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US soldier who won dozens of awards killed in combat operations in Afghanistan

40-year-old James G. “Ryan” Sartor, who joined the Army in 2001, was killed Saturday during combat operations.        ...

US soldier who won dozens of awards killed in combat operations in Afghanistan

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U.S. military identifies soldier killed in Afghanistan A U.S. Army soldier killed in Afghanistan was identified on Sunday as decorated special forces company Sergeant Major James G. "Ryan" Sartor of Teague, Texas, the Department of Defense (DOD) said in a release....
20:39 2019-07-15

Croatian soldier killed in Afghanistan suicide blast A Croatian soldier serving in Afghanistan died and two were seriously injured in a suicide attack on their convoy outside the capital of Kabul on Wednesday, authorities said....
15:39 2019-07-24

Afghanistan: Dozens killed after bus hits 'Taliban' bomb Afghan officials have accused the Taliban of planting a roadside bomb in the western province of Farah. Civilians often take the brunt of fighting between insurgents and pro-government forces....
18:52 2019-07-31

Afghanistan: Dozens killed in blast at Kabul wedding hall At least 63 people have been killed and nearly 200 wounded in a suicide bombing in Kabul. No group claimed responsibility for the attack, although the Taliban and "Islamic State" have carried out previous deadly attacks....
11:26 2019-08-18

Decorated solider dies in combat mission in Afghanistan FORT BRAGG, N.C. — US military officials say a decorated Special Forces company sergeant major has died during combat operations in Afghanistan. A spokesman for the US Army Special Operations Command said in a statement Sunday that 40-year-old James G. “Ryan” Sartor was killed Saturday during combat...
03:39 2019-07-15

Afghanistan: Car bomb injures dozens in Kabul A car bomb has left close to 100 people injured in the Afghan capital Kabul. Violence in the region has escalated as the US and the Taliban attempt to reach a peace deal ahead of elections....
08:39 2019-08-07

Explosions in Afghanistan wound dozens on Independence Day A series of bombings struck restaurants and public squares on Monday in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad, wounding at least 34 people, officials said, as the country marked the 100th anniversary of its independence....
11:13 2019-08-19

NASA Awards Contract for Telescope Facility Management, Operations NASA has awarded a contract to University of Hawaii Systems in Honolulu for management and operational support of the agency’s Infrared Telescope Facility (IRTF) and related services....
00:39 2019-06-29

NASA Awards Contract for WFIRST Science Operations Center NASA has awarded a contract to the Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy (AURA) Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI) in Baltimore, Maryland for the agency’s Wide Field Infrared Survey Telescope (WFIRST) mission Science Operations Center (SOC)....
01:13 2019-07-02

Dozens possibly dead after explosion at Afghanistan wedding Afghanistan officials believe dozens are dead after an explosion rocked a crowded wedding hall west of the country's capital of Kabul Saturday evening....
03:00 2019-08-18

Afghanistan: Dozens injured in blast at Kabul wedding hall Afghanistan's Interior Ministry reports there has been an explosion at a wedding hall in Kabul. Numerous people have been injured, but it is unclear if there have been any deaths....
23:52 2019-08-17

NASA Awards Launch Range Operations Contract for Wallops Flight Facility NASA has awarded a contract to KBRwyle Technology Solutions LLC of Columbia, Maryland, to provide launch range operations support at the agency’s Wallops Flight Facility in Wallops Island, Virginia....
22:39 2019-06-05

Dozens Dead or Hurt in Wedding Suicide Bombing in Afghanistan Capital KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A suicide-bomb blast tripped through a wedding party on a busy Saturday night in Afghanistan’s capital and dozens of people were killed or wounded, a government official said. More than 1,000 people had been invited, one witness said. Interior Ministry spokesman...
14:26 2019-08-18

Watch: National Guard soldier surprises mom when he gets home from Afghanistan early: 'My baby's home!' A National Guard sergeant gave his mom a joyful surprise when he unexpectedly returned home from Afghanistan after a seven-month deployment last Friday....
12:13 2019-07-24

Soldier Killed In Ceasefire Violation By Pak Along LoC In J&K's Rajouri An Army soldier was killed on Saturday as Pakistan violated ceasefire by resorting to mortar shelling and small arms firing on forward posts and villages along the Line of Control (LoC) in Rajouri......
16:13 2019-08-17

1 soldier killed, 2 injured in severe storm in Virginia A U.S. Army Reserve soldier was killed and two others were injured after severe weather toppled a large tree on top of them during a training exercise in Virginia, authorities said....
10:39 2019-07-24

Israel says strikes Syria, Damascus says soldier killed Israel's military said it attacked a Syrian anti-aircraft position that fired on one of its warplanes on Monday, and Syrian state media reported that a soldier had been killed in what it called an "Israeli aggression"....
22:39 2019-05-27

Brothers Of Aurangzeb, Soldier Killed By Terrorists In J&K, To Join Army Thirteen months after the abduction and killing of rifleman Aurangzeb by terrorists in South Kashmir's Shopian district, his two brothers have joined the Army to serve the nation and "avenge his......
04:13 2019-07-24

Turkish soldier killed, six wounded in operation in Iraq's north A Turkish soldier was killed and six wounded on Friday in an operation in northern Iraq during clashes with the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), the Turkish defense ministry said....
17:13 2019-07-19

Turkish soldier killed in attack in Syria’s rebel province ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey’s defense ministry says a Turkish soldier was killed in an artillery strike by Syrian government forces in northwestern Idlib province, the country’s last rebel stronghold. The strike hit a Turkish observation post. This marks the first Turkish death in a Syrian go...
12:00 2019-06-28

US service member killed in combat mission in Iraq A U.S. service member died in Iraq while on a combat mission with Iraqi Security Forces in the northern Ninewah province on Saturday, the U.S. military reports....
23:00 2019-08-10

My Best Friend and I Did Everything Together — Until He Was Killed in Afghanistan A bomb planted by the Taliban killed my best friend, Patrick. This Memorial Day, I am still coming to terms with the fact that I survived our ill-fated mission and he did not....
11:26 2019-05-24

Two US service members killed in Afghanistan The U.S. military has announced that two service members were killed in Afghanistan on Wednesday. At this time, their names are being withheld until 24 hours after families are notified of their deaths, in accordance with Department of Defense policy. Details surrounding the deaths of service member...
19:26 2019-06-27

Soldier killed as Syria, Israel exchange fire amid heightened regional tension Israel, in a rare statement acknowledging firing into Syria, said it was responding to an anti-aircraft fire from Syria against one of its combat planes....
23:39 2019-05-27

Bus strikes roadside bomb in Afghanistan, 32 killed KABUL, Afghanistan — A roadside bomb tore through a bus in western Afghanistan on Wednesday, killing at least 32 people, including children, a provincial official said. Mohibullah Mohib, spokesman for the police chief in Farah province, said 15 others were wounded with most in critical condition, in...
18:52 2019-07-31

U.S. Service Member Killed in Action in Afghanistan The U.S. military says an American service member has been killed in action in Afghanistan, but offered no further details about the service member’s identity or circumstances surrounding the death....
11:13 2019-07-13

Scores Killed in Afghanistan Wedding Blast The death toll from a suicide bombing at a wedding in Afghanistan’s capital is at least 63, including women and children, officials said Sunday, as Kabul reeled from its deadliest attack this year....
02:52 2019-08-19

2 U.S. Soldiers Killed in Fierce Firefight in Afghanistan The latest American military deaths, bringing this year’s total to nine in the country, come days before the next round of peace talks between the United States and the Taliban....
20:26 2019-06-27

At Least 34 Killed In Afghanistan As Bus Hits "Taliban" Bomb At least 34 people were killed in western Afghanistan Wednesday when the bus they were travelling in hit a roadside bomb, officials said, a day after the UN warned civilians were dying at "shocking"......
18:13 2019-07-31

At Least 42 Killed, Dozens Wounded In Libya Air Strike At least 42 people were killed and dozens wounded in an air strike targeting a town hall meeting in southern Libya, a local official and the UN-recognised government said Monday, accusing forces of......
02:52 2019-08-06

Military identifies 2 soldiers killed in Afghanistan this week Master Sgt. Micheal B. Riley, a Special Forces communications sergeant, assigned to 10th Special Forces Group (Airborne), died Tuesday, June 25, 2019, while engaged in combat operations....
22:00 2019-06-27

Afghanistan wedding hall blast: more than 60 killed, 180 injured Explosion in packed Kabul venue comes as Donald Trump talks up prospects of peace deal with TalibanAn explosion ripped through a wedding hall on a busy Saturday night in Afghanistan’s capital, leaving more than 60 people dead and more than 180 injured, a the interior ministry has said. More than 1,0...
11:52 2019-08-18

12 killed, more than 150 wounded by car bomb in central Afghanistan: Officials Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahed claimed responsibility for the suicide attack saying the target was the intelligence service’s compound in Ghazni....
10:39 2019-07-08

Yemen: Dozens killed in attack on military parade At least 35 security personnel, including a key commander, have been killed in twin attacks in Yemen. One of the attacks reportedly involved the use of a ballistic missile....
12:13 2019-08-01

Dozens of Venezuelan prisoners killed in clashes with police Authorities say incident in Portuguesa state was a failed escape attempt, but activists call it a massacreTwenty-nine detainees were killed and 19 police officers were wounded during a confrontation in a police cell block in north-western Venezuela.The incident, which took place in the town of Acari...
07:00 2019-05-25

Dozens killed in DRC Glencore copper mine accident At least 36 illegal miners killed by collapse in open excavation pit At least 36 illegal miners are believed to have died in a copper mine owned by Glencore in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) on Thursday.The miners were killed when two ‘galleries’ overlooking an open excavation pit collap...
02:52 2019-06-28

Papua New Guinea: Dozens killed in tribal violence Tribal fighting in Papua New Guinea's lawless highlands has killed dozens, including pregnant women and several children. Prime Minister James Marape vowed to bring the instigators of the violence to justice....
08:39 2019-07-10

Dozens Injured in Memphis Unrest After Man Is Killed by Marshals At least one federal marshal opened fire on Wednesday night, killing a man, and more than two dozen police officers were injured in confrontations later....
17:26 2019-06-13

2 U.S. service members killed in Afghanistan; Taliban says they died in an ambush Two U.S. service members were killed in Afghanistan on Wednesday, the American-led NATO mission in Afghanistan said in a statement.        ...
01:26 2019-06-28

2 children among 6 civilians mistakenly killed by security forces in Afghanistan An Afghan security forces raid against Taliban fighters in eastern Nangarhar province mistakenly killed at least six civilians, including a woman and two children, provincial officials said Saturday....
20:39 2019-05-25

Bus strikes roadside bomb in Afghanistan, 32 killed, including children A roadside bomb tore through a bus in western Afghanistan on Wednesday, killing at least 32 people, including women and children, a provincial official said....
21:26 2019-07-31

Tanzania buries dozens killed in fuel tanker blast Tanzania has laid to rest most of the people who died after an explosion involving an overturned fuel tanker. The victims had been collecting fuel from the tanker after it crashed....
04:52 2019-08-12

Mali president visits Dogon village where dozens killed President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita of Mali on Thursday visited the site of an ethnic massacre in central Mali in which gunmen killed dozens of people, vowing once again to crack down on spiraling insecurity....
22:52 2019-06-13

| 'Hell' of Japan fire that killed dozens at anime company Details emerged of the horrifying blaze that ripped through a Japanese anime firm, killing dozens including people who tried in vain to reach the roof, but the motive for the suspected arson remained unclear....
19:26 2019-07-19

One killed, dozens hurt by Ohio tornadoes as U.S. Midwest braces for more Tornadoes pulverized western Ohio early on Tuesday, killing one person, injuring scores of others and requiring emergency officials to send out snowplows to clear debris from a major highway, officials and media reports said....
19:26 2019-05-28

Mali president heads for Dogon village where dozens killed President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita of Mali went on Thursday to visit the site of an ethnic massacre in central Mali in which gunmen killed dozens of people, his office said....
16:39 2019-06-13

Police: Man killed in Wichita shootout fired dozens of times WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Wichita police say a 56-year-old man who died in a shootout with officers fired 52 rounds into common walls he shared with two neighbors. Police say Fred Burton’s neighbors called early Thursday to report what they thought was an explosion at MacArthur’s Lake Apartme...
21:00 2019-05-24

1 Killed, Dozens Injured As 5.7-Magnitude Earthquake Hits Iran A 5.7-magnitude earthquake struck southwest Iran near the border with Iraq on Monday, causing one death due to a heart attack and dozens of injuries, the country's relief and rescue organisation said....
16:39 2019-07-08

Mali fires regional governor after attack that killed dozens Mali's council of ministers has fired the governor of its central Mopti region, after gunmen killed dozens of people in the latest of a spate of ethnic killings there, it said in a statement....
14:13 2019-06-13

Dozens Killed as Taliban Bombs in 4 Humvees Rip Through Afghan District Insurgents rammed the vehicles full of explosives into a compound that the government had moved once after militant fighters took over its original location....
13:39 2019-06-30

Dozens killed by brutal lightning storm in northern India As many as 33 people have been killed by lightning during a vicious thunderstorm that lashed the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, according to reports. Thirteen other people were injured by lightning and 20 houses collapsed during the Sunday storm, according to Weather.com, which cited Sanddh...
19:26 2019-07-23

Six Killed In ISIS-Claimed Blast At Kabul Military Academy In Afghanistan At least six people were killed and 16 more wounded in a suicide blast outside a military academy in the Afghan capital on Thursday, an official said....
16:00 2019-05-30

Prison riot in Brazil leaves 16 inmates decapitated and dozens more killed At least 57 people were killed, including 16 who were decapitated, during a vicious gang battle that erupted in a prison in northern Brazil on Monday morning....
17:39 2019-07-31

Yemen: Dozens killed in attack on military parade blamed on Iran At least 51 security personnel, including a key commander, have been killed in twin attacks in Yemen. One of the attacks reportedly involved the use of a ballistic missile....
21:52 2019-08-01

Dozens killed after Typhoon Lekima makes landfall in eastern China Thirty-two people have died and 16 more are missing after Typhoon Lekima made landfall in east China's Zhejiang Province, according to China's state-run Xinhua news agency....
14:13 2019-08-11

