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Sudan's military rulers say coup attempt thwarted

Sudan's military rulers said on Thursday that several officers had attempted a coup in an effort to undermine an agreement between the military and the oppositi...

Sudan's military rulers say coup attempt thwarted

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Sudan's military rulers say several coup attempts thwarted Sudan's military rulers said on Thursday they had thwarted several coup attempts and that some officers had been arrested over the deadly dispersal of protesters at a sit-in in Khartoum earlier this month....
02:26, 06/14/2019

Ethiopia says coup attempt thwarted, military chief killed Ethiopia’s government foiled a coup attempt in a region outside the capital, Addis Ababa, and the country’s military chief was shot dead, announced the country’s prime minister on Sunday...
12:13, 06/23/2019

Ethiopia says military chief killed in thwarted coup attempt Ethiopia’s government foiled a coup attempt in a region north of the capital, Addis Ababa, and the country’s military chief was shot dead, the prime minister said Sunday....
14:13, 06/23/2019

Ethiopia leader says coup attempt thwarted in regional state ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Ethiopia’s prime minister says his government has foiled a coup attempt in a region outside the capital, Addis Ababa. Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed told the state broadcaster overnight that his administration had thwart...
12:52, 06/23/2019

Sudan military leaders say they beat back coup attempt One week after reaching a deal to share power with civilians, Sudan's ruling military council said Friday it foiled an attempted coup and arrested 16 officers....
04:26, 07/13/2019

Ethiopian government stops coup attempt, military chief killed The Ethiopian governent thwarted a coup attempt on Saturday that left four people dead, including the President of the Amhara Regional Government and the Chief of Staff of the Ethiopian army, the office of the Prime Minister said on Sunday morning....
18:39, 06/23/2019

Sudan's ruling military council reports it has survived coup attempt Top general says plotters were trying to disrupt recent truce between army and protestersSudan’s ruling military council has foiled a coup attempt, a top general has announced on state television, saying that 12 officers and four soldiers have been a...
02:00, 07/12/2019

Ethiopia’s Military Chief Killed by Bodyguard Amid Failed Coup Attempt (ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia) — Ethiopia’s military chief was shot to death by his bodyguard amid a failed coup attempt against a regional government north of the capital, Addis Ababa, the prime minister said Sunday. The abortive coup Saturday ...
23:26, 06/23/2019

Sudan military council says it foiled attempted military coup A top Sudanese general has said the country's ruling military council has foiled a coup attempt. General Jamal Omar in a statement broadcast on state television said 12 officers and four soldiers had been arrested....
02:26, 07/12/2019

Ethiopia Foils Coup Attempt Ethiopia’s government foiled a coup attempt that killed several senior government officials, including its military chief, underlining the deep challenges facing Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed as he launches a sweeping, but controversial, reform program....
15:00, 06/23/2019

Four killed in Sudan protests, military rulers say they will not allow chaos Sudan's ruling military council warned that it would not allow "chaos" after four people were killed in violence that broke out over an agreement on a political transition reached by the generals and protest groups....
13:39, 05/14/2019

Sudan's military rulers suspend transition talks Sudan's military council has said that talks with protesters over installing civilian rule have been suspended for 72 hours. Talks have been marred by street violence, with several people wounded....
04:13, 05/16/2019

Ethiopia: Hundreds arrested over coup attempt More than 260 people have been detained after a militia tried to grab power in the Amhara region. Some are questioning whether the prime minister's policies have inflamed ethnic tensions....
19:00, 06/28/2019

Sudan's military rulers say protest site threatens country: TV Sudan's Transitional Council on Thursday accused protesters of seizing a vehicle belonging to the paramilitary Rapid Support Forces and said an encampment outside the Defence Ministry in central Khartoum has become a threat to the country....
01:13, 05/31/2019

Sudan’s military rulers condemn attack on Islamist party Sudanese protest leaders are holding talks with the ruling military council after the military condemned an attack on an Islamist party close to President Omar al-Bashir, who was removed from power and jailed earlier this month...
22:26, 04/28/2019

Sudan's military rulers say protest site threatens stability: TV Sudan's military rulers on Thursday said that a protest encampment outside the Defence Ministry in central Khartoum has become a threat to stability after a military vehicle was attacked and seized....
02:39, 05/31/2019

Sudan's military rulers: 'We are ready to negotiate but no chaos after today' Sudan's military rulers said they were ready to negotiate with the opposition over the political future of the country but there should be no further unrest beyond Tuesday, a reference to protests disrupting trains and bridges....
20:52, 04/30/2019

2 Russian spies sentenced in Montenegro in coup attempt A Montenegro court has sentenced 13 people, including two Russian secret service operatives, to up to 15 years in prison after they were convicted of plotting to overthrow the Balkan country's government and prevent it from joining NATO....
14:00, 05/09/2019

Ethiopia: Army chief killed during coup attempt Ethiopia's army chief has been killed amid a coup attempt in the African country. According to PM's office, General Asamnew Tsige, the autonomous Amhara state's head of security, tried to topple the government....
12:26, 06/23/2019

Ethiopian authorities arrest dozens after coup attempt In Ethiopia, an Amhara region party spokesman has said scores of its supporters have been arrested. The sweep in Addis Ababa follows a bid by a militia to seize power in the nation's second-largest region....
19:26, 06/27/2019

Ethiopia: Army chief shot during coup attempt, says PM After reports of a coup attempt, the prime minister of Ethiopia has said the army chief of staff has been shot. Unknown elements reportedly attempted to topple a regional government....
04:13, 06/23/2019

NRA suspends top lobbyist Chris Cox after ‘failed coup attempt’ The National Rifle Association suspended its chief lobbyist amid allegations that he conspired with the group’s former president in a “failed coup attempt,” against the head of the gun organization, it was revealed Thursday. Chris Cox — the NRA...
00:13, 06/21/2019

Sudan's military rulers and opposition alliance meet for talks in Khartoum Sudan's military rulers and the main opposition alliance met at a Khartoum hotel on Wednesday to restart talks over who should lead Sudan toward elections....
22:00, 07/03/2019

Sudan's military rulers and opposition reach power-sharing deal Rule will rotate between civilian and military members of governing councilThe military rulers of Sudan have reached a power-sharing deal with opposition members to cover the next three years until elections are held.The new sovereign council agreed ...
01:13, 07/06/2019

Sudan's military rulers meet U.S. diplomats, Bashir charged with corruption The head of Sudan's ruling military council held talks on Thursday with the senior U.S. diplomat for Africa, who was visiting Khartoum to encourage a transition to democracy two months after the overthrow of former President Omar al-Bashir....
21:13, 06/13/2019

Sudan protest leaders call for civil disobedience against military rulers One of Sudan's biggest pro-democracy groups says people should pile pressure on the country's military rulers. The call came days after the military killed dozens at a pro-democracy sit-in in the capital....
00:52, 06/09/2019

Sudan's military rulers respond on constitutional document: opposition spokesman The main group spearheading protests in Sudan said on Tuesday that the country's ruling Transitional Military Council (TMC) had responded to its plans for an interim government structure, and it would announce its position once it had studied the rep...
22:00, 05/07/2019

General Accused in Ethiopian Coup Attempt is Reported Killed Gen. Asamnew Tsige had been accused of plotting the shooting of five political and military figures in an effort to seize power in the region of Amhara....
17:52, 06/24/2019

Ethiopia coup attempt leaves army chief shot, says PM Gunfire reported in Addis Ababa as well as Bahir Dar, regional city where armed group reportedly tried to seize powerEthiopia’s army chief of staff has been shot, the prime minister, Abiy Ahmed, has announced on television Sunday as the government sa...
08:13, 06/23/2019

Ethiopia's army chief, three others killed in failed coup attempt Four Ethiopian officials were killed, including Ethiopia's army chief of staff, in a failed coup attempt at two locations, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed's confirmed Sunday....
23:39, 06/23/2019

Ethiopia says coup attempt against leader of Amhara state failed Ethiopia said there was a failed coup attempt against the head of one of the country's nine regional states on Saturday, underscoring the challenges facing the new prime minister as he tries to spearhead political reforms amid widespread unrest....
00:00, 06/23/2019

Violent coup attempt foiled in Ethiopia, prime minister says ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Ethiopia’s government foiled a coup attempt in a region north of the capital, Addis Ababa, and the country’s military chief was shot dead, the prime minister said Sunday. The failed coup in the Amhara region was le...
18:52, 06/23/2019

Ethiopia's chief of staff killed in coup attempt in Amhara state Ethiopia's chief of staff and at least three other senior officials have been killed during a coup attempt by an army general in the northern state of Amhara, state television said on Sunday....
10:52, 06/23/2019

Ethiopia's Army Chief Shot Dead After Failed Coup Attempt Ethiopia's chief of staff and at least three other senior officials have been killed during a coup attempt by an army general in the northern state of Amhara, state television said on Sunday....
22:13, 06/23/2019

'Dozens' killed in foiled Ethiopia coup attempt: regional government Dozens of people were killed in fighting during a foiled coup by a rogue state militia in Ethiopia's Amhara region at the weekend, the regional government spokesman said on Wednesday, the first official report of significant clashes....
20:00, 06/26/2019

Venezuela crisis: Maduro claims victory over 'deranged' coup attempt President blames Trump imperialists and ‘coup-mongering far right’ as rival Juan Guaidó calls for more protestsNicolás Maduro claimed his troops have thwarted a botched attempt to topple him masterminded by Venezuela’s “coup-mongering far right” and ...
19:13, 05/01/2019

Assassinations in Ethiopia amidst regional ‘coup’ attempt, condemned by UN chief The assassination of the chief of staff of the Ethiopian army and killing of a regional governor in what the Government has described as a regional coup attempt, has been condemned by the UN Secretary-General. ...
01:39, 06/24/2019

Russian spies found guilty of 2016 Montenegro coup attempt A Montenegro court Thursday found 14 people including two suspected Russian agents guilty of plotting to overthrow the country's government in 2016 to prevent it from joining NATO....
09:13, 05/10/2019

Suspected mastermind of Ethiopia coup attempt shot dead, says official Gen Asamnew Tsige accused of planning attacks that killed army chief of staff and Amhara state president A man accused of trying to seize control of Ethiopia’s northern Amhara state has been shot dead and a number of other plotters arrested, a senior...
16:13, 06/24/2019

Ethiopia's army chief, top regional officials killed in northern coup attempt Ethiopia's army chief of staff and the regional president of the northern state of Amhara were killed in two related attacks when a general tried to seize control of Amhara in an attempted coup, the prime minister's office said on Sunday....
14:52, 06/23/2019

Ethiopia’s prime minister says his government has foiled a coup attempt in a region outside the capital, some dead ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Ethiopia’s prime minister says his government has foiled a coup attempt in a region outside the capital, some dead....
12:52, 06/23/2019

Ethiopia’s army chief, 3 other officials killed in renegade general’s coup attempt, government says The government blamed the attack on a brigadier general who had been imprisoned for his political views by the previous government and was recently granted amnesty....
23:13, 06/23/2019

Thousands mourn officials killed in Ethiopia coup attempt, priests urge unity Thousands lined the streets in Ethiopia's two main northern cities on Wednesday to mourn officials killed in a failed regional coup, as soldiers looked on and priests called for unity after months of ethnically-charged strife....
15:00, 06/26/2019

Sudan's military rulers suspend talks with protest leaders: protest leader Sudan's military rulers have indefinitely suspended talks with protest leaders on the establishment of a sovereign body, a leader of the Declaration of Freedom and Change Forces said on Wednesday....
00:26, 05/16/2019

Ethiopia says plotter of failed coup is killed by military The Ethiopian army brigadier general accused of leading a failed coup against a regional government has been killed in a firefight with the security forces, said a spokesman for the Ethiopian prime minister’s office...
17:00, 06/24/2019

Venezuela: Maduro thanks military and denounces 'senseless coup-mongers and traitors' After a botched attempt to overthrow him, Maduro holds ‘march to reaffirm the absolute loyalty of the armed forces’Nicolás Maduro has thanked Venezuela’s military for resisting what he branded a treacherous “imperial” plot to topple him this week by ...
18:52, 05/02/2019

Venezuela foreign minister denies military coup underway, blames Washington Venezuela's Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza on Tuesday denied there was a military coup attempt underway to oust President Nicolas Maduro and accused opposition leader Juan Guaido of operating under orders from Washington....
20:52, 04/30/2019

Venezuela coup latest: Juan Guaido calls for a military uprising to oust President Nicolas Maduro Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido has called for a military uprising and said the end of Nicolas Maduro's rule is near in a video showing him surrounded by soldiers in an apparent coup attempt....
15:26, 05/01/2019

Venezuela gov’t says it thwarted plot seeking to kill Maduro Venezuelan officials say they have foiled a plot to overthrow the government that included assassinating President Nicolas Maduro and his closest political allies...
00:26, 06/27/2019

Maduro government claims plot to assassinate Venezuelan leader thwarted An assassination attempt against Venezuelan leader Nicolas Maduro, which Maduro claimed was a part of a “fascist” plot to overthrow the government, was thwarted, officials said....
00:13, 06/28/2019

