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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 opposition to share power for three ye...

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....
2019-06-14 03:00

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....
2019-06-23 17:45

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....
2019-07-12 20:15

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...
2019-07-12 07:45

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....
2019-06-23 22:00

Sudan military says it thwarts coup attempt, arrests senior officers Sudan's military said on Wednesday that it had thwarted a coup attempt and arrested an unspecified number of senior officers in connection with a plot to restore the party of ousted President Omar al-Bashir to power....
2019-07-24 22:15

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 ...
2019-06-23 22:00

This 170-Car Attempt To Break The Burnout World Record Might Be Thwarted Due To Paperwork Breaking a world record is an arduous way to achieve global recognition. It takes skill, dedication, organization and knowing who to call to witness your act of wonderment and confirm that, indeed, your beard of bees is the heaviest or your 300 skate...
2019-08-23 03:00

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....
2019-07-12 02:15

‘We’re at War’: A Covert Social Media Campaign Boosts Military Rulers After protesters were killed in Sudan, an obscure Egyptian company ramped up a covert influence operation that spanned the Middle East and North Africa....
2019-09-06 13:45

Sudan's military rulers say protest site threatens stability: TV Tens of thousands of Sudanese demonstrators converged on central Khartoum on Thursday night demanding civilian rule amid increasing tensions with the country's military rulers who accused a protest encampment of threatening stability....
2019-05-31 05:30

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....
2019-06-23 18:45

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....
2019-07-03 23:30

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 ...
2019-07-05 20:45

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....
2019-06-09 01:30

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....
2019-06-28 20:45

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....
2019-06-23 12:15

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...
2019-06-21 04:15

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....
2019-06-23 05:30

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....
2019-06-27 20:45

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...
2019-06-23 06:15

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....
2019-06-22 21:30

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....
2019-06-23 17:15

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...
2019-06-23 19:45

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. ...
2019-06-24 00:30

Ex-Ecuador president Correa denies planning coup attempt from exile Ecuador's former president Rafael Correa denied on Tuesday he was orchestrating a coup against the government from his self-imposed exile in Belgium, after being accused of stoking the worst unrest there in years. in the Andean oil producer....
2019-10-08 17:00

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 recently granted amnesty....
2019-06-23 15:30

| 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....
2019-06-14 15:30

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....
2019-07-05 20:30

Fort King George - Many Names, Many Rulers, But Never Besieged The Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, which consists of islands situated just off the coast of South America together form one of the most populous countries in the Caribbean.  ...
2019-08-13 05:15

The Valley of the Thracian Rulers: Hidden Beauty of the Barbarians In ancient times, before Bulgaria’s Turkic and Slavic history, on the territory of this country lived a unique and almost mythical people. ...
2019-08-27 22:45

Rulers Of Princely States Were ''Maharajas Without Praja '': Top Court Rulers of princely states were ''Maharajas'' (kings) without ''praja'' (subjects), sovereignty and territory after the merger of states with the Indian Union, and their personal properties could not......
2019-08-01 01:30

Moscow elections show that Russia's rulers face discontent Muscovites head to the polls to elect a new city council on Sunday. There is little hope that opposition parties will make substantive gains. But, after a violent crackdown, resentment against the government is growing....
2019-09-07 18:45

UK Reportedly Thwarted Yet Again in Quest Against Horny Teens The UK government’s plan to implement a mandatory, nationwide age verification system for pornographic websites attracted ridicule from technical experts who pointed out it could easily be evaded by anyone with minimal technical know-how, but would l...
2019-06-20 07:45

Tainted Pork, Ill Consumers and an Investigation Thwarted Drug-resistant infections from food are growing. But powerful industry interests are blocking scientists and investigators from getting information they need to combat the problem....
2019-08-04 10:00

Cuban Migrants Are Thwarted in Mexico by New Asylum Rules A surge of Cuban asylum seekers, long accustomed to preferential treatment under U.S. migration policies, are being stopped by U.S. government efforts to contain a tide of Central Americans migrating north....
2019-08-02 16:45

Juul Heist Thwarted by Lyft Driver, Cops Also Many things stand in the way of successfully pulling off an Ocean’s 11-style caper, among which picking an appropriate target and having an exit strategy are paramount. Climbing info a Lyft after stealing a $43 vape kit in broad daylight from a store...
2019-08-03 02:45

Saudi Arabia women's rights reforms may still be thwarted by custom Saudi officials have hailed as "historic" new rights granted to women in Saudi Arabia that further dismantle its heavily criticized guardianship system, but male relatives could still find ways to thwart these freedoms....
2019-08-05 21:15

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....
2019-06-28 00:15

Washington cougar attack on child thwarted by family's dogs, official says A young child's close call with a cougar at a park in Washington state over the weekend could have turned out much worse had it not been for the family's dogs, an official revealed Sunday....
2019-06-03 20:15

Ohio man, one of three alleged thwarted mass shooters, faces charges in court An alleged self-described white nationalist is set to appear in an Ohio court on Monday to answer charges that he threatened to attack a Jewish community center, one of three men in the United States accused of planning mass shootings in the past wee...
2019-08-19 20:15

Ohio man, one of three alleged thwarted mass shooters, denies charges in court An alleged self-described white nationalist, one of three men in the United States accused of planning mass shootings in a week, pleaded not guilty on Monday to charges that he threatened to attack a Jewish community center, the court clerk said....
2019-08-20 07:00

Home invasion suspect who was thwarted by 11-year-old on the loose after walking out of hospital Authorities in North Carolina are looking for a suspect who walked out of a hospital on Friday night after an 11-year-old struck him in the head with a machete in a foiled home invasion....
2019-06-16 21:30

Police thwarted by electronic doors during Virginia Beach mass shooting Over the radio, they desperately pleaded for the electronic cards and talked of bringing in a sledgehammer, an explosive charge or other means of breaking down the doors....
2019-06-06 07:00

Police thwarted six mass shootings and white supremacist attacks since El Paso Several of the alleged foiled plots appeared to involve men espousing far-right viewpoints and racist ideologiesIn the two weeks since a gunman killed 22 people in El Paso, law enforcement officials say they have thwarted six separate mass shootings ...
2019-08-21 10:15

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...
2019-06-07 23:30

Philip Manshaus appears in court after thwarted terrorist attack on Norway mosque A suspected gunman tried to shoot up a mosque in Norway over the weekend in an attempted terrorist attack that officials first caught wind of last year — but failed to act on, a police official admitted Monday. Philip Manshaus was arrested afte...
2019-08-12 20:45

Israel says latest Syria airstrike thwarted 'imminent' attack by Iranian drones The Israeli military carried out a late-night attack on targets inside Syria Saturday in what it described as a successful effort to thwart a "very imminent" Iranian drone strike....
2019-08-25 07:30

Colorado teen who thwarted school shooter graduates from Marine boot camp A teenager known for heroically thwarting the attempt of a gunman to kill scores of students and faculty as he attended class at STEM School Highlands Ranch in Colorado has officially become a United States Marine....
2019-10-06 00:45

‘Copycat’ attack thwarted at Fla. Walmart, suspect ‘intrigued’ by mass shootings: cops A Florida man was arrested Sunday for threatening to “shoot up” his local Walmart — later telling cops he was “intrigued” by the El Paso and Dayton massacres. Wayne Lee Padgett, 31, is accused of targeting a Walmart in G...
2019-08-05 14:00

How Moe Berg went from playing for 5 MLB teams to being a US spy in WWII who thwarted Nazi efforts to build a nuclear bomb Courtesy of Linda McCarthy Morris "Moe" Berg spent 15 years playing major league baseball. His record on the field was middling, but Berg was distinguished by his pursuits off it — namely, his time as a US spy during World War II. Visit Busine...
2019-07-22 02:30

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 “...
2019-07-19 18:15

Times Square grenade-attack plot thwarted after 'lone wolf' suspect arrested: reports A suspect described “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....
2019-06-07 08:30

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....
2019-06-23 21:45

So What Is a Coup, Anyway? On Tuesday night, facing mounting pressure regarding an impeachment inquiry by House Democrats, President Trump tweeted that the inquiry was in fact a “coup.” “As I learn more and more each day, I am coming to the conclusion that what is taking place...
2019-10-03 05:00

Impeachment Is Not a Coup After more than two years of blatant corruption and self-dealing and inhumane policy in office, President Donald Trump currently faces a serious, organized impeachment inquiry. The impeachment process, set in motion by Speaker of the House Nancy Pelo...
2019-10-02 17:45

