World Media

U.S. acknowledges more troops in Afghanistan than previously stated

U.S. acknowledges more troops in Afghanistan than previously stated Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis "still hasnĀ“t made that decision", he said, adding: "No troops have started to flow.no deployment orders have been issued". "This is not an attempt to bring more forces in, but it is an attempt to actually clarify a very confusing set of reporting rules that has the unintended effect of forcing commanders to make readiness trade-offs", said Lieutenant General Kennet... [Full Article...]

US National Guard ready to dispatch 30K troops over Harvey

US National Guard ready to dispatch 30K troops over Harvey Wisconsin's 32nd "Red Arrow" Infantry Brigade Combat Team and some of the state's Army aviation assets have been identified and are being notified that they could be part of a National Guard task force with as many as 30,000 troops. Approximately 270 Airmen from the 115th Fighter Wing deployed to Korea earlier this month, while 110 Airmen from the 128th Air Control Squadron deployed to Southwest A... [Full Article...]

Louisiana begins evacuations for Harvey on 12-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina

Louisiana begins evacuations for Harvey on 12-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina Still bearing Katrina's scars, Louisiana's so-called "Cajun Navy" - a caravan of trucks and boats - went to Houston over the weekend to help with rescues. New Orleans is under a flash-flood watch and could see localized flooding, with 4 to 8 inches of rain predicted through Thursday, CNN meteorologist Taylor Ward said. [Full Article...]

Rare Triceratops Fossil Found At Colorado Construction Site Includes Skull

Rare Triceratops Fossil Found At Colorado Construction Site Includes Skull Once the digging ends, they will pace the fossils in the Denver Museum of Nature and Science . 66-Million years of history are being unearthed in Thornton , Colorado. Named "Hatcher" in honor of pioneering paleontologist John Bell Hatcher , who discovered most of its bones, the beast was cobbled together from a patchwork of parts. [Full Article...]

Rex Tillerson Sounds Presidential, Says Trump "Speaks for Himself"

Rex Tillerson Sounds Presidential, Says Trump One problem President Donald Trump has caused for his staff and supporters in the wake of his post-Charlottesville "blame on many sides" comments is that those who still support the president can seem as though they support racism by continued association with the president. [Full Article...]

Columbus Day to become Indigenous Peoples' Day in Los Angeles

Columbus Day to become Indigenous Peoples' Day in Los Angeles The council voted Wednesday to replace Christopher Columbus' name on the holiday with a celebration of indigenous people, Fox 11 Los Angeles reported. As Washington Post reporter Dave Weigel pointed out , Los Angeles is joining the entire state of South Dakota, which celebrates "Native Americans Day" in lieu of Columbus Day, as it has since 1990 . [Full Article...]

How to donate to Hurricane Harvey victims; how to avoid scams

How to donate to Hurricane Harvey victims; how to avoid scams Remaining apolitical, agencies including CERT recommend relying on the Better Business Bureau's Wise Giving Alliance , which is a solid piece of advice. Think twice about crowdfunding. Amounts range from $5 to $200, and you can't use store credit. And crowdfunding appeals may divert donations from where they're needed most, CharityWatch says. [Full Article...]

Swansea close to loan deal for Bayern Munich's Renato Sanches

Swansea close to loan deal for Bayern Munich's Renato Sanches Swansea City are set to stun the footballing world by landing Renato Sanches on loan, Sky Sports reveal . Sanches joined Bayern from Benfica for 35million euros in May 2016 when he was recognised as one of the brightest young prospects in European football. [Full Article...]

United Kingdom calls for UN meeting on Myanmar violence

United Kingdom calls for UN meeting on Myanmar violence More than 8,700 Rohingya have fled from Myanmar into Bangladesh since the attacks, Zeid said in a statement. Members will be interested in more information on the attacks, including whether soldiers had shot indiscriminately at unarmed Rohingya. [Full Article...]

Fallout 4's Creation Club Now Live, Brings Paid Mods to the Game

Fallout 4's Creation Club Now Live, Brings Paid Mods to the Game Bethesda's Creation Club is now in beta on PlayStation 4, Windows PC and Xbox One , introducing a set of premium, "mini" add-ons to games like Fallout 4 . Also available, Morgan's spacesuit from Prey . Most of the Creation Club content is created internally, some with external partners who have worked on our games, and some by external Creators. [Full Article...]

FSU linebacker Matthew Thomas 'should' return to practice for Seminoles

FSU linebacker Matthew Thomas 'should' return to practice for Seminoles Fisher suggested that if Thomas returns to practice at any point this week, his veteran status would afford him the opportunity to play against Alabama , despite the extended time away. He secured a career high with 15 tackles and 3.5 tackles for loss in FSU's Orange Bowl win over MI to end last season. "I don't know", he said. "The thing about the way (Saban) - his all-encompassing program a... [Full Article...]

Local Coast Guard rescue crews headed to Texas for Harvey relief efforts

Local Coast Guard rescue crews headed to Texas for Harvey relief efforts Jim Spitler of Coast Guard Air Station Houston said on Monday afternoon. The storm, now centered off the Gulf Coast, is expected to move inland again, according to The National Hurricane Center and The Associated Press. Oakland and Alameda County fire agencies also sent search and rescue crews over the weekend to provide aid. "So that's a great resource that we can provide from Wisconsin down ... [Full Article...]

