Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan recently warned that the multinational F-35 program, of which Turkey is a member, would fail if Turkey were excluded. Turkey is facing sanctions, including being dropped from the...

Illinois police not alerted to early clues in womb-cutting case

Illinois police not alerted to early clues in womb-cutting case

Police and Illinois’s child welfare agency say staff at a Chicago-area hospital didn’t alert them after determining that a bloodied woman who arrived with a gravely ill newborn had not just given birth to the baby boy, as she claimed.

'All out warfare': Hundreds take the streets in Alabama in abortion ban protest

'All out warfare': Hundreds take the streets in Alabama in abortion ban protest

Alabama Gov. Kay signed the near-total ban Wednesday, a day after lawmakers declined to add exceptions into the ban for cases of rape or incest.

Eiffel Tower climber 'admitted to psychiatric unit'

Eiffel Tower climber 'admitted to psychiatric unit'

A man, believed to be Russian, who sparked a mass evacuation of the Eiffel Tower by scaling the iconic Paris landmark has been admitted to a psychiatric unit, legal sources said Tuesday. The man caused chaos Monday and the closure of the monument to tourists by spending six hours clinging to the...

Stung by Trump, U.S. Republican defends his impeachment remarks

Stung by Trump, U.S. Republican defends his impeachment remarks

Standing behind his earlier remarks, Amash issued a string of tweets that challenged some of the most common arguments of those who defend Trump over Special Counsel Robert Mueller's probe of Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. election. The new Amash tweets followed his earlier remarks on...

Comrade Sanders Targets Charter Schools

Comrade Sanders Targets Charter Schools

Few things offend Bernie Sanders as much as people escaping from command-and-control government systems, even minority students whose parents are desperate to get their kids a decent education.The socialist wants to turn George Wallace on his head and not block black children from attending...

Prosecutors: Agent called migrants savages before hitting 1

Prosecutors: Agent called migrants savages before hitting 1

PHOENIX (AP) — A Border Patrol agent in Arizona sent texts calling immigrants "savages" and "subhuman" the month before using his patrol vehicle to knock over a Guatemalan man who was trying to flee, prosecutors say.

Huawei to the Danger Zone: Chinese Telecommunications Company Threatens Britain's National Security

Huawei to the Danger Zone: Chinese Telecommunications Company Threatens Britain's National Security

The news that the United States has put Huawei on the Entities List comes as the Henry Jackson Society publishes a report on the prospect of including Huawei into the United Kingdom’s build of 5G. I coauthored this report alongside Member of Parliament Bob Seely and Professor Peter Varnish. My job...

We Argued the Biggest Supreme Court Abortion Case Since   Roe . Here’s How to Protect a Woman’s Right to Choose

We Argued the Biggest Supreme Court Abortion Case Since Roe . Here’s How to Protect a Woman’s Right to Choose

"Anyone grasping for optimism is mistaken," write the co-counsel for Planned Parenthood v. Casey

Top Samsung insider teases some big Galaxy Note 10 design changes we didn’t see coming

Top Samsung insider teases some big Galaxy Note 10 design changes we didn’t see coming

Samsung is widely expected to launch two different versions of the Galaxy Note 10 this summer, with each one getting a 5G version of its own. In total, four Note 10 variants will hit stores at some point in August, as Samsung is looking to replicate the sales success of the Galaxy S10 series. But...

Trump says he doesn't want war with Iran. Is John Bolton driving the US into a conflict anyway?

Trump says he doesn't want war with Iran. Is John Bolton driving the US into a conflict anyway?

The view that John Bolton is driving Trump into military confrontation with America's principal foe in the Middle East is spreading across the globe.

Mountain region of Slovakia named best destination in Europe 2019: Lonely Planet

Mountain region of Slovakia named best destination in Europe 2019: Lonely Planet

A wild, rugged, mountainous region of Slovakia dotted with plunging waterfalls and lakes and hiking trails has been named the top European destination of 2019 by the travel experts at Lonely Planet.