After 30 years playing TV's most famous 8-year-old, the voice behind Lisa Simpson reflects on fame, thwarted career goals, and why she hid her "Simpsons" Emmy in a closet for almost a decade Hollis Johnson/Business Insider Yeardley Smith has spent 30 years as the voice of Lisa in "The Simpsons." She spoke about her career in an episode of Business Insider's podcast "This Is Success." Smith says she kept her voice-acting Emmy from 1992 i...
2019-08-24 07:00

Alleged drug gang thwarted by giant seal in $1bn Australian drug bust Meth, cocaine and ecstasy found stashed under seaweed off Western Australia after yacht used by alleged smugglers ran agroundThree more men have been charged over a massive A$1bn drug haul found on a tiny island off Western Australia after a yacht ra...
2019-09-12 15:30

Renault CEO denounces 'coup' against him Renault's embattled CEO, Thierry Bollore, told a French newspaper that calls for his removal were "stupefying" and the automaker should not be destabilized by changing top management....
2019-10-11 02:15

British man appears in Australian court over £560m drug bust 'thwarted by giant seal' A British man has appeared in an Australian court over a £560 million drug haul found after a yacht ran aground on a tiny island off Western Australia....
2019-09-12 19:15

| 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....
2019-06-28 21:15

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....
2019-06-27 21:30

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...
2019-06-05 22:15

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....
2019-05-28 01:30

| Mali president dismisses coup speculation Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita has rejected as speculation talk of a military coup after recent jihadist attacks left dozens of soldiers dead near the border with Burkina Faso....
2019-10-07 22:30

| 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....
2019-05-28 11:15

Nearly 250 arrested in Ethiopia after foiled coup - state TV Nearly 250 people have been arrested in Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa and the city of Bahir Dar since a coup attempt was foiled, the state-run Ethiopian Broadcasting Corporation reported on Thursday....
2019-06-27 22:30

Trump calls impeachment inquiry a ‘coup’ WASHINGTON, DC (NBC News) – President Donald Trump on Tuesday escalated his attacks on Democrats’ impeachment efforts, referring to the inquiry as a “coup.” “As I learn more and more each day, I am coming to the conclusi...
2019-10-02 22:00

| Trump denounces impeachment inquiry as a 'coup' US President Donald Trump has denounced the impeachment inquiry threatening his presidency as a "coup", as his administration pushed back hard against the investigation....
2019-10-02 16:00

Then and now: How lawmakers characterize impeachment as a ‘coup’ to protect their own According to Congress, impeachment is a “coup” — just as long as the president being impeached is a not a member of the political party engaged in the “coup.”...
2019-10-10 05:00

The Londoner: Jeremy Corbyn DID know about Tom Watson coup Corbyn's conversations about Watson coup | Harry Potter and the love letters to Europe | Extinction Rebellion starts a newspaper | Diane Abbott leaves the youth | Sky News line-up changes...
2019-09-24 20:45

The Only Coup in U.S. History Was Orchestrated by White Supremacists Donald Trump ratcheted up his veiled threats of a looming civil war on Tuesday night, tweeting that an upcoming impeachment inquiry was akin to a “coup.”...
2019-10-03 10:30

"It Is A COUP," Donald Trump Denounces Impeachment Inquiry Donald Trump on Tuesday denounced the impeachment inquiry threatening his presidency as a "coup," as his administration pushed back hard against the investigation....
2019-10-02 12:30

Why Modi’s Kashmir coup threatens India’s democracy Clumsy intervention by Trump in dispute over Kashmir may have prompted Indian PM to actIt’s tempting, though illogical, to blame Donald Trump for all the world’s ills. Yet was it America’s self-aggrandising president who triggered last week’s sudden ...
2019-08-10 15:30

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....
2019-05-24 11:30

UK Labour's Abbott says PM Johnson aiming for a coup against parliament British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's move to limit lawmakers' opportunity to derail his Brexit plans represents a coup against parliament, Labour home affairs spokeswoman Diane Abbott said on Wednesday....
2019-08-28 12:45

| 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....
2019-06-20 20:15

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....
2019-06-20 11:45

| '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....
2019-06-28 21:15

| Ghana puts nine 'coup plotters' on trial for treason Ghana has charged nine people with treason for allegedly plotting to overthrow the government, in a rare case for one of west Africa's most stable democracies....
2019-10-11 10:15

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....
2019-07-02 20:45

Trump administration calls impeachment inquiry 'a coup' US President Donald Trump says the inquiry takes away "the power of the people," while Secretary of State Mike Pompeo seeks to prevent testimony from State Department officials....
2019-10-02 07:15

Sudan protest leader says to step up civil disobedience after 'coup' A leader of Sudan's protest movement on Monday called the storming by security forces of a protest camp in central Khartoum a "coup" against the uprising that led to the ouster of President Omar al-Bashir....
2019-06-03 10:15

Ethiopia's army chief, three others killed in failed regional coup Ethiopia's army chief of staff and the head of the northern state of Amhara were killed in two separate but related attacks when a general tried to seize control of Amhara in an attempted coup, the prime minister's office said on Sunday....
2019-06-23 18:45

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...
2019-07-10 13:00

Thailand's Democrats to vote to join coup leader's coalition Thailand's prime minister, who took power in a military coup five years ago, appears set to win a parliamentary vote Wednesday that will give him a second term in office....
2019-06-04 17:30

Yemen government says southern separatists staged coup in Aden The Saudi-backed Yemeni government accused southern separatists of staging a coup in Aden after their fighters took over all military camps in the southern port city, seat of the internationally recognized government, on Saturday....
2019-08-10 20:00

Trump calls impeachment inquiry a ‘coup’ in fiery tweets President Trump is claiming that the impeachment inquiry against him is nothing more than an attempted “coup.” “As I learn more and more each day, I am coming to the conclusion that what is taking place is not an impeachment, it is a COUP, intended t...
2019-10-02 17:00

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....
2019-06-23 13:00

| Burkina Faso coup leader's wife sentenced to 30 years A military tribunal in Burkina Faso has handed down a sentence of 30 years to the wife of a general convicted of leading a deadly coup bid four years ago....
2019-09-03 22:30

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....
2019-06-21 15:30

Burkina Faso coup leaders given lengthy jail sentences Two senior allies of Burkina Faso's deposed former president Blaise Compaore were sentenced to 10 and 20 years in prison respectively on Monday for organizing a 2015 coup attempt against a transitional government....
2019-09-02 19:00

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 ...
2019-07-03 00:15

Thai king opens 1st session of elected assembly since coup 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 and the people's well-b...
2019-05-24 12:15

| 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....
2019-06-29 23:30

Peru's Vizcarra threatens Congress shutdown as lawmakers cry 'coup' The centrist government of Peruvian President Martin Vizcarra made a last-minute appeal to Congress to halt the opposition's plans to name new members of Peru's top court on Monday, a vote that Vizcarra warned would lead him to close Congress....
2019-09-30 20:30

'Stop the coup' protesters shut down central London sites Protesters shut down well-known sites in central London as thousands of people in cities across the UK took part in rallies against Boris Johnson's plans to suspend parliament....
2019-08-31 19:30

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....
2019-07-02 00:45

Renault Board To Meet, As CEO Denounces Potential Exit As 'Coup' Renault SA's CEO, Thierry Bollore, denounced as a "coup" his potential exit from the French carmaker, which has called a board meeting on Friday to discuss governance matters....
2019-10-11 09:15

British PM to suspend parliament before Brexit, opposition denounces 'coup' Prime Minister Boris Johnson will suspend Britain's parliament for more than a month before Brexit, enraging opponents and raising the stakes in the country's most serious political crisis in decades....
2019-08-28 21:45

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....
2019-05-27 03:30

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....
2019-05-27 07:15

'It's fearmongering': talk of coup fails to impress Brexit-backing Grays Residents of town in Thurrock, which voted 72% to leave, applaud Boris Johnson’s suspension of parliamentFollow all the day’s political developments liveTalk of coups and warnings about threats to democracy were given short shrift by high-street shop...
2019-08-29 18:30

From Bodmin to Berlin, crowds vent their fury at Boris Johnson’s ‘coup’ Protesters ranged from students at the prime minister’s old Oxford college to retired teachers, children and activistsIn Cambridge’s Market Square, a crowd of families, young people and silver-haired academics listened as Percy Bysshe Shelley’s The M...
2019-09-01 05:45

Watson to draw line under failed coup after fractious week for Labour Tom Watson will try to restore party unity at Labour's annual conference, with a speech drawing a line under the bid to oust him as deputy leader. ...
2019-09-24 10:00

