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Trump's Pentagon pick says won't be bullied into making 'stupid decisions'

U.S. President Donald Trump's nominee to become his top military adviser told Congress on Thursday that he would not be "intimidated into making stupid decisions," saying he would ...

Trump's Pentagon pick says won't be bullied into making 'stupid decisions'

Source: reuters.com

Trump pick to head joint chiefs says he won't 'be intimidated into making stupid decisions' President Trump’s choice for chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the position of top military adviser, declared at his Senate confirmation hearing that he is “not going to be intimidated into making stupid decisions.”...
2019-07-11 22:00

Steven Johnson on the Secrets to Making Better Long-Term Decisions On a new episode of Airplane Mode, professional de-mystifier and super-author Steven Johnson discusses how you can get a little closer to sure and the secondary benefits of showers....
2019-06-11 17:32

Trump’s Pentagon pick is Army veteran, defense lobbyist WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s pick for new Defense Secretary is an Army veteran who served in the first Iraq war and also has experience as a national security adviser on Capitol Hill as well as a defense industry lobbyist. Trump o...
2019-06-18 22:16

Islamic State making territorial gains in Afghanistan, Pentagon reports The Islamic State-Khorasan Province has gained control of territory in Afghanistan over the last six months, according to the latest Pentagon report to Congress....
2019-07-16 21:32

Stanley Cup Final: Bruins making it hard to pick Blues in Game 2 Early rust. The rest was a rout. After falling behind the St. Louis Blues by two goals in the opening 21 minutes of Monday night’s series opener in the Stanley Cup final, the extremely well-rested Boston Bruins regained their dominant form that crush...
2019-05-30 00:16

Cubs' Pedro Strop On Yasiel Puig: "It's Not A Secret He's Stupid. He's Stupid As Fuck." In the bottom of eighth with a 3-0 count against Yasiel Puig, Cubs pitcher Pedro Strop plunked the Reds outfielder with a 94 mph pitch. Puig was none too happy about the HBP, and began to slowly make his way towards the pitcher, which led to both ben...
2019-07-01 03:32

Andrew McCutchen Injures Knee In Stupid, Fluky, Unfair, Stupid Rundown If a player is going to be injured on the bases, you’d prefer it come from legging out a triple, or barreling into a catcher, or wrapping an arm around a middle infielder on a head-first slide into second base. A perfectly pointless and avoidable run...
2019-06-04 07:32

NBA draft tracker: Live updates, pick-by-pick analysis Stick with us throughout the night as we track each NBA draft pick live as they're announced from Brooklyn's Barclays Center.       ...
2019-06-21 03:16

At $8,500, Is This LT1-Powered 1993 Chevy S10 a Pickup With Pick Up That You Might Pick Up? Small pickups like today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe S10 aren’t crowding new car dealer lots like they once did. This one comes with Corvette power so it might draw a crowd on its own accord. That is, if its price doesn’t scare them away....
2019-05-21 21:00

Iran's supreme leader says Tehran will not be bullied by US Speaking on the 30th anniversary of the death of Grand Ayatollah Khomeini, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has said "resistance has a cost, but the cost of surrendering to the enemy is higher." He also criticized Saudi Arabia....
2019-06-05 00:48

Iran Will Not Be "Bullied" Into Talks With US: President Hassan Rouhani Iran's President Hassan Rouhani stressed Saturday that Tehran will not be "bullied" into negotiations with the United States and laid down the Islamic republic's conditions....
2019-06-02 00:16

A boy was bullied with anti-immigrant taunts. His mom was beaten when she defended him A 13-year-old New Jersey boy faces assault charges for allegedly attacking the mother of a classmate, after the classmate reported him to school officials for anti-immigrant taunts, the Passaic County Prosecutor's Office said in a media release....
2019-06-28 00:16

Tea with the Trumps – a red leicester nightmare | Stewart Lee The royal family has been forced to dine on the wrong side of history’s tableLast Monday I attended the worst family dinner I have ever experienced. It honoured a visiting American with whom we were barely acquainted, but were somehow obliged to ente...
2019-06-09 21:32

Trump’s Visit Is a Reminder That Europe Is Being Bullied by America — And It Is Working As President Trump landed in the U.K. on June 3 for a visit that also includes Ireland and France, we have yet another opportunity to reflect on the health of the transatlantic relationship. The situation is considerably different from July last year...
2019-06-03 14:00

Parents sue city, DOE after Bronx teen ‘bullied into sex’ jumps off building The parents of a Bronx teen who was bullied into performing sex acts on two boys at school — then went home the same day and jumped off her roof — are suing the city and DOE, claiming her suicide could have been prevented, according to a ...
2019-05-29 03:48

Bullied teen who stabbed classmate had switchblade for ‘protection’: lawyers The bullied Bronx teen charged with fatally stabbing a classmate and wounding another had a switchblade on him that day for “protection,” his lawyers claimed Friday. Christopher Lynn painted client Abel Cedeno as the real victim of the 2017 attack at...
2019-06-29 05:00

South Korean bosses can be jailed for dismissing bullied employees thanks to a new law South Korean bosses who unfairly fire workers that complain of office bullying now face up to three years in prison or a 30 million won ($25,464) fine, under a new law aimed at cracking down on the country's toxic work culture....
2019-07-16 21:16

Camilla winks at the camera as the Trumps come for tea – video The Duchess of Cornwall winks after posing for photographs with Prince Charles and Donald and Melania Trump, who were welcomed by the royals at Clarence House in London on the first day of the US president's three-day state visit to the UKTrump and M...
2019-06-04 18:16

School aide describes moment bullied teen stabbed classmate A Bronx school aide testified Tuesday about the moment he realized he was covered in blood after an allegedly bullied student fatally plunged a switchblade into a classmate’s chest. “I realized I had blood all over my clothes and my hands...
2019-07-03 00:00

Smriti Irani's Daughter Was Bullied In School. Read Her Fierce Response Union Minister Smriti Irani took to Instagram this afternoon to share a powerful post against bullying, talking about an experience that her daughter, Zoish Irani, recently had to face in school....
2019-06-21 15:32

British Politicians and Former Diplomats Are Furious That Trump ‘Bullied’ Their Ambassador Out of Office British politicians and officials have reacted with outrage to the resignation of their ambassador to the U.S. amid a rift with President Trump over leaked diplomatic cables, with many accusing the President of bullying their government. The leak on ...
2019-07-11 00:32

Trump should realize that Iranians unite when bullied, says Iran parliament speaker U.S. President Donald Trump should realize that Iranians become more united when bullied, Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani said on Tuesday in remarks broadcast live on state television....
2019-07-02 10:48

The Trumps are coming! Expect it to go as well as a US sitcom episode set in London In a plot twist no one saw coming, Trump is bringing his four adult children on his forthcoming state visit. It will be like Arrested Development Goes To The UKThe one immutable law about TV sitcoms is the show should never leave its usual setting. S...
2019-06-01 15:16

What to expect during Queen Elizabeth's visit with the Trumps Queen Elizabeth II hosts President Trump and first lady Melania Trump for a state visit of pomp and circumstance that British royals excel at staging.        ...
2019-05-31 21:16

Brazil’s President May Appoint Son, Friend to the Trumps, as Ambassador to U.S. President Jair Bolsonaro said his son Eduardo’s friendship with President Trump’s sons would make him an effective envoy. The idea immediately provoked criticism....
2019-07-12 21:16

Dressed to distress – fashion statements of the Trumps on tour The Trumps dressed for their UK trip with all the nuance and subtlety that is their trademarkFor the Trumps, the optics of this state visit are ballot-box gold dust. The rest of us, furious and baffled as to why exactly Buckingham Palace appears to b...
2019-06-04 16:48

This is what the Trumps gifted Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Philip The Trumps’ day with the royals included showering Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip with gifts — namely Tiffany jewels and a custom Air Force One jacket. America’s first couple came bearing a silver and silk poppy brooch from Tiffany ...
2019-06-04 16:48

Would-be PM Johnson's Brexit promise trumps gaffes for UK Conservatives With a string of sausages round his neck and holding packs of "Boris bangers", Boris Johnson extolled the virtues of new business in northern England as part of his pitch to become Britain's next prime minister....
2019-07-09 11:16

Kanye West tells Letterman public 'completely bullied' by media to 'think certain things' Rapper Kanye West blasted the media during his interview with David Letterman that aired on Netflix on Friday night, claiming Americans are "completely bullied" by the press to "think certain things."...
2019-06-01 09:32

Victim of ‘bullied’ Bronx student weeps as he shows stabbing scars in court A Bronx teen who was viciously stabbed by a classmate he’s accused of bullying wept on the stand Tuesday as he unbuttoned his shirt to show a judge his scars. Ariane LaBoy, 18, testified in Bronx Supreme Court that he and pal Matthew McCree barely kn...
2019-07-03 03:48

Trumps, Obamas, Clintons congratulate USWNT after World Cup triumph Tennis legend Billie Jean King praised the U.S. team for bringing attention to women's sports and the issue of equal pay, while a host of other politicians chimed in....
2019-07-08 04:48

Trumps host congressional picnic, complete with ferris wheel President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump welcomed members of Congress and their families to the White House on Friday for a picnic on the first day of summer....
2019-06-22 07:00

Go inside Queen Elizabeth II's state banquet for the Trumps The queen hosted the Trumps at Buckingham Palace, marking the first day of the Trump's three-day State Visit to the U.K.        ...
2019-06-03 23:48

A Former Business Partner Alleges the Trumps Evaded Taxes in Panama The accusations, in a legal filing by the owners of a luxury hotel, escalate a dispute with the president’s company and are fraught with potential diplomatic and legal complexities....
2019-06-04 08:00

Queen Elizabeth II welcomes Trumps to Buckingham Palace with fanfare Queen Elizabeth II and the royal family welcomed President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump with "The Star Spangled Banner."        ...
2019-06-03 16:48

When This Little Boy Was Being Bullied, His Parents Transferred Him To Another School Where They Apparently Thought Kids Would Magically Be Nicer For Some Reason While there’s nothing inherently wrong with indulging in a little wishful thinking, there’s a fine line between being optimistic and being delusional, and people often fail to realize when they’ve crossed that line. Point in case: When this little bo...
2019-06-19 01:00

#CheerUpCharlie: West End stars send touching messages to schoolboy bullied over his love of musicals West End stars have rallied round to send messages of support to a nine-year-old boy who was being bullied at school for his love of musical theatre....
2019-07-20 22:48

In upset, Dutch Labour party trumps populists in European vote The Labour party of European Commissioner Frans Timmermans on Thursday won a surprise victory in a Dutch election for European Parliament, an exit poll showed, easily beating a Eurosceptic challenger who had been topping the polls....
2019-05-23 23:48

EU reserves right to take own decisions on Boeing 737 MAX The European Union will work with other regulators on the approval of new software for the Boeing 737 MAX but reserves the right to take its own decision on when to return the grounded jet to service, the bloc's transport chief said on Sunday....
2019-06-02 05:00

How we make complex decisions When making a complex decision, we often break the problem down into a series of smaller decisions. For example, when deciding how to treat a patient, a doctor may go through a hierarchy of steps — choosing a diagnostic test, interpreting the results...
2019-05-21 14:38

Kawhi Leonard-Kevin Durant dream easily trumps Knicks’ risk And this, of course, is why the NBA is so much fun. Specifically, this is how the NBA can be every bit as interesting, and every bit as intriguing, when there are no games being played as some of the other sports are when they’re in-season, when ther...
2019-06-30 01:32

Dana Carvey and Jimmy Fallon play dueling Trumps on The Tonight Show If there are two more happily self-indulgent muggers in Saturday Night Live history than Jimmy Fallon and Dana Carvey, then, well, there aren’t. (Chevy, back in the day? Kattan? Wiig? Piscopo? Okay, there’s a lot of mugging going on.) Regardless, the...
2019-05-25 19:48

| Parkland arrest | Trumps in Ireland: WATCH the top World news videos for today Parkland massacre deputy arrested on 11 charges | Eric and Donald Trump jnr pour pints at Irish pub; here are the top World news videos for today. WATCH....
2019-06-06 20:48

This little-known metric is key to the Fed’s interest rate decisions Analyzing the employment numbers that came out on July 5 requires a basic understanding of BS. “BS” doesn’t mean what you are thinking. In this case, it stands for “before seasonals,” which is an adjustment economists make to smooth out the vagaries ...
2019-07-09 05:00

We’re being overwhelmed by a deluge of insignificant decisions Our information-heavy modern world makes us more likely to follow the herd than find an expert opinion and make the right decision, argues a new book...
2019-05-21 20:32

Why the Supreme Court’s split decisions may not mean what you think The Supreme Court handed down a pair of decisions Thursday that allowed both sides to light their hair on fire. Neither should celebrate or grieve too early....
2019-06-28 02:01

Queen Elizabeth prepares to host Trumps at glittery state banquet packed with royals As she has done for hundreds of foreign visitors, Queen Elizabeth II will put on an impressive show for President Trump and Melania Trump's visit.        ...
2019-06-03 21:32

| EU shifts right | Trumps touts Iran talks: WATCH the top World news videos for Monday European figures react to election results | Trump on Iran: 'If they'd like to talk, we'd like to talk'; here are the top World news videos for today. WATCH....
2019-05-27 10:48

