Mon, 26 Jun 2017 22:16:39 -0400
Al Franken: Democrats ‘gotta stop riding in limousines’
Mon, 26 Jun 2017 12:45:52 -0400
'Good Samaritan' Trying to Help Lost Toddler Attacked by Child's Father: Cops
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 20:58:00 -0400
Exclusive: U.S. warship stayed on deadly collision course despite warning - container ship captain
By Tim Kelly TOKYO (Reuters) - A U.S. warship struck by a container vessel in Japanese waters failed to respond to warning signals or take evasive action before a collision that killed seven of its crew, according to a report of the incident by the Philippine cargo ship's captain. Multiple U.S. and Japanese investigations are under way into how the guided missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald and the much larger ACX Crystal container ship collided in clear weather south of Tokyo Bay in the early hours of June 17. In the first detailed account from one of those directly involved, the cargo ship's captain said the ACX Crystal had signaled with flashing lights after the Fitzgerald "suddenly" steamed on to a course to cross its path.
Mon, 26 Jun 2017 07:00:37 -0400
Mystery of missing Chinese scholar shakes up Illinois school
CHICAGO (AP) — Yingying Zhang, the daughter of a working-class factory driver from China, took the same career path as many other young Chinese academics before her: She travelled to a university in the U.S. with dreams of one day landing a professorship and being able to help her parents financially.
Mon, 26 Jun 2017 17:08:57 -0400
Mon, 26 Jun 2017 18:58:02 -0400
Chinese passenger chucks coins into plane's engine for luck
A superstitious passenger delayed a flight from Shanghai for several hours Tuesday after throwing coins at the plane's engine for good luck, Chinese officials said. The elderly woman was detained by police at Shanghai Pudong International Airport following the bizarre incident, forcing nearly 150 passengers to be evacuated from the plane bound for Guangzhou in southern China. The 80-year-old threw nine coins at an engine of China Southern Airlines flight CZ380 as she was boarding on the tarmac.
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 09:05:25 -0400
Senate Foreign Relations Committee chairman will block all US arms sales to Saudi Arabia and five other countries
Senate Foreign Relations Chairman Bob Corker has announced he will block any future arms sales to six Gulf Region countries while they are engaged in a major dispute over funding for terrorism. Five Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) members voted to cut ties with fellow Council member Qatar earlier this month. The states, including Bahrain, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, claim Qatar has been funding Sunni Islamic terrorism and working on behalf of Iran.
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 17:18:00 -0400
HMS Queen Elizabeth Still Uses Windows XP
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 07:21:30 -0400
Trump: 'Modi and I Are World Leaders in Social Media'
Mon, 26 Jun 2017 10:33:28 -0400