22 Aug 2017

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Trump backs off Afghan withdrawal, lambasts Pakistan

Trump backs off Afghan withdrawal, lambasts Pakistan"My instinct was to pull out," Trump said as he spoke of his frustration with a war that has killed thousands of US troops and cost US taxpayers trillions of dollars. While Trump refused to offer detailed troop numbers, senior White House officials said he had already authorized his defense secretary to deploy up to 3,900 more troops to Afghanistan.


22 Aug 2017 6:01am GMT

U.S. Navy to launch fleet-wide probe as search for 10 missing sailors goes on

U.S. Navy to launch fleet-wide probe as search for 10 missing sailors goes onBy Karishma Singh and Fathin Ungku SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Ships, aircraft and divers from an international search-and-rescue operation were still looking for 10 missing U.S. sailors on Tuesday after a collision between a U.S. warship and a merchant vessel in waters near Singapore and Malaysia. The USS John S. McCain and the tanker Alnic MC collided early on Monday while the guided-missile destroyer was nearing Singapore for a routine port call. The collision tore a hole in the warship's port side at the waterline, flooding compartments that included a crew sleeping area.


22 Aug 2017 5:38am GMT

Trump returns to Arizona _ and a chaotic political landscape

Trump returns to Arizona _ and a chaotic political landscapePHOENIX (AP) - Donald Trump was just a few weeks into his candidacy in 2015 when he came to Phoenix for a speech that ended up being a bigger moment in his campaign than most people realized at the time.


22 Aug 2017 3:25am GMT

The Latest: Afghan government applauds Trump speech

The Latest: Afghan government applauds Trump speechWASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on President Donald Trump and U.S. policy in Afghanistan (all times EDT):


22 Aug 2017 3:19am GMT

The Latest: Divers assessing damage on USS John S. McCain

The Latest: Divers assessing damage on USS John S. McCainSINGAPORE (AP) - The Latest on the collision between the USS John S. McCain guided missile destroyer and an oil tanker east of Singapore (all times local):


22 Aug 2017 12:40am GMT

21 Aug 2017

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Slain woman became anti-violence activist after sister died

Slain woman became anti-violence activist after sister diedHARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - A woman who was found slain along with her young daughter last week had become an anti-domestic violence activist after her sister was killed four years ago, and authorities allege both women were killed by their boyfriends.


21 Aug 2017 10:44pm GMT

Rare total solar eclipse spreads wonder across United States

Rare total solar eclipse spreads wonder across United StatesBy Harriet McLeod and Lee van der Voo CHARLESTON, S.C./SHERIDAN, Oregon (Reuters) - As millions of awestruck Americans cast their gaze skyward on Monday at the extraordinary sight of a total solar eclipse, one Connecticut man had his eyes set firmly on a different prize. Joseph Fleming, 43, went down on one knee in the darkness near the harbour in Charleston, South Carolina, and asked Nicole Durham to marry him. The first total eclipse in a century to sweep across the United States from coast to coast inspired Americans to make marriage proposals, hold family reunions and take time from work to witness with wonder one of the cosmos' rarest phenomena.


21 Aug 2017 9:55pm GMT

Crime Spree End When Theft Victim Uses 'Find My iPhone' to Track Stolen Goods

Crime Spree End When Theft Victim Uses 'Find My iPhone' to Track Stolen GoodsThe suspects' undoing began when they allegedly burglarized a Port Orange home as its owner slept overnight last Thursday, officials said.


21 Aug 2017 9:21pm GMT

Trump’s Chief Scientist Pick Once Compared Gay Rights To Protecting Pedophilia

Trump’s Chief Scientist Pick Once Compared Gay Rights To Protecting PedophiliaSam Clovis, a conservative radio personality who has become President Donald Trump's top pick for chief scientist at the Department of Agriculture, has a long history of anti-LGBTQ rhetoric ― even once calling marriage equality a choice that could lead to the legalization of pedophilia.


21 Aug 2017 9:04pm GMT

Uber Ride Ends In Video Of Ramapage

Uber Ride Ends In Video Of RamapageThis Uber ride ended in disaster.


21 Aug 2017 8:27pm GMT

Don't Worry If You Missed the Solar Eclipse

Don't Worry If You Missed the Solar EclipseIf you didn't watch Monday's total solar eclipse, don't worry. Another-supposedly better-one will be visible in the U.S. in 2024. And if that's too long to wait, there will be three other total e...


21 Aug 2017 8:04pm GMT

Between cancer treatments, McCain maintains rigorous agenda

Between cancer treatments, McCain maintains rigorous agendaPHOENIX (AP) - Sen. John McCain's packed agenda while on break from Congress in his home state of Arizona has hardly been the schedule of a typical brain cancer patient - or even someone about to turn 81.


21 Aug 2017 7:23pm GMT

Today’s huge Amazon sale on Nerf guns is your back to school gift to yourself

Today’s huge Amazon sale on Nerf guns is your back to school gift to yourself

You know how there are some toys you buy for your son or daughter, but in reality they're completely for you? Yeah, you're about to load up on all of the Nerf guns and Nerf gun gear you can handle, and you'll have to play it off like you're buying them for your kids. Dealing with back to school shopping can be stressful at times, and that might be why Amazon chose today to have an insane sale on all the Nerf guns and accessories you can handle. There are 21 different items available at discounts up to half off, and you can shop the entire sale right here. Below, you'll find our picks for the 10 best bargains in this monster sale.


21 Aug 2017 7:08pm GMT

Mercedes-Maybach Unveils a Stunning New All-Electric Luxury Convertible

Mercedes-Maybach Unveils a Stunning New All-Electric Luxury ConvertibleShowcased at the 2017 Monterey Car Week in California, the Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6 Cabriolet is about five feet longer than most sedans


21 Aug 2017 5:52pm GMT

NYPD union: Cops are victims of 'blue racism'

NYPD union: Cops are victims of 'blue racism'Though it hopes to reduce tensions by pointing out that police are sometimes a target as well, the union is drawing fire from some quarters.


21 Aug 2017 5:28pm GMT

2018 BMW M5: 600 Horsepower, All-Wheel Drive, and 189 MPH!

2018 BMW M5: 600 Horsepower, All-Wheel Drive, and 189 MPH!Bavaria's supersedan is on track.


21 Aug 2017 5:10pm GMT