Showdown in Congress between Trump, Democrats intensifies

Showdown in Congress between Trump, Democrats intensifies

The clash between US President Donald Trump and the Democratic majority in Congress intensified on Monday, with the White House telling the president's former lawyer to ignore a subpoena to testify about Trump's alleged obstruction of justice in the Russia probe.

Severe weather strikes Louisiana and Oklahoma

Severe weather strikes Louisiana and Oklahoma

Louisiana's governor toured a community where a possible weekend tornado damaged or destroyed at least 50 homes and businesses. People in areas of eastern Oklahoma are also dealing with severe weather damage. (May 20)

UPDATE 2-French widow sues Boeing for at least $276 mln over Ethiopian crash

UPDATE 2-French widow sues Boeing for at least $276 mln over Ethiopian crash

A French woman whose husband died in the crash of a Boeing 737 MAX airliner in Ethiopia has filed a U.S. lawsuit against the planemaker, seeking at least $276 million in damages. The crash of Ethiopian Airlines flight 302 in March killed all 157 passengers and crew aboard and followed the death in...

Scouted: The Sleek, Black Stainless Steel Version of the 6QT Instant Pot LUX60 Is on Sale for $50

Scouted: The Sleek, Black Stainless Steel Version of the 6QT Instant Pot LUX60 Is on Sale for $50

Right now, you can add the sleek, black stainless steel edition of the 6QT Instant Pot LUX60 to your kitchen while it’s on sale for $50. That’s a savings of 50% on a gadget that could easily replace half of the other things you use in your kitchen on a regular basis.What’s so great about this...

Abortion ban protests: Thousands demonstrate against new restrictive laws across America

Abortion ban protests: Thousands demonstrate against new restrictive laws across America

Massive protests opposing a series of bans against abortions have continued for several days after one of the most stringent abortion laws in the nation was signed into law in Alabama last week. Crowds of demonstrators on Capitol Hill were joined by prominent women’s rights activists and...

Kashmir group seeks UN probe into torture by India troops

Kashmir group seeks UN probe into torture by India troops

SRINAGAR, India (AP) — A prominent rights group in Indian-controlled Kashmir is advocating for the United Nations to establish a commission of inquiry to investigate what it calls the endemic use of torture by government forces amid a decades-long anti-India uprising in the disputed region.

Anker’s true wireless earbuds fix everything wrong with the other brands’, and they’re down to $45 today

Anker’s true wireless earbuds fix everything wrong with the other brands’, and they’re down to $45 today

The Soundcore Liberty Neo Truly-Wireless Earbuds by Anker are a tremendous value at their full retail price of $65, especially when you consider the fact that they improve upon Apple's $159 AirPods in every conceivable way. The graphene drivers produce better sound and deeper bass, the...

China's Tariff List Advertises Its Trade War Weakness

China's Tariff List Advertises Its Trade War Weakness

Unless Chinese leader Xi Jinping and his advisors are completely incompetent, there’s only one way to interpret Beijing’s list of U.S. products that will be slapped with retaliatory tariffs on June 1 if the trade war with the United States isn’t somehow deescalated pronto: China increasingly...

Dog sitter caught walking around naked in customer's home

Dog sitter caught walking around naked in customer's home

A dog sitter has been caught on camera walking around her client’s house naked. Rosie Brown hired Casey Brengle to look after her two dogs, Penny and Daisy, while she went to a wedding for four days.

On impeachment, can the GOP evolve?: Today's Toon

On impeachment, can the GOP evolve?: Today's Toon

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Iraq caught in the middle of US-Iran face-off

Iraq caught in the middle of US-Iran face-off

Scarred by two decades of conflict, Iraq finds itself caught in the middle of a US-Iranian tug-of-war, fearing it could pay the price of any confrontation between its two main allies. Analysts say third parties may seek to exploit the latest spike in tensions between Tehran and Washington to spark...

PHOTOS: Vivid Sydney 2019

PHOTOS: Vivid Sydney 2019

An illuminated trail of almost 300 lit lanterns of endangered species will glow every night at the zoo during Vivid Sydney which runs from May 24 throughout Sydney with hundreds of lit buildings and exhibits which attract hundreds of thousands of visitors each year.