For Many Black Voters, Beating ‘The Donald’ in 2020 Trumps Race, Gender or More-Progressive Concerns When it comes to looking ahead to the 2020 presidential election, many black voters aren’t focused on race, gender or who can out-progessive who. They’re focused on ousting Donald Trump from the White House....
2019-06-07 07:16

SCOTUS major decisions to come as term nears end The Supreme Court is nearing the end of its term with some major decisions yet to come. Associated Press reporter Mark Sherman explains "there are three major cases yet to be resolved by the court, probably before the end of next week." (June 17) &#...
2019-06-18 01:32

Aroldis Chapman, Yankees can’t run from massive decisions Aroldis Chapman has a decision to make, and in turn the Yankees may have one as well. Granted, if the All-Star closer opts out of the final two years of his contract at the end of this season, general manager Brian Cashman and Co. would then have a d...
2019-07-18 02:16

Justice Ginsburg warns of more 5-4 decisions ahead WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is suggesting that there will be sharp divisions among her colleagues as the high court finishes its term. Decisions in high-profile cases about the census and the drawing of electoral maps ...
2019-06-07 23:16

| SABC COO's fate expected to be one of board's first decisions South African Broadcasting Corporation spokesperson Vuyo Mthembu told Fin24 that it is expected that chief operating officer Chris Maroleng’s fate will be one of the first things that the board will have to decide....
2019-05-21 14:32

Queen Elizabeth's glittery state banquet for Trumps begins with toasts and national anthems As she has done for hundreds of foreign visitors, Queen Elizabeth II will put on an impressive show for President Trump and Melania Trump's visit.        ...
2019-06-03 23:48

NASA looking at “hard decisions” within its budget to pay for Artemis plan Enlarge / NASA Associate Administrator for the Human Exploration and Operations Mission Directorate William Gerstenmaier is looking for "efficiencies" in the agency's budget. (credit: NASA) Over the last two months, NASA Administrator Jim Bridensti...
2019-06-03 15:48

Hamilton: "Bad decisions" by F1's rulemakers lead to boring races Lewis Hamilton says boring Formula 1 races are not the drivers' fault and instead the blame lies at the rulemakers for a "constant cycle" of making bad decisions...
2019-06-23 22:48

Our brains replay experiences when we rest to help us make decisions When we rest, neurons fire to replay recent experiences – and doing so seems to improve our ability to use those experiences to make future decisions...
2019-06-28 06:00

Deadline decisions, Baez vs. Tatis and the NL East race Which teams have buy-or-sell choices to make? Which NL shortstop will shine? And have the Braves locked up the East? We'll get you ready for the weekend....
2019-07-19 15:16

Banks to include CO2 emission measures in shipping loan decisions A group of leading banks will for the first time include efforts to cut carbon dioxide emissions in their decision making when providing shipping company loans, executives said on Tuesday....
2019-06-18 02:16

UK government security decisions can be challenged in court, judges rule Supreme court says GCHQ’s hacking powers should be subject to judicial reviewGovernment security decisions will in future be open to challenge in the courts after judges ruled that a secretive intelligence tribunal could not be exempt from legal acti...
2019-05-21 16:16

Trump tax return strategy could backfire, recent court decisions indicate The Trump administration is fighting back against the House Democratic push to obtain the president's past tax returns, but two court decisions in recent days indicate it's possible the administration's strategy could backfire....
2019-05-28 17:48

We Take Sovereign Decisions Based On Threat Perception: Centre On S-400 Deal In the wake of US pressure to scrap the S-400 missile deal with Russia, India on Wednesday said it takes sovereign decisions based on entire spectrum of security challenges facing the country....
2019-07-03 23:00

Be a faithful fiduciary — keep politics out of your decisions when investing other people's money Amid growing calls for divestment from several industries, Milton Friedman’s view on the role of business in politics bears repeating. Friedman explained that corporate executives are agents of the companies to which they are employed, acting on beha...
2019-05-21 20:32

An ever-expanding job for border agents: sensitive decisions on migrants' fates In a U.S. border patrol facility in El Paso, Texas, labels on holding cells indicate whether migrants have been selected - "yes" or "no" - for a new Trump administration program that sends asylum seekers to wait out their U.S. court hearings in Mexi...
2019-07-03 20:32

Verstappen: F1 teams shouldn't make 2021 rules decisions Red Bull's Max Verstappen says there is too much self-interest from teams in Formula 1 and there needs to be "one person in charge" to sort the rules out properly...
2019-06-14 14:32

Stuber is stupid How do you screw up a set piece as foolproof as Dave Bautista versus Iko Uwais? Uwais, the astonishingly limber Indonesian martial artist who starred in The Raid, has been wasted in American movies before—given nothing cool to do on the Millennium Fa...
2019-07-04 03:16

The Whole Stupid Family Is There President Donald Trump is having a jolly good time looking like a deer in the headlights in the UK, but his adult children are the ones really having the time of their lives!!...
2019-06-04 20:16

Melania Trump wears red cape gown (by Meghan's wedding dress designer); Trumps host royals The first lady wore a red Givenchy cape gown to host royals at dinner - by the same designer who made Duchess Meghan's wedding gown.        ...
2019-06-05 04:01

Ruth Bader Ginsburg suggests supreme court will issue more 5-4 decisions Justice also described the retirement of swing vote Anthony Kennedy as ‘the event of greatest consequence’Ruth Bader Ginsburg intimated on Friday that the US supreme court will soon issue more 5-4 decisions in watershed cases. The justice also said s...
2019-06-08 22:16

Opinion: Economic Situation To Weigh Heavily On Resource Allocation Decisions With an allocation of Rs 4,04,365 crore in 2018-19, the Ministry of Defence's total allocation accounts for about 17 per cent of the central government expenditure, though in terms of its share in......
2019-06-18 12:32

Eric Swalwell swipes at Biden's age: I'll be a president that will 'actually have to live with the decisions I make' Rep. Eric Swalwell, D-Calif, took an early swipe at former Vice President Joe Biden ahead of their debate on Thursday, suggesting that the Democratic frontrunner wouldn't "live" with the decisions that he would make in office. ...
2019-06-28 03:32

Disability denials: Congressman calls for federal investigation into eligibility decisions A USA TODAY Network investigation found some doctors were making big money denying disability benefits. Now a congressman is demanding an investigation.        ...
2019-06-06 09:16

Karen Bardsley questions ‘cruel’ VAR decisions after Scotland penalty drama • Lee Alexander judged to move off line too soon for save• England goalkeeper: ‘It’s strange to crack down on it’England’s goalkeeper Karen Bardsley has expressed misgivings about the use of VAR to judge the movement of goalkeepers, saying it seems “...
2019-06-20 18:16

Tom Steyer Thinks You're Stupid Reset the old Days Without a New Democratic Presidential Candidate counter to zero: We’ve got a new one, and he’s a real special boy. Tom Steyer, the billionaire ex-hedge fund manager who founded NextGen America and Need to Impeach, is running for pr...
2019-07-09 17:16

Mom of bullied daughter banned for giving 'free (expletive) whooping' tickets to students Christian Tinsley was banned from her daughter's school after she was filmed telling a group of middle schoolers to leave her child alone – or else.        ...
2019-05-21 18:48

Brazil's Bolsonaro hands indigenous land decisions back to farm sector Right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro issued a new decree on Wednesday putting decisions on indigenous land claims in the hands of the Ministry of Agriculture, four weeks after Congress rebuffed him on the move that is sought by Brazil's farm lobby....
2019-06-20 08:16

Michelle Williams calls 'Dawson's Creek' role 'formulaic': I had 'zero input' on decisions Michelle Williams' role on "Dawson's Creek" might have been her big break, but the actress doesn't seem to have the fondest memories from working on the TV series....
2019-06-08 09:32

Dissent Notes Can't Be Part Decisions On Model Code Violations: Poll Body The Election Commission has issued a formal order making it clear that dissent views will not be made part of orders relating to model code violation cases, an issue which had led to acrimony among......
2019-06-07 22:16

2020 Census citizenship question would hurt business decisions on jobs, stores and even TV Census data helps all kinds of companies decide where to build and what to sell. Imagine the impact if that information were incomplete or distorted.       ...
2019-06-11 14:32

Chara, Grzelcyk game-time decisions after participating in morning skate with Bruins Boston Bruins captain Zdeno Chara took the ice Thursday for the team's morning skate sporting a full face shield, hoping to play in Game 5 of the Stanley Cup final Thursday night....
2019-06-07 00:32

|JonathanJansen:SAschoolsystembasedondumbingdownwith'stupid'subjects At government level there seems to be a lack of understanding about the extent of the education crisis the country faces, says prof. Jonathan Jansen of the Faculty of Education at Stellenbosch University....
2019-06-20 11:48

"You Must Be Stupid": Duterte Says Won't Be Tried By International Court Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has declared he will never be tried by an international court for mass killings in his war on drugs, and vowed no let-up in a crackdown that he said he was winning......
2019-07-17 18:00

Apple's prices are now just stupid, and we only have ourselves to blame A Mac Pro that will probably cost $50,000 when fully configured. A display stand that costs $1,000. Smartphones that need multi-year payment plans and trade-ins. Has Apple completely forgotten about buyers on a moderate budget?...
2019-06-11 03:48

No, This Not-a-Law Probably Won't Ban Elon Musk's Stupid Not-a-Flamethrower Earlier this month, New York’s state senate passed S1637, a bill to establish “the crime of criminal possession of a flamethrower,” described by some as a ban on Elon Musk’s Not-A-Flamethrower. Here are some things you should know about that proposal...
2019-06-22 00:48

Does Louie Gohmert Really Think Women Are This Stupid? If it’s a day ending in “y,” you can rest assured that some Republican asshole is trying to gotcha liberals fighting abortion restrictions into admitting they just want the right to murder anyone at any time....
2019-06-05 09:48

England forward Beth Mead insists Lionesses will 'not be bullied' at World Cup after physical Argentina clash England forward Beth Mead says the Lionesses will not be bullied at the World Cup following Friday's hard-fought win over Argentina, which booked their place in the last-16 with a game to spare....
2019-06-16 11:16

Supreme Court hands down varying decisions in hot-button abortion, transgender and border cases A spate of decisions handed down by the nation's high court on Tuesday left room for cheers -- and jeers -- from both the right and the left, continuing a trend of judicial independence that flies in the face of expectations that Justice Brett Kavana...
2019-05-28 19:16

The Stupid Family Is Getting Wasted In Ireland On Our Dime It wouldn’t be a proper Trump Eurotrip without the president’s large adult sons hitting up an Irish pub and brushing off concerns over using taxpayer funds!...
2019-06-06 19:00

Trump accidentally explains exactly how stupid the Huawei ban is Anyone following Trump’s trade war with China can’t say the import ban on Huawei came as a huge surprise. We’ve seen this happen before with ZTE, which was hit with a similar order preventing it from purchasing hardware and software...
2019-05-24 15:16

Cubs' Strop: Puig 'stupid' for fuming after HBP Reds outfielder Yasiel Puig had to be restrained as he started to walk toward the mound after being hit by Cubs reliever Pedro Strop on Saturday. Neither player was ejected, and after the game, Strop said Puig "just acted stupid."...
2019-06-30 11:32

| Trump calls British ambassador to US 'a very stupid guy' President Donald Trump has called the British ambassador to the United States "a very stupid guy," one day after declaring he would cut contact with the diplomat following a leak of cables describing Trump as "inept"....
2019-07-09 16:48

Donald Trump Calls British Ambassador To US "A Very Stupid Guy" President Donald Trump on Tuesday called the British ambassador to the United States "a very stupid guy," one day after declaring he would cut contact with the diplomat following a leak of cables......
2019-07-09 23:48

Washington Post Dives to New Stupid Low to Attack Bernie It’s the first day of July, so summer is here and rent is due. You probably have to pay your student loans and credit cards, too. Feeling a bit light in the ol’ wallet? Well, don’t fear. Washington Post fact checker Glenn Kessler has an interesting w...
2019-07-01 21:48

Strop calls Puig 'stupid' after shouting match Reds outfielder Yasiel Puig had to be restrained as he started to walk toward the mound after being hit by Cubs reliever Pedro Strop on Saturday. Neither player was ejected, and after the game, Strop said Puig "just acted stupid."...
2019-06-30 04:00

Amir Khan says he’d be ‘stupid’ not to take fight in Saudi Arabia Amir Khan will fight Indian Neeraj Goyat in a country Amnesty International claims has an “abysmal” human rights record The post Amir Khan says he’d be ‘stupid’ not to take fight in Saudi Arabia appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-06-07 15:48

Juncker lashes out at 'stupid nationalists' on eve of European elections European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker criticized "stupid nationalists" ahead of elections in which euroskeptic politicians are expected to make big gains in the European Parliament....
2019-05-22 22:00

I Never Bothered to Air Dry Clothes Until I Bought This Stupid Hanging Rack We all know that the dryer is terrible for your delicates, but hanging them all up to air dry is maddening, especially if you live in an apartment without a clothesline....
2019-06-27 18:48

US would be 'stupid' to treat China as an enemy, senior diplomat says A senior Chinese diplomat told an international forum in Beijing Monday there could be "disastrous" consequences if the US treats China as an "enemy."...
2019-07-09 14:16