Dozens Killed in Yemen in Attacks on Military Parade and Police Station The Houthi movement said it had struck the parade in Aden, the seat of Saudi-backed forces, with an air assault. Separately, police officers were killed by a suicide bomber....
07:00 2019-08-04

Sudan opposition rejects military's offer of talks, dozens killed Sudan's military rulers offered to resume talks with opposition groups on Wednesday, two days after security forces mounted a deadly raid on a protest camp, but the opposition rejected the invitation....
08:00 2019-06-06

Soldier honors fallen at Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in pouring rain A member of The Old Guard walked steadily in the pouring rain and wind to place a flag honoring the fallen at Arlington National Cemetery.        ...
04:39 2019-05-28

Soldier seen placing flag at Tomb of Unknown Soldier during torrential rain An “Old Guard” soldier who was photographed placing a small American flag at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier during a severe thunderstorm is drawing notice ahead of Memorial Day....
18:39 2019-05-25

Islamic State Claims Responsibility for Bombing That Killed 63, Injured 182 at Afghanistan Wedding (KABUL, Afghanistan) — The suicide bomber stood in the middle of the dancing, clapping crowd as hundreds of Afghan children and adults celebrated a wedding in a joyous release from Kabul’s strain of war. Then, in a flash, he detonated his explosives-filled vest, killing dozens — an...
17:13 2019-08-18

33 killed, dozens injured in fire at Japanese anime studio; arson suspected Fire officials confirmed that 33 people are dead after a blaze Thursday destroyed an animation studio in Japan that police suspect was lit by an arsonist....
17:39 2019-07-18

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Venezuela-Colombia baby breakthrough, Italy piles on rescue boat pressure, States must combat hate, Kashmir rights latest and a musical plea to combat CAR hunger Tuesday’s main stories: Colombia offers nationality to born of Venezuelan parents; ‘€1 million’ fines for rescue boats; States must do more to stop hate attacks;  Egypt terror attack condemned by Security Council, UN chief; Kashmir developments risk people’s rights; and striking a chord for 1.8 mill...
23:26 2019-08-06

Afghanistan vs Australia: Rashid, Afghanistan Player To Watch Out For Rashid Khan is possibly the most improved player in international cricket and he will by a lynchpin for Afghanistan during their World Cup 2019 campaign....
19:13 2019-05-31

Horribly Botched High School Track Meet Awards, Strips, Then Awards Top Runner Last Thursday’s Iowa Class 1A boys 3,200-meter run was a wreck. A high school state track champion won a bungled race, had his gold medal stripped, and then received a new one in less than a week....
23:39 2019-05-21

2019 ESPY Awards: How to watch on TV, nominees for all the awards The 2019 ESPY Awards show will be held Wednesday, July 10 as athletes and celebrities assemble at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.       ...
06:00 2019-07-10

2019 CMT Music Awards: Everything you need to know about the country music awards show The CMT Music Awards air live at 7 p.m. on CMT on Wednesday. See who's performing and who's up for awards.        ...
18:39 2019-06-05

Soldier surprises mom after 7-month deployment A Georgia woman who last saw her son before he deployed to Afghanistan seven months ago was overcome with emotion when he showed up at her place of work — a sightseeing trolley. “My baby! My baby’s home!” Joquina Williams screams when she sees US Army National Guard Sgt. Christopher Williams before ...
18:00 2019-07-23

JCS: North Korean soldier defects across DMZ A North Korean soldier crossed the inter-Korean border over a river that flows between the two Koreas and expressed a desire to defect to the South, the Joint Chiefs of Staff said Thursday....
10:00 2019-08-01

Walmart to Fold Jet.com Staff Into Operations Walmart is absorbing what remains of Jet.com staff into the rest of its operations, winding down the startup it bought for $3.3 billion three years ago while continuing to run the Jet.com website....
02:26 2019-06-13

No impact from Broome earthquake on Australia oil, gas operations Oil and gas operations onshore and offshore Western Australia were unaffected by a magnitude 6.6 earthquake that struck off the northern coast of the state on Sunday, the country's offshore petroleum safety regulator and companies said....
08:26 2019-07-15

Huawei plans extensive layoffs at its U.S. operations - WSJ Huawei Technologies Co Ltd is planning extensive layoffs in the United States as the Chinese telecoms equipment company grapples with its U.S. blacklisting, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter....
13:00 2019-07-14

Buffalo Soldier Memorial to be built in Tucson TUCSON – A Buffalo Soldier memorial is set to be built at the Quincy Douglas Center. The memorial will honor the Buffalo Soldiers who served in the military. According to the U.S. Department of the Interior, the Buffalo Soldiers got their famous nickname from Cheyenne warriors. Jon Covington S...
09:26 2019-08-13

Rs 1.17 Crore Compensation For Family Of Soldier Run Over By Bus In Delhi A Motor Accident Claims Tribunal (MACT) has awarded Rs 1.17 crore compensation to the family of an army man who was run over by a Delhi Transport Corporation bus in 2016....
15:13 2019-08-12

Germany: Former SS soldier charged with hate speech Karl M. was an SS member complicit in the murder of over 80 people in France in 1944. He had disputed whether the Nazis murdered six million Jews in the Holocaust....
16:13 2019-07-24

Canada suspends operations at Venezuela embassy Canada has temporarily shut its embassy in Venezuela, saying President Nicolas Maduro's government is refusing to renew visas for Canadian diplomats. Ottawa is also reviewing the status of Venezuelan envoys to Canada....
05:52 2019-06-03

The Latest: FAA says Alaska air carrier suspends operations KETCHIKAN, Alaska (AP) — The Latest on a second fatal Alaska floatplane crash in a week (all times local): 10 a.m. Federal officials say an Alaska air carrier involved in two deadly floatplane crashes in a week has voluntarily suspended operations. The Federal Aviation Administration says the halt o...
21:01 2019-05-21

Elizabethtown Soldier Surprises Brother At School HARDIN COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– A soldier from Elizabethtown wanted to surprise his family when he came home from deployment. But it didn’t quite work out the way he planned. Army Specialist Christian Cruz has been in Guantanamo for the last ten months. He was keeping his homecoming plans q...
14:39 2019-05-24

Sports Illustrated’s media operations just got sold — again Sports Illustrated’s media operations have been sold again. Authentic Brands Group — a licensing firm headed by Jamie Salter that acquired the venerable brand late last month from Meredith Corp. for $110 million — has turned around and sold its print and digital publishing rights to The Maven, a sma...
18:39 2019-06-17

German soldier barred from leaving Turkey The 21-year-old from the western state of Hesse has not been told why he cannot leave Turkey. The incident comes a month after Turkey detained a German soldier for allegedly spreading "terrorist propoganda" on Facebook....
13:39 2019-08-09

Bolton Says U.S. Is Expanding Offensive Cyber Operations The U.S. intends to expand offensive cyberoperations to counter digital economic espionage and other commercial hacks, White House national security adviser John Bolton said at The Wall Street Journal’s CFO Network annual meeting....
17:52 2019-06-12

"Picked As Many As Possible": Soldier Who Saved Children From US Shooting An off-duty soldier who was at the Texas mall near Saturday's deadly mass shooting was hailed as a hero after recounting how he and another man tried to carry children to safety. Army Specialist......
15:13 2019-08-04

Huawei plans extensive layoffs at its U.S. operations: WSJ Huawei Technologies Co Ltd [HWT.UL] is planning extensive layoffs in the United States as the Chinese telecoms equipment company grapples with its U.S. blacklisting, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter....
09:52 2019-07-14

Canada suspending operations at embassy in Venezuela TORONTO (AP) — Canada is suspending operations at its embassy in Venezuela. Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said in a statement Sunday that Venezuelan President Nicholas Maduro’s regime “has taken steps to limit the ability of foreign embassies to function in Venezuela” and at e...
02:13 2019-06-03

UN: 5,287 killings in Venezuela security operations in 2018 The U.N. human rights chief says in a new report that Venezuela’s government has acknowledged nearly 5,300 killings during security operations last year, saying the deaths stemmed from “resistance to authority.”...
19:13 2019-07-04

Biden cancer group shuts down operations The Biden Cancer Initiative, a non-profit organization started by former Vice President Joe Biden to support cancer prevention and research, said on Monday it suspended operations last week, two and a half months after Biden and his wife resigned from the group to focus on his presidential campaign....
20:39 2019-07-15

Surgeons not good at predicting benefit from knee operations (Reuters Health) - Surgeons are no better at determining which patients might benefit from operations to treat torn knee cartilage than if they just flipped a coin, a new study suggests....
16:39 2019-08-16

Ex-soldier David Hurley becomes Australian governor-general CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Former soldier David Hurley has been sworn in as Australia’s governor-general a day before Parliament resumes for the first time since the May election. Hurley represents Queen Elizabeth II, who is Australia’s constitution head of state. He will officiate on Tu...
07:39 2019-07-01

Canada to Suspend Diplomatic Operations at Embassy in Venezuela Canada said Sunday it was temporarily suspending its diplomatic operations in Venezuela, and planned to evaluate the status of Venezuelan diplomats in Ottawa....
14:39 2019-06-03

Mexico minister says 107 Mexicans detained in Mississippi operations Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Thursday that 107 Mexicans had been detained in the southern U.S. state of Mississippi as part of sweeping U.S. immigration operations....
03:13 2019-08-09

UPDATE 1-Huawei plans extensive layoffs at its U.S. operations - WSJ Huawei Technologies Co Ltd is planning extensive layoffs in the United States as the Chinese telecoms equipment company grapples with its U.S. blacklisting, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter....
13:00 2019-07-14

Soldier braves rain to honor fallen comrades When a severe storm swept through the Washington area before the start of Memorial Day weekend, it didn't stop the 3rd US Infantry Regiment from placing flags at the graves of fallen soldiers, including at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier....
04:26 2019-05-27

Pakistan says roadside bomb kills officers, soldier Pakistan's military says a roadside bomb targeting a security vehicle has killed three army officers and an enlisted soldier in a troubled northwestern district bordering Afghanistan....
22:39 2019-06-07

At $3,500, Is This 1944 Dodge WC-52 Military Truck Ready to Soldier on? Here in the U.S., July 4th is all about the celebration of independence. What could be more independent than buying today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe Dodge WC? Let’s se if this WWII-era truck’s price is any reason to celebrate....
14:13 2019-07-04

Maker Faire halts operations and lays off all staff Financial troubles have forced Maker Media, the company behind crafting publication MAKE: magazine as well as the science and art festival Maker Faire, to lay off its entire staff of 22 and pause all operations. TechCrunch was tipped off to Maker Media’s unfortunate situation which was then c...
07:00 2019-06-08

Soldier placed flags at headstones even as tornado warning sounded A photo of a lone soldier placing a flag during torrential rain at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington, Va., was shared by the Army ahead of the Memorial Day weekend....
18:52 2019-05-25

Memorial service, burial in Bozeman for World War II soldier BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — The remains of a Montana man killed during World War II while working to evacuate soldiers from an island east of the Philippines are due to be buried Saturday with full military honors. A memorial service for Army Pvt. William Boegli was planned followed by interment at Sunset...
22:26 2019-05-25

Twins conjoined by skulls separated after 50 hours of operations Two-year-old twins who were joined by their skulls and blood vessels have been successfully separated after having three major operations at a London hospital....
20:13 2019-07-15

US Restricts Flight Operations After Iran Shoots Down Drone Washington on Thursday barred American civilian flights from Tehran-controlled airspace over the Gulf and Gulf of Oman "until further notice" after Iran shot down a US military drone....
07:13 2019-06-21

Huawei Plans Extensive Layoffs at Its US Operations: Report Huawei is planning extensive layoffs in the US as the company grapples with its US blacklisting, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter....
09:00 2019-07-15

British soldier prepping D-Day events drowns in Normandy PARIS (AP) — The British Army says a soldier preparing commemorations for the 75th anniversary of D-Day has died in a Normandy swimming accident. The army said the 30-year-old Lance Corporal Darren Jones of the Royal Engineers died in a canal near Pegasus Bridge over the weekend. The regional French...
11:39 2019-06-04

Facebook Connected Her to a Tattooed Soldier in Iraq. Or So She Thought. Renee Holland sent her Facebook friend thousands of dollars. She became entwined in a global fraud that the social network and the United States military appear helpless to stop....
17:52 2019-07-31

Google Overhauls Lobbying and Public Affairs Operations Google has fired several of its largest lobbying firms as part of a major overhaul of its global government affairs and policy operations amid the prospect of greater government scrutiny...
11:39 2019-06-12

French soldier shoots knife-wielding man in Lyon A French soldier opened fire on Sunday at a man clad in a North African-style robe who was threatening military personnel with a knife in Lyon, police and the public prosecutor said....
22:00 2019-06-16

LSU unveils jaw-dropping renovations to its Football Operations Building LSU's Football Operations Building has received around $28 million worth of renovations and expansions. They unveiled the work on Sunday.       ...
06:39 2019-07-22

Ukraine Soldier Gets 24 Years In Prison For Journalist Deaths An Italian court on Friday sentenced a Ukrainian former national guard commander to 24 years in prison for the murder of a photographer and his translator in the early days of the conflict in eastern......
21:39 2019-07-12

North Korean soldier defects across border to South A trooper who risked his life crossing the Korean border has expressed his desire to defect. Unauthorized border crossings are rare with armed guards and landmines making the journey almost impossible....
12:13 2019-08-01

Storm could become first hurricane of season and is already shutting down energy operations The U.S. energy industry has halted about a third of Gulf of Mexico oil production and expects more disruptions, as the industry braces for the first hurricane of the year....
23:13 2019-07-10

Newspapers, digital news operations hit with layoffs as disruption About 1 in 4 American newspapers did layoffs in 2018 as the media continued to grapple with falling revenue, according to a Pew Research Center study.       ...
16:13 2019-08-01

Cryptocurrency Exchange Koinex Shuts Operations: 10 Things To Know Cryptocurrency exchange Koinex on Thursday announced its decision to shut down all of its digital assets exchange services and operations. In a series of posts on microblogging site Twitter, Koinex......
19:39 2019-06-27

American soldier gets surprise from his parents following emotional homecoming A U.S. soldier who was reunited with his younger brothers and sister this week after returning home from Afghanistan got a surprise himself from his parents – a newly-restored Jeep....
20:52 2019-07-19

