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Majority of US military veterans back Trump, think Iraq and Afghanistan were mistakes

In a new Pew Research Center survey among the nation's veterans, the majority of them support President Trump and view the wars on Iraq and Afghanistan as mistakes....

Majority of US military veterans back Trump, think Iraq and Afghanistan were mistakes

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Tiananmen veterans look back on movement’s mistakes, passion BEIJING (AP) — One of the most outspoken student leaders during the 1989 Tiananmen Square pro-democracy protests is now more circumspect but remains just as harsh a critic of China’s Communist regime. Wu’er Kaixi (WOO’-err KAI’-shee) says, “Sometimes remembrance is one ...
08:52 2019-05-31

Tiananmen veterans look back on movement's mistakes, passion Wu'er Kaixi was among the most outspoken of the student leaders during the 1989 Tiananmen Square pro-democracy protests, famously reproaching then-Premier Li Peng at a meeting broadcast on national television....
07:00 2019-05-31

Wounded by Chemical Weapons in Iraq, Veterans Fight a Lonely Battle for Help Annette Nellis and three other airmen came forward with health issues years after they were exposed to chemicals during a training exercise. When will the military provide the recognition they were promised?...
18:52 2019-06-27

Revealed: how Trump's transgender ban has forced military members back into hiding Guardian investigation finds increased hostility towards trans people who could lose everything if they are outedDonald Trump’s ban on transgender people serving in the US military has spread a pall of fear over the 15,000 personnel it touches and emboldened hostility towards even those on the front...
10:26 2019-06-13

9 incredibly successful companies founded by military veterans Amazon Some of the world's most recognized companies have founders who served overseas. The companies include retail giant Walmart, whose founder Sam Walton served as an Army captain. Here are other successful businessmen with roots in the military. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stori...
22:39 2019-05-27

Military veterans talk about what makes them proud Americans Fox News correspondent Anna Kooiman joined with members of the Navy Federal Credit Union in Patriots Point, South Carolina to reflect on the Fourth of July and pay tribute to the U.S....
04:00 2019-07-05

Trump pulls back from launch of military strikes on Iran after initial approval: NYT U.S. President Donald Trump approved military strikes on Friday against Iran in retaliation for the downing of an unmanned $130-million surveillance drone, but pulled back from launching the attacks, the New York Times said....
08:13 2019-06-21

Trump reportedly approves military strikes on Iran — then abruptly pulls back Military planes and ships were getting ready to attack Iranian targets when the strike was called off on Thursday night, The New York Times reported....
08:52 2019-06-21

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

Majority of New Yorkers back use of recreational marijuana A majority of New York voters back the legalization of the recreational use of marijuana in the state even as lawmakers continue to grapple with the issue, a new survey released Monday reveals. The Siena College poll found that 55 percent of voters back the legalization while 40 percent were opposed...
13:52 2019-06-10

Turkish military strikes against Kurdish militants in Iraq Turkey's military dropped commandos on mountain ridges in a new operation against Kurdish militants based over the border in northern Iraq, the defense ministry said on Tuesday....
18:13 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

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

Former NFL official Mike Pereira helping military veterans try their hand at officiating Battlefields to Ballfields, a foundation created by former NFL officiating head Mike Pereira, has helped military veterans get started in officiating.       ...
12:13 2019-06-23

These businesses offer ongoing military discounts for veterans and active duty While Veterans Day and holidays like July 4th are big days for military discounts, some major chains have ongoing savings for vets and active-duty.       ...
02:39 2019-07-04

Free food and Memorial Day deals for active military and veterans Monday Veterans and other military personnel can enjoy free meals and discounts Monday at Hooters, Applebee's, Outback Steakhouse and other businesses.        ...
15:52 2019-05-24

These businesses are offering veterans and military free food or other Memorial Day deals At some businesses, veterans and other military personnel can get free Memorial Day meals and discounts when they show military identification.        ...
15:52 2019-05-24

Turkish military launches operation against militants in northern Iraq Turkey's military launched an operation with commandos, backed by artillery and air strikes, against Kurdish militants in northern Iraq, the defense ministry said on Tuesday....
10:52 2019-05-28

Majority of Democrats on House Judiciary Committee now back impeachment The majority of Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee now publicly support opening an impeachment inquiry, according to a review of recent statements by the committee's 24 Democrats.Rep. Eric Swalwell's embracement of calls for an impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump on Thursday morni...
22:39 2019-06-13

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

After Trump calls off military strike against Iran, the US struck Iranian military computers U.S. military cyber forces launched a strike against Iran after President Donald Trump backed away from plans for a more conventional military strike....
22:13 2019-06-23

Trump denies ordering Mueller be fired, cites Nixon’s mistakes President Trump said he did not order the White House counsel to fire special counsel Robert Mueller because that “didn’t work out too well” for former President Nixon during Watergate. “I wasn’t going to fire [Mueller],” Trump told ABC News’ “This Wee...
17:26 2019-06-16

Aided by a strong economy, Trump approval rises, but a majority also see him as ‘unpresidential’ In 2020 matchups, Trump trails Biden but runs even with four other potential challengers. The electorate sharply divided between pro- and anti-Trump....
08:13 2019-07-07

LSU's Will Wade: 'There were mistakes that I made. I wish I could go back to that Friday' LSU basketball coach Will Wade spoke publicly for first time since his suspension and never admitted wrongdoing in recruitment of Javonte Smart.        ...
11:52 2019-05-29

Majority of Americans approve of Trump's handling of economy, credit his policies: Poll A majority of Americans approve of how President Trump has handled the economy, feel confident about their personal finances, and believe Trump's policies have had an impact on the country's economic performance, according to the latest poll by CBS News....
02:52 2019-05-23

Gallup: Small majority say Donald Trump 'strong and decisive'; two-thirds say dishonest A small majority of Americans believe President Donald Trump is a strong and decisive leader, but more than two-thirds find him to be dishonest, a Gallup poll released Wednesday indicates....
20:52 2019-07-10

The Latest: Iraq says foreign forces may not fight in Iraq Iraq’s prime minister says foreign troops and local militia operating inside his country are forbidden from confronting each other and must operate under the supervision and control of the Iraqi armed forces...
21:52 2019-06-18

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

Trump Tells D-Day Veterans They’re ‘Among Very Greatest Americans’ (COLLEVILLE-SUR-MER, France) — President Donald Trump on Thursday lauded the heroism of American and Allied service members who participated in the D-Day invasion that changed the fortunes of World War II, saying they “are among the very greatest Americans who will ever live.” Trum...
13:52 2019-06-06

Read: Trump’s tribute to veterans on the 75th anniversary of D-Day Remarks by President Donald Trump in Normandy on the 75th anniversary of D-Day: President Macron, Mrs. Macron, and the people of France; to the first lady of the United States and members of the United States Congress; to distinguished guests, veterans and my fellow Americans: We are gathered here o...
09:26 2019-06-07

| Trump calls D-Day veterans 'among greatest Americans who will ever live' US President Donald Trump called veterans of D-Day "among the greatest Americans who will ever live" as he spoke at a ceremony marking the 75th anniversary of the landings in northern France....
14:00 2019-06-06

The controversial ketamine-like drug that Trump is pushing on veterans The president has touted the drug’s benefits and offered to help a senior Veterans Affairs official negotiate the purchase of the drugPersonal interest from Donald Trump appears to have put a controversial antidepressant on a fast track at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) that shoved aside us...
04:39 2019-06-19

UAE scaling back military role in Yemen conflict The UAE is beginning a partial military drawdown in Yemen. Experts say the country is pushing for a political solution to end the conflict, but growing US-Iran tension in the region may also have played a role....
00:26 2019-07-10

UK PM candidate Johnson: I would not back U.S. military action against Iran The leading candidate to become Britain's next Prime Minister, lawmaker Boris Johnson, said on Monday he would not currently back the United States if it took military action against Iran....
23:13 2019-07-15

| WATCH: Donald Trump honours veterans at D-Day memorial service Donald Trump and Emmanuel Macron have honoured D-Day veterans at a special memorial service at the Normandy American Cemetery in northern France, on the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings....
02:00 2019-06-07

Trump, Macron honour D-Day veterans who fought through "fires of hell" France will never forget the sacrifice of the Allied troops who liberated it from Nazi Germany, President Emmanuel Macron said on Thursday, the 75th anniversary of the D-Day operation that helped bring World War Two to an end....
13:52 2019-06-06

Trump praises D-Day veterans at solemn 75th anniversary ceremony President Trump gave a touching tribute Thursday to the D-Day invasion veterans who turned the course of World War II, calling them “among the very greatest Americans who will ever live.” Trump and other world leaders gathered in France at the Normandy American Cemetery of Colleville-sur-Mer, near O...
14:00 2019-06-06

Sudan military leaders say they beat back coup attempt One week after reaching a deal to share power with civilians, Sudan's ruling military council said Friday it foiled an attempted coup and arrested 16 officers....
19:26 2019-07-12

Poll finds 71 percent back transgender people in military ​An overwhelming majority of Americans believe transgender men and women should be able to serve in the US military, a survey released Thursday found. ​Seventy-one percent said they favored allowing transgender people to serve, while only 26 percent opposed ​it, a Gallup Poll showed. ​Democrats back...
21:52 2019-06-20

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

'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

President Trump Joins World Leaders to Honor Veterans on D-Day Anniversary (PORTSMOUTH, England) — World leaders including U.S. President Donald Trump gathered Wednesday on the south coast of England to mark the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings. But the stars of the show were the elderly veterans of that campaign who said they were surprised by all the attentio...
17:13 2019-06-05

Trump tells US D-Day veterans they’re among the ‘very greatest Americans who will ever live’ and ‘pride of our nation’ COLLEVILLE-SUR-MER, France (AP) — Trump tells US D-Day veterans they’re among the ‘very greatest Americans who will ever live’ and ‘pride of our nation’ The post Trump tells US D-Day veterans they’re among the ‘very greatest Americans who will ever live̵...
14:13 2019-06-06

Veterans walk out on Ocasio-Cortez after she bashes Trump, US foreign policy Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez bashed US foreign policy during a private meeting with Bronx community leaders, prompting two military veterans to storm out....
08:26 2019-06-02

Trump joins world leaders, veterans to mark 75th anniversary of D-Day President Donald Trump traveled to the southern coast of England Wednesday to pay respects to American service members and allies who helped rescue Europe from Nazi Germany. Entering the midway point of a European visit, Trump joins Queen Elizabeth II, Prime Minister Theresa May and several hundred ...
13:26 2019-06-05

Trump says he is worried about terrorist attacks if U.S. troops leave Afghanistan President Donald Trump said he wants to pull U.S. troops out of Afghanistan but is concerned that without an American military presence, the country could be used as a base for terrorist attacks on the United States....
04:13 2019-07-02

Medal of Honor recipient on Trump being blasted for July 4 celebration: Honoring veterans is worth the cost A Medal of Honor recipient responded Wednesday to the persistent criticism of President Trump for his planned Fourth of July celebration in Washington, D.C. ...
18:52 2019-07-03

#TheSquad Claps Back at Trump’s ‘Go Back’ to Your Own Country Comments, Saying They Won’t Take the Bait Congress’ Fab Freshmen squaded up against Donald Trump Monday, calling his attacks on them racist click bait that wasn’t going to deter them from working on the issues the people sent them to the House to solve — including impeaching him if necessary....
10:13 2019-07-16

'Go back' tweet row: Trump hits back after accusations of racism Donald Trump has hit back after being accused of making "racist and disgusting" remarks about Democratic congresswomen from black and minority ethnic (BAME) backgrounds....
05:52 2019-07-15

AOC hits back after Trump tweets ‘go back’ to your own country Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez ​slapped back Sunday at President Trump for suggesting that she and three other freshman Democrats “go back” to the countries they’re from, saying he’s irked at them because they push back at his version of America. “​You are angry because ...
20:26 2019-07-14

'You're better than that:' Geraldo Rivera hits back at Trump for telling progressive freshman congresswomen to 'go back' to 'broken and crime infested' countries Michael Loccisano/Getty Images Fox News commentator Geraldo Rivera fired back at President Donald Trump on Sunday for a series of tweets he sent out earlier in the day. Trump on Sunday morning targeted "progressive Democratic congresswomen," — most likely referring to the "Squad" of freshman...
09:26 2019-07-15

'You're the pride of our nation,' Donald Trump tells veterans on 75th D-Day anniversary in Normandy Donald Trump honors a tradition as he pays tribute to the 75th anniversary of D-Day, the Normandy landings that changed the course of World War II.        ...
13:13 2019-06-06

The Latest: Trump says still considering military action DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on tensions between the U.S. and Iran and in the Persian Gulf (all times local): 8 p.m. President Donald Trump says he’s still considering military action against Iran after it downed an unmanned U.S. military aircraft. Trump says such action is &#...
03:26 2019-06-23

Trump Says There’s a ‘Chance’ of Military Action Against Iran On the last day of his visit to Britain, the president gave an interview to Piers Morgan in which he cast his ban on transgender people in the military as an economic decision....
13:00 2019-06-05

House votes to block Trump's military transgender ban The Democratic-controlled House voted to block the Trump administration's new transgender troop policy during a debate on a $1 trillion spending package....
18:26 2019-06-19

Trump to honor US military during Fourth of July address WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s Fourth of July address to the nation will honor America’s armed forces. Federal lawmakers, local officials and others have expressed concern that Trump could mar what traditionally is a nonpartisan celebration of the nation’s founding by d...
17:00 2019-06-19

Military equipment in place for Trump's July 4th President Donald Trump is marshalling tanks, bombers and other machinery of war for a Fourth of July celebration that traditionally is light on military might, while critics accused him of using America's military as a political prop. (July 3)        ...
18:13 2019-07-03