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...
2019-05-22 12:15

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...
2019-07-10 11:45

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......
2019-07-16 11:30

At UN, Yemen Foreign Minister demands end to ‘Iranian-Houthi coup d’etat’ The Minister for Foreign Affairs of Yemen on Saturday called on the United Nations and the wider international community to stand by his crisis-torn country as it struggled to cope with daily assaults and “terrorist aggression” at the hands of viciou...
2019-09-29 07:00

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....
2019-06-04 16:30

Ethiopia airs voice of alleged coup leader killed in crackdown Ethiopia has released a recording of the state militia commander it says led a failed coup attempt last week in which dozens of people, including five top officials, were killed....
2019-06-29 16:30

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....
2019-07-16 16:30

In coup for Modi, Trump will join Indian prime minister at U.S. rally The gathering scheduled for Sunday in Houston will mark the first time that a U.S. president and Indian prime minister have addressed such an event together....
2019-09-19 06:30

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...
2019-05-31 05:30

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...
2019-07-20 14:00

| 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....
2019-06-27 21:00

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....
2019-05-21 15:00

Chris Childs says Nets’ free-agent coup should be Knicks’ ‘wakeup call’ Chris Childs played his first two seasons with the Nets before signing with the Knicks for the glory years from 1996-2001. The former point guard could never have imagined what has taken place in New York’s basketball landscape — the Nets beating out...
2019-09-27 05:15

Manhattan Democrats planning coup against party boss/lobbyist Keith Wright Manhattan Democratic Party leaders are revolting against their borough chairman — former Assemblyman Keith Wright — and his double life as party boss and lobbyist. A cadre of dissidents plan to force a meeting to consider a rules change t...
2019-09-08 02:00

U.S. officials wonder: Did Turkish leader's coup memories drive Russia arms deal? For some U.S. officials, the Trump administration's failure to persuade Turkey not to buy a Russian air defense system may have its roots in a coup attempt against President Tayyip Erdogan three years ago this week....
2019-07-18 07:15

Venezuela Vice-President speaks out against ‘coup d’etat’, $130 bn lost to ‘economic terrorism’ The Vice-President of Venezuela on Friday criticized administrations which have recognized National Assembly president Juan Guaidó as leader of the South American country....
2019-09-28 10:00

Nick Castellanos gets last laugh as he exposes the flaws of analytics in Cubs' deadline coup Cubs outfielder Nick Castellanos, an impending free agent, has had the greatest impact of any player traded at the July 31 trade deadline.       ...
2019-08-30 00:00

Bloodhound set for 500 mph desert attempt 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)...
2019-07-10 13:15

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...
2019-06-18 20:15

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 attempted to c...
2019-07-13 08:15

Trump confirms he is considering attempt to buy Greenland President says bid would be ‘essentially a real estate deal'Danish semi-autonomous territory has said it is not for saleDonald Trump has confirmed he is considering an attempt to buy Greenland for strategic reasons, though he said the idea is “not No...
2019-08-19 00:00

Kyrgyzstan's former president arrested at the second attempt Almazbek Atambayev, who ruled the Asian state from 2011 to 2017, was detained after raids on his residence. Troops stormed his home the previous day in a failed attempt that saw one commando lose his life....
2019-08-08 21:00

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)...
2019-07-10 12:15

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...
2019-06-19 23:45

TSA pokes fun at attempt to get knife-shaped gun through security TSA agents may have been confused as how to classify this weapon when a passenger tried to bring a knife-shaped gun through airport security.       ...
2019-08-18 08:30

James Wan Will Attempt to Breathe Life Into Dylan Dog Few names in horror inspire more confidence than James Wan. Saw, Insidious, The Conjuring, the man has done it all. So, when any news breaks that Wan and his company are going to produce a new version of a classic comic book, fans have a right to be ...
2019-10-08 05:30

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...
2019-07-08 10:30

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...
2019-07-17 03:15

Liverpool FC fail in attempt to get city name trademarked Liverpool Football Club have failed in their controversial attempt to trademark the word Liverpool, because of the "geographical significance" of the city's name....
2019-09-27 04:45

After spacesuit mix-up, NASA once again will attempt the first all-female spacewalk With two medium-size spacesuits now available, Christina Koch and Jessica Meir are scheduled to embark on their spacewalk Oct. 21, NASA said.        ...
2019-10-05 08:45

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....
2019-07-20 02:45

Here's What Happened With Tesla's Ambitious First Attempt At The Nürburgring Once again, Tesla has defied expectations. After wrapping up its first-ever Nürburgring test this week and heading home to America, it’s pulled off an apparent hand-timed seven minute, 24 second lap in one of its Model S test cars, a mere second slow...
2019-09-22 01:00

ISRO's Second Launch Attempt For Chandrayaan-2 At 2:43 pm Today India's space scientists have a narrow one-minute window for their second attempt at launching moon mission Chandrayaan-2 today, a week after the mission was aborted just before lift-off. Chandrayaan......
2019-07-22 07:30

Renault CEO denounces 'coup' at Renault: Les Echos Renault's CEO Thierry Bollore denounced on Thursday as a "coup" his potential exit from the French carmaker, which has called a board meeting on Friday....
2019-10-10 21:15

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....
2019-06-18 19:45

SpaceX launches Starhopper after earlier failed attempt SpaceX’s Starhopper has had an interesting week. It was initially supposed to take off from the company’s Texas launch facility on Monday evening, performing what is expected to be the last of its test flights before the company begins te...
2019-08-29 00:15

Jet takes off from Florida to attempt global flight records A jet took off from Florida's Kennedy Space Center on Tuesday morning in an attempt to break world records for flying around the Earth over the North and South poles....
2019-07-10 04:45

HBO’s next attempt to replace ‘Game of Thrones’ launches on November 4th With Game of Thrones over, fans of the series are probably looking for a similar alternative, and studios, HBO included, have already created several series that could rival Thrones. Amazon is betting on Carnival Row, which is already streaming, and ...
2019-09-13 03:15

Finnish conscripts injured in attempt to avoid reindeer The Finnish Defense Forces says 12 military conscripts ended up in the hospital after an armored personnel carrier tried to avert a reindeer and was hit by a second vehicle...
2019-09-11 22:00

German Greens attempt to win over voters in lagging East Green party co-leader Robert Habeck is touring eastern Germany ahead of crucial state elections. The region is rough terrain for the liberal Greens, far away from the urban centers where most of their supporters reside....
2019-08-20 06:00

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....
2019-06-27 19:15

"Pak Won't Dare To Attempt Kargil-Like Infiltration": Army Chief Pakistan will not dare to attempt to infiltrate India like it did Kargil in 1999 because it has "seen the consequences", Army chief Gen Bipin Rawat said on Friday and asserted that the armed forces......
2019-07-05 13:00

Coe excited by Kipchoge sub-two hour marathon attempt: record or not The head of world athletics Sebastian Coe wants to end his federation's 'computer says no' approach which would mean that if Kenya's Eliud Kipchoge runs a sub-two hour marathon next month it would not be ratified as a world record....
2019-09-24 04:00

German Greens attempt to win over voters in skeptical East Green party co-leader Robert Habeck is touring eastern Germany ahead of crucial state elections. The region is rough terrain for the liberal Greens, far away from the urban centers where most of their supporters reside....
2019-08-21 00:00

Boris Johnson indicates he may renew attempt to suspend parliament PM repeats condemnation of supreme court ruling as he speaks alongside Trump at UNLatest political news - live updatesBoris Johnson has repeated his condemnation of a landmark ruling by Britain’s highest court that his suspension of parliament was un...
2019-09-24 19:45

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....
2019-06-08 04:15

Afghanistan: Taliban take hostages in attempt to seize Kunduz Insurgents have taken several patients hostage at a local hospital during a massive attack on the 6th largest city. The hard-line Islamist group is close to finalizing a deal with the US that could lead to peace....
2019-08-31 17:30

A load of hot air: ballooning world record attempt – in pictures More than 400 hot air balloons attempt to break the simultaneous takeoff world record in the Grand Est Mondial Air Ballons festival at Chambley-Bussières airbase in eastern France Continue reading......
2019-07-31 19:30

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...
2019-05-24 03:45

Watch Brad Pitt's "Terrible" Attempt at Being "Unfiltered" If you wonder what kinds of people Brad Pitt is intrigued by, it's the folks who don't hold back. "The people I'm really drawn to, they just have no filter. They have no......
2019-09-20 04:45