Donald Trump: UK ambassador is 'a very stupid guy' – live updates The president lashed out at Sir Kim Darroch in another Twitter tirade against the British ambassador that also took aim at Theresa MaySign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 3.17pm BST Ross Perot, the two-time independent candidate for ...
2019-07-09 16:32

Kushner says Palestinian leaders are acting 'hysterical and stupid' Jared Kushner, President Trump's son-in-law and White House adviser, slammed Palestinian leadership as acting "hysterical and stupid" for refusing to participate in a peace and economic development conference he organized in Bahrain....
2019-07-05 07:16

Damon Harrison snaps at Giants fans, everyone: ‘Mr. Stupid’ “Snacks” took a bite out of Giants fans. Former Giants defensive lineman Damon “Snacks” Harrison launched a tweetstorm Sunday night amid skipping voluntary OTAs for the Lions, whom traded for him in October. Detroit has refuted reports th...
2019-05-27 07:16

The Netherlands Had To Score A Supremely Stupid Goal To Beat New Zealand This is why you do not commit to defending for 70 percent of a match. Late in an exciting 0-0 deadlock, New Zealand was managing to hold off the vaunted Netherlands attack through a combination of parking the bus, some nifty goalkeeping from Erin Nay...
2019-06-11 23:01

Trump Calls U.K. Ambassador ‘Very Stupid Guy’ After Leaked Criticism of his Administration A diplomatic rift between the U.K. and the U.S. deepened Tuesday morning as President Trump lashed out at the British government over leaked memos that revealed harsh criticism of the White House by its ambassador to the U.S. Trump called Ambassador ...
2019-07-10 00:48

Elton John: 'I am a European – not a stupid, imperialist English idiot' The singer says Brexit has made him ashamed to be British, while performing in Verona during his final world tourElton John has said he is ashamed of the UK over its voting for and handling of Brexit.While performing on Wednesday in Verona on his las...
2019-05-31 15:32

Kevin Pietersen: ‘What do I dislike about my appearance? I do regret that stupid hairstyle’ The former cricketer on being charged by a rhino and his most embarrassing momentBorn in South Africa, Pietersen, 38, was first selected to play cricket for England in 2004. The following year, the batsman was on the Ashes-winning team. He captained ...
2019-06-09 04:16

Stupid, absurd, joyous: Detroiters deserves to be your new sitcom obsession Anyone besotted with Netflix’s I Think You Should Leave should check out its star’s previous series: a gloriously dumb comedy featuring skeleton gags and a defecating carI Think You Should Leave With Tim Robinson is one of the greatest television pro...
2019-06-28 03:48

Trump calls British ambassador a ‘very stupid guy’ and a ‘pompous fool’ The special relationship between the U.S. and Britain descended into a round of name-calling after a leak of the U.K. ambassador’s cables in which he called the Trump administration "inept" and "dysfunctional."...
2019-07-09 16:00

At Demand for Roll Call Votes, Colleagues Grouse: ‘This Is So Stupid’ A freshman representative’s exercise of power emphasized how the few tools left to a single member in the House’s minority are mainly the kind that irritates one’s colleagues....
2019-06-22 20:48

Trump suggests 'loose and stupid' Iranian officer attacked US drone President stopped short of escalating standoff, saying if a person was in the drone ‘it would have made a big, big difference’Donald Trump has stopped short of escalating the worsening standoff with Iran in the Persian Gulf, suggesting that the shoot...
2019-06-20 20:48

HP Spectre x360 15 Review: A Slick Laptop That's Nearly Ruined by One Stupid Mistake The HP Spectre x360 15-inch laptop is a lovely machine. It’s attractively designed, powerful enough for most big tasks, and features a new 15.6-inch OLED display that will make your eyes weep with joy. Too bad HP put a terrible trackpad on the thing....
2019-06-19 02:32

Trump says Iran might have mistakenly shot down US drone, speculates it was someone being ‘loose and stupid’ WASHINGTON (AP) — Trump says Iran might have mistakenly shot down US drone, speculates it was someone being ‘loose and stupid’ The post Trump says Iran might have mistakenly shot down US drone, speculates it was someone being ‘loose...
2019-06-20 18:32

Pedro Strop calls Yasiel Puig ‘stupid’ after shouting match CINCINNATI — Javier Baez hit his first grand slam of the season. Jose Quintana got his first win since May 5. And a long, hot game ended with a dust-up involving Yasiel Puig and an ejection for the Cincinnati Reds manager. Amid all the drama, the Chi...
2019-06-30 15:16

This Video of a YouTuber's Tesla Driving on Autopilot With No One in the Driver's Seat Is Deeply Stupid Full disclosure: I think all Level 2 semi-autonomy systems—that is, every sort of partial self-driving system you can get in a car today—are stupid. Not because the technology is necessarily bad, but that these systems, like Tesla’s Autopilot, are ju...
2019-06-05 08:00

Environmental Win! The San Diego Zoo Has Announced They Have Acquired A Big Stupid Gorilla That Loves To Eat Plastic And Styrofoam It seems like every day now, there’s another grim report in the news about the devastating effects of plastic waste on the environment, but here’s a story to the opposite effect to give you a rare bit of hope: The San Diego Zoo just announced that th...
2019-05-28 23:16

Exceedingly Stupid Benches-Clearing Brouhaha Follows Phantom Plunking In Pirates-Braves The Pittsburgh Pirates and the Atlanta Braves had a little benches-clearing brouhaha in the first inning of their Monday night game, after Pirates pitcher Joe Musgrove grazed the shirt of Braves batter Josh Donaldson and was assessed a hit-by-pitch. ...
2019-06-11 02:48

Sol Wisenberg on Robert Mueller hearing: Dems think Americans 'are stupid' and need the report explained to them Sol Wisenberg said Tuesday that Democrats "think the American people are stupid" and that many ignored former Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report on Russian election interference. ...
2019-07-09 19:48

Kushner slams Palestinians for acting 'hysterical and stupid' after snubbing his Bahrain conference Jared Kushner, President Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser, blasted the Palestinian leadership for acting “hysterical and stupid” after refusing to participate in the peace conference in Bahrain....
2019-07-05 13:48

Stephen Curry says ‘it’s kind of stupid’ for Raptors fans to heckle his family members In separate incidents during the NBA Finals, Curry's wife and parents were subjected to profane taunts amid widespread condemnation of some Raptors fans for cheering Kevin Durant's injury....
2019-06-13 06:32

Trump suggests a 'loose and stupid' Iranian officer shot down US drone – video President Donald Trump did not escalate Iran's shooting down of an American drone, saying that it might have been a mistake executed by 'a general or somebody' being 'loose and stupid'. Trump told reporters on Thursday that the incident was a 'new wr...
2019-06-21 01:48

Trump blasts Paul Ryan as 'weak, ineffective & stupid' in fresh attack on ex-Speaker President Donald Trump unloaded on former House Speaker Paul Ryan for the second time in three days Saturday, mocking him as a "Lame Duck" and chiding his leadership style as "ineffective" and "stupid."...
2019-07-14 03:00

New York Times CEO Mark Thompson calls Trump's attacks on the press 'stupid' and 'dangerous' "Actually isolating journalists, as a group, not just the Times, but the whole industry, is a really frankly hostile, stupid but also dangerous thing to do," said Mark Thompson....
2019-06-20 04:48

These intentionally stupid remakes of beloved indie games are the perfect cure for post-E3 withdrawal Every Friday, A.V. Club staffers kick off our weekly open thread for the discussion of gaming plans and recent gaming glories, but of course, the real action is down in the comments, where we invite you to answer our eternal question: What Are You Pl...
2019-06-14 08:48

Autonomous vehicle pioneer doubles down on technology Tesla CEO Elon Musk calls 'freaking stupid' A pioneer in autonomous driving is doubling down on a self-driving technology called lidar that uses sensors to navigate through traffic, instead of cameras, just a few weeks after Tesla CEO Elon Musk called the technology "freaking stupid."...
2019-05-23 22:32

Kylie Jenner’s party was stupid. But it won’t curtail the power of The Handmaid’s Tale | Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett Celebs can drink their Gilead cocktails. Margaret Atwood’s story remains a pertinent warning about misogyny’s mission creepI felt a small spark of joy yesterday, as I imagined Margaret Atwood’s facial expression when confronted with the news that a m...
2019-06-12 11:48

Carli Lloyd Responds To Stupid Celebration Controversy With Polite Golf Clap After Scoring An Absolute Screamer In the UWNT’s first game since dealing with the stupid controversy over how they celebrated the goals in their 13-0 rout over Thailand, the question on everyone’s mind was how the team would celebrate when they inevitably scored against an outmatched...
2019-06-16 20:32

Hugh Grant reveals regret about acting career: 'I should've made interesting decisions' Hugh Grant said in a new interview that he wishes he'd "done different stuff" following the release of "Four Weddings and a Funeral" in 1994.        ...
2019-06-06 18:48

There are now multiple Momo movies in development based on that stupid Momo meme Someday, when the world finally ends (very soon, maybe), the final line of humanity’s record will read: “It turns out the real horror was the internet all along.” But the internet, which has taketh far more than it has ever giveth, can only be blamed...
2019-07-10 21:32

Trump steps up attacks on British ambassador, calling Kim Darroch 'very stupid guy' President Trump called Kim Darroch a 'wacky Ambassador' after leaked emails revealed what Britain's envoy thought of the Trump administration.        ...
2019-07-09 17:16

Steph Curry addresses 'stupid' fan behavior, cursing and heckling directed at his family Fans in Toronto - where Steph Curry's father Dell played during his NBA career - have cursed at his parents and made vulgar comments about his wife.       ...
2019-06-13 05:16

Cubs pitcher calls Yasiel Puig 'stupid as (expletive)' following benches-clearing incident Benches emptied in the game between the Reds and Cubs after Cincinnati's Yasiel Puig was hit by a pitch. There were more strong words postgame.       ...
2019-06-30 05:00

Big ideas for the Pentagon, going nowhere Armed Services Committee member Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., wants to slam the revolving door shut on retired military officers and senior Pentagon bureaucrats going to work for the same defense contractors they did official business with on behal...
2019-06-07 05:16

Pentagon to put up shelter for at least 7,500 migrants WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon says it will build temporary shelter at the U.S.-Mexican border for at least 7,500 adult migrants who have been turned over to Immigration and Customs Enforcement custody. The Pentagon announced Wednesday that the Depar...
2019-05-23 03:16

Trump tells Congress to ‘immediately’ approve Mexico-Canada trade deal, says US moving past ‘stupid years’ of trade policy President Trump on Friday pushed for Congress to “immediately” approve the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), arguing in a Wisconsin speech that his administration is moving the country past “stupid years” of trade policies....
2019-07-12 23:00

Pentagon plans to put up shelter for at least 7.5K migrants WASHINGTON (AP) – The Pentagon says it will build temporary shelter at the U.S.-Mexican border for at least 7,500 adult migrants who have been turned over to Immigration and Customs Enforcement custody. The Pentagon announced Wednesday that the...
2019-05-23 03:16

Pentagon chief: Iran not just a US problem In response to attacks on oil tankers near the strategic Strait of Hormuz, acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said Iran is not just a U.S. problem. He said the U.S. goal is to "build international consensus to this international problem." (Jun...
2019-06-15 01:32

Trump says he did not ask Shanahan to withdraw from Pentagon job U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that he did not ask Patrick Shanahan, the acting defense secretary, to withdraw from consideration to be defense secretary....
2019-06-18 23:48

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....
2019-05-24 03:16

Pentagon gets 8.8% discount in $34 billion F-35 jet deal The U.S. Department of Defense has a "handshake" agreement with Lockheed Martin Co to cut 8.8 percent from the price of its latest order of F-35A fighter jet, shaving a year from the time frame in which each aircraft will cost less than $80 million, ...
2019-06-10 22:48

Pentagon: 'Huawei is too close to the government' U.S. officials have long complained that Chinese intellectual property theft has cost the economy billions in revenue and threatens national security....
2019-06-07 19:48

Pentagon finally admits it investigates UFOs The Pentagon has finally uttered the words it always avoided when discussing the possible existence of UFOs — “unidentified aerial phenomena” — and admits that it still investigates reports of them....
2019-05-22 23:48

Pentagon is without a chief as US faces many global threats WASHINGTON (AP) — It’s a difficult time for the Pentagon to be without a permanent U.S. defense secretary. The Trump administration is grappling with an escalating crisis with Iran, a controversial deployment of troops to the U.S.-Mexico border...
2019-06-21 10:16

Pentagon still struggles with military kid sex assault cases The Defense Department is rolling out big changes to how it responds when the children of service members sexually assault each other — and the rollout has been uneven. Tens of thousands of military kids live and go to school on U.S. bases worldwide....
2019-06-12 06:32

Trump Tells Pentagon Chief He Does Not Want War With Iran The president’s statement came during a briefing on the rising tensions with Tehran, and officials said he was firm in saying he did not want a military clash....
2019-05-21 16:00

The Pentagon finally admits it investigates UFOs The Pentagon has finally uttered the words it always avoided when discussing the possible existence of UFOs — “unidentified aerial phenomena” — and admits that it still investigates reports of them. In a statement provided exclusively to ...
2019-05-22 16:00

Yes, Richard Spencer is now temporarily in charge of the Pentagon. Yes, Richard Spencer is now temporarily in charge of the Pentagon. No, not that Richard Spencer, though you could be forgiven for being momentarily confused given how things are going. Per Chris Geidner, the acting SecDef is Wall Street banker Richar...
2019-07-16 02:48

