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May 18, 2019
Iran says U.S. sanctions on Khamenei mean end of diplomacy

Iran says U.S. sanctions on Khamenei mean end of diplomacy

New U.S. sanctions against Iran's supreme leader and foreign minister have closed off diplomacy, Iran said on Tuesday, blaming the United States for abandoning the only route to peace just days after the two foes came within minutes of conflict. U.S. President Donald Trump signed an executive...

The Latest: Driver denies previous drunken driving charge

The Latest: Driver denies previous drunken driving charge

A lawyer for the driver of a pickup truck in a crash that killed seven motorcyclists in New Hampshire says his client denies being intoxicated when he was charged with drunken driving in Connecticut last month. Volodymyr Zhukovskyy was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs...

Georgian protesters slam 'Putinism' as Moscow tensions soar

Georgian protesters slam 'Putinism' as Moscow tensions soar

Several thousand protesters took to the streets of Georgian capital Tbilisi for a fourth day on Sunday as tensions rose between Moscow and its ex-Soviet neighbour. Some protest placards took aim at Bidzina Ivanishvili, the oligarch leader of the ruling party, believed by many to be the power...

Weird: India Sent a Really Old MiG-21 to Battle an U.S. Made F-16. Why?

Weird: India Sent a Really Old MiG-21 to Battle an U.S. Made F-16. Why?

On Feb. 26, 2019 Indian planes crossed the line of control at India's border with Pakistan and bombed what New Dehli described as a terrorist training camp near Balakot.The Indian air force defended its decision to send old MiG-21 fighters up against much more modern Pakistani F-16s during...

1967 Ford Mustang Keeps Things Authentic

1967 Ford Mustang Keeps Things Authentic

In a sea of restomods, this pony keeps things original throughout. It’s always refreshing to see people go to great lengths to bring an old classic back to its original form. That’s what this 1967 Ford Mustang Fastback S-Code is all about. Actually, the full-rotisserie restoration process didn’t...

No, it’s not just you: Half of the internet is down, including Google, Amazon, and Reddit

No, it’s not just you: Half of the internet is down, including Google, Amazon, and Reddit

What better way to start off the week than by not being able to use virtually any online service or access half of the internet's most popular sites? That seems to be the case, as DownDetector (and many tweets) suggest that Google, Amazon, Reddit, and Spectrum -- just to name a few -- are...

Cruise ship rescues and mishaps: 6 times emergency struck on Royal Caribbean, Carnival, more

Cruise ship rescues and mishaps: 6 times emergency struck on Royal Caribbean, Carnival, more

Here's what happens when emergency strikes on the high seas, from norovirus on a Royal Caribbean cruise to Coast Guard airlifts from Carnival Pride.

Mahathir Says He Underestimated Challenge of Governing Malaysia

Mahathir Says He Underestimated Challenge of Governing Malaysia

(Bloomberg) -- Malaysia’s Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said he underestimated the challenges of governing the country before his shock election victory last year.“I underestimated because we were on the outside and we didn’t get any information on what was happening on the inside,” Mahathir said...

Impeachment, socialism and Biden-baiting: What to look for at the 2020 Democratic debates

Impeachment, socialism and Biden-baiting: What to look for at the 2020 Democratic debates

When 20 Democrats debate in Miami, will they support impeaching Donald Trump? Will they go after front-runner Joe Biden? And will anyone bring up age?

Syria says sabotage damaged underwater oil pipelines

Syria says sabotage damaged underwater oil pipelines

Five underwater pipelines have been damaged and put out of order after a sabotage attack off the coastal town of Banias, Syria's oil ministry said Sunday. The damage was discovered after divers checked to see what was behind an oil leakage, the ministry said. Banias is home to one of...

Iran drone downing highlights limitations of US unmanned aircraft

Iran drone downing highlights limitations of US unmanned aircraft

US drones have been a key tool in conflicts against insurgent organizations such as the Taliban and the Islamic State group, but Iran's downing of one of the aircraft highlights their limitations against more sophisticated adversaries. While drones offer the significant attraction of not...

UPDATE 1-Turkey stands by S-400s, says F-35 partners disapprove of U.S.

UPDATE 1-Turkey stands by S-400s, says F-35 partners disapprove of U.S.