Trump’s ‘Salute to America’ showcased innovation, military might President Trump honored American history and heroes ranging from George Washington to Martin Luther King Jr. during a rousing Fourth of July speech punctuated by displays of the country’s military air power. Speaking before a cheering crowd that repeatedly erupted in chants of “USA! USA!,” Trump hai...
08:39 2019-07-05

Trump says he 'appreciates' Saudi purchase of U.S. military equipment President Donald Trump said on Saturday he appreciated Saudi Arabia's purchase of U.S. military equipment, calling Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman a "friend of mine" who had worked to open up the country with economic and social reforms....
02:26 2019-06-29

Military hardware at Lincoln Memorial for Trump’s big July 4 One of two Bradley Fighting Vehicles is parked nearby the Lincoln Memorial for President Donald Trump’s ‘Salute to America’ event honoring service branches on Independence Day, Tuesday, July 2, 2019, in Washington. President Donald Trump is promising military tanks along with ...
19:13 2019-07-03

Here's all the military hardware you can expect to see in Trump's 'Salute to America' President Trump's Fourth of July "Salute to America" will feature an amped-up fireworks show, a wide range of military hardware, and a speech from the commander in chief himself....
06:00 2019-07-04

Russia to Trump: Our military personnel are still in Venezuela - Ifax A statement by U.S. President Donald Trump asserting that Russia had removed "most of their people" from Venezuela does not correspond to reality and military cooperation continues, Interfax news agency cited a source as saying on Tuesday....
11:26 2019-06-04

President Trump: Military Action Against Iran Still ‘on the Table’ WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump said Saturday he’s still considering military action against Iran after it downed an unmanned U.S. military aircraft, saying the use of force is “always on the table until we get this solved.” The president said he aborted a military strike...
21:26 2019-06-22

Trump halted military response to Iran because it was ‘not proportionate’ President Trump on Friday said the US was “cocked & loaded” to launch a retaliatory strike against Iran for shooting down a drone — but he called it off when he was told 150 people would die, saying it was not “proportionate” and he was in no hurry. “On Monday they shot down an unmanned....
16:00 2019-06-21

Trump says he 'appreciates' Saudi purchase of US military equipment President Donald Trump said on Saturday he appreciated Saudi Arabia's purchase of U.S. military equipment, calling Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman a "friend of mine."...
06:13 2019-06-29

More Than Patriotism on Their Sleeves: Military Patches Sport Trump Likeness A flap over politically themed patches worn by some American troops during President Trump’s visit of a warship in Japan has forced the Navy to review its policies....
01:52 2019-05-29

Trump: Iran 'made a very big mistake' by shooting down U.S. military drone Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps said Thursday it shot down a U.S. military drone along the country's southern coast after it violated Iranian airspace, a claim rejected by the Pentagon....
06:13 2019-06-21

Donald Trump celebrates the 4th of July with military-themed rally US President Donald Trump spoke at a Fourth of July celebration that showcased the military and was punctuated with aircraft flyovers. Critics accused the president of politicizing the country's Independence Day....
05:39 2019-07-05

Trump expects Japan's military to reinforce US forces in Asia and beyond The U.S. president's comments followed his inspection of Japan's largest warship, the Kaga, a helicopter carrier designed to carry submarine-hunting helicopters to distant waters....
08:26 2019-05-28

Trump says bolstering military’s budget makes up for his draft deferment ​President Trump, who got ​a ​draft deferment for bone spurs during the Vietnam ​War, said he didn’t serve because he was “never a fan” of the conflict but is making up for it now by bolstering the military’s budget. “I was never a fan of that war. I thought it was a te...
16:26 2019-06-05

Trump eyes more Iran sanctions; military action still on table U.S. President Donald Trump said Saturday he will impose additional sanctions against Iran in an effort to prevent Tehran from obtaining nuclear weapons, adding that military action was still a possibility....
18:26 2019-06-22

Washington DC gears up to host Trump's massive military parade The US is preparing for an Independence Day parade that Donald Trump promises will be an "incredible" display from the "strongest military anywhere in the world"....
20:52 2019-07-03

Trump Asks For Military Tanks For US Independence Day Event On July 4 President Donald Trump has asked the Pentagon to marshal a broadening array of military hardware, including tanks and fighter jets, to showcase his planned Fourth of July address to the nation -......
14:00 2019-07-02

Trump wins U.S. court victory in quest for transgender military ban A U.S. federal appeals court on Friday handed President Donald Trump a victory in his effort to ban most transgender people from the military, ordering a lower court judge to reconsider her ruling against the policy, which the U.S. Supreme Court later allowed to take effect....
19:52 2019-06-14

Trump 'orders cyber attack' on Iranian military computers The US launched a cyber strike against Iranian military computer systems earlier this week as Donald Trump pulled out of airstrikes, officials have reportedly confirmed....
10:39 2019-06-23

10 Big Investment Mistakes You Should Avoid Delaying investments is one of the biggest and most common financial mistakes one can make. Majority of people don't start investing in their early age which can result in lower accumulation of......
16:39 2019-06-14

AIs should be legally liable for their mistakes soon Assigning blame can often be a complex task. A person’s actions, intentions, and state of mind all come into consideration when meting out judgement over any wrongdoing. Across various industries, examples of medical malpractice and reckless endangerment are continuous eventualities that insurers ne...
21:26 2019-06-17

Sudan military council says it foils attempted military coup Sudan’s ruling military council says it has foiled an attempted military coup just days after the military and a pro-democracy coalition agreed on a joint sovereign council to rule the country during a transition period until elections are organized...
00:13 2019-07-12

Sudan military council says it foiled attempted military coup A top Sudanese general has said the country's ruling military council has foiled a coup attempt. General Jamal Omar in a statement broadcast on state television said 12 officers and four soldiers had been arrested....
01:13 2019-07-12

Trump orders new policy to allow military-academy athletes to defer service Donald Trump has ordered the Pentagon to develop a policy to allow athletes from military academies to play pro sports immediately after graduating.       ...
19:26 2019-06-27

Donald Trump Approves, Then Cancels Military Strikes On Iran: Report US President Donald Trump approved military strikes on Friday against Iran in retaliation for the downing of an unmanned $130-million surveillance drone, but pulled back from launching the attacks,......
07:13 2019-06-21

Trump expects Japan's military to reinforce United States in Asia and beyond U.S. President Donald Trump expects that Japan's military will reinforce U.S. forces throughout Asia and elsewhere, he said on Tuesday, as the key U.S. ally upgrades the ability of its forces to operate further from its shores....
08:52 2019-05-28

U.S. to impose additional sanctions on Iran, military action still on the table: Trump Trump, who was speaking to reporters at the White House, made his comments after recently calling off military action against Iran to retaliate for the downing of a U.S. military drone....
18:00 2019-06-22

Trump to preside over Fourth of July celebrations with military show despite criticism Democrats charge the president with staging a campaign rally, as White House says remarks would not be political in natureDonald Trump will preside over July Fourth Independence Day celebrations on Thursday with a speech about patriotism and a modest show of military might that critics say is politi...
15:13 2019-07-04

Dismissing criticism, Trump presides over July 4th holiday with military show U.S. President Donald Trump will preside over July Fourth Independence Day celebrations on Thursday with a speech about patriotism and a show of military might that critics say is politicizing an important holiday and wasting taxpayer money....
16:00 2019-07-04

Trump casts himself, military, Republican VIPs as stars of July 4th pageant U.S. military armored vehicles stood near Washington's majestic Lincoln Memorial on Wednesday as President Donald Trump pushed ahead with an elaborate Fourth of July production with him at the center, as critics accused him of hijacking a nonpartisan celebration of America's Independence Day....
19:52 2019-07-03

As Guaido admits he needs more military support, Trump warns of worse to come in Venezuela Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido admitted Wednesday that this week's anti-government protests lacked the support of enough military defectors to topple the country's embattled President Nicolas Maduro....
18:52 2019-05-21

U.S. court lets Trump transgender military ban stand, orders new review A U.S. appeals court handed President Donald Trump a victory in his effort to ban most transgender people from the military, ordering a judge to reconsider her ruling against the policy, which the U.S. Supreme Court has allowed to take effect....
04:26 2019-06-15

Kremlin rebuffs Trump on Syria, says military action in Idlib is justified The Kremlin rebuffed criticism from U.S. President Donald Trump of Russian and Syrian government military action in Syria's rebel-held Idlib province, saying on Monday it was needed to shut down rebel attacks being launched from there....
18:00 2019-06-03

Buttigieg brandishes his military service to smack Trump as a draft dodger Democratic presidential candidate and Afghanistan War veteran Pete Buttigieg went after President Trump's avoidance of military service, accusing him of faking a disability to dodge going to Vietnam....
19:39 2019-05-23

Trump's July Fourth celebration cost military at least $1.2 million: Pentagon The Pentagon said on Tuesday that President Donald Trump's celebration of U.S. Independence Day, which included bringing tanks and equipment to Washington, cost the military at least $1.2 million....
00:39 2019-07-10

Federal judge blocks Trump from using $2.5B in military funds for border wall A California federal judge issued a ruling blocking President Trump from using $2.5 billion in military funds to build a wall along the southern border....
18:52 2019-06-29

Donald Trump's July 4 Celebration Cost Military $1.2 Million: Pentagon The Pentagon said on Tuesday that President Donald Trump's celebration of US Independence Day, which included bringing tanks and equipment to Washington, cost the military at least $1.2 million......
06:26 2019-07-10

Police on alert as protesters descend on DC for Trump's military-themed July 4th President Trump is gearing up for his military-themed celebration on July Fourth, but the fireworks already are erupting as critics complain about the nature and cost of the event -- and authorities worry about possible violent clashes between leftist and right-wing protesters. ...
21:26 2019-07-03

Trump pays respect to military dead at Arlington ahead of Memorial Day President Trump and first lady Melania Trump visited Arlington National Cemetery on Thursday ahead of Memorial Day to pay their respects to the members of the U.S. military who died in service....
23:39 2019-05-23

CNN anchor: Trump making military 'ripe' for 'weaponization' by political parties CNN anchor Brianna Keilar on Thursday lamented that the military obscured view of the USS McCain in Japan, saying that it represented another instance of dangerous, military "politicization" under the Trump administration....
02:39 2019-05-31

Trump extols U.S. military might in Fourth of July speech as jets fly over Washington The president’s supporters, including many with VIP tickets to the event, say Trump is simply celebrating America. Democrats accuse the White House of turning a taxpayer-funded, nonpolitical event into a reelection rally....
10:13 2019-07-05

President Trump Blamed the Transgender Military Ban on an Inaccurate Cost for Surgery President Donald Trump blamed the cost of gender-transition surgeries for his Administration’s policy barring transgender people from serving in the military, citing a figure experts said was inaccurate. In an interview with British commentator Piers Morgan on Tuesday, Trump claimed that the c...
23:39 2019-06-05

UPDATE 2-Trump eyes more Iran sanctions; military action still on table U.S. President Donald Trump said Saturday he will impose additional sanctions on Iran in an effort to prevent Tehran from obtaining nuclear weapons, adding that military action was still a possibility....
18:26 2019-06-22

Can't lose weight? These five diet mistakes could be getting in your way WHY can't I lose weight? It's a question many of us ask ourselves during our lives. If you struggling to shed fat, you could be making these diet mistakes....
10:00 2019-06-30

Defying critics, Trump salutes military in pomp-filled July 4 celebration With U.S. fighter jets flying overhead, President Donald Trump praised the military and reveled in a show of pomp and patriotism on Thursday in a celebration of Independence Day that critics accused him of turning into a political event....
04:26 2019-07-05

Rainy 'Salute to America' honors military; Donald Trump calls for unity President Donald Trump took the stage in the shadow of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C., Thursday with first lady Melania Trump at his side in an event he organized to be focused on honoring the nation's troops....
00:00 2019-07-06

Judge thwarts Trump’s plan to build border wall with military funds A federal judge in California dealt a blow to President Trump’s plans for a signature border wall on Friday, barring the administration from diverting billions in military funds for construction. The decision by US District Judge Haywood S. Gilliam of Oakland — the same judge who initial...
14:39 2019-06-29

Shelters Are Overcrowded With Migrant Children. Now the Trump Administration Is Scouting Military Bases The Trump Administration is assessing whether military bases in Oklahoma, Montana and Georgia are suitable to shelter immigrant children who are apprehended at the U.S.-Mexico border without an adult relative. The evaluations are part of the government’s preparations to house a record number o...
23:39 2019-06-05

Farms, military, day cares: Who waited on disaster aid amid Trump-Congress brawl Survivors of an extraordinary string of disasters throughout the states and territories have hung in limbo for six months as Washington politicians sparred over the specifics of a multibillion-dollar plan to send extra aid their way. The more than 70-page bill poised for final passage Monday night, ...
23:39 2019-06-03

Trump right to take steps to 'deter' military action by Iran's 'outlaw regime', Cotton says The current Iranian government is an "outlaw regime" that has been waging "a low-level war against the United States for decades," and President Trump is making the right moves to deter Tehran from taking direct military action against the United States....
00:26 2019-05-22

House approves measure to block Trump from launching military strike against Iran The House proposal would bar the Trump administration from using any federal funds for military force "in or against" the Islamic Republic.        ...
23:52 2019-07-12

Trump honors military, calls for unity during 'Salute to America' Independence Day celebration President Donald Trump took the stage in the shadow of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C., Thursday with first lady Melania Trump at his side in an event he organized to be focused on honoring the nation's troops....
06:13 2019-07-05

'Relax and speak to America': US soldiers in Trump's military parade are handed instructions on what not to say Susan Walsh/AP US Army soldiers volunteering — or possibly being "voluntold" — for President Donald Trump's "Salute to America" Fourth of July parade in Washington, DC, were handed motivating instructions on what to say if approached by the media. "I am proud to serve this Nation and I ...
04:39 2019-07-05