Factbox: Attacks and thwarted plots targeting New York's Times Square A New York man will appear in federal court on Friday after his arrest the previous day on allegations that he discussed buying grenades and using them in an attack on Times Square, one of the busiest crossroads in the largest city in the Unites Stat...
18:52, 06/07/2019

| Sudan army rulers admit dispersing sit-in Sudan's ruling military council has for the first time admitted it had ordered the June 3 dispersal of a Khartoum protest sit-in that left dozens dead and hundreds wounded....
10:52, 06/14/2019

Algerian protesters keep up pressure on country's rulers Tens of thousands Algerians gathered on Friday in the capital to demand the removal of the ruling elite, keeping up pressure for more rapid change after the end of the 20-year rule of Abdelaziz Bouteflika....
02:52, 07/06/2019

Green card scam thwarted by ‘best sex ever’ text that arrived as immigration agent was reviewing phone, prosecutors say A Liberian soccer player’s attempt to trick U.S. immigration authorities into giving him a green card backfired after an agent viewing the phone of the woman he claimed to be his wife saw an incoming message from another person thanking her for the “...
17:13, 07/19/2019

Times Square grenade-attack plot thwarted after 'lone wolf' suspect arrested: reports A suspect described as “a lone wolf” was arrested Thursday in connection with a plan to throw explosives at people in New York City’s famed Times Square, according to reports....
13:39, 06/07/2019

Sudan's army rulers end talks as opposition declares 'escalation of revolution' Sudan is lurching closer to a vicious cycle of violence as miltiary rulers and protesters harden their positions. The opposition has vowed to topple the military council after at least 30 protesters were killed....
07:39, 06/04/2019

After Trump calls off military strike against Iran, the US struck Iranian military computers U.S. military cyber forces launched a strike against Iran after President Donald Trump backed away from plans for a more conventional military strike....
20:39, 06/23/2019

Pentagon: Chinese military growing fast to challenge U.S. military superiority Chinese President Xi Jinping has launched icebreakers and civilian research stations in Iceland and Norway that could be precursors for a fleet of nuclear-armed submarines to the Arctic region, a Pentagon report said....
14:00, 05/03/2019

Nicolas Maduro tells military to 'be ready' for potential US military action Venezuela's president told the army to 'be ready to defend the homeland' and that he sought their 'active loyalty.' Meanwhile, self-declared president Juan Guaido urged supporters to demonstrate at military barracks....
09:26, 05/05/2019

US increases military pressure on Iran with military moves WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says the U.S. is deploying additional military resources to send a message to Iran. White House national security adviser John Bolton said Sunday that the U.S. is deploying the USS Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Grou...
06:13, 05/06/2019

Ethiopia: What we know so far about the 'foiled coup' Top officials were assassinated, one by his bodyguard. Meanwhile, Ethiopia's government was quick to point fingers at General Asaminew Tsige. He was killed in a gunfire exchange on Monday....
01:00, 06/25/2019

A coup? It doesn't feel much like it in Venezuela right now They've taken to the streets for months, they've been galvanised by a new leader and widespread international support and then they saw the makings of a coup. Finally, they thought, this is it....
08:52, 05/02/2019

| More than 250 arrested after Ethiopia coup bid - officials Ethiopia's security forces have arrested more than 250 people in a sweeping crackdown following a failed suspected coup attempt and the assassination of five high-ranking officials, a government taskforce said....
00:52, 06/29/2019

Ethiopia coup mastermind on the run, others arrested: government The man accused of trying to seize control of Ethiopia's northern Amhara region was on the run with some of his supporters on Monday but a number of other plotters have been arrested, a senior government official said....
13:00, 06/24/2019

| Eight Gambian soldiers jailed over coup plot A Gambian military court has sentenced seven soldiers to nine years in jail for plotting to overthrow President Adama Barrow, and handed a three-year prison term to another....
02:52, 05/29/2019

Coup bid prompts mass arrests in Ethiopia In Ethiopia, an Amhara region party spokesman has said scores of its supporters have been arrested. The sweep in Addis Ababa follows a bid by a militia to seize power in the nation's second-largest region....
02:39, 06/28/2019

Turkey marks 3rd anniversary of failed coup Turkey is marking the third anniversary of the July 15 failed coup attempt against the government with prayers and other events remembering its victims...
17:00, 07/15/2019

Nearly 250 arrested in Ethiopia after foiled coup: state TV Nearly 250 people have been arrested in Ethiopia's capital and the main city in its Amhara region since a coup attempt was foiled, state TV reported on Thursday....
02:00, 06/28/2019

Two Russians convicted for coup plot in Europe Two Russian intelligence agents were convicted on terrorism charges for their role in an attempted coup in Montenegro in 2016. They were among 13 other people from Montenegro and Serbia sentenced on Thursday at the High Court in Montenegro's capital ...
06:13, 05/10/2019

How Thailand's coup leader kept power through election When Thailand's former army chief, General Prayuth Chan-ocha, was confirmed as prime minister by parliament on Wednesday, he completed his transition from coup leader to head of a civilian government under a system that all but guaranteed his victory...
23:13, 06/05/2019

Gambia sentences former soldiers over coup plot Eight former soldiers were sentenced on Monday for plotting to overthrow Gambia's president Adama Barrow in 2017 with the help of his ousted predecessor, the country's Court Martial said....
21:39, 05/27/2019

Turkish court sentences hundreds of coup 'ringleaders' The trial of 224 suspects, which include many former military generals, started almost a year after the July 2016 botched coup against President Erdogan. Ankara has incarcerated thousands of dissidents since then....
11:52, 06/20/2019

| Turkey sentences 24 to life in 'coup ringleaders' trial A Turkish court gave life sentences to 24 people including senior military officers in one of the biggest trials over the 2016 failed bid to overthrow President Recep Tayyip Erdogan....
22:26, 06/20/2019

Opposition slams decision for re-run Istanbul vote as ‘coup’ ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey’s opposition is denouncing a decision by the country’s electoral board to force a re-run of the mayoral race in Istanbul. The Supreme Electoral Board ruled Monday in favor of President Recep Tayyip ErdoganR...
10:13, 05/07/2019

Montenegro jails 14 over alleged pro-Russia coup plot Opposition leaders among 14 people given jail sentences over alleged plotA court in Montenegro has handed jail sentences to 14 people, including two opposition politicians, over an alleged plot to overthrow the government with Russian help in 2016.Th...
13:13, 05/09/2019

Turkey arrests 45 in connection with failed 2016 coup At least 45 people have been arrested for alleged links to a group associated with the failed 2016 coup on Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his government, Turkish authorities said Tuesday....
22:00, 07/02/2019

FirstGroup chairman to depart despite Coast coup failure The chairman of bus and rail operator FirstGroup is to leave the company despite seeing off an activist investor-led challenge to the board and its strategy....
21:00, 06/25/2019

| 'Attempted coup' won't derail reforms: Ethiopian government Ethiopia has arrested 255 people following an "attempted coup", the government says, vowing the act of "treason" would not derail democratic reforms as it continues to hunt for suspects....
00:52, 06/29/2019

Fab 5 Freddy’s Latest Cultural Coup? ‘The Archive of the Future’ The personal collection of the original “Yo! MTV Raps” host, who united the worlds of hip-hop and art, has been acquired by the Schomburg Center in Harlem....
11:52, 05/24/2019

| Ethiopia on edge in ethnic heartland of accused coup leader As gunmen assassinated top officials in Ethiopia's Amhara region during what the government has described as a coup attempt, alleged mastermind Asaminew Tsige holed up in a state-run guesthouse where he had been staying for more than a year....
14:39, 06/29/2019

Thai parties meet to discuss deal to keep coup leader as PM Two Thai political parties were meeting leaders of a pro-army party on Monday to discuss a possible deal to keep military junta chief General Prayuth Chan-ocha on as prime minister more than two months after a disputed election....
10:13, 05/27/2019

The legend of The Martian, the Yankees' $5 million 16-year-old international coup He was born in 2003, but Jasson Dominguez already has an out-of-this-world nickname, a game drawing comparisons to that of Mike Trout -- and a long line of MLB scouts and executives willing to bet that the hype is real....
18:13, 07/01/2019

Turkey jails ex-air force commander for life in coup case: DHA A Turkish court on Thursday sentenced 17 people, including a former air force commander, to life in prison for involvement in a 2016 coup attempt, the private Demiroren news agency reported....
15:39, 06/20/2019

Venezuela's Maduro says authorities foiled opposition coup plot Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said on Wednesday security forces had foiled an opposition coup attempt that included plans to assassinate him and other top political figures and install a jailed former military officer as president....
05:52, 06/27/2019

Ashley seeks Goals victory by threatening boardroom coup Mike Ashley has threatened Goals Soccer Centres with a boardroom coup, saying the company has fallen short of his demands for an independent investigation into an accounting blunder....
11:00, 06/21/2019

Venezuela's Maduro says ex-intelligence chief helped plan 'coup' Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Friday called his former intelligence chief Manuel Cristopher a "traitor" and said he had helped plan a military uprising called for by the opposition on April 30, which Maduro described as a "coup."...
00:00, 05/11/2019

Montenegro opposition leaders jailed for pro-Russian coup plot A Montenegrin court has handed jail sentences to 14 people, including opposition politicians, over an alleged Russia-backed coup plot. The judge said the plot was aimed at stopping Montenegro from joining NATO....
11:00, 05/09/2019

Turkish court sentences 24 to life for failed 2016 coup A Turkish court issued life sentences to 24 people Thursday who were convicted of trying to overthrow President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in a failed military coup three years ago....
22:26, 06/20/2019

Mets surprisingly sign Matthew Allan in draft coup Brodie Van Wagenen has one reason to smile, at least. The first-year Mets general manager took a gamble, swinging big with his early picks and then stockpiling under-slot college players, and the unorthodox approach seems to have worked out. Accordin...
22:13, 06/26/2019

Turkish court hands down life sentences in coup trial Turkey’s state-run news agency says a court in Ankara has sentenced several people accused of being the ringleaders of the 2016 failed military coup to life terms in prison...
10:26, 06/20/2019

Maduro tells soldiers to fight 'coup plotters' after May Day clashes One person was killed and dozens injured during May Day clashes, according to human rights monitors. More than 150 people were arrested, the government and human rights organisations said....
17:52, 05/02/2019

The position battles that remain after Nets’ free-agency coup Free agency hadn’t even officially started Sunday and the Nets had already shaken the NBA by landing two of its biggest targets: Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving. And Brooklyn’s night just kept getting better, adding more pieces and losing none of what ...
20:52, 07/02/2019

Ethiopia: Amhara attorney general dies after coup effort The top prosecutor of Ethiopia's Amhara region died from wounds he sustained during a coup attempt, media and medics report. The reported mastermind of the coup, General Asamnew Tsige, was also killed, state media said....
01:00, 06/25/2019

Liz Cheney: Strzok-Page texts sound ‘like a coup,’ could be ‘treason’ Rep. Liz Cheney, R-Wyo, said in an interview aired Sunday that text messages between former FBI investigators Peter Strzok and Lisa Page “sound an awful lot like a coup” and could even be treason....
20:13, 05/26/2019

Ethiopia’s Army Chief Is Killed Amid Attempted Coup Gen. Seare Mekonnen was shot dead, state news media said on Sunday, a day after Prime Minister Ahmed Abiy announced the authorities had foiled a coup in a northern state....
12:52, 06/23/2019

Thai king opens 1st session of elected assembly since coup BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand’s king has addressed the first session of an elected parliament since the military staged a coup in 2014, advising lawmakers to take their responsibilities seriously because their actions will affect national security an...
12:52, 05/24/2019

Nets’ Durant-Irving coup already helping their bottom line LAS VEGAS — The Nets have always struggled to draw fans. They actually failed to sell out a 2002 Finals game in East Rutherford, NJ — something no other team failed to do until Golden State recently — and they were dead last in the league in attendan...
14:00, 07/10/2019

Boris Johnson 'could face Tory coup' over no-deal Brexit stance Tobias Ellwood says MPs would vote against government as Jeremy Hunt accuses rival of cowardiceToday’s political developments - live updatesJeremy Hunt has stepped up his criticism of Boris Johnson for avoiding media scrutiny in the Tory leadership c...
15:13, 06/24/2019

Clippers' coup to Lakers' lament: NBA free-agency winners and losers The Los Angeles Clippers and the Brooklyn Nets just got a whole lot better during free agency, but things weren’t as great for their cross-city rivalsWhile other leagues like to take their time when it comes to free agency, the NBA gets things done i...
11:52, 07/10/2019

Pacific Ocean coup: how Ronald Reagan helped bury a Beach Boy at sea The US president had promised the band that if they ever needed his help, he would be on hand. So when Dennis Wilson died, he started making some callsMinutes after sunset on 4 January 1984, the body of Beach Boys drummer Dennis Wilson entered the Pa...
14:13, 05/22/2019

Spanish prosecutor says Catalan leaders attempted "coup" in independence case A Spanish prosecutor said on Tuesday that Catalan leaders on trial for their part in the region's failed bid for independence in 2017 had knowingly attempted a "coup d'etat" against Spain....
15:52, 06/04/2019

Thai coup leader's new cabinet sworn in pledging loyalty to king Thai King Maha Vajiralongkorn on Tuesday swore in the cabinet of Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha, a former army chief who seized power in a 2014 coup....
16:13, 07/16/2019