Pentagon proposing troop reinforcements in Mideast The Pentagon on Thursday will present plans to the White House to send up to 10,000 more troops to the Middle East, in a move to beef up defenses against potential Iranian threats, U.S. officials said....
2019-05-24 03:32

US Stance On Iran ''Deterrence, Not About War'': Pentagon Chief The US defence chief said President Donald Trump's administration was seeking to deter Iran but not start a war, after he briefed members of Congress....
2019-05-22 04:32

KBR wins $530 million U.S. defense contract: Pentagon KBRwyle Technology Solutions LLC, a unit of KBR Inc, has been awarded a $530 million contract for U.S. Marine Corps prepositioning program logistics services in support of Blount Island Command, the Pentagon said on Friday....
2019-06-01 00:00

KBR wins $530 million U.S. defense contract -Pentagon KBRwyle Technology Solutions LLC, a unit of KBR Inc, has been awarded a $530 million contract for U.S. Marine Corps prepositioning program logistics services in support of Blount Island Command, the Pentagon said on Friday. (Reporting by Eric Beech; ...
2019-06-01 03:00

Pentagon to get its third acting defense secretary of the year Navy Secretary Richard Spencer will assume the role of acting defense secretary this month for as long as it takes the Senate to confirm or reject the nomination of Army Secretary Mark Esper to become President Trump’s second defense secretary....
2019-07-09 21:48

Trump says he's looking closely at Amazon contract with Pentagon U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday his administration was looking closely at Amazon's contract with the U.S. Defense Department after getting complaints from other tech companies....
2019-07-18 21:16

The Pentagon has a laser that identifies people by their heartbeat Biometric identification has become part of everyday life. We've got facial recognition in airports, cars that can be unlocked just by looking at them, technology that detects a person's unique way of walking, and of course the ubiquitous f...
2019-06-27 19:00

The Pentagon is Without a Chief as the U.S. Faces Many Global Threats WASHINGTON (AP) — It’s a difficult time for the Pentagon to be without a permanent U.S. defense secretary.The Trump administration is grappling with an escalating crisis with Iran, an unusual and controversial deployment of troops to the ...
2019-06-21 12:16

Senators briefed by Pentagon on reported UFO sightings Three US senators were reportedly briefed by the Pentagon on Wednesday about recent reports detailing UFO sightings by Navy pilots. The revelation, reported by Politico, comes days after President Trump disclosed that he too had been briefed on the “...
2019-06-20 11:32

Amazon, Microsoft wage war over the Pentagon's 'war cloud' Amazon and Microsoft are battling it out over a $10 billion opportunity to build the U.S. military its first "war cloud" computing system. But Amazon's early hopes of a shock-and-awe victory may be slipping away....
2019-07-09 21:48

Pentagon to send $250M in weapons to Ukraine The Department of Defense plans to send $250 million in military equipment to Ukraine to assist in building up the country's military capabilities as it continues to counter Russian-backed forces in its eastern provinces....
2019-06-19 23:32

TransDigm to repay $16 million for overcharging the Pentagon Aircraft component maker TransDigm Group said on Friday it had agreed to repay $16 million to the Pentagon after it was admonished last week during a hearing on its billing practices....
2019-05-25 10:16

BMW Shows Off One-Off X7 Pick Up Behind the passenger cabin providing five persons, the BMW X7 Pick-up offers a generous loading area. The length of the loading space varies from 140 cm (closed) to 200 cm (open)....
2019-07-06 10:48

Pick QB to win NFL MVP, but look for value down list LAS VEGAS — While NBA free agency is about to kick into high gear and we are into the heart of baseball season, the dog days of summer are ongoing for many sports bettors. Baseball may still be dubbed the national pastime, but the NFL is America’s be...
2019-06-28 21:48

How to get rid of ice pick scars Ice pick scars are small, deep scars that can develop following severe acne. A person cannot usually treat ice pick scars at home, but a number of professional treatments can help reduce their appearance. Learn more here....
2019-05-25 03:48

The Pentagon Has a Device That Can Use a Laser to Identify Someone Based On Their Heartbeat Walking around the world anonymously is becoming increasingly more difficult as surveillance tech is developed to identify us by our faces, our gait, and now, our heartbeat.Read more......
2019-06-29 04:16

Pentagon funding German university research: Report The Pentagon reportedly funds projects ranging from finding a substitute to a common military explosive to tracking whales. Some of the research has dual commericial and military use....
2019-06-23 01:16

Pentagon informs White House the military must not be politicized Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan informed the White House that the U.S. military must not be politicized, following a move by aides to President Trump to obscure the USS John S. McCain from Trump's view during a presidential visit to Japan....
2019-06-02 21:16

Pentagon agrees first multiyear purchase of F-35 jets, worth $34 bln The U.S. Department of Defense has a "handshake" agreement that would cut the price of the F-35A fighter jet by 8.8% and bring the price of each Lockheed Martin Co aircraft below $80 million dollars a year earlier than expected, a Pentagon official s...
2019-06-10 20:32

The Latest: Trump to nominate Esper to lead Pentagon WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Pentagon leadership (all times local): 8:30 p.m. President Donald Trump says he will nominate Mark Esper to be the next U.S. defense secretary. Esper, who is currently Army secretary, is scheduled to take over as actin...
2019-06-22 03:16

Congress threatens to ground funding if the Pentagon can't get more F-35 parts Congress is threatening to restrict funding for the Pentagon's acquisition office unless it comes up with a new plan to address the chronic shortage of spare parts for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter....
2019-06-06 07:32

House bill targets illicit use of Pentagon networks Bipartisan legislation introduced Tuesday in the House seeks to stop the use of Department of Defense computer networks for sharing child pornography....
2019-07-03 03:00

Pentagon: No more punishment for ambush that killed U.S. troops in Niger No further disciplinary action will be taken against soldiers in response to ambushes in Niger two years ago that killed four Green Berets, acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said Thursday....
2019-06-06 21:32

Video of Iran shooting down US drone released by Pentagon The smoke trail of a U.S. drone that was shot out of the sky over Strait of Hormuz can be seen in a video released by the Pentagon on Thursday as tensions escalated over what military officials described as an "unprovoked attack."...
2019-06-21 13:48

Amid USS McCain controversy, Pentagon says military will not be politicized The Pentagon has told the White House that the U.S. military will not be politicized, a U.S. official said on Sunday, amid a controversy after officials directed the United States Navy to keep the USS John S. McCain out of sight during a recent speec...
2019-06-02 16:32

Pentagon plans 'war-cloud' computing system for the military The Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure will store and crunch vast amounts of classified data and let the military use artificial intelligence to speed up war planning....
2019-07-12 23:16

ERAPSCO awarded $1.04 billion U.S. defense contract: Pentagon ERAPSCO, a joint venture between Sparton Corp and a subsidiary of Ultra Electronics, was awarded a $1.041 billion U.S. defense contract on Thursday to produce air-launched, expendable sonobuoys used in anti-submarine warfare, the Pentagon said....
2019-07-19 04:32

Pentagon investigating whether Navy hid USS McCain from Trump in Japan Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said his chief of staff is investigating reports that the White House ordered the USS John McCain be hidden or obscured from view during President Donald Trump's visit to Japan....
2019-05-30 19:16

Pentagon: 2,100 more troops headed to U.S.-Mexico border in Texas An additional 2,100 troops, including 1,100 active-duty service members and 1,000 Texas National Guard soldiers, will be deployed to the U.S.-Mexico border "in the next several weeks," the Pentagon announced....
2019-07-19 00:32

UPDATE 2-Trump says looking closely at Amazon's bid on $10 bln Pentagon contract U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday his administration was looking closely at Amazon.com's bid on a $10 billion cloud contract with the Defense Department after getting complaints from other tech companies....
2019-07-19 00:32

ERAPSCO awarded $1.04 billion U.S. defense contract -Pentagon ERAPSCO, a joint venture between Sparton Corp and a subsidiary of Ultra Electronics, was awarded a $1.041 billion U.S. defense contract on Thursday to produce air-launched, expendable sonobuoys used in anti-submarine warfare, the Pentagon said....
2019-07-19 00:32

Trump says looking closely at Amazon's bid on $10 billion Pentagon contract U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday his administration was looking closely at Amazon.com's bid on a $10 billion cloud contract with the Defense Department after getting complaints from other tech companies....
2019-07-18 23:00

US Against Any Country Purchasing Russia's S-400 Defence System: Pentagon The US is keen to make its defence partnership with India stronger, the Pentagon has said, but made it clear that it is against any country purchasing military equipment, including the S-400 missile......
2019-07-18 20:48

Pentagon looks for new vendors to replace F-35 parts made in Turkey The Defense Department is seeking new parts suppliers for the F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter to replace those coming from Turkey should it buy a defense system from Russia....
2019-05-22 00:32

Pentagon OKs sending 2,100 additional troops to Mexico border The Trump administration is beefing up troop levels at the U.S.-Mexico border, with the new acting defense secretary, Richard Spencer, on Tuesday approving a Department of Homeland Security request for an additional 2,100. ...
2019-07-18 04:00

Pentagon to deploy additional 2,100 troops to U.S.-Mexico border The Pentagon said on Wednesday it would send an additional 1,000 Texas National Guard and 1,100 active duty troops to the border with Mexico, the latest deployment in support of President Donald Trump's immigration crackdown....
2019-07-17 20:48

Trump: Shanahan out at Pentagon, Esper now acting secretary WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan is withdrawing his nomination. Trump tweeted Tuesday that Shanahan had done “a wonderful job” but would step aside to “devote more time to hi...
2019-06-18 20:16

Pentagon plan could send 10,000 troops to the Middle East In a plan that is set to be presented to the White House on Thursday, up to 10,000 more U.S. service members would be deployed to the Middle East as tensions between the U.S. and Iran are high....
2019-05-23 05:00

Boeing wins $6.5 billion U.S. defense contract -Pentagon Boeing Co has been awarded a $6.5 billion U.S. defense contract for Joint Direct Attack Munition tail kits, spares, repairs and technical services, the Pentagon said on Friday. (Reporting by Eric Beech; Editing by David Alexander)...
2019-06-15 01:32

The Pentagon emits more greenhouse gases than many countries, study says According to the study written by Boston University professor Neta Crawford, the Defense Department is the world's single largest consumer of oil.       ...
2019-06-14 22:48

What Is the S-400? The Russian Missile System in Turkey That Irks the Pentagon Turkey’s purchase of the S-400 missile defense system could give Russian technicians access to technology in U.S. warplanes that Turkey wants to buy....
2019-07-13 04:16

Pentagon unveils Jim Mattis' secretary of defense portrait Before leaving as acting defense secretary, Patrick Shanahan made sure former Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis' Pentagon portrait was put in place inside the Defense Department's headquarters....
2019-06-22 03:32

Navy searches for its next chief amid upheaval at the Pentagon The sudden retirement of Adm. William Moran, who was already confirmed by the Senate to be the next chief of naval operations and was set to take over Aug. 1, has set off a scramble to find a new CNO....
2019-07-10 16:32

Trump says Pentagon’s $10 billion cloud contract should be investigated. Again. The president said on July 18 that he had received numerous complaints about a not-yet-awarded Pentagon cloud computing contract that could go to Amazon Web Services....
2019-07-19 14:32

Shakeup in U.S. Navy leadership adds to Pentagon churn A surprise shakeup in the U.S. Navy's leadership this week added to some of the biggest churn in memory at top levels of the Pentagon, where positions ranging from the secretary of defense to the heads of military branches have seen jolting turnover....
2019-07-08 23:01

Pentagon's Cloud Project Under Fire as Award Nears The Pentagon plans to award a long-awaited cloud-computing contract next month, but the huge program—expected to cost up to $10 billion—faces mounting complications from congressional scrutiny and a court challenge....
2019-07-07 22:16

Cisco Systems wins $724 mln U.S. defense contract -Pentagon Cisco Systems Inc has been awarded a U.S. defense contract with a ceiling of $724 million for Cisco Smart Net Total Care Joint Enterprise License Agreement II, the Pentagon said on Monday. (Reporting by Eric Beech; Editing by Mohammad Zargham)...
2019-06-18 01:00

|SAcannotjustsitbackandwaitforRamaphosatobringchange–Pick'nPayexec South Africans cannot just sit back, listen to SONA and wait for President Cyril Ramaphosa to bring change and rebuild trust in the country, says Pick 'n Pay's Suzanne Ackerman-Berman....
2019-06-20 18:48

Take Your Pick of Anker USB-C Dongles For $21 Or Less In the hopefully not-too-distant future, everything will just plug straight into USB-C, and all will be good with the world. Until then, if you own a laptop or tablet that only has USB-C ports, you’re probably going to need a hub to plug in old flash...
2019-06-27 20:32

How to nail the interview and pick the right job Dear Greg, I was asked some tricky job-interview questions that left me blank. How should I have answered these: Tell me the differences between you and your brother? What are the qualities you would change in your father? What was the greatest setba...
2019-06-17 02:00

Pentagon Ordered to Tell Congress If It Weaponized Ticks And Released Them Into the Public Some members of the United States House are concerned the Pentagon may have unleashed disease-infected ticks that caused the spread of Lyme disease.Read more......
2019-07-16 02:48