Trump's 'Salute to America' brings military might, fireworks and dose of controversy to Washington In full executive producer mode, President Trump has the "show of a lifetime" for the hundreds of thousands of revelers who are flocking to the National Mall to witness the “Salute to America” –Trump’s Fourth of July spectacle replete with displays of the United States’ military might, a demonstrati...
04:39 2019-07-05

Warren worried about ‘slide towards war with Iran’, says Trump needs to ‘come to Congress’ before taking military action Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren said she’s “very concerned about a slide towards war with Iran” and highlighted that President Donald Trump “has to come to Congress” for authorization before taking military action against Iran. Pointing to this week’s attacks on tankers in th...
15:00 2019-06-15

Trump would consider military force vs Iran to prevent nuclear weapon: Time interview U.S. President Donald Trump would consider using military force to prevent Iran from gaining a nuclear weapon but left open the question if it involved protecting oil supplies, he told Time magazine in an interview published on Tuesday....
17:26 2019-06-18

Trump Praises Military In Fourth Of July Speech As Tanks, Jets Assemble It was a setting tailor-made for President Donald Trump to launch into a partisan address, with a VIP crowd in front of him that included Republican donors and a display of military armor and aircraft......
03:26 2019-07-05

5 common lawn care mistakes you may be making Even if you have the best of intentions, there are a few lawn care mistakes you’re probably making.        ...
21:00 2019-05-22

4 mistakes companies make when expanding overseas You no longer need to be a Fortune 500 company to take your business global. A small startup can market and sell to customers on the other side of the world without ever leaving their zip code. Today, over half of small businesses in the United States have international customers. Not surprisingly, ...
21:26 2019-06-17

Plot that wounded Ortiz unraveled because of many mistakes The plot that resulted in baseball superstar David Ortiz getting shot in the back unraveled within hours, mostly because the crew of hired killers made so many mistakes...
08:26 2019-06-21

The top 4 mistakes companies make when taking VC funding Startup funding has reached record levels. But founders who get caught up in the rush for cash could make major mistakes, risking their company’s future.Read More...
09:13 2019-06-02

Simple mistakes you’re making with your air conditioner To make sure you’re cutting back on the cost of your air conditioner, don’t make these mistakes when you turn it on. Buzz60’s Sean Dowling has more.       ...
13:52 2019-07-12

How sports bettors can avoid beginners’ mistakes It’s a question that’s challenged recreational bettors since the earliest days of sports wagering. Should they focus on just one or two picks per session? Or, should they bet a lot of action to spread out the impact of luck? You’ve probably experienced this yourself. You bet one game. It lost …...
20:52 2019-07-01

Majority of US women think this tax is sexist Three in four women think the tampon tax should be eradicated, according to new research. A study of 2,000 women who have had periods examined the taboos and lack of communication surrounding menstruation and found that 67 percent think taxing feminine products is a form of sexism. Unfortunately, wh...
01:13 2019-05-29

Judge Stops President Trump From Using $2.5 Billion in Military Funding to Build Border Wall OAKLAND, Calif. — A federal judge on Friday prohibited President Donald Trump from tapping $2.5 billion in military funding to build high-priority segments of his prized border wall in California, Arizona and New Mexico. Judge Haywood S. Gilliam, Jr. in Oakland acted in two lawsuits filed by C...
18:13 2019-06-29

Senators from both parties unite to block Trump’s plan to sell military equipment to Saudis In a rare show of bipartisanship, senators from both sides of the aisle united Wednesday in an effort to block President Trump’s plan to sell $8 billion in military equipment to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. The senators said they would try to pass 22 separate joint resolutions that if ...
20:13 2019-06-05

Tanks arrive in DC as Trump confirms July Fourth celebration will feature military display President Trump’s dream of a celebration showing off America's military capabilities will become a reality on Thursday, as the president confirmed tanks will play a role in Washington, D.C.’s Fourth of July celebration -- and the vehicles were seen being hauled in on a freight train. ...
15:26 2019-07-02

Cringeworthy money mistakes advisors have seen their clients make We asked 10 financial advisors, including nine members of the CNBC Digital Financial Advisors Council, about the worst money mistake they've seen a client make....
15:52 2019-07-03

Boring but necessary: 4 budgeting mistakes to avoid when growing your company It may sound boring, but careful and sensible budgeting is crucial to every growing company. Not only does successful budgeting save time and energy, but it also allows you a more thorough understanding of what about your offering and process works and what doesn’t. Yet, many aspiring founders make ...
16:26 2019-05-21

One Parent Is on a Mission to Protect Children From Digital Mistakes For Maryland lawyer Bradley Shear, his push to protect the data privacy of children became an obsession three years ago when his son, who was in the second grade, was accused by a teacher of googling a profane song....
15:39 2019-07-10

| Proteas women aim to correct mistakes, level T20 series Proteas women assistant coach Salieg Nackerdien believes they must back themselves to change a few aspects of their game to get back into the series....
20:26 2019-05-21

Louise Linton insists she’s no villain, blames everyone else for her mistakes Louise Linton — the wife of Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin who drew comparisons to Cruella de Vil for a series of tone-deaf gaffes — claims she’s just a “regular girl” who made some “rookie mistakes.” The Scottish actress said “bad advice” led to the cringe-worthy moments that made he...
19:13 2019-06-14

Choosing a web hosting service? Then avoid these common mistakes If you are relatively new to the world of web hosting, you will be bombarded with advices and tips once you start looking into ways to host your brand new website (or indeed, even when you are at the planning stage or trying to find out whether you actually need a website or should simply go to a we...
19:13 2019-07-08

I learned the hard way: How you can avoid my credit card mistakes My credit card mistakes were easily avoidable and something to learn from. Here are three notable blunders you too can avoid.       ...
16:00 2019-06-17

It Takes A Lot Of Work (And Mistakes) To Pull Off An Impressive GTA Stunt If you’ve visited Kotaku over the last few years, you might have seen videos of skilled Grand Theft Auto Online players pulling off impressive stunts. Sometimes they use bikes, sometimes cars, sometimes multiple vehicles are involved. These videos are always entertaining to watch. But have you ever ...
00:26 2019-07-07

5 Mistakes MacKenzie Bezos and Other Mega-Donors Should Avoid The philanthropic road is littered with the carcasses of those who thought that “disrupting” poverty would be as simple as disrupting the taxi industry....
15:13 2019-05-31

Fox News Exclusive: Trump delivers stern warning to Iran after calling off retaliatory military strike President Trump, after calling off a military strike on Iran following the downing of an American drone last month, delivered a stern warning to the regime during an interview with Fox News....
03:39 2019-07-02

Facebook Suspends Natural News, Founder Calls For President Trump to Use Military Against Tech Giants Facebook has suspended Natural News from posting on the social media platform where it has amassed almost 3 million followers. Natural News, which pushes wild conspiracy theories and once published an injectable DIY homeopathic “vaccine” for Ebola, had already been banned from Twitter and YouTube. T...
13:00 2019-06-10

FAA Bans Flights Near Persian Gulf as President Trump Orders Military Strike Against Iran Then Calls It Off The Federal Aviation Administration issued an emergency order overnight barring U.S.-based airlines from flying over some airspace controlled by Iran. The FAA order came just as news broke that President Donald Trump had ordered a military strike against Iran on Thursday, but had called it off at th...
13:52 2019-06-21

Retired four-star general: Trump must 'play chess, not checkers' with Iran, keep military option on the table Retired four-star Army Gen. David Perkins said the Trump administration shouldn’t play checkers with Iran and instead work on a long-term plan to box the rogue regime – all while keeping military options on the table....
18:01 2019-06-21

Judge tosses House Dems' lawsuit over Trump's use of emergency military funds for border wall Washington, D.C., district court Judge Trevor McFadden threw out House Democrats' lawsuit seeking an injunction against President Trump's emergency border wall funding reallocation, saying that the matter is fundamentally a political dispute and that the politicians lack standing to make the case....
01:13 2019-06-04

Ricciardo: Renault can't afford to repeat mistakes made in Monaco Daniel Ricciardo says the Renault Formula 1 team "can't make these mistakes" after a poor strategy call meant he tumbled down the order at the 2019 Monaco Grand Prix...
17:26 2019-05-27

Richie Incognito Will Get Work As Long As The NFL Mistakes Fear For Strength Three teams worked out Richie Incognito during the 2014 NFL season. They probably could have used him, both because Incognito had by then become a pretty good NFL guard after an early career marked by bad penalties and bullshit and because teams wouldn’t invite a player in for a workout if they didn...
19:39 2019-06-03

Amazon Prime Day tips: Don’t make these 6 common mistakes Amazon’s Prime Day kicks off at midnight on July 15. In recent years, Prime Day has become one of the most anticipated sales events of the year.       ...
17:26 2019-07-15

Mountain Dew mistakes Michigan’s Upper Peninsula as part of Wisconsin Mountain Dew is getting a bit of a geography lesson from the Midwest after releasing an ad that featured Michigan’s Upper Peninsula as being part of Wisconsin....
22:13 2019-07-12

Apologise To People For Mistakes: Mamata Banerjee To Trinamool Leaders Stung by defections and poor show in the Lok Sabha polls, West Bengal Chief Minister and TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee on Thursday gave some pep-talk to her party lawmakers asking them to be more humble......
01:39 2019-07-12

Huawei delays the foldable Mate X to avoid Samsung’s mistakes In the wake of Huawei’s US export ban, its easy to forget that the company was due to launch one of the first folding phones to hit the market. The $2,600 Mate X was set to go head-to-head with Samsung’s Galaxy Fold, but after the Korean giant delayed the device due to mishaps with early review unit...
02:13 2019-06-15

Pilots criticize Boeing for mistakes made while developing 737 MAX jets Airline union leaders and a famed former pilot said Wednesday that Boeing made mistakes while developing the 737 Max, and the biggest was not telling anybody about new flight-control software so pilots could train for it....
06:52 2019-06-20

Family flying guide: Avoid these mistakes when you travel with kids Planning to travel with kids? Before you make plans or fly with your family, you'll want to read this.        ...
16:39 2019-05-22

Here's how advisors can help clients avoid common and costly Medicare mistakes Making the wrong Medicare decision can make health care, the biggest expense in retirement, even more costly. Help clients avoid these common oversights before it's too late....
17:26 2019-06-19

CORRECTED-UPDATE 2-At AIG, $21 mln pay package for CEO gets slim majority American International Group Inc said shareholders approved a $21 million pay package for Chief Executive Officer Brian Duperreault by only a narrow margin during the company's annual meeting on Tuesday....
01:39 2019-05-22

Biden: AOC and allies don’t represent 'the majority,' Pelosi 'knows what she’s doing' Former Vice President Joe Biden praised freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and three other far-left first-term Democratic congresswomen who’ve tangled with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi for “pushing the edges.” But in an interview with MSNBC, the front-runner right now in the race for the Democrati...
19:13 2019-07-16

Majority of Americans agree this makes sex more satisfying Despite the complications, stresses and distractions of modern life, a majority of Americans feel their sex life is in good shape, according to new research. A poll of 2,000 sexually active Americans saw as many as 92 percent say they feel at least satisfied overall with the quality of their sex liv...
00:00 2019-06-15

Bolton touts NATO allies' $100B military spending spree after Trump push: ‘Unequaled triumph’ National Security Adviser John Bolton said Tuesday that an increase in defense spending from NATO allies, after pressure from President Trump, marked a significant victory for the United States and made the alliance stronger....
22:01 2019-07-16

Mexico deploys military to curb migration, reportedly offers major concessions as Trump tariffs loom With just days to go until the Trump administration is set to impose punishing tariffs on Mexico unless the country halts the unprecedented flow of illegal immigrants across the southern border, numerous signs that Mexico would capitulate emerged Thursday -- but it remained unclear Friday morning wh...
08:26 2019-06-07

Matt Gaetz defends bipartisan plan to block Trump from using military force against Iran without congressional approval Florida Rep. Matt Gaetz, typically a staunch supporter of President Trump, on Tuesday defended his bipartisan plan that would block the president from using military force against Iran without congressional approval....
05:52 2019-07-10

9th Circuit refuses Trump request to block judge's ruling to stop military funds for border wall An appeals court denied the Trump administration's emergency request to block a federal judge's ruling that prevents President Trump from using $2.5 billion in military funds to build a wall along the southern border....
03:52 2019-07-04

‘Ultimately we made mistakes’: Aidy Boothroyd dissects England’s U21 exit Manager of England Under-21s eliminated from European Championships says after 4-2 defeat to Romania, ‘You always think: What could I have done better?’England were among the favourites to win a first European Under‑21 Championship since 1984 but are out with a game to spare after error-strewn losse...
01:52 2019-06-23

Phil Neville’s tactical mistakes led to England’s World Cup exit against USA | Eni Aluko The England coach should not have changed a winning formation that put key players out of positionI have incredible admiration for USA and the determination they possess as a unit of 23 players and staff to do whatever it takes to get the job done. Winning means everything to them. England came up a...
19:26 2019-07-03

"BJP Got Majority In Polls For Construction Of Ram Temple": Shiv Sena Rajya Sabha MP and Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut on Saturday said that the Ram temple would be constructed in Ayodhya under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chief Minister Yogi......
04:26 2019-06-16

College-Educated Women Are the Workplace Majority, but Still Don’t Get Their Share Women in the U.S. have earned more degrees for decades, but it wasn’t until this year that they edged out college-educated men in the work force. Though they still make a lot less money....
23:13 2019-07-02

India PM Modi's party set to win thumping majority in election Prime Minister Narendra Modi's party was set for a historic victory as India on Thursday counted hundreds of millions of votes from its general election....
10:26 2019-05-23