Barrick could sell some of Acacia Mining's operations after takeover -CEO Barrick Gold could sell some mining assets owned by Acacia Mining after it gains full control of its African unit, chief executive Mark Bristow told Reuters....
15:52 2019-07-19

Struggling Beauty Giant Coty to Restructure Operations Cosmetics-and -ragrance giant Coty said it would restructure its operations and take a $3 billion write-down on the multibillion-dollar beauty business it acquired nearly three years ago from Procter & Gamble....
15:52 2019-07-01

HK airport says it has injunction to stop protesters obstructing operations Hong Kong's Airport Authority said on Wednesday it had obtained an interim injunction to restrain people from "unlawfully and wilfully obstructing" the operations of the city's international airport after another night of disruption by protesters....
06:13 2019-08-14

Israel fires missile at Syria, killing soldier Israeli forces launched a missile at a location in southern Syria on Monday, killing at least one soldier, military officials from both countries confirmed....
00:01 2019-05-28

"Flying Soldier" Soars Over Paris For Bastille Day Celebrations ''Flying soldier'' and French inventor Frank Zapata enthraled the crowd gathered for Bastille Day celebrations at the Champs Elysees Avenue in Paris on Sunday, by flying his turbine engine-powered......
16:39 2019-07-15

Operations In J&K Being Conducted In Professional, Dedicated Manner: Army The Army on Thursday said its operations in Jammu and Kashmir are conducted in a professional and dedicated manner and the force has a code of conduct which values human dignity....
14:13 2019-06-20

Man arrested in ’87 cold case slaying of soldier in Colorado COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Authorities have made an arrest in the slaying of a soldier in Colorado 32 years ago. Officials said Friday that DNA led them to identify a suburban Denver man as a suspect in the 1987 strangulation death of 20-year-old Darlene Krashoc, a soldier stationed at Fort Cars...
02:26 2019-06-15

North Korean soldier defects to South across demilitarised zone Defections across sensitive area dotted with landmines, fences and guard posts are rareThe South Korean military detained a North Korean soldier who crossed the heavily fortified demilitarised zone that separates the two countries, according to the South’s joint chiefs of staff (JSC).The soldier exp...
16:01 2019-08-01

Kochi Airport To Restart Flight Operations From Noon Tomorrow Flight operations at Cochin International Airport in Kerala that were stopped on Friday morning will resume at noon on Sunday, the airport authorities said today. They said the opening time has been......
13:39 2019-08-10

New McLaren GT Special Operations showcase heading to Pebble Beach Bespoke division's architecture-inspired styling modifications to latest McLaren include unique paint and interior trim McLaren has unveiled a series of personalisation options open to buyers of its new GT through its in-house Special Operations division.  The McLaren GT by MSO will make its publ...
19:00 2019-08-14

Vector’s CEO departs, rocket company pausing its operations [Updated] Enlarge / In May 2018, Vector launched a full-scale prototype of the Vector-R rocket on a short flight. (credit: Vector) Saturday a.m. Update: Multiple former employees of the rocket company Vector in both California and Arizona have told Ars they were let go on Friday. Late Friday night, the comp...
22:39 2019-08-10

Ex-Soldier Declared "Foreigner" In Assam Released From Detention Centre Mohammad Sanaullah, the retired Indian Army soldier who was declared an illegal immigrant by a tribunal and sent to a detention centre in Assam last month, was released today on bail. The Gauhati High......
14:00 2019-06-08

Canadian soldier dies, three troops hurt during drills in Bulgaria One Canadian soldier died and three other troops were injured during an airborne operation, part of U.S.-led multinational military drills in southern Bulgaria on Tuesday, a Bulgarian spokeswoman for the Swift Response 2019 exercise said....
17:26 2019-06-18

VMware Appoints Pradeep Nair to Lead India Operations Global enterprise software leader VMware on Friday announced to appoint Pradeep Nair as vice president and managing director for its India operations....
03:52 2019-08-03

Naveen Patnaik Announces Rs 25 Lakh Ex-Gratia For Soldier's Family Expressing grief over the death of Odia Army soldier Naik Ajit Kumar Sahoo in Jammu and Kashmir, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today announced an ex-gratia of Rs 25 lakh for the next of the kin of the......
18:26 2019-06-19

Syrian TV: Israeli rocket strike kills a soldier, injures 1 DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syrian state media says an Israeli rocket attack has struck the country’s south, killing one soldier and injuring another. The Monday report was carried on the Syrian state TV al-Ikhbariya and said one military vehicle was also damaged. It said the rocket landed in Tal a...
23:52 2019-05-27

Maker Faire ceases operations amid financial trouble It's a grim time for fans of homebrew gadget creation. Maker Media, the company responsible for Maker Faires and Make:, has stopped operations and laid off all its staff. CEO Dale Dougherty explained it to TechCrunch as a matter of financial troubl......
00:39 2019-06-09

Israeli army says body of soldier found in West Bank JERUSALEM — The body of an Israeli soldier was found with stab wounds near a West Bank settlement south of Jerusalem early on Thursday, the military said. According to an army statement, Israeli troops and police officers were searching the area near the Etzion settlement bloc where the body was fou...
11:26 2019-08-08

Brazil's Nubank to start operations in Argentina, eyes 16 mln without accounts Brazil's Nubank said it will start operations in Argentina, aiming to win millions of clients who do not have access to the traditional banking system there, the fintech firm said on Wednesday....
18:39 2019-06-12

North Korean Soldier Crosses Demilitarised Zone Into South A North Korean soldier crossed the Demilitarised Zone that divides the peninsula, Seoul's military said Thursday, in a rare direct defection across the heavily fortified frontier....
06:52 2019-08-01

Finnish NGO quits operations in North Korea amid sanctions A Finnish non-governmental organization has decided to end its humanitarian project in North Korea due to restrictions from international sanctions, after more than two decades of operation in the impoverished country....
11:52 2019-06-13

After Retired Soldier's Arrest As Foreigner, Assam Officer's Explanation A former police officer from Assam -- on the basis of whose investigation a retired army man was declared a foreigner and locked up last week - has blamed it on a mix-up in records. Chandramal Das,......
02:39 2019-06-02

Deutsche Bank passes Fed stress test in boost for its U.S. operations Deutsche Bank AG on Thursday passed an annual health check by the Federal Reserve, clearing a second hurdle at a critical time for the German lender in tests administered by the U.S. central bank that measure banks' ability to weather a major economic downturn....
23:13 2019-06-27

Hundreds attend funeral of Israeli soldier stabbed to death Hundreds attend the funeral of an 18-year-old Israeli soldier who was found dead with stab wounds hours earlier near a Jewish settlement in the West Bank...
21:00 2019-08-08

Jony Ive is reportedly leaving Apple over its stifling operations focus Insider accounts provide greater insights into the departure of Apple's design chief Jonathan Ive, who apparently chafed at Tim Cook's focus on operations.Read More...
17:52 2019-07-01

Baker Mayfield signs autographs for every soldier at Browns camp An autograph session was supposed to be done at Browns training camp, and the team called quarterback Baker Mayfield off the field. Mayfield wasn’t going anywhere, however. Although he was allowed to leave, Mayfield stuck around to snap selfies and sign autographs for every single soldier in attenda...
20:00 2019-08-07

Bomb attack kills soldier on patrol in northwest Pakistan PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — The Pakistani military says one of its soldiers has been killed by a gun and bomb attack during a patrol in a northwestern region near the Afghan border. The statement says a military vehicle was attacked Saturday in the Boya area of North Waziristan district. Over the past...
16:13 2019-06-01

British soldier taking part in Normandy D-day commemorations drowns Darren Jones pulled from canal that was first site liberated by second world war allies in 1944A British soldier taking part in commemorations of the 75th anniversary of D-day has drowned at a historic second world war battle site in Normandy.L/Cpl Darren Jones, 30, of the Royal Engineers was declar...
20:13 2019-06-03

Soldier pleads not guilty in killing of suspected bomb-maker FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) — A former U.S. Army commando has pleaded not guilty to accusations that he murdered a suspected bomb-maker in Afghanistan in 2010. Maj. Mathew Golsteyn was arraigned Thursday during a hearing at Fort Bragg on a murder charge, according to The Fayetteville Observer . The charge...
20:13 2019-06-27

Strong quake in Peru kills one person, disrupts some oil operations A magnitude 8 earthquake killed one person, destroyed dozens of homes and disrupted some oil operations as it rocked Peru early on Sunday, authorities said....
23:26 2019-05-26

Indian Army Man To Head UN Peacekeeping Operations In South Sudan The commandant of the Indian Army Infantry School, Lieutenant General Shailesh Tinaikar, has been appointed the commander of the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS), the second biggest peacekeeping......
10:13 2019-05-25

USS Lincoln, USS Kearsarge conduct joint operations in Persian Gulf The aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln and amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge conducted joint operations with their strike groups in the Persian gulf last week amid rising tensions with Iran....
18:52 2019-05-21

Sri Lanka Soldier Arrested For Attacking Newspaper Editor 10 Years Ago A soldier has been arrested in Sri Lanka for attacking the editor of a popular Sinhala language newspaper 10 years ago, Sri Lankan police said today....
16:39 2019-07-08

The Falcon and The Winter Soldier to Release in Autumn 2020 on Disney+ The Falcon and The Winter Soldier now has a release period: Autumn 2020. At San Diego Comic-Con 2019, Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige announced that Daniel Brühl will reprise his role as Helmut......
04:52 2019-07-21

Public safety concern suspends operations at Port of San Luis SAN LUIS, Ariz. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection have suspended operations at the U.S. Port of Entry in San Luis Monday morning due to a public safety concern, officials say. The Port of San Luis has temporarily suspended operations due to a public safety concern. CBP will advise the pub...
00:13 2019-07-16

Kirori Singh Bainsla, An Ex Soldier, Who Spearheaded The Gujjar Agitation Face of the Gujjar quota protests, Kirori Singh Bainsla, joined the BJP today. A former soldier, Colonel (retd) Kirori Singh Bainsla, has been spearheading the protests, demanding five per cent quota......
14:39 2019-05-21

Norsk Hydro shares jump as Brazil operations ramp up Aluminum producer Norsk Hydro has managed to ramp up operations at its Alunorte refinery in Brazil despite a cyber attack in March, the firm said on Tuesday, boosting its shares....
14:39 2019-07-23

UN To Honour Late Malawian Soldier With Highest Peacekeeping Award The United Nations on Monday announced that it will honour the "brave and selfless" action of a late UN peacekeeper from Mali, who sacrificed his life while saving his colleague during an operation......
19:13 2019-05-21

Heavy rains limit operations at Oklahoma refinery, oil pipeline Heavy rains and storms slamming the central United States forced the closure of a HollyFrontier Corp refinery in Oklahoma and a portion of Tallgrass Energy LP's crude oil pipeline on Thursday....
06:52 2019-05-24

Conjoined Twin Girls Successfully Separated After 50 Hours of Operations Surgeons announced on Monday that they have separated conjoined twin sisters after multiple surgeries that took more than 50 hours to complete. Two-year-old Safa and Marwa Ullah underwent three surgeries carried out between October 2018 and February this year at Great Ormond Street Hospital in Londo...
10:13 2019-07-16

Supreme Court Allows Meghalaya To Call Off Operations In Mine Tragedy Seven months after 15 people were trapped in an illegal coal mine in Meghalaya, the Supreme Court today allowed the state government's plea seeking its permission to call off the ongoing operation to......
15:52 2019-07-12

How 1969 Mets made Vietnam feel like home for one soldier The funny thing? Michael Yalango wasn’t even all that much of a Mets fan. He’d grown up with the Brooklyn Dodgers as a kid on Staten Island, but that ride had ended 12 years earlier when they pulled up stakes and moved to California. “They moved away,” Yalango says, “and I lost interest.” By 1969,.....
23:00 2019-07-14

Starbucks licenses Thai operations to Charoen-backed venture Starbucks Corp said on Thursday that a company controlled by Thai billionaire Charoen Sirivadhanabhakdi and a Hong Kong-based firm had won an exclusive deal to operate and develop its retail business in Thailand....
15:26 2019-05-23

Brooklyn soldier slams Mykonos hotspot over $937 lunch bill A US Army soldier from Brooklyn is warning tourists to avoid a hotspot in Greece, saying he and his friends were ripped off to the tune of $937 for a light beachside lunch in Mykonos. The soldier, a member of New York’s 69th Infantry Regiment, detailed his trip to DK Oyster in a terse, blistering......
22:52 2019-05-24

Daniel Brühl's Zemo seems to be getting his old ski mask for The Falcon And The Winter Soldier The Marvel Cinematic Universe has an established history of doing little tweaks on iconic comic villains to make them fit tonally with the rest of the universe and to provide a little surprise for comic readers who may go in expecting something else—like, say, Iron Man 3 turning legendary terrorist ...
23:39 2019-07-23

UPDATE 1-Brazil suspends operations of airline Avianca Brasil Brazil's civil aviation regulator ANAC said on Friday it had suspended all flights and operations of carrier Avianca Brasil in the country as a precautionary measure, following the company's filing for bankruptcy late last year....
23:39 2019-05-24

U.S. urges Turkey to halt drilling operations off Cyprus coast The U.S. State Department on Tuesday urged Turkish authorities to halt energy drilling operations off the Cypriot coast in the Mediterranean, a day after Cyprus protested a Turkish ship dropping anchor there....
03:39 2019-07-10

WHO to invest $136M to combat snakebites Because snakebites kill and disable hundreds of thousands of people every year, the World Health Organization unveiled a new strategy Thursday to mitigate the dangers....
18:00 2019-05-23

5 brands doing their bit to combat the plastic problem As the issue of single-use plastic garners more media attention than ever before, brands are turning to eco-friendly alternative to fight the growing problem...
17:00 2019-07-12

‘€1 million’ fines for rescue boats prompts UN concern for future sea operations A move by Italian lawmakers to impose fines of up to €1 million on vessels and organizations carrying out search and rescue operations off the country’s coastline, sparked a new warning on Tuesday from the UN that the measure risks deterring future lifesaving efforts in the Mediterranean....
18:39 2019-08-06

Off-duty soldier recounts carrying kids to safety from El Paso rampage An off-duty soldier who was at the Texas mall near Saturday's deadly mass shooting was hailed as a hero after recounting how he and another man tried to carry children to safety....
07:26 2019-08-04