Lucheses leadership changed hands in bloodless coup orchestrated from prison The leadership of one of New York’s Five Families, the Lucheses, changed hands thanks to a bloodless coup orchestrated from prison, mob-trial testimony revealed this week. Imprisoned-for-life Mafia boss Vittorio “Vic” Amuso sent a coded letter from j...
13:52, 05/31/2019

Alleged Russian agents convicted for masterminding coup plot in Europe Two alleged Russian intelligence agents have been convicted on terrorism charges for their role in an attempted 2016 coup in the small European nation of Montenegro. Both were tried in absentia, and their whereabouts are unknown....
11:52, 05/10/2019

Thai coup leader completes transition to elected PM, cabinet unclear Thailand's king formally endorsed former army chief General Prayuth Chan-ocha as an elected prime minister on Tuesday, five years after he seized power in a military coup, though the makeup of his coalition government's cabinet is unclear....
10:52, 06/11/2019

Erdogan Hails S-400 Deal As Turkey Marks 2016 Coup Bid Anniversary President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday hailed the controversial delivery of a Russian missile defence system despite the threat of US sanctions, as Turkey marked the third anniversary of a bloody......
05:26, 07/16/2019

Venezuela's Maduro claims to have defeated 'coup,' as rival Guaido urges more protests Venezuela's embattled President Nicolas Maduro has claimed his troops have defeated a "coup" attempt amid calls by opposition leader Juan Guaido for protesters to return to the streets Wednesday....
13:00, 05/01/2019

Conan attempts a Comic-Con coup by taking Mark Hamill's geek god quiz Just a heads up that you can probably skip the first two minutes of the following Conan clip from Conan O’Brien’s week-long Comic-Con residency. That’s the length of time it takes for Conan to set up a bit about him getting cocky about being the king...
01:00, 07/21/2019

| Ethiopia army chief, local officials killed amid regional 'coup' bid Ethiopia's army chief and a top local leader have been shot dead during an attempt to overthrow a regional government in northern Ethiopia, underscoring political instability in the country as Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed tries to push through reforms....
07:26, 06/25/2019

Guaido 'democratically elected' leader of Venezuela, says regional expert: 'You can't have a coup against a dictator' Venezuelan Opposition Leader Juan Guaido is the "democratically elected" leader of his country, and therefore cannot be accused of calling for a coup, according to an expert on policy in the region....
21:26, 05/01/2019

Officials for Venezuela President Maduro say government fighting coup as opposition calls for uprising In a video message, Juan Guaido said he had begun the “final phase” of his plan to oust Maduro and he called on the military to support him.        ...
16:00, 04/30/2019

VW ID R prepares for Nurburgring lap record attempt Upgraded electric racer has undergone changes to prepare it for the Nordschleife, following its Pikes Peak victory last year Volkswagen has begun testing its ID R electric race car at the Nurburgring, ahead of an attempt to set a new lap record for ...
18:13, 05/01/2019

Please Enjoy Another Republican's Pathetic Attempt to Come For AOC Republicans might have gotten away with many an accusation of anti-Semitism against the Democrats this year, but their ability to lodge these baseless charges (of which their own party members and supporters are very guilty) for political points is g...
18:52, 06/18/2019

CBP K-9 stops meth smuggling attempt TUCSON – Authorities say a man from Caborca, Sonora is facing smuggling charges, after he was stopped with nearly 50 pounds of methamphetamine stashed in his vehicle. U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers say the 26-year old attempting to...
02:00, 07/13/2019

Murray to attempt comeback if his body allows it Former world number one Andy Murray said he is under no pressure to return to competitive tennis after undergoing hip resurfacing surgery earlier this year but he would attempt to make a comeback if his body allowed it....
14:53, 04/28/2019

Bloodhound supersonic car set for 500 mph attempt in October The Bloodhound supersonic car will undergo a series of test runs on a specially designed racetrack in South Africa in October, as it moves closer to shattering the land speed record and hitting speeds of 1000 miles per hour (1609 kilometers per hour)...
12:52, 07/10/2019

Venezuelans take to streets as uprising attempt sputters Venezuelans heeded opposition leader Juan Guaidó’s call to fill the nation’s streets Wednesday but security forces showed no sign of answering his cry for a military uprising, instead dispersing crowds with tear gas...
04:00, 05/02/2019

Kipchoge to attempt sub-2-hour marathon in Vienna on Oct. 12 LONDON (AP) — Kenyan runner Eliud Kipchoge’s attempt to run a marathon in under two hours will take place in Vienna on Oct. 12. The attempt will be on a multi-lap course in The Prater, a park in Vienna. If the weather is poor, organizers have r...
14:39, 06/27/2019

Watch: Car burglary attempt interrupted by coyote A security camera in California captured the moment a would-be burglar was chased away from a resident's car by an unusual member of neighborhood watch -- a coyote....
14:51, 04/28/2019

Second son dies a week after mom's drowning attempt: report A 7-year-old boy was taken off life support Sunday at California’s Valley Children’s Hospital while surrounded by family a week after authorities believe his mother took him and his 12-year-old brother to a rural irrigation ditch and tried to drown t...
07:13, 07/08/2019

Former CEO says attempt to 'depoliticize' Planned Parenthood led to ouster Former Planned Parenthood president Dr. Leana Wen said that the organization's board ousted her because of her efforts to refocus the organization to approach abortion as a healthcare issue rather than as a political one....
02:13, 07/20/2019

Man held in Spain over attempt to smuggle cocaine under his wig When suspect removed wig officers found 503g of cocaine glued to his headPolice at Barcelona airport have arrested a Colombian man suspected of trying to smuggle half a kilo of cocaine into Spain concealed under his wig.Officers noted that the passen...
18:13, 07/16/2019

The Texans' Attempt To Hire A GM Was Cartoonishly Inept It’s been 12 days since the Texans abruptly fired GM Brian Gaine, and their search for Gaine’s replacement has apparently ended with [checks notes after fishing them out of trashcan] head coach Bill O’Brien! This, uh, wasn’t part of the plan. Because...
03:39, 06/20/2019

Off-duty firefighter dies during triathlon attempt, reports say An off-duty firefighter who was competing in the “Escape the Cape” triathlon in New Jersey this weekend died from “apparent cardiac arrest,” a spokesperson said....
17:26, 06/04/2019

Kipchoge to make new sub-two hour marathon attempt this year Kenyan world record holder Eliud Kipchoge is to make another attempt at breaking two hours for the marathon later this year, probably in Britain, in a project backed by Jim Ratcliffe, the billionaire owner of chemical firm INEOS....
04:13, 05/06/2019

Jet takes off from Florida to attempt global flight records A jet took off from Florida's Kennedy Space Center Tuesday morning in an attempt to break world records for flying around the Earth over the North and South poles....
17:00, 07/09/2019

Evidence Of New Route Into Scotland For Roman Invasion Attempt A school playing field in Ayrshire, in the west of Scotland, has provided archaeologists with multiple layers of archaeology topped with a Roman marching camp used in the Roman conquest of Scotland.  Archaeological excavations undertaken by GUARD Arc...
21:26, 05/28/2019

The Latest: Daly makes first qualifying attempt for Indy 500 INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on Indianapolis 500 qualifying (all times local): 11:05 a.m. Conor Daly completed his four-lap qualifying run with an average speed of 227.921 mph on the first attempt of qualifying for the Indianapolis 500. Thirty-six ...
18:13, 05/18/2019

Nirav Modi's Third Attempt To Get Bail Rejected, Here Are Reasons A London judge rejected fugitive diamantaire Nirav Modi's third attempt to get bail, after his lawyer said that Indian authorities have seized or liquidated the equivalent of $860 million of his funds......
08:52, 05/09/2019

Google’s ninth attempt at a messaging service will be based on RCS Enlarge / Google's "Messages" app. It's time for the annual reshuffling of Google's messaging strategy! The latest news comes to us via The Verge, which has a big feature detailing Google Messaging Strategy 2019: taking RCS back from the carriers....
00:00, 06/19/2019

Kipchoge to attempt sub-two hour marathon in Vienna in October Kenyan world record holder Eliud Kipchoge's second attempt to break the two-hour barrier for the marathon will take place in Vienna on Oct. 12 this year, event organizers INEOS said on Thursday....
18:13, 06/27/2019

SpaceX returns its Falcon 9 to the pad for another Starlink launch attempt A Falcon 9 rocket is on the pad for Thursday night's launch attempt. [credit: SpaceX ] After two launch attempts and a week of downtime, Sp...
03:13, 05/24/2019

Attempt to weaken Brazil law protecting forests fails An attempt by Brazil's far-right President Jair Bolsonaro and lawmakers backed by big agriculture to weaken environmental laws protecting the Amazon forest and other biomes has failed, as Congress will not vote into law a decree that weakened existin...
04:00, 05/30/2019

U.K. Navy Thwarts Iranian Attempt to Block BP Tanker A British warship trained its guns on three Iranian vessels that tried to block the passage of a U.K.-flagged oil tanker through the Persian Gulf, a confrontation that comes amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran....
13:00, 07/11/2019

Britain says it fended off Iranian attempt to block oil tanker Three Iranian vessels tried to block a British-owned tanker passing through the strait that controls the flow of Middle East oil to the world, but backed off when confronted by a Royal Navy warship, Britain said on Thursday....
01:00, 07/12/2019

Sunny Garcia’s Suicide Attempt Rocks Surfing The Hawaii native has long been a legend in the sport, but four years after opening up about his mental illness, Garcia’s struggles appear to have led to a suicide attempt....
22:52, 04/30/2019

N.B.A. Rules James Harden Was Not Fouled on 3-Point Attempt The league’s Last Two-Minute Report stated the Houston guard would have landed safely if he had not extended his legs. It also cited three missed Warriors fouls....
01:39, 04/30/2019

How Alonso and McLaren's 2019 Indianapolis 500 attempt unravelled McLaren's 2019 IndyCar return has gone from a planned full-season with proven champions targeted as Fernando Alonso's team-mates, to failing to qualify for a one-off Indianapolis 500 appearance...
23:39, 05/20/2019

Gujarat Cop Fires At Man After Argument, Charged With Attempt To Murder A case of attempt to murder has been registered against a police sub-inspector in Vadodara for allegedly firing at a man during an altercation with his father, an official said Friday....
22:26, 06/07/2019

WhatsApp spyware vulnerability: targeted lawyer says attempt was desperate NSO Group technology used against lawyer involved in civil case against the Israeli surveillance firmThe UK lawyer whose phone was targeted by spyware that exploits a WhatsApp vulnerability said it appeared to be a desperate attempt by someone to cov...
14:52, 05/14/2019

House Democrats Kill Attempt to Repeal Hyde Amendment, for Now The Hyde Amendment may have become a litmus test in the Democratic presidential primary, but that urgency to get rid of it apparently hasn’t reached the House of Representatives....
19:52, 06/11/2019

Etsy faces backlash over attempt to push free shipping Etsy's latest attempt to boost sales isn't sitting well with creators. The company has announced that, starting July 30th, it will give "priority placement" in US search results and advertising to items that ship free and to sellers that g...
06:52, 07/11/2019

Inmate sets off sprinkler system during failed escape attempt A San Antonio inmate did himself no favors and faces additional charges after he set off a sprinkler system during a thwarted prison break, KTSA San Antonio reported....
05:52, 05/09/2019

The Little-Known Story of Harper Lee’s Failed Attempt to Write a True Crime Novel One of the great mysteries in American literary history is what happened to Nelle Harper Lee after July 11, 1960, when To Kill a Mockingbird was published. While her novel sold millions of copies, Atticus became a household name and Gregory Peck coll...
22:13, 05/09/2019

Cochise County Jail officers discover escape attempt BISBEE, Ariz. – Two inmates at Cochise County Jail have been moved to maximum security after detention officers located a potential means of escape in their cell. Robert Andrew Sutton, Rodney Jay Entin/ Cochise County Sheriff’s Office On Wednes...
06:39, 06/08/2019

How embarrassing Suzy Kolber kiss attempt saved Joe Namath Joe Namath’s drinking rock bottom became internet fodder for years and may have saved his life. The Jets’ Super Bowl III hero opened up in his new book — “All the Way: My Life in Four Quarters” — on the ruinous effect drinking...
18:52, 05/07/2019

Chinese vlogger’s attempt to eat live octopus immediately backfires A Chinese vlogger found out the hard way that trying to eat a live octopus can really suck. The seafood lover – who is known as “seaside girl Little Seven” and shares videos on the Chinese platform Kuaishou — tried to devour the wriggling cepha...
16:26, 05/08/2019

WRAPUP 8-Britain says it fended off Iranian attempt to block oil tanker Three Iranian vessels tried to block a British-owned tanker passing through the strait that controls the flow of Middle East oil to the world, but backed off when confronted by a Royal Navy warship, Britain said on Thursday....
23:26, 07/11/2019

Guaido seeks Pentagon cooperation in attempt to take power in Venezuela Opposition leader asks aide to meet US Southern CommandTrump administration has not counted out military actionVenezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido said on Saturday he has asked his envoy to the US to meet Pentagon officials and “cooperate” on a ...
23:26, 05/11/2019

Renault Chairman Defends Attempt to Merge With Fiat Chrysler Renault Chairman Dominique Senard defended his attempt to merge the company with Fiat Chrysler, saying it would have built a European car maker with the scale to compete with the growing power of Chinese auto makers....
23:52, 06/12/2019