CBOE Makes Majority Investment In Vest Financial CHICAGO and HOLLYWOOD, Fla., Jan. 25, 2016/ PRNewswire/-- CBOE Holdings, Inc. and The Vest Financial Group Inc. announced today at the Inside ETFs Conference that CBOE has made a majority equity investment in Vest, an investment advisor that provides options-centric products. Previous investors in V...
23:26 2019-05-21

Party of Ukraine's president can win parliamentary majority: poll The new party set up by Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelenskiy, who took office last month, could win a majority in a parliamentary election due on July 21, an opinion poll showed on Friday....
11:13 2019-06-14

The majority of consumers are wildly wrong about what it takes to get a mortgage The majority of consumers think it is much harder to qualify for a home loan than it actually is, according to a recent Fannie Mae survey of more than 3,000 people....
19:26 2019-06-11

Brooklyn is home to the vast majority of US baby boomers Brooklyn sure is booming — not with hipsters, but with baby boomers. A new study of US ZIP codes with the biggest populations of baby boomers found that eight of the top 15 areas across the country are right in Kings County. Using census data to determine the number of residents born between 1948 an...
05:26 2019-06-13

Majority of Americans say they won't donate to 2020 presidential campaigns Political polarization is spurring voter engagement and more small-dollar donors for 2020 presidential campaigns. But the majority of Americans have not donated or have no plans to donate money to candidates, according to the CNBC and Acorns survey....
14:39 2019-07-01

Aiming For Two-Third Majority In Bengal Polls: BJP's Kailash Vijayvargiya Buoyed by major gains in Lok Sabha polls in West Bengal, the BJP is aiming for more than two-third majority in the state assembly elections due in 2021 and is even prepared for early polls in the......
20:01 2019-05-28

Honesty is majority policy in lost wallet experiment Public more likely to return wallet containing larger sum of money, global study findsHere’s a moral dilemma: if you find a wallet stuffed with bank notes, do you pocket the cash or track down the owner to return it? We can each speak for ourselves, but now a team of economists have put the unsuspec...
21:13 2019-06-20

Post-prison ‘Dance Moms’ star Abby Lee Miller: ‘I made mistakes’ Abby Lee Miller is back on “Dance Moms” — following an eight-month prison stay and a battle with cancer that’s left her in a wheelchair. “I have good days and bad days,” says Miller, 53, the famously vociferous, confrontational dance teacher who quit “Dance Moms” in 2017 after six years starring on ...
03:00 2019-06-04

Majority of voters think Boris Johnson would make bad PM - polling expert Antipathy among many voters towards favourite may harm his Tory leadership chancesMany voters have a “distinct antipathy” towards Boris Johnson, which could hamper his chances of winning a future general election even if he delivered Brexit, the Conservative peer and polling expert Robert Hayward ha...
20:13 2019-06-05

Morgan Stanley wants majority stake in Chinese joint venture: CEO Morgan Stanley wants to obtain majority ownership of a joint venture in China, but regulators there have not signed off on the idea, Chief Executive Officer James Gorman said on Wednesday....
02:39 2019-06-13

Havas Acquires Majority of Battery, Ad Agency Known for Netflix Work Havas has acquired 51% of Battery, a creative agency known for its work with videogame and entertainment companies such as Netflix, as the French advertising group tries to keep up with changing consumer habits....
11:39 2019-06-20

Japan PM Abe's coalition on track to win solid majority in election: media Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's coalition is on track to win a solid majority in a July 21 upper house election, and his dream of revising the pacifist constitution could still be alive if enough allies also win, a survey showed on Saturday....
11:13 2019-07-06

| Ethiopia proposes civilian-majority ruling body for Sudan Sudanese protest leaders have said that an Ethiopian envoy mediating with the ruling generals has proposed forming a civilian-majority governing body for a political transition in Sudan....
08:52 2019-06-23

Morgan Stanley wants majority stake in Chinese joint venture -CEO Morgan Stanley wants to obtain majority ownership of a joint venture in China, but regulators there have not signed off on the idea, Chief Executive Officer James Gorman said on Wednesday....
02:13 2019-06-13

Guatemala ex-first lady Torres short of majority in first-round vote Guatemala's presidential election was headed for a runoff as results on Monday gave center-left candidate Sandra Torres a clear lead but far short of the outright majority needed to avoid a second round against a conservative rival....
21:00 2019-06-17

Pro net neutrality advocates take on US Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell Most Americans -- Democrats and Republicans alike -- want the return of net neutrality, but Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell won't give the Save the Internet Act its day in the US Senate....
22:26 2019-06-11

Senate majority leader expects U.S. election security briefing U.S. Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday he expected lawmakers to receive a briefing on election security, but did not provide details....
21:52 2019-06-11

ArisGlobal Sells Majority Stake to Europe's Nordic Capital European buyout firm Nordic Capital has agreed to acquire a majority stake of U.S.-based ArisGlobal, in a deal that values the life-sciences software company at $700 million including debt....
22:52 2019-06-16

Shinzo Abe's Ruling Bloc On Course To Win Majority In Japan Polls: Report Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling coalition is on course to grab a solid majority in Japan's upper house elections this month and cement his premiership, local media reported on Saturday....
16:52 2019-07-06

| Australia's conservatives secure majority government, projections show Australia's ruling conservative coalition is set to secure a governing majority in its shock election victory over the centre-left Labor Party, the national broadcaster ABC projected....
17:39 2019-05-21

Majority Reeling Under Poverty, And PM Modi Talking About Cake: Mayawati Hitting out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his "size of the cake matters" remark, BSP chief Mayawati said Sunday the PM is talking about cake for people when a majority of them is reeling under......
05:52 2019-07-08

Chicago investment firm takes majority stake in Whataburger SAN ANTONIO (AP) — An investment firm has purchased a majority stake in Whataburger as the Texas-based fast-food company seeks to expand in an increasingly competitive market. Whataburger announced Friday that the purchase by Chicago-based BDT Capital Partners should be finalized by the end of the s...
20:39 2019-06-14

Majority of Sen. Elizabeth Warren's presidential campaign workers say they want to unionize Non-management campaign employees authorized the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 2320 to represent them in negotiations with campaign leadership, according to Steven Soule, the local's business manager....
22:39 2019-06-04

Pakistani politician mistakes GTA V plane footage for real life: ‘Miraculous save by the pilot’ As the world gears up to deal with the confusing future of deep fakes, Pakistani government officials are still struggling to tell apart real world footage from computer-generated imagery. A local politician was caught praising an aircraft pilot for using their “presence of mind” to narrowly avoid w...
21:00 2019-07-09

Arsenal must avoid transfer mistakes like Aaron Ramsey's exit, says Raul Sanllehi Arsenal's Head of Football Raul Sanllehi says the club "have to avoid" repeating the kind of mistakes that led to them losing star midfielder Aaron Ramsey on a free transfer....
18:52 2019-05-22

Lead investigator says 'I made mistakes' in war crimes trial of Navy SEAL Eddie Gallagher Navy prosecutors rested their case against Special Warfare Chief Edward Gallagher on Tuesday after six days of dramatic testimony, which included another SEAL taking responsibility for the death of the injured Islamic State fighter Gallagher stands accused of murdering....
19:26 2019-06-27

China calls on Germany to correct 'mistakes' over asylum for Hong Kong independence activists China has made "solemn representations" to Germany after it granted refugee status to two Hong Kong activists facing rioting charges in the Chinese-ruled city, demanding it correct its "mistakes", state news agency Xinhua reported on Saturday....
17:00 2019-05-25

Anti-Semitism a growing concern for majority of Europe's young Jews Young Jewish Europeans believe anti-Semitism is on the rise in their countries. An EU report shows young Jews are concerned about safety and blame social media networks for a rise in anti-Jewish sentiment....
23:13 2019-07-04

Mexicans no longer majority of undocumented immigrants as more arrive from Central America Mexicans were the biggest driver of illegal immigration for 50 years, but fewer Mexicans are making the trek and more are returning to Mexico.        ...
20:39 2019-06-12

Democrat confident majority of caucus will be in favor of impeachment after Mueller testimony Robert Mueller's much-anticipated testimony may have been delayed for a week, but at least one Democrat has already made up his mind on what should happen after the former special counsel speaks on the Hill....
20:39 2019-07-15

Majority of engaged couples register for this kitchenware item, study reveals Creating a registry may be one of the most fun parts of planning a wedding – and these are the most popular gifts newlyweds desire. “The registry journey is an exciting part of wedding planning where couples tend to discuss their personal styles, values and what their future looks like as they decid...
23:26 2019-05-31

Teneo Agrees to Sell Majority Stake to Private-Equity Firm Teneo Holdings LLC—the communications and advisory firm known for counseling the CEOs of some of the world’s largest companies—has agreed to sell a slight majority stake to private-equity investor CVC Capital Partners, according to people familiar with the matter....
18:39 2019-06-07

Instant View: India PM Modi's party storms to thumping majority in election Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday swept to a huge election victory, giving his party a mandate to pursue policies that put Hindus first, are mainly business-friendly and take a hard line on national security....
12:39 2019-05-23

Who is Amy McGrath, the Kentucky Democrat challenging Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell? Amy McGrath, the former fighter pilot who narrowly lost a bid for Congress last year, on Tuesday launched her campaign to unseat Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell....
00:26 2019-07-10

Modi's ruling alliance may win key India upper house majority next year: projection Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ruling alliance could achieve a crucial majority in the upper house of parliament next year if some small regional parties join the bloc that recently won a massive mandate in the lower house, according to a projection by an independent research firm....
07:39 2019-06-08

Poll says majority of voters oppose de Blasio’s high school admissions plan A poll commissioned by a group opposed to Mayor Bill de Blasio’s specialized high school admissions plan found that 56 percent of respondents favored the current single-test system, the organization said Friday. Education Equity, which wants to keep the current structure for the city’s t...
19:26 2019-05-31

KKR in talks to sell majority stake in French call centre operator Webhelp Private equity firm KKR & Co Inc said on Wednesday it is in talks to sell a majority stake in French call centre business Webhelp to Belgian investment firm Groupe Bruxelles Lamber for on an enterprise value of 2.4 billion euros ($2.69 billion)....
11:39 2019-07-10

The last time the Supreme Court was invited to overturn Roe v. Wade, a surprising majority was unwilling The 1992 ruling in Planned Parenthood of Southeastern Pennsylvania v. Casey sets the standard by which today’s restrictive abortion laws will be judged....
03:13 2019-05-30

Trump vows more sanctions on Iran, says military action is still 'on the table' President Donald Trump said Saturday that the United States will place additional sanctions on Iran in a bid to force Tehran to the bargaining table and warned that possible military action against Iran is still "on the table."        ...
22:13 2019-06-22

Trump praises military: 'The future belongs to us' President Donald Trump celebrated America as "the most exceptional nation in the history of the world" in a Fourth of July commemoration before a soggy, cheering crowd of spectators. He spoke on the grounds of the Lincoln Memorial Thursday. (July 4)        ...
10:13 2019-07-05

'Iran did do it': Trump addresses tanker attacks, points to US military video of removing mine The U.S. released a video it said shows Iran removing an unexploded limpet mine from one of the oil tankers targeted near the Strait of Hormuz.        ...
18:26 2019-06-14

Trump tells progressive congresswomen to 'go back' to where they came from President Donald Trump said Sunday that progressive Democratic congresswomen should return to the countries where they came from in a series of tweets that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi labelled "xenophobic."...
21:26 2019-07-14

Trump and Xi Have Reason to Step Back From the Brink Both the U.S. and China are heading into the G-20 loudly proclaiming they don’t need a deal. The reality is that both economies have already suffered substantial damage—and the next round of tariffs would make things far worse. A further escalation isn’t inevitable though....
21:26 2019-06-27

The Painful Roots of Trump’s ‘Go Back’ Comment Mr. Trump’s instruction for four congresswomen to “go back” to their countries was a cutting reminder for those who have heard different versions of the slur before....
14:52 2019-07-16

Sanders hits back at AOC after Ivanka Trump dig Sarah Sanders, the former White House press secretary, fired back at freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez who called out Ivanka Trump for accompanying her father to the G-20 summit....
11:52 2019-07-01

Vera Bradley acquires a majority stake online jewelry store Pura Vida Bracelets Vera Bradley announced Thursday it agreed to pay $75 million to buy a majority stake in Creative Genius, the owner of Pura Vida, an online seller of handmade bracelets....
17:26 2019-06-20

House majority leader to call for vote to hold Barr, Ross in contempt over census question Rep. Steny Hoyer, the House majority leader, will ​call for a floor vote next Tuesday to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt over the White House’s desire to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census. The development comes as President Trump ha...
22:39 2019-07-11

Trump Tells Freshman Congresswomen to ‘Go Back’ to the Countries They Came From The president’s attack, which Democrats slammed as a racist trope, was meant for four progressive freshmen who have clashed with Speaker Nancy Pelosi. Only one was born outside the United States....
18:13 2019-07-14

Trump tells congresswomen to 'go back' to their 'original' countries Donald Trump has been criticised over "racist and disgusting" remarks he made about Democratic congresswomen from black and minority ethnic (BAME) backgrounds....
19:52 2019-07-14

Trump hits back over UK ambassador's leaked memos US president criticises Kim Darroch, saying he ‘has not served Britain well’What the ambassador is reported to have said about TrumpDonald Trump has said Britain’s ambassador to the US has “not served the UK well” as he hit back following the leak of confidential internal memos that presented an unf...
00:39 2019-07-08

Trump tells freshman Dems to ‘go back’ to their countries ​President Trump suggested the freshman Democrats who have been feuding with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi should “go back” to their countries to fix their governments, saying “you can’t leave fast enough.” ​”So interesting to see ​’​Progressive​’​ Democr...
20:26 2019-07-14