Soldier places flag in ‘jaw-dropping’ display amid torrential downpour Even Mother Nature at her wildest couldn’t stop this soldier from paying his respects to the fallen. Moving video and photos show a proud member of the 3rd US Infantry Regiment ignoring a raging storm to place a flag at Arlington National Cemetery’s Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. As onlook...
18:00 2019-05-27

Former U.S. Army soldier indicted for planning to bomb rally: Justice Department A U.S. combat veteran was indicted by a federal grand jury on Wednesday for allegedly planning to bomb a rally in Long Beach, California, last month, the Justice Department said....
00:26 2019-05-23

Israeli Soldier Went Missing 37 Years Ago. DNA Testing Brought Body Home For decades, Israel's National Center for Forensic Medicine has tested skeletal remains secreted across its northern border, checking whether the DNA matched that of Israeli soldiers missing in action......
15:39 2019-07-11

Hong Kong airport resumes flights after protests paralyzed operations REUTERS/Tyrone Siu Flight operations resumed at Hong Kong's airport Wednesday morning after two days of disruptions marked by outbursts of violence. The airport had closed check-in for remaining flights late Tuesday afternoon as protesters swarmed the terminal and blocked access to immigration for...
20:39 2019-08-14

Careem ends Sudan operations as part of Uber takeover deal Careem has ended operations in Sudan as part of its planned takeover by Uber, a spokeswoman said on Monday, less than a year after the Middle Eastern ride-hailing firm launched in the country....
17:39 2019-07-01

Commandos’ Behavior Prompts Pentagon Review of Special Operations Culture As reports of drug use, violence and other misconduct have multiplied, the head of Special Operations Command said recent episodes “threaten the trust placed in us.”...
02:52 2019-08-13

Zemo and Sharon Carter will stop by Disney+'s The Falcon And The Winter Soldier The final scene of Avengers: Endgame raised the profile of Anthony Mackie’s Sam Wilson considerably in the MCU, with old Steve Rogers giving him the Captain America shield, and in that moment the idea of him and Sebastian Stan’s Bucky Barnes getting their own Disney+ spin-off show suddenly became mu...
16:52 2019-05-21

Golf Links Sports Complex renamed in honor of fallen soldier TUCSON – City leaders and the community will gather Friday morning to pay tribute to a fallen soldier by renaming Golf Links Sports Complex in his honor. The naming of Todd M. Harris Sports Complex will be at 8 a.m. at 2400 S. Craycroft Rd. Army Sgt. First Class Todd M. Harris was a graduate of Sahu...
17:13 2019-07-19

Papa John's hires McDonald's veteran as head of restaurant operations Papa John's International Inc said on Monday it has appointed a McDonald's Corp veteran to the newly created role of chief of restaurants operations, as the pizza chain remodels itself after the departure of its scandal-hit founder....
16:52 2019-07-08

Trump picks ICE director as new acting chief of all border and customs operations President Trump has selected acting Immigration and Customs Enforcement Director Mark Morgan to be the acting head the Department of Homeland Security agency that oversees all border and customs operations, according to a source with firsthand knowledge of the discussions....
19:26 2019-06-27

U.S. Commander Scott Miller: Pentagon not scaling back Afghan operations The commander of U.S. and NATO forces in Afghanistan denied reports Tuesday that the Pentagon is scaling down operations in the war-torn Middle Eastern nation....
20:52 2019-08-13

Airline Involved in 2 Deadly Alaska Crashes Suspends Operations, Officials Say Taquan Air, which operates sightseeing tours and regular air service, was involved in two crashes within a week, officials said. Eight people were killed....
05:39 2019-05-22

North Korea soldier floated down river to defect to South, Seoul says A North Korean soldier defected to the South after he was captured floating down the Imjin River at night, South Korea's joint chiefs of staff said Thursday....
15:26 2019-08-01

Britain's easyJet reassures on outlook, hires Ryanair operations chief Britain's easyJet on Thursday reported third quarter trading in line with expectations, boosted by more customers taking optional extra services and enabling it to reiterate its full-year profit forecasts....
12:26 2019-07-18

Ather Energy Commences Operations In Chennai; Prices Start At Rs. 1.19 Lakh Homegrown EV manufacturer Ather Energy has commenced its operations in Chennai, its second market after Bengaluru. The company held its first customer event last weekend in the city, and has also......
20:39 2019-07-08

CFMoto To Start India Operations With 4 Motorcycles; Launch Date Announced Chinese-motorcycle manufacturer CFMoto has announced it will be introducing four motorcycles in India on July 4, 2019. The bike maker has tied up with Bangalore-based AMW Motorcycles to establish its......
23:13 2019-06-27

BSF Soldier Loses Hand In Bomb Attack By Bangladeshi Smugglers In Bengal A Border Security Force (BSF) soldier lost his hand and suffered serious injuries in a bomb attack by Bangladeshi cattle smugglers along the India-Bangladesh border in West Bengal today, the force......
15:13 2019-07-11

Avid players worry about future as Oro Valley mulls changes to its golf operations ORO VALLEY, Ariz. – Since moving to the desert from Seattle in 2005 to play golf year-round, Mike Schoeppach found a home at El Conquistador, Oro Valley’s 36-hole golf layout. “When I first moved here, the first thing my wife said was you got to join and I was shocked and pretty ha...
12:13 2019-07-20

New Florida law allows medics to carry firearms when responding to 'high-risk' operations A new Florida law went into effect on Monday that allows medics to carry firearms when responding to high-risk operations, including gunman incidents, hostage situations and narcotics raids....
12:00 2019-07-02

New Florida law allows medics to carry guns when responding to ‘high-risk’ operations A new Florida law went into effect on Monday that allows medics to carry firearms when responding to high-risk operations, including gunman incidents, hostage situations and narcotics raids. Florida House Bill 487, which was signed into law by Gov. Ron DeSantis on June 7, allows all “tactical medica...
21:52 2019-07-02

CRPF Soldier Injured In Maoist Attack Dies After 5 Years In Coma CRPF jawan Jitendra Kumar went into coma five years ago after he was caught in a Maoist-triggered IED blast in Chhattisgarh, but his boss and CRPF DIG Yogyan Singh didn't lose hope all this while,......
06:00 2019-08-12

Army reserve soldier dies amid severe storms in Virginia A U.S. Army Reserve soldier was killed and two others were injured this week after severe weather toppled a large tree during a training exercise in Virginia, authorities said....
19:26 2019-07-24

Dutch painting stolen by Nazi soldier returned to Florence museum The “Flower Vase” is a masterpiece by Jan van Huysum, an early 18th-century artist whose exquisitely detailed still-life works were highly sought in his day....
22:39 2019-07-19

Daniel Brühl Gives Us Our First Look at The Falcon and The Winter Soldier's Masked Baron Zemo The fourth Riddick has an intriguing title. Get a look at an infamous reunion in new It: Chapter 2 pictures. Kevin Feige discusses the scope of Marvel’s new animated Disney+ series, What If? Plus, wild Crisis on Infinite Earths casting rumors, and what’s to come on The Purge’s second season. Spoiler...
16:26 2019-07-24

Daniel Brühl Wears the Zemo Mask in Falcon and Winter Soldier First Look The Falcon and the Winter Solider star Daniel Brühl - who returns to the role of Helmut Zemo in the upcoming Disney+ series he first played in the 2016 film Captain America: Civil War - has......
08:52 2019-07-24

Divers to test Danube in prep for cruise ship search operations Hungarian and South Korean authorities decided to send divers into the Danube River early Monday to see if they can start searching for the missing victims in last week's deadly boat sinking, officials said....
13:26 2019-06-03

WATCH: US brings home soldier remains from WWII battle 76 years later Flag-draped caskets believed to contain the recovered remains of more than 20 service members were carried off of an Air Force cargo plane Wednesday in Hawaii....
01:00 2019-07-19

Disney taps Kari Skogland to direct ‘The Falcon and the Winter Soldier’ Disney has reportedly pegged Kari Skogland — of "The Handmaid's Tale" — to direct its much-anticipated Marvel mini-series, "The Falcon and the Winter Soldier."...
18:26 2019-05-21

Israel says soldier stabbed to death in Palestinian attack in West Bank An Israeli soldier was found stabbed to death in the occupied West Bank on Thursday and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said he was killed by a Palestinian attacker....
08:39 2019-08-08

Syrian army resumes military operations against rebels in northwest Syria The Syrian army said on Monday it was resuming military operations in a Russian-led campaign in northwest Syria that has uprooted tens of thousands and killed hundreds, blaming Turkey for not abiding by its commitments under a truce deal....
16:26 2019-08-05

Newmont Goldcorp resumes operations at Peñasquito gold mine in Mexico Newmont Goldcorp Corp said on Monday it had resumed shipping concentrate from the Peñasquito gold mine in Mexico after operations were temporarily suspended since April 29 due to a blockade by a trucking contractor and some members of the Cedros community....
15:52 2019-06-17

Soldier describes carrying children to safety from El Paso mall: 'What I'm supposed to do' U.S. Army Specialist Glenn Oakley told Fox News that he tried to get as many children to safety as he could during a mass shooting that left 20 people dead and 26 others injured in El Paso, Texas on Saturday....
04:26 2019-08-04

Texas teen mows US flag lawn to honor fallen soldier TEXAS (CNN) – A fallen soldier is being honored in Texas, in a very unique way. A teen says he mowed the lawn to resemble the American flag to remember Kevin Christian. According to “Military Times” the 21-year-old died Sunday from a self-inflicted gunshot wound while patrolling th...
19:13 2019-07-03

Russia suspected of using civilian ships for intelligence gathering and influence operations Russian civilian ships are being used for intelligence gathering and propaganda operations in support of the Kremlin, a new intelligence report says....
00:00 2019-08-08

UPDATE 3-Strong quake in Peru kills one person, disrupts some oil operations A magnitude 8 earthquake killed one person, destroyed dozens of homes and disrupted some oil operations as it rocked Peru early on Sunday, authorities said....
01:26 2019-05-27

Canada suspends Venezuela embassy operations, reviewing Maduro envoys Canada will suspend operations at its embassy in Venezuela immediately because its diplomats will no longer be able to obtain visas, the Canadian foreign minister said on Sunday....
02:26 2019-06-03

How teachers combat high-tech cheating Whether it's a smartphone, earbuds or an Apple Watch, students are using technology to cheat in class. Here's how teachers are trying to stop it.       ...
03:26 2019-08-17

How the Gulf War combat debut of 'stealth and GPS' transformed war When GPS-enabled sensors pinpointed enemy targets, surveillance aircraft monitored enemy troop movements and stealth bombers eluded radar tracking from air defenses in the opening days of Operation Desert Storm decades ago -- in January of 1991 – very few of those involved were likely considering ho...
23:52 2019-05-24

EU sets up fleet to combat forest fires Several European countries have been hit by forest fires over the past two years, in which more than 300 people have died. The EU is building up a fleet of fire-fighting aircraft which it hopes will prevent more fires....
12:13 2019-07-22

Combat 18: The neo-Nazi network facing a ban in Germany Germany may soon ban the neo-Nazi group Combat 18 as a terrorist organization. Given Germany's history, and a recent killing allegedly tied to neo-Nazi circles, the main mystery may be why it hasn't been banned yet....
23:13 2019-07-05

Hundreds of firefighters combat Portugal wildfires Several firefighters have been injured while working to contain wildfires in central Portugal, with the blazes exacerbated by strong wind. Authorities have deployed a small army contingent to help combat the fires....
10:01 2019-07-21

To Combat 'Deepfakes,' Researchers Turn to Mice Researchers have found that while humans struggle to differentiate between real and computer-generated voices, mice can tell the difference just fine....
20:39 2019-08-08

Joe Biden’s claim that he got ‘150,000 combat troops out of Iraq’ Biden had a big hand in withdrawing U.S. forces from Iraq during Obama’s first term. But he was still the vice president during Obama’s second term, when thousands of U.S. troops returned to the country....
12:13 2019-07-22

Military sealift may need more help to get combat vehicles to Europe As the Pentagon accelerates its pivot toward great power competition and moves beyond 15 years of counterinsurgency, the US military continues to build up forces, increase training and conduct exercises with regional allies in both the European and Pacific theaters.  ...
18:00 2019-05-30

Israeli army says body of soldier found with stab wounds in West Bank The body of an Israeli soldier was found with stab wounds near a West Bank settlement south of Jerusalem early on Thursday, the military said. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu denounced the killing as a terrorist attack and pledged to bring the perpetrator to justice....
11:26 2019-08-08

Tony Soprano's house is for sale, in case you need a base for your legitimate business operations Attention law-abiding civilians looking for a place to live in New Jersey, regardless of whether or not you have connections to any organizations: The house in North Caldwell, New Jersey, used for the exterior shots of Tony Soprano’s house on HBO’s The Sopranos is for sale, and it might be perfect f...
09:52 2019-06-03

Nova Scotia’s Donkin coal mine suspends operations after another roof collapse Nova Scotia's Department of Labour says inspectors have been sent to the Donkin coal mine to look at the extent of a rockfall that occurred over the weekend....
21:13 2019-07-08

Former Kyrgyzstan President Almazbek Atambayev faces murder charge in soldier's death Former Kyrgyzstan President Almazbek Atambayev faces a charge of murder, in the death of a special forces soldier who was killed while trying to arrest the former leader....
20:52 2019-08-13

Normal operations resume at Hong Kong airport as city braces for more protests Hong Kong's Airport Authority said normal flight operations would resume on Thursday after pro-democracy protests forced the cancellation of nearly 1,000 flights this week, while the city braced for more mass protests through the weekend....
04:13 2019-08-15

'I'm a soldier': Anthony Joshua reflects on defeat and denies having panic attack – video Anthony Joshua says he will continue to work with trainer Rob McCracken despite criticism of his role in the 29-year-old’s shock loss to Andy Ruiz Jr. Former undisputed heavyweight champion Lennox Lewis was among those to suggest Joshua should look for a new trainer, but he insists he will stick wit...
13:00 2019-06-05

Chiwetel Ejiofor joins Charlize Theron's immortal soldier movie The Old Guard According to Variety, Charlize Theron’s band of immortal mercenaries has enlisted another member, with Chiwetel Ejiofor signing on to appear in The Old Guard, a Netflix movie adaptation of Greg Rucka and Leandro Fernández’s comic of the same name. The story is about a group of inexplicably immortal ...
04:26 2019-06-24

