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.?
Thousands March On National Mall To Demand Puerto Rico Disaster Relief
Russian investigative journalist: Snowden is 'a sort of ghost'
Robert Costa Talks About the Chances For the Republican Tax Bill
Woman says she was harassed by New York state employee
NEW YORK (AP) ? An upstate New York woman struggling to find a place to live and a job after ending an abusive relationship said a state employee helped her, only to use it as an excuse to sexually harass and assault her, and the governor's office knew and did nothing to stop it, according to a lawsuit.
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.
US warship sustains minor damage after tug drifts off Japan
An American warship has been damaged after a tug boat drifted into the destroyer during a drill off Japan, according to the US navy, the latest in a spate of incidents in Asia. The guided-missile destroyer USS Benfold was participating in a scheduled towing exercise in Sagami Bay on Saturday when the Japanese tug lost propulsion, according to the US 7th Fleet. The incident came as Japanese and US forces take part in a 10-day joint naval drill until November 26 in a show of force aimed at North Korea, whose nuclear ambitions dominated US President Donald Trump's recent Asia trip.
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.
Sri Lanka arrests 19 after Buddhist-Muslim violence; four injured
By Shihar Aneez COLOMBO (Reuters) - Sri Lankan police arrested 19 people after a clash between "extremists" from the majority Buddhist and minority Muslim communities in which four people were injured, a spokesman said on Saturday. Tension has been growing between the two communities this year, with some hardline Buddhist groups accusing Muslims of forcing people to convert to Islam and vandalizing Buddhist archaeological sites. Some Buddhists nationalists have also protested against the presence in Sri Lanka of asylum seekers from mostly Buddhist Myanmar's persecuted Rohingya Muslim minority.
Disturbing video shows dying WWII vet was neglected in nursing home
James Dempsey, 89, of Woodstock, Ga., died in 2014 at the Northeast Atlanta Health and Rehabilitation Center. At first it appeared the decorated veteran of World War II had died of natural causes. And then his family watched the footage on a hidden camera they had put in his room.