Falcon Heavy rocket set to attempt SpaceX’s “most difficult launch ever” The Falcon Heavy rocket was moved to the launch pad early on Monday. [credit: SpaceX ] SpaceX's Falcon Heavy rocket will attempt its most te...
17:52, 06/24/2019

Vyleesi: latest attempt at 'female Viagra' approved by US regulators Pharmaceutical known chemically as bremelanotide is aimed at women with low sexual desire disorder or HSDDDrug regulators in the United States have approved Vyleesi, the latest attempt to come up with a “female Viagra” for women with low sexual desir...
05:52, 06/22/2019

European champion Dudova recovering at home after attempt to take own life "Three-time European wrestling champion Bilyana Dudova is recovering at home after attempting to take her own life two days ago, the Bulgarian Wrestling Federation said on Thursday."...
15:13, 05/23/2019

Violence rages in Libya as fighters attempt to advance into Tripoli The Libya National Army (LNA) force of Khalifa Haftar, who is allied to a parallel government in the east, started an offensive to take Tripoli almost two months ago but has not breached the city's southern defences....
23:52, 05/25/2019

OJ Simpson knocks Democrats for failed Trump impeachment attempt O.J. Simpson says he’s afraid of “what’s happening in America” today. Posting a new video on Twitter Wednesday night, the Juice called on US lawmakers to get their acts together — taking a veiled shot at the Democrats fo...
05:13, 07/18/2019

Maverick Democrat’s attempt to impeach Trump fails vote The vote showed that so far, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has been successful in her effort to prevent a Democratic stampede toward impeachment before additional evidence is developed that could win over a public that has so far been skeptical about ou...
02:26, 07/18/2019

"Traffic Jam" On Mount Everest As 200 Trekkers Attempt To Reach Summit Mt Everest, the world's highest peak, on Wednesday witnessed a traffic-jam like situation as over 200 mountaineers attempted to reach the summit point, a media report said on Wednesday....
23:13, 05/22/2019

Protesters attempt to storm Georgia's parliament over Russia MP's visit Thousands of angry protesters have gathered and attempted to storm Georgia's parliament in the capital of Tbilisi in revolt over a visit by a Russian lawmaker Thursday....
05:39, 06/21/2019

Woman slashed outside Brooklyn Whole Foods during robbery attempt: police A woman was slashed by a thief outside a Whole Foods in Brooklyn Monday night before a store security guard stepped in and detained the man at gunpoint until police arrived, police said....
20:52, 07/09/2019

Florida cops thwart attempt to smuggle McDonald’s into jail Does the Hamburglar have an alibi? The Clay County Sheriff’s Office in Florida said that officials thwarted a would-be smuggler’s attempt at sneaking six McDonald’s sandwiches and a tube of Grizzly chewing tobacco into the department’s detentio...
19:13, 06/03/2019

U.S. House fails to pass disaster aid bill; second attempt likely next month The U.S. House of Representatives on Friday failed to pass a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill supported by President Donald Trump, but is expected to try again early next month....
20:13, 05/24/2019

Watch SpaceX attempt a 'most challenging' Falcon Heavy launch at 2:30 AM ET Last year SpaceX launched its massive Falcon Heavy rocket for the first time, but the company describes tonight's STP-2 mission as one of the "most challenging" launches in its history. It's also the first Falcon Heavy launch to reuse side ...
04:52, 06/25/2019

French inventor to attempt to cross Channel on jet-powered flyboard ‘Flying soldier’ Franky Zapata expects to cross from France to England in 20 minutesA former jetski champion and French military reservist who became known as the “flying soldier” after he invented a jet-powered hoverboard will attempt to cross the C...
19:13, 07/21/2019

Jonathan Chait's Laughable Attempt to Take Down Bernie Sanders Over Nicaragua Because vapidity never takes a day off, New York concern troll-at-large Jonathan Chait was at it again on Memorial Day with a piece on why, in a country that has essentially known nothing but perpetual war since World War II, Bernie Sanders’ pro-Sand...
21:39, 05/28/2019

Justin Upton Makes A Spectacular Leaping Attempt Really Nowhere Near The Ball Justin Upton leads all active MLB outfielders with 82 career errors. The galaxy-brained solution to avoid adding to that tally? Misplay a ball so badly he ends up nowhere near it, giving the official scorer no choice but to rule it a hit....
22:00, 07/18/2019

Government To Revive Plan To Sell Air India After Last Attempt Flopped Air India, which is surviving on a Rs 30,000 crore taxpayer-funded bailout, has failed to maintain its market dominance as a slew of carriers including InterGlobe Aviation and SpiceJet started to......
16:00, 07/05/2019

Two men abducted Florida waitress after dine-and-dash attempt: cops Two men in Florida have been charged with kidnapping after police said they abducted a waitress who tried to stop them from dining and dashing. The pair, Leonel Lopez-Gonzalez, 46, and Fernando Rodriguez, 27, were eating and drinking at the Dominican...
05:00, 07/04/2019

High court dismisses attempt to block third Heathrow runway Campaigners argued expansion plan was inconsistent with Paris climate agreementCampaigners fighting to stop the expansion of Heathrow have failed in their attempt to block the new runway in the high court.Five judicial reviews were challenging the le...
14:09, 05/01/2019

Trump dismisses attempt by ‘abuser’ Mexico to negotiate tariffs President Trump Sunday derided Mexico's effort to negotiate away his threat to impose 5% tariffs, calling the nation an "abuser" of the United States and declaring, "America has had enough."...
07:26, 06/03/2019

House kills attempt to impeach Trump for 'disgracing' presidency More than 100 Democrats join Republicans to table vote, following Nancy Pelosi’s leadThe House of Representatives killed an attempt to impeach Donald Trump on Wednesday, with 137 Democrats joining Republicans to table a vote on articles of impeachmen...
06:52, 07/18/2019

'Cut the lawn at 4am': Norwegians attempt to create first time-free zone Residents of Sommarøy, bright 24/7 in summer, say they want to do ‘what we want, when we want’The 350 residents of Sommarøy in the land of the midnight sun are hoping to free themselves from the tyranny of the clock by declaring the small Norwegian i...
17:26, 06/20/2019

Union Minister's Son Charged With Attempt To Murder In Madhya Pradesh Union minister Prahlad Singh Patel's son was arrested today in an attempt to murder case that left four people injured in a clash in Madhya Pradesh. Seven others have also been arrested in the matter......
22:26, 06/18/2019

Venezuela foils attempt on President Maduro's life: government An attempt to assassinate Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has failed, the crisis-hit country's government said. The leader has accused the United States of being behind an alleged coup plot....
08:00, 06/27/2019

SpaceX scrubs second attempt to launch 60 Starlink satellites [Updated] Enlarge / The begrimed Falcon 9 booster is back at the launch pad with its Starlink satellite payload. (credit: SpaceX) 9pm ET Update: Another day, another scrub for SpaceX and its mission to launch a batch of internet satellites. About two hours p...
09:39, 05/17/2019

NYPD cops injured in attempt to arrest car break-in suspect Two NYPD cops were injured as they tried to arrest a car break-in suspect in Brooklyn early Monday, authorities said. Kevin Janvier, 25, was either breaking in or attempting to break into cars at Avenue U and East 15th Street in Sheepshead Bay just a...
17:52, 07/01/2019

Mate 30 Pro might feature a daring new design that Samsung wouldn’t attempt A report a few days ago from a trusted Samsung insider revealed that Samsung has been working on smartphone designs unlike anything we’ve ever seen. But the company decided not to go forward with those plans for its next-gen devices. The same l...
02:39, 07/10/2019

Around the world in 48 hours? Former astronaut to attempt global speed record Enlarge / The flight path for One More Orbit's journey around the world. (credit: One More Orbit) As a veteran of three spaceflights (including a stint as commander of the International Space Station), former NASA astronaut Terry Virts has orbited ...
02:00, 07/02/2019

‘Straight Pride’ parade attempt sparks outrage in Boston BOSTON (WBTS) –  An attempt at a “straight pride” parade in Boston has sparked outrage days before the city hosts its gay pride parade. Efforts by the group calling itself Super Happy Fun America come amid LGBTQ Pride Month, with Bo...
21:52, 06/06/2019

Gannett defeats newspaper rival MNG’s hostile takeover attempt Newspaper giant Gannett won all eight board seats in a hotly contested shareholder vote on Thursday, winning a bitter proxy war with its cost-cutting rival MNG Enterprises. MNG, reviled by journalists for slashing staff at papers like the Denver Post...
23:13, 05/16/2019

SpaceX scrubs first attempt to launch 60 Internet satellites [Updated] Enlarge / The Falcon 9 rocket, on the launchpad, with its Starlink cargo tucked into the payload fairing. (credit: SpaceX) 1045pm ET Update: About 15 minutes before the Falcon 9 rocket was due to liftoff on Wednesday evening from Florida, the launc...
06:26, 05/16/2019

Woodstock 50 Is Back on After a Court Rejects an Ex-Investor’s Attempt to Cancel It (NEW YORK) — The Woodstock 50 festival is back on after a court rebuffed an ex-investor’s effort to cancel the anniversary extravaganza — but organizers will have to do without some $18 million, at least for now. Manhattan judge Bar...
13:00, 05/16/2019

Woman accused of drowning son, 12, more than decade after first attempt to kill him as baby A woman, who was prosecuted in Montana for trying to drown her baby son more than a decade ago, has been accused of killing the now 12-year-old boy by drowning him in California, authorities have said....
11:39, 07/02/2019

Venezuela fighting 'coup' as opposition calls for uprising Juan Guaido's surprise move could be a make-or-break moment in the long-simmering struggle for power inside Venezuela.        ...
21:52, 04/30/2019

Cycling: Briton's 24-hour distance record attempt ruined by crash British ultra-cyclist James MacDonald's attempt to set a new 24-hour distance record in a velodrome ended in heartbreak on Sunday when a crash scuppered his hopes of traveling the 941.873km required to beat Austrian Christoph Strasser's mark....
21:39, 06/23/2019

Chase bank's attempt to share some #MondayMotivation completely backfired Chase bank's attempt to share some #MondayMotivation completely backfired and people were upset. Some politicians spoke out on Twitter and called out the bank and CEO Jamie Dimon.        ...
03:26, 05/01/2019

China 'failing trans people' as young attempt surgery on themselves – study Stigma and ignorance drive young people to undertake high-risk treatment without telling families, Amnesty researchers sayYoung transgender people in China are risking their lives and health by taking unsafe hormones and attempting surgery on themsel...
09:13, 05/10/2019

Illinois woman allegedly stabs her boyfriend’s genitals during break up attempt A woman in Illinois stabbed her boyfriend in the genitals when he attempted to break up with her, a report said Wednesday. The 30-year-old woman went ballistic on June 24 when her 43-year-old boyfriend became upset because she was out all day and dec...
12:39, 07/18/2019

Genetic liability for depression increases suicide attempt risk, study says People who have attempted suicide hold a higher genetic liability for depression regardless of the psychiatric disorder they have, according to a study....
21:00, 06/11/2019

NASA picks three companies to attempt Moon landings in 2020 and 2021 With its Z-01 lander, Orbit Beyond will make the first attempt to land on the Moon in September, 2020. [credit: Orbit Beyond ] NASA has beg...
12:26, 06/01/2019

Trump backs away from attempt to add citizenship question to 2020 census – live President to instead direct federal agencies to share government records to assemble estimate of number of citizens and non-citizens living in USSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 12.39am BST The Washington Post is reporting that H...
02:00, 07/12/2019

Regional power grab attempt causes rare discord in Ethiopia coalition A failed regional coup in Ethiopia has exposed rare divisions in the alliance that has dominated the country for three decades, with two of the four ethnic parties that form the ruling coalition trading insults in a public feud....
19:26, 07/12/2019

A Crazed Attempt to Discern the X-Men Movie Timeline in Its Entirety After Dark Phoenix Nineteen years after it all began, and helped usher in the early waves of the superheroic cinema dominance we see today, Fox’s X-Men saga is at an end with the release of Dark Phoenix. It may have gone out in a damp squib rather than truly fiery flam...
21:52, 06/12/2019

Supreme Court rejects atheists' attempt to scrub 'In God We Trust' off US currency The Supreme Court rejected an atheist case Monday to remove "In God We Trust," the national motto, from all coins and currency from the Department of Treasury....
22:39, 06/10/2019

Guns N' Roses Drummer Steven Adler Hospitalized After Possible Suicide Attempt Former Guns N' Roses drummer Steven Adler has been hospitalized after a possible suicide attempt. TMZ, which broke the news, quoted law enforcement sources as saying that someone at......
19:26, 06/28/2019

Fox News' Latest Attempt To Smear Ilhan Omar is Pathetically Lame Fox News, and particularly its top tier racist Laura Ingraham, is hardly the place to find good faith reporting, but even by the network’s already-abysmal standards, Ingraham’s latest attempt to smear Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar is just laughably weak...
18:13, 05/24/2019

Federer and Nadal to attempt world attendance record in Cape Town Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal will attempt to set a world record for attendance at a tennis match, with the help of some celebrity guests, when they play an exhibition game in Cape Town in February....
02:52, 07/05/2019