President Trump to the Fab Freshman of Congress: Go Back to Your Country If the migrant concentration camps weren’t enough to show you exactly where the president of people who support migrant concentration camps stands, his comments about the fabulous freshmen women of Congress should remove all doubt....
21:39 2019-07-14

Nancy Pelosi Says She’s ‘Done With’ Trump as She Pushes Back Against Impeachment (WASHINGTON) — Speaker Nancy Pelosi is brushing back impeachment questions, saying “it’s not even close” to having enough support among House Democrats for a vote. Pelosi said at a policy conference Tuesday that her “stock goes up” when President Donald Trump atta...
19:52 2019-06-11

US resident freed by Iran to Trump: ‘Get back your hostages’ BEIRUT (AP) — A Lebanese man and permanent U.S. resident who was released by Tehran after years in an Iranian prison is urging President Donald Trump and Western countries to “please get back your hostages.” In an interview with The Associated Press, Nizar Zakka says he was subjected to ...
16:52 2019-06-12

Trump tells Democratic congresswomen to 'go back' to 'fix' countries they came from U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday told a group of mostly American-born Democratic congresswomen to "go back and help fix the totally broken and crime infested places from which they came," a comment that was condemned by Democrats as racist....
19:39 2019-07-14

‘Why Don’t They Go Back’: President Trump Tweets at Congresswomen of Color (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump on Sunday assailed a group of Democratic congresswomen of color as foreign-born troublemakers who should go back to the “broken and crime infested places from which they came,” ignoring the fact that the women are American citizens and all but ...
23:52 2019-07-14

Trump says progressive congresswomen should ‘go back’ and fix the places they ‘originally came from’ President Donald Trump on Sunday said progressive congresswomen should “go back” and try to fix the “crime infested places” they “originally came from” before telling the U.S. government how to handle its problems. “So interesting to see ‘Progressive&#...
06:39 2019-07-15

Trump Reportedly Considering Getting the Terrible Band Back Together for 2020 Nearly two years after his ignominious exit from the White House, shirt enthusiast and white nationalist Steve Bannon is reportedly on the cusp of working his way back into President Donald Trump’s good graces, just in time for the 2020 election....
22:00 2019-06-17

Trump fires back at UK ambassador who attacked him: 'We are not big fans of that man' President Trump fired back at Britain's ambassador to the United States on Sunday, saying "we are not big fans of that man" and asserting that he has "not served the U.K. well" after a leaked diplomatic cable showed him slamming the White House....
08:39 2019-07-08

Trump claps back at Biden after being called a ‘bully’ President Trump hurled verbal jabs at Joe Biden on Friday over NATO, China and the Democratic presidential front-runner’s comments about him as a “bully.” “I don’t think I’m a bully,” the president told reporters on the White House lawn before leaving for his golf club in Bedminster, NJ. Biden said ...
18:52 2019-07-05

Trump EPA rolls back Obama’s coal crackdown Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Andrew Wheeler on Wednesday finalized the agency’s plan for replacing Obama-era regulations on emissions from coal-fired power plants, part of a long-running effort by the Trump administration to roll back environmental rules....
19:13 2019-06-19

Johnson declines to back UK envoy to Washington over Trump row Boris Johnson, the leading contender to become Britain's prime minister, declined to say whether he would keep the country's ambassador to Washington in his job after the envoy was criticized publicly by U.S. President Donald Trump....
03:39 2019-07-10

Trump shoots back at Democrats, declares ‘I don’t do cover-ups’ President Trump on Wednesday ripped House Democrats for continuing investigations into his administration and shot back at House Speaker Nancy Pelosi who claimed that he is “engaged in a cover-up.” “I don’t do cover-ups,” Trump declared during a hastily arranged news co...
23:00 2019-05-22

The Republican who dared to take on Trump – and how the party machine hit back Justin Amash has been the lone GOP congressman to call for Trump’s impeachment – but such dissent is not to be toleratedThe hundreds of Republicans who gathered for the “squash Amash” rally outside the Michigan congressman Justin Amash’s downtown Grand Rapids office on Friday left nothing in doubt a...
01:26 2019-06-15

US-China trade talks back on track, says Trump President says US will not impose further tariffs after meeting with Xi Jinping at G20Donald Trump has declared US trade negotiations with China to be “right back on track” after a highly anticipated meeting with Xi Jinping on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Osaka.Trump said the US would not impo...
11:26 2019-06-29

"Unacceptable To Tell Citizens To Go Back": Republican Leaders To Trump A day after President Donald Trump said four minority congresswomen should "go back" to their home countries, Republicans criticized the quartet and cast them as the face of a socialist, left-wing......
10:52 2019-07-16

May calls Trump 'go back' tweet 'completely unacceptable' Theresa May has called comments by Donald Trump about oppositon congresswomen from black and minority ethnic (BAME) backgrounds "completely unacceptable"....
22:00 2019-07-15

The Latest: Trump heads back to US after visit to Japan TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s visit to Japan (all times local): 1:08 p.m. President Donald Trump is on his way back to the United States after a four-day visit to Japan. Trump and first lady Melania Trump said goodbye to Japanese officials on a rain-slicked tarmac in Toky...
11:39 2019-05-28

US-China trade talks 'back on track,' Trump says President Trump said the U.S. would resume trade talks with Beijing and would hold off on imposing new tariffs on $300 billion worth of Chinese goods....
16:39 2019-06-29

Trump pushes back on Iran nuke threat President Trump on Wednesday punched back at Iranian President Hassan Rouhani after he defiantly declared that his country would increase the level of enriched uranium by “any amount we want,” rejecting pleas from European powers to uphold the terms of the 2015 nuclear deal. “Iran has just issued a ...
09:13 2019-07-04

States with the most veterans 24/7 Wall St. has reviewed U.S. Census Bureau data to determine which states have the highest percentage of former military members.        ...
18:13 2019-07-03

D-day veterans: now and then – in pictures As the 75th anniversary of D-day approaches, some of Britain’s handful of surviving Normandy veterans are making their way to France to commemorate the landings, in which 156,000 allied troops launched an audacious attack on the Normandy beachesRon Minton, 94, poses for a portrait at his home in Der...
15:13 2019-05-31

Iran hits back at Trump for tweeting 'genocidal taunts' Foreign minister urges Trump to show respect, while Iranian president says only option for Tehran is ‘resistance’The Iranian foreign minister, Javad Zarif, has hit back at Donald Trump’s “genocidal taunts” after a strongly worded warning from Trump that Tehran should not think of attacking the US. R...
15:26 2019-05-21

U.S. lawmakers to push back against Trump on Saudi weapons sales Members of the U.S. Congress, including some of President Donald Trump's fellow Republicans as well as Democrats, are preparing legislation seeking to block his plan for $8 billion in weapons sales to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Jordan, congressional aides and lawmakers said on Tuesda...
03:00 2019-06-05

Trump to back down from citizenship question on U.S. census to have different survey: ABC News U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to back down on Thursday from putting a citizenship question on the census, instead issuing an executive order to survey the American public by other means, ABC News reported....
22:13 2019-07-11

Trump hits back after Pelosi's cover up comment President Donald Trump hit back shortly after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi accused him of obstruction, saying he won't negotiate with Democrats on policy while their inquiries continue. (May 22)        ...
21:00 2019-05-22

Biden: Anyone who agrees with Trump’s ‘go back to your country’ tweet is racist Joe Biden has a message for Americans who agree with President Trump’s tweet about freshman Democratic lawmakers going back to the countries where they “originally came from.” “I’d say I’m ashamed of you,” charged the former vice president and 2020 Democrati...
04:39 2019-07-16

‘Go back’? Trump’s grandfather’s German hometown has a different message for the U.S. president “Seeing the not-so-imposing homes of his ancestors might bring him back to earth,” said Thomas Jaworek the mayor of the town where Trump's grandfather was born....
17:39 2019-07-16

Mexico urges Trump to back down on 'unfair' tariff threat Mexico's president on Friday urged his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump to back down from threats to impose tariffs on its exports to the United States, in a dispute over migration that could create a major economic shock for Mexico....
18:52 2019-05-31

President Trump Doubled Down on ‘Why Don’t They Go Back’ Remarks: Read the Transcript President Donald Trump defended his attacks on four freshman Democrats at a White House event on manufacturing Monday, arguing that it was not racist to tweet that they should “go back and help fix the totally broken and crime infested places from which they came.” Over the weekend, Trum...
02:00 2019-07-16

‘Squad’ rips Trump over ‘go back’ tweets, immigration and racism The four freshman congresswomen targeted by President Trump in a series of tweets and comments saying they should leave the country if they don’t like it retaliated Monday by decrying the commander-in-chief’s hardline border policies and history of racial controversies. Democratic Reps. Alexan...
02:00 2019-07-16

Trump close to rolling back Obama-era environmental rules The Trump administration is close to completing one of its biggest rollbacks of environmental rules, replacing a landmark Obama-era effort that sought to wean the nation's electrical grid off coal-fired power plants and their climate-damaging pollution....
07:52 2019-06-19

Trump warns Iran nuclear threats will 'come back to bite you' Caution follows Tehran’s vow to ‘put aside’ 2015 nuclear commitment on uranium enrichment levels within daysDonald Trump has warned Iran to be “careful with threats” as they can “come back to bite you” in response to Tehran’s vow that it will exceed within days its uranium enrichment level agreed un...
05:13 2019-07-04

Trump says four liberal congresswomen should ‘go back’ to the ‘crime infested places from which they came’ The president’s tweet appeared to target four freshman women of color — three of whom were born in the United States — who have publicly clashed with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.)....
16:52 2019-07-14

Pompeo walks back Trump’s comments threatening war with Iran Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Tuesday said the US will maintain its pressure on Iran – but that President Trump does not want war. “We have been engaged in many messages, even this moment right here, communicating to Iran that we are there to deter aggression,” Pompeo told reporters ...
21:39 2019-06-18

Mueller’s inaction over Trump has let the US down. Why is he holding back? | Simon Tisdall The special counsel’s reluctance to indict the president has only deepened the mystery he was hired to solveRobert Mueller has a reputation as a straight-shooting, play-it-by-the-book sort of guy. That changed this week. The special counsel’s stated justifications for not accusing Donald Trump of ob...
06:26 2019-05-31

Trump warns Iran: Threats could 'come back to bite you like nobody has been bitten before' President Trump lashed out at Iranian President Hassan Rouhani Wednesday, ramping up tensions between the two nations over the crumbling nuclear agreement....
06:26 2019-07-04

Trump Goes Full Racist and Tells Congresswomen to Go Back to Their Own Countries What little subtlety remained in Donald Trump’s tendency to project his own racism, misogyny, and hate was obliterated this fine Sunday morning, and what’s left is the naked face of a monster occupying the White House....
19:52 2019-07-14

The complete list of GOP lawmakers reacting to Trump’s ‘go back’ tweet The vast majority of Republican members of Congress have not said anything publicly about President Trump’s Sunday morning tweet that four Democratic House members should “go back” to countries they “came from.”...
18:00 2019-07-16

US 'launched cyber-attack on Iran weapons system' as Donald Trump backs away from conventional military strike in response to downing of drone US military cyber forces launched a strike against Iranian military computer systems in retaliation for the downing of an unmanned US surveillance drone....
10:13 2019-06-23

How Donald Trump’s trade tariff tweet put Mexico’s back to the wall U.S. President Donald Trump has promised to impose a five per cent tariff on Mexican goods in an attempt to prevent asylum seekers from entering the U.S. at the southern border....
13:52 2019-05-31

Rubio hits back at NYT reporter who called him out for ‘smiling’ at Trump rally Senator Marco Rubio hit back at a reporter after he tweeted it was “very strange” to see the Florida senator “smiling and chuckling” at the president’s re-election rally in Orlando Tuesday evening....
07:52 2019-06-19

'Nice man, terrible president': Trump fires back at Jimmy Carter Carter: successor ‘put into office because Russians interfered’Trump: predecessor is ‘like the forgotten president’Donald Trump has dismissed former President Jimmy Carter’s swipe at the legitimacy of his presidency, calling it nothing more than a “Democrat talking point” while offering his own digs...
14:13 2019-06-29

Trump HHS moves to roll back Obamacare protections for transgender patients The Department of Health and Human Services on Friday proposed to remove gender identity from the class of protected persons in federal nondiscrimination protections in healthcare, rolling back Obama-era protections for transgender patients....
17:00 2019-05-24

AOC unloads on Trump after he tells progressive congresswomen to 'go back' to home countries New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, fresh from a bitter public spat with House Democrat leaders, unloaded on President Trump Sunday afternoon after he suggested that several unnamed progressive congresswoman "go back" to their own "corrupt" countries of origin....
21:00 2019-07-14

China agrees to restart U.S. trade talks as Trump says 'back on track' The United States and China have agreed to restart trade talks and Washington will not level new tariffs on Chinese exports, China's official Xinhua news agency said on Saturday, as U.S. President Donald Trump said the talks were "back on track"....
07:39 2019-06-29

Megan Rapinoe refuses to back down over Donald Trump and White House • USA midfielder urges teammates to ‘think hard’ about a visit• Administration ‘doesn’t fight for the same things we fight for’Megan Rapinoe has urged her USA teammates to “think hard” about associating themselves with Donald Trump. The 33-year-old found herself embroiled in a row with Trump after f...
20:26 2019-06-27

Trump tells Iran threats 'can come back to bite you' in nuclear standoff U.S. President Donald Trump warned Iran on Wednesday against making threats that can "come back to bite you like nobody has been bitten before," after Tehran announced it would breach a 2015 nuclear deal....
23:52 2019-07-03