Woman set herself on fire in suicide attempt in hotel parking lot A woman set herself on fire in a suicide attempt at a hotel parking lot in southern New Jersey Thursday morning, cops said. Emergency responders rushed to the Howard Johnson at 832 N. Black Horse Pike in Gloucester Township around 8:30 a.m. after a f...
2019-10-10 21:15

Same-sex penguin couple adopt abandoned egg in attempt to become parents The Berlin Zoo's two male penguins have been caring for the egg since July and have long sought to be new parents. The pair will find out in September if they are successful....
2019-08-10 08:00

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...
2019-05-30 02:45

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...
2019-05-29 01:45

On second attempt, hoverboard inventor successfully crosses Channel Following a failed attempt in July, French inventor Franky Zapata successfully crossed the Channel on top of a hoverboard this weekend. Starting his trek in Sangatte in northern France, the journey took 20 minutes, before landing in St. Margaret̵...
2019-08-05 19:45

Two victims of 1944 circus fire exhumed in ID attempt WINDSOR, Conn. — Authorities exhumed the bodies Monday of two victims of the 1944 Hartford circus fire in hopes of identifying one of the last five people still listed as missing after the tragedy. The exhumations at Northwood Cemetery in Windsor, Co...
2019-10-08 00:30

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....
2019-07-11 13:45

Japan rejects South Korean attempt to air trade row at WTO Japan told the World Trade Organization on Wednesday that its controls on exports to South Korea were based on national security concerns, and did not constitute an embargo or an issue appropriate for discussion at the WTO....
2019-07-24 14:00

Success in India's second attempt at launching Moon mission India is preparing to relaunch a mission to land a rover on the moon, in what would be a first for a nation that is trying to become a space superpower....
2019-07-22 14:15

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....
2019-06-04 00:00

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....
2019-07-11 23:45

Franky Zapata crosses Channel by hoverboard at second attempt French inventor flies from northern France to Dover on jet-powered ‘Flyboard’A French inventor has succeeded in crossing the Channel on a jet-powered hoverboard.Franky Zapata achieved the feat on Sunday morning on his second attempt, after being knoc...
2019-08-04 17:30

Judge blocks attempt to remove Charlottesville Confederate statues Statues of Robert E Lee and Stonewall Jackson will stayLee statue was at heart of deadly far-right violence in 2017Efforts to remove the statue of Robert E Lee which was at the centre of deadly far-right violence in Charlottesville, Virginia in 2017 ...
2019-09-15 07:00

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....
2019-05-26 00:30

"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....
2019-05-23 00:45

Dutch unsuccessfully attempt to move game to cooler time The Netherlands made an unsuccessful attempt to have its Women's World Cup quarterfinal game against Italy moved until later Saturday to avoid the harshest temperatures of the French heat wave       ...
2019-06-28 20:15

Flores Agreement: States Sue to Block Trump's Attempt to Revoke It Lawsuits regarding the Flores Agreement and public charge rule argue that the federal government is interfering with states' efforts to enforce their laws....
2019-08-28 07:15

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...
2019-07-04 09:01

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....
2019-05-24 19:30

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."...
2019-05-23 16:30

More Details Emerge Of Massive Infiltration Attempt Backed By Pak Army Multiple attempts were made by terrorists to infiltrate into India by crossing the Line of Control between July 29 and July 31, sources told NDTV amid a massive security build-up in Jammu and Kashmir......
2019-08-04 11:15

‘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...
2019-06-06 22:30

Perez: Late Ricciardo Hungary F1 Q1 pass attempt "disrespectful" Sergio Perez says Daniel Ricciardo's attempted overtaking move towards the end of first qualifying for the Formula 1 Hungarian Grand Prix was "disrespectful", as both were subsequently eliminated in Q1...
2019-08-03 18:45

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...
2019-07-21 18:15

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......
2019-07-05 19:45

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...
2019-06-08 06:15

Anthem hits EA Access subscription service in an attempt to revitalise the RPG Normally when a game hits the EA Access service, it's something of a victory lap – an opportunity for a well-received game to reach a new audience through the medium of a subscription service. But it's a different story for Anthem.EA...
2019-09-13 14:30

Gucci goes carbon neutral in attempt to tackle climate crisis The planet has gone too far, says CEO Marco Bizzarri, as he outlines greener strategyAs the fashion industry continues to address its role in the climate crisis, Italy’s most valuable luxury brand has said it has become an entirely carbon neutral com...
2019-09-13 22:30

Three killed in Venice boat crash during attempt to set speed record Three people were killed when their high-powered boat crashed in Venice while trying to set a new speed record — with a fourth crew member surviving after getting flung out at 92 mph, according to reports. Italian businessman Fabio Buzzi, 76, led a c...
2019-09-18 14:15

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....
2019-06-12 09:45

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...
2019-07-01 18:30

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....
2019-06-13 00:15

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...
2019-05-21 14:45

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...
2019-05-21 14:45

Children across Britain attempt egg and spoon race world record Families gathered in 51 locations across Britain to attempt a Guinness World Record for the largest amount of people participating in an egg and spoon race....
2019-07-31 19:45

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...
2019-05-21 19:45

ISIS families attempt to escape camp in northeast Syria ISIS family members have attempted to escape from an encampment in northeastern Syria, a commander for the Kurdish forces that guard the site told CNN....
2019-10-12 12:45

Watch: More than 1,000 attempt 'Baby Shark' dance record in Canada A Guinness World Record attempt at a festival in Alberta gathered more than 1,000 people to perform the dance moves to viral children's song "Baby Shark."...
2019-07-22 18:15

Crisis talks continue in attempt to save Bolton from liquidation • Club have until 5pm on Tuesday to show EFL they can survive• Closure process due to start on Wednesday after sale collapsesUrgent discussions were continuing on Monday night over the endangered future of Bolton Wanderers, after the club’s administr...
2019-08-27 00:00

Lawsuit accuses AT&T of shady attempt to pump up DirecTV Now numbers AT&T has been accused in a lawsuit of some pretty shady tactics meant to help the company boost the subscriber numbers for its streaming TV initiative formerly known as DirecTV Now. These tactics include leaning on employees to create fake users for ...
2019-09-18 08:15

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...
2019-06-22 08:30

Two thugs assault on-duty NYPD captain during robbery attempt A plainclothes NYPD captain was beaten up in a near-robbery Thursday while on the job in Manhattan, cops said. The captain was investigating a case near Tenth Avenue and West 41st Street around 6:30 p.m. when an unidentified man approached him on the...
2019-10-11 21:45

Watch: Guinness record attempt features 3,800 dribbling basketballs An estimated 3,800 people dribbled basketballs simultaneously in the Philippines, but ultimately fell short of breaking the Guinness World Record, organizers said....
2019-07-22 21:30

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....
2019-07-02 12:15

PewDiePie's Attempt to Make Peace With His Critics Angered Some of His Fans PewDiePie's announcement of a donation prompted conspiracy theories and angry memes from some of his fans, who claimed without evidence on Twitter, Reddit, and in the comments of his video that the......
2019-09-13 03:15

Man flees after putting bag over girl’s head in possible kidnapping attempt: cops A 6-year-old girl avoided a possible abduction attempt in New Jersey Sunday evening after creep covered her head with a paper bag before fleeing, according to police. The bizarre encounter happened around 8:30 p.m. outside of the child’s home on Croo...
2019-09-17 05:30

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 Madhya Pradesh. Seven others have also been arrested in the matter while a BJP......
2019-06-18 19:30

Watchdog reveals mysterious attempt to smear ex-U.S. ambassador to Ukraine The State Department’s inspector general briefed congressional aides Wednesday about an apparent attempt to smear the former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine, who is seen by House Democrats as a key witness in their impeachment inquiry.Sources who attended...
2019-10-03 16:30

Kipchoge likens sub-two hour marathon attempt to moon landing Kenyan world record holder Eliud Kipchoge says running a marathon in under two hours would be comparable in the annals of human achievement to standing on the moon or scaling Everest for the first time....
2019-08-15 01:15

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."...
2019-06-02 22:45

'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...
2019-06-20 17:45

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....
2019-06-21 02:45

Video Shows Army Blocking Pak Troops' Infiltration Attempt In J&K An infiltration attempt by a squad of Pakistan's Border Action Team (BAT) was foiled along the Line of Control (LoC) in Keran sector in the first week of August, the Indian Army said on Monday....
2019-09-09 20:00

Pub gathers 433 people named Nigel for world record attempt A British pub is seeking Guinness World Records recognition after gathering 433 people named Nigel in one place in an attempt to create an unusual record....
2019-09-30 22:30