Alaska's Taquan Air suspends operations after two deadly floatplane crashes in one week All Taquan Air commuter and sightseeing flights have been cancelled indefinitely, the Federal Aviation Administration said Tuesday.        ...
06:00 2019-05-22

Attacks on Turkish observation post in Syria's Idlib kills soldier: ministry One Turkish soldier was killed and three others were wounded on Thursday when their observation post in Syria's Idlib region was attacked by shelling and mortar fire, the Turkish Defense Ministry said....
01:52 2019-06-28

UPDATE 1-Newmont Goldcorp resumes operations at Peñasquito gold mine in Mexico Newmont Goldcorp said on Monday it had resumed shipping concentrate from the Peñasquito gold mine in Mexico after a blockade by a trucking contractor and some members of the Cedros community was lifted....
15:52 2019-06-17

Google appoints Stanley Chen to head Greater China sales, operations Alphabet Inc's Google has appointed Stanley Chen as its managing director of Greater China sales and operations, the company said in a statement on Monday....
07:39 2019-06-17

Texas teen mows American flag into yard in tribute to fallen soldier HASLET, Texas (KXAS) – A North Texas teenager braved the brutal summer heat to honor a friend in a very patriotic way. Cameron James, 17, said one of his friends was killed while on duty for the Army last week in Arizona. To pay tribute to him, James mowed an image of the American flag into hi...
01:00 2019-07-03

The Veja way: inside the cult sneaker brand's operations in Amazonia – a photo essay Thanks to its ethical credentials and stylish designs, the trainer brand has amassed a devoted following. Here, its co-founder, Sébastien Kopp, files his travelogue from a trip to Amazonia where the shoes are madeWe started working in Amazonia, in the Brazilian state of Acre, in 2004. Acre is a fron...
14:26 2019-06-20

Tanker blast at Turkish port kills one Italian crew, operations continue An explosion on an LPG tanker killed an Italian crew member and injured 15 others at the port of Aliaga in Turkey's western Izmir province late on Monday but work at the petrochemical plant has continued, its operator said....
16:13 2019-07-02

HollyFrontier halts operations at Tulsa, Oklahoma refinery as rain hits region HollyFrontier on Thursday said it is temporarily shutting operations at its 155,300-barrel-per-day Tulsa, Oklahoma, refinery as a precaution due to high water, the latest headache due to bad weather in the region....
06:52 2019-05-24

Off-duty soldier describes how he scooped up children and carried them to safety during the El Paso shooting Joel Angel Juarez/AFP/Getty Images An off-duty soldier told media outlets he scooped up children and rushed them to safety during the El Paso shooting. He said he saw a number of children running around without their parents, and that he and another man picked up roughly three apiece and hauled the...
16:26 2019-08-04

Long-lost love letter from soldier sparks nationwide search for owner A nationwide search is underway for a soldier who wrote an adorable love letter to his sweetheart after being forced to miss their date -- more than 65 years ago....
22:26 2019-05-21

Disney's Falcon & Winter Soldier Has to Explore Race and Captain America's Legacy Now that they’ve done their part to save the universe in Avengers: Endgame, Sam Wilson and Bucky Barnes are packing up their gear and jetting off to Disney+ to star in their own miniseries. Falcon & Winter Soldier is sure to give the duo an interesting space to define themselves as Avengers in a...
06:39 2019-06-14

Cyclist who underwent 10 operations after being crushed by lorry says London roads are too dangerous for bikes A student who underwent almost six months of hospital treatment following a cycle crash today urged riders to be more safety conscious — and called for more to be done to protect them....
11:26 2019-07-23

Dribble no more: Physics can help combat that pesky “teapot effect” Enlarge Tea drinkers know all too well that annoying dribble from the kettle spout that so often occurs as one pours a nice refreshing cuppa. It's even known as the "teapot effect," and it usually happens when the tea is poured too slowly. Potters usually design their pots—giving the spout a thin...
14:33 2019-05-21

Fed's Conundrum: Can Lower Rates Combat Investment Chill One question now is how much a one quarter-point drop in borrowing costs will help businesses and cushion a slowdown driven by some factors outside the Fed’s control....
14:00 2019-08-01

Germany unveils aid plan to combat regional inequality German officials have agreed to an investment plan that will target economic and infrastructure disparities around the country. The aim is to strengthen regional governments and promote the "homeland."...
00:52 2019-07-11

Twitter and Instagram Unveil New Ways to Combat Hate—Again The social media giants just released new policies to cut down on bullying and hate speech. It's not clear they'll be any more successful this time around....
15:13 2019-07-11

UN launches plan to combat escalating hate speech UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is launching a plan to combat hate speech and counter what he calls “a groundswell of xenophobia, racism and intolerance, violent misogyny, anti-Semitism and anti-Muslim hatred” around the world. The U.N. chief told diplomats at Tu...
23:52 2019-06-18

Instagram is hoping to combat cyber bullying via two new tools Instagram has had a major problem with online bullying on its platform and Adam Mosseri, the head of the Facebook-owned company, says he’d rather have fewer users than allow bullies to thrive. But, instead of blocking posts or banning offenders, Mosseri has announced that new tools will ...
03:13 2019-07-09

Southern Baptists combat sex abuse as critics rally BIRMINGHAM, Alabama (AP) — Confronting an unprecedented sex-abuse crisis, delegates at the Southern Baptist Convention’s national meeting voted Tuesday to make it easier to expel churches that mishandle abuse cases. The Rev. J.D. Greear, president of the nation’s largest Protestant denom...
16:52 2019-06-12

Final Fantasy VII Remake's Action-RPG Combat Detailed Today during its E3 press conference, Square Enix showed off new gameplay footage of the Final Fantasy VII remake and reaffirmed that it’ll be released as a series of episodes....
07:13 2019-06-11

Democrats in Iowa Offer Plans to Combat Gun Violence In the wake of the mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton, Democratic presidential candidates on Saturday emphasized the urgent need to confront gun violence in America....
19:26 2019-08-10

Army refines wargames for multi-domain combat If land-based precision artillery, maneuvering Air Force fighter jets and Navy destroyers were all able to seamlessly share sensitive targeting information in real-time during high-intensity combat, the Pentagon would be closely approaching its currently-envisioned concept of modern joint multi-doma...
23:52 2019-08-01

London firefighters combat apartment building blaze Several floors of an apartment building in east London were on fire and at least 100 firefighters were deployed to the scene, officials have said. The cause of the fire was not immediately known....
20:26 2019-06-09

| New Zealand calls time on non-combat mission in Iraq New Zealand will begin scaling back its non-combat mission in Iraq and bring home the last of its troops by mid-2020, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has said....
09:26 2019-06-10

Malaysia plans to decriminalize drug use to combat addiction Malaysia’s government plans to drop criminal penalties for the possession and use of drugs in small quantities to battle addiction, but stressed the move is not akin to legalizing narcotics....
21:52 2019-06-28

Senate passes bill meant to combat robocalls The U.S. Senate has passed a bill that aims to combat the illegal robocalls torturing Americans . Though the measure wouldn’t eliminate all unwanted calls, it would give regulators more tools to go after scammers. It would also push phone companies to adopt new technology to combat fake phone ...
21:26 2019-05-23

How Big Pharma plays games with drug patents and how to combat it Drug companies overcharge in ways that are unique to their industry. America's patent system should reward innovation, not lawyering: Our view       ...
00:52 2019-07-19

BAE awarded $67M to develop amphibious combat vehicle for Marines BAE Systems was awarded a $67 million contract to develop three amphibious combat vehicle command and control variants, as well as the ACV medium caliber cannon MRV, for the U.S. Marines....
17:52 2019-06-21

How New York libraries will help kids combat ‘the summer slide’ Summer vacation might be glorious with its promise of beach time, sun and sprinklers, but for many children, it can be a time when school-year learning is lost. Studies differ, but on average, kids can lose up to two months of learning; the impact is far greater for disadvantaged kids. “By fifth gra...
01:26 2019-06-30

US Army to test robotic combat vehicles in 2020 The US military is about to try using robotic vehicles in a more aggressive fashion -- the Army will start testing robotic combat vehicles in 2020. Soldiers in two modified Bradley Fighting Vehicles (Mission Enabler Technologies-Demonstrators, or ME......
04:13 2019-07-15

Army to get £22m cyber centre to combat digital threats The defence secretary has announced an investment of £22m to fund a new army cyber operations centre and told NATO allies they must become more comfortable engaging in offensive cyber operations against enemies....
10:13 2019-05-23

Army to Test New Helluva Way to Die: Robotic Combat Vehicles The U.S. Army—which has already been testing robotic squad vehicles like the Multi-Utility Tactical Transport (MUTT) and semi-autonomous targeting systems like the Advanced Targeting and Lethality Automated System (ATLAS)—says it will conduct live-fire testing of a new Robotic Combat Vehicle (RCV) b...
06:52 2019-07-14

Russia likely violating nuclear test ban treaty by conducting secret operations on island, officials say Russia is likely violating an international treaty banning nuclear tests by conducting secret operations on remote islands above the Arctic Circle, a U.S. intelligence assessment revealed Wednesday....
19:52 2019-05-29

Myanmar companies bankroll ‘brutal operations’ of military, independent UN experts claim in new report   Money earned by the Myanmar military from international and domestic business deals, “substantially enhances its ability to carry out gross violations of human rights with impunity” according to a report released on Monday by an independent United Nations group looking into military-business ties in...
19:39 2019-08-05

Peace operations benefit from improved cooperation between the UN and troop-providing countries, says peacekeeping chief Cooperation between the UN Secretariat; Security Council; and countries contributing troops and police to peacekeeping operations; is “a crucial factor” to enhancing those operations, the UN peacekeeping chief told the Security Council on Wednesday....
00:52 2019-07-11

Russia has tripled military presence in Crimea for 'possible offensive operations' against Ukraine, says intel report Russia has nearly tripled its military manpower in Crimea since illegally annexing the peninsula in 2014, an intelligence report says, in preparation for possible further incursions into Ukraine....
00:00 2019-08-08

Netanyahu slams 'vicious terrorists' over murder of soldier, 19; Hamas praises 'heroic operation' Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu denounced the killing of a 19-year-old soldier in West Bank as a terror attack as Palestinian terror groups praised the “heroic and bold” killing....
08:26 2019-08-09

An Army Soldier Is Being Called a Hero for Saving Children During the El Paso Shooting. He Just Wants to Forget What Happened An army private is being heralded as a hero for his role in saving kids caught in the mass shooting at a Walmart store in El Paso, Texas, this weekend. Still, his recollection of the shooting highlights the deep trauma gun and police violence have left on this country....
23:26 2019-08-05

Exclusive: Space firm founded by billionaire Paul Allen closing operations - sources Stratolaunch Systems Corporation, the space company founded by late billionaire and Microsoft Corp co-founder Paul Allen, is closing operations, cutting short ambitious plans to challenge traditional aerospace companies in a new "space race," four people familiar with the matter said on Friday....
23:13 2019-05-31

Former Nazi soldier charged after blaming victims for deaths, denying impact of Holocaust, report says A former Nazi soldier is facing up to 7 years in prison after German prosecutors say he appeared on a television program and blamed his victims for their deaths, while also denying the impact of the Holocaust....
19:00 2019-07-24

Call9, a start-up selling digital medical services to nursing homes, is shutting down operations Call9 is shutting down operations, CEO Timothy Peck says. But he is continuing to run the company's medical unit and plans to pivot the business....
20:26 2019-06-27

Iranians feeling sanction squeeze turn to Bitcoin, spark concern over 'mining' operations Iranians feeling the squeeze from U.S. sanctions targeting the Islamic Republic's ailing economy are increasingly turning to such digital currencies as Bitcoin to make money, prompting alarm in and out of the country....
16:26 2019-07-18

Army announces new Expert Soldier Badge, aimed at improving 'lethality,' for its 244th birthday The Army on Friday announced its new Expert Soldier Badge to commemorate its 244th birthday, the latest in a series of efforts to improve the combat effectiveness of its troops....
03:13 2019-06-15

'Terrorists' linked to murder of young Israeli soldier in West Bank arrested, IDF announces Two “terrorists” accused of murdering a 19-year-old off-duty soldier in the West Bank last week have been arrested, the Israeli military announced on Saturday....
00:26 2019-08-12

Ex-Special Forces soldier pleads not guilty to murdering suspected Taliban bomb-maker A former Army Special Forces soldier pleaded not guilty to the murder of an unarmed Afghan suspected of being a Taliban bomb-maker in an arraignment his wife described as "another display of the vile nature of Army politics."...
02:26 2019-07-02

German authorities turn to AI to combat child pornography online Germany's largest state has teamed up with Microsoft to develop a "globally unique" AI process to combat child pornography. The algorithm could be implemented within the next year, authorities tell DW....
05:52 2019-08-06

Germany must combat right-wing extremism, Merkel says after politician's murder Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel on Saturday said the state must rigorously fight right-wing extremism following the murder of a prominent politician....
15:00 2019-06-22

New Technology To Combat Train-Elephant Collisions In Uttarakhand Reserve To prevent elephants from being hit by trains passing through Uttarakhand's Rajaji Tiger Reserve, authorities will install seismic sensors and thermal cameras to warn them of animal movement near......
19:52 2019-08-13

Southeast Asian nations vow to combat plastic debris in oceans Southeast Asian nations vowed on Saturday to fight against plastic pollution in the ocean, as their leaders adopted a joint declaration during a summit in Bangkok....
19:13 2019-06-22

Ex-combat pilot Amy McGrath challenges Republican McConnell for Senate Amy McGrath, a former U.S. Marine combat pilot whose compelling biography drew national attention during an unsuccessful Democratic congressional campaign last year, said on Tuesday that she will challenge Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell in 2020....
18:13 2019-07-09

Air Force Chief's Squadron To Be First Rafale Combat Aircraft Unit The first Rafale is expected to be handed over to the Indian Air Force in September 2019 but it would be required to undergo intensive 1,500 hours of testing to validate the India Specific......
11:52 2019-05-29

Littoral combat ship USS Montgomery arrives in Philippines on first deployment The USS Montgomery arrived in the Philippines, its first deployment and the first time in 19 months a littoral combat ship was used in forward deployment, the U.S. Navy said....
22:39 2019-07-01