Amazon's $10 Billion Pentagon Contract Being Closely Looked At: Trump U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday his administration was looking closely at Amazon.com's bid on a $10 billion cloud contract with the Defence Department after getting complaints from other......
2019-07-19 06:16

Shanahan pulls out of Pentagon job as reports emerge of family violence Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan abandoned his quest for the top Pentagon job on Tuesday as reports emerged of domestic violence in his family, plunging the leadership of the U.S. military into new uncertainty just as tensions with Iran are ...
2019-06-18 23:48

Lockheed Martin awarded $492 million defense contract: Pentagon Lockheed Martin was awarded a $492 million contract to produce launchers and support equipment for the M142 High Mobility Artillery Rocket Systems for the U.S. Army, the Pentagon said on Monday....
2019-07-16 02:00

Pentagon confirms it is weighing sending more troops to Middle East Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan on Thursday confirmed that the Pentagon was considering sending additional U.S. troops to the Middle East as one of the ways to bolster protection for American forces there amid tensions with Iran....
2019-05-23 20:48

Pentagon-Lockheed Martin agreement set to drive F-35 sticker price below $80M The Pentagon and Lockheed Martin have reached a “handshake agreement” that will bring the price of a basic model F-35 joint strike fighter below $80 million a plane, the lowest price tag in the long history of the most expensive weapons program ever....
2019-06-10 22:16

Pentagon Wins Lawsuit Over Massive Cloud-Computing Contract A federal judge declined to throw a roadblock in front of a massive Pentagon cloud-computing contract, granting a legal victory to Amazon.com Inc. in its bid to secure the deal and a loss to competitor Oracle Corp....
2019-07-15 02:00

Turkey: Pentagon threat to remove F-35 program not in spirit of alliance The Pentagon's threat to remove Turkey from the F-35 program is not in line with the spirit of the two nation's alliance, the Middle East country's national defense minister said this week....
2019-06-12 21:00

Nuclear weapons: experts alarmed by new Pentagon 'war-fighting' doctrine US joint chiefs of staff posted then removed paper that suggests nuclear weapons could ‘create conditions for decisive results’The Pentagon believes using nuclear weapons could “create conditions for decisive results and the restoration of strategic ...
2019-06-19 21:32

Pentagon sees high risk of ‘unintended conflict’ with Iran U.S. military officials see a high risk of “unintended conflict” with Iran due to rising tensions in the Persian Gulf, according to top Pentagon official....
2019-07-21 05:00

Mark Esper Takes Over At Pentagon As Tensions With Iran Flare Trump's new pick for Pentagon chief Mark Esper takes over as acting defense secretary on Monday -- and will quickly find himself in the hot seat on everything from tensions with Iran to Washington's......
2019-06-23 06:16

Pentagon plan could send up to 10,000 troops to the Middle East: U.S. officials U.S. officials say the Pentagon will present plans to the White House to send up to 10,000 more American troops to the Middle East to beef up defences against potential Iranian threats....
2019-05-23 05:00

Defense Contractors Join Forces as Pentagon Spending Slows The biggest aerospace-and-defense merger ever, between United Technologies and Raytheon, caps two years of deal making in an industry that is reorganizing in anticipation of slower growth in Pentagon spending and new priorities....
2019-06-11 15:16

Trump Says He May Intervene in Huge Pentagon Contract Sought by Amazon The company, long a target of President Trump, is seen as the leading competitor for a $10 billion cloud computing contract that the president said he was “getting tremendous complaints about.”...
2019-07-19 06:16

Pentagon Steps Up Dispute With Turkey Over Weapons Purchase From Moscow The Trump administration is pressing Turkey to drop plans to buy a Russian antiaircraft system, threatening to end cooperation on the F-35 fighter program....
2019-06-07 23:16

Northrop Grumman wins $958 million U.S. defense contract, Pentagon says Northrop Grumman Systems Corp, a subsidiary of Northrop Grumman Corp, won a $958 million contract on Friday to produce 30 ground-air task-oriented radar units, the Pentagon said. (Reporting by David Alexander; Editing by Mohammad Zargham)...
2019-06-07 23:48

Lockheed Martin wins $1.8 billion U.S. defense contract -Pentagon Lockheed Martin Corp has been awarded a $1.8 billion U.S. defense contract for design and development of the F-35 Lightning II fighter aircraft, the Pentagon said on Friday. (Reporting by Eric Beech; Editing by Mohammad Zargham)...
2019-06-07 23:48

Cisco Systems wins $724 million U.S. defense contract: Pentagon Cisco Systems Inc has been awarded a U.S. defense contract with a ceiling of $724 million for Cisco Smart Net Total Care Joint Enterprise License Agreement II, the Pentagon said on Monday....
2019-06-18 06:16

Pentagon calls Iran’s shoot-down of drone an ‘unprovoked attack’ The US military on Thursday said Iran carried out an “unprovoked attack” on a surveillance drone that was flying in international airspace. “This was an unprovoked attack on a US surveillance asset that had not violated Iranian airs...
2019-06-20 22:16

Pentagon Calls China’s South Sea Missile Test ‘Truly Disturbing’ The U.S. denounced as “coercive acts” Chinese anti-ship missile tests in the disputed South China Sea, underscoring continued strategic tensions between the two Pacific powers even as they restart trade talks. China fired at least one mis...
2019-07-03 12:16

UPDATE 1-Turkish F-35 pilots no longer flying at U.S. base -Pentagon Training by Turkish pilots on F-35 fighter jets has come to a faster-than-expected halt at a U.S. air base in Arizona, U.S. officials said on Monday, as the United States winds down Ankara's involvement in the program over Turkey's plans to buy a Ru...
2019-06-11 05:32

What’s really behind the spread of Lyme disease? Clue: it’s not the Pentagon | Peter Beaumont After my tick bite I realised that the climate crisis was a more likely culprit than any conspiracy theory about weaponisationThe first indication I’d picked up a tick-borne disease three years ago was the excruciating arthritic pain in my feet as I ...
2019-07-19 14:48

Pentagon ends reviews of Niger ambush that killed 4 soldiers WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon says it has officially concluded its reviews of a 2017 ambush in the African nation of Niger that left four U.S. soldiers dead. It says it found the discipline meted out to nine individuals to be adequate. WednesdayR...
2019-06-06 07:16

Lockheed Martin Gets $1.48 Billion Saudi Missile Contract: Pentagon Lockheed Martin was awarded a $1.48 billion contract to build the THAAD missile defence system for Saudi Arabia, bringing the total value of the deal to $5.36 billion, the Pentagon said on Friday....
2019-07-20 03:48

Defense contractor the Pentagon accused of 'gouging our taxpayers' repays $16M A defense contractor accused of overcharging the Pentagon for mission-critical parts has agreed to repay the government $16 million after its executives were grilled by Congress last week....
2019-05-25 02:32

The Pentagon’s new heartbeat detection laser could save us from our surveillance horror The Pentagon last week unveiled a long-range laser device capable of detecting a person’s unique heart-signature. It was designed to thwart terrorism, but could lead to the Holy Grail of civilian surveillance: an ethical, non-invasive method of condu...
2019-07-05 23:16

Pentagon Tells the White House to Stop Politicizing Military SEOUL, South Korea — The Pentagon has told the White House to stop politicizing the military, amid a furor over a Trump administration order to have the Navy ship named for the late U.S. Sen. John McCain hidden from view during President Donald...
2019-06-02 19:16

The Pentagon emits more greenhouse gases than Portugal, study finds Pentagon released 59m metric tons of carbon dioxide and other warming gases in 2017, research showsThe United States creates more planet-warming greenhouse gas emissions through its defense operations alone than industrialized countries such as Swede...
2019-06-13 03:00

Amazon and Microsoft battle for $10bn 'war cloud' contract with Pentagon Project would allow the US military to use artificial intelligence to speed up war planning and fighting capabilitiesAmazon and Microsoft are battling it out over a $10bn opportunity to build the US military its first “war cloud” computing system. Bu...
2019-07-09 23:48

Pentagon ground tests fighter-jet launched hypersonic weapon Traveling at 5-times the speed of sound, skipping off the boundary of the upper atmosphere and descending upon enemy targets with unprecedented speed, emerging hypersonic weapons promise to massively reshape offensive combat tactics....
2019-06-13 15:48

Pentagon Says Chinese Missile Launch In South China Sea "Disturbing" The Pentagon said on Tuesday a recent Chinese missile launch in the disputed South China Sea was "disturbing" and contrary to Chinese pledges that it would not militarize the disputed waterway....
2019-07-03 05:32

Pentagon chief to speak with Turkish counterpart, position on F-35 unchanged Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Friday that the United States had not changed its position on Turkey's role in the F-35 program if they accepted a Russian missile defense system and he would be speaking with his Turkish counterpart l...
2019-07-12 19:00

Pentagon proposes $2.2B arms sale to Taiwan, slighting China The State Department is proposing the sale of $2.2 billion in arms to Taiwan, including 108 Abrams tanks and 250 Stinger surface-to-air missiles, sidestepping protests from China....
2019-07-10 03:48

| Pentagon confirms push to hide USS John McCain from Trump The acting Pentagon chief has confirmed that the White House had requested the hiding of a warship bearing the name of late Senator John McCain during a visit by Donald Trump to Japan....
2019-06-03 22:16

Pentagon tells White House to stop politicizing military The Pentagon has told the White House to stop politicizing the military, amid a furor over a Trump administration order to have the Navy ship named for the late Sen. John McCain hidden from view during a presidential visit....
2019-06-02 12:32

Pentagon study: Russia outgunning U.S. in race for global influence A divided America is failing to counter Moscow's efforts to undermine democracy and cast doubt on U.S. alliances, says the report, which warns of a surge in 'political warfare.'...
2019-06-30 14:48

United Technologies wins $3.24 billion U.S. defense contract -Pentagon United Technologies Corp's Pratt and Whitney Engines has been awarded the $3.24 billion modification to a U.S. defense contract for the production and delivery of 233 propulsion systems, the Pentagon said on Friday. (Reporting by Mohammad Zargham; Ed...
2019-06-01 03:00

Pentagon says Iran’s Revolutionary Guards responsible for oil tanker attacks American military officials said Friday that Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) is directly responsible for attacks on tankers off the United Arab Emirates earlier this month....
2019-05-25 17:16

United Technologies wins $3.24 billion U.S. defense contract: Pentagon United Technologies Corp's Pratt and Whitney Engines has been awarded the $3.24 billion modification to a U.S. defense contract for the production and delivery of 233 propulsion systems, the Pentagon said on Friday....
2019-06-01 00:00

Pentagon to brief on response to Russian missile system delivery to Turkey The Pentagon said on Friday that senior defense officials would hold a press briefing on the Pentagon's response to Turkey accepting delivery of an advanced Russian missile defense system....
2019-07-12 20:00

BMW X7 pick-up truck designed by students News 5 Jul, 2019 Based on BMW's flagship SUV, the X7 pick-up features a teak-lined load bed and seating for five adults (plus one motorcycle)...
2019-07-05 13:16

Why China’s Debt Defaults Look Set to Pick Up Again Chinese companies are facing a reality check after years of ramping up debt. A deleveraging campaign that President Xi Jinping began in 2016 to curb risks in the nation’s financial markets has led to a crackdown on unregulated lending -- so-called sh...
2019-07-09 09:48

Islanders’ surprise pick is a big Mat Barzal fan VANCOUVER, British Columbia — Nice comparison, kid. The Islanders went off the grid a bit when they took Swedish winger Simon Holmstrom with the No. 23-overall pick in the NHL draft on Friday night. And then the 18-year-old sat there wearing his blue...
2019-06-22 10:48

We made Jim Gaffigan pick a new family Miranda Bailey’s directorial debut Being Frank stars Jim Gaffigan as a father whose life is turned upside down when his son discovers he has another family. When we sat down to interview the cast about the movie, we thought it’d be fitting to play a ...
2019-06-12 03:32

How to Pick the Right Trekking Poles For Hiking When you’re hiking for a long time over uneven ground, a good trekking stick can can ease the burden on your legs and back. However, not all sticks are the same. Here’s the criteria you can use to pick the perfect walking stick for your hike.Read mor...
2019-06-12 02:16

Ferrari make the first pick for F1 Pro Series Debutants Ferrari were given first pick in the Pro Draft for the 2019 Formula One esports series on Wednesday and chose Italian gamer David Tonizza to race for them against the other nine teams....
2019-07-18 00:48

The Best Laptop 2019: Our pick of the best laptops you can buy In this guide to the best laptops of 2019, we list the top notebooks money can buy, no matter what kind of laptop you're looking for, or what your budget is.So, you may be on the search for the best Chromebook, or perhaps the best premium Ultrab...
2019-06-20 09:32

BMW to pick new CEO, Zipse emerges as favorite BMW is set to name Oliver Zipse as its new chief executive, picking the manufacturing expert to help the German automaker make the shift to electric and self-driving cars and tackle new competition from technology giants....
2019-07-18 13:32

The 0.3% of U.K. Voters Who Will Pick the Next Prime Minister Older, whiter and more right-wing than average, Conservatives who will choose their party’s next leader are adamant about one thing: Brexit at any cost....
2019-07-06 13:48

The Latest: Timberwolves move up to take No. 6 pick NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on Thursday’s NBA draft (all times local): 7:55 p.m. Minnesota now has the sixth pick in the NBA draft. A person with knowledge says the Timberwolves have traded up five slots in the first round by sending power forwa...
2019-06-21 02:16