Turkey has purchased Russian missile defences and is discussing a delivery date irrespective of any U.S. sanctions, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Monday, adding the United States is isolated as it also squeezes Turkey on F-35 jets. The Pentagon announced earlier this month that...

"I Fired a Warning Shot": Here Is What a Navy SEAL Sniper Testified at the Eddie Gallagher Trial

"I Fired a Warning Shot": Here Is What a Navy SEAL Sniper Testified at the Eddie Gallagher Trial

NAVAL BASE SAN DIEGO — A Navy SEAL sniper testified on Friday that he fired warning shots to scare away a civilian noncombatant in Mosul before Chief Eddie Gallagher fired and told them over the radio, "you guys missed him but I got him."Under direct examination by prosecutors, Special...

Judge Punts Decision on Renewing License of Missouri’s Lone Abortion Clinic

Judge Punts Decision on Renewing License of Missouri’s Lone Abortion Clinic

A judge ruled Monday that Missouri's last abortion clinic may continue to perform abortions until Friday afternoon, but left the question of whether its license to operate should be renewed to a state panel.St. Louis Circuit Court judge Michael Stelzer extended the preliminary injunction...

Apple was right again: Here’s why a Galaxy Note 10 without a microSD slot isn’t a big deal

Apple was right again: Here’s why a Galaxy Note 10 without a microSD slot isn’t a big deal

Like its predecessors, the Galaxy Note 10 is hardly a well-kept secret. We already have renders based on leaked designs and we know almost everything there is to know about the handset. For example, the phone will feature Sound-on-Display technology, which means the entire screen works as a front...

To save its 'Catholic identity,' Indianapolis' Cathedral High School is firing a gay teacher

To save its 'Catholic identity,' Indianapolis' Cathedral High School is firing a gay teacher

Cathedral High School is one of 68 schools Catholic recognized by the Archdiocese of Indianapolis and serves about 1,100 students in grades 9-12.

Corona: Sheriff's deputies make arrests, impound dozens of vehicles at street racing gathering

Corona: Sheriff's deputies make arrests, impound dozens of vehicles at street racing gathering

Sheriff's deputies broke up a large gathering of street racers who had taken over a parking lot in Corona, authorities said.

Trump warns he’s not ‘prepared to lose’ reelection

Trump warns he’s not ‘prepared to lose’ reelection

President Trump declared that he is not “prepared to lose” reelection in 2020, saying he does not believe the official results of the popular vote count from his first election.

Friend of missing college student MacKenzie Lueck: 'I am almost positive that something is wrong'

Friend of missing college student MacKenzie Lueck: 'I am almost positive that something is wrong'

A college student from El Segundo in Southern California has been missing for nearly a week since she returned to school in Utah.

Italy holds Netherlands, EU 'responsible' for migrant boat

Italy holds Netherlands, EU 'responsible' for migrant boat

Italy's hardline Interior Minister Matteo Salvini said he would hold the Netherlands and the European Union "responsible" for the fate of 42 migrants that Rome has blocked from disembarking at Italian ports for over a week. The Dutch-flagged rescue boat Sea-Watch 3 has been stuck in...

UPDATE 1-Iran will "pay the price" if persists with aggression, Saudi minister tells Le Monde

UPDATE 1-Iran will "pay the price" if persists with aggression, Saudi minister tells Le Monde

Saudi Arabia's Minister of State for Foreign Affairs warned regional rival Iran there would be more sanctions if it continued its "aggressive polices", but said Riyadh wanted to avoid war. "Today, Iran is under severe economic sanctions," Adel al-Jubeir told Le Monde...

Meet the One Plane the F-22, F-35, F-15 and Even F-16 All Need to Fight

Meet the One Plane the F-22, F-35, F-15 and Even F-16 All Need to Fight

Extending the strike range of attack aircraft such as an F-15, F-35 or F-22 brings great tactical significance in a modern threat environment wherein long range strike weapons used by potential adversaries could make it challenging for the Air Force to base and launch fighters within the proper...

Report: Dubai plane that crashed followed others too closely

Report: Dubai plane that crashed followed others too closely

A plane involved in a fatal crash that killed four people working on improvements at Dubai International Airport had followed other larger aircraft landing there too closely as air traffic controllers offered inconsistent warnings about the hazard, a preliminary investigative report released Sunday...