The Scummy Bucs Tried To Keep Secret Their Failed Attempt To Get Millions From The BP Oil Spill Settlement This is old, but so what. The more we can talk about how the Tampa Bay Buccaneers cooked their books in a failed attempt to claim settlement money from a far-off oil spill that didn’t actually affect them, the better. Turns out there’s one more twist...
04:52, 05/31/2019

Watch: Washington Nationals' Max Scherzer breaks nose on bunt attempt Washington Nationals starting pitcher Max Scherzer suffered a broken nose Tuesday after taking a ball off the face during a bunting drill, the team announced....
04:26, 06/19/2019

New Zealand police called in after mass hacking attempt on 'wellbeing' budget Treasury says systems deliberately hacked, with more than 2,000 attempts since SundayNew Zealand police have been asked to investigate after the Treasury office said its systems were hacked in an attempt to reach documents on the forthcoming budget, ...
10:26, 05/29/2019

Arizona man builds pyramid out of 1 million pennies in world record attempt An Arizona man can finally put his penny-pinching days behind him. After three years of meticulous work, Cory Nielsen, 55 from Phoenix, has completed construction on what he hopes will be crowned the world’s largest coin pyramid, after placing ...
15:00, 06/19/2019

Liberals vote down attempt to launch probe into Mark Norman case Opposition members on the Commons defence committee forced a special meeting Thursday afternoon, aiming to start an investigation of how the military's former second-in-command came to be prosecuted on breach-of-trust charges....
07:13, 05/17/2019

Darren Rovell Overdoes It On Attempt At Human Emotion With A Pennywise-Ass Giggle The 2019 NBA Draft is almost underway and, in a surprise to absolutely no one, Darren Rovell is in attendance talking about the only thing that matters to him: the brands. With this access, he approached the guaranteed first-overall pick of the draft...
03:39, 06/21/2019

India halts attempt to retrieve climbers' bodies on Himalayan mountain Officials in India had to scuttle an attempt on Wednesday to retrieve five bodies believed to be members of an international climbing team that went missing on the country's second-highest mountain after a rescue helicopter was unable to reach them....
01:13, 06/06/2019

HQ Trivia's Last-Ditch Attempt to Win You Back Is More Cash Prizes—With Strings Attached Those who still play HQ Trivia and plan to tune in for Season 4 may have more chances to win some of that sweet free cash. But there’s a catch. (Isn’t there always?)Read more......
09:13, 05/22/2019

Number of Venezuelans fleeing to Brazil surges during attempt to oust Maduro Close to triple the usual number of Venezuelans fled to Brazil on Tuesday, when Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido led an attempt to oust socialist leader Nicolas Maduro from power, according to Brazilian government data released on Wednesday....
23:39, 05/01/2019

US STOCKS-Futures attempt rebound after sharp sell-off in previous session U.S. stock index futures edged higher on Friday, attempting to bounce back from the previous session's steep sell-off, on cautious optimism after President Donald Trump predicted a swift end to the ongoing tariff war with China....
15:00, 05/24/2019

How the GOP tax overhaul attempt to stop estate tax dodgers hit Gold Star families Beth Hoffman, a 37 year-old military widow living in Manassas, Va., was working on her income taxes this year when she got a rude shock: Her bill had gone up by about $5,000 from the previous year....
09:52, 05/05/2019

Democrats Attempt to Revive Talks on Access to Full Mueller Report House Democrats, seeking a deal with Attorney General William P. Barr, offered a compromise on the full Mueller report that would keep some parts secret....
20:52, 05/03/2019

Puerto Rico promises tax breaks in attempt to lure ‘family offices’ Watch out, Connecticut. Heads up, New Jersey. And New York had better pay attention, too. Puerto Rico is coming after one of your lucrative industries — the ultra-high net-worth financial advisory business, also known as “family offices.” In late Feb...
14:13, 05/23/2019

Federal Judge Slams Trump's Attempt to Block Congressional Subpoena A Washington, D.C. judge ruled against Trump’s lawyers’ attempt to block a subpoena by the House of Representatives of the president’s accounting firm, according to BuzzFeed....
06:26, 05/21/2019

Egypt teaches students about love and marriage in attempt to curb divorce During a recent class at Cairo University, students laughed as they watched a skit acted out by their peers about a married couple. The husband came home from work and asked his wife, who was......
11:39, 05/14/2019

California credit union to attempt Guinness record for shredding paper A Southern California credit union is inviting members of the public to dispose of their old documents in a Guinness World Record paper shredding attempt....
20:26, 06/07/2019

Judge rejects House Democrats' attempt to block border wall A federal judge in Washington on Monday denied a request by House Democrats to block President Donald Trump from transferring funds from appropriated accounts to construct his wall....
07:39, 06/05/2019

Officials for Venezuelan President Maduro say government fighting 'coup' as opposition calls for uprising Juan Guaido's surprise move could be a make-or-break moment in the long-simmering struggle for power in Venezuela.        ...
21:52, 04/30/2019

Attempt at Great Salt Lake to break float record falls short MAGNA, Utah (AP) — A gathering at the Great Salt Lake in hopes of making it into the record books fell way short. Utah park officials invited people to a beach on the lake’s south end Saturday in an attempt to set the world record for the large...
23:26, 06/08/2019

Man arrested for alleged extortion attempt against Chiefs' Tyrann Mathieu, per report A New Orleans man allegedly tried to extort more than $1 million from Kansas City Chiefs safety Tyrann Mathieu.        ...
16:39, 05/22/2019

Marvel makes a half-hearted attempt to reach Chinese audiences with Aero The international success of the Marvel movies has made Marvel a global brand in a way that it’s never been before, so naturally the publisher would try and reach out to readers outside of the U.S. Last year, Marvel Comics partnered with Chinese tech...
21:39, 07/10/2019

Alberta man back chasing running records after cross-Canada speed attempt Dave Proctor's attempted speed record across Canada last summer was foiled by a bad back, so the ultramarathoner's comeback plan is chasing a pair of quirkier running benchmarks....
06:26, 05/25/2019

Mani Shankar Aiyar's "Neech" Slur An Attempt To Stay In News: Congress After initially going soft on Mani Shankar Aiyar, the Congress party today condemned the senior leader's article where he justified the "Neech" slur he had used for Prime Minister Narendra Modi,......
19:52, 05/14/2019

Israel's embassy in Brazil mocked over clumsy attempt to conceal non-kosher meal ​​​​​​​Israel’s embassy in Brazil tweeted a photo of Ambassador Yossi Shelly’s lunch Sunday with Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro — but the embassy apparently didn’t want anyone to know that the meal they were enjoying was not entirely kosher....
07:26, 07/10/2019

Ineos to back Eliud Kipchoge’s attempt to break two-hour marathon barrier • Petrochemical company behind October attempt in London• It will be history for the human family, says Kenyan runnerExactly 65 years ago on Monday in Oxford Roger Bannister collapsed into a swarm of bowler-hatted men before hearing words that revive...
05:00, 05/06/2019

Elon Musk faces trial for ‘pedo’ insult after dismissal attempt fails A federal court judge in Los Angeles set an Oct. 22 trial date in a Friday court filing that rejected Musk’s attempt to dismiss a defamation lawsuit filed by British diver Vernon Unsworth....
06:13, 05/12/2019

Attempt to hack email server stunned Clinton aide, FBI files show "omg." That was the three-letter response from top Hillary Clinton aide Huma Abedin when told by Justin Cooper, the technology professional overseeing Clinton's private home-based email server, shortly after midnight on a Sunday in January 2011 that ...
03:52, 05/08/2019

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03:13, 06/13/2019

Vessels scour gulf for lost fishing gear in attempt to protect right whales The vessels are supported by a coast guard helicopter and conservation and protection surveillance aircraft to help locate the so-called "ghost gear" floating on the surface....
23:52, 07/18/2019

Sri Lanka bomb attack: Bomber seen riding lift with family before failed explosion attempt Disturbing footage shows a suicide bomber riding in a lift alongside a family in Sri Lanka ahead of a failed first attempt to set off a fatal explosion....
03:26, 05/03/2019

Disney is Re-Releasing Avengers: Endgame with New Footage in an Attempt to Break Avatar’s Box Office Record Walt Disney Co. will try to close the global box-office gap between its mega-blockbuster film “Avengers: Endgame” and James Cameron’s “Avatar” next weekend. The superhero sequel will reenter theaters with new footage tha...
21:00, 06/19/2019

Brazil’s Supreme Court rejects another attempt by ex-President da Silva to get out of jail in corruption case RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil’s Supreme Court rejects another attempt by ex-President da Silva to get out of jail in corruption case....
03:52, 06/26/2019

Venezuelan court orders opposition leader Lopez arrest after attempt to overthrow government The Supreme Tribunal of Justice on Thursday instructed police to detain Leopoldo López for violating terms of his house arrest.        ...
00:13, 05/03/2019

Donald Trump sues Deutsche Bank, Capital One in attempt to block congressional subpoenas President Donald Trump has sued Deutsche Bank and Capital One to try to prevent them from providing financial records to Congress per subpoenas.        ...
08:26, 04/30/2019

Maduro orders Venezuelan bank to sell Petro cryptocurrency in latest pump attempt Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro has ordered that every branch of the Banco de Venezuela should allow citizens to buy and trade El Petro, the state-issued cryptocurrency he’s so intent on pursuing.  “I hereby order that every branch of Banco de V...
20:26, 07/05/2019

Kansas City Chiefs' Tyrann Mathieu victim of alleged $5 million extortion attempt Geourvon Sears, a distant relative of Kansas City Chiefs safety Tyrann Mathieu, was arrested on suspicion of trying to extort $5 million from the defensive back....
04:52, 05/23/2019

Attempt to defy international law over Golan sovereignty ‘doomed to failure’ Security Council hears A majority of Security Council members on Wednesday stressed the importance of upholding international law regarding the occupied Golan , in the face of the unilateral move by the United States to recognize Israel’s sovereignty over them....
15:52, 04/28/2019

Reports: David Ortiz Hospitalized After Being Shot In Dominican Republic Robbery Attempt [Updating] According to multiple reports, retired Red Sox slugger and former World Series MVP David Ortiz was hospitalized with a gunshot wound in the Dominican Republic Sunday evening. Enrique Rojas of ESPN reportedly heard directly from Ortiz’s father that Or...
07:52, 06/10/2019

‘This is what I’m fighting’: Trump tries to cast U.S. cities as filthy and crime-ridden in attempt to sway 2020 voters The president’s comments fit into a long pattern of focusing special attention on cosmopolitan places — where voters overwhelmingly oppose him — for criticism....
08:26, 07/03/2019

Texas toddler killed, father shot nine times in apparent home invasion robbery attempt (KPRC) A child was killed and his father was shot several times in the chest during an “apparent home invasion robbery” in Spring, Texas late Tuesday. A father was sitting in his open garage with his 2-year-old son – identified as I...
18:13, 07/06/2019

Ex-UCLA football coach's brutal practices drove player to attempt suicide, lawsuit claims A former UCLA Bruins offensive lineman reportedly filed a lawsuit against former coach Jim Mora, alleging that the brutal practices drove him toward a suicide attempt....
00:00, 05/31/2019

Liberals push climate change motion in attempt to force Conservatives to show policy hand In a battle to see can prove they care more about the environment, both the Liberals and the federal New Democrats are pushing motions this week to declare climate change a national emergency....
04:13, 05/15/2019

How the Venezuelan 'coup' didn't get beyond street demonstrations supporting Juan Guaido Like past attempts to oust President Nicolas Maduro, the opposition seemed outmaneuvered again Tuesday.        ...
14:13, 05/01/2019

Hong Kong Protest Live Updates: Demonstrators Break Glass Doors in Attempt to Storm Legislature Demonstrators used a makeshift battering ram as they tried to storm the city’s Legislative Council, hours after a government ceremony commemorating the 22nd anniversary of the city’s return to Chinese control....
10:13, 07/01/2019

Disgraced political journalist Mark Halperin issues new apology amid reported career rehab attempt Disgraced political journalist Mark Halperin issued a new apology Sunday amid a report he was trying to "rehab" his career over a year after being fired from MSNBC amid sexual misconduct claims....
01:13, 05/06/2019

Eric Garner: Family of black man who died during arrest attempt tell of anger as police officer avoids prosecution The family of a black American who died during an attempted police arrest have voiced their anger after the white officer involved avoided prosecution....
13:00, 07/17/2019

World Cup inspires woman's losing lottery ticket world record attempt A North Carolina woman said her quest to set a Guinness World Record for collecting losing lottery tickets was inspired by the United States Women's National Team's World Cup success....
00:52, 07/10/2019

Vatican rejects gender reassignment as an attempt to 'annihilate nature' The Vatican has condemned gender theory, which allows people to choose or change their gender, as being a "confused concept of freedom" in a new official document....
21:39, 06/10/2019

Rand Paul blocks attempt to permanently fund 9/11 victims fund Democrat Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand accused Republicans of playing “political games” after a GOP senator Wednesday blocked her effort to permanently fund the 9/11 victim compensation. Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) attempted to pass the legislation by voice vote ...
11:39, 07/18/2019

Google employees attempt to ban Google from the San Francisco Pride Parade In a letter released Wednesday morning, over 100 Google employees demanded that the San Francisco Pride Parade remove Google as one of its sponsors, citing an inability to protest Google's position on the parade as well as the presence of Steven Crow...
23:26, 06/26/2019