How to Pick the Best Light Bulb for Every Room The lighting in a room isn’t just part of the decor; it can affect everything from your sleep schedule to your brain power. So it’s understandable that you want your home, the place you presumably spend a big chunk of your life, to be lit nicely. But...
2019-06-08 04:48

The only way Knicks can mess up this pick is if they overthink it There have been few recent nights like the one awaiting the Knicks Thursday night. There have been so few times across the past 20 years when the Knicks have only good things awaiting them on any night of the calendar, June or January or any night in...
2019-06-20 10:01

How to Pick Sunglasses That Actually Protect Your Eyes Sunglasses are one of the few items that can simultaneously help protect your health and serve as a stylish accessory. As tempting as it is to buy a pair based solely on how cool they make you look, it’s also a good idea to check their tag and make s...
2019-07-02 20:32

O's make Rutschman top pick; Witt Jr. goes 2nd The Orioles selected Oregon State switch-hitting catcher Adley Rutschman with the No. 1 pick in the MLB draft Monday night. Texas high school shortstop Bobby Witt Jr. went No. 2 to the Royals....
2019-06-04 02:16

MLB notebook: Orioles tab C Rutschman with No. 1 pick Oregon State catcher Adley Rutschman was the No. 1 overall selection by the Baltimore Orioles in the 2019 MLB Draft on Monday night. The switch-hitting Rutschman batted .411 with 17 homers and 58 RBIs in 57 games for the Beavers this season as a juni...
2019-06-04 04:48

Three golfers to pick at the Travelers Championship The Travelers Championship at TPC River Highlands in Cromwell, Conn., features 22 of the world’s top-50 players, including Brooks Koepka, Jordan Spieth and Justin Thomas. Here are two contenders and a long shot worth a wager. The plays Jason Day (18/...
2019-06-20 01:01

How to pick the best approach to data science (fyi, there are three) As companies place an increasing premium on data science, there is some debate about which approach is best to adopt — and there is no straight up, one-size-fits-all answer. It really depends on your organization’s needs and what you hope to accompli...
2019-06-19 17:32

This Chart Will Help You Pick Which Lloyd Alexander Is Right for You If you’re like most people, at some point in your life you’ve found yourself having to make a difficult decision: which Lloyd Alexander do you need in your life right now, the small, inexpensive German car with bodies made of wood and vinyl, or the b...
2019-05-24 07:48

MLB draft tracker: Catch up on every pick from Day 1 Monday included 78 picks and while we won’t know for years who will turn out to be the stars and busts, there’s already plenty of talking points.        ...
2019-06-04 07:32

Four members of Congress ask Trump to move forward with Pentagon cloud contract Four members of Congress, including House Armed Services Committee ranking member Mac Thornberry, sent a letter to President Donald Trump on Thursday urging him to move forward with a $10 billion cloud contract with the Department of Defense....
2019-07-19 19:32

Pentagon contractor threatened to murder Rep. Frederica Wilson over vaccine bill: DOJ An anti-vaxxer from Maryland who works as a cybersecurity contractor for the Department of Defense was charged this week for “threatening to murder” Florida Congresswoman Frederica Wilson — after she introduced a bill requiring all ...
2019-07-19 12:00

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....
2019-07-10 02:32

Patrick Shanahan: Pentagon planning for possible reinforcements if situation with Iran ‘deteriorates' The Pentagon is planning for the possible deployment of additional U.S. forces to the Persian Gulf region in the event the threat from Iran worsens, acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan told reporters Friday....
2019-06-14 23:32

With Esper, Pentagon inherits an army veteran long focused on China In the opinion of Army Secretary Mark Esper, President Donald Trump's pick to lead the U.S. military, Washington was late to recognize that America will be locked in a strategic competition with China for years to come....
2019-06-19 07:32

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......
2019-07-10 02:32

Pentagon silent on Turkey as Congress urges retaliation for Russian missile buy STILL WAITING: The Pentagon on Friday appeared poised to bring the hammer down on Turkey after the NATO ally announced that — in clear defiance of U.S. warnings — it had accepted the first delivery of components of the Russian S-400 air defense syste...
2019-07-15 17:00

Pentagon in talks with industry on United Technologies and Raytheon merger: statement Pentagon leadership is engaging with industry leadership to understand the implications of the United Technologies Corp merger with Raytheon Co, a Pentagon official said on Monday....
2019-06-11 01:32

Pentagon calls missile test in South China Sea ‘disturbing,’ report says The Pentagon on Tuesday said China’s decision to test-fire missiles in the South China Sea was “disturbing” and a U.S. official told Reuters that multiple anti-ship ballistic missiles employed in the test....
2019-07-03 08:32

The Pentagon had its first audit ever in 2018, and it didn't go so well for the Army, Navy, Air Force, or Marines US Army/Sgt. Arjenis Nunez The Pentagon had its first audit ever in 2018. Expectations were pretty low, but the service branches still performed pretty poorly. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. In 2018, the Pentagon underwent its ...
2019-07-19 23:32

Appeals court rules Trump can’t use Pentagon funds for border wall Pentagon funds that President Trump wants to use for a border wall will remain frozen, a San Francisco appeals court ruled Wednesday. The divided three-judge panel of the 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals agreed with a May lower court ruling that halte...
2019-07-04 09:32

Pentagon eyes expanding DARPA future warfare research office The U.S. Department of Defense is close to expanding its legendary future warfare and technology agency DARPA by combining it with the Pentagon office in charge of adapting existing weapons to new uses, people familiar with the plans said....
2019-05-24 19:16

Judge Clears Way for Amazon and Microsoft to Compete for Giant Pentagon Contract Oracle had alleged that Amazon and the Defense Department biased the $10 billion JEDI contract in Amazon’s favor, but was unable to change the Pentagon’s decision....
2019-07-12 20:32

Judge's order blocks Pentagon funds for parts of border wall A federal judge's preliminary injunction has temporarily blocked the Trump administration from using U.S. Defense Department for parts of the border wall with Mexico....
2019-05-25 17:32

US Could Send More Troops To Mideast Amid Iran Tensions: Pentagon Chief The United States said Thursday it was considering deploying more troops to the Middle East as it looks for ways to enhance the protection of its forces in the turbulent region amid simmering tensions......
2019-05-24 03:16

Pentagon, Lockheed agree to 'historic' $34B F-35 deal, lowest per-plane cost yet Lockheed Martin and the Pentagon have reached a "handshake agreement" on a $34 billion contract to produce three future lots of F-35 Lightning II fighter planes at the lowest cost in the program's history...
2019-06-11 22:48

House orders Pentagon to review if it exposed Americans to weaponised ticks A New Jersey lawmaker suggests the government turned insects into bioweapons to spread disease and possibly released themThe US House of Representatives has called for an investigation into whether the spread of Lyme disease had its roots in a Pentag...
2019-07-17 01:32

'We've got to stick up for ourselves': Obama's Pentagon chief agrees with Trump on Huawei blacklist Ash Carter, defense secretary under President Barack Obama, praised the Trump administration's blacklist of certain products from Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei over national security concerns....
2019-07-11 04:16

House orders Pentagon to reveal whether it turned ticks into biological weapons House lawmakers passed an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) last week that ordered the Pentagon to reveal whether the U.S. military made ticks into biological weapons.  ...
2019-07-17 12:16

Trump's joint chiefs nominee weighs in on Pentagon leadership crisis President Trump's nominee for chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff weighed in on the Pentagon's leadership woes, telling the Senate that the military needs confirmed civilian leaders to stay effective....
2019-07-11 22:00

House orders Pentagon to reveal if it turned ticks into biological weapons The US House of Representatives ordered a probe into whether the Pentagon tried to use ticks and other bugs as biological weapons over a 25-year period. Lawmakers passed an amendment last week that calls on the Department of Defense’s inspector gener...
2019-07-17 17:16

Incoming Pentagon chief will attend NATO meeting in Brussels next week U.S. Army Secretary Mark Esper, who becomes the acting defense secretary on Monday, will travel to Brussels next week for a meeting of NATO defense ministers, the Pentagon said on Wednesday....
2019-06-20 02:32

Even the Pentagon Thinks Trump's Anti-Trans Troop Explanation Is Nonsense President Donald Trump recently defended his decision to ban trans people from serving in the U.S. military by explaining that the fact that they needed “drugs” made them ineligible for military service....
2019-06-06 20:48

The Pentagon emits a staggering level of greenhouse gases, study finds The Pentagon pumps out more greenhouse gases than Portugal or Sweden, according to a new study. In findings released Wednesday, researchers from Brown University said the Pentagon, which oversees the Department of Defense, emitted 1.2 billion metric ...
2019-06-13 22:00

The Pentagon says it only spent $1.2 million on Trump's July 4th blowout, but it's not clear where that number came from U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Ian Cotter/ The Pentagon says the cost of military support for President Donald Trump's July Fourth event, "A Salute to America," was only $1.2 million. The show featured flyovers by stealth...
2019-07-10 10:32

Lockheed awarded $1.48 billion Saudi missile defense contract: Pentagon Lockheed Martin was awarded a $1.48 billion contract to build the THAAD missile defense system for Saudi Arabia, bringing the total value of the deal to $5.36 billion, the Pentagon said on Friday....
2019-07-20 08:48

Pentagon to present plans to send 10,000 more troops to Middle East, officials say Plans aim to beef up defenses against potential Iranian threats as tensions between the countries continue to simmerThe Pentagon on Thursday will present plans to the White House to send up to 10,000 more troops to the Middle East, in a move to beef ...
2019-05-23 07:32

Pentagon Reportedly Thinking of Sending Thousands of Troops Near Iran For, Uh, Reasons This week, Pentagon officials are scheduled to brief Donald Trump’s national security team on a plan to send as many as 5,000 more American troops to the Middle East in preparation for potential armed conflict with Iran, according to CNN. The proposa...
2019-05-23 15:48

UPDATE 1-Lockheed awarded $1.48 bln Saudi missile defense contract -Pentagon Lockheed Martin was awarded a $1.48 billion contract to build the THAAD missile defense system for Saudi Arabia, bringing the total value of the deal to $5.36 billion, the Pentagon said on Friday....
2019-07-20 16:16

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....
2019-07-16 21:32

Get 20 expert coding courses for a price you pick But, you know what? Specialization is overrated. Rather than pursuing one narrow programming path, why not learn a bunch? The Pay What You Want: 20-Course Programming Bundle is a kitchen sink-sized programming package that jams in just about any web ...
2019-07-05 18:16

Nuggets pick up Bol Bol in 2nd round trade with Heat DENVER (AP) — Denver and the Miami Heat agreed to a draft night trade that will send Oregon center Bol Bol to the Nuggets. The Nuggets didn’t have a draft pick Thursday, but swung a deal after the Heat took Bol at No. 44. In exchange, Miami wil...
2019-06-21 10:16

NFL notebook: DT McCoy reportedly to pick from 3 teams After finishing his latest free-agent visit with Carolina on Friday, six-time Pro Bowl defensive tackle Gerald McCoy will reportedly decide on his 2019 team among three final suitors: the Panthers, the Baltimore Ravens and the Cleveland Browns....
2019-06-01 08:48

NBA draft: Ranking the five biggest busts as the No. 1 pick From Anthony Bennett, who underachieved, to Greg Oden, who was saddled with multiple knee injuries, not every draft offers a winner with the top pick.       ...
2019-06-19 16:00

Pelicans take Zion Williamson with No. 1 pick in NBA draft The New Orleans Pelicans have selected Zion Williamson with the No. 1 pick, going with the Duke force who is considered one of the most exciting prospects in years       ...
2019-06-21 03:16

NBA draft results: Analysis, every pick from both rounds The eventful 2019 NBA draft at Brooklyn's Barclays Center is in the books, and we have every pick, and analysis, from draft night.       ...
2019-06-21 08:16

A Select Few Prepare to Pick Next U.K. Prime Minister Over the coming weeks, a group of people who represent less than 1% of the British electorate will choose the U.K.’s prime minister—and polls indicate these 160,000 Conservative Party members are more likely to support a “no deal” Brexit than the res...
2019-06-13 15:16

Pats pick up another tight end in trade with Lions The Patriots have acquired third-year tight end Michael Roberts from the Lions for a conditional seventh-round pick in 2020, a league source told ESPN. The Patriots are thin at tight end as they transition without Rob Gronkowski....
2019-06-13 22:16

Dev-Led Panel To Pick Coach, But No Decision Before SC Hearing The Kapil Dev-led ad-hoc committee has emerged as the frontrunner to pick the next national coach but a final decision on panel formation would be taken only after the next Supreme Court hearing...
2019-07-17 18:32

Raiders sign first-round pick RB Jacobs The Oakland Raiders signed running back Josh Jacobs on Tuesday, the team's first-round draft pick and No. 24 overall selection in the 2019 NFL Draft....
2019-07-10 18:16

The best laptop 2019: our pick of the 15 best laptops you can buy this year The best laptops of 2019 offer performance and features that would have been unthinkable a few years ago, and on this page we've listed the best laptops that will suit a wide range of budgets.So, no matter if you're looking for for cheap an...
2019-05-22 16:48