Trump says US should build more mental health institutions to combat gun violence "I think we have to start building institutions again because, you know, if you look at the '60s and '70s, so many of these institutions were closed," Trump says....
23:26 2019-08-16

D-Day combat patches reproduced by California company honoring US soldiers To honor the soldiers who stormed the beaches of Normandy, a California company is reproducing combat patches from D-Day and making them available to relatives of those who fought in that epic battle....
11:26 2019-06-07

Drug laws must be amended to ‘combat racial discrimination’, UN experts say At every stage of the criminal justice system, people of African descent around the world are discriminated against, including death sentencing for drugs-related crimes, United Nations human rights experts said on Thursday, calling on Member States to do more to “combat racial discrimination”....
15:39 2019-05-21

France restricts access to Mont Blanc to combat overcrowding Climbers wanting to scale the EU's highest peak now have to book a room in one of its shelters before making the ascent. The new rules aim to reduce risks caused by overcrowding....
17:26 2019-06-01

Target expands same-day delivery to basically everyone in order to combat Amazon Time was, Amazon led the way in pushing the e-commerce industry towards a consumer expectation that delivery should be free. Then came the push for a two-day delivery option, and now that Amazon is starting to move into an expansion of same-day delivery, its biggest retail competitors — like W...
01:52 2019-06-14

Nordic banks join forces to combat money laundering The Nordic region's six major banks announced the creation of a customer checking center on Friday, with the initiative expected to help their efforts to crack down on money launderers and recover from a scandal that has damaged the sector's reputation....
20:13 2019-07-05

Tuskegee Airman who flew 142 WWII combat missions dies at 99 LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — World War II pilot Robert Friend, one of the last original members of the famed all-black Tuskegee Airmen, has died at the age of 99. Friend’s daughter, Karen Friend Crumlich, told The Desert Sun her father died Friday at a Southern California hospital. Born in South ...
08:00 2019-06-23

Police union leader says 60 more detectives needed to combat MS-13 in New York A Nassau County police union leader claimed over the weekend that the department is "undermanned" and needs about 60 new detectives to deal with MS-13 violence. ...
22:39 2019-05-29

Pence tells West Point military graduates they will certainly see combat "It is a virtual certainty that you will fight on a battlefield for America at some point in your life," U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said. "You will lead soldiers in combat. It will happen. Some of you may even be called upon to serve in this hemisphere."...
04:13 2019-05-26

New York lawmakers pass bills to combat sexual harassment Gov. Cuomo and lawmakers have struck a series of agreements on top social issues in the closing days of the legislative session that will: expand the state’s rape statute, toughen laws to combat sexual harassment, require equal pay for women and clean up the state’s environment. “You advocate aggres...
20:13 2019-06-17

The Latest: Combat vets possible jurors in Navy SEAL trial SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Latest on the trial of a decorated Navy SEAL charged with killing an Islamic State prisoner in his care (all times local): 6:15 p.m. A defense lawyer for a Navy SEAL charged with killing an Islamic State prisoner says he’s hopeful a jury will be seated with seasoned combat...
05:00 2019-06-18

Apple introduces new call blocking software with iOS 13 to combat robocalls Apple is looking to help users receive fewer robocalls with new call blocking tools included with iOS 13.        ...
04:52 2019-06-07

Congo rules out using additional trial vaccines to combat Ebola Congo will not permit the use of further experimental vaccines as it combats an Ebola outbreak because doing so risked "confusing the population," the government said on Friday....
16:39 2019-07-12

Mike Pence tells US military graduates: you should expect to see combat ‘Some of you will join the fight against radical Islamic terrorists’Pence hints at possible military intervention in VenezuelaVice-President Mike Pence has told the most diverse graduating class in the history of the US Military Academy the world is “a dangerous place” and they should expect to see ...
06:01 2019-05-26

Lockheed awarded $7.1M to integrate, test combat system on new frigates Lockheed Martin was awarded a $7.1 million contract for combat system ship integration and testing on the next generation of guided-missile frigate, the FFG(X), which is in the early stages of design and planning....
20:00 2019-07-02

How combat and storytelling will work in Square Enix’s The Avengers game The Avengers game from Square Enix will have solo play or four-player combat, and it will let characters like the Hulk destroy the environment.Read More...
01:26 2019-06-24

EU issues 'green' investment guide to help combat climate change The European Commission sought to boost the flow of private money to tackle climate change on Tuesday by publishing guidelines on what qualifies as environmentally friendly investment, in a move welcomed by the financial industry....
23:01 2019-06-18

Ottawa and New Brunswick to provide $2M in funding to combat whale entanglements The funding for the Acadian Crabbers Association comes through the $400-million Atlantic Fisheries Fund, which is jointly funded by Ottawa and the region's provincial governments....
19:13 2019-05-21

Navy to christen littoral combat ship USS Minneapolis-St. Paul The U.S. Navy said it will christen its latest Freedom-variant littoral combat ship, the future USS Minneapolis-St. Paul, Saturday morning at the Fincantieri shipyard in Marinette, Wis....
20:39 2019-06-14

Fish Cannons, Koi Herpes and Other Tools to Combat Invasive Carp Researchers are experimenting with a Rube Goldberg-esque mix of tactics to control hearty, nonnative swimmers that re-engineer nutrient-rich Midwest waters....
17:52 2019-06-04

A Texas teenager spent four hours mowing the American flag into his lawn to honor a fallen soldier 17-year-old Cameron James spent four hours mowing an American flag into his lawn to honor his friend, Army Pfc. Kevin Christian.        ...
10:13 2019-07-04

Jack Shepherd latest: Speedboat killer jailed for four more years for attacking former soldier with vodka bottle Speedboat killer Jack Shepherd has been jailed for four more years for hitting a former solider over the head with a bottle in a drink-fuelled attack....
00:39 2019-06-07

UN chief of peace operations honours fallen Chadian ‘blue helmets’ serving in northern Mali After 10 Chadian peacekeepers serving with the United Nations mission in Mali (MINUSMA) were killed in a terrorist attack on 20 January, the UN chief of peace operations, Jean-Pierre Lacroix, went to N’Djamena, the capital of Chad, to pay tribute to them on Monday in a ceremony organised by the Gove...
22:13 2019-05-21

Leaked documents reveal Huawei’s secret operations to build North Korea’s wireless network The company, which faces growing scrutiny and suspicion, worked with another Chinese firm to funnel equipment across the border for nearly a decade, internal documents say....
13:39 2019-07-22

Syrian state TV: Israeli rocket attack against military post in south kills 1 soldier and injures another DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syrian state TV: Israeli rocket attack against military post in south kills 1 soldier and injures another . The post Syrian state TV: Israeli rocket attack against military post in south kills 1 soldier and injures another appeared first on LEX18.com....
21:00 2019-05-27

Bank of Japan Runs Short of Options to Combat Threats to Growth In a week when major central banks were busy dropping hints of additional easing, the Bank of Japan’s governor offered little new ammunition, showing how the pioneer in loosening is running out of workable ideas....
14:52 2019-06-20

BHP boss announces $US400m plan to combat 'indisputable' climate crisis The mining giant’s chief executive Andrew Mackenzie endorses drastic action to tackle global warmingThe chief executive of the world’s largest mining company has endorsed drastic action to combat global warming, which he calls “indisputable”, and an emerging crisis.“The planet will survive. Many spe...
13:26 2019-07-23

Army to train cyber spies to combat hackers and digital propaganda The British Army will adapt to better tackle the threat of cyber warfare, including hackers, digital propaganda and misinformation, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) has said. ...
06:26 2019-08-01

Future littoral combat ship Indianapolis completes acceptance trials The U.S. Navy's future USS Indianapolis, a Freedom-class littoral combat ship, has completed its acceptance trials, designer Lockheed Martin said on Wednesday....
21:39 2019-06-27

Xbox Scarlett Release Update: Microsoft's Ninja deal is just what they need to combat PS5 Microsoft’s deal to secure Twitch star Ninja will not only help its streaming service, Mixer, but also the Xbox Scarlett console and major exclusive, Halo Infinite....
16:52 2019-08-10

UK launches controversial chicken shop campaign to combat knife crime The British Home Office has launched a campaign to combat the UK's rising rates of knife crime using promotional material in fast-food shops. A backlash has ensued on social media amid suggestions of racial stereotyping....
05:00 2019-08-15

Singapore steps up scrutiny of shell firms to combat money laundering Singapore's position as one of the world's leading financial centers and a trade hub make it particularly vulnerable to money laundering due to large cross-border flows....
02:26 2019-08-13

Brazil environment agency launches operation to combat Amazon deforestation Brazil's environmental protection agency IBAMA on Wednesday launched its biggest-ever operation to tackle illegal logging that is accelerating Amazon deforestation amid a surge in tree-felling since President Jair Bolsonaro took office....
01:13 2019-06-06

Trump administration drug officials clash over how to combat fentanyl copycats Trump administration officials are divided over part of a proposal to crack down on illicit versions of fentanyl, the deadly synthetic painkiller that U.S. President Donald Trump targeted in declaring a national opioid abuse emergency....
13:26 2019-07-09

Sen. Graham says he's had substantive talks with top Democrat on deal to combat border crisis Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham said he's entered into bi-partisan talks with Democratic Sen. Dick Durbin" on "Fox & Friends" Friday, in an effort to find a solution to the southern border crisis. ...
21:52 2019-06-14

Cory Booker unveils plan to combat housing 'affordability crisis' Presidential candidate Sen. Cory Booker unveiled a housing plan Wednesday to address an "affordability crisis" in the US, shining a national spotlight on an issue that has been at the center of his political identity for more than two decades....
15:13 2019-06-05

Spain joins France and Germany in race to build Europe's next combat jet Spain on Monday joined a Franco-German project to build a next-generation fighter jet, an initiative touted as key to ensuring Europe can defend itself without depending on allies in an increasingly uncertain world....
14:52 2019-06-17

The Outer Worlds E3 Demo Featured Flexible Combat And Strategic Lying This week, my colleague Jason Schreier and I had a chance to sit in on a demo for The Outer Worlds, the newest game from Obsidian Entertainment. Outer Worlds is a first-person role-playing game where you find yourself stranded on a distant planet fighting against a giant megacorporation. I get the f...
19:52 2019-06-14

FLIR Surveillance awarded $12.6M for sensors aboard littoral combat ships FLIR Surveillance Inc. received a $12.6 million contract for supplies, repairs and upgrades to sensor systems aboard U.S. Navy littoral combat ships....
22:13 2019-08-16

Indonesia sends thousands of security personnel to combat forest fires Indonesia is deploying thousands of military and police to douse forest fires after declaring an emergency in six provinces on the island of Sumatra and in the province of Kalimantan on Borneo, a disaster mitigation official said on Wednesday....
17:52 2019-07-31

How do we combat the global measles revival? It’s a matter of trust | Charlie Weller Our report shows that lower vaccination rates are linked to a lack of trust in institutions in general, not just in science• Charlie Weller is Wellcome’s head of vaccines programmeThere’s no vaccine against distrust in vaccines. Millions of children in the world used to die each year from infections...
09:39 2019-06-20

U.S. Navy accepts delivery of future USS Indianapolis littoral combat ship The U.S. Navy accepted delivery of its newest Freedom-class littoral combat ship, the future USS Indianapolis, in a ceremony in Marinette, Wis., ahead of its commissioning in Florida this October....
20:26 2019-07-31

World Championship in Medieval Combat Unfolds Like a Ukrainian Game Of Thrones This weekend the ‘World Championship in Medieval Combat’ was held in the Ukraine where hundreds of warriors clanking around in armor, swinging swords and axes, in a scene reminiscent of an episode ending in Games of Thrones ...
15:26 2019-05-21

Indians plant 220 million trees in single day to combat climate change Indians planted 220 million trees in a single day in a government campaign to tackle climate change and improve the environment.        ...
16:26 2019-08-09

Psychology teacher pens inspiring list of 101 ways to combat stress IS stress affecting your well-being? Here are some ways to de-stress and reduce the amount of worries in your life, according to a psychology teacher....
22:52 2019-05-23

Alaska to receive $10M from Justice Department to combat violent crime, AG Barr says Attorney General William Barr on Friday declared a public-safety emergency in Alaska so the Justice Department could allocate more than $10 million toward fighting violent crime in some of the state’s rural communities....
11:26 2019-06-29

Oh, shift! Why don't baseball players bunt to combat defensive strategy? Baseball fans who hate the shift reveled in Matt Carpenter's bunt double for St. Louis, but don't expect to see a flood of copycats.       ...
20:39 2019-06-22

Army soldier allegedly opened fire in North Carolina home while on active duty, in uniform: police An active-duty soldier was arrested after he allegedly — while wearing his military-issued ballistic gear — shot into a home in North Carolina on Sunday, leaving him injured in the process....
19:00 2019-06-13

Jeffrey Epstein’s final weeks: Timeline of apparent suicide attempt, cellmate transfer, jail operations Jeffrey Epstein, who was accused of sex trafficking minors, was found dead in his Manhattan jail cell early Saturday in an apparent suicide that has raised questions as to how exactly the wealthy financier could have killed himself in a high-security federal lockup in which he was supposed to be clo...
00:26 2019-08-13

Palestine refugees’ relief chief warns Security Council money to fund Gaza operations will run out in mid-June The head of the UN relief and works agency for Palestine refugees (UNRWA) warned on Wednesday that despite weathering a “truly existential crisis” over funding last year, money to continue operations this year in the Gaza Strip will only last until mid-June. ...
04:13 2019-05-23

UN oceans treaty ‘essential’ to combat ‘unprecedented pressure’ on the world’s seas – UN chief The oceans are not only under “unprecedented pressure” due to climate change, but “half of all living coral has been lost in the past 150 years”, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres said on Monday, addressing the latest gathering of nations which are party to the UN Convention on the L...
20:13 2019-06-17

Salesforce's Einstein analytics product for financial services and new tools to combat AI bias Salesforce's Allison Witherspoon spoke with TechRepublic about the new industry-specific Einstein analytics products and the new Trailhead modules designed to help developers tackle bias in AI....
18:39 2019-06-14

2020: Gov. Jay Inslee unveils 10-point plan to combat white nationalist gun violence Washington Gov. Jay Inslee on Tuesday unveiled a 10-point plan to combat white nationalist gun violence, saying the United States needs a president willing to call out racism....
23:00 2019-08-06