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...
2019-05-28 21:15

Fox News' Attempt to Prove That There's an Anti-Cop Crisis Goes Hilariously Wrong There’s nothing quite as satisfying as watching Fox News fail to collect anecdotal evidence to support its ridiculous claims. Just take this Friday morning clip in which the first responders that Fox & Friends packed into an audience didn’t valid...
2019-09-06 18:45

Todd Chrisley's Son Kyle Says a Suicide Attempt Led to His Recent Hospitalization Sometimes, there's more than what meets the eye. In the latest podcast episode of Chrisley Confessions, Todd Chrisley and his eldest son Kyle Chrisley sat down to set the record......
2019-09-05 21:15

AMS expects result of takeover attempt of Osram on Friday evening Austrian sensor maker AMS said on Friday that the result of its 4.5 billion euro ($4.9 billion) takeover bid for Germany's Osram might not come until the evening....
2019-10-04 14:30

Watch live: Jet to take off from Florida to attempt world record flight A jet is scheduled to take off from Florida's Kennedy Space Center on Tuesday morning in an attempt to break a world record for flying around the Earth over the North and South poles. Watch the livestream....
2019-07-09 15:15

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....
2019-07-09 19:30

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...
2019-07-10 01:15

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...
2019-07-18 03:45

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...
2019-07-18 04:15

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...
2019-07-18 05:15

Iranian supertanker released by Gibraltar, despite last-minute US attempt to seize it An Iranian supertanker has been released by Gibraltar Thursday after being held for more than a month on suspicions that it was trying to provide crude oil to Bashar Assad’s Syrian regime....
2019-08-16 13:15

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 ...
2019-07-02 03:30

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...
2019-07-11 03:45

Justin Upton Makes A Spectacular Leaping Attempt Really Nowhere Near The Ball Justin Upton leads all active MLB outfielder 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....
2019-07-18 16:01

Kyrgyzstan special forces attempt to storm former president's mansion Kyrgyzstan special forces have stormed the home of the country's former president Almazbek Atambayev in an attempt to take him into custody, according to Russian state media TASS....
2019-08-08 07:45

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....
2019-06-24 00:30

Silly scammers attempt Bitcoin ATM fraud with homemade ‘out-of-order’ signs There are now 5,000 cryptocurrency ATMs all over the world, and of course, they’re proving to throw up a whole raft of opportunities for scammers to make a quick buck. And with recent news from Canada, I think we’ve seen the dumbest con yet. Police i...
2019-08-30 23:45

The Supreme Court could intervene in attempt to remove Trump from office, Dershowitz says President Trump may succeed if he follows through on his attempt to take an impeachment attempt to the Supreme Court, Harvard law professor Alan Dershowitz said on Friday....
2019-06-01 19:45

It Looks Like Tesla Will Attempt To Set An Absurdly Specific Record At The Ring With A 7-Seat Model S While pretty much all of the recent obsession with setting Nürburgring Ring lap record times and the rivalry between Tesla and Porsche is sort of idiotic genital-measuring, there is one foolproof way to guarantee that a record will be set: make the c...
2019-09-13 02:15

Long Island teen escapes kidnap attempt by Uber driver A quick-thinking 15-year-old girl outwitted the Uber driver who tried to kidnap her and take her to his Brooklyn home to sexually assault her — escaping his car and calling police, Newsday reported, citing charges by police and prosecutors. The teen ...
2019-08-26 11:00

Kipchoge selects 41-member pacing squad for sub-two hour marathon attempt Kenyan world record holder Eliud Kipchoge has finalised a 41-member pacing squad for his second attempt to break the two-hour barrier for the marathon in Vienna, event organizers INEOS said on Friday....
2019-10-04 19:45

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, ...
2019-05-29 12:15

Dad claims Manhattan hotel didn’t do enough to stop daughter’s suicide attempt A father says a Manhattan hotel didn’t take him seriously when he told them his daughter was trying to commit suicide in one of their rooms, according to his new lawsuit. David Johnson says on May 26 his daughter, Deborah Johnson, called him from the...
2019-10-02 04:15

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...
2019-06-13 00:00

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...
2019-06-01 01:45

Rush Limbaugh on the attempt to destroy Trump: The stakes for this country have never been higher The stakes are higher than they've ever been in America, possibly since the Civil War, that's what conservative talk show host Rush Limbaugh said Thursday on his radio show, talking about the Russia investigation and its origins....
2019-05-31 05:45

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....
2019-06-11 23:15

LeBron James Gets Shot-Blocked on His Attempt to Trademark ‘Taco Tuesday’ LeBron James will have to take an “L” on his desire to trademark the phrase “Taco Tuesday,” a phrase he often employs while sharing his family’s dinner menu with his followers on Instagram, but he’s sees a silver lining....
2019-09-13 18:00

Wales attempt to steady ship after Rob Howley bombshell at Rugby World Cup Gatland vows his team will shrug off betting scandal WRU knew about suspected betting breach a week agoWarren Gatland has vowed his Wales team will shrug off Rob Howley’s World Cup departure and thrive once again in the wake of yet more off-the-field...
2019-09-18 18:15

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...
2019-05-31 07:15

Jeffrey Epstein found nearly unconscious in NYC jail cell after possible suicide attempt Convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein was found in his cell on Tuesday nearly unconscious with injuries to his neck after a possible suicide attempt, sources said. Epstein was discovered by guards sprawled out on the floor at the Metropolitan Correctio...
2019-07-25 05:30

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 ...
2019-06-19 14:30

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......
2019-05-21 15:15

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....
2019-06-19 09:45

Inside China's attempt to boost crop yields with electric fields In greenhouses across China, scientists are exposing lettuces and cucumbers to powerful electric fields in an attempt to make them grow faster. Can electroculture work?...
2019-08-23 23:15

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....
2019-06-11 00:45

Kipchoge's team announce 0815 start for sub-two hour marathon attempt Kenyan Eliud Kipchoge's attempt to run an historic but unofficial sub-two hour marathon will take place at 0815 local time (0615 GMT) on Saturday in a bid to attract a bigger crowd, race organisers said on Friday....
2019-10-12 03:45

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......
2019-05-22 10:15

Juul Will Require ID Scans in Latest Attempt at Curbing Teen Vaping In its latest bid to keep the kids from vaping, Juul announced today that retailers will soon have to scan IDs for anyone trying to purchase a Juul e-cigarette.Read more......
2019-08-29 23:30

Marianne Williamson's Attempt at a Hurricane Dorian Tweet Goes Terribly Wrong Marianne Williamson, meme candidate for president, offered up what she said was “not a wacky idea” to explain Hurricane Dorian’s weakening as it approaches the continental U.S.—it was the good vibes sent by millions of kind souls....
2019-09-04 18:15

| US 'piracy' attempt failed, Iran says after court orders tanker release Iran's top diplomat said a US attempt at "piracy" had failed after a Gibraltar court on Thursday ordered the release of a tanker carrying Iranian oil despite a US detention request....
2019-08-16 16:45

Florida mom crashes into tanker in failed attempt to kill herself, sons: cops A Florida woman allegedly slammed her car into a tanker truck in a failed attempt to kill herself and her two young sons — claiming that it was all “God’s will,” according to a new report. Melissa Gail Mack, 48, of Gainesville, sparked the fier...
2019-08-19 17:30

Germany: mass shooting attempt that killed two was antisemitic attack, minister says Authorities say indications suggest ‘rightwing extremist motive’Reports say gunman was 27-year-old German citizenTwo people died and two more were severely injured in the eastern German city of Halle on Wednesday after a gunman in a military-style ou...
2019-10-10 00:15

Judge blocks Trump attempt to detain migrant children indefinitely A federal judge in California ruled Friday against the Trump administration's plan to bypass a settlement that limits how long the government can detain migrant families with minor children....
2019-09-27 23:45

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....
2019-05-24 17:15

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...
2019-05-24 21:45

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......
2019-06-28 21:00

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....
2019-06-05 22:15

Brazil gang leader dresses up as teenage daughter in jailbreak attempt Rio tabloids mock Clauvino da Silva’s botched escape, which also left his daughter, 19, insideWhen Mexico’s “Shorty” – the drug lord Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán – made his cinematic 2015 jail-break it required a mile-long tunnel, a multimillion dollar ...
2019-08-05 18:45

In Desperate Attempt To Get Buyers Below Retirement Age, C8 Corvette Ditches Chrome Wheels For as long as I can remember, you could always get your Chevrolet Corvette with a set of chrome wheels. Always. Everyone was so focused on whether or not they could that no one stopped to ask if they should. (The answer to that is nobody should.) Wi...
2019-08-03 15:45