French pick alliance preservation over FCA promises Since Carlos Ghosn's arrest in November, the French government has said repeatedly that its main goal is to preserve the Renault-Nissan alliance. The state proved it was serious when it refused to approve a merger with Fiat Chrysler without Nissan's ...
2019-06-07 00:01

Walmart Turns to VR to Pick Middle Managers The country’s largest employer is using a VR skills assessment as part of the selection process to find new middle managers, hoping to limit inherent bias in hiring decisions, increase diversity and reduce turnover in a tight labor market....
2019-06-30 15:32

Mets vs. Cubs: Chicago the pick as Yu Darvish comes in off gem Mayor de Blasio, who is never here, has hired Gregory Russ to be the new NYCHA chief. Russ, who will make $402,000 yearly, will be spending his weekends in Minnesota with family. The perfect hire. … The Mets, looking for a scapegoat, fired pitc...
2019-06-21 21:48

NBA Draft intrigue will really begin with Pelicans’ other pick The Pelicans are on the clock. Not for the No. 1 pick. Barring a stunning turn of events, that will be Zion Williamson. No, Thursday night’s NBA draft at Barclays Center will truly begin when New Orleans decides what to do with its second selection, ...
2019-06-20 10:01

First drive: Skoda Mountiaq pick-up concept One-off student-built machine is a Kodiaq reimagined for wilderness expeditions Since 1927, Skoda has run an in-house vocational academy to help train future designers and engineers, and since 2014, the students of the Skoda Academy have produced a ...
2019-06-06 09:00

Ex-Wazzu QB, No. 2 pick Leaf hired by ESPN Ryan Leaf has been hired by ESPN to be a college football analyst, another step in the remarkable comeback of the former Washington State star and No. 2 overall draft pick who has battled drug addiction and served time in prison....
2019-07-15 05:48

You Can Kayak in Europe for Free, If You Pick Up Trash All over the world, our oceans, lakes, and rivers are full of trash. There’s a heap of plastic garbage swirling around in the Pacific Ocean right now and much of it is the result of our own littering and improper trash disposal. Some waterways in Eur...
2019-05-21 19:16

Six Daypacks to Pick Up Before Your Summer Adventures Begin Aside from solid hiking footwear, I would argue that a decent daypack is the most important piece of gear for a hiker to have in his or her arsenal. By now, we all know we should hike with the Ten Essentials, right? So you’re going to to need to stas...
2019-06-05 08:00

Why China’s Debt Defaults Look Set to Pick Up Again: QuickTake Chinese companies are facing a reality check after years of ramping up debt. A deleveraging campaign that President Xi Jinping began in 2016 to curb risks in the nation’s financial markets has led to a crackdown on unregulated lending -- so-called sh...
2019-07-09 01:16

Mets reach deal with their first-round pick The Mets have agreed to terms with first-round pick Brett Baty. The third baseman from Lake Travis High School in Austin, Texas, who was drafted 12th overall, will be introduced Saturday at Citi Field, where he will take batting practice before the M...
2019-06-15 11:32

Pentagon seeks laser-armed space drones to attack enemy ICBMs Laser-armed drones operating in space may soon sense, track, target and ultimately incinerate enemy Intercontinental Ballistic Missiles flying above the earth’s atmosphere....
2019-06-17 15:48

Pentagon will send 1,500 troops to the Middle East to counter potential Iran threat The Pentagon will send additional American troops, drones and fighter jets to the Middle East amid increasing tensions between the United States and Iran....
2019-05-24 23:01

Shanahan drops out of contention to lead Pentagon, as Trump taps Army secretary President Trump abruptly announced Tuesday that acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan is withdrawing from consideration to lead the Pentagon and he's naming Secretary of the Army Mark Esper as his replacement. ...
2019-06-18 19:48

Four Republican lawmakers ask Trump to move forward with $10 billion Pentagon cloud contract Four Republican members of U.S. Congress, including House Armed Services Committee ranking member Mac Thornberry, sent a letter to President Donald Trump on Thursday urging him to move forward with a $10 billion cloud contract with the Defense Depart...
2019-07-20 05:16

Mark Esper’s sprint to confirmation starts as Pentagon’s third acting chief takes over IT’S SHOWTIME: At precisely 3:04 p.m. yesterday, Mark Esper reverted to being the secretary of the Army and officially became the nominee to serve as the second defense secretary of President Trump’s administration. That’s when Esper’s nomination pap...
2019-07-16 15:32

Pentagon briefing drought nears 1-year mark amid Iran tension Celebrities such as Gene Simmons and Gerard Butler have showed up in the briefing room, but Pentagon spokespeople haven't briefed on camera since May 2018....
2019-05-29 13:32

UPDATE 3-Four Republican lawmakers ask Trump to move forward with $10 bln Pentagon cloud contract Four Republican members of U.S. Congress, including House Armed Services Committee ranking member Mac Thornberry, sent a letter to President Donald Trump on Thursday urging him to move forward with a $10 billion cloud contract with the Defense Depart...
2019-07-20 16:16

Pentagon faces a month of disruption as Esper transition keeps top leaders in temporary jobs THE TRANSITION PLAN: The nomination of Army Secretary Mark Esper to be the next secretary of defense is forcing the Pentagon into a convoluted transition plan that will keep nearly a dozen senior officials in temporary jobs for weeks and in some case...
2019-07-10 16:32

Pentagon condemns ‘irresponsible and reckless’ actions, after Russian warship nearly collides with US cruiser The Pentagon said Friday it will file a formal démarche protesting the actions of the Russian navy, after one of its destroyers nearly collided with the U.S. guided missile cruiser USS Chancellorsville in international waters in the Philippine Sea....
2019-06-08 00:32

REFILE-Pentagon eyes expanding DARPA future warfare research office The U.S. Department of Defense is close to expanding its legendary future warfare and technology agency DARPA by combining it with the Pentagon office in charge of adapting existing weapons to new uses, people familiar with the plans said....
2019-05-24 17:16

Pentagon Ends Review of Deadly Niger Ambush, Again Blaming Junior Officers Military leaders have struggled over how to apportion blame over the deaths of four American soldiers amid family members’ demands to hold more senior officers accountable....
2019-06-06 07:32

Pentagon postpones press briefing on Russian missile system delivery to Turkey The Pentagon said on Friday it had indefinitely postponed a press briefing on Turkey accepting delivery of an advanced Russian missile defense system....
2019-07-13 07:32

Trump plans to nominate Mark Esper to be Pentagon chief: White House U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he intends to nominate Army Secretary Mark Esper to be secretary of defense, the White House said in a statement....
2019-06-22 04:00

Pentagon mulling military request to send 5,000 troops to Middle East: officials The U.S. Department of Defense is considering a U.S. military request to send about 5,000 additional troops to the Middle East amid increasing tensions with Iran, two U.S. officials told Reuters on Wednesday....
2019-05-23 11:32

Pentagon Will Present Plan to Send Thousands More Troops to Middle East, Officials Say (WASHINGTON) — The Pentagon on Thursday will present plans to the White House to send up to 10,000 more troops to the Middle East, in a move to beef up defenses against potential Iranian threats, U.S. officials said. The officials said no final...
2019-05-23 11:16

Another high-level Pentagon nominee caught in the mire of sexual misconduct allegations CONFIRMATION CHAOS: The fate of another senior Pentagon official has been thrown into question after a former military aide to Air Force Gen. John Hyten accused her erstwhile boss of “a series of unwanted sexual advances by kissing, hugging and rubbi...
2019-07-11 22:00

Pentagon mulling U.S. military request to send 5,000 troops to Middle East: officials The U.S. Department of Defense is considering a U.S. military request to send about 5,000 additional troops to the Middle East amid increasing tensions with Iran, two U.S. officials told Reuters on Wednesday....
2019-05-23 01:32

Potential for attacks on Americans in Middle East "put on hold": acting Pentagon chief Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Tuesday that while the threat from Iran in the region remains high, the potential for attacks on Americans had been "put on hold."...
2019-05-21 17:16

Acting Pentagon chief says no need to restore suspended U.S.-South Korea military drills Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Sunday that for now it was not necessary to resume major joint military exercises with South Korea that were suspended in the last year to support diplomatic efforts with North Korea....
2019-06-02 15:48

'Like taking candy from a baby': Pentagon accuses defense contractor of 'gouging our taxpayers' Congress took aim at a key defense contractor Wednesday for what the Pentagon's acquisition chief called "gouging our taxpayers" using "a disgraceful business model" designed to exploit the law....
2019-05-22 01:16

Pick Out a New Casio Watch in Today's Amazon Gold Box Tragically, there are no calculator watches to be had here, but Amazon is offering big savings on a variety of Casio timepieces, today only. We’ve included a few highlights, make sure to check out the full posting for all of the deals....
2019-05-28 23:16

The best wireless headphones 2019: our pick of the best ways to cut the cord Best Wireless (Bluetooth) Headphones: Welcome to TechRadar's guide to the best wireless and Bluetooth headphones you can buy in 2019.Years ago, we might've tried to dissuade you from buying a pair of wireless headphones. At the time, the te...
2019-06-20 01:32

Take Your Pick of Cards Against Humanity Expansions For Half Off, Starting at $3 Cards Against Humanity offers several major expansions to keep the game fresh, but they’ve also offered a number of smaller themed packs through the years that can give your deck a unique character. Today on Amazon, several of them are on sale for ju...
2019-07-11 09:48

Skoda Mountiaq: New pictures preview pick-up concept One-off Kodiaq-based lifestyle vehicle is part of annual project by students on Czech firm's training programme Skoda will showcase a one-off pick-up concept in June as part of a student training programme, and has detailed the work carried out in n...
2019-06-03 13:32

BMW poised to pick production chief as CEO after Krueger bows out BMW board member Oliver Zipse, a 55 year-old company veteran, is the front runner to become the carmaker's new chief executive, sources said on Friday after Harald Krueger announced he would not stay on beyond April 2020....
2019-07-05 21:32

Giants vs. Cardinals: Surging San Francisco is the underdog pick The Giants enter their home series against the Cardinals with a 39-47 record, but appear to be playing their best baseball of the season. San Francisco has won five of its past six games while an offense that is in the bottom three in runs per game a...
2019-07-06 07:48

Seahawks sue former draft pick McDowell for bonus repayment DETROIT (AP) — The Seattle Seahawks have filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court in Michigan seeking repayment of a nearly $800,000 of the signing bonus given to former draft pick Malik McDowell claiming he violated his NFL contract. The Seahawks file...
2019-05-31 02:32

Lions trade TE Roberts to Patriots for conditional pick ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — The Detroit Lions traded tight end Michael Roberts to the New England Patriots for a conditional draft pick. Detroit made the move Thursday, creating an open roster spot. ESPN reported the Lions may get a seventh-round select...
2019-06-13 16:48

Likely No. 2 NBA draft pick Ja Morant signs deal with Nike Former Murray State point guard Ja Morant, the likely No. 2 pick in the NBA draft, announced Monday that he signed with Nike.        ...
2019-05-27 20:00

Winning numbers drawn in ‘Pick 4 Midday’ game LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Wednesday afternoon’s drawing of the Kentucky Lottery’s “Pick 4 Midday” game were: 5-0-9-2 (five, zero, nine, two) The post Winning numbers drawn in ‘Pick 4 Midday’ gam...
2019-05-22 21:00

Domingo German and Edwin Encarnacion Help the Yankees Pick Right Up German (11-2) beat the Blue Jays with six innings of three-hit ball, and Encarnacion hit a three-run double as the Yankees, with the best A.L. record, began the second half of the season....
2019-07-13 06:16

Vivo Z1 Pro vs Redmi Note 7 Pro vs Realme 3 Pro vs Samsung M40: Our Pick? Vivo Z1 Pro vs Redmi Note 7 Pro vs Realme 3 Pro vs Samsung M40 Comparison: camera, display, speed test, performance, battery life, price in India compared....
2019-07-18 17:16

Winning numbers drawn in ‘Pick 4 Evening’ game LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Tuesday evening’s drawing of the Kentucky Lottery’s “Pick 4 Evening” game were: 3-7-7-3 (three, seven, seven, three) The post Winning numbers drawn in ‘Pick 4 Evening’ ...
2019-05-22 06:48

Winning numbers drawn in ‘Pick 3 Evening’ game LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Tuesday evening’s drawing of the Kentucky Lottery’s “Pick 3 Evening” game were: 2-6-4 (two, six, four) The post Winning numbers drawn in ‘Pick 3 Evening’ game appeared ...
2019-05-22 06:48

Steve Mnuchin: U.S. to pick up trade talks with China The United States and China will hold trade talks by phone Thursday, and in-person negotiations could also resume in the near future, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Thursday....
2019-07-18 15:16

Winning numbers drawn in ‘Pick 3 Midday’ game LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Wednesday afternoon’s drawing of the Kentucky Lottery’s “Pick 3 Midday” game were: 2-3-9 (two, three, nine) The post Winning numbers drawn in ‘Pick 3 Midday’ game appea...
2019-05-22 21:00

Source: Knicks reject Hawks' offer for No. 3 pick The Knicks have declined a recent trade offer that would have sent the No. 3 overall draft pick to the Hawks in exchange for the eighth and 10th picks, a source told ESPN's Jonathan Givony....
2019-06-18 23:00

Trump Fed Pick Missed Bank Board Meetings One of President Trump’s latest Federal Reserve picks has amassed an attendance record that is worse than all but two of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development’s 23 directors....
2019-07-16 04:32