Best Tech Deals in June 2019

Best Tech Deals in June 2019

Amazon Deals | Walmart Deals | Apple Deals | TV Deals | Gaming Deals | Laptop Deals Upgrading your gadgets on a budget this month? Luckily, retailers are currently offering some the best deals we've seen on a variety of tech products. So if you can't afford to wait for Amazon Prime...

'Officer down! Officer down!' Chilling footage reveals deadly shootout in Sacramento

'Officer down! Officer down!' Chilling footage reveals deadly shootout in Sacramento

A hearing is Monday for the man accused of killing a rookie Sacramento police officer in a fierce shootout captured on the bodycam of a fellow officer.

Southwest’s just-announced fall fare sale has some great deals, with tickets as low as $49

Southwest’s just-announced fall fare sale has some great deals, with tickets as low as $49

We're barely into summer, which means most of you probably aren't already looking ahead to the latter part of the year yet or to the travel plans you may or may not pursue once the weather gets cool. That is, unless you're eager to snatch up a discounted fare early, in which case a...

Trump blames 'surprise' question for failure to endorse Mike Pence's expected 2024 presidential run

Trump blames 'surprise' question for failure to endorse Mike Pence's expected 2024 presidential run

Donald Trump has claimed he hesitated when asked if he would back Mike Pence for a possible presidential run in 2024 because he was caught off-guard by the question.However, given the chance to answer again, he refrained from offering his full endorsement to his vice president.“You can’t put me in...

This Is the New Land Rover Defender's Production Interior

This Is the New Land Rover Defender's Production Interior

Spy photos have revealed the new Defender's cockpit, and it matches a leaked image that had been posted on Twitter.

FedEx sues US government over shipment restrictions

FedEx sues US government over shipment restrictions

American logistics giant FedEx sued the US government on Monday, saying Washington's restrictions on exports and imports due to growing trade disputes and sanctions created an "impossible burden" for delivery firms. The announcement of the lawsuit comes as Beijing and Washington...

Is Israel Thinking About a Military Strike on Iran? History Tells Us It's Possible.

Is Israel Thinking About a Military Strike on Iran? History Tells Us It's Possible.

Iran shot down a U.S. drone on June 19, further escalating tensions between Iran and its adversaries.Relations with Iran have been worsening for months. In early May, one year after the United States withdrew from the nuclear deal negotiated in 2015 between Iran, the U.S., the European Union and...

UPDATE 1-Iran, Venezuela may complicate global oil deal talks - Kazakhstan

UPDATE 1-Iran, Venezuela may complicate global oil deal talks - Kazakhstan

Talks between OPEC and its allies next month about whether to extend their pact on cutting oil supplies "won't be easy" and may be complicated by the situation facing Iran and Venezuela, Kazakh Energy Minister Kanat Bozumbayev said. The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting...

Ethiopia says military chief killed, regional coup failed

Ethiopia says military chief killed, regional coup failed

Ethiopia's military chief was shot to death by his bodyguard amid a failed coup attempt against a regional government north of the capital, Addis Ababa, the prime minister said Sunday. The abortive coup Saturday in the Amhara region was led by a high-ranking military officer and others in the...

Three children, one woman found dead near river in South Texas; FBI investigating

Three children, one woman found dead near river in South Texas; FBI investigating

Border Patrol's discovery of four bodies on Sunday near the Rio Grande river in South Texas prompted the FBI's involvement.

You can download the first iOS 13 public beta on iPhone and iPad right now

You can download the first iOS 13 public beta on iPhone and iPad right now

The future of Apple's mobile operating system has arrived for everyone who wants to test it today, as the first public beta for iOS 13 is now available for iPhone (as is the public beta for iPadOS). The rollout comes just a week after the second beta was seeded to developers, and now everyone...

Flynn's sentencing delayed again so new lawyer can study up

Flynn's sentencing delayed again so new lawyer can study up

The lawyer, Sidney Powell, said she needed the extra time to work her way through three hard drives delivered from Flynn’s former lawyers.

Oregon Republican Party mocks armed militia threat, despite capitol building being closed due to armed militia threat

Oregon Republican Party mocks armed militia threat, despite capitol building being closed due to armed militia threat

Oregon's Republican Party appears to have made light of right-wing threats made against politicians in the state stemming from opposition to planned climate change legislation.Oregon’s state capitol was forced to close at the weekend due to a “possible militia threat” against legislators.On...