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...
2019-07-18 08:30

Hong Kong protesters attempt to restore peace after airport violence Tens of thousands of peaceful protesters took to the streets of Hong Kong Sunday in a show of solidarity for a movement that appeared on the verge of losing popular support....
2019-08-18 13:00

Police attempt to clear Extinction Rebellion protest camps in London Arrests made under section 14 order as officers in Whitehall begin removing tentsPolice have begun attempting to clear Extinction Rebellion protest camps from around Westminster as they imposed a section 14 order banning demonstrations across central...
2019-10-08 23:30

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....
2019-07-05 03:30

Former Cowboys DE Ryan Russell reveals he is bisexual amid NFL comeback attempt Ryan Russell last played in the NFL in 2017 with the Buccaneers, and as he tries to make it back to the league, he revealed that he is bisexual.       ...
2019-08-30 00:00

Trump tweets 'too bad!' about burglary attempt at Rep. Elijah Cummings' Baltimore home Cummings issued a statement about the incident, which occurred hours before Trump launched a Twitter attack on the House Oversight Committee chairman and Baltimore that Democrats have blasted as racist....
2019-08-02 21:45

Saoirse Kennedy Hill was victim of 2007 abduction attempt: report Tragic Kennedy co-ed Saoirse Kennedy Hill had been the victim of an alleged abduction attempt outside the family’s Cape Cod compound at age 10, a media report said at the time. The granddaughter of Robert F. Kennedy was returning home from play...
2019-08-02 20:30

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....
2019-06-04 23:30

Woman Accuses Amazon Delivery Man Of Rape Attempt, Now Wants To Drop Case A 30-year-old delivery agent linked to an e-commerce firm was booked by police in Noida after a city-based customer accused him of rape attempt, officials said on Thursday....
2019-10-11 09:45

Whitney Cummings shares topless photo after people attempt to extort her Comedian Whitney Cummings posted a topless photo of herself on Twitter after she says people tried to extort her.        ...
2019-08-13 15:15

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....
2019-07-12 20:15

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....
2019-06-07 19:15

US makes last-ditch attempt to stop Iranian supertanker setting sail The United States has unsealed a warrant for the seizure of an Iranian oil tanker anchored off the coast of Gibraltar. It is the latest twist involving the vessel at the center of a standoff between Tehran and the West....
2019-08-18 08:30

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...
2019-05-23 08:30

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...
2019-06-21 01:45

Bitfinex’s last-ditch attempt to halt investigation into $850M cover-up fails A court in New York has denied Bitfinex and Tether’s parent company iFinex’s latest motion to avoid the legal clap back from its $850 million cover-up. iFinex claimed that the New York State Attorney General (NYAG) lacked the relevant jurisdiction to...
2019-08-20 13:00

Wrestling: 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....
2019-05-23 10:30

At Least 15 Migrants Jump Off Rescue Ship in ‘Desperate’ Attempt to Reach Italy (MILAN) — At least 15 more migrants jumped into the sea Tuesday from the Open Arms rescue ship in desperate bids to reach the shores of Italy after 19 days of being on the boat in deteriorating conditions as Italy refuses to open its ports. Ope...
2019-08-20 21:00

Hong Kong government's attempt to outflank protesters is doomed to fail Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam announced Wednesday that she will finally withdraw the loathed extradition bill that kick-started three months of violent protests. The move was greeted not with the relief or happiness she might have hoped for, but with f...
2019-09-05 11:15

Echo Fox partners fail in attempt to secure temporary restraining order against Rick Fox The former Los Angeles Laker has been one of the most prominent figures in the mainstreaming of competitive video gaming but has been in a bitter internal battle over the future of his esports franchise....
2019-08-24 09:30

Senior Magician Calls Chanchal Lahiri's Escape Game Attempt "Foolish" Legendary magician PC Sorcar (Junior) on Tuesday described the deadly attempt of the 40-year-old Mandrake to show an underwater escape act as a "foolish" attempt....
2019-06-18 17:45

Campaigner Miller's court attempt to stop UK parliament suspension to be heard Sept. 5 Legal campaigner Gina Miller's attempt to block Prime Minister Boris Johnson from suspending Britain's parliament for more than a month before Brexit will be heard by a court on Sept. 5....
2019-08-30 14:15

U.K. opposition parties reject Boris Johnson’s attempt to break deadlock over Brexit Johnson already lost a vote on the same question this week, but plans to try again Monday, saying an election is the only way to break the country's deadlock over Brexit....
2019-09-06 18:15

Check the scope: Pen-testers nabbed, jailed in Iowa courthouse break-in attempt Enlarge / The Dallas County, Iowa courthouse, the site of a penetration test gone spectacularly wrong. (credit: By Iowahwyman - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0) Two security contractors were arrested in Adel, Iowa on September 11 as they attempted to gain a...
2019-09-14 07:00

Falcons hold on as Philadelphia’s final comeback attempt falls short in Atlanta The Eagles nearly won Sunday despite quarterback Carson Wentz leaving the game temporarily in the first half to be examined for a possible concussion....
2019-09-16 07:00

11-year-old girl foils robbery attempt by throwing bread, squash at thief An 11-year girl and her father scared away a would-be robber in England by pelting the suspect with bread and bottles of squash, according to a report. The embarrassing botched robbery happened about 10 p.m. Monday local time at a corner store in Wor...
2019-09-18 14:15

Monkey Shatters Zoo Glass With Sharpened Stone in Impressive Prison Break Attempt A video from China is all the proof you need that the hilarious antics of monkeys at the zoo are really just a distracting ruse as they spend their days figuring out the best way to escape.Read more......
2019-08-29 18:30

Jeffrey Epstein's ex-cellmate cleared after probe into earlier possible suicide attempt, lawyer says The former cellmate's lawyer, Bruce Barket, told NBC that officials at the jailhouse said in an email that Tartaglione would face no charges or internal discipline now that the investigation had concluded....
2019-08-17 03:45

Activist’s home bombed in suspected attempt to stop Malawi's mass protests Petrol bomb attack targets Timothy Mtambo, at forefront of protests against alleged rigging of May’s electionsThe home of a leading human rights activist in Malawi has been petrol bombed in what is believed to be a deliberate and targeted move to sto...
2019-08-21 10:15

Brazilian gang leader dressed as daughter in wonky prison-break attempt When “Freaky Friday” and “Tootsie” meet “The Great Escape.” A Brazilian gang leader tried to escape a high-security prison by dressing up as his teenage daughter — even planning to leave her behind in jail, accordi...
2019-08-05 00:00

Eliud Kipchoge says attempt to run sub-two-hour marathon at Ineos 1:59 challenge is like first moon landing Eliud Kipchoge has compared his attempt to run the first ever sub-two-hour marathon to the first moon landing, and hopes his efforts will provide a bright point during a tumultuous period for athletics....
2019-10-10 22:15

Gangster Chhota Rajan Gets 8-Year Jail Term In Attempt-To-Murder Case A Mumbai court sentenced gangster Chhota Rajan and five others on Tuesday to eight years of rigorous imprisonment in a 2012 attempt-to-murder case lodged against them by a hotelier....
2019-08-20 14:00

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....
2019-05-25 08:45

Brazil gang leader dresses up as teenage daughter in jail-break attempt Clauvino da Silva wore rubber mask and wig to walk out of Rio prison, apparently planning to leave his daughter insideA Brazilian gang leader tried to escape from prison by pretending to be his teenage daughter when she visited him behind bars, autho...
2019-08-05 04:45

Trump's Attempt To Rollback Fuel Efficiency Standards Is Blowing Up In His Face: Report The Trump Administration’s attempts to scale back Obama-era fuel efficiency and emissions regulations isn’t going smoothly lately, with much of the auto industry rejecting the proposal, the State of California ignoring the proposal, and even the EPA ...
2019-08-20 23:00

Brazil gang leader found dead in cell after masked jailbreak attempt Clauvino da Silva’s death days after escape bid dressed up as his daughter seen as humiliation for overcrowded jail systemThe Brazilian gang leader whose attempt to escape prison dressed as his daughter made global headlines has been found dead in hi...
2019-08-06 17:00

Fallout 76 Group’s Raid Attempt Foiled By Notorious Power Armor Glitch In Fallout 76, power armor can keep you safe, or it can become a horrible tomb entrapping unsuspecting players until the end of time (or until they reset their game). That’s what happened to one group of players attempting Fallout 76’s brand new raid...
2019-08-21 11:15