Mattis Announces Panel Will Review President's Transgender Guidance

Mattis Announces Panel Will Review President's Transgender Guidance The memo indicates a reversal of an Obama-era policy implemented in 2016, which allowed active-duty service members who are transgender to serve openly and transition while enlisted. Yes, Trump's policy is not supposed to go into effect until January 1, 2018 and even then it only applies to sections 2 (a). "The department will carry out the president's policy direction, in consultation with th... [Full Article...]

Agency: 3 officers, 1 suspect shot in California

Agency: 3 officers, 1 suspect shot in California Sacramento County Sheriff's Department spokesman Tony Turnbull said all three officers were part of a task force investigating a stolen vehicle case and had come across the missing auto in the parking lot of a Ramada Inn. The male suspect, wielding a high-powered rifle, engaged in a shootout that injured a deputy. There was another exchange of gunfire after the crash and the suspect was hit and ... [Full Article...]

Russian Federation rejects allegations it will use war games to launch an invasion

Russian Federation rejects allegations it will use war games to launch an invasion In July, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said dialogue between NATO and Russian Federation can be hard, but it is essential amid raised tensions and it is particularly important to keep channels of communication open. Army's top general in Europe, told Reuters last month that U.S. allies in eastern Europe and Ukraine were anxious the exercises could be a "Trojan horse" aimed at leaving b... [Full Article...]

Kenya's opposition gets access to electoral commission's servers

Kenya's opposition gets access to electoral commission's servers The judges led by Chief Justice David Maraga will be analysing the submissions by the petitioner, evidence adduced and submissions from both parties in making their final determination that's due to be delivered on Friday. The court expects to be provided a report prepared by information technology specialists based on the findings of the systems penetration tests before close of hearings on Tuesd... [Full Article...]

South Asia monsoon flooding kills 1200, displaces millions

South Asia monsoon flooding kills 1200, displaces millions And while waters are receding in some areas, the monsoon season isn't over. Suburban train services on the western railway line resumed operations on Wednesday, though 16 trains were also cancelled. "I could not find a single dry patch of land", said Matthew Marek, the head of disaster response in Bangladesh for the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent, who made an aerial asses... [Full Article...]

Diana aura still captivates, 20 years on

Diana aura still captivates, 20 years on Outside the palace, Britons left flowers of their own on Tuesday. The garden became a place for thousands of mourners to leave flowers and memorabilia after Diana died in a vehicle crash in Paris in 1997. The couple say they feel a personal connection to the princess , because they met on the day she married Prince Charles , on 29 July 1981. "I remember crying my heart out on my honeymoon", sh... [Full Article...]

Van With 6 Drowned Family Members Found in Houston

Van With 6 Drowned Family Members Found in Houston Relatives told NBC News the driver had just crossed a bridge over a swollen bayou. Sammy Saldivar had driven to pick up the four children and his parents, and hoped to bring them to higher ground. Authorities have not yet confirmed the deaths, however, three family members have confirmed the incident. The survivor, who has not been identified, managed to grab onto a branch and told the child... [Full Article...]

James Mattis puts stay on transgender military ban, pending study

James Mattis puts stay on transgender military ban, pending study As part of the implementation plan, the Secretary of Defense, in consultation with the Secretary of Homeland Security, shall determine how to address transgender individuals now serving in the United States military. To that end, I will establish a panel of experts serving within the Departments of Defense and Homeland Security to provide advice and recommendations on the implementation of the... [Full Article...]


« Previous 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99 100 101 102 103 104 105 106 107 108 109 110 111 112 113 114 115 116 117 118 119 120 121 122 123 124 125 126 127 128 129 130 131 132 133 134 135 136 137 138 139 140 141 142 143 144 145 146 147 148 149 150 151 152 153 154 155 156 157 158 159 160 161 162 163 164 165 166 167 168 169 170 171 172 173 174 175 176 177 178 179 180 181 182 183 184 185 186 187 188 189 190 191 192 193 194 195 196 197 198 199 200 201 202 203 204 205 206 207 208 209 210 211 212 213 214 215 216 217 218 219 220 221 222 223 224 225 226 227 228 229 230 231 232 233 234 235 236 237 238 239 240 241 242 243 244 245 246 247 248 249 250 251 252 253 254 255 256 257 258 259 260 261 262 263 264 265 266 267 268 269 270 271 272 273 274 275 276 277 278 279 280 281 282 283 284 285 286 287 288 289 290 291 292 293 294 295 296 297 298 299 300 301 302 303 304 305 306 307 308 309 310 311 312 313 314 315 316 317 318 319 320 321 322 323 324 325 326 327 328 329 330 331 332 333 334 335 336 337 338 339 340 341 342 343 344 345 346 347 348 349 350 351 352 353 354 355 356 357 358 359 360 361 362 363 364 365 366 367 368 369 370 371 372 373 374 375 376 377 378 379 380  Next »