2020 Dems pitch plans to combat gun violence, white nationalism after massacres Both South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg and Washington Gov. Jay Inslee introduced detailed plans for curbing gun violence and white nationalist terrorism Tuesday, while other candidates introduced or re-emphasized their support for various proposals....
02:52 2019-08-07

Democrat O'Rourke proposes domestic terrorism agencies to combat hate, gun massacres Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke unveiled a plan on Friday to classify white supremacist violence as an organized crime problem and to create federal domestic terrorism offices, in a bid to combat hate crimes and gun violence in the United States....
15:26 2019-08-16

Eoin Morgan backs England openers to combat Bangladesh spin threat • England have lost early wickets to spin in World Cup• ‘It’s just another challenge the guys have been presented with’They came into the World Cup as the arguably the most feared opening batting partnership around, having spent the past two years tearing up new ball attacks to give England enviable...
19:52 2019-06-07

Fiat Chrysler and Renault pursue $35 billion merger to combat car industry upheaval Fiat Chrysler pitched a finely balanced merger of equals to Renault on Monday to tackle the costs of far-reaching technological and regulatory changes by creating the world's third-biggest automaker....
17:13 2019-05-27

Marine combat aviator Amy McGrath announces Senate campaign against Mitch McConnell Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s latest challenge is not from Democrats in the Senate or even House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, but a Marine combat aviator who announced Tuesday she is running against him in 2020. ...
16:39 2019-07-09

Presidential contender Kamala Harris proposes ways to combat domestic terrorism Democratic presidential contender Kamala Harris on Wednesday released a plan to address what she termed domestic terrorism after three recent mass shootings in a week that resulted in the deaths of 34 people....
23:00 2019-08-14

Vice President Pence Tells West Point Grads They Should Expect to See Combat (WEST POINT, N.Y.) — Vice President Mike Pence told the most diverse graduating class in the history of the U.S. Military Academy on Saturday that the world is “a dangerous place” and they should expect to see combat. “Some of you will join the fight against radical Islamic t...
01:52 2019-05-27

Air Force preps light attack plane for combat missions in great power war Despite the Air Force’s stated intention and the widespread assumption that a low-cost off-the-shelf Light Attack airplane would primarily perform counterinsurgency missions, it seems entirely conceivable that the plane could have limited uses for major power warfare as well....
14:39 2019-05-21

Indonesia to Deploy Thousands of Security Personnel to Combat Haze-Causing Fires Indonesia is deploying thousands of security personnel to fight fires after a state of emergency was declared in six provinces, an official from the disaster management agency said Wednesday. Nearly 6,000 military, police and disaster mitigation officers will be dispatched, while aircraft will also ...
14:26 2019-08-01

Call of Duty Modern Warfare trailer shows us the bleak future of combat – again After laying dormant for close to a decade, Activision has finally announced the next game in the Call of Duty Modern Warfare franchise called… well, Modern Warfare. The game was unveiled in a new trailer posted by Activision that stars one of the game’s protagonists, Captain Pric...
03:26 2019-05-31

Facebook is mapping demographics, human movement, and network coverage to combat diseases Facebook is partnering with organizations to combat diseases using maps powered by satellite imagery, computer vision, census data, and Facebook's own data.Read More...
15:39 2019-05-21

Gavin Newsom triples funding to combat gun violence in updated Calif. budget California Gov. Gavin Newsom issued an updated state budget that calls for $27 million to go toward combating gun violence, triple the amount he originally suggested in January....
15:26 2019-05-21

Schumer will ask Trump to divert wall funding to combat gun violence and white supremacy Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer plans to ask the Trump administration to divert a $5 billion wall funding allocation to programs aimed at ending gun violence and “violent white supremacist extremism.”...
20:52 2019-08-13

Defence Research Body Test Fires Guided Bomb From Sukhoi Combat Jet The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) on Friday successfully test fired an indigenously-developed 500 kg class guided bomb from a Sukhoi combat jet at Pokhran in Rajasthan....
01:39 2019-05-25

US allies Afghanistan and Pakistan keep shooting at each other As the U.S. continues to pursue peace talks in Afghanistan, the Pentagon is worried that the Afghan government and Pakistan, both U.S. allies, will distract from that goal as they continue to skirmish along their shared border....
04:52 2019-07-18

| Afghanistan shock Pakistan in CWC warm-up Hashmatullah Shahidi's unbeaten 74 paved the way for Afghanistan to clinch a surprise three-wicket win over Pakistan in Friday's World Cup warm-up match in Bristol....
21:39 2019-05-24

At least 63 dead in explosion at Afghanistan wedding Afghanistan officials believe dozens are dead after an explosion rocked a crowded wedding hall west of the country's capital of Kabul Saturday evening....
21:13 2019-08-18

300 LeT Terrorists Active In Afghanistan: Pentagon At least 300 fighters from Pakistan-based Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), designated a global terror organisation by the US and the UN, are active in war-torn Afghanistan, a pentagon report has said....
23:52 2019-05-23

UPDATED: Thousands flee fighting around Libyan capital as Guterres condemns escalation, urges 'immediate halt' to all military operations The UN chief António Guterres strongly condemned  on Monday night the military escalation and ongoing fighting in and around the Libyan capital, Tripoli, including an aerial attack earlier in the day by aircraft from the self-styled Libyan National Army (LNA) force, which closed the city's only func...
14:52 2019-05-21

Mother grizzly bear killed by train, then her 2 cubs struck and killed by another train, Montana officials say A grizzly bear family grazing by train tracks near Glacier National Park in Montana all died when they were struck by trains in two incidents just hours apart earlier this month, according to officials....
18:52 2019-06-18

North Korea's test firing verified combat effectiveness of new rocket system: KCNA North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Wednesday oversaw the first test firing of a "new-type large-caliber multiple launch guided rocket system", North Korean state media reported on Thursday....
02:13 2019-08-01

San Francisco teens used 7-inch combat knife in alleged killing of unarmed Italian cop: police Two American teenagers who are accused of fatally stabbing an Italian police officer last week used a 7-inch combat knife in the attack, authorities in Rome said Tuesday. ...
21:26 2019-07-31

How to lose belly fat fast: NHS weight loss expert shares 3 easy tips to combat fat BELLY fat can be a problem for health reasons as well as the way it may make you feel for aesthetic reasons. Here NHS weight loss expert Dr Sally shares three tips on how to combat fat....
17:13 2019-07-07

South African army descends on Cape Town to combat spiraling gang warfare South Africa is sending in the big guns to wrest back control of some of the most impoverished neighborhoods of Cape Town - announcing a three-month deployment of the army aimed at tackling spiraling gang-related violence that has claimed the lives of more than 1,500 this year so far....
20:52 2019-07-12

Final Fantasy 7 Remake E3 2019: New gameplay trailer, full combat system, ATB explained Final Fantasy 7 Remake was announced four years ago, and we still don't know when it's coming. Here's everything you need to know about the mythical reimagining of the PlayStation 1 classic from Square Enix....
10:26 2019-06-11

Salesforce talks about its Einstein Analytics product for financial services and new tools to combat AI bias Salesforce's Allison Witherspoon spoke with TechRepublic about the new industry-specific Einstein Analytics products and the new Trailhead modules designed to help developers tackle bias in AI....
23:00 2019-06-14

Navy reports successful test-firing of Hellfire missile from littoral combat ship A successful test-firing by an Independence-class Littoral Combat Ship Mission Modules program will prompt development tests, the Naval Sea Systems Command said....
20:26 2019-07-31

Jaguar Land Rover Develops Sensory Steering Wheel To Combat Driver Distraction The research, in partnership with Glasgow University, has created a sensory steering wheel, parts of which can be quickly heated and cooled to inform drivers where to turn, when to change lane or to......
08:13 2019-05-31

Spanish soccer club prints slurs on jersey backs to combat racial abuse A Spanish soccer team printed racial slurs on the back of their jerseys Sunday in an effort to take a stand against the abuse they receive while they play....
22:13 2019-05-29

Susan Collins unveils $300M energy storage bill to combat climate change Sen. Susan Collins introduced a bipartisan bill Wednesday to bolster energy storage, an emerging technology geared at solving renewable energy’s most persistent problem: Using it when the sun isn't shining or the wind isn't blowing....
22:39 2019-05-22

Here are dozens of jobs where you will make $100,000 a year or more 24/7 Wall St. reviewed average annual salaries from the Bureau of Labor Statistics to identify the 79 jobs with six-figure salaries.       ...
22:26 2019-08-09

‘Education is Under Fire’ in Afghanistan, the U.N. Children’s Agency Says Schools in Afghanistan saw the number of attacks triple in a year, according to UNICEF, stoking further concern of deteriorating security and access to education in the country. According to a report released Monday, there were 192 attacks on schools in 2018, up from 68 in 2017. UNICEF Executive Dir...
12:01 2019-05-28

Taliban leader vows to keep fighting in Afghanistan The US has sent an envoy to Afghanistan in hopes of negotiating a ceasefire, but the Taliban's leader has said the group won't stop fighting until its demands are met. Though talks continue, a breakthrough is unlikely....
20:39 2019-06-01

Landmine kills 11 pilgrims in southern Afghanistan At least 11 pilgrims including seven children were killed and on Monday when their vehicle set off a landmine in southern Afghanistan, local government and health officials said....
19:26 2019-07-15

Jos Buttler could be given leading role for England against Afghanistan • Eoin Morgan and Jason Roy are injury doubts• James Vince set to step up at Old TraffordThe joke going around the England dressing room after Friday’s World Cup group stage victory over West Indies was that they simply could not wait to get out of Southampton.Nothing against the place, of course, b...
21:00 2019-06-15

Suicide bomber kills nine in Afghanistan's Jalalabad A suicide bomber on foot targeted a police vehicle in Afghanistan's eastern city of Jalalabad on Thursday, killing at least nine people, including civilians, local officials said....
16:39 2019-06-13

UN says Taliban captives in Afghanistan subjected to abuse KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The U.N. says Taliban captives in Afghanistan have been subjected to abuse, ill-treatment and actions that may amount to torture. The U.N. Assistance Mission in Afghanistan says it interviewed 13 detainees from a group of 53 recently rescued from the Taliban. They were main...
09:26 2019-05-26

Afghanistan: Floods threaten communities, minaret of Jam After a difficult winter, torrential rain and flooding across six of Afghanistan's 34 provinces have left at least 24 people dead and hundreds homeless. The world's second-tallest minaret is also under threat....
06:39 2019-05-26

US envoy for Afghanistan on 2-week peace mission WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. envoy for Afghanistan is traveling to Afghanistan and also Belgium, Germany, Pakistan, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates over the next two weeks as part of an effort to help end the long-running war. In Kabul, the State Department says Zalmay Khalilzad will consult with t...
20:00 2019-06-01

England v Afghanistan: Cricket World Cup – live! Cricket World Cup updates from Old TraffordCheck out the latest Cricket World Cup standingsAnd you can email Tim here or tweet him here 9.38am BST Morning everyone and welcome to the 24th match in a World Cup group stage that is like Celine Dion’s heart: it will go on. Today England face Afghanistan...
10:52 2019-06-18

Forget warlords, meet Afghanistan's new 'rockstars' He closes his eyes and the memories flood back. No clean water. No clothes. No shoes. With temperatures north of 45 degrees, his was a world about survival....
20:52 2019-05-21

ICC prosecutor presses for Afghanistan crimes investigation The chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) filed a request on Friday seeking to overturn the rejection of her planned investigation into war crimes in Afghanistan allegedly committed by both Taliban insurgents and U.S. troops....
18:13 2019-06-07

Who is killing more civilians in Afghanistan? It's not the Taliban Afghan and international coalition forces in Afghanistan killed more civilians in 2019 than have the Taliban and other militants.        ...
18:13 2019-07-31

In Afghanistan, attacks against schools have tripled in one year The UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said on Monday that much greater protection for educational facilities was needed across Afghanistan where attacks against schools have increased three-fold in just one year. The call coincides with the third International Conference on Safe Schools, taking place this...
23:26 2019-05-28

Trump, Pakistan's Khan discuss way out of Afghanistan war President Donald Trump voiced optimism on Monday that Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan could help broker a political settlement to end the nearly 18-year-old U.S. war in Afghanistan and held out the possibility of restoring aid to Islamabad....
04:39 2019-07-23

Pompeo in Afghanistan: ‘We are prepared to remove our forces’ U.S. diplomats are reaching the final stages of a negotiation over Taliban obligations not to shelter terrorists if American forces leave Afghanistan, according to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo....
19:26 2019-06-27

Afghanistan's president rejects foreign interference Afghanistan's president has said peace is only possible with an agreement between Afghanistan and the Taliban. His remarks come amid US efforts to finalize a peace deal with the Taliban....
14:39 2019-08-11

Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order interview — How Respawn designed the game for thoughtful combat Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order -- which Electronic Arts and Respawn Entertainment showed off yesterday -- is slower paced and more thoughtful in combat.Read More...
17:52 2019-06-09

Whoopi blasts Trump on D-Day anniversary: WWII soldiers didn't avoid combat over 'bone spurs' "The View" host Whoopi Goldberg didn't even want to talk about President Trump's visit to Normandy, indicating she was annoyed that someone like him would go there on the 75th anniversary of D-Day....
20:26 2019-06-06

Los Angeles County seeks action from city on toilets, rats and trash to combat homeless crisis In a letter, the county recounts a meeting with Los Angeles city officials to try to get basic sanitation for thousands living on the streets        ...
19:26 2019-06-08

24 billion tons of fertile land lost every year, warns UN chief on World Day to Combat Desertification In a video message released in advance of the World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought, marked on Monday, UN Secretary-General António Guterres warned that the world loses 24 billion tons of fertile land every year, and that the degradation in land quality is responsible for a reduction in th...
05:26 2019-06-17

Exclusive: Trump shares plans to combat homelessness and mental illness in interview with Tucker Carlson President Trump sat down with Fox News host Tucker Carlson for an exclusive interview during his time in Japan for the G20 summit and shared his plans to combat rising homelessness and mental illness in America. ...
03:39 2019-07-02

Charlie Kirk says 'Students for Trump' initiative will combat Dems' plans to rebuild 'Obama coalition' A new conservative initiative ahead of 2020 seeks to upend Democrats plans to rebuild the "Obama coalition" by engaging younger voters, according to Charlie Kirk....
01:00 2019-07-03

