Trump’s NATO threat sent Pentagon into ‘damage control’ mode

Subscribe to Breaking News emailsYou have successfully subscribed to the Breaking News email.Subscribe today to be the first to to know about breaking news and special reports.Breaking News EmailsGet breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings.WASHINGTON — Hours after President Donald Trump departed NATO headquarters Thursday, U.S. … Read more

Trump in Scotland for golf, quiet as U.K. protests continue

Subscribe to Breaking News emailsYou have successfully subscribed to the Breaking News email.Subscribe today to be the first to to know about breaking news and special reports.Protests in Scotland as Trump’s UK visit continuesJul.14.201802:24Breaking News EmailsGet breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings.EDINBURGH, Scotland — After a … Read more

Boys rescued from Thai cave to be discharged from hospital on Thursday

Coach Ekkapol Chantawong with two members of the team recovering at the hospital in Thailand’s Chiang Rai province.HANDOUT / AFP – Getty ImagesCHIANG RAI, Thailand — The 12 boys and their soccer coach rescued from a flooded cave in northern Thailand are recovering well and are eager to eat their favorite comfort foods after their … Read more

More violence rings out in Nicaragua after nationwide strike

Subscribe to Breaking News emailsYou have successfully subscribed to the Breaking News email.Subscribe today to be the first to to know about breaking news and special reports.Riot police forces confront anti-government demonstrators during a 24-hour general strike called by the opposition on Friday.INTI OCON / AFP – Getty ImagesBreaking News EmailsGet breaking news alerts and … Read more

22 Times ‘Solo’ Recycled Moments From the Original ‘Star Wars’ Trilogy

The new Disney era of “Star Wars” is well known at this point for its incessant nods to old “Star Wars” movies, and “Solo: A Star Wars Story” is the most referential of these movies yet. Below you’ll find our list of 22 times “Solo” reused, repurposed or just referenced the original “Star Wars” trilogy. … Read more

Hoaxes Run Amok On Social Media As Hurricane Florence Moves Inland

Hurricane Florence has begun her slow, water-logged move inland. As communities in her path face an onslaught of rain and rising floodwaters, they’re also contending with a distinctly different problem: disinformation and outright hoaxes, often spread via social media.Numerous hoaxes, shark and race-based ones in particular, seem to be repeated with every hurricane.When in doubt … Read more

Expert warns Florence floodwaters may carry venomous snakes into homes

People in areas affected by Hurricane Florence, which was downgraded to a tropical storm on Friday, have been cautioned to look out for venomous snakes lurking in the storm’s floodwaters.Thad Bowman, public relations director at Alligator Adventure zoo in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, told the Myrtle Beach Online that flooding caused by Florence will originate in coastal regions populated by multiple … Read more

With GOP concerns about losing the House mounting, Trump drops talk of ‘Red Wave’

. “What matters more is whether political elites, and especially parties, serve as filters. Put simply, political parties are democracy’s gatekeepers.”Shields said that after the McCain-Feingold legislation of 2002 shifted political donations out of the party structure and into the world of outside groups, the RNC drifted for several years. Barack Obama’s reelection in 2012 … Read more

Staff, Over 100 Cats And Dogs Escape From Top Floor Of Flooding Animal Shelter

The situation was looking dire Friday night for the people and more than 100The situation was looking dire Friday night for the people and more than 100 animals trapped inside a rapidly flooding North Carolina animal shelter in the wake of Hurricane Florence. UPDATE: Shelter manager Cassandra Tupaj just told me the shelter is waiting … Read more

SpaceX To Announce Name Of First Tourist It's Sending Around The Moon

It’s one small announcement for SpaceX, one potentially giant leap for spaceIt’s one small announcement for SpaceX, one potentially giant leap for space tourism.On Monday, the Elon Musk-owned space transportation company will announce the identity of a person it says will pay for a trip around the moon on a yet-to-be-developed rocket, according to The … Read more