Sadiq Khan hits back at Trump, calling him 'six-foot-three child' Comment is latest retort in long-running feud after US president called London mayor a ‘loser’Sadiq Khan has described Donald Trump as a “six-foot-three child in the White House” in an ongoing war of words with the US president.The mayor of London made the comment in a room of teachers at the Togeth...
20:52 2019-06-22

Trump fires back after Tillerson claims he was unprepared for Putin meeting President Trump on Thursday slammed Rex Tillerson as “dumb as a rock,” a day after the former secretary of state told lawmakers that Russian President Vladimir Putin was better prepared when the two leaders met in Germany – placing the US at a disadvantage. “Rex Tillerson, a man who is ‘dumb as a ro...
17:13 2019-05-23

US needs to get back on diplomatic track with Iran: Trump's Pentagon chief nominee President Trump’s nominee for Pentagon chief told Congress that he agrees with former defense secretary Robert Gates that war with Iran would be a “catastrophe” and that Washington's dispute with Tehran needs to be resolved through diplomacy....
20:39 2019-07-16

Bette Midler swings back at President Trump, as Joe Biden provides backup President Trump's rebuke of Bette Midler drew criticism from Joe Biden Tuesday, as Midler continued her Twitter ridicule of the president.        ...
05:52 2019-06-12

Trump says new sanctions on Iran to start Monday, dials back rhetoric U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday he would impose fresh sanctions on Iran but that he wanted to make a deal to bolster its flagging economy, an apparent move to defuse tensions following the shooting down of an unmanned U.S. drone this week by the Islamic Republic....
00:13 2019-06-23

WRAPUP 1-Mexico urges Trump to back down on 'unfair' tariff threat Mexico's president on Friday urged his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump to back down from threats to impose tariffs on its exports to the United States, in a dispute over migration that could create a major economic shock for Mexico....
19:52 2019-05-31

Gen. Keane 'confident' US diplomats won't back third Trump-Kim summit without 'some evidence' of denuclearization Fox News senior strategist analyst Gen. Jack Keane has argued it's imperative that the government see real evidence of denuclearization from North Korea before negotiating further....
22:26 2019-07-01

In victory for Trump, U.S. House Democrats back down on border aid bill demands Democratic leaders in the U.S. House of Representatives backed down to President Donald Trump and passed a $4.6 billion aid package to address a migrant surge at the U.S.-Mexico border without the additional protections for migrant children that liberals had sought....
03:39 2019-06-28

Questions Remain About Putin’s Request for a Back Channel to the Trump Transition A few weeks before Donald Trump became president, Russian banker Petr Aven, a billionaire oligarch with Moscow’s Alfa Bank, pulled aside Washington lobbyist Richard Burt at a corporate meeting in Luxembourg with a sensitive request. Aven told Burt that “someone high in the Russian govern...
23:52 2019-05-21

Trump says China trade talks 'back on track,' new tariffs on hold The United States and China agreed on Saturday to restart trade talks after President Donald Trump offered concessions including no new tariffs and an easing of restrictions on tech company Huawei in order to reduce tensions with Beijing....
20:13 2019-06-29

Trump team held back dirt on Kavanaugh accuser, new book says A new book on the Kavanaugh confirmation fight describes a central conundrum for the judge and his advocates, which is that the team “understood that any criticism of Ford would be treated as a smear” and depicted as “victim shaming.”...
11:52 2019-07-08

Biden says Trump destroying auto industry, but president hits back Speaking in Iowa on the same day as Donald Trump, Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden denounced the Republican U.S. president's trade policies, saying they were easy for Trump to push when farmers and auto makers are feeling the pain....
21:52 2019-06-11

Hillary Clinton claps back at Trump over attack on freshman Dems Hillary Clinton on Sunday night criticized President Trump for suggesting that freshman Democrats “go back” to the countries they’re from — saying it’s his government that needs help. “They’re from America,” Clinton wrote about three of the freshman Democrats — Rep. Alexandri...
08:39 2019-07-15

Pelosi hits back at Trump: I'll work with him when he 'starts acting more presidential' House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., knocked President Trump's behavior, suggesting he wasn't "presidential" when he called her "Crazy Nancy" during a news conference on Thursday....
02:39 2019-05-24

Trump says new sanctions on Iran to start on Monday, dials back rhetoric U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday he would impose fresh sanctions on Iran but that he wanted to make a deal to bolster its flagging economy, an apparent move to defuse tensions following the shooting down of an unmanned U.S. drone this week by the Islamic Republic....
23:13 2019-06-22

Trump’s Love Affair With the Royal Family Dates Back to His Mother As a 6-year-old, Trump sat beside his mother as she watched Queen Elizabeth’s coronation, enthralled at the gilded splendor. His father scoffed at the ceremony....
18:52 2019-06-03

Sen. Tammy Duckworth says Trump Vietnam deferment should have been for ‘yellow streak’ down his back U.S. Sen. Tammy Duckworth, D-Ill., blasted President Trump on Wednesday over his recent comments about why he didn't serve in Vietnam, saying he used his "wealth and privilege" to avoid being inducted into the military. ...
11:26 2019-06-06

Mexico, U.S. business groups urge Trump to back down on tariff threat Mexico's president and the top U.S. business lobbying group called on President Donald Trump to back down from a threat to impose punitive tariffs on Mexican imports, in a dispute over migration that could shock Mexico's economy....
23:13 2019-05-31

Plane passenger mistakes emergency exit for bathroom, deploys emergency slide A passenger aboard a Pakistan International Airlines flight mistook the emergency exit for the bathroom and cancelled the flight.       ...
15:00 2019-06-10

D-Day at 75: Veterans, memory of fallen honored With somber remembrance, President Donald Trump joined French President Emmanuel Macron and veterans at the Normandy American Cemetery in France to honor those fought 75 years ago on D-Day, the assault that portended the end of World War II. (June 6)        ...
22:39 2019-06-06

Veterans speak out against raising the age of tobacco use to 21 Military members often joke that they, particularly the lower enlisted, are held together by caffeine, alcohol, tobacco, and more alcohol. If a new bill proposed in the Senate becomes law, service members younger than 21 would lose access to their cigarettes and cans of dip....
03:13 2019-05-24

‘The sea around was red with blood, but you had to keep going’: D-day veterans attend their last big gathering As ceremonies mark 75th anniversary of Allied landings in Normandy, two veterans tell their talesKen Peppercorn almost didn’t make it to Gold beach. He fell off the ramp of his landing craft into an underwater shell hole. “I nearly went under. I was loaded up with all the equipment – hand grenades i...
08:39 2019-06-02

Man mows lawns for veterans in all 50 states BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama man says he has completed his quest to mow lawns for veterans in all 50 states. Rodney Smith Jr. tweeted Friday that he’s headed home from Hawaii after cutting grass in Oahu. He got to his last state with help from Delta Air Lines. He says he will now continu...
01:13 2019-06-15

Honoring veterans on Memorial Day across the country Memorial Day is a holiday honoring American soldiers who made the ultimate sacrifice for their country.        ...
18:52 2019-05-24

There are 18.2 million veterans in the US. Which state is home to the most of them? 24/7 Wall St. has reviewed U.S. Census Bureau data to determine which states have the highest percentage of former military members.       ...
16:26 2019-07-04

D-Day veterans look forward to Channel crossing About 300 veterans of the Normandy invasion have left Dover, England for a six-day trip that will take them back to the landing beaches on the 75th anniversary of D-Day...
19:26 2019-06-02

What will it take to elect more female veterans to Congress? Subscribe to Women Rule on Apple Podcasts here. | Subscribe via Spotify here.Rep. Chrissy Houlahan remembers the first time she gave a briefing to a general. She was a lieutenant in the U.S. Air Force, a Stanford graduate who had attended the school on an ROTC scholarship, the daughter and granddaug...
15:13 2019-06-05

Substance abuse among veterans is getting worse More US military veterans are struggling with substance abuse and half of returning service members who need mental health treatment don’t seek out care, according to newly released data. According to information from the Centers for Disease Control’s 2017 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveill...
23:52 2019-05-30

Veterans recall D-Day horror and triumph For historians, D-Day was a turning point in the war against Germany. For men who were among the 160,000 Allied fighters who mounted the history’s largest amphibious invasion, the day remains a kaleidoscope of memories. (May 24)        ...
09:00 2019-05-24

Veterans given free dental services TUCSON — On Saturday, dozens of veterans in Tucson were thanked for their service with free dental services. “If I had to do it myself I couldn’t. I’d be gone by now,” Don Cole veteran said, “Because of people like you and VA taking care of me and my daughter I...
06:00 2019-06-09

Trump tells Ocasio-Cortez and other female progressives to 'go back' to 'original' countries President: ‘You can’t leave fast enough’Tlaib: ‘He needs to be impeached’Opinion: Pelosi attacks on AOC are dangerousDonald Trump aimed a guaranteed-to-be-controversial attack at “the Squad” on Sunday, saying the four progressive Democratic congresswomen who have clashed with their own party establi...
16:52 2019-07-14

WRAPUP 5-Trump says China trade talks 'back on track,' new tariffs on hold The United States and China agreed on Saturday to restart trade talks after President Donald Trump offered concessions including no new tariffs and an easing of restrictions on tech company Huawei in order to reduce tensions with Beijing....
00:39 2019-06-30

WRAPUP 5-Mexico, U.S. business groups urge Trump to back down on tariff threat Mexico's president and the top U.S. business lobbying group called on President Donald Trump to back down from a threat to impose punitive tariffs on Mexican imports, in a dispute over migration that could shock Mexico's economy....
04:13 2019-06-01

Republicans in Congress push back on Trump weapons packages to Saudi Arabia, UAE Republican members of Congress pushed back on Wednesday against President Donald Trump's plan to sell $8 billion in weapons to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, saying it was "unfortunate" the administration used an emergency declaration to avoid Congressional review....
22:52 2019-06-12

WRAPUP 4-Mexico, U.S. business groups urge Trump to back down on tariff threat Mexico's president and the top U.S. business lobbying group called on President Donald Trump to back down from a threat to impose punitive tariffs on Mexican imports, in a dispute over migration that could shock Mexico's economy....
01:13 2019-06-01

Donald Trump Campaigned as a President for LGBTQ Americans. But He Keeps Rolling Back Protections for Them As a presidential candidate, Donald Trump repeatedly vowed to protect LGBTQ Americans. When a debate broke out over which bathrooms transgender individuals should be able to use, Trump told the Today show that Caitlyn Jenner could use any bathroom she wanted at Trump Tower. He later tweeted that he...
19:13 2019-05-26

Republicans in U.S. Congress push back on Trump weapons packages to Saudi Arabia, UAE U.S. Republican members of Congress pushed back on Wednesday against President Donald Trump's plan to sell $8 billion in weapons to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, saying it was "unfortunate" the administration used an emergency declaration to avoid Congressional review....
22:00 2019-06-12

Trump administration fights back against lone judges nixing policies ‘with the stroke of the pen’ Individual federal judges across the country have been issuing nationwide injunctions against the Trump administration in record numbers, blocking a range of executive policies from being enforced....
00:39 2019-05-23

Trump Administration Pushes Back Harriet Tubman $20 Bill But Definitely NOT for Racism Reasons Your cartoonishly evil Trump administration thing of the day: Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin told the House Financial Services committee on Wednesday that the decision on whether to have a redesigned $20 bill, which would replace the front image of genocidal scumbag Andrew Jackson with one of abo...
21:00 2019-05-22

'Lot of fake news back there': Trump launches 2020 campaign – video highlights US president Donald Trump has kicked off his bid for the presidency in 2020 with many well-worn attacks on the media, Hillary Clinton and the ‘angry' democrats. An adoring crowd packed the Amway building in Orlando, Florida chanting the same slogans from 2016, such as 'CNN sucks', 'drain the swamp' ...
18:52 2019-06-19

Iranians, Iraqis march to back Palestinians, reject Trump Mideast plan Tens of thousands of Iranians marking the annual "Quds (Jerusalem) Day" in the Islamic Republic on Friday condemned a planned Middle East peace plan touted by U.S. President Donald Trump as the "deal of the century"....
13:26 2019-05-31

Trump administration defends pushing migrant asylum seekers back into Mexico Justice Department lawyers urged a federal appeals court to allow continuation of the Migrant Protection Protocols program, a critical aspect of Trump’s immigration policy....
21:26 2019-07-11

Opinion: Megan Rapinoe doesn't back down to anyone, President Trump included President Trump put U.S. co-captain Megan Rapinoe on blast for her comments about a potential White House visit and history of peaceful protests.       ...
23:26 2019-06-27

Governors urge Trump to reconsider rolling back vehicle emission standards President Donald Trump's plan to reduce vehicle efficiency standards has come under fire from governors and automakers who want to keep Obama-era clean car rules....
16:39 2019-07-09

New York attorney general fires back at Trump after he attacks investigations – live Letitia James says ‘no-ne is above the law’, not even the president’ after Trump’s outbursts over investigations into his business dealingsSign up to the US briefing and get a new perspective 7.43pm BST Conservative commentator and Trump skeptic, Bill Kristol, has tweeted asking if Ivanka Trump will...
21:00 2019-07-01

Trump loves coal, hates climate action but investors are fighting back President Donald Trump may believe climate science is junk science, but forward-thinking impact investors love portfolios of companies and funds pursuing climate solutions, which can have stronger returns....
14:52 2019-05-21

China Trade Talks "Back On Track", New Tariffs On Hold: Donald Trump The United States and China agreed on Saturday to restart trade talks after President Donald Trump offered concessions including no new tariffs and an easing of restrictions on tech company Huawei in......
12:39 2019-07-01

Rolling Thunder's last roar? Trump says ride will be back; organizer says not so fast Thousands of motorcyclists gathered in Washington, D.C., this weekend amid confusion over whether this would be the final ride for Rolling Thunder.        ...
16:26 2019-05-27