Global warming = more energy use = more warming

Global warming = more energy use = more warming

Even modest climate change will increase global energy demand by up to a quarter before mid-century, and by nearly 60 percent if humanity fails to curb greenhouse gas emissions, researchers said Monday. In 2018, oil and gas accounted for two thirds of global electricity generation, while solar and...

Restored 1972 Chevrolet C10 Pickup Looks Quite Tactical

Restored 1972 Chevrolet C10 Pickup Looks Quite Tactical

Plus, it’s been converted to a 4x4. Right off the bat, this 1972 Chevrolet C10 looks bad – in a good way, of course! The two-door pickup is currently up for sale by Art & Speed Classic Car Gallery in Tennessee. The current asking price is $19,900 and there are just 53,000 original miles on the...

This Photo Is Dangerous: It Could Be the Future of Navy Submarines

This Photo Is Dangerous: It Could Be the Future of Navy Submarines

The construction strategy for the Orca and other drones is to engineer a new “upgradeable,” multi-mission drone able to quickly integrate new technology and payloads as they emerge. This technical platform could, in key instances, obviate the need for the Navy to build new undersea drones in the...

UPDATE 1-Traffic gridlock as Turks rush back to Istanbul to vote in high-stakes poll

UPDATE 1-Traffic gridlock as Turks rush back to Istanbul to vote in high-stakes poll

A re-run of Istanbul's high-stakes mayoral election has kept Turkish airports, bus stations and main highways jam-packed over the weekend, as voters rush back to the city from vacation or their original home towns to cast their ballot. Some 10.5 million people were eligible to vote in...

Texas Woman Allegedly Killed Her 3-Year-Old Child by 'Playing Chicken' With an SUV

Texas Woman Allegedly Killed Her 3-Year-Old Child by 'Playing Chicken' With an SUV

A woman in Houston, Texas, has been arrested and charged with criminally negligent homicide after she allegedly ran over her 3-year-old son in what law enforcement officials have called a game of “chicken.”

Migrant children removed from 'inhumane conditions' at overcrowded Texas detention facility

Migrant children removed from 'inhumane conditions' at overcrowded Texas detention facility

Attorneys who visited the Border Patrol facility said older children were attempting to care for younger ones.

Indian soldiers recover bodies of 7 missing mountaineers

Indian soldiers recover bodies of 7 missing mountaineers

Indian paramilitary soldiers have reached the bodies of seven of eight members from a team of international climbers believed killed on a notoriously dangerous Himalayan mountain, an official said Sunday. An administrator of Uttarakhand state, Vijay Jogdande, said the soldiers reached the bodies...

‘Obliteration’ could still come to Iran, Trump warns

‘Obliteration’ could still come to Iran, Trump warns

Despite calling off a military strike against Iran, the U.S. is still poised to hit Iran hard after weeks of mounting tensions between the two countries, President Trump said on Sunday.

Galaxy S10 updates have made its night mode just as good as the Pixel’s

Galaxy S10 updates have made its night mode just as good as the Pixel’s

Google has yet to achieve the same mass market appeal with its Pixel line as Apple has with the iPhone or Samsung has with its Galaxy S and Galaxy Note phones, but there are several things that the Pixel does better than its biggest rivals. One of the Pixel 3's most impressive features is...

Air Canada launches investigation after woman left 'all alone' in dark and empty plane after falling asleep on flight

Air Canada launches investigation after woman left 'all alone' in dark and empty plane after falling asleep on flight

Air Canada has launched an investigation after a woman was left alone in a dark and locked plane after falling asleep on a flight.Tiffani Adams described waking up “all alone” on a “cold, dark” aircraft after flying from Quebec to Toronto earlier this month.“I fell asleep probably less than halfway...

The Navy Would Love to 'Sink' The Littoral Combat Ship. Here's Why.

The Navy Would Love to 'Sink' The Littoral Combat Ship. Here's Why.

Given the embarrassing cost overruns and frequent mechanical failures that have plagued the program, the exquisitely-detailed report suggests that the Navy has run out of patience for the disappointment mill that is the Littoral Combat Ship, once the backbone of the future fleet that could have 355...

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