Buy An Xbox One S, Pick a Bonus Controller and Headset For Free Not to be outdone on Prime Day, Walmart is offering a really strong Xbox One S deal, if you’re in the marked for a new console. You get to choose from five different 1TB Xbox One S bundles for $299, then add on your choice of extra controller, and yo...
2019-07-15 21:01

Man charged in shooting of Giants draft pick and teammate Authorities have charged an 18-year-old man in an April shooting that wounded New York Giants draft pick Corey Ballentine and killed one of his Washburn University teammates, Dwane Simmons       ...
2019-07-13 20:48

House Dems pick party unity over ICE fight House Democratic leaders are likely to duck what could be their best chance to force President Donald Trump to fix squalid conditions at the border, out of fear of stirring up further infighting in the caucus.Democrats are pushing to relieve congeste...
2019-07-13 13:48

Michael Jordan linked to best and worst No. 3 pick in history When the Knicks lost the NBA draft lottery, they lost more than Zion Williamson. They also lost the certainty that comes with picking first overall. The first pick comes with a high percentage of success, especially in a year with someone like Willia...
2019-06-19 09:48

Police: Man drove drunk to pick up woman charged with DWI HACKETTSTOWN, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a man drove drunk to a New Jersey police station where he was picking up a woman who had been charged with drunken driving. Hackettstown police say 21-year-old Morgan Doran, of Netcong, was arrested early Fri...
2019-05-24 19:48

2019 NBA mock draft 2.0: What happens after Knicks pick RJ Barrett Believe it or not, there is intrigue in next Thursday’s NBA draft beyond Zion Williamson. Will the Knicks take RJ Barrett, as expected, or Jarrett Culver? Will they even make the No. 3 pick, will the Lakers make the selection right after, or will one...
2019-06-14 16:01

Our pick of Venice Biennale 2019's most scientific artworks Venice’s Biennale is colourful, brash, and full of experiments. But in the end, it’s about the trickiness of learning to live with our digital creations...
2019-05-21 15:48

Skoda Mountiaq: New pictures show pick-up concept One-off Kodiaq-based lifestyle vehicle is part of annual project by students on Czech firm's training programme New images show the Mountiaq pick-up concept that Skoda will showcase in June as part of a student training programme. The two-door Kodia...
2019-06-03 15:32

UK Tories to pick final 2 contenders for prime minister LONDON (AP) — Britain’s governing Conservatives are set to pick two candidates who will square off to become the country’s next prime minister. Lawmakers will vote Thursday to eliminate two contenders from a four-strong field of ex-foreig...
2019-06-20 13:32

Trail Blazers select Nassir Little with 25th pick TUALATIN, Ore. (AP) — The Portland Trail Blazers selected North Carolina forward Nassir Little with the 25th pick in the NBA Draft on Thursday night. In Little, the Blazers added wing depth to their team with the 6-foot-7 wing. Little was one of the ...
2019-06-21 05:32

Analysis: Belmont pick is Tacticus, aided by bloodlines This is a Triple Crown season that will be remembered, though probably should be forgotten. Maximum Security was the winner of the Kentucky Derby for about 20 minutes, then got taken down over a claim of foul that will be debated forever. The Preakne...
2019-06-07 18:16

Lakers get Horton-Tucker in 2nd round after trading top pick LOS ANGELES (AP) — A few hours after the Los Angeles Lakers made a draft pick for another team, they made a solid addition to their own roster. Although the Lakers gave up the fourth overall pick in the yet-to-be-announced trade for Anthony Davis ear...
2019-06-21 10:16

YOUR MONEY - Do the math before you pick the expensive school zone For John Bohnsack, it was a classic parental dilemma: Get a small, expensive house in a high-quality school district, or pay less and get more house in a worse neighborhood....
2019-06-10 18:32

Trump's pick to head FAA held up by whistleblower lawsuit A Senate committee is delaying the confirmation of President Donald Trump's pick to run the Federal Aviation Administration to look into claims made about the nominee, Stephen Dickson, in a whistleblower lawsuit....
2019-06-07 01:48

Devils select US center Hughes with 1st pick in NHL draft VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — The New Jersey Devils have selected American center Jack Hughes with the first pick in the NHL draft. Hughes is from Orlando, Florida, and becomes the eighth American selected No. 1, and first since 2016, when the T...
2019-06-22 03:16

Pelicans pick Zion to open draft, Morant goes 2nd The Pelicans selected the superstar forward out Duke No. 1 overall in Thursday's night NBA draft at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, confirming what had been inevitable once New Orleans won the draft lottery last month....
2019-06-21 11:48

Celtics select Romeo Langford with No. 14 pick in NBA draft BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Celtics have selected Romeo Langford with the 14th pick in the NBA draft as they look to fortify a roster facing massive uncertainly with free agency looming. The Celtics also hold the 20th, 22nd and 51st picks. In his lone s...
2019-06-21 03:32

Point taken: Cavs select Garland with No. 5 pick in draft CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cavaliers used the No. 5 pick in the NBA draft on point guard Darius Garland, who played in just five games at Vanderbilt because of a knee injury Garland suffered torn meniscus in his left knee during a Nov. 23 game and underwen...
2019-06-21 02:16

Kazakhstan Elects Longtime President's Pick for Successor Authorities named a former prime minister as the winner of the oil-rich former Soviet nation’s presidential election, a vote that was marred by mass detentions and criticized by international observers....
2019-06-10 17:00

How draft pick went from volleyball scholarship to Yankees in 3 years While many MLB draft picks make the jump from high school to the minor leagues, Yankees third-rounder Jake Sanford is on a more unusual path. The No. 105 pick graduated from Auburn Drive High School in 2016, passed on a volleyball scholarship from Da...
2019-06-06 17:48

Rockets, without a draft pick, prepare for free agency HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Rockets didn’t have a pick in Thursday night’s draft after past trades sent their first-round pick to Cleveland and their pick in the second round to New York. After a quiet draft night, the Rockets may be much ...
2019-06-21 10:16

Knicks select Duke swingman RJ Barrett with No. 3 pick NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Knicks selected Duke freshman swingman RJ Barrett with the third pick in the NBA draft Thursday night. Barrett led the Atlantic Coast Conference in scoring at 22.8 points per game despite somewhat being overshadowed by fl...
2019-06-21 02:16

Republicans ready to quash Trump immigration pick Ken Cuccinelli has spent years attacking Mitch McConnell and Senate Republicans. Now, it’s time for payback. President Donald Trump wants Cuccinelli, who most recently led the anti-establishment Senate Conservatives Fund, to be director of the U.S. ...
2019-06-05 00:48

AP source: Pistons getting Snell, pick from Bucks for Leuer DETROIT (AP) — A person with knowledge of the deal says the Detroit Pistons and Milwaukee Bucks have agreed to a trade that would send Jon Leuer to the Bucks in exchange for Tony Snell and the 30th pick in Thursday night’s draft. The person spo...
2019-06-20 18:48

Jays select college pitcher with 1st-round pick The Toronto Blue Jays went for size and strength with their first selection of this year's MLB draft. Now they're excited to see how those traits can translate to their pro ranks....
2019-06-04 18:32

Magic pick Auburn’s Chuma Okeke No. 16 overall in NBA draft ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The Orlando Magic have selected Auburn forward Chuma Okeke with the 16th pick of the NBA draft, adding a player they hope will bolster the team’s frontcourt depth. The Magic are coming off a 42-40 finish, the team’s f...
2019-06-21 05:32

Jets ink third-round pick, only Quinnen Williams still unsigned The New York Jets signed third-round tackle Chuma Edoga to his four-year rookie contract. Edoga was drafted 92nd overall in April out of USC, where he started 25 games and blocked for Jets quarterback Sam Darnold in 2016 and 2017. His signing leaves ...
2019-06-28 16:48

G20 says global growth to pick up; trade, geopolitics among risks Financial leaders of the world's biggest economies will say on Sunday that global growth is likely to pick up this year and next, but that intensified trade and geopolitical tensions were among the key downside risks, the final draft communique showe...
2019-06-09 10:32

NBA draft: New Orleans Pelicans take Zion Williamson with No. 1 pick Zion Williamson won several national accolades as a freshman at Duke and his game - which includes size, skill, strength, speed and acumen - is rare.       ...
2019-06-21 03:16

Diamondbacks vs. Cardinals: Zack Greinke will pick up where he left off Locking your doors may not be enough. U.S. women’s soccer star Allie Long had her New York “Key to the City” stolen when she and the team appeared Wednesday at the ESPYS in LA. The key, which opens nothing but photo ops for Mayor Bill de Blasio, will...
2019-07-14 17:32

NBA-champion Raptors take Miami C Hernandez with 59th pick The Toronto Raptors selected center Dewan Hernandez from the University of Miami with the 59th pick in the NBA draft       ...
2019-06-21 08:16

Mets’ stud draft pick kept his cool, and it paid off Matt Allan entered the draft prepared for “crazy” things to happen and said that helped him cope with the anxiety of not getting selected earlier. Considered a first-round talent who slipped to the third round because of concerns over whether he woul...
2019-06-29 18:48

Pentagon to stop training Turkish pilots on F-35s as dispute over purchase of Russian system escalates Acting defense secretary Patrick Shanahan said the U.S. will block the sale of 100 aircraft to Turkey if Ankara proceeds with the purchase of the air defense system from Moscow....
2019-06-08 07:16

With new Pentagon chief Mark Esper, Pompeo gains an ally in West Point classmate In selecting Army Secretary Mark Esper to succeed Patrick Shanahan as acting secretary of defense, President Trump has picked a combat veteran whose views are more likely to align with those of Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and serve as a bulwark ag...
2019-06-19 02:32

Adam Smith plays weak hand as he argues for $17 billion cut to Trump’s Pentagon budget GET IT DONE: If House Armed Services Chairman Rep. Adam Smith, D-Wash., had one message in his two public appearances Monday, it’s that he’s “absolutely committed” to getting the National Defense Authorization Act past his committee, even if he has t...
2019-06-11 19:00

Pentagon: US to send an additional 1,000 troops to Mideast in response to ‘hostile behavior’ by Iranian forces WASHINGTON (AP) — Pentagon: US to send an additional 1,000 troops to Mideast in response to ‘hostile behavior’ by Iranian forces. The post Pentagon: US to send an additional 1,000 troops to Mideast in response to ‘hostile behavior&#...
2019-06-18 03:16

Pentagon releases map disputing claim US drone violated Iranian airspace; Iran’s version is very different The Pentagon released a map Thursday pointing out that the U.S. drone shot down by Iran was over International waters and not over Iran, contrary to what Iranian officials claim....
2019-06-21 13:48

Pentagon to increase military deployments in Middle East amid rising tensions with Iran Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said additional deployments might be required to protect U.S. interests in the Middle East, amid 'credible' threat from Iran.        ...
2019-05-25 01:00

Stop politicizing the military, Pentagon tells White House after USS John McCain controversy A U.S. defence official said Patrick Shanahan, Trump's acting defence chief, is considering sending out formal guidance to military units in order to avoid similar problems in the future....
2019-06-02 21:32

After Trump incidents in Japan, Pentagon tells troops: No 'active partisan political activities' Pentagon chief Patrick Shanahan has issued a sharp warning to all troops and civilian defense personnel to refrain from engaging in partisan political activity....
2019-06-12 00:01

The Pentagon’s Defense to Criticism of Troops Painting the Border Wall: It’s ‘Anti-Climb’ Paint Days after the Department of Homeland Security told Congress it needed U.S. troops to paint the southern border wall with Mexico to “improve” its “aesthetic appearance,” the Pentagon claimed Friday the maintenance assignment w...
2019-06-08 23:16

As Shanahan heads to Asia, Iran tensions threaten Pentagon's 'great power' focus As acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan heads to Asia on Tuesday to deliver a major policy speech on the region, increasing tensions with Iran threaten to upend the Pentagon's strategy to focus on "great power competition" and countering Ru...
2019-05-29 05:48

Airbus Helicopters sees 18-month wait for oil & gas demand pick-up Airbus expects it will be another 18 months before it sees the first signs of a recovery in demand for large helicopters from the oil and gas industry, the head of its helicopter division said on Tuesday....
2019-06-18 17:32

NBA Draft 2019: New Orleans Pelicans pick Zion Williamson first overall The New Orleans Pelicans drafted Zion Williamson with the first pick of the 2019 NBA Draft Thursday, anointing him as the new face of the franchise to replace the departing Anthony Davis....
2019-06-21 03:48

Wolves pick Johnson in proposed swap with Suns for Culver MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Timberwolves have selected North Carolina small forward Cameron Johnson with the 11th overall selection, with the intent of sending him to the Phoenix Suns in a proposed trade that pushed them up five slots. A person ...
2019-06-21 03:32

Rangers acquire Trouba from Jets for Pionk, 1st round pick The New York Rangers have acquired defenseman Jacob Trouba from the Winnipeg Jets for defenseman Neal Pionk and the 20th overall pick in the draft. The teams announced the trade Monday. Trouba is a restricted free agent who needs a new contract. Trou...
2019-06-18 03:16

Anniversay Games: Ones to watch, pick of the events, full schedule "It\u0027s that time of the year again when the world\u0027s best athletes compete in the latest round of the Diamond League series at the London Stadium."...
2019-07-19 07:32