Trump administration to roll back health-care protections for transgender people The Trump administration proposed Friday to roll back health-care protections for transgender people by ending an Obama-era policy that prohibited health providers from discriminating against patients based on their gender identity....
17:13 2019-05-24

Veterans arrive for Britain's D-Day commemoration Some 300 World War II veterans arrived at Portsmouth Harbor on Wednesday, to take part in Britain's main D-Day ceremony. The veterans also plan to join D-Day events in France. (June 5)        ...
15:13 2019-06-05

4 from Indiana sentenced for veterans' fundraising fraud Four southern Indiana residents have been sentenced after authorities say they pocketed more than $125,000 through fundraisers touted as benefiting veterans and their families....
18:39 2019-05-31

French President Macron thanks D-Day veterans in English During the D-Day 75th anniversary ceremony, French President Emmanuel Macron said "we know what we owe" to World War II veterans.        ...
14:52 2019-06-06

| Long after Angola's civil war, its veterans are destitute "I was defending this area during the war," Domingo Seiala explains hunched over his rusted crutches - a constant reminder of the injuries he sustained during the Angolan civil war....
02:13 2019-07-08

UK government treats D-Day veterans to free eight-day cruise Some 300 D-Day veterans are being treated to a free, luxurious eight-day cruise replete with jacuzzis, heated swimming pools, al fresco dining — and a special performance from Rod Stewart. The 670-foot Boudicca, part of the Fred Olsen Cruise Lines, set sail from Dover, England, on Sunday and headed ...
17:26 2019-06-06

Suddenly it’s D-Day again; aging veterans recall invasion ABOARD THE BOUDICCA IN THE ENGLISH CHANNEL (AP) — The veterans hobble along on canes and lean on walking frames, slower and weaker than they were on D-Day when they stormed the Normandy beaches. It’s hard to imagine them as soldiers carrying rifles and 60-pound packs — until they start talking...
14:52 2019-06-04

Veterans mark exactly 75 years since D-Day in solemn observances OMAHA BEACH, France — D-Day veterans and other people are marking exactly 75 years since the invasion of Normandy that helped change the course of World War II. The sea of mercury blue couldn’t have been more peaceful as the sun rose Thursday over Omaha Beach. About 100 people gathered at dawn on th...
14:00 2019-06-06

CBOE Will Observe Two Minutes of Silence on Veterans Day CHICAGO, November 10, 2010 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced it will observe two minutes of silence, from 8:25 a.m. to 8:27 a.m. (Chicago time), in honor of Veterans Day on Thursday, November 11, 2010. Options on CBOE's 30-Year Treasury Bond (TYX), 5-Year Treasury Note (FVX...
10:26 2019-05-22

4 from Indiana sentenced for veterans’ fundraising fraud NEW ALBANY, Ind. (AP) — Four southern Indiana residents have been sentenced after authorities say they pocketed more than $125,000 through fundraisers touted as benefiting veterans and their families. Federal prosecutors say James Linville was sentenced this week to five years in prison; Joanie Wats...
18:13 2019-05-31

Seven bikers killed in crash were mostly Marine veterans The seven motorcyclists killed in a horrific New Hampshire crash were mostly Marine veterans, on their way to a Jarheads Motorcycle Club gathering when they fatally collided with a pickup truck, according to a report. A 2016 Dodge 2500 truck slammed into the group of bikers Friday evening around 6:3...
00:13 2019-06-23

The Latest: Canadian veterans in Normandy for D-Day event Canadian World War II veterans have joined current members of the country’s armed forces at a military cemetery in France to observe the 75th anniversary of D-Day and the Battle of Normandy...
17:52 2019-06-05

Suddenly it's D-Day again; aging veterans recall invasion The veterans hobble along on canes and lean on walking frames now, slower and weaker than they were on D-Day, when they stormed the Normandy beaches with the fate of the free world resting on their shoulders....
16:00 2019-06-04

Veterans mark 75 years since D-Day in solemn observances OMAHA BEACH, France (AP) — D-Day veterans and other people are marking exactly 75 years since the invasion of Normandy that helped change the course of World War II. The sea of mercury blue couldn’t have been more peaceful as the sun rose Thursday over Omaha Beach. About 100 people gathered at...
09:39 2019-06-06

| WATCH: D-Day veterans parachute into Normandy 75 years later D-Day veterans Harry Read, 95, and Jock Hatton, 94, recreate their parachute landing in Sonneville, France 75 years after their WW2 arrival. WATCH NOW....
09:13 2019-06-06

Top Dems demand Acosta resign over Epstein deal, as Trump administration fights back Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta faced mounting calls Tuesday from top Democrats to resign over his involvement in a controversial plea deal years ago for financier Jeffrey Epstein, as the Trump administration fought back and the secretary himself defended his handling of the case. ...
22:26 2019-07-09

Automakers make last-gasp push to stop Trump from rolling back car pollution rules Leading U.S. automakers are making an 11th-hour push to stop the Trump administration from dramatically weakening Obama-era fuel efficiency standards, warning doing so would bring “untenable” uncertainty and lead to drawn-out litigation....
18:39 2019-06-07

UPDATE 1-Republicans in U.S. Congress push back on Trump weapons packages to Saudi Arabia, UAE U.S. Republican members of Congress pushed back on Wednesday against President Donald Trump's plan to sell $8 billion in weapons to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, saying it was "unfortunate" the administration used an emergency declaration to avoid Congressional review....
07:26 2019-06-13

Trump doubles down on ‘go back’ tweets amid outrage, calls on ‘Radical’ reps to apologize President Trump doubled down Monday after taking heavy fire for inflammatory tweets calling on Democratic congresswomen to "go back" to where they came from -- even though most of his intended targets were born in America -- as he called on those same lawmakers to "apologize" and chastised the party...
17:00 2019-07-15

Trump's lawyer warns Dems as he pushes back on document demands: No 'do-over' of Mueller probe President Donald Trump's top White House lawyer on Wednesday told a leading Democrat that Congress does not have the right to "pursue an unauthorized 'do-over' of" special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation....
15:26 2019-05-21

In interview with The Associated Press, a US resident freed by Iran calls on President Trump to ‘get back your hostages’ BEIRUT (AP) — In interview with The Associated Press, a US resident freed by Iran calls on President Trump to ‘get back your hostages’ The post In interview with The Associated Press, a US resident freed by Iran calls on President Trump to ‘get back your hostages’ appeared fi...
16:52 2019-06-12

Trump primary challenger Bill Weld admits GOP voters overwhelmingly back president Former Massachusetts Gov. Bill Weld, running to deny President Trump of the Republican Party’s 2020 nomination, admitted this week that voters are just really not interested in a challenger....
15:39 2019-05-24

Chamber of Commerce blasts Trump on tariffs — and then the president calls CNBC to fight back The president's tariff strategy "creates uncertainty with our trading partners," says a top official at the world's largest business lobbying group....
15:26 2019-06-10

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

Queen, world leaders honor veterans on D-Day anniversary Queen Elizabeth II and world leaders including U.S. President Donald Trump have gathered on the south coast of England to honor the troops who risked and gave their lives 75 years ago on D-Day....
17:52 2019-06-05

'I Didn't Want Any Medals': Last D-Day Veterans Make Poignant Return As world leaders gather in Normandy to mark the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landing, only a few dozen veterans will be returning—less than 4% of World War II veterans are still alive. “It will be our last opportunity to tell a good number of them thank you for what they’ve done.”...
14:13 2019-06-05

Anti-abortion arguments limiting veterans’ access to IVF COLUMBUS, Ohio — A federal program to help injured veterans and their spouses conceive children through in vitro fertilization is being hobbled by anti-abortion forces that oppose how the process can lead to embryos being destroyed. Since 2012, Democrats in Congress have repeatedly championed legisl...
02:13 2019-07-09

D-Day at 75: Nations honor aging veterans, fallen comrades World leaders have honored the bravery of Allied troops in a tribute of thanks 75 years after the D-Day assault that doomed the Nazis in World War II...
03:52 2019-06-07

Georgia WWII veterans gets French Legion of Honor KENNESAW, Ga. (AP) — A World War II veteran from Georgia has been bestowed with a high honor for his valor on the front lines in France. WXIA-TV reports the French Consulate on Thursday awarded Alan Hall with the French Legion of Honor, an award given to French citizens and foreign nationals who ...
01:13 2019-06-15

NYC veterans group rips de Blasio over Las Vegas event Las Vegas residents paid Mayor de Blasio no mind as he made four stops on his long-odds presidential campaign Saturday. But he still managed to enrage New Yorkers. A nonprofit that advocates for the city’s military veterans slammed de Blasio’s show of concern on the campaign trail while ignoring ser...
16:13 2019-05-26

'Thank You' - Queen Elizabeth and world leaders applaud D-Day veterans Queen Elizabeth was joined by world leaders including Donald Trump and Angela Merkel to mark the 75th anniversary of D-Day, paying personal tribute to the veterans of the largest seaborne invasion in history which helped bring World War Two to an end....
15:39 2019-06-05

Rick Barry: US should help veterans before it worries about illegal immigrants Basketball Hall of Famer Rick Barry said Sunday the U.S. should be helping out those who served the country first before spending “billions of dollars on people who aren’t even supposed to be in this country.”...
19:52 2019-06-02

Suspending Parliament would be an insult to D-Day veterans, says Matt Hancock Cabinet minister Matt Hancock today claimed Tory leadership contenders willing to prorogue Parliament over Brexit were insulting D-Day veterans who had fought for democracy....
04:26 2019-06-11

Kentucky Is Training Veterans For Aerospace, Aviation Jobs LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A new program in Kentucky is training veterans with aviation or power plant mechanics experience to become Federal Aviation Administration certified. The new Veterans Accelerated Learning for Licensed Occupations initiative offers certifications for veterans and transitioning ...
14:39 2019-05-24

Waterloo hospital site to be dug up by team including UK veterans Archaeological dig will be first at building where thousands of Wellington’s men were treatedA group of 25 British and Dutch military veterans are to join the first excavation of the main field hospital established by the Duke of Wellington during the Battle of Waterloo.The former soldiers, sailors ...
21:13 2019-06-27

Veterans watch US Rangers scale Normandy cliffs American veterans watched US rangers re-enact an event from World War II during which Allied forces scaled cliffs above a Normandy beach to silence Nazi guns. The event was part of commemorations for the 75th anniversary of the D-Day invasion. (June 5)        ...
15:13 2019-06-05

Tennis: Veterans Lopez and Simon set up Queen's final Feliciano Lopez and Gilles Simon struck a blow for the older generation as they held off two of the sport's most exciting young talents to reach the Queen's Club final on Saturday....
21:26 2019-06-22

Congressional Veterans Pitch In to Rebuild Oversight Muscle Years of budget cuts and a stream of departures have left Congress lacking in expertise and experience to challenge a recalcitrant Trump White House....
18:52 2019-06-22

Two World War II veterans awarded their service medals over 70 years later Two men who served in world War II were awarded their much overdue service medals. The veterans have two different stories, but each are finally holding their well earned awards 70 years after their service....
11:39 2019-06-01

U.S. Army's Call For Stories From Veterans Backfires Horribly Every so often a PR move on social media goes so badly that it almost feels like fate. Such is the case with a tweet earlier today by the U.S. Army, which asked what the account seemed to think was an innocent question about how serving in the Army impacted veterans lives....
06:26 2019-05-28

New VA rules allow more veterans to see private doctors, urgent care Starting Thursday, more U.S. veterans will be able to start seeing private doctors -- as part of a new law born out of scandal five years ago when some vets died because they couldn't get appointments at VA centers....
13:00 2019-06-06

D-day veterans and world leaders take part in emotional ceremony Queen and Donald Trump among those marking 75 years since Normandy landingsLive coverage of the D-day commemorationsD-day: key facts on the largest military operation ever attemptedThere were concerns ahead of the UK’s official D-day commemoration that the presence of Donald Trump and the circus tha...
20:13 2019-06-05

Few veterans use weight loss medicine despite great need, study says Fewer than 1 percent of veterans who need of weight loss management medication actually use them, despite the growing weight problem among that group....
15:26 2019-05-21

AOC fact-checked Trump's tweet seemingly telling her to 'go back' to 'broken and crime infested' country: I 'come from' the US Patrick Semansky, File via AP, Evan Vucci/AP Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez hit back at President Donald Trump, saying the "corrupt" and "broken and crime infested" country he seemed to tell her to "go back" to early Sunday was the United States. Ocasio-Cortez agreed with Trump about th...
09:26 2019-07-15

Donald Trump touches Queen on the back at state banquet in apparent breach of royal protocol Donald Trump appeared to breach royal protocol by touching the Queen on the back as she stood for his toast at the state banquet to mark his UK visit....
01:26 2019-06-05

CNN's Don Lemon invokes Hitler while discussing media's role in covering Trump, Cuomo pushes back CNN anchor Don Lemon made what he himself described as a "extreme" comparison between President Trump and Adolf Hitler while arguing that such "bad people" shouldn't be given a platform....
06:52 2019-06-19

Trump fires back at Squad, challenges House to ‘rebuke’ them for ‘filthy and hate laced’ language President Trump fired back Tuesday at the four freshman congresswomen who denounced his administration and renewed calls for his impeachment at a rare joint press conference, claiming Democrats have given them a "free pass" for their "vile" language and challenging colleagues to rebuke them. ...
15:26 2019-07-16

In Iraq Museum, ‘Things There That Are Nowhere Else in the World’ The Iraq Museum has a majestic, world-class collection of ancient art dating back 5,000 years, but it struggles to connect with an audience of younger Iraqis....
09:26 2019-06-09

