Top General Says He Would Reject An 'Illegal' Nuclear Strike Order From Trump
The top nuclear commander in the U.S. said Saturday that he would reject an ?illegal? nuclear attack order from President Donald Trump, and would instead steer the commander in chief to other ?options.?
Doubts surface about key witness in Uranium One probe of Clinton
The FAA Can't Stop People From Throwing Live Turkeys Out Of Planes
The Federal Aviation Administration has found no violations with an infamous Arkansas event that involves dropping live turkeys from a plane ? but that may be because no one ever thought they?d need a rule about that.
Rescuers battle waves, wind in hunt for missing Argentine sub
A multinational armada of aircraft and vessels battled high winds and giant waves Sunday as they intensified their search for a missing Argentine submarine, after attempted distress calls raised hopes the 44 crew members may still be alive. There has been no contact with the ARA San Juan, a German-built diesel-electric sub, since early Wednesday. "The effort has tripled," Argentina's navy spokesman Enrique Balbi told reporters Sunday of rescue efforts, adding that no theory had yet been ruled out at to what happened to the vessel.
Head Of Puerto Rico Power Utility Resigns As More Controversy Plagues Island
The head of Puerto Rico?s power utility resigned Friday while facing scrutiny for the slow progress being made on restoring the island?s power grid eight weeks after Hurricane Maria devastated the U.S. territory.
Neighbor: Northern California gunman targeted victim, son
RANCHO TEHAMA RESERVE, Calif. (AP) ? A neighbor's account indicates that a Northern California shooter who killed five people this week may have targeted an elementary school as part of his long-running feud with neighbors.
Russia Nixes Billionaire Plan to Turn the Tu-160 Bomber into the Ultimate Passenger Jet
Rich businessmen around the world want Russia to turn its Tupolev-160 strategic bomber into a private jet. A senior Tupolev executive claims that the aircraft manufacturer has turned down many requests to civilianize its Tu-160 (NATO codename Blackjack), a long-range strategic bomber that resembles America's B-1 Lancer, and its TU-22M3 Backfire bomber.
Americans aged 18-34 most likely to oppose assault weapons ban, poll finds
The previous national federal ban on assault weapons lapsed more than a decade ago, and Congress has not renewed it. Resistance to a ban on military-style assault weapons is strongest among millennials, according to a new Quinnipiac poll released this week. It?s a finding that experts said might be driven by the popularity of first-person shooter video games such as Call of Duty and the increasing prominence of military-style guns in the consumer market.
Freeport evacuating Indonesian mine worker families after shootings
U.S. miner Freeport-McMoRan Inc is evacuating spouses and children of workers from its giant Indonesian copper mine after a string of shootings in the area raised security concerns. The move follows efforts by Indonesian authorities on Friday to evacuate villages near Freeport?s Grasberg mine in the eastern province of Papua that authorities said had been occupied by armed separatists. Freeport has asked family and household members of its employees to prepare over the weekend for a temporary relocation from the mining town of Tembagapura, about 10 km (6.2 miles) from Grasberg, company sources said.
Joe Biden shares his favorite memes of him and Barack Obama: 'They're all true'
Former Vice President Barack Obama shared some of his favorite memes poking fun at his bromance with Barack Obama in a recent interview, saying, "in essence, they're all true." ?I feel good about it,? Biden said to NBC News about the memes.