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...
2019-07-10 20:45

Crazed fan planted fake bombs in bizarre attempt to meet Piers Morgan A deranged Piers Morgan fan sparked a nail bomb scare in a major British city — in hopes of being interviewed by the former “America’s Got Talent” judge, according to reports. Thanasis Joel, 27, was found with a letter to the ...
2019-09-30 18:30

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2019-06-13 13:30

Eliud Kipchoge, Ineos 1:59 marathon: UK start time and how the sub-two hour attempt works Kenyan distance star Eliud Kipchoge will attempt to make history on Saturday as he bids to become the first man to ever run a marathon in under two hours....
2019-10-11 18:15

Bodies exhumed in attempt to identify victim of 1944 Hartford circus fire Vermont woman was never seen again after attending circusBlaze killed 168 and injured 682; five remain listed as missingAuthorities in Connecticut have exhumed the bodies of two victims of the 1944 Hartford circus fire, in the hope of identifying one...
2019-10-08 02:30

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.        ...
2019-05-22 03:15

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....
2019-07-09 22:45

Rudy Giuliani: Ukraine sources detail attempt to construct case against Biden Source: prosecutor may have fed Trump ally altered informationRobert Reich: Trump can do more damage than NixonIn the explosive whistleblower complaint released this week, in which an intelligence official sounds the alarm over Donald Trump’s effort ...
2019-09-29 14:00

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....
2019-07-18 23:30

Steve King posts video of himself drinking from migrant center toilet in attempt to refute AOC Rep. Steve King, R-Iowa, appeared to try and dispute accusations about border detention facilities, reportedly telling constituents on Wednesday that he videotaped himself drinking out of a toilet....
2019-09-05 06:15

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...
2019-06-20 02:15

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...
2019-07-05 15:30

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...
2019-06-10 12:30

Man accused of force-feeding meth to cat used kitten in extortion attempt, court docs show A New Mexico man accused earlier this year of force-feeding a cat methamphetamine has now been charged with extortion.        ...
2019-08-28 05:15

| WATCH | Brazilian gang leader fails in attempt to escape prison dressed as his daughter A Brazilian gang leader tried to escape from prison by dressing up as his daughter when she visited him behind bars and walking out the penitentiary's main door in her place, authorities have said....
2019-08-05 21:15

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....
2019-05-22 21:00

Jameela Jamil Opens Up About Past Suicide Attempt in Honor of World Mental Health Day Jameela Jamil is sending her love to those who struggle with mental health issues. The Good Place star is sharing her experiences with mental health, like many other celebrities, in......
2019-10-11 01:15

Franky Zapata, France's hoverboard hero, to attempt English Channel crossing Thursday Ferry passengers traveling between England and France should keep their eyes peeled for an unusual sight on Thursday as French inventor Franky Zapata attempts to cross the English Channel on his jet-powered hoverboard....
2019-07-22 18:30

Migrants stranded off coast of Italy ‘going mad,’ jump ship in desperate attempt to reach shore Migrants stranded aboard a Spanish rescue ship for 19 days in the Mediterranean Sea have resorted to jumping into the ocean in desperate attempts to swim ashore after Italy’s continued refusal to open its ports....
2019-08-21 09:00

Wild video shows a gang leader attempt a prison escape dressed up as his 19-year-old daughter People have always been fascinated by prisons, which is why it’s no surprise that Hollywood has been obsessed with the genre for decades now. From shows like Prison Break and Orange Is the New Black to docu-series like Lockup, the masses simply...
2019-08-06 07:15

Court rejects Kentucky's attempt to shirk legal frees in Kim Davis gay marriage case Former Rowan County clerk Kim Davis was successfully sued in 2015 for refusing to follow the Supreme Court's ruling on same-sex marriage.        ...
2019-08-24 03:15

Migrants jump overboard rescue ship stranded off Italian coast in attempt to swim ashore The ship Open Arms, at sea for 19 days with almost 100 migrants onboard, has been waiting just off the port of Lampedusa, asking to bring the mostly African migrants ashore....
2019-08-20 16:00

‘Any Attempt to Play With Fire Will Only Backfire.’ Beijing Issues Stern Warning to Hong Kong Protesters The Chinese government issued its harshest rebuke of Hong Kong’s protests to date Tuesday, condemning recent actions as a threat to the city’s rule of law and warning that the “handful of brazen and violent” demonstrators will...
2019-08-06 12:45

‘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....
2019-07-03 10:45

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....
2019-05-31 01:15

Court rejects Kentucky's attempt to shirk legal fees in Kim Davis gay marriage case Former Rowan County clerk Kim Davis was successfully sued in 2015 for refusing to follow the Supreme Court's ruling on same-sex marriage.        ...
2019-08-24 19:45

Avenatti, former lawyer for porn star Stormy Daniels, indicted for alleged extortion attempt on Nike Controversial lawyer Michael Avenatti was indicted on charges of trying to extort athletic shoe giant Nike out of tens of millions of dollars by threatening to go public with embarassing information about the company....
2019-05-22 20:45

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...
2019-07-06 07:45

Jeffrey Epstein’s final weeks: Timeline of apparent suicide attempt, cellmate transfer, jail operations Jeffrey Epstein, who was accused of sex trafficking minors, was found dead in his Manhattan jail cell early Saturday in an apparent suicide that has raised questions as to how exactly the wealthy financier could have killed himself in a high-security...
2019-08-12 22:45

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....
2019-07-17 20:30

Atlanta Braves’ Culberson suffers facial fractures after taking pitch to face on bunt attempt, team says Atlanta Braves utility player Charlie Culberson suffered "multiple facial fractures" after a 91 mph pitch struck him in the face during a bunt attempt in Saturday's playoff-clinching win over the Washington Nationals, the team announced....
2019-09-15 23:30

Bodycam video played at Amber Guyger trial shows chaos, attempt to revive Botham Jean NBC News- The chaotic aftermath on the night a Dallas police officer fatally shot her neighbor — mistaking his apartment for hers and believing he was a burglar — was shown for the first time in court Tuesday. Amber Guyger, who was fired after the sh...
2019-09-26 08:00

Turkey's Syria incursion may allow ISIS to attempt mass prison break amid US withdrawal, Kurdish fighters warn ISIS fighters and other terrorists comprising the more than 10,000 Islamic militants jailed in northeast Syria could launch a mass prison break as U.S. troops withdraw from the region in response to Turkey's impending incursion, Syrian Kurdish fighte...
2019-10-07 23:00

U.S. Figure Skating rocked: Suit against Richard Callaghan alleges sexual abuse, and accusation emerges of attempt to silence skater Suit against Olympic skating coach Richard Callaghan and an accusation of attempt to silence an alleged sexual abuse victim rock U.S. Figure Skating.       ...
2019-08-10 03:30

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....
2019-07-10 14:45

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....
2019-06-11 03:15

Jessi Combs' Final Record Attempt To Be Submitted For A Guinness World Record Jessi Combs died as a result of a crash attempting to set a new speed record at the Alvord Desert in Oregon in late August, but she may be eligible to posthumously hold the title for World’s Fastest Woman. At the opening of the Petersen Automotive Mu...
2019-09-25 00:30

The 2020 Cadillac CT4 Is Cadillac's Phoned-In Attempt At Attracting A ‘New Generation Of Customers’ The 2020 Cadillac CT4 is here, with an all-turbocharged lineup, optional all-wheel drive, and the goal of attracting the “new generation” of Cadillac customers. Though it’s meant to lead in the new generation of Cadillac sedans to replace the ATS and...
2019-09-13 02:15

White Tears Attempt to Drown Out the True History of Louisiana Plantation: 'Very Racist. If You're White, Don't Go' In today’s edition of white people whitepeopling, I’d like to introduce you to the Whitney Plantation in Wallace, La., where visitors are encouraged to partake in a guided tour of “the only plantation museum in Louisiana with an exclusive focus on th...
2019-08-10 09:30

Gillibrand: GOP playing 'political games' after attempt to permanently fund 9/11 victims fund blocked 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 ...
2019-07-17 20:15

Meghan McCain praises UK protesters' attempt to troll Trump with giant 'USS John McCain' stunt "View" host Meghan McCain and her mother Cindy both appreciated British protesters' attempts to bother the president by projecting an image of a massive red hat that bore the name of the USS John S. McCain -- a subject of tension between McCain and t...
2019-06-05 19:30