Japan’s asteroid probe is about to attempt its second daring asteroid touchdown Japan is doing some incredible things with its Hayabusa2 asteroid probe. The spacecraft has now spent several months in orbit around the space rock known as Ryugu, and it’s blown not one but two holes into its side. Now, in yet another potentia...
00:39, 07/11/2019

Attempt to prosecute Boris Johnson for misconduct in a public office 'politically motivated,' his lawyers say Boris Johnson's lawyers have begun a High Court challenge against a summons over allegations of misconduct in a public office relating to claims he made during the EU referendum campaign....
11:52, 06/07/2019

Donald Trump sues Deutsche Bank, Capital One in 'long-shot' attempt to block congressional subpoenas President Donald Trump has sued Deutsche Bank and Capital One to try to prevent them from providing financial records to Congress per subpoenas.        ...
16:26, 04/30/2019

He quit the military for a revolution. Now what? Fernando Díaz left his job, his family and his home to join a movement to bring down the government of Nicolás Maduro. Now, the former Venezuelan National Guard sergeant sounds hopeless -- and angry. He's fed up with waiting for the revolution to com...
22:26, 06/04/2019

Another undeserved military honor for LBJ When former President Lyndon B. Johnson’s daughters smashed champagne bottles against a metal star atop the bow of the ship named for him last month, the crowd roared, patriotic streamers shot skyward, and there were smiles all around....
12:52, 05/10/2019

8 extreme military-like SUVs you can own The SUV landscape is more diverse than ever, with family sport-utilities featuring gently sloping body-lines to extreme, limited edition trucks.       ...
18:00, 06/20/2019

Spy drones are U.S. military's eyes in the sky The U.S. military uses the RQ-4A Global Hawk Unmanned Aircraft System for real-time intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance missions        ...
16:00, 06/20/2019

Gabbard and Buttigieg on Their Military Service Representative Tulsi Gabbard served two combat tours in the Middle East, and Mayor Pete Buttigieg was deployed to Afghanistan as with the Navy. They often cite their service....
08:00, 06/27/2019

U.S. military not given orders to prepare for war in Venezuela The Pentagon on Wednesday appeared to downplay any active planning to directly intervene in Venezuela to topple President Nicolas Maduro, telling Congress it had not been given orders to prepare for war and stressing support for diplomacy....
17:52, 05/01/2019

Why are many of America’s military families going hungry? _____ SAN DIEGO — Dozens of people formed a line outside Dewey Elementary School on a recent Monday, awaiting the arrival of a Feeding San Diego truck that gives out free groceries every other week. The vast majority weren’t homeless or even...
03:26, 07/15/2019

US still pondering military options in Venezuela Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan says he and other senior members of President Donald Trump's national security team have met with the commander of U.S. Southern Command to discuss Venezuela....
17:13, 05/04/2019

The Latest: Trump says still considering military action DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on tensions between the U.S. and Iran and in the Persian Gulf (all times local): 8 p.m. President Donald Trump says he’s still considering military action against Iran after it downed an unmanned U....
20:52, 06/22/2019

U.S. Plans New Military Deployment in Poland President Trump and his Polish counterpart will meet on Wednesday to make what administration officials said would be a major announcement on troop deployments....
05:26, 06/12/2019

No U.S. aircraft operated over Iran, U.S. military says The U.S. military did not fly over Iranian airspace on Wednesday, the U.S. military said, after a news website run by Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards said a U.S. drone was shot down over the southern Iranian province of Hormozgan....
09:26, 06/20/2019

Military vehicles near Lincoln Memorial in DC At least two of the military vehicles brought to Washington, D.C. ahead of a Fourth of July celebration have been parked close to the Lincoln Memorial. An AP Photographer shot video of two Bradley Fighting Vehicles late Tuesday night. (July 3)  ...
13:00, 07/03/2019

Fury over US military using Galapagos airstrip Plans to allow the US military to use the San Cristobal airstrip could threaten the environment of the World Heritage Site and compromise Ecuador's sovereignty, critics say....
22:39, 06/18/2019

Athletes who had prolific careers in the military We're celebrating America today, so we thought we'd celebrate some legendary sports figures who also had distinguished military careers.       ...
15:52, 07/04/2019

Bae still trying to find his game after military service Golf notes: Bae still trying to remember how to play golf after 2 years in Korean Army; Chris Kirk takes time off to cope with alcohol and depression        ...
10:13, 05/08/2019

The U.S. Military Doesn't Know How Many Websites It Operates The Pentagon has a lot to keep track of these days. But don’t ask the folks over there a difficult question like how many websites they manage. An official at the U.S. Department of Defense recently admitted that they have no idea how many websites t...
01:52, 05/09/2019

More than 40 Swiss military staff hit with vomiting bug Four critical after members of academy in central Switzerland suddenly suffer acute gastrointestinal problems More than 40 military staff and recruits at an academy in central Switzerland were sent to hospital on Thursday after they suddenly fell vio...
09:39, 07/05/2019

4 military phrases that civilians should start using Spc. Mary Calkin/US Army National Guard The military and civilian worlds are vastly different. But civilian life does present some challenges that could be easily dealt with by using some of the military's rhetorical flourishes, writes Carl Forsling...
01:39, 06/08/2019

| US military vehicle hit by bomb in Niger A US military vehicle was hit by an improvised explosive device in Niger, the site of a deadly jihadist attack on American forces in 2017, the military has announced....
12:13, 06/10/2019

US Asks Pak Military To Take "Right Steps" After UN Ban On Masood Azhar Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan is saying right things and trying to make some changes in the country, but his military leadership too needs to take right decisions and right steps, the Trump......
17:39, 05/02/2019

US military prepping for Guaidó takeover in Venezuela The commander of U.S. forces in Latin America told Congress Wednesday that the military is developing plans to be immediately ready for any contingency if Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó ousts dictator Nicolás Maduro from power....
17:00, 05/02/2019

Reports of sexual assault in the military spike WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon says reports of military sexual assaults jumped by 13% last year, but an anonymous survey of service members suggests the problem is vastly larger. The survey results found that more than 20,000 service members said the...
18:13, 05/02/2019

In a Culture War Over the Military, Bruce Springsteen Stands Alone Some musicians make songs praising troops, like Toby Keith (“American Soldier”) and Kid Rock (“Warrior”). Others rail against war, like M.I.A. (“P.O.W.A.”) and Neil Young (“Let’s Impeach the President&#...
19:00, 06/13/2019

Two U.S. service members killed in Afghanistan, military says The U.S. military did not immediately provide details on the deaths, which occurred a day after a visit to Afghanistan by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. But the Taliban claimed responsibility, saying the two were killed in an ambush....
00:26, 06/27/2019

Will Sudan’s military crush hope for democracy? At least 35 people were killed and hundreds more wounded in demonstrations, but protesters have vowed to continue their effort despite security forces’ vicious crackdown....
10:26, 06/05/2019

Adam Driver credits the military for the courage to act NEW YORK (AP) — Adam Driver, who earned an Oscar nomination for “BlacKkKlansman” and stars in the “Star Wars” saga, credits something a bit different for his career — his military service. Driver joined the Marines shortly aft...
18:13, 05/22/2019

End of a 'secret' German military mission in Cameroon The announcement that Germany has ended its military mission in Cameroon came as a surprise to many who were unaware of the presence of German soldiers in the conflict-torn African country....
22:52, 07/17/2019

Thai PM Declares End Of 5 Years Of Military Rule Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha formally resigned as the head of the military government on Monday, saying the country would function as a normal democracy after five years of military rule....
17:26, 07/15/2019

Canada’s D-Day volunteer military: Many lied about their age to enlist Canada had more than one million volunteers join the military in the Second World War, many of them teens who lied about their age to enlist before they turned 18....
00:52, 06/05/2019

Russian bombers fly near Alaska coast, US military says Four nuclear-capable Russian bombers and two Russian fighter jets were intercepted off the west coast of Alaska by U.S. aircraft, American military officials said Monday....
23:39, 05/21/2019

The sad tale of the US Navy's surplus military dolphins From the archive: In 1994, the US Navy marine mammal service was downsizing its operation. Here's the sorry tale of what happened to the surplus military dolphins...
19:39, 06/26/2019

2 service personnel killed in Afghanistan, US military says The U.S. military said two service members were killed Wednesday in Afghanistan, but did not offer any details surrounding the circumstances of their deaths....
09:00, 06/26/2019

Defense policy bill authorizes more F-35s for U.S. military The U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee on Thursday unveiled a draft $750 billion defense policy bill that would authorize more Lockheed Martin F-35 jets for the United States and effectively end Turkey's partnership in the program if Ankara pursues...
21:13, 05/23/2019

Military vehicles run over protesters in Venezuela clashes Venezuela's president Nicolas Maduro has accused opposition supporters of trying to impose an "illegitimate government" after a day of violence on the country's streets....
05:26, 05/01/2019

Venezuela's Guaido says Maduro does not have military's support Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido said on Tuesday evening that President Nicolas Maduro did not have the support of the armed forces, and called on members of the military to "keep advancing" in efforts to oust the socialist leader....
03:52, 05/01/2019

15 current and former Fortune 500 CEOs who got their start in the military AP Photo Johnson & Johnson CEO Alex Gorsky, Kinder Morgan executive chairman Richard Kinder, and FedEx CEO Frederick W. Smith all served overseas. Here are other Fortune 500 CEOs who have served in the military. Visit Business Insider's homepage fo...
23:13, 05/27/2019

The U.S. Military Used to Operate Railroad-Mounted Superguns There once was a time when the major armies of the world invested in superguns—gigantic cannons that were so large they could only be transported to the battlefield by railroad. Developed to bypass the gridlock of trench warfare, they were eventually...
07:39, 06/01/2019

4 Killed As Military Helicopter Crashes In Ukraine A Ukrainian Soviet-designed military helicopter Mi-8 crashed late on Wednesday in western Ukraine, killing all four crew members, Ukrainian land forces said on Thursday....
10:13, 05/30/2019

Arthritis is prevalent in the military. This Army veteran wants to help While one in four Americans have arthritis, one in three veterans are affected by the disease, according to the Centers for Disease Control.        ...
04:00, 05/28/2019

UN warns more Idlib military action will overwhelm aid needs UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The deputy U.N. humanitarian chief is warning that further military operations in northwest Syria’s Idlib province will overwhelm aid efforts, stressing that an estimated 3 million people are caught in crossfire in the las...
20:39, 05/28/2019

Canada to pay C$1bn to sexual misconduct victims in military Government set aside funds for Canadian Armed Forces members but doesn’t admit liability following class-action lawsuitsCanada’s government will pay nearly C$1bn ($770m) to members of the military who took part in class-action lawsuits alleging wides...
19:52, 07/19/2019

Military sealift may need more help to get combat vehicles to Europe As the Pentagon accelerates its pivot toward great power competition and moves beyond 15 years of counterinsurgency, the US military continues to build up forces, increase training and conduct exercises with regional allies in both the European and P...
01:26, 05/31/2019

Amnesty Int’l charges Myanmar military with new abuses Amnesty International says Myanmar’s military, accused of massive human rights violations against the Muslim Rohingya minority less than two years ago, is new committing atrocities in the western state of Rakhine...
04:00, 05/29/2019

US military cuts back on Afghan war data Amid a battlefield stalemate in Afghanistan, the U.S. military has stopped releasing information often cited to measure progress in America's longest war, calling it of little value in fighting the Taliban insurgency....
11:00, 05/01/2019

Mexican military helicopter crashes, killing six A Mexican military helicopter engaged in firefighting operations crashed in central Mexico on Friday, killing five members of the Navy crew and an inspector with the national forestry commission, the Navy said on Saturday....
04:26, 05/26/2019

US military says 2 service personnel killed in Afghanistan KABUL, Afghanistan — The U.S. military says two service members have been killed in Afghanistan. It did not offer any details surrounding the circumstances of their deaths. The statement says the killings occurred Wednesday, a day after U.S. Secretar...
08:26, 06/26/2019

U.S. Military Intervention in Venezuela ‘Possible’ as Turmoil Continues The U.S. secretary of state Mike Pompeo has said military intervention in Venezuela “is possible,” to support opposition leader Juan Guaidó’s attempts at an uprising against Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro’s governm...
20:52, 05/01/2019

Venezuela marks independence day with military parade President Maduro said he would seek peace with the opposition, one day after a UN report accused the military of extrajudicial killings. Opposition leader Juan Guaido called for an end to Maduro's "dictatorship."...
23:26, 07/05/2019

Walmart is hiring thousands of Military spouses Walmart | Courtesy: JeepersMedia Walmart Walmart is hiring thousands of Military spouses. Walmart launched the Military Spouse Career Connection last year and has added 6-thousand military spouses to the payroll. More than 75 percent of military spou...
07:39, 05/24/2019

Maduro shows military might in Independence Day celebration Venezuela’s President Nicolás Maduro is overseeing a grand military parade celebrating Independence Day as the embattled socialist leader comes under mounting criticism for using brutal tactics to crush his opponents...
22:26, 07/05/2019

New technologies drive military spending: SIPRI Military spending has surged across the globe, according to a new report published by SIPRI. With new advances in defense technologies, countries are spending more to gain an edge....
16:26, 05/01/2019