French widow sues Boeing for at least $276 million over Ethiopian crash

French widow sues Boeing for at least $276 million over Ethiopian crash

The crash of Ethiopian Airlines flight 302 in March killed all 157 passengers and crew aboard and followed the death in October of 189 people on a Lion Air 737 MAX which plunged into the ocean off Indonesia in similar circumstances. Dozens of families have sued Boeing over the Lion Air crash, and...

GMC Limits the Sierra's New CarbonPro Bed to a Pricey Option Package

GMC Limits the Sierra's New CarbonPro Bed to a Pricey Option Package

The carbon-composite bed in the 2019 GMC Sierra will be available on a limited basis this summer and more widely in the 2020 model.

5 Catalan separatist leaders escorted to Spanish Parliament

5 Catalan separatist leaders escorted to Spanish Parliament

MADRID (AP) — The five separatist leaders on trial for Catalonia's 2017 secession attempt who were elected to the Spanish Parliament last month picked up their official credentials under police escort on Monday.

Apple offered to buy Tesla back in 2013 for more than it’s worth today

Apple offered to buy Tesla back in 2013 for more than it’s worth today

For years, analysts have maintained that Apple needs to move past the iPhone and look for additional revenue streams. Consequently, many analysts over the years have proposed that Apple would be well advised to make a blockbuster acquisition and snatch up a company like Netflix or...

2020 election poll: Joe Biden's lead shrinks to zero against Bernie Sanders in critical Iowa

2020 election poll: Joe Biden's lead shrinks to zero against Bernie Sanders in critical Iowa

Joe Biden may be leading national polls among Democratic voters, but a new poll shows his dominance doesn’t necessarily extend to Iowa.Mr Biden is matched by Bernie Sanders in the state, a sharp drop from his 11 point lead in a separate poll last month. Both candidates can claim 24 per cent support...

Borrowing from your 401(k) is easy. But should you really break open that piggy bank?

Borrowing from your 401(k) is easy. But should you really break open that piggy bank?

Nearly 3 in 10 Americans dip into retirement savings, says Transamerica. It pays for higher education, lowering debt and covering medical costs.

UPDATE 2-Chairman of U.S. telecoms regulator backs T-Mobile, Sprint merger

UPDATE 2-Chairman of U.S. telecoms regulator backs T-Mobile, Sprint merger

Sprint Corp and T-Mobile US Inc has won the support of the chairman of the U.S. telecommunications regulator but will require a series of changes to their proposed $26 billion merger, including selling Sprint's Boost Mobile cell service. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit...

Tehran says Trump's 'genocidal taunts won't end Iran'

Tehran says Trump's 'genocidal taunts won't end Iran'

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Monday the "genocidal taunts" of US President Donald Trump will not "end Iran", as tensions spike between the two countries. Economic terrorism and genocidal taunts won't 'end Iran'," Zarif wrote on Twitter....

Boeing Had Big Plans to Build Its Very Own F-35 (And Flopped)

Boeing Had Big Plans to Build Its Very Own F-35 (And Flopped)

The fundamental issue with the Joint Strike Fighter was that is was always an overambitious program to replace multiple specialized types with one aircraft in the hope that it could perform every role equally well. The result is predictably a jack-of-all-trades but master of none.On October 26,...

You can now pre-order Honda's first 100% electric urban car

You can now pre-order Honda's first 100% electric urban car

Honda has announced that its very-first 100%-electric production model is now available for pre-order in advance of its late-2019 launch. A prototype of the "Honda e" was previewed at the Geneva Car Show in March 2019.

2019 Petty’s Garage Warrior Mustang Available To Public

2019 Petty’s Garage Warrior Mustang Available To Public

In 2017, Military Auto Source (MAS) teamed up with Petty’s Garage to offer deployed performance enthusiasts an exclusive opportunity – to own a new custom-built Warrior Edition Mustang. This highly successful collaboration continued on for the 2018 model year, with a 2018 Petty’s Garage Warrior...

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