'Everything is gone': Dozens dead, missing after Myanmar landslide Rescue workers pulled bodies from the rubble of homes in a village in Myanmar on Saturday where a landslide a day earlier killed at least 32 people, with dozens still missing....
20:52 2019-08-10

Amazon Lays Off Dozens Of Game Developers During E3 Yesterday, as the video game industry’s attention was focused squarely on the final day of the E3 convention in Los Angeles, Amazon’s video game division quietly laid off dozens of employees....
21:00 2019-06-14

The Latest: Power on at LAX; outage hit dozens of flights LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on a power outage at Los Angeles International Airport (all times local): 10:25 p.m. Power has been restored to all terminals at Los Angeles International Airport, where an hours-long outage caused dozens of planes to be delayed, diverted or cancelled. Some passengers w...
09:39 2019-06-06

Dozens hurt, more than 130 arrested on 3rd day of Israel protests More than 130 people were arrested and more than 100 were injured as activists rioted early Wednesday to protest the police shooting of a 19-year-old man in Israel....
19:00 2019-07-03

The Latest: Afghanistan wins toss, bats 1st against Pakistan LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Day 31 of the Cricket World Cup (all times local): 10:15 a.m. Afghanistan skipper Gulbadin Naib won the toss and elected to bat against Pakistan in their Cricket World Cup group game at Headingley. Pakistan is still in contention for a semifinal spot after beating New Zea...
13:01 2019-06-29

Pakistan v Afghanistan: Cricket World Cup 2019 – live! Cricket World Cup updates from the match at HeadingleyHow they stand: the latest World Cup tableAnd you can email Tom here or tweet him here 11.19am BST 11th over: Afghanistan 51-2 (Rahmat 30, Ikram 2) More spin, Mohammad Hafeez replacing Shaheen. The 18-year-old Ikram finally gets off the mark with...
12:39 2019-06-29

Taliban kill 26 pro-government militia members in Afghanistan Taliban militants killed at least 26 members of a pro-government militia in north Afghanistan on Saturday, government officials said, the same day the militants and U.S. government officials are due to start a new round of peace talks in Qatar....
12:26 2019-06-29

The new Afghanistan war: Saving snow leopards and other wild treasures A first-person account of conserving Afghanistan's forgotten wildlife and landscapes, after decades of conflict, waxes lyrical about a land with everything to live for...
18:00 2019-05-21

Afghanistan set New Zealand 173 to win: Cricket World Cup 2019 – live! Cricket World Cup updates from the match at TauntonEngland beat Bangladesh by 106 runs in CardiffAnd feel free to email Tanya or tweet @tjaldred 7.36pm BST 21st over: New Zealand 97-2 (Williamson 40, Taylor 26) Gulbadin bowls a no ball because there aren’t enough fielders in the circle and to make i...
20:39 2019-06-08

'Senseless': attacks on schools soar in Afghanistan – report Unicef research shows more than 1,000 schools were closed by the end of last year due to ongoing conflictAttacks on schools in Afghanistan tripled between 2017 and 2018, surging from 68 to 192, according to the UN children’s agency, Unicef, the first increase since 2015.According to figures collecte...
16:26 2019-05-28

What Do the Taliban Want in Afghanistan? A Lost Constitution Offers Clues. Deep resistance to democracy and protections for minorities within the Taliban code will emerge as huge hurdles if the insurgents seek agreement with the Afghan government....
10:52 2019-06-28

UN agency: Attacks on schools in Afghanistan tripled in 2018 KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The United Nations children’s agency says attacks on schools in Afghanistan tripled in 2018, compared to the year before. UNICEF’s press release on Tuesday says the number of attacks on schools went from 68 in 2017, to 192 in 2018. It was the first time school a...
11:39 2019-05-28

US Military Helicopter Destroyed In Afghanistan "Hard Landing" Passengers and crew aboard a US military helicopter were injured when the chopper they were travelling in was destroyed during a "hard landing" in Afghanistan, a US official said Saturday....
10:39 2019-05-25

Taliban attack kills 14 militiamen in western Afghanistan KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan official says the Taliban have killed at least 14 members of a pro-government militia in an attack on checkpoints in the western Ghor province. Abdul Hai Khateby, the spokesman for the provincial governor, says seven other militiamen were wounded in the attack lat...
11:39 2019-06-08

As U.S. And Taliban Resume Talks, More Deadly Attacks in Afghanistan American and Taliban officials, in a seventh round of talks in Qatar, hope a breakthrough can lead to direct negotiations between Afghans over their political future....
23:39 2019-06-29

Afghan forces kill 6 civilians in eastern Afghanistan KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan officials say at least six civilians, including a woman and two children, have been mistakenly killed in an Afghan security forces raid against Taliban fighters in eastern Nangarhar province. Attahullah Khogyani, the provincial governor’s spokesman, says 10 ins...
17:39 2019-05-25

South Africa v Afghanistan: Cricket World Cup – live! Cricket World Cup updates from the game in CardiffSri Lanka v Australia – live! Follow the OBO report nowEngland win, rain delays and autocorrect – The Spin podcastAnd feel free to email Simon or tweet @Simon_Burnton 1.58pm BST Apparently this rain is not expected to linger long, so this will be but...
15:13 2019-06-15

Why Afghanistan is skeptical of Donald Trump's Pakistan outreach US President Donald Trump discussed the Afghan conflict with Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday at the White House. Both the Trump-Khan meeting and some of US president's comments didn't go down well in Kabul....
17:13 2019-07-23

Afghanistan Recoils at Trump’s Comments About Destroying the Country The government of President Ashraf Ghani demanded an explanation and said relations with Washington should be “grounded on common interests and mutual respect.”...
16:13 2019-07-23

Trump worries Afghanistan could become 'lab for terrorists' if U.S. troops leave President Trump said in an exclusive interview with Tucker Carlson that he worries withdrawing U.S. troops from Afghanistan could lead to the country being used as a base to attack the United States. ...
15:26 2019-07-02

Afghanistan seeks clarification on Trump talk of wiping it out Afghanistan called on Tuesday for an explanation of comments by U.S. President Donald Trump in which he said he could win the Afghan war in just 10 days by wiping out Afghanistan but did not want to kill 10 million people....
12:26 2019-07-23

'Harvard of terrorists': Trump explains why US has yet to leave Afghanistan President Trump explained why American troops are still in Afghanistan after almost 20 years of conflict during an interview that aired Monday on Tucker Carlson Tonight....
06:26 2019-07-02

Trump seeking help from Pakistan to end nearly 2 decade long war in Afghanistan President Trump said he hoped Pakistan would use its influence with the Taliban to advance a peace deal and help end the nearly two-decade old U.S. war....
00:13 2019-07-23

US paratroopers are headed to Afghanistan with these awesome drones that fit in their pockets US Army paratroopers with the 1st Battalion, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment will deploy to Afghanistan this month with "Black Hornet" reconnaissance drones. These drones are small, lightweight surveillance assets that are small enough to fit in a soldier's pocket or on a utility belt. Filling the...
03:52 2019-07-08

Dominant England crush Afghanistan in World Cup warm-up "England cruised to a nine-wicket win over Afghanistan in their final World Cup warm-up at The Oval on Monday after a Jofra Archer-led bowling attack restricted the underdogs to 160."...
20:13 2019-05-27

US To Cut Thousands Of Troops From Afghanistan In Taliban "Peace" Deal The Trump administration is preparing to withdraw thousands of troops from Afghanistan in exchange for concessions from the Taliban, including a cease-fire and a renunciation of al-Qaida, as part of......
07:26 2019-08-02

Pakistan foreign minister says trust must be rebuilt with Afghanistan Pakistan's Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Saturday called for trust to be rebuilt between Islamabad and Kabul as Pakistan began a new initiative to bolster a faltering peace process aiming to end Afghanistan's lengthy civil war....
19:13 2019-06-22

Cricket World Cup 2019: Afghanistan v Australia – live! Updates from the match at BristolNew Zealand chasing 137 to beat Sri LankaListen to the Spin podcast | World Cup tableAny thoughts? Email or tweet @sjjperry 2.24pm BST 11th over: Afghanistan 45-2 (Rahmat 26, Shahidi 14)Shahidi breaks the 140kph-imposed shackles, and biffs Coulter-Nile for four throu...
15:39 2019-06-01

Islamic State in Afghanistan aims to attack US, general says The Islamic State group in Afghanistan is a "very worrisome" threat to the United States, and U.S. counterterrorism efforts have yet to shrink its extremist ambitions, a senior American general said Wednesday....
03:26 2019-06-13

Afghanistan: Taliban car bomb kills several people in Kabul The Taliban has claimed responsibility for a car bomb that has killed at least 14 people and well over 100 injured in the Afghan capital Kabul. Violence in the region has escalated ahead of crucial elections....
14:26 2019-08-07

Peace deal in Afghanistan closer than ever before, says NATO chief NATO's Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said on Tuesday that there was a real chance for peace in Afghanistan as U.S.-Taliban peace talks continue in Qatar....
08:13 2019-08-06

UNAWA study: Corruption still a problem in reformed Afghanistan Amid peace talks between the United States and Afghanistan leaders, the United Nations mission in the war-scarred nation said in a study Monday sustained efforts are still needed to weed out corruption there....
17:13 2019-05-21

Suicide Bomber Kills Five At A Wedding In Afghanistan: Official Five people were killed and dozens more wounded Friday when a suicide bomber attacked a wedding ceremony in eastern Afghanistan, an official told AFP....
09:26 2019-07-12

Eoin Morgan admits 148 for England vs Afghanistan was a shock... even for him Eoin Morgan felt he was incapable of producing the record-breaking 148 from 71 balls that ushered England to a crushing 150-run victory over Afghanistan and to the top of the World Cup standings....
22:52 2019-06-18

Taliban storm hotel building in west Afghanistan Taliban insurgents stormed a commercial building housing a hotel in western Afghanistan, killing three security officials and injuring 10, officials said on Saturday, the latest in a surge of attacks despite reported progress in peace talks....
17:13 2019-07-13

Afghanistan releases hundreds of Taliban prisoners without conditions The Afghan government this month released 490 Taliban fighters and commanders from its prisons, as part of a goodwill gesture to persuade the militant group to come to the table for direct talks with the Ashraf Ghani-led administration. A total of 887 prisoners, according to National Security Adviso...
18:52 2019-06-14

Taliban attack kills 8 election officials in Afghanistan Afghan officials say Taliban insurgents have launched coordinated attacks against a district headquarter in southern Kandahar province and have killed eight employees of the Independent Election Commission...
12:01 2019-06-30

India v Afghanistan: Cricket World Cup 2019 – live! Over-by-over coverage of the match played at SouthamptonEngland’s Headingley horror show – The Spin PodcastAny thoughts? You can email Tim | Tweet @TimdeLisle 10.41am BST 3rd over: India 7-0 (Rahul 6, Sharma 1) An even thriftier over and another moral victory for Mujeeb as Rahul plays a curious shot...
11:52 2019-06-22

The Army’s Failure to Train and Equip Troops in Afghanistan The recent deaths of U.S. service members in Afghanistan are part of a larger issue resulting from the Pentagon’s struggle to contend with multiple wars and new global threats at once....
17:13 2019-07-19

The Army's 3rd Cavalry Regiment earned 60 combat badges on a deployment that saw it fire 5,000 howitzer rounds at ISIS fighters US Army/Sgt. Edward Bates The Army's 3rd Cavalry Regiment earned about 30 Combat Action Badges and 30 Combat Infantry Badges during a recent deployment in Iraq, Syria, and Kuwait. "It was a great time to be an artillerymen in the 3rd Cavalry Regiment," the unit's senior enlisted said. Visit Busines...
03:26 2019-06-20

‘Culinary solidarity’: Refugee dinners combat anti-immigration sentiment, one plate at a time Across the country, supper clubs and catering companies, co-ops and cooking classes, breaking-bread dinners and culinary tours are using food as a political tool....
13:26 2019-06-28

Sudan: Dozens die as military cancels deal with protesters The military council said it will not uphold an agreement with the opposition after it rejected a plan for quicker elections. Demonstrators called the deaths of 60 people a "bloody massacre."...
15:26 2019-06-05

Mumbai Building Collapse Kills at Least 5, With Dozens More Trapped Officials said it was unclear why the four-story structure had collapsed. Neighbors formed a chain to remove bricks and slabs of concrete from the site....
20:00 2019-07-16

Five dead, dozens feared missing after landslides in Uganda Landslides after heavy rains in eastern Uganda have killed at least five people and dozens more are missing, the country's Red Cross said on Wednesday....
14:26 2019-06-05

Astronomers find dozens of massive, ancient galaxies Astronomers have discovered an abundance of vast, ancient galaxies. Scientists spotted the galaxies in the distant universe using the combined power of several space observatories....
08:39 2019-08-08

Dozens of birds 'bleeding from their mouths' fall from the sky in Australia More than 60 birds dropped from the sky in South Australia, landing in a "scene that looked like a horror movie," and authorities believe they were poisoned. ...
20:52 2019-07-12

Mumbai Building Collapse Kills at Least 3, With Dozens More Trapped Officials said it was unclear why the four-story structure had collapsed. Neighbors formed a chain to remove bricks and slabs of concrete from the site....
14:13 2019-07-16

Police say too much chlorine sickens dozens at Utah pool PLEASANT GROVE, Utah (AP) — Police say a “freak accident” at a northern Utah pool sickened dozens with chlorine gas Tuesday. About 50 people were sick after a pump forced too much chlorine out of a jet at Pleasant Grove Veterans Memorial Pool about 36 miles (58 kilometers) south of Salt ...
10:39 2019-06-05

First-ever sneaker auction to feature dozens of rare shoes NEW YORK (AP) – True sneaker heads will get the opportunity to expand their collection as Sotheby’s in New York holds its first sneaker auction. These aren’t just any old sneakers but 100 of the rarest, most-coveted sneakers around, including the Nike handmade “Moon Shoe̶...
04:26 2019-07-14

Sudan: Dozens die as military nixes deal with protesters The military council said it will not uphold an agreement with the opposition after it rejected a plan for quicker elections. Demonstrators called the deaths of 60 people a "bloody massacre."...
10:39 2019-06-05