Venezuela's Maduro says he has loyalty of military leaders Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro said on Tuesday he had spoken with military leaders and they had shown him "their total loyalty," after opposition leader Juan Guaido said he had the support of troops to oust Maduro....
17:00, 04/30/2019

US military stops releasing Afghanistan war information Amid a battlefield stalemate in Afghanistan, the U.S. military has stopped releasing information often cited to measure progress in America's longest war, calling it of little value in fighting the Taliban insurgency....
15:13, 05/01/2019

US Military Action In Venezuela Possible, Says Mike Pompeo US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said during a television interview on Wednesday that the United States was prepared to take military action to stem the ongoing turmoil in Venezuela....
15:00, 05/01/2019

Russia & China Flex Military Muscle: Why Now? Vostok-2018 is the largest ever joint military exercise between Russia and China. ElliottWaveTV's Vadim Pokhlebkin asked our Global Market Perspective contributor, Mark Galasiewski, if the timing of Vostok-2018 came as a surprise. (Spoiler alert: It ...
14:09, 05/01/2019

China is dropping Windows from its military devices As tensions between the US and China grow due to an escalating trade war, the Chinese military has decided to stop using Microsoft Windows in favor of its own custom operating system.The decision was revealed in a recent issue of the Canadian militar...
05:00, 05/29/2019

Putin on Victory Day: Russian military to be strengthened Russian President Vladimir Putin has told the annual military Victory Day parade in Red Square that the country will continue to strengthen its armed forces....
14:00, 05/09/2019

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....
10:39, 06/12/2019

Venezuelan FM: Russian military presence could be expanded Venezuela’s foreign minister says the country may expand the presence of Russian military specialists there, as Moscow and Washington accuse each other of interfering in the country’s crisis...
14:13, 05/06/2019

The US military really doesn’t want to talk about UFOs anymore The relationship between the U.S. government and UFO researchers has always been a strange one. Releases of information on UFO observations by the government have always been scarce, leading to accusations of conspiracy and cover-ups. It doesn’...
04:39, 05/06/2019

Sudan military acknowledges violations in sit-in dispersal KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan’s ruling military has acknowledged that security forces committed violations when they moved in to disperse a protest sit-in camp outside the military headquarters in Khartoum last week. The spokesman of the ruling ...
13:26, 06/14/2019

7 people die in military helicopter crash in Venezuela A Venezuelan military helicopter crashed on Saturday in Hatillo, a municipality near Caracas, killing all seven on board, according to a statement released by the Ministry of Defense....
23:26, 05/05/2019

Former Military Bases Find New Purpose Through E-Commerce Real estate developers are looking at abandoned bases for large projects like warehouse and logistics centers, which are needed to sustain the growth in e-commerce....
06:26, 06/19/2019

U.S. Issues Warning to Venezuelan Military Officials The Trump administration warned Venezuela’s military and intelligence officials that continued support of President Maduro’s regime puts them at risk of targeted sanctions, in a fresh effort to encourage defections to the political opposition....
02:39, 05/11/2019

Act drafted to combat military sexual assault WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Martha McSally is continuing her push to combat military sexual assault. On Tuesday, May 15th she formally introduced legislation on the issue. The legislation focuses on improvements to the investigation and jud...
02:26, 05/16/2019

As Myanmar military takes critics to court, some want Suu Kyi to act As Min Htin Ko Ko Gyi arrived at a Yangon court recently to face charges of defaming Myanmar's military in Facebook posts, the ailing filmmaker was greeted by a crowd of activists dressed in blue, the color of prison uniforms....
12:52, 06/18/2019

Trump says US not ramping up for military conflict with Iran WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is dismissing a report that the U.S. is planning for a military conflict with Iran. Trump was responding to Tuesday’s report in The New York Times that the White House is reviewing military plans against...
17:52, 05/14/2019

Former military trainer, retired dog reunited in San Antonio SAN ANTONIO (AP) — A former military dog trainer and his now-retired canine partner have been reunited in an emotional encounter in Texas. Aaron Stice (stys) was a corporal in the Marines when he last saw the Belgian Malinois (mal-ihn-WAH’) nam...
20:13, 05/15/2019

An AEI scholar breaks down the military history between Iran and the US The Trump administration is accusing Iran for the attacks on the shipping tankers in the Gulf of Oman. The attacks are the latest in a series in the region that the U.S. blames on Iran, despite the Iranian government's denials. Michael Rubin, Am...
18:39, 06/14/2019

U.S. has 'no interest' in new conflict in Middle East: military The United States has no interest in engaging in a new conflict in the Middle East but will defend American interests including freedom of navigation, the U.S. military said on Thursday as it directed a destroyer to the scene of an attack in the Gulf...
02:26, 06/14/2019

U.S. military identifies soldier killed in Afghanistan A U.S. Army soldier killed in Afghanistan was identified on Sunday as decorated special forces company Sergeant Major James G. "Ryan" Sartor of Teague, Texas, the Department of Defense (DOD) said in a release....
14:13, 07/15/2019

The Latest: Guaidó asks for relations with US military CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The latest on the political crisis in Venezuela (all times local): 2:25 p.m. Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó says he’s instructed his political envoy in Washington to immediately open relations with the U.S. m...
23:13, 05/11/2019

US military flare-up 'would be a godsend to Iran hardliners' The US has announced that it will deploy an aircraft carrier to the Middle East to give a "clear message" to Iran that it is prepared to defend its interests. Crisis Group's Ali Vaez says the move could lead to a war....
23:13, 05/07/2019

2,600-year-old military castle uncovered in Egypt An Egyptian archaeological mission has unearthed the ancient remnants of a 2,600-year-old military castle, meaning it dates back nearly three millennia...
02:39, 05/15/2019

Ecuador: US military could use Galápagos island for flights QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — Ecuador’s government says it may let the U.S. military use a Galápagos island for aircraft on anti-drug trafficking flights, drawing criticism that the agreement would damage the archipelago’s unique animal and plant...
22:00, 06/17/2019

U.S. military releases new images from oil tanker attacks The U.S. military on Monday released new images it says showed Iran's Revolutionary Guard (IRGC) removing an unexploded limpet mine from a Japanese-owned tanker that was attacked on June 13 in the Gulf of Oman, as Washington blames Tehran for the att...
03:26, 06/18/2019

House votes to block military transgender ban The Democratic-controlled House voted Tuesday night to block President Donald Trump's move to restrict transgender men and women from military service....
07:00, 06/19/2019

7 Venezuelan Military Officers Die in Helicopter Crash The copter struck a mountain outside Caracas as it was traveling to a state where President Nicolás Maduro appeared alongside troops in an effort to demonstrate their loyalty....
12:52, 05/05/2019

U.S. to send additional $250M in military aid to Ukraine Ukraine is to receive $250 million in military aid, some of it for lethal weapons, the U.S. Defense Department announced, bringing total U.S. security assistance to the country to $1.5 billion since 2014....
21:39, 06/19/2019

UNC Charlotte hero to be buried with military honors The 21-year-old University of North Carolina Charlotte student who died trying to stop a gunman on campus this week will be buried with full military honors, a funeral home in his hometown told local media outlets....
17:13, 05/04/2019

Venezuela's Guaido asks for relations with US military Opposition leader Juan Guaido's move marks one of his strongest public pleas yet for greater U.S. involvement in Venezuela's fast-escalating crisis....
15:39, 05/12/2019

Military families honored with baby shower TUCSON-  Several expectant parents at the Morris Air National Guard were honored with a baby shower on National Armed Forces Day. “I love this,” said Pamela Rodgers. “We can’t do enough for the military. We just can’t.&#...
14:00, 05/19/2019

US military build-up in Gulf 'concerning', says NATO boss The NATO secretary general has said he is "concerned" about a build-up of US forces in the the Gulf and warned it could lead to an accidental conflict....
23:26, 05/14/2019

Sudan protesters to keep up campaign until military’s ouster KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan’s pro-democracy leaders are vowing to press their campaign of civil disobedience until the ruling military council is ousted and killers of protesters are brought to justice. The pledge comes after new clashes broug...
10:26, 06/06/2019

Venezuela: Guaido seeks talks with US military Self-declared President Juan Guaido is to step up pressure on the US military to help solve the country's political crisis. The opposition leader has spent months trying to oust Nicolas Maduro from the crisis-hit nation....
04:13, 05/12/2019

Sudan protesters to keep up campaign until military's ouster Sudan's pro-democracy leaders are vowing to press their campaign of civil disobedience until the ruling military council is ousted and killers of protesters are brought to justice....
11:13, 06/06/2019

At least two killed in vehicle accident near U.S. Military Academy: CBS At least two people were killed on Thursday morning in a vehicle accident involving more than a dozen cadets near the U.S. Military Academy in West Point, New York, CBS News reported, citing unnamed sources....
16:13, 06/06/2019

Sudan military leader says perpetrators of crackdown ID’d The deputy chief of Sudan’s ruling military council says the military has identified the perpetrators of the violent dispersal of a pro-democracy sit-in, which left more than a hundred dead earlier this month...
16:39, 06/20/2019

Trump says he wants talks with Iran, not a military showdown BLAMING BOLTON: The White House disputes the narrative that national security adviser John Bolton is pushing President Trump into a military confrontation with Iran, while members of Congress still complain they haven’t seen the intelligence that spa...
21:26, 05/16/2019

Germany military helicopter crashes near Hanover At least one person was killed, according to several news outlets. The government and armed forces have been plagued by aging equipment, prompting calls for a complete overhaul of its equipment....
16:26, 07/01/2019

Taiwan's military stages mock Chinese invasion Thousands of air, sea, and land troops took part in the exercises across the entire island. The drills took place amidst what Taiwan says is increasing military intimidation from China....
10:52, 05/30/2019

For U.S. Military Drones, Airspace Is Growing More Congested, Dangerous Unmanned U.S. surveillance aircraft, with their suites of advanced technology, are the high-price product of years of domestic drone development during an era of nearly uncontested airspace....
20:52, 07/04/2019

At $3,500, Is This 1944 Dodge WC-52 Military Truck Ready to Soldier on? Here in the U.S., July 4th is all about the celebration of independence. What could be more independent than buying today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe Dodge WC? Let’s se if this WWII-era truck’s price is any reason to celebrate....
14:26, 07/04/2019

UPDATE 1-Japan's military says pilot vertigo likely cause of F-35 crash Japan's air force said on Monday "spatial disorientation" likely caused one of its pilots to fly his F-35 stealth fighters into the Pacific Ocean in April, hitting the water at more than 1,100 kph (683 mph)....
08:52, 06/10/2019

Two Missing After Blasts At Russian Military Plant, 22 Injured At least two people were missing on Saturday after blasts at the explosives plant Kristall in the central Russian town of Dzerzhinsk, Interfax and RIA news agencies reported....
15:39, 06/01/2019

Blast at Philippine military camp kills three soldiers An explosion at a military base in the Philippines killed three soldiers and wounded nine on Friday, in a region of the country plagued by Islamist violence....
15:52, 06/28/2019

Japan's military says pilot disorientation likely cause of F-35 crash in April Japan's air force on Monday said spatial disorientation likely caused one of its pilots to fly his F-35 stealth fighters into the Pacific Ocean in April, hitting the water at more than 1,100 kph (683 mph)....
06:13, 06/10/2019

Wildfire moves through former military training center in Germany A fire set by a suspected arsonist has engulfed parts of the former Lübtheen military training ground, which is littered with old munitions. It is the largest wildfire in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania's history....
13:26, 07/02/2019

Philippines military: Dutch birdwatcher killed during gunfight Philippine military officials said Friday a Dutch man held hostage by militants of Abu Sayyaf in the southern Philippines was killed during an armed skirmish....
19:39, 05/31/2019

Here's all the military hardware you can expect to see in Trump's 'Salute to America' President Trump's Fourth of July "Salute to America" will feature an amped-up fireworks show, a wide range of military hardware, and a speech from the commander in chief himself....
15:13, 07/04/2019

Eurofighter crash leads to calls to end military exercises Local politicians in northern Germany have called on the Bundeswehr to reassess where low-altitude military exercises take place. Two Eurofighter Typhoon jets collided near a popular holiday region. ...
16:00, 06/25/2019

The Latest: Ethiopia spokesman says military chief killed ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — The Latest on unrest in Ethiopia. (all times local): 11:30 a.m. A spokesman for Ethiopia’s prime minister says the head of the country’s military has been shot dead in the capital, Addis Ababa. Nigussu Tilahun...
12:52, 06/23/2019

US military researching whether fish can serve as underwater spies Who better to know if something fishy is going on? The federal Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is conducting research to determine whether various forms of sea life — ranging from bioluminescent plankton to goliath grouper — could s...
01:00, 05/31/2019

Donald Trump Right To Say US Military "Has No Business" In Gulf: Iran US President Donald Trump was right to say US forces have "no business" in the Gulf, Iran's foreign minister said Monday after Trump told other countries to protect their own oil shipments....
07:00, 06/25/2019

Poland to announce deal on U.S. military boost: president Poland will unveil a deal with Washington this week to bolster the U.S. military presence there, expecting more troops, command and logistics capability, though not quite a single big "Fort Trump" as Warsaw floated last year, President Andrzej Duda s...
19:52, 06/10/2019