The Latest: Iraq to try help end crisis between US and Iran The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region and elsewhere in the Mideast amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran (all times local): 11:15 a.m....
12:52 2019-05-26

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

| 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

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

Two Pixar veterans explain how the Toy Story series has evolved with technology All of Andy’s Bonnie’s toys are back for a new adventure with Toy Story 4, another installment in Pixar’s beloved franchise that follows the gang on an eye-opening road trip. Ahead of the film’s release next week, we sat down with two Pixar veterans—production designer Bob Pauley and supervising tec...
20:39 2019-06-11

Veterans Affairs employee arrested for recording women in bathroom A 24-year-old employee of the Department of Veterans Affairs has been arrested, accused of recording at least four people using a women’s restroom in the department’s headquarters near the White House. The suspect, identified as Alex Greenlee of Maryland, allegedly committed the crimes in January, a...
09:00 2019-05-23

British veterans parachute over Normandy 75 years after making D-Day jump Two British war veterans in their mid-nineties parachuted over the fields of Normandy, northern France, on Wednesday, 75 years after they jumped behind German defences on D-Day in an operation that helped turn the tide of World War Two against Adolf Hitler....
22:13 2019-06-05

Woman raises awareness about veterans stationed at Camp Lejeune TUCSON – On the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs website, people living or working at the U.S. Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune in the 1950s through 1980s were potentially exposed to drinking water contaminated with chemicals. Now, it is Tara Craver’s mission to make sure veterans know ...
05:39 2019-06-29

Uber Offering Discounted Rides To National Veterans Cemeteries (LEX 18)– To recognize the sacrifices made by our fallen heroes and their families, Uber is offering discounted rides Monday. Uber riders can get $15 off rides to and from national veterans cemeteries. Just use the code “Memorial Day 2019” before you request a ride. Here are the lo...
15:26 2019-05-27

All That veterans Kel Mitchell and Josh Server are thrilled to revive the series Nickelodeon’s revival of the beloved 90s sketch comedy show All That premieres Saturday, June 15, with Kenan Thompson and Kel Mitchell serving as executive producers, and original cast members Lori Beth Denberg and Josh Server set to return for the premiere. We sat down with Mitchell and Server to t...
20:52 2019-06-13

Cover Me Veterans offers 'last emotional safety' to vets considering suicide Dr. Heidi Sigmund wants veterans to think twice before pulling the trigger. The Wisconsin-based psychologist has worked with veterans for more than a decade and has seen the heartbreak that comes with the split-second decision to kill one’s self....
15:52 2019-05-25

Stonewall uprising veterans still astounded 50 years after making history Time has claimed many of the street fighters who rebelled against the police raid of a New York City gay bar 50 years ago, in what has become known as the Stonewall uprising. Those who remain are still a little astounded at what they did....
13:00 2019-06-17

German FM in Iraq to address regional tensions German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas is in Iraq as part of a wider trip to the Middle East seeking to de-escalate tensions between Iran and the United States...
12:26 2019-06-08

Road to war in Iran looks a lot like the path that took the U.S. against Iraq in the past The U.S. went to war in Iraq in 2003 based on flawed intelligence supported by hawkish policy makers. Is it doomed to repeat the error with Iran?        ...
13:39 2019-05-30

Iraq sentences last 2 French IS members to death BEIRUT (AP) — An Iraqi judicial official says a Baghdad court has sentenced to death two more French nationals convicted of being members of the Islamic State group. The official, who spoke on condition of anonymity in line with regulations, said the two are Murad Mohammed Mustafa , 41, and Bilal Ab...
13:26 2019-06-03

Iraq warns of war if regional tensions not managed well Iraq's president told an emergency Arab summit in Saudi Arabia on Thursday that regional and international tensions with Iran could spark a war if not managed well and voiced hope that Iran's security would not be targeted....
03:26 2019-05-31

Escalating Iran crisis looks a lot like the path US took to Iraq war The U.S. went to war in Iraq in 2003 based on flawed intelligence supported by hawkish policy makers. Is it doomed to repeat the error with Iran?        ...
22:26 2019-05-30

Iraq sentences 3 French citizens to death Kevin Gonot, Leonard Lopez and Salim Machou have one month to apply for the ruling to be overturned. The trio are accused of joining the "Islamic State" terrorist organization....
04:00 2019-05-27

Iraq says it deserves more global support in rebuilding BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq’s prime minister says his country’s sacrifices fighting the Islamic State group mean it deserves greater support in its reconstruction efforts from the international community. Adel Abdul-Mahdi made his comments Saturday during a meeting with a visiting U.N. Security ...
13:01 2019-06-29

Iraq sentences two more French citizens to death The verdicts take the number of French citizens who have been found guilty of joining Islamic State to 11. Legal experts have said the rulings leave an "indelible stain" on the presidency of Emmanuel Macron....
17:39 2019-06-03

Iraq sentences two more Frenchmen to death for IS membership An Iraqi court sentenced two Frenchmen to death on Monday for membership of Islamic State, a prosecutor told Reuters, bringing the total number of French citizens on death row in Iraq to 11....
18:00 2019-06-03

Iraq offers to mediate in crisis between the US and Iran BAGHDAD — Iraq offered Sunday to mediate in the crisis between its two key allies, the United States and Iran, amid escalating Middle East tensions and as Tehran’s nuclear deal with world powers steadily unravels. Iraqi foreign minister, Mohammed al-Hakim, made the offer during a joint news co...
12:26 2019-05-26

U.S. Says Saudi Pipeline Attacks Originated From Iraq U.S. officials have concluded that drone attacks on Saudi Arabia’s oil industry in May were launched from Iraq, not Yemen, raising concerns that Iran’s allies in the region are trying to open a new front in the conflict between Tehran and Washington....
20:39 2019-06-28

Will IS fighters face an international court in Iraq? Calls for an international tribunal to prosecute "Islamic State" fighters are growing louder ahead of an EU meeting. European states, including Germany, refuse to bring some of their citizens-turned-militants home....
22:52 2019-06-06

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

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

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

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

‘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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

How young we were: 75 years after Juno Beach, Canadian D-Day veterans remember the battle All told, there were 1,074 Canadian casualties on D-Day, including 359 dead. Over the past few months, Global News has interviewed many who are alive today....
01:39 2019-06-10

‘Thank you’ say British prime minister, French president to D-Day veterans 75 years after the invasion VER-SUR-MER, France (AP) — ‘Thank you’ say British prime minister, French president to D-Day veterans 75 years after the invasion. The post ‘Thank you’ say British prime minister, French president to D-Day veterans 75 years after the invasion appeared first on LEX18.com....
09:39 2019-06-06

Veterans walk out of meeting with Ocasio-Cortez after she bashes US foreign policy Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez bashed US foreign policy during a private meeting with Bronx community leaders, prompting two military veterans to storm out. “She knocks the country, she knocks the president. And that’s not what America is about,” said Silvio Mazzella, a Vietnam War vet and treasurer ...
20:39 2019-06-01

U.S. states want federal government to forgive disabled veterans' student loans Attorneys general from 47 U.S. states on Friday called on Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to forgive more than $1 billion of student loans burdening more than 42,000 veterans who became permanently disabled through their military service....
05:00 2019-05-25

'Bravery and sacrifice': Queen Elizabeth and world leaders applaud D-Day veterans Britain's Queen Elizabeth joined world leaders including Donald Trump and Angela Merkel to mark the 75th anniversary of D-Day, the largest seaborne invasion in history and a feat that helped bring World War Two to an end....
14:39 2019-06-05

VA owes disabled veterans refunds on home loan fees, report says The federal government owes at least $189 million to 53,000 disabled veterans who overpaid on their home loans, the department’s inspector general found....
01:52 2019-06-07

Pamplona veterans protest running of the bulls as too safe, despite numerous injuries Some revelers are complaining that Pamplona's traditional festivity is in danger of losing its heart-stopping thrills because it's been made safer.       ...
20:39 2019-07-11

Supreme Court Allows Maryland Cross Honoring WWI Veterans on Public Land (WASHINGTON) — A World War I memorial in the shape of a 40-foot-tall cross can continue to stand on public land in Maryland, the Supreme Court ruled Thursday. The justices, in ruling 7-2 in favor of the cross’ backers, concluded that the nearly 100-year-old memorial’s presence on a...
17:52 2019-06-20

Wounded warrior hosts rock concerts, helps veterans get gym memberships TUCSON – One wounded warrior in Tucson was able to heal from his injuries through physical fitness. Now he wants to help other injured soldiers do the same. Billy Stokes says if it was not for physical fitness, he would be a different person. Stokes joined the army at a young age. Billy Stokes...
18:39 2019-06-12

Veterans group Rolling Thunder makes final ride through Washington For years, the group has become synonymous with the annual Memorial Day celebration in the nation's capital, where thousands of motorcycles meet in the Pentagon parking lot and continue their ride across the Memorial Bridge toward the National Mall....
23:39 2019-05-26

Rolling Thunder veterans group makes final ride through Washington The Rolling Thunder motorcycles that descend on Washington, D.C. every Memorial Day weekend made their final ride on Sunday, ending a three decades-old tradition that was initially meant to serve to pay tribute to fallen and missing-in-action soldiers....
07:39 2019-05-27

U.S. states ask education secretary to forgive disabled veterans' student loans A bipartisan group of state attorneys general on Friday called on U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to forgive more than $1 billion of student loans burdening more than 42,000 veterans who became permanently disabled through their military service....
21:39 2019-05-24

| Trump hits back at UK ambassador | Iran set to break nuclear deal: WATCH the top world news videos for today Donald Trump: The ambassador has not served the UK well | Analysis: Iran to break limits on enrichment; here are the top world news videos for today....
12:26 2019-07-08

| Iraq warns of 'danger of war' as Iran's top diplomat visits Iraqi leaders have warned of the risks of war during a visit by Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, whose country is locked in a tense standoff with the United States....
06:00 2019-05-28

Rocket attack at major oil base in Iraq – two injured A ROCKET exploded on the site of major oil companies, including US giant ExxonMobil, near Iraq's city of Basra this morning, wounding two Iraqi workers....
10:39 2019-06-19

EU supports Iraq-proposed conference on US-Iran tensions The European Union’s foreign policy chief says the EU is fully supportive of an Iraqi proposal to hold a regional conference to deal with rising tensions between the United States and Iran...
20:39 2019-07-13

Report: Iraq gov’t detains thousands in degrading conditions A leading international human rights organization is criticizing the Iraqi government for holding thousands of prisoners, including children, in degrading and “inhuman” conditions...
17:13 2019-07-04

Pope Francis intends to visit Iraq in 2020 In a Vatican audience, the pope reiterated his desire to visit Baghdad, despite security concerns. He also called out Western hypocrisy for claiming to promote peace while selling weapons abroad....
02:00 2019-06-11

Sanders slams Biden, says he was ‘wrong big time’ on Iraq War In some of his most forceful criticism to date against 2020 Democratic rival Joe Biden, Sen. Bernie Sanders said he has some “pretty significant” policy differences with the former vice president as he assailed his stances on trade, Wall Street regulation and more....
19:13 2019-07-16

France calls on Iraq to spare four of its citizens from the hangman Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian on Tuesday said France was intensifying diplomatic efforts to prevent four of its citizens being executed in Iraq after they were sentenced to death for belonging to Islamic State....
09:52 2019-05-28

Turkey says it has 'neutralized' 43 Kurdish militants in northern Iraq Turkey's Defense Ministry said on Saturday a total of 43 members of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) had been "neutralized" so far as part of an operation Ankara launched in northern Iraq 13 days ago....
11:39 2019-06-08

France approves of trials in Iraq for French IS fighters PARIS (AP) — France’s foreign affairs ministry says the Iraqi court that sentenced three French citizens to death for being members of the Islamic State group has jurisdiction to rule in the case. The ministry spokeswoman, Agnès von der Mühll, said on Monday that IS “terrorists must answ...
11:13 2019-05-27

Iraq gets new extension for Iran energy sanctions waiver BAGHDAD (AP) — Two Iraqi officials say the United States has given Iraq a new 90-day extension for an Iran sanctions waiver allowing Baghdad to import electricity and natural gas from Tehran. An Iraqi official told The Associated Press on Saturday that Baghdad was informed about the waiver during a ...
15:00 2019-06-15

After years of war and drought, Iraq's bumper crop is burning Iraqi farmer Riyadh woke on May 13 to find his wheat crop ablaze. In his fields in Diyala province, he found the remains of a mobile phone and plastic bottle which he believes was an explosive device detonated in the night to start the fire....
08:52 2019-06-20

| HRW condemns France 'outsourcing' of ISIS trials to Iraq Human Rights Watch has condemned France's "outsourcing" of trials of Islamic State group suspects to "abusive justice systems", after seven of its nationals have this week been sentenced to death in Iraq....
12:52 2019-06-01

Iraq Kurdish region gets new president, opposition boycotts IRBIL, Iraq (AP) — Iraq’s self-governing Kurdish region has elected a new president in a parliamentary vote boycotted by a key opposition party. Former prime minister Nechirvan Barzani will follow his uncle Masoud Barzani in office. The elder Barzani resigned in November 2017 after a failed bi...
16:39 2019-05-28

Iraq, Lebanon to stay away from Mideast peace conference BAGHDAD (AP) — An Iraqi foreign ministry spokesman says his government will stay away from a Mideast peace conference expected to take place in late June in the tiny Gulf Arab state of Bahrain. The White House says it will unveil the first phase of its long-awaited peace plan at the conference, sayi...
18:26 2019-06-12

Iraq PM orders Iran-allied militias to be reined in Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi sought on Monday to curb the powers of influential Iranian-backed Shi'ite Muslim militias, a politically risky move apparently aimed at placating the United States....
22:52 2019-07-01

| 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