Strabane mortar bomb 'callous attempt to kill or maim police officers' A mortar bomb found near a police station in Northern Ireland on Saturday was a "callous attempt to kill or maim" officers, the PSNI chief constable has said....
2019-09-09 01:15

Whitney Cummings shares NSFW pic on Twitter after 'foolish dorks' attempt to extort her "If anyone is gonna make money or likes off my nipple, it’s gonna be me," Whitney Cummings said on Twitter.        ...
2019-08-13 01:15

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...
2019-07-11 12:45

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...
2019-06-28 02:00

Attempt to prosecute Boris Johnson for misconduct in a public office 'politically motivated,' his lawyers say Boris Johnson today launched a High Court bid to block a private prosecution for the £350 million "Brexit bonus" claims made during the EU referendum campaign....
2019-06-07 15:45

Boris Johnson tells MPs he has made 'genuine attempt to bridge chasm' in negotiations with new Brexit blueprint Boris Johnson clashed with Jeremy Corbyn today over Britain's future trade ties with the EU — as Ireland rejected the Prime Minister's Brexit plan as "not the basis of a deal"....
2019-10-03 17:00

Grand Designs lighthouse episode: viewers shocked as couple attempt 'modernist rockstar' home in North Devon Edward and Hazel Short embarked on their lighthouse dream home seven years ago. They knew it would be a slog — but few could have foreseen the twists and turns that lay ahead....
2019-10-10 13:00

Grand Designs super home: couple attempt 'modernist rockstar' lighthouse on tonight's dramatic episode Seven years ago, when Edward and Hazel Short embarked on their dream lighthouse home, they knew it would be a hard slog — but not many could have foreseen the tortuous years which followed....
2019-10-10 09:30

US Military in Germany: What you need to know A decision to move US troops out of Germany would mark a major change in the defense relationship between the two countries and reshape the basis of American military presence in Europe since WWII....
2019-08-21 00:00

The war on the military’s diet America’s armed forces are fighting — over food. A study published in June in the journal Military Medicine suggested that serving men and women should adopt the keto diet — the trendy high-fat, low-carb plan — as a means of combating obesity a...
2019-07-23 05:45

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.       ...
2019-06-20 14:15

All About Iran’s Military Power Though it’s been drowned out by other news lately, let us not forget about Iran. In recent months alone it shot down a $200 million U.S.-made drone, captured a British oil tanker, and was implicated in last month’s drone and cruise missile strikes ag...
2019-10-02 19:15

How the 5G network could benefit the military What happened to 5G? Once an exciting story about technological progress that was all about doing things faster on our phones, the next generation of mobile connectivity has now become intertwined with international geopolitics.So what has 5G got to ...
2019-06-13 16:45

How U.S. military aid became a lifeline for Ukraine The U.S. provided about $1.5 billion in military aid to Kiev between 2014 and this past June, according to a Congressional Research Service analysis....
2019-10-01 09:30

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...
2019-06-05 03:45

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.       ...
2019-07-04 07:30

Lam says Chinese military could step in if uprising gets bad Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam warns the Chinese military could step in if an uprising in the city gets bad, but she reiterates the government still hopes to resolve the crisis itself...
2019-10-08 10:30

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...
2019-07-05 10:15

Germany: AKK urges more money for military The German defense budget is set to increase by almost €2 billion. But it's still not enough, Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer has warned. Key projects "may be endangered" without more funds for the armed forces....
2019-09-12 03:00

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...
2019-06-07 23:15

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)  ...
2019-07-03 16:45

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...
2019-06-23 00:00

Iran says 'all out war' could result from U.S. military action Iran's foreign minister promised Thursday that any military action by the United States or Saudi Arabia in response to oil attacks last weekend would cause "all out war."...
2019-09-19 19:00

| 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....
2019-06-10 21:30

US military drone shot down over Yemen A US military drone has been shot down over Yemen by a surface-to-air missile – the second downing of an American unmanned aerial vehicle in the country in recent months. The MQ-9 Reaper drone was downed in Yemen’s Dhamar governate, southeast of the ...
2019-08-21 17:30

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....
2019-06-11 23:15

How to Save on Credit Cards If You're in the Military $250. $450. $550. The annual fees for top travel rewards cards keep creeping up. But active duty military service members don’t have to pay those fees at all. That hefty discount is thanks to the Military Lending Act (MLA) and the Servicemembers Civi...
2019-10-07 22:30

30 killed as Sudan military storms sit-in At least two protestors have died and several others been injured injured in Sudan, after the military opened fire to break up a sit-in, according to a local doctors' union....
2019-06-04 01:30

Here's What We Saw At China’s Gigantic Military Parade Tuesday was National Day in China, which marked the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China. Like all authoritarian regimes the ruling Chinese Communist Party loves a good giant celebration of state power to remind everyone...
2019-10-03 20:45

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....
2019-06-18 19:15

Boeing omitted safeguards on 737 MAX that were used on military jet -WSJ Boeing Co engineers working on the 737 MAX passenger plane's flight-control system omitted safeguards included in an earlier version of the system used on a military tanker jet, The Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday, citing people familiar with ...
2019-09-29 15:30

See huge military jet fly low over Australian city A C-17A Globemaster jet headlined an annual air show and pyrotechnic display in Brisbane, Australia, wowing the crowd by flying super-low over the city....
2019-10-02 02:45

Subprime military lender shuts down Security National Automotive Acceptance Co. began informing employees and auto dealers Wednesday that it would discontinue purchasing auto contracts and liquidate its portfolio....
2019-08-09 19:30

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...
2019-07-15 01:15

Military homecomings that became the play of the game There aren't many things that could distract an entire stadium of fans away from the game, but these military homecomings will do it!        ...
2019-08-29 11:15

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....
2019-06-27 19:30

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....
2019-06-20 08:45

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....
2019-07-01 15:45

German military helicopter crashes, at least 1 dead BERLIN (AP) — Authorities in Germany say that a military helicopter has crashed in the north of the country and at least one person has been killed. Police told news agency dpa that the helicopter crashed on Monday in Aerzen, southwest of Hannover. T...
2019-07-01 15:15

Kim inspects new submarine, wants NKorean military bolstered North Korea’s state media say leader Kim Jong Un has inspected a newly built submarine and ordered officials to further bolster the country’s military capability...
2019-07-23 04:45

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...
2019-06-27 19:45

| Eight killed in Nigeria jihadist attacks, say military Eight people, including three soldiers, have killed in jihadist attacks on an army base and village in northeast Nigeria ahead of Monday's Eid al-Adha festival, military sources have said....
2019-08-12 19:45

US Military Drone Shot Down Over Yemen: Officials A U.S. military MQ-9 drone was shot down in Yemen's Dhamar governate, southeast of the Houthi-controlled capital Sanaa, two U.S. officials told Reuters on Wednesday....
2019-08-21 15:15

Kwesi Quartey: 'Some military coups are inevitable' The African Union Commission deals with policy across the 55-member bloc. Its deputy chairperson Kwesi Quartey, in an exclusive DW interview, outlined how the AU executive is tackling Africa's most pressing problems....
2019-08-12 16:00

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....
2019-07-18 03:15

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."...
2019-07-06 06:30

Explosions rock military depot in Siberia A state of emergency has been declared in Siberia, where a fire at a military warehouse set off a series of huge explosions that lasted for at least five hours....
2019-08-07 03:30

Underwater memorial honors US military veterans The memorial is located off the shore of Clearwater, Florida and includes 12 statutes that represent men and women from each branch of the military.        ...
2019-08-08 23:30

Radiation Is Said to Be Released in Russian Military Accident Two people were reported killed, which would make it the second recent lethal fire involving the Russian Navy. The authorities are prohibiting shipping and sailing in parts of the White Sea for a month....
2019-08-08 20:30

Canada to pay nearly 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...
2019-07-19 22:30

China Promises Further Military Cooperation With Russia China vowed to step up military cooperation with Moscow and accused the U.S. of undermining regional stability, a day after China and Russia’s first joint air patrol triggered a rare confrontation over the Sea of Japan....
2019-07-24 18:45

We're here to deter Iran, not go to war: US military commanders in the Gulf The U.S. Navy's 5th Fleet is tasked with patrolling an expanse of about 2.5 million square miles of water, and has seen an increase in U.S. forces deployed to the area amid escalating tensions between the U.S. and Iran....
2019-08-12 13:00

Opinion: More money won't alone fix Germany's military woes Germany's new defense minister, Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, has told the Bundestag she wants a bigger defense budget. But simply throwing more money at the problem is not the solution, says DW's Nina Werkhäuser....
2019-07-24 22:45