New Zealand military to buy 5 Lockheed Super Hercules planes WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand’s military says it will buy five new Super Hercules planes to replace its aging Hercules fleet. Defense Minister Ron Mark said Tuesday the estimated cost of the Lockheed Martin aircraft was more than 1...
06:26, 06/11/2019

Trump says he 'appreciates' Saudi purchase of U.S. military equipment President Donald Trump said on Saturday he appreciated Saudi Arabia's purchase of U.S. military equipment, calling Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman a "friend of mine" who had worked to open up the country with economic and social reforms....
03:39, 06/29/2019

Sudan’s military blames protest leaders for escalation KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan’s ruling military blames the protest movement for an escalation as the second day of the opposition’s general strike kicks in. The protesters have been trying to pressure the army to hand over power to civilia...
12:13, 06/10/2019

China military says shouldn't say Tiananmen protests were 'suppressed' China's Defence Ministry on Thursday took exception to the use of the word "suppression" to refer to how the military put down pro-democracy protests in and around Beijing's Tiananmen Square three decades ago....
14:00, 05/30/2019

Sudan protesters threaten military with civil disobedience KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan’s protesters are threatening a civil disobedience campaign if the ruling military refuses to hand over power to civilians. The threat comes after a two-day strike meant to pressure the military showed no tangible ef...
11:52, 05/30/2019

Burden sharing with U.S. is about more than military spending: German conservative The United States must contribute to international efforts to protect the climate and help Europe respond to the challenge of a rising China, the German chancellor's heir apparent said, arguing that fair burden sharing went beyond military spending....
11:52, 06/12/2019

Pakistani MP surrenders after deadly clash between protesters and military A Pakistani lawmaker who escaped a deadly clash between the military and activists over the weekend was arrested on Thursday after surrendering to authorities, according to an elder in his constituency that borders Afghanistan....
14:00, 05/30/2019

No Houthi military in three key Yemen ports for past month: U.N. A U.N. mission monitoring a peace deal between warring parties in Yemen's Hodeidah region said on Wednesday it had not detected any Houthi military forces in three key ports since the group withdrew a month ago....
23:52, 06/12/2019

Indonesia military: Use of child soldiers a rights violation An Indonesian military spokesman says any use of child soldiers by Papuan independence fighters would be a violation of human rights that implicates both the rebels and state institutions...
13:13, 06/25/2019

Russia rebuffs Japan's military buildup warning: RIA Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Thursday that Russia was only operating on its own territory after Japan accused Moscow of a military buildup on a chain of islands in the Pacific, RIA news agency reported....
14:00, 05/30/2019

Trump says he 'appreciates' Saudi purchase of US military equipment President Donald Trump said on Saturday he appreciated Saudi Arabia's purchase of U.S. military equipment, calling Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman a "friend of mine."...
06:26, 06/29/2019

Japan and Russia accuse one another of dangerous military buildup The accusations have been leveled at a meeting between foreign and defense ministers in Tokyo. At dispute are islands both countries claim as their own, and a new US missile defense system....
04:00, 05/31/2019

San Pedro de la Roca Castle and the Military Might of Spain in Cuba Top quality cigars and contagious rhythm have long been associated with the Caribbean’s largest island.  ...
04:13, 06/10/2019

California turns to military technology to help fight fires California has a new level of cooperation with the Pentagon as it tries to avoid another deadly, destructive fire season, Gov. Gavin Newsom said Monday, downplaying friction with President Donald Trump's administration....
02:39, 06/04/2019

1 Dead, 22 Injured In US Military Academy Training Accident One US military cadet was killed and 22 cadets and soldiers were injured when their transport vehicle overturned Thursday at the US Military Academy at West Point, New York, the academy said....
05:00, 06/07/2019

| Sudan military ruler promises elections within nine months Sudan's army ruler General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan has said the country's military rulers had decided to cancel what they had previously agreed with protesters about the country's transition and hold elections within nine months....
09:13, 06/04/2019

Tens of Thousands Protest Military Rule in Sudan KHARTOUM, Sudan — Tens of thousands of protesters took to the streets in Sudan’s capital and elsewhere in the country on Sunday calling for civilian rule nearly three months after the army forced out long-ruling autocrat Omar al-Bashir. T...
18:00, 06/30/2019

Germany and the Netherlands form a joint military network Networking on the battlefield won't just be limited to communication between units for one country. Germany and the Netherlands have created a joint military network, TEN (Tactical Edge Networking), that helps soldiers from the two countries co...
00:00, 07/01/2019

Gunmen kill 18 in attack on Niger military camp At least 18 soldiers in western Niger were killed and four others were missing after suspected Islamist militants blew up two cars and fired on a military camp, the army said on Tuesday....
14:39, 07/02/2019

Could a mandatory keto diet improve US military performance? The US military is studying whether a ketogenic diet can help lower obesity rates — and boost soldiers’ physical and mental performance in the field. Researchers at The Ohio State University recently published the first-ever keto study that sp...
00:26, 07/03/2019

Sudan military leader calls for elections within 9 months Sudan's military ruler Abdel Fattah al-Burhan called on Tuesday for general elections to be held within nine months while terminating previous agreements the military had made with the opposition....
21:39, 06/04/2019

Train carrying military munitions derails in Nevada A train carrying military munitions has derailed in Nevada, closing a 60-mile stretch of Interstate 80 – but officials said the general public is not in any danger, according to reports. No injuries were immediately reported when the train, which was...
02:52, 06/20/2019

House votes to block Trump's military transgender ban The Democratic-controlled House voted to block the Trump administration's new transgender troop policy during a debate on a $1 trillion spending package....
03:39, 06/20/2019

Iran shoots down U.S. military drone in Gulf region Iran has shot down a U.S. drone which the elite Revolutionary Guards said on Thursday was flying over southern Iran, raising fears that a major military confrontation could erupt between Tehran and Washington....
10:00, 06/20/2019

German military helicopter crash kills pilot One of the pilots was killed, the German Defense Ministry said in a statement. The government and armed forces have been plagued by aging equipment, prompting calls for a complete overhaul of its military hardware....
21:00, 07/01/2019

Iran shoots down U.S. military drone; airspace in dispute Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps said Thursday it shot down a U.S. military drone along the country's southern coast after it violated Iranian airspace, a claim rejected by the Pentagon....
15:00, 06/20/2019

Trump orders new policy about military academies, pro sports WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has signed a presidential memorandum ordering the Pentagon to develop a new policy to allow athletes attending the nation’s military academies to play professional sports immediately after graduating. Th...
03:26, 06/27/2019

Russia denies unsafe encounter with U.S. military plane The Russian Defense Ministry on Wednesday denied U.S. accusations that one of its jets flew unsafely near an American plane over the Mediterranean Sea....
22:13, 06/05/2019

Putin says US military action against Iran would be a ‘catastrophe for the region’ Russia’s President Vladimir Putin warned the U.S.  Thursday not to take military action against Iran following the recent downing of an American drone and attacks on oil tankers near the Strait of Hormuz....
01:13, 06/21/2019

Sudanese protesters: Death toll in military crackdown at 60 KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Organizers of the pro-democracy protests in Sudan say the death toll across the country since the violent dispersal of their sit-in in Khartoum earlier this week has increased to 60. The previously reported death toll stood at ...
11:13, 06/05/2019

Military vehicles roll into DC for July 4 celebration -- with some problems As preparations were underway for President Trump’s proposal for tanks to be a part of a “Salute to America” celebration in Washington on July 4, a few problems emerged along the way as the vehicles were hauled into the capital city....
13:39, 07/03/2019

We need to use persuasion rather than military action in Venezuela, Colombia's president says Daily pressure should be exerted on Venezuela's military regime to defect from the Maduro regime rather than international military intervention, Colombia's president told CNBC on Tuesday....
16:52, 06/18/2019

Scores injured in blasts at Russian military plant Seventy-nine people were injured when several blasts at the explosives plant Kristall shook the central Russian town of Dzerzhinsk on Saturday, the Russian health ministry said....
02:13, 06/02/2019

Military action against Iran still ‘on the table’ President Donald Trump said Saturday he's still considering military action against Iran after it downed an unmanned US military aircraft, saying the use of force is "always on the table until we get this solved." (June 22)    &#...
03:13, 06/23/2019

President Trump: Military Action Against Iran Still ‘on the Table’ WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump said Saturday he’s still considering military action against Iran after it downed an unmanned U.S. military aircraft, saying the use of force is “always on the table until we get this solved.̶...
21:39, 06/22/2019

Lexington Legends Hold Military Appreciation Night LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – It was military appreciation night at the Lexington Legends game, so current service members, veterans and their families got in for free. Several new recruits were also sworn into service on Saturday on the field in f...
10:00, 06/02/2019

Huawei Not A Military Company, Says China's Defence Minister Huawei is not a military company despite its founder Ren Zhengfei's previous career in the army, China's Defence Minister General Wei Fenghe said Sunday, amid growing US-China tensions over trade and......
10:13, 06/02/2019

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....
03:00, 06/03/2019

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, in response to a controversy after officials directed the United States Navy to keep the USS John S. McCain out of sight during a re...
05:13, 06/03/2019

Military identifies 2 soldiers killed in Afghanistan this week Master Sgt. Micheal B. Riley, a Special Forces communications sergeant, assigned to 10th Special Forces Group (Airborne), died Tuesday, June 25, 2019, while engaged in combat operations....
20:26, 06/27/2019

Pompeo: 'Of course' military option on table to deal with Iran Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday that the United States is considering "a full range of options," including a military response, to combat Iranian aggression....
12:39, 06/17/2019

Sudan: Dozens die as military nixes deal with protesters The military council said it will not uphold an agreement with the opposition after it rejected a plan for quicker elections. Demonstrators called the deaths of 60 people a "bloody massacre."...
09:26, 06/05/2019

Sudan Military and Protesters Violently Clash in the Capital Sudanese security forces stormed a monthslong sit-in of civilian protesters in the capital Khartoum, signaling a breakdown in negotiations between the military junta and protest leaders over who should rule the country after the April ouster of longt...
11:26, 06/03/2019

US military releases new images of Japanese oil tanker attack The Pentagon said that the crew of one of the tankers, the Japanese Kokuka Courageous, found an unexploded limpet mine on its hull following an initial explosion....
02:52, 06/18/2019

Military equipment in place for Trump's July 4th President Donald Trump is marshalling tanks, bombers and other machinery of war for a Fourth of July celebration that traditionally is light on military might, while critics accused him of using America's military as a political prop. (July 3) ...
19:39, 07/03/2019

Military hardware at Lincoln Memorial for Trump’s big July 4 One of two Bradley Fighting Vehicles is parked nearby the Lincoln Memorial for President Donald Trump’s ‘Salute to America’ event honoring service branches on Independence Day, Tuesday, July 2, 2019, in Washington. President Donal...
19:00, 07/03/2019

Trump awards highest military honor to Iraq vet President Donald Trump is awarding the nation's highest military honor to an Iraq veteran who cleared an insurgent strongpoint and allowed members of his platoon to move to safety. (June 25)        ...
05:39, 06/26/2019

Galápagos Islands: outcry after Ecuador allows US military to use airstrip Political row sparked after government gave US permission to use island for anti-narcotics flightsThe Galápagos Islands are at the centre of political row in Ecuador after the government agreed to allow US anti-narcotics planes to use an airstrip on ...
07:39, 06/18/2019

Secretive startup SpinLaunch gets 1st launch contract for US Military The secretive startup SpinLaunch , which aims to fling satellites into space without a traditional launch pad, has just secured its first launch contract....
23:52, 06/20/2019

Taiwan’s military trains for a Chinese invasion on the beach FANGSHAN, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwanese tanks and soldiers have fired at simulated Chinese forces in an anti-invasion drill on the island’s coast. The live-fire drill on Thursday at a beach in southern Taiwan is part of an ongoing annual exercise des...
08:39, 05/30/2019

Russia not planning to send more military specialists to Venezuela: RIA Moscow does not plan to send more Russian military specialists to Venezuela, RIA news agency quoted Russian Deputy Prime Minister Yuri Borisov as saying on Thursday....
11:52, 05/09/2019

UN mission urges financial isolation of Myanmar’s military BANGKOK (AP) — An international fact-finding mission is urging that countries cut off all business with Myanmar’s military as part of efforts to hold the army accountable for human rights abuses. The U.N. Human Rights Council said in a statemen...
07:13, 05/14/2019

Sudan military wants to cede power quickly: general Sudan's military wants to hand power to a democratically elected government as soon as possible in the tumultuous aftermath of former president Omar al-Bashir's overthrow, a prominent general said in an interview published on Wednesday....
19:52, 05/22/2019

UK PM candidate Johnson: I would not back U.S. military action against Iran The leading candidate to become Britain's next Prime Minister, lawmaker Boris Johnson, said on Monday he would not currently back the United States if it took military action against Iran....
04:00, 07/16/2019

Reports of Sexual Assault in the Military Soar by 50 Percent to More Than 20,000 Fueled by a significant increase in attacks on women in the military ages 17-24, reports of sexual assault in the military soared by 50 percent in 2018 from the same period two years before, according to a Pentagon survey released Thursday....
04:00, 05/03/2019

Is Pakistan's war-ravaged northwestern region turning against the military? Pakistan's military has accused a Pashtun civil rights movement of destabilizing the country at Afghanistan's behest. Rights groups say that the movement is being targeted for opposing military policy in Pashtun lands....
